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Subdued by Taser, man dies next day

A man has died after he was shocked with a Taser during a confrontation Thursday night with Spokane County sheriff’s deputies outside a South Hill gym. The Washington State Patrol …


UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2013

Man shocked with deputy’s Taser dies

A man has died after he was shocked with a Taser during a confrontation Thursday night with Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies outside a South Hill gym.


Motorcade honors Wash. trooper killed in crash

As many as 150 police cruisers participated today in a motorcade honoring a Washington State Patrol trooper killed in a motorcycle crash last week.


Woman drives car into Willow Lake

A woman is safe Monday after driving her car into Willow Lake southwest of Spokane.


UPDATED: Mon., May 27, 2013

Spokane Valley man killed in motorcycle crash

Spokane Valley resident Jimmie D. Parker, 62, was killed in a motorcycle accident just before noon today on Highway 195 two miles south of the Spokane city limits.


Semitruck fire along I-90 extinguished

A semitruck carrying 240 gallons of diesel caught on fire along Interstate 90 this morning.


Inslee signs felony firearms registry bill

OLYMPIA – Anyone convicted of a felony involving a gun could be required to register with state law enforcement agencies for four years under a bill signed Wednesday by Washington …


UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2013

I-90 vehicle rollover injures 3, kills dog

The Washington State Patrol reports a car rolled off the Pines Road off-ramp along Interstate 90, injuring two adults and a child in the crash.


Six injured in Stevens County crash

Six people were injured in the Monday night chain-reaction crash started by a car driven by a 15-year-old boy in Stevens County.


Crime lab work went undone

A former manager at the Washington State Patrol Crime Lab in Cheney is accused of lying to his boss about completing tests on evidence from at least five cases. The …


In brief: High-speed chase leads to accident

A reckless driver who led Spokane County sheriff’s deputies on a high-speed chase ended up crashing down an embankment onto Interstate 90 around midnight Sunday. Deputies had been looking for …


Suspected DUI crash in Stevens County injures two

A two-vehicle accident injured two people and closed US 395 just south of Colville today.


Suspect dies during jail booking

A diabetic man arrested by Spokane police died during booking Sunday morning at the Spokane County Jail after he reportedly became uncooperative and jailers used a Taser to help subdue …


Authorities probe Craigslist rant: ‘Goodbye cruel world’

A man killed by Spokane police Tuesday may have authored a chilling farewell on Craigslist that outlined his plans to begin randomly shooting people just hours before the fatal confrontation. …


Fleeing driver crashes into north Spokane home

A man crashed his truck into someone’s home early this morning following what may have been an alcohol-fueled chase.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2013

Woman held for murder in Colville killing

Colville and Stevens County law enforcement officials are investigating the apparent homicide of a 56-year-old man who was discovered dead Thursday in an apartment.


Authorities identify driver in fatal crash

Authorities have identified the woman who hit and killed a pedestrian on state Highway 2 Tuesday night.


Records detail possible felony hit-run

The Washington State Patrol is investigating a December incident involving a vehicle and pedestrian north of Spokane that left a piece of metal embedded in the victim’s head. A search …


Five injured in DUI crash on Nine Mile Road

A New Year’s Eve accident sent five people to the hospital, including a driver facing charges of vehicular assault and driving under the influence.


Freeze likely to linger, but little snow in forecast

Snow and icy roadways Saturday led to numerous car accidents around Spokane County. Authorities across the county responded to 63 crashes between 4 p.m. and 8:45 p.m., said Spokane County …


Icy roads cause crashes in north Spokane

Snow and icy roadways have led to multiple collisions north of Spokane this afternoon.


Injury crash partially blocking Highway 395 in Deer Park

The Washington State Patrol is responding to a two-car injury collision that’s partially blocking Highway 395 near H Street in Deer Park, according to a WSP dispatcher. The crash occurred …


Driver in deadly I-90 incident charged

A Hayden man charged with killing a man who had stopped to assist another motorist on Interstate 90 west of Spokane was ordered Monday to remain in the Spokane County …


Vehicular homicide suspect ordered held

The Hayden man charged with killing a pedestrian who had stopped Friday to assist another motorist on Interstate 90 west of Spokane was ordered today to remain in the Spokane …


Driver arrested for hit and run, vehicular homicide

Authorities with the Washington State Patrol have apprehended a man for hitting and killing a pedestrian tonight after fleeing a separate hit and run collision.


WSP seeking hundreds of new applicants

KENNEWICK – The Washington State Patrol is looking for a few good men and women to join their agency. Actually, more than a few. In the next five years, more …


WSP has possible suspect in deadly hit and run

The Washington State Patrol has impounded a vehicle that may be connected to a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian this week.


Cab driver comes prepared to handle assailant

A man pulled a gun on the wrong cab driver late Friday night, police say.


Mead man dies in motorcycle crash

A motorcycle crash in Stevens County this morning left a Mead man dead. Motorcyclist Shawn S. Towry, 24, was riding a Triumph Bonneville westbound on Highway 292 about three miles …


Spangle rollover leads to assault charge

A Spokane woman faces a vehicle assault charge after the Jeep Cherokee she was driving rolled off the highway near Spangle, the Washington State Patrol reported late Saturday.