News Releases for April 2018

Yesterday

SPD Requesting Assistance Locating Elderly Female

12:33 p.m. - Spokane Police requesting media and public assistance locating missing elderly female.

April 23

Spokane’s Iconic Shogun Restaurant Destroyed from Early Morning Fire

10:05 a.m. - The Spokane Fire Department was summoned to a report of a building fire at 3:31 AM on April 22, 2018.

SPD Investigating Vehicle in the Spokane River

8:16 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department continues to investigate a vehicle that went into the Spokane River.

April 20

Domestic Violence Arson Arrest

2:49 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department’s Domestic Violence Unit arrests arson suspect. Arrest leads to three additional felony charges.

April 19

Arbor Day Celebration 2018 at Finch Arboretum Offers Free Workshops

2:46 p.m. - On Sat., April 28, Spokane will celebrate their 15th consecutive year as Tree City USA with a free Arbor Day Celebration at Finch Arboretum.

April 18

Flags Lowered For Former First Lady Barbara Bush

12:20 p.m. - Mayor directs flags to fly half-staff April 18-21

April 17

Cause of house fire in Logan neighborhood ruled accidental

1:46 p.m. - Fire investigators say a cigarette dropping on medical oxygen tubing caused yesterday’s house fire in the Logan neighborhood.

SPD Investigating a Possible Child Luring Incident

1:44 p.m. - SPD is investigating a possible child luring incident at Franklin Park. Police want to make the community aware of the suspicious vehicle and person.

April 10

Dutch Jake’s Park Open House and Park Celebration Saturday, April 14

2:45 p.m. - Parks in partnership with The Trust for Public Land will host an interactive Open House and Park Celebration to continue the next phase of design.

April 9

Rooftop fire at Lilac Plaza

10:04 a.m. - At 3:52 a.m., units from SFD and SCFD9 were dispatched to the Lilac Plaza Retirement Facility.

April 8

DUI collision in Northeast Spokane injures two, including child.

9:40 p.m. - DUI causes two vehicle collision, sending adult female and six-year-old child to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Point-In-Time Count Numbers Are In

10 a.m. - Everybody Counts survey identifies solutions

April 7

SPD investigating fatal shooting incident in East Spokane.

10:50 p.m. - On 04-07-18 just before 7:30 PM, SPD responded to a shooting at a residence in the 3100 block of E 8th Ave. A deceased adult was located.

April 6

Church Burglarized/Vandalized Overnight; Guitar Stolen

9:40 a.m. - SPD is asking for help solving a burglary/vandalism that happened overnight. A church was broken into and thousands of dollars of damage was done.

April 5

SPD Investigating the body of a deceased person found in SMaRT Center.

7:38 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating the body of a deceased person found inside the Spokane Materials and Recycling Technology (SMaRT) Center.

Spokane Police are investigating a stabbing from N. Division St.

7:34 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a stabbing which occurred in the 1400 block of N. Division St.

Indian Canyon Golf Course Opens Friday, April 6, 2018

2:03 p.m. - Indian Canyon will open Friday, joining Downriver, Esmeralda, and The Creek at Qualchan - a sure sign that spring golf is in full swing.

April 3

City Seeks Public Input on Sprague Avenue Project

3:29 p.m. - 1985 payment and 100 year old utilities to be reconstructed.

Commercial Structure Fire in East Spokane

12:28 p.m. - Last night at approximately 9:15 p.m. SFD responded to the 1900 block of N. Waterworks St. on a report of a commercial structure fire.

April 2

Skate Ribbon Opens Today for Roller Skating

11:59 a.m. - Spring is here and it’s time to put on some wheels! Riverfront is now offering roller skating and scootering on the Skate Ribbon.