Officers swarmed the area around the Clocktower in Riverfront Park after receiving reports of a man threatening people with a gun. The suspect, Jason C. Whitaker, dropped his weapon – a stolen .22-caliber pistol – as officers approached and was arrested moments later, Cpl. Ron Van Tassel said in a news release.
Police arrested the driver, Belton Lomae, on suspicion of drunken driving and driving with a suspended license.
The suspect, Nathan A. Beal, 36, was found at a home near the vehicle where the woman's body was found.
While Matt Shea isn’t running for re-election, his influence can still be felt throughout Spokane Valley’s 4th Legislative District.
The “Fat Man” bomb fueled by Hanford plutonium that leveled Nagasaki and ended World War II was only the opening salvo in Hanford’s lengthy and controversial nuclear mission.
Marie McDonald, one of the notorious McDonald siblings, strenuously denied a charge that she was served $50 worth of porterhouse steaks while being held in the city jail on charges of murdering W.H. McNutt.
Sister Paula Turnbull thrilled generations of local children – and made a lasting case for conservation – with her garbage-eating goat sculpture in Riverfront Park. May Arkwright Hutton helped fight for women’s suffrage at the turn of the 20th century. Myrtle Woldson and Dr. Elizabeth Welty devoted their fortunes to supporting arts and culture in Spokane.
Eddie Williams estimates half of all bowling centers in Washington will go under if current restrictions keep them closed through January.
Deputies helped reunite a California woman and her stolen dog this week, according to a news release. The dog had been a gift to her autistic son, she told deputies.
Spokane Police found a wanted felony assault suspect from King County in Spokane on Saturday morning and booked him into Spokane County Jail, according to a Spokane Police Department news release.
A suspect in a string of recent robberies is expected to survive his injuries after being shot late Friday night by Spokane police officers, a Spokane Police Department news release said.
The new middle school in northwest Spokane won’t be ready for two more years, but it already has an unofficial mascot: the osprey.
A man who beat his cellmate to death in the Airway Heights Corrections Center says he was seeking vengeance against the child rapist who preyed on his younger sister.
There were 83 patients receiving treatment at Spokane hospitals as of Friday, and state modelers predict that hospitalizations will continue to increase.
When a small group returns to Bethel African Methodist Church to resume in-person services on Sunday after weeks of holding services online, they will find a form of worship that looks different than most remember.
It just became a little bit easier to get a table at Perry Street Brewing.
U.S. Vice President Thomas Riley Marshall visited Spokane for one hour, while on a train to Glacier National Park, but he had time to talk extensively to reporters from the station platform.
While a dozen Spokane long-term care facilities are battling COVID-19 outbreaks and rising numbers of deaths, state officials announced plans Thursday to give such residences the opportunity to gradually ease their restrictions on visitations.
The Spokane Regional Health District reported a record high of 175 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, as well as five new deaths.
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