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Busy Friday night for Spokane Police

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    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. - Nothing beats being outside in this great weather right now, but this wet spring has brought a lot of pests. We’ve been talking about wasps and ticks, but black flies are coming out in force too. Jenny Zhang says she’s noticed black flies a lot more in her neighborhood. Her 2-year-old son Liam was bitten.  “Actually, when he got bit he thought it was a bumblebee and then he was afraid of them,” she says. The bites 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Nothing beats being outside in this great weather right now, but this wet spring has brought a lot of pests. We’ve been talking about wasps and ticks, but black flies are coming out in force too. Jenny Zhang says she’s noticed black flies a lot more in her neighborhood. Her 2-year-old son Liam was bitten.  “Actually, when he got bit he thought it was a bumblebee and then he was afraid of them,” she says. The bites 

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  • UK police arrest 7th person outside Manchester

    UK police arrest 7th person outside Manchester

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 6:58 PM EDT2017-05-24 22:58:26 GMT

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Police in Manchester say a woman has been arrested in connection with the arena bombing that killed 22 people. Greater Manchester Police said the woman was detained during a series of property searches in the Blackley area of the city.

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    MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Police in Manchester say a woman has been arrested in connection with the arena bombing that killed 22 people. Greater Manchester Police said the woman was detained during a series of property searches in the Blackley area of the city.

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  • PHOTOS: Guns, drugs and money found in Spokane Valley motel room bust

    PHOTOS: Guns, drugs and money found in Spokane Valley motel room bust

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-05-25 03:15:29 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Two men have been arrested and charged with a total of 26 felony and misdemeanor drug charges following a months-long investigation that led to a Spokane Valley motel.  Last week, detectives executed a search warrant at a room at the Motel 6 just off of I-90 and Argonne in Spokane Valley. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Two men have been arrested and charged with a total of 26 felony and misdemeanor drug charges following a months-long investigation that led to a Spokane Valley motel.  Last week, detectives executed a search warrant at a room at the Motel 6 just off of I-90 and Argonne in Spokane Valley. 

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