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  • Man charged with second degree murder in Newman Lake death investigation

    NEWMAN LAKE, Wash. - UPDATE: Detectives have charged 29-year-old Nicholas L. Holden with second degree murder Friday evening. After concluding interviews, detectives booked Holden into Spokane County Jail. They will continue to process evidence and conduct interviews as the investigation continues.

  • Universities revoke journalism awards given to Charlie Rose

    PHOENIX (AP) - Charlie Rose, who was fired this week by CBS News and PBS in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women, has now lost accolades from two universities.  Both Arizona State University and the University of Kansas announced the decisions Friday.    Arizona's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication gave Rose an award for journalism excellence in 2015.

  • Risky stalemate as science battles human fears at Fukushima

    ONAHAMA, Japan - Japan has yet to reach consensus on what to do with a million tons of radioactive water, more than six years after a tsunami overwhelmed the Fukushima nuclear power plant.    The water is stored on site in around 900 large and densely packed tanks and could spill should another major disaster strike. 

  • Man badly bitten by shark off California beach

    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a spear fisherman was badly injured in a shark attack in California.    State fire Capt. Josh Silveira says the man and his father were several hundred yards offshore Friday at Pebble Beach when the son was bitten in the right thigh.

  • Thanksgiving thieves target Spokane Valley veterans

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- Thursday was a rough Thanksgiving for veterans at the VFW post in Spokane Valley after they had an unexpected guest. Whoever came in, ransacked the place and it was all caught on camera. The criminal busted through one of the doors, leaving behind visible damage. The suspect stole an ATM and bottles of booze. 

  • California mother, daughter killed in collision with bear

    SAN ANDREAS, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a woman and her 19-month-old daughter were killed when the car she was driving struck a black bear in Northern California on Thanksgiving evening.    California Highway Patrol Sgt. Sean Fitzgerald says the 27-year-old woman was driving a Subaru Impreza on a rural road near San Andreas Thursday around 6 p.m. when a black bear came in front of the vehicle's path. 

  • PHOTOS: KHQ in episode of 'Z Nation' this Friday!

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A few months ago, Spokane's favorite zombie show, Z Nation, asked if they could film an episode for the upcoming season in our studios.  Uh... DUH! How could we say no to the opportunity to turn our newsroom into the zombie apocalypse? Zombies still need their news, right?  It was a ton of fun and the kind folks over at Z Nation let us know the episode, 'We Interrupt This Program', air this Friday.

  • Budweiser takes next step toward brewing beer on Mars

    Beer maker Budweiser is taking the next small step toward brewing beer on Mars. The company announced this week that it will send and study barley -- one of beer's key ingredients -- into space early next month on the International Space Station.

  • Surveillance video shows last-second rescue on Melbourne train tracks

    MELBOURNE - Dramatic footage has been released showing a woman being saved from subway tracks, just moments before a train arrives at a station in Melbourne. The footage shows the woman walking across the tracks on Tuesday and attempting to climb up to the platform. Three police officers rushed to help her - and manage to pull her up only seconds before a train comes rushing into the station. 

  • Tiger escapes from zoo, roams streets of Paris

    PARIS (AP) - Police in Paris say a tiger escaped from a circus in the city and roamed the streets of the French capital for "some time" before being killed.    Police said that the big cat was "neutralized" by a staff member from the circus near a bridge over the River Seine, about two kilometers (1.24 miles) from the Eiffel Tower.    Police authorities tweeted "all danger is over" alongside a tiger emoticon.

  • OK Go use hundreds of printers to create animated backgrounds in latest viral music video

    It's hard to believe it's been nearly 12 years since rock band OK Go went viral with their music video for "Here It Goes Again," which featured a treadmill dance routine and garnered millions of views on YouTube, when YouTube was still in its infancy. Since then the band has carved out a niche for themselves by making incredibly intricate and mind-boggling music videos.

  • Arkansas woman who used county cash for dog tuxedo sentenced

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - A former Arkansas County employee who fraudulently spent more than $366,000 using a county credit card to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her dog, has been sentenced to 20 years of probation.

  • Heartwarming video shows Georgia restaurant employee helping injured veteran with meal

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - A Georgia man is helping spread good vibes by sharing a video of a simple act of kindness on social media. Dallas Smith Jr, of Sylvester, Georgia, was eating lunch at a restaurant called Huddle House on Wednesday when he saw one man trying to eat his pancakes with one hand. He said the man who was dining with him moved to help him when a cook stepped in.

  • Trump supporters confuse LeVar Burton with LaVar Ball online

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - President Donald Trump is feuding with LaVar Ball and LeVar Burton is taking the hit on Twitter.    Burton is an actor best known for playing Lt. La Forge in "Star Trek" on TV and film and for championing kids' education through the "Reading Rainbow" series.

  • Parents of NYC bike path victim take step toward lawsuit

    NEW YORK (AP) - The parents of a New Jersey man killed in a truck attack on a New York City bike path have filed a notice that they intend to sue the city and others in connection to his death.    The 32-year-old Darren Drake was among the eight people killed in October when a man drove a rental truck down a bike path in Manhattan.

  • Police help deliver baby boy at home on Thanksgiving Day

    STONEHAM, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts family is giving thanks to two police officers who helped deliver their newest addition on Thanksgiving Day.    MassLive.com reports that two officers were called to a Stoneham home around 11 p.m. Thursday to help a woman in labor. Stoneham police say that when Officers Christopher Murphy and Michael Colotti realized the woman wasn't going to make it to the hospital, they helped her onto her back and delivered a healthy baby boy.

  • Officials: 3 teens planned to kill new high school classmate

    BENTON CITY, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say they're investigating an attempted murder plot involving several students at a southern Washington high school.    The Tri-City Herald reports that three 16-year-old students - two boys and a girl - had plotted to kill an 18-year-old classmate on Nov. 15.    The classmate, who was not hurt, was lured to the back of a market, where they had planned to kill him with a knife.

  • 8-year-old hurt when car crashes while child is steering it

    WHITEHALL, N.Y. - Authorities say an 8-year-old child is hospitalized with serious injuries after a car crashed as the child steered the vehicle while sitting on a New York man's lap. State police say 36-year-old Brett Reynolds, of Whitehall, took his mother's car late Tuesday and allowed the child to steer while Reynolds worked the pedals.

  • Skagit River flooding worse than expected, hits homes, roads

    HAMILTON, Wash. - Officials say that flooding was worse than expected on the Skagit River north of Seattle. The Skagit-Valley Herald reports that water in Skagit County was receding Friday morning with the river level dropping. The flooding peaked Thursday, closing roads and prompting several homes in Hamilton to be evacuated during the Thanksgiving holiday.   

  • Trump calls for wall, travel ban after attack

    PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump says he will be calling his Egyptian counterpart "in a short while" to discuss Friday's "tragic terrorist attack, with so much loss of life."  At least 235 people were killed Friday when militants attacked a crowded mosque during prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives and spraying worshippers with gunfire.

  • Cops: Naked drunken man drives into tree while having sex near Tacoma

    LA GRANDE, Wash. - Authorities say a man who was drunk, naked and having sex with a woman while driving south of Tacoma missed a curve and struck a tree. Washington State Patrol spokeswoman Brooke Bova says the crash happened at about 6 p.m. Wednesday on Mountain Highway East near La Grande. 

  • London police: no evidence of shots fired at Oxford Circus

    LONDON - British police say they have found no evidence of any shots being fired after reports of gunfire sparked panic in the heart of London.    Police descended on the area around Oxford Circus, one of London's busiest subway stations, after reports of shots being fired. Thousands of people ran in panic or took shelter in stores along busy Oxford Street. 

  • KHQ WEATHER AUTHORITY: Hang those Christmas Lights Today!

    SPOKANE, Wash. - We are starting the weekend off right, nice and dry. However, changes will be slowly approaching from the west in the afternoon and evening. Clouds and rain will be back sometime around or just after dinner time. Temperatures thru the weekend will once again climb back near 50 degrees. Those heading to Apple Cup make sure to check those pass conditions ahead of time as they will be ever changing.

  • Uma Thurman lashes out at Harvey Weinstein in cryptic post

    NEW YORK - Uma Thurman has wished everyone a happy Thanksgiving - everyone except disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. In a cryptic Instagram post Thursday , the actress wishes her followers a happy Thanksgiving, but adds, "except you Harvey, and all your wicked conspirators." She says she's "glad it's going slowly - you don't deserve a bullet."

  • President Trump condemns Egypt mosque attack

    EL-ARISH, Egypt - President Donald Trump is denouncing what he's calling the "Horrible and cowardly terrorist attack on innocent and defenseless worshippers in Egypt." Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, settling off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing at least 200 people in the deadliest ever attack on Egyptian civilians by Islamic extremists.

  • Head-on crash kills 1, injures 8, when driver attempts to pass slow-moving vehicle on Hwy 95

    SAGLE, Idaho - A fatal and serious injury head-on crash has killed one man and injured eight others, including five children, who all had to be transported to Kootenai Health. The crash occurred on Wednesday, November 22, the day before Thanksgiving, on Highway 95 at milepost 466.5, two miles south of Sagle, Idaho.

  • Things are about to change for several people in Spokane.

    Las Vegas pot dispensaries offer Black Friday deals

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Big box stores won't be the only ones offering discounts to shoppers in Las Vegas this Black Friday. Marijuana dispensaries in the area are rolling out deals, too. The Las Vegas Sun reports more than 40 dispensaries in the Las Vegas area will offer discounts on marijuana flower products, edibles such as chocolates, and concentrates.

  • Sound heard in Argentine sub search could be explosion

    MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) - Argentina's navy announced Thursday that a sound detected during the search for a missing submarine is consistent with that of an explosion - an ominous development in the hunt for the vessel and its 44 crew members.   Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi said that the relatives of the crew have been informed and that the search will continue until there is full certainty about the fate of the ARA San Juan.

  • Wind advisory with winds up to 55mph in effect until 5pm

    KHQ.COM - It's is going to be a windy and wet Thanksgiving day! We are under a wind advisory for parts of the inland northwest in eastern Washington and N. Idaho from 11am - 5pm today. Gusts could get up to 55mph which is something you'll want to keep in mind if you're frying those turkeys outside. Sustained winds will be between 15 and 25mph. Winds are expected to peak between 1 and 3pm.

  • Pioneering jazz singer Jon Hendricks dies at 96

    NEW YORK (AP) - Jon Hendricks, the pioneering jazz singer and lyricist who with the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross popularized the "vocalese" singing style in which words were added to instrumental songs, has died.   The New York Times reports his daughter, Aria Hendricks, confirmed his Wednesday death at a Manhattan hospital. He was 96.

  • Dmitri Hvorostovsky, giant of the opera stage, dies at 55 after battle with cancer

    MOSCOW (AP) - Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 55.   Hvorostovsky's office said in a statement Wednesday that the acclaimed singer "died peacefully" earlier and was "surrounded by family" near his home in London. "May the warmth of his voice and his spirit always be with us," the statement said.

  • Baltimore cop killed one day before scheduled testimony against colleagues

    BALTIMORE (AP) - Baltimore's police commissioner says a detective killed last week was slain a day before he was set to testify in a corruption probe into activities of indicted police officers.   Commissioner Kevin Davis announced the revelation Wednesday, a week after the detective was shot in the head in a vacant lot. Rumors have been running rampant in Baltimore about the unsolved case.

  • Armed carjacking and shooting at Best Western on S. Geiger Blvd. sends one to hospital.

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a reported armed carjacking that ended with one person being shot at a hotel in Spokane. The incident occurred just after 4:30am Thanksgiving morning at the Best Western on S. Geiger Blvd. According to authorities, a guest at the hotel came down to the lobby and appeared to have been assaulted.

  • Moses Lake woman arrested for attempting to sell stolen pocket watches online

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Moses Lake Police Officers arrested 21-year-old Brittany Strong Wednesday morning after she attempted to sell stolen property via a Facebook buy and sell page. Just a week ago today she was arrested for stealing hundreds of pieces of mail in the Peninsula area of Moses Lake. Officers say they received several tips from our Facebook readers Tuesday that Strong was trying to sell two antique gold watches. 

  • Balloons, Broadway stars and security at Macy's parade

    NEW YORK (AP) - New faces and old favorites will fly, float and march in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. And police are going all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots.    The parade steps off Thursday with marching bands, performers from Broadway hits, elaborate floats and signature giant balloons.

  • Police clear suspicious package at Seattle airport

    SEATTLE (AP) - Police say there is no threat from a suspicious item in Seattle's airport. The Sea-Tac Airport says the bomb squad investigated and cleared the item on the ticketing level.

  • Mobile home collapses, fatally crushes man near Monroe

    MONROE, Wash. - Authorities say a man was crushed to death when a mobile home collapsed on him northeast of Monroe.    KOMO-TV reports the man was the property owner and was removing the mobile home when it collapsed.    A man was crushed to death Wednesday when a mobile home collapsed on him, according to Snohomish County Fire District 7.

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  • Cops: Naked drunken man drives into tree while having sex near Tacoma

    Cops: Naked drunken man drives into tree while having sex near Tacoma

    Friday, November 24 2017 1:42 PM EST2017-11-24 18:42:08 GMT

    LA GRANDE, Wash. - Authorities say a man who was drunk, naked and having sex with a woman while driving south of Tacoma missed a curve and struck a tree. Washington State Patrol spokeswoman Brooke Bova says the crash happened at about 6 p.m. Wednesday on Mountain Highway East near La Grande. 

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    LA GRANDE, Wash. - Authorities say a man who was drunk, naked and having sex with a woman while driving south of Tacoma missed a curve and struck a tree. Washington State Patrol spokeswoman Brooke Bova says the crash happened at about 6 p.m. Wednesday on Mountain Highway East near La Grande. 

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  • Veteran's Meat Locker Helping Those Who Served

    Veteran's Meat Locker Helping Those Who Served

    Friday, November 17 2017 12:30 AM EST2017-11-17 05:30:32 GMT
    Wednesday, November 22 2017 7:24 PM EST2017-11-23 00:24:40 GMT

    A Montana veteran and his wife have started an organization to help other veterans in the state. They are giving away free meat.

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    A Montana veteran and his wife have started an organization to help other veterans in the state. They are giving away free meat.

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  • U.S. Marshals urging public to report imposter scams to FTC

    U.S. Marshals urging public to report imposter scams to FTC

    Thursday, November 16 2017 3:42 PM EST2017-11-16 20:42:46 GMT

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Marshals want you to know of several nationwide imposter scams from people claiming to be U.S. Marshals, court officers or other law enforcement officials.  During these calls, scammers attempt to collect a fine in lieu of arrest for failing to report for jury duty or other offenses.

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    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Marshals want you to know of several nationwide imposter scams from people claiming to be U.S. Marshals, court officers or other law enforcement officials.  During these calls, scammers attempt to collect a fine in lieu of arrest for failing to report for jury duty or other offenses.

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