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  • Second suspect in Bo Kirk murder case pleads not guilty

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The second man accused of carjacking and murdering a Post Falls father on his way home from work to take his family out for ice cream appeared in court Monday. Justin Booth faces a laundry list of felony charges related to Bo Kirk’s murder including arson and robbery.

  • UK police: 19 dead at Ariana Grande concert after explosion

    LONDON (AP) - Update: Manchester Police released further details about an explosion at an Ariana Grande Concert Monday. Police say just after 10:30 p.m. Monday, police were called to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena. So far 19 people have been confirmed dead with about 50 others injured. 

  • Fairchild AFB to hold public meeting on contamination

    FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. - Fairchild Air Force Base says they will be hosting a Water Contamination Public meeting on Tuesday, May 23, at 6 p.m. in the Medical Lake High School gymnasium. Experts will be on hand from Fairchild, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Environmental Protection Agency and Spokane Regional Health District to provide additional information and address questions and concerns.

  • Man dies in California botulism outbreak from nacho-cheese

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California authorities say one man is dead in an apparent botulism outbreak stemming from nacho-cheese dip sold at a gas station. Health officials on Monday confirmed one death among what the state says is 10 people sickened by the cheese dip.      Authorities did not identify the dead man.

  • Deputies: Cyclist hit by minivan has life-threatening injuries

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County traffic investigators say a bicyclist was hit by a minivan Monday morning and was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Deputies responded around 8:30 a.m. to Dishman Mica north of Madison. Deputies at the scene learned the minivan, traveling south on Dishman Mica, struck the southbound bicycle traveling on the shoulder of the roadway.

  • Crews cover partially-collapsed tunnel at nuclear site

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Workers have placed a protective cover over a partially-collapsed tunnel filled with radioactive waste on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.      The U.S. Department of Energy said workers finished installing the cover over the weekend at the former plutonium production site near Richland, Washington. 

  • Tick season is here! How to prevent tick bites

    KHQ.COM - In the last week we've told you about a dog nearly killed by tick paralysis and a child whose mother posted a shocking video to Facebook that went viral showing her little girl also suffering from tick paralysis. With warm weather on its way to eastern Washington, residents should expect the number of ticks to rise but there are some simple precautions you can take to avoid being bitten this spring, summer and early fall.

  • Spokane cat is probably bigger than your dog

    KHQ.COM - An average house cat weighs between 7-10 pounds but one Spokane woman has a cat whose size is almost unheard of. Out of the corner of your eye, Ollie might be mistaken for a dog... he's that big! Not your normal house cat, Ollie is a Savannah cat, a hybrid breed that's a cross between a serval cat and a domestic cat. So while it's not surprising that he's bigger than a domestic cat, his size is still shocking.

  • New Pediatric guidelines: No fruit juice for kids younger than 1

    Children should not be given fruit juice before they are 1 year old unless it's advised by a doctor, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. This is the first change to the academy's fruit juice recommendation since 2001. Past guidelines advised against juice for babies under six months, but doctors are concerned about childhood obesity and dental health. They say juice is full of calories and sugar, and is not a good substitute for fresh fruit.   ...
  • Chris Cornell to be buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

    NEW YORK (AP) - Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell will be buried Friday in Los Angeles, his attorney Kirk Pasich said Sunday.  Pasich said Cornell will be buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in a private service. Cornell's body was transported to Los Angeles on Sunday. He was pronounced dead early Thursday morning after being found unresponsive in his Detroit hotel room.  

  • Jury selection begins in Bill Cosby's sex assault case

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Bill Cosby's lawyers say Cosby is "looking forward" to getting jury selection started in Pittsburgh and is "holding up fine" as the trial nears. Defense lawyer Brian McMonagle says he hopes the process will go fairly quickly. Lawyers hope to have a jury in place this week. 

  • Airway Heights businesses adjusting as water crisis continues

    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash.- The city of Airway Heights is still flushing out contaminated water out of their system. The city says they’ll be done with that process Monday morning, and then they’ll be able to send a sample for testing. The contamination likely came from two chemicals found in a firefighting foam that Fairchild Air Force base used to use.

  • Small plane crash lands at Coeur d'Alene Airport; no injuries

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Deputies and fire crews from Northern Lakes Fire department responded to a report of an airplane in distress around 4 p.m. It was reported to the Coeur d'Alene Airport by the pilot, identified as 62-year-old James T. Ostrich from Redding, California, that he had a possible landing gear issues. 

  • WATCH: Mom's video warning others of tick paralysis goes viral

    LA GRANDE, Ore. - We've told you about tick paralysis before on KHQ, but one Oregon mother's scary video of her daughter showing the effects of tick paralysis has gone viral on Facebook since it was first posted last week.

  • Spokanites savor spring sunshine

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The weather on Sunday is what we’ve all been waiting for. The flowers at Manito Park are popping up and people are all over enjoying the sunshine. “Work all week and come home on the weekends and have time to do stuff with your families it's awesome. I mean we've had such a long winter. So it's really great to have this weather,” says Patrick Lowden. 

  • Searchers return to campsite where toddler went missing

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Almost two years after a toddler disappeared during a camping trip with his family, investigators plan to return to the campsite to search for new evidence.  Lemhi County Sheriff Steve Penner told KTVB-TV last week that deputies will return to the campground outside of Leadore, Idaho once the weather improves.

  • In case you missed it: 2017 Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Since 1938 the mission of Spokane's Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade has been to honor the military, recognize youth and highlight the Inland Northwest. If you missed any of the Armed Forces Torchlight Parade on Saturday you can watch the whole thing again via the video player above.

  • Trump lavishes praise on Saudis, but silent on human rights

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - President Donald Trump has lavished praise on Saudi Arabia during his visit to the desert kingdom, calling the country "magnificent."      But he's stayed silent on Saudi Arabia's abysmal human rights record, cementing his willingness to set aside human rights as a principal foreign policy. He told Saudi leaders and the heads of other countries in the region that he wasn't there to "lecture" them.

  • UN Security Council to consult on N Korea missile: diplomats

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.N. diplomats say the Security Council will hold urgent consultations on the latest North Korea missile test.      The council diplomats say the closed discussion was requested by the United States, Japan and South Korea and will take place Tuesday.  The diplomats spoke on condition of anonymity because the meeting hasn't been officially announced.

  • Bond increased for man charged in lethal meth case

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - A judge has increased the bond for a Spokane, Washington, man charged with forcing the grandson of a former Post Falls, Idaho, mayor to ingest a lethal dose of methamphetamine.

  • Police investigate after infant found in car with no pulse

    The Caldwell Police Department is investigating after a 5-month-old baby girl was found in a car without pulse.      The Idaho Statesman reports that someone called the police at about 4 p.m. Saturday to report that an infant had been left in a car and didn't have a pulse. Police arrived at the scene- the area of a car dealership, a tire store and other businesses - and confirmed the baby was unresponsive.

  • Man shot in face while waiting to cross the road in Yakima

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - The Yakima County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man was shot in the face while waiting at a crosswalk.      Deputies were called to the area near Highway 97 at about 7:15 p.m. Saturday. The 24-year-old victim was from the Toppenish, Washington, area.

  • Coeur d'Alene officials remember fallen officer, trooper

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - Wayne Longo repeats the names rapidly. He doesn't have to think long about the men and women he has known who have died in uniform during his 37 years as a police officer, and those he knew who have died since. Longo, a former state trooper, investigations lieutenant and Coeur d'Alene police chief, keeps the names close.

  • Police: Fight call ends in arrest for multiple drug charges

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Police say a 48-year-old man was arrested early Sunday morning for multiple felonies after they responded to a call of a fight between a dating couple. Early Sunday morning, around 12:30 a.m. patrol officers responded to the 500 block of W. Sinto. The caller told police two people were fighting that were in a relationship and one of them may have had a gun or a knife.

  • Teen arrested in standoff also charged in Hai's Market robbery

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane police say a teenager arrested after a 3-hour stand-off in Spokane Valley on Tuesday is also facing charges related to an armed robbery at Hai's Market. Detectives forwarded three felony charges related to last week's Hai's Market robbery to prosecutors. The 16-year-old will face charges of first degree robbery, first degree assault and drive by shooting.

  • Airway Heights officials say water flushing on schedule

    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - Saturday marks day five of the Airway Heights water crisis. When news broke about the water contamination, Pastor Jenkins couldn't believe it. "Shock, not certain what we needed to do next," the pastor said. Pastor Jenkins and several others started to make plan. They also stocked up on bottled water for his parishioners. "We normally have a fountain and some other resources," he said.

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  • Christ the King School students donate day-to-day items to Safe Harbor and My Friend's Place

    Christ the King School students donate day-to-day items to Safe Harbor and My Friend's Place

    Friday, May 12 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-05-12 20:19:07 GMT
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    Friday morning proved exciting for first graders at Christ the King School in Richand.

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    Friday morning proved exciting for first graders at Christ the King School in Richand.

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  • Classroom Makeover: Congratulations, Mrs. Holom!

    Classroom Makeover: Congratulations, Mrs. Holom!

    Friday, May 12 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-05-12 20:08:30 GMT
    Friday, May 12 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-05-12 20:08:30 GMT

    It is time again for another Classroom Makeover! This time, a student's parents nominated kindergarten teacher, Cindy Holom. 

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    It is time again for another Classroom Makeover! This time, a student's parents nominated kindergarten teacher, Cindy Holom. 

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  • Classroom Makeover: Congratulations, Mrs. Wade!

    Classroom Makeover: Congratulations, Mrs. Wade!

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 3:03 PM EDT2017-05-09 19:03:06 GMT
    Tuesday, May 9 2017 3:03 PM EDT2017-05-09 19:03:06 GMT

    It's time for another Classroom Makeover and this time a teacher at Chief Joseph Middle School in Richland is the recipient.  

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    It's time for another Classroom Makeover and this time a teacher at Chief Joseph Middle School in Richland is the recipient.  

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  • WSU's Hercules Mata’afa named to Lott Impact Trophy watch list

    WSU's Hercules Mata’afa named to Lott Impact Trophy watch list

    Courtesy: Washington State AthleticsCourtesy: Washington State Athletics

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Washington State defensive lineman Hercules Mata'afa has been named to the 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy, The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation announced recently. Named after Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Ronnie Lott...

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    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Washington State defensive lineman Hercules Mata'afa has been named to the 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy, The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation announced recently. Named after Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Ronnie Lott...

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  • Gonzaga's Pagdanganan wraps season up with 73 at the NCAA Championships

    Gonzaga's Pagdanganan wraps season up with 73 at the NCAA Championships

    Courtesy: Gonzaga AthleticsCourtesy: Gonzaga Athletics

    SUGAR GROVE, Ill. – Bianca Pagdanganan ended her time at the 2017 NCAA Championships at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill., on Monday with a one-over 73 in the final round. Pagdanganan’s 73 was the best round in NCAA Championships history for the Zags, besting her first round of 76 from last year...

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    SUGAR GROVE, Ill. – Bianca Pagdanganan ended her time at the 2017 NCAA Championships at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill., on Monday with a one-over 73 in the final round. Pagdanganan’s 73 was the best round in NCAA Championships history for the Zags, besting her first round of 76 from last year...

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  • Seahawks' roster status after rookie minicamp

    Seahawks' roster status after rookie minicamp

    Courtesy: Seattle SeahawksCourtesy: Seattle Seahawks

    The Seahawks welcomed to Seattle last week a rookie class that included 11 draft picks and eight undrafted free agents, a group that took part in a rookie minicamp last weekend. Now that rookies have joined the team and free agency has for the most part wound down...

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    The Seahawks welcomed to Seattle last week a rookie class that included 11 draft picks and eight undrafted free agents, a group that took part in a rookie minicamp last weekend. Now that rookies have joined the team and free agency has for the most part wound down...

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