Stories tagged: public safety
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016
Spokane Valley councilman Ed Pace says did not intend to start a lengthy official investigation when he sent a query to city staff about alleged surveillance by the Spokane Valley …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 9 p.m.
Jason R. Hoy, a convicted felon facing several assault charges for allegedly ramming several different cars in downtown Spokane Saturday, has been charged with two counts of child molestation.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 12:48 p.m.
A flight headed to Seattle from Reagan National Airport had to make an emergency landing at nearby Dulles International Airport after its pilots reported smoke in the cockpit.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
Early morning explosions rocked an LPG distribution station in a densely populated neighborhood of the Dominican Republic’s capital on Tuesday, destroying several homes and injuring at least 40 people, officials …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
Two Spokane police officers who shot and wounded an armed carjacking suspect last November were justified, the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 11 a.m.
Oklahoma oil-and-gas regulators are making their most far-reaching directive yet in response to the spike in earthquakes in the state by asking the operators of nearly 250 injection wells to …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 7:04 a.m.
A treacherous mix of falling snow, sleet and freezing rain turned Tuesday morning commutes to misery for many returning from a long holiday weekend in the Northeast, a day after …
Mon., Feb. 15, 2016, 9:07 p.m.
Charges were filed in four insurance fraud cases in Spokane County Superior Court following investigations by Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler’s Special Investigations Unit.”
Mon., Feb. 15, 2016, 4:28 p.m.
Three weeks of courtroom work may be undone by text messages released Friday by prosecutors in the James Henrikson murder-for-hire trial. Defense attorneys are asking for a mistrial because they …
Sun., Feb. 14, 2016, 12:36 p.m.
Multiple law enforcement agencies in Idaho spent several hours early Saturday searching for what they had been told was a car on fire with a man trapped inside. The report …
Sat., Feb. 13, 2016, 4:56 p.m.
A man who rammed multiple cars on a downtown Spokane street Saturday had to be restrained by bystanders until police arrived and appeared “out of his mind,” according to witnesses.
Sat., Feb. 13, 2016
A Spokane plumber, 23, committed a new category of crime in Spokane. He stole “gasoline from an auto by use of a siphon.”
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 8:30 p.m.
Spokane firefighters are battling a blaze at the Hamilton Street Wash & Dry Crews were called to the laundromat at 1725 N. Hamilton at about 8 p.m.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 12:41 p.m.
A Spokane man is facing a manslaughter charge for allegedly hitting a pregnant store employee who later had a miscarriage in the stomach during a robbery.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 12:21 p.m.
Former U.S. Attorney Jim McDevitt hasn’t started his new job running the Spokane police department, but his appointment has already ruffled some feathers on the mayor’s police leadership committee.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
A man arrested Thursday after he allegedly shot at an occupied motor home in south Spokane County has been charged with first-degree assault.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 7:39 a.m.
A massive warehouse fire in central New Jersey burning out of control for more than half a day has generated enough smoke to be detected by weather radar and forced …
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 7:32 a.m.
A strong earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia on Friday, apparently knocking out communications on islands near the epicenter.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 7:30 a.m.
A five-story building collapsed in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Friday but it appears no one was trapped inside, according to local officials.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 8:33 p.m.
A suspicious bag that caused police to shut down streets and Interstate 90 near Deaconess Medical Center Thursday evening turned out to be full of books.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 5:32 p.m.
A Spokane man has been sentenced to prison for murder for the second time after his first conviction was overturned on a technicality.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 5:08 p.m.
A man is facing multiple charges after allegedly chasing a car with two women inside, refusing to get out of his car for deputies and then trying to hit two …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 4:59 p.m.
A man was arrested Thursday afternoon after allegedly firing several gunshots at an occupied motor home before breaking inside.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
Police are searching for man who has been reported in multiple locations around Spokane exposing himself to children.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 4:51 p.m.
Detectives are investigating the disappearance of Bret R. Snow, who was last seen in December and is believed to have “met with foul play.”
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 4:40 p.m.
The son of interim police Chief Rick Dobrow penned an open letter to Mayor David Condon sharply criticizing his administration for requiring the next chief to have a bachelor’s degree.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 4:09 p.m.
Teenage brothers charged in a drug-related shooting that left two people dead and three wounded at a Seattle homeless camp have pleaded not guilty to murder charges.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 3:44 p.m.
A suicidal veteran who fired eleven shots during an encounter with police last May was found guilty Thursday of assault. Craig Burton testified during a January trial that he was …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 3:32 p.m.
State officials say the assistant attorney general who advised Corrections officials they didn’t need to recalculate prisoners’ sentences after discovering a sentencing software error has stepped down.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 8:02 p.m.
Sovereign citizens who claim they don’t need a driver’s license isn’t a new thing for Spokane County deputies, but Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich said the incidents appear to be on the …