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  • Spokane Valley initiates full-city plow

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - The City of Spokane Valley announced Sunday evening that a full-city residential plow has been initiated with contracted road graders. Plows will operate around the clock until plowing is complete. Crews continue to clear arterials as well.

  • Power outage at Atlanta's international airport causes FAA to suspend outgoing flights

    ATLANTA  - A traveler's nightmare in Atlanta Sunday, home to the world's busiest airport. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport lost power shortly after 1 p.m. eastern time. Officials say they are working to remedy the situation as soon as possible but the Federal Aviation Administration has issued a ground stop on flights into and out of Atlanta.

  • Trump: Sen. McCain returning home to Arizona after treatment

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says Republican Sen. John McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized over the side effects from his brain cancer treatment.    Trump told reporters on Sunday that he spoke to McCain's wife, Cindy, and wished the couple well.

  • Ohio boy who gave up Xbox for blankets gets special surprise

    BEACHWOOD, Ohio - A 9-year-old boy in a Cleveland suburb is getting in the holiday spirit by paying it forward to the less fortunate in his community, and the community is taking notice of his selfless act. Mikah Frye, of Beachwood, Ohio, was with his grandma, Terry Brant, when he noticed homeless people outside in the cold and wanted to do something to help

  • Tulsa man accidentally drops wedding ring into Salvation Army kettle

    TULSA, Okla. - A Tulsa couple is grateful to the Salvation Army after a wedding ring was accidentally dropped into a donation kettle.  KOKI-TV reports the anonymous couple was embarrassed by the whole ordeal. The woman says she was having surgery and forgot to take her ring off, and gave her husband the ring to hold on to.  Then the husband dropped some change into a red kettle, with the ring included.

  • Kremlin says Putin thanked Trump for CIA tip on bombings

    MOSCOW (AP) - The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin has called U.S. President Donald Trump to thank him for a CIA tip that has helped thwart a series of bombings in St. Petersburg.

  • Washington state police officers wounded in gun battle

    BREMERTON, Wash (AP) - Two western Washington state police officers have been hospitalized with gunshot wounds, and a 53-year-old Bremerton man is dead after an exchange of gunfire just west of Seattle.    Authorities say the Bremerton police officers at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday approached the man in an SUV at a city park. He was believed to have violated a domestic-violence protective order. 

  • Burners beware: California pot sold Jan. 1 could be tainted

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Legal weed you'll be able to buy in California on New Year's Day may not be as green as it seems.    Experts say buyers should beware of contaminants such as pesticides and mold that could be present in marijuana sold Jan. 1.    Tests conducted on marijuana in the state have found many samples tainted with chemicals and solvents.

  • APNewsBreak: US soldier ambushed in Niger wasn't captured

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Associated Press has learned that an American soldier killed in an ambush in Niger with three comrades but recovered days later wasn't captured alive by the enemy or executed at close range.    That conclusion is based on the findings of a military investigation.

  • Donations for Texas first grader pour in after Santa letter goes viral

    EDINBURG, Texas - Hundreds of donations have flooded into a Texas elementary school after a teacher posted a 7-year-old's letter to Santa Claus on Social media Wednesday. Ruth Espiricueta taught her students the difference between wants and needs and then asked them to write a letter to Santa with two wants and one need.

  • Spokane Police bust woman with stolen mail, meth, suspected bogus checks

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Police were called to a North Central Spokane neighborhood Saturday afternoon to investigate a report of a woman going from mailbox to mailbox in the area, taking mail from some of them.  Police responded to the 700 block of W. Knox, and found a 32-year-old woman identified as Sarha Hollowell, walking about a block away.

  • French sailor Gabart sets new solo round-the-world record

    BREST, France (AP) - French sailor Francois Gabart broken the record Sunday for sailing around the world alone, circumnavigating the planet in just 42 days and 16 hours. That is more than six days faster than the last record, set by fellow Frenchman Thomas Coville last year.

  • Oil change turns into owl sighting, bird named ‘Shazam’

    SALEM, N.H. (AP) - A routine oil change has turned into an unusual owl sighting for one car owner. The police department in Salem, New Hampshire, said Friday a mechanic popped the hood of a car and found an Eastern Screech owl sitting on the engine. The department said the car owner had no idea how the owl got there. Police guessed he was either seeking warmth or chasing a mouse.

  • Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian contacts with President Donald Trump’s campaign has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration, according to several people familiar with Trump’s transition organization. 

  • Firefighters raising money for Toys for Tots in memory of crash victims

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Firefighters with Spokane County Fire District 8 are making sure that every child has a present to unwrap this holiday season. They’re raising money and getting toy donations for Toys for Tots and it’s in the name of two teenage girls who were taken too soon. James Smock says they do this every year. “We started off initially as raising money for Toys for Tots in the name of Josie and McKenzie who perished in a car accident a few years back an...

  • Zoo officials to take Fiona the hippo off bottle feeding

    CINCINNATI (AP) - The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden says Fiona the baby hippopotamus will soon eat nothing but grown-up hippo food as she's weaned from her bottles of formula.    Fiona is closing in on 650 pounds (295 kilograms) after being born in January six weeks premature and weighing just 29 pounds (13 kilograms), far smaller than typical hippo newborns. 

  • Florida woman arrested after 3 dogs found in freezer

    PIERSON, Fla. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies checking the home of a Florida woman and her small child found three dead dogs in her freezer and a house covered in filth and cockroaches.    The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that 35-year-old Victoria Kanger was arrested on Thursday and charged with child neglect.

  • AP-NORC Poll: 52 percent say country worse off under Trump

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans are painting a pessimistic view of the country and President Donald Trump as 2017 comes to a close.    That's according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The survey shows less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made good on the pledges he made to voters.

  • Spokane proceeds with full-city plow

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The City of Spokane is continuing with its Full-City Plow; City snow removal crews will work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until they plow all streets within the City. About 50 employees are out working to clear snow. Under the City’s revamped snow response plan, a full-City plow should take about three days to complete unless there is additional snowfall.

  • Report: CDC given list of seven banned words and phrases

    WASHINGTON - The Trump administration reportedly banned staff of the nation's top health protection agency from using seven words or phrases in budget-related documents. But federal health officials on Saturday pushed back on the report as members of the science community publicly denounced the idea of such a directive.

  • Ski lift malfunction strands dozens, 5 have minor injuries

    BOALSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Police say a ski lift malfunction at a Pennsylvania ski resort had stranded dozens of people and left five with minor injuries.    Tussey Mountain ski resort officials in Boalsburg said a chair carrying skiers and snowboarders slipped along the haul rope and slid backward into the chair following it around 10 a.m. Saturday.

  • Mario Batali gives holiday recipe in same email as apology

    NEW YORK (AP) - Celebrity chef Mario Batali has issued an apology to his newsletter subscribers for his sexual misconduct against women, but he confounded some by ending his message with a recipe for a "holiday-inspired breakfast."

  • Flames engulf Spokane Valley garage

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Update: Units with the Spokane Valley Fire Department and Spokane County Fire District 8 responded to a structure fire just before 9 a.m. Saturday. Arriving crews found a garage at 4209 S. Sunderland was on fire. 

  • Kentucky man resisting arrest plunges 40 feet over overpass

    BELLVUE, Ky. - A truck driver trying to escape from police in northern Kentucky fell 40 feet off an overpass, but even that didn't stop him. A truck driver headed the wrong way on Interstate 471 was about to be taken into custody earlier this month when things took a scary turn. The driver tripped over road debris and fell about 40 feet off the overpass.

  • 2 hospitalized after crashing car during police chase

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - The Grant County Sheriff's Office reports two people are in the hospital, one in critical condition, after a crash in Moses Lake Saturday morning.  Around 4 a.m. deputies noticed a 2006 BMW driven by 29-year-old Nicholas Romero Rivera of Moses Lake. Deputies recognized Rivera because he was recently involved in an incident in Moses Lake.

  • More than $600,000 spent on police gear for pipeline protest

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of body armor, tactical equipment and crowd control devices during the height of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.    The Associated Press tallied the purchases from invoices obtained through a public records request. They included pepper spray, flash-bang and smoke grenades, riot helmets, gas masks, night-vision goggles and more than 2,000 rounds of non-lethal ammunition.

  • Possible suspension after deputy draws gun on motorcyclist

    SEATTLE (AP) - A King County Sheriff's deputy who drew his gun on a motorcyclist while stopped at a red light faces a possible 10-day suspension.    KING-TV reports that the Chief of the King County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division recommended the suspension on Friday for 53-year-old Richard Rowe.

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  • Missing Spokane woman in remote area found safe

    Thursday, December 14 2017 8:11 PM EST2017-12-15 01:11:48 GMT
    Thursday, December 14 2017 8:11 PM EST2017-12-15 01:11:48 GMT
    UPDATE: (December 14, 2017 4:20 p.m.) SHOSHONE COUNTY, Idaho - Sheriff's Office confirms that 24-year-old Allyssa Rae Gall has been found alive, was treated, and sent to a local hospital. ________________________ UPDATE: (December 14, 2017 4:00 p.m.) Family members confirm that the girl missing in Shoshone County woods is 24-year old Allyssa Rae Gall, who also goes by Alice Parker, from Spokane Valley. _________________________________ PREVIOUS COVERAGE: The Shoshone Count...>>
    UPDATE: (December 14, 2017 4:20 p.m.) SHOSHONE COUNTY, Idaho - Sheriff's Office confirms that 24-year-old Allyssa Rae Gall has been found alive, was treated, and sent to a local hospital. ________________________ UPDATE: (December 14, 2017 4:00 p.m.) Family members confirm that the girl missing in Shoshone County woods is 24-year old Allyssa Rae Gall, who also goes by Alice Parker, from Spokane Valley. _________________________________ PREVIOUS COVERAGE: The Shoshone Count...>>
  • Spokane pizza delivery driver attacked by two men while on the job

    Pizza delivery driver attacked by two men while on the job

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 1:51 PM EST2017-12-13 18:51:26 GMT
    Thursday, December 14 2017 11:50 AM EST2017-12-14 16:50:05 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A pizza delivery driver was just doing her job when she was attacked over the weekend while on her route. On Saturday around 6:30 pm, Cali Shisler just made a pizza delivery to home in the Indian Trail neighborhood. She says she drove a few houses down near Farmdale Street and Woodgrove Court and parked along the side of the road to make a phone call back to Roundtable Pizza where she works to let them know she was on her way back. That’s when she heard he...

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A pizza delivery driver was just doing her job when she was attacked over the weekend while on her route. On Saturday around 6:30 pm, Cali Shisler just made a pizza delivery to home in the Indian Trail neighborhood. She says she drove a few houses down near Farmdale Street and Woodgrove Court and parked along the side of the road to make a phone call back to Roundtable Pizza where she works to let them know she was on her way back. That’s when she heard he...

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  • Missoula Police searching for 'person of interest' after childrens' bones found in shed

    Missoula Police searching for 'person of interest' after childrens' bones found in shed

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 6:25 PM EST2017-12-13 23:25:24 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. - Law enforcement officers in western Montana have a "person of interest" they want to interview after a box containing the bones and teeth of three children were found in the shed of a Missoula home in September.

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    MISSOULA, Mont. - Law enforcement officers in western Montana have a "person of interest" they want to interview after a box containing the bones and teeth of three children were found in the shed of a Missoula home in September.

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