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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019

Naked man holding tree branches arrested in downtown Spokane

Police arrested a naked man Tuesday morning who appeared high and was holding tree branches in both hands while fleeing in downtown Spokane.

UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019

Spokane marijuana business owner illegally sold wax and traded hundreds of pounds of weed for new car, police say

The owner of a local marijuana growing operation is facing criminal charges for allegedly selling large quantities of “weed wax” illegally.

UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019

Former California police officer sentenced in Spokane County for molesting child

A former Vernon, California, police officer was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years to life in prison after a jury convicted him on two counts of molesting a 7-year-old girl.

UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019

Steady stream of Spokane gun owners shed bump stocks in state program

For one gun owner, the bump stock was just a hunk of plastic that didn’t work as advertised and had been taking up space in his drawer for the past …

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: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019

Social media extortion could become felony crime in Washington

Demanding money to remove false information posted about a person or a business on social media could become a felony in Washington.

A serial ‘dine-and-dasher’ left women to pay, police say. He faces 10 felony charges.

Moon is one at least eight known women who allegedly ended up footing the bill after police say Gonzales, 45, invited them out to dinner via online dating then ditched …

Former Washington deputy sentenced in Montana for felony

A former Washington deputy has been given a three-year deferred sentence after he drove through a crash scene and led police on a chase in western Montana while inebriated.

Oregon senator wants making threats against schools a felony

A person threatening to attack a school could be charged with a felony and not just a misdemeanor in Oregon under an amendment introduced Monday amid a spate of threats …

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.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017

Black man attacked at white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces felony charge

The black man beaten in a Charlottesville, Virginia, parking garage by white supremacists after a “Unite the Right” rally has been charged with a crime in connection with the incident, …

UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017

A surprising number of men in Washington aren’t registering for the draft. That’s a felony.

Federal officials say nearly 1 out of 6 young men in Washington state are committing a felony, and they might not even know it.

UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017

Felony charges for two who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood

California prosecutors say two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood have been charged with 15 felonies.

Actor Anthony Michael Hall accused of attacking neighbor

“Breakfast Club” actor Anthony Michael Hall is facing a charge of felony battery with serious bodily injury after he allegedly shoved a neighbor to the ground and broke his wrist, …

Oregon judge indicted for allegedly providing gun to felon

A Marion County Circuit judge who is fighting to convince the Oregon Supreme Court to let him keep his seat has been arraigned on felony charges that he twice provided …

GOP seeks to block McAuliffe’s latest felon voting effort

Virginia Republicans are trying to block Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s latest effort to restore voting rights to thousands of felons who’ve completed their sentences.

Man who ‘pistol-whipped’ woman gets nine-year sentence

A 36-year-old man will spend more than nine years in prison for “pistol-whipping” and strangling a woman who disturbed him while he was sleeping, the Spokane Police Department said Wednesday.

Couple arrested in Deer Park in connection to Spokane bank robberies

A team of detectives and patrol officers converged on a Deer Park gas station Thursday evening and arrested a couple suspected of carrying out two bank robberies late last month …

Man investigated for California sex assault released from Spokane jail

A man facing multiple felony charges in Spokane and under investigation for a sexual assault in Beverly Hills, California, posted bond at the county jail this week hours after police …

Spokane County prosecutor linked to felon by texts, video, bikini photo

More than a thousand texts, surveillance video and a bikini photograph have linked a convicted felon to a suspended Spokane County deputy prosecutor, who now faces potential charges of rendering …

Two guilty in bank heists

Two Spokane men pleaded guilty to bank robbery charges in federal court Monday, more than a year after three local branches were hit in the span of a week. Charles …

Spokane man convicted of murder in ex-girlfriend’s stabbing death

A Spokane man likely will spend the rest of his life behind bars after a jury convicted him of murder in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend, whose body was …

Arrest illustrates state’s tough stance on illicit pot

A 19-year-old arrested by a Washington State Patrol trooper on suspicion of carrying less than an ounce of pot, cash, baggies and a scale faces a felony charge – an …

No bail required for suspect in child sex case

A 53-year-old Spokane machine shop owner who investigators say had a 10-month email exchange soliciting sex with an undercover Seattle detective posing as a 15-year-old prostitute was released from jail …

Police: Neighbors help nab hit-and-run suspect

Roderick Thomas, 25, was apprehended with the help of witnesses after an injury accident he allegedly fled from Monday afternoon, according to police.

Convicted felon back in Spokane court for firearms charges

A convicted felon who police said has twice attempted to conceal firearms he carried from law enforcement will be back in Spokane Superior Court this afternoon. Jacob Peckham, 26, has …

Deputies arrest three people with 24 felony convictions between them

Spokane County sheriff’s deputies arrested three suspects with 24 felony convictions between them after a high speed chase through Spokane Valley on Friday morning.

Colville police officer charged on alleged sexual misconduct

Rex Newport faces seven charges in connection with a series of alleged sexual encounters with intoxicated women dating back to 2011. Newport remains on administrative leave from the Colville Police …

Shotgun confrontation leads to convicted felon’s arrest

Spokane Police arrested John Burnham, 45, a six-time convicted felon Friday after reports he was aiming a shotgun at two people.

Ehlo released from jail, ordered not to contact family

Former NBA and WSU basketball standout Craig Ehlo appeared in court Friday, where a superior court judge released him on his own recognizance and ordered him not to contact his …