Stories tagged: public safety
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.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 4:33 p.m.
Police are looking for three men suspected of more than a dozen drive-by shootings with a rapid fire BB gun that has damaged property and injured people.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 11:52 a.m.
The man accused of desecrating a Sikh temple in Spokane Valley on Thursday said he had one drink the night before and injected meth three days prior.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 8:24 a.m.
A suspicious package was found at Fairchild Air Force Base Thursday night, according to base officials. An investigation revealed nothing hazardous.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 6:48 p.m.
Police have arrested a teenage boy accused of stabbing his mother during an argument over his chores.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 6:41 p.m.
The judge who found Craig Burton guilty of three counts of assault for his role in an officer-involved shooting said Burton’s mandatory 10-year prison sentence will serve no purpose and …
UPDATED: Thu., March 3, 2016, 6:07 p.m.
A naked man was arrested early Thursday inside the Sikh Temple of Spokane on charges of vandalizing the temple.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 4:55 p.m.
The Spokane police officer who hit a teenage driver after running a red light in December wasn’t properly trained on using a new patrol car, an internal investigation concluded.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 9:53 a.m.
After months of investigation, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team arrested a suspect Thursday morning in connection with two robberies last November.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 7:15 a.m.
Mississippi authorities continue searching for an escaped inmate facing capital murder charges in the 2015 rape and slaying of a 69-year-old woman.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 7:04 a.m.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has hired two outside lawyers to assist with civil representation and to search and process emails and other records connected to Flint’s lead-tainted water crisis.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 7:03 a.m.
After the driving deaths of two Washington State University students this past November, some have debated whether the main roads in Whitman County or the drivers on them are more …
Thu., March 3, 2016, 6:54 a.m.
Work to empty Hanford’s oldest double-shell tank is expected to start anytime as a March 4 deadline looms.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
A man involved in a high speed chase with Spokane County sheriff’s deputies Tuesday was arrested as he was being released from the hospital Wednesday, but not before putting up …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
Spokane Valley is beginning a discussion of a Valley-only police oversight committee.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 4:03 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that convicted killer Joseph Duncan was mentally competent when he waived his right to appeal his death sentence for killing three …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 12:45 p.m.
The Department of Transportation says it has issued final regulations prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes on any domestic or foreign airline flying to, from or within the United States.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 12:24 p.m.
Toyota is adding 331,000 cars worldwide to an existing recall of passenger air bags made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 9:06 a.m.
Authorities say dozens of homes have been evacuated after 16 cars on a Norfolk Southern freight train carrying hazardous liquids derailed in far southwestern New York.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 8:42 a.m.
Officials say more than 10,000 customers around western Washington remained without power following blustery, rainy weather.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 8:20 a.m.
Idaho police believe four teenage boys are responsible for setting fire to the high school principal’s house.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 8:10 a.m.
A decision by Boston’s mayor and police commissioner to shorten the city’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade route is not sitting well with organizers.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 7:03 a.m.
A powerful, shallow earthquake hit off the southwestern coast of Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday and could trigger a tsunami, officials said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or …
Tue., March 1, 2016, 6:08 p.m.
A crash involving a Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy indirectly led to a police chase involving a stolen car that ended with another crash on Spokane’s north side.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 11:08 a.m.
Dr. Craig Morgenstern’s secret life as a serial child molester unspooled in front of a federal jury that convicted him Tuesday.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 7:53 a.m.
A homicide investigation has closed westbound Interstate 90 near Ritzville.
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 9:51 p.m.
A 71-year old man was found dead in the Kootenai County Jail on Monday. The Rathdrum man was found alone and unconscious inside his cell around 4 p.m., according to …
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 9:49 p.m.
Dr. Craig Morgenstern led a secret life as a reckless child molester who made sex videos of himself with young boys he had drugged with prescription sedatives, federal prosecutors told …
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
A Spokane Valley woman allegedly escaped being shot by her estranged husband when the gun he used jammed.
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 10:29 a.m.
A Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office employee has resigned in the middle of an investigation into missing evidence.