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UPDATED: Tue., March 10, 2020

Post Falls police sergeant wounded by gunfire released from hospital

A Post Falls police sergeant who was shot in the abdomen last week while attempting to arrest a wanted man was released from the hospital Tuesday morning.

Authorities identify dead man in Post Falls standoff as wanted man police were seeking

Thomas W. Boland, 53, was found dead inside a home at 111 S. Bentley Place overnight Tuesday. Authorities have not said what caused Boland’s death, but he exchanged gunfire with …

UPDATED: Wed., March 4, 2020

Post Falls police sergeant in stable condition after shooting; man found dead in home

Sgt. Justin Anderson, 36, was awake and recovering from surgery Wednesday at Kootenai Health. He had been attempting to arrest Thomas W. Boland, 53, when the shooting occurred Tuesday night.

UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019

Post Falls police searching for missing 15-year-old

Post Falls police said Monday they were searching for a 15-year-old girl who went missing more than three weeks ago.

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017

Two arrested after fight leaves adult, child injured in North Idaho

An adult and a 10-year-old were injured after an altercation spiraled into a SWAT-response incident in North Idaho Friday evening.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017

Post Falls police search for man accused of tying up elderly couple and robbing them

Post Falls police are searching for a man they believed tied up an elderly couple in their home and stole their SUV and other items.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017

Post Falls Police Chief Scot Haug to retire

Post Falls Police Chief Scot Haug has announced his plans to retire, but says he will stay on the job until March 31 to finish a few projects and allow …

UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017

Missing Post Falls teens safely located

Two missing Post Falls teens were safely located Monday morning after going missing Saturday evening.

Post Falls Police Officer charged with DUI after off-duty car accident

Post Falls Police officer Brenda Knight has been charged with a DUI after an off-duty car accident Saturday night near Rathdrum, Idaho.

Police: Masked person used missing Post Falls man’s ATM card, pickup

Police in Post Falls released a surveillance video Monday night of a person driving a truck belonging to William “Bo” Kirk, a 41-year-old medical professional who’s been missing since Saturday …

Driver of car involved in child’s death arrested on drug charges

The driver of a car involved in a collision that killed an 8-year-old bicyclist in Post Falls on Monday was arrested on an outstanding traffic warrant and for possession of …

Idaho state senator wants ISP to conduct instant racing investigation

A state senator from Coeur d’Alene says he thinks the Idaho State Police is the right agency to investigate the legality of slot-like machines known as instant horse racing terminals …

Horse race machines spark debate for Idaho tribes, casinos

“Instant racing” machines flash neon colors at the Greyhound Park and Event Center in Post Falls, where for as little as a quarter, people can wager on historical horse races. …

UPDATED: Tue., July 8, 2014

Man suspected of strangling woman, child in Post Falls

A Post Falls man has been arrested in connection with the deaths of his wife and young daughter, officials said.

One person in critical condition after officer-involved shooting on I-90

Four Idaho law enforcement agencies were involved in a shooting at 2 a.m. that has closed the westbound lanes of Interstate 90.

UPDATED: Wed., May 14, 2014

Post Falls police arrest alleged morning bank robber

A man robbed a Post Falls bank at gunpoint Wednesday morning and took off in a blue Buick sedan, police said.

Post Falls Police looking for payday loan robber

A man entered the Cash n’ Go business at 740 N. Cecil Road around 11 a.m. Monday, claiming to have a gun and demanding cash, according to police.

Agencies work to reverse increase in Inland Northwest suicide rates

A regular face at the Post Falls Senior Center was absent for the recent Wednesday lunch when a policewoman spoke about protecting local seniors, briefly touching on the high rates …

Authorities: Fatal police shooting justified

Two Post Falls police officers and an Idaho State Police corporal were justified when they shot a fugitive to death in March during a chase that ended in a cul-de-sac …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2012

Police justified in Idaho shooting; video released

Two Post Falls police officers and and Idaho State Police corporal were justified when they shot a fugitive to death in March during a chase that ended in a cul-de-sac …

Man sentenced for killing dog with hammer

A Post Falls man who beat his dog with a hammer as his neighbor watched in horror has been sentenced to six months in jail. Calvin Franklin Palmer, 53, who …

Prowling suspect found asleep in Post Falls car

An alleged car prowler was arrested when Post Falls police found him unconscious early this morning in one of the cars he’s suspected of burglarizing.

Fatal end to police chase captured on home video

A homeowner says his surveillance video brings into question the official account of why law enforcement shot and killed a North Idaho fugitive three weeks ago, though police warn against …

UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2012

3 officers who shot N. Idaho fugitive identified

Two Post Falls police officers and an Idaho State Police corporal fired shots at a fugitive early Monday after a chase, investigators announced today.

Multiple officers shot at North Idaho fugitive

Investigators said today that more than one officer fired at a North Idaho fugitive early Monday, killing him.

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 …

UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2012

Man killed by Post Falls police identified

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

Post Falls police to take crime reports via text

POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Crime fighting in Post Falls is going high-tech. Dispatchers here are taking crime reports via text and email at The messages display on a …

Post Falls police continue search for missing woman

Post Falls police are continuing the search for a missing and possibly endangered woman today. Cheryl Corbett has not had contact with her family since Thursday. Police are checking the …

Post Falls police seek missing woman

Post Falls police need help finding a missing woman who is considered endangered. Cheryl Corbett, 61, was last seen Thursday about 4 p.m. in the Waterside area of Post Falls …