Stories tagged: public safety
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.
Thu., March 24, 2016, 6:08 p.m.
Two suspects in the shooting death of Thomas Baroni-Abrego appeared in court Thursday.
Thu., March 24, 2016, 5:56 p.m.
The Sheriff’s Office is looking for information on a gun and ammunition believed to have been used in a Spokane Valley murder last month.
Thu., March 24, 2016, 5:54 p.m.
Police are asking for help in identifying and finding a man suspected of intentionally ramming a car in a road rage incident Wednesday morning.
Thu., March 24, 2016, 5:50 p.m.
A man has been charged with animal cruelty after the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service found his dog with a collar embedded in his neck.
Thu., March 24, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
A man has been arrested on child sex charges for the second time this month after allegedly contacting his 14-year-old victim in violation of a court order.
Thu., March 24, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
A wanted murder suspect is presumed to be still on the loose in Bonner County after an extensive search Wednesday turned up empty.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 11:50 p.m.
Spokane Police arrested three men in connection with Sunday’s homicide in Emerson-Garfield.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
Law enforcement officials in Bonner County launched a manhunt Wednesday night for a man wanted for a murder in Nampa, Idaho.
Mon., March 21, 2016, 9:32 p.m.
It looks like it was prudent for the Spokane police ombudsman commission to
Mon., March 21, 2016, 4:14 p.m.
Three men were sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to murder in a brutal robbery-turned-strangling in a lower South Hill home last year.
Mon., March 21, 2016, 4:03 p.m.
STA is considering renewing an agreement to fund a downtown Spokane police officer, police officials told Spokane’s Public Safety Committee Monday.
Mon., March 21, 2016, 1:22 p.m.
A girl hit by a truck while crossing a street in Mead Saturday was identified Monday as Lilly Slayton, 16.
Sat., March 19, 2016, 4:21 p.m.
A girl was killed when she was hit by a truck while crossing the street in Mead just before 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
Fri., March 18, 2016, 3:33 p.m.
Four people were arrested for suspected mail theft after an early morning traffic stop last week in Hayden.
UPDATED: Fri., March 18, 2016, 6:10 p.m.
Spokane developer Harlan Douglass suspects his long time assistant cracked his personal safe and stole $800,000 in cash.
Thu., March 17, 2016, 6:26 p.m.
Loren Michelle Toelle, the wife of Coeur d’Alene gastroenterologist Stanley Alvin Toelle, pleaded not guilty to felony drug distribution in federal court Thursday. Her son, Sean Lee Jackson, pleaded not …
Thu., March 17, 2016, 6:15 p.m.
Police have arrested a 17-year-old Shadle Park High School student suspected of being sexually aggressive with several girls on school property.
Thu., March 17, 2016, 5:28 p.m.
Homeless people squatting in a vacant house on East First told police that the man found dead there this week may have died of a drug overdose.
Thu., March 17, 2016, 4:34 p.m.
The Washington State Patrol is warning drivers not to hog the left lane if they’re not passing other vehicles. .