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Spokane man sentenced to 11 years for assault

A 39-year-old man who previously sprayed bear mace at Spokane police and himself in a confrontation two summers ago will spend more than a decade in prison after striking a …

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 …

Use of force review board: Yakima police officer ‘reasonable’ in kicking pepper-sprayed teen at fair

A Yakima police officer who was videotaped kicking a teenager who’d been pepper-sprayed has been put back on patrol and will not face administrative action after a use of force …

Pepper spray discharges during flight to Hawaii, 15 treated

A can of pepper spray went off inside a plane headed from Oakland, California, to Maui on Friday, requiring emergency help for several people aboard, Hawaiian Airlines said.

80-year-old Walmart employee pepper-sprayed by shoplifters

Police are searching for a man accused of pepper-spraying an 80-year-old Walmart employee in Kentucky.

Three teens accused of pepper-spraying Portland bus driver

Portland police arrested a young woman and two girls accused of attacking a bus driver with spit and pepper spray.

Mall fights send post-holiday shoppers scrambling for exits

Fights broke out at malls around the country Monday night sending shoppers, who were looking for post-holiday deals, scrambling for the exits.

Spokane Valley man poses as his wife on Facebook to lure and attack her lover

A Spokane Valley man faces criminal assault charges after posing as his wife online, meeting up with her lover, then pepper spraying and beating him with a metal object.

Warrant issued for man suspected of pepper spraying barista during robbery

Spokane police issued a warrant Thursday for the arrest of a man wanted for robbing and pepper spraying a barista at a drive-through coffee shop last week.

Woman uses Mace during Rite Aid robbery

Police said a woman used pepper spray on two Rite Aid employees during a shoplifting-turned-robbery this morning.

Man pepper sprays barista before stealing car

A man used pepper spray on a drive-through coffee shop barista this morning and drove away with her car, police said.

Woman assaulted with pepper spray at Home Depot

A woman upset over an elderly couple’s driving pepper sprayed a 72-year-old disabled woman at a north Spokane Home Depot on Sunday.

Expert details benefits of bear spray in trailer at Big Horn Show

Hike in groups in bear country. Keep food and trash away from bears.

Gregoire: Prison guards should wear body alarms

Corrections officers in the state should wear personal body alarms, carry pepper spray and make other safety improvements to avoid future attacks like the one that killed a guard at …

Medical Lake family attacked with pepper spray

A 31-year-old Medical Lake man is accused of assaulting a family with pepper spray in a dispute over a tricycle. Andrew Nelson Evans was arrested after sheriff’s deputies found a …

Man accused of pepper-spraying couple, 3-year-old

A 31-year-old Medical Lake man is accused of assaulting a family with pepper spray in a dispute over a tricycle.