KHQ.COM - A few weeks ago, the Parks and Recreation Department in Rathdrum, Idaho organized a day of "silent cheering" for 8 of their basketball games.Spectators were encouraged to make signs and to clap as loudly as they could, but they were not supposed to cheer out loud for the 5th and 6th graders on the court. More>>
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A Montana couple faces charges for allegedly letting a 2-year-old boy smoke marijuana. More>>
Today: Some clouds to start the morning, but those start to clear later this morning and afternoon as high pressure starts to build in! That means mostly sunny skies for your Friday afternoon, winds that are calmer and temperatures that remain above normal! GET MORE WEATHER DETAILS INSIDE OF THE STORY>>>
DENVER (AP) - Colorado, where recreational marijuana is legal, is now trying to combat stoned driving in the state. More>>
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 the Spokane area. These homes are located in areas all around Spokane and range in list price from $52,900 to $479,000. More>>
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Police say a man doused a woman with a flammable liquid and set her on fire during an argument Thursday at an apartment in Yakima.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A bill that would allow the private sector to fund statewide tourism marketing in Washington is headed to Gov. Jay Inslee's desk.
LONG BEACH, Calif. - About a mile and a half off the Long Beach coast may lie the answer to what scientists projected back in September: radioactive seawater contaminated by the tsunami and earthquake damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant has made it all the way to the shores of the United States. More>>
KHQ.COM - March sure did come in like a lion. We had a major snow storm come through the Spokane area on March 2nd, only to have all of that snow rapidly melt off in the past few days. So I'd say March is still like a lion, it's just a very wet lion right now. As a result of the snow melting, all of that water is looking for a place to go, and we've seen flooding and roads washing out all around the Inland Northwest. More>>
UPDATE from Coeur d'Alene Police Department: "Traffic flow is being released back to normal in the area of Fernan Elementary and the 700 block of N. 21st. The Police action has been concluded. Fernan Elementary students are being released as they normally are. Coeur d’Alene Police were assisting the Idaho State Police and the U.S. Marshalls Office in locating a wanted fugitive." More>>
KHQ.COM - Spokane Police served a search warrant in the 1500 block of W. Knox Thursday afternoon in connection to a kidnapping investigation. Little information about the case has been made public, but police told our partners at The Spokesman Review that the kidnapping did happen locally, and the house they raided was where the crime happened. More>>
PORTLAND, Ore. - Zawadi Mungu, proud father of the pride, is now spending time with his cubs. He's a 500-pound mega-carnivore capable of pulling a buffalo to the ground, but Zawadi Mungu now plays a new role: cat toy. Last week, the male lion ventured outside with his trio of energetic cubs for the first time, and demonstrated a remarkable tolerance for a flurry of pint-sized attacks on his mane, tail and patience. More>>
PLEASANTON, Calif. (AP) - Safeway says it has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerebus Capital Management, the owner of Albertsons and several other supermarket chains. The acquisition is worth about $7.64 billion in cash, and pending other transactions could top more than $9 billion. More>>
KHQ.COM - Early Thursday around 3am, deputies were called to Rimrock Road at York Court near Hayden. Two cars had driven into a large washout caused by a collapsed culvert. Deputies say the gap in the road was about 10-feet across and 8-feet deep spanning the width of the road. >>>SEND YOUR FLOOD PICTURES TO PIX@KHQ.COM
SPOKANE, Wash. - Social media is rapidly becoming a primary way that scammers are trying to draw in victims. Scammers like social media for the same reason everyone else does; it's fast, it's easy and it reaches large audiences in very quick amount of time.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Want to wake up to the sound of bacon sizzling on the stove with its aroma drawing you out of bed? There's an app for that.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho Falls man police say punched an officer in the chest during a traffic stop has been taken into custody. KIFI-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1outwY6) that Idaho Falls police arrested 24-year-old Glenn E. Campbell Wednesday morning.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says a referendum for Ukraine's Crimea region to separate and become part of Russia would violate international law.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A discarded Starbucks cup helped lead police to a rape suspect in Olympia, Wash. The paper cup fell out of the attacker's car into a parking lot on Feb. 19 as the woman who said she was accosted fled. The cup had a sticker with coffee information that revealed it had been bought earlier that day at a Starbucks drive-through in DuPont. Police were able to match surveillance video, leading to the arrest Tuesday of 35-year-old Bryon E. Johnston. The Olympian reports (http:/... More>>