News Releases for November 2019


Driscoll Boulevard Knife Incident

12:25 p.m. - Spokane Police take knife wielding suspect, who was stopping traffic, into custody.

City to Suspend Curbside Collection of Green Yard & Food Waste Carts

8:34 a.m. - Get your leaves, pumpkins, pine needles, and other yard debris cleaned up

Nov. 12

Three Men Sentenced For Rape, Unlawful Imprisonment and Other Crimes

3:02 p.m. - Three men sentenced for Rape, Unlawful Imprisonment and other crimes after drugging a juvenile girl and keeping her in their apartment for four days.

South Spokane Vehicle vs Pedestrian

12:25 p.m. - Spokane Police respond to a Vehicle vs Pedestrian on the south side of the city in the early evening hours.

Nov. 8

City Proceeds with Evaluation of Designated Warming Center Operator

1:36 p.m. - Final tenant improvements are continuing

Nov. 7

Mayor Condon to host volunteer & community reception

5:30 p.m. - Mayor Condon will host a reception to thank the many community members who helped us become safer, smarter, and healthier over the past 8 years.

Warming Center Opening Expected

5:25 p.m. - Safety improvements and operational policies required in advance

SPD Officers and Medical Personnel Render Aid to Collapsed Man

5:22 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers and medical personnel render aid to a man who collapsed after running in and out of traffic and kicking passing vehicles.

Early Morning Fire on East 16th Avenue

9:15 a.m. - The fire was reported to 911 by a passerby that observed smoke coming from the roof-line of the home.

Early Morning Fire on East Wellesley

9:11 a.m. - The fire was reported to 911 by a passerby that observed smoke coming from the outside walls and the roofline of the home.

Two SPD Officers Assaulted While Working Bar Patrol

9:07 a.m. - Two Spokane Police Officers were assaulted over the weekend while working bar patrol by two males, acting disorderly and challenging bar security.

Fully Involved Garage Fire in the Shadle Area

8:56 a.m. - SFD was dispatched to the 5000 block of North Stevens to a report of a fully involved garage fire.

Fire in North Wendy's Restaurant

8:50 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department was dispatched to 9114 N. Newport Highway for a reported fire inside the cooking preparation area at Wendy's Restaurant.

Passerby Saves Home and Family

8:48 a.m. - The passerby was able to notify the residents, who were unaware of the fire, and remain on the phone with 911 until they evacuated from the house.

Nov. 6

Veterans Day, Nov. 11, is a parking meter holiday.

12:38 p.m. - Parking meters don’t have to be plugged on Monday, Nov. 11, because of the Veterans Day holiday.

Nov. 5

Update to Post / Alice Hit and Run

7:45 p.m. - Thanks to information we received, officers were able to arrest Damon Ashe (36) for a hit & run which sent a juvenile to the hospital yesterday.

City Responds To Questions About Warming Center Operator

2:42 p.m. - The City of Spokane today is responding to questions raised about an expected warming center operator.

Mayor Condon’s Transition Plan Connects Mayor-Elect With City Staff

11:46 a.m. - Mayor Condon’s Transition Plan Connects Mayor-Elect With City Staff, Continues Work Of One Spokane

Spokane Police are investigating a felony hit and run.

9:46 a.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a felony hit and run which sent a juvenile to the hospital.

Nov. 1

City crews begin leaf pickup activities On Monday, November 4

8:51 a.m. - City crews are starting leaf pickup activities on City streets on Monday, Nov. 4, with work beginning in the Audubon, Driscoll, and Woodridge areas.