Stories tagged: public safety
Sat., March 12, 2016, 5:23 p.m.
Second Avenue is closed near Freya Street as police investigate a fatal crash involving a motorcycle rider.
Sat., March 12, 2016, 2:40 p.m.
Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest for a robbery at the U.S. Bank branch inside …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 5:48 p.m.
A Moscow, Idaho man has admitted that there’s enough evidence to convict him in a shooting spree that killed three people and injured a fourth last year.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 5:33 p.m.
A jury found Phillip Ray Smalley, 50, guilty of sexually abusing a 102-year-old woman Friday.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 4:56 p.m.
A Wellpinit man was arrested Thursday for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend so severely that she suffered a punctured lung.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
Deputies in two counties worked to find a man Friday who neighbors said was driving erratically and shooting at what he believed were people in “ghillie suits,” a type of …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
A judge will decide next week whether a 16-year-old boy will be tried as an adult for allegedly breaking into an apartment and fondling a woman as she slept.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 8:19 a.m.
A hostage situation in north Spokane ended peacefully after three hours of negotiation on Thursday.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 8:09 a.m.
A passenger car traveling south on Argonne Road collided with a semi-truck early Friday morning, sending one person to the hospital.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 4:27 p.m.
Federal authorities arrested Russian national Vladimir Popov, 44, after finding child pornography on a laptop he owned and discovering he booked a flight out of Spokane after being questioned.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 2:10 p.m.
Police still don’t know the cause of Wednesday’s three deaths, although they believe they are drug-related overdoses.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 10:46 a.m.
SEATTLE – A strong weather system brought rain and gusty winds to Washington state that knocked out power, blew over trees and flooded roadways. The U.S. Coast Guard reported on …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 10 p.m.
Attempted murder suspect Kyle Andrew Odom of Coeur d’Alene was scheduled to appear Wednesday afternoon in District of Columbia Superior Court on a charge of being a fugitive from justice.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 9:11 p.m.
About 100 people showed up to a community forum hosted by the city of Spokane Wednesday to talk about race relations and the Spokane Police Department.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 8 p.m.
Three people died of apparent drug overdoses in less than three hours Wednesday morning, leading law enforcement in Spokane to warn of “a possible lethal batch of drugs.”
Wed., March 9, 2016, 7 p.m.
The man accused of beating a Spokane man to death in 2013 with help from two accomplices was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison. Jeffery Sankey, 49, pleaded …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 5:48 p.m.
Two students at the Upper Columbia Academy were arrested for posting online threats to kill staff at the school, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 5:06 p.m.
A Coeur d’Alene long-haul truck driver pleaded guilty Wednesday to molesting seven boys between the ages of 8 and 14. Kevin Gerard Sloniker faces a prison term of up to …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Detectives are investigating the death of a man found Wednesday morning in the Spokane River.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 6:21 p.m.
A man was arrested for identity theft in Liberty Lake Monday largely thanks to a hotel cleaning crew.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 5:40 p.m.
A fisherman who capsized in Lake Coeur d’Alene Tuesday was rescued by another boater who was flagged down by joggers who heard the fisherman’s cries for help.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 5:32 p.m.
Former Bonner County resident Stephen R. Reiling has been arrested after four years on the run from charges of lewd conduct with a minor.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 2:07 p.m.
The attorney defending Craig Morgenstern on more than 30 counts of child sexual assault and production of child pornography has filed for a new trial, claiming that jurors reacted to …
UPDATED: Wed., March 9, 2016
Kyle Odom, the alleged shooter of Coeur d’Alene Pastor Tim Remington, claimed the pastor was a martian and a member of “an ancient civilization from Mars” from a Facebook account …
Mon., March 7, 2016, 6:58 p.m.
A 16-year-old boy stabbed his mother after arguing about chores, Thursday.
Mon., March 7, 2016, 10:43 a.m.
Police continued to search Monday for the former Marine they believe shot a Coeur d’Alene pastor six times outside his church Sunday afternoon. Pastor Tim Remington of Altar Church is …
Mon., March 7, 2016
Spokane’s Community Court is a 2-year-old experiment that is helping low-level criminals stay out of jail and get help with their other problems.
Sun., March 6, 2016, 3:57 p.m.
A well-known Coeur d’Alene pastor was shot as he was leaving the Altar Church Sunday after services.
Sat., March 5, 2016, 7:18 p.m.
A man who allegedly used a small child as a human shield was arrested early Saturday after an hours-long standoff with police.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 4:41 p.m.
A man accused of robbing two beauty supply stores last November and tying up store employees had been given a fourth chance to live a crime-free life.