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After George Floyd’s death, witness of March arrest in Spokane speaks out about apparent use of controversial tacticJune 2, 2020, 6:13 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department is reviewing a March arrest that reminded the woman who reported it of the arrest that resulted in George Floyd’s death: a man in distress telling officers he can’t breathe, and police on top of him.
June 1, 2020, 2:54 p.m.
Law enforcement officials and leaders of Spokane’s Black community blamed Sunday night’s rioting, looting and property damage on outside agitators who “hijacked” what had been a day of mostly peaceful protests. But the scope of the involvement of organizers outside Spokane remains difficult to quantify, and police on Monday downplayed the presence of far-right agitators and militia members who roamed the downtown core with rifles and body armor.
June 1, 2020, 4 a.m.
Eager to emerge from their quarantine closures, public libraries in Spokane County want to offer patrons the option of curbside pickup but are waiting on Gov. Jay Inslee to approve their plans.
May 30, 2020, 4 a.m.
Even as Spokane County moves forward through Gov. Jay Inslee’s phased reopening plan, the Spokane Regional Health District is continuing its efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in homeless shelters.