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  • THURSDAY, DEC. 23, 2010

    Officials, cops meet with Hillyard residents, business owners

    In response to a letter sent to City Hall and the Spokane Police Department in November, a community meeting was held last week at the Outlaw Cafe on North Market …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 19, 2010

    Snow brings crashes, slide-offs

    After a few days of reprieve from the snow, the flakes began falling in the Spokane area again Saturday. Roads became slick, leaving local law enforcement to deal with numerous …


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 17, 2010, 4:35 P.M.

    Convenience store robbed at knifepoint

    A man with a knife robbed a downtown Spokane convenience store this afternoon.


  • THURSDAY, DEC. 16, 2010

    Spokane caregiver charged with injuring baby

    A 20-year-old Spokane man is in jail on charges that he broke a young boy’s left arm.


  • THURSDAY, DEC. 16, 2010

    Man’s arrest connected to retirement home thefts

    A 23-year-old Spokane man is suspected of a string of burglaries at South Hill retirement homes. Police say they recently found more than 1,000 pieces of jewelry in a car …


  • TUESDAY, DEC. 14, 2010

    Suspect in woman’s death in hospital after shooting self

    The man suspected of fatally shooting his girlfriend Sunday was captured by police after he turned the gun on himself while on the Gonzaga University campus, authorities said Monday. Tristen …


  • MONDAY, DEC. 13, 2010, 8:08 P.M.

    Police: Murder suspect shot self on Gonzaga campus

    The man suspected of fatally shooting his girlfriend Sunday was captured by police after he turned the gun on himself while on the Gonzaga University campus, authorities said today.


  • MONDAY, DEC. 13, 2010

    Woman shot, killed in North Side home

    A woman was shot to death Sunday at a home in the 800 block of East Augusta Avenue in what police said appeared to be a case of domestic violence. …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 11, 2010, 2:54 P.M.

    Stolen remains returned to burglary victim

    The cremated remains of a man that were taken in a Tuesday burglary were returned to the man’s widow today.


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 10, 2010, 12:01 P.M.

    Attempted child abduction reported in northeast Spokane

    Police are investigating a reported child abduction attempt in northeast Spokane this morning.


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 10, 2010, 11:47 A.M.

    Renter arrested after police find escapee in home

    A jail inmate who escaped from work crew was arrested Thursday in the South Perry Neighborhood.


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 10, 2010

    Officers in shooting identified

    Two Spokane police officers who shot at and killed a 34-year-old man outside a Hillyard bar were identified Thursday as Cpl. Zac Storment and Officer Chris Douville. Storment and Douville …


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 10, 2010

    Driver convicted in crash with cops

    A jury on Thursday convicted a Spokane woman of three counts of vehicular assault for a crash that injured three police detectives last summer. Tonia S. Vansant, 38, faces 33 …


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 10, 2010

    Man with shotgun arrested by police

    Two Spokane police officers chased down and arrested a wanted man armed with a sawed-off shotgun at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, according to the Spokane Police Department.


  • THURSDAY, DEC. 9, 2010, 2:40 P.M.

    Police officers in fatal Hillyard shooting identified

    Two Spokane police officers who fatally shot at a 34-year-old man outside a Hillyard bar on Saturday have been identified as Cpl. Zac Storment and Officer Chris Douville.


  • THURSDAY, DEC. 9, 2010, 1 P.M.

    Woman convicted in crash that injured Spokane detectives

    A jury today convicted a Spokane woman of three counts of vehicular assault for a crash that injured three police detectives last summer.


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 8, 2010

    City vehicle tab tax in limbo

    The Spokane City Council is balking on plans to impose a new $20 tax on vehicles this year, and in a surprise move shifted money away from road plowing and …


  • TUESDAY, DEC. 7, 2010

    Man had gun aimed at friend when police arrived at bar

    After Jeremy Groom pointed a gun at his own head and threatened suicide Saturday in Spokane, his friend of 20 years, Robert Thompson Jr., figured he needed to do something …


  • MONDAY, DEC. 6, 2010, 9:21 P.M.

    Slain man’s friends question fatal police shooting

    A 34-year old man shot and killed by Spokane police on Saturday had threatened suicide and was pointing a gun at another man when he was shot, investigators said today.


  • MONDAY, DEC. 6, 2010

    Gun found near man shot by police

    Investigators found a pistol near the body of a man shot to death by Spokane police Saturday night outside of a Hillyard tavern, authorities said Sunday. Police were dispatched to …


  • MONDAY, DEC. 6, 2010

    Man fleeing police hits cars, hydrant

    A man attempting to elude police crashed his SUV into two other vehicles, a light pole and a fire hydrant early Sunday morning at Sprague Avenue and Washington Street in …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 5, 2010

    Police involved in fatal shooting

    Spokane police shot and killed an armed man outside a Hillyard tavern Saturday night. Details were still sketchy late Saturday, and it was unclear how many officers were involved or …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 5, 2010

    Officer involved in Hillyard shooting

    Spokane police closed a section of North Market Street and set up a command center Saturday night after an officer-involved shooting. Police spokeswoman Jennifer DeRuwe confirmed at least one officer …


  • FRIDAY, DEC. 3, 2010

    City, guild negotiating concessions

    Spokane Mayor Mary Verner said her staff was continuing to meet late Thursday with the Spokane Police Guild on a proposed concession agreement to prevent at least some of the …


  • MONDAY, NOV. 29, 2010

    Man’s body found in Spokane River

    The body of a man who appears to be about 30 years old was pulled from the Spokane River on Sunday. Riverfront Park security staff spotted the body just north …


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 20, 2010

    Boyfriend in murder case faces charges in ’07 death

    A 2007 murder case in which a jury rejected the killer’s claims of forced prostitution continued in Superior Court on Friday as the convict’s boyfriend appeared on murder charges. Brian …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 18, 2010

    Officers in shooting named

    Six police officers fired a total of 26 shots at a man who refused to drop a shotgun near a busy Spokane intersection last week, investigators said Wednesday. Ethan A. …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 17, 2010, 6:52 P.M.

    Police officers who shot gunman identified

    The police officers who shot and killed a gunman near a busy Spokane intersection last week have been identified as Dan Cole, Bill Hager, Bruce Palmer, Doug Strosahl, Kyle Heuett …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 17, 2010

    Gunman earlier tried suicide

    A gunman killed in a shootout with police last week had attempted suicide several times, been hospitalized at Eastern State Hospital and was described as “volatile and explosive” in a …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 17, 2010

    Courts validate police action

    Spokane-area law enforcement prevailed in three cases, including two involving allegations that officers used excessive force, Tuesday in federal court proceedings. The U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the 9th …


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