Stories tagged: Washington State Patrol
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 6:54 a.m.
What do wine, the Seattle Storm and Mount St. Helens have in common? They could soon be celebrated on Washington license plates.
Legislature considers more plates for Washington drivers.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 7:23 p.m.
For one gun owner, the bump stock was just a hunk of plastic that didn’t work as advertised and had been taking up space in his drawer for the past …
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 6:54 a.m.
Nearly 40 people were arrested over the St. Patrick’s Day holiday weekend under suspicion of drunken driving.
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 8:51 p.m.
Washington owners of bump stocks can turn them in to the Washington State Patrol for $150 on four days in March.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 10:22 p.m.
Semitruck driver airlifted to hospital after troopers say he caused three-vehicle collision on I-90 near Ritzville
An Everett semi truck driver was airlifted to a local hospital Wednesday morning after his vehicle hit a rock embankment on Interstate 90 east of Ritzville, leading to a three-vehicle …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
A car lost control and sideswiped a Washington State Patrol trooper’s car on Tuesday. No one was injured, and his car had minor damage.
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 5:02 p.m.
A Coeur d’Alene man was hit by a car Saturday morning on Interstate 90, 17 miles west of Spokane, and had to be transported by helicopter to the hospital.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 9:30 p.m.
Spokane police officers arrested a woman Friday after she allegedly hijacked an idling car, pushed a passenger out and drove off with a dog in the car. The suspect crashed …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 9:05 p.m.
A Washington State Patrol trooper drove by a house spewing smoke on Friday and ran inside to awake and evacuate the residents.
Sun., Feb. 24, 2019, 5 a.m.
As Spokane beefs up efforts to catch car thieves, some – including prolific one who targets Subarus – won’t stop
In the time it takes to tidy your bed, floss your teeth or microwave a bowl of rice, 19-year-old Christian Normand can steal your car. If it’s an early-’90s-to-2000s Subaru, …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 9:09 p.m.
Washington State Patrol shut down State Route 291 two miles northwest of Spokane due to a two-vehicle crash that seriously injured at least one person, according to a news release …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
Troopers investigate possible suicide in case of man found dead after pickup crashes on I-90 in Spokane
Washington State troopers are investigating the circumstances surrounding a man who was found dead Monday night in his vehicle after causing a three-car collision on Interstate 90 near downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 9:23 p.m.
Woman accused of injuring Washington State Patrol trooper in I-90 crash was driving drunk, authorities say
A woman accused of injuring a Washington State Patrol trooper after striking his vehicle Sunday evening on Interstate 90 in Spokane Valley may have been driving drunk.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 4:49 p.m.
A Spokane Valley man died Friday night and a woman was injured in a three-vehicle crash near Newport when he attempted to pass another car in a no-passing zone and …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 4:14 p.m.
A semitruck crashed and caught fire Saturday afternoon on Interstate 90 near Moses Lake, blocking eastbound traffic, spilling fuel onto the roadway and sending a plume of black smoke into …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 10:02 p.m.
The Washington State Patrol responded to two fatal collisions Friday, including one that continues keep both southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 195 closed near Spangle.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
Multiple agencies pursue vehicle in high speed chase through Spokane, Cheney; suspects arrested after crash
A Washington State Patrol trooper was injured during a high-speed chase that began in Idaho and ended with a crash in Cheney early Friday morning.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 6:12 p.m.
Thomas B. Whitlock, 31, was standing in a westbound lane of the freeway next to his own vehicle, which had broken down about 7 miles east of the town of …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
An 89-year-old driver was injured Wednesday afternoon when a semitruck failed to stop at an intersection in Spokane Valley, according to Trooper Jeff Sevigney of the Washington State Patrol.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 6:10 a.m.
Trump administration decision to outlaw all bump stocks complicates Washington plan to pay state owners to turn them in.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 10:09 p.m.
A 1-year-old girl survived with only bumps and bruises after her car seat was ejected during a fatal crash near Loon Lake.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 9:13 p.m.
One person died in a two-car collision on U.S. Highway 2 Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
One person is dead and another is injured after three vehicles were involved in a collision near Loon Lake on Monday morning.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 9:42 p.m.
Richard C. Smith, of Ephrata, was behind the wheel of a Kia Optima when he tried to make the turn from Highway 17 onto Yonezawa Boulevard shortly after noon Monday, …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 9:59 p.m.
The Washington State Patrol has cited the driver of a charter bus that slid off Interstate 90 and rolled onto its side on Thanksgiving, injuring members of the University of …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 8:16 p.m.
A man was killed Wednesday night after losing control of his truck after passing another car on state Highway 155 in Okanogan County.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
In the past fiscal year, the State Patrol’s Executive Protection Unit overshot its $2.6 million budget allotment by $400,000, with overtime and travel accounting for 62 percent of the higher-than-budgeted …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 8:08 p.m.
A Pullman police sergeant was arrested Tuesday morning, seven months after an alleged sexual encounter with an 18-year-old Washington State University student.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 3:26 p.m.
Washington State Patrol responded to a two-car fatal crash 4 miles north of Spokane on state Route 2 at 4 a.m. Saturday.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 8:43 p.m.
A man killed Tuesday afternoon in a head-on collision near Otis Orchards was from Pennsylvania.