Dec. 31 at 12 a.m. - Spokane Police Asking for Your Help to Prevent Car Thefts
Dec. 31 at Midnight - Police Asking for Help Finding at Risk Juvenile
Dec. 23 at 3:25 p.m. - The City of Spokane will have a number of closures related to the holidays.
Dec. 23 at 3:04 p.m. - Spokane Parks and Recreation and The Friends of Manito invite you to view the 2014 Holiday Lights display in the Gaiser Conservatory on more time.
Dec. 23 at Midnight - Thanks to Anonymous Tip, Officers are Able to Locate/Return Stolen I-Pad
Dec. 22 at 3:46 p.m. - Today, 12/23/14, at approximately 9:40 a.m., Corporal Zachary Dahle located a stolen vehicle in the area of 5200 N. Morton
Dec. 22 at 10:34 a.m. - Police responded to a report that several sticks of dynamite had been located in a wooded area off of Government Way.
Dec. 22 at 10:30 a.m. - Christmas and New Year's Day top the list of days with the most reported home candle fires. Keep these safety tips in mind to prevent fire and injury.
Dec. 22 at 9:54 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department is offering tips to prevent candle fires this holiday season.
Dec. 22 at 8:59 a.m. - The City of Spokane has begun rolling out its full pay by phone parking meter program after a successful test period.
Dec. 22 at 8:31 a.m. - The City of Spokane secured a grant to bring a national smart grow technical assistance workshop to Spokane.
Dec. 19 at 8:20 a.m. - The City is ready to help you clean up when the holiday season is over. Citizens have options to get rid of their trees.
Dec. 17 at 1:08 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department will host a Youth and Police Initiative (YPI) reunion celebration tomorrow afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 15 at 4:59 p.m. - COPS Office to issue report-Collaborative Reform Model: A Review of Use of Force Policies, Processes, and Practices in the Spokane Police Department
Dec. 13 at 1:18 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department and Spokane’s new South Hill Target store will partner together tomorrow to host Heroes and Helpers.
Dec. 12 at 4:03 p.m. - Police are looking to the public to help identify the suspect in a recent robbery. Please call Crime Check at 509.456.2233 if you have any information
Dec. 12 at 12:50 p.m. - 2015 Riverfront Park season passes are now available at Guest Services in the Pavilion in Riverfront Park and at the best price of the season.
Dec. 11 at 12:23 p.m. - The City and Walgreens have collaborated to administer vaccines at no cost to patients in the Spokane area.
Dec. 11 at 11:20 a.m. - Police have arrested a suspect in a recent Robbery. Alan Jenks was taken safely into custody after a brief standoff with the Emergency Response Unit
Dec. 11 at 10:09 a.m. - The Holiday Lights in the Gaiser Conservatory at Manito Park kicks off with the open house on December 13 and 14.
Dec. 10 at 10:15 p.m. - A fire that damaged a vacant west central Spokane house tonight is being investigated by the Spokane Fire Department Special Investigation Unit.
Dec. 10 at 4:16 p.m. - SPD Holds Special Coffee with a Cop Event at Forza Coffee Company on 12/17
Dec. 9 at 1:36 p.m. - A neighborhood in the Indian Trails area, working with the police, has come together to close a nuisance house and stop criminal activity
Dec. 9 at 10:49 a.m. - Spokane City Council Member Jon Snyder will host a mobile office at Fire Station No. 4 on Friday, Dec. 12 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm.
Dec. 9 at 9:53 a.m. - The Friends of Manito 2015 Calendar featuring spectacular images of Manito Park makes a great holiday gift for just $15.
Dec. 8 at 12:14 p.m. - Suspect(s) caused extensive damage to All Saints Lutheran Church, stole five large, stained glass windows, and took four decorative eggs.
Dec. 8 at 10:18 a.m. - Give the gift of golf 2015. Golf pre-season pass sales are available now.
Dec. 8 at 10:14 a.m. - Join us for the spectacular 2014 Holiday Lights show at Manito Park’s Gaiser Conservatory.
Dec. 5 at 2:38 p.m. - State and US flags will be lowered to half-staff Sunday, Dec. 7 on the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Dec. 5 at 1:06 p.m. - Police respond and to two burglary reports (one last night and one this morning) and arrest two suspects
Dec. 4 at 10:27 a.m. - Ben Glushchenko, suspect in a burglary and stabbing in the 2700 block of E. 32nd, determined to be responsible for an additional burglary
Dec. 4 at Midnight - SPD and DSHS Work Together in EBT Fraud Case
Dec. 3 at 8:26 p.m. - Police are investigating a burglary and stabbing that occurred this evening, in the 2700 block of E. 32nd Ave.
Dec. 2 at 12:37 p.m. - The City and its partners challenge businesses, organizations and individuals to give their time, talent or treasures this holiday season.
Dec. 2 at 10:12 a.m. - The City is celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities by recognizing local artists and displaying their artwork at City Hall.
Nov. 29 at Midnight - Police are investigating a shooting that took place early this morning. All parties are accounted for and the male who was shot is receiving treatment
Nov. 27 at 10:23 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department is offering tips to prevent cooking fires this holiday season.
Nov. 26 at 2:51 p.m. - With the kickoff of the holiday shopping season, the Spokane Police Department is offering tips to citizens to reduce and prevent vehicle prowling.
Nov. 26 at 2:05 p.m. - City Parking Enforcement crews will be out plugging parking meters to encourage people to support downtown businesses.
Nov. 26 at 1:21 p.m. - Police are investigating an auto/pedestrian collision that occurred earlier today near the intersection of 2nd Ave. and Browne.
Nov. 26 at 12:43 p.m. - The City Council approved the endorsement of the National Association of City Transportation Officials urban street design and bikeway guides
Nov. 26 at 9:50 a.m. - Join us for the Spokane Premiere of Drunktown’s Finest on Native American Heritage Day (Friday, Nov. 28) and on Saturday, Nov. 29.
Nov. 26 at Midnight - Riverfront Park Holiday Hours of Operation
Nov. 25 at 3:28 p.m. - Please join us Thursday for SpokAnimal's annual Thanksgiving morning dog walk, taking place this year on November 27 at 8:30 a.m.
Nov. 25 at 9:33 a.m. - The Spokane Parks & Recreation Department and The Friends of Manito invite you to join us for Holiday Lights at Manito Park’s Gaiser Conservatory.
Nov. 24 at 4:28 p.m. - Fire investigators have determined the cause of a residential fire that claimed the life of a 97-year-old Spokane woman
Nov. 24 at 10:39 a.m. - See and experience more than 25 lighted displays, including the Riverfront Park holiday tree and the Carrousel in our beautiful downtown park.
Nov. 24 at 10:29 a.m. - The Spokane Police Major Crimes Domestic Violence Unit is looking to the public to help locate a wanted suspect
Nov. 21 at 5:23 p.m. - City Hall will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27 and 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Nov. 21 at 12:38 p.m. - Drivers can now ‘plug’ certain City parking meters using their smartphones.
Nov. 21 at 10:24 a.m. - Police are investigating the robbery of Beacon Cleaners on Spokane's South Hill that occurred last night.
Nov. 21 at 10 a.m. - SPD vs. SCSO Charity Hockey Game is Sunday, 11/23/14, at 3pm, at the Spokane Arena
Nov. 21 at 9:01 a.m. - Flags will be lowered to half-staff Nov. 22 in memory of Washington State Representative Roger Freeman, who passed away on Oct. 29.
Nov. 20 at 12:17 p.m. - Officers, responding to a call of suspicious activity arrest, a suspect for Possession of a Stolen Vehicle and Possession of a Controlled Substance
Nov. 20 at Midnight - Beginning today Huntington Park and the Spokane Tribal Gathering Place plaza will be closed for the season.
Nov. 19 at 2:35 p.m. - Officers responded to the Spokane County Courthouse yesterday and took 23-year-old Kaley Hilderbrand into custody for Intimidating a Witness
Nov. 19 at 12:30 p.m. - The City of Spokane is geared up for snow response as the possibility of snow looms in the forecast.
Nov. 18 at 1:30 p.m. - The City of Spokane is proposing wastewater bill discounts for customers who use less water or live in multi-family residences.
Nov. 18 at 11:13 a.m. - Detectives are looking to the public for tips regarding a fatal shooting and are partnering with Crime Stoppers to offer a reward.
Nov. 18 at 9:44 a.m. - The League of American Bicyclists has recognized Spokane with a Bronze level Bicycle Friendly Community award.
Nov. 18 at 9:13 a.m. - SPD vs. SCSO Charity Hockey Game practice is today, 11/18/14, at 2:30 pm, at the Spokane Arena
Nov. 17 at 4:42 p.m. - The City has begun its regularly scheduled leaf pickup. Leaf pickup occurs in Brown's Addition between November 18-19.
Nov. 17 at 2:50 p.m. - The City of Spokane has taken over operations of the Waste to Energy facility, after 23 years of operation by a private-sector company under contract.
Nov. 13 at 4:19 p.m. - The City’s director of Community, Housing and Human Services has announced that she will retire from the City next month.
Nov. 13 at 1:49 p.m. - SPD is releasing the name of the officer involved in the shooting of Domestic Violence Stalking, Vehicle Theft suspect, Joseph E. Hensz on November 8.
Nov. 13 at 1:31 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers instrumental in arresting a serial bank robber after he robbed a downtown bank on 11/7/2014.
Nov. 13 at 11:25 a.m. - A Day at Manito Park Lecture Series presents Holiday Flower Arranging by Steven Nokes on Saturday, November 15, at 10 a.m. in the Manito Meeting Room
Nov. 12 at 4:50 p.m. - Council Member Amber Waldref will discuss the proposed 2015 City budget during a mobile office on Friday at the Triple L Cafe
Nov. 12 at 2:30 p.m. - Curbside yard and food waste customers have two weeks to finish fall yard cleanup before the City of Spokane suspends the service for the winter.
Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. - Officers recovered a stolen vehicle hours after it was reported stolen. Twenty-year-old Andrew A. Albert was booked for Theft of a Motor Vehicle
Nov. 11 at 3:32 p.m. - A meeting in the Southgate neighborhood Wednesday will address a project at E. 44th Avenue currently scheduled for the 2015 construction season.
Nov. 11 at 1:16 p.m. - Detectives are looking to the public for tips regarding a fatal shooting that occurred just before midnight on 11/7/2014.
Nov. 11 at 10:12 a.m. - City of Spokane Street Maintenance crews will begin regularly scheduled leaf pickup Wednesday, Nov. 12.
Nov. 10 at 11:33 a.m. - Spokane Mayor David Condon proposed a three-part plan that includes citywide salary reviews to keep government affordable to citizens.
Nov. 10 at 8:15 a.m. - A plastic garbage container left on top of a burner that was accidentally turned on sparked a house fire Sunday evening that killed three dogs
Nov. 9 at 12:09 p.m. - Police are investigating an early morning shooting. One male victim was shot and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Nov. 9 at 12:26 a.m. - A Spokane Police officer was involved in an Officer Involved Shooting incident. The incident is being investigated.
Nov. 8 at 10:22 a.m. - Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred last night just before midnight near the intersection of S. Elm Street and W. 10th.
Nov. 7 at 1:09 p.m. - The City and the Salvation Army have partnered to activate a central warming center for drop-ins this winter.
Nov. 7 at 10:41 a.m. - Federal Request for Assistance Leads to Forgery Arrest
Nov. 7 at 9:07 a.m. - Major work on Lincoln/Monroe Street on the South Hill officially wraps up with a public celebration Saturday, Nov. 8.
Nov. 6 at 4:51 p.m. - The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team has completed their investigation and have forwarded the case to the County Prosecutor's Office
Nov. 6 at 3:50 p.m. - High Drive from 29th Avenue to Bernard Street is scheduled to reopen to traffic Friday, Nov. 7 at 4 p.m.
Nov. 6 at 1:27 p.m. - Parking meters don't have to be plugged on Tuesday, Nov. 11.
Nov. 6 at Noon - Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s, two major U.S. bond-rating agencies, granted high ratings to the City of Spokane's Water Wastewater Utility bonds.
Nov. 6 at 9:18 a.m. - “Council Connection,” the program featuring Spokane City Council members as hosts, will be shown live on Thursday at 6 p.m. on CityCable 5.
Nov. 5 at 6:39 p.m. - A national search is underway to hire a new planning director
Nov. 5 at 10:59 a.m. - As polls closed, results showed the super majority of votes needed to approve the Park Bond.
Nov. 5 at 9:35 a.m. - Police are investigating a Robbery that occurred early this morning. The suspect robbed a cab driver at gunpoint in the area of 4th and Ferrall
Nov. 4 at 4:50 p.m. - Officers from the Emergency Response Unit were able to safely take a man reportedly armed with a firearm into custody after an hours-long standoff.
Nov. 4 at 8:52 a.m. - The Lincoln Heights neighborhood is ‘greening up.’ The neighborhood is planting 25 trees on 35th Avenue between Freya and Ray Street.
Nov. 3 at 2:47 p.m. - Major Crimes detectives have located and arrested a suspect in connection to a shooting that occurred this morning in West Central.
Nov. 3 at 2:24 p.m. - The City of Spokane is honoring November as Native American Heritage Month. Events are planned throughout the month.
Nov. 3 at 1:05 p.m. - Police recover a trailer and property stolen from man who was moving to be closer to his terminally ill son.
Nov. 3 at 8:57 a.m. - The City of Spokane and Spokane County have kicked off the community’s 18th annual recycling campaign, dubbed “Go Green with Big Blue.”
Nov. 2 at 6:31 a.m. - When you change your clocks back to Standard Time this weekend, Spokane Fire Department asks you to also check the condition of your smoke detectors.
Oct. 31 at 3:46 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department is celebrating Halloween by opening 11 fire stations for trick-or-treaters tonight between 5:00 pm and 9:00 pm.
Oct. 31 at 2:15 p.m. - Check it out at our Curling Clinics Sunday at the Riverfront Park Ice Palace. Register Now at My Spokane, 509.625.6200
Oct. 30 at 2:14 p.m. - Spokane City Councilmember Candace Mumm has been appointed to the Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB).
Oct. 30 at 8:41 a.m. - Business After Hours is an evening of networking, socializing and celebrating the year’s accomplishments in the East Spokane Business Area.
Oct. 30 at 6:31 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is celebrating Halloween by handing out candy at two safe trick-or-treat locations on Friday, October 31.
Oct. 29 at 12:25 p.m. - The official Friends of Manito 2015 Calendar featuring spectacular images of Manito Park is now on sale for $15.
Oct. 29 at 9:54 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department will host a body worn camera community forum this Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 29 at 9:28 a.m. - Police have located and arrested 2nd Degree Murder suspect Chrystal Huff (40) after hours of negotiations and response.
Oct. 29 at 8:50 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department is investigating a North Side fire early today that destroyed one garage and damaged two others nearby.
Oct. 28 at 12:27 p.m. - Police have arrested Jorden L. Mayo (age 21) on 21 counts of Theft-related activity, including 13 counts of 2nd Degree Identity Theft.
Oct. 28 at 9:57 a.m. - The Riverfront Park Ice Palace is scheduled to open for the season on Wednesday, Oct. 29.
Oct. 28 at 9:42 a.m. - Major Crimes detectives have Probable Cause to arrest Chrystal L. Huff (40) for 2nd Degree Murder for the stabbing of Richard W. Whipple.
Oct. 28 at 8:43 a.m. - The City is planting 40 trees around Loma Vista Park Saturday, Nov. 1, and is looking for volunteers to take part in the project.
Oct. 24 at 3:20 p.m. - Major Crimes Detectives are looking to the public to help identify a male who may have been involved in an armed robbery at Sunset Grocery last month
Oct. 24 at 1:32 p.m. - Spokane Parks & Recreation is offering a brand new indoor 16-inch softball league. Hurry and get your team’s spot today! Only $199 per team.
Oct. 24 at 10:39 a.m. - Therapeutic Recreation staff and volunteers are planning a fantastic all-you-can-eat breakfast to raise funds for TRS Sport Programs.
Oct. 23 at 4:17 p.m. - Therapeutic Recreation Services programs, Powderhounds Downhill Ski/Board, Nordic Blue Waxers, and Adaptive Ski/Board, are seeking volunteers.
Oct. 23 at 1:21 p.m. - Don’t forget our October Promotion – 9-hole rounds booked after 2 p.m. in October just $13 at all four courses
Oct. 23 at 10:29 a.m. - Police safely arrest Armed Robbery suspect Joseph GW Layman (28). He was booked into jail on charges of 1st Degree Robbery and 2nd Degree Robbery.
Oct. 23 at 9:01 a.m. - Winners of the 2014 Spokane Human Rights Award will be honored Friday, Oct. 24. at City Hall with a ceremony and breakfast.
Oct. 21 at 4:16 p.m. - Experience Eastern Washington University’s EPIC Adventures, “The Grind” Ski and Snowboard Railjam on October 25. Registration at 9 a.m.
Oct. 21 at 2:16 p.m. - Come With Us on a free walking tour of the Finch Arboretum on Friday, October 24 at 1 p.m. Register now.
Oct. 21 at 1:25 p.m. - The Riverfront Park SkyRide Over the Falls is closed for scheduled maintenance with a to be determined re-opening date.
Oct. 21 at 11:03 a.m. - The suspect, Donald R. Caldwell, was taken into custody safely after barricading himself in a residence armed with a knife.
Oct. 20 at 11:23 a.m. - Public meetings are planned on Oct. 22 (noon-1 pm) and 23 (6-7 pm) in the Council Briefing Center to discuss proposed updates to the Code of Ethics
Oct. 18 at 2:35 p.m. - Police are asking the public to help ID a Robbery suspect possibly connected to two robberies in the past two days. Call 911 with any information.
Oct. 17 at 8:58 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department will hold our next Coffee with a Cop event, in partnership with River Park Square, on October 22, from 12 to 2 p.m.
Oct. 16 at 1:58 p.m. - Burn restrictions implemented on July 17 were lifted today. Outdoor recreational fires, including campfires, are allowed throughout Spokane County
Oct. 16 at 1:08 p.m. - Bank Robbery Suspect Detained Less Than Four Minutes After 911 Call
Oct. 16 at 12:27 p.m. - FOUND: Police are searching for a missing 10-year-old boy who left his house this morning after an argument with a family member
Oct. 16 at 9:57 a.m. - Spokane Police Arrest Suspect for Burglary and Theft at Becker Buick
Oct. 15 at 4:36 p.m. - Spokane Mayor David Condon will forgo the Charter-mandated wage increase in 2015.
Oct. 15 at 4:30 p.m. - Detectives have an active warrant to arrest Enrique Pena for 1st Degree Murder in connection to the homicide at the Howard Johnson Motel on 8-10-14
Oct. 15 at 2:18 p.m. - Due to unseasonably warm weather, the opening date of the Ice Palace has been moved to a new target date of October 29.
Oct. 15 at 1:40 p.m. - Council Member Fagan will host a public forum on Nov. 14 to discuss City salaries.
Oct. 15 at 12:09 p.m. - Councilmembers Snyder and Mumm were joined by Council President Ben Stuckart to announce the Spokane City Council legislative priorities for 2015.
Oct. 15 at 11:53 a.m. - Members of the City Council announced their 2015 legislative priorities.
Oct. 15 at 11:23 a.m. - The Friends of Manito Annual Membership Meeting will be held Saturday, October 18 in the auditorium at the MAC Museum, 2316 W 1st Ave.
Oct. 14 at 4:41 p.m. - Police have investigated the report of a possible child luring in the area of 21st and Thor and found no evidence of it occurring.
Oct. 14 at 4:29 p.m. - Police arrest a total of six people believed to be connected to a series of property crimes reported on the South Hill within the past four weeks.
Oct. 14 at 2:04 p.m. - Update: Police found no evidence that a luring occurred. Officers responded to a report of a possible child luring attempt in South Spokane
Oct. 13 at 11:24 a.m. - The deadline to nominate an individual or organization for the 2014 Spokane Human Rights Award has been extended to Sunday, Oct. 19.
Oct. 13 at 9:16 a.m. - The story of Spokane and its neighborhoods is starting to take shape as public input for Shaping Spokane continues.
Oct. 12 at 1:57 p.m. - Police investigate stabbing that also involved a vehicle/pedestrian crash on October 11, just before 7 p.m.
Oct. 10 at 4:24 p.m. - SFD is partnering with the American Red Cross and Gonzaga University to canvass the Logan neighborhood to ensure homes have working smoke detectors
Oct. 9 at 12:05 p.m. - The 1st Annual Market Street Harvest Fest is Saturday, Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Historic Hillyard Business District.
Oct. 9 at 11:40 a.m. - Detectives are investigating a possible hit and run collision that injured a 14 year-old boy.
Oct. 9 at 11:40 a.m. - Spokane Police Looking to Public to Find Hit and Run Driver
Oct. 8 at 4:35 p.m. - Parking meters are free on Monday, Oct. 13, for the Columbus Day holiday.
Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. - Citizens are asked to register their cell phones and email addresses with Alert Spokane to receive emergency notifications from police, fire, more.
Oct. 6 at 9:45 a.m. - Three forums featuring candidates and ballot measures on the Nov. 4 general election ballot will be shown beginning in October on CityCable 5
Oct. 5 at 4:24 p.m. - Police respond to and investigate what is believed to be an accidental shooting that occurred late this afternoon in north Spokane.
Oct. 3 at 6:44 p.m. - Detectives continue to investigate the location of a body on October 2 in the 1600 block of W Pacific. The death is being investigated as a Homicide.
Oct. 3 at 4:12 p.m. - Police Chief Straub delivered the following statement today regarding the Internal Affairs investigations of Sgt. Lydia Taylor and Det. Mell Taylor.
Oct. 3 at 10:28 a.m. - Wanted Man Arrested after Nearly Hitting Pedestrian, Patrol Car & Crashing Stolen Vehicle
Oct. 3 at 9:38 a.m. - Smoke detectors save lives. That is the message the Spokane Fire Department is delivering as National Fire Prevention Week begins Sunday.
Oct. 3 at 9:12 a.m. - Join us in celebrating the installation of the Mobile Murals Project in Downtown Spokane.
Oct. 2 at 3:49 p.m. - Spokane Police Investigating Unattended Death
Oct. 2 at 3:21 p.m. - The 6th annual trail run is a 5k/10k event (plus a free Kids' 1k) located at Spokane's Camp Sekani Park 6707 E Upriver Drive
Oct. 1 at 11:01 a.m. - Police have arrested three suspects in connection to yesterday’s coffee stand Armed Robberies.
Oct. 1 at 10:56 a.m. - In support of Spokane Arts' October, Corbin Art Center and MONARCH Arts are co-sponsoring an exciting art exhibit featuring works by artists age 55+.
Oct. 1 at 9:43 a.m. - Spokane's annual Fall Leaf Festival at John A. Finch Arboretum will be held on Saturday, October 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sept. 30 at 5:03 p.m. - Three Suspects Detained in Connection with Two Robberies
Sept. 30 at 11:07 a.m. - Scammers claim to be a life insurance company requiring money to ensure next of kin receive proper compensation. Call Crime Check with information.
Sept. 30 at 10:58 a.m. - Viewers can call into Council Connection on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. at 625-6337 to talk with Councilman Jon Snyder and his guests.
Sept. 30 at 10:01 a.m. - Police investigate the Armed Robbery of Baskin Robbins that occurred last night on the South Hill.
Sept. 29 at Midnight - The City has launched an online survey to get feedback on its performance
Sept. 25 at 5:05 p.m. - Application for the City's Lodging Tax Advisory Committee are due on Oct. 14
Sept. 25 at 3:12 p.m. - Detectives have arrested Dustin T. Henneman in connection to a triple stabbing which occurred last week.
Sept. 25 at 1:53 p.m. - Police investigate the report of a bomb on the Gonzaga University campus. No bomb was located. Call Crime Check at 509.456.2233 with information.
Sept. 23 at 5:10 p.m. - SPD continues to engage in the Collaborative Reform process with the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.
Sept. 23 at 3:54 p.m. - The Youth and Police Initiative (YPI) will graduate the program’s 7th session today at 4:30 pm, at the West Central Community Center (1603 N. Belt St)
Sept. 23 at 12:05 p.m. - The City of Spokane has launched an online tool in its campaign to showcase each of Spokane’s 27 neighborhoods.
Sept. 21 at 7:04 p.m. - Firefighters quickly knocked down a fire in a downtown restaurant this morning and confined the damage to the kitchen
Sept. 21 at 6:55 p.m. - Fire heavily damaged a northeast Spokane house this morning and displaced a family of four. No one was injured and the cause is under investigation.
Sept. 21 at 9:51 a.m. - Fire in northwest Spokane destroyed a detached garage, damaged a neighboring garage and knocked down power lines in an alley behind a house today
Sept. 20 at 9:54 p.m. - A kitchen fire that started on the stove was quickly extinguished Saturday night, but not before it displaced one person from a north Spokane home.
Sept. 19 at 12:47 p.m. - Special Victims Unit (SVU) detectives have arrested a suspect in connection to a rape, reported earlier this week.
Sept. 18 at 8:49 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is holding an advanced K9 handler school today at the Spokane Police Training Center.
Sept. 17 at 5:56 p.m. - Sunday, September 22 is last day for park cafes to be open
Sept. 16 at 3:49 p.m. - The busy intersection of 14th Avenue and Lincoln/Monroe is set to reopen Wednesday morning as major construction continues.
Sept. 16 at 3:28 p.m. - Kathy Jensen of Indian Canyon Golf Course has been named PGA National Teacher of the Year.
Sept. 16 at 1:57 p.m. - The City Council approved two policy changes that would encourage reuse of older buildings and support investment downtown.
Sept. 16 at 1:03 p.m. - The Friends of Manito Present Children's Renaissance Fair
Sept. 16 at 11:26 a.m. - Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred last night at 10 p.m. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at 509.456.2233.
Sept. 15 at 2:53 p.m. - The City of Spokane is inviting the public to learn more about the proposed project for next year on the Lincoln/Monroe couplet.
Sept. 15 at 2:27 p.m. - Detectives are looking to the public to help them gain more information regarding the homicide that occurred at the Howard Johnson Motel on 8/10/2014
Sept. 12 at 5:41 p.m. - FOUND - Esther “Ruby” Falt was last seen this morning near 1600 N. Calispel St . She is a white female, gray hair, about 5’3” tall, with a thin build
Sept. 12 at 4:32 p.m. - Officers stopped a vehicle which led to charges of 1st Degree Robbery, Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle and several misdemeanor charges.
Sept. 11 at 5:36 p.m. - Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a possible assault suspect from an assault that occurred on August 30 in Manito Park.
Sept. 11 at 4:32 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department enhances the training and response capabilities of the SWAT team to form The Emergency Response Unit.
Sept. 11 at 12:17 p.m. - Major Crimes Unit arrested a suspect in September 3rd stabbing that occurred in the 800 block of North Division.
Sept. 10 at 12:15 p.m. - Fall colors begin with dogwood.
Sept. 10 at 12:07 p.m. - Both Cafes plan to stay open later this summer
Sept. 9 at 2 p.m. - A new crosswalk ordinance aims to make the city safer for pedestrians, bicyclists and others in the most pedestrian heavy parts of town.
Sept. 9 at 1:43 p.m. - Al l splash pads are scheduled to close September 14th.
Sept. 9 at 1:30 p.m. - The City of Spokane/Spokane County has hired Megan Duvall to serve as the new Historic Preservation Officer.
Sept. 8 at 12:21 p.m. - Art In Bloom 2014 will be held at the Corbin Art Center on Saturday, September 20, 2014
Sept. 6 at 9:20 p.m. - Police quickly locate and arrest a Drive by Shooting and Assault suspect after a report of shots fired and an auto-bicyclist collision.
Sept. 5 at 8:49 a.m. - The body worn camera pilot program extends through December 2014 and will allow for public discussion and feedback regarding the body camera policy.
Sept. 5 at 8:20 a.m. - A fire in an electrical vault damaged a north Spokane restaurant last night and forced the evacuation of its occupants.
Sept. 2 at 10 a.m. - Councilman Mike Allen and guest, Randy Cameron, Park Board president, will discuss proposed updates to Riverfront Park on Council Connection
Aug. 29 at 3:45 p.m. - Mayor David Condon will officially launch Fiesta Spokane, Spokane’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at City Hall.
Aug. 29 at 2:14 p.m. - Manito Park will begin to draw down the water in Mirror Pond to improve water quality
Aug. 29 at 10:35 a.m. - Fire damaged an unoccupied Hillyard house early Friday morning causing approximately $10,000 in damage to the basement. No one was injured.
Aug. 28 at 3:10 p.m. - The City of Spokane is seeking proposals from organizations providing services for extremely-low-to-moderate income residents for grant funding.
Aug. 28 at 2:33 p.m. - Fall will soon arrive. Mark these dates for activities in Riverfront Park
Aug. 28 at 2:07 p.m. - It still may seem like summer but it's time to plan ahead
Aug. 27 at 10:41 a.m. - September 6th - Manito Fall Plant Sale
Aug. 26 at 4:33 p.m. - City Hall and other City facilities, including the garbage transfer stations and Waste-to-Energy facility will be closed in observance of Labor Day.
Aug. 26 at 4:28 p.m. - SkyRide over the falls cabins get new ventilation
Aug. 26 at 10:27 a.m. - The joint Spokane Fire/Police Department Rescue Task Force is conducting training this week in the basement of the NorthTown Mall.
Aug. 25 at 1:15 p.m. - Budget town hall meetings will be held on Sept. 9, 16 and 17 at 6 p.m. to discuss the proposed Program Budget
Aug. 25 at 11:30 a.m. - Applications from social services agencies to be designated "warming centers" for homeless people are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8.
Aug. 25 at 9:50 a.m. - Fiesta Spokane is the City of Spokane's observance of Hispanic Heritage month in September, and the first in a series of multicultural celebrations.
Aug. 22 at 2:01 p.m. - Council Member Amber Waldref is sponsoring changes that would help developers reuse older buildings downtown.
Aug. 22 at 9:16 a.m. - DUI suspect gets car hit by train and is arrested shortly after
Aug. 21 at 11:20 a.m. - Thank you Spokane Central Lion's Club & Spokane Fire Fighters Union Local 29 for Sponsored Swimming
Aug. 21 at 10:11 a.m. - Join Central Pre-Mix and Riverfront Park for the Ice Bucket Challenge
Aug. 20 at 12:11 p.m. - Spokane Police Activities League celebrate a successful season
Aug. 20 at 8:26 a.m. - A homeowner who had been using a torch to burn weeds next to his garage accidentally set it on fire.
Aug. 19 at 10:12 a.m. - City of Spokane Pools go to the dogs to end the 2014 swim season
Aug. 18 at 4:49 p.m. - Spokane Falls SkyRide may experience some limited closures as the project is finalized.
Aug. 18 at 10:43 a.m. - The official Gathering at the Falls POW WOW in Riverfront Park
Aug. 18 at 10:34 a.m. - Council Member Candace Mumm is proposing changes to the city's crosswalk ordinance
Aug. 17 at 9:22 a.m. - A homeowner who had been using a torch to burn weeds next to his garage accidentally set it on fire.
Aug. 16 at 9:24 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest seven-time convicted felon after he fled from police and threw a gun and drugs out the window of his vehicle while fleeing.
Aug. 15 at 3:09 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department is investigating a fire that damaged an unoccupied home Friday morning on the lower South Hill.
Aug. 15 at 2:42 p.m. - A fire that destroyed a backyard playhouse Friday morning also heavily damaged a garage in east central Spokane.
Aug. 14 at 10:15 a.m. - SPD arrest 18-year old for residential burglary and felony harassment (threats to kill).
Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. - 22nd Annual Cops n’ Kids Car Show This Saturday
Aug. 13 at 10:30 a.m. - Police arrested chronic offender Richard Urbanski after he choked Police K-9 Rav. K-9 Rav was not seriously injured in the incident.
Aug. 13 at 10 a.m. - Major Crimes Detectives arrest Stanley A. Tensley for Conspiracy to Commit 2nd Degree Robbery in connection with Sunday’s early morning homicide.
Aug. 13 at 3:15 a.m. - On Wednesday, The Spokane City Council conducted public interviews for the open council position vacated by former Councilmember Steve Salvatori.
Aug. 12 at 1:45 p.m. - The 23rd Annual Cops n’ Kids Car Show is Saturday, Aug. 16 from 7 p.m. until midnight in Downtown Spokane.
Aug. 12 at 9:02 a.m. - Spokane Police safely take suicidal man with a gun into custody.
Aug. 11 at 9:40 p.m. - Spokane Police investigate stabbing incident; Division from Liberty to Glass will be closed for the next several hours as the investigation continues.
Aug. 11 at 10:20 a.m. - A new mobile graffiti tool launched today allows people to snap photos and report graffiti from the convenience of a smart phone.
Aug. 11 at 10:12 a.m. - Find out more about the Riverfront Park Master Plan with a free tour August 13.
Aug. 11 at 9:01 a.m. - 24 hours after a man was found dead from gunshot wounds in the parking lot of a N. Spokane hotel, Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives make arrest.
Aug. 10 at 12:30 p.m. - Patrol officers responded to the report of a shooting in the 3000 block of North Division just after 12:30 a.m.
Aug. 10 at 12:09 p.m. - Spokane Police Patrol Officers responded to several major incidents overnight and into the morning.
Aug. 10 at Midnight - SPD Responds to and Makes Arrests in Three Major Unrelated Incidents Overnight
Aug. 7 at 5:04 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies are receiving reports of a scam involving jury duty.
Aug. 7 at 3:28 p.m. - The City's free clean green storm debris disposal offer ends on Sunday.
Aug. 5 at 2:08 p.m. - Mayor Condon announced the 2015 Program Budget and plan for a new police precinct in northeast Spokane
Aug. 4 at 2:54 p.m. - City will accept clean green storm debris for free at the North County Transfer Station and Waste to Energy Facility Tuesday through Sunday.
Aug. 4 at 2:12 p.m. - The City Council will interview five finalists next week for the vacant District 3 seat
Aug. 4 at 11:06 a.m. - Leave the Driving to Us! Take Our Little Spokane Shuttle Service
Aug. 4 at Midnight - The new section of trail at Mile 25 extends from Bridge Avenue and Summit Boulevard to the intersection of Boone Avenue and Summit Boulevard.
Aug. 3 at 8 p.m. - Residents in Five Mile Area no longer need to conserve water. The Water Dept reports that power has been restored to Five Mile water booster station.
Aug. 3 at 9 a.m. - Residents in Five Mile area are asked to conserve water today. The Water Department is asking residents to limit water use to drinking and cooking.
Aug. 1 at 1:53 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department will offer two women’s self-defense classes this fall, free of charge.
Aug. 1 at 12:39 p.m. - Five candidates have been nominated for the inaugural citizen Police Ombudsman Commission
Aug. 1 at 11:53 a.m. - Spokane Police detectives investigate theft of large trailer; Crimestoppers offers cash reward for information leading to an arrest in this incident.
Aug. 1 at 11:19 a.m. - Spokane Police Will Be Handing Out "The Club" Vehicle Anti-Theft Devices at the August 5th, National Night Out Party
Aug. 1 at 9:07 a.m. - The Spokane County Prosecutors Office has reviewed the case of the Officer Involved Shooting which occurred on February 11, 2014.
Aug. 1 at Midnight - Starting Monday, Aug. 4, Lincoln Street/Monroe Street will close for construction from 7th-17th Avenues.
July 31 at 12:44 p.m. - Mayor signs ordinance and resolution authorizing $26 million for police and fire vehicle equipment needs over six years
July 30 at 4:11 p.m. - Deadline Extended! Sign-up now for the Morris Clark Softball Tournament
July 29 at 10:37 a.m. - Enjoy Manito Park with Refreshments at the Park Bench Cafe & Music Friday Evenings
July 29 at 10:35 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department has six crews along High Drive today to monitor a brush fire that threatened about a dozen homes Monday evening.
July 28 at 3:30 p.m. - The City of Spokane will accept clean green debris from last week’s storm at the Waste to Energy Facility and North Transfer Station through July 30.
July 28 at 11:53 a.m. - A female and two children were safely removed from the home. The suspect was arrested and put in the Spokane County Jail for 2nd Degree Assault DV.
July 28 at 9:59 a.m. - Join us for an outdoor fine dining experience at Riverfront Park
July 28 at 9:56 a.m. - Spike and Dig Special: Register by 8/31 and get $50 off the regular registration
July 28 at Midnight - The speed limit on a section of U.S. Route 2 (Sunset Highway) will be reduced from 55 miles per hour to 45 miles per hour starting Monday, July 28.
July 27 at 2:16 p.m. - More than four dozen firefighters extinguished a fire at a commercial building Sunday morning, investigators are still working to determine the cause
July 27 at 11:43 a.m. - Spokane Police investigate an early-morning Burglary in progress where the suspect fired rounds inside the home.
July 25 at 5 p.m. - The City will accept storm debris for free at the North County Transfer Station and the Waste to Energy Facility.
July 25 at 1:14 p.m. - Calling all Teens! It's Friday Teen Night at the Hillyard Aquatic Center
July 25 at 12:01 p.m. - Saturday, July 26, 10:00 a.m. in Manito Meeting Room (4 West 21st Ave) Free and Open to Public
July 25 at 9:29 a.m. - Scenery Abounds but Watch out for the Chocolate! Join Us for the Sunset Dessert Train Tour
July 24 at 3:05 p.m. - Enjoy Manito Park with Refreshments at the Park Bench Cafe
July 24 at 2 p.m. - As a result of downed trees, power lines, and debris, Spokane’s curbside garbage, recycling, and yard waste collection has been slowed.
July 24 at 1:18 p.m. - Spokane Police and Avista are teaming up to help protect citizens from becoming the victims of a new wave of scams.
July 24 at 12:26 p.m. - Summer movies at the IMAX continue as scheduled
July 24 at 9:45 a.m. - A fire early this morning at a northwest Spokane home sent one person to the hospital with minor injuries and displaced four adults.
July 24 at 7:01 a.m. - A storm that moved through the area yesterday prompted hundreds of calls to area fire agencies and is believed to have sparked a fire in NW Spokane.
July 24 at 2:25 a.m. - Arborists available to help with post storm cleanup
July 24 at Midnight - City crews are working to clean up trees knocked over in Wednesday's storm.
July 23 at 11:06 a.m. - Security increases in Riverfront Park in an effort to deter vandalism
July 22 at 5 p.m. - The Spokane Human Rights Commission and Mayor David Condon are pleased to accept nominations for the 2014 Spokane Human Rights Award.
July 21 at 12 a.m. - Work to install new parking meters in the downtown area and areas of the lower South Hill begins Monday, July 21.
July 21 at Midnight - Changes to the Collective Bargaining Agreement aim to strengthen the health of the City of Spokane's pension plan and long-term finances.
July 18 at 1:39 p.m. - Traditional Royal Fireworks Concert is cancelled this year after 35 seasons
July 18 at 1:25 p.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives are looking to the public to help identify a suspect who robbed Sunset Grocery on July 10th.
July 17 at 2:36 p.m. - Due to hot, dry conditions, specified outdoor recreational fires are prohibited in the City of Spokane effective today.
July 17 at 12:54 p.m. - Get your exercise while you cool off from the heat
July 17 at 11:06 a.m. - Spokane Police investigate robbery and non-life threatening shooting in N. Spokane. Anyone with info on this is asked to call Crime Check at 456-2233.
July 17 at 10:20 a.m. - City Council is slated to vote at its meeting on July 28 on resolutions to place a street levy and a bond for Riverfront Park on the November ballot.
July 16 at 4:45 p.m. - Tonight is the final PEMCO sponsored outdoor movie at Riverfront Park. Come for Live Acts, Trivia, Food, and Big Screen Flicks
July 16 at 11:30 a.m. - Leave the Driving to Us! Take Our Little Spokane Shuttle Service
July 16 at 11:23 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department will hold the next Coffee w/ a Cop event Wed, July 23rd, 7:30 - 9:00 am and again in the afternoon from 4:30 - 6:00 pm.
July 15 at 2:25 p.m. - Mayor Condon presents Spokane Integrated Clean Water Plan to 100 utility leaders at National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) conference.
July 15 at Midnight - The City of Spokane’s Riverfront Park is considered one of the most scenic urban parks in the nation.
July 15 at Midnight - The Friends of Manito fundraiser needs a head count for this coming Sunday Picnic for the Pond. July 15 is the deadline for purchasing tickets.
July 14 at 4:25 p.m. - Master Plan Tours Available at Fountain Cafe Wednesday Night Music Series
July 14 at 4:19 p.m. - Join us August 1st for our premiere First Friday Dunner Concert in Riverfront Park
July 14 at 4:14 p.m. - Improvements will include trail lighting, irrigation, new plant material and enhanced pedestrian pathways.
July 14 at 2:34 p.m. - Time is Running Out. Go Online Today to Purchase Your Dinner Tickets. It's a Great Event For a Great Cause!
July 14 at 2:05 p.m. - The City announced a $10,000 grant program for neighborhood planting projects.
July 14 at 12:33 p.m. - Spokane has received nearly $8 million in federal homelessness funding in the past several weeks.
July 14 at 10:21 a.m. - The Spokane Arts announces, "LEGACY OF EXPO '74," in the Chase Gallery, July 9 - September 26, 2014
July 14 at 10 a.m. - SIRR Team Investigates Shooting Involving Spokane County Detention Services Corrections Officer
July 14 at 9:31 a.m. - The Friends of Manito Present the 2nd Annual Picnic for the Pond
July 11 at 1:11 p.m. - With temperatures soaring into triple digits, open swim will extend at Comstock, Hillyard, A.M. Cannon, Liberty and Shadle pools from 4 6 p.m.
July 11 at 9:35 a.m. - Robbery Suspects Quickly Arrested Thanks to Good Suspect Description and Alert Officer
July 11 at 6:53 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department and the Department of Natural Resources quickly contained a small brush fire on Beacon Hill on Thursday evening.
July 11 at 6:46 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department is investigating the cause of house fire in northeast Spokane. The fire was quickly extinguished and no one was injured.
July 10 at 4:49 p.m. - Chief Straub releases statement about murder/suicide yesterday
July 10 at 1:15 p.m. - Calling all teens! It's going to be a great summer with brand new activities at the Hillyard Aquatic Center
July 10 at 7:08 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department still has open spots for youth participants for the Spokane Police Activities League (PAL).
July 10 at Midnight - The Spokane City Council approved the process for replacing Councilmember Steve Salvatori during a public meeting on Thursday.
July 9 at 3:30 p.m. - The City plans to test membrane filtration technology as it prepares for an $80 million to $100 million upgrade to its wastewater treatment plant.
July 9 at 12 a.m. - Spokane City Council will hold public hearing Monday, July 28, 2014 at 6 p.m. over Bennett Block Skywalk Staircase Removal
July 9 at Midnight - Planning meeting August 12, 2014 to hear the latest outlook for real estate development in the South University District
July 8 at 2:28 p.m. - Council Member Amber Waldref will discuss downtown Spokane on Council Connection on Thursday evening.
July 8 at 2:20 p.m. - The City of Spokane Water Department is offering tips to citizens on how to keep a green lawn while holding down the cost of their water bills.
July 8 at 12 a.m. - Currently more than 140 Swim Lesson Scholarships are available.
July 8 at 12 a.m. - Mirror Pond Picnic & Silent Auction Fundraiser - It's a Great Event for a Great Cause
July 8 at 12 a.m. - SAFELY FOUND - The Spokane Police Department is asking for assistance from the public in locating a missing child, 10-year-old Timothy J. Reedy.
July 8 at Midnight - City building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical will attend a one-day training session and will be unavailable July 8, during regular field hours.
July 8 at Midnight - Spokane Police Investigate Murder/Suicide
July 8 at Midnight - Spell is one of eight named to the NUCFAC's Ten-Year Action Pan Strategic Advisory Team
July 7 at 11:24 a.m. - During May and June, 443 people took advantage of the 60-day Parking Amnesty Program to pay 2,046 past due parking citations
July 7 at 11:20 a.m. - investigate a report of a rape at knife-point. The suspect, 29-year-old Kenneth S. Williams was arrested and booked into the Spokane County Jail.
July 7 at 7:56 a.m. - On Sunday, July 6 at 12:23 p.m. the Spokane Fire Department responded to a natural gas leak in the 800 block of E. Thurston.
July 5 at 7:29 p.m. - On July 4, 2014 at approximately 11:50 p.m. fire crews from your local City Fire Department responded to 329 East Wabash on a reported structure fire.
July 5 at 11 a.m. - Homelessness among families and veterans decreased over the past year while the total individual count rose during the same period.
July 2 at Midnight - After taking “selfies” on a stolen tablet, suspect arrested for Possession of Stolen Property and the victim is getting some of his belongings back.
June 27 at 5:34 p.m. - There will be a press briefing at 10 am on July 1 outside the Fire Training Center at 1618 N. Rebecca regarding the 22nd year of the fireworks ban.
June 27 at Midnight - Special Events Unit Supervisor, Sgt. JD Anderson will be available for an on-camera interview today, at 1:00 p.m. in the Chief's Conference Room
June 26 at 12 a.m. - Plan now to attend the big Riverfront Park 4th of July Celebration
June 26 at 12 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department Youth and Police Initiative will graduate the program’s fifth class TODAY, June 25, 2014 at 1:30 p.m., at NC High School
June 26 at Midnight - The Clock Is Ticking! Sign Up Now For Corbin Kids Summer Art Camps
June 26 at Midnight - The Spokane Police Department is actively recruiting youth participants for the Spokane Police Activities League (PAL).
June 25 at Midnight - Great adult recreation classes are now available at the Corbin Art Center
June 25 at Midnight - Spokane Police have arrested a suspect in connection to a Robbery which occurred at the Subway (2900 S. Grand) on June 8, 2014.
June 24 at Midnight - FREE Hoopfest Concert Featuring Cami Bradley with the Marshall McLean Band and Cathedral Pearls
June 20 at 2:40 p.m. - Spokane Mayor David Condon met with mayors from across the nation to advocate for funding to help implement the City’s Integrated Clean Water Plan.
June 20 at 12 a.m. - Spokane Park Board votes to support Riverfront Park master plan and Riverfront Park bond.
June 20 at Midnight - Spokane's garbage eating goat to add a slice of birthday cake to his diet.
June 20 at Midnight - Spokane Police investigate auto-pedestrian collision; Pedestrian transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead
June 19 at 3:13 p.m. - Manito Park listed in the nation's top 25 parks in TripAdvisor's 2014 traveler's choice awards.
June 19 at 2:44 p.m. - The City adds detail to a refinancing proposal to maintain streets. The 20-year levy will provide new street work for same cost citizens pay today.
June 19 at Midnight - June Coffee with a Cop at NorthTown Mall
June 19 at Midnight - We're out of summer recreation activity guides, but you can sign up online!
June 18 at 10:26 a.m. - Due to unfavorable weather conditions, tonight's Riverfront Park Fountain Cafe Wednesday Night Music Series has been cancelled.
June 17 at 3:50 p.m. - Forty-five minutes of free Wi-Fi access per customer will be available daily in Riverfront Park beginning next week, before Hoopfest.
June 17 at 3:35 p.m. - The Alternative Response Unit pilot program dispatches smaller vehicles to non-life threatening medical calls.
June 17 at 10:30 a.m. - Saturday, June 21st is a day you won’t want to miss as we celebrate Spokane’s World Fair with “Remembering Expo ’74.”
June 17 at 9:03 a.m. - Police Patrol Anti-Crime Team officers have arrested Alicia C. Sweet for Rendering Criminal Assistance in the 2012 homicide of David “Brandon” Deponte
June 16 at 4:59 p.m. - Spokane Police detectives have referred charges to the Spokane County Prosecutor in the murder case of David “Brandon” Deponte.
June 16 at 2:01 p.m. - A community conversation planned for June 26 at 6 p.m. will seek feedback on the proposal to fund street improvements and invest in Riverfront Park.
June 16 at 11:11 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest Adam T. Butler after he allegedly hid in and refused to exit a garage and assaulted officers.
June 14 at 6:32 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 2500 block of E. 3rd early Saturday morning at 3:21 a.m.
June 13 at Midnight - Officer take suspect into custody without further incident after brief standoff.
June 12 at 8:53 p.m. - Tonight the SIRR Team will close Sprague Ave. to investigate the 5/23/14 auto-cyclist incident involving a Spokane Valley Police Officer.
June 12 at 2:30 p.m. - City of Spokane Water Department and SustainableWorks, a non-profit organization, are partnering to help City utility customers save water.
June 12 at 9:31 a.m. - The Parks & Recreation department is asking for help to curb the theft of metal plumbing parts and other recyclable metals from our parks.
June 12 at Midnight - Spokane Police Respond to a Serious Assault Overnight
June 11 at 5:18 p.m. - Police arrest Repeat Offender Ryan P. Graham for 2nd Degree Identity Theft after he allegedly stole and used a debit card to make purchases.
June 11 at 12:15 p.m. - PEMCO-sponsored Summer Outdoor Movies in Riverfront Park begin tonight with the classic comedy, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.
June 9 at 3:07 p.m. - Get ready for a super summer in Riverfront Park with first-run entertainment, food, fun and much, much more!
June 9 at 2:48 p.m. - The Fire Department has a limited number of smoke detectors to install free of charge for low-income persons living inside the city limits of Spokane.
June 9 at 12:09 p.m. - Today, at approximately 10 am, Police received a report of a male yelling for help in the Spokane River near the Red Lion River Inn.
June 9 at 9:08 a.m. - Police quickly locate and arrest a suspect, Shawn R. Denman, accused of firing shots in Downtown Spokane early this morning.
June 7 at 12 a.m. - Stabbing victim dies of his wounds. SPD still searching for the suspect.
June 7 at Midnight - Suspect is in custody as detectives continue their investigation into today's events.
June 5 at 9:42 p.m. - Spokane Police have located and arrested the juvenile male suspect on charges of Felony Harassment – Threats to Kill.
June 5 at 4:31 p.m. - Spokane Police Chief Straub signs statement supporting opportunities to hire current and former members of our military.
June 5 at 11 a.m. - Homelessness among families and veterans decreased over the past year while the total individual count rose during the same period.
June 4 at 9:55 a.m. - Join us for a brand new entertainment treat with the all new Wednesday Night Music Series at the Fountain Café in Riverfront Park
June 3 at 3:07 p.m. - This is the second season for the very popular PEMCO-sponsored Summer Outdoor Movies in Riverfront Park.
June 3 at 9:20 a.m. - These sponsored lessons are available at all six City of Spokane Aquatic Centers for the 2014 summer season.
June 2 at 4:40 p.m. - City Water Department has released its annual report on the quality of its drinking water. For 2013, the City met or exceeded all standards.
June 2 at 1:51 p.m. - Sign up now for swim lessons at Liberty, A.M. Cannon or Hillyard pools and enjoy a 50% discount, bringing the price down to only $24.
June 2 at 10:56 a.m. - Councilman Mike Allen to discuss streets funding proposal on June 5 edition of Council Connection
June 2 at 9:21 a.m. - Overnight incidents: Officer nearly hit by fleeing vehicle, fleeing car crashes, firearm located inside; SPD investigates shots fired outside Swaxx.
May 31 at 6:42 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 212 N. Magnolia on May 31 at 10:47 a.m.
May 31 at 11:36 a.m. - Spokane Police are looking to the public to help locate a missing vulnerable adult, Steve G. Strout (photo attached).
May 30 at 8:44 p.m. - A male body was located in the Spokane River near the TJ Meenach Bridge this evening.
May 30 at Midnight - The Blue Bridge will be closed to all users, including pedestrians, on TUESDAY, June 3rd from 5 a.m. – 7 p.m.
May 29 at 4:56 p.m. - Council Member Waldref will host a mobile office on Tuesday, June 3 from 12-1 pm.
May 29 at 3:25 p.m. - City Council President Ben Stuckart announced the process for filling the District 3 seat that will be vacated by Councilmember Steve Salvatori
May 29 at 2:50 p.m. - Bring your own chair and sit under the stars as you enjoy FREE live music every Friday night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., May 31 - August 23, 2013.
May 29 at 2:48 p.m. - Police have arrested and charged three people with 1st Degree Murder in connection to a body located in Kootenai County on May 16.
May 29 at 2:48 p.m. - Detectives are continuing to investigate two armed robberies that occurred on 05/19/2014 and working to determine if they are related.
May 29 at 12:20 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported garage fire at 1823 E Providence on May 28 at 9:52 p.m.
May 27 at Midnight - Spokane Police arrest repeat offender Nicholas L. Gillam (34), after he rammed the car he was driving into a police car.
May 25 at 7:28 p.m. - Spokane police responded to a report of a possible device at Davenport at Post/Sprague. Robert W. Malley (43) was booked into Spokane County Jail.
May 24 at 11:04 a.m. - Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team investigates auto-cyclist collision involving Spokane Valley Police Officer.
May 23 at Midnight - Standoff with Wanted Felon Ends Peacefully
May 22 at 4:46 p.m. - Follow-up information from today’s news conference announcing SPD’s accreditation and the re-establishment of a Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy
May 22 at Midnight - SPD's SIU Unit served a search warrant on a home in the 1100 block of west Jackson this morning.
May 21 at 5:34 p.m. - Mayor Condon and Chief Straub announce the SPD's achievement of state accreditation through the Washington Association of Sheriff and Police Chiefs.
May 21 at 1:08 p.m. - Seven-time convicted felon/repeat offender arrested for 2nd Degree Trafficking of Stolen Property.
May 21 at 11:40 a.m. - In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, City Hall and other City facilities will be closed on Monday, May 26; Riverfront Park attractions are open.
May 21 at Midnight - Spokane is home to a total of 17 splash pads that provide FREE summer fun for kids in neighborhoods. Splash pads open this Saturday, May 24th.
May 20 at 5:03 p.m. - Detectives are investigating two armed robberies that occurred yesterday and working to determine if the two incidents are related.
May 20 at 3:04 p.m. - The center house of Gaiser Conservatory will be closed for renovations from May 27 to September 30. Reopening is dependent on construction schedule.
May 20 at 2:05 p.m. - The City of Spokane Event Pet Ordinance SMC 10.03.110 prohibits dogs and other pets at major Riverfront Park events.
May 20 at 10:03 a.m. - Officers arrest a hit-and-run suspect thanks to alert citizen tips and quick officer follow-up. Roderick Thomas was booked for Felony Hit-and-Run.
May 20 at 9:03 a.m. - City seeking input on proposed University District Bridge and will host an Open House to provide a progress update, answer questions and take input.
May 19 at 11:30 a.m. - The City's emphasis on outcomes has delivered improvement in several priority areas, including public safety, customer service and resource management
May 19 at 10:43 a.m. - Aquatics staff is busy preparing facilities, hiring and training staff and working to ensure everything is ready for opening day, June 16.
May 19 at Midnight - Spokane Police & Spokane Transit Partner for Coffee with a Cop - May 21 at STA Plaza
May 17 at 9:46 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a garage fire in the 3900 block of East 5th Ave shortly after midnight on Saturday morning.
May 16 at 9:54 a.m. - A DUI driver hits an SPD Patrol vehicle and flees. Officers quickly arrest the suspect nearby; 43-year-old Aaron T. Scott. The officer was not injured
May 15 at 9:26 p.m. - His injuries were determined to be non-life-threatening and there is no suspect believed to be outstanding.
May 15 at Midnight - Thirty-year-old Jy Jy Jones Arrested after Dispute with his Brother Ends in Gunfire
May 14 at 4:44 p.m. - Re-assignments in Downtown, Professional Standards, Investigations, and Civil Enforcement based on priorities and commitment to continued improvement.
May 14 at 12:17 p.m. - Spokane Police Patrol Anti-Crime Team officers identify, locate and arrest suspect for multiple counts of Forgery and Theft.
May 13 at 9:53 a.m. - Spokane Police Patrol vehicle and citizen vehicle hit at high rate of speed while stopped at stop light by Savannah L. Ashby.
May 10 at 12:56 a.m. - Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported natural gas leak that had ignited in the backyard of a home at 2529 W. Queen on May 10 at 9:46 p.m.
May 9 at 5:21 p.m. - The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’10" to 6’ tall, possibly 25 to 35 years of age. Sketch and further details provided.
May 9 at 4:43 p.m. - The City of Spokane and Spokane County will hold the first collaborate meeting to establish parameters on plans for growth and regional development.
May 9 at 3:53 p.m. - On 05-08-2014, at approximately 10 a.m., officers responded to W Francis after seeing a Toyota that matched the description of a stolen vehicle.
May 8 at 3:18 p.m. - Applications for the independent citizen Police Ombudsman Commission are being sought until June 6
May 8 at 2:56 p.m. - Councilmember Fagan is distributing raffle tickets to children for the opportunity for one child to win a custom-built Sheriff's Office playhouse.
May 7 at 4:58 p.m. - Councilmember Snyder will host Council Connection and discuss re-development of Riverfront Park, and Spokane City Firefighter Operations
May 7 at Midnight - On two separate occasions in the last couple of months, two different Walgreens have been the victims of a bizarre burglary.
May 6 at 3:50 p.m. - Spokane has set meetings for citizens to learn about a new refinancing proposal to maintain and rebuild streets & reinvigorate Riverfront Park.
May 6 at 3:19 p.m. - Police arrest a Burglary and Vehicle Theft suspect. Officers have connected the suspect to several other recent burglaries.
May 5 at 5:14 p.m. - SPD and other local law enforcement agencies will recognize officers who were killed in the line of duty at the Public Safety Building Cul-de-sac.
May 5 at 8:51 a.m. - Involved children are safe; Officers searching for dark green GMC Jimmy SUV. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at 509.456.2233.
May 2 at 4:51 p.m. - The SPD is releasing the names of the officers involved in the shooting of homicide suspect Jeremy Arnold on the afternoon of April 29th, 2014.
May 1 at 3:47 p.m. - A parking amnesty program launched today allows citizens to pay parking tickets in collections at face value until June 30.
April 29 at 4:30 p.m. - On May 5, City Council will consider adoption of a comprehensive plan to improve Spokane River health, called the Integrated Clean Water Plan.
April 29 at 4:25 p.m. - At approximately 10 a.m. this morning officers responded to 2512 N. Standard to investigate a female who was deceased at the location.
April 28 at 1:01 p.m. - The City is proposing to refinance its debt to maintain and enhance streets and reinvigorate Riverfront Park while keeping citizens at the same rate
April 28 at 10:19 a.m. - Today at 1 pm the following visuals as well as an opportunity for an on-camera interview will be available at the Spokane Police Academy.
April 27 at 1:38 p.m. - Police respond to two Robbery reports in North Spokane; Officers locate and arrest a suspect, 24-year-old Joshua J. Roullier.
April 25 at 9:36 p.m. - Major Crimes detectives have arrested 23-year-old Andre R. Hallman in connection to the shooting at the Lions Lair on 4/23/14.
April 25 at 4:53 p.m. - The Spokane Police K-9 Unit will host the Washington State Police Canine Association (WSPCA) Spring Seminar, April 27th-30th.
April 25 at 4:51 p.m. - The Spokane Law Enforcement Museum, 1201 W. First Ave., is celebrating our 4th Anniversary this Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
April 25 at 3:44 p.m. - Spokane Mayor David Condon launched Forest Spokane, a new initiative to beautify neighborhoods with the addition of trees and green infrastructure
April 24 at 11:35 p.m. - Stabbing suspect booked for Attempted Murder.
April 24 at 4:33 p.m. - Roscoe Wood was arrested on two counts of 2nd Degree Assault, two counts of Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, one count of 2nd Degree Malicious Mischief
April 24 at 10:31 a.m. - Get a head start on spring with garden sales this weekend.
April 24 at 8:18 a.m. - Overnight shooting downtown sends one victim to the hospital. Police are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspect(s).
April 23 at 4:43 p.m. - One male victim transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The incident appears to be the result of a domestic dispute.
April 22 at 1:25 p.m. - The City of Spokane and Spokane County will hold a series of meetings to establish parameters on how each plans for growth and regional development
April 22 at 11:02 a.m. - A patrol officer conducting Hot Spot patrols near downtown quickly apprehends a cell phone thief, 24-year-old Jacob K. McGill.
April 22 at 7:42 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported a structure fire at 1618 W. Maxwell on April 22 at 12:31 a.m.
April 21 at 4:38 p.m. - City Hall and Avista are celebrating the Grand Opening of Huntington Park with First Friday Food Truck Rally Festivities.
April 21 at 2:43 p.m. - The Park Board will host one more public meeting regarding the Riverfront Park Master Plan Citizen Advisory Committee recommendations.
April 21 at 12:39 p.m. - Police responded to two separate shots fired calls, booked a serial recycler, and brought three suspects in for numerous property crime charges.
April 18 at 11:36 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest two suspects in connection to a Robbery which occurred yesterday, at about 6 pm, at the McDonald’s at 2200 W. Wellesley Ave.
April 17 at 5:07 p.m. - The Spokane Master Composters/Recyclers will host a Compost Fair at Finch Arboretum on April 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
April 17 at 4:53 p.m. - The City of Spokane will break ground on anew combined Solid Waste Management & Fleet maintenance facility on Friday, April 25, at 11 a.m.
April 17 at 9:13 a.m. - Police have arrested 26-year-old Edward Bobby Donoian on charges of 1st Degree Assault in connection to a stabbing on Monday, April 14th.
April 16 at 1:37 p.m. - The Fire Department responded to a report of a boy who had fallen from a cliff at Liberty Park in the East Central Neighborhood at 5:34 p.m.
April 16 at 11:36 a.m. - No explosives were located. The suspect, 44-year-old David J. Maslo was arrested for Threats to Bomb or Injure Property.
April 16 at 10:49 a.m. - Officers arrest 24-year-old Casey L. Brown for illegally possessing a firearm and other charges after he allegedly stole a rifle in a vehicle prowling
April 15 at 2:45 p.m. - Chris LeQuire, Jordan Brown, Corrigan Mohondro, Brandon Fabian, and Brandon Lynch will attend a three week SPD-specific training course.
April 14 at 5:37 p.m. - The City is hosting public meetings on April 28 and 29 to discuss how the citizen Police Ombudsman Commission should be formed
April 14 at 5:31 p.m. - The City is hosting public comment meetings on April 17 and 24 about the Riverfront Park Master Plan
April 14 at 2:30 p.m. - The Earth Day Spokane all-volunteer organizing committee is partnering with Riverfront Park to celebrate Earth Day Spokane on Saturday, April 26th.
April 14 at 2:18 p.m. - The Friends of the Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens invite all to our annual Opening of the Gardens' event from 2 to 5 p.m. on April 26.
April 14 at 12:28 p.m. - SPD responds to stabbing near Division and Spokane Falls Blvd. Two individuals were transported to the hospital and will be interviewed by detectives.
April 14 at 12:17 p.m. - SPD arrests DUI driver after suspect flees and crashes near Mission pool.
April 13 at 6:34 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire on Sunday, April 13 at 12:47 a.m. at 1428 W Mallon.
April 11 at 10:30 a.m. - Major Crimes detectives have arrested 33-year-old Robby J. Wahrer in connection to the homicide of Douglas J. Carlile on 12/15/2013
April 11 at 10:10 a.m. - Major Crimes detectives have arrested 36-year-old Troy A. Pesina in connection to a shooting at a home in the 3300 block of E. Grace on April 1, 2014
April 10 at 2:07 p.m. - Investigative Regional Response Team has completed their investigation incident and has sent it to the prosecutor's office to be reviewed.
April 9 at 1:23 p.m. - The SPD has seen a recent increase in scam/fraud incidents involving debit/credit cards and utilities in the Spokane area.
April 8 at 12:33 p.m. - Spokane Police responded to a reported stabbing at The Flame, 2401 E. Sprague Ave on March 23 around 12:30 a.m.
April 7 at 8:38 p.m. - In an effort that will make Spokane safer, the Spokane Fire Department switched to a digital patient records system
April 7 at 10:49 a.m. - Police responded to five major incidents over the weekend of April 4-7.
April 7 at 10:22 a.m. - Initial reports indicate the victim confronted the suspect during a burglary in progress and was stabbed.
April 6 at 10:40 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported motor home fire near the intersection of Chestnut and Gardner on April 6, 2014 at 7:13 p.m.
April 5 at 3 p.m. - Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a shooting incident that occurred just before 1 a.m. near the intersection of E. 9th Ave. and S. Perry St.
April 4 at 2:03 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 719 W Maxwell on Friday, April 4th, at approximately 10 a.m.
April 4 at 2:03 p.m. - Officers responded to a call in the 5300 block of N. Wall after the victim saw the male suspect prowling his vehicle yesterday around 3 p.m.
April 3 at 6:06 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest 55-year-old Richard L. Welch for 1st Degree Kidnapping in connection to the kidnapping of a 3-year-old child.
April 3 at 4:38 p.m. - The five officers involved in the shooting have nearly 60 years of combined experience with the Spokane Police Department.
April 3 at 3:24 p.m. - 60-year-old Alfred Woodruff was last seen yesterday afternoon at his residence in the 200 block of W. Riverside.
April 3 at 8:44 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 2710 W. Garland on April 3, 2014, at approximately 2:25 a.m.
April 2 at 11:35 a.m. - Spokane Police Major Crime detectives continue to investigate a string of Armed Robberies that have occurred in Spokane since February 17, 2014.
April 1 at 6 p.m. - Council Member Waldref will host Council Connection on Thursday at 6 p.m. on CityCable 5
April 1 at 3:50 p.m. - Spokane Police responded to a shooting at Holy Family Hospital, 5600 N. Lidgerwood, on 04-01-14 around 12 p.m.
April 1 at 3 p.m. - Police arrest 33-year-old Summer Allen for Conspiracy to Commit 2nd Degree Burglary and 1st Degree Theft.
April 1 at 11:35 a.m. - Media is invited to attend the session on Thursday, April 3rd at 4 p.m. where reporters will have the opportunity to interview program participants.
April 1 at 10:39 a.m. - The City is asking citizens to use a new online mapping tool to provide insight into the transportation system.
March 31 at 6:12 p.m. - City Council President Ben Stuckart and Councilmembers Jon Snyder, Amber Waldref, and Candace Mumm stood in support of sensible planning.
March 31 at 6 p.m. - The City Council developed a list of budget principles for 2015 to help guide the City Administration in the budget’s development
March 31 at 12:16 p.m. - Mayor Condon announced a joint development agreement with the County Commissioners to improve the process of bringing jobs and opportunity to Spokane.
March 31 at Noon - 29-year-old Thomas Curd booked for Possession of Stolen Motor Vehicle, Attempt to Elude and 2nd Degree Trafficking Stolen Property.
March 31 at 11:07 a.m. - The City of Spokane is recognizing businesses that have excelled in the management of wastewater generated as part of their processes.
March 31 at 10:15 a.m. - Officer Mike Russo was arrested, cited and released for Driving Under the Influence (DUI). The Washington State Patrol is investigating this incident.
March 28 at 2:45 p.m. - Detectives believe Stephen C. Corkery is responsible for the majority of the Armed Robberies occurring in Spokane since February 17, 2014.
March 26 at 10:40 p.m. - SIRR Team Investigates Officer Involved Shooting of Robbery Suspect
March 26 at 5:29 p.m. - Mayor Condon and Chief Straub will deliver a 1 year update to the Use of Force Commission Thursday, 03- 27-2014 at 1:00 pm in City Council Chambers
March 25 at 4:15 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred this afternoon at a N. Spokane ice cream shop.
March 25 at 12:30 p.m. - Police are investigating a car-jacking at gunpoint in north Spokane that occurred last night. Officers located the vehicle and arrested the suspect.
March 25 at 11:18 a.m. - Aquatics staff is preparing City pools for summer by taking applications for open positions and selling season passes at a discount rate.
March 25 at 10:42 a.m. - Spokane City Council Member Jon Snyder will host a mobile office at Fire Station #4 on Friday, March 28 from 1 to 2 p.m.
March 24 at 3:08 p.m. - Indian Canyon golf course plans to open for the season on March 27.
March 24 at 11:30 a.m. - Spokane Police arrested a prolific thief with six felony convictions, 28-year-old Michael A. Harris, after officers located him in a stolen vehicle.
March 24 at 10:38 a.m. - Spokane Police responded to three major incidents over the weekend of March 21-23.
March 22 at 5:39 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a structure fire located at 2307 E. Sanson on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 1:05 p.m.
March 22 at 12:34 a.m. - SFD, Spokane International Airport firefighters, and Fire District 10 responded to a reported plane that had an on board fire in a cargo hold area.
March 21 at 10:10 p.m. - Police are searching for a vehicle of interest in connection to several recent robberies that have occurred in the City of Spokane.
March 20 at 4:52 p.m. - Exotic Metals Forming Co. LLC plans to expand its 48-year-old aerospace supplier company to Airway Heights
March 20 at 2:30 p.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives are investigating eight robberies that have occurred in the City of Spokane within the past month.
March 20 at 10:02 a.m. - Spokane Police Captain Brad Arleth will be available for a brief on-camera interview regarding the investigation of robberies in this month.
March 17 at 3:24 p.m. - Calling all golfers – here’s the news you’ve been waiting for. All four Spokane golf courses are getting ready to open.
March 17 at 2:07 p.m. - Willy Water—along with his fountain on the top of the Ninth & Pine Reservoir—is retiring after 45 years of faithful service.
March 17 at 12:40 p.m. - Spokane Gives is a communitywide effort from April 12-19 to inspire involvement and promote volunteerism year-round
March 17 at 11:19 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 1519 W Gardner Avenue, in West Central, on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 9:22 p.m.
March 17 at 10:30 a.m. - Spokane Police responded to five incidents as well as regular patrol and other calls over the weekend. Crime is down 13.65%.
March 14 at 11:15 a.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives have requested charges of Attempted First Degree Murder (2 counts) for 29-year-old Stafone N. Fuentes.
March 14 at 8:04 a.m. - SPD media availability list for the week of 03/14/14 to 03/17/14
March 13 at 5 p.m. - SPD will participate in the Youth and Justice Forum on Friday, March 14, 2014, at the Gonzaga University School of Law.
March 12 at 7:10 p.m. - The Fire Department warns citizens to stay out of the Spokane River. Any part of the centennial trail that’s under water should be considered closed.
March 11 at 11 a.m. - Riverfront Park is opening for spring hours this weekend. Come out and enjoy all of the fun activities in downtown Spokane.
March 10 at Noon - Spokane Police are searching for a man who robbed the Banner Bank in the 900 block of E. Mission just after 11 a.m. on March 10.
March 10 at 10 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest Atilano's burglary suspect, 33-year-old Tony Clark, for 2nd Degree Burglary.
March 10 at 9:01 a.m. - Construction season is underway in Spokane, with a project that delivers a better return on investment and helps to minimize disruptions.
March 10 at 8:51 a.m. - Local criminal justice, education and city partners team up to host positive interaction with the criminal justice system
March 9 at 10 a.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives look to the public to help identify a suspect from a robbery that occurred on 9-24-13.
March 8 at 10 a.m. - Within days of a reported kidnapping and the location of a body in Stevens County, Spokane Police have arrested four suspects.
March 6 at 12:30 p.m. - When you move your clocks ahead one hour for Daylight Savings Time on March 9, remember to check on the condition of your smoke detectors.
March 6 at 10 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department will recognize employees for outstanding service at the annual SPD Awards Ceremony, tonight, March 6, 2014, at 6 p.m.
March 4 at 2:30 p.m. - Officers arrest suspect, 31-year-old Tierra Walker, in carjacking minutes after report.
March 4 at 10:30 a.m. - City plowing on residential hill routes finished early Tuesday morning ending the Stage 1 snow event declared late Sunday.
March 3 at 9 p.m. - Prolific offender and registered sex offender, 31-year-old Billy Ogan, was arrested for Indecent Exposure at STA Plaza.
March 3 at 5 p.m. - Spokane Police, in coordination with Spokane Public Schools, are investigating a report of child luring in north Spokane.
March 3 at 3 p.m. - Don't forget to attend the free Moovin’ & Groovin’ Fair on Saturday, March 8 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Corbin Senior Activity Center.
March 3 at 9 a.m. - Spokane police made multiple arrests over the weekend of 2/28-3/2, including a suspect from "Washington State's Most Wanted" list.
March 2 at 5 p.m. - Cars should be moved to the odd side of the street on residential hill routes by 10 p.m. this evening to allow snow plows to pass.
March 1 at 10:48 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported apartment fire at 1024 W. Boone on February 28th at 10:41 p.m.
Feb. 28 at 11:30 a.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a robbery that occurred on February 28th at approximately 1 a.m. at the Safeway on W. Northwest Blvd.
Feb. 28 at 9 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest three people and seize drugs, firearms and electronics after executing a search warrant at a Spokane residence.
Feb. 27 at 1:51 p.m. - The Looff Carrousel, one of the most visited attractions in Spokane, reopens on Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Feb. 27 at 10:59 a.m. - SCRAPS is now the agency responsible for enforcing all animal control ordinances and will have a presence in city/county parks this spring and summer.
Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. - Spokane Police look to the public to help identify two suspects, who threatened store security with a knife, from a robbery that occurred on 2-22-14.
Feb. 26 at 9:30 a.m. - Officers follow footprints in snow and locate two suspects; Darren Bard and Nicholas Whitney were arrested on 2 counts of 2nd Degree Burglary.
Feb. 26 at 9 a.m. - Spokane police use Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) to safely de-escalate a suicidal man with a firearm on February 25, 2014 just after 6 p.m.
Feb. 25 at 4 p.m. - With a hard freeze predicted for overnight conditions, residential hill routes are a focus for City Street crews.
Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. - Spokane Police have requested 25 additional charges for three pharmacy robbery suspects: Jacy L. Thomson, Philip J. Powlus and Dale J. Cusick.
Feb. 25 at 11:25 a.m. - The City of Spokane is trying to urge Mother Nature along as it resumes curbside yard and food waste pickup on Monday, March 3.
Feb. 25 at 11 a.m. - Spokane Police responded to a report of a serious auto-pedestrian collision near Spokane Falls Community College (3400 W. Fort George Wright Dr.).
Feb. 24 at 2:19 p.m. - With a unanimous vote, long time board member, Randy Cameron, was re-elected to an unprecedented third term as Park Board President.
Feb. 24 at 1:14 p.m. - A quarterly review of the City’s key performance indicators shows improvement in outcomes in several priority areas.
Feb. 24 at 11:34 a.m. - Riverfront Park is prepared for spring and is releasing upcoming park and attraction hours.
Feb. 24 at 10:30 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest 19-year-old Corey Huska for a series of crimes committed throughout Spokane.
Feb. 24 at 10:15 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department will hold our second Coffee with a Cop event on February 25th at 9 a.m. at The Dawn of the Donut, 3402 N. Division.
Feb. 24 at 9:30 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department had an eventful weekend. Find out about notable incidents/arrests that occurred February 21-23.
Feb. 24 at 9 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department’s Volunteer Services Unit announces March 8th at 10 a.m. as the first testing date for the upcoming Reserve Academy.
Feb. 22 at 8:47 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 2404 N Columbus on February 22 at 2:05 a.m.
Feb. 21 at 1 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating two stabbing incidents that occurred at 11 p.m. on February 20th and 3:10 a.m. on February 21st.
Feb. 20 at 1:43 p.m. - A bill to make power from Spokane's Waste to Energy facility eligible for a renewable energy credit is headed to the WA State House of Representatives
Feb. 20 at 11 a.m. - Spokane Police detectives arrest Marshall M. Barkdull (28-years-old) on three counts of 1st Degree Assault in connection to a drive-by shooting.
Feb. 19 at 9 a.m. - Police investigate two unrelated robberies on Feb 18th, one at the 2100 block of W NW Blvd and the other at the 1800 block of E South Riverton.
Feb. 18 at 10:21 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a report of a fire in a duplex located at 3420 E. Liberty on Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 at 11 a.m.
Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. - Spokane Police are investigating several reports of commercial burglaries where copper wire and other metals were stolen and offering prevention tips.
Feb. 17 at 8:22 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a report of a fire in a basement located at 1827 W. 9th on Monday, February 17th, 2014 at 12:04 p.m.
Feb. 17 at 8:30 a.m. - Spokane Police search for coffee stand robbery suspect after he robbed Mug Shots at 1717 W Garland Ave on February 17 at 6:37 a.m.
Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on February 15, just after 4 p.m. in the 800 block of W. Walton.
Feb. 15 at 8:45 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a residence fire at 3811 N. Calispel on February 15, 2014 at 8:14 p.m.
Feb. 14 at 9 a.m. - Spokane Police remind citizens not to leave vehicles running while unattended.
Feb. 13 at 5:17 p.m. - Parking meters don’t have to be plugged on Monday, Feb. 17, because of the Presidents’ Day holiday
Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is excited to announce the next Enhancing the Survival Mindset class on February 21st.
Feb. 13 at 9 a.m. - Vehicle stolen this morning while idling unattended. Associate of vehicle owner pursues vehicle theft suspect; suspect crashes stolen vehicle.
Feb. 13 at Midnight - The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team continues to investigate the deputy involved shooting that occurred on Feb. 11, 2014.
Feb. 12 at 1:56 p.m. - The Spokane Regional Solid Waste System is offering free classes to residents of Spokane County who want to learn to build and retain healthy soil.
Feb. 11 at Midnight - County Sheriff's deputies involved in Officer Involved Shooting incident. The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team is investigating.
Feb. 10 at 1:15 p.m. - Spokane Police Tactical Operations Unit executed two search warrants and recovered drugs, cash, two guns, and two cars, and arrested Andrew Kerr.
Feb. 10 at 11 a.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives continue to investigate a fatal auto/pedestrian collision that occurred February 09.
Feb. 10 at 10:46 a.m. - As the City of Spokane switches over to a new and updated spokanecity.org website, the City’s online utility bill paying service is being upgraded.
Feb. 10 at 7 a.m. - Captain of Professional Oversight and Training, Rick Dobrow, has been promoted to the position of Assistant Chief of the Spokane Police Department.
Feb. 7 at 8 a.m. - The quick response of an off-duty SPD officer leads to the arrest of a domestic violence suspect on February 6, 2014, just before 8:30 p.m.
Feb. 5 at 3:20 p.m. - Council Member Mike Fagan will host "Council Connection" on Thursday, focusing on the Link Spokane planning process.
Feb. 5 at 1:59 p.m. - The threshold at which the City will activate designated warming centers increased to 24 degrees effective today.
Feb. 5 at Noon - PACT arrests prolific car thief and five-time convicted felon, 34-year-old Anthony Carson, for Theft of a Motor Vehicle.
Feb. 5 at 11:30 a.m. - Spokane Police Department requests assistance in locating a missing adult female who escaped from the custody of Eastern State Hospital.
Feb. 4 at 8 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest prolific thief, 50-year-old Burnell Doering, for Hillyard area burglary.
Feb. 4 at 10:54 a.m. - A new tentative agreement between the City of Spokane and the Police Guild that empowers the ombudsman to publish closing reports has been reached.
Feb. 3 at 2:33 p.m. - Spokane seeks proposals from firms for completing design and construction on improvements to the Riverside Park Water Reclamation Facility.
Feb. 3 at 10:30 a.m. - Spokane City Council unanimously passed a resolution calling for stronger state and Federal regulations on the transportation of crude oil via rail.
Feb. 3 at 8:30 a.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives are investigating the discovery of a body in N. Spokane. An autopsy will be conducted today.
Feb. 3 at 8 a.m. - Spokane Police responded to an Armed Robbery at a pharmacy in N Spokane. The suspect, 23-year-old Eric Bordner, was arrested for 1st Degree Robbery.
Feb. 2 at 1:30 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported house fire at 1304 E. 12th Avenue on Sunday, February 02, 2014, at 9:48 a.m.
Jan. 30 at 1 p.m. - Spokane Police Department is launching a program called the Youth and Police Initiative to build positive relationships between SPD and local youth.
Jan. 28 at 10:32 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a report of a house on fire at 3117 E. Hills court on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 at 6:52 p.m.
Jan. 28 at 1:49 p.m. - Walgreens has partnered with the City of Spokane to provide flu shots to those who have no insurance or are under insured.
Jan. 28 at 1:42 p.m. - The Spokane City Council has deferred until Feb. 10 its consideration of a proposed police ombudsman ordinance
Jan. 28 at 1:04 p.m. - A number of opportunities are planned the first week of February to get you involved in Link Spokane!
Jan. 28 at 11 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest four Burglary suspects after they were located repelling through the roof access area of K-Mart on E. Sprague.
Jan. 27 at 4 p.m. - The Chief delivered a statement regarding the apprehension of four suspects connected to the two recent Garland-area bank robberies.
Jan. 27 at 3:30 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest Repeat Offender and 16-time convicted felon, 29 year-old Alexander Stormy, after he attempts to flee from police.
Jan. 27 at 7:47 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a structure fire on January 27, 2014 to Center Court Apartments at 924 E Cozza Drive at approximately 10 p.m.
Jan. 27 at 7:13 a.m. - On January 27,2014 the Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 8821 North Hill N Dale at approximately 5:30 p.m.
Jan. 26 at 5 p.m. - 27 year-old Laci Anthony was arrested after hitting officer with vehicle while attempting to flee traffic stop.
Jan. 25 at 10:29 p.m. - A structure fire at 1604 W. Shannon Ave. has displaced seven individuals.
Jan. 25 at 9 a.m. - Initial investigation indicates the device that exploded last night was a pyrotechnic-type device, commonly referred to as an M-1000, not a bomb.
Jan. 24 at 9:33 a.m. - Gregory Paul Case, age 61, has died as a result of injuries he received from the structure fire on January 19, 2014.
Jan. 23 at 10 a.m. - Collaboration between the SPD and the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office led to the arrest of two suspects in connection to recent pharmacy robberies.
Jan. 23 at 4:04 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 902 E Boone on Thursday, January 23, 2014, at approx 12:00 a.m.
Jan. 21 at 11 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is releasing the names of the officers involved in the shooting incident that occurred on January 17th, 2014.
Jan. 19 at 9 a.m. - The 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Parade will feature enhanced Spokane Police Department presence.
Jan. 19 at 8:38 a.m. - The 2014 Point-in-Time count of persons and families experiencing homelessness will take place in Spokane on Thursday.
Jan. 19 at 8 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 609 E. Euclid Avenue on Sunday, January 19th at 3:16 a.m.
Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. - Spokane Police Patrol officers responded to a report of a car theft and assault on the morning of January 18th, 2014.
Jan. 17 at 11:55 a.m. - Improvements to the Greene Street Bridge have reopened the important designated regional trucking route to all legal loads.
Jan. 17 at 10:05 a.m. - Spokane County recycling grew to its highest level yet in 2012, reaching 54.7 percent.
Jan. 16 at 2:16 p.m. - In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan. 20, Spokane City Hall will be closed, along with other City facilities.
Jan. 16 at 2:15 p.m. - We are looking to fill spots in No School Camps on January 20th. Sign the little ones up now for a day of fun at the Corbin Art Center.
Jan. 16 at 1 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is launching a new monthly community engagement program, Coffee with a Cop.
Jan. 15 at 10:14 a.m. - Whether you're a seasoned skater or have never been ice skating before, come enjoy the fun at the Riverfront Park Ice Palace.
Jan. 14 at 3 p.m. - Spokane Police officers and the Patrol Anti-Crime Team arrest two males after a call of shots fired, a collision and a foot pursuit in downtown.
Jan. 14 at 11 a.m. - Citizen tips and follow-up by patrol officers leads to the arrest of a suspect in the 1/10/14 Albertsons' pharmacy robbery.
Jan. 14 at 2:42 a.m. - Riverfront Park attractions available on Martin Luther King holiday
Jan. 13 at 9 a.m. - Around 6:30 pm, on January 12, 2014, Spokane Police officers responded to a report of an assault in the 200 block of W. Riverside Ave.
Jan. 12 at 2 p.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives are investigating several recent pharmacy robberies occurring in Spokane and Spokane County.
Jan. 12 at 8:26 a.m. - Spokane Mayor David Condon will declare Monday, January 13, 2014 as Sgt. Jacob M. Hess Day in honor of the fallen Marine.
Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. - Officers locate suspect vehicle in Indian Trail vehicle prowling and arrest two prolific criminals.
Jan. 10 at 12:26 p.m. - City of Spokane and Spokane County announce plans for joint review and evaluation of the Spokane Regional Criminal Justice Commission recommendations.
Jan. 10 at 9:40 a.m. - The City of Spokane is committed to deciding what the future of Spokane's transportation and utility infrastructure will look like.
Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department will add an Explosive Detection K-9 to the Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU) for the first time in SPD history.
Jan. 8 at 3:27 p.m. - Locally produced movie, Different Drummer, debuts Friday in Spokane.
Jan. 7 at 1:22 p.m. - “Building Dreams – Bright Futures for Our Kids” fundraising drive will host a kickoff breakfast February 5 at the West Central Community Center.
Jan. 7 at 11 a.m. - Spokane Police, SWAT and Hostage Negotiators bring four barricaded subjects, from Walla Walla, out of a N. Spokane motel safely and peacefully.
Jan. 6 at 3:57 p.m. - A number of events are planned in Spokane to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year. Here's a good list.
Jan. 6 at 2 p.m. - The SPD PACT arrested two people, 27-year-old Kristin Edwards and 32-year-old Gary Todd after they rammed into a police vehicle with a stolen vehicle.
Jan. 5 at 2 p.m. - Spokane Police Department Patrol Anti-Crime Team (PACT) recovered two stolen vehicles, thousands of dollars in property and booked two individuals.
Jan. 5 at 11 a.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives have developed probable cause to arrest 26-year-old Brandon Mellon for 1st Degree Murder.
Jan. 4 at 7:53 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to an alarm system activated in the Wells Fargo Building at 601 W. 1st Ave on January 4th, 2014 at 4:42 p.m.
Jan. 3 at 5 p.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a bank robbery that occurred late afternoon on January 03, 2014 in south Spokane.
Jan. 3 at 1 p.m. - SPD Major Crimes Detectives and the FBI are investigating a bank robbery that occurred in north Spokane on January 3, 2014.
Jan. 3 at 11:41 a.m. - We are in urgent need of additional snowboard instructors for Powderhounds snowboard classes.
Jan. 1 at 10:57 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 3104 W Wellesley on January 01, 2014 at 05:29 AM.