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  • Gov. Inslee heads to Davos, Switzerland

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Gov. Jay Inslee will travel to Switzerland this week to participate in the World Economic Forum's Annual meeting.    Inslee's office said Monday that the governor is scheduled to speak on several panels at the meeting in Davos, including a climate change one hosted by former Vice President Al Gore. 

  • Man claims county refused his bond so ICE could arrest him

    CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho inmate claims authorities illegally prevented him from posting bond because of his citizenship status.    The Idaho Statesman reports Senobio Padilla-Arredondo, in a lawsuit filed Friday, says he was arrested on Jan. 22, 2016, charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence, and his bond was set at $1,250.

  • The Latest: Congress approves plan to re-open government

    Congress has approved a bipartisan agreement to re-open the federal government after a three-day partial shutdown.    The House approved the bill, 266-150, hours after the Senate backed it, 81-18. President Donald Trump is expected to quickly sign the measure to fund government operations through Feb. 8.

  • Post Falls man sentenced to 8 years in prison following 7th DUI conviction

    POST FALLS, Idaho - A Post Falls man has been sentenced to serve up to eight years in prison for his seventh DUI conviction.  The Kootenai County Prosecutor's Office says last June 53-year-old Vincent D. Smith rear-ended a car stopped at a traffic light in Post Falls, then fled the scene. He was later arrested and refused to take a breath test, but a search warrant for blood was obtained and showed Smith's blood alcohol content was .28.

  • County prosecutor calls for repeal of state's death penalty

    SEATTLE (AP) - King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg is urging lawmakers to repeal the state's death penalty.    The Northwest News Network reports that Satterberg plans to testify on Monday in favor of a proposal to replace capital punishment with life without the possibility of parole.    Satterberg has previously called for a change to the state's death penalty, but that idea has not gained traction.

  • Trump hits solar panels, washing machines with tariffs

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is approving tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers.    The administration cast Monday's decisions as part of Trump's pledge to put American companies and jobs first. 

  • Woman, called inspiration for Rosie the Riveter, dies at 96

    LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) - A woman identified by a scholar as the inspiration for Rosie the Riveter, the iconic female World War II factory worker, has died in Washington state.

  • 15-year-old girl hurt in Texas school shooting

    ITALY, Texas (AP) - A fellow student says the suspect in a shooting at a central Texas high school has been violent at school in the past.    Cassie Shook tells The Associated Press that she was just arriving at Italy High School when the shooting happened Monday morning. The 17-year-old says she saw the cafeteria doors fly open and a rush of students running out after a girl was shot.

  • EWU Police eliminate person of interest as suspect in sexual assault investigation

    CHENEY, Wash. - Eastern Washington University Police are looking for the man responsible for the sexual assault of a female student over the weekend.  Campus police sent out a release Monday morning saying the assault happened on or near campus early Sunday morning, likely in Morrison Hall. Police are looking for a non-student named "Antoine" as a person of interest.

  • Family: Woman injured at Ice Ribbon passes away

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The woman critically injured at the Ice Ribbon in Riverfront Park last week has passed away, according to family.  Over the weekend, the City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department reported the woman had passed away, only to correct that release and say she was still in critical condition. 

  • Police: Eagles fan who collided with pole in subway is OK

    PHILADELPHIA - Transit police say an overzealous Philadelphia Eagles fan whose attempt to rally subway passengers went viral when he ran into a concrete pole is OK. The mishap occurred as Philadelphia celebrated the Eagles' 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game Sunday night. 

  • Boundary County officials watching portion of Black Mountain for possible landslide

    BOUNDARY COUNTY, Idaho - Officials in Boundary County will be monitoring a section of Black Mountain for a potential landslide based on a weekend of collecting data.  On Saturday, Boundary County Emergency Management received a call from the Sheriff's Office dispatch regarding a potential landslide on Black Mountain.

  • Boise man fatally shoots himself during traffic stop near Granger

    GRANGER, Wash. - Authorities say a man killed himself during a traffic stop in eastern Washington state. Washington State Patrol said that 54-year-old James D. Mosley of Boise, Idaho, fatally shot himself in front of troopers about 2:30 p.m. Sunday. He was driving a silver 2004 Buick Century, going east on Interstate 82 in Yakima County when he was pulled over for a traffic infraction. 

  • Sheriff: Shooting at Texas high school, suspect in custody

    ITALY, Texas - Sheriff's officials say there's been a shooting at a high school in a small town south of Dallas and a suspect is in custody. The Ellis County sheriff's office said on Twitter that the "shooter is in custody" after the shooting early Monday at the school in Italy (IT-lee), some 45 miles (70 kilometers) south of Dallas.    No injuries have been confirmed in the shooting.

  • Ryan: House will pass new Senate stopgap measure

    WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul Ryan says if the Senate approves a temporary spending bill to reopen the government through Feb. 8, the House will approve it, too. Senate Democrats had blocked a stopgap measure passed by the House to keep the federal bureaucracy operating through Feb. 16. But speaking on "Fox and Friends," Ryan says the new date works for the House.

  • Spokane Police: One man shot in drug deal gone bad

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say a drug deal gone bad left one man with critical injuries after being shot in northeast Spokane late Sunday night.  Police say dispatch received multiple calls of gunfire near Longfellow Road and Florida Street. At the same time, nearly two miles away, police received a call of a man who had been shot near Francis and Market. 

  • Second suspect arrested in connection to Moses Lake park shooting

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Moses Lake Police say they have arrested a second suspect in connection to a shooting that left a teenager critically injured last week. Police say a 17-year-old male was arrested Sunday morning. The teenager was not identified because he is a juvenile. Police say an 18-year-old victim was shot in the chest last Sunday and taken by private vehicle to the hospital.

  • Women's Persistence March draws large crowd to downtown Spokane

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Thousands marched through the streets of downtown Spokane for the Women’s Persistence March and Rally. Everyone had a reason why they’re marching. It’s a part of a nationwide event this weekend, as people across the country marched to support women’s rights, civil rights, racial equality, and justice. One woman KHQ spoke with says she was marching to spread the message of standing up for one another and being there for one ano...

  • No Texas probes involving California torture suspects

    RIO VISTA, Texas (AP) - An official in Texas says authorities there had no reports involving the couple charged in California with shackling and starving 12 of their 13 children.    David and Louise Turpin have pleaded not guilty in Riverside County, California, to multiple counts of torture, child abuse and false imprisonment. The couple moved to California from near Fort Worth, Texas, in 2011.

  • Crews work to pull up tank that may be source of oil sheen

    ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) - The Coast Guard says contract crews are working to pull up an old 20-foot-long tank that may be the potential source of an oil sheen on the Columbia River near Astoria.    Coast Guard spokeswoman Ali Flockerzi said Sunday that it could take a few days for workers to remove portions of the pier and access that tank located underneath the Cannery Pier.

  • Parks and Rec: Skater injured in Ice Ribbon accident in critical condition

    SPOKANE, Wash. - After reporting that a woman injured Friday at Riverfront Park's Ice Ribbon had passed away Saturday, the department now says that the injured woman is in critical condition.

  • California highway swamped by deadly mudslides reopens

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) - California transportation officials say a key coastal highway swamped by deadly mudslides has reopened after a nearly two-week closure that caused traffic headaches across the region.    Jim Shivers, a spokesman for the Department of Transportation, says traffic began moving again on U.S. 101 near Montecito shortly after noon on Sunday.

  • Philadelphia greasing light poles to stop fans from climbing

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Workers in Philadelphia are greasing light poles in a bid to prevent fans from climbing up them after the NFC Championship game.    Officials say the grease should make the poles too slippery to climb.

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  • Boise man fatally shoots himself during traffic stop near Granger

    Boise man fatally shoots himself during traffic stop near Granger

    Monday, January 22 2018 11:55 AM EST2018-01-22 16:55:01 GMT

    GRANGER, Wash. - Authorities say a man killed himself during a traffic stop in eastern Washington state. Washington State Patrol said that 54-year-old James D. Mosley of Boise, Idaho, fatally shot himself in front of troopers about 2:30 p.m. Sunday. He was driving a silver 2004 Buick Century, going east on Interstate 82 in Yakima County when he was pulled over for a traffic infraction. 

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    GRANGER, Wash. - Authorities say a man killed himself during a traffic stop in eastern Washington state. Washington State Patrol said that 54-year-old James D. Mosley of Boise, Idaho, fatally shot himself in front of troopers about 2:30 p.m. Sunday. He was driving a silver 2004 Buick Century, going east on Interstate 82 in Yakima County when he was pulled over for a traffic infraction. 

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  • Yakima approves emergency proclamation ahead of landslide

    Yakima approves emergency proclamation ahead of landslide

    Thursday, January 18 2018 9:08 AM EST2018-01-18 14:08:43 GMT

    YAKIMA, Wash. - A city in central Washington state issued an emergency proclamation in response to a mass of rock and soil crawling down a ridge that officials say could turn into a landslide. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the Yakima City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution for city officials to request state or federal assistance should the city require help in responding to the effects of about 4 million cubic yards.

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    YAKIMA, Wash. - A city in central Washington state issued an emergency proclamation in response to a mass of rock and soil crawling down a ridge that officials say could turn into a landslide. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the Yakima City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution for city officials to request state or federal assistance should the city require help in responding to the effects of about 4 million cubic yards.

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  • 17-year-old dies of hypothermia in Blaine County

    17-year-old dies of hypothermia in Blaine County

    Friday, January 12 2018 7:46 PM EST2018-01-13 00:46:34 GMT
    Friday, January 12 2018 9:10 PM EST2018-01-13 02:10:57 GMT

    A 17-year-old male was found dead in a field near Highway 2 Thursday morning.

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    A 17-year-old male was found dead in a field near Highway 2 Thursday morning.

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