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TACOMA — The Pierce County Sheriff's Office has agreed to pay $1.25 million to a man who was shot in the knee by a deputy during a SWAT team raid at a residence in Bonney Lake.
VANCOUVER, Wash. – Authorities say a police officer in Vancouver shot a man during a disturbance call at a home on Thanksgiving.
Spokane Valley’s new assistant police chief comes with a background of service in the Air Force, a focus on domestic violence and sexual assault and five years as Mayor of Airway Heights.
The pedestrian hit and killed in Browne’s Addition earlier this month has been identified as Nicholas Demming, 40, by the Spokane County Medical Examiner.
NEW YORK — Almost six months after the death of George Floyd, criminal justice reform advocates are cheering the election of a handful of progressive prosecutors, the passage of ballot initiatives designed to ease mass incarceration and the decriminalization of drugs in several states.
Officer Dan Cole, who was hired by the department in 1986, was placed on paid administrative leave in January after city information technology staff reviewed his computer use in December, according to records requested by The Spokesman-Review. His computer log showed visits to pornography and prostitution websites while on- and off-duty.
The Seattle City Council has rejected a proposal intended to block more than 100 police officers from being hired in 2021, siding with Mayor Jenny Durkan and others who say new recruits are needed.
As new details emerge in the downtown stabbing death of Anthony Vornheder last month, his sister said she believes the killing may have been a case of mistaken identity.
Police suspect a woman who believed a non-existent neighbor in a vacant apartment was coughing at her used a chainsaw to cut through the wall Tuesday.
A 39-year-old man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree promoting prostitution.
Two people were injured after a shooting Wednesday night at the Centennial Hotel in downtown Spokane.
Authorities have located Michael Lehan, 79, in Asotin County after he went missing Monday.
French lawmakers start debating a security bill Tuesday that would ban the publication of images of police officers with intent to cause them harm, a measure that has provoked outrage from journalist organizations and rights campaigners.
After witnessing a traffic violation, officers say they attempted to pull over a vehicle in Spokane’s Logan neighborhood Saturday afternoon, only for the driver to flee the scene with his girlfriend and a child in the car. A short time later, the driver allegedly crashed into an elderly woman’s vehicle, causing her car to crash into an STA bus.
Bullets flew across Division Street on Monday night when motorists exchanged gunfire in north Spokane.
Spokane police are looking for a 79-year-old man who was discovered missing by family members on Monday when they went to pick him up for an appointment.
Spokane police are investigating a drive-by shooting in the Chief Garry Park neighborhood on Sunday that left one man with a gunshot wound.
The searches come as local and federal law enforcement are increasing their efforts on illicit opioids making their way to Spokane's streets.
After a 24-year-old driven struck a pedestrian on Sunset Highway, two more cars caused crashes nearby while police investigated Saturday evening.