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Aug. 27, 2019, 3:06 p.m.
Three lanes of traffic were shut down and emergency crews guided cars through an emergency lane, causing a large traffic jam on eastbound I-90 through downtown Spokane.

News >  Spokane
Aug. 21, 2019, 2:44 p.m.
Police arrested a man accused of filming women in a changing stall at Hut 8 clothing store in north Spokane on Tuesday.

News >  Spokane
Aug. 21, 2019, 11:38 a.m.
Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell on Wednesday cleared a Spokane police officer who shot and killed a Spokane man last January, but the man’s family vowed to sue, claiming the investigation was flawed.

News >  Spokane
Aug. 21, 2019, 9:56 a.m.
Firefighters have mostly contained the Williams Flats Fire, which had burned 44,515 acres on the Colville Indian Reservation as of Wednesday, making it the largest wildfire in the state this year.

Aug. 20, 2019, 12:10 p.m.
A one-car crash and downed power lines on State Route 27 south of Spokane temporarily shut down the highway on Tuesday. No one was injured and the highway re-opened just before 1 p.m., according to a tweet from Spokane County Fire District 8.

News >  Spokane
Aug. 20, 2019, 8:03 a.m.
A man is in serious condition in the hospital after he was shot in Harmon Park in the Hillyard neighborhood Monday night. Police have not arrested any suspects.

News >  Spokane
Aug. 17, 2019, 4:57 p.m.
When Nick Mamer and Art Walker touched down at Felts Field in Spokane Valley on Aug. 20, 1929, they had just set become the first pilots to complete a non-stop transcontinental flight and had set a world record for longest non-stop flight. On Saturday, three local pilots celebrated that achievement with flights of their own.

News >  Spokane
Aug. 17, 2019, 2:47 p.m.
Charlie Lentz, 5, looked at a stamp on Saturday of a man kicking a ball. “You know what sport that is?” said Janet Jorgensen, a representative of a German booth at the 25th-annual Unity in the Community, a free cultural event held Saturday at Riverfront Park.

News >  Spokane
Aug. 17, 2019, 11:10 a.m.
A one-car rollover crash killed one person Saturday morning in Stevens County, and the road was closed as of 11 a.m. while the crash remained under investigation.

News >  Spokane
Aug. 15, 2019, 3:18 p.m.
Two men from St. Maries, Idaho, who were hit by a detached semi-truck trailer on Wednesday remained hospitalized in critical condition on Thursday.

News >  Spokane
Aug. 15, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Police arrested a man for allegedly firing a gun at two Lime scooter riders who had just crashed their scooters in Riverfront Park early Thursday.

Aug. 15, 2019, 9:56 a.m.
Firefighters on Thursday fully contained a 450-acre wildfire in Cataldo, Idaho, about 30 miles southeast of Coeur d’Alene, according to a news release from the Idaho Department of Lands. Burning fuel from inside the containment lines will still cause smoke to drift into the air, but it is not a threat for spreading the fire, according to the news release.

News >  Spokane
Aug. 15, 2019, midnight
While a new pump began sending water into houses on Thursday, according to Jim Brown, president of the Marshall Community Water Association, the private purveyor of the town’s water, it wasn’t the kind of water anyone would want to drink. It was that may be contaminated with E. coli.

Aug. 14, 2019, 5:34 p.m.
A felon is accused of causing a crash with a police officer in an unmarked car on the South Hill early Tuesday morning and then shooting at him. .

Aug. 14, 2019, 12:05 p.m.
A semitruck trailer came unhitched, drifted into oncoming traffic and crashed head-on into a car on U.S. Highway 95, south of Coeur d’Alene on Wednesday morning.

Aug. 13, 2019, 3:25 p.m.
A Spokane County Superior Court Judge set suspect Casey R. Gillette’s bond at $60,000, taking into account his alleged June burglary of a gun and a motor-vehicle theft as well as last week’s chase.

News >  Spokane
Aug. 13, 2019, 2 p.m.
Avista restored power Tuesday to thousands of customers in Spokane Valley and Coeur d’Alene who experienced outages Monday and Tuesday.

Aug. 13, 2019, 12:14 p.m.
Police arrested a naked man Tuesday morning who appeared high and was holding tree branches in both hands while fleeing in downtown Spokane.

Aug. 13, 2019, 9:48 a.m.
Two were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a two-car crash in north Spokane that ejected a passenger from a car.

News >  Spokane
Aug. 10, 2019, 5:14 p.m.
About 100 people gathered Saturday afternoon in the basement of the Spokane Valley Library for a meeting organized by the the Mutual UFO Network and the National UFO Reporting Center. It was the first time that the two national organizations – which track, document and investigate UFO sightings – held a meeting in Spokane area.

Aug. 10, 2019, 9:02 a.m.
A man was hospitalized in critical condition on Saturday morning after he was shot Friday night in North Spokane.

News >  Spokane
Aug. 9, 2019, 7:18 p.m.
An hourslong rain shower helped firefighters stifle the Williams Flats Fire in the Colville Reservation on Friday. But it was not enough to put it out.

News >  Spokane
Aug. 9, 2019, 10:06 a.m.
A multiagency car chase starting in Airway Heights led to a man abandoning a pregnant woman in his car to jump into the Spokane River to hide Friday morning. With the help of water-rescue teams, police found him covered with rocks and arrested him. The pursuit started at about 4 a.m. in Airway Heights, according to Terry Preuniger, spokesman for the Spokane Police Department. The suspect, Casey Gillette, allegedly sped off after police reattempted to stop him for driving with no license plates.

News >  Spokane
Aug. 8, 2019, 1:54 p.m.
Residents of the 70-person town of Marshall, located between Spokane and Cheney, ran out of water on Wednesday evening likely due to a faulty pump.

Aug. 8, 2019, 11:35 a.m.
The main source of Spokane’s smoky air, the Williams Flats Fire, reached the shoreline of Lake Roosevelt on Thursday morning. As of noon, it had burned 34,178 acres and was about 25% contained.