News Releases for December 2018

Yesterday

Resident displaced after house fire in North Spokane

3:18 p.m. - One resident was displaced after a house fire in North Spokane. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

East Central home damaged by fire

3:15 p.m. - On Saturday, the Spokane Fire Department responded to the 1800 block of E. Bridgeport St. around 2 p.m. upon the report of a structure fire.

Four time convicted felon arrested with two firearms and heroin.

2:23 p.m. - Four time convicted felon arrested with two firearms and heroin after a short foot chase and standoff.

City Hall Campers Asked To Relocate To Warming Shelters

8:20 a.m. - Officers ask those camping at City Hall, in violation of the SMC regarding unauthorized camping on public property, to relocate to warming shelters.

Dec. 7

SPD Package Theft Arrest

10:57 p.m. - SPD officers responded to the North Central neighborhood for a male who had been caught stealing a package off the front porch of a residence.

Flags Will Remain Lowered For Fallen Washington Soldier

11:02 a.m. - Flags Will Remain Lowered For Fallen Washington Soldier

Spokane Is Chosen As One of Four "Anchor Communities"

9:55 a.m. - Program goal outlines ending youth homelessness by 2022

Dec. 6

Suspect arrested in Northwest Spokane stabbing incident.

9:36 p.m. - On 12-6-18 just before 6PM, SPD responded to a stabbing in the 5100 block of N Walnut St. 23-year-old Corey A. Taylor was arrested for Assault 1st.

Cause of this morning’s house fire ruled accidental

3:16 p.m. - Fire investigators say this morning’s house fire on N. Freya St. has been ruled accidental.

More Warming Center Space Set To Open On Friday Night

3:04 p.m. - Centers provide overnight shelter during the winter months

Family displace after house fire

1:17 p.m. - A family of five was displaced after a fire damaged a home in the Northeast neighborhood this morning.

Leaf Pickup Planned On Dec. 8 & 10 in Browne's Addition

1:02 p.m. - Vehicles must be moved to accommodate City crews

Freya/Sprague collision likely to snarl morning commute.

4:34 a.m. - SPD is currently on scene investigating a two-vehicle collision at Sprague Ave and Freya St in East Spokane.

Dec. 5

RV a total loss after morning fire

12:29 p.m. - At approximately 8 a.m., the Spokane Fire Department (SFD) responded to the 1900 block of W. Grace Ave. for a building fire reported from a passerby.

Honoring Former President George H.W. Bush

11:04 a.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until Sunday, Dec. 30

Dec. 4

City Council Members to Host Housing Meetings

1:04 p.m. - Four meetings will be held to discuss future housing protections policy

Dec. 3

SPD has some helpful tips to help keep your property safe this winter.

7:13 p.m. - Spokane Police have some helpful tips to help keep your property safe this winter.

DV Suspect Safely Taken into Custody after Pointing Firearm at Officer

9:19 a.m. - Officers at a DV call last night, safely took Fred Ballestero (28) into custody after he retrieved a firearm from a closet and pointed at officers.

Dec. 1

Suspect Arrested in Serious Hit and Run Collision

10:56 p.m. - Major Crimes Investigators have arrested a male in connection to a serious injury hit & run collision that happened downtown early Thursday morning.