Stories tagged: public safety
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 10:02 p.m.
Mark Rypien admitted to hitting his wife despite couple’s insistence he didn’t commit domestic violence, police say
According to arresting officer Todd Brownlee’s report of the incident, Rypien acknowledged hitting his wife Danielle Rypien on Sunday, June 30, near Maple Street and Garland Avenue in his car …
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 8:28 p.m.
A 32-year-old Newport woman was airlifted to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane early Thursday morning following a suspected DUI crash.
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 8:38 p.m.
The department identified the officers as Justin Bangs, Jacob Brazle, Kyle Cannon, Matthew Edward, Ryan Germain, Nathan Herbig, Jacob Proctor and Casey Ziegler.
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 7:54 p.m.
Trevor J. Stephan, 24, was arrested Tuesday for the May 16 hit-and-run in Airway Heights that left Jackson Lawless dead.
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 9:45 p.m.
Sparber has served as interim director of Spokane County Detention Services since February, when
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
A stolen purse could be the motivation behind this weekend’s fatal drive-by shooting in the Wandermere area.
Tue., July 9, 2019
Witnesses said a second man was armed with a pistol as he ran from Coeur d’Alene police officers in the chaos that followed two shooting incidents at a Fourth of …
UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 10:44 p.m.
First responders were called to the crash at Market Street and Bismark Avenue at 7:23 p.m. The man on the motorcycle was taken to a hospital. The driver of the …
UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 10:54 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene police tight-lipped about 18-year-old’s medical condition after officer-involved shooting
Police officials on Monday refused to disclose the medical condition of Tyler Rambo, the 18-year-old who was shot by Coeur d’Alene officers after allegedly firing a gun in a crowd …
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 12:20 p.m.
Witnesses said police used a pursuit intervention technique, or PIT maneuver, to stop the suspect’s Ford Expedition after a high-speed chase Monday evening. The vehicle crashed in a yard at …
UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
A SWAT team including Coeur d’Alene police officers and Kootenai County sheriff’s deputies responded to the apartment after 4 p.m. and cordoned off the area near Fourth Street and Wallace …
UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019, 9:10 p.m.
Woman slain in drive-by shooting in Wandermere neighborhood; deputies searching for at least one assailant
A woman was killed in a drive-by shooting Sunday afternoon in the Wandermere area north of Spokane, and authorities were still searching for one or more assailants Sunday evening.
UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019, 7:47 p.m.
A Spokane police officer shot at but did not hit a wanted person on the lower South Hill on Saturday afternoon. No one was hurt and the suspect was arrested.
Sat., July 6, 2019, 5 a.m.
Late Saturday, May 11 – a day before Mother’s Day – he departed the Walmart store on Colton Street in north Spokane headed somewhere. Perhaps headed home, or maybe to …
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 6:19 p.m.
Brianna McCabe, 24, spent the past year in a jail cell after an arrest on drug charges. Amid skyrocketing opioid use on the Palouse, she says her time behind bars …
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 7:54 p.m.
A Washington State Patrol dispatcher said the crash was reported about 3:45 p.m. The truck was westbound when it veered off the roadway near the Salnave Road exit.
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 2:03 p.m.
Spokane police say a man barged into his neighbor’s home this weekend armed with “large kitchen style knives” in each hand – and was then shot in the chest by …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 10:24 a.m.
Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien, who was arrested Sunday on suspicion of domestic violence, wrote in a joint statement with his wife that he didn’t commit a crime.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 9:28 p.m.
The body of a man was found Tuesday afternoon on the bank of the Spokane River just south of the T.J. Meenach Bridge following reports of a missing inner-tuber. He …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 9:04 p.m.
Spokane police say a woman riding a Lime electric scooter was injured Tuesday afternoon in a collision with a vehicle.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 6:36 p.m.
A court commissioner released former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien from jail Monday at the behest of his wife, named in court records as a victim of domestic violence.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
A man accused of trying to kidnap an 11-year-old child during Hoopfest on Sunday was yelling “Amber Alert! Amber Alert!” court records say.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 4:48 p.m.
The encounter began at about 2:30 a.m. when Deputy Thomas Walton pulled over a red sedan with no front or rear license plates on Broadway Avenue a few blocks east …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
Spokane police recommend charge of second-degree arson for man accused of setting downtown ATM on fire, returning to pee on it
A man accused of setting an ATM on fire – and then urinating on it – was arrested Friday on suspicion of second-degree arson.
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
A garage fire in Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood – with flames so hot it melted plastic on an RV parked on the street – spread to a century-old house Friday morning, …
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Police did not find a suspect in a reported shooting in the Grandview-Thorpe neighborhood, a small cluster of homes in the city’s southwest corner. No one was hurt.
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019, 8:03 p.m.
A man was rescued from the Spokane River Thursday morning near the T.J. Meenach Bridge after Spokane police say he waded across the fast-moving water as code enforcement cleared away …
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 7 p.m.
A Bonner County man was airlifted to a hospital Tuesday night with serious injuries after being trapped under a conveyer belt at the Stimson Lumber Co. mill in Priest River.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 8:01 p.m.
At about 1 a.m. Wednesday, a security guard at the Bank of America Financial Center building at 601 W. Riverside Ave. caught a man setting something on fire and placing …
Tue., June 25, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
A man who directed a laser pointer at a Spokane County Sheriff’s helicopter was sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day of time served.