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SPD Arrest Following Standoff

Julie Humphreys, Public Safety Communication Manager, 509.625.5868. SPD arrests barricaded suspect after near 4 four standoff. Spokane Police arrested Michael Greene 8-26-81 this afternoon following a standoff at the 300 block of E. Lacrosse Ave. Officers identified a stolen vehicle at the location and witnessed the suspect running from the vehicle to a residence. Police had information that Greene was armed and dangerous prompting SPD resources including SWAT, Hostage Negotiations, and the Bearcat to be deployed.
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City of Spokane strongly encouraging water users to reduce usage

SPOKANE, Wash.— As temperatures begin to rise nationally and locally, the City of Spokane is asking water users to follow summer conservation guidance that was distributed in May. Rising temperatures over the next few days will add additional strain to the city’s water system, which provides both drinking water and...
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2022 Ferris QB Paxton Page Is a Name To Know About

2022 Spokane (Wash.) Ferris QB Paxton Page has the potential to be the best quarterbacks in the ‘Lilac City’ this fall. While his team finished in the bottom half of the GSL standings this past spring season, Page really asserted himself as a highly capable QB. He showcased a strong and accurate arm, and good athleticism inside and outside the pocket. The 6-foot-2, 190-pound senior is very optimistic on the outlook of the Ferris Saxons this fall.
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15 Ways To Stay Cool During The Heat Wave

Here in Spokane, we are going to hit 100 degree days, multiple days in a row. It is going to be hot and it is important to take care of yourself and your family during this stretch of hot days. Today, I wanted to help prepare the way for the hot streak.
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Deadly shooting investigation on Spokane's Lower South Hill

UPDATE: JUNE 23 AT 7:45 A.M. Spokane Police were called commotion on the South Hill Wednesday morning. When they arrived, they found two people shot. One person died on scene, the other was taken to the hospital. Police are investigating right now. No suspects are in custody. They're asking you to call Crime Check if you have any information. There's no threat to the public. PREVIOUS COVERAGE: SPOKANE, Wash. - Right now, 7th Avenue at the intersection of 7th Avenue and Elm is closed. Neighbors in the area say they were woken up to police putting up the barricade. It appears their investigation is focusing on a car at the top of the hill.
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This is the County in the Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metro Area With the Most COVID-19

Though vaccine distribution is well underway across the United States, the novel coronavirus continues to spread through the population. To date, there have been 33,216,900 reported cases of the virus nationwide — and that number is growing every day. In the Spokane-Spokane Valley metropolitan area, located in Washington, a total of 49,632 COVID-19 cases have […]
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Pacific Northwest braces for record-breaking heat wave

SPOKANE, Wash. — (AP) — Record-high heat is forecast in the normally mild-weathered Pacific Northwest this weekend, raising concerns about wildfires and the health of people in a region where many people don't have air conditioning. City officials in Seattle were opening libraries as cooling centers and crews were being...
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Car fire spread to Pawn 1 in north Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. — A fire broke out in a car near a Zips on N. Monroe St. on Wednesday night that spread to a Pawn 1. Spokane Fire said the fire started with the car before spreading to the pawn shop. Fire crews have put it out, no one was...
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Man barricaded in home near Lacrosse and Lidgerwood in custody

SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane Police were in a standoff on Wednesday afternoon with a man who had warrants and now have him in custody. Officer Flynn with the Spokane Police Department said 39-year-old Michael Greene has felony warrants out for his arrest and was possibly armed. He has been taken into custody after surrendering without incident at around 4 p.m.
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Airway Heights police searching for assault suspect

AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. — Police are asking for help locating this suspect, who is wanted for assault with sexual motivation. If you have any information on the man in the photos, contact Airway Heights Police officer Rose at (509) 220-5483, or erose@cawh.org, and reference case #2021-84007688. You may remain anonymous.
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North Spokane pawn shop goes up in flames after car catches fire

SPOKANE, Wash. — A car fire in north Spokane spread to a nearby pawn shop off North Monroe Street on Wednesday Wednesday night. The fire happened at the intersection of North Monroe Street and Dalton Avenue, right behind the Zip's restaurant. According to Spokane Fire Chief, Brian Shaeffer, 34 firefighters...