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2 charged after Bellingham teen’s overdose death

Two Mount Vernon residents face federal drug charges in connection with counterfeit painkillers after a 17-year-old Bellingham boy died from an overdose last month


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

Shawn Vestal: Initial internal reviews, watchdog assessment raise serious concerns about exoneration in K-9 arrest

Chief Craig Meidl and Capt. Tom Hendren said they believed that the context of the arrest led them to conclude the use of force was appropriate. They did not mention …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

Man is returned to Seattle to face charges in 2014 ‘jihad’

A man who has admitted killing four people in what he described as “jihad” has been returned to Seattle to face charges in three of the deaths, after being sentenced …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019

Police arrest man who allegedly filmed women in changing rooms

Police arrested a man accused of filming women in a changing stall at Hut 8 clothing store in north Spokane on Tuesday.


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 11, 2019

Man arrested after allegedly burglarizing Corbin Park residence Saturday night while residents were home

After the homeowner said she was calling the police, Stephen R. Brown, 37, allegedly fled the north Spokane residence and was later arrested on a residential burglary charge, according to …


UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019

Ukrainian hacker sought by US arrested

Ukraine has arrested an alleged major computer hacker who has been sought by the United States for years.


UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019

Financier in sex case went from math whiz to titan

Jeffrey Epstein has long been an enigma, his rags-to-riches ascent shrouded in mystery


UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019

Police dog helps take suspect into custody

Spokane Valley Sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday responded to 911 caller who stated a man kicked in the door of a home and went inside. At about 7:30 p.m., deputies arrived …


UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019

Police arrest, book man into jail twice Tuesday morning

Police arrested a man and sent him to jail twice Tuesday. Gary A. Flett, 25, was arrested after trespassing at the House Of Charity at 7:45 a.m., according to a …


Media in Russia’s south protest journalist’s arrest

Journalists in southern Russia are protesting the arrest of a newspaper editor on charges of terrorism widely seen as trumped up.


Cuba Gooding Jr. charged with groping woman at NYC club

Cuba Gooding Jr. was arrested Thursday and charged with forcible touching after a woman accused him of groping her at a New York City night spot.


Prominent investigative journalist detained in Russia

A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been charged with drug dealing after four grams of the synthetic stimulant mephedrone were found in his backpack, Moscow police said Friday.


UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019

Woman leads deputies on chase from Idaho to Mead; Spike strips, pepper spray and Taser used in arrest

After a car chase Friday night that started in Idaho and ended in Mead, Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies were forced to deploy spike strips to stop the fleeing car and …


UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019

Caldwell man arrested as suspect in 1996 rape, murder

Police have arrested a man in connection with the rape and murder of a young Idaho Falls woman more than two decades ago with the help of DNA and a …


Minor arrested for bringing stolen gun to Colville Jr. High

Colville Police arrested a minor on Friday for allegedly bringing a stolen gun to a middle school.


UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019

Rapper Kodak Black arrested at border in upstate New York

Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as the rapper tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls, law enforcement officials said Thursday.


UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019

Mother who prompted Amber Alert planned to inject bleach into daughter, police say

A mother who triggered an Amber Alert last week told police she was planning on injecting bleach into herself and her child to rid themselves of parasites, according to court …


UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019

Vancouver woman’s DNA leads to arrest in 1979 Iowa killing

A Vancouver woman unknowingly provided critical DNA information that led police to arrest a distant relative in a 39-year-old homicide case in Iowa.


UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019

Men perform citizens’ arrest, punch man in courthouse after he allegedly grabbed, threatened 71-year old woman

Spokane police arrested a man who allegedly assaulted a 71-year-old woman in the Spokane County Courthouse on Wednesday.


UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019

High profile arrest led Alabama police to genealogy testing

A truck-driving preacher accused in the killing of two teenage girls from Alabama decades ago was found with the same genealogy database techniques that were used to identify a suspect …


Ohio man arrested in sextortion case targeting Florida student via Snapchat

An Ohio man was arrested Wednesday after he extorted a University of Central Florida student with her sexually explicit photos and posted them online, an arrest affidavit said.


Driver arrested after allegedly flashing gun in road rage incident

Spokane Valley deputies arrested a man Thursday for allegedly flashing a gun during a road rage incident and chasing the victim.


UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019

Man critical of rest-stop custodian leads to drawn gun, arrest

Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man after he confronted a custodian at a n Interstate 90 rest stop and told him he was doing a bad job. It eventually …


Boise-area mayor arrested on domestic battery charge

The mayor of Middleton, Idaho, is reportedly in jail under arrest on a charge of domestic battery. No bail was set and he will remain in custody until he is …


Police: New Orleans crash driver spoke of ‘drinking problem’

A driver suspected of killing two people and injuring seven others, most of them on bikes, as large crowds gathered in New Orleans for Mardi Gras told police after the …


Former Spokane pediatrician facing felony stalking, marijuana charges in Idaho

A popular Spokane pediatrician who sold his medical practice last year is facing charges of felony stalking and possession of marijuana in Idaho.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019

‘Empire’ producers cut Smollett from season’s last episodes

Actor Jussie Smollett’s character on “Empire” will be removed from the final two episodes of this season in the wake of his arrest on charges that he staged a racist, …


Driver arrested after video shows Jeep plowing into Seattle snowball fight, police say

A woman was arrested in Seattle on Sunday night after video caught her driving into a group of people having a snowball fight, according to police.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 27, 2019

Louisiana murder suspect caught at grandma’s Virginia home

A man suspected of killing his parents and three other people – including a girl he was dating – was arrested Sunday when he showed up at his grandmother’s house …


Witness alleging ballot fraud in congressional race arrested

One of more than a dozen witnesses alleging ballot misconduct in the nation’s last undecided congressional election now faces drug and weapons charges.