Crime

Spokane County Detectives identify suspect in multiple crime sprees

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Spokane County Investigative Unit Detectives identified the man they say caused more than $40,000 worth of property damage. Spokane Valley and Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to several burglary calls on Dec. 11. Four businesses were reportedly…

Suspect arrested in South Hill shooting

SPOKANE, Wash. -- A man accused of shooting another man in the face on Spokane's lower South Hill has been arrested. Gary Lee Cottrill was booked into jail at 2 a.m. for first-degree assault. Officers responded to the area of…

Pierce County deputy fatally shoots person

PUYALLUP (AP) — Authorities say a Pierce County Sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a person during a traffic stop. The deputy had pulled over a person near Puyallup, Washington, about 10 p.m. Sunday. KOMO reports the deputy told dispatch the person had a…

Hit-and-run driver strikes two 12-year-old girls, killing 1

MIDLAND, Wash. (AP) — A hit-and-run driver struck two 12-year-old girls who were apparently walking to the store in the town of Midland, Washington, killing one and critically injuring the other, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said. The collision happened…

Man, woman stabbed in North Spokane, suspect on the run

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Spokane Police are investigating a stabbing in North Spokane. It happened near Monroe and Frederick around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, south of the Garland District. Police said two women got in an argument at a nearby gas station…

Report: Hostages apparently taken at Texas synagogue

View the updated article here. COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a man apparently took hostages Saturday during services at a synagogue near Fort Worth, Texas. The Colleyville Police Department tweeted Saturday afternoon that it was conducting SWAT operations at the address…