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Man arrested after pregnant robbery victim miscarries

A Spokane man is facing a manslaughter charge for allegedly hitting a pregnant store employee who later had a miscarriage in the stomach during a robbery.


Air Jordans stolen in alleged assault at Spokane park

On Saturday a juvenile was punched multiple times, kneed and threatened with a sledgehammer – apparently over a pair of shoes.


Police arrest man suspected in string of fast food robberies

A fingerprint on a discarded container of salad helped lead police to a man they suspect participated in seven robberies since October.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 26, 2015

Police dog tracks down robber

A man who robbed a north Spokane Subway restaurant Saturday evening was quickly arrested.


Subway robber nabbed quickly Friday

Spokane Police arrested a man believed to be responsible for the robbery of a Subway restaurant Friday only minutes after the crime.


100 years ago in Spokane: Hungry robber grateful for jail breakfast

From our archives, 100 years ago Frank Lanik, 20, an Austrian, confessed to being a very hungry – and hopelessly inept – armed robber.


100 years ago near Sandpoint: Post office robber with chains on legs flees moving train

From our archives, 100 years ago Frederick McGuire, a noted desparado, was on the loose outside of Sandpoint after he escaped from two guards and dived out the window of …


Reward offered in beauty shop robbery

Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is offering a cash reward for information leading to an arrest in a robbery at Sally Beauty Supply in Spokane Valley Friday morning.


Suspect may have attempted five robberies in one day

Police believe Quentin Sinn attempted five robberies in one day this week before he crashed his car while fleeing from police on Tuesday.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 3, 2015

Robbery suspect arrested after I-90 chase

The Wasington State Patrol arrested a robbery suspect after a brief high speed chase on Interstate 90 Tuesday afternoon.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 31, 2015

Robber steals cash, salad from north Spokane bagel shop

A man robbed the Einstein Bros. Bagels at Mission Avenue and Division Street Saturday afternoon, making off with cash and a salad.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 24, 2015

Downtown Subway restaurant robbed

Police are searching for the man who robbed the Subway restaurant at Third Avenue and Division Street Saturday afternoon.


Suspected phone thief recognized as customer

A man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly robbing a cell phone store where he was a frequent customer.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 21, 2015

Police investigate robbery spree in Kootenai County

Police in Coeur d’Alene and Post Falls are investigating three robberies and an attempted robbery this week that may be the work of the same masked man. All four crimes …


100 years ago in Grant County: Armed posses corner bank robber

A lone bandit walked into the Wilson Creek State Bank, north of Moses Lake, and forced a teller at gunpoint to give him all of the cash. Then he locked …


Man accused of assault and stealing victim’s pants, cash and cellphone

A man is in the Spokane County Jail for assaulting a man he accused of disrespecting his mother and then stealing the victim’s pants.


Two charged with pistol whipping pot dealer

Two men face assault and robbery charges after allegedly pistol-whipping a man they’d arranged to buy marijuana from before running away without any marijuana.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 6, 2015

Spokane marijuana retailer Greenlight robbed at gunpoint

Spokane County’s leading marijuana retailer was robbed Monday night in what Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich called a “takeover-style” crime. “We’re taking this very seriously,” Knezovich said Wednesday.


Spokane County’s top pot shop robbed in ‘takeover-style’ crime

Spokane County’s leading store in marijuana sales was robbed Monday night in what Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich called a “takeover-style” crime. “We’re taking this very seriously,” Knezovich said Wednesday.


Second suspect arrested in fatal shooting

Spokane police arrested a second suspect in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Ceasar Medina at a store on North Monroe Street in May. Vatsana “Linnie” Muongkhoth, 28, was arrested early …


Suspect sought in pot store robbery

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is seeking public help to identify the suspect in a March 5 knifepoint robbery at a Spokane recreational pot shop.


Carjacking suspect flees in stolen hotel shuttle van

Spokane police arrested a carjacking suspect Monday after he allegedly assaulted two people, stole their vehicles and fled from police in a stolen hotel shuttle van.


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago Police Sgt. Joseph Daniel had a big surprise when he went to the room of Mrs. Bessie Molde in the Union Hotel to serve …


Jim Kershner’s This Day in History

From our archives, 100 years ago Two masked men robbed a grocery store at Third Avenue and Madelia Street, and then shot a Spokane detective during a running gunbattle through …


Police shooting of suspect justified, investigation finds

The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office announced late Friday afternoon that four Spokane Police officers were justified in shooting robbery suspect Stephen C. Corkery outside a north Spokane home last March. …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 27, 2015

Police shooting of robbery suspect justified, prosecutor says

The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office announced late Friday afternoon that four Spokane Police officers were justified in shooting robbery suspect Stephen C. Corkery outside a home at 1527 W. Grace …


Man accused of threatening puppy seller at knifepoint

A Medical Lake man ended up in jail after he allegedly threatened a man he bought a puppy from at knifepoint.


Woman convicted in Fred Meyer robbery accused of assaulting witness

A Spokane woman who pleaded guilty to robbery and assault in December now faces additional charges for allegedly attacking a witness.


Man accused of pulling fire alarm in attempt to flee

A man accused of an attempted carjacking tried to flee from police by pulling the fire alarm inside an apartment building, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said.


Veteran, 93, recovering after home robbery

When a man came to his house looking to steal his wallet, 93-year-old Walter Carmack couldn’t do much to fight back. But Carmack, a World War II veteran who spent …