Stories tagged: public safety
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 4:08 p.m.
A man threatening to jump from a ninth-story window of the Ridpath Club Apartments was detained by police early Sunday morning after hours of negotiations.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
Varsel Jarnagin, 40, appeared in Kootenai County District Court to be arraigned on a vehicular manslaughter charge on Thursday, nearly six months after a crash that killed 23-year-old Alexa Mrgich.
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 5 a.m.
Spokane Police oversight panel files formal complaint against department alleging lack of access to reports, footage
The Police Ombudsman Commission is arguing that members of the department are withholding certain information needed to perform civilian oversight of law enforcement. The complaint comes in the midst of …
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
Spokane County Marriage licenses
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
A Spokane man charged with killing his mother in 2016 has accepted a plea deal.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
Spokane Valley drug house where 20 detained in SWAT raid owned by Spokane-area man charged in 2009 drug sting
An alleged drug house in Spokane Valley – where almost two dozen people were detained Tuesday – is owned by a once-prominent Spokane Realtor, who a little less than 10 …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting homicide in the small town of Royal City, 20 miles east of Vantage on State Highway 26
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 8:37 p.m.
Gary Theodore Williams, 80, died in a hospital shortly after he was struck by a car Friday afternoon in a crosswalk on 29th Avenue.
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Almost two dozen people were detained Tuesday morning in a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office SWAT raid on an alleged drug house.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
A man suspected of shooting another man at a Spokane Valley window company early Tuesday morning told deputies he was trying to “teach him a lesson.”
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
A semi-truck flipped onto its side on Interstate 90, eight miles east of Ritzville at about 11 a.m. on Saturday.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 8:16 p.m.
A man was killed Wednesday night after losing control of his truck after passing another car on state Highway 155 in Okanogan County.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 5:16 p.m.
A man is dead and a woman is in hospital care with life-threatening injuries after the woman’s estranged husband allegedly broke into her northeast Spokane home Tuesday evening and shot …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 7:05 p.m.
A 20-year-old defendant implicated in the 2017 baseball-bat beating death of an Airway Heights resident pleaded guilty earlier this month to manslaughter.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 8:06 p.m.
A North Idaho woman died Monday night in a single-vehicle collision near Hauser Lake.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 8:12 p.m.
The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner confirmed Tuesday that a body discovered near Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara was that of Ian Powers, a Spokane resident and U.S. Army veteran …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
A 30-year-old man accused of stabbing a boy several times inside a Spokane Valley gas station reportedly told detectives he took 16 cough-medicine pills and then “felt possessed.”
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
The South Hill YMCA is closed while its building is examined in the aftermath of a crash.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 11:19 p.m.
A 30-year-old man faces charges of attempted murder following what authorities describe as the “random and vicious” stabbing of an 8-year-old boy in a Spokane Valley store Saturday afternoon.
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018
Heading over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house next week will undoubtedly trigger a few family disagreements at the Thanksgiving dinner table. If not over politics, over …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
Michael S. Welch faces a fourth-degree assault charge, a gross misdemeanor, stemming from a confrontation caught on camera at a bar in Colville on Nov. 1.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 5:56 p.m.
Two Spokane Valley residents were assaulted, tied up and robbed in their home on Thursday morning, according to a news release from Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 10:50 p.m.
Search continues Thursday for Spokane man who mysteriously disappeared in Santa Clara after 49ers football game
The search continued Thursday for a Spokane man who disappeared Monday night after a San Francisco 49es football game in Santa Clara, California.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Spokane police are investigating the death of a man who reportedly shot himself in the head during sex.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 6:53 p.m.
The Coeur d’Alene Police Department says human remains were found Tuesday night at Eighth Avenue and Mullan Street near McEuen Park.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
A man faces possible vehicular assault charges after police say he crossed the center line on Upriver Drive Tuesday evening and crashed head-on into an oncoming vehicle while driving intoxicated.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 4:45 p.m.
Hours after an undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the U.S. Bank in Reardan, the robbery suspect was arrested at Northern Quest Resort and Casino in Airway Heights
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
A burglary victim was able to track his stolen property through an online selling app, leading to the arrest of two men over the weekend.
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 1:34 p.m.
A man was arrested Monday night after multiple people reported a drive-by shooting in the area of Sprague Avenue and Browne Street in downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
Could a megafire similar to those menacing California erupt in Spokane? Expert says ‘It’s just a matter of time’
Washington and the rest of the Pacific Northwest have been dealing with an increasingly extended and costly fire season – spurred by rising temperatures due to climate change. This year …