Stories tagged: public safety
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 11:04 p.m.
Judge tightens release conditions of former Lewis and Clark student accused of threatening to shoot classmates
A Spokane judge tightened the restrictions on a former Lewis and Clark High School student who is accused of threatening to shoot his classmates after a witness reported they saw …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 9:04 p.m.
A woman was hospitalized and a driver is at large after a hit-and-run crash Tuesday afternoon in downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
Sandpoint police officers are searching for a man suspected of shooting and killing a person in a downtown Sandpoint motel Monday evening.
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
Coming from a county in Virginia whose eastern edge rubs against the nation’s capitol, Spokane Fire Department’s newest deputy fire chief is used to the rain. Lots of rain. And …
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 10:49 a.m.
Just two months after he was released from jail after posting a $100,000 bond, prosecutors have issued a warrant for the arrest of a former student at Lewis and Clark …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 6:55 a.m.
A fire in the Cliff-Cannon neighborhood of the South Hill caused heavy damage to the upper floor of a multi-unit apartment building Sunday evening.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 6:46 p.m.
A pair of inmates were apprehended and returned to Geiger Detention Services without incident after briefly escaping Saturday morning.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
The Angel Springs fire 7 miles northeast of Davenport continued to burn throughout Friday night, and remains active Saturday, having increased in size and claimed an additional structure.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
A man has been shot in a confrontation with Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputies north of Deer Park.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
Three more workers have filed a lawsuit over an August 2015 chlorine gas leak that left several injured and one dead.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 10:25 p.m.
The superintendent of Coeur d’Alene Public Schools issued a strongly-worded apology Thursday for the district’s handling of racist vandalism at Lake City High School.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Two people were killed Wednesday afternoon in a one-car collision in southern Stevens County.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
The carcass of a deer killed by a police officer drew some concerns from Hillyard residents as it lay uncollected along the side of Fredrick Avenue for most of Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 10:23 p.m.
A 63-year-old retail worker in Colville was killed Thursday morning when a shelving unit fell on top of him.
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 7:39 p.m.
A passenger in the van of the man shot and killed last week by a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy reported earlier in the evening that she had been kidnapped.
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
Fire heavily damages three garages A fast-moving fire in East Central damaged three garages Sunday afternoon.
UPDATED: Sun., July 29, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
Spokane Valley police apprehended a wanted felon who earlier in the week had rammed a deputy’s patrol car after being stopped.
UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 7:20 p.m.
Spokane Police arrested two felons and recovered a stolen weapon after a foot chase in north Spokane Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., July 27, 2018, 9:43 p.m.
A suspect is in custody after causing a number of serious crashes in Idaho and Washington and totaling his vehicle on eastbound I-90 near milepost 11, according to police.
UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 6:54 p.m.
Authorities are seeking witnesses to a pair of assaults that occurred at a Phish concert at the Gorge Amphitheater on Saturday, July 21.
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 5:50 p.m.
New evidence of prostitution, sex trafficking revealed after investigators search Spokane area massage parlors
Court records say authorities found more evidence of sex trafficking and prostitution after raiding a trio of Spokane massage parlors two weeks ago.
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
Kootenai County woman charged with embezzlement and facing questions into her husband’s death turns herself in
Lori Isenberg, the woman who was charged earlier this year on suspicion of embezzling $500,000 from a North Idaho nonprofit and is a suspect in her husband’s death, has been …
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
A Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man as he attempted to run him over early Wednesday morning.
Wed., July 25, 2018, 5 a.m.
Around-the-clock staffing will end Sept. 1 at the downtown emergency shelter House of Charity, which has been put on life support multiple times by city funds since opening two years …
UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
Three people were transported to the hospital after a head-on collision near Freeman High School late Monday night.
UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018, 8:51 p.m.
A downed power line in downtown Spokane Tuesday afternoon led to brief bouts of chaos as cars navigated street-light-less roads and hospitals operated on backup generators.
Mon., July 23, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
Woman accused of Hillyard double vehicular homicide back out of jail after posting $50,000 bond twice
A woman accused of killing two people with her vehicle last year and then jumping bond is back out of jail after posting more money.
UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018, 6:01 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene police releases body camera video of February shooting that left suspect dead, officer wounded
Coeur d’Alene police released video Monday showing the fatal shooting of 34-year-old Curtis Ware during a February traffic stop that left a police officer shot and wounded.
UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018, 3:10 p.m.
Spokane will bring its total of driveway-clearing gates on its snow removal vehicles to 16 this winter, which won’t completely eliminate driveway berms within city limits but should reduce their …
UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018, 11:28 a.m.
Spokane police arrested a man Sunday evening suspected of robbing two area banks.