Stories tagged: public safety
Wed., Jan. 27, 2016, 1:57 p.m.
More investigation is needed to determine how Dr. John Marshall died, the Spokane County medical examiner said Wednesday.
Wed., Jan. 27, 2016, 9:18 a.m.
A third suspect has been arrested on investigation of second-degree murder in the shooting that killed an Eastern Washington University student outside The Palomino Club last week.
Tue., Jan. 26, 2016, 7:50 p.m.
A woman identified by police and federal investigators as the leader of a violent drug trafficking ring in Spokane was sentenced to 15 years in prison this week.
Tue., Jan. 26, 2016, 5:39 p.m.
Spokane County will pay a father $100,000 to settle a claim of excessive force used by a sheriff’s deputy arresting him during a shooting investigation involving the man’s son in …
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 8:58 p.m.
RICHLAND – James Henrikson’s trial was moved to the Tri-Cities to avoid seating jurors who may already have heard about the case. But at least a half dozen of those …
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 5:57 p.m.
Spokane County officials on Tuesday will consider boosting the salaries of Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and Prosecuting Attorney Larry Haskell.
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 1:23 p.m.
Spokane police have arrested an Eastern Washington University football player and another man in connection with a fatal shooting last week outside the Palomino Club.
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
A judge in Coeur d’Alene imposed a sentence Monday of life in prison for a Mexican man who admitted killing his wife and stepdaughter a year and a half ago. …
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 8:21 a.m.
Spokane firefighters had a busy Monday morning after two house fires broke out on the east side of the city.
Sun., Jan. 24, 2016, 3:51 p.m.
Officials in Kootenai County are investigating a body found Saturday near Cataldo, Idaho.
Sun., Jan. 24, 2016, 5 a.m.
Doug Clark takes on the big issues facing the Spokane Police Department.
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, 9:32 a.m.
Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said approximately half of the more than 3,000 calls his department responded to last year were to Washington State University and the College Hill area.
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 8:47 p.m.
Brenda Thurman was helping her husband clean a handgun when it discharged, killing the Spokane Valley woman on Monday, according to court documents.
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 8:47 p.m.
Police have not made an arre in a shooting Monday night at the Palomino Club in north Spokane.
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 4:47 p.m.
The controversial decision to move the Spokane Police Department’s downtown precinct became official Thursday, as city leaders stood before the blue-tiled service counter with assurances that the new location would …
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 7:51 a.m.
A Spokane woman was injured after a suspected drunken driver hit her car early Thursday morning in Spokane Valley.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
The staff and clients at the Veterans Outreach Center in Spokane Valley are reeling from the loss of beloved counselor Brenda Thurman.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 1:03 p.m.
The father of Coeur d’Alene teenager Eldon Samuel III showed the boy how to use weapons from a young age and also trained him to prepare for a “zombie apocalypse,” …
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 6 a.m.
The Spokane Valley Fire Department and the Spokane Fire Department have been working together for more than two years when responding to emergencies near their borders. The rule is simple: …
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016
Of the many members of law enforcement buried in cemeteries in Spokane County, most have died of natural causes and some in the line of duty. And then there are …
Tue., Jan. 19, 2016, 4:41 p.m.
The man shot at a north Spokane nightclub early Monday morning has been identified as Eduardo Villagomez, 21
Tue., Jan. 19, 2016, 4:37 p.m.
Spokane police will now count neck restraints, pepper spray, tear gas and batons as uses of force and require a new Use of Force Review Board to review incidents monthly.
Tue., Jan. 19, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago The Spokane Police Department was entering a new era by hiring the first woman police officer.
Mon., Jan. 18, 2016, 1:28 p.m.
A woman was killed Monday morning in a shooting at home in Spokane Valley. A man called 911 at about 9:45 a.m. to report his wife had been shot in …
Fri., Jan. 15, 2016, 6 p.m.
Scott Brett, 54, the former chief executive of a “green” construction company and longtime Spokane resident, has been indicted on a wire fraud charge alleging he stole money from an …
Fri., Jan. 15, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
A Spokane man has been charged with murder, kidnapping and robbery in the Dec. 15 death of a man who lived in a downtown apartment building for people recovering from …
Fri., Jan. 15, 2016, 1:05 p.m.
Eldon Gale Samuel III told police detectives he had contemplated killing his younger brother Jonathan for “a while” and also said,
Thu., Jan. 14, 2016, 9:44 p.m.
Building a crude oil terminal in Vancouver, Washington, puts Spokane and other communities at risk from increased oil train traffic, without offering any local economic benefits, opponents of the project …
Thu., Jan. 14, 2016, 5:05 p.m.
The Boundary County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that media reports indicating dozens of dogs have been shot dead in the woods near Bonners Ferry are wrong.
Thu., Jan. 14, 2016, 12:41 p.m.
A woman was stabbed as she shopped inside the Goodwill thrift store at 1406 E. Front Ave. Wednesday night.