Crime

Spokane man faces 47 criminal charges in identity theft scheme

SPOKANE, Wash. – A Spokane man faces 47 criminal charges including identity theft, forgery, theft and criminal impersonation.  Spokane Police arrested Azariah Hulsey on July 14 stemming from an extensive scheme of identity theft and the use of fraudulent…

Man arrested for DUI following car crash

OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash.-- A Yakima man was arrested on DUI charges after crashing his car. On Thursday night, the 39-year-old man lost control of his car and over-corrected to the right. His car hit a ditch rolling over onto its…

Amid spike in shootings, Portland unveils new initiative

Gripped by gun violence that’s affecting cities across the nation, the mayor of Portland, Oregon, has issued a new emergency declaration with the goal of reducing gun killings by at least 10% over the next two years. The initiative announced Thursday directs $2.4 million to community groups and prevention efforts. Mayor Ted Wheeler said the goal was to reduce gun violence in the short and long term by increasing partnerships with community groups and local outreach.

Victim in I-90 road rage shooting identified

SPOKANE, Wash. -- The man killed in a road rage shooting on Friday has been identified. The Spokane County Medical Examiner said 34-year-old David Knoepfle, of Spokane Valley, died…

WSP seeking witnesses to fatal shooting on eastbound I-90

SPOKANE, Wash. -- The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses who were present during the deadly road rage shooting that occurred on eastbound I-90 on Friday. One driver was killed in the incident and it is being investigated as a…

2 motorcyclists killed in Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH, Wash.-- Two motorcyclists were killed Thursday night in a crash near Leavenworth. Two people on a motorcycle hit a pickup truck. They both died at the scene. The driver and the passenger of the truck were uninjured. State Route…