Dec. 31 at 4:26 p.m. - On December 24 around 1:30PM SPD received a call reporting that their neighbor had just had a package stolen off of their porch.
Dec. 31 at 12:13 p.m. - Even amidst a year of COVID and national civil unrest, SPD had many bright spots in 2020.
Dec. 30 at 11:26 a.m. - The City of Spokane will launch a Full-City Plow today. City crews will work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until they plow all streets in the City.
Dec. 30 at 10:41 a.m. - Two shootings in an eight hour time frame leave two juveniles with minor injuries in one incident and property damage in the other.
Dec. 30 at 10:33 a.m. - On December 27, 2020, around 6 a.m., SPD officers were sent to a report of a shooting in the area of Madelia Street and 1st Avenue.
Dec. 24 at 2:04 p.m. - (Updated - Found) The Spokane Police Department is asking for the community’s help in locating and reuniting Copper with the family.
Dec. 23 at 11:20 a.m. - Christmas tragedy averted when Officers step in to help after Officer Scrooge inadvertently breaks porcelain Santa.
Dec. 23 at 11:07 a.m. - Dec. 22, SFD, District 8, and District 1 were dispatched together throughout automatic aid to a reported garage fire in the 1300 Block of Cuba Street.
Dec. 23 at 8 a.m. - Tips to recycle gift wrap and packing
Dec. 21 at 4:58 p.m. - A fight at the NorthTown Mall between two brothers ends in gun fire.
Dec. 21 at 3:23 p.m. - Thanks to a tip from a concerned citizen, SPD arrests felon suspect after he flees from routine traffic stop. Officers find firearms in the vehicle.
Dec. 21 at 3:22 p.m. - Spokane Police help a worried Minnesota family find their son who hopped a train to Portland, via Spokane, to meet someone he met online.
Dec. 21 at 3:18 p.m. - Saturday, Dec. 19, 7:36 a.m., 911 received a call reporting black smoke coming from a building located in the 2400 Block of East Desmet.
Dec. 18 at 4:10 p.m. - Resident feedback is important element of Housing Action Plan
Dec. 18 at 1:57 p.m. - Garbage pickup a day late after Christmas and New Year’s
Dec. 18 at 10:53 a.m. - SRTC was awarded $2.5 million from the Washington State Department of Commerce for the installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructures.
Dec. 16 at 11:20 a.m. - Shooting suspect taken into custody without incident by SPD Police Anti-Crime Team
Dec. 16 at 10:22 a.m. - Several community partners and businesses are working together to bring festive drive-in New Year’s Eve fireworks to Spokane area neighborhoods
Dec. 15 at 5:15 p.m. - A credit union was evacuated while Spokane Police officers engage an agitated man, armed with a knife that made threatening statements.
Dec. 15 at 2:07 p.m. - A man was arrested after starting a car fire in a parking lot on the Public Safety building campus. The fire was quickly extinguished.
Dec. 15 at 9:11 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department swears in 4 new police officers Monday afternoon.
Dec. 15 at 8:20 a.m. - During Monday night’s legislative session City Council voted 6-1 to adopt the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2021.
Dec. 14 at 7:42 p.m. - Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward is releasing the following statement following the City Council’s adoption of the 2021 City Budget in a 6-1 vote.
Dec. 14 at 2:56 p.m. - An early morning Browne’s Addition shooting results in one man deceased and another in the hospital.
Dec. 14 at 9:48 a.m. - Saturday SFD responded to the 4300 Block of North Monroe to a cooking fire in a single-family residence.
Dec. 14 at 9:46 a.m. - Friday SFD responded to the 3300 Block of East 55th Ave to a cooking fire in a ground-level apartment unit of a large multi-family apartment complex.
Dec. 14 at 9:44 a.m. - Thursday SFD responded to the 6900 Block of North Wiscomb to a fire inside an apartment.
Dec. 11 at 5:17 p.m. - Suspect arrested for Residential Burglary and Domestic Violence Order violations after short standoff for the second time this week.
Dec. 11 at 4:33 p.m. - A convicted felon is charged with numerous felonies again, after his involvement in a third and separate crime in less than two months.
Dec. 11 at 3:08 p.m. - Actress Sydney Sweeney is donating $12,000 to make the holiday season brighter for Spokane’s houseless population and local restaurants.
Dec. 10 at 12:02 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers respond to a report of a bloody, naked, impaired man destroying the laundry facility at Father Bach Haven downtown.
Dec. 10 at 11:57 a.m. - Spokane Police Officers arrested three young adults after they lured an acquaintance into a residence where they beat and robbed the victim.
Dec. 10 at 9:12 a.m. - On the morning of Dec. 9, an employee inside the Teamsters building called 911 to report that a male was inside the building claiming he had a bomb.
Dec. 10 at 12:21 a.m. - One person was arrested for vehicular homicide following the collision.
Dec. 9 at 2:57 p.m. - A tow truck driver was assaulted and his truck damaged when repossessing a truck.
Dec. 9 at 10:44 a.m. - Thee Spokane Fire Department responded to the 2800 block of East Marshall Avenue to a report of a detached garage fire.
Dec. 9 at 10:42 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of an apartment fire, the origin of the fire was the live Christmas tree.
Dec. 9 at 10:34 a.m. - WASPC Co-Deployed team data for November 2020 shows continued success in diverting people in crisis from jails and hospitals.
Dec. 8 at 12:06 p.m. - Rosauers Supermarkets, Inc., is deploying Automated External Defibrillators or AEDs in all store locations in the Spokane area.
Dec. 4 at 5:17 p.m. - Riverfront Park’s Numerica Skate Ribbon opens for ice skating on Saturday, December 5, 2020 under revised COVID-19 protocols.
Dec. 4 at 2:12 p.m. - The Friends of Manito and Parks & Recreation are partnering with sponsors to bring the community a drive-thru holiday light show at Manito.
Dec. 3 at 4:41 p.m. - Man arrested for making a bomb threat to Planned Parenthood.
Dec. 3 at 4:37 p.m. - A Spokane Police Detective Sergeant is shot in the face with a paintball gun and a real firearm is recovered from his assailant as well as heroin.
Dec. 3 at 9:51 a.m. - Candidate will fill position vacated by Judge Staab
Dec. 3 at 9:43 a.m. - The morning of Wednesday, Dec. 2, SFD responded to the 1100 West block of Jackson Avenue on a report of a detached garage fire.
Dec. 2 at 3:57 p.m. - Domestic Violence suspect exits apartment after a brief standoff and is taken into custody without further incident.
Dec. 2 at 12:26 p.m. - Practice clean and safe wood heating this winter
Dec. 1 at 3:42 p.m. - SPD Patrol Anti-Crime Team (PACT) & Downtown Neighborhood Resource Officers (NRO) make an arrest in the “Real-Life Christmas Tree Grinch” theft case.
Dec. 1 at 2:56 p.m. - Every Wednesday in Dec. 2020 and Jan. 2021, visit the Pavilion to support approx. 20 local food growers and artisans at the Winter Farmers Market.
Dec. 1 at 8:17 a.m. - Efforts to mitigate Spokane’s housing crisis
Nov. 30 at 10:13 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a structure fire in the 3100 Block of South Lamonte Street.
Nov. 30 at 10:10 a.m. - Spokane’s Abraham Lincoln Statue in the downtown area was vandalized on Thanksgiving Day.
Nov. 25 at 2:15 p.m. - The Spokane Independent Investigative Response Team is investigating a Nov. 22 Officer Involved Shooting that took place in Spokane Valley.
Nov. 25 at 2:11 p.m. - SFD was dispatched to a badly burned patient in an apartment building located in the 1600 Block of West Pacific Avenue.
Nov. 25 at 2:08 p.m. - Monday SFD responded to a Civilian Fatality Structure Fire in the Ponderosa Mobile Home Park at 6417 North Cincinnati on Spokane's North Side.
Nov. 24 at 5:27 p.m. - SPD and the Sheriff’s Office want to make you aware of some inaccurate info and potential scams, regarding the obtaining of a valid Washington CPL.
Nov. 23 at 10:55 a.m. - Late night basement fire results in two adults being critical burns.
Nov. 23 at 10:51 a.m. - Nov. 22, SFD responded to the report of a structure on fire in the 1600 Block of East 1st Avenue.
Nov. 23 at 10:48 a.m. - Friday's shift finished up with a total of three incidents involving serious vehicle collisions on I-90.
Nov. 20 at 4:19 p.m. - Woman breaks into vacant apartment, destroying it, as she claims to be rescuing a 6 year old child, (who is not there).
Nov. 20 at 2:38 p.m. - Efforts to regain trust and safety to students on campus
Nov. 20 at 2:33 p.m. - Mayor announces plan to celebrate, support local business while emphasizing healthy practices.
Nov. 20 at 11:46 a.m. - In partnership with Numerica Credit Union, Riverfront Park will host beautiful outdoor holiday tree lights to brighten the season.
Nov. 20 at 12:10 a.m. - Officers respond to fatal vehicle/pedestrian collision at Wellesley Ave and Belt St.
Nov. 19 at 12:05 p.m. - Officers respond to a shooting on the 10th floor of a local hotel. Two men were treated for gunshot wounds onsite & then transported to the hospital.
Nov. 19 at 11:58 a.m. - Suspect pleads guilty and is sentenced to 120 months for two counts of 1st Degree Promoting Prostitution.
Nov. 19 at 8:43 a.m. - Garbage pickup will be a day late after the holiday
Nov. 18 at 8:42 p.m. - An update on COVID-19 impacts on Parks & Recreation activities
Nov. 18 at 4:38 p.m. - Moderated by Rowena Pineda, United Way
Nov. 18 at 12:37 p.m. - Nov. 17, a first alarm response was dispatched to a residential fire in south Spokane.
Nov. 18 at 12:35 p.m. - On Nov. 16, SFD was dispatched to a reported illegal burn located at Holiday Inn.
Nov. 18 at 12:04 p.m. - The City of Spokane began its official snow season this week. Now is a good time to provide an overview of the City’s snow response plan.
Nov. 17 at 1:27 p.m. - MCU is asking for public's help in locating homicide suspect Garry L. Norman, 7/26/1984. If you know his whereabouts please call Crime Check.
Nov. 17 at 1:20 p.m. - Citizen feedback is important element of Housing Action Plan
Nov. 17 at 11:40 a.m. - Suspect with female and child passengers attempted to elude SPD, crashed car, and fled the scene of the incident.
Nov. 17 at 11:37 a.m. - SPD responded to a shooting near Heroy and Division. There were no injuries and the complainant stated he returned fire after being shot at.
Nov. 17 at 2:02 a.m. - SPD is asking for help locating Michael Lehan. Family went to pick him up, only to find him and his car, a red 2003 Acura coupe WA #AFR9748, missing.
Nov. 16 at 4:02 p.m. - SPD responds to report of a drive-by shooting that left one victim with a non-life threatening bullet wound.
Nov. 16 at 1:29 p.m. - Enhancements include year-round service connection, Bridge Housing program
Nov. 15 at 2:56 a.m. - The adult male incurred life-threatening injuries. Subsequent traffic revision resulted in additional incidents
Nov. 13 at 5:41 p.m. - SPD reminds you NOT to leave your car running in the cold weather or leave your keys inside
Nov. 12 at 5:38 p.m. - The U.S. Pavilion has won sixteen awards honoring its innovative design, illumination, and service as a community gathering space.
Nov. 10 at 9:04 a.m. - Curbside yard and food waste customers have until Friday, Dec. 4, to finish fall yard cleanup before the service is suspended for the winter.
Nov. 9 at 1:46 p.m. - Suspect armed with scissors breaks into house, resident chases him down and helps SPD locate.
Nov. 9 at 1:34 p.m. - At approximately 10 AM, Friday, Nov. 6, SFD was dispatched to a reported "structure fire" in the 2700-block of East Pacific Ave.
Nov. 5 at 2:42 p.m. - Additional night-by-night space added for adults during cold snap
Nov. 5 at 2:06 p.m. - The City is updating its utility rates for 2021-2023; they're designed to provide customers with predictable, affordable services.
Nov. 4 at 8:25 a.m. - Garbage pickup and curbside recycling is on schedule
Nov. 3 at 10:35 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department was dispatched to a "long-fall" at a 1421 North Division (formerly Al's Motel).
Nov. 2 at 6:16 p.m. - A drive-by shooting sends a man to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the upper leg. Investigators are working to identify a suspect.
Nov. 2 at 4:59 p.m. - Spokane City Council Members Karen Stratton and Betsy Wilkerson respond to Friday's announcement by Spokane Regional Health District.
Nov. 2 at 4:46 p.m. - City Council collaboration advanced conversation, assisted in development
Nov. 2 at 2:19 p.m. - Portland strategic initiatives director to start Nov. 16 pending confirmation
Nov. 2 at 2:10 p.m. - SPD Officers have to block a vehicle with their cars to conduct a traffic stop on a reckless driver after he refuses to yield and pull over.
Nov. 2 at 2:08 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department treats four-year-old to a birthday parade before his surgery.
Nov. 2 at 10:43 a.m. - City Council President Breen Beggs has issued a statement in response to the announcement from Spokane Regional Health District.
Oct. 30 at 9:34 p.m. - SPD’s PACT Team booked Perceleono R Lopez on felony charges after an investigation showed he was targeting elderly citizens as a “contractor”.
Oct. 30 at 4:59 p.m. - SPD responds to a road rage incident that results in an assault with a vehicle. The collision shuts down South Regal Street for hours.
Oct. 30 at 4:58 p.m. - Spokane Police make an arrest in a drive by shooting that resulted from what was described as a “road rage” incident, near Sharp and Standard.
Oct. 29 at 3:30 p.m. - Riverfront Park is preparing to offer ice skating this winter under revised COVID-19 protocols. An opening date will be announced when it is known.
Oct. 29 at 11:03 a.m. - Spokane Police Officers are currently investigating a non-fatal stabbing in the 3100 block of East 5th that took place earlier this morning.
Oct. 27 at 4:52 p.m. - An early morning fire was intentionally set at a downtown business. Spokane Police located the suspect a few hours later and took him into custody.
Oct. 26 at 3:23 p.m. - Dozens of spaces for adults, families went unfilled past four nights
Oct. 26 at 3:20 p.m. - While responding to a domestic violence call officers were confronted by the suspect and involved in a violent confrontation.
Oct. 26 at 3:12 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers respond to a residential burglary in the 1900 block of E. Mallon Street.
Oct. 24 at 8:20 a.m. - City crews are clearing streets of downed trees, following the storm overnight, while continuing to plow and manage snow and ice on City streets.
Oct. 23 at 12:43 p.m. - SPD reminds drivers to take some simple steps to help reduce collisions and stay safe with the first forecasted snow of the season
Oct. 23 at 12:31 p.m. - City’s first all-inclusive playground made possible by a community benefit grant from Providence Health Care
Oct. 22 at 5:03 p.m. - SPD is sending photos out to the public in an attempt to identify an involved person, related to an assault that occurred on Friday, Oct. 16.
Oct. 22 at 4:58 p.m. - SPD seeks to help provide a safe and secure election environment for all
Oct. 21 at 4:25 p.m. - Extra spaces provide additional night-by-night space for adults during cold snap
Oct. 21 at 4:22 p.m. - Crime Stoppers is offering a reward to assist SPD Detectives in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with an Attempted Murder/Drive by Shooting.
Oct. 21 at 1:24 a.m. - SPD officers took Daniel Haslage (26) , who was armed at the time, into custody in the 9500 block of north Division on a felony warrant out of Idaho.
Oct. 20 at 3:02 p.m. - A group of males assault construction workers in Kendall Yards sending one victim to the hospital with a head injury.
Oct. 20 at 2:56 p.m. - Suspect with felony warrants attempts to elude police by cutting a hole in the wall of his hotel room, is arrested shortly after.
Oct. 19 at 11:39 a.m. - Regional Fire Marshals Lift Burn Restrictions for the Spokane Area Effective October 20, 2020
Oct. 16 at 3:37 p.m. - Hey kids*! From October 17 through 31 locate each spooky scene around downtown and decipher a riddle to earn a treat-bag full of fall goodies.
Oct. 16 at 11:56 a.m. - Spokane Police request media and public assistance in locating a 62 year old woman
Oct. 16 at 11:31 a.m. - The Budget Committee issued its comprehensive Budget Priorities Resolution
Oct. 15 at 1:45 p.m. - Clearing City right-of-way helps prepare for snow season
Oct. 15 at 9:33 a.m. - A female is arrested for Assault 1st degree Domestic Violence after striking her boyfriend with her vehicle.
Oct. 14 at 12:49 p.m. - SPD, SFD, AMR, and Avista responded to a collision at Thurston and Regal. One person was transported to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Oct. 14 at 9:37 a.m. - Thirty new street trees will be planted in the West Central and Logan neighborhoods on Thursday, October 15, 2020 as part of SpoCanopy.
Oct. 13 at 4:01 p.m. - A man pointing a handgun at passing motor vehicles was located and taken into custody near the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena.
Oct. 9 at 5:24 p.m. - Spokane Police request media and public assistance locating a missing 11 year old child.
Oct. 8 at 4:07 p.m. - SPD launches Spokane Safe Place to offer crime victims, particularly hate crimes, somewhere to safely wait for police response
Oct. 7 at 4:16 p.m. - SPD processed the scene of an injury hit and run collision involving a Lime scooter and a vehicle. The scooter rider received a significant injury.
Oct. 7 at 12:07 p.m. - Shooting in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood injures two
Oct. 6 at 9:08 a.m. - City offices remain closed to the public
Oct. 6 at 8:15 a.m. - On Monday, an Officer working in the STA plaza was contacted by a male who walked up and stated he needed help and thinks he had been stabbed.
Oct. 5 at 4:14 p.m. - Friday night, SPD responded downtown for a stabbing. One victim was transported to the hospital where he later died.
Oct. 2 at 1:50 p.m. - A drive by shooting in East Central claims the life of a juvenile male.
Oct. 1 at 4:13 p.m. - A shooting yesterday evening sent a man to the hospital with a gunshot wound.
Oct. 1 at 3:12 p.m. - Explore your creative side with an art class, learn a language, find your center with virtual yoga, or get outdoors with a guided snowshoeing trip.
Sept. 30 at 5:42 p.m. - The Volunteers of America’s art installation Eye Contact will be on window display at the Pavilion at Riverfront Park October 2 – 11, 2020.
Sept. 30 at 5:02 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department, along with automatic aid partners from Spokane Valley Fire Department and AMR, responded to an apartment fire.
Sept. 30 at 5 p.m. - Sprayberry brothers arrested for a combined 13 felonies.
Sept. 29 at 4:03 p.m. - US Army Veteran, Boone Cutler visits Spokane to share a simple message, if you need help reach out. You are not alone.
Sept. 29 at 3:52 p.m. - A Spokane Police Department (SPD) Major Crimes Detective is requesting assistance from the community.
Sept. 29 at 3:47 p.m. - A suspect wanted for an overnight shooting was located in Northeast Spokane. An Officer Involved Shooting (OIS) resulted.
Sept. 28 at 4:28 p.m. - Annual opportunity to amend City of Spokane Comprehensive Plan
Sept. 28 at 1:27 p.m. - SFD responds to a call with a male victim trapped inside a garbage truck.
Sept. 28 at 1:22 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department needs your help locating a missing juvenile.
Sept. 28 at 1:19 p.m. - SPD arrest two people during today’s protest in Downtown Spokane
Sept. 28 at 1:13 p.m. - Saturday, Sept, 26, 8:50 am, the Spokane Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire in northeast Spokane.
Sept. 28 at 12:49 p.m. - Project at Chief Garry Park extends Parks' work on pesticide reduction
Sept. 25 at 9:40 a.m. - Two Spokane Police officers were involved in an Officer Involved Shooting (OIS) incident.
Sept. 24 at 5:12 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department wants to make you aware the phone number to the West Spokane C.O.P.S. office has been “Spoofed”.
Sept. 24 at 2:21 p.m. - Spokane Veteran Forged the Axe from Twin Tower Steel; Axe to be Permanently Displayed at New York City’s Fire Training Academy
Sept. 24 at 2:15 p.m. - A Party in the 3300 block of East Carlisle results in a shooting, one man is in critical condition at the hospital with a gunshot wound to the head.
Sept. 23 at 9:10 a.m. - Judge issued a preliminary civil injunction regarding the time, manner and place of events held by one group outside the Planned Parenthood.
Sept. 23 at 8:48 a.m. - Design concepts due by Oct. 15
Sept. 22 at 2:35 p.m. - Sign-up for Spokane Fire Department's Community Connect
Sept. 22 at 2:17 p.m. - SPD is asking for the public’s help locating a missing toddler. Tanner Lang (2 ½ ) was last seen in the area of 1000 S Westcliff around 4pm, Sept 21.
Sept. 22 at 11:12 a.m. - Officers introduce themselves to neighbors during Covid-responsible open house
Sept. 21 at 2:56 p.m. - Flags will remain lowered until her interment
Sept. 21 at 2:54 p.m. - Robbery suspect thwarted by off-duty law enforcement officer.
Sept. 21 at 10:52 a.m. - Garco Construction presented Mayor Nadine Woodward with a “key” to CSO 26, a huge storage tank to manage overflows from combined sewers to the River.
Sept. 18 at 8:18 a.m. - Improved air quality expected to continue in the region
Sept. 17 at 4:59 p.m. - Wednesday night, SPD officers responded to a violent Domestic Violence incident on the south hill.
Sept. 17 at 10:09 a.m. - Spokane Police Department issues warning of a scam regarding photo enforced infractions.
Sept. 16 at 7:35 a.m. - With current air quality out of the hazardous range, garbage, recycling and yard waste pickup today in residential areas is back on track.
Sept. 15 at 12:35 p.m. - The public is invited to an online meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 6 p.m. to learn about the possibility of a new water tank in Hamblen Park.
Sept. 15 at 8:22 a.m. - During Monday night’s legislative session, the Spokane City Council voted 6-1 to approve the fluoride grant agreement.
Sept. 15 at 7:52 a.m. - Some garbage, recycling, and yard waste pickup today in residential areas in the City of Spokane will be delayed again today because of air quality.
Sept. 14 at 12:02 p.m. - Sunday, Sept. 13, SFD, DNR, and SCFD9 firefighters initiated a regional response of firefighters to a wildland fire near Beacon Hill.
Sept. 14 at 10:50 a.m. - Update from City Council President
Sept. 14 at 9:08 a.m. - Some garbage, recycling, and yard waste pickup today in the City of Spokane will be delayed until at least Tuesday due to air quality.
Sept. 12 at 8:17 p.m. - The City of Spokane will open a regional temporary drop-in safer air center due to heavy smoke that is causing hazardous air quality conditions.
Sept. 11 at 4:46 p.m. - Council will hear public testimony during Water Fluoridation Vote
Sept. 11 at 4:43 p.m. - An officer was shot during an Officer Involved Shooting incident this morning. The officer involved in the shooting is in stable condition.
Sept. 11 at 8:35 a.m. - Mayor proclaims today as 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance
Sept. 10 at 4:55 p.m. - The Park Board voted unanimously to approve The Seeking Place art piece by Sarah Thompson Moore of Coeur d’Alene for placement in Riverfront Park
Sept. 9 at 4:03 p.m. - Two officers had to be given Narcan after suffering adverse reactions to an unknown substance they were exposed to.
Sept. 9 at 3:59 p.m. - Two drive by shootings over the weekend bring the total from the past few weeks to at least nine.
Sept. 9 at 3:55 p.m. - Supporting Local Wildfire Resources in Malden, WA
Sept. 8 at 3:57 p.m. - A drugged up driver collided into a vehicle. In an attempt to flee the scene the driver slammed into a residence disabling their vehicle.
Sept. 8 at 2:49 p.m. - The Riverfront Park Committee of the Park Board voted to move forward The Seeking Place art piece to a full vote of the Park Board
Sept. 8 at 2:24 p.m. - An alert Officer, with the help several citizens were able to quickly get the fires under control and arrest a suspect shortly after.
Sept. 8 at 2:19 p.m. - SPD is now accepting applications for new, renewed, and replacement CPL’s (Concealed Pistol License) through the police department website.
Sept. 8 at 7:17 a.m. - The FBI in conjunction with the Safe Streets Task Force is putting out a tip line to receive tips and info regarding human trafficking in our area.
Sept. 8 at 7:12 a.m. - SPD respond to a call of Domestic Violence and ends up in a standoff with an armed man in the parking lot of the Five Mile shopping center.
Sept. 8 at 7:08 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to the 2800 N block of Standard Street on a report of a detached garage fire.
Sept. 6 at 2:53 a.m. - Man arrested after breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s residence with a rifle and threatening her through text messages.
Sept. 1 at 2:54 p.m. - Garbage pickup will be a day late all week
Sept. 1 at 12:19 p.m. - A convicted felon armed with a stolen firearm shoots himself in the leg.
Sept. 1 at 11:11 a.m. - Consisting of a large wall with the words “Before I die…” the project encourages the public to fill in their own hopes, dreams, and aspirations.
Sept. 1 at 8:27 a.m. - $1.1 Million awarded to local organizations
Aug. 31 at 3:30 p.m. - SPD locates, contains and arrests repeat domestic violence perpetrator. He was booked into jail on seven felony domestic violence charges.
Aug. 31 at 12:07 p.m. - Starting Sept. 1, the Flag Commission will begin accepting submissions for a design for a new City flag. Designs can be turned in until Oct. 1.
Aug. 31 at 11:03 a.m. - SPD and SFD responded to a car crash where the vehicle ran through a house. The driver was placed under arrest for DUI.
Aug. 31 at 10:56 a.m. - SPD responded to a domestic violence call. When Officers moved in to make an arrest, the suspect used his child as a shield to avoid going to jail.
Aug. 28 at 5:08 p.m. - SPD participates in statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign, now through Labor Day
Aug. 28 at 3:45 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers respond to a reported assault and wind up investigating a kidnapping.
Aug. 28 at 3:43 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department responds to another drive by shooting.
Aug. 28 at 3:41 p.m. - Spokane Police respond to an Injury Accident at Nevada and Lincoln
Aug. 28 at 3:40 p.m. - Officers respond to a fatal collision at N. Aubrey L White Parkway and W Rifle Club road.
Aug. 28 at 8:55 a.m. - With help from Spokane Parks and Recreation and Washington State Library, Spokane Public Library installed a Read and Walk activity at Comstock Park.
Aug. 27 at 7:59 p.m. - An officer on a break from court Monday saw a reckless driver on North Division. In the end, the driver was booked for 8 felonies and 3 misdemeanors.
Aug. 27 at 5:10 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department responded to the 100-block of West Gray Court for a report of a possible brush fire.
Aug. 27 at 2:35 p.m. - Spokane Falls Boulevard will be closed from Howard to Monroe streets from Friday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. until Monday, Sept. 14, at 5 a.m.
Aug. 27 at 11:48 a.m. - The third drive-by shooting in two days leads to the arrest of two more convicted felons.
Aug. 26 at 12:07 p.m. - As the pandemic continues, the City of Spokane is emphasizing the options available to assist residential and business customers with utility bills.
Aug. 25 at 2:30 p.m. - Two overnight drive-by shootings occurred in Spokane. A police pursuit led to an arrest in the one of the shootings.
Aug. 24 at 3:37 p.m. - SPD Mission Focus on property crimes in the West Central neighborhood nets a car prowler armed with 2 pit bulls
Aug. 24 at 1:14 p.m. - SFD, DNR and Fire Districts 10 and 1, pushed back flames from an urban-interface wildfire before it could damage buildings located on Westcliff Lane.
Aug. 21 at 3:42 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department Domestic Violence Unit needs your help.
Aug. 21 at 3:40 p.m. - Repeat Domestic Violence offender arrested thanks to concern from victim’s employer.
Aug. 21 at 3:38 p.m. - Spokane Police Department Patrol Officers respond to a malicious mischief call and end up in a standoff with an arsonist perched on a cliff.
Aug. 21 at 3:55 a.m. - A small pipe bomb was rendered safe by the Explosive Disposal Unit
Aug. 20 at 3 p.m. - Man arrested for strangling the mother of two of his children is released without a no contact order in place
Aug. 19 at 8:50 p.m. - Spokane Police responded to the report of a vehicle versus motorcycle collision on N Nevada St near E Euclid Ave.
Aug. 19 at 3:14 p.m. - SPD responds to two armed robberies at a Zip Trip gas stations, they have one suspect in custody and are still searching for at least one more.
Aug. 18 at 5:46 p.m. - SFD responded to a residential fire in the 3500 block of E Jackson this morning just after 11 a.m.
Aug. 18 at 2:53 p.m. - City of Spokane Parks & Recreation made the difficult decision to begin winterizing pools and splash pads for 2020.
Aug. 18 at 1:27 p.m. - Septuagenarian with lengthy criminal history arrested for indecent exposure in store parking lot.
Aug. 18 at 12:40 p.m. - Officers responded to an auto vs pedestrian collision with life threatening injuries as well as the resulting altercations stemming from the collision
Aug. 18 at 12:36 p.m. - SPD responds to reports of a road rage incident that involves a gun, a knife, a knocked out tooth, and ends in a DUI arrest.
Aug. 18 at 12:04 p.m. - Now through October 31, 2020
Aug. 18 at 9:27 a.m. - Reckless driver threatens fellow motorist before realizing the person he is threatening is a police officer. Gets arrested for DUI.
Aug. 18 at 9:21 a.m. - Argument over parking turns to a fight, leaving two males stabbed.
Aug. 18 at 9:07 a.m. - SPD Officers respond to a drive by shooting in the area of 4th and Magnolia. Officers found a residence in the area with several bullet holes.
Aug. 18 at 8:55 a.m. - Spokane Fire Department responded to a Greater Alarm Brush Fire at 6320 West Sunset Frontage Road in the City's West Hills Neighborhood.
Aug. 17 at 1:19 p.m. - The City plans to update its Street Design Standards that govern the development, redevelopment and reconstruction of facilities in the right of way.
Aug. 14 at 10:32 a.m. - $2.9 million in awards being finalized with opportunity for second round of funding
Aug. 13 at 1:28 p.m. - Early morning stabbing in north Spokane becomes another homicide.
Aug. 12 at 4:36 p.m. - Twin sisters arrested for a combined 18 counts of cyberstalking for sending death threats and images of dead/mutilated animals online.
Aug. 12 at 1:01 a.m. - SPD quickly arrests suspect who, after a brief interaction, lifted a victim up and partially over the Monroe St Bridge railing
Aug. 11 at 2:33 p.m. - Officers need the public’s help locating the owner of an item seized from a convicted felon's car.
Aug. 11 at 2:30 p.m. - SPD along with automatic aid from our partners at Fire District 9 responded to a report of a possible garage fire.
Aug. 10 at 4:17 p.m. - The City Water Department is launching a menu of Water Wise rebate options to help customers save money while saving water.
Aug. 10 at 8:54 a.m. - On Sunday morning a male went through downtown threatening numerous people, assaulting a couple and threatened another with a handgun.
Aug. 10 at 8:49 a.m. - Another DUI collision in north Spokane has left a homeowner with a large mess to clean up and a fence to repair.
Aug. 10 at 8:41 a.m. - Major Crimes investigated a homicide in Browne’s Addition. The investigation concluded with the arrest of a male for Murder 2nd degree.
Aug. 10 at 8:35 a.m. - Wanted felony assault suspect from King County was located in Spokane and taken into custody.
Aug. 10 at 8:29 a.m. - Two SPD officers were involved in an Officer Involved Shooting incident. The officers fired their service weapons at an armed robbery suspect.
Aug. 10 at 1:17 a.m. - Burglar arrested in stolen vehicle when he attempted to return to the scene of the crime.
Aug. 7 at 3:05 p.m. - The Eat Good Group, LLC will begin temporary operations at Riverfront on Monday, August 10. The café will be open daily from 11 A.M. - 7 P.M.
Aug. 6 at 2:38 p.m. - Ground rules established for collaborative approach to continuous improvement`
Aug. 5 at 8:54 a.m. - Provisional permits will be provided while review process underway
Aug. 5 at 8:02 a.m. - Flags will be lowered to half-staff Aug. 5
Aug. 4 at 8:19 a.m. - Flags will be lowered to half-staff Aug. 4
Aug. 4 at 8:12 a.m. - Major Crimes Detectives make an arrest in the fatal shooting from last week on east Nebraska.
Aug. 3 at 1 p.m. - A tenacious effort by over forty firefighters spared the bulk of a South Hill apartment building.
Aug. 3 at 12:57 p.m. - SFD and SCFD responded to a growing wildland fire driven by 10-20 mph sustained winds in dry grasses and light brush.
July 31 at 4:26 p.m. - Two Domestic Violence (DV) calls successfully de-escalated, one with use of Bear Cat, one with K9
July 31 at 4:23 p.m. - Manufactured homeowner on Inland Empire Way credits smoke alarms installed by SFD’s Smoke Alarm Install Program w/ alerting her to a fire in her home.
July 31 at 12:20 p.m. - Launching coordinated response to recent increase in cases
July 31 at 12:15 p.m. - In less than 7 hours on Tuesday, SPD responded to an unusually large number of DUI related crashes and incidents, one of them resulting in a fatality.
July 31 at 9:17 a.m. - Spokane Police respond to an Armed Robbery at a North Division Business after an employee was held at gunpoint by two men.
July 31 at 9:15 a.m. - Wed. night a female had gotten money from an ATM on the south hill. Moments later she was approached by 2 subjects who had a gun & demanded her money.
July 31 at 8:55 a.m. - Flags will be lowered to half-staff August 3
July 29 at 11:25 p.m. - A Spokane Police Officer who responded to a residence on the report of Domestic Violence and was assaulted as he attempted to detain the suspect.
July 29 at 1:54 p.m. - Spokane Police respond to reports of bison roaming South Hill.
July 29 at 8:57 a.m. - PAL is up and running an eighth straight season!
July 28 at 2:18 p.m. - On Monday, Aug. 3, the City of Spokane Street Department will begin work on a project to repair Wall Street between Garland and Wellesley avenues.
July 28 at 1:14 p.m. - On July 28, units of the Spokane Fire Department were dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 2600 Block of W. Mallon Ave.
July 28 at 1:12 p.m. - On July 28, units of the Spokane Fire Department were dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 2300 block of W 3rd Ave in Brownes Addition
July 28 at 7:33 a.m. - SFD is saddened to announce the death of recently retired Firefighter Ed Foster on July 26, 2020 due to complications from a cardiac event.
July 27 at 3:30 p.m. - Shoplifting suspect so prevalent that employees knew him by name arrested after an almost two month long theft spree.
July 27 at 11:38 a.m. - Spokane Fire responds to a residential fire in northeast Spokane.
July 23 at 3:10 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing/vulnerable adult.
July 22 at 3:37 p.m. - The City is studying how to connect Fish Lake Trail to the Centennial Trail. An online public meeting is set for Tuesday, July 28, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
July 22 at 3:34 p.m. - One of the iconic figures from The White Elephant stores will soon have a new home in Riverfront Park at the Looff Carrousel building.
July 22 at 12:30 p.m. - Units from SFD and SVFD were dispatched to a vehicle extrication at the intersection of Freya and Springfield.
July 21 at 4:28 p.m. - Victim transported with non-life threatening injuries after altercation downtown ended in gunfire.
July 21 at 3:32 p.m. - Community survey launched for public feedback in allocating resources
July 20 at 7:30 a.m. - Burn restrictions in effect Monday, July 20
July 17 at 3:58 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a vehicle vs pedestrian crash on S Southeast Blvd., near E 25th Ave.
July 17 at 2:23 p.m. - An update on impacts to Parks & Recreation amidst COVID-19. Select recreation programs resume June 20 with modifications.
July 16 at 3:25 p.m. - Car prowling suspect assaults witness with knife and flees before being arrested.
July 15 at 4:48 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest Domestic Violence suspect after a standoff on the roof of a building in the 800 block of W Riverside Ave.
July 15 at 4:45 p.m. - SPD Officers responded to a report of a shooting at a residence in the area of 3900 N. Stone Street.
July 15 at 4:42 p.m. - Repeat car thief arrested again, for Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle.
July 14 at 4:23 p.m. - Beware of another scam that has surfaced in Spokane.
July 14 at 3:54 p.m. - Partnership with Spokane Workforce Council will deploy $500,000
July 14 at 1:57 p.m. - The Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Project Committee has decided to postpone this year’s memorial service to May 2021.
July 14 at 1:42 p.m. - Methamphetamine, a pulled fire alarm, and stolen clothing ends in the arrest of a man for 1st degree Burglary.
July 13 at 11:09 a.m. - At approximately 5 a.m. on Sunday, the SFD received a 911 call reporting smoke and fire coming from a former Pizza Hut building at 227 W 3rd Avenue.
July 13 at 11:04 a.m. - Units from the SFD and Fire District 8 were dispatched to a reported residential structure fire located in the 4100 block of South Bellegrove Ln.
July 9 at 12:12 p.m. - A shooting in East Central sends one man to the hospital with a gunshot wound. The shooter has not been located.
July 9 at 10:32 a.m. - SPD Officer charged in an injury collision, to appear in court next week.
July 8 at 4:57 p.m. - Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl named President of statewide law enforcement organization
July 8 at 1:15 p.m. - Major Crimes Detectives are looking for assistance from the community in their shooting investigation that occurred on July 3, 2020.
July 8 at 12:48 p.m. - A convicted felon victimizes an octogenarian while she was loading groceries into her car.
July 6 at 8:16 a.m. - Driver was taken into custody for vehicular assault. Two juveniles were taken to a local hospital for their injuries.
July 3 at 1:27 a.m. - Woman arrested after she shoplifted from Buckle at Northtown Mall and assaulted employees with pepper spray.
July 1 at 9:45 a.m. - Spokane Police recover stolen mountain bike worth an estimated $6,000 after short pursuit through Mission Park area.
July 1 at 9:42 a.m. - Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl's letter to the community.
June 29 at 5:23 p.m. - City Council scheduled to consider contract tonight during meeting tonight
June 29 at 5:13 p.m. - Public health protections in place for re-launch
June 29 at 2:47 p.m. - Neighborhood Fireworks Shows scheduled
June 29 at 2:24 p.m. - SFD reminds community that amateur fireworks are illegal.
June 29 at 2:20 p.m. - SFD responded to a residential fire in the 1900 Block of East 6th Avenue at 3:15 this morning.
June 29 at 2:16 p.m. - Police quickly locate and arrest the suspect that set off a bomb in a northeast neighborhood, due to the keen eye of several residents who called 911.
June 26 at 6:41 p.m. - SPD highlights some of the strong work currently underway and completed toward reform
June 26 at 12:01 p.m. - Spokane Indians Baseball Club, City Parks & Rec, County Parks, and Spokane Public Schools partner with underwriters to offer four drive-in shows
June 25 at 9:29 p.m. - Spokane Police responded to the Mission Park for several reports of a male threatening park goers with a knife.
June 25 at 5:47 p.m. - SFD responded to a residential fire in north Spokane. Neighbors called 911 after seeing smoke billowing from the home's top floor and roofline.
June 24 at 4:31 p.m. - A fatal shooting occurred Tuesday, June 23 just after 2:30 p.m. One male is deceased and the other involved subject is cooperating with police.
June 24 at 11:49 a.m. - Designs were unveiled today for the City’s first all-inclusive playground, funded by a community benefit grant from Providence Health Care.
June 24 at 10:43 a.m. - The City of Spokane, along with 12 other governmental entities, announced a proposed nationwide class action settlement with Monsanto over PCBs.
June 23 at 11:12 p.m. - Knife wielding 10-year-old, in crisis, safely taken into protective custody and provided with mental health care after incident.
June 23 at 4:08 p.m. - A virtual event to unveil designs for the City’s first all-inclusive playground, funded by a community benefit grant from Providence Health Care.
June 23 at 2:31 p.m. - Visitors to Manito Park will see a healthier Mirror Pond as the result of a recent rehabilitation project.
June 23 at 1:39 p.m. - Spokane Police Anti-Crime Team (PACT) Sergeant arrests a multiple time convicted felon in possession of a stolen motorcycle, drugs, and a firearm.
June 22 at 4:43 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers respond to a series of early morning fires in north Spokane. SPD asking the public’s help in identifying a person of interest.
June 22 at 4:39 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to several early morning fires in the north Spokane area.
June 22 at 9:10 a.m. - A project to improve safety on the Hamilton Street Corridor from Desmet to North Foothills is set to begin on June 29 and continue into November.
June 21 at 9:44 p.m. - SPD responded to a DV victim’s texts for help because she couldn’t safely call 911. Keman Rhone was arrested w/o incident for several felonies.
June 19 at 2:49 p.m. - Food Trucks at Manito Park for the remainder of the month of June!
June 18 at 1:15 p.m. - SPD responds and uses Narcan to save lives at two separate incidents of apparent drug overdoses in under an hour.
June 17 at 7:19 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 10 year-old runaway child.
June 17 at 6:20 p.m. - Spokane Police respond to Domestic Violence call and arrest naked suspect without incident after de-escalation.
June 17 at 6:14 p.m. - Spokane police officers respond to a domestic violence call involving an ax.
June 15 at 11:40 a.m. - East Central preserves the past and saves affordable housing
June 15 at 11:36 a.m. - SPD responds to a shooting with a victim on Division near the I-90 Overpass. There is no suspect info and no indication that this was a random act.
June 15 at 11:31 a.m. - SFD responded to an early morning fire in a commercial warehouse in the 3800 block of East Rowan Avenue.
June 12 at 5:57 p.m. - SPD continues to arrest people who committed crimes during the protest turned riot/looting on May 31st in downtown Spokane.
June 12 at 12:55 p.m. - An update on Parks & Recreation spaces and programs
June 12 at 10:05 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department Major Crimes Unit is on scene at the discovery of a deceased male in the 1600 block of E. South Riverton.
June 11 at 3:44 p.m. - Bridge will be closed for two years
June 5 at 12:36 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department was dispatched to a commercial fire alarm activation at 510 W. Riverside Ave.
June 5 at 12:15 p.m. - Health Officer lifts previous directive to close playgrounds
June 5 at 8:04 a.m. - Here’s a quick reminder for motorists who might face a signalized intersection without power: When the power’s out, everybody stops.
June 4 at 3:36 p.m. - Final work on the last of the City ’s projects to reduce overflows from combined sewers to the Spokane River is scheduled to begin on June 8.
June 4 at 8:26 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department (SFD) was dispatched to a water rescue near the Sandifur Bridge.
June 1 at 10:55 p.m. - Curfew beginning at 8:15 pm until 5 a.m. Tuesday. The order is in effect from Division to Maple and Fifth to Boone.
June 1 at 7:27 p.m. - Outstanding work by Spokane police officers & officers/deputies from neighboring agencies minimized injuries & property damage during downtown rioting
June 1 at 3:14 p.m. - For 2019, the City met or exceeded all federal and state drinking water quality standards. See the 2019 report.
May 31 at 8:50 p.m. - Mayor Woodward has enacted a curfew beginning immediately until 5 a.m. Monday. The order is in effect from Division to Maple and Fifth to Boone.
May 29 at 6:22 p.m. - SPD and SCSO to send off cross country motorcycle ride honoring law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2019.
May 29 at 5:11 p.m. - Spokane PD makes drug arrest after being alerted by concerned citizen
May 29 at 4 p.m. - An update on impacts to Parks & Recreation programs and facilities
May 28 at 2:26 p.m. - The Numerica SkyRide will re-open as part of Safe Start Washington phase 2, with revised operating procedures to slow the spread of COVID-19.
May 28 at 2:08 p.m. - Action paves way for more outside seating and use of sidewalks for retail
May 27 at 3:25 p.m. - The City Council is seeking input from citizens on the draft 2020 Water Conservation Master Plan that will be considered for adoption on June 1.
May 27 at 2:57 p.m. - Traffic stop leads to two arrests for narcotics and felon in possession of a firearm.
May 27 at 2:53 p.m. - Two drive-by shootings occurred overnight. A victim received a life threatening injury in the first incident. No injuries were reported in the second.
May 26 at 4:07 p.m. - An officer located a stolen vehicle, the suspect attempted to elude before abandoning the car. A citizen's reporting led to SPD locating the driver.
May 26 at 3:50 p.m. - A man who has tested positive for COVID–19 and refuses to self-isolate has been arrested twice in five days, sending six SPD officers into quarantine.
May 26 at 9:41 a.m. - City continues curbside 10 minute pick-up zones to support businesses
May 23 at 7:35 p.m. - Brian Danner, part of the ROP since '04, was released on bond in November, failed to comply with his release terms, and was rearrested May 3rd.
May 22 at 3:32 p.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff through the Memorial Day weekend
May 22 at 10:09 a.m. - Businesses located in buildings that have been mostly vacant for weeks should add one more task to their to-do lists—flushing the water pipes.
May 22 at 9:38 a.m. - The City of Spokane is seeking your comments on the annual update of its Six-Year Comprehensive Streets Program.
May 22 at 8:42 a.m. - Flags to fly at half-staff for Memorial Day
May 21 at 5:24 p.m. - Fallen law enforcement officers to be honored with permanent graveside marker.
May 21 at 8:34 a.m. - A stand off in the 500 block of W 23rd ends peaceably when and armed man surrenders to the Spokane Police SWAT Team.
May 20 at 5:59 p.m. - Spokane experiences another homicide this year. This death occurred in an apartment building across from SPD's Downtown Precinct.
May 19 at 12:43 p.m. - This morning a car narrowly missed a pedestrian and crashed into the FOX Theater after running red lights, and traveling at speeds of 60 – 70 mph.
May 18 at 4:50 p.m. - Spokane Police Department officer assaulted during a downtown traffic stop on Sunday, May 17.
May 15 at 6:02 p.m. - Funds still available for businesses preparing to reopen
May 15 at 10:39 a.m. - Mayor directs flags to fly half-staff
May 14 at 1:38 p.m. - Suspect smashes head against SPD vehicle, says he will claim it was the officer that hit him with his car. The incident was recorded on body cam.
May 14 at 1:26 p.m. - BHU has strong success despite adjusted services due to COVID-19 and an increased number of people in crisis during the statewide lockdown.
May 13 at 10:55 p.m. - Everyone is trying to make the best of the current situation due to COVID; unfortunately that includes scammers making fraudulent unemployment claims.
May 13 at 4:25 p.m. - Eighteen year old, 6’3”, 250 lb. suspect threatens wheelchair-bound senior with knife while stealing his phone.
May 12 at 1:33 p.m. - Suspect arrested for attempting to burn down house with ex-girlfriend asleep inside.
May 11 at 5:20 p.m. - SFD has been working with technology partner First due to release Community Connect, an application focused on protecting residents and their property
May 11 at 5:12 p.m. - SPD Officer responded to a commercial alarm in the New Construction Area of Lewis and Clark High School, located in the 600 block of West 5th Avenue.
May 11 at 5:09 p.m. - Driver arrested for DUI after causing a crash in the downtown area. The tow truck driver that responded to the crash was also arrested for DUI.
May 11 at 5:03 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest eluding suspect who drove northbound on N Division St., in the southbound lanes of travel, at speeds approaching 100 mph.
May 11 at 9:32 a.m. - The City of Spokane will accept clean green and recycling from public self-haul customers at its Waste-to-Energy Facility again starting today.
May 8 at 4:56 p.m. - Police respond to an alleged road rage shooting on HWY 195 and determine that the alleged victim had actually shot himself in the leg at his home.
May 8 at 4:53 p.m. - Suspect arrested for stealing and pawning multiple guitars during the month of December 2019.
May 8 at 4:52 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department extinguished a structure fire at 1317 North Wall Street.
May 8 at 4:48 p.m. - Spokane Fire extinguishes a rapidly growing natural cover fire in a South Hill alley.
May 8 at 8:37 a.m. - Reckless driver causes collision at Division and Indiana.
May 7 at 3:04 p.m. - A Spokane Police Officer received a broken arm while taking a wanted man to the ground during a trespass and open / consume contact downtown.
May 6 at 8:47 p.m. - Truck theft thwarted by victim’s 14 year old daughter who chased down the vehicle on foot.
May 6 at 5:23 p.m. - Guidance and criteria welcomed and appreciated in evolving process
May 5 at 3:58 p.m. - Surveillance cameras, alert police officer, key to putting 19 time convicted felon back behind bars.
May 5 at 2:41 p.m. - An update on Parks & Recreation activities/spaces, and our actions to slow the spread of COVID-19.
May 5 at 1:54 a.m. - Officers & citizens pulled a male from a car in the river. He was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries. South Riverton is now open.
May 4 at 5:34 p.m. - Three separate car thieves were arrested and/or released over the weekend perpetuating a chronic property crime spree plaguing citizens of Spokane.
May 4 at 5:29 p.m. - City residents to receive a resource flyer in their utility bill to help combat domestic violence
May 4 at 5:26 p.m. - Suspect crashes vehicle at E Hartson and Fourth Avenue while fleeing scene of a violent confrontation.
May 4 at 5:19 p.m. - Spokane Police request public assistance in identifying a south hill burglar.
May 4 at 5:15 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department and Department of Natural Resources respond to a fire in the area near North TJ Meenach Drive and West Downriver.
May 4 at 1:54 a.m. - The victim received minor injuries after being attacked with a pitchfork
May 3 at 6:51 p.m. - Around 4PM, SPD received multiple reports of shots being fired on the East side of Cannon Park. Multiple people are being treated at area hospitals
May 1 at 5:14 p.m. - Several hundred people gathered to protest the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order. Officers were staged to monitor the event in order to keep the peace.
May 1 at 10:14 a.m. - The City is working on a proposed project to complete a missing section of the Centennial Trail in West Central. What do you think?
April 30 at 4:48 p.m. - The Spokane Fire Department extinguished an apartment fire in the 1500 block of West Mission Avenue.
April 30 at 4:43 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department terminated Officer Kristofer Henderson.
April 29 at 12:42 p.m. - “Street Medicine” program, alternative care available
April 29 at 11:48 a.m. - City of Spokane Parks & Recreation’s golf courses are preparing to re-open on May 5 with revised operations.
April 28 at 5:13 p.m. - SFD and Waste to Energy Plant employees work together to extinguish garbage fire.
April 27 at 4:17 p.m. - High winds carry flaming debris to nearby home.
April 27 at 2:46 p.m. - Spokane Fire and Fire District 9 respond to a 911 report of a fire located in the basement at NorthTown Mall.
April 27 at 2:43 p.m. - SFD and Fire District 8 extinguish structure fire.
April 27 at 2:30 p.m. - Program invests in arterials and community economic recovery
April 27 at 1:37 p.m. - Respondents participated via e-newsletter and online sources
April 27 at 11:43 a.m. - Beginning this week, the dome roof of the Looff Carrousel building will be resurfaced under warranty
April 22 at 4:15 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers make an arrest for Malicious Mischief when a woman throws eggs at cars from her fourth floor apartment downtown.
April 22 at 4:10 p.m. - Six grateful families receive a gift of food and more, thanks to the Spokane Police Department and other community partners
April 21 at 4:43 p.m. - Spokane Police arrested a suspect who slashed tires on eight different vehicles with a knife.
April 21 at 4:41 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest woman for threatening a man with, and discharging a Taser during an argument.
April 17 at 9:16 p.m. - SPD Collision Investigators are investigating an accident that occurred at the intersection of Nevada and Sanson a little after 4pm, Friday, April 17.
April 17 at 9:13 p.m. - A Spokane man who violated a Domestic Violence order of protection twice in two days was released a second time.
April 16 at 8:30 p.m. - SFD responds to fire at Cruz Custom Boots at 209 West Main Avenue.
April 16 at 8:24 p.m. - SFD responds to Upriver Drive Dam to remove a deceased person from the Spokane River.
April 16 at 4:50 p.m. - Gives small businesses opportunity to access affordable loans.
April 15 at 3:13 p.m. - Repeat felon arrested for possession of stolen motor vehicle and possession of a controlled substance.
April 15 at 12:45 p.m. - Additional $10 million in work to be added to existing plans
April 14 at 11 a.m. - Deferrals available for businesses facing financial hardship
April 13 at 4:22 p.m. - Thank you SREC, SPD Dispatch and SFD Dispatch!
April 13 at 3:53 p.m. - Area fire departments are seeing an increase in calls for possible illegal burning.
April 13 at 3:47 p.m. - Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish a garage fire and keep it from significantly progressing to the living space or to nearby apartments.
April 9 at 11:37 p.m. - Officers were attempting to arrest a woman on warrants when her brother intentionally coughed in both officers' faces.
April 9 at 5:10 p.m. - Scam where criminals are using fictitious numbers, in calls/texts that show to a local bank in order to trick un-suspecting people out of their PIN.
April 9 at 12:52 p.m. - A Spokane couple was arrested for drug charges after they were observed using needles while at the pumps of a local gas station.
April 9 at 12:49 p.m. - Thieves arrested after a homeowner interrupts an attempted theft from the victims garage.
April 9 at 12:47 p.m. - 24 firefighters from SFD and SCFD respond to house fire.
April 9 at 12:43 p.m. - 25 SFD firefighters responds to residential structure fire.
April 7 at 6:09 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department Domestic Violence Unit is looking for assistance in locating a wanted subject.
April 5 at 1:39 p.m. - House Bill 2497 centerpiece of City Council’s Legislative Agenda
April 3 at 8:05 p.m. - SFD and SVFD respond to a report of a 53' semi trailer on fire.
April 3 at 8:03 p.m. - SPD has received two complaints of a citizen being approached by someone impersonating a police officer.
April 2 at 6:40 p.m. - Repeat offender arrested again just over two weeks after his most recent arrest. Charged with multiple counts of theft and identity theft.
April 2 at 4:25 p.m. - Virtual recreation during Stay Home, Stay Healthy
April 2 at 10:54 a.m. - An update on actions golf courses, under City of Spokane Parks & Recreation, are taking to slow the spread of COVID-19.
April 2 at 9:51 a.m. - An update on actions Parks & Recreation is taking to slow the spread of COVID-19.
April 1 at 6:38 p.m. - SFD was dispatched to a report of a vehicle into a house with a resulting structure fire.
April 1 at 6:32 p.m. - Officers respond to serious collision resulting in a major residence fire.
April 1 at 3:05 p.m. - Governor Inslee signed HB 1590, allowing local governments to put more resources toward affordable housing in their communities
March 31 at 3:37 p.m. - Project Share & U-Help Team Up To Help With Utility Bills During Covid Response Community Donations To Be Matched 2 To 1 By City & Avista
March 31 at 2:45 p.m. - Two men have been arrested for burglaries as a result of the Spokane Police Department’s Mission Emphasis Patrols.
March 31 at 2:39 p.m. - Spokane Police find stolen truck and three dirt bikes at local nuisance house less than an hour after they were reported missing.
March 31 at 2:36 p.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 2500 Block of North Division Street to a commercial structure fire.
March 30 at 6:36 p.m. - Downtown Precinct Officers make arrest in burglary from a low income housing complex.
March 27 at 7:16 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a March 25 homicide.
March 27 at 7:09 p.m. - A 19 year old male was arrested for intentionally shooting and shattering several windows at Garry Middle School.
March 26 at 7:52 p.m. - Spokane Police Department solves 35 years old murder with the help of genetic genealogy.
March 26 at 7:49 p.m. - A Spokane man with an extensive local criminal history is back in jail after committing an assault three days after being released from jail.
March 26 at 7:44 p.m. - PAC team working to catch a longtime Spokane repeat offender.
March 26 at 7:38 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department Domestic Violence Unit is asking for your help in locating two adults and their children.
March 25 at 5:51 p.m. - An update on actions Parks & Recreation is taking to slow the spread of COVID-19.
March 25 at 5:30 p.m. - Clean green, recycling, and household hazardous waste areas closed
March 25 at 3:21 p.m. - A Spokane Police Officer was injured this morning when a driver ran a stop sign and collided with his patrol car.
March 25 at 3:19 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers and a Spokane Police K9 catch a potential robbery suspect with help from some alert citizens.
March 24 at 4:27 p.m. - Golf courses closing; neighborhood cleanups cancelled
March 23 at 6:35 p.m. - Spokane Police's primary role in supporting the governor’s stay at home order (covid-19) is to help educate the community about how to comply.
March 23 at 3:15 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department and Spokane Country Fire District #9 respond to the Hillyard Tire building for a reported structure fire.
March 23 at 3:08 p.m. - Officers responded to North Town Mall for a theft. The suspect ripped a cell phone out of another customers hand and then took off running.
March 22 at 12:16 p.m. - Spokane Police Department adopts mission focused crime fighting with strong initial results.
March 20 at 4:07 p.m. - An update on COVID-19 impacts to Parks & Recreation: March 20, 2020.
March 19 at 7:38 p.m. - The female was arrested for the violent felony crime of attempt to elude (3 separate cases), threats to kill, and various misdemeanors.
March 19 at 5:19 p.m. - An update on re-opening golf courses under revised protocols to slow the spread of COVID-19.
March 19 at 4:16 p.m. - Access to public meetings will be maintained
March 18 at 7:50 p.m. - A shooting in northeast Spokane sends three to area hospitals, two for gunshot wounds and one for being struck by a vehicle.
March 18 at 3:14 p.m. - Two Men were recently given significant sentences after an incident where they shot multiple rounds at an occupied home.
March 18 at 3:11 p.m. - An occupied burglary occurred in northwest Spokane. The homeowner fired rounds at the suspects as they fled in a vehicle.
March 18 at 2:19 p.m. - An update on actions City of Spokane Golf is taking to slow the spread of COVID-19.
March 17 at 3:42 p.m. - Updated on Parks & Recreation's actions to slow the spread of COVID-19.
March 17 at 2:48 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for your help in locating a missing Juvenile.
March 16 at 8:23 p.m. - City offers up curbside, metered parking spaces to support local business
March 16 at 5 p.m. - Report on the COVID-19 situation in Spokane set for that time will be streamed live on City’s web site and shown on CityCable 5.
March 16 at 2:50 p.m. - Payment arrangements available for those facing financial hardships during widespread closures of schools and small businesses because of COVID-19.
March 16 at 2:49 p.m. - Action speeds decision making, resource access and deployment; creates labor flexibility
March 15 at 8:40 p.m. - Mayor Nadine Woodward responds to closure of restaurants and bars because of COVID-19 concerns.
March 14 at 3:14 p.m. - Due to concerns about the COVID-19 virus, in an abundance of caution, the Community Court announced that it will go on a hiatus into April.
March 14 at 2:48 p.m. - Mayor recommends caution, courtesy and calm after 3 people test positive for COVID-19 in Spokane.
March 13 at 4:19 p.m. - We would like to provide an update on actions City of Spokane Parks & Recreation is taking to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus.
March 13 at 12:33 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department’s Domestic Violence Unit is asking for the public’s help in locating Charles Washington.
March 13 at 12:31 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department’s Domestic Violence Unit is asking for the public’s help in locating Brian Suominen.
March 13 at 12:29 p.m. - SPD recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested a suspect who had been driving it. He was eventually booked into jail on numerous charges and a warrant.
March 12 at 2:42 p.m. - March 6, 2020, SFD was dispatched to a structure fire at 1405 W 8th Avenue.
March 12 at 2:40 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing child from the Chief Garry Neighborhood.
March 11 at 7:44 a.m. - A group of Spokane experts and volunteers are studying the local impacts of climate change as part of the Sustainability Action Subcommittee (SAS).
March 8 at 10:19 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest Arson and Vehicle Theft suspect after she set fire to her apartment and later crashed a stolen vehicle.
March 6 at 2 p.m. - Council’s legislative priorities for housing funding pass legislature
March 6 at 1:53 p.m. - Firefighters quickly extinguish kitchen fire and keep it from progressing to adjoining rooms and the attic space.
March 5 at 4:25 p.m. - A serious crash at Freya and Upriver Drive sent three people to the hospital. The driver of one of the vehicle’s was later arrested for DUI.
March 4 at 10:29 a.m. - Citizens invited to give new parking meters and kiosks a try
March 3 at 5:24 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing child from northwest Spokane.
March 3 at 5:22 p.m. - City Council passed an ordinance that harmonizes noise disturbance prohibitions in the context of health care providers and facilities.
March 3 at 5:20 p.m. - SPD responded to, and is investigating; two separate collisions between midnight and 4:30 AM, each collision resulted in a fatality.
March 3 at 5:18 p.m. - Spokane Police arrested two men who were driving a stolen BMW in the Lidgerwood neighborhood.
March 3 at 5:07 p.m. - On Wednesday, Feb 26, the SFD responded to a report of smoke issuing from the windows of a 3-story residential structure near Stone and Main streets.
March 3 at 2:51 p.m. - Irrigation replacement is 95% complete, updating the manual system and saving approximately 6M gallons of water/year while improving quality of play.
March 2 at 4:49 p.m. - Saturday, Feb. 29, fire crews from Spokane City Fire and Spokane Fire District 9 were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident in north Spokane.
March 2 at 4:46 p.m. - March 1, multiple units of the Spokane City and Spokane District 9 Fire Departments were dispatched to a technical rescue in the Indian Trail area.
March 2 at 4:43 p.m. - The Major Crimes Unit and SPD officers have two people in custody for 2nd degree murder related to the death investigation at the Rodeway Inn.
Feb. 28 at 4:40 p.m. - Victim stabbed in neck after meeting people regarding a Craigslist rental listing.
Feb. 28 at 1:30 p.m. - Staff raised questions about how processes are implemented, followed, improved
Feb. 28 at 11:39 a.m. - Two large construction projects are underway in the redevelopment of Riverfront Park.
Feb. 27 at 3:27 p.m. - With traces of winter giving way to the green of spring, Downriver golf course is opening Friday, February 28, 2020.
Feb. 26 at 11:09 a.m. - The City is recognizing four organizations that have excelled in the management of wastewater generated as part of their processes.
Feb. 25 at 2:14 p.m. - Three juvenile males were arrested for the armed robbery of a convenience store.
Feb. 25 at 2:08 p.m. - Spring Clean-Up to resolve complaints and provide public education
Feb. 24 at 1:58 p.m. - Feb. 23, officers responded to Wellesley and Assembly for a single vehicle collision where two of the passengers were critically injured.
Feb. 24 at 11:17 a.m. - Site at Riverside & Wall to support expanded downtown police visibility
Feb. 20 at 10:49 a.m. - SWAT executes search warrant without incident, the MCU has taken over the investigation.
Feb. 19 at 4:11 p.m. - Violent offender with history of domestic violence is arrested for Second Degree Assault Domestic Violence & Fourth Degree Assault Domestic Violence.
Feb. 19 at 11:16 a.m. - SPD has seen an uptick in recent vehicle thefts; here are some tips to keep your property safe.
Feb. 19 at 11:12 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 1200-block of West Riverside Ave for an alarm activation. The call was quickly upgraded to a commercial fire.
Feb. 19 at 8:15 a.m. - The City of Spokane will resume curbside yard and food waste pickup on Monday, March 2.
Feb. 18 at 8:47 a.m. - SFD and SCFD9 dispatched to Riverside State Park near Bowl & Pitcher for a report of someone who fell approximately 20-feet off of rock cliffs.
Feb. 17 at 4:56 p.m. - SFD responds to call for an adult male observed by two witnesses jumping into the river from the east side of the bridge.
Feb. 14 at 9:32 p.m. - SPD responded to a shooting this afternoon. George Ellis (39), has been booked for 1st Assault-DV. The victim remains in critical condition.
Feb. 13 at 9:13 p.m. - Collision leads to the arrest of the driver for DUI, PCS and Suspended
Feb. 10 at 12:44 p.m. - Thanks to the generosity of voters, 14 new recruits have begun training at the Basic Law Enforcement Academy at the Spokane Police Training Center.
Feb. 10 at 8:15 a.m. - City of Spokane offices will be open on Presidents' Day.
Feb. 8 at 11:46 p.m. - Spokane Fire responded to a reported house fire on the 4200 block of East 28th Avenue.
Feb. 6 at 12:43 p.m. - A neighbor called SPD after witnessing a female steal a package off his neighbor's front porch. The package was recovered & given back to the victim.
Feb. 5 at 3:24 p.m. - SPD respond to a reported shooting in an apartment. Officers located two males inside an apartment with obvious injuries and began first aid.
Feb. 5 at 12:45 p.m. - Parks & Recreation and Spokane Arts announce the commission of a second piece of interactive art as part of the renovation of Riverfront Park.
Feb. 4 at 4:05 p.m. - SFD successfully rescues woman from the Spokane River near Peaceful Valley.
Feb. 4 at 4:02 p.m. - Northbound Crestline is closed between Hoffman and Wellesley as Avista restores power.
Feb. 4 at 3:55 p.m. - In December, SPD investigated an armed robbery at a T-Mobile store. A month later, an officer working patrol arrested the suspect for the warrant.
Feb. 3 at 1:15 p.m. - Spokane Police respond to the Spokane International Airport to assist the Spokane Airport Police Department with a DUI injury collision.
Feb. 3 at 1:14 p.m. - SPD responds to a shooting in the parking lot of the McDonalds at the corner of Market and Courtland. One man is dead and a suspect is in custody.
Feb. 3 at 1:10 p.m. - Citizens have opportunity to weigh in on changes for next decade.
Feb. 3 at 1:05 p.m. - Spokane Fire, Spokane Police, and Spokane Valley Fire were dispatched for a person reported to have jumped from the Post Street bridge.
Jan. 31 at 3:02 p.m. - Speech will be shown live on web and Facebook
Jan. 31 at 1:12 p.m. - Car crashes into home in North Spokane, which results in only minor injuries to the driver.
Jan. 30 at 9:01 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to a medical incident in the 2600-blk of N Atlantic St.
Jan. 28 at 7:35 p.m. - SPD responded to reports of an accidental shooting. One adult male is deceased after life-saving efforts fail.
Jan. 28 at 7:34 p.m. - An unknown male approached several children at a school bus stop near N Victor St and W Lyons Ave and attempted to get the child to get into his car.
Jan. 27 at 12:29 p.m. - SPD responded to an armed robbery that occurred in the Lowe’s parking lot. A purse was stolen & the suspect was arrested by police a short time later.
Jan. 23 at 3:43 p.m. - Spokane Fire responds to extreme levels of carbon monoxide caused by a malfunctioning boiler in Old City Hall.
Jan. 22 at 3:09 p.m. - SFD responds to an early morning fire at 3800 East Broad.
Jan. 22 at 10:49 a.m. - City, County transfer stations to begin charging fees for unsecured loads
Jan. 21 at 1:29 p.m. - The SPD Patrol Anti-Crime Team is asking for any help from the public in identifying the two men shown using stolen credit cards.
Jan. 21 at 12:55 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest a burglar who was stabbed by the victim when he attempted to enter her house.
Jan. 21 at 12:53 p.m. - SFD's efforts prevented any damage to commercial building in Sprague Union District.
Jan. 21 at 12:50 p.m. - Help SFD reach our goal of raising $60,000 before the March 8, Scott Firefighter Stairclimb.
Jan. 21 at 12:45 p.m. - SPD responded to a crash in Five Mile; the driver of that vehicle was arrested for Felony Hit and Run, 3 counts of Reckless Endangerment and DUI.
Jan. 21 at 12:41 p.m. - Firefighter suffers minor ankle injury at South Hill house fire.
Jan. 21 at 12:37 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking the public's assistance in locating a person who was involved in a Jan. 18 domestic violence incident.
Jan. 17 at 2:16 p.m. - MCU is looking for the community’s help in locating a local woman who may have been missing for over a year, before anyone reported her disappearance.
Jan. 16 at 12:05 p.m. - SFD paramedics respond to patient experiencing respiratory symptoms due to a suicide attempt by mixing chemicals that created a life-threatening vapor
Jan. 16 at 11:59 a.m. - Wednesday, Jan. 15, units from SFD were dispatched to a structure fire at 2724 E. 16th.
Jan. 15 at 3:38 p.m. - Newly formed Spokane area law enforcement Behavioral Health Unit responds to woman in crisis.
Jan. 14 at 4:38 p.m. - Falls-related Emergency Medical Service (EMS) calls are one of the top non-fire response related calls we respond to.
Jan. 14 at 4:20 p.m. - The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team is investigating a deputy involved shooting in North Spokane.
Jan. 13 at 3:59 p.m. - Council will be asked to confirm the directors
Jan. 13 at 1:53 p.m. - Service providers for homeless are ready for most vulnerable
Jan. 13 at 11:14 a.m. - With temperatures dropping into the low teens and potentially single digits this week, we have some tips to avoid frozen pipes.
Jan. 12 at 4:46 p.m. - The City expects to complete work by about 10 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, on the Full-City Plow initiated at 5:30 p.m. on Friday evening.
Jan. 11 at 6 p.m. - Dozens of drivers going around police cars and cones yesterday caused additional issues for City personnel trying to get the roads reopened.
Jan. 10 at 4:20 p.m. - SPD Officers pursue driver after they attempted to ram an officer. Driver and passenger are in custody. A gun and drugs were found.
Jan. 10 at 3:25 p.m. - Plowing, sanding, and deicing in arterials has been focus of efforts so far
Jan. 9 at 5:58 p.m. - Jan. 13 Council will conduct interviews of finalists during an open public meeting
Jan. 9 at 2:29 p.m. - SFD responds to fire in a detached garage being used as a living space.
Jan. 9 at 1:53 p.m. - City readies equipment, makes plans for assisting most vulnerable
Jan. 8 at 1:09 p.m. - Spokane residents have been victimized while trying to purchase a vehicle during a private party sales.
Jan. 7 at 8:15 a.m. - MLK Jr. Day Tours planned at City’s Waste to Energy Facility
Jan. 7 at 4:29 a.m. - An adult male was pronounced deceased on scene. The suspect vehicle was located abandoned about a mile from the scene
Jan. 2 at 2:01 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department, partnering with several local businesses and organizations, served 35 families including 91 children this Christmas.
Jan. 2 at 12:47 p.m. - On New Year's Day SFD was dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 4400 Block of North Howard Street.