Stories tagged: public safety
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 1:14 p.m.
A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has struck southern Taiwan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
Interim Spokane Police Chief Rick Dobrow abruptly announced his retirement on Friday, throwing more uncertainty in the leadership of the department. The change at the top gives the department its …
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 12:37 p.m.
Investigators are trying to determine whether the live-in boyfriend of a Spokane Valley woman found dead in North Idaho had anything to do with her death.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 12:15 p.m.
A 90-foot tree fell on a home in suburban Philadelphia early Friday, killing a woman in her bed and trapping her husband beside her for hours before he could be …
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 11:33 a.m.
A Stevens County Fire District 1 bond issue is back on the ballot this month after it was discovered missing from the ballots of dozens of residents in November.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 11:15 a.m.
Seven people were arrested Thursday in connection with federal drug distribution and money laundering charges filed in the U.S. District Court of Idaho.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 6:49 p.m.
High-ranking officials in Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration were aware of a surge in Legionnaires’ disease potentially linked to Flint’s water long before the governor reported the increase to the …
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 6:08 p.m.
Spokane Police Capt. Brad Arleth is no longer on paid administrative leave, a police spokeswoman confirmed Thursday evening.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 3:30 p.m.
A member of the Spokane Police Guild complained about “inadequate and unsafe” working conditions at the police precinct in Spokane’s intermodal center before the downtown precinct moved there at the …
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 3:04 p.m.
Two of three teenage brothers accused of last week’s deadly shooting in the homeless encampment in Seattle known as “The Jungle” each have been charged as adults with two counts …
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
The Spokane County Prosecutor has ruled that police officer Nicholas Spolski was justified in shooting suicidal veteran Craig Burton on May 5.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
A Post Falls man was arrested for aggravated assault Wednesday evening after he allegedly used a Chevy Blazer to deliberately ram a car with his ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend …
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 1:33 p.m.
Mother Nature helped nab two thieves early Thursday morning after police followed footprints in fresh snow right to them
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Investigators are working to the find cause of a Wednesday night fire that damaged a vacant home in northeast Spokane.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 7:49 p.m.
The assistant principal of an elementary school in Coulee Dam, Washington was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of sexually exploiting a minor.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
The number of homeless students continues to grow statewide.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 3:30 p.m.
The last remaining defendant in the gruesome murder of an alleged Spokane drug dealer in 2013 was found guilty of federal murder and drug charges last week.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 1:25 p.m.
A two-month old baby may still be alive thanks to the actions of a Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 12:47 p.m.
An Athol man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly crashing into an Idaho State Police car and attempting to flee the scene. The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kyle M. Hodgson, …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
A Montana lab has been studying the Zika virus since it began spreading in Brazil last November.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 9 a.m.
There were at least seven people in Spokane County who were killed or died under suspicous circumstances during January.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016
Next week’s ballot includes a request from Spokane County Fire District 9 for voters to renew their maintenance and operations levy for another two years.
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 8:45 p.m.
RICHLAND – Timothy Suckow described the “arsenal” of weapons he obtained illegally in Spokane, and Robert Delao detailed his plans to deliver heroin to James Henrikson, whose trial on murder-for-hire …
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
Now that we are again on the threshold of trying to find a police chief who will carry community-minded reforms forward, the citizens’ report to the mayor is a reminder …
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 12:06 p.m.
Study your surroundings. Find exits. Identify makeshift weapons. Americans are gleaning those tips and others as they pack classes on how to react to and survive a shooting.
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 10:42 a.m.
The man shot dead outside a northwest Spokane home Saturday night was Jerry R. King, 39, the Spokane County medical examiner’s office said Tuesday.
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 9:30 a.m.
President Barack Obama is ordering all new or renovated federal buildings to be equipped with the latest protections against earthquakes.
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 7:35 a.m.
An outside panel hired by embattled air bag maker Takata Corp. says the company lacks processes to improve product quality including air bag inflators that have been blamed for at …
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016, 9:12 p.m.
RICHLAND – In testimony broken by tears and long pauses Monday, Timothy Suckow described the two grisly murders he said were ordered by James Henrikson, including what he described as …
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016, 8:08 p.m.
The man accused of killing his mother last week and dumping her body in a recycling cart in the back of their home told police that he has multiple personality …