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  • TUESDAY, NOV. 30, 2010

    Masked man robs convenience store

    A man in a black ski mask robbed a Spokane Valley convenience store Sunday night.


  • MONDAY, NOV. 29, 2010, 12:52 P.M.

    Masked man robs Valley store of cash, cigs

    A man in a black ski mask robbed a Spokane Valley convenience store Sunday night.


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 17, 2010

    Police arrest stabbing suspect

    Spokane police early Monday arrested a 24-year-old man accused of stabbing two people Saturday near 10th Avenue and Maple Street. Charles Price Dimit was arrested at a home on South …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 12, 2010, 9:07 P.M.

    Man, 2 teens arrested after failed home robbery

    A 20-year-old man and two teenage boys arrested in an attempted home invasion Thursday apparently targeted the home because they knew the owner’s son.


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 12, 2010

    Suspect found under trailer

    Spokane police early Thursday spotted a maroon Dodge Neon believed to have been used in a robbery hours earlier and arrested two people, one in connection with the robbery.


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 11, 2010, 8:30 A.M.

    Man arrested for 7-Eleven beer robbery

    Spokane police on patrol early today spotted a maroon Dodge Neon believed to have been used in a robbery nearly six hours earlier and arrested two persons, one in connection …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 21, 2010

    Suspect arrested in phoned-in bank robbery

    The request was clear: $10,000, or bombs would detonate at five Spokane elementary schools. Police say that phone call to a north Spokane bank turned out to be nothing more …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 21, 2010

    Gang members accused of attempted robbery

    Two gang members were arrested Wednesday after one was stabbed by his intended victim during what police say was a botched robbery. Police arrested Silvino Dos Santos, 20, and Bradford …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 20, 2010, 5:53 P.M.

    Bank extortion suspect leads police to doorstep

    The request was clear: $10,000, or bombs would detonate at five Spokane elementary schools. Police say that phone call to a north Spokane bank turned out to be nothing more …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 14, 2010, 5:37 P.M.

    Possible serial bank robber arrested in Spokane

    A masked gunman was arrested shortly after he robbed a north Spokane bank this afternoon, authorities say.


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 14, 2010

    ‘Graphic’ attack likely leaves inmate blind

    A violent inmate who tortured and killed his cellmate at the Spokane County Jail six years ago, resulting in a $180,000 settlement by the county, is accused of gouging out …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 13, 2010

    Felonies garner 14-year sentence

    A Spokane man pleaded guilty Tuesday to 17 felony charges and received more than 14 years in prison. Shawn Michael Westlie, 45, pleaded guilty to seven counts of first-degree robbery, …


  • WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 8, 2010, 10:35 A.M.

    ’Get Money’ haircut identifies Seattle suspect

    The woman who was robbed of $310 while sitting at a Seattle traffic light gave police a detailed description of the man who stuck a gun in her open window.


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 3, 2010, 7:41 P.M.

    Jewelry used in rap video led to assault, robbery

    An $18,000 piece of jewelry worn during the filming of a rap music video led to a robbery and assault that included theft of the victim’s pants, according to court …


  • TUESDAY, AUG. 31, 2010, 8:12 A.M.

    McDonald’s robbed on South Regal

    A McDonald’s at South Regal Avenue and Palouse Highway in Spokane was robbed late Monday by a man wearing a green Halloween mask.


  • THURSDAY, AUG. 26, 2010

    Gang member guilty of assault, not attempted murder

    A jury convicted a gang member Wednesday of using his car to try to run over a bodybuilder – described by one attorney as a “moose of a man” – …


  • WEDNESDAY, AUG. 18, 2010

    200 guns stolen from Kootenai County home

    Authorities say more than 200 guns have been stolen from a Kootenai County woman’s home. The woman reported the robbery on Friday. On Monday, Kootenai County sheriff’s officials were still …


  • TUESDAY, AUG. 10, 2010

    Injured police officer released, recovering

    A Spokane police officer injured while driving to a robbery and stabbing was released from a hospital Monday and is recovering at home. Officer Rhian Wilkinson fractured a bone in …


  • MONDAY, AUG. 9, 2010, 6:10 P.M.

    Spokane officer hurt in crash goes home

    A Spokane police officer injured while driving to a robbery and stabbing was released from a hospital today and is recovering at home.


  • WEDNESDAY, AUG. 4, 2010, 7:49 P.M.

    OxyContin robbery suspect dies of self-inflicted gunshot

    A man who shot himself after a police chase Tuesday has died. Nicholas T. “Niko” Burden, 31, worked as a car salesman and lived with his girlfriend and baby daughter …


  • WEDNESDAY, AUG. 4, 2010, 1:57 P.M.

    Police : Same woman linked to 2 bank robberies

    A woman who wore a red wig to rob a Spokane bank in late June may have struck again this week.


  • FRIDAY, JULY 30, 2010

    Restaurant employee hurt in armed robbery

    Armed robbers assaulted two Spokane Burger King employees as the restaurant closed about midnight Wednesday.


  • THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2010, 8:40 A.M.

    Armed robbers bind Burger King employee, assault another

    Employees of a Burger King on North Division were confronted by three armed robbers at closing time early today with one employee being bound by duct tape and another assaulted.


  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010, 5:09 P.M.

    FBI: Credit union hold-up may be work of serial robber

    Spokane police are looking for a man who robbed the Indian Trail Road branch of STCU about noon today.


  • Gunman robs South Hill pharmacy of OxyContin

    A gunman robbed a South Hill pharmacy of OxyContin this morning. The robber pointed a semi-automatic pistol at employees at the Albertsons at 57th and Regal just after 9 a.m.


  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010, 11:20 A.M.

    Bank robbery suspect arrested in Spokane

    A man on federal probation for passing counterfeit money was arrested in Spokane Tuesday on suspicion of bank robberies in Omak, Wenatchee and Moses Lake.


  • TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2010, 6:42 P.M.

    Suspect in jail after alleged weekend rape

    A Spokane man is accused of raping a woman last weekend at an upscale downtown hotel. Benjamin F. Cooper, 25, was arrested early Saturday after the alleged victim said he …


  • SATURDAY, JULY 17, 2010, 7:45 P.M.

    Man runs off with fundraiser proceeds

    A benefit car wash for the Northeast Youth Center came up short on Saturday after someone walked off with the cash box. About 2 p.m., witnesses saw a man walk …


  • FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010, 12:26 P.M.

    Gunman flees Valley Albertsons with OxyContin

    A masked gunman robbed a grocery store pharmacy of OxyContin this morning in Spokane Valley.


  • FRIDAY, JULY 2, 2010

    Spokane vet put life in peril – again

    This William Wallace did not set out to win independence for Scotland. But the 80-year-old Korean War veteran did take a knife in the heart for another cause: keeping some …


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