Crestline and Rowan SPD Motorcycle Officer Collision Update

A Spokane Police Motor Unit Officer has been released from the hospital following a collision at the intersection of Crestline and Rowan this afternoon. The crash occurred after Officer Shaidon Storch saw two vehicles northbound on Crestline at a high rate of speed that appeared to be racing. Initial information indicates Ofc. Storch activated his […]

25 Days of Christmas! Win a Gift all 25 Days!

25 Days of Christmas  Each year Spokane News presents the 25 Days of Christmas. We ask local Businesses to Sponsor a Day and give a gift to a random winner. We begin on December 1st with a random Post on our Facebook Page Spokane News announcing the Day’s Sponsor. To enter that Day, Like the Sponsors […]

Warming Shelters Open Across Spokane

WARMING SHELTERS OPEN ACROSS SPOKANE LOCATIONS ALLOW RESIDENTS TO ESCAPE FROM THE COLD ********************************************** As power outages and storm debris cleanup continues, several shelters are open in Spokane to help people looking for a warm place to stay Wednesday night.   Here is a list of shelters open:   ·         Red Cross – Three locations: […]

Supreme Court Ruling Mullenix v Luna

Supreme Court Grants Wider Immunity to Police Using Deadly Force in Vehicle Pursuits. The ruling states Officers are immune from lawsuits unless it is “beyond debate” that a shooting was unjustified and clearly unreasonable. Below is the Court Case and Ruling.   SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES CHADRIN LEE MULLENIX v. BEATRICE LUNA, INDIVIDUALLY AND […]

Drive By Shooting 3800 E Euclid Update

Spokane Police Make Arrest in Drive By Shooting  After their investigation Spokane Police booked  39 year old Anthony R Lazanis in to the Spokane County Jail on one count of Drive By Shooting/DV. Today , 11/11/15, Spokane Police responded to a drive by shooting on the 3800 block of East Euclid. Witnesses reported that several […]

Win 2 Tickets to St Louis Rams Vs Seahawks, Airfare, Cash & More

Winners: Runner up prizes: Oscar Nelson – Seahawks plush throw, Jennifer Simons – Seahawks hat, Nicole Leanne Baird Akers – Seahawks hat, Esa Auten – Seahawks gloves, Kristina Kosiorek – Seahawks gloves, Shannon – Chris Gregg – Seahawks gloves, Heather Erickson-Myers – Seahawks flag. 3rd place winner of a 55″ TV- TammyHarper-Desjardins 2nd place winner of […]

Spokane Police talking about encrypting their Scanner Feed

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 […]

I90 Liberty Lake Fatal Collision WSP Release

*UPDATED OCCUPANT  INFORMATION* WASHINGTON STATE PATROL PRESS MEMO DATE: 09012016    TIME: 0824    INV UNIT: 1009 – TROOPER R NANCE LOCATION:W90 LIBERTY LAKE COUNTY:SPOKANE    COLLISION REPORT NUMBER:SECTOR   CASE FILE:16025726 NBR VEH: 3    CARS: 2    TRUCKS: 1    MOTORCYCLES: 00   PEDESTRIANS: 00 NBR INJ: 2    DECEASED: 1              DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: NO ———————————-PERSON(S) INVOLVED—————————- NAME: ROCHE, STEVEN D    AGE: […]

Update Firefighters Battle 2nd Alarm Condominium Bldg Fire

Firefighters Battle 2nd Alarm Condominium Bldg Fire Spokane Valley, Wash. – Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) units responded to a reported commercial structure fire at 6019 E. 6th Avenue, Bldg K, shortly after 8:30pm, last night. The first SVFD unit on the scene observed smoke and flames coming from the roof of the three-story apartment-type […]