Stories tagged: public safety
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 7:55 a.m.
Spokane Valley fire crews responded to a commercial structure fire inside an industrial lot early Friday morning.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 8:50 p.m.
Federal prosecutors continued Thursday to make their case against former VA emergency room doctor Craig Morgenstern, saying investigators found about 1 million pornographic images and items on electronic gear belonging …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 5:14 p.m.
A man who works for Sodexo, a company that provides dining services to Gonzaga University, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly arranging to have sex with a 16-year-old girl in exchange …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 4:27 p.m.
A student has been expelled and will face criminal charges after a hidden camera was found in the boys’ locker room at Newport High School earlier this month.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter on Thursday issued a disaster declaration for Idaho County following a landslide.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
A Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy has been placed on administrative leave while under investigation for “inappropriate conduct” that may be criminal in nature, according to a Sheriff’s Office press release.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 4:43 p.m.
A Richland jury on Thursday found James Henrikson guilty in the murder-for-hire killings of South Hill businessman Doug Carlile and Kristopher Clarke.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 8:54 a.m.
Storms systems brought tornadoes to the East Coast – killing four in Virginia – heavy snow that canceled hundreds of flights in the Midwest and power outages that left hundreds …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 8:20 a.m.
The American Civil Liberties Union plans to appeal a recent federal court ruling that citizens can sometimes be stopped from recording police officers on duty.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 7:55 a.m.
The operator of Japan’s damaged Fukushima nuclear plant acknowledged Thursday it failed for two months to announce that meltdowns had occurred in the cores of three of the reactors.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 9:19 p.m.
A homeless drug user rummaging through apartment dumpsters in October 2014 found a trove of computer hard drives and DVDs that helped turn a child-rape investigation into the multi-state child …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 4:19 p.m.
Eight Spokane schools were locked down Wednesday after they received bomb threat robo calls starting around 2:30 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 12:35 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department bomb squad is en route to Shriners Hospital for Children to respond to a bomb threat.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 12:27 p.m.
The man found dead last week in his Spokane Valley apartment died of multiple gunshot wounds, the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office said Wednesday.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11:24 a.m.
The driver suspected of seriously injuring a teenage pedestrian in Spokane Valley last night may have been impaired, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
The federal government is funding a new initiative with $780,000 aimed at lowering wildfire risks and improving forest health in the eastern Cascades this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11:11 a.m.
Spokane developer Harlan Douglass will serve no additional jail time for slapping an opposing lawyer during a heated civil suit last spring.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 8:41 p.m.
A teenage boy sustained serious injuries Tuesday evening when he was hit by a car in the 11900 block of East Mansfield in Spokane Valley.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 8:29 p.m.
Attorneys for two men involved in a fatal shooting outside the Palomino nightclub in North Spokane last month presented nearly identical arguments Tuesday in an effort to get the charges …
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 8:19 p.m.
Attorneys for James Henrikson argued Tuesday that the government’s case against the North Dakota man is built on the lies of informants, while prosecutors said all the evidence in the …
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 5:43 p.m.
A Washington State Patrol motorcycle trooper hit and knocked unconscious by a fleeing driver Tuesday is expected to recover from his injuries.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 3:06 p.m.
The Spokane police officer who pleaded guilty to trespassing after a domestic violence arrest last summer has been suspended for five days.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 9:16 p.m.
A jury of nine women and six men were chosed Monday to hear the criminal case against Dr. Craig Morgenstern, the former Veteran Affairs physician accused of filming sexual assaults …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 8:14 p.m.
Voters will consider renewing a long-running emergency medical services levy in April, after the Spokane City Council unanimously approved putting it on the ballot Monday night. The levy generates about …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 7:33 p.m.
The defense’s first witness in the murder-for-hire trial of James Henrikson offered a different account of the killing of Kristopher “K.C.” Clarke than the one told by his supposed killer, …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 6:21 p.m.
State prison official said she requested fix to early release errors ASAP
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 3:43 p.m.
State regulators have fined CenturyLink $2.85 million for a statewide 911 outage in April 2014.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 9:10 a.m.
The Environmental Protection Agency says the uncontrolled spread of small amounts of radioactive waste at Hanford after a Nov. 17 windstorm is alarming.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 8:51 a.m.
Forecasters say storms could bring tornadoes, hail and damaging winds to several states in the Deep South.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 2:06 p.m.
Jurors in the murder-for-hire trial of James Henrikson will not hear that the judge presiding over the case determined that one of the prosecution’s key witnesses gave false testimony in …