Stories tagged: public safety
Thu., March 17, 2016, 2:26 p.m.
Deputies identified two people suspected of breaking into the Fairfield Food Bank in February after a man spotted his truck in surveillance video footage of the theft.
Wed., March 16, 2016, 6 p.m.
With the 10th anniversary of the beating of Otto Zehm upon us, it’s time to thank some of the unsung heroes who kept him from dying in obscurity.
Wed., March 16, 2016, 10:02 a.m.
The gun and car that investigators suspect were used in the March 6 shooting of a Coeur d’Alene church pastor are in police custody. Two detectives from the Coeur d’Alene …
Wed., March 16, 2016, 9:33 a.m.
Spokane police are investigating a suspicious death at an East Central home.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 7 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department created a domestic violence unit to complement the YWCA’s Family Justice Center. The result has been more referals for victims to get help, and more cases …
Tue., March 15, 2016, 5:22 p.m.
A man who died in a motorcycle crash on Second Avenue near Freya Street Saturday has been identified as 24-year-old Matthew Bailey.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 5:04 p.m.
The man found in the Spokane River in the 16200 block of East Indiana Avenue on March 9 has been identified as 23-year-old Dillan Oatman.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 4:40 p.m.
A woman has been charged with helping her daughter commit suicide with drugs last fall in a Spokane Valley hotel room.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 5:10 p.m.
A Spokane man who allegedly spied on a woman using the bathroom at a Spokane Valley bowling alley Saturday faces voyeurism charges.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
An internal investigation into a Spokane Police Department’s captain showed concerns over moving furniture from the downtown precinct came from city administrators.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 9:12 a.m.
Spokane deputies barged into a Spokane Valley house Sunday night to rescue two children and arrest their father who is suspected of assaulting his wife and making threats to kill …
Mon., March 14, 2016, 8:18 a.m.
A speeding SUV driver smashed into a pickup truck Sunday, sending two people to the hospital, and then fled before crashing into an antique truck along East Mission Avenue. Spokane …
Mon., March 14, 2016, 7:34 a.m.
A Phoenix Police Department bomb squad is at Sky Harbor International Airport to check out a suspicious image at a security checkpoint.
Sat., March 12, 2016, 5:23 p.m.
Second Avenue is closed near Freya Street as police investigate a fatal crash involving a motorcycle rider.
Sat., March 12, 2016, 2:40 p.m.
Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest for a robbery at the U.S. Bank branch inside …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 5:48 p.m.
A Moscow, Idaho man has admitted that there’s enough evidence to convict him in a shooting spree that killed three people and injured a fourth last year.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 5:33 p.m.
A jury found Phillip Ray Smalley, 50, guilty of sexually abusing a 102-year-old woman Friday.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 4:56 p.m.
A Wellpinit man was arrested Thursday for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend so severely that she suffered a punctured lung.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
Deputies in two counties worked to find a man Friday who neighbors said was driving erratically and shooting at what he believed were people in “ghillie suits,” a type of …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
A judge will decide next week whether a 16-year-old boy will be tried as an adult for allegedly breaking into an apartment and fondling a woman as she slept.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 8:19 a.m.
A hostage situation in north Spokane ended peacefully after three hours of negotiation on Thursday.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 8:09 a.m.
A passenger car traveling south on Argonne Road collided with a semi-truck early Friday morning, sending one person to the hospital.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 4:27 p.m.
Federal authorities arrested Russian national Vladimir Popov, 44, after finding child pornography on a laptop he owned and discovering he booked a flight out of Spokane after being questioned.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 2:10 p.m.
Police still don’t know the cause of Wednesday’s three deaths, although they believe they are drug-related overdoses.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 10:46 a.m.
SEATTLE – A strong weather system brought rain and gusty winds to Washington state that knocked out power, blew over trees and flooded roadways. The U.S. Coast Guard reported on …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 10 p.m.
Attempted murder suspect Kyle Andrew Odom of Coeur d’Alene was scheduled to appear Wednesday afternoon in District of Columbia Superior Court on a charge of being a fugitive from justice.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 9:11 p.m.
About 100 people showed up to a community forum hosted by the city of Spokane Wednesday to talk about race relations and the Spokane Police Department.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 8 p.m.
Three people died of apparent drug overdoses in less than three hours Wednesday morning, leading law enforcement in Spokane to warn of “a possible lethal batch of drugs.”
Wed., March 9, 2016, 7 p.m.
The man accused of beating a Spokane man to death in 2013 with help from two accomplices was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison. Jeffery Sankey, 49, pleaded …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 5:48 p.m.
Two students at the Upper Columbia Academy were arrested for posting online threats to kill staff at the school, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said.