Stories tagged: public safety
Tue., May 17, 2016, 7:01 p.m.
A Spokane work release employee has been fired and may face criminal charges after she was accused of having a sexual relationship with an inmate she was supervising. Amber Sweet …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 5:54 p.m.
A man is in the Spokane County Jail after being arrested Monday for reportedly crashing a car and then getting into a fight with a Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy and …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 5:31 p.m.
Police are looking for a man involved in a possible attempted carjacking in downtown Coeur d’Alene late Friday. A woman called police around 11:15 p.m. Friday to report being approached …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 5:04 p.m.
Police are investigating a second death on the railroad tracks in downtown Spokane in as many months.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
A review board came to the same conclusion as numerous previous analyses of the death of a 15-year-old bicyclist in Spokane Valley - that a sheriff’s deputy did not hit …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department will have an extra six months to work with the Department of Justice on proposed changes to use of force policies and procedures.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 1:07 p.m.
A mistrial was declared Tuesday afternoon in the week-long trial of former Spokane Police Guild president John Gately Gately was accused of obstructing an investigation into a fellow officer accused …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 12:46 p.m.
The next Spokane police chief may not have the same ability as former Chief Frank Straub to hire and fire top staff if a proposal by City Council President Ben …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 8:20 a.m.
A Kettle Falls couple that had been missing since early May was found dead in the Kettle River Monday afternoon. The Washington State Patrol reported Paul H. Schneider, 72 and …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 6:09 p.m.
Former Spokane Police Guild president John Gately testified in his misdemeanor trial Monday that he told a fellow officer under investigation for rape that the county might want to collect …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 4:34 p.m.
A telephone scammer is impersonating a Spokane Police Department lieutenant, and telling victims they owe the police money, according to a police news release.
Mon., May 16, 2016, 3:36 p.m.
Reforms needed to increase public trust and transparency in the Citizen’s Advisory Board for the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office will require a paid staff member, according to a 13-page report.
Fri., May 13, 2016, 6:32 p.m.
The trial for triple murder suspect Roy Murry appears to be on track for its May 23 start date even though the case was briefly assigned to four different judges …
Fri., May 13, 2016, 12:21 p.m.
Two armed, masked men robbed the Hico Village at 1201 N. Barker Road shortly after 3:30 a.m. Friday.
Fri., May 13, 2016, 8:56 a.m.
Spokane Police are searching for a man who robbed a Rite Aid in the 5800 block of North Division Street. The suspect is described as a black male in his …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 5:33 p.m.
Sen. Michael Baumgartner headed a meeting of local and state legislators Thursday discussing the potential to ban sales of marijuana where strong alcoholic drinks are already outlawed. But it’s unlikely …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 5:05 p.m.
The U.S. Justice Department is supporting the right of criminal defendants to sue Idaho over inadequate public defense in a case that involves two North Idaho prosecutions. Attorney General Loretta …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 1:22 p.m.
A Coeur d’Alene woman was in an Oregon courtroom this week for the sentencing of a man who kidnapped, raped and tortured her in the 1980s and spent over two …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 7:47 a.m.
Spokane police are investigating an overnight stabbing near the House of Charity.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 5:50 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department has released the names of the officers involved in a shooting at the West Wynn Motel on Sunset Boulevard on May 2.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 5:23 p.m.
Attorney for Spokane officer accused of obstructing rape investigation says client worked to perform dual roles
Prosecutors argued Wednesday that two phone calls made by the former Spokane Police Guild president delayed the investigation into a rape accusation against another officer and prevented them from collecting …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 4:37 p.m.
A woman is in serious condition at a local hospital after she was reportedly hit in the head with a table leg on Tuesday.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 3:50 p.m.
A man believed to be involved in a chase where shots were fired at a Bonner County Sheriff’s Deputy Tuesday has been arrested by the Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Office.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
Fire investigators have been unable to determine the cause of an explosion and house fire near Cheney on April 30 and the remains of the house are unsafe to enter …
Tue., May 10, 2016, 5:21 p.m.
Test results show that a woman who was one of three people to found dead in Spokane County on March 9 died from drug toxicity, according to the Spokane County …
Tue., May 10, 2016, 5:04 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department has identified the four officers involved in a shooting in front of Zola at 22 W. Main in downtown Spokane on May 1.
Tue., May 10, 2016, 4:49 p.m.
Aaron D. Johnson, like many others in the state, was cycled through jail and hospitals before being shot by police for a second time this month. Lawmakers say more money …
Tue., May 10, 2016, 1:19 p.m.
A nun saved a sleeping man from a house fire early Sunday morning after she banged on the door to wake him up.
Tue., May 10, 2016, 9:13 a.m.
With a week left to go before Spokane closes applications for a new police chief, the city already has 17 candidates to consider.
Mon., May 9, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
Many prospective jurors in the trial of former Spokane Police Guild president John Gately said they’d heard something about the case on the news, but few recalled the details of …