Stories tagged: Washington State Patrol
Thu., March 17, 2016
Editorial: Editorial Roundup: More to do on trooper recruitment
Lawmakers must continue to grapple with trooper recruitment and use-of-force issues.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 7:53 a.m.
Homicide investigation closes I-90 near Ritzville
A homicide investigation has closed westbound Interstate 90 near Ritzville.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 5:43 p.m.
WSP: Trooper hit by fleeing driver expected to recover
A Washington State Patrol motorcycle trooper hit and knocked unconscious by a fleeing driver Tuesday is expected to recover from his injuries.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 7 p.m.
WSP finds no death threat to Rep. Matt Shea, closes investigation
The Washington State Patrol has closed an investigation into a death threat reported by state Rep. Matt Shea. The patrol said the call didn’t rise to the level of a …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 1:47 p.m.
Investigation into ferry captains burned by laser continues
Washington State Patrol detectives are still investigating an incident in which two ferry captains were injured after a man aimed a high-powered laser into their eyes.
Mon., Jan. 18, 2016, 8:47 p.m.
Higher fines proposed for going slow in the fast lane
Driving too slow in the passing lane could get more expensive in Washington.
Fri., Jan. 15, 2016, 11:59 p.m.
Washington State Patrol investigates threats against Rep. Matt Shea
Valley legislator reports threats to patrol.
Tue., Dec. 29, 2015, 12:42 p.m.
Loon Lake man dead in Stevens County crash
A 72-year-old Loon Lake man died in a crash on Highway 395 four miles south of Chewelah just after 10 a.m. Monday.
Fri., Dec. 25, 2015, 2:37 p.m.
Kennewick woman injured in truck rollover south of Ritzville
A pickup truck traveling too fast for icy conditions slid onto its side south of Ritzville on Friday morning, injuring a female passenger from Kennewick.
Thu., Dec. 10, 2015, 3:27 p.m.
Cusick woman dies in crash
A Cusick woman was killed in a car crash on Highway 20 just north of Cusick in Pend Oreille County Thursday morning.
Thu., Dec. 3, 2015, 7:40 p.m.
One dead in Stevens County crash
A person is dead after a two car crash south of Kettle Falls in Stevens County Thursday morning.
Thu., Nov. 26, 2015, 1:58 p.m.
WSP identifies injured pedestrian
The Washington State Patrol has identified a man that was hit at Trent Avenue and Pines Road Tuesday evening.
Wed., Nov. 25, 2015, 1:05 p.m.
WSP needs help identifying injured pedestrian
The Washington State Patrol is asking for help identifying a seriously injured man who was hit by a car at Trent Avenue and Pines Road Tuesday evening.
Mon., Nov. 23, 2015
Be prepared for winter storms if you hit the road for the holiday
With a winter storm possible over the Inland Northwest this week, it’s smart for holiday travelers - and all drivers - to get ready for winter.
Sat., Nov. 21, 2015
Consolidate state patrol, fish and wildlife enforcement
“Wild Future” and opportunity to re-assess F&W resources, goals
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 3, 2015, 8:17 p.m.
Robbery suspect arrested after I-90 chase
The Wasington State Patrol arrested a robbery suspect after a brief high speed chase on Interstate 90 Tuesday afternoon.
Mon., Oct. 26, 2015, 12:12 p.m.
Washington State Patrol targeting drivers who don’t move over
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Patrol will be working this week to make sure motorists know they need to move over when they see emergency vehicles on the side of …
Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 8:44 p.m.
Military veterans in Washington State Patrol asked to complete class action lawsuit survey
The Washington State Patrol is asking all employees who are military veterans to fill out a survey about their employment. The agency is seeking a settlement in a lawsuit alleging …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 3, 2015, 9:22 p.m.
Three car crash blocked Highway 195 north of Colfax for hours
A three car crash blocked both directions of Highway 195 six miles north of Colfax in Whitman County for several hours Saturday afternoon, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Sat., Sept. 26, 2015
Driver injured in collision with Stevens County police SUV
A man driving a pickup was seriously injured Thursday afternoon in a collision in Stevens County with a Kettle Falls police SUV. Kettle Falls police Officer Timothy D. Dollar, 56, …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 25, 2015, 12:07 p.m.
Kettle Falls officer injured in collision
A Kettle Falls police officer was injured in a collision on state Highway 395 north of Chewelah Thursday afternoon.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 25, 2015, 12:13 p.m.
Passenger injured in collision on I-90
A passenger is in critical condition following a single-vehicle rollover crash Friday on Interstate 90 near Salnave.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 18, 2015, 3:55 p.m.
Semi driver dies on Interstate 90 west of Spokane
The driver of a semi trailer was found dead just after noon Tuesday west of Spokane after the truck went off the highway, the Washington State Patrol said.
Sat., Aug. 1, 2015
Restrained arrestee choked on vomit, died in Spokane jail booking area
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the death of a man in May in the Spokane County Jail was a homicide. Lorenzo Hayes, 37, died when he choked …
Thu., July 16, 2015
Report: Teen’s DNA on patrol car likely from skin
A Spokane Police Department report indicates the DNA of the teenage bicyclist found on the bumper of a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office patrol car’s bumper did not come from blood …
UPDATED: Tue., June 16, 2015, 9:37 a.m.
Two men injured in accidents Monday
Two accidents on Monday afternoon sent two men to Spokane hospitals.
Sun., June 14, 2015
WSU working on roadside breath test for marijuana
Washington State University researchers are working to develop a roadside test that would detect marijuana in a person’s breath. Studies began last month on a prototype that tests breath for …
UPDATED: Mon., June 8, 2015, 5:25 p.m.
Logging truck crash blocks North Spokane Corridor
A semi trailer collision has closed the southbound lanes of the North Spokane Corridor.
Tue., June 2, 2015, 1:18 p.m.
72-hour commercial vehicle inspection period starts
For the next 72 hours, 10,000 federal, state, provincial and local inspectors will examine commercial vehicles throughout North America.
Mon., May 11, 2015, 7:37 a.m.
Sunday night collisions send four to hospital
Four people were taken to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center Sunday night following two injury collisions.