Stories tagged: public safety
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 10 p.m.
Firefighters responded about 2 a.m. to the Mt. Vernon Terrace apartments, 3106 S. Mt. Vernon St., after neighbors reported hearing the sound of smoke alarms, according to a news release.
Sun., March 24, 2019, 5 a.m.
Downtown cameras, security measures would be pushed under new plan considered by Spokane City Council
The panel is being asked to give its OK to a program that would encourage downtown businesses to put up more lighting and cameras to combat crime by giving them …
Fri., March 22, 2019, 5 a.m.
The meeting, organized by the Spokane Community Against Racism, will take place Monday evening at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church.
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 9:27 p.m.
Spokane police believe a former property manager in charge of multiple SNAP properties stole nearly $200,000 from the nonprofit over a four-year period.
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 7:57 p.m.
A man was taken to the hospital Wednesday evening with life-threatening injuries after Spokane police say he was shot near North Central High School.
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 10:13 p.m.
Multiple downtown Spokane residents were displaced Wednesday morning after a fire tore through several units in a century-old apartment building near Lewis and Clark High School.
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 8 p.m.
A sheriff’s deputy was killed and a police officer was injured after during an exchange of gunfire during an attempted traffic stop.
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 10:46 p.m.
The attorney general’s office estimated the Washington State Patrol, which runs the state’s two crime laboratories, will be able to test about 1,150 kits with the grant from the U.S. …
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 10:48 p.m.
A 40-year-old man was arrested Monday night after allegedly admitting to detectives he had stabbed his girlfriend in the leg during an argument at a home near Colbert. Aaron J. …
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 8:24 p.m.
Spokane Valley Major Crimes detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect in a Monday night stabbing at a Spokane Valley apartment complex.
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 2:51 p.m.
A former Vernon, California, police officer was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years to life in prison after a jury convicted him on two counts of molesting a 7-year-old girl.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 8:27 p.m.
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed a charge of first-degree murder against 39-year-old Cristina Stiles, accused of killing her child’s father Cory Fowler inside his Spokane Valley apartment.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
A 13-year-old was arrested early Monday morning under suspicion of leading Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies on a high speed chase near Athol.
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 5:59 p.m.
Spokane Police are still searching for a man suspected of shooting another man in the Nevada/Lidgerwood neighborhood Saturday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 6:54 a.m.
Nearly 40 people were arrested over the St. Patrick’s Day holiday weekend under suspicion of drunken driving.
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 4:59 p.m.
One man is in the hospital with injuries that aren’t life-threatening, police said Saturday afternoon. A police dog was searching for a man near the intersection of Addison Street and …
Sat., March 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies say murder-suicide a possibility in unattended deaths of Newport couple
While Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies say murder-suicide is a possibility in the death of a Newport-area elderly couple, they don’t yet know how they died.
Sat., March 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Spokane City Council passed a measure at the end of 2015 that would allow those with misdemeanor marijuana convictions to petition the court for their record to be cleared. …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 9:55 p.m.
Police arrested a suspected package thief Wednesday who’s accused of drawing a knife on a South Hill resident.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 10:22 p.m.
Semitruck driver airlifted to hospital after troopers say he caused three-vehicle collision on I-90 near Ritzville
An Everett semi truck driver was airlifted to a local hospital Wednesday morning after his vehicle hit a rock embankment on Interstate 90 east of Ritzville, leading to a three-vehicle …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
A 45-year-old man is under investigation for raping and impregnating his girlfriend’s 13-year-old daughter while he was out of jail on a charge of raping a 7-year-old.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 10:31 p.m.
After a weekend in jail, 18-year-old Ryan Lee – the former student accused three separate times of threatening to shoot students at Lewis and Clark High School – is again …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 6:30 a.m.
Eight people have been arrested this year at Spokane International Airport for trying to bring a gun on an airplane.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 7:04 p.m.
A 52-year-old woman under investigation for intentionally starting a fire in her north Spokane home March 2 has a history of similar actions, court documents allege.
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 6:20 p.m.
The second suspect in the 2017 baseball-bat beating death of an Airway Heights man pleaded guilty last week to first-degree manslaughter.
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 10:20 a.m.
The state auditor’s office found roughly one-third of Washington’s jail inmates are candidates for pretrial services such as electronic monitoring, mental health and substance abuse treatment, and texts and phone …
Thu., March 7, 2019
A doctor at Eastern State Hospital says a man accused of randomly stabbing a young child understands the charges against him, but cannot assist in his own defense.
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 10:15 p.m.
Detectives are searching through the Facebook messaging records of a woman who
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 11:05 p.m.
Gloria Redmann will spend six and a half years in prison for killing her boyfriend and leaving his body wrapped in a tarp outside their Deer Park home in late …
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
City officials took control of a notorious drug house in West Central on Monday morning after frightened and frustrated neighbors called Spokane police to the home about 50 times in …