Four Lakes, WA

Spokane Police investigating homicide at Rochester Heights Park

SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane Police are investigating a body that was found at Rochester Heights Park as a homicide. Around 11 a.m. on Friday, a citizen discovered a body at the park, located in Northeast Spokane. Rochester Park is currently closed and likely will remain closed for the remainder of the day. The investigation is currently in its preliminary stage...
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Body Found In Rochester Heights Park

SPD’s Major Crimes Unit investigating body found in Rochester Heights Park. On 07-01-2022 a little after 11AM, a citizen discovered a body in Rochester Heights Park (1801 E Everett Ave), located in Northeast Spokane. The death is being investigated as a homicide. The investigation is still in its preliminary...
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Brenna Greene says goodbye to KREM 2

SPOKANE, Wash. — Today is my last day at KREM 2 and I want to take some time to thank everyone who has been part of this four-year journey. I’ve always seen Spokane as my adult home because I came into my own during my time at Gonzaga as a student. I jumped at the opportunity to move back a few years into my career as a sports journalist. Every single day, it was an incredible privilege to serve the region that helped me become the person I am. This has easily been the most fulfilling, enthusiastic and exciting four years of my career in television, and I am so thankful.

Spokane police chief: state crime policies 'are wreaking havoc'

(The Center Square) – Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl said learning that one of his officers had been shot and was being rushed to the hospital caused a flurry of emotions. “Fear. Anger. Sadness. Frustration. I felt them all,” he told The Center Square. Meidl is relieved that...
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Spokane leaders blame recent violence on county's '850-1,500' gang members and soft-on-crime laws

Days after multiple drive-by shootings rocked the Spokane community, local elected officials and law enforcement leaders affirmed their commitment at a news conference Thursday to targeting gang and violent crime. "The violence absolutely has to stop," said Mayor Nadine Woodward. Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich estimates there are between 850...

Is Conference Realignment Coming for Gonzaga?

Earlier this week USC and UCLA announced they will be leaving the PAC-12 to join the Big 10 by the 2024 season.  Dan Dickau has an in depth look at what that will do to West Coast college athletics as a whole as well as Gonzaga specifically.  He as takes a deep dive on what the ...

Spokane Police find missing 12-year-old boy with autism

SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane Police officers have located a missing 12-year-old boy with autism. Dakotah M. Boyd was reported missing around 8 a.m. Thursday at his home on E. Broadway Ave and N. Adams Road. The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office thanked the public for helping find the boy. COPYRIGHT 2022 BY KXLY. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS MATERIAL MAY NOT BE...

Scrap metal shops already seeing drop in catalytic converter sales due to new law

SPOKANE, Wash. – A new law meant to crack down the sales of stolen catalytic converters is already affecting the community and businesses that buy them. Starting July 1, it is illegal for scrap metal businesses to pay cash for catalytic converters. Businesses must also have a paper trail, meaning they will pay in checks. People who will get paid for their converters will also need to wait three days before getting that money, just in case it ends up being stolen.