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Highway 2 road rage shooter at large

SPOKANE, Wash. — Washington State Patrol is investigating a shooting that took place on Highway 2 on Saturday night. Troopers say the shooting happened at the intersection of SR…

WSP finds a woman who has been missing for over a week

CHEHALIS, Wash. — Washington State Patrol found a missing woman, who was missing for over a week. 59-year-old Saletha Gibson and her dog were last seen leaving her relative's house with her dog on June 17th. Heading to her home…

WSP ramping up DUI emphasis patrols for Hoopfest weekend

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Washington State Patrol is ramping up emphasis patrols throughout Hoopfest weekend.  Troopers from across the state will be in Spokane starting on Friday. They are focused on safe travel to this year’s basketball tournament.  WSP is…

'Slow Down, Move Over' law critical for trooper safety

SPOKANE, Wash -- Washington's 'Slow Down, Move Over' law requires drivers to move over 200 feet before and after an emergency vehicle is pulled over on the side of the road. Despite the law being in place, motor vehicle-related incidents…

Washington distracted driving emphasis patrols start April 4

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Washington State Patrols are keeping an extra eye out for distracted drivers this month. Every April, the WSP dedicates several weeks to putting extra emphasis on cracking down on distracted drivers. That means more if you're an…

1 killed in crash on Highway 2 near Davenport

DAVENPORT, Wash. -- One person was killed in a crash on Highway 2 near Davenport Monday afternoon. Washington State Patrol troopers said the driver lost control on compact snow and drove off the road. The truck rolled and stopped on…

Trooper rescues injured hawk found near Sprague

SPRAGUE, Wash. -- A Washington State Patrol trooper rescued a hawk found injured on the side of the road Thursday. Trooper Barrett found the hawk on State Route 231 near Sprague with a Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife tag…

Trooper rescues injured owl on I-90 near Ritzville

RITZVILLE, Wash. -- An injured owl is getting a second chance thanks to a Washington State Patrol trooper. Trooper Tylock found and captured the owl on I-90 near Ritzville on Thursday. https://twitter.com/wspd4pio/status/1486800427609825283 The owl was then taken to a wildlife…