Stories tagged: public safety
Sat., April 2, 2016, 8:05 p.m.
Four people are in the hospital after a three car crash, Saturday.
Sat., April 2, 2016, 6:05 p.m.
A man was killed in a head-on collision, Friday.
Sat., April 2, 2016, 5:44 p.m.
The Spokane Property Evidence Facility was broken into Friday night.
Sat., April 2, 2016, 2:58 p.m.
Firefighters rescued a man trapped in the basement of a burning home, early Saturday afternoon.
Fri., April 1, 2016, 6:48 p.m.
Two elderly kayakers were rescued Friday after overturning in the Spokane River between Flora and Sullivan Roads.
Fri., April 1, 2016, 5:51 p.m.
The ex-Pasco police officer accused of killing a Spokane prostitute in 1986 will proceed to trial after a judge ruled Friday against his attorney’s motion to drop charges.
Fri., April 1, 2016, 3:54 p.m.
Judge tosses charges against police union president accused of tipping off fellow officer suspected of rape
A judge threw out two criminal charges that the president of the Spokane Police Guild tipped off a fellow officer suspected of sexually assaulting another officer during a booze-fueled party …
Fri., April 1, 2016, 12:12 p.m.
Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell says the ex-Pasco police officer charged in the cold case murder of a Spokane prostitute was stationed at Fairchild Air Force Base when the killing …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 8:50 p.m.
Spokane Valley Police Chief Rick VanLeuven will retire in June after 35 years with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 7:09 p.m.
A Ride the Ducks vehicle and a car crashed in Seattle’s Lower Queen Anne, the first reported collision involving one of the amphibious vehicles since September’s deadly collision on the …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 5:28 p.m.
Scammers are impersonating a Spokane car dealership that closed in 2011, according to a news release from the Better Business Bureau.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 5:26 p.m.
A man was arrested for allegedly throwing a garden gnome through a window and then chasing a police officer with a large rock, early Thursday morning.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 5:24 p.m.
Bonner County Sheriff Deputies continue to search for two fugitives wanted for murder in southern Idaho.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
A Bellingham Herald carrier has been awarded a Carnegie Medal for heroism for rescuing a co-worker from raging floodwaters. A teacher from Lacey, Washington, was also honored for tackling and …
Wed., March 30, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
A Spokane man with thirteen prior felony convictions will spend about 28 years in prison for shooting a man in the head.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Japanese regulators on Wednesday approved the use of a giant refrigeration system to create an unprecedented underground frozen barrier around buildings at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant in an attempt …
Wed., March 30, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
A 41-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly sending sexually explicit photos and text messages to a 10-year-old girl.
UPDATED: Wed., March 30, 2016, 12:02 p.m.
An early morning fire destroyed a vacant South Hill business building along the busy 29th Avenue corridor early Wednesday morning. There were no reports of injuries as firefighters continued to …
Wed., March 30, 2016, 11:50 a.m.
Food manufacturers and pesticide applicators could be subject to “stop work” orders under new regulatory authority being considered by Oregon’s farm regulators.
Tue., March 29, 2016, 4:24 p.m.
Robert E. Caruso, 78, had been scheduled to stand trial on a rape charge earlier this month. The pain medication he takes following surgeries to treat cancer would have made …
Tue., March 29, 2016, 12:25 p.m.
A Spokane woman told police her former roommate pulled her out of the shower and chased her with a knife while threatening to kill her.
Tue., March 29, 2016, 11:16 a.m.
A man arrested last week on felony drug warrants is facing additional charges after Spokane County Jail officers found balls of a substance appearing to be heroin in the man’s …
Mon., March 28, 2016, 4:22 p.m.
A northwest Spokane resident was justified in shooting and killing a man on his front porch who was threatening him and trying to break into his home through a storm …
Sun., March 27, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Anne Kirkpatrick, one of three candidates to take over the Chicago Police Department, will not take over as the Windy City’s top cop, according to media reports. Mayor Rahm Emanuel …
Sat., March 26, 2016, 2:50 p.m.
A man got away briefly after leading deputies on a chase Saturday morning and ramming a patrol car, but deputies caught up with him and arrested him on multiple charges …
Sat., March 26, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
A 2-alarm fire heavily damaged a small commercial building at 1603 N. Monroe Street early Saturday morning.
Sat., March 26, 2016, 12:57 p.m.
A private investigator is questioning the drowning death of VA surgeon John Marshall, saying he believes the doctor was injured before he went into the Spokane River in January.
Fri., March 25, 2016, 5:29 p.m.
The head of the former Community Detox Services has placed himself on voluntary medical leave after a recent arrest in Montana has put a February plea deal in jeopardy.
Fri., March 25, 2016, 5:22 p.m.
New charges have bee filed against Erik R. Thompson after a second teenage girl told detectives that Thompson had sex with her after giving her alcohol and marijuana.
Fri., March 25, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
Two Spokane Community College criminal justice professors are under investigation for allegedly making sexist and racist comments in class and then threatening a student after she complained.