Stories tagged: public safety
Mon., May 2, 2016, 3:43 p.m.
A 22-year-old man is thought to have drowned at Palouse Falls Sunday, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says.
Mon., May 2, 2016, 8:03 a.m.
Spokane police arrested domestic violence suspect Aaron W. Strom late Sunday night outside Cheney.
Sun., May 1, 2016, 6:24 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department is asking the public to be on the lookout for a wanted domestic violence suspect thought to be in the Indian Trail area. He may be …
Sun., May 1, 2016, 4 a.m.
He forgives the man alleged to have shot him six times outside his Coeur d’Alene church – a gesture of grace that should surprise no one who knows Pastor Tim …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
Police confirmed that one person jumped from a suspension bridge in Riverfront Park on Thursday afternoon.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
A man is in critical condition after being stabbed Friday afternoon at the West Wynn Motel on Sunset Boulevard.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 12:15 p.m.
At first, when he heard the command, “everybody get down,” he thought it was a joke. Luke, who asked that his last name not be used, was depositing a check …
Thu., April 28, 2016, 7:25 p.m.
Spokane Police are searching for one suspected bank shooter Thursday near the Wells Fargo on North Division.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 4:58 p.m.
Nate Piturachsatit must remain on electronic monitoring and is barred from being with children, including his own, without supervision, a U.S. magistrate judge ruled this week. Piturachsatit is not in …
Thu., April 28, 2016, 4:33 p.m.
Daisy, a 14-month-old bloodhound, is the newest member of the Spokane Police Department’s K9 unit. She was brought on specifically to track missing children and vulnerable adults.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 2:16 p.m.
Tacoma school officials says a review of previous water quality tests has found six more public elementary schools with unsafe amounts of lead in scattered sources of drinking water.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 8 p.m.
Suicides and accidental drug overdoses hit their highest levels since 2009 in Spokane County, mirroring sharp national increases in both types of death over the past several years.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 7:12 p.m.
Police have seen an increase in vehicle prowling at the Spokane Valley Mall.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
Spokane police arrested the boyfriend of a woman found dead in a North Spokane home last week, but have not charged him with murder.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 3:18 p.m.
A Spokane man faces a felony harassment charge after allegedly sending his neighbor 382 text messages over a three-day period, some of which contained death threats.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
A 7-year-old Post Falls girl got the chance to be a Spokane police officer for a day on Wednesday through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Tue., April 26, 2016, 8:39 p.m.
Police ombudsman Bart Logue wants Spokane residents to give him a goal. Speaking to about 15 people at a Tuesday night forum, Logue said he wanted to hear ideas about …
Tue., April 26, 2016, 11:45 a.m.
Police arrested a Spokane man on suspicion of assault Monday night after he allegedly cut a friend with a knife during an argument that erupted while the two were watching …
Mon., April 25, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
Nate Piturachsatit, 37, faces a mandatory minimum 15-year federal prison sentence if found guilty of soliciting explicit pictures from a Wisconsin teenager via Instagram.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
The ex-girlfriend of a Spokane wine bar owner is accused of smashing dozens of wine bottles and damaging furniture and paintings at his business.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 2:40 p.m.
A Spokane woman
Mon., April 25, 2016, 1:46 p.m.
A Spokane woman is accused of slashing a man across the chest with a box cutter after he sprayed her with a garden hose to get her off his property.
Sat., April 23, 2016, 7:20 p.m.
A small house was gutted by fire Saturday evening in North Spokane amid worries that the man who lived there may have been trapped inside.
Sat., April 23, 2016, 4:27 p.m.
A woman was arrested Saturday afternoon after she allegedly rammed the stolen truck she was driving into a police car, crumpling its front end and pushing it backward several car …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 4:42 p.m.
A sexual harassment lawsuit filed against The Wandering Table restaurant has been settled and the chef accused of the harassment has quit his job, though the chef said his decision …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
Spokane seeks a police chief who can be a “stabilizing leader” for a challenging department, according to a job description posted this week.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
A man was shot in the knee late Thursday as he was urinating in the bathroom of a downtown bar.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 8:10 p.m.
A man’s body was found on the train tracks next to the Intermodel Center, a train and bus station in downtown Spokane, Thursday evening.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
The skull found near the Downriver Golf Course on April 14 has been matched to the body of a man who was buried in 1919, according to the Spokane County …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
During closing arguments, attorneys for Avery Latham say the 24-year-old should be found not guilty of attempted murder by reason of insanity.