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  • Think twice before taking photos on Spokane railroad tracks

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Everyone is looking for that perfect photo with that beautiful backdrop. But a Facebook post has sparked quite a conversation. It was a photo of a woman taking a photo of a guy on railroad tracks. Those with Operation Lifesaver say it’s not only illegal it’s also dangerous. “This is becoming more and more prevalent,” says Travis Campbell, state director of Idaho Operation Lifesaver.

  • UPDATE: Missing 10-year-old Spokane girl found safe

    SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE: Police say a missing Spokane 10-year-old has been found and is safe thanks to help from people who called after they spotted her.

  • Construction crews help contain brush fire on Newport Highway

    MEAD, Wash. - As soon as a fire breaks out, firefighters rush to the scene. But something interesting happened at the fire in Mead along Newport Highway on Tuesday. A group of construction workers who were at a site just across the road saw the smoke and flames, hopped in their water tanker, and immediately drove across the street.

  • Neighbors concerned about speeders at North Spokane intersection

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Jennifer Giovetti has lived at the intersection of Regal and Lincoln for six years. In a news tip to KHQ, Giovetti writes that she's seen at least one bad crash there every year. She's worried not just for the drivers, but for the kids in the neighborhood "When you're going 35 mph turning a corner to go to Regal, and we have a 5-year-old next door and there’s no fence in yard," said Giovetti.

  • Friend remembers Pullman High School senior who was shot, killed

    PULLMAN, Wash. - A shooting leaves one man dead and two others in jail, facing years behind bars. On Wednesday, 17-year-old Keagan Tennant and his 18-year-old friend Matthew McKetta appeared before an Idaho judge for the first time. The teens are accused of a series of felonies including involuntary manslaughter, attempted murder and robbery.

  • Medical call turns violent, man pulls gun on Spokane firefighters

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Firefighters risk their lives on a daily basis to save others: Walking through burning buildings, performing water rescues, and fighting brush fires. But, what was at first a normal medical call last week turned into a very dangerous situation for Spokane firefighters. "The person went from a normal status like you and I talking here to extremely violent," said Spokane Fire Chief Schaeffer.

  • Is there an alligator in Clear Lake?

    YAKIMA, Wash. - A picture of what appears to be an alligator in Clear Lake is making the rounds on Facebook. The viral post has more than 4,000 shares and asks the question: Is there a gator among us? While it cannot be confirmed, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says it’s likely not an alligator.

  • Keeping Vigil: the 'First Lady' of the law

     SPOKANE, Wash. - We have all heard the stories of how crime has risen in Spokane over the years, but not many get to meet the criminals causing the chaos. In tonight's Keeping Vigil, we introduce you to a woman that not many look forward to seeing on a weekday afternoon.  

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    Spokane Riverkeeper helps clean up homeless camp

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Riverkeeper reported Wednesday that they assisted the City Park Department in the removal of trash from a homeless camp below Kendall Yards.  The group removed about 400 lbs with the boat they took to the excursion and the city removed the remainder of the estimated 2,500 lbs.  "Homelessness is an issue that contributes to the litter in and along our river, and we will continue to work with our partners to 

  • Gas leak evacuates Spokane nursing home

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Fire Department reports two companies of firefighters responded to an activated fire alarm at a nursing care facility located in the 1800 block of E. Upriver Drive around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night. When crews arrived they found there was a leak from a hazardous gas container.

  • VIDEO: Alaska man says boat attacked by orca whale

    SITKA, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska man says his boat was attacked by an orca during a fishing excursion with his 14-year-old son and two other people. Victor Littlefield of Sitka says the killer whale repeatedly rammed the boat, yanked the anchor line and slapped the bow with its tail.

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  • U.S. Forest Service warns of aggressive bear on Canfield Mountain

    U.S. Forest Service warns of aggressive bear on Canfield Mountain

    Friday, July 21 2017 8:41 PM EDT2017-07-22 00:41:48 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - If you're planning on doing some outdoor activities on Canfield Mountain this weekend, listen up! The U.S. Forest Service wants the public to avoid the upper parking area and trail system on the mountain for the time being. An aggressive sow bear with a cub (possibly more than one cub) has been reported on the Cave Trail.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - If you're planning on doing some outdoor activities on Canfield Mountain this weekend, listen up! The U.S. Forest Service wants the public to avoid the upper parking area and trail system on the mountain for the time being. An aggressive sow bear with a cub (possibly more than one cub) has been reported on the Cave Trail.

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  • UPDATE: 19-year-old firefighter killed by falling tree in Montana

    UPDATE: 19-year-old firefighter killed by falling tree in Montana

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:27 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:27:38 GMT
    Trenton JohnsonTrenton Johnson

    MISSOULA, Mont. - Authorities say a 19-year-old firefighter has died after being struck by a falling tree while responding to a small blaze in western Montana. Missoula County sheriff's officials say Trenton Johnson of Missoula died from his injuries Wednesday afternoon in a hospital. Johnson worked for a Merlin, Oregon-based private firefighting contractor called Grayback Forestry Inc. 

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    MISSOULA, Mont. - Authorities say a 19-year-old firefighter has died after being struck by a falling tree while responding to a small blaze in western Montana. Missoula County sheriff's officials say Trenton Johnson of Missoula died from his injuries Wednesday afternoon in a hospital. Johnson worked for a Merlin, Oregon-based private firefighting contractor called Grayback Forestry Inc. 

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  • Man with previous ties to Coeur d'Alene and Spokane wanted by the FBI on meth trafficking charges

    Man with previous ties to Coeur d'Alene and Spokane wanted by the FBI on meth trafficking charges

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:57:16 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The FBI is looking for a convicted felon they believe is involved in trafficking methamphetamine in Montana.  33-year-old Chase Storlie initially had a federal arrest warrant issued for him in Montana on June 9 for failure to appear at his arraignment in Helena. Storlie was previously charged on April 26, 2017, with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute meth.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The FBI is looking for a convicted felon they believe is involved in trafficking methamphetamine in Montana.  33-year-old Chase Storlie initially had a federal arrest warrant issued for him in Montana on June 9 for failure to appear at his arraignment in Helena. Storlie was previously charged on April 26, 2017, with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute meth.

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  • WSU picked to finish 3rd in Pac-12 North

    WSU picked to finish 3rd in Pac-12 North

    The Cougars finished 2nd in the Pac-12 North last season.The Cougars finished 2nd in the Pac-12 North last season.

    The Cougars finished second in the Pac-12 North last season, posting a 7-2 conference record and 8-5 overall record. WSU's season was highlighted by an eight-game winning streak, their longest since 1930.

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    The Cougars finished second in the Pac-12 North last season, posting a 7-2 conference record and 8-5 overall record. WSU's season was highlighted by an eight-game winning streak, their longest since 1930.

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  • Indians' Ragans & Ratliff named to NWL All-Star team

    Indians' Ragans & Ratliff named to NWL All-Star team

    Courtesy: Spokane IndiansCourtesy: Spokane Indians

    The Northwest League announced its roster for the 2017 Northwest League/Pioneer League All-Star Game and two Spokane Indians - Cole Ragans and Tyler Ratliff - made the team.

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    The Northwest League announced its roster for the 2017 Northwest League/Pioneer League All-Star Game and two Spokane Indians - Cole Ragans and Tyler Ratliff - made the team.

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  • Mariners drop series finale to Red Sox, 4-0

    Mariners drop series finale to Red Sox, 4-0

    The Mariners are now 51-52 on the season.The Mariners are now 51-52 on the season.

    The Seattle Mariners drop their series finale against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, losing 4-0. The Mariners will begin a three-game series against the New York Mets on Friday.

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    The Seattle Mariners drop their series finale against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, losing 4-0. The Mariners will begin a three-game series against the New York Mets on Friday.

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