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HAVE YOU SEEN THIS CHILD? Authorities Say Missing Burien Teen May Be In Spokane Area

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SPOKANE, Wash.- The King County Sheriff's Office and The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children believe that a missing 15-year-old boy may be in the Spokane area. Authorities say 15-year-old Jacob Hays of Burien was last seen on April 3, 2014. He is white with brown hair and brown eyes. He's 5'10" and weighs 160 pounds.  More>>

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Puzzling Rare Birth Defects In Eastern Washington; Health Dept. Investigating

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YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - The state Health Department is trying to find the cause of an unusually high number of rare birth defects in south-central Washington.
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Washington School Bus Driver Accused Of Bullying

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A school bus driver in Olympia, Wash., has been placed on leave while the school district investigates accusations that he bullied a developmentally disabled 14-year-old girl.
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Idaho Girl Dies Of Injuries From Bike-Car Collision

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A 13-year-old girl struck by a car while riding her bike in Boise has died. Officials say the girl died Tuesday evening.
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Idaho School Bus Evacuated Due To Smoke

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MARSING, Idaho (AP) - A southwest Idaho school bus with 35 children aboard had to be evacuated Wednesday morning when the driver noticed smoke from an electrical short.
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SPECIAL ELECTIONS RESULTS

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KHQ.COM- A special election was held on Tuesday with various items on the ballot, including library funding in Spokane Valley. Voters approved a measure to create a library capital facilities district, but rejected a bond to pay for two libraries and renovate an existing library. The bond requires a 60% super majority to pass. More>>

PHOTOS: KHQ Covers The President In Oso Video included

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KHQ.COM - President Obama visited Oso one month after the deadly mudslide that so far has killed 41 people. KHQ's Kelsey Watts was in Everett where the President landed and KHQ's Sean Owsley was in Oso during the President's visit. They tweeted out, along with our field producer Josh, a lot of pictures during their coverage, and you can see them all in the slideshow attached to this story. More>>

ALERT! WSP Still Looks For Man Charged With 59 Counts Of Sexual Misconduct With Children

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Detectives in Minnesota believe a former cult leader who sexually abused young girls is now living in the Spokane Area. WSP is asking that you share any information you have that may lead to his arrest. MORE DETAILS INSIDE OF THE STORY>>> More>>

UPDATE: Spokane County Deputies Break-Up Burglary Ring

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KHQ.COM - On Tuesday Deputies served a search warrant at a home on the corner of North Calvin & East Heroy in Spokane Valley. More>>

Judge Rules Samuel Hearing Sealed Video included

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COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A judge sealed the evidentiary portion of Eldon Samuel III's upcoming preliminary hearing during a status conference this afternoon. The evidentiary portion is the majority of a preliminary hearing, where both parties present their evidence. Samuel III is accused of murdering his father and brother last month. More>>

Vietnam Sentences American Man To Death For Heroin

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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - State media say a court in Vietnam has sentenced an American to death for heroin trafficking. The Liberated Saigon newspaper says Jason Dinh, 41, was convicted of trafficking 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) of heroin at a one-day trial by Ho Chi Minh City's People's Court on Tuesday. More>>

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  • Twisp Police Chief's Dog Brings Home Human Skull

    Twisp Police Chief's Dog Brings Home Human Skull

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:41:09 GMT
    TWISP, Wash. (AP) - A dog belonging to the family of the Twisp police chief brought home a skull. Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers says Chief Paul Budrow and deputies searched Monday and found the rest of the human remains about 300 yards from his home in a wooded area near the Methow River.>>
    TWISP, Wash. (AP) - A dog belonging to the family of the Twisp police chief brought home a skull. Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers says Chief Paul Budrow and deputies searched Monday and found the rest of the human remains about 300 yards from his home in a wooded area near the Methow River.
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  • Plummer-Worley School District Lockdown Has Been Lifted

    Plummer-Worley School District Lockdown Has Been Lifted

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:08:48 GMT
    KHQ.COM - A lockdown at the Plummer-Worley School District that was initially ordered on Wednesday as a precautionary measure by police has been lifted an employee at the Plummer-Worley School District. The school superintendent said the lockdown was issued around 9am due to a phone call received stating a man was coming to the elementary and might have weapons.>>
    KHQ.COM - A lockdown at the Plummer-Worley School District that was initially ordered on Wednesday as a precautionary measure by police has been lifted an employee at the Plummer-Worley School District. The school superintendent said the lockdown was issued around 9am due to a phone call received stating a man was coming to the elementary and might have weapons.>>
  • HAVE YOU SEEN THIS CHILD? Authorities Say Missing Burien Teen May Be In Spokane Area

    HAVE YOU SEEN THIS CHILD? Authorities Say Missing Burien Teen May Be In Spokane Area

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:18 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:18:18 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash.- The King County Sheriff's Office and The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children believe that a missing 15-year-old boy may be in the Spokane area. >>
    SPOKANE, Wash.- The King County Sheriff's Office and The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children believe that a missing 15-year-old boy may be in the Spokane area. Authorities say 15-year-old Jacob Hays of Burien was last seen on April 3, 2014. He is white with brown hair and brown eyes. He's 5'10" and weighs 160 pounds. >>
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  • Gun carry rights expanded in Ga. under new law

    Gun carry rights expanded in Ga. under new law

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:04:34 GMT
    Under a law just signed by Georgia's governor, people with a license can carry a gun into bars, some government buildings and places of worship if religious leaders say it's OK.>>
    Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed gun carriers can take their weapons, as the governor signed a bill allowing them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government...>>
  • Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon

    Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:54:45 GMT
    For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.>>
    For all the tens of billions of dollars the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes.>>
  • Bashtag: NYPD Twitter campaign backfires

    Bashtag: NYPD Twitter campaign backfires

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:26:27 GMT
    The head of the New York Police Department admits he was caught off guard by the harsh response to a harmless attempt at community outreach on Twitter.>>
    To put it in social media terms, the New York Police Department got trolled.>>
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  • Shock Talk: JT Fitzgerald

    Shock Talk: JT Fitzgerald

    Spokane Shock defensive back and special teams standout JT Fitzgerald joined John Collett in the SWX Studio for another edition of Shock Talk powered by VPI Home Solutions on Tuesday, April 22.>>
    Spokane Shock defensive back and special teams standout JT Fitzgerald joined John Collett in the SWX Studio for another edition of Shock Talk powered by VPI Home Solutions on Tuesday, April 22.>>
  • Successful Mud Bog Event at SCR Leads to Schedule Change

    Successful Mud Bog Event at SCR Leads to Schedule Change

    Hundreds of fans made it out to enjoy the first-ever “Mud Bog” experience at SCR last Saturday, April 19. Spectator turn-out exceeded the 2013 opener, another step forward for the facility.>>
    Hundreds of fans made it out to enjoy the first-ever “Mud Bog” experience at SCR last Saturday, April 19. Spectator turn-out exceeded the 2013 opener, another step forward for the facility.>>
  • Zags Top WSU 7-2

    Zags Top WSU 7-2

    Payden Cawley Lamb and Sam Brown each drove home two runs as the Gonzaga University baseball team triumphed over Washington State University 7-2 Tuesday night at Bailey-Brayton Field.>>
    Payden Cawley Lamb and Sam Brown each drove home two runs as the Gonzaga University baseball team triumphed over Washington State University 7-2 Tuesday night at Bailey-Brayton Field.>>
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