Stories tagged: public safety
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 30, 2016, 6:40 p.m.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his elderly mother, whom he reported missing to police on Saturday.
Sat., Jan. 30, 2016, 12:25 p.m.
Spokane County Jail records show that 38-year-old Corey M. Burnam was booked into jail Saturday morning on suspicion of aggravated first-degree domestic violence murder.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 6:05 p.m.
Former Spokane Police Guild president John Gately entered a not guilty plea on a new charge of rendering criminal assistance in court Friday.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 2:45 p.m.
The Canadian man selected in November to be Spokane’s next police ombudsman still doesn’t have a work visa, so a city commission is moving ahead with interviews for an interim …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 8:05 p.m.
A jury on Friday began deliberating whether to find 16-year-old Eldon Gale Samuel III guilty of murdering his younger brother and father in Coeur d’Alene almost two years ago. Samuel …
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Spokane Valley firefighters are searching for a suspect in a series of four arsons set early Friday morning.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
Police are investigating a dead body found Friday morning outside Greenacres Middle School.
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
After 37 years on the bench Spokane Judge Kathleen O’Connor will hang up her robe Friday.
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
A jury is about to decide what kind of killer Eldon Gale Samuel III was the night he shot his father and then attacked his younger brother with guns, a …
Wed., Jan. 27, 2016, 8:39 p.m.
The former St. Vincent de Paul thrift store manager accused of trying to trade drugs for sex with a teenage girl used his job a decade ago to embezzle thousands …
Wed., Jan. 27, 2016, 4:22 p.m.
Spokane’s new police chief should have integrity, courage - and a college degree, an advisory committee concludes.
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: …