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May 6

Making Life Saving Deliveries to Strangers

2:45 p.m. - Watch 2:23 - C.O.P.S. Volunteers help housebound stay healthy.

May 1

First Responders Thank Health Care Heroes

2:27 p.m. - Watch 1:02 - Spokane first responders hold parades to thank health care heroes.

Downtown Police Precinct Taking Shape

2:06 p.m. - Watch 2:28 - New location will improve access, visibility.

April 29

Preserving Park Assets Under COVID Restrictions

10:29 a.m. - Watch 2:48 - Staff, funding shortages limit park programs and services.

April 16

No Timeouts for Those Treating Wastewater

1:17 p.m. - Watch 2:19 - City employees on front lines providing essential services.

April 15

Construction is Part of Economic Recovery

4:22 p.m. - Watch 10:30 - City Launches 2020 Construction Season & Plans $10 Million More in Projects


Latest News Releases

May 15

City Business Loan Program Making A Difference
6:02 p.m. - Funds still available for businesses preparing to reopen

Flags Lowered For Peace Officers Memorial Day
10:39 a.m. - Mayor directs flags to fly half-staff

May 14

Suspect Arrested On Warrant Smashed Head Against SPD Vehicle
1:38 p.m. - Suspect smashes head against SPD vehicle, says he will claim it was the officer that hit him with his car. The incident was recorded on body cam.

Behavioral Health Unit Sees Success amidst COVID-19 Challenges
1:26 p.m. - BHU has strong success despite adjusted services due to COVID-19 and an increased number of people in crisis during the statewide lockdown.

May 13

Scammers Making Unemployment Claims Using Stolen Information
10:55 p.m. - Everyone is trying to make the best of the current situation due to COVID; unfortunately that includes scammers making fraudulent unemployment claims.

Suspect Threatens Wheelchair-Bound Senior with Knife
4:25 p.m. - Eighteen year old, 6’3”, 250 lb. suspect threatens wheelchair-bound senior with knife while stealing his phone.

May 12

Attempted Arson Suspect Arrested
1:33 p.m. - Suspect arrested for attempting to burn down house with ex-girlfriend asleep inside.

May 11

Launch of Community Connect Database
5:20 p.m. - SFD has been working with technology partner First due to release Community Connect, an application focused on protecting residents and their property

Lewis and Clark High School Construction Burglary
5:12 p.m. - SPD Officer responded to a commercial alarm in the New Construction Area of Lewis and Clark High School, located in the 600 block of West 5th Avenue.

Double DUI from Downtown Collision
5:09 p.m. - Driver arrested for DUI after causing a crash in the downtown area. The tow truck driver that responded to the crash was also arrested for DUI.



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@spokaneparks - May 14 at 2:50 p.m. - Established in 1946 and located at 37th and Crestline, Hamblen Park (named for former Park Board President, Laurence Hamblen) is a 6.7 acre slice of nature right in the middle of a residential area. 🌲🌼🌳 #spokaneparks #spokane https://t.co/555iIw2qJ6

@spokanepd - May 13 at 11:01 p.m. - Scammers Making Unemployment Claims Using Stolen Information; FIFTY reports just today in @spokanecounty with 18 of those in @SpokaneCity #COVID @SpokaneSheriff https://t.co/vJNAXUtu5x

@spd_ombudsman - March 4 at 11:39 a.m. - Complaints received by the Office of the Police Ombudsman during 2019. https://t.co/CY2ItyDkJt

@spokane_council - Aug. 27 at 5:18 p.m. - Missed the meeting last night? Councilmember Mumm has your recap! https://t.co/4BEXVucy5B