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UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019

K9 cop helps apprehend man accused of resisting arrest

A man who allegedly tried to escape a traffic stop Thursday night and led Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies on a car chase was apprehended after a sheriff’s K9 stopped the …

Chases end in crash, arrest

Spokane police arrested a 21-year-old woman Sunday after she drove away from a traffic stop and continued to laugh as officers chased her through southeast Spokane until one officer finally …

Driver fleeing police causes head-on crash

A Spokane Valley man fleeing police in his Volvo crashed head-on into a car on Sullivan Road Sunday evening, injuring two people.

UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2012

Police: Felon fleeing officers injures 2 in crash

Spokane police arrested a repeat offender Thursday night for driving recklessly, eluding police and causing a collision that blocked a northside intersection for hours.

Chronic eluder arrested for second time in three weeks

A Spokane man arrested at gunpoint after a police chase three weeks ago was picked up again Tuesday morning after another chase with law enforcement. A profusely sweaty Michael S. …

Police chase ends with river rescue

A man driving a stolen car fled in the vehicle and then jumped into the Spokane River before being pulled out by police this morning, authorities say. Douglas Baker, 23, …

Idaho man shot, killed after hitting trooper with car

A North Idaho man with an extensive criminal history was shot and killed by a Post Falls police officer early Monday after striking a state trooper with his car, police …

Idaho trooper cleared in shooting that left fugitive dead

An Idaho State Police trooper who shot a fugitive to death during a pursuit north of Coeur d’Alene in February will not face charges. Trooper Dan Howard was justified when …

Driver shocked with Taser after Valley police chase

An intoxicated driver was shocked with a Taser this morning after a high-speed police chase that ended with his SUV slamming through an iron fence and striking a carport at …

Suspect found under trailer

Spokane police early Thursday spotted a maroon Dodge Neon believed to have been used in a robbery hours earlier and arrested two people, one in connection with the robbery.

Man lands in river, jail on 21st birthday

An Okanogan man marked his 21st birthday by fleeing police, plunging his car into the Palouse River and going to jail. Whitman County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Keith Cooper attempted to …

Man arrested after officers chase stolen vehicle

A fugitive sex offender armed with knives and driving a stolen vehicle led officers on a chase Monday through west Spokane, police said.

In brief: DUI pursuit ends in crash, arrest

A suspected drunken driver took a state trooper on a chase from Interstate 90 on the east side of Spokane into Browne’s Addition late Tuesday. No one was injured in …

Police chase ends with spinout in Browne’s Addition

A freeway driver suspected of driving while intoxicated took a Washington State Patrol trooper on a chase across Spokane late Tuesday, ending when the trooper caused the fleeing driver’s vehicle …