SPOKANE, Wash. - Governor Jay Inslee made a decision last month that while he is Governor no one will be executed in the state of Washington. The Governor offered little explanation for his ruling and declined an opportunity to speak with KHQ. Not only did the Governor decline an invitation to speak with KHQ, he didn’t reach out to all of the victims families. More>>
MOSES LAKE, Wash. - The Grant County Sheriff's Office tells KHQ a suspect barricaded himself in a mobile home Thursday night. The situation began in the 4800 block of Airway Drive NE in Moses Lake. A SWAT team has been called in, and the Grant County Sheriff's Office is asking anyone in the area to stay in their homes while they work to get the subject out. More>>
KHQ.COM - A Ten Commandments monument sits in Farmin Park in Sandpoint, but perhaps not for long. The monument has stood in Sandpoint's Farmin Park for many years, but recently the City of Sandpoint received a letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation out of Wisconsin recently asking for the removal of the monument under threat of pending litigation. More>>
SPOKANE, Wash.- On Thursday morning, more than 100 federal, state and local law enforcement officers conducted a major drug and gang sweep at about 20 locations throughout the Spokane area, as well as in Idaho, Nevada, and California. After the raids, 29 people were arrested and implicated in an alleged, significant drug-trafficking case. More>>
Crime Stoppers released a new list of wanted fugitives on Thursday and if you know where any of them are, there could be a cash reward in it for you. In fact, this week's list of fugitives also includes a repeat offender, and Crime Stoppers offers double the reward for repeat offenders. INSIDE>>>|See The Fugitives| More>>
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - You may remember back on February 26th, when we told you about a stabbing that happened in Spokane Valley near the 3500 block of South Woodward Road. A man told deputies he was working in his garage when he was attacked and stabbed multiple times. Deputies searched for the suspect but never found him. On Thursday, we found out the reason the suspect was never found, was because the suspect was actually the victim. More>>
KHQ.COM - Officially St. Patrick's Day is on Monday, March 17th, but unofficially, Spokane turns Irish this weekend for the annual St. Patrick's Day festivities! Many of you have been asking what exactly will be going on this weekend in Spokane, and the celebration all begins with a parade in downtown on Saturday! More>>
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The Air Force says a KC-135 air tanker that crashed in Kyrgyzstan last year was yawing to the left and the right so violently that the tail section broke off, causing the aircraft to plunge toward the ground and explode in mid-air. The accident last May killed a three-member crew from Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane. More>>
WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. official says a Malaysia Airlines plane was sending signals to a satellite for four hours after the aircraft went missing, an indication that it was still flying. More>>
KHQ.COM -You're looking at Steven J. Schwartz. He's a Level 3 Sex Offender. Criminal history: Child Molestation and Indecent Solicitation Of A Child. Schwartz lives in the 4800 block of Rail Canyon Rd. in Springdale. He is NOT wanted. This is JUST a notification. More>>
DENVER (AP) - The first applicants arrived five hours early and by the time the marijuana industry job fair opened in Denver, the line stretched for two blocks. More>>
SPOKANE, Wash. - Happy Throwback Thursday! 1993 was a good year for Pearl Jam fans in the Inland Northwest. The band made their first visit to Spokane, playing at The Met in July. The Met is now called The Bing Crosby Theater. The show was a surprise to many Pearl Jam fans and caused quite a commotion downtown as people rushed to get in line for tickets for the show which was 24 hours later.
KHQ.COM - A high-speed chase and carjacking near Denver, Colorado is prompting drivers to ask what they would do if they were caught on the road during the chase. The KHQ Crime Trackers asked Washington State Trooper Jeff Sevigney to offer his expertise and advice to drivers. Trooper Jeff’s first tip is to remember that no property is worth your life.
SPOKANE, Wash. - The Museum Of Arts Culture has a new exhibit on display called "100 Stories A Centennial Exhibition." The exhibit reveals the unique history, tribal and diverse cultures and art of the Inland Northwest – and reflects the MAC’s status as a Smithsonian Affiliate. More>>
CRESCENT BAR, Wash. (AP) - A second set of human bones exposed by lowering the reservoir behind Wanapum Dam were found in the Crescent Bar area. Grant County sheriff's spokesman Kyle Foreman says the coroner believes the bones found last Friday are probably as old as the first bones found March 4.
KHQ.COM - If you are in the market to buy a house you may want to consider looking at these homes that are currently in foreclosure in N. Idaho. These are five homes in multiple areas of N. Idaho that you can get for under $120,000. With a little paint and some elbow grease, many of these homes would be great for those who are looking to flip a home and turn a profit. More>>
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