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Sirens & Gavels archive for July 23, 2009


Woman arrested in fatal stabbing

A woman accused of stabbing a Spokane man to death this month was arrested Thursday.Maggie May Tyler, 24, faces one count of second-degree murder after Spokane police arrested at Walgreens at Crestline and Wellesley at 1:30 p.m.Read my story here.

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Do you know where your kids are?

A woman found her apartment ransacked after a weekend trip earlier this month, and police are looking for two people they say are responsible. Nathan E. Sumner, 21, and Andrea B. Geier, 22, each face one count of first-degree possession of stolen property after police…

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Domestic violence suspect Paul Reinhardt is attended to by Spokane Police on the eastside of Latah Creek Monday morning. Police were chasing Reinhardt when he abandoned his car at 27th and Inland Empire Way. He ended up crossing the cold waters of Latah Creek. After police arrested him, the Spokane Fire Department did a technical rescue to bring him up a cliff.   COLIN MULVANY The Spokesman-Review (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Courthouse watch: 7.23.09

A man who tried to escape from police by jumping into Latah Creek will spend about five years in prison, a judge ruled today.As pictured above, Paul J. Reinhardt, 40, was arrested in February on the banks of Latah Creek after fleeing from Spokane police…

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About those studded tires

If you've still got them on your ride, take them off. If Washington's mandatory April 1 deadline wasn't reason enough, here's a reminder of the lack of traction those tires provide on dry roads in the summer heat. WSP: Studded tires, negligent driving caused crash

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