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UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 10, 2015

Police arrest two suspects for morning armed robbery

Spokane police have arrested two men in connection with an armed robbery early today at a gas station on the South Hill.


Home robbery suspect accused of attacking 93-year-old man

A Spokane man is accused of breaking into a 93-year-old man’s home, punching him in the face and stealing his wallet.


Men accused of threatening to kill off-duty cop who wouldn’t give them 50 cents

Two men are facing robbery charges after they allegedly demanded 50 cents from an off-duty police officer before threatening to kill him.


Stevens County authorities looking for robbery suspect

One man has been arrested and another is on the lam after a robbery at a convenience store in Addy early Saturday, the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office said. Residents should …


Public helps police capture carjacking suspect

After receiving multiple tips about her identity from the public, Spokane police arrested a woman they believe stole a car from a couple at gunpoint after the couple gave her …


Robbery suspect allegedly stabbed woman who pursued her

A Spokane woman who allegedly stole a woman’s purse and stabbed a witness who tried to detain her is now facing robbery and identity theft charges.


Men sue Washington state for prison time compensation

Three men who spent more than four years behind bars based chiefly on a recanted confession will try to persuade a Spokane jury to compensate them for more than $680,000. …


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago Bridget Kelly, caretaker of the J.W. Witherop home, was enduring a frightening stretch.


Police seeking 7-11 robbery suspect

Spokane police are seeking the public’s help to identify the suspect in a Dec. 19 robbery and forgery at a 7-11 convenience store.


Woman accused of punching two drug store employees in robbery

A Spokane woman has been charged with robbery after she allegedly punched two Rite Aid employees and tried to break open a package of knives she was leaving the store …


Spokane police recover stolen iPad

A 30-year-old man is in custody and a tablet computer is back in the hands of a developmentally disabled man after an alleged robbery outside a South Hill drug store …


Cheney robbery suspects nabbed after returning to store for cigarettes

Two alleged accomplices to an armed robbery at the Maverick Gas Station in Cheney were identified by police after one returned to the gas station on the same day to …


Standoff leads to robbery suspect arrest

A standoff between Spokane police and a robbery suspect early Thursday morning led to the arrest of Alan D. Jenks, 31.


For juveniles charged as adults in Spokane robbery, beating

Four juveniles accused of beating a homeowner, breaking his windows and stealing a space heater off his kitchen counter have been charged as adults. A fifth person accused in the …


Police seek information in South Hill dry cleaner robbery

Police are investigating a Thursday evening robbery of Beacon Cleaners on South Hill.


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago The Washington Children’s Home Society declared that Thanksgiving should be Homeless Children Day.


Surveillance video released in Spokane Valley pharmacy robberies

Investigators released surveillance video from two Spokane Valley pharmacy robberies last weekend, in the hopes it will help the public identify a suspect.


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago The Deer Park automobile stage left downtown Spokane and was on Waikiki Road just north of the city limits when three masked highway robbers …


Reward offered for information on Spokane Valley robberies

Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is offering a cash reward for information leading to an arrest in three Spokane Valley robberies that occurred Saturday.


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago Miss Jennie Grey, of Yreka, California, was robbed of cash and diamonds worth $950 by a scoundrel named Ray Heasley, who promptly left town.


Suspected coffee shop robber faces new charges

A man accused of robbing two coffee stands in late September is now suspected in the armed robbery of a Baskin Robbins store.


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane police nabbed two men suspected of 16 armed robberies and burglaries over a two-week period. One suspect, Charles Rowe, 21, bragged that he …


Two men jailed in reported Riverfront Park robbery attempt

Two men are in custody of the Spokane County Jail after allegedly assaulting and robbing a man walking home from work in Riverfront Park late Sunday.


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago The brutal war in Europe continued to be good for Spokane business. The Washington Cracker Co. of Spokane just sent 30,000 pounds of crackers …


Suspects held in Spokane coffee stand holdups

The two men facing charges after a pair of coffee stand robberies Tuesday afternoon cased several businesses and used a BB gun to commit the crimes, according to allegations made …


Police: Coffee stand robbers armed with fake gun

Three men were arrested following a pair of attempted coffee stand robberies Tuesday afternoon. Police say they used a fake gun in the stick-ups.


Police looking for man who robbed South Hill ice cream shop

Police are looking for a man they say robbed a South Hill ice cream shop Monday night.


Man pleads guilty to robbery in drug deal

The brother of a teen accused of murder pleaded guilty this week to a charge stemming from a drug deal robbery that ended in a shooting in January. Jahvory Kinard, …


Police: Man stabbed in apparent overnight robbery

A man was stabbed in an apparent robbery late Monday, Spokane police said.


Guilty pleas entered in Pedersen murder

Two men who strangled another man, beat him with rocks and dumped his body in the Spokane River in June 2013 have pleaded guilty to murder. The pleas are part …