Stories tagged: public safety
Sun., Aug. 18, 2019, 8:24 p.m.
David D. Kendall, 45, was driving west on Idaho State Highway 58 when he hit a hole in the road on a gravel turnout, according to the Idaho State Police. …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 8:13 p.m.
An apparent jilted ex-boyfriend is suspected of firing multiple rounds Friday morning at a Spokane Valley business park before two officers arrived and shot the suspect, who then crashed into …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 7:38 a.m.
Mayor of Harrison, Idaho, resigns, citing fears for family’s safety and disagreement over development
Kayleen Walker, who’s served as mayor of the small vacation town of roughly 200 people since 2017, resigned Aug. 6 after vandalism of her home near downtown. Walker said she …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 5 a.m.
When Amelia Clark, the new administrator for the Spokane Regional Health District, compares Spokane and her home state of Indiana, the landscape differs, but the problems are similar.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019, 6:09 p.m.
The woman, whose name was not released, wore a life vest and held on to a gasoline can for flotation, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office. She was taken …
Mon., Aug. 12, 2019
D.R. Wolfe was arrested with $500 worth of cocaine, morphine and other drugs in his hotel room. Police said it was unequivocal evidence that a drug ring in Seattle had …
Sun., Aug. 11, 2019, 6:25 p.m.
Howard Coates was discovered with injuries not thought to be life-threatening by a family riding dirt bikes on a trail near Athol. Authorities had been searching for Coates since Thursday …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 11, 2019, 7:32 p.m.
Man arrested after allegedly burglarizing Corbin Park residence Saturday night while residents were home
After the homeowner said she was calling the police, Stephen R. Brown, 37, allegedly fled the north Spokane residence and was later arrested on a residential burglary charge, according to …
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 3:54 p.m.
Anthony L. Williams was terminated from his job after an arrest earlier this year on multiple felony charges of delivering a controlled substance. He has pleaded not guilty to the …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 9:16 p.m.
Pullman was ranked the 15th safest college town in the nation by Safewise, a website that analyzes and evaluates security products, on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 11:25 p.m.
Spokane voters overwhelmingly chose Tuesday to renew
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 11:09 a.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office could have access to live camera feeds for 10 area school districts’ security systems during a mass shooting or other emergencies as soon as this …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 9:18 p.m.
The Washington State Patrol reported the death of Alvera Quaschnick on Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 8:46 p.m.
Spokane police say they arrested four people and recovered hundreds of dollars’ worth of stolen merchandise after responding to an alarm at the Arc of Spokane thrift store late Sunday, …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 8:26 p.m.
The officer was transported to Prosser Memorial Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, the city of Prosser said in a news release. The suspect had not been arrested as …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 4, 2019, 12:10 p.m.
Jeremy Barkus, 39, is suspected of assaulting a family member with a knife before the standoff began around 6:30 a.m. He was taken into custody without incident about four hours …
Sun., Aug. 4, 2019, 11:38 a.m.
Two women are in custody after fleeing law enforcement in a stolen Prius, according to the WSP. An investigation into the incident, and the officer-involved shooting, is continuing Sunday.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 10:53 p.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said anyone who recognizes the pair should call Detective Kirk Keyser at (509) 477-6611.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies on Thursday pulled a man’s body from the Spokane River near Barker Road, north of Greenacres.
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 4:50 p.m.
Jackie Baker, 51, of Moses Lake, was pronounced dead at the scene.
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 2:44 p.m.
Medical examiner rules Richard Coffee died of drowning; family still seeks answers in mysterious death
A 56-year-old man whose body was found floating in the Spokane River near the Division Street Bridge after spending weeks in the water died of drowning, the Spokane County Medical …
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 9:16 p.m.
Less than three weeks after it launched on July 1, the Spokane Regional Emergency Communications announced it has hired a new leader to replace outgoing Executive Director Steve Reinke.
Tue., July 23, 2019
100 years ago in Spokane: Ministers declare intention to crack down on vice-riddled streets of Spokane
The head of the committee, a branch of the Spokane Ministerial Association, declared that the group “was ready to go to the bottom of vice conditions in Spokane.”
UPDATED: Sun., July 21, 2019, 5:34 p.m.
Spokane Police stopped an SUV that was driving erratically in the Vinegar Flats neighborhood late Sunday morning. No one was injured, but Inland Empire Way between 14th and 15th avenues …
UPDATED: Sun., July 21, 2019, 5:37 p.m.
A Post Falls woman died Saturday evening after failing to stop at a stop sign on an off-ramp to Seltice Way, according to Idaho State Police.
Fri., July 19, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Globe Bar & Kitchen posted a news release to its Facebook page to announce it is creating new policies to guard against drink tampering after claims on social media. …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 9:20 p.m.
Spokane County officials plan to host two additional public forums to gather feedback as talks continue about the size of the county’s jail facilities.
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 10:43 p.m.
A 19-year-old man was jailed in Missoula after a suspected killing Wednesday afternoon in the Emerson-Garfield neighborhood.
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 9:45 p.m.
Spokane Valley police investigating reported shooting at apartment complex; woman suffers minor injuries
Spokane Valley Police are investigating a reported shooting in a Spokane Valley parking lot.
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 9:58 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office investigates connection between shooting caught on video and fatal drive-by two days later in Wandermere
A home surveillance video uploaded last week by a Logan neighborhood homeowner appears to show a vehicle Spokane County sheriff’s deputies say was involved in a fatal drive-by shooting.