Stories tagged: Spokane Police Department
THURSDAY, JAN. 10, 2013
Injured woman says shooting was not drive-by
The 18-year-old woman who was shot Jan. 1 in what Spokane police previously described as a possible drive-by shooting told police that she believes she was shot twice by someone …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9, 2013, 1:20 P.M.
Spokane police: Naked burglar nabbed
Spokane police officers believe they have nabbed the naked burglar. Trevor Lee Franklin, 22, was arrested on suspicion of residential burglary in Browne’s Addition about 11 p.m. Tuesday. They think …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9, 2013, 8:30 A.M.
Spokane man accused of kidnapping his estranged wife
A man armed with a stolen firearm kidnapped his estranged wife in Spokane Tuesday, according to authorities.
MONDAY, JAN. 7, 2013, 9:26 A.M.
Armed robber targets north Spokane gas station
An armed robber reportedly stole an undisclosed amount of money from a north Spokane gas station this morning before taking off on foot.
SUNDAY, JAN. 6, 2013
Former interim Spokane police chief placed on leave
News of a Spokane Police Department shake-up surprised Spokane city leaders. Officials have yet to release much information about what led police Chief Frank Straub to place the former interim …
SATURDAY, JAN. 5, 2013, 8:35 P.M.
City leaders surprised by Spokane Police Department shake up
News of a Spokane Police Department shake-up surprised Spokane city leaders.
SATURDAY, JAN. 5, 2013, 8 P.M.
Man accused of ramming police vehicles
A 19-year-old man faces felony assault charges after allegedly ramming his car into two police vehicles while attempting to flee today.
SATURDAY, JAN. 5, 2013, 7:01 P.M.
One dead following crash near Spokane airport
Spokane police say one man is dead following a crash near the Spokane International Airport tonight. Spokane International Airport and Spokane police officers responded to a two-vehicle collision at the …
FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 2013, 8:52 P.M.
Former interim police chief on administrative leave
Spokane’s former interim police Chief Scott Stephens is on indefinite administrative leave.
FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 2013
Use of Force Commission urges upgraded police instructor training
As the Spokane Police Department starts its makeover, one of the top suggestions by the city’s Use of Force Commission is for police officials to upgrade the training of officers …
FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 2013
Homeless campers getting the boot
As many as 50 people living under the Interstate 90 viaduct in downtown Spokane will have to find somewhere else to sleep. Spokane officials announced Thursday that they will enforce …
THURSDAY, JAN. 3, 2013
Police chief pledges to address violence
Marie Schultz peers out her north Spokane bedroom window at the party house, now riddled with bullets, that has made her neighborhood almost unlivable. She’s hoping the drive-by shooting that …
TUESDAY, JAN. 1, 2013, 8:14 A.M.
One dead, two wounded in two New Year’s Eve shootings in North Spokane
Spokane Police were kept busy on New Year’s Eve and into this morning with two North Spokane shootings, one of them fatal.
SUNDAY, DEC. 30, 2012
Freeze likely to linger, but little snow in forecast
Snow and icy roadways Saturday led to numerous car accidents around Spokane County. Authorities across the county responded to 63 crashes between 4 p.m. and 8:45 p.m., said Spokane County …
SATURDAY, DEC. 29, 2012
Woman shot at party dies
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office on Friday identified the woman shot Wednesday at a party as 20-year-old Ciara R. Hardin. She later died. Spokane police arrested Chad W. Pratt, …
THURSDAY, DEC. 27, 2012, 2:10 P.M.
Three arrested in paintball gun shootings
Three teens face felony charges after going on a drive-by paintball shooting rampage Wednesday, according to Spokane police.
THURSDAY, DEC. 27, 2012, 10:32 A.M.
Shooting appears accidental, woman in critical condition
A woman is in critical condition after a man reportedly shot her in the head while showing off his handgun at a party, according to a Spokane Police Department news …
TUESDAY, DEC. 25, 2012, 5:40 P.M.
SUV runs stop sign, hits STA bus
Bus passengers found another way home Christmas evening after a vehicle hit them in the intersection of Third Avenue and Madison Street.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, DEC. 21, 2012, 12:48 P.M.
Organizational shakeup coming for Spokane police
The Spokane Police Department, hoping to restore public confidence and rebuild its tarnished image, will embark on a major reorganization next month that’s intended to give the agency greater crime-fighting …
THURSDAY, DEC. 20, 2012
Snowy blast slickens roads
Wintry weather caused problems for drivers in the region and kept emergency responders busy Wednesday. Roads became slick with snow, slush and ice, and snow combined with gusty winds made …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12, 2012
Family copes with woman’s violent death
Homicide victim Michelle M. Koenen had a big heart. “She was a very affectionate person and she loved people,” said her mother, Doris Koenen. “She loved animals. She just loved …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, DEC. 11, 2012, 6:06 P.M.
Homicide suspect spotted in Ellensburg
Authorities say the man suspected in the strangling death of a Spokane woman was spotted today in Ellensburg.
MONDAY, DEC. 10, 2012, 1:03 P.M.
Homicide victim shot multiple times in head
A man found dead in a West Central alley Friday morning was shot multiple times in the head, according to the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, DEC. 7, 2012, 5:43 P.M.
Homicide victim found in West Central alley
A man’s body was found in Spokane’s West Central neighborhood about 9 a.m. today by a resident taking garbage into an alley.
TUESDAY, DEC. 4, 2012, 10:10 A.M.
Elderly man killed wife and himself, police said
An elderly man at a northwest Spokane home called 911 this morning saying he had shot and killed his terminally ill wife and was planning his own death, police said.
MONDAY, DEC. 3, 2012, 7:45 A.M.
Man arrested for attempted West Central arson
A man accused of setting fire to his West Central home earlier this month has been arrested by Spokane Fire investigators.
FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 7:48 P.M.
Police seek help locating missing Spokane girl
Spokane police need help locating a missing 10-year-old in north Spokane.
FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012
Police say man had knife at STA Plaza
A man is accused of threatening to kill a woman and her baby at the Spokane Transit Authority Plaza and lunging at them with a large knife. Police eventually deployed …
TUESDAY, NOV. 27, 2012, 3:03 P.M.
Injured motorcyclist identified, still critical
A motorcyclist hit by a pickup truck in downtown Spokane during the Monday night rush hour commute remains in critical condition, says Sacred Heart officials.
SUNDAY, NOV. 25, 2012, 2:20 P.M.
Man arrested for stabbing dog
A Spokane man who reportedly stabbed his own dog in the throat was arrested early this morning in the 3700 block of North Regal.