Stories tagged: Arson
UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 8:21 p.m.
Kyoto Animation may not be a giant of Japanese anime, but it has core fans and is known for skilled animators and such hits as “Lucky Star,” “K-On!” and the …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
Spokane police recommend charge of second-degree arson for man accused of setting downtown ATM on fire, returning to pee on it
A man accused of setting an ATM on fire – and then urinating on it – was arrested Friday on suspicion of second-degree arson.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 8:01 p.m.
At about 1 a.m. Wednesday, a security guard at the Bank of America Financial Center building at 601 W. Riverside Ave. caught a man setting something on fire and placing …
Sat., June 8, 2019
100 years ago in Spokane: Boys wanted in suspected arson; Robert Frost scheduled to make give poetry reading
Two vacant houses were destroyed by fire in the Morgan Park district north for Hillyard, and now authorities were staging a massive search of the countryside from Hillyard to Mead …
Thu., May 30, 2019, 8:57 p.m.
Pullman police arrested a teenager suspected of lighting a trailer home on fire last week, killing a dog and cat.
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 10:09 p.m.
Man charged with attempted murder, first-degree arson for allegedly setting girlfriend’s house on fire
A man suspected of setting multiple fires at his girlfriend’s home while she was still inside has been charged with attempted murder and first-degree arson.
UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2019, 10:44 p.m.
Pullman police began searching for an arsonist after a fire destroyed a laser tag arena on Sunday, the same day a device resembling a pipe bomb was discovered in a …
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 7:04 p.m.
A 52-year-old woman under investigation for intentionally starting a fire in her north Spokane home March 2 has a history of similar actions, court documents allege.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
Spokane police arrested a man Monday on suspicion of lighting a car on fire in north Spokane.
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018
Two months after a fire tore through her home, Devan Howe-Kizzar is still unsure how to move on from that night. With no cash, renter’s insurance or assets, she’s unsure …
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 1:02 p.m.
At the center of the investigation into crimes against Jehovah’s Witnesses – including two fires that destroyed worship centers – is a question that has vexed Washington state investigators, the …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 7:07 p.m.
‘I’m sure he was trying to come home’: Former Shock player Ellison dies on side of road in California
A former starting linebacker and defensive back for Spokane Shock arena football team died last Thursday due to unknown causes on the freeway in San Fernando Valley, according to the …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 7:07 a.m.
Two units in a historic apartment building near downtown Spokane were damaged by flames Monday morning. Police arrested a woman on suspicion of arson following the fire that neighbors say …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 10:35 p.m.
Pullman police arrested a 19-year-old Cheney man Monday for allegedly starting several fires on Washington State University’s Greek Row.
Thu., July 26, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Greek authorities said Thursday there were serious indications that a deadly wildfire that gutted a vacation resort near Athens was started deliberately, while experts warned that the devastated coastal town …
Thu., July 19, 2018, 3:29 p.m.
Federal investigators say the shooting and three arsons at places of worship for Jehovah’s Witnesses in western Washington state are connected.
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
$25,000 reward offered for information leading to arrest, conviction in Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall arson fires, shooting
Multiple law enforcement agencies gathered Wednesday morning in Olympia to announce a reward for information regarding three arson fires and one shooting at three Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall locations in …
Tue., July 3, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
The Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah’s Witnesses in Olympia was destroyed by fire early Tuesday, the second time since March that area fire crews have extinguished a blaze at 2225 …
UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A 33-year-old Spokane man has been arrested on suspicion of arson and criminal mischief at a rural lodge.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 9:26 p.m.
After an investigation that lasted more than a year, a team of local, state and federal authorities believe they have found the man responsible for three arson fires north of …
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
Sojourners’ Alliance Executive Director Steve Bonnar said Thursday it will take at least eight months to repair the transitional housing facility on North Van Buren Street, significantly damaged by a …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 11:32 a.m.
A suspected arsonist told police he was high on meth and hearing voices when he set fire to a transitional housing facility in Moscow, Idaho.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
No criminal charges will be filed against three Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies who in June shot a man accused of setting his Spokane Valley hotel room on fire.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
A 21-year-old homeless man who was kidnapped Saturday was located by Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Spokane police, the Spokane Fire Department and ATF are looking for a man suspected of lighting Beacon Cleaners on fire on Aug. 11.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 12:57 p.m.
Idaho officials have sent an $84,500 bill to the parent of a juvenile after fire investigators determined the juvenile started a wildfire with mortar-style fireworks.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
Beacon Cleaners on Spokane’s South Hill was intentionally set on fire Thursday morning.
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
Oregon State Police say they are confident they’ve identified the primary suspect in starting the Eagle Creek Fire – a 15-year-old Vancouver boy – and are conducting a thorough investigation …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 10:03 p.m.
The Great Northern Railway lost 23 freight cars to arson in one day, and authorities suspected that it might be the work of the Wobblies. The fires broke out simultaneously …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Authorities have issued a search warrant for a 22-year-old Mead man suspected of setting a number of fires over the past three years, including a 2015 fire that cost $2 …