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  • 'CHiPs' TV star Estrada donates police dog to Idaho agency

    ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (AP) - "CHiPs" actor Erik Estrada has donated a drug dog to an east Idaho police agency where he's a reserve police officer.    The Rexburg Standard Journal report ed in a story on Friday that the star of the 1970s TV series about California Highway Patrol officers donated a 3-year-old German Shepherd-Malinois narcotics dog named Mako to the St. Anthony Police Department.

  • Spokane police, firefighters respond to vehicle in river; no car recovered

    Spokane Police and firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle in the river Saturday morning near Helena and Sinto. A caller reported damage to a guardrail, skid marks and some car parts scattered along the Spokane River's banks. When emergency crews arrived on scene, no car was found. Spokane police used their drone as well as Spokane County Sheriff's Office helicopter Air 1 to search the river nearby, but were not able to locate anything.

  • Washington State Patrol bomb-sniffing dog recovering

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - A Washington State Patrol bomb-sniffing dog is recovering after inhaling something that caused an internal infection that required an operation.    KING-TV reports in a story on Friday that Sonyi will possibly be ready to return to work in early May.    Trooper Scott Legler says Sonyi in January inhaled something that made him sick while working at the ferry docks in Snohomish County.

  • N. Idaho man enters pleas following fatal collision

    SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) - A northern Idaho man charged with killing a Washington state woman and injuring an Idaho woman after hitting the two with his pickup as they walked along a road in Sandpoint has entered pleas.    The Bonner County Daily Bee reports that 24-year-old Peter Goullette entered Alford pleas on Friday to felony manslaughter and misdemeanor reckless driving.

  • Police: Bothell driver intentionally hits 2 pedestrians

    BOTHELL, Wash. (AP) - Police in the western Washington city of Bothell have taken into custody a 22-year-old driver suspected of intentionally hitting two pedestrians in crosswalks and trying to hit three others.    Police say they arrested the man Friday evening, and that he told investigators he tried to hit as many people as possible. 

  • After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

    MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) - Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone.    YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and pages than any set of human eyes could ever check.

  • Record Store Day: Vinyl, CDs outsell digital music

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Music lovers are paying homage to their local record stores.    Record Store Day, which is celebrated Saturday from coast to coast, celebrates the brick-and-mortar spot where people have long gathered to thumb through vinyl records.    Chris Brown from Maine's Bull Moose Music hatched the idea in 2007.

  • 4 former presidents among hundreds at Barbara Bush’s funeral

    HOUSTON (AP) - Four former presidents joined ambassadors, sports stars and hundreds of other mourners on a gray, rainy Saturday at the private funeral for former first lady Barbara Bush, filling the nation’s largest Episcopal church a day after more than 6,000 people paid their respects to the woman known by many as “America’s matriarch.”

  • Hubble’s 28 years marked by shot of wild stellar nursery

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA is marking the 28th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope’s launch with a peek into a wild stellar nursery. Scientists released the picture Thursday in advance of next week’s milestone. Resembling a vivid watercolor painting, the photo captures an immense, blindingly bright star emerging from its cosmic nest in a burst of ultraviolet radiation and stellar wind. 

  • Investigation says Prince was isolated, addicted and in pain

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - After Prince had to be revived from a drug overdose a week before his death, one friend told the musical superstar that he needed to stop taking painkillers. But Prince said he couldn’t — his hands hurt so much that if he quit, he’d have to stop performing. “This piano tour I think was getting to his hands,” singer Judith Hill told investigators, according to a transcript of her interview.

  • Dad stabbed to death as daughter sits in lap at restaurant

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A homeless man was charged Friday with murder in a random attack on a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse. Jamal Jackson, 49, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 35-year-old Anthony Mele. He was being held in Ventura County jail on a $1.5 million bail.

  • AP Analysis: Kim Jong Un tests Trump with latest nuke offer

    TOKYO (AP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has finally broken his silence on what he plans to bring to the table during his summits with the South Korean and U.S. presidents, and it doesn’t have a whole lot to do with tossing out his hard-won nuclear arsenal. Instead, Kim appears to be maneuvering toward his own big “get” — the chance to sit down with President Donald Trump on an essentially equal basis as the head of a nuclear-armed nation. 

  • Mom: Preschool’s ban of the term ‘best friend’ is silly

    GEORGETOWN, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts family is looking for a new preschool for their 4-year-old daughter because her current school has barred use of the term “best friend.” Christine Hartwell says her daughter, Julia, appeared sad recently when she came home from the Pentucket Workshop Preschool in Georgetown.

  • Parkland shooting survivor speaks in Spokane

    Spokane, Wash. It's been just over two months since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. One of the survivors 17-year-old Kai Koerber joined students in Spokane Friday afternoon to share his thoughts about gun violence in schools  "I am here because this is something that reaches across countries so going across the nation is not really a stretch for the depth of this movement," said Kai. Koerber hit many points in his speech...

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    State findings show Pasco daycare not responsible for child eyebrow waxing incidents

    PASCO, Wash. - State findings show that a Pasco daycare isn't responsible for a February incident where two mothers claimed the facility waxed their children’s eyebrows without their permission, according to documents obtained by KIMA-TV.  The daycare - a non-profit organization at Columbia Basin College - is licensed by the Washington State Department of Early Learning. The center had been licensed for less than a year, and has had no 

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    Boy's wallet lost in 1972 found behind lockers at Wenatchee pool

    A wallet lost in 1972 has been found by a work crew in Wenatchee, who is updating part of the City of Wenatchee’s pool facility. According to Wenatchee World, the wallet belongs to Harry LaRue. Inside the worn leather wallet, crews found some family pictures, and a Boy Scout Card. The newspaper estimates that LaRue was about 10 when he lost the wallet and that he lived in East Wenatchee. The wallet was found behind the boys’ lockers at the city pool b...
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    1 student wounded in shooting at Florida high school

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A gunman carrying a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire at a Florida high school, wounding one student as other students and teachers piled desks and cabinets against classroom doors to make barricades. The 19-year-old suspect was later arrested and apologized as he was led away in handcuffs. Friday's shooting at Forest High School in Ocala happened on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence. A 17-year-old boy was taken ...

  • Suspect wanted in Deer Park arrested in Stevens County after hours-long manhunt

    STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - A manhunt that started in Deer Park has ended in Stevens County. Deputies say a man broke into multiple homes in the area of N. Sherman Rd. and W. Oregon Rd. in Deer Park. When a homeowner confronted him, the burglar punched the man in the face and took off.   Five different agencies joined in the search for him, using a helicopter and K-9's. The huge response paid off; detectives found him and booked him

  • Couple arrested in Minnesota, accused of killing Spokane boy

    FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Two people are in jail In Minnesota tonight, accused of murdering a little boy from Spokane. The little boy, 6-year-old Justis Burland, and his brother had been under their grandmother's care until last summer, when she signed over custody of them to a some old friends of hers in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Last week, police say Burland was taken to the hospital, but he was already dead and showing clear signs that he 

  • UPDATE: Roommate of woman found at recycling plant charged with murder

    Spokane, Wash. - It's been more than a month since Stephanie Standen was last seen by her roommate Eugene Jupp. But according to court documents he says he heard her in her bedroom three to four days before her body was found. Jupp and Standen were once roommates at a house on West 15th next to Roosevelt Elementary School. According to court documents Jupps was not close with Standen and did not report her missing. But she was reported missing by adult protective services...

  • PHOTOS: Local students walk out on 19th anniversary of Columbine shooting

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Thousands of students across the country walked out of class on Friday to protest gun violence on the 19th anniversary since the shooting at Columbine High School.  Freeman High School students walked out and held a moment of silence for the 12 students and one teacher killed in the Columbine shooting. Freeman student Sam Strahan was killed at the beginning of the school year during a school shooting. 

  • CDC expands E. coli warning to all romaine lettuce

    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded its warning about an E. coli outbreak connected to romaine lettuce to cover all forms of romaine, including whole heads and hearts of romaine grown in the Yuma, Arizona, growing area. A previous warning was limited to chopped forms of romaine, including salads and salad mixes. The CDC based the new warning on eight new cases of acute gastroenteritis at a correctional facility in Nome, Alaska, that appear to be c...
  • Spokane Valley Firefighters Local 876

    Tree pruner alerts sleeping woman to house fire, calls 911

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Firefighters are crediting a tree pruner with saving the life of a woman who was fast asleep when her home caught fire Friday. Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to a reported house fire in the 1100 block of N. Girard Road shortly after 1:30 pm. Firefighters discovered flames on the back deck of the home that were extending into the eaves and attic.  Firefighters say the woman, fast asleep inside the 

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    K9 Bari put down due to terminal cancer

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's office says K9 Bari has been put down as soon as today due to terminal cancer. Bari was the K9 who took down Jonathan Renfro the night Sgt. Greg Moore was killed in the line of duty.

  • 4 teens found unconscious from suspected opioid overdose

    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say they are investigating after four teens were found unconscious possibly from some kind of opioid overdose in Vancouver. The Columbian reports deputies were called early Friday about three unconscious teens found by neighbors, two in a driveway and one in a nearby yard. The Clark County Sheriff's Office says they were taken to local hospitals. The sheriff's office says hours later a fourth teenager was taken to a hospi...

  • Off-duty LAPD officer charged with murder in DUI crash

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) - An off-duty Los Angeles police officer has been charged with murder in a fiery freeway crash that killed three people.    Prosecutors say Edgar Verduzco also was charged Friday with vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence in connection with the Sept. 26 crash.  Verduzco appeared in court Friday but didn't enter a plea. The name of his attorney wasn't immediately known. Police said Verduzco was 

  • Two arrested after INET raids Grand Coulee home; meth, heroin found

    GRAND COULEE, Wash. - Two people are in jail and more arrests expected after law enforcement served a search warrant on a Grand Coulee home. The arrests came after a four-month long investigation, prompted by a complaint regarding suspicious activity at a home in the 200 block of Dill Avenue. Grant County’s Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team, the Moses Lake Regional Tactical Response Team and Grand Coulee police 

  • Officials say postal worker hoarded over 17K pieces of mail

    NEW YORK (AP) - A United States Postal Service worker who prosecutors say hoarded away more than 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail in New York City allegedly told investigators he was overwhelmed by the amount of mail he had to deliver.    But officials say Aleksey Germash told them he "made sure to deliver the important mail." Germash was charged Thursday in Brooklyn with delaying or detaining mail. He declined to comment as he left the federal courthouse.

  • Butte man run over by pickup truck during argument, killed

    BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - Butte Silver-Bow law enforcement officers are investigating the death of a 45-year-old Butte man who was run over by a pickup truck during an argument. Sheriff Ed Lester says a woman reported she had been arguing with the man about private property on Thursday evening when he ran alongside her pickup and jumped onto the running board as she was driving away. Lester says the man fell or jumped from the running board and was then struck by the rear of th...

  • North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile testing

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site. The North's official Korean Central News Agency said the suspension of nuclear and ICBM tests went into effect Saturday. The country says it's making the move to shift its national focus and improve its economy. The announcements came days before North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in i...

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    Hello Kitty Cafe Truck makes first trip to Spokane

    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you're a Hello Kitty fan, we have the 'purrfect' way for you to spend an upcoming Saturday.  On April 21, the Hello Kitty Café truck is visiting Spokane. The truck will be parked outside River Park Square from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. near the entrance to Williams-Sonoma. According to their events page, the truck will feature exclusive items, limited edition collectibles, and treats. It'll be the truck's first visit to the Lilac City. shared b...

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    Suspect hospitalized after stealing, crashing ambulance from Virginia Beach hospital

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Police in Virginia say a man stole an ambulance, drove it while intoxicated and then crashed it. The Virginian-Pilot reported that 27-year-old Theodore E. Gasiorowski was charged with grand larceny and DUI. He was released from jail on bond Friday morning. Police said Gasiorowski stole the ambulance Thursday night at a hospital in Virginia Beach. He allegedly took the vehicle while its crew was dropping 

  • Mad Minute stories from Friday, April 20th

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Friday, April 20th. 

  • Idaho State Police Trooper cleared after firing at vehicle that drove at him

    POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho State Police trooper who fired seven shots at a vehicle containing two teenage girls who authorities say tried to run over the trooper has been cleared of any wrongdoing. Bonneville County Prosecutor Daniel Clark in a statement Thursday says Travis Gurney was justified in discharging his weapon after the driver made herself a danger to police and the public at large. Neither girl was hit by gunfire.    Authorities tell the Idaho State Journ...

  • Idaho unemployment rate drops to 2.9 percent

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Idaho's unemployment rate in March dropped a tenth of a percentage point from the previous month to 2.9 percent.  The Idaho Department of Labor on Friday says that ends a six-month run at 3 percent with the unemployment rate remaining at low levels last seen in 2007 and 2008.  The agency says the number of people age 16 or older working or looking for work grew to a record high labor force of 848,097.  The agency says 823,423 Idahoans are emp...

  • Coeur d'Alene School District says student arrested for making threat online

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Two students were arrested in Spokane County in the past week for making threats on social media, and the Coeur d'Alene School District announced one of their students was also placed under arrest for the same thing this week.  The district says a "non-specific social media threat" was made this week.  

  • 1 injured, suspect in custody in Florida school shooting

    OCALA, Fla. - Authorities say one student shot another in the ankle at a Florida high school and a suspect is in custody. The Ocala Star-Banner reports the shooting happened Friday morning at Forest High School which was on lockdown.  The injured student was taken to a local hospital.

  • How to prepare your home to sell (sponsored)

    Preparing your home for the market means making repairs and general sprucing-up ? but also making it easy for potential buyers to imagine their happy lives there. Before you show your home to buyers, put yourself in their shoes, advises Sara Ramirez, a Realtor at Century 21. Look at your home with a critical eye. More...

  • Publicist: DJ Avicii dead at 28

    KHQ.COM - Swedish DJ Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, died at age 28 on Friday, his publicist confirmed.  "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii," his publicist Diana Baron said in a statement. "He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. 

  • 17-time convicted felon abandons car at gas station while trying to avoid deputy; Stolen gun recovered

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A 17-time convicted felon tried to hide out in a laundromat to avoid arrest on Wednesday. It didn't work.  The Sheriff's Office says a Spokane Valley deputy noticed a car with a damaged windshield pull into a gas station near Sprague and Mullan late Wednesday night. The driver, later identified as 34-year-old Ryan L. Cheers, left the car running and walked into the gas station. 

  • Ferris High School's Mandy Manning named 2018 National Teacher of the Year!

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Congratulations to Ferris High School's Mandy Manning, who was announced as the National Teacher of the Year early Friday morning!  CBS tweeted the announcement just after 5:40 a.m. Manning teaches English and Math to refugee and immigrant students at Ferris and beat out two other finalists from Ohio and New Jersey.  Congratulations, Mandy! 

  • Massachusetts family bans term 'best friend'

    GEORGETOWN, Mass. - A Massachusetts family is looking for a new preschool for their 4-year-old daughter because her current school has barred use of the term "best friend."  Christine Hartwell says her daughter, Julia, appeared sad recently when she came home from the Pentucket Workshop Preschool in Georgetown.  

  • Wells Fargo to pay $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

    NEW YORK - Wells Fargo is being fined a combined $1 billion by two federal regulators for abuses tied to its mortgage and auto lending businesses. The bank will pay $500 million to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, its main bank regulator, as well as $500 million to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 

  • Trump calls OPEC efforts to boost oil prices 'not

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says oil-producing cartel OPEC "is at it again," and that efforts to maintain high prices "will not be accepted!" Trump's Friday morning tweet comes as representatives from OPEC nations and allied oil ministers are meeting in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to discuss their agreement to maintain cuts to production in order to keep prices up.

  • Chewing tobacco banned at Safeco, CenturyLink

    SEATTLE, Wash. - The King County Board of Health has voted to ban the use of smokeless tobacco at all professional sporting events in the county, which includes Seattle. The Seattle Times reports the board voted unanimously on the measure Thursday. It will go into effect May 19. The move comes in response to health advocates who say the habit among players sets a poor example for fans and young athletes.

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    Washington man dead after TV tower collapses in Missouri

    FORDLAND, Mo. - Investigators say a worker was killed on a tower after it collapsed in a field in Fordland, Mo. KY 3 TV reports that 56-year-old Steve J. Lemay from Washington state died in the collapse.  Firefighters say a crew of seven were working at the tower when it fell. Three suffered minor injuries. Emergency crews transported them to a Springfield hospital. Ozarks Public Television, KOZK-TV, confirmed with KY 3 TV that it was the 

  • Students walk out of school to demand change to gun laws

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Tomorrow students across the country and right here in the Spokane area will be walking out of school demanding change to the current gun laws. Students at Lewis and Clark High School will be walking out starting at 10 a.m. They have invited other schools in the are to join them. They will have speakers and performers at the event demanding change to the current gun laws in the country. One of the speakers is Kai 

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    Headless doll triggers major police operation in Germany

    BERLIN (AP) - An apparent headless body that prompted a major police operation in southern Germany has turned out to be a doll. Police in Baden-Wuerttemberg state say a passer-by spotted what appeared to be a clothed but headless corpse covered in blood lying by a stream in Remstal, near Stuttgart, late Monday. Officers cordoned off the suspected crime scene and firefighters were called to retrieve the body, which was lying in an inaccessible place.

  • Neighbors worried about prowler in Spokane’s West Central District

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Neighbors in Spokane’s West Central District are worried about a prowler they say is breaking into homes, unplugging porch lights, and peaking into windows. Erica Milward lives in the area of Sherwood and Boone and says she noticed something suspicious the night of Friday the 13th. “I heard the front gate open and looked out the window and didn’t see anything,” said Milward. “And then I saw a man standing in front of the house

  • Thieves target bicycle parked outside of Spokane hospital

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man visiting his sick aunt at the hospital finds his bicycle stripped. Thieves preyed on him as he parked it just feet from an entrance at Holy Family. "It stings," Justin Santiago said. Santiago said it's been just a rough stretch for his entire family. "(My aunt) has been really sick," he said. His beloved aunt has chromes disease, pneumonia and recently had a stroke as well. Justin used his bicycle to visit her. "I parked it 

  • How to download your data from Facebook

    KHQ.COM - What does Facebook know about you? The answer is a lot.  Facebook stores every interaction you've ever had since you joined and it's not just your friends either. Logins, ads you've clicked, credit card numbers you've stored, conversations you've had in messages, pictures you've posted, pictures you've been tagged in, and of course, every mundane status update you've ever felt the need to share.

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    Tortoise dubbed 'Humpty Dumpty' undergoes surgery after fall causes shell to crack

    SAN DIEGO - A Southern California tortoise, dubbed Humpty Dumpty by veterinarians, got an expensive repair job after cracking his shell.  San Diego County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says the 90-pound male African spurred tortoise probably was a pet that got loose from a yard. He says it was found Sunday after falling a the wall while escaping a dog. DeSousa says the animal's shell cracked into three pieces. Veterinarians 

  • Fallen hiker rescued off steep slope below Castle Rock

    WENATCHEE, Wash. - Wednesday evening an injured female hiker was rescued off a steep slope below Castle Rock, a popular hiking area in Wenatchee.  According to the Chelan County Sheriff's Office, the RIVERCOM 911 center received the first report of the fall around 3:43 p.m. from the hiker's friend. According to the friend, 18-year-old Erika Juarez had fallen at least 20 feet near the top of the Castle Rock formation, and slid an 

  • Police: Man shot motorist in road rage incident on I-5

    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say a man was shot during a road-rage incident on Interstate 5 in Seattle. The Washington State Patrol says the shooting happened Wednesday morning just before South Michigan Street. The victim told officers that he was driving his car north about 6 a.m. when a motorist pulled in front of him and slammed on the brakes.  Authorities say the confrontation continued until Michigan Street, where the other driver then pulled along th...

  • Eleven-time convicted felon sets ex's car on fire, accidentally turns himself in

    SPOKANE, Wash. - On April 18, 2018 around 3:45 a.m., patrol officers were sent to 3500 E. Queen Ave. to a report of a vehicle on fire.  Officers arrived within minutes but the suspect had fled the area in his truck.  Prior to fleeing, the suspect pulled what appeared to be a firearm when a witness tried to intervene. The victim told officers she was able to identify the suspect as her ex-boyfriend, 31 years-old James Thomas III, because the flames 

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    4-year-old accidentally summoned for jury duty

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - A Pennsylvania 4-year-old received a rather unusual letter in the mail-- a summons for jury duty. "He's always been a very serious child, but I didn't think he was quite ready for that kind of a thing, there,” Damien Shrader's mom Desiree told WNEP. It showed up this week in his great-grandmother's mailbox, ordering the preschooler to show up at the Luzerne County Courthouse. His mother tells WNEP that she was 

  • Suspect arrested on unrelated warrant after sending deputies on high-speed pursuit

    POST FALLS, Idaho - On April 19,  at approximately 11:45 AM, a Kootenai County Sheriff’s Deputy tried to pull over a driver seen speeding in the area of W. Seltice Way near N. Pleasant View Rd. in Post Falls. Deputies say the driver refused to pull over and a pursuit followed throughout the west side of Kootenai County. Speeds at times exceeded 100 mph during the pursuit. While the deputy was waiting for an intersection to be safe to 

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    California lecturer slams college head over anti-Bush tweet

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A Fresno State lecturer who says he was demoted to teaching online courses after posting a negative tweet about Donald Trump says the university's president is again failing to defend academic freedom, this time over a professor who called former First Lady Barbara Bush an "amazing racist."    In an opinion posted Thursday by The Fresno Bee, Lars Maischak says university President Joseph Castro is siding with 

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    Man charged with rape after DNA testing wants case dismissed

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A man charged with raping an 8-year-old girl after DNA evidence linked him to the 1987 case wants the charge dismissed, arguing the statute of limitations had run out.  Ronald Dwight Tipton argues a 2007 law that allows the prosecution of sexual assault cases within a year of a conclusive DNA match is unconstitutional.  A state judge rejected his motion to dismiss and the Montana Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday. The Bozeman Dail...

  • Billings police officers suspended for sex on city property

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Three Billings police officers have been suspended without pay for having sex on city property.  Police Chief Rich St. John says two officers were suspended for two weeks for having sex with a civilian employee of the department while they were on duty. A third was suspended for a week for having sex with the same woman while he was off duty.  St. John declined to identify the officers until the city attorney 

  • Moses Lake Street Crimes unit recovers meth and guns in search warrant

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Wednesday morning, detectives with the Moses Lake Police Department Street Crimes Unit served a search warrant in the 1200 block of Ashley Way. Inside, detectives found a modified AK-47 rifle, a .22 caliber rifle, and over an ounce of methamphetamine.  Detectives also located several items of stolen property at the residence, including a Honda generator reported stolen over a decade ago.  31 year-old Wilson R. 

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    Fire damages lodge at premier ski destination in Idaho

    KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) - A fire has heavily damaged a lodge at the base of one of the nation's premier ski destinations in central Idaho. Sun Valley Resort's Warm Springs Lodge in Ketchum at the base of the ski area on Bald Mountain remained an active fire Thursday morning with multiple firefighting agencies at the scene. Sun Valley Resort spokeswoman Kelli Lusk says the fire started late Wednesday. She says there are no reported injuries and no damage estimate. Flames appeare...

  • Passing motorist rescues woman trapped by Montana flooding

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A witness is recounting the dramatic rescue of a woman who was trapped with her vehicle surrounded by rushing floodwaters in northern Montana. Blake Wombold tells the Great Falls Tribune that he stopped on U.S. Highway 2 near Dunkirk Tuesday night to see a woman standing on top of a vehicle nearly submerged by the water. He says a man from the truck ahead of him stripped off his clothes and swam out to the woman, who was afraid to go into the frigid wa...

  • Justices: Teacher wasn't required to report children's abuse

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Teachers in Washington are supposed to tell authorities when they believe a student has suffered abuse or neglect. But Washington's Supreme Court says that requirement doesn't necessarily apply when a teacher's own child is the victim. In an 8-1 ruling Thursday, the court dismissed a Pierce County case against a teacher who failed to immediately report that her daughters told her their stepfather had molested them.

  • Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 19th

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 19th.

  • CAUGHT ON CAMERA: 7-year-old boy get dragged off bus by his feet

    KHQ.COM - Shocking footage is making its way around the internet showing a seven-year-old boy getting dragged by his feet on a Memphis school bus. The incident was captured on a cell phone by another student aboard the bus and shows the young boy, a student at Robert R. Church Elementary School, getting forcibly removed from the bus by an unidentified male employee.

  • Sam Strahan's mother set to speak at Art 4 Reform, an event showcasing paintings of school shooting victims

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Two Spokane mothers are launching a non-profit to inspire common sense gun laws and legislative reform for safer schools.  Carolina Johnson and her friend, Janelle Carney have started Art4Reform and hope powerful displays of art will move people to get involved with their local government and advocate for safer communities.

  • Prince's doctor fined for illegal prescription

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid for Prince a week before the musician died has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a federal civil claim. The settlement comes as state prosecutors are planning to announce whether anyone will be charged in the two-year investigation into Prince's death. Prince died on April 21, 2016, from an accidental overdose of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid. No one has been criminally charged.

  • Michigan mother leaves 2 infant girls in suitcase on curb

    FLINT, Mich. - Police say a 26-year-old Michigan woman left her two infant daughters inside a suitcase on the side of the road as child welfare workers arrived to take the children away. Police say officers assisting Child Protective Services workers Wednesday were unable to find the children inside the Flint home, about 50 miles northwest of Detroit.

  • 'Seinfeld' actor shows up at Devils game with face painted

    NEWARK, N.J. - Life imitated art at the Stanley Cup playoffs as the actor who played Puddy on the TV sitcom "Seinfeld" showed up at the game with his face painted as a New Jersey Devils fan. Patrick Warburton is a Devils fan and in a 1995 episode of the hit show he appeared with his face painted in red and green. 

  • Louisiana homeowner finds naked intruder in her tub, eating Cheetos

    MONROE, La. - Police in Louisiana say a woman came home to discover a naked stranger in her tub, eating her Cheetos while taking a bath. A Monroe police affidavit says 29-year-old Evelyn Washington was arrested on burglary and property damage charges. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that a responding officer found "a full tub of water and a plate of food along with half eaten Cheetos belonging to the victim on the toilet next to the tub."   

  • Pompeo, Kim discussed held Americans

    WASHINGTON (AP) - CIA Director Mike Pompeo raised the plight of three U.S. citizens held in North Korea during his meeting earlier this month with Kim Jong Un. That's according to a senior White House official who was not authorized to publicly discuss the sensitive discussions and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.  

  • It's (another) boy! Michigan family with 13 sons gets No. 14

    ROCKFORD, Mich. - A Michigan couple with 13 sons has welcomed a 14th into the family. The Grand Rapids Press reports Jay and Kateri Schwandt's latest addition was born Wednesday evening, five days before the baby's expected due date. WOOD-TV reports the boy weighs 8 pounds, 4 ounces and is 21 inches long.  

  • Community comes together at candlelight vigil for Medical Lake students

    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - It was an incredibly emotional night in Medical Lake as a candlelight vigil was held in this community that continues to heal. The Medical Lake family gathered tonight to be with each other and be there for each other.  On Saturday, 17-year-old Journey Tueller was killed, and three other students, Laci Sica, Savannah Sutton and Hailey Gross were injured in a crash as they were on their way to catch a team bus. 

  • @a.cat.named.toby

    Family tries euthanizing cat after he walked 12 miles to return home

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - A North Carolina family gave their cat away and then tried to euthanize him after he walked 12 miles back to his home. According to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Wake County, North Carolina, Toby the cat made the long trek back to his family after they tried to give him away. When he returned, they took him to a shelter to put him down. The shelter called the SPCA to ask if they would help 

  • Big hurdle cleared for a sportsplex in Spokane

    Spokane, Wash. Spokane County Commissioners have approved a $25 million bond to help build the Spokane Sportsplex. The Sportsplex would be a multi-purpose sports facility. It would be able to host national and local sporting events "We are almost at the end of the big phase which is we've identified the funding. The county, as you know, quoted to sell bonds for us, and the cities provided the land and will be providing us a 5 million dollar contribution as well....

  • EWU getting food cabinets to help fight hunger

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Forget boxed lunches, at Eastern Washington University they're getting boxes of food. “It became a joke to be a hungry college student,” said Kayla Martinez who works for AmeriCorps Vista. “But it ignores the reality of what it means to be hungry and be pursuing a degree.” According to the Department of Health and Wellness, 33-percent of EWU students have run out of food at some point and 36-percent have worried about where their next meal

  • Crews break ground on 195 corridor project

    Spokane, Wash. In 2015, when two WSU students were killed, a push started to add passing lanes on the roadway "We've seen some unfortunate deaths in the last number of years of students traveling back to school, so our state needs to step up and do more," said state Senator Michael Baumgartner. In a five-year traffic study done by the Washington Department of Transportation showed that in the five-year span between 2005 and 2009, there were 800 crashes on highway...

  • @SpokaneRiverkeeper

    As weather warms up, City tasked with cleaning up more homeless camps in Spokane

    SPOKANE, Wash. - No more than a hop, skip and a jump from the train tracks across from Browne’s Addition, there's a surplus of stuff scattered along a chain-link fence. It's hard to say if someone still lives here, but the damp piece of cardboard with a scribbled message of hardship that rests on an old mattress gives a sign that it’s a homeless camp. “The goal is to get people into services,” said City Spokesman, Brian Coddington.

  • Marysville Fire District

    Man dies after neighbors rescue him from mobile home fire

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say an 88-year-old man died from injuries suffered in a mobile home fire in Marysville. Marysville Fire District officials say neighbors called 911 Wednesday morning to report smoke coming from a home in the Crystal Tree Village mobile home park.    Authorities say several neighbors helped rescue the 88-year-old man inside. Authorities say the man was taken to a hospital but did not survive.    Two of the neighbors who r...

  • Docs: Woman found dead in Fernan Lake had drugs in system, man who sold them arrested

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - On a crisp fall day in November 2016, tragedy struck the small community near Fernan Lake. The bodies of Misty Phelps and her two sons, 1-year-old Tristan and 2-year-old Riley Phelps, were found in her 2006 Ford Fusion submerged underwater at the Fernan Lake boat ramp. Months would go by with little to no updates on the search for anyone who was at the scene. But now new developments surrounding the 

  • KHQ investigates problem intersection where Medical Lake student died

    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - The Medical Lake community is mourning after one high school student died on Saturday. Her three friends who were also in the car are recovering. It happened at the intersection of Highway 2 near Espanola and Wood Road in Spokane County. Washington State Patrol says the girls drove through a stop sign and were t-boned by a truck. A neighbor who lives near the intersection says it's a bad one, after he says he’s

  • Tails-A-Wagging Facebook page

    Dog daycare owner finds pile of dog poo piled on her car

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. - The owner of a Bellingham dog training and daycare center had a foul start to her work week. According to a post on the Tails-A-Wagging Facebook page, a vandal reportedly dumped "over 100 lbs. of dog feces" on owner Angela Lenz's car sometime Sunday night. "The feces was a mixture of old and new, and had been collected for a while," the Facebook post said. "The size of the various fecal dropping varied, 

  • Courtesy of Linda Maloney via NBC News

    'That's how she's wired': Southwest Airlines pilot lauded for handling crisis

    BOERNE, Texas (AP) - The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in a harrowing emergency landing after a passenger was partially blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in a career where she has been one of the few women at the controls.    Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. Navy, was the captain and piloting the Dallas-bound Flight 1380 when it made an 

  • Houston 911 operator found guilty of hanging up on callers

    HOUSTON (AP) - Prosecutors say a former 911 operator in Houston has been found guilty of hanging up on people calling for emergency services and sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months of probation. The Harris County district attorney's office says jurors on Wednesday found 44-year-old Crenshanda Williams guilty of interference with emergency telephone calls, a misdemeanor. A judge sentenced her. Prosecutors say she worked as a 911 operator for a year and a half, ...

  • Bring your child's old car seat to Target, get a coupon for a new one

    Do you have an old car seat you're looking to toss? Has your child outgrown their current seat and are in need of an upgrade? Target might be the place to go, with the return of the company's car seat trade-in event. From April 22 to May 5, you can exchange your child’s old car seat for a 20 percent discount coupon to use towards a new car seat, booster seat, car seat base, or travel system. The coupon will be valid through May 19.  The deal is in honor of Earth...
  • Black bear that escaped wildlife rehabilitation center found

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - State wildlife officials located a small black bear that escaped from the wildlife rehabilitation center west of Helena and will return it to the wild a bit earlier than planned. Fish, Wildlife and Parks spokesman Greg Lemon says the 3- to 4-year-old female bear clawed and chewed its way through a chain link fence at Montana WILD late Tuesday or early Wednesday, but did not get through the center's exterior fence.    The bear was located Wednesday

  • President Trump: US is seeking to free Americans in N. Korea

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the United States and North Korea (all times local):  6:50 p.m.  President Donald Trump says the U.S. is "fighting very diligently" to win freedom for three Americans detained in North Korea.  Trump said Wednesday that he thinks there's a "good chance of doing it" and that "we're having a good dialogue" with the North Koreans. He did not answer directly when asked if he intends to sit down with Nort...

  • The Latest: Plane victim's death attributed to impact trauma

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The National Transportation Safety Board says a preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that set off a terrifying chain of events showed evidence of "metal fatigue."    One person was killed and seven others were injured after the twin-engine 737 blew an engine at 30,000 feet Tuesday and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window.

  • Harvey Gjesdal

    80-year-old Quincy man dozes off behind the wheel, cited with hit-and-run

     EAST WENATCHEE, Wash. - An 80-year-old Quincy man was cited with a hit-and-run after dozing off behind the wheel. Around 4 p.m. Friday, April 13, Rivercom dispatch received a report of someone in a silver pickup, driving recklessly on Rock Island Road in East Wenatchee. Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdahl spotted the vehicle near 3rd and Rock Island Road, where he stopped it and identified the driver. iFIBER One News reports 

  • Courtesy Fresno State

    Fresno State professor stirs outrage, calling Barbara Bush an 'amazing racist'

    FRESNO, Calif. - A Twitter rant from a Fresno State English professor has sparked outrage after she labeled Barbara Bush an “amazing racist” on the same day the former first lady died. The Fresno Bee reports that professor Randa Jarrar tweeted her displeasure with the Bush family within an hour after the official announcement that Mrs. Bush died Tuesday at the age of 92.  “Barbara Bush was a generous and smart and amazing racist who, 

  • Police: Man posed as engaged soldier to steal $100K diamond

    BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - Police say a 26-year-old Vancouver man was arrested for allegedly using a military uniform and a story about a wedding engagement to steal a $100,000 diamond ring from a Bellevue jewelry store. The Bellevue Police Department said Wednesday that a man dressed in military fatigues went to the store Feb. 22 and asked to see large diamonds, claiming he was about to be deployed and had just gotten engaged.    

  • Idaho man pleads guilty in the death of 62-year-old woman

    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - An eastern Idaho man has pleaded guilty to beating a 62-year-old woman to death with a baseball bat.    The Post Register reports 21-year-old Jameion Hernandez pleaded guilty to first-degree murder on Tuesday in the death of Lisa Stukey as part of a plea agreement that would take the death penalty off the table.Hernandez is facing a minimum sentence of 10 years in prison. Hernandez says in a recording of the hearing that he had confronted St...

  • Washington unemployment rate at 4.8 percent

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington's jobless rate increased slightly as the state added 3,900 jobs last month. According to numbers released Wednesday by the Employment Security Department, the unemployment rate for March ticked up to 4.8 percent from February's 4.7 percent. Paul Turek, economist for the department, says in a written statement that the rate is still hovering "near historical lows." The largest job gains last month

  • Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 18th

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 18th.

  • Jury rejects insanity plea, convicts nanny of stabbing 2 kids to death

    NEW YORK (AP) - A nanny who argued she was too mentally ill to be held responsible for stabbing two children to death at their New York home has been convicted.   Jurors on Wednesday found Yoselyn Ortega (YOH'-sih-lihn ohr-TAY'-guh) guilty of murder in the October 2012 deaths of 6-year-old Lucia Krim and her brother, 2-year-old Leo Krim.

  • Oregon officials kill 2 wolves in effort to save cattle

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Oregon wildlife officials have shot and killed two wolves from a helicopter, in an attempt to reduce killings of cattle by the predators.   The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said two of its staffers killed the wolves Wednesday. The so-called Pine Creek Pack had been attacking calves in eastern Oregon's Baker County.

  • Toddler shoots pregnant mom outside Indiana thrift store

    MERRILVILLE, Indiana - An Indiana woman is in critical but stable condition after her 3-year-old daughter accidentally shot her with a gun her father left in the car. Police in Merrillville say two small children were waiting in the car with their mother while their father shopped inside a thrift store when the shooting happened Tuesday afternoon.

  • Signature gathering approved for Montana tobacco tax

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - An initiative that would raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $2 in Montana has been cleared to gather signatures to place it on the November ballot.   Montana Secretary of State Corey Stapleton approved the petition for signature gathering Monday, allowing supporters to begin collecting the nearly 25,500 signatures required by June to move it to the ballot.

  • Spokane County deputies arrest 15-year-old Liberty High School student for making bomb threats on Snapchat

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - A 15-year-old Liberty School District student was arrested on Tuesday after the parent of another student alert the Superintendent about a school threat posted on Snapchat.  Superintendent Kyle Rydell told deputies he was contacted by a parent of another student but said the threats did not mention a specific school or date/time. 

  • Baby sitter gets 8 years in Lakewood boy's death

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A 31-year-old baby sitter has pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the death of a Lakewood toddler she was watching last year.   A Pierce County Superior Court judge sentenced Atalani Tili to 8 ½ years in prison at her plea hearing Tuesday.   The News Tribune reports that Keanu Perpetua-Prescott died in the hospital 10 days after he hit his head on a dresser.

  • Professional wrestling great Bruno Sammartino dies at 82

    PITTSBURGH - Bruno Sammartino, professional wrestling's "Living Legend" and one of its longest-reigning champions, has died. Sammartino was 82.  Family friend and former wrestling announcer Christoper Cruise said Sammartino died Wednesday morning and had been hospitalized for two months. 

  • USS Helena wreckage located 75 years sinking

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Nearly 75 years after the USS Helena was sunk by Japanese torpedoes in the waters off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, an expedition backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen reported finding its wreckage.   The March 23 discovery revives stories of the battle-tested ship's endurance and the nearly unbelievable survival story of 165 of its crewmen. In all, 732 of the 900 crew survived the July 5, 1943, sinking.

  • Trump slams California governor over US troops at border

    PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump is accusing California's governor of "trying to back out of the National Guard at the Border." Democrat Jerry Brown has said he's nearing agreement on the state joining Trump's large-scale deployment along the Mexican border.

  • Stormy Daniels releases sketch of man she says threatened her to keep quiet about alleged Trump affair

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump and adult film star Stormy Daniels (all times local): 11:35 a.m. The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump has released a composite sketch of the man she says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot to stay quiet about the relationship. Stormy Daniels unveiled the picture on ABC's "The View" Tuesday.

  • Trump rewrites history on rationale for firing Comey

    PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump is saying he did not fire James Comey as FBI director because of the Russia investigation, even though he revealed last year the probe into potential collusion during the 2016 campaign was on his mind at the time. In a Wednesday morning tweet sent as Comey promotes his criticism-filled new book, Trump says he "was not fired because of the phony Russia investigation."  

  • Spokane Valley detectives search two more houses in ongoing investigation

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Valley Investigative Unit Detectives obtained a search warrant for two more houses in connection to an ongoing investigation. Last week detectives executed a search warrant that resulted in arrests.  On Friday detectives executed a search warrant for residences located in the 100 block of E. Mission.

  • Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 17th

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 17th.

  • Legislators seek more oversight after deadly prison violence

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Twenty South Carolina prisoners have been killed at the hands of fellow inmates in the past 16 months. The staggering amount of violence, which includes the gang-fueled bloodshed that left seven prisoners dead and 22 injured this week at Lee Correctional Institution, has some legislators calling for more oversight and transparency at the state Department of Corrections.

  • Trump and Abe talk trade as well as relations with NKorea

    PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Donald Trump is seeking to reassure Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of their close alliance ahead of Trump's planned talks with North Korea.    The two-day Trump-Abe summit is playing out amid growing tensions over trade and North Korea.    Officials signal Trump is open to considering exempting Japan from new steel and aluminum tariffs that Abe opposes.

  • McMorris Rodgers releases tax returns, Brown says she will too

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The politics of tax returns and transparency in government played out in real-time Tuesday night. U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers will make her tax return public Wednesday morning. In a statement from her campaign, she said it was one way to earn the trust of the people of Eastern Washington. McMorris Rodgers' Democratic competitor, Lisa Brown, declined to release her tax returns earlier Tuesday, but has since agreed to follow suit.

  • Spokane Police investigating possible child luring attempt near Franklin Park

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a possible child luring that happened Monday evening at Franklin Park.  SPD says the luring attempted involved two preteen girls who were approached by a man in a car near Whitehouse and Queen Ave.  The man asked the girls for directions to a business that was not anywhere near the area. He then asked the girls to come closer to his car, told them they were pretty and asked if they were models.

  • Spokane students plan to participate in nationwide school walkouts Friday

    SPOKANE, Wash. -  A month after the nationwide school walkouts on March 14th, more are planned for this Friday on National Walkout Day. These walkouts fall on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine high school shooting. Taking part in the event are students from Lewis and Clark High School. 

  • Father who lost daughter at Sandy Hook shooting creates foundation to study, prevent violence

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Six years ago a 20-year-old man walked into an elementary school and opened fire. 20 6- and 7-year-olds were killed, along with six adults. The Sandy Hook shooting is just one of an ever-growing number of mass shootings. But one man, who lost his daughter at Sandy Hook, is determined to see change.

  • US officials says Pompeo has met with NKorea's Kim

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Two U.S. officials say CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un.    Pompeo's trip to the isolated communist nation came in advance of a potential summit between Kim and President Donald Trump.    The officials spoke anonymously about Pompeo's trip because they were not authorized to discuss it publicly.

  • Firefighters look at policies following mass shooting in Las Vegas

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It’s been about six months since the mass shooting in Las Vegas and that shooting presented a new kind of threat to communities across the country – an active shooter firing into an outdoors area. “After Sandy Hook, following a number of shootings, Spokane fire department started the rescue task force,” says Brian Schaeffer,

  • Local goat helps raise money for kids with life-threatening conditions

    An interesting story walked into the KHQ news station on Tuesday, on a leash. Turns out, a goat was sent to our web manager, Cory Howard and morning reporter Nichole Mischke. The goat was from Wishing Star, an organization that helps grant wishes for kids with life-threatening conditions. The goat helps raise money. It walked us into a deeper story of a Spokane child needing help. “For about $50, you can send the goat to anybody in the local area. Once they receive the goat, ...
  • Woman killed in Southwest Airlines emergency landing identified

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A bank executive and mother of two from New Mexico has been identified as the woman who died after a Southwest Airlines jet plane blew an engine and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window. News of Jennifer Riordan's death was first shared by the assistant principal of the Albuquerque Catholic school attended by her two children.

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  • NICU Flight Education Day

    NICU Flight Education Day

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-04-20 01:56:54 GMT
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    "This helps us take our basic skills and build on that foundation. It helps us continually work on those skills, run through scenarios. Perfect practice in these scenarios, so when that patient does arrive, we are better equipped and better trained to handle these at-risk premature infants."

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    "This helps us take our basic skills and build on that foundation. It helps us continually work on those skills, run through scenarios. Perfect practice in these scenarios, so when that patient does arrive, we are better equipped and better trained to handle these at-risk premature infants."

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  • How to find out if your Facebook information was stolen by Cambridge Analytica

    How to find out if your Facebook information was stolen by Cambridge Analytica

    Monday, April 9 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-04-09 15:53:40 GMT

    Facebook is notifying roughly 87 million people who had their information scooped up by political research firm Cambridge Analytica recently.  About 70 million are in the United States, while the rest are primarily in the UK, Indonesia, and the Philippines.  If your information was stolen, a notification will appear at the top of your Facebook newsfeed, along with a new button for changing your privacy settings. Even if your information wasn't stolen, it might be a good ti...

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    Facebook is notifying roughly 87 million people who had their information scooped up by political research firm Cambridge Analytica recently.  About 70 million are in the United States, while the rest are primarily in the UK, Indonesia, and the Philippines.  If your information was stolen, a notification will appear at the top of your Facebook newsfeed, along with a new button for changing your privacy settings. Even if your information wasn't stolen, it might be a good ti...

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  • Interior Department backs off plan to increase fees at popular parks

    Interior Department backs off plan to increase fees at popular parks

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-04-04 14:28:16 GMT
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    The Interior Department is rolling back its plan to increase fees at 17 of the nation's most popular parks.  An interior official says the department is amending the plan following major backlash from the public.  The admission hike would have more than doubled fees during the peak summer season, forcing visitors to pay $70 a car. No word yet on exactly how the rates are being revised. >>
    The Interior Department is rolling back its plan to increase fees at 17 of the nation's most popular parks.  An interior official says the department is amending the plan following major backlash from the public.  The admission hike would have more than doubled fees during the peak summer season, forcing visitors to pay $70 a car. No word yet on exactly how the rates are being revised. >>
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  • The Latest: Barbara Bush's casket wheeled out of church

    The Latest: Barbara Bush's casket wheeled out of church

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 14:44:41 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-04-21 19:15:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Attendees arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Attendees arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.
    Guests have begun to arrive at St. Martin's Church in Houston for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush.>>
    Guests have begun to arrive at St. Martin's Church in Houston for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush.>>
  • Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

    Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:04:00 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-04-21 19:15:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.
    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.>>
    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.>>
  • Romney seeks Utah Republican Party nomination at convention

    Romney seeks Utah Republican Party nomination at convention

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:54:06 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up fo...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up fo...
    Mitt Romney has one of the best-known names in politics, but he still must face down nearly a dozen Utah contenders in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat.>>
    Mitt Romney has one of the best-known names in politics, but he still must face down nearly a dozen Utah contenders in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat.>>
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