Stories tagged: Washington State Patrol
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 5:10 P.M.
Highway 2 back open in Douglas County near Waterville
A 10-mile stretch of Highway 2 west of Waterville in Douglas County was closed for several hours Thursday evening due to landslide concerns.
SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2016, 9:44 P.M.
Roslyn man injured in pickup crash
A Roslyn man was injured Saturday morning when he crashed a pickup in Roslyn, the Washington State Patrol reported.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17, 2016, 4:54 P.M.
Man dies in crash north of Chewelah
A man died early Saturday morning after his truck went off State Route 395 five miles north of Chewelah.
THURSDAY, AUG. 25, 2016, 5:27 P.M.
Man arrested after chase from Airway Heights to Ritzville
A man led the Washington State Patrol, Sheriff’s deputies and Kalispel Tribal Police on a chase through Airway Heights and Cheney before being captured outside Ritzville Thursday morning.
FRIDAY, AUG. 19, 2016, 5:52 P.M.
About those animal guts on the freeway …
When a truck stopped abruptly Thursday afternoon, spilling a sun-warmed stew of animal parts onto the westbound lanes of Interstate 90, the question in many readers minds was undoubtedly: Why?
MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2016, 3:46 P.M.
Former trooper accuses Washington State Patrol of wrongfully firing him over brain tumor
A former state trooper in Spokane is suing the Washington State Patrol, claiming the agency wrongfully fired him over a brain tumor that impacted his motor abilities.
MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2016, 11:29 A.M.
Fire near Palouse Falls threatens homes, crops
A 25,000-acre wildfire near Palouse Falls is threatening homes, crops, a fish hatchery and a state highway, officials said Monday. The blaze started with a lightning strike Sunday in Palouse …
MONDAY, AUG. 1, 2016, 8:37 A.M.
Four injured in two suspected DUI crashes near Deer Park
Investigators believe drugs or alcohol were a factor in two single-vehicle crashes that injured four people Sunday near Deer Park.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016, 8:18 A.M.
Man cited for car crash while playing “Pokemon Go”
FALL CITY, Wash. – A 28-year-old driver has been cited for causing a collision after telling police he was distracted by the “Pokemon Go” app. The Washington State Patrol says …
MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016, 9:13 A.M.
Man dies in Lincoln County crash
A man is dead after a blown-out tire caused his car to veer off Interstate 90 on Sunday night, according to the Washington State Patrol.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016, 5:08 P.M.
Five people hurt in suspected DUI crash
Five people were injured in a crash that shut down Sullivan Road at Sprague Avenue for five hours early Saturday morning.
MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016, 11:21 A.M.
Thirteen arrested in sting targeting child rapists in Spokane County
Thirteen people have been arrested in Spokane County in a major sting operation targeting would-be child rapists.
SATURDAY, JULY 9, 2016, 7:12 P.M.
Man seriously injured after hitting cement truck
A man was seriously injured after he hit a cement truck head on Saturday morning on Highway 395 in Stevens County.
THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016, 1:14 P.M.
Bleeding man saved by Washington State Patrol was wanted by the FBI
A Washington State Patrol trooper cadet used his new training Wednesday night to save the life of a man who was bleeding badly from an injured arm. And as it …
SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2016, 1:01 P.M.
Coeur d’Alene teen dies in crash near Ritzville
A Coeur D’Alene teenager died in a single car crash on Interstate 90 a mile east of Ritzville Friday night.
FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2016, 1:56 P.M.
Suspected drunk driver flees, causes crash
A driver who had been involved with a police pursuit reportedly crashed into another vehicle at the intersection of Cincinnati and Indiana just after 2 a.m. Friday.
MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016, 7:56 A.M.
Man dies when car flips on Highway 195
The Washington State Patrol is working to determine why a man’s car veered off Highway 195 and rolled upside-down Sunday evening, killing him.
SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016, 11:15 A.M.
Mt. Spokane High student dies in wreck, driver charged with homicide
A Spokane man has been charged with vehicular homicide in a two-car collision that killed a juvenile Saturday night and injured two others on U.S. 395 one mile north of …
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 8 A.M.
Two hospitalized after motorcycle hits deer, veers into oncoming traffic
The driver and passenger of a motorcyle were hospitalized Sunday night after striking a deer and veering into an SUV that was traveling in the opposite direction on Nine Mile …
FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016, 7:46 A.M.
Passenger killed in fatal crash near Cusick identified
The second woman killed in a one-car crash Wednesday night in Pend Oreille County was 30-year-old Mindy T. Carter, the Washington State Patrol said.
SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2016, 8:26 P.M.
Head-on crash north of Spokane kills one, injures four
A fatal car crash shut down Highway 291 five miles north of Spokane for several hours Saturday afternoon.
SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016, 5:50 P.M.
Kettle Falls man dies in motorcycle crash, Washington State Patrol says
A Kettle Falls man died in a motorcycle crash on Highway 395 about eight miles north of Kettle Falls Saturday.
FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016, 5:40 P.M.
Inslee signs transportation budget, won’t comment on main budget progress
Gov. Jay Inslee signs a transportation budget, says lawmakers making “some progress” on operating budget.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016, 3 P.M.
Production of illegal marijuana drops in Washington
A new report says the production of illegal marijuana has dropped dramatically in recent years in Washington state.
SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016
Gary Crooks: Should the Senate hold hearings on Supreme Court pick?
This week’s questions deal with the Supreme Court nominee and pet peeves on the road.
THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2016, 4:34 P.M.
Left-lane drivers targeted by WSP
The Washington State Patrol is warning drivers not to hog the left lane if they’re not passing other vehicles. .
THURSDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016, 7:53 A.M.
Homicide investigation closes I-90 near Ritzville
A homicide investigation has closed westbound Interstate 90 near Ritzville.
TUESDAY, 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.
WEDNESDAY, 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 …