• Magnolia and Walton, Police Chase Ends, SN Exclusive Coverage

    Spokane News arrived on scene after Police chase ended with suspect crashing his vehicle. The driver was refusing to exit the vehicle and respond to commands from the Officers on scene. We shortened the video and after about 1 min into it you can see the measures taken to end the stalemate. Driver was then taken into custody with minor injury.

  • Can you ID either of these subjects who tore our US Flag down and tore in half?

    Can you Identify either one of these obviously drunk and destructive individuals who decided to tear down our US Flag and tear it in half, also breaking the flag pole in half? If you do know them, the video is from last night at 1:36am (2/7/15). Location 2030 N. Hamilton. Subjects walking north from location. Police Report number 15-42699

  • Eluding Suspect Can’t Escape Deputies, K9s and Air 1

    Eluding Suspect Can’t Escape Deputies, K9s and Air 1 Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies, with the assistance of K9 Units and Air 1, located and arrested a suspect after a pursuit and foot chase ended in the area of Four Mound and Craig Road early this morning.   On October 28th 2014, at 4:10 a.m., Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Ian Hays observed a 2001 Honda Prelude travelling west on Trails Road.  Radar showed the vehicle’s speed at 72 mph in a posted 45 mph zone.  When Deputy Hays attempted to catch up to the vehicle, the driver, later identified as 38-year-old…

  • 6202 N. Division Electrical Vault Fire at Tomato Street, Interview with Battalion Chief Fielder

    Spokane News was on scene for this fire, Battalion Chief Fielder interview. Fire was contained to the electrical vault, manhole cover size.

  • Spokane News interview with Lt. Tom Hendren, Zip Trip Armed Robbery 1503 E. Illinois

    Spokane News interview with Lt. Tom Hendren, Zip Trip Armed Robbery 1503 E. Illinois

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Detectives seek your help to identify the suspect in a commercial robbery.

Mar 9, 2015

Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives are looking to the public to help identify the suspect in a commercial robbery incident that occurred last week.  Attached is a photo of the suspect vehicle.  Anyone with information on this vehicle or the suspect is asked to call Crime Check at 456-2233. On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, Spokane Police responded to a storage business in the 1900 block of E. Francis Ave. on a report of an armed robbery.  The caller indicated a man with dark clothing covering his face had entered the location and demanded money.  Employees hid in a bathroom and…

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Spokane Police talking about encrypting their Scanner Feed

Feb 25, 2015

We would like to address this possibility. First off, we have not seen a media release on encrypting their scanner feed from Spokane Police Department, but that does not surprise us since the flow of Media Releases has drastically declined in the past year. For a Department to claim transparency they have often been difficult to gain information from. What used to be Media Releases and Updates weekly, are now a rare Tweet on Major incidents or a Media Release saying the Crime is Down. With the current system as it is,  and the flow of information to the public from…

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Detectives Need Your Help Identifying McDonalds Robber Crime Stoppers Reward Offered

Feb 17, 2015

Detectives Need Your Help Identifying McDonalds Robber Crime Stoppers Reward Offered   Spokane County Sheriff Office Major Crimes detectives are trying to identify a robbery suspect and they are asking for your help. On January 18th, 2015, this female suspect walked into the McDonalds located at 2222 North Argonne Road in Spokane Valley at approximately 10:15 p.m.  The suspect walked up to the counter when it was unattended and used a pair of wire cutters to cut the credit card machine and a donation box free from the counter.  Employees tried to stop and detain the suspect but she fought…

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Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives are looking to the public to help identify two suspects in an assault

Feb 12, 2015

Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives are looking to the public to help identify two suspects in an assault that occurred on February 2, 2015, at a grocery store in the 3900 block of N. Market. Attached is a photo of one of the suspects.  Both suspects are described as either African Americans or Pacific Islanders, in their 20s or 30s, each a with a stocky build, and each approximately 5’ 9” tall.  One of the suspects (not in the attached photo) is described as having long, black hair.  Anyone with information on the incident or the identities of the suspects…

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