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UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 9:53 p.m.

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into car in northwest Spokane

The motorcycle was southbound on North Indian Trail Road when it struck a car turning onto the road northbound.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 10:48 p.m.

Spokane nurse faces discipline after pleading guilty to role in husband’s death

The Washington Department of Health Nursing Commission charged a registered Spokane nurse with unprofessional conduct in September after she pleaded guilty in May to charges related to hitting and killing …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 6:13 p.m.

Westbound, eastbound I-90 partially blocked after unrelated crashes near Idaho border

Traffic on westbound I-90 ground to a halt after a commercial vehicle crash blocked all lanes Thursday afternoon, and an unrelated crash nearby partially blocked eastbound travel.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 8:29 p.m.

4 hospitalized after rollover crash on Highway 2 near Fairchild Air Force Base

A van was driving on Highway 2 west of the Air Force base when a truck approaching from behind lost control on a patch of ice and struck the van, …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 3:30 p.m.

Driver killed in Liberty Lake accident identified

Bryan Lee Powell died from partial amputation of his lower left extremity due to a blunt impact, according to the Spokane County Medical Examiner.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019, 9:24 p.m.

Motorcyclist dies in east Spokane after hitting light pole at high speed

A man in his mid-30s died in east Spokane Tuesday afternoon after crashing into a light pole on a motorcycle near the Playfair Commerce Park, according to Spokane police.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 26, 2019, 8:30 p.m.

One dead, one injured in motorcycle crashes

One rider died and another sustained life threatening injuries after a two motorcycles crashed Wednesday night at East Appleway Boulevard and South Dartmouth Road.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 5:27 p.m.

West Valley schools delayed after vehicle crashes into pole, knocking out power

An early morning vehicle crash in Spokane Valley damaged a power pole, knocking out power for more than 1,000 homes and closing almost a mile of North Argonne Road. Spokane …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 8:52 a.m.

49-year-old Spokane man dies in Lincoln County crash, WSP reports

One person died in a single-vehicle accident in Lincoln County at 11:34 a.m. Friday, Washington State Patrol reported.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 8:36 p.m.

Driver has accident due to medical event during protest outside Kootenai Health

An elderly driver had a medical episode while driving a car in the Kootenai Health parking lot Wednesday night and hit a pole, according to Coeur d’Alene police Capt. Dave …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 10:22 a.m.

Spokane hiker found dead at base of steep slope north of Cle Elum

Sean Mortensen, 19, from Spokane was found dead Sunday after he left his hiking partners north of Cle Elum on Friday and did not return.


Driver uninjured after South Hill crash that knocked down utility pole

A man fell asleep while driving, struck a utility pole, flipped his car, had the pole fall on his car but suffered no injuries Saturday afternoon, according to Spokane Police …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 5:11 p.m.

One killed in rollover crash north of Valley

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.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 2:07 p.m.

Woman injured in Lime scooter fall wants to raise concern about possible defect but won’t sue, husband says

Both Lime and the Bigelows say they have been in contact, and that the couple is happy with how the company has handled the incident so far.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 8:32 a.m.

ISP releases names of 2 critically injured when trailer detaches from semitruck on U.S. 95

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.


UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 8:31 p.m.

Cheney woman dies in crash near Kittitas early Tuesday

A 55-year-old woman from Cheney died Tuesday in a crash-near Kittitas, Washington.


UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 8:54 p.m.

I-90 crash in Post Falls blocks eastbound lanes, sends three to hospital

A two-car crash on Interstate 90 in Post Falls on Tuesday shut down the eastbound lanes and sent three people to the hospital, according to an Idaho State Police news …


UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019, 6:08 p.m.

‘Like quicksand’: Ohio farmer survives soybean entrapment

Ohio farmer Jay Butterfield survived a harrowing afternoon recently after being buried up to his neck inside a soybean bin


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 4:21 p.m.

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

Longtime Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man standing along an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man’s disabled vehicle, police say.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 10:15 p.m.

Friends, family remember 22-year-old woman who drowned after car plunged into Spokane River

It’s been about two weeks since 22-year-old Rachel Bowles drove off a cliff into the Spokane River and drowned, and her family and friends are still grappling with the freak …


Man shoots hunting partner in arm in reported accident near Harrison, Idaho

A 31-year-old man shot his hunting partner Monday in a reported accident, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department.


Friends, family rally for Lewiston ‘superhero’

Zack Moore has always been a fan of Superman, and now he’s relying on others’ superhuman capacity for giving to help him and his family overcome a devastating injury.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 8 a.m.

Preliminary report says plane broke up midair before Deer Park crash

A plane piloted by a student that crashed near Deer Park in mid July, killing all three occupants, is believed to have broken up in midair before slamming into an …


Duck boat that sank in deadly accident is raised from lake

The duck boat that capsized and sank last week on a sightseeing cruise was raised from a Missouri lake Monday, more than three days after the accident that killed 17 …


UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 3:06 p.m.

Two expectant fathers among victims of Friday’s plane crash near Deer Park

Two men, each of whom had a wife expecting a child, were among the three people who died Friday morning in a plane crash near Deer Park, according to online …


Woman swerves off cliff and survives 7 days trapped on a secluded beach

Angela Hernandez does not remember much about the accident – plummeting down an oceanside cliff in central California.


19-year-old likely paralyzed after diving at Snake River

A 19-year-old Lewiston, Idaho, man likely will be paralyzed after hitting his head in the Snake River while diving at Hells Gate State Park.


UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018, 1:22 p.m.

Spokane man killed in motorcycle accident

A Spokane resident was killed in a motorcycle versus car accident on on Pleasant View Road near Hauser, Idaho on Thursday.


UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018, 10:13 p.m.

FBI agent does a backflip in a club, drops his gun and accidentally shoots someone, police say

The off-duty FBI agent swung his arms back and squatted, as if to prepare for his next big move. He jumped up, arching his back and swinging his arms above …


UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

Father, son injured when tire falls off passing car on I-90 in Coeur d’Alene

A father and son were injured Friday morning when a tire came off a passing sedan, bounced across the median and smashed the roof of their pickup truck on Interstate …