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Starbuds Cannabis robber used stolen U-Haul truck as getaway vehicle

A man suspected of shooting a clerk and robbing Starbuds Cannabis on Tuesday evening was caught because police found the U-Haul truck he used to escape the scene.


Police arrest Starbuds Cannabis robbery suspect

Spokane police have arrested the man suspected of shooting a clerk and robbing Starbuds Cannabis Tuesday evening.


Armed robbery suspect faces 3 felony counts

An Orofino man accused of binding two women with rope and robbing them at gunpoint of jewelry and prescription medications has been charged with three felony counts.


O.J. Simpson: ‘Nothing has changed’ during prison stint

O.J. Simpson says “nothing has changed” in his life during the nine years he spent behind bars.


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 8:58 p.m.

OJ Simpson freed; parole official says he’ll live in Vegas

Former football legend O.J. Simpson became a free man Sunday after serving nine years for a botched hotel room heist that brought the conviction and prison time he avoided after …


UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 9:45 p.m.

Coeur d’Alene Dollar Tree robbery linked to robberies across four states

An armed robbery in Coeur d’Alene Sunday has been linked to previous robberies in New York, Wisconsin and Michigan, according to the Coeur d’Alene Police Department.


Former Airway Heights prison guard sentenced to prison for armed robberies

A former Airway Heights prison guard was sentenced to just over 16.5 years in prison Thursday for two take-over armed robberies of a Dollar Tree store in Cheney where he …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 10:28 p.m.

Man tells police the clothes he’s wearing aren’t his

A man tracked down by a police dog after an armed robbery Thursday evening gave the “these aren’t my clothes” defense to the officers who found him.


Witnesses subdue knife-wielding man in downtown Spokane

A man who allegedly attempted to rob another man at knife-point in downtown Spokane Wednesday afternoon was tackled by witnesses and held down until police arrived.


Woman’s purse stolen in downtown Spokane; she gives chase

A woman was robbed of her purse in downtown Spokane at gunpoint just after 5 p.m. Tuesday, but she was able to get it back after giving chase.


Two teens arrested for armed robbery of Hico Village

Two people, one of them a 13-year-old boy, have been arrested for their suspected role in an armed robbery at the Hico Village on Barker Road on May 13.


Armed men steal money, cigarettes

Two armed, masked men robbed the Hico Village at 1201 N. Barker Road shortly after 3:30 a.m. Friday.


Two arrested after armed robbery, freeway chase in North Idaho

Two young males armed with a knife robbed a Wallace, Idaho, store early Sunday morning and led police on a high-speed chase on Interstate 90. The Wallace Super Stop was …


Deputies searching for Subway robber

Deputies are searching for the man who robbed the Subway at 2114 N. Pines Road in Spokane Valley Thursday morning.


Spokane police looking for armed robbery suspect

Spokane police are investigating an armed robbery today at a Subway restaurant in north Spokane.


Spokane police officer arrested on armed burglary charge

A Spokane police officer was arrested by officers of his own department Tuesday night after he allegedly forced open the front door of his girlfriend’s house during an argument. Officer …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 10, 2015, 5:39 p.m.

Police arrest two suspects for morning armed robbery

Spokane police have arrested two men in connection with an armed robbery early today at a gas station on the South Hill.


Robbery suspect allegedly stabbed woman who pursued her

A Spokane woman who allegedly stole a woman’s purse and stabbed a witness who tried to detain her is now facing robbery and identity theft charges.


Cheney robbery suspects nabbed after returning to store for cigarettes

Two alleged accomplices to an armed robbery at the Maverick Gas Station in Cheney were identified by police after one returned to the gas station on the same day to …


Suspected coffee shop robber faces new charges

A man accused of robbing two coffee stands in late September is now suspected in the armed robbery of a Baskin Robbins store.


Cab driver robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday

Spokane police are searching for the man suspected of robbing a cab driver at gunpoint Wednesday at 4 a.m. in East Central.


2nd drive-through robbery this week in Spokane

SPOKANE — For the second time this week an armed man has robbed a Spokane fast-food restaurant through the drive-up window.


Police identify officers in shooting

The Spokane Police Department has released the names of the five officers involved in last week’s fatal shooting of armed robbery suspect Stephen Corkery.


Robbery suspect told friends he wasn’t going back to prison

Robbery suspect Stephen C. Corkery wrote a confession and an apology to his family and told friends he wouldn’t go back to prison in the days leading up to his …


North Spokane ice cream shop robbed

An armed robber stole cash from a Baskin Robbins ice cream shop Tuesday, but declined to take any of the 31 flavors with him when he fled.


Post Falls Police looking for payday loan robber

A man entered the Cash n’ Go business at 740 N. Cecil Road around 11 a.m. Monday, claiming to have a gun and demanding cash, according to police.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 17, 2014, 10:45 a.m.

Spokane Police looking for espresso stand robber

Spokane police are looking for a man they say robbed a Garland neighborhood espresso stand, possibly armed, early Monday morning.


Deputies arrest suspected pharmacy robbers

Spokane County sheriff’s deputies arrested two men suspected of robbing a Spokane Valley pharmacy at gunpoint on Thursday night.


Gunmen rob Spokane Valley woman on way to work

Gunmen stole a GPS unit from a 64-year-old woman today after ordering her to the ground outside a Spokane Valley home as they rummaged through her SUV, authorities said.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2013, 10:44 a.m.

Second man arrested in deli robbery

A second suspect in a Coeur d’Alene deli robbery was arrested this morning in the Lowe’s parking lot.