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    Police nab Robbery Suspect

    SPOKANE, Wash. - On Saturday December 12th, at 1:23 a.m., two Spokane Police Officers responded to a Robbery investigation in the 900 block of E Sitka Ave.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - On Saturday December 12th, at 1:23 a.m., two Spokane Police Officers responded to a Robbery investigation in the 900 block of E Sitka Ave. The victim told them a white male suspect approached him on foot and demanded his money.>>
  • Another N. Spokane store robbed by shotgun wielding crook

    Another N. Spokane store robbed by shotgun wielding crook

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Police are looking for an armed robber that held up the Empire Foods store located at 5434 N. Nevada.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Police are looking for an armed robber that held up the Empire Foods store located at 5434 N. Nevada. The robbery occurred at exactly10 p.m. Friday. Police say a dark skinned male wearing a ski mask robbed a store clerk using a shotgun, and fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount off money.>>
  • Homeowner shoots twice at home invasion suspect

    Homeowner shoots twice at home invasion suspect

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Police are investigating a possible home invasion in the 2100 block of east 35th on Spokane's south hill.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Police are investigating a possible home invasion in the 2100 block of east 35th on Spokane's south hill. Police say they received a call from a homeowner saying someone tried to break into his house and he shot at them.
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SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police said they were over run with calls starting on Friday night December 11th and into the early morning of Saturday December 12th.  On December 11th at 8:05 PM till December 12th at 4:43 AM, Spokane Police responded to 175 calls for service.  Spokane Police said their resources were constantly being depleted do to a large amount of violent crimes.  

Of the 175 calls handled Spokane Police responded to three robbery calls involving firearms, three shooting calls, six fight calls involving multiple suspects, some armed with weapons, and eight assault calls. 

Spokane Police also dealt with five collisions, some involving injuries and seven DUI arrests.   Spokane Police were also able to locate and arrest a suspect who committed two armed robberies during this busy time. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's been roughly one month since a Cheney man was murdered, at random, as he ate lunch inside his car. Cameron Smith's body was recovered days after the fatal shooting. Donavon Culps provided a full confession to the killing, and now he's providing information that he says will solve two other Washington murders.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's been roughly one month since a Cheney man was murdered, at random, as he ate lunch inside his car. Cameron Smith's body was recovered days after the fatal shooting. Donavon Culps provided a full confession to the killing, and now he's providing information that he says will solve two other Washington murders.

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  • Idaho State Police ask for help identifying bicyclist killed in hit and run crash on I-90

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 7:36 AM EDT2017-10-18 11:36:54 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Idaho State Police are asking for help identifying a bicyclist killed in hit and run crash on I-90 late Tuesday evening. The crash occurred shortly before 10pm Tuesday on I-90 at milepost 15.5 in Coeur d'Alene. According to Idaho State Police, an unknown vehicle struck a person on a bicycle in the westbound lane of travel.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Idaho State Police are asking for help identifying a bicyclist killed in hit and run crash on I-90 late Tuesday evening. The crash occurred shortly before 10pm Tuesday on I-90 at milepost 15.5 in Coeur d'Alene. According to Idaho State Police, an unknown vehicle struck a person on a bicycle in the westbound lane of travel.

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  • PHOTOS: Detectives identify woman believed to have fraudulently withdrawn hundreds of dollars

    PHOTOS: Detectives identify woman believed to have fraudulently withdrawn hundreds of dollars

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 7:03 PM EDT2017-10-18 23:03:15 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE: Detectives have identified the woman in the above photos thanks to help from the public.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE: Detectives have identified the woman in the above photos thanks to help from the public.

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