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The Washington State Patrol identified the deceased as Emanuel G. Schaible, 87, of Moses Lake, and Robert J. Miller, 59, of Auburn.
A 44-year-old Hayden, Idaho, woman was arrested early Thursday morning after she drove the wrong way on Interstate 90 from Spokane to Liberty Lake and struck a Washington State Patrol trooper’s vehicle.
Washington will spend $50,000 to study possible biases in the Washington State Patrol after an investigation found troopers search people of color, particularly Native Americans, at much higher rates than white drivers.
Ritzville police were called to a local Love’s Travel Stop multiple times by the family of a suicidal man before he threatened police with a machete and was shot by an officer, according to a statement from the Columbia Basin Investigative Team.
A multi-car collision near Ritzville on Interstate 90 sent 10 people to the hospital Saturday afternoon.
Dust blowing over the roadway on Interstate 90 caused multiple crashes west of Ritzville on Saturday afternoon, according to Washington State Patrol.
A 32-year-old Spangle man died early Saturday morning after his pickup truck crossed the center line of Highway 195 south of Spangle and collided with a semi truck.
Traffic accidents have decreased sharply in March and collisions resulting in serious injury have almost disappeared as more people stay home to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
The 39-year-old Olympia man accused of deliberately striking State Patrol Trooper Justin Schaffer during a high-speed police chase on Interstate 5 in Chehalis on Tuesday afternoon was awaiting a competency review in a separate case in which he is accused of assaulting two jail officers, according to court records.
A Washington State Patrol trooper died Tuesday after he was struck by a car while deploying spike strips on Interstate 5 in Chehalis.
Revelations that Washington State Patrol troopers are searching people of color at rates much higher than whites have prompted the Washington House of Representatives to propose restarting bias studies that the WSPquietly discontinued 13 years ago.
The truck crashed into the northwest corner of Tacos El Sol at Division and Glass Avenue, toppling part of a low brick wall that surrounds a seating area in front of the building.
An SUV slid into the opposite lane and hit a semi-truck near Love’s Travel Stop in Ritzville Tuesday afternoon, leaving a 76-year-old woman dead.
Take a gulp of relief, white people: Though we are more likely than any other racial or ethnic group in the state to be caught with contraband when searched by the smokies, we’re searched less than most any other group.
Amid findings that state troopers are searching people of color at a much higher rate than whites, the Washington State Patrol said it is moving forward to address the problem, and lawmakers say they’ll be looking at the issue during this year’s legislative session.
A Deer Park woman and her young passenger were taken to the hospital after a car crash near Daroga State Park in Douglas County on Saturday evening.
The day before a former assistant football coach at Ferris High School was arrested in 2018 for convincing a 15-year-old Moses Lake girl to meet him at Northern Quest Resort & Casino, federal documents allege he enticed a 14-year-old Spokane girl to engage in a “commercial sex act.”
Troopers aren’t sure why the suspect’s father showed up in the field where they ended the pursuit.
The first major snowstorm of the season brought more than half a foot of powder to the Spokane area on Friday, creating hazardous driving conditions, prompting colleges to cancel afternoon classes and forcing Spokane Public Schools to call off after-school activities.
“Some people were pretty calm, and others were a little bit more panicked,” said Washington State Patrol Trooper Sarah Clasen. “And, I mean, a couple cars had kids in them. So obviously, you know, kids get scared if they’re getting covered up by tumbleweeds.”