Stories tagged: public safety
Sat., June 4, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
A body was recovered from the Spokane River west of the Maple Street Bridge early Saturday afternoon.
Fri., June 3, 2016, 4:50 p.m.
Spokane Valley Sheriff’s deputies conducting surveillance on a man they suspected was a prolific thief arrested him Friday after they watched him leave a store with a stolen item and …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 4:50 p.m.
Police have confirmed a break-in at the marijuana store Royal’s Cannabis at 7115 N. Division Street early Thursday morning but are releasing few details.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department shut down a North Spokane home recently after it was declared a chronic nuisance by a judge.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 4:42 p.m.
Spokane Valley will pick new police chief among candidates selected by Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich
Thu., June 2, 2016, 3:08 p.m.
A man led police and Sheriff’s deputies on a wild high speed chase late Wednesday, much of it after two of his tires had been flattened by spike strips.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 2:04 p.m.
A marijuana producer and processor in the 1800 block of North Langley has been robbed twice since March and police are looking for help in identifying the suspects.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
Kyle Odom’s attorney asked a judge Thursday to lower the bond for the man charged with shooting Pastor Tim Remington six times outside a Coeur d’Alene church. The bond, set …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
A homeless woman told Spokane police she was drugged and repeatedly raped while being held for several days in a storage unit in the Chief Garry Park neighborhood.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 11:54 a.m.
An 11-year-old boy was killed and a 1-year-old boy seriously injured in a head-on car crash Wednesday afternoon near Royal City, the Granty County Sheriff’s Office reported. Josue L. Amenta …
Wed., June 1, 2016, 5:12 p.m.
The Banner Bank at 508 W. Third Avenue was robbed Wednesday afternoon, the third bank robbery in the area in the last week. The initial description of the suspect is …
Wed., June 1, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
Wood chips in a large steel hopper caught fire Wednesday afternoon at The Pallet Place at 10315 E. Buckeye Lane in Spokane Valley.
Wed., June 1, 2016, 4:26 p.m.
Robert Delao, 41, has previously served time in prison on a manslaughter charge and other crimes tied to gang activity. He apologized to the families of the victims in James …
Wed., June 1, 2016, 3:58 p.m.
Spokane police officers were justified in shooting Jason M. Smith in his father’s Hillyard driveway in October, the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has ruled.
Tue., May 31, 2016, 9:58 p.m.
Crews are battling a 100-acre wildfire in steep terrain in Lincoln County. Firefighters were called to an area northeast of Fort Spokane and west of Lilienthal Mountain about 3:10 p.m. …
Sun., May 29, 2016, 4:16 p.m.
Two wildfires erupted Sunday afternoon in Eastern Washington. The first is burning across rugged terrain in Grant County, where smoke can be seen by the crowds attending the Sasquatch Music …
Fri., May 27, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
Former Ferris High School assistant principal Todd Bender will spend 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to child molestation, Spokane County Superior Court Judge Harold Clarke III ruled Friday …
Fri., May 27, 2016, 12:10 p.m.
Dr. Suzan Marshall continues to question the police explanation for her husband’s death, five months after his body was found floating on the north shore of the Spokane River.
Fri., May 27, 2016, 7:46 a.m.
The second woman killed in a one-car crash Wednesday night in Pend Oreille County was 30-year-old Mindy T. Carter, the Washington State Patrol said.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
A robbery was reported at the Banner Bank in the 4400 block of North Division shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday and police are looking for the suspect.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 5:15 p.m.
Jason C. Youker, 47, was arrested in September 2014 on charges tied to the sale of drugs on his property. Investigators said he was planning on constructing a compound in …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 4:17 p.m.
Spokane Police arrested a man Wednesday afternoon they believe is responsible for the theft of several packages taken off people’s front porches recently.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 4:02 p.m.
A man inside the Spokane County Jail on several trespassing charges is now facing a charge of first-degree assault for allegedly hitting another inmate repeatedly with a broom handle.
Wed., May 25, 2016, 5:29 p.m.
Jamie Pendleton must serve 300 hours community service and pay roughly $1,000 to the owner of a debit card he stole from a mailbox in Post Falls last summer, a …
Wed., May 25, 2016, 3:54 p.m.
The man accused of shooting Coeur d’Alene Pastor Tim Remington in March no longer faces a charge of attempted murder. The Kootenai County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office dropped that charge Wednesday …
Wed., May 25, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
Police dog Laslo is back on the job after a violent struggle with a domestic violence suspect Tuesday evening.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 5:40 p.m.
A judge has ordered Harlan Douglass’ former personal assistant to surrender the title to his 2015 Ford F-150 truck to his attorney after Douglass alleged in a civil lawsuit that …
Tue., May 24, 2016, 12:19 p.m.
A Moscow man has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2015 shooting deaths of three people and the wounding of a fourth.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 4:22 p.m.
A former high school teacher in Coeur d’Alene was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for molesting a 5-year-old family member. Daniel Abram Taylor was sentenced by 1st District …
Mon., May 23, 2016, 4:16 p.m.
Several schools in the Spokane-area were evacuated or locked down after receiving automated threats, Monday.