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  • Good Samaritans save woman from verbal attack on Centennial Trail

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Evanlene Melting Tallow wanted to hit the centennial trail for a bike ride and train for her next cycling event. When she got to the end of the trail near Argonne road in Spokane Valley, what happened next left her in shock.   "He looked up and as soon as he seen me oh my gosh he started yelling at me started calling me a C*** and telling me to learn English and go back where I came from and a piece of dirt and all this other 

  • Mad Minute for 12/30/16

    Mad Minute stories from Thursday, August 17th

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

  • Courtesy Becky Odum's Facebook page

    Family holds Christmas early for father with terminal cancer

     FRISCO, Tex. - A Frisco, Texas family is having Christmas early this year, after receiving some unfortunate news- David Odum, husband and father, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. According to Fox 4 News, the family has issued an online challenge, met by supporters across the globe.    David's wife Becky got out the Christmas decorations and took to Facebook to share David's diagnosis, asking for family and friends to hang up their 

  • Man dead after crashing ATV in southwestern Montana

    Man dead after crashing ATV in southwestern Montana

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A man is dead after crashing his all-terrain vehicle on a remote trail in southwestern Montana. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports a search that included two helicopters was launched after 76-year-old Stanley Hamilton's wife reported him overdue Wednesday night. The Bozeman man had been riding his ATV in the Little Bear area near the mouth of Gallatin Canyon. His body was found early Thursday morning on a 

  • “What are you grateful for today?” sign evokes positive thinking in Spokane

    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you’ve driven down 37th Avenue between Grand and Perry on Spokane’s South Hill, you’ve probably seen a sign that reads “What are you grateful for today?” Trevor Finchamp hung the sign on his tree in his front yard earlier this summer. “I think when someone drives by they get a quick glimpse of it on this street,” said Finchamp. “But maybe that thought sticks in their heads for a couple minutes and gives them 

  • Family says 'Help me Hayley' after roof issue

    ATHOL, Idaho - So many of us are dreading winter, but likely nothing like one North Idaho family. Last winter, their roof began to leak causing caused flooding and countless sleepless nights. The family said they were getting nowhere on their own until they said, Help me Hayley. "You do anything for your kids," Karen Jensen said. Karen's daughter Leslie is in her late 40's, but as so many mothers can relate to, she'll always be her baby. "More than 

  • Parking lot safety: what to look for

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A woman and her child are continuing to recover after being sent to the hospital Wednesday night when they got hit by a car in a Costco parking lot. The two were initially trapped under the vehicle. Though the case is still under investigation, we wanted to know, what makes a parking lot safe? Gordon Meth, a transportation Engineer with Robson Forensic says the bigger the shopping center, the greater the risks. Consider 

  • Health official confirm 2 rabid bats in eastern Idaho

    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Eastern Idaho officials say two rabid bats were recently found in Idaho Falls and Swan Valley. According to an Eastern Idaho Public Health news release, bats are the only animal in the state known to be natural carriers of the potentially fatal virus. Epidemiologist Ken Anderson says rabies can be transmitted to humans and other animals that have been bitten, scratched or come in close contact with an infected bat. 

  • Spokane Street Department works to finalize Snow Response Plan ahead of winter

    SPOKANE, Wash. - While summer is still surrounding us, the inevitable changing of the seasons isn't too far away. The City of Spokane Street Department is working to finalize updates to its Snow Response Plan ahead of the first snowfall. The city says it's committed to making changes to the plan following last year's heavy snowfall and the concerns about how it addressed the snow. According to the city, citizens will see:  More plowing, 

  • Monument Hill Fire destroys 2 homes and multiple outbuildings

    QUINCY, Wash. - UPDATE: One home has been lost along with several other outbuilding in the Monument Hill Fire. The good news is that all evacuations have been downgraded to level 1.

  • Courtesy: purd_istheword Instagram

    Treacherous traffic selfies go viral ahead of 'Apoc-eclipse'

    So it begins. We are just a few short days away from the 2017 solar eclipse. T-minus 3 days, to be exact. The anticipation for the eclipse may actually *eclipse* the actual event with traffic jams and fuel shortages.  Traffic to the path of totality has become a total fiasco.  The Oregon Department of Transportation says it might be the most traffic the state has ever seen.  So what better way to pass the time while you wait for traffic to dissipate? Take a selfie, o...

  • Using a pinhole projector to view the eclipse

    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you didn't get a chance to snag a pair of eclipse glasses, there's a different way you can still view the eclipse. It's called a pinhole projector, and it's a fun arts and crafts project you can do with your kids at home. All you need is an old cereal box, scissors, a white sheet of paper, tape and aluminum foil. Here's more information here: https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/how-make-pinhole-projector-view-solar-eclipse 

  • NASA debunks myths about the total solar eclipse

    SPOKANE, Wash. - As we all know, solar eclipses have been going on since the beginning of time. Naturally, some myths formed to make sense of some things that may have happened. But NASA wants to correct these misconceptions using science. The first myth is that "if you're pregnant, you shouldn't watch the eclipse because it could harm your baby." NASA says there's no truth to that. This is related to the idea that there is harmful radiation emitted during an eclipse. 

  • Jackson, New Hampshire, Police Department via NBC News

    Escape artist llama makes bid for freedom on golf course

    JACKSON, N.H. (AP) - Maybe these golfers in New Hampshire didn't yell "fore" but they might have considered "llama on the links." Golfers at Eagle Mountain Golf Course in Jackson were joined Monday on the sixth fairway by a llama that escaped from his pen about 2 miles (over 3 kilometers) through some woods. The Conway Daily Sun reports that the pack animal, named Noir, was friendly and got in pictures with the golfers. The fugitive is 

  • Scene of the shooting

    Victim of downtown Spokane shooting identified

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the identity of the man who died in a downtown Spokane shooting Tuesday afternoon.  The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Jose Mayel Hernandez.  Spokane Police arrested a juvenile Wednesday  in connection to the fatal shooting. The boy is facing a charge of 2nd Degree Manslaughter.  Police believe the juvenile shot and killed a man inside a 

  • Places in our region to watch the solar eclipse

    SPOKANE, Wash. - We are officially 4 days away from the  EASTERN WASHINGTON: Mobius Children's Museum - Solar Eclipse Viewing Party - 9am - event details - LIMITED SUPPLY OF GLASSES Spokane County Libraries (7 locations) - Solar Eclipse Day - 10am - event details - LIMITED SUPPLY OF GLASSES Rocky Hill Park - Watch the Solar Eclipse - 9:15am - event details - PINHOLE CAMERAS AVAILABLE EWU - Eclipse Club Stare Into the Sun Party - 9am -  event details - LIMITED SUPPLY O...

  • M&M's, Mars

    New white pumpkin pie m&m's arrive ahead of fall

    It might still be August, but fall has arrived early in the candy aisle. The early release of pumpkin-flavored foods continues this week with the release of White Pumpkin Pie M&M's. The new M&M's feature a white chocolate and pumpkin pie-flavored coating. Looking to get your hands on a bag before fall officially arrives? They are being sold at Walmart and other large retailers, a spokesperson for M&M's maker Mars confirmed this week to TODAY. The White Pumpkin Pie flav...
  • The Latest: Suspects ID'd as Moroccan, Spanish nationals

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - The Latest on the Barcelona attack (all times local): 10:10 p.m. A senior police official in Spain's Catalonia region says the van attack that killed 13 people in Barcelona is "connected" to an explosion the night before in a town south of the city in which one person died and injured several more. Police Major Josep Lluis Trapero also gave the nationalities of the two suspects detained Thursday. He said during a news 

  • Washington apple farmers may see higher returns this season

    Washington apple farmers may see higher returns this season

    WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - Experts say Washington apple farmers may be in for higher returns with large crop amounts expected and a decline in apple production in Europe, Mexico and Canada. The Washington State Tree Fruit Association's Aug. 1 forecast estimates this year's crop will yield 130.9 million, 40-pound boxes (18-kilogram boxes). World apple market analyst and retired university agricultural economist Desmond O'Rourke tells 

  • Local actor charged with attempted murder after baseball bat attack

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man accused of Attempted Murder after Spokane Police say he beat a woman with a baseball bat Wednesday night made his first court appearance on Thursday.  41-year-old Jeremy Lindholm showed no emotion as a judge handed down a $100,000 bond on Thursday. Lindholm is a local actor whose most recent work includes a role in the Twin Peaks reboot. 

  • Police say death toll in Barcelona now at 13

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Spain's royal palace has condemned the deadly van attack in Barcelona, calling the perpetrators "assassins, simply criminals who will not terrorize us." A speeding van struck pedestrians in Barcelona's Las Ramblas district, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 50 others.

  • GOP senator says Trump hasn't shown stability, competence

    WASHINGTON - A leading Republican senator says Donald Trump has not yet shown the stability or competence required for an American president to succeed. Bob Corker of Tennessee, who chairs the Foreign Relations Committee, called for "radical changes" in how the Trump White House operates.  He spoke Thursday to local reporters in Chattanooga.

  • Ohio high school getting rid of Confederate mascot

    An Ohio high school is getting rid of its Confederate mascot in the wake of a deadly car attack at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend. Superintendent Steve Thompson announced at a news conference Thursday that Willoughby South High School will drop its "Rebel" mascot, a man dressed in a gray Confederate military outfit, but keep the name.

  • Court documents in fatal downtown Spokane shooting: 'Oh my God, I thought the safety was on'

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The 16-year-old boy who police believe shot and killed a man inside a car in downtown Spokane this week thought the safety of the gun was on, according to newly released court documents.  Spokane Police were called to a reported shooting in downtown on Tuesday near Washington and Spokane Falls Boulevard. 

  • Settlement reached in ACLU lawsuit against CIA interrogation

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union against two psychologists involved in designing the CIA's harsh interrogation program used in the war on terror. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed Thursday. Trial had been scheduled for Sept. 5 in federal court in Spokane, Washington. 

  • Stonewall Jackson descendants call for monument's removal

    RICHMOND, Va. - Two men who identify themselves as the great-great-grandsons of Stonewall Jackson are calling for the removal of the statue of the Confederate general in Virginia's capital city. Jack and Warren Christian say in a letter published by Slate late Wednesday that the removal of the Jackson statue and other Confederate monuments on Richmond's famed Monument Avenue will "necessarily further difficult conversations about racial justice."

  • Bannon contradicts Trump on North Korea

    BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - President Donald Trump's chief strategist is contradicting his boss on strategy toward North Korea. Steve Bannon says there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions. Just last week, Trump pledged to answer North Korean aggression with "fire and fury." Trump is already facing renewed pressure to fire Bannon, and the unusual interview with The American Prospect could complicate matters.

  • Woman attacked by coyote while walking on upstate NY trail

    KINGSBURY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a woman has suffered serious injuries after she was attacked by a coyote while walking on a trail in a rural upstate New York town.  The Washington County Sheriff's Office says the woman encountered the animal on a trail along a canal in the town of Kingsbury on Wednesday.

  • Man charged with attempted murder in baseball bat assault at local business

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A woman is recovering at a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being assaulted by a man with a baseball bat at a local business Wednesday evening. The suspect, 41-year-old Jeremy Lindholm, has been charged with 2nd degree attempted murder among other charges. 

  • Mad Minute for 12/30/16

    Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, August 16th

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, August 16th.

  • Dog lost during windstorm returns home 2 years later

    SPOKANE, Wash. - When Spokane was hit by a massive windstorm back in 2015, it took its toll on many people. But one family was hit extra hard. During the storm Shanley Heinsma's son let her dog Shadow out of the house, that was the last time she saw her.

  • Woman, child hospitalized in auto vs pedestrian crash near Division and Cozza

    SPOKANE, Wash. -  Update: Police say a woman is in very critical condition after she and her child were hit by a car around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. The two pedestrians were initially trapped under the vehicle. 

  • How will pets react to solar eclipse?

    SPOKANE, Wash. - As many of us look forward to next week's eclipse, it could bring some unexpected reactions from certain furry members of your family. The thing is, there's not a lot of research about how pets or even wild animals react to solar eclipses, simply because they don't happen that often. Unlike fireworks, the eclipse won't make noise, so your pets probably won't be scared of it, but every animal is different.

  • Heroin kit found behind west central Spokane home

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Heroin use and drug use in Spokane has gone up exponentially in the last few years. In 2010 there were 30 overdose deaths in Spokane County. Last year, there were 81. Spokane Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer tells us emergency responders are called to 20 overdose situations per day. One man living in west central Spokane says he found a heroin kit behind a neighbor's house.

  • Despite eviction notice from City, Blessings Under the Bridge says it’s not going anywhere

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Every Wednesday, Blessings Under the Bridge serves a hot meal to nearly 400 people who gather underneath Interstate 90 at 4th Avenue and McClellan Street. But in a few weeks, the non-profit organization won’t be allowed to meet there, at least according to the City of Spokane, who gave them an eviction notice in May.

  • Confederate memorial in Helena ordered removed

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Helena City Commission has ordered the removal of a Confederate memorial from a city park. Mayor Jim Smith said during an administrative meeting Wednesday evening that he believes the memorial poses a safety concern following a weekend of violence, including a death, at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

  • New Washington State Univ. medical school welcomes 1st class

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The new Washington State University medical school is welcoming its first class of students. The students arrive Wednesday at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in Spokane. Officials for the medical school say it will focus on training doctors to work in underserved areas of the state. The state keeps a list of medically underserved areas, based on the number of providers, the number of elderly residents and infant mortality rates.

  • Driver of Texas trailer indicted for 10 passengers' deaths

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A federal grand jury has indicted the driver of a tractor-trailer crammed with people illegally entering the United States in an alleged human smuggling operation that led to the deaths of 10 people. James Matthew Bradley Jr. was charged Wednesday with five separate counts, including conspiracy to transport immigrants for financial gain resulting in death.

  • Neo-Nazi site sued for defamation, struggles to stay online

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Muslim-American radio host is accusing the publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website of defaming him by falsely labeling him the "mastermind" of a deadly concert bombing in England, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday

  • Juvenile arrested in downtown Spokane shooting

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police have arrested a juvenile in connection to a fatal shooting in downtown Spokane on Tuesday, according to our partners at The Spokesman Review.  The boy, whose name and age have not been released, is facing a charge of 2nd Degree Manslaughter.  Police believe the juvenile shot and killed a man inside a parked car near Washington and Spokane Falls Blvd.

  • NYPD: Teen chokes mom's ex-boyfriend to death after seeing him beat her

    NEW YORK - An 18-year-old New York boy has been charged after police say he choked his mom's ex-boyfriend to death after witnessing the man beat her. Luis Moux has been charged with manslaughter. Police say the mother's ex-boyfriend showed up at the family apartment to speak to the boy's mother and the two began arguing in the hallway. 

  • Registered sex offender caught filming girl at library

    PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A registered sex offender caught filming a 13-year-old girl at a Washington library was charged with first-degree voyeurism. The Kitsap Sun reports 44-year-old Travis Wade Moore was confronted in the children's section of the Poulsbo Library on Friday by a Poulsbo Police sergeant.

  • Deputy charged with leaking airport shooting video to TMZ

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida sheriff's deputy has been charged with copying a videotape of a mass shooting at Fort Lauderdale's airport and leaking it to the website TMZ. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Deputy Michael Dingman "chose to tarnish the badge."

  • Facebook bans white nationalist's accounts over hate speech

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Facebook has banned the Facebook and Instagram accounts of a white nationalist who attended the rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended in deadly violence. Facebook spokeswoman Ruchika Budhraja tells The Associated Press that the profile pages of Christopher Cantwell have been removed as well as a page connected to his podcast. 

  • Trump authorizes expanded college assistance for veterans

    BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - President Donald Trump has authorized the largest expansion of college assistance for military veterans in a decade. Trump signed a veterans' education bill into law Wednesday at his golf club in central New Jersey. The law removes a 15-year time limit on using GI benefits and increases money for thousands serving in the National Guard and Reserve.

  • Governors Inslee and Walker push back on Trump administration regarding legalized marijuana

    JUNEAU, Alaska - Governors in at least two states that have legalized recreational marijuana are pushing back against the Trump administration and defending their efforts to regulate the industry. Alaska Gov. Bill Walker sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week, asking the Department of Justice to maintain the Obama administration's more hands-off enforcement approach to states that have legalized the drug. 

  • If you received an annoying robocall offering a free cruise, you might be entitled to at least $300, possibly $900

    NEW YORK - Have you received an annoying robocall saying you won a free cruise? That phone call could get you up to $900 thanks for a recent class action lawsuit.  The lawsuit claims Resort Marketing Group (RMG), a third-party travel agency, made pre-recorded robocalls from July 2009 to March 2014 offering free cruises with Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise Line.

  • Pelosi blames GOP for "deafening silence"

    WASHINGTON - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is criticizing Republicans who haven't spoken out against President Donald Trump's comments on white supremacists. Speaking in Los Angeles Wednesday, the Democratic leader said there is a "deafening silence" from most of her Republican colleagues. She says: "I hope that we will hear more from them."

  • 20 tons of Nutella, 30 tons of juice stolen in Germany

    GERMANY - We love Nutella as much as the next person, but we're not sure what we'd do with $82,000 worth of the stuff.  Police in Germany say 20 tons of the hazelnut spread with cocoa were recently stolen. For reference, 20 tons of Nutella equals about 1,000 jars of the delicious concoction. Police also say some Kinder Surprise eggs and other chocolate items were also taken in the heist. 

  • Campbell Soup CEO resigns from White House jobs panel over Trump's comments on racism

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The CEO of Campbell Soup is resigning from a White House jobs panel over comments about racism made by President Donald Trump. Campbell CEO Denise Morrison said in a company release Wednesday, "Racism and murder are unequivocally reprehensible and are not morally equivalent to anything else that happened in Charlottesville.

  • 1 of 2 escaped inmates captured in Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. - One of two inmates who escaped while assigned to a firefighting crew in south-central Washington state was arrested in Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday morning. KATU-TV reports that the other escaped inmate is still at large. Police say Tyray Munter and Maksim Petrovskiy escaped from the Goldendale Department of Natural Resources fire crew at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

  • U.S. Coast Guard reports downed Army helicopter with 5 crew aboard off coast of Oahu

    HONOLULU - Coast Guard and Army personnel are responding to a report of a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter with five crew aboard approximately two miles west of Kaena Point, Oahu. Just after 10pm Tuesday night, watchstanders at the Coast Guard Joint Rescue Command Center in Honolulu received a call from personnel at Wheeler Army Airfield stating they lost communications with one of their UH-60 Black Hawk aircrews.

  • FREE backpacks and supplies given out TODAY at the Salvation Army

    KHQ.COM - The Salvation Army in Spokane will be handing out 5,000 FREE backpacks filled with supplies TODAY ONLY! WHERE: 204 E Indiana Ave, Spokane, WA 99207 WHEN: Wednesday, August 16th from 8am - 6pm All backpacks and supplies are distributed according to student grade level (K through 12), on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

  • Multiple Confederate monuments covered up or removed

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Alabama's largest city has used a wooden structure to cover up a Confederate monument in a downtown park.  Legislators passed a law earlier this year prohibiting the removal of structures including rebel memorials. So Birmingham Mayor William Bell ordered the city's 52-foot-tall Confederate obelisk covered with wooden panels.

  • Vandals scrawl anti-law message on Lincoln Memorial

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Park Service says someone used red spray paint to scrawl an anti-law message on the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. The Park Service says the vandalism took place early Tuesday morning. A photo released by the service shows an expletive followed by the word "law" scrawled on the inside of one of the memorial's columns.

  • SCRAPS investigating after cat shot with pellet gun

    SPOKANE, Wash. - SCRAPS is now investigating the latest in an ongoing string of attacks against cats.      This time, a cat in Northwest Spokane got shot with a pellet gun, and his owner wants answers. Sir Gobbles is now hooked up to a chest tube at the pet emergency clinic, draining fluids to make sure he doesn't get an infection.

  • Ione man hit by car says vehicle may have been targeting his dog

    IONE, Wash. - Pend Oreille County Sheriff's deputies are investigating after a hit-and-run crash in Ione Tuesday afternoon. Law enforcement and medics responded to the victim's home near Ione Park, while U.S. Border Patrol Agents checked the area for the suspect vehicle. First responders spoke to the 58-year-old victim who had injuries consistent with being hit by a car.

  • U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell holds town hall meeting in Spokane

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Democratic U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell held a town hall meeting in Spokane Tuesday night.  The 90 minute discussion at Gonzaga University touched on topics ranging from climate change to health care and included several questions from the public about white nationalists, following the violent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend and President Donald Trump's response to them.

  • Are your eclipse glasses real?

    SPOKANE, Wash. - We’re just days away from one of the most anticipated solar eclipses of our lifetime, and people want to know how to stay safe while looking straight into the sun. But after Amazon issued refunds for possibly fake eclipse glasses, some are questioning if their pair is safe or not. “I think all consumers just took for granted that they were safe,” said Dwayne Brecto, who bought 50 pairs on Amazon.

  • Family searches for hit-and-run driver who crashed through yard, into car

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A family is searching for answers after a hit and run driver slammed into their parked car. But that’s not all that was damaged. The car went off the road and drove through their front yard. Crystal Kleist says you can still see the tire tracks in their yard. “I was really baffled,” she says.

  • Can an unmarked police car pull you over?

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Following our report about a potential police impersonator pulling people over in Spokane Monday, we received a photo of what appears to be a person wearing civilian clothes, using an unmarked car to pull someone over. The Spokane Police Department says the picture is actually a police officer working undercover.

  • Coeur d'Alene celebrates City Hall Selfie Day

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Normally, you’ll find people taking selfies at famous landmarks, breathtaking views, or at sporting events. City Hall might be one of the last spots you would think to snap a pic. “We're trying to go around and get a little bit more before 6 o'clock tonight and get a few more selfies,” Jacki Swift said.

  • Spokane Valley SWAT standoff ends in arrests; drugs, weapons recovered

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - At around 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, the Spokane Valley SWAT team arrived at a house in the 10900 block of East Grace to assist detectives in serving a search warrant connected to a drugs and weapons investigation. Detectives received information that the people inside the house may be armed. Initially one man and a woman followed SWAT Team commands, exited the house and were detained.

  • One person dead after shooting in downtown Spokane

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Update: Police say one person is dead after a shooting Tuesday afternoon in downtown Spokane. It happened near W. Main Ave. and N. Washington St around 3:45 p.m. Police say a person was found with a gunshot wound in the area and was pronounced dead shortly after.

  • Trump blames 'both sides' for Charlottesville

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says the groups protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, were "also very violent." Trump is calling those protesters the "alt-left." He says there is "blame on both sides" after the deadly violence over the weekend. After his initial statement on the Charlottesville violence, Trump was ...

  • 2 ex-guards in KKK convicted of plot to kill black inmate

    Two former Florida prison guards who were members of the Ku Klux Klan have been convicted of plotting to kill a black inmate after his release. Attorney General Pam Bondi's office said Tuesday that a Columbia County jury found 49-year-old David Elliot Moran and 45-year-old Charles Thomas Newcomb guilty of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder.

  • Dangerously cheesy? Cheetos pop-up restaurant opens in NYC

    NEW YORK (AP) - The company behind Fritos and Tostitos is celebrating its Cheetos brand with a three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to the cheesy puffed cornmeal snack that coats your hands with orange dust. The Spotted Cheetah opened Tuesday in New York's Tribeca neighborhood with an all-Cheetos menu developed by Food Network personality Anne Burrell (bur-EHL'). Ryan Matiyow (ma-tih-YOW').

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  • 1 of 2 escaped inmates captured in Portland

    1 of 2 escaped inmates captured in Portland

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 11:58 AM EDT2017-08-16 15:58:00 GMT

    PORTLAND, Ore. - One of two inmates who escaped while assigned to a firefighting crew in south-central Washington state was arrested in Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday morning. KATU-TV reports that the other escaped inmate is still at large. Police say Tyray Munter and Maksim Petrovskiy escaped from the Goldendale Department of Natural Resources fire crew at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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    PORTLAND, Ore. - One of two inmates who escaped while assigned to a firefighting crew in south-central Washington state was arrested in Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday morning. KATU-TV reports that the other escaped inmate is still at large. Police say Tyray Munter and Maksim Petrovskiy escaped from the Goldendale Department of Natural Resources fire crew at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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  • Meet the Woman Behind ''Taylored Living Magazine''

    Meet the Woman Behind ''Taylored Living Magazine''

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 2:12 PM EDT2017-08-15 18:12:19 GMT
    Tuesday, August 15 2017 2:12 PM EDT2017-08-15 18:12:19 GMT

     "I think everybody has at least one story that needs to be told," said Mary Taylor. 

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     "I think everybody has at least one story that needs to be told," said Mary Taylor. 

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  • Coal cars derail in northwest Montana

    Coal cars derail in northwest Montana

    Monday, August 14 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-08-14 22:28:39 GMT

    NOXON, Mont. - Montana Rail Link confirmed approximately 30 coal cars derailed Sunday night in northwest Montana.  Bonner County Emergency Management says MRL told them the derailment happened at around 11:00 p.m. near Noxon, Montana. There were no injuries and the train was not hauling hazardous material, according to Jim Lewis with MRL.  

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    NOXON, Mont. - Montana Rail Link confirmed approximately 30 coal cars derailed Sunday night in northwest Montana.  Bonner County Emergency Management says MRL told them the derailment happened at around 11:00 p.m. near Noxon, Montana. There were no injuries and the train was not hauling hazardous material, according to Jim Lewis with MRL.  

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