Stories tagged: public safety
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 …
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
Major Crimes detectives are investigating a suspicious death in Spokane Valley after a man’s body was found Thursday morning.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 3:27 p.m.
A 13-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly making a bomb threat that shut down Greenacres Middle School in Spokane Valley Tuesday.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
Pope Francis says any bishop who moves a suspected pedophile priest from parish to parish should resign.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
A car crashed into a Kendall Yards building Thursday morning, sending the driver and a passenger to the hospital.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
A gun-safety group is turning its attention to voters in Washington state after lawmakers failed to pass a bill to create “extreme-risk protection orders. These are orders that would let …
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 10:04 a.m.
Former U.S. Attorney and current director of the Spokane Police Department Jim McDevitt should be aware that many people will not agree with his assessment on race and crime, and …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 7 p.m.
A resilient cat survived a massive fire Friday.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 5:16 p.m.
Charges were dismissed in a plea deal involving a U.S. Air Force Airman accused of breaking into a building, scaring a sleeping woman and stealing a roofing knife in September.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 4:41 p.m.
A misdemeanor assault charge filed against the head of the former Community Detox Services will be dismissed if he stays out of trouble for the next two years according to …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 4:26 p.m.
Court documents released Wednesday reveal new details about the child molestation charges filed against road rage suspect Jason R. Hoy and his wife, Kellie R. Hoy.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 1:57 p.m.
Three defendants in an alleged multistate drug trafficking ring pleaded not guilty Wednesday in federal court in Coeur d’Alene.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
A state agency is now shifting through thousands of comments as it weighs a massive oil transfer terminal in southwest Washington.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 9:23 a.m.
A North Idaho man pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a Spokane woman and dumping her body in a slough near Hauser Lake last year.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016
Spokane Valley councilman Ed Pace says did not intend to start a lengthy official investigation when he sent a query to city staff about alleged surveillance by the Spokane Valley …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 9 p.m.
Jason R. Hoy, a convicted felon facing several assault charges for allegedly ramming several different cars in downtown Spokane Saturday, has been charged with two counts of child molestation.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 12:48 p.m.
A flight headed to Seattle from Reagan National Airport had to make an emergency landing at nearby Dulles International Airport after its pilots reported smoke in the cockpit.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
Early morning explosions rocked an LPG distribution station in a densely populated neighborhood of the Dominican Republic’s capital on Tuesday, destroying several homes and injuring at least 40 people, officials …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
Two Spokane police officers who shot and wounded an armed carjacking suspect last November were justified, the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 11 a.m.
Oklahoma oil-and-gas regulators are making their most far-reaching directive yet in response to the spike in earthquakes in the state by asking the operators of nearly 250 injection wells to …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 7:04 a.m.
A treacherous mix of falling snow, sleet and freezing rain turned Tuesday morning commutes to misery for many returning from a long holiday weekend in the Northeast, a day after …