Stories tagged: Spokane Police Department
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Spokane police are investigating the death of a man who reportedly shot himself in the head during sex.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
A man faces possible vehicular assault charges after police say he crossed the center line on Upriver Drive Tuesday evening and crashed head-on into an oncoming vehicle while driving intoxicated.
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018
The city will soon spend about $305,000 on a new armored vehicle for the Spokane Police Department, which uses money one City Council member said should be used on new …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
A burglary victim was able to track his stolen property through an online selling app, leading to the arrest of two men over the weekend.
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 1:34 p.m.
A man was arrested Monday night after multiple people reported a drive-by shooting in the area of Sprague Avenue and Browne Street in downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 10:45 p.m.
Police arrested a man Friday accused of breaking into a home while on the run from officers and barricading himself inside as a woman and her young children remained trapped.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 6:27 p.m.
Social media threat against Lewis and Clark High School targeted two female students, one who would be ‘first victim to go,’ court documents say
The latest round of social media threats against Lewis and Clark High School specifically mentioned two underage female students, one who would be the “first victim to go.”
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 10:09 p.m.
Police arrested an apparently homeless man from Utah Tuesday who is suspected of randomly stabbing three people, sending two to the hospital with serious injuries.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 7:39 p.m.
Spokane police arrested a man Tuesday accused of shooting a person in the thigh near Browne Street and Pacific Avenue on October 18.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 6:21 a.m.
Police would be required to destroy rifles and shotguns that have been seized or abandoned rather than selling them to firearms dealers under a proposal being considered by the Spokane …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
A man was critically injured Sunday night in an East Central stabbing.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 7:34 p.m.
The driver of an SUV that plunged down a High Drive embankment on Spokane’s South Hill earlier this week died by suicide.
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 12:34 p.m.
A man was stabbed and hospitalized for minor injuries after an altercation early Sunday morning in downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 6:23 p.m.
Window washer who fell from downtown library had nearly 50 years experience cleaning Spokane’s tallest buildings
A window washer who died Wednesday after falling from the downtown Spokane Public Library was a business owner with decades of cleaning experience.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Spokane police say a window washer fell and died while cleaning the downtown branch of the Spokane Public Library.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 5 a.m.
The Spokane Police Department released a final report on a years-long police reform initiative in partnership with the Department of Justice.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department is now authorized to use drones when investigating crimes and trying to locate missing or fleeing people after the City Council approved a resolution 5-2 Monday …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 9:16 p.m.
The Great Doughnut Heist of 2018 began Monday at about 5 a.m. at Casual Friday Donuts, the popular doughnut destination at 3402 N. Division St. on the corner of Division …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 10:37 p.m.
Five women from the Westboro Baptist Church met a wave of unified opposition in Spokane as counterprotesters turned out in droves Thursday to support soldiers, environmentalists, members of the LGBT …
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018
Washington state has nearly 6,500 untested sexual assault kits sitting in storage. The state AG says 1,340 of them are from Spokane County.
Of the nearly 6,500 sexual assault kits collecting dust in law-enforcement storage facilities across the state, Spokane County lays claim to 20 percent, according to an inventory sheet released by …
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 4:41 p.m.
A boater discovered a body Friday morning in the Spokane River.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 12:26 p.m.
A man is critically injured after Spokane police say he attempted to cross a section of Division Street that is illegal for pedestrians to traverse.
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
One current Spokane police officer and one ex-officer were in jail, charged with stealing whisky.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
The cost to the city of Spokane for providing police protection for Vice President Mike Pence’s visit likely will be in the thousands.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
One person was hospitalized after a two car collision at Market Street and Euclid Avenue.
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018
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 …
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018
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 …
Mon., Sept. 24, 2018
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.
A body was discovered Friday afternoon near the Rockwood Retirement community on the South Hill.
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, …