Stories tagged: public safety
Thu., April 21, 2016, 3:24 p.m.
A new report from an Arizona State University study says Spokane residents filmed on police body cameras generally had a positive view of police after the interaction, but there’s no …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 3:13 p.m.
Stevens County homicide suspect Morgan Beadle was arrested near the Canadian Border Thursday afternoon.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 1:13 p.m.
A hazardous materials response was triggered Thursday when a woman reported finding uranium and blasting caps in her garage.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 12:10 p.m.
Anthony Garver will undergo a competency evaluation at a federal institution, U.S. District Court Senior Judge Edward F. Shea ruled Thursday. Garver sparked a statewide manhunt earlier this month after …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 7:51 a.m.
A morning explosion caused a large fire at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Bonner’s Ferry.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 7 p.m.
Courtney Huffaker remembers hitting the pavement. Jesyca Baber doesn’t. Both women were hospitalized with broken bones after falling about 25 feet from a downtown Coeur d’Alene rooftop Saturday night.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 6 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich will send Governor Jay Inslee a bill for $12,030.22 this week for the cost of searching for escaped Western State Hospital inmate Anthony Garver.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
A man inside a tent in Spokane Valley reportedly stabbed himself and slit his wrists while demanding that Spokane County deputies shoot him. Instead deputies sprayed him with pepper spray …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 9:16 a.m.
The Bellingham Police Department will require all uniformed patrol officers to wear and use body cameras starting this summer.
Tue., April 19, 2016, 4:51 p.m.
The Sheriff’s Office SWAT team arrested a man Tuesday morning who is suspected of robbing the Albertson’s pharmacy at 3010 E. 57th Avenue on April 8.
UPDATED: Tue., April 19, 2016, 1:55 p.m.
Kootenai County deputies searching for suspect in Cougar Gulch area, asking parents to not let students come home to an empty house
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect near Cougar Gulch Road.
Tue., April 19, 2016, 7:45 a.m.
Spokane police are investigating a downtown shooting that left one man with non-life threatening injuries Monday night.
Tue., April 19, 2016, 12:15 a.m.
The apparent success of Spokane’s two-year-old community court was rewarded last week with a $200,000 Department of Justice grant to help serve people downtown more effectively.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 10:36 a.m.
Three people injured after falling from a downtown Coeur d’Alene rooftop Saturday night had been sitting on the edge of the building with their feet hanging over the sidewalk below. …
Mon., April 18, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
Two pedestrians were seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash late Sunday in northeast Spokane.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 9:27 a.m.
A Coeur d’Alene sex offender faces as much as 55 years in prison for an assault on a coworker last fall. Jason A. Edwards, 45, who worked at the Coeur …
Sun., April 17, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
Three people were injured Saturday night when they fell from a rooftop in downtown Coeur d’Alene. Two women and a man were taken to Kootenai Health after they fell about …
Fri., April 15, 2016, 4:54 p.m.
Police arrested a man suspected of threatening to kill a woman and her daughter if the daughter testified against his step-son in a sexual assault case.
Fri., April 15, 2016, 12:20 p.m.
A skull found by a man walking his dog near the Downriver Golf Course Thursday morning is human, said Cpl. Jordan Ferguson of the Spokane Police Department.
Fri., April 15, 2016, 8:08 a.m.
Police arrested a man in Spokane Valley Thursday night after chasing him there from Post Falls on Interstate 90.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 7 p.m.
Community forum attendees continued their call this week for a more independent body to oversee the workings of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office in the wake of several high-profile use …
Thu., April 14, 2016, 4:43 p.m.
A federal judge threw out Craig Morgenstern’s request for a new trial Thursday after questioning jurors the former Veteran Affairs surgeon said were inattentive and biased during his February trial.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 12:45 p.m.
More than 20 people were found inside a nuisance home in Spokane Valley Thursday morning when it was raided by Spokane Valley Deputies. Five people, including the homeowner, were arrested.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 9:27 a.m.
King County officials say four children have been struck by a pickup truck at a school bus stop in Maple Valley.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 7:55 p.m.
Governor Jay Inslee traveled to Spokane on Wednesday to celebrate vaisakhi, the holiest Sikh festival.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
A federal review says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing to protect drinking-water reserves from oilfield contamination.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
A Spokane parking enforcement officer reported being assaulted Tuesday after he and his partner put a parking boot on an SUV parked in the 100 block of East Sinto.
Wed., April 13, 2016, noon
An early morning Spokane Valley apartment fire was extinguished with no injuries, thanks to a working smoke detector that quickly alerted residents.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 10:43 a.m.
Sheriff’s detectives investigating a theft in Spokane Valley are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men who walked out out of a store without paying for two security …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 10:38 a.m.
Spokane County Jail receives an additional $1.75 million from MacArthur Foundation to reduce overcrowding
Criminal Justice Adminstrator Jacqueline van Wormer informed stakeholders at the city and county level Wednesday afternoon the national nonprofit had selected Spokane County as one of 11 sites to receive …