Latest News Releases

April 11

SPD Responds to An Armed Robbery Downtown

4:25 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department responds to an armed robbery downtown and quickly apprehends the suspect at a local youth facility.

SPD Seeking Suspect After East Spokane Credit Union Robbery

10:43 a.m. - Spokane Police Department Seeking Suspect After East Spokane Credit Union Robbery

April 10

SPD Searching for Suspect After Patrol Car Rammed

10:35 a.m. - SPD searching for suspect after patrol car rammed, brief pursuit halted due to dangerous driving by the suspect

April 9

Expo 50th Opening Ceremonies May 4, 2024

12:28 p.m. - Expo 50th anniversary opening ceremonies are planned for Sat., May 4 from 3 - 9 p.m., kicking off a 9-week celebration.

April 8

SPD Seeking Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

10:10 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department has located a missing 12-year-old juvenile.

Mayor Brown Appoints Interim Fire Chief O'Berg To Full-Time Role

10:02 a.m. - Mayor Lisa Brown has appointed Julie O’Berg to be the permanent Chief of the Spokane Fire Department.

April 5

Dog park design open houses begin next week

4:45 p.m. - Spokane Public Schools and Spokane Parks & Recreation invite the community to two dog park open houses to hear updates and provide design feedback

Parking Lot Altercation Leads to a Male Bing Shot, SPD Seeking Suspect

2:46 p.m. - South Hill parking lot altercation leads to a male being shot, SPD seeking suspect

2024 Projects Will Impact Washington St. Corridor

2:24 p.m. - Significant improvement projects to begin April 8 along the Washington-Stevens corridor, including water, sewer, and grind and overlay work.

April 4

Expo 50th Celebration Press Conference, April 9

2:48 p.m. - Please join Spokane Parks and Recreation & Visit Spokane for a press conference as we gear up for May 4th, Opening Day of the Expo 50th Celebration!