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UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 6:21 a.m.

Proposal would stop Spokane police from auctioning rifles

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: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 7:35 p.m.

Law enforcement sponsors prescription drug ‘Take Back Day’ on Saturday

Local and federal law enforcement agencies are helping sponsor National Prescription Drug “Take Back Day,” which will be held Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.


Spokane police officer finds second family from father’s past through DNA testing

Twenty years after her father’s death, Spokane Police Officer Teresa Fuller used DNA testing and public records to uncover her father’s second identity and find her older sister.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 10:14 p.m.

Bad drug batch in Spokane suspected in Tuesday death and hallucinogenic behavior

One person is dead and perhaps 20 others have been hurt and affected by what Spokane Police are warning could be a bad batch of drugs coursing through the city.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 8:18 p.m.

Police seize firearms and drugs after tip leads to East Central home

Spokane Police arrested three felons and seized multiple firearms out of a nuisance residence on Wednesday in East Central Spokane.


UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 9:54 a.m.

Man who made multiple violent threats, sparking Alert Spokane phone notification, arrested in manhunt

Spokane police late Monday arrested a man accused of making violent threats in multiple locations and calling 911 numerous times threatening to kill police.


UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 10:14 p.m.

Man wounded by gunfire after midnight Wednesday

Police are searching for a shooting suspect who wounded a man early Wednesday morning in north Spokane.


UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 2:01 p.m.

After chase through central Spokane, police arrest men in car that was carjacked

Spokane police arrested two men late Thursday in a car stolen during a carjacking.


100 years ago in Spokane: Police captain investigates death of nephew in car crash

Spokane police captain George C. Miles was in police headquarters when a car brought in a deceased victim of an East Sprague car accident. Capt. Miles helped search through the …


UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 1:54 p.m.

Man arrested after allegedly firing shotgun in South Hill neighborhood

Reports of a man discharged a firearm in the vicinity of the 4100 block of South Altamont Street drew a heavy police presence Friday night.


Woman reports attempted abduction on Centennial Trial

A woman walking along the Centennial Trail near the Monroe Street Bridge told Spokane Police on Monday that an unknown male came up from behind her and tried to abduct …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 8 p.m.

Murder suspect crashed into deputy’s car in Spokane Valley

William Bost was arrested on suspicion of killing his wife early Saturday, hours after crashing into a deputy’s patrol car in Spokane Valley.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 10:33 p.m.

Spokane police say South Hill apartment shooting may have been motivated by eviction notice

A woman accused of gunning down a South Hill apartment complex owner and manager last week may have done so because her father was facing eviction, according to police.


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 7:40 p.m.

Spokane Police investigating after man found dead in car on South Hill

A man was found dead in a car near 18th Avenue and Arthur Street in the Rockwood neighborhood on Sunday afternoon.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 8:16 p.m.

Spokane Police officer’s use of force justified in September shooting

Spokane police Officer Tucker Seitz was justified in shooting Antonio Davis in September, according to the Spokane County prosecutor’s office. Davis, 25, was shot in the arm after police say …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 8:18 p.m.

Police identify officers who shot and killed suspect in Hillyard shootout

Officers David Stone and Brent Armstrong shot 59-year-old Jim Danforth after the man opened fire on the two officers in their patrol car,


DUI suspect crashes car into Spokane police vehicle

A drunk driver collided with a Spokane police vehicle Tuesday evening, sending the officer to the hospital, according to police reports.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 12:24 a.m.

Man shot, killed after opening fire on Spokane police in Hillyard

Spokane police officers shot and killed a man during a Tuesday night gunfight in Hillyard.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 6:40 a.m.

Police say woman used complex ruse to kidnap baby in Spokane

Fern T. Littlecalf, jailed on three counts of second-degree kidnapping, had what police describe as an extensive network of fake names and aliases, all working together for one goal: to …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 8:04 p.m.

Suspect in Sims shooting held on $1 million bond

The man accused of killing former Spokane Empire football player Carl Sims had his first day in court Thursday afternoon.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 11:02 p.m.

Suspect named in Carl Sims shooting as former teammates express sorrow, disbelief

One of the league’s most decorated wide receivers, former Spokane Empire star Carl Sims, was shot and killed in downtown Spokane early Sunday morning, former Empire coach Adam Shackleford confirmed …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 10:10 p.m.

Former Spokane Empire star player Carl Sims killed downtown

Former Spokane Empire wide receiver Carl Sims was shot and killed early Sunday morning in downtown Spokane. He was one the top Indoor Football League receivers in the league’s history.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 9:54 p.m.

Investigation ongoing after fatal officer-involved shooting in northwest Spokane

A day after a man was killed by police in the Shadle Walmart parking lot, the Spokane Police Department is still mum on the events that led up to the …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 11:09 p.m.

Driver of stolen SUV shot, killed by Spokane police at Shadle Center

Spokane police fatally shot a man Wednesday evening in the parking lot of the Shadle Center Walmart.


Sheriff’s Office recommends three domestic violence charges against Spokane police officer

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is recommending that prosecutors not only re-file a charge of domestic violence assault against a Spokane Police Officer, but a detective believes the officer should …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 12:17 p.m.

Shawn Vestal: Spokane is a leader as body cameras catch on at more police departments

Denis McCormick’s job is to monitor complaints about Denver police officers. When the department was getting ready to start wearing body cameras, he found out by reading about it in …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 7:21 p.m.

Judge refuses request to move Ennis rape trial over coverage

Despite a request from both the defense attorney and a deputy prosecutor, a Spokane County judge denied a motion Tuesday to move the upcoming rape trial of Spokane Police Officer …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 6:42 a.m.

Two injured in auto-pedestrian collision in N. Spokane Costco parking lot

Two people – an adult and a child – were injured Wednesday after they were struck by a vehicle in a north Spokane parking lot.


Lack of trust in police one reason why recruiting new officers has become difficult

Lack of trust in police – especially among younger people and minorities – is one reason why recruiting has become difficult.


UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 10:43 p.m.

New mental health stabilization facility could provide alternatives to jails, ERs

Police in Spokane may soon have a new place to take people with mental illnesses suspected of committing crimes besides jail or an overcrowded emergency room.