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Spokane Police Department could use drones in investigations

The Spokane Police Department could soon use drones to search for missing people and reconstruct crimes, if a resolution authorizing the use of unmanned aerial vehicles passes City Council next …


100 years ago in Spokane: Wolfhound, likely rabid, escapes movie studio and bites children, kills puppies

A large gray wolfhound belonging to movie actor William Cooper escaped from the Washington Motion Picture Corp. studios at Minnehaha Park. The actor put a “lost dog” ad in the …


100 years ago in Spokane: Bootlegger accuses police officer of taking a bribe

An expose of a bootlegging scheme resulted in the arrest of a prominent local barber and the suspension of Spokane police officer.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 6:08 p.m.

Body found on South Hill; police say foul play not suspected

A body was discovered Friday afternoon near the Rockwood Retirement community on the South Hill.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 8:54 p.m.

Body cam footage shows suspect fired on officers before he was shot

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: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 10:18 p.m.

Spokane Police investigating an allegation of anti-Muslim comments by officer

The Spokane Police Department has opened an internal investigation into an allegation of anti-Muslim comments by an officer.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 9:18 p.m.

Driver flees troopers at 115 mph, crashes at downtown Spokane exit

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 …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 5:46 p.m.

Body discovered near Mission Park along Centennial Trail

A body was found Thursday afternoon near the Centennial Trail at Mission Park.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 1:54 p.m.

Man accused of robbing Gonzaga student while her roommates hid in basement

Spokane police say a 51-year-old man broke into a home in the Logan Neighborhood on Saturday night, robbed a Gonzaga University student at knifepoint and demanded that she take off …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 12:49 p.m.

Prosecutor deems officers justified in March shooting at Hillyard apartment building

The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has determined two law enforcement officers were justified when they shot a man who was wielding a bolt-action rifle in a Hillyard neighborhood apartment in …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 5:54 p.m.

Woman charged with vehicular homicide jailed on shoplifting, bail jumping charges

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: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 8:06 p.m.

Crime is higher near downtown Spokane homeless shelter, and businesses are fed up

The relationship between business owners and the chronically homeless who spend much of their time in the six-block radius near Pacific Avenue and Division Street downtown has reached a boiling …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 6:05 p.m.

Police make pair of arrests in Logan neighborhood hash oil manufacture

Spokane police arrested two people Monday morning suspected of manufacturing hash oil at their Logan neighborhood home.


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 7:24 p.m.

Spokane police officer pleads guilty to helping daughter in assault by hiding evidence

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: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

7 law enforcement officers recognized for domestic violence work by Spokane YWCA

Several YWCA legal advocates recognized area law enforcement Thursday morning at the fifth annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast at the facility’s West Central building on Monroe Street.


Spokane Police release video of 2017 shooting of Daniel Craven that was ruled justified

The last moments of Daniel Craven’s life were as brief as they were dramatic.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 10:19 p.m.

Court records detail days before infant’s death as parents waited to seek care

Before 3-week-old Emmett Sherman was taken to a hospital earlier this month due to troubled breathing, police say his parents “Googled” the injuries and found them to be minor.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 9:34 a.m.

Spokane police use ‘bait bike’ to arrest three people outside a Safeway store

Spokane police planted an expensive mountain bike to catch thieves Wednesday outside the Safeway grocery store at Mission Avenue and Hamilton Street, an area rife with property crime in recent …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 10 p.m.

Judge denies new rape trial for former Spokane police Sgt. Gordon Ennis

A judge rejected a new rape trial for a former Spokane police sergeant convicted of sexually assaulting another police officer during a heavy-drinking house party three years ago.


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 5:22 p.m.

Assault suspect arrested after fleeing into river

An assault suspect waded into the Spokane River after assaulting two people and running from officers, police said in a news release.


Judge’s decision on appeal for new trial in Gordon Ennis rape case delayed a week

A ruling on whether former police sergeant and convicted rapist Gordon Ennis will get a new trial was delayed a week after the trial judge unexpectedly requested more time to …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 5:08 p.m.

Woman hit by pickup while crossing Division crosswalk in north Spokane

A woman was transported to a hospital with serious injuries after a truck hit her while she attempted to cross Division Street in North Spokane Friday morning.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 10:58 p.m.

Gordon Ennis to argue for new trial Friday

A former Spokane police sergeant accused of raping a fellow officer at a house party in 2015 will argue Friday in court that his trial attorney Rob Cossey withheld evidence …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 9:04 p.m.

Driver flees after crashing into sedan in downtown Spokane

A woman was hospitalized and a driver is at large after a hit-and-run crash Tuesday afternoon in downtown Spokane.


Arrest warrant issued for former Lewis and Clark student accused of threatening to shoot classmates

Just two months after he was released from jail after posting a $100,000 bond, prosecutors have issued a warrant for the arrest of a former student at Lewis and Clark …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 8:27 p.m.

Police officer rescues young boy in north Spokane

A 5-year-old boy was rescued by a Spokane officer last month after choking during a seizure.


UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018, 8:51 p.m.

Downed power line leads to brief bouts of chaos in downtown Spokane

A downed power line in downtown Spokane Tuesday afternoon led to brief bouts of chaos as cars navigated street-light-less roads and hospitals operated on backup generators.


Woman accused of Hillyard double vehicular homicide back out of jail after posting $50,000 bond twice

A woman accused of killing two people with her vehicle last year and then jumping bond is back out of jail after posting more money.


UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018, 11:28 a.m.

Bank robbery suspect arrested at Shadle Walmart

Spokane police arrested a man Sunday evening suspected of robbing two area banks.


UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 8:50 p.m.

Spokane police looking for driver in hit-and-run collision that injured pedestrian

The woman was crossing Monroe Street at Sprague Avenue when a pickup truck made a left turn and hit her at about noon, police said. The truck initially stopped but …