Stories tagged: Spokane Police Department
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: 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, 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 …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 5:46 p.m.
A body was found Thursday afternoon near the Centennial Trail at Mission Park.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 1:54 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018
The last moments of Daniel Craven’s life were as brief as they were dramatic.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
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 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.
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.
An assault suspect waded into the Spokane River after assaulting two people and running from officers, police said in a news release.
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 5 a.m.
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.
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.
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.
A woman was hospitalized and a driver is at large after a hit-and-run crash Tuesday afternoon in downtown Spokane.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 10:49 a.m.
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.
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.
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.
Mon., July 23, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
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.
Spokane police arrested a man Sunday evening suspected of robbing two area banks.
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 8:50 p.m.
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 …
Mon., July 16, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
The unanimous panel granted themselves approval authority over any additional steps to combine dispatch duties for emergency responders. The council had previously grilled members of Mayor David Condon’s administration about …
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 5:58 p.m.
Non-fatal shooting investigation on Spokane’s South Hill handed over to Spokane County Sheriff’s office
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is taking over a shooting investigation that began Saturday when police say a man was likely shot by his brother.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 9:41 p.m.
Spokane police Chief Craig Meidl said Monday he’s opposed to an ordinance that would allow the city to post some internal affairs and officer-involved shooting investigations online, citing concern about …
UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 4:13 p.m.
A man drowned Sunday afternoon when Spokane police say he entered the river and was not able to stay afloat.