Crime

Police identify man suspected of killing Spokane mother

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Nearly a week after a Spokane mother was murdered, police have identified the man believed to be responsible. Joshua Phillips, 41, who worked as a registered nurse at Eastern State Hospital, is facing charges of second-degree murder…

Standoff with man suspected of killing California woman

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of driving from Washington state to California in order to kill his estranged wife was taken into custody late Thursday night after an hours-long standoff with Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, authorities…

Police: Man stabbed brother who pulled gun during argument

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Spokane Police arrested a 24-year-old man who admitted to stabbing his brother on Wednesday afternoon. According to a release from SPD, Darcy T. Spracklin said he had been in an argument with his brother over stolen property.…

Slew of police reform bills headed to Gov. Jay Inslee's desk

SEATTLE (AP) — As Washington lawmakers began wrapping up their work on an ambitious package of police accountability legislation in the past week, reminders of the cause were not hard to come by. In Minneapolis, prosecutors were concluding their murder…

Police: Armed man near Liberty Park found dead

SPOKANE, Wash. -- An armed man near Liberty Park in the South Perry District has been found dead, according to Spokane Police. There is no threat to the public safety at this time. Around 1:30 a.m. Monday, a Bureau of…