Stories tagged: public safety
Tue., April 5, 2016, 5:52 p.m.
A man shot in a gun battle on Spokane’s lower South Hill in 2012 was recently sentenced to more than 22 years in prison for the gun, drugs, explosives and …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 5:33 p.m.
A Coeur d’Alene man was sentenced to five to 10 years in prison for repeatedly contacting a woman he was accused of assaulting. Benjamin Arthur Annaboli, 30, was sentenced Thursday …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 5:11 p.m.
Pastor Tim Remington, shot March 6 in the parking lot of his Coeur d’Alene church, headed home from the hospital Tuesday after being treated for a blood clot in the …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 3:43 p.m.
A Spokane man who fatally stabbed a man during a fight last fall will spend a little over ten years in prison.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 5:28 p.m.
A man driving a city of Spokane pickup was rescued from the Spokane River Monday afternoon after his pickup went over a steep embankment, through a wall and across another …
Mon., April 4, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
A man was stabbed in his lower stomach after confronting a man allegedly having an affair with his wife.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 4:59 p.m.
A nurse at Sacred Heart Medical Center was assaulted Thursday by a patient.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 4:53 p.m.
The former Spokane Police Guild president accused of aiding a fellow officer charged with rape will remain on paid leave pending the outcome of a misdemeanor criminal case against him.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
After fifteen months of uncertainty and turmoil in the police ombudsman office, Mayor David Condon and Council President Ben Stuckart think it’s time to move on. In a letter to …
Mon., April 4, 2016, 1:32 p.m.
The mother of Eldon Gale Samuel III asked a judge to give her 16-year-old son a second chance during a sentencing hearing Monday morning, urging him to consider the abusive …
Mon., April 4, 2016, 9:27 a.m.
The Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association is a group that bills itself as “the last line of defense” against a federal government they contend overreaches on gun control and …
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.