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Man accosted by knife-wielding stranger on west end of downtown Spokane

A man was attacked and nearly robbed Wednesday by an apparent stranger while walking down the street in downtown Spokane.

South Hill homeowners detain suspected car prowler who displayed replica handgun

Homeowners on the South Hill who noticed a man in their parked SUV late Tuesday chased down the suspected thief and disarmed him of a replica handgun, police said.

‘Deadliest Catch’ cast member suffered broken skull, documents show

Court documents say a man who was a cast member in the hit reality TV series “Deadliest Catch” was strangled and suffered a fractured skull during a robbery.

Arrests made in assault of “Deadliest Catch” star

The couple accused of assaulting former “Deadliest Catch” television show cast member Jake Harris have been arrested and booked into the Spokane County Jail on suspicion of first-degree robbery.

Indian Trail home invasion robbery suspect arrested

A man suspected of robbing and tying up three men in a home invasion robbery in the Indian Trail neighborhood Friday has been arrested.

Multiple guns and a vehicle stolen from home on Indian Trail Road

Multiple guns and a vehicle were stolen from a home in northwest Spokane on Friday morning.

Police say robber flashed gun at South Hill Subway restaurant

Spokane police say a man with a handgun robbed a Subway restaurant on the South Hill on Friday night, escaping with an undisclosed amount of cash.

People: Caitlyn Jenner first Kardashian clan member to speak

NEW YORK – As Kim Kardashian West remains in seclusion and off social media after her Paris ordeal, Caitlyn Jenner became the first family member to post about the armed …

Skeptical clerk foils armed robbery at Stateline

A man attempted to rob the Liberty Stop N Go at Stateline early Saturday morning but ran away after a skeptical clerk questioned whether his rifle was real and said …

Man arrested by SWAT team for robbery, burglary

Spokane’s SWAT team was used to arrest a convicted felon who police believed was armed in north Spokane Thursday evening.

Man arrested for robbery allegedly tried to pull a gun during a struggle with police

A man arrested Thursday on suspicion of robbery reportedly put up a brief fight and kept trying to reach for a gun in the waistband of his pants, according to …

100 years ago in Spokane: Woman who assisted robber sentenced to 2 years in prison

From our archives, 100 years ago Mrs. Emma McCambridge, 20, was sentenced to two years in the penitentiary for luring a fruit stand owner into the woods, where he was …

100 years ago in Spokane: Woman confesses to helping robber

From our archives, 100 years ago The signed confession of Emma McCambridge, the mother of a 3-year-old, caused a sensation when the confession was introduced into evidence at her trial …

Ryan Lochte, U.S. swimmers were not robbed, Brazil police say

The mystery behind the claim that U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte and three teammates were robbed after a night of partying in Rio de Janeiro deepened Thursday, after officials first blamed …

Tug-of-war with woman’s purse leads to armed-robbery charge

A 19-year-old man faces an armed-robbery charge for allegedly stealing a woman’s purse while in possession of a handgun in East Central Spokane.

Robbery suspects allegedly threatened woman with hammer, gun

A woman claims two acquaintances stole her truck and purse after threatening her with a gun and a hammer in Spokane County.

100 years ago in Spokane: Woman confesses role in armed robbery

From our archives, 100 years ago

Four shot in apparent robbery south of Olympia, police say

Authorities say at least four men were shot in an apparent armed robbery in Tumwater, just south of Olympia.

STCU robber confesses to two other bank jobs, faces new charges

Jeremy D. John has confessed to robbing a Chase Bank branch and trying to rob a Banner Bank branch, as well as to robbing an STCU branch in Spokane Valley.

STCU robbery suspect released from hospital; booked into jail

A man who was shot multiple times while allegedly trying to rob a Spokane Valley credit union was released from the hospital and booked into jail over the weekend.

100 years ago in Spokane: Robber brags of plans to take more hostages

From our archives, 100 years ago An armed highwayman forced a jitney driver – similar to what Uber driver would be today – to drive him around Spokane for two …

STCU robbery suspect implicated in previous bank robbery

Police are investigating the possibility that the injured suspect from last week’s robbery at a Spokane Valley credit union also was involved in a bank robbery three weeks ago in …

Police arrest woman suspected of robbing elderly man at ATM

Spokane police say they’ve arrested a woman who

Security images show blood on robbery suspect’s sweatshirt

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office has released images from security footage that clearly show a robbery suspect holding a gun Thursday at STCU’s South Valley branch.

UPDATED: Thu., June 30, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

Bank robbery attempt ends in gunfire at Spokane Valley STCU branch, suspect reportedly wounded

Deputies are searching for the suspect, who may have been shot during the robbery attempt and fled on foot.

Police seek woman who robbed elderly man downtown

Spokane Police are looking for help identifying a woman who assaulted and robbed an elderly man as he withdrew cash from a downtown ATM.

Four teens arrested for assault, robbery attempt at Spokane Valley Zip Trip

Tips from the public have led to the arrest of four people suspected of assaulting a customer who tried to intervene in a robbery attempt at the Zip Trip at …

Deputies seek four men who assaulted store clerk, customer during robbery attempt

Deputies are looking for four men suspected of beating a gas station customer who tried to intervene when the men assaulted an employee during a robbery attempt early Sunday morning.

Man wounded in armed home invasion

Three men forced their way inside an apartment at Third Avenue and Haven Street early Wednesday afternoon and wounded one of the residents.