Stories tagged: Washington State Patrol
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
Woman hit by SUV while crossing street in Spokane Valley
A 71-year-old woman was hospitalized Wednesday morning after she was struck by an SUV while crossing a street in Spokane Valley.
Tue., March 13, 2018, 7:08 p.m.
Legislature fails to pass bill to let patrol destroy guns
The Washington state Legislature ended its latest session without passing a bill that would allow the State Patrol to destroy firearms confiscated during criminal investigations, instead of trading them with …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 9:55 p.m.
One dead, two injured in snow-related crash on Interstate 90
Washington State Patrol troopers are investigating a fatal crash on westbound Interstate 90.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
Two Spokane Valley residents killed in collision with semitruck south of Pullman
Two people were killed after their car drifted and collided with a semi truck in Whitman County on Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 10:04 p.m.
2 dead in 2 crashes Thursday morning near Ritzville
Icy conditions may have been a factor in two crashes near Ritzville that resulted in two deaths early Thursday.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 5:56 p.m.
Three-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 Friday in Spokane injures two
A three-vehicle crash Friday afternoon on Interstate 90 in Spokane prompted emergency crews to transport two drivers to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 5:26 p.m.
Elderly man killed when truck overturns in Lake Lenore
A 78-year-old man was killed north of Soap Lake Thursday morning when his truck overturned and came to a rest in Lake Lenore.
Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Christmas Eve, New Year’s Day, top drunken driving arrests over holidays
While much of Spokane celebrated the new year or stayed inside to avoid snow over the past week, a handful of Spokanites earned a trip to jail for driving under …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 25, 2017, 8:02 p.m.
Men plead not guilty in Washington sex sting operation
Seven men have pleaded not guilty to accusations stemming from “Net Nanny,” a Washington State Patrol sting operation that targets people going online to solicit sexual contact from minors.
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017
Lewiston man killed in U.S. 195 crash
A 20-year-old man is dead following a two-vehicle collision Friday afternoon on U.S. Highway 195, two miles south of Pullman.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 5:10 p.m.
Federal prosecutor arrested Friday on DUI charge
An Assistant U.S. Attorney, who was part of the prosecution team that won a conviction against former Spokane Police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr., was arrested early Friday and charged …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
I-5 opens after derailment cleanup
Southbound Interstate 5 between Tacoma and Olympia to be fully open by Thursday morning
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
3 injured in head-on collision near Pullman
Three people were injured in a head-on collision near Pullman Monday evening.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
Icy roads lead to several crashes and slide offs in Spokane region
Inland Northwest residents woke up to a shiny coat of ice on the roads Tuesday morning, leading to several crashes and slide offs.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 11:51 p.m.
Semitrailer spills dozens of gallons of diesel fuel in crash near Sprague Avenue
About 50 to 100 gallons of diesel fuel was spilled five miles east of Sprague when a semitrailer crashed on Interstate 90.
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 1:37 p.m.
Semi crash on I90 spills hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel
Hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel were spilled when a semi truck rolled over on Interstate 90 near Sprague.
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 7:31 p.m.
Thousands of drivers warned about cellphone use
Washington State Patrol has issued thousands of warnings to motorists for cellphone use, distracted driving. Tickets with fines start in January.
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Police dog finds suspect hiding in recycling bin
A man hiding in a recycling bin was taken into custody early Tuesday morning at the mouth of a Spokane County Sheriff’s dog.
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
Semi crash Tuesday closes Highway 2
A semi hauling other semi trucks hit an overpass west of Fairchild Air Force Base on U.S. Highway 2, tipping over and blocking the roadway.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
WSP trooper’s vehicle hit during Tuesday morning traffic stop in northern Spokane County
A Washington State Patrol trooper’s vehicle was hit Tuesday morning while making a traffic stop.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Caught! Manhunt ends for WSP shooting suspects
A manhunt ended Thursday for the two men accused of shooting at a Washington State Patrol trooper earlier this week.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Highway 2 blocked, hundreds without power west of Airway Heights after car crashes into power pole
Power restored to Airway Heights after outage results from car crash
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 11:25 p.m.
WSP trooper involved in shootout Monday evening in rural Yakima County
A Washington State Patrol trooper was involved in a shootout Monday night in Grandview in Yakima County.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
Inslee’s office evacuated as bomb squad examines suitcase
Governor’s office evacuated briefly after a suspicious package is left in the reception area.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
Driver taken by helicopter to hospital after collision on Interstate 90 west of Sprague
A driver was taken by helicopter to a hospital after her vehicle was struck on the shoulder of Interstate 90 while she was standing near it.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
Three motorcyclists involved in chain reaction crash
Three motorcycles ran into the back of a car in a chain-reaction crash on Interstate 90 near the Division Street exit Saturday morning.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Washington State Patrol Troopers to conduct emphasis patrols over Labor Day weekend
With Labor Day weekend a busy time for travel during the year, the Washington State Patrol will be ramping up emphasis patrols and directing resources to put troopers in local …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Woman fleeing from police leaves teen on the side of the road
A woman who led Washington State Patrol troopers and Spokane Valley deputies on a high speed chase Wednesday night stopped in mid-flight to let a teenager out of her car.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 8:09 p.m.
Motorcyclist seriously injured in motorcycle crash on I-90 in Lincoln County
A motorcyclist was airlifted to a Spokane hospital after being seriously injured in a one-vehicle collision on Interstate 90.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
1 dead, 1 in serious condition after multi-car crash caused by thick smoke
Multiple cars and a semi-truck crashed late Thursday morning after entering a cloud of smoke coming from a brush fire.