Stories tagged: public safety
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
The last seconds of James C. Danforth’s life, captured on Spokane police body camera footage and 911 recordings last November in Hillyard, were released to the public Wednesday morning. Danforth, …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 5:06 p.m.
A man has been arrested after stealing a van and kidnapping its occupant Saturday morning.
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 3:36 p.m.
A body was found in the Spokane River east of Harvard Road Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
A statue of a terrified, wide-eyed schoolgirl crouched beneathe a desk – an image meant as a stark reminder of ongoing school gun violence – was unveiled at the Shadle/Spokane …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department has opened an internal investigation into an allegation of anti-Muslim comments by an officer.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 5:33 p.m.
Airway Heights police are looking for a man suspected of child luring after an elementary student reported she was stalked by a 20-to-30-year-old in a white truck.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 9:18 p.m.
A freeway traffic stop turned into a Hollywood-style vehicle crash Friday morning when a car took out a tree, traffic sign and power pole before jumping several feet into the …
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018
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.
A body was found Thursday afternoon near the Centennial Trail at Mission Park.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 11:02 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Multiple people were injured after an altercation Thursday night in north Spokane.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 10:59 p.m.
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.
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.
Quick response from firefighters stopped a Spokane Valley gas station from going up in smoke Monday morning.
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018
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.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
A driver was killed early Sunday morning southeast of Cheney when he crashed and was ejected him from the vehicle.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
A woman inmate at the Spokane County Jail was pronounced dead at a local hospital Saturday evening after being found unresponsive in her cell.