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With new text reminders, Spokane County criminal justice officials hope to curtail rise in jail population

While county officials wrestle with how best to lower the jail population with the help of a $1.75 million grant, a new system that sends defendants text reminders for upcoming …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 5:46 p.m.

Body discovered near Mission Park along Centennial Trail

A body was found Thursday afternoon near the Centennial Trail at Mission Park.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 11:02 p.m.

SCRAPS says wild animal to blame for recent string of cat deaths on the South Hill

Spokane pet owners can breathe a collective sigh of relief on rumors of cat serial killer stalking the city, though a critter of interest is still at large.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 9:59 p.m.

Man sleeping in dumpster injured when dumped into recycling truck in downtown Spokane

City officials say the man was dumped into a Sunshine Disposal and Recycling truck at about 5 a.m. unbeknownst to the driver.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 8:58 p.m.

The ‘Hillyard Hammer’ stops domestic violence attack and earns award nomination

Chauncy “The Hillyard Hammer” Welliver may soon have another accolade to add to his belt after Spokane County sheriff’s deputies say he intervened in a domestic violence assault, saving a …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 11 p.m.

Suspect appears in court following North Spokane shooting

A man appeared in court Friday afternoon following a Thursday night shooting in North Central that left a woman seriously injured.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 8:17 a.m.

Gunshots fired, multiple people injured in north Spokane fight

Multiple people were injured after an altercation Thursday night in north Spokane.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 10:59 p.m.

Man convicted of assault after hitting officer with Bible

A Spokane man who was arrested for repeatedly hitting a police officer with a Bible last year was convicted of assault and resisting arrest in Clarkston Tuesday.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 5:54 p.m.

Woman charged with vehicular homicide jailed on shoplifting, bail jumping charges

For the second time this year, a woman accused of killing two people with her car and injuring a third is back in jail after failing to follow court mandated …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 7:37 p.m.

Firefighters extinguish car fire at Spokane Valley gas station before flames can reach pump

Quick response from firefighters stopped a Spokane Valley gas station from going up in smoke Monday morning.


Care on wheels: Mobile health clinic to serve Blessings Under the Bridge patrons

Health care is now available at Blessings Under the Bridge, a weekly event that provides food and basic care items to Spokane’s homeless population.


Driver killed after being ejected from van in crash southeast of Cheney

A driver was killed early Sunday morning southeast of Cheney when he crashed and was ejected him from the vehicle.


Body of missing Colville tribal member located Friday in Soap Lake

The body of man missing since late last month was recovered Friday evening in Soap Lake.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 8:39 p.m.

Turn signal infraction leads to felon’s 20-year sentence in federal prison

Michael C. Painter’s driver didn’t use her turn signal last January. The traffic stop ended up costing Painter 20 years in federal prison.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 5:36 p.m.

Driver injured after car catches fire in front of Multicare Valley Hospital

A Spokane area man sustained burns to 30 percent of his body Tuesday after he lit a cigarette while transporting open containers of gasoline in front of the Multicare Valley …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 8:55 p.m.

Child safe, vehicle located after both stolen in Spokane Valley Wednesday morning

A mother making a stop at a Spokane Valley gas station Wednesday morning returned to find her car – and child – missing.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 7:33 p.m.

Dog dead, resident arrested after motor home fire near Cheney

A motor home was destroyed and a pet killed Tuesday night in a fire west of Cheney.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 6:05 p.m.

Police make pair of arrests in Logan neighborhood hash oil manufacture

Spokane police arrested two people Monday morning suspected of manufacturing hash oil at their Logan neighborhood home.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 6:08 p.m.

Grease leak forces road closures in Spokane Valley

A leaky trailer full of grease turned a busy intersection into a messy, smelly slip ‘n’ slide Tuesday afternoon, forcing the closure of parts of Broadway Avenue and Fancher Road …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 9:20 p.m.

Hearing to decide if alleged Freeman High School shooter will be tried as adult pushed to November

Prosecutors have again delayed a hearing to determine whether suspected Freeman High School shooter Caleb Sharpe will be tried as a juvenile or adult.


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 10:06 p.m.

City Council seeks emergency shelters as House of Charity cuts loom

City Council voted unanimously to solicit proposals from organizations that could operate overnight shelters nightly during the winter, not just when temperatures dipped below freezing.


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 7:24 p.m.

Spokane police officer pleads guilty to helping daughter in assault by hiding evidence

A Spokane police officer, accused of helping his daughter after she admittedly assaulted a woman, pleaded guilty Monday morning to rendering criminal assistance and evidence tampering.


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 10:10 p.m.

Spokane County Jail records eighth inmate death in 14 months

A woman inmate at the Spokane County Jail was pronounced dead at a local hospital Saturday evening after being found unresponsive in her cell.


Body found near Safeway in Hillyard; police say death not suspicious

A man was found dead in a car near Safeway near Hillyard in Spokane Friday afternoon.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 6:17 p.m.

Assistant football coach at Ferris High School arrested Friday under suspicion of child rape

An assistant football coach at Ferris High School was arrested early Friday morning under suspicion of child rape.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

7 law enforcement officers recognized for domestic violence work by Spokane YWCA

Several YWCA legal advocates recognized area law enforcement Thursday morning at the fifth annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast at the facility’s West Central building on Monroe Street.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 7:48 a.m.

Crescent Mountain fire continues to grow, spewing smoke across the state

One of Washington’s largest and longest-burning wildfires continues to grow in central Washington, forcing evacuations and spewing spires of smoke into the atmosphere.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 9:50 p.m.

Man shot and killed by SWAT team Sunday morning identified

A man shot by a group of Spokane County Sheriff’s SWAT team members Sunday in Spokane Valley has been identified as Bryan Bayne.


Spokane Police release video of 2017 shooting of Daniel Craven that was ruled justified

The last moments of Daniel Craven’s life were as brief as they were dramatic.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 9:11 p.m.

$1 million bond reduced to $250,000 for woman accused in 2016 Spokane Valley homicide

Bond was quartered Wednesday afternoon for Cristina Stiles, a woman suspected of killing Cory Fowler in 2016 and leaving his body for his parents to find.