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Driver arrested after running into Idaho trooper’s car

An Athol man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly crashing into an Idaho State Police car and attempting to flee the scene. The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kyle M. Hodgson, …

Seahawks’ Coleman arrested in hit-and-run investigation

Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman was suspended indefinitely by the team Thursday after his arrest in a hit-and-run investigation.

Man found injured on side of road; family seeks information

A Medical Lake man is lucky to be alive after he was apparently hit by a car Sunday night as he walked to a gas station near his home. Rick …

No leads in apparent Medical Lake hit-and-run

A Medical Lake man who was seriously injured in a hit-and-run Sunday night is lucky to be alive, his family said. Now, they’re hoping to find out what happened to …

Deputies seek information on Spokane Valley hit-and-run

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office investigators are seeking information from the public about a Friday night hit-and-run collision in Spokane Valley.

Fatally injured pedestrian had been drinking with driver, police say

The driver arrested Wednesday for allegedly hitting and killing a pedestrian on U.S. Highway 2 had been drinking with the victim at a local bar prior to the collision, according …

Woman pleads not guilty in fatal hit and run

Spokane Valley resident Tammy A. Hodge pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning to leaving the scene of the fatal crash that killed cyclist Robert R. Royer on Sept. 2.

Police searching for two hit and run drivers

Spokane Police are searching for two hit and run drivers who have struck pedestrians this month.

Felony charges recommended in fatal hit and run

Spokane Valley Police Department investigators have recommended that Tammy A. Hodge, 43, be charged with felony hit and run in the crash that killed Robert R. Royer, 47, on Sept. …

Car impounded after hit-and-run kills bicyclist in Spokane Valley

A bicyclist killed in a hit-and-run crash early Tuesday morning was the father of a baby less than a month old. Robert R. Royer, 47, was hit by a car …

Investigators impound car they believe struck and killed bicyclist

Late Tuesday, Spokane County Sheriff’s officials announced that they impounded a sedan that they believe struck bicyclist Robert R. Royer.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 2, 2014

Driver sought in fatal hit-and-run in Spokane Valley

A bicycle rider has been killed in a hit-and-run crash in Spokane Valley. Robert R. Royer, 47, was riding north over the Interstate 90 overpass at Park Road around 1:30 …

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.

Police: Intoxicated driver hits patrol car, flees

A Spokane man was arrested early this morning after allegedly hitting a police cruiser with his vehicle, then fleeing a short distance before being caught, according to a news release.

Hit and run suspect reportedly swallowed drugs

The suspect in a Wednesday hit and run accident near Division and Magnesium is still in critical condition at a local hospital. Investigators believe the man, identified as Tracy L. …

Owner of gold SUV cleared of involvement in fatal hit-and-run

The owner of a gold SUV impounded Monday has been cleared of any involvement in a fatal hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian, according to Spokane police.

Police find possible lead in fatal hit-and-run

Spokane police have impounded a gold SUV they think may have been involved in a fatal hit-and-run last month, but its registered owner says she was home at the time …

UPDATED: Wed., March 12, 2014

Police impound vehicle of interest in fatal hit-and-run

A gold GMC Yukon has been identified by police as possibly the vehicle that struck Don Foster, 55, in a fatal hit-and-run accident in the Chief Garry neighborhood last month.

Shawn Vestal: As man dies in roadway, nobody stops

Who killed Don Foster? The question lingers, almost two weeks after the shameful, ugly spectacle of Foster’s death. Police are still looking for a gold or tan SUV – a …

No crosswalk at site of fatal hit-and-run

The intersection where a 55-year-old man was struck by multiple drivers and killed Sunday is known to be unfriendly to pedestrians, but there are no immediate plans for improvements. Don …

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2014

Man killed in hit and run on Mission Avenue

A man was killed Sunday night on Mission Avenue at South Riverton Drive in an apparent hit-and-run, Spokane police said.

Coeur d’Alene police respond to hit and run where vehicle crashed into home

Coeur d’Alene police responded to a hit and run where a vehicle drove into the side of a house Thursday night.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2013

Car crashes into North Spokane church auditorium

Spokane police responded early Tuesday morning to a car that crashed through a North Spokane church’s wall and into the auditorium. The driver fled the scene on foot and has …

Teens arrested after sword attack

Two teenage boys were arrested Tuesday after what law enforcement describes as a drug-fueled crime spree during which they assaulted one boy’s mother with a sword and planned to eat …

Driver arrested for hit and run, vehicular homicide

Authorities with the Washington State Patrol have apprehended a man for hitting and killing a pedestrian tonight after fleeing a separate hit and run collision.

Addiction counselor charged with murder in DUI

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — The convertible hit Phillip Moreno so hard that it knocked him out of his shoes and lodged him in the windshield. As he lay dying on …

Addiction counselor charged with murder in DUI

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — The convertible hit Phillip Moreno so hard it knocked him out of his shoes and lodged him in the windshield. As he lay dying on the …

WSP has possible suspect in deadly hit and run

The Washington State Patrol has impounded a vehicle that may be connected to a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian this week.

WSP identifies woman killed in hit-and-run

The pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run collision Tuesday night on state Route 231 in Stevens County was identified by the Washington State Patrol early this morning.

Hit-and-run kills pedestrian in Stevens County

A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run collision tonight on state Route 231 in Stevens County.