hl:southeastspokane

Did cutbacks impact SFD South Hill fire response?

The Spokane Fire Department is taking heat for a fire that destroyed two South Hill homes and badly damaged a third as the station closest to the fire lost its fire engine staffing earlier this year to budget cutbacks.

Robber hits South Hill STCU branch

Spokane County deputies swarmed the upper South Hill Thursday afternoon searching for the suspect who robbed the Spokane Teachers Credit Union branch on 57th Avenue.

DEA joins Sacred Heart pill theft investigation

Newly unsealed search warrants show a Sacred Heart employee suspected of stealing as many as a quarter of a million prescription painkillers was able to bypass detection of his alleged thefts by using a computer system for tracking medications that allowed for manipulation of drug stocks.