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Spokane police Chief Frank Straub gets candid about cameras - Sun, 09 Mar 2014 PST
Law enforcement in Spokane County is about to enter a new era in which almost all interactions between officers and citizens will be recorded.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
4th person arrested in kidnapping investigation
Spokane Police detectives have arrested a 4th person in connection to a reported kidnapping in Spokane and the location of a body in Stevens County.
Repairs to washed-out Freeman road to take months
Work to fix a badly damaged section of Jackson Road would not start immediately.
Marijuana shop burglary, THC-laced candy bar lead to Washington teen's expulsion: Late-night news roundup
Who knows if an Elk, Wash. , high school student suspected of breaking into medical marijuana dispensary would have been caught? But Spokane County sheriff's deputies say the kid gave himself away by sharing some of the loco loot.
Seahawks' Taima is in the House...
The Seahawks' flying mascot Taima made a guest appearance in the Legislature this morning, posing for pictures and being present in the House when a resolution of his honor was adopted.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
3 Men Arrested, 6 Pounds Of Meth Seized In Grant County
Three men were arrested and six pounds of meth was seized following a joint investigation between Grant County and federal law enforcement agencies.
SWAT sniper identified in Tuesday's deputy-involved shooting - Fri, 07 Mar 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A 13-year veteran of the Spokane County Sheriff's Office and longtime sniper with the agency's SWAT team fired the shot that struck a Montana fugitive in the hand Tuesday morning, according to a news release.
Spokane Sheriff's Deputies investigate marijuana dispensary break-in
Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a marijuana dispensary break-in that may have led to a student going to the hospital.
Two men arrested in death of man pulled from river - Fri, 07 Mar 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Two men were arrested overnight facing charges of robbery and murder in the death of a 47-year-old man pulled from the Spokane River in November, the Spokane County Sheriff's Office said.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Second suspect arrested in December arson - Thu, 06 Mar 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A second person has been charged with first-degree arson in connection with a fire at a home in northeast Spokane on Dec. 1. Jamie M. Burdeau, 24, is being held in the Spokane County Jail on $15,000 bond in the fire in the 2500 block of North Columbus Street.
Driver gets stuck in flooded Spangle road
A driver attempting to cross a flooded roadway got his car stuck in the water Thursday morning at Spangle Creek Rd and Smythe Rd. Officials with Spokane County Fire District 3 said the car went into the water around 9 a.m. The driver was out of the car when crews arrived.
Police: Woman shot by SWAT officers wanted 'suicide by cop' - Thu, 06 Mar 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A woman shot in the hand by members of the Spokane County Sheriff's SWAT team during a motel standoff Tuesday morning told officers she would not surrender, according to court documents.
Volunteer opportunities - Thu, 06 Mar 2014 PST
Greater Spokane County/Valley Meals on Wheels - Volunteers are needed to deliver hot meals to elderly and disabled people.
Liberty Lake Splash
Council hears update on River District
While the frozen conditions of mid-winter may not translate into peak construction time in Liberty Lake, the city's north side appears to be on an encouraging schedule for development according to the area's leading builder.
Transfer station prices could go up if towns don't join regional system - Thu, 06 Mar 2014 PST
As the county takes control of the regional solid waste management from Spokane, area cities must decide how their municipalities will fit into the new system.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Springdale school bus crash injures 8 students
A school bus crash sent eight students on board to the hospital Wednesday morning.
Editorial: TVW gives East Side valuable eye on Olympia - Wed, 05 Mar 2014 PST
For want of $2.8 million, folks living east of Snoqualmie Pass may lose sight of the Legislature's deliberations in Olympia.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Five deputies leave Sheriff's Office to join Police Department
Five former Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies were sworn into the Spokane Police Department Monday along with three other new officers.
SPD: Prolific Criminal And Sex Offender Arrested for Felony Indecent Exposure
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE POLICE DEPT: On 03-03-14 around 7:30 pm, Spokane Police responded to a report of Lewd Conduct at the STA Plaza, 701 W. Riverside.
Sex offender who told police he was doing 'Lord's work'...
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A registered sex offender who told police he was doing "the Lord's work" when touching himself in public after arrest in September is back in jail after allegedly exposing himself to a teenager downtown on Monday.