Stories tagged: public safety
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.
Mon., July 23, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
A man operating a paraglider was killed Sunday when he crashed onto a highway just east of Chelan, according to Washington State Patrol.
UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018, 9:08 a.m.
Fire officials say a small wildfire that sparked near Valleyford on Saturday afternoon is unlikely to grow in size.
UPDATED: Sat., July 21, 2018, 11:08 p.m.
A brush fire broke out near Valleyford, on Belmont Road, and both local and state resources are responding.
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
The Lisa Brown campaign accused U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of desperation and “scare tactics” in a new attack ad questioning the Democrat’s record in the state House of Representatives …
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 8:57 p.m.
A Kootenai Behavioral Health therapist is under investigation on allegations of repeated sexual encounters with a teenage client.
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
Former Mead High School teacher Wesley Perez, accused of having relationship with minor student, out of jail on bond
A former Mead High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with one of his students is out of custody after posting bail.
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
Former school board member accused of hitting bicyclist while driving drunk pleads guilty to lesser charge
A former Spokane school board member accused of vehicular assault after hitting a bicyclist while driving drunk last year recently pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of failure to remain …
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
A person died in a collision involving a motorcycle and a semitruck at Trent Avenue and Evergreen Road in Spokane Valley, according to the Washington State Patrol.
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 8:50 p.m.
The woman was crossing Monroe Street at Sprague Avenue when a pickup truck made a left turn and hit her at about noon, police said. The truck initially stopped but …
Mon., July 16, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
The unanimous panel granted themselves approval authority over any additional steps to combine dispatch duties for emergency responders. The council had previously grilled members of Mayor David Condon’s administration about …
Mon., July 16, 2018, 6 p.m.
A pair of Spokane-area massage parlors employing only Chinese workers is under investigation for promoting prostitution, human trafficking, practicing without a license and money laundering.
Mon., July 16, 2018, 10 a.m.
A motorcyclist was killed Sunday in a head-on collision in Ferry County.
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Two people were injured in a three-vehicle collision near Royal City on Friday.
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
A motorcyclist is seriously injured after striking a deer near Ritzville.
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 6:02 p.m.
Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies say a man drowned in the Spokane River Saturday afternoon.
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 5:58 p.m.
Non-fatal shooting investigation on Spokane’s South Hill handed over to Spokane County Sheriff’s office
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is taking over a shooting investigation that began Saturday when police say a man was likely shot by his brother.
UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018, 8:24 p.m.
A 1,000 acre fire prompted a Level 3 evacuation from an area north Soap Lake Saturday afternoon.
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 8:20 p.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said deputies arrested three people early Wednesday after discovering heroin, methamphetamine and a large amount of cash, as well as evidence of stolen property and …
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 11:59 a.m.
The driver who was killed when she failed to yield to a semitruck at an Otis Orchards intersection early Wednesday morning was just 16-years-old, Washington State Troopers said
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 8:06 p.m.
A Rathdrum man has been charged with vehicular manslaughter in connection with a crash that killed a 23-year-old woman last month.
Tue., July 10, 2018, 5 a.m.
As the region enters the hottest, driest season, southern Stevens County has two new fire stations to help keep on top of danger.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Man who made multiple violent threats, sparking Alert Spokane phone notification, arrested in manhunt
Spokane police late Monday arrested a man accused of making violent threats in multiple locations and calling 911 numerous times threatening to kill police.
UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 4:13 p.m.
A man drowned Sunday afternoon when Spokane police say he entered the river and was not able to stay afloat.
Sun., July 8, 2018, 3:22 p.m.
A body was discovered on the east end of Downtown Spokane Sunday afternoon.
Sun., July 8, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
The body of a Garfield County man missing since July 2 was located Saturday in the Snake River in Whitman County.
UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
A man was shot and killed in north Spokane early Sunday morning.
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 10:03 p.m.
The city of Spokane has installed flashing lights at crosswalks near a cluster of downtown social service providers in an effort to reduce collisions and injuries to pedestrians.