Stories tagged: Washington State Patrol
Fri., April 22, 2011, 8:01 a.m.
Collision near Deer Park injures two
The Washington State Patrol this morning responded to a two-car collision near Clayton north of Deer Park on U.S. Highway 395 that blocked the highway and caused injuries to two …
Thu., April 21, 2011, 7:50 p.m.
U.S. 395 reopens after fatal collision
One person was killed and three others injured in a two-car head-on collision five miles south of Colville today.
Thu., April 21, 2011, midnight
Biker at bill signing may have been involved in killing
OLYMPIA – One of the bikers gathered around the table as Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a bill outlawing “motorcycle profiling” may have been a member of an outlaw gang whose …
Wed., April 20, 2011, 8:37 a.m.
WSU student hospitalized following alleged joy ride
A 22-year-old Washington State University student who was injured in a one-vehicle rollover Tuesday is suspected of causing damage to the WSU campus and golf course prior to the rollover.
Tue., April 19, 2011, 8 a.m.
Two trucks hit, kill wandering horse near Reardan
The Washington State Patrol reported this morning that a horse was struck and killed on U.S. Highway 2 about six miles east of Reardan.
Fri., April 8, 2011, midnight
Protesters march through Capitol
OLYMPIA – Sixteen protesters were arrested in Washington’s Capitol outside the governor’s office Thursday in the third day of demonstrations over proposed cuts to state spending. Fifteen, including three from …
Thu., April 7, 2011, 12:56 p.m.
Woman dies in rollover crash near Ritzville
A Western Washington woman died after a one-car rollover crash on Interstate 90 near Ritzville today.
Mon., April 4, 2011, 5:59 p.m.
Pregnant woman shot by WSP reportedly apologized
A state trooper who accidentally shot an unarmed pregnant woman during a drug raid in Spokane last fall was emotional in interviews with investigators and was overheard asking why the …
Fri., April 1, 2011, 9:24 p.m.
International search is on for missing Canadian couple
A multi-agency, international search for a missing Canadian couple is underway.
Fri., March 25, 2011, 9:46 a.m.
Post Falls man killed in wrong-way crash on I-90
A Post Falls man died this morning following a collision involving another driver going the wrong way on Interstate 90 at Barker Road. The freeway was closed for several hours …
Fri., March 25, 2011, midnight
Shawn Vestal: WSP’s request a far cry from Colonial-era tyranny
There was a time in this country, before it was this country, when the king’s customs agents carried general warrants allowing them to search anyone, anytime, anywhere, and take anything …
Thu., March 24, 2011, midnight
WSP gets chided for letter that seeks gun
OLYMPIA – Three dozen legislators are taking the Washington State Patrol to task for sending a letter to gun dealers that they fear is an unconstitutional “fishing expedition.” The patrol, …
Wed., March 23, 2011, midnight
WSP officer won’t face charges in shooting of pregnant woman
A Washington State Patrol sergeant who shot an unarmed pregnant woman during a drug raid in Spokane last fall will not face criminal charges, officials confirmed Tuesday. Sgt. Lee Slemp …
Tue., March 22, 2011, 6:55 p.m.
WSP sergeant who shot pregnant woman won’t be charged
A Washington State Patrol sergeant who shot an unarmed pregnant woman during a drug raid in Spokane last fall will not face criminal charges, officials confirmed Tuesday.
Mon., March 21, 2011, 3:35 p.m.
Pedestrian killed at stateline ID’d as CdA woman
A woman who died after being struck by a car on Interstate 90 Saturday has been identified as Dana M. Barton, 37, of Coeur d’Alene.
Tue., March 15, 2011, 7:42 a.m.
U.S. 195 reopens near Rosalia after logs roll
A trailer on a logging truck flipped on its side spilling its load of logs onto U.S. Highway 195 just north of Rosalia in Whitman County early this morning, the …
Mon., March 14, 2011, 7:56 a.m.
Cheney man killed on highway at Four Lakes
A 62-year-old Cheney man was killed on Sunday evening in an accident that Washington State Patrol troopers said was related to bad weather.
Sun., March 6, 2011, 9:30 p.m.
Trooper injured in crash near Ritzville
A Washington State Patrol trooper was injured Sunday evening in a collision with a semi-truck south of Ritzville.
Sat., March 5, 2011, 5:35 p.m.
Deputy shoots suspect near Deer Lake
A person suspected of numerous vehicle prowls in rural Stevens County is in serious condition in a Spokane hospital after being shot by a Stevens County Sherriff’s Deputy early this …
Tue., March 1, 2011, 8:14 a.m.
Pedestrian from Hayden struck, killed in Davenport
A Hayden, Idaho, man was killed Monday evening when he was struck in the roadway of U.S. Highway 2 at Davenport, the State Patrol said.
Mon., Feb. 28, 2011, midnight
Getting There: Winter brings out the worst in local drivers
Last week’s carnage on ice in the Inland Northwest offered yet another reminder, as if anyone should need one, that slowing down on snow is not an option. It’s a …
Fri., Feb. 25, 2011, midnight
DNA index helps link suspects to crimes
DNA testing in Washington is identifying more criminals than ever before. The Washington State Patrol crime lab reported 379 hits last year using a DNA index system and DNA samples …
Thu., Feb. 10, 2011, 8:04 a.m.
Colville man dies in head-on near Northport
A 73-year-old Colville man died Wednesday afternoon in a head-on collision on state Highway 25 three miles south of Northport, Wash.
Wed., Feb. 9, 2011, 4:53 p.m.
Northport collision leaves one dead, one still trapped
A two-car collision today about 3:35 has left one person dead and another trapped in a vehicle with serious injuries. The road was fully blocked on Highway 25 three miles …
Thu., Feb. 3, 2011, midnight
Photo: Police chase stops at tree
Civic disobedience: A Washington State Patrol trooper examines a stolen Honda that the driver crashed into a tree after a police chase Wednesday that began in Federal Way and ended …
Mon., Jan. 24, 2011, 8:12 a.m.
Mead driver hurt in roundabout crash
A Mead-area man was injured Sunday evening when he failed to negotiate a roundabout at Mount Spokane Park Drive and Bruce Road.
Sat., Jan. 22, 2011, midnight
Officers in shooting named
The police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a domestic violence suspect Sunday have been identified as Officer Chris McMurtrey and Sgt. Dave Overhoff. McMurtrey, 31, has been with …
Wed., Jan. 19, 2011, 11:11 a.m.
Pedestrian killed on U.S. 195 at Pullman
A pedestrian on the south Pullman bypass route of U.S. Highway 195 was killed in a collision today involving a pickup truck, the Washington State Patrol reported.
Tue., Jan. 18, 2011, 8:25 p.m.
One injured in school bus accident
One person was injured in an accident involving a car and a school bus today about 4:16 p.m. at Perry Street and Baldwin Avenue.
Mon., Jan. 17, 2011, 5:09 p.m.
On-scene shooting investigation concludes
The Spokane Investigative Response Team completed its on-scene investigation into Sunday’s officer involved shooting, the response team said Monday.