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  • David Cassidy, '70s teen heartthrob, dies at age 67

    David Cassidy, '70s teen heartthrob, dies at age 67

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 11:00 PM EST2017-11-22 04:00:47 GMT
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    David Cassidy of "The Partridge Family" fame has died at age 67.  Publicist JoAnn Geffen released a statement Tuesday evening saying Cassidy had died "surrounded by those he loved." 

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    David Cassidy of "The Partridge Family" fame has died at age 67.  Publicist JoAnn Geffen released a statement Tuesday evening saying Cassidy had died "surrounded by those he loved." 

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  • Disturbing videos on YouTube Kid's app are tricking your kids, and could be hurting them

    Disturbing videos on YouTube Kid's app are tricking your kids, and could be hurting them

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 10:31 PM EST2017-11-22 03:31:12 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Google is cracking down on disturbing cartoons that appear on the YouTube Kid's App. Google owns YouTube, and says it's rolling out new policies in the coming weeks to make sure the cartoons, which appear to be made for kids but have very inappropriate adult-themes, are taken down. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Google is cracking down on disturbing cartoons that appear on the YouTube Kid's App. Google owns YouTube, and says it's rolling out new policies in the coming weeks to make sure the cartoons, which appear to be made for kids but have very inappropriate adult-themes, are taken down. 

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  • Coeur d'Alene woman with brain cyst creates bucket list

    Coeur d'Alene woman with brain cyst creates bucket list

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 9:45 PM EST2017-11-22 02:45:51 GMT

    Nothing can wipe away the smile off Kayley Marks’s face. Her fiancé, Thomas Williams, and her three-year-old daughter, Kaliyah, keep her busy, but also keep her smiling, even through the worst of times. “The x-rays came back with a little something different than I expected,” Marks said. A few months ago, a routine check for migraines turned into doctors finding an epidermoid cyst in her brain.

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    Nothing can wipe away the smile off Kayley Marks’s face. Her fiancé, Thomas Williams, and her three-year-old daughter, Kaliyah, keep her busy, but also keep her smiling, even through the worst of times. “The x-rays came back with a little something different than I expected,” Marks said. A few months ago, a routine check for migraines turned into doctors finding an epidermoid cyst in her brain.

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  • Spokane man told to take down American and U.S. Air Force Flag

    Spokane man told to take down American and U.S. Air Force Flag

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 9:35 PM EST2017-11-22 02:35:59 GMT

    Many of us have them, others see them waving from businesses, flagpoles, or homes. We’re talking about the American Flag. On Monday, a Spokane man was told to take his down, along with a United States Air Force flag. The flags were hanging above Nicholas Magee’s balcony at the Deer Run Apartments in North Spokane. “It’s unbelievable that they would serve me that and tell me to tear down my uncles flag,” said Magee. “I would love to fly 

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    Many of us have them, others see them waving from businesses, flagpoles, or homes. We’re talking about the American Flag. On Monday, a Spokane man was told to take his down, along with a United States Air Force flag. The flags were hanging above Nicholas Magee’s balcony at the Deer Run Apartments in North Spokane. “It’s unbelievable that they would serve me that and tell me to tear down my uncles flag,” said Magee. “I would love to fly 

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  • Coeur d'Alene tops CDC list as drunkest city in Idaho

    Coeur d'Alene tops CDC list as drunkest city in Idaho

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 9:09 PM EST2017-11-22 02:09:30 GMT

    ATLANTA, GA- Excessive alcohol drinking is responsible for tens of thousands of Americans' deaths each year. But it's not just a physical toll on the country, it's a economic one as well. 

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    ATLANTA, GA- Excessive alcohol drinking is responsible for tens of thousands of Americans' deaths each year. But it's not just a physical toll on the country, it's a economic one as well. 

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  • How 311 helps connect the homeless to services in Spokane

    How 311 helps connect the homeless to services in Spokane

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 8:54 PM EST2017-11-22 01:54:08 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The city announced that it was adding two meters to their “Give Real Change” campaign to help the homeless in our community on Tuesday. That campaign has already helped one person who was living at a homeless camp that KHQ reported on last week. It’s off of Division and Ermina and the city has been able to connect the man with housing. “Just about half of the people that we make contact with on the streets move directly into housing,” says..

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The city announced that it was adding two meters to their “Give Real Change” campaign to help the homeless in our community on Tuesday. That campaign has already helped one person who was living at a homeless camp that KHQ reported on last week. It’s off of Division and Ermina and the city has been able to connect the man with housing. “Just about half of the people that we make contact with on the streets move directly into housing,” says..

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  • North Spokane family searching for their hairless cat, Hellboy

    North Spokane family searching for their hairless cat, Hellboy

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 8:46 PM EST2017-11-22 01:46:08 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Each day and each second that passes makes a north Spokane family even more worried especially with how cold it’s been outside. They’re looking for Hellboy, their 6-year-old hairless cat. “He looks kind of mean and evil with his green eyes but he's really sweet and comes up to people,” says Nick Bitonti. He and his fiancée Nicold are worried sick. “It's just so hard to talk about. He's more than just a cat. He's like a family member..

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Each day and each second that passes makes a north Spokane family even more worried especially with how cold it’s been outside. They’re looking for Hellboy, their 6-year-old hairless cat. “He looks kind of mean and evil with his green eyes but he's really sweet and comes up to people,” says Nick Bitonti. He and his fiancée Nicold are worried sick. “It's just so hard to talk about. He's more than just a cat. He's like a family member..

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  • Protecting your stuff from Spokane's Real Life Grinches

    Protecting your stuff from Spokane's Real Life Grinches

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 8:13 PM EST2017-11-22 01:13:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. -- To you, it may be an old gym bag, or a backpack full of homework, but all thieves see is a potential gold mine unmanned in your car. It's a year-round problem in our community, but Black Friday is like Christmas for crooks. "I came back to my car and the window was broke out, everything was gone from the jockey box," said one car prowling victim. "It made me angry, it's a violation."

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    SPOKANE, Wash. -- To you, it may be an old gym bag, or a backpack full of homework, but all thieves see is a potential gold mine unmanned in your car. It's a year-round problem in our community, but Black Friday is like Christmas for crooks. "I came back to my car and the window was broke out, everything was gone from the jockey box," said one car prowling victim. "It made me angry, it's a violation."

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  • Security System Donated to Victims of Vicious Spokane Break-in

    Security System Donated to Victims of Vicious Spokane Break-in

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 8:04 PM EST2017-11-22 01:04:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. -- A family is beside themselves after a man defecated throughout their home, destroyed family pictures, flooded their basement, and then tried to light the property on fire. The tragedy had them questioning their faith in humanity, until a hero stepped in to help. "We put a lot of work into the house over the past couple months, working full time, we have four kids," said homeowner Rodney Gunther.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. -- A family is beside themselves after a man defecated throughout their home, destroyed family pictures, flooded their basement, and then tried to light the property on fire. The tragedy had them questioning their faith in humanity, until a hero stepped in to help. "We put a lot of work into the house over the past couple months, working full time, we have four kids," said homeowner Rodney Gunther.

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  • Kootenai County Sheriff's Office looking for missing man

    Kootenai County Sheriff's Office looking for missing man

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 6:36 PM EST2017-11-21 23:36:28 GMT

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office is hoping you can help them find a missing man. Robert Westbrook's son posted on Facebook that his dad left Hayden at 4:30 p.m. on Monday for Kellogg, but has not been seen or heard from since. 

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    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office is hoping you can help them find a missing man. Robert Westbrook's son posted on Facebook that his dad left Hayden at 4:30 p.m. on Monday for Kellogg, but has not been seen or heard from since. 

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  • City adds 'Give Real Change' meters to STA Plaza and airport security checkpoints

    City adds 'Give Real Change' meters to STA Plaza and airport security checkpoints

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 5:54 PM EST2017-11-21 22:54:13 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The City of Spokane has installed two additional "Give Real Change" meters in an effort to end homelessness.  New meters were placed at the STA Plaza and at the Spokane Airport. Bus riders can donate extra change at the Plaza in downtown Spokane and airline passengers can donate their spare change at security checkpoints in both terminals of SIA.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The City of Spokane has installed two additional "Give Real Change" meters in an effort to end homelessness.  New meters were placed at the STA Plaza and at the Spokane Airport. Bus riders can donate extra change at the Plaza in downtown Spokane and airline passengers can donate their spare change at security checkpoints in both terminals of SIA.  

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

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

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 5:45 PM EST2017-11-21 22:45:15 GMT

    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.

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    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.

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  • Shareholders approve Avista acquisition by Hydro One

    Shareholders approve Avista acquisition by Hydro One

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 5:11 PM EST2017-11-21 22:11:19 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Avista shareholders have approved the acquisition of the company by Canadian utility Hydro One. “We are pleased that our shareholders have demonstrated their strong support of this transaction and the value and benefits it will provide for all of our stakeholders,” Avista Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Scott L. Morris said.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Avista shareholders have approved the acquisition of the company by Canadian utility Hydro One. “We are pleased that our shareholders have demonstrated their strong support of this transaction and the value and benefits it will provide for all of our stakeholders,” Avista Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Scott L. Morris said.

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  • Two people dead, another in serious condition in Lewiston; Suspect in custody

    Two people dead, another in serious condition in Lewiston; Suspect in custody

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 4:12 PM EST2017-11-21 21:12:19 GMT

    LEWISTON, Idaho - Detectives with the Lewiston Police Department are searching for a person of interest in a double homicide that happened early Tuesday morning.  Police found two deceased adults in a home near 6th and Preston just after 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday. A third adult victim was also found int he home with a stab wound to his back. 

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    LEWISTON, Idaho - Detectives with the Lewiston Police Department are searching for a person of interest in a double homicide that happened early Tuesday morning.  Police found two deceased adults in a home near 6th and Preston just after 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday. A third adult victim was also found int he home with a stab wound to his back. 

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  • Do you know who these burglary/fraud/theft suspects are?

    Do you know who these burglary/fraud/theft suspects are?

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 2:27 PM EST2017-11-21 19:27:33 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Detectives with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office are hoping you can help them identify three men suspected of stealing a car, credit cards and other items last week.  Detectives say the credit cards were used a Walmart on E. Sprague and video surveillance shows three men leaving the store in the stolen car after the fraudulent transactions.

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Detectives with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office are hoping you can help them identify three men suspected of stealing a car, credit cards and other items last week.  Detectives say the credit cards were used a Walmart on E. Sprague and video surveillance shows three men leaving the store in the stolen car after the fraudulent transactions.

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  • CBS News fires Charlie Rose following sexual misconduct allegations

    CBS News fires Charlie Rose following sexual misconduct allegations

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 1:13 PM EST2017-11-21 18:13:48 GMT

    NEW YORK - CBS News has fired Charlie Rose after several women accused the veteran newsman of sexual misconduct. Rose has been one of three hosts of "CBS This Morning" since 2012 and is also a contributor to "60 Minutes."

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    NEW YORK - CBS News has fired Charlie Rose after several women accused the veteran newsman of sexual misconduct. Rose has been one of three hosts of "CBS This Morning" since 2012 and is also a contributor to "60 Minutes."

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  • Seattle budget includes money for safe-injection site

    Seattle budget includes money for safe-injection site

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 11:46 AM EST2017-11-21 16:46:49 GMT

    SEATTLE, Wash. - The Seattle City Council has passed a 2018 budget that includes $1.3 million to create what could be the nation's first authorized safe-injection site for drug users. The Seattle Times reports that the $5.6 billion budget approved Monday also increases city spending on programs that address homelessness to $63 million, a nearly 40 percent jump over four years ago. 

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    SEATTLE, Wash. - The Seattle City Council has passed a 2018 budget that includes $1.3 million to create what could be the nation's first authorized safe-injection site for drug users. The Seattle Times reports that the $5.6 billion budget approved Monday also increases city spending on programs that address homelessness to $63 million, a nearly 40 percent jump over four years ago. 

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  • Spokane Police searching for Shadle Park student who threatened another student

    Spokane Police searching for Shadle Park student who threatened another student

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 11:40 AM EST2017-11-21 16:40:36 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating a student making threats toward another student near Shadle Park High School.  Spokane Police Officer John O'Brien tells us a school resource officer heard a threat against another student and called for backup.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating a student making threats toward another student near Shadle Park High School.  Spokane Police Officer John O'Brien tells us a school resource officer heard a threat against another student and called for backup. Spokane Police are canvassing the area to find the student making threats. Police say the student was last seen near the library near Shadle Park High School wearing all black.

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  • SUV driver crashes into De Leon Foods and then takes off

    SUV driver crashes into De Leon Foods and then takes off

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 10:20 AM EST2017-11-21 15:20:29 GMT
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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Spokane Police are looking for the person who crashed into De Leon Foods on Francis in north Spokane. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Spokane Police are looking for the person who crashed into De Leon Foods on Francis in north Spokane. 

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  • "My son was just gone": mother of kidnapped baby speaks out about online danger

    "My son was just gone": mother of kidnapped baby speaks out about online danger

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 12:30 AM EST2017-11-21 05:30:18 GMT
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    SPOKANE, Wash.- The mother of a 6-month old baby who was kidnapped as part of an elaborate online scam is speaking out, urging everyone to be careful who they meet on the internet.  Lekeisha Johnson, from Kennewick, says she thought she'd been in a relationship with a man for weeks, but then she found out that her supposed boyfriend never existed in the first place. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- The mother of a 6-month old baby who was kidnapped as part of an elaborate online scam is speaking out, urging everyone to be careful who they meet on the internet.  Lekeisha Johnson, from Kennewick, says she thought she'd been in a relationship with a man for weeks, but then she found out that her supposed boyfriend never existed in the first place. 

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  • Two people and a bird escape house fire in North Spokane

    Two people and a bird escape house fire in North Spokane

    Monday, November 20 2017 10:47 PM EST2017-11-21 03:47:07 GMT
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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Spokane fire crews responded to a house fire Monday night about 7:30pm in North Spokane, at York and Wall.  Crews say it appears the f the fire started outside, at the front of the home, and then moved into the interior. C

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Spokane fire crews responded to a house fire Monday night about 7:30pm in North Spokane, at York and Wall.  Crews say it appears the f the fire started outside, at the front of the home, and then moved into the interior. C

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  • Spokane city councilwoman speaks out against sexual harassment

    Spokane city councilwoman speaks out against sexual harassment

    Monday, November 20 2017 9:23 PM EST2017-11-21 02:23:02 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane city councilwoman is sharing her story too as more allegations against different men continue to come out. Kate Burke was elected to city council for her first term. She shared her story about sexual harassment too. Since Burke shared her story, she says she’s received messages from other women, reaching out. “I want women to know that I'm an ally I'm here to chat. I'm here to listen,” she says. “There are allies in 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane city councilwoman is sharing her story too as more allegations against different men continue to come out. Kate Burke was elected to city council for her first term. She shared her story about sexual harassment too. Since Burke shared her story, she says she’s received messages from other women, reaching out. “I want women to know that I'm an ally I'm here to chat. I'm here to listen,” she says. “There are allies in 

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  • Family concerned after finding bullet lodged in window frame

    Family concerned after finding bullet lodged in window frame

    Monday, November 20 2017 9:20 PM EST2017-11-21 02:20:52 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A north Spokane family feels like they have to move after finding a bullet lodged in their window frame over the weekend. Roger Sims says he is unsure when exactly it happened but they noticed it on Saturday when his wife opened the window and saw it was broken. That’s when they found a bullet lodged in the window. “We're always in there,” he says. “My niece and my nephew, they're five and three. They're always playing in the room....

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A north Spokane family feels like they have to move after finding a bullet lodged in their window frame over the weekend. Roger Sims says he is unsure when exactly it happened but they noticed it on Saturday when his wife opened the window and saw it was broken. That’s when they found a bullet lodged in the window. “We're always in there,” he says. “My niece and my nephew, they're five and three. They're always playing in the room....

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  • Recovering addict finds passion, helps others

    Recovering addict finds passion, helps others

    Monday, November 20 2017 9:19 PM EST2017-11-21 02:19:48 GMT

    Sherry Hegstad loves to cut hair. She’s had her cosmetology license since 2014 and it makes her feel alive, gives her a sense of passion, a passion that she says wouldn’t be possible today. “I was addicted to meth for 22 years,” she said. Hegstad was headed for rock bottom, “I was at Walmart on the day before Black Friday shoplifting and I had meth on me." And in 2015, her life would change.

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    Sherry Hegstad loves to cut hair. She’s had her cosmetology license since 2014 and it makes her feel alive, gives her a sense of passion, a passion that she says wouldn’t be possible today. “I was addicted to meth for 22 years,” she said. Hegstad was headed for rock bottom, “I was at Walmart on the day before Black Friday shoplifting and I had meth on me." And in 2015, her life would change.

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  • North Idaho boy recovering from hit and run

    North Idaho boy recovering from hit and run

    Monday, November 20 2017 9:13 PM EST2017-11-21 02:13:42 GMT

    STATELINE, Idaho -- "I thought I was going to die." Henry Heidecker is alive after a frightening accident Sunday night. “I was in a lot of pain, but I ran to the bar and got help,” Heidecker said. His bike on the other hand, well it’s mangled. Heidecker says he was going to grab a pop for his dad from a gas station close by, but on his way back that’s when things went south.

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    STATELINE, Idaho -- "I thought I was going to die." Henry Heidecker is alive after a frightening accident Sunday night. “I was in a lot of pain, but I ran to the bar and got help,” Heidecker said. His bike on the other hand, well it’s mangled. Heidecker says he was going to grab a pop for his dad from a gas station close by, but on his way back that’s when things went south.

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  • Spokane woman feels like prisoner in home, desperate for wheelchair ramp

    Spokane woman feels like prisoner in home, desperate for wheelchair ramp

    Monday, November 20 2017 9:11 PM EST2017-11-21 02:11:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. -- A local mother said she feels like a prisoner in her home. She's wheelchair bound and just moved into a property with no ramp. She said she doesn't qualify for the programs out there that could assist with putting one in. With nowhere else to turn, she said "Help Me Hayley."   "Mainly I move around by scooting," said April Belnap. "I have Spina bifida. I do not walk at all."

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    SPOKANE, Wash. -- A local mother said she feels like a prisoner in her home. She's wheelchair bound and just moved into a property with no ramp. She said she doesn't qualify for the programs out there that could assist with putting one in. With nowhere else to turn, she said "Help Me Hayley."   "Mainly I move around by scooting," said April Belnap. "I have Spina bifida. I do not walk at all."

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  • New York subway conductors must use gender neutral terms from now on

    New York subway conductors must use gender neutral terms from now on

    Monday, November 20 2017 9:11 PM EST2017-11-21 02:11:13 GMT

    NEW YORK CITY, NY- Conductors on subway trains in New York have been told to stop using the term “ladies and gentlemen” when making announcements. Instead, they should use the gender-neutral terms “passengers,” “riders,” and “everyone.” 

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    NEW YORK CITY, NY- Conductors on subway trains in New York have been told to stop using the term “ladies and gentlemen” when making announcements. Instead, they should use the gender-neutral terms “passengers,” “riders,” and “everyone.” 

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  • New technology helps North Idaho boy with scoliosis

    New technology helps North Idaho boy with scoliosis

    Monday, November 20 2017 8:25 PM EST2017-11-21 01:25:47 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- 3 people out of 1,000 deal with scoliosis, a sideways curvature of the spine. In some cases, it could mean surgery every six months, until now. There’s a new procedure being done in Spokane and that one North Idaho parent says is nothing short of magic.  9-year-old Rielynn McCall lives in Troy, Idaho with his family. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- 3 people out of 1,000 deal with scoliosis, a sideways curvature of the spine. In some cases, it could mean surgery every six months, until now. There’s a new procedure being done in Spokane and that one North Idaho parent says is nothing short of magic.  9-year-old Rielynn McCall lives in Troy, Idaho with his family. 

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  • Elaborate online romance ends in abduction of Kennewick baby

    Elaborate online romance ends in abduction of Kennewick baby

    Monday, November 20 2017 7:37 PM EST2017-11-21 00:37:38 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. -- A chilling and elaborate scheme ends in the kidnapping of a six-month-old baby. Investigators believe the baby's mother was tricked into handing him over to a con artist. Police worked tirelessly to bring the baby home safe. The suspect, Fern Little Calf made her first appearance in court on Monday afternoon. Detectives believe she posed as a man on the internet to lure a mother and her children from Kennewick to Spokane.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. -- A chilling and elaborate scheme ends in the kidnapping of a six-month-old baby. Investigators believe the baby's mother was tricked into handing him over to a con artist. Police worked tirelessly to bring the baby home safe. The suspect, Fern Little Calf made her first appearance in court on Monday afternoon. Detectives believe she posed as a man on the internet to lure a mother and her children from Kennewick to Spokane.

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  • Deputies arrest man accused of hitting 13-year-old boy with car near state line

    Deputies arrest man accused of hitting 13-year-old boy with car near state line

    Monday, November 20 2017 6:51 PM EST2017-11-20 23:51:57 GMT

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man they believe hit a 13-year-old boy with his car over the weekend near the state line.  Billy B. Swift of Newman Lake was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident and inattentive driving.  The boy's father said his son went to grab a snack from the gas station near their home Saturday night when a car veered off the road.

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    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man they believe hit a 13-year-old boy with his car over the weekend near the state line.  Billy B. Swift of Newman Lake was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident and inattentive driving.  The boy's father said his son went to grab a snack from the gas station near their home Saturday night when a car veered off the road.

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  • Idaho teen recovering after being hit by a car

    Idaho teen recovering after being hit by a car

    Monday, November 20 2017 4:42 PM EST2017-11-20 21:42:07 GMT

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - A 13-year-old boy is recovering after he was hit by a car on Seltice Way near State Line. The victim said moments after he was hit, the driver fled the scene. The boy's dad told KHQ's Hayley Guenthner that Saturday night around 9:00, his son went to grab a snack from the gas station about a block from their home. He said the car veered off the road and into the parking lot where his son was. When a woman came to 

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    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - A 13-year-old boy is recovering after he was hit by a car on Seltice Way near State Line. The victim said moments after he was hit, the driver fled the scene. The boy's dad told KHQ's Hayley Guenthner that Saturday night around 9:00, his son went to grab a snack from the gas station about a block from their home. He said the car veered off the road and into the parking lot where his son was. When a woman came to 

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  • Trader Joe's recalls packaged salads over contamination fear

    Monday, November 20 2017 11:11 AM EST2017-11-20 16:11:56 GMT

    PHOENIX - Trader Joe's says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside.    The grocery chain said Saturday on its website that packages of white meat chicken salad, curried white chicken deli salad and turkey cranberry apple salad sold in some areas that expire from Nov. 10-21 could be contaminated. 

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    PHOENIX - Trader Joe's says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside.    The grocery chain said Saturday on its website that packages of white meat chicken salad, curried white chicken deli salad and turkey cranberry apple salad sold in some areas that expire from Nov. 10-21 could be contaminated. 

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  • North Spokane Couple finds Bullet Lodged in Front Window

    North Spokane Couple finds Bullet Lodged in Front Window

    Sunday, November 19 2017 11:52 PM EST2017-11-20 04:52:38 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A family is terrified after they say someone fired at least one shot at their home near Maple and Fairview. They believe the gunman targeted the wrong property. Danielle Rees and her husband discovered the bullet hole, and the bullet still lodged in their woodwork. It went through one of their front windows. "That's going to be my daughter's room," Danielle said. "What if she would have been there? What if my niece and 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A family is terrified after they say someone fired at least one shot at their home near Maple and Fairview. They believe the gunman targeted the wrong property. Danielle Rees and her husband discovered the bullet hole, and the bullet still lodged in their woodwork. It went through one of their front windows. "That's going to be my daughter's room," Danielle said. "What if she would have been there? What if my niece and 

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  • Airway Heights family's motor home stolen from their property

    Airway Heights family's motor home stolen from their property

    Sunday, November 19 2017 7:45 PM EST2017-11-20 00:45:43 GMT

    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - A family in Airway Heights never thought a theft like this would happen. “My husband and I were born and raised in Airway Heights. We feel violated,” say Tami Broderius, the homeowner. “You just never would think. It wasn't a little small camper. It was a pretty big motor home.” She says on Friday night the motor home was still there when she got home from work at 5 p.m. She went out to dinner with her family and when they came back th...

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    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - A family in Airway Heights never thought a theft like this would happen. “My husband and I were born and raised in Airway Heights. We feel violated,” say Tami Broderius, the homeowner. “You just never would think. It wasn't a little small camper. It was a pretty big motor home.” She says on Friday night the motor home was still there when she got home from work at 5 p.m. She went out to dinner with her family and when they came back th...

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  • Man held after body found in burning Okanogan County home

    Man held after body found in burning Okanogan County home

    Sunday, November 19 2017 7:12 PM EST2017-11-20 00:12:54 GMT

    OMAK, Wash. (AP) - A 27-year-old man is jail on investigation of first-degree murder and arson after firefighters found a body inside a burning home in the north-central Washington town of Omak.

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    OMAK, Wash. (AP) - A 27-year-old man is jail on investigation of first-degree murder and arson after firefighters found a body inside a burning home in the north-central Washington town of Omak.

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  • Spokane Valley residents face fines for not clearing snow

    Spokane Valley residents face fines for not clearing snow

    Sunday, November 19 2017 7:09 PM EST2017-11-20 00:09:31 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) - Spokane Valley residents who don't shovel their sidewalks this winter could see fines.    The Spokesman-Review reports the City Council passed an ordinance last month requiring residents to clear snow and ice from their sidewalk within 48 hours if accumulation is three inches or more, or face a $52 fine.

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) - Spokane Valley residents who don't shovel their sidewalks this winter could see fines.    The Spokesman-Review reports the City Council passed an ordinance last month requiring residents to clear snow and ice from their sidewalk within 48 hours if accumulation is three inches or more, or face a $52 fine.

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  • Spokane's historic Ice Storm is now 21 years old

    Spokane's historic Ice Storm is now 21 years old

    Sunday, November 19 2017 4:56 PM EST2017-11-19 21:56:04 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Friday marked two years since windstorm 2015 knocked down trees, caused massive damage and left thousands of people without power in and around Spokane. Just a few days later marks another historic weather-related anniversary in the region: Ice Storm 1996.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Friday marked two years since windstorm 2015 knocked down trees, caused massive damage and left thousands of people without power in and around Spokane. Just a few days later marks another historic weather-related anniversary in the region: Ice Storm 1996.

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  • Missing Spokane 86-year-old woman located

    Missing Spokane 86-year-old woman located

    Sunday, November 19 2017 4:20 PM EST2017-11-19 21:20:19 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Update: Family members of Dorothy Ramon Gerske, an 86 year old woman who was reported missing Tuesday, has been found. The family tells KHQ Dorothy is in the hospital and is doing okay. Gerske's great-niece, Jeanene Aagard-Rundgren, says Gerske's name was misspelled when she checked into the hospital, so when police checked, they couldn't find her.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Update: Family members of Dorothy Ramon Gerske, an 86 year old woman who was reported missing Tuesday, has been found. The family tells KHQ Dorothy is in the hospital and is doing okay. Gerske's great-niece, Jeanene Aagard-Rundgren, says Gerske's name was misspelled when she checked into the hospital, so when police checked, they couldn't find her.

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  • Shooting in North Spokane was domestic violence related

    Shooting in North Spokane was domestic violence related

    Sunday, November 19 2017 4:12 PM EST2017-11-19 21:12:10 GMT

    Police say the girlfriend of a man shot Saturday night in north Spokane has been arrested on first degree assault charges. Officers were called to the 1600 block of E. Bismark Saturday night around 7 p.m. Responding officers found a man and woman inside an apartment. The man had been shot in the leg and the woman told police an intruder had come into their apartment and shot the victim in the leg, then took off.

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    Police say the girlfriend of a man shot Saturday night in north Spokane has been arrested on first degree assault charges. Officers were called to the 1600 block of E. Bismark Saturday night around 7 p.m. Responding officers found a man and woman inside an apartment. The man had been shot in the leg and the woman told police an intruder had come into their apartment and shot the victim in the leg, then took off.

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  • Trader Joe's chicken, turkey salads recalled because of glass fragments

    Trader Joe's chicken, turkey salads recalled because of glass fragments

    Saturday, November 18 2017 8:39 PM EST2017-11-19 01:39:24 GMT

    WASHINGTON - The Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Saturday that Green Cuisine, a California-based company, is recalling about 36,854 lbs of chicken and turkey salad products that may be contaminated with hard silica and glass fragments. The ready-to-eat chicken and turkey salads were produced from Nov. 4 - 15, 2017.

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    WASHINGTON - The Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Saturday that Green Cuisine, a California-based company, is recalling about 36,854 lbs of chicken and turkey salad products that may be contaminated with hard silica and glass fragments. The ready-to-eat chicken and turkey salads were produced from Nov. 4 - 15, 2017.

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  • DUI suspected in rollover crash near 395 and Monroe in Deer Park

    DUI suspected in rollover crash near 395 and Monroe in Deer Park

    Saturday, November 18 2017 8:13 PM EST2017-11-19 01:13:13 GMT

    DEER PARK, Wash. - Police were investigating a two-car rollover crash near Highway 395 and Monroe in Deer Park Saturday evening.  The crash happened around 4 p.m. Officers on scene say a gray pickup truck was T-boned by a white SUV near the intersection of Highway 395 and Monroe Road. The pickup truck rolled and landed on its top.

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    DEER PARK, Wash. - Police were investigating a two-car rollover crash near Highway 395 and Monroe in Deer Park Saturday evening.  The crash happened around 4 p.m. Officers on scene say a gray pickup truck was T-boned by a white SUV near the intersection of Highway 395 and Monroe Road. The pickup truck rolled and landed on its top.

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  • A Washington nonprofit is helping save cats from tall trees

    A Washington nonprofit is helping save cats from tall trees

    Saturday, November 18 2017 4:34 PM EST2017-11-18 21:34:02 GMT

    KHQ.com - Two brothers-in-law are doing their part to rescue cats from trees in Washington state. But this isn't your normal fire department tree rescue. The west side of the state has some very tall trees that feline friends can scurry up and then have trouble getting back down. That's where Tom Otto and Shaun Sears come in. The two professional arborists and cat lovers volunteer their time and use specialized gear to rescue cats through their project called Canopy Cat Rescue.

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    KHQ.com - Two brothers-in-law are doing their part to rescue cats from trees in Washington state. But this isn't your normal fire department tree rescue. The west side of the state has some very tall trees that feline friends can scurry up and then have trouble getting back down. That's where Tom Otto and Shaun Sears come in. The two professional arborists and cat lovers volunteer their time and use specialized gear to rescue cats through their project called Canopy Cat Rescue.

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  • Drunk Moses Lake man determined to be arrested by officers

    Drunk Moses Lake man determined to be arrested by officers

    Saturday, November 18 2017 2:56 PM EST2017-11-18 19:56:28 GMT

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Around 11 o'clock on Thursday, Moses Lake police officers were dispatched to a house in the 200 block of Grand Drive for a report of an argument over a child. When officers arrived, they found 22-year-old Noe Alvarez drunk and arguing with his ex-girlfriend about trying to their one-year-old child.

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    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Around 11 o'clock on Thursday, Moses Lake police officers were dispatched to a house in the 200 block of Grand Drive for a report of an argument over a child. When officers arrived, they found 22-year-old Noe Alvarez drunk and arguing with his ex-girlfriend about trying to their one-year-old child.

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  • No one hurt in Moses Lake drive-by shooting

    No one hurt in Moses Lake drive-by shooting

    Saturday, November 18 2017 2:16 PM EST2017-11-18 19:16:44 GMT

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Early Saturday morning, Grant County Sheriff's deputies responded to multiple calls of a drive-by shooting and shots fired in the 1200 block of Doolittle in the Larson Housing area. While patrol vehicles were in the area within minutes, no suspects were located. No one was injured. A home and vehicle were shot. A vague vehicle description hindered use of area cameras in order to make better identification.

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    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Early Saturday morning, Grant County Sheriff's deputies responded to multiple calls of a drive-by shooting and shots fired in the 1200 block of Doolittle in the Larson Housing area. While patrol vehicles were in the area within minutes, no suspects were located. No one was injured. A home and vehicle were shot. A vague vehicle description hindered use of area cameras in order to make better identification.

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  • One person dead in Billings police-involved shooting

    One person dead in Billings police-involved shooting

    Saturday, November 18 2017 1:33 PM EST2017-11-18 18:33:01 GMT

    One person is dead following a police-involved shooting on the 400 block of Bunting Street in Billings Southside Saturday. Five officers have been placed on administrative leave as per officer-involved shooting protocol. Police Chief Rich St. John says that the deceased is a 24-year-old Native American male with addresses listed in Billings and Hardin.

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    One person is dead following a police-involved shooting on the 400 block of Bunting Street in Billings Southside Saturday. Five officers have been placed on administrative leave as per officer-involved shooting protocol. Police Chief Rich St. John says that the deceased is a 24-year-old Native American male with addresses listed in Billings and Hardin.

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  • Fire damages South Hill house converted into apartments

    Fire damages South Hill house converted into apartments

    Saturday, November 18 2017 1:02 PM EST2017-11-18 18:02:25 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish an apartment fire Friday evening in the 1200 block of W. 6th Ave. It happened around 6:15 p.m. Heavy fire was showing from the ground floor apartment unit when fire crews arrived on scene. The fire was threatening the upper level living spaces in the old South Hill home that had been converted into apartments.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish an apartment fire Friday evening in the 1200 block of W. 6th Ave. It happened around 6:15 p.m. Heavy fire was showing from the ground floor apartment unit when fire crews arrived on scene. The fire was threatening the upper level living spaces in the old South Hill home that had been converted into apartments.

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  • Man who killed Washington state taxi driver gets 22 years

    Man who killed Washington state taxi driver gets 22 years

    Saturday, November 18 2017 12:34 PM EST2017-11-18 17:34:09 GMT
    Escape attempt by convicted Idaho killer fails.Escape attempt by convicted Idaho killer fails.

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state man who fatally shot a taxi driver has been sentenced to 22 years, four months in prison.    The Skagit Valley Herald reports that 32-year-old Solomona Fatu Luteru received the sentence Friday in Skagit County Superior Court.

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    MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state man who fatally shot a taxi driver has been sentenced to 22 years, four months in prison.    The Skagit Valley Herald reports that 32-year-old Solomona Fatu Luteru received the sentence Friday in Skagit County Superior Court.

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  • Missing 13-year-old girl reported in Spokane Valley is found safe

    Missing 13-year-old girl reported in Spokane Valley is found safe

    Saturday, November 18 2017 2:04 AM EST2017-11-18 07:04:45 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies say they're looking for 13-year-old Jordan Ballou, who has been missing since 3pm Friday.  Deputies say she was last seen in the 6300 block of E. 4th Ave in Spokane Valley. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies say they're looking for 13-year-old Jordan Ballou, who has been missing since 3pm Friday.  Deputies say she was last seen in the 6300 block of E. 4th Ave in Spokane Valley. 

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  • Spokane family discovers their new home destroyed

    Spokane family discovers their new home destroyed

    Saturday, November 18 2017 1:38 AM EST2017-11-18 06:38:51 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A family's dream home turned into a house of horrors after a man breaks in, destroying everything inside.  It was a day the Gunther family had been waiting for, to move into their new home. But when she checked on the place during her lunch break Thursday, Brittanie immediately knew something was wrong.   All of the work her family had done to get their new home ready was gone. "I don't even know what's really 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A family's dream home turned into a house of horrors after a man breaks in, destroying everything inside.  It was a day the Gunther family had been waiting for, to move into their new home. But when she checked on the place during her lunch break Thursday, Brittanie immediately knew something was wrong.   All of the work her family had done to get their new home ready was gone. "I don't even know what's really 

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  • Ex-inmate wins appeal to be allowed to take state bar exam

    Ex-inmate wins appeal to be allowed to take state bar exam

    Saturday, November 18 2017 1:37 AM EST2017-11-18 06:37:53 GMT
    Ex-inmate wins appeal to be allowed to take state bar examEx-inmate wins appeal to be allowed to take state bar exam

    BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) - The Washington state Supreme Court has ruled that a woman who was convicted of theft and drug crimes in 2011 should be allowed to take the state bar exam after she graduated from Seattle University Law School this year. The Kitsap Sun reports that 40-year-old Tarra Simmons was sentenced to 30 months in prison six years ago, but on Thursday, she was given the OK to work toward becoming a licensed lawyer.  A state Bar Association board earlier this ...

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    BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) - The Washington state Supreme Court has ruled that a woman who was convicted of theft and drug crimes in 2011 should be allowed to take the state bar exam after she graduated from Seattle University Law School this year. The Kitsap Sun reports that 40-year-old Tarra Simmons was sentenced to 30 months in prison six years ago, but on Thursday, she was given the OK to work toward becoming a licensed lawyer.  A state Bar Association board earlier this ...

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  • Woman suffering from ALS gets custom home

    Woman suffering from ALS gets custom home

    Saturday, November 18 2017 12:52 AM EST2017-11-18 05:52:21 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - An amazing moment Friday, November 17, 2017, for Kathy Martin and her family who can now call their new Coeur d’Alene home, theirs. “I’m really thankful, it’s going to help me out a lot,” Martin said. Kathy Martin has ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, which affects nerves in your brain and spinal cord that control your muscles. The home, built specifically to cater to Kathy’s needs is the first of its 

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - An amazing moment Friday, November 17, 2017, for Kathy Martin and her family who can now call their new Coeur d’Alene home, theirs. “I’m really thankful, it’s going to help me out a lot,” Martin said. Kathy Martin has ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, which affects nerves in your brain and spinal cord that control your muscles. The home, built specifically to cater to Kathy’s needs is the first of its 

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  • Van stolen day before woman's birthday

    Van stolen day before woman's birthday

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:32 PM EST2017-11-18 02:32:43 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- A local woman is torn after her only mode of transportation was stolen, with clothes inside for her kids. To make matters worse, the van was stolen a day before the victim's birthday.

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- A local woman is torn after her only mode of transportation was stolen, with clothes inside for her kids. To make matters worse, the van was stolen a day before the victim's birthday.

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  • Celebrating the Fox Theater then and now

    Celebrating the Fox Theater then and now

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:24 PM EST2017-11-18 02:24:04 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Revived and restored. This month marks the 10th anniversary of restoration for the historic Fox Theater in downtown Spokane, saving it from becoming a parking lot. We talked with a woman with a legitimate claim on being the first fan of the Fox, through all of its ups and downs. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Revived and restored. This month marks the 10th anniversary of restoration for the historic Fox Theater in downtown Spokane, saving it from becoming a parking lot. We talked with a woman with a legitimate claim on being the first fan of the Fox, through all of its ups and downs. 

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  • Montana congressman misled investigators in assault case

    Montana congressman misled investigators in assault case

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:49 PM EST2017-11-18 00:49:06 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Law enforcement officials in Montana have released a trove of materials from their investigation into a Republican House candidate who assaulted a reporter on the eve of his election to the U.S. House.    More than 100 pages of documents, photos and audio from the investigation into Rep. Greg Gianforte were released under a court order Friday following requests from The Associated Press and other news organizations. Gianforte threw Guardian reporter

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    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Law enforcement officials in Montana have released a trove of materials from their investigation into a Republican House candidate who assaulted a reporter on the eve of his election to the U.S. House.    More than 100 pages of documents, photos and audio from the investigation into Rep. Greg Gianforte were released under a court order Friday following requests from The Associated Press and other news organizations. Gianforte threw Guardian reporter

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  • Sources identify suspect in kidnapping of 6 month old baby as Fern Littlecalf

    Sources identify suspect in kidnapping of 6 month old baby as Fern Littlecalf

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:33 PM EST2017-11-18 00:33:05 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A 6-month-old child is in protective custody and a suspect has been detained as Spokane Police investigate a kidnapping early Friday morning.  Police said in a press released they made contact with a man outside of the Public Safety Building early Friday morning just before 2:30 a.m. The man had two children who were not related to him, but had been left in his custody. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A 6-month-old child is in protective custody and a suspect has been detained as Spokane Police investigate a kidnapping early Friday morning.  Police said in a press released they made contact with a man outside of the Public Safety Building early Friday morning just before 2:30 a.m. The man had two children who were not related to him, but had been left in his custody. 

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  • Man charged with murder, arson after body found inside house fire in Okanogan County

    Man charged with murder, arson after body found inside house fire in Okanogan County

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:19 PM EST2017-11-18 00:19:18 GMT

    OMAK, Wash. - A man in Okanogan County is facing arson and murder charges after emergency responders found a body inside a home that had been set on fire. Officials say 27-year-old Jared Nathaniel Fudge now faces first degree murder and arson charges, with more charges possible. A witness spotted Fudge running from the scene. He was later located and questioned by police. Officials say they found the body after they were called 

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    OMAK, Wash. - A man in Okanogan County is facing arson and murder charges after emergency responders found a body inside a home that had been set on fire. Officials say 27-year-old Jared Nathaniel Fudge now faces first degree murder and arson charges, with more charges possible. A witness spotted Fudge running from the scene. He was later located and questioned by police. Officials say they found the body after they were called 

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  • Man arrested, gun seized after threats to Seattle church

    Man arrested, gun seized after threats to Seattle church

    Friday, November 17 2017 6:05 PM EST2017-11-17 23:05:44 GMT

    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Police arrested a 25-year-old suburban Seattle man and seized his AR-15 rifle after he allegedly sent a series of escalating messages to pastors at a Seattle church. The Seattle Police Department said Thursday the man from Covington was arrested on a charge of felony harassment. Police say the man had attended the unnamed church in the University District neighborhood but staff had not heard from him since he threatened to burn down the church over a y...

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    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Police arrested a 25-year-old suburban Seattle man and seized his AR-15 rifle after he allegedly sent a series of escalating messages to pastors at a Seattle church. The Seattle Police Department said Thursday the man from Covington was arrested on a charge of felony harassment. Police say the man had attended the unnamed church in the University District neighborhood but staff had not heard from him since he threatened to burn down the church over a y...

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  • Washington Potato Co. settles discrimination claim

    Washington Potato Co. settles discrimination claim

    Friday, November 17 2017 6:03 PM EST2017-11-17 23:03:24 GMT

    KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) - Washington Potato Co. has agreed to pay a $100,000 civil penalty to settle a discrimination claim involving Freeze Pack, its Pasco vegetable processing plant. The Tri-City Herald reports that the U.S. Department of Justice announced the settlement on Thursday. The agreement resolves an investigation into whether the company discriminated against immigrants by requiring different documents than it did for U.S. citizens. The Immigration and Nationality A...

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    KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) - Washington Potato Co. has agreed to pay a $100,000 civil penalty to settle a discrimination claim involving Freeze Pack, its Pasco vegetable processing plant. The Tri-City Herald reports that the U.S. Department of Justice announced the settlement on Thursday. The agreement resolves an investigation into whether the company discriminated against immigrants by requiring different documents than it did for U.S. citizens. The Immigration and Nationality A...

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  • Nonstop Seattle to Dublin flights to begin May 2018

    Nonstop Seattle to Dublin flights to begin May 2018

    Friday, November 17 2017 5:51 PM EST2017-11-17 22:51:33 GMT
    @AerLingus@AerLingus

    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Nonstop flights from Seattle to Dublin will start next spring. The Seattle Times reports Irish carrier Aer Lingus said Friday the service will begin May 18, 2018.    The service will be provided four times a week. Because Dublin airport has its own U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, passengers and their luggage will be pre-cleared in Ireland before departure, with no need to go through passport control on arrival in Seattle. T...

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    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Nonstop flights from Seattle to Dublin will start next spring. The Seattle Times reports Irish carrier Aer Lingus said Friday the service will begin May 18, 2018.    The service will be provided four times a week. Because Dublin airport has its own U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, passengers and their luggage will be pre-cleared in Ireland before departure, with no need to go through passport control on arrival in Seattle. T...

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  • City of Spokane settles lawsuit with former Parks and Recreation employee, Nancy Goodspeed

    City of Spokane settles lawsuit with former Parks and Recreation employee, Nancy Goodspeed

    Friday, November 17 2017 4:58 PM EST2017-11-17 21:58:04 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The City of Spokane and former Parks and Recreation Department employee Nancy Goodspeed reached an agreement on Friday that resolved a lawsuit Goodspeed brought against the City. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The City of Spokane and former Parks and Recreation Department employee Nancy Goodspeed reached an agreement on Friday that resolved a lawsuit Goodspeed brought against the City.  The City will pay Goodspeed $165,000, according to the agreement. Goodspeed claimed she was illegally replaced from her job as the city attempted to manage a sexual harassment scandal involving former police chief Frank Straub. 

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  • Navy issues updated statement on 'irresponsible and immature act' after obscene images drawn in skies over Okanogan Co.

    Navy issues updated statement on 'irresponsible and immature act' after obscene images drawn in skies over Okanogan Co.

    Friday, November 17 2017 4:50 PM EST2017-11-17 21:50:11 GMT

    OMAK, Wash. - I can picture the Austin Powers bit now.  The people of Omak looking up at the sky and seeing a giant (Fill in the blank innuendo here) just like in 1999's Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me. If you're unfamiliar, I'll save you a Google search.  A simple, yet effectively funny joke.  Except the U.S. Navy doesn't see humor in the real-life version at all.  

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    OMAK, Wash. - I can picture the Austin Powers bit now.  The people of Omak looking up at the sky and seeing a giant (Fill in the blank innuendo here) just like in 1999's Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me. If you're unfamiliar, I'll save you a Google search.  A simple, yet effectively funny joke.  Except the U.S. Navy doesn't see humor in the real-life version at all.  

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  • Spokane Valley Detectives arrest third suspect in Bret Snow homicide investigation

    Spokane Valley Detectives arrest third suspect in Bret Snow homicide investigation

    Friday, November 17 2017 3:55 PM EST2017-11-17 20:55:46 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives have made a third arrest in the homicide investigation of Bret Snow.  37-year-old Cheryl L. Sutton was arrested on charges of Leading Organized Crime and Criminal Conspiracy to Commit 1st Degree Murder and 1st Degree Kidnapping in connection to Snow's disappearance.  

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives have made a third arrest in the homicide investigation of Bret Snow.  37-year-old Cheryl L. Sutton was arrested on charges of Leading Organized Crime and Criminal Conspiracy to Commit 1st Degree Murder and 1st Degree Kidnapping in connection to Snow's disappearance.  

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  • City of Spokane says they support local nonprofit Blessings Under the Bridge

    City of Spokane says they support local nonprofit Blessings Under the Bridge

    Friday, November 17 2017 2:29 AM EST2017-11-17 07:29:56 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Every Wednesday night for the last 10 years, Blessings Under the Bridge has fed and clothed the homeless under the freeway here in downtown Spokane Executive Director Jessica Kovac tells KHQ that since they were forced to move locations by the city earlier this year, they've seen a significant drop in their funding and volunteers.   She says the problems they're having come from their issues with the city.  The city, however, says they spent m...

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Every Wednesday night for the last 10 years, Blessings Under the Bridge has fed and clothed the homeless under the freeway here in downtown Spokane Executive Director Jessica Kovac tells KHQ that since they were forced to move locations by the city earlier this year, they've seen a significant drop in their funding and volunteers.   She says the problems they're having come from their issues with the city.  The city, however, says they spent m...

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  • How the Republican tax reform bill could hurt Spokane’s development

    How the Republican tax reform bill could hurt Spokane’s development

    Friday, November 17 2017 1:11 AM EST2017-11-17 06:11:23 GMT
    The Senate Finance Committee approved the $1.5 trillion Republican tax overhaul proposal Thursday night, just hours after the House of Representatives passed the bill. The bill repeals the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, cuts taxes for corporations and individuals, and decreases the number of tax brackets. “We can grow our economy and create thousands of jobs with the #TaxCutsandJobsAct,” Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers wrote on Twitter. “This...>>
    The Senate Finance Committee approved the $1.5 trillion Republican tax overhaul proposal Thursday night, just hours after the House of Representatives passed the bill. The bill repeals the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, cuts taxes for corporations and individuals, and decreases the number of tax brackets. “We can grow our economy and create thousands of jobs with the #TaxCutsandJobsAct,” Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers wrote on Twitter. “This...>>
  • VIDEO: City of Spokane creates time lapse to demonstrate Riverfront Park construction progress

    VIDEO: City of Spokane creates time lapse to demonstrate Riverfront Park construction progress

    Friday, November 17 2017 12:32 AM EST2017-11-17 05:32:13 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - What does 9 months of construction at Riverfront Park look like?  The City of Spokane created a time lapse to capture all of the progress made on their redevelopment plan.  You can watch the video here: 9 Months of Riverfront Park Construction

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - What does 9 months of construction at Riverfront Park look like?  The City of Spokane created a time lapse to capture all of the progress made on their redevelopment plan.  You can watch the video here: 9 Months of Riverfront Park Construction

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  • Local dancers headed to Macy's Day Parade

    Local dancers headed to Macy's Day Parade

    Friday, November 17 2017 12:08 AM EST2017-11-17 05:08:53 GMT

    POST FALLS, Idaho - In a quiet Post Falls neighborhood, variety comes in the form of a “red hot” spice of life and excitement begins to mount as the Red Hot Mamas step closer to New York City. “We're bringing our own miracle to 34th Street,” Mikki Stevens, the president of the Red Hot Mama’s said. The Mama’s were invited for the second time in three years to march during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The group formed 25 years 

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    POST FALLS, Idaho - In a quiet Post Falls neighborhood, variety comes in the form of a “red hot” spice of life and excitement begins to mount as the Red Hot Mamas step closer to New York City. “We're bringing our own miracle to 34th Street,” Mikki Stevens, the president of the Red Hot Mama’s said. The Mama’s were invited for the second time in three years to march during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The group formed 25 years 

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  • City of Spokane doubles equipment to help fill potholes

    City of Spokane doubles equipment to help fill potholes

    Thursday, November 16 2017 9:29 PM EST2017-11-17 02:29:03 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.-No matter where I go, there's always potholes: that's what some people in Spokane are saying, already frustrated by city streets. However, the city says this year, they are taking a different approach that could be a better solution. The roads are rougher in certain areas but the city has double the equipment now to try and fill the potholes. They have two trucks with two added pothole trailers. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.-No matter where I go, there's always potholes: that's what some people in Spokane are saying, already frustrated by city streets. However, the city says this year, they are taking a different approach that could be a better solution. The roads are rougher in certain areas but the city has double the equipment now to try and fill the potholes. They have two trucks with two added pothole trailers. 

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  • University of Montana has $600K hole in athletic scholarships

    University of Montana has $600K hole in athletic scholarships

    Thursday, November 16 2017 9:11 PM EST2017-11-17 02:11:22 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The Athletics Department at the University of Montana is short $600,000 in scholarship money for the 2019 fiscal year. But Associate Athletics Director Ryan Martin says the university will find the money.    Martin tells the Missoulian that the shortfall is due to increases in campus costs of about 20 percent along with the relatively newer scholarships for softball.    In the past six years, he said costs have risen in 

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    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The Athletics Department at the University of Montana is short $600,000 in scholarship money for the 2019 fiscal year. But Associate Athletics Director Ryan Martin says the university will find the money.    Martin tells the Missoulian that the shortfall is due to increases in campus costs of about 20 percent along with the relatively newer scholarships for softball.    In the past six years, he said costs have risen in 

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  • Prolific mail thieves caught prowling in Moses Lake

    Prolific mail thieves caught prowling in Moses Lake

    Thursday, November 16 2017 8:48 PM EST2017-11-17 01:48:41 GMT

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Friday morning shortly before 1 am, Moses Lake Police Officers were dispatched to 2100 block of Peninsula for a report of women stealing mail. Officers responded, and quickly located two female suspects in the area driving a car that matched the description given by the caller. When stopped, the passenger in the car began stuffing mail under her car seat. The two women, 29-year-old Jessica Steele, and 21-year-old 

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    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Friday morning shortly before 1 am, Moses Lake Police Officers were dispatched to 2100 block of Peninsula for a report of women stealing mail. Officers responded, and quickly located two female suspects in the area driving a car that matched the description given by the caller. When stopped, the passenger in the car began stuffing mail under her car seat. The two women, 29-year-old Jessica Steele, and 21-year-old 

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  • VIDEO: City of Lewiston crews discover, repair collapsed pipe under Bryden Canyon Road

    VIDEO: City of Lewiston crews discover, repair collapsed pipe under Bryden Canyon Road

    Thursday, November 16 2017 7:52 PM EST2017-11-17 00:52:04 GMT

    LEWISTON, Idaho - A City crew was inspecting the stormwater pipe (CMP) under Bryden Canyon Road this month when they discovered that it had fully collapsed. This 19-year-old pipe was repaired immediately to make sure it did not create a sinkhole or other safety hazards on Bryden Canyon Road. “There are over 24 miles of CMP pipe under our city streets providing stormwater drainage,” Engineering Project Supervisor Joe Kaufman said. 

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    LEWISTON, Idaho - A City crew was inspecting the stormwater pipe (CMP) under Bryden Canyon Road this month when they discovered that it had fully collapsed. This 19-year-old pipe was repaired immediately to make sure it did not create a sinkhole or other safety hazards on Bryden Canyon Road. “There are over 24 miles of CMP pipe under our city streets providing stormwater drainage,” Engineering Project Supervisor Joe Kaufman said. 

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  • Spokane pet store seeks information after thieves steal a puppy

    Spokane pet store seeks information after thieves steal a puppy

    Thursday, November 16 2017 7:10 PM EST2017-11-17 00:10:09 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane pet store is hoping that you know something about two people who stole a min-pin/Jack Russell terrier mix puppy Wednesday afternoon. Northwest Seed and Pet posted surveillance video on their Facebook page that showed a woman in their North Division store walking away from the area where the puppies were kept, looking like she was putting the dog in her purse. As she walked, the video showed something fall out. Employees say it was a dog toy...

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane pet store is hoping that you know something about two people who stole a min-pin/Jack Russell terrier mix puppy Wednesday afternoon. Northwest Seed and Pet posted surveillance video on their Facebook page that showed a woman in their North Division store walking away from the area where the puppies were kept, looking like she was putting the dog in her purse. As she walked, the video showed something fall out. Employees say it was a dog toy...

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  • Republican, Democrat launch centrist group in Washington

    Republican, Democrat launch centrist group in Washington

    Thursday, November 16 2017 6:40 PM EST2017-11-16 23:40:35 GMT
    Former Democratic Congressman, Brian Baird, left, and former Republican State Representative Chris Vance speak at a news conference Thursday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)Former Democratic Congressman, Brian Baird, left, and former Republican State Representative Chris Vance speak at a news conference Thursday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    SEATTLE (AP) - The politically traumatized or in denial voter is being courted by a new movement that will support independent, centrist-minded candidates for elected office in Washington state. That includes Republicans who have denounced President Donald Trump and his brand of conservatism, as well as Democrats tired of obeying their embattled leadership. A former Democratic congressman and a former head of the state GOP have launched the Washington Independents as...

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    SEATTLE (AP) - The politically traumatized or in denial voter is being courted by a new movement that will support independent, centrist-minded candidates for elected office in Washington state. That includes Republicans who have denounced President Donald Trump and his brand of conservatism, as well as Democrats tired of obeying their embattled leadership. A former Democratic congressman and a former head of the state GOP have launched the Washington Independents as...

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  • Major Crimes Detectives need your help finding man who robbed Harry's Food Mart at gunpoint

    Major Crimes Detectives need your help finding man who robbed Harry's Food Mart at gunpoint

    Thursday, November 16 2017 6:36 PM EST2017-11-16 23:36:44 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are asking for the public's help identifying and tracking down a man who they say ran into Harry's Food mart Exxon Monday evening and robbed the stores at gunpoint.  Spokane County Sheriff's Office says suspect ran into the store, pointed a gun at the clerk, demanded money, and then ran out and drove north on Dishman Mica in a gray/silver passenger car.  The suspect is 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are asking for the public's help identifying and tracking down a man who they say ran into Harry's Food mart Exxon Monday evening and robbed the stores at gunpoint.  Spokane County Sheriff's Office says suspect ran into the store, pointed a gun at the clerk, demanded money, and then ran out and drove north on Dishman Mica in a gray/silver passenger car.  The suspect is 

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  • Billings police investigating after body found covered with blanket

    Billings police investigating after body found covered with blanket

    Thursday, November 16 2017 6:17 PM EST2017-11-16 23:17:01 GMT
    Human remains found in burned home of Idaho suspectHuman remains found in burned home of Idaho suspect

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Police in Billings have launched a homicide investigation after two people out for a walk spotted a man's body near what appeared to be an abandoned transient camp on the west side of the city.    Lt. Neil Lawrence says the man's body was found Wednesday evening near a dirt road along an irrigation canal. Officers say the body was found in an area with downed trees and debris and was covered with a carpet or blanket. Police secured the scene ...

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    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Police in Billings have launched a homicide investigation after two people out for a walk spotted a man's body near what appeared to be an abandoned transient camp on the west side of the city.    Lt. Neil Lawrence says the man's body was found Wednesday evening near a dirt road along an irrigation canal. Officers say the body was found in an area with downed trees and debris and was covered with a carpet or blanket. Police secured the scene ...

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  • FBI offering $5K reward for info on crop duster shooting

    FBI offering $5K reward for info on crop duster shooting

    Thursday, November 16 2017 6:12 PM EST2017-11-16 23:12:59 GMT

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for leads on who was responsible for shooting a crop dusting plane in southwestern Montana. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported Thursday that a crop dusting plane owned by Headwater Flying Service was shot at twice on July 18 near Belgrade while the pilot was applying fungicide to wheat crop. The shots came from the ground. Officials say one bullet hit the plane 18 inches (457 millimeters) from th...

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    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for leads on who was responsible for shooting a crop dusting plane in southwestern Montana. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported Thursday that a crop dusting plane owned by Headwater Flying Service was shot at twice on July 18 near Belgrade while the pilot was applying fungicide to wheat crop. The shots came from the ground. Officials say one bullet hit the plane 18 inches (457 millimeters) from th...

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  • Search on for elk hunter missing in Gifford Pinchot National Forest

    Search on for elk hunter missing in Gifford Pinchot National Forest

    Thursday, November 16 2017 5:58 PM EST2017-11-16 22:58:38 GMT

    STEVENSON, Wash. (AP) - Teams are searching by foot and by snowmobile for a 37-year-old elk hunter reported overdue in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown says the hunter, Joel Presler, of Vancouver, last had contact with his family on Saturday.    Authorities found his pickup truck on Wednesday on a Forest Service road in the Forlorn Lakes area. There's about 2 feet of snow there, and there 

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    STEVENSON, Wash. (AP) - Teams are searching by foot and by snowmobile for a 37-year-old elk hunter reported overdue in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown says the hunter, Joel Presler, of Vancouver, last had contact with his family on Saturday.    Authorities found his pickup truck on Wednesday on a Forest Service road in the Forlorn Lakes area. There's about 2 feet of snow there, and there 

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  • Lake City High School student arrested after making threat toward another student

    Lake City High School student arrested after making threat toward another student

    Thursday, November 16 2017 4:57 PM EST2017-11-16 21:57:19 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police arrested a student near Lake City High School Thursday morning for making a verbal threat.  Principal Deanne Clifford told KHQ's Adam Meyer the student fled from school officials who were trying to detain him after he made verbal threats to another student. 

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police arrested a student near Lake City High School Thursday morning for making a verbal threat.  Principal Deanne Clifford told KHQ's Adam Meyer the student fled from school officials who were trying to detain him after he made verbal threats to another student. 

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  • Two Years Later: A look back at Windstorm 2015

    Two Years Later: A look back at Windstorm 2015

    Monday, November 23 2015 6:55 PM EST2015-11-23 23:55:34 GMT
    Thursday, November 16 2017 4:25 PM EST2017-11-16 21:25:07 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Friday marks two years since a devastating windstorm blew through Spokane, knocking down trees and power poles, and leaving hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. It was (really) cold and dark and crews worked tirelessly to restore power and normalcy. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Friday marks two years since a devastating windstorm blew through Spokane, knocking down trees and power poles, and leaving hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. It was (really) cold and dark and crews worked tirelessly to restore power and normalcy. 

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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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  • House passes sweeping GOP tax overhaul

    House passes sweeping GOP tax overhaul

    Thursday, November 16 2017 2:09 PM EST2017-11-16 19:09:06 GMT

    WASHINGTON - The House has passed a sweeping Republican tax bill cutting taxes for corporations and many people. It puts GOP leaders closer to delivering to President Donald Trump a crucial legislative achievement after nearly a year of failures. The House voted 227-205 along party lines to approve the bill, which would bring the biggest revamp of the U.S. tax system in three decades. 

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    WASHINGTON - The House has passed a sweeping Republican tax bill cutting taxes for corporations and many people. It puts GOP leaders closer to delivering to President Donald Trump a crucial legislative achievement after nearly a year of failures. The House voted 227-205 along party lines to approve the bill, which would bring the biggest revamp of the U.S. tax system in three decades. 

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  • Spokane homeless charity could be on the verge of shutting down

    Spokane homeless charity could be on the verge of shutting down

    Thursday, November 16 2017 2:13 AM EST2017-11-16 07:13:59 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A local charity that's fed and served thousands of homeless people for years is suddenly facing the possibility of being forced to shut down. The charity says the last year has been challenging and the next few months will be crucial for their survival.  For the last 10 years, Blessings Under the Bridge has fed and even clothed the homeless in Spokane.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A local charity that's fed and served thousands of homeless people for years is suddenly facing the possibility of being forced to shut down. The charity says the last year has been challenging and the next few months will be crucial for their survival.  For the last 10 years, Blessings Under the Bridge has fed and even clothed the homeless in Spokane.

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  • Pasco man dead after crashing pickup through brick wall, house

    Pasco man dead after crashing pickup through brick wall, house

    Thursday, November 16 2017 1:50 AM EST2017-11-16 06:50:54 GMT
    Pasco PolicePasco Police
    Pasco Police say a 47-year-old man is dead after driving his pickup truck through a brick wall, and into a home.  The cause of the crash is unknown, but one possibility being investigated is that he may have suffered a medical emergency behind the wheel.  The only person home at the time was a 16-year-old, who was upstairs in an unaffected section of the home and was unhurt.  Officers say it appears that the man was driving his pickup northbound on Convention near th...>>
    Pasco Police say a 47-year-old man is dead after driving his pickup truck through a brick wall, and into a home.  The cause of the crash is unknown, but one possibility being investigated is that he may have suffered a medical emergency behind the wheel.  The only person home at the time was a 16-year-old, who was upstairs in an unaffected section of the home and was unhurt.  Officers say it appears that the man was driving his pickup northbound on Convention near th...>>
  • Neighbor concerned about homeless camp; City of Spokane responds

    Neighbor concerned about homeless camp; City of Spokane responds

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 10:02 PM EST2017-11-16 03:02:24 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane father says he’s worried about a homeless camp that continues to pop up in his neighborhood.  He says that the city has dealt with the issue each time, but this time, this father who doesn’t want to be identified says there is garbage, and the camp is stretched across the sidewalk. He also adds that he’s been finding needles around the area, which is a concern for him since there are kids nearby...

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane father says he’s worried about a homeless camp that continues to pop up in his neighborhood.  He says that the city has dealt with the issue each time, but this time, this father who doesn’t want to be identified says there is garbage, and the camp is stretched across the sidewalk. He also adds that he’s been finding needles around the area, which is a concern for him since there are kids nearby...

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  • Dozens of used needles found in Palisades Park

    Dozens of used needles found in Palisades Park

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 10:00 PM EST2017-11-16 03:00:20 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Dozens of used needles were found in Palisades Park in Spokane Wednesday morning. “I happened to see that alongside the road,” said Tim McGee who found the needles. “And it struck me a little funny and I took another look to see.” To McGee’s dismay, it was a pile of used syringes mixed with a couple bullet casings, coins, and other junk. “I’m just afraid somebody would stumble onto that and maybe not know what 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Dozens of used needles were found in Palisades Park in Spokane Wednesday morning. “I happened to see that alongside the road,” said Tim McGee who found the needles. “And it struck me a little funny and I took another look to see.” To McGee’s dismay, it was a pile of used syringes mixed with a couple bullet casings, coins, and other junk. “I’m just afraid somebody would stumble onto that and maybe not know what 

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  • Spokane woman warns of scary scam call

    Spokane woman warns of scary scam call

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 9:32 PM EST2017-11-16 02:32:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane woman reached out to KHQ saying she had just received the scariest phone call of her life. Turns out, the call was from scammers, but this was no ordinary scam. The woman says the scammers call started with a woman frantically crying, then they said they would kill the woman crying if they don't send money immediately. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane woman reached out to KHQ saying she had just received the scariest phone call of her life. Turns out, the call was from scammers, but this was no ordinary scam. The woman says the scammers call started with a woman frantically crying, then they said they would kill the woman crying if they don't send money immediately. 

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  • Sam Strahan's mom speaks after highway is named in his honor

    Sam Strahan's mom speaks after highway is named in his honor

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 9:30 PM EST2017-11-16 02:30:49 GMT

    FREEMAN, Wash. -  A vote to rename a section of Highway 27 between milepost 69.8 and 82 after the student who was killed in the Freeman school shooting passed unanimously Wednesday afternoon. The vote comes after a petition to rename the section of highway after Strahan reached more than 7,000 signatures online.

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    FREEMAN, Wash. -  A vote to rename a section of Highway 27 between milepost 69.8 and 82 after the student who was killed in the Freeman school shooting passed unanimously Wednesday afternoon. The vote comes after a petition to rename the section of highway after Strahan reached more than 7,000 signatures online.

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  • Spokane's new snow plan now in effect

    Spokane's new snow plan now in effect

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 8:42 PM EST2017-11-16 01:42:02 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - There may be no snow on the ground in the lower elevations, but the city of Spokane's new snow plan went into effect Wednesday. The big change is that, as of Wednesday, residents will be asked to park on the odd side of the street to help the plows come through when it snows. The parking change will run through the entire snow season until March 15th, 2018.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - There may be no snow on the ground in the lower elevations, but the city of Spokane's new snow plan went into effect Wednesday. The big change is that, as of Wednesday, residents will be asked to park on the odd side of the street to help the plows come through when it snows. The parking change will run through the entire snow season until March 15th, 2018.

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  • VIDEO: Spokane man saves deer stuck in fence

    VIDEO: Spokane man saves deer stuck in fence

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 8:26 PM EST2017-11-16 01:26:39 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane man did his good deed for the day Wednesday morning when he came across a deer stuck in a fence and worked to free it. Daniel Leifer posted a video of his rescue mission on Facebook early Wednesday with the caption, "Helped a deer out this morning." In the video you can see Leifer approach the deer, whose leg was stuck in a chain link fence.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane man did his good deed for the day Wednesday morning when he came across a deer stuck in a fence and worked to free it. Daniel Leifer posted a video of his rescue mission on Facebook early Wednesday with the caption, "Helped a deer out this morning." In the video you can see Leifer approach the deer, whose leg was stuck in a chain link fence.

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  • Officials suspect second case of chronic wasting disease

    Officials suspect second case of chronic wasting disease

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 8:11 PM EST2017-11-16 01:11:00 GMT

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Officials suspect a second deer killed in south central Montana may have been infected with chronic wasting disease.The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced Tuesday that a sample from the deer killed by a hunter south of Belfry has been sent to a lab at Colorado State University for testing. It is the second deer in the last week to be suspected of having the potentially fatal disease.    The disea...

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    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Officials suspect a second deer killed in south central Montana may have been infected with chronic wasting disease.The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced Tuesday that a sample from the deer killed by a hunter south of Belfry has been sent to a lab at Colorado State University for testing. It is the second deer in the last week to be suspected of having the potentially fatal disease.    The disea...

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  • SCRAPS receiving thousands of inquiries about puppy left on side of the highway

    SCRAPS receiving thousands of inquiries about puppy left on side of the highway

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 7:58 PM EST2017-11-16 00:58:21 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A puppy found abandoned along the side of I-90 is getting thousands of adoption inquiries from all over. A trucker noticed a sealed plastic bin, with 3-month-old Charley inside, near an exit along I-90. The trucker then brought Charley immediately to SCRAPS early Tuesday morning. Janet Dixon, special programs manager for SCRAPS, says Charley was covered in his own waste, and water and food that was left inside the bin...

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A puppy found abandoned along the side of I-90 is getting thousands of adoption inquiries from all over. A trucker noticed a sealed plastic bin, with 3-month-old Charley inside, near an exit along I-90. The trucker then brought Charley immediately to SCRAPS early Tuesday morning. Janet Dixon, special programs manager for SCRAPS, says Charley was covered in his own waste, and water and food that was left inside the bin...

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  • US restarts nuclear testing facility in Idaho after 23 years

    US restarts nuclear testing facility in Idaho after 23 years

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 7:35 PM EST2017-11-16 00:35:26 GMT
    Idaho national LaboratoryIdaho national Laboratory

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - U.S. officials have restarted an Idaho nuclear fuel testing facility amid efforts to boost the nation's nuclear power generating capacity. The U.S. Department of Energy says the facility at the Idaho National Laboratory began operating Tuesday for the first time since it went on standby in 1994. The Energy Department proposed resuming operations at the Transient Reactor Test Facility in 2013 as part of former President Barack Obama's plan to redu...

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    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - U.S. officials have restarted an Idaho nuclear fuel testing facility amid efforts to boost the nation's nuclear power generating capacity. The U.S. Department of Energy says the facility at the Idaho National Laboratory began operating Tuesday for the first time since it went on standby in 1994. The Energy Department proposed resuming operations at the Transient Reactor Test Facility in 2013 as part of former President Barack Obama's plan to redu...

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  • Silver Mountain to open early for winter season

    Silver Mountain to open early for winter season

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 7:23 PM EST2017-11-16 00:23:24 GMT
    Silver Mountain Facebook pageSilver Mountain Facebook page

    KELLOGG, Idaho - Silver Mountain Ski Resort in Kellogg Idaho is pleased to announce that they will be opening early for a “Sneak Preview” on Sunday, Nov 19. “We are excited to get an early start to our winter season, and even more excited about the long-term snow predictions for our area.” said Marketing Coordinator Willy Bartlett Silver Mountain expects to run chairs 1, 2, and the carpet lift for skiing and boarding. Tubing sessions and 

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    KELLOGG, Idaho - Silver Mountain Ski Resort in Kellogg Idaho is pleased to announce that they will be opening early for a “Sneak Preview” on Sunday, Nov 19. “We are excited to get an early start to our winter season, and even more excited about the long-term snow predictions for our area.” said Marketing Coordinator Willy Bartlett Silver Mountain expects to run chairs 1, 2, and the carpet lift for skiing and boarding. Tubing sessions and 

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  • Southeast Washington county bans pot production

    Southeast Washington county bans pot production

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 7:04 PM EST2017-11-16 00:04:21 GMT

    PROSSER, Wash. (AP) - Officials in a southeast Washington county have approved an emergency ordinance to ban new marijuana production and processing for six months. The Tri-City Herald reports Benton County commissioners voted Tuesday in Prosser. Two commissioners voted in favor while one was excused. Like a current retail ban, it affects new operators. It does not apply to the 47 cannabis producers and 35 processors with physical addresses in Benton County.  &nb...

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    PROSSER, Wash. (AP) - Officials in a southeast Washington county have approved an emergency ordinance to ban new marijuana production and processing for six months. The Tri-City Herald reports Benton County commissioners voted Tuesday in Prosser. Two commissioners voted in favor while one was excused. Like a current retail ban, it affects new operators. It does not apply to the 47 cannabis producers and 35 processors with physical addresses in Benton County.  &nb...

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  • Montana teacher pleads not guilty to sex assault of student

    Montana teacher pleads not guilty to sex assault of student

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 6:38 PM EST2017-11-15 23:38:14 GMT
    Courtesy Frenchtown School District WebsiteCourtesy Frenchtown School District Website

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana high school music teacher has pleaded not guilty to fondling and attempting to kiss a student. Troy Bashor entered the plea Tuesday to a charge of misdemeanor sexual assault. The Missoulian reports that Justice of the Peace Landee Holloway allowed Bashor to remain free on his own recognizance, but said he can't have contact with any minors other than members of his family and can't go back to Frenchtown High School property.   ...

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    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana high school music teacher has pleaded not guilty to fondling and attempting to kiss a student. Troy Bashor entered the plea Tuesday to a charge of misdemeanor sexual assault. The Missoulian reports that Justice of the Peace Landee Holloway allowed Bashor to remain free on his own recognizance, but said he can't have contact with any minors other than members of his family and can't go back to Frenchtown High School property.   ...

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  • Search for 2 missing Bellingham snowboarders suspended

    Search for 2 missing Bellingham snowboarders suspended

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 6:31 PM EST2017-11-15 23:31:19 GMT
    Mt. Baker Ski AreaMt. Baker Ski Area

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say hazardous conditions have caused them to suspend a search for two missing Bellingham snowboarders in the Mount Baker wilderness. The Bellingham Herald reports Jake Amancio and Drew Lenz of Bellingham, both in their 20s, were reported overdue by a roommate Sunday night when they didn't return from a planned day of backcountry snowboarding in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Mt. Baker Ski Area workers found their vehicle at the...

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    BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say hazardous conditions have caused them to suspend a search for two missing Bellingham snowboarders in the Mount Baker wilderness. The Bellingham Herald reports Jake Amancio and Drew Lenz of Bellingham, both in their 20s, were reported overdue by a roommate Sunday night when they didn't return from a planned day of backcountry snowboarding in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Mt. Baker Ski Area workers found their vehicle at the...

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  • Police: Twin Falls man crushed to death by farm equipment

    Police: Twin Falls man crushed to death by farm equipment

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 6:10 PM EST2017-11-15 23:10:00 GMT
    Police: Twin Falls man crushed to death by farm equipmentPolice: Twin Falls man crushed to death by farm equipment

    TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - The Twin Falls County coroner has identified the man who was crush to death by farm equipment. The Times-News reports police found 40-year-old Jose Jamie Tapia of Twin Falls dead underneath a large hay baler Tuesday. Twin Falls County Coroner Gene Turley says Tapia had been working under the bale when the jack slipped causing the bale to fall on him. Tapia's body will be sent to Boise for an autopsy.    Twin Falls Police Lt. Terr...

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    TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - The Twin Falls County coroner has identified the man who was crush to death by farm equipment. The Times-News reports police found 40-year-old Jose Jamie Tapia of Twin Falls dead underneath a large hay baler Tuesday. Twin Falls County Coroner Gene Turley says Tapia had been working under the bale when the jack slipped causing the bale to fall on him. Tapia's body will be sent to Boise for an autopsy.    Twin Falls Police Lt. Terr...

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  • American Heart Association asks for red hats to be knit for thousands of babies

    American Heart Association asks for red hats to be knit for thousands of babies

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 5:13 PM EST2017-11-15 22:13:30 GMT

    The American Heart Association has started a campaign called Little Hats, Big Hearts, to celebrate American Heart Month by knitting and crocheting red hats for babies that will be born in February. These red hats will be worn by thousands of newborns after they are born to encourage moms to live heart-healthy lives.

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    The American Heart Association has started a campaign called Little Hats, Big Hearts, to celebrate American Heart Month by knitting and crocheting red hats for babies that will be born in February. These red hats will be worn by thousands of newborns after they are born to encourage moms to live heart-healthy lives.

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  • Washington's unemployment rate drops to 4.5 percent

    Washington's unemployment rate drops to 4.5 percent

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 3:45 PM EST2017-11-15 20:45:14 GMT

    OLYMPIA - Washington's unemployment rate fell to 4.5 percent last month and the state added 6,900 jobs. According to the latest numbers released Wednesday by the Employment Security Department, the October rate dropped slightly from September's 4.6 percent rate. The national unemployment rate was 4.1 percent last month, and the rate in the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett area was 3.8 percent. 

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    OLYMPIA - Washington's unemployment rate fell to 4.5 percent last month and the state added 6,900 jobs. According to the latest numbers released Wednesday by the Employment Security Department, the October rate dropped slightly from September's 4.6 percent rate. The national unemployment rate was 4.1 percent last month, and the rate in the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett area was 3.8 percent. 

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  • How to prepare your home to sell (sponsored)

    How to prepare your home to sell (sponsored)

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 2:31 PM EST2017-11-15 19:31:29 GMT

    Preparing your home for the market means making repairs and general sprucing-up ? but also making it easy for potential buyers to imagine their happy lives there. Before you show your home to buyers, put yourself in their shoes, advises Sara Ramirez, a Realtor at Century 21. Look at your home with a critical eye. Walk through your home and property, clipboard in hand, recording problems you’d notice if you were shopping. That garage workspace full of dust and empty containers?...

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    Preparing your home for the market means making repairs and general sprucing-up ? but also making it easy for potential buyers to imagine their happy lives there. Before you show your home to buyers, put yourself in their shoes, advises Sara Ramirez, a Realtor at Century 21. Look at your home with a critical eye. Walk through your home and property, clipboard in hand, recording problems you’d notice if you were shopping. That garage workspace full of dust and empty containers?...

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  • 5 House Dems introduce impeachment articles against Trump

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 12:03 PM EST2017-11-15 17:03:57 GMT

    WASHINGTON - Five Democrats have introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, a long-shot effort that stands little chance in the Republican-led House. The five articles accused the president of obstruction of justice, undermining the independence of the federal judiciary and other offenses. 

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    WASHINGTON - Five Democrats have introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, a long-shot effort that stands little chance in the Republican-led House. The five articles accused the president of obstruction of justice, undermining the independence of the federal judiciary and other offenses. 

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  • Caught on camera: Moses Lake officer saves suicidal man

    Caught on camera: Moses Lake officer saves suicidal man

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 2:10 AM EST2017-11-15 07:10:16 GMT

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - The Moses Lake Police Department shared body camera video of an officer acting quickly to save a suicidal man. Now we're hearing from the officer behind the camera.  On Monday afternoon, the Moses Lake Police Department received multiple calls of a man sitting on a highway overpass. Moments later an officer had to make a life-or-death call.

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    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - The Moses Lake Police Department shared body camera video of an officer acting quickly to save a suicidal man. Now we're hearing from the officer behind the camera.  On Monday afternoon, the Moses Lake Police Department received multiple calls of a man sitting on a highway overpass. Moments later an officer had to make a life-or-death call.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, November 14th

    Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, November 14th

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 2:09 AM EST2017-11-15 07:09:25 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, November 14th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, November 14th.

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  • Garth Brooks concerts are about more than the music

    Garth Brooks concerts are about more than the music

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 12:59 AM EST2017-11-15 05:59:58 GMT
    Courtesy: Brittany BliesnerCourtesy: Brittany Bliesner

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood had a whirlwind of a week in Spokane. 7 shows in just 6 days and they all sold out within minutes of the tickets going on sale. Spokane Arena's capacity is about 23,000. That means more than 160,000 people got to see Garth and his wife perform the heck out of that stage.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood had a whirlwind of a week in Spokane. 7 shows in just 6 days and they all sold out within minutes of the tickets going on sale. Spokane Arena's capacity is about 23,000. That means more than 160,000 people got to see Garth and his wife perform the heck out of that stage.  

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  • Spokane police investigating after man hit by car near Ruby and North Foothills

    Spokane police investigating after man hit by car near Ruby and North Foothills

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 12:25 AM EST2017-11-15 05:25:59 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating after an auto vs pedestrian crash at the intersection of Ruby and North Foothills Tuesday night. Police say the pedestrian is in stable condition and was alert and speaking with officers while being treated at an area hospital. Around 7 p.m. Spokane Police responded to the reported crash.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating after an auto vs pedestrian crash at the intersection of Ruby and North Foothills Tuesday night. Police say the pedestrian is in stable condition and was alert and speaking with officers while being treated at an area hospital. Around 7 p.m. Spokane Police responded to the reported crash.

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  • Puppy abandoned in plastic bin with lid on

    Puppy abandoned in plastic bin with lid on

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 11:52 PM EST2017-11-15 04:52:30 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - A young puppy is safely recovering in a foster home. A stark contrast to how his day started out. Someone dumped the puppy inside a plastic tub with the lid on along I-90 in Spokane County. They aren't sure how long he had been in there. 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - A young puppy is safely recovering in a foster home. A stark contrast to how his day started out. Someone dumped the puppy inside a plastic tub with the lid on along I-90 in Spokane County. They aren't sure how long he had been in there. 

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  • Plummer city council race decided by a coin flip

    Plummer city council race decided by a coin flip

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 10:46 PM EST2017-11-15 03:46:38 GMT
    Plummer city council race decided by a coin flipPlummer city council race decided by a coin flip

    PLUMMER, Idaho- A tight City Council race in the town of Plummer, Idaho was settled by... a coin toss! The race, between Leticia Kennar and Ashley Lounsbury, was too tight to be called for either one. So they flipped a coin. Ashley Lounsbury called heads mid-flip and that's where the coin landed. 

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    PLUMMER, Idaho- A tight City Council race in the town of Plummer, Idaho was settled by... a coin toss! The race, between Leticia Kennar and Ashley Lounsbury, was too tight to be called for either one. So they flipped a coin. Ashley Lounsbury called heads mid-flip and that's where the coin landed. 

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  • Spokane man donates 25th gallon of blood to Inland Northwest Blood Center

    Spokane man donates 25th gallon of blood to Inland Northwest Blood Center

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 10:15 PM EST2017-11-15 03:15:01 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - One Spokane man celebrated an important milestone Tuesday. But this milestone wasn't about him, it was about the hundreds of other people he's helped. Rob Laughbon donated his 25th gallon of blood Tuesday to the Inland Northwest Blood Center. One pint can save three lives. Rob has helped save about 600.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - One Spokane man celebrated an important milestone Tuesday. But this milestone wasn't about him, it was about the hundreds of other people he's helped. Rob Laughbon donated his 25th gallon of blood Tuesday to the Inland Northwest Blood Center. One pint can save three lives. Rob has helped save about 600.

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  • Landowner uses tractor to push poacher's pickup truck down embankment

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 9:54 PM EST2017-11-15 02:54:51 GMT
    Poacher's truck after being pushed into embankment by landowner's tractorPoacher's truck after being pushed into embankment by landowner's tractor

    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash.- On the Facebook page of Washington's Department of Fish and Wildlife, most people seem to be firmly behind a Pierce County landowner who took a poaching matter into his own hands. Actually, he took the matter into his own tractor.  

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    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash.- On the Facebook page of Washington's Department of Fish and Wildlife, most people seem to be firmly behind a Pierce County landowner who took a poaching matter into his own hands. Actually, he took the matter into his own tractor.  

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  • Friends mourn after pedestrian killed in car accident in downtown Spokane

    Friends mourn after pedestrian killed in car accident in downtown Spokane

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 8:32 PM EST2017-11-15 01:32:43 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Friends are trying to help out after finding out that the person who was killed in the accident downtown on Saturday was one of their loved ones. Erick Nsemgiyumva says he’s known Rambo Wilsom ever since he moved to Spokane. He says Wilsom was a refugee from Burundi and had a life here in Spokane with his three kids. But now, the family is planning a funeral. Spokane police say what happened was a tragic accident on Saturday near Howard and 1st downtown...

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Friends are trying to help out after finding out that the person who was killed in the accident downtown on Saturday was one of their loved ones. Erick Nsemgiyumva says he’s known Rambo Wilsom ever since he moved to Spokane. He says Wilsom was a refugee from Burundi and had a life here in Spokane with his three kids. But now, the family is planning a funeral. Spokane police say what happened was a tragic accident on Saturday near Howard and 1st downtown...

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  • K-9 Gunnar returns to work after surgery

    K-9 Gunnar returns to work after surgery

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 8:20 PM EST2017-11-15 01:20:43 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Fans of the A&E show Live PD saw Deputy Jason Hunt on the show last week, but noticed his K-9 partner, Gunnar, was absent. So what happened to Gunnar? Deputy Hunt gave an update Tuesday. Gunnar was recovering from recent surgery to three of his paws. They had developed growths and Gunnar underwent surgery at the end of October. 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Fans of the A&E show Live PD saw Deputy Jason Hunt on the show last week, but noticed his K-9 partner, Gunnar, was absent. So what happened to Gunnar? Deputy Hunt gave an update Tuesday. Gunnar was recovering from recent surgery to three of his paws. They had developed growths and Gunnar underwent surgery at the end of October. 

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  • KHQ Investigates: 'A car accident saved my life'

    KHQ Investigates: 'A car accident saved my life'

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 5:02 PM EST2017-11-14 22:02:05 GMT

    SAGLE, Idaho - A North Idaho woman says a car crash wound up saving her life. During a checkup following her injuries from the wreck, doctors found a cancerous tumor in her neck. While she is grateful to be alive, she believes the tumor was captured in imaging months prior and she wasn’t notified. She hopes sharing her story will inspire you to do a double take on your medical records.

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    SAGLE, Idaho - A North Idaho woman says a car crash wound up saving her life. During a checkup following her injuries from the wreck, doctors found a cancerous tumor in her neck. While she is grateful to be alive, she believes the tumor was captured in imaging months prior and she wasn’t notified. She hopes sharing her story will inspire you to do a double take on your medical records.

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  • Montana State suspends fraternity after student hospitalized

    Montana State suspends fraternity after student hospitalized

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 7:20 PM EST2017-11-15 00:20:10 GMT

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A Montana State University fraternity was suspended by the school after a report of a student being hospitalized for alcohol poisoning after a party at the house.    The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports it is the second report this semester of a student from the university's Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity being hospitalized for alcohol poisoning. 

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    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A Montana State University fraternity was suspended by the school after a report of a student being hospitalized for alcohol poisoning after a party at the house.    The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports it is the second report this semester of a student from the university's Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity being hospitalized for alcohol poisoning. 

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  • Documents: Puerto Rico utility ignored advice on repair deal

    Documents: Puerto Rico utility ignored advice on repair deal

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 7:06 PM EST2017-11-15 00:06:44 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Newly released documents show that Puerto Rico's bankrupt electric utility ignored advice from its own lawyers before signing a $300 million contract with a tiny Montana company to repair its damaged power grid.    The documents show the law firm recommended that the power authority be allowed to terminate the deal within 10 days for any breach by the company, Whitefish Energy Holdings.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Newly released documents show that Puerto Rico's bankrupt electric utility ignored advice from its own lawyers before signing a $300 million contract with a tiny Montana company to repair its damaged power grid.    The documents show the law firm recommended that the power authority be allowed to terminate the deal within 10 days for any breach by the company, Whitefish Energy Holdings.

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  • Idaho man who hid daughters in Nevada mountains sentenced

    Idaho man who hid daughters in Nevada mountains sentenced

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 6:58 PM EST2017-11-14 23:58:11 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho - A Boise father who authorities say endangered his two young daughters when he hid them in the Nevada mountains in May was sentenced to 20 years in prison.    The Idaho Statesman reports 29-year-old Joshua Dundon must serve eight years in prison before he's eligible for parole after sentencing last week. He pleaded guilty in September to felony custodial interference and infliction of great bodily harm. 

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    BOISE, Idaho - A Boise father who authorities say endangered his two young daughters when he hid them in the Nevada mountains in May was sentenced to 20 years in prison.    The Idaho Statesman reports 29-year-old Joshua Dundon must serve eight years in prison before he's eligible for parole after sentencing last week. He pleaded guilty in September to felony custodial interference and infliction of great bodily harm. 

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  • Cards Against Humanity buys plot of land on U.S./Mexico border to block border wall

    Cards Against Humanity buys plot of land on U.S./Mexico border to block border wall

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 5:39 PM EST2017-11-14 22:39:46 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Cards Against Humanity is known for unique stunts around this time of year. In years past, in an effort to combat Black Friday, they've had people send them $5 and literally sent nothing in return. Just like they said they would.  They've also mailed people poop in a box. 30,000 bought it.  They've even raised $100,000 to dig a giant hole in the ground.

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    KHQ.COM - Cards Against Humanity is known for unique stunts around this time of year. In years past, in an effort to combat Black Friday, they've had people send them $5 and literally sent nothing in return. Just like they said they would.  They've also mailed people poop in a box. 30,000 bought it.  They've even raised $100,000 to dig a giant hole in the ground.

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  • Washington state man denies northern Idaho killing

    Washington state man denies northern Idaho killing

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 5:24 PM EST2017-11-14 22:24:45 GMT

    SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) - A Washington state man is denying that he stabbed and killed a Washington state cabdriver in northern Idaho.    The Bonner County Daily Bee reports that 20-year-old Jacob Corban Coleman of Puyallup on Monday pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in 1st District Court.    Police say Coleman in late August called a cab and 22-year-old Gagandeep Singh of Spokane picked him up at Spokane International Airport.

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    SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) - A Washington state man is denying that he stabbed and killed a Washington state cabdriver in northern Idaho.    The Bonner County Daily Bee reports that 20-year-old Jacob Corban Coleman of Puyallup on Monday pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in 1st District Court.    Police say Coleman in late August called a cab and 22-year-old Gagandeep Singh of Spokane picked him up at Spokane International Airport.

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  • Man arrested in fatal hit and run admits involvement and writes apology letter

    Man arrested in fatal hit and run admits involvement and writes apology letter

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 4:32 PM EST2017-11-14 21:32:14 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man arrested for hitting and killing a woman with his pickup over the weekend initially denied involvement, but later confessed after detectives presented them with their evidence, according to court documents. The woman, identified by family as Melissa L. Tolliver, died after being struck by a pickup late Saturday night on East Holland. The driver of the pickup fled the scene.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man arrested for hitting and killing a woman with his pickup over the weekend initially denied involvement, but later confessed after detectives presented them with their evidence, according to court documents. The woman, identified by family as Melissa L. Tolliver, died after being struck by a pickup late Saturday night on East Holland. The driver of the pickup fled the scene.

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  • Kootenai County Deputies arrest man for the 31st time

    Kootenai County Deputies arrest man for the 31st time

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 2:06 PM EST2017-11-14 19:06:07 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man with 30 previous arrests was taken into custody again by Kootenai County Deputies on Monday.  Deputies were trying to arrest 48-year-old Lisa M. Helvie on an outstanding drug warrant in the 2000 block of W. Prairie Avenue. While looking for Helvie, deputies encountered 57-year-old Timie Lenz. Deputies say Lenz obstructed them and he was placed under arrest. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man with 30 previous arrests was taken into custody again by Kootenai County Deputies on Monday.  Deputies were trying to arrest 48-year-old Lisa M. Helvie on an outstanding drug warrant in the 2000 block of W. Prairie Avenue. While looking for Helvie, deputies encountered 57-year-old Timie Lenz. Deputies say Lenz obstructed them and he was placed under arrest. 

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  • PHOTOS: Consumer safety group unveils its 'worst toys' list

    PHOTOS: Consumer safety group unveils its 'worst toys' list

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 1:12 PM EST2017-11-14 18:12:54 GMT

    BOSTON - Fidget spinners, a Wonder Woman "battle sword" and a remote-controlled Spider-Man drone are among the toys topping a consumer safety group's annual list of worst toys for the holiday season. World Against Toys Causing Harm, or WATCH, unveiled its top 10 list Tuesday at a Boston children's hospital.

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    BOSTON - Fidget spinners, a Wonder Woman "battle sword" and a remote-controlled Spider-Man drone are among the toys topping a consumer safety group's annual list of worst toys for the holiday season. World Against Toys Causing Harm, or WATCH, unveiled its top 10 list Tuesday at a Boston children's hospital.

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  • Sheriff's Office: Level 3 sex offender released

    Sheriff's Office: Level 3 sex offender released

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 12:41 PM EST2017-11-14 17:41:11 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office wants residents to be aware of a Level III sex offender moving into the area.  31-year-old Randi Daniel Raney Hobbs was convicted of 1st Degree Rape of a Child in 2004. The Sheriff's Office says Hobbs has served the sentence imposed on him by the courts and Hobbs IS NOT wanted by law enforcement at this time. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office wants residents to be aware of a Level III sex offender moving into the area.  31-year-old Randi Daniel Raney Hobbs was convicted of 1st Degree Rape of a Child in 2004. The Sheriff's Office says Hobbs has served the sentence imposed on him by the courts and Hobbs IS NOT wanted by law enforcement at this time. 

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  • PHOTOS: Can you help identify this robbery suspect?

    PHOTOS: Can you help identify this robbery suspect?

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 11:33 AM EST2017-11-14 16:33:34 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Major Crimes Detectives with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office need your help identifying a robbery suspect.  Detectives say the man stole several items from Home Depot on E. Sprague on November 6 and assaulted an employee who tried to stop him. The man was last seen running south on Howe. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Major Crimes Detectives with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office need your help identifying a robbery suspect.  Detectives say the man stole several items from Home Depot on E. Sprague on November 6 and assaulted an employee who tried to stop him. The man was last seen running south on Howe. 

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  • Missing endangered Spokane woman found safe

    Missing endangered Spokane woman found safe

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 8:46 AM EST2017-11-14 13:46:20 GMT

    UPDATE: KHQ.COM - Spokane Police tell us that Ms. Cady has been located safely. Thanks to everyone for their assistance! PREVIOUS COVERAGE: Spokane Police are requesting the public's help locating a missing woman. Carole A. Cady is 65 years old and left Sacred Heart Medical Center around 3:30 p.m. on foot. She is 5 feet tall wearing a purple and red wool jacket with a hood, green sweater and possibly sweat pants.

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    UPDATE: KHQ.COM - Spokane Police tell us that Ms. Cady has been located safely. Thanks to everyone for their assistance! PREVIOUS COVERAGE: Spokane Police are requesting the public's help locating a missing woman. Carole A. Cady is 65 years old and left Sacred Heart Medical Center around 3:30 p.m. on foot. She is 5 feet tall wearing a purple and red wool jacket with a hood, green sweater and possibly sweat pants.

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  • Thieves use U-Haul to steal packages in Spokane Valley

    Thieves use U-Haul to steal packages in Spokane Valley

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 2:32 AM EST2017-11-14 07:32:53 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- A Spokane Valley woman wants to warn you to be on the lookout for a U-Haul that may be being used for more than just moving. She spotted two people stealing packages off her porch and it was all caught on camera. Katie Hess says the packages were winter clothes for her two little boys. Hess says she ordered the clothes off Amazon and they were supposed to come on November 8th. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- A Spokane Valley woman wants to warn you to be on the lookout for a U-Haul that may be being used for more than just moving. She spotted two people stealing packages off her porch and it was all caught on camera. Katie Hess says the packages were winter clothes for her two little boys. Hess says she ordered the clothes off Amazon and they were supposed to come on November 8th. 

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  • Mad Minute stories from Monday, November 13th

    Mad Minute stories from Monday, November 13th

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 2:32 AM EST2017-11-14 07:32:04 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, November 13th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, November 13th.

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  • No foul play found in fire that destroyed Montana wood plant

    No foul play found in fire that destroyed Montana wood plant

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 1:04 AM EST2017-11-14 06:04:10 GMT

    LIBBY, Mont. (AP) - Montana authorities have determined that there was no foul play involved with a fire that destroyed Libby's last wood manufacturing plant.    The Flathead Beacon reports that SK Fingerjoint, Inc. at the Kootenai Business Park burned to the ground on Nov. 5.

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    LIBBY, Mont. (AP) - Montana authorities have determined that there was no foul play involved with a fire that destroyed Libby's last wood manufacturing plant.    The Flathead Beacon reports that SK Fingerjoint, Inc. at the Kootenai Business Park burned to the ground on Nov. 5.

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  • Drunk guy breaks into Moses Lake home, falls asleep

    Drunk guy breaks into Moses Lake home, falls asleep

    Monday, November 13 2017 11:12 PM EST2017-11-14 04:12:54 GMT

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Police in Moses Lake say they responded to an unusually high number of drunken shenanigans over the weekend, and one incident in particular is getting attention on social media.  In a post on the department's Facebook page Monday, police say that around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, a resident in the Knolls Vista neighborhood heard his front door open, then close.

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    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Police in Moses Lake say they responded to an unusually high number of drunken shenanigans over the weekend, and one incident in particular is getting attention on social media.  In a post on the department's Facebook page Monday, police say that around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, a resident in the Knolls Vista neighborhood heard his front door open, then close.

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  • 1 killed, several hurt by falling trees in Washington storm

    1 killed, several hurt by falling trees in Washington storm

    Monday, November 13 2017 10:54 PM EST2017-11-14 03:54:20 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - Authorities say falling trees have killed one person and injured others as high winds and rain swept through western Washington.    The King County Sheriff's Office says a tree fell on a car in Renton Monday evening, killing one person and injuring two others, including a child.    The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office says a 15-year-old girl was inside a mobile home when a tree came through the roof in Port Orchard.

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    SEATTLE (AP) - Authorities say falling trees have killed one person and injured others as high winds and rain swept through western Washington.    The King County Sheriff's Office says a tree fell on a car in Renton Monday evening, killing one person and injuring two others, including a child.    The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office says a 15-year-old girl was inside a mobile home when a tree came through the roof in Port Orchard.

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  • Police: "Paranoid" son murdered father in Spokane home

    Police: "Paranoid" son murdered father in Spokane home

    Monday, November 13 2017 10:40 PM EST2017-11-14 03:40:39 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man is in jail on a $1 million bond accused of killing his own father. Matthew Bossard was arrested last week after a man was found covered in blood in his North Spokane home. Court documents paint a disturbing picture: A man found dead in his own bathtub, his son believed to be the person responsible.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man is in jail on a $1 million bond accused of killing his own father. Matthew Bossard was arrested last week after a man was found covered in blood in his North Spokane home. Court documents paint a disturbing picture: A man found dead in his own bathtub, his son believed to be the person responsible.

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  • Coeur d'Alene pastor reacts to shooter's sentence

    Coeur d'Alene pastor reacts to shooter's sentence

    Monday, November 13 2017 10:07 PM EST2017-11-14 03:07:56 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Kyle Odom shot Tim Remington six times on the steps of Pastor Remington's own church in 2016. But on Monday the Pastor Remington forgave Odom for all of his actions. On Monday Odom was sentenced to 25 years in prison, but is only guaranteed to serve 10 of it. After 10 years, Odom will become eligible for parole.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Kyle Odom shot Tim Remington six times on the steps of Pastor Remington's own church in 2016. But on Monday the Pastor Remington forgave Odom for all of his actions. On Monday Odom was sentenced to 25 years in prison, but is only guaranteed to serve 10 of it. After 10 years, Odom will become eligible for parole.

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  • Coeur d'Alene burglary suspect arrested

    Coeur d'Alene burglary suspect arrested

    Monday, November 13 2017 9:11 PM EST2017-11-14 02:11:46 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene police say they have identified and arrested a 29-year-old burglary suspect Sunday. On November 10, Coeur d'Alene police responded to the 3700 block of W. Pescador Dr. for a residential burglary. A man, later identified as 29-year-old Chrstian Saganski, was captured on video surveillance leaving the home with several items.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene police say they have identified and arrested a 29-year-old burglary suspect Sunday. On November 10, Coeur d'Alene police responded to the 3700 block of W. Pescador Dr. for a residential burglary. A man, later identified as 29-year-old Chrstian Saganski, was captured on video surveillance leaving the home with several items.

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  • Spokane 21-year-old with terminal breast cancer wants to raise awareness in young people

    Spokane 21-year-old with terminal breast cancer wants to raise awareness in young people

    Monday, November 13 2017 8:42 PM EST2017-11-14 01:42:38 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- In a matter of two weeks, one Spokane woman's life turned upside down after she learned she was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer at the age of 21. It's very rare, in fact so rare, Amanda Degraff's doctor says she's only seen a handful of women her age with breast cancer. Degraff wants to prove a point: it doesn't matter what age you are, you need to check yourself. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- In a matter of two weeks, one Spokane woman's life turned upside down after she learned she was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer at the age of 21. It's very rare, in fact so rare, Amanda Degraff's doctor says she's only seen a handful of women her age with breast cancer. Degraff wants to prove a point: it doesn't matter what age you are, you need to check yourself. 

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  • No injuries after shots fired into Spokane business

    No injuries after shots fired into Spokane business

    Monday, November 13 2017 8:27 PM EST2017-11-14 01:27:35 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say no one was hurt after shots were fired outside PJ's pub early Monday morning.  Officers responded to the business on Monroe Street around 1 a.m. A bullet passed through the second story window at the business but no one appeared to be struck or injured.  Before police were called, a man ran into the PJ's and said he had been shot at, but he did not stay on scene to speak to officers.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say no one was hurt after shots were fired outside PJ's pub early Monday morning.  Officers responded to the business on Monroe Street around 1 a.m. A bullet passed through the second story window at the business but no one appeared to be struck or injured.  Before police were called, a man ran into the PJ's and said he had been shot at, but he did not stay on scene to speak to officers.

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  • Spokane firefighters extinguish car fire

    Spokane firefighters extinguish car fire

    Monday, November 13 2017 8:20 PM EST2017-11-14 01:20:24 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Firefighters were called a reported car fire near Maple and Gardner Monday afternoon. The fire then spread to a nearby house, but crews were able to get it under control quickly, limiting damage to the home. Investigators on scene say someone was living in the SUV, but they were not inside at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Firefighters were called a reported car fire near Maple and Gardner Monday afternoon. The fire then spread to a nearby house, but crews were able to get it under control quickly, limiting damage to the home. Investigators on scene say someone was living in the SUV, but they were not inside at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported.

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  • Only pay phone in area lacking cell service to be removed

    Only pay phone in area lacking cell service to be removed

    Monday, November 13 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-11-14 01:09:38 GMT

    VERLOT, Wash. (AP) - One of the only pay phones left in one of Washington state's most beautiful and dangerous outdoor destinations is slated to be removed, and that has some emergency workers worried that visitors could be left in a dead zone.    The Yakima Herald reports there is little to no cell phone service along the Mountain Loop Highway that brings travelers to the Big Four Ice Caves near the Verlot ranger station.

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    VERLOT, Wash. (AP) - One of the only pay phones left in one of Washington state's most beautiful and dangerous outdoor destinations is slated to be removed, and that has some emergency workers worried that visitors could be left in a dead zone.    The Yakima Herald reports there is little to no cell phone service along the Mountain Loop Highway that brings travelers to the Big Four Ice Caves near the Verlot ranger station.

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  • Thousands without power in western Washington

    Thousands without power in western Washington

    Monday, November 13 2017 7:32 PM EST2017-11-14 00:32:31 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - Thousands of people were without power in western Washington state after high winds swept through overnight and then picked back up Monday afternoon.    The National Weather Service weather service said Monday that many areas were seeing gusts topping 50 mph (80 kph), including a report of a 63 mph (101 kph) gust in West Seattle with even stronger winds on the coast and in north-central and northeastern Washington.

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    SEATTLE (AP) - Thousands of people were without power in western Washington state after high winds swept through overnight and then picked back up Monday afternoon.    The National Weather Service weather service said Monday that many areas were seeing gusts topping 50 mph (80 kph), including a report of a 63 mph (101 kph) gust in West Seattle with even stronger winds on the coast and in north-central and northeastern Washington.

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  • Kyle Odom sentenced to 25 years in prison for shooting Coeur d'Alene pastor

    Kyle Odom sentenced to 25 years in prison for shooting Coeur d'Alene pastor

    Monday, November 13 2017 7:07 PM EST2017-11-14 00:07:07 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - UPDATE: Kyle Odom was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison for shooting Coeur d'Alene Pastor Tim Remmington six times in the back in 2016. Odom will serve a 10 year fixed sentence, after which he could be eligible for parole. 

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - UPDATE: Kyle Odom was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison for shooting Coeur d'Alene Pastor Tim Remmington six times in the back in 2016. Odom will serve a 10 year fixed sentence, after which he could be eligible for parole. 

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  • Ex-football player charged with murder in wife's death

    Ex-football player charged with murder in wife's death

    Monday, November 13 2017 6:28 PM EST2017-11-13 23:28:41 GMT

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Prosecutors say a former professional football player sliced his wife's neck and then crawled on the ground outside their rented Utah condominium before flagging down a police officer.    Murder charges filed Monday against 46-year-old Anthony D. McClanahan say the bloody Nov. 2 scene in Park City indicated his 28-year-old wife Keri "KC" McClanahan put up a desperate struggle.

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    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Prosecutors say a former professional football player sliced his wife's neck and then crawled on the ground outside their rented Utah condominium before flagging down a police officer.    Murder charges filed Monday against 46-year-old Anthony D. McClanahan say the bloody Nov. 2 scene in Park City indicated his 28-year-old wife Keri "KC" McClanahan put up a desperate struggle.

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  • Sutherland drops bid for 5th District US House seat

    Sutherland drops bid for 5th District US House seat

    Monday, November 13 2017 6:18 PM EST2017-11-13 23:18:11 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - One of two Democrats running against Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is dropping out of the race.    Matthew Sutherland says he is stepping aside to support former state legislator Lisa Brown in the race for the Spokane region House seat.    The Spokesman-Review says Sutherland will instead run for a seat in the state House of Representatives.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - One of two Democrats running against Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is dropping out of the race.    Matthew Sutherland says he is stepping aside to support former state legislator Lisa Brown in the race for the Spokane region House seat.    The Spokesman-Review says Sutherland will instead run for a seat in the state House of Representatives.

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  • Spokane Police make arrest in fatal hit and run case

    Spokane Police make arrest in fatal hit and run case

    Monday, November 13 2017 5:55 PM EST2017-11-13 22:55:59 GMT

    Spokane Police have made an arrest in connection to a fatal hit and run that happened late Saturday night in north Spokane.  Saturday night, a woman was crossing the street near Holland and N. Colton when she was struck by a pickup. The truck took off and the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.  Late Sunday night, an officer spotted a truck near Buckeye and Lee Street that matched the description of the truck witnesses reported fleeing the scene on Saturday night. The ...

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    Spokane Police have made an arrest in connection to a fatal hit and run that happened late Saturday night in north Spokane.  Saturday night, a woman was crossing the street near Holland and N. Colton when she was struck by a pickup. The truck took off and the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.  Late Sunday night, an officer spotted a truck near Buckeye and Lee Street that matched the description of the truck witnesses reported fleeing the scene on Saturday night. The ...

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  • 22-year-old woman missing from Colville reservation

    22-year-old woman missing from Colville reservation

    Monday, November 13 2017 5:54 PM EST2017-11-13 22:54:48 GMT

    COLVILLE, Wash. - Colville Tribes Emergency Services reports police are searching for a missing 22-year-old woman who was reported missing Sunday morning.  Kolby Nicole Marchand is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall and 135 lbs with black hair and brown eyes. A photo of Marchand on Facebook shows she has a tattoo on her upper arm. She was last seen in a truck with Washington license plate C17700K.

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    COLVILLE, Wash. - Colville Tribes Emergency Services reports police are searching for a missing 22-year-old woman who was reported missing Sunday morning.  Kolby Nicole Marchand is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall and 135 lbs with black hair and brown eyes. A photo of Marchand on Facebook shows she has a tattoo on her upper arm. She was last seen in a truck with Washington license plate C17700K.

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  • Help Me Hayley: Broken furnace making cold weather extra unbearable for Spokane boy

    Help Me Hayley: Broken furnace making cold weather extra unbearable for Spokane boy

    Monday, November 13 2017 5:47 PM EST2017-11-13 22:47:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Winter for many kids means snowball fights and sledding, but for one little North Spokane boy, all it means is pain. He has cerebral palsy, and the low temps cause his muscles to tighten and ache. With the family's furnace busted, their friends said "Help us Hayley." "It hurts my heart," said his mother Richelle Tatosky, "He's been through so much. He wasn't supposed to survive." 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Winter for many kids means snowball fights and sledding, but for one little North Spokane boy, all it means is pain. He has cerebral palsy, and the low temps cause his muscles to tighten and ache. With the family's furnace busted, their friends said "Help us Hayley." "It hurts my heart," said his mother Richelle Tatosky, "He's been through so much. He wasn't supposed to survive." 

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  • Orofino student arrested for shooting threat; bomb threats still under investigation

    Orofino student arrested for shooting threat; bomb threats still under investigation

    Monday, November 13 2017 5:22 PM EST2017-11-13 22:22:24 GMT

    OROFINO, Idaho - The Orofino Police Department reports an arrest has been made after a student threatened a shooting at Orofino High School. Police say the juvenile student was arrested Saturday evening.  The students arrest came following a three week investigation into statements the student had reportedly made indicating he was planning a shooting at the school.

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    OROFINO, Idaho - The Orofino Police Department reports an arrest has been made after a student threatened a shooting at Orofino High School. Police say the juvenile student was arrested Saturday evening.  The students arrest came following a three week investigation into statements the student had reportedly made indicating he was planning a shooting at the school.

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  • Hate crimes rose for 2nd year in a row in 2016, FBI reports

    Hate crimes rose for 2nd year in a row in 2016, FBI reports

    Monday, November 13 2017 11:47 AM EST2017-11-13 16:47:08 GMT

    WASHINGTON - The FBI says hate crimes rose for the second straight year in 2016, with increases in attacks motivated by bias against blacks, Jews, Muslims and LGBT people.

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    WASHINGTON - The FBI says hate crimes rose for the second straight year in 2016, with increases in attacks motivated by bias against blacks, Jews, Muslims and LGBT people.  A report released Monday says there were more than 6,100 hate crimes last year. That's up about 5 percent from the year before. In 2015 and 2016, that number was driven by crimes against people because of their race or ethnicity. 

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  • Family of fatal hit and run victim pleads for justice

    Family of fatal hit and run victim pleads for justice

    Monday, November 13 2017 2:57 AM EST2017-11-13 07:57:15 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane family is left with questions after they say their family member was killed in a hit and run late Saturday night. Police responded to a pedestrian versus car accident near Newport Highway and Holland Avenue late Saturday. Police say a woman was crossing the street around 10:30 pm, when a green pickup truck hit her and then fled the scene. The driver of that truck still has not been found. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane family is left with questions after they say their family member was killed in a hit and run late Saturday night. Police responded to a pedestrian versus car accident near Newport Highway and Holland Avenue late Saturday. Police say a woman was crossing the street around 10:30 pm, when a green pickup truck hit her and then fled the scene. The driver of that truck still has not been found. 

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  • Spokane Police investigating fatal hit and run in north Spokane

    Sunday, November 12 2017 11:10 PM EST2017-11-13 04:10:10 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating a fatal hit and run that happened late Saturday night in north Spokane.  Police say a pedestrian was hit by a green pickup truck on the Newport Highway just past the "Y" near E. Holland Avenue.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating a fatal hit and run that happened late Saturday night in north Spokane.  Police say a pedestrian was hit by a green pickup truck on the Newport Highway just past the "Y" near E. Holland Avenue.  Details are still limited at this time, but police say a green truck who hit the unidentified pedestrian fled the scene.  This is a developing story. Stay tuned for details. 

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  • Only pay phone in area lacking cell service to be removed

    Only pay phone in area lacking cell service to be removed

    Sunday, November 12 2017 9:57 PM EST2017-11-13 02:57:21 GMT

    VERLOT (AP) - One of the only pay phones left in one of Washington state's most beautiful and dangerous outdoor destinations is slated to be removed, and that has some emergency workers worried that visitors could be left in a dead zone. The Everett Herald reports there is little to no cellphone service along the Mountain Loop Highway that brings travelers to the Big Four Ice Caves near the Verlot ranger station. The caves draw about 50,000 visitors annually. Most 9...

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    VERLOT (AP) - One of the only pay phones left in one of Washington state's most beautiful and dangerous outdoor destinations is slated to be removed, and that has some emergency workers worried that visitors could be left in a dead zone. The Everett Herald reports there is little to no cellphone service along the Mountain Loop Highway that brings travelers to the Big Four Ice Caves near the Verlot ranger station. The caves draw about 50,000 visitors annually. Most 9...

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  • Washington state waiting for Trump's US Attorney nominee

    Washington state waiting for Trump's US Attorney nominee

    Sunday, November 12 2017 5:53 PM EST2017-11-12 22:53:34 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - It's been eight months since U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked 46 U.S. attorneys to resign, and some states including Washington are still waiting for new people to be nominated to the posts.    Former U.S. Attorney Jim McDevitt told The Spokesman-Review that he's had conversations with officials in Washington, D.C. about potential candidates, but he wouldn't discuss the nature of those conversations.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - It's been eight months since U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked 46 U.S. attorneys to resign, and some states including Washington are still waiting for new people to be nominated to the posts.    Former U.S. Attorney Jim McDevitt told The Spokesman-Review that he's had conversations with officials in Washington, D.C. about potential candidates, but he wouldn't discuss the nature of those conversations.

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  • Idaho State Police lab faces heroin testing backlog

    Idaho State Police lab faces heroin testing backlog

    Sunday, November 12 2017 4:34 PM EST2017-11-12 21:34:53 GMT
    ISP are investigating a fatal two-car crash on US-95.ISP are investigating a fatal two-car crash on US-95.

    NAMPA, Idaho (AP) - Forensic scientists with the Idaho State Police are struggling to keep up with the growing caseload of evidence waiting to be tested for heroin and other opioids.    ISP scientist Corinna Owsley tells the Idaho Press-Tribune that each drug analyst with the agency does about 90 cases a month.

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    NAMPA, Idaho (AP) - Forensic scientists with the Idaho State Police are struggling to keep up with the growing caseload of evidence waiting to be tested for heroin and other opioids.    ISP scientist Corinna Owsley tells the Idaho Press-Tribune that each drug analyst with the agency does about 90 cases a month.

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  • Oregon hiker dies after falling off Mount Storm King

    Oregon hiker dies after falling off Mount Storm King

    Sunday, November 12 2017 3:28 PM EST2017-11-12 20:28:15 GMT

    PORT ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say a 21-year-old Oregon man has died after a fall off Mount Storm King in Washington state.    The Peninsula Daily News in Port Angeles, Washington reports that the man was hiking with a partner in Olympic National Park on Friday when he slipped on a rock while descending a slope with rocky terrain. Olympic National Park spokeswoman Penny Wagner says the man fell 20 to 30 feet and tumbled another 100 feet or so upon landing,

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    PORT ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say a 21-year-old Oregon man has died after a fall off Mount Storm King in Washington state.    The Peninsula Daily News in Port Angeles, Washington reports that the man was hiking with a partner in Olympic National Park on Friday when he slipped on a rock while descending a slope with rocky terrain. Olympic National Park spokeswoman Penny Wagner says the man fell 20 to 30 feet and tumbled another 100 feet or so upon landing,

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  • Early morning Spokane duplex fire displaces family

    Early morning Spokane duplex fire displaces family

    Sunday, November 12 2017 3:20 PM EST2017-11-12 20:20:14 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at a duplex in the 2300 block of E. 4th Ave. around 4:30 a.m. Sunday. Arriving crews found smoke coming from the rear of the structure with fire in the attic.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at a duplex in the 2300 block of E. 4th Ave. around 4:30 a.m. Sunday. Arriving crews found smoke coming from the rear of the structure with fire in the attic.

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  • Partisan divide grows in US states, with mixed results

    Partisan divide grows in US states, with mixed results

    Sunday, November 12 2017 12:54 PM EST2017-11-12 17:54:20 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -  Democrats have hit the political trifecta in New Jersey and Washington state, seizing complete control of the governor's office and legislative chambers in the 2017 elections. Time to let fly with a big liberal agenda? Maybe, but taking a few modest steps to the left is probably more realistic.

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -  Democrats have hit the political trifecta in New Jersey and Washington state, seizing complete control of the governor's office and legislative chambers in the 2017 elections. Time to let fly with a big liberal agenda? Maybe, but taking a few modest steps to the left is probably more realistic.

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  • Missing Liberty Lake teen found dead

    Missing Liberty Lake teen found dead

    Sunday, November 12 2017 10:36 AM EST2017-11-12 15:36:49 GMT

    LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. - The Liberty Lake Police Department reports a 16-year-old missing since November 3rd was found dead on Saturday morning.

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    LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. - The Liberty Lake Police Department reports a 16-year-old missing since November 3rd was found dead on Saturday morning.

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  • Garth Brooks holds Teammates Procamp at Gonzaga University

    Garth Brooks holds Teammates Procamp at Gonzaga University

    Saturday, November 11 2017 9:41 PM EST2017-11-12 02:41:44 GMT

    Spokane, Wash. Before taking the stage for his concert doubleheader, country music legend, Garth Brooks hosted a sports workshop for at-risk children with Gonzaga men's basketball coach Mark Few, “The most important thing I've ever done in my life other than being a father myself is this right here. This is the coolest thing," said Brooks. About 80 boys and girls, grades 2-6 from The Boys & Girls Clubs of Spokane County, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland 

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    Spokane, Wash. Before taking the stage for his concert doubleheader, country music legend, Garth Brooks hosted a sports workshop for at-risk children with Gonzaga men's basketball coach Mark Few, “The most important thing I've ever done in my life other than being a father myself is this right here. This is the coolest thing," said Brooks. About 80 boys and girls, grades 2-6 from The Boys & Girls Clubs of Spokane County, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland 

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  • Pedestrian killed as car slams into building in downtown Spokane

    Pedestrian killed as car slams into building in downtown Spokane

    Saturday, November 11 2017 4:57 PM EST2017-11-11 21:57:18 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are looking for witnesses to a crash that left one man dead in downtown Spokane Saturday morning. Police and firefighters responded to the crash around 10:45 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of S. Howard St. A car had backed over a man who was then pinned underneath the vehicle. When emergency crews arrived they were able to remove the victim from underneath the car. He was taken to an area hospital where he later died. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are looking for witnesses to a crash that left one man dead in downtown Spokane Saturday morning. Police and firefighters responded to the crash around 10:45 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of S. Howard St. A car had backed over a man who was then pinned underneath the vehicle. When emergency crews arrived they were able to remove the victim from underneath the car. He was taken to an area hospital where he later died. 

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  • Police: Dine-and-dash 'sushi bandit' cited in eastern Idaho

    Police: Dine-and-dash 'sushi bandit' cited in eastern Idaho

    Saturday, November 11 2017 4:49 PM EST2017-11-11 21:49:02 GMT

    POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - A man authorities say is the dine-and-dash "sushi bandit" has been cited in eastern Idaho for suspicion of petit theft.    The Bannock County Sheriff's Office tells KPVI-TV that a deputy took Trevor Bello into custody Friday after Bello tried to leave Chang's Garden restaurant in Pocatello without paying.

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    POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - A man authorities say is the dine-and-dash "sushi bandit" has been cited in eastern Idaho for suspicion of petit theft.    The Bannock County Sheriff's Office tells KPVI-TV that a deputy took Trevor Bello into custody Friday after Bello tried to leave Chang's Garden restaurant in Pocatello without paying.

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  • Spokane police use Narcan to save overdosing man's life

    Spokane police use Narcan to save overdosing man's life

    Saturday, November 11 2017 2:53 PM EST2017-11-11 19:53:18 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police responded to a call of a disorderly man Friday night. When they arrived on scene they realized the man was suffering from a drug overdose. Officers were able to use the overdose reversal drug Narcan to help the man and take him to a local hospital for treatment. Just before 10 p.m. officers responded to the area of Augusta and Calispel.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police responded to a call of a disorderly man Friday night. When they arrived on scene they realized the man was suffering from a drug overdose. Officers were able to use the overdose reversal drug Narcan to help the man and take him to a local hospital for treatment. Just before 10 p.m. officers responded to the area of Augusta and Calispel.

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  • No injuries in early morning Steptoe house fire

    No injuries in early morning Steptoe house fire

    Saturday, November 11 2017 1:38 PM EST2017-11-11 18:38:19 GMT

    STEPTOE, Wash. (AP) - The Whitman County Sheriff's Office and fire crews are still working to determine what caused a house fire in Steptoe early Saturday morning. Deputies responded to the home around 2:40 a.m. Responding emergency crews found the home completely engulfed in flames. Witnesses on the scene reported the fire may have started in the rear bedroom.

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    STEPTOE, Wash. (AP) - The Whitman County Sheriff's Office and fire crews are still working to determine what caused a house fire in Steptoe early Saturday morning. Deputies responded to the home around 2:40 a.m. Responding emergency crews found the home completely engulfed in flames. Witnesses on the scene reported the fire may have started in the rear bedroom.

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  • Walmart refunds money to buyer who says iPad box held flour

    Walmart refunds money to buyer who says iPad box held flour

    Saturday, November 11 2017 12:43 PM EST2017-11-11 17:43:24 GMT

    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - Walmart has refunded money to a western Washington state woman who says she bought an iPad but found a bag of flour in the box instead.    Walmart on Friday returned $400 to Sharleen Nelson of Vancouver and says in a statement it appreciates customers notifying them of problems so they can be quickly resolved.

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    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - Walmart has refunded money to a western Washington state woman who says she bought an iPad but found a bag of flour in the box instead.    Walmart on Friday returned $400 to Sharleen Nelson of Vancouver and says in a statement it appreciates customers notifying them of problems so they can be quickly resolved.

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  • SPD, Spokane Arena investigating drugged drinks claim at concert

    Saturday, November 11 2017 2:06 AM EST2017-11-11 07:06:02 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.-A scary reminder from two women who just wanted to have fun at the Garth Brooks concert Thursday night: always watch your drinks. They say they think two men slipped something into their drinks. Spokane police have been made aware of the situation and they are working with the security at the Spokane Arena, looking through surveillance trying to track down the two men who could have done this. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.-A scary reminder from two women who just wanted to have fun at the Garth Brooks concert Thursday night: always watch your drinks. They say they think two men slipped something into their drinks. Spokane police have been made aware of the situation and they are working with the security at the Spokane Arena, looking through surveillance trying to track down the two men who could have done this. 

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  • Standoff suspect booked into Kootenai County jail for 21st time

    Standoff suspect booked into Kootenai County jail for 21st time

    Saturday, November 11 2017 1:13 AM EST2017-11-11 06:13:48 GMT

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - Kootenai County Sheriff's Offices says they've arrested a man for the 21st time Friday.  Deputies were called to a home on N. Idaho Road near Rathdrum after receiving a report that 36-year-old Dustin Hieronymus was inside, a man who had a probation violation warrant for an arrest, stemming from an aggravated assault charge.  Deputies say that when they arrived to the home, someone came outside and told them 

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    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - Kootenai County Sheriff's Offices says they've arrested a man for the 21st time Friday.  Deputies were called to a home on N. Idaho Road near Rathdrum after receiving a report that 36-year-old Dustin Hieronymus was inside, a man who had a probation violation warrant for an arrest, stemming from an aggravated assault charge.  Deputies say that when they arrived to the home, someone came outside and told them 

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  • Police: Everett man shot in head found alive 3 days later

    Police: Everett man shot in head found alive 3 days later

    Saturday, November 11 2017 12:38 AM EST2017-11-11 05:38:29 GMT
    Police: Everett man shot in head found alive 3 days laterPolice: Everett man shot in head found alive 3 days later

    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - A woman is behind bars after a 36-year-old man was shot twice in the head and found alive in his Everett home three days later. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports Everett police arrested a 21-year-old woman on felony charges of assault, identity theft and robbery on Tuesday. Police say the woman is a professional escort and was hired by the victim. The man's employer and mother contacted police after not hearing from the man last month. Offic...

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    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - A woman is behind bars after a 36-year-old man was shot twice in the head and found alive in his Everett home three days later. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports Everett police arrested a 21-year-old woman on felony charges of assault, identity theft and robbery on Tuesday. Police say the woman is a professional escort and was hired by the victim. The man's employer and mother contacted police after not hearing from the man last month. Offic...

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  • Couple's wedding collides with Garth Brooks concert

    Couple's wedding collides with Garth Brooks concert

    Friday, November 10 2017 8:40 PM EST2017-11-11 01:40:18 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - When it comes to a picture perfect spot on the Spokane River, the Flour Mill doesn’t disappoint. It’s a spot Jamie Hopkins and her fiancé, Thomas Jordan, love. “We reserved the venue in January or February,” they said. The couple picked a fall wedding here in Spokane, thinking no other big events would come to town. A quiet, intimate event, but that all changed in late September. “Just like within a couple days after we had 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - When it comes to a picture perfect spot on the Spokane River, the Flour Mill doesn’t disappoint. It’s a spot Jamie Hopkins and her fiancé, Thomas Jordan, love. “We reserved the venue in January or February,” they said. The couple picked a fall wedding here in Spokane, thinking no other big events would come to town. A quiet, intimate event, but that all changed in late September. “Just like within a couple days after we had 

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  • PHOTOS: Garth Brooks opening night!

    PHOTOS: Garth Brooks opening night!

    Friday, November 10 2017 6:37 PM EST2017-11-10 23:37:51 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Yee-Haw!  Did you head out to Garth's first show at the Spokane Arena Thursday night? Want to relive the magic? Want to get a sneak peek on what to expect if you're going to the other shows?

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Yee-Haw!  Did you head out to Garth's first show at the Spokane Arena Thursday night? Want to relive the magic? Want to get a sneak peek on what to expect if you're going to the other shows? Just like looking at pictures of Garth? Well here you go!  Our talented photographer Reed Schmitt got access to Garth's opening night in Spokane. Check out what he came out with in the slideshow above! 

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  • Great Falls man gets 60 years in prison for raping girl

    Great Falls man gets 60 years in prison for raping girl

    Friday, November 10 2017 6:34 PM EST2017-11-10 23:34:29 GMT

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A 40-year-old Great Falls man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for raping a 7-year-old girl - triple the sentence prosecutors recommended in a plea agreement. The Great Falls Tribune reports Matthew Paul Thibert pleaded guilty in April to sexual intercourse without consent under an agreement that recommended he be sentenced to 50 years in prison with 30 suspended. District Judge Greg Pinski was not bound by the plea deal and cited Thibert...

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    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A 40-year-old Great Falls man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for raping a 7-year-old girl - triple the sentence prosecutors recommended in a plea agreement. The Great Falls Tribune reports Matthew Paul Thibert pleaded guilty in April to sexual intercourse without consent under an agreement that recommended he be sentenced to 50 years in prison with 30 suspended. District Judge Greg Pinski was not bound by the plea deal and cited Thibert...

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  • Bellingham man to serve decade in prison for roommate's death

    Bellingham man to serve decade in prison for roommate's death

    Friday, November 10 2017 6:29 PM EST2017-11-10 23:29:18 GMT
    Bellingham man to serve decade in prison for roommate's deathBellingham man to serve decade in prison for roommate's death

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - A northwestern Washington state man who pleaded guilty to the death of his roommate was sentenced to 10 years in prison. The Bellingham Herald reports 41-year-old Travis James Marshall was sentenced Thursday in a Bellingham courtroom after entering a guilty plea for second-degree murder. Authorities say Marshall severely beat 53-year-old David Quintin Williams and left him outside for hours in March, causing his death. The two men were drinking t...

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    BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - A northwestern Washington state man who pleaded guilty to the death of his roommate was sentenced to 10 years in prison. The Bellingham Herald reports 41-year-old Travis James Marshall was sentenced Thursday in a Bellingham courtroom after entering a guilty plea for second-degree murder. Authorities say Marshall severely beat 53-year-old David Quintin Williams and left him outside for hours in March, causing his death. The two men were drinking t...

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  • PROGRAMMING ALERT: Gonzaga is on KHQ tonight! When will Millionaire, Jeopardy & Wheel air?

    PROGRAMMING ALERT: Gonzaga is on KHQ tonight! When will Millionaire, Jeopardy & Wheel air?

    Friday, November 10 2017 5:48 PM EST2017-11-10 22:48:46 GMT
    PROGRAMMING NOTE: Due to the Gonzaga vs. Texas Southern basketball game that will air tonight (Friday) on KHQ, there will be changes to the early evening television line-up. Friday's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Wheel of Fortune, and Jeopardy will air Monday, November 13 at the following times: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: 11:30 a.m. Wheel of Fortune: 2:00 p.m.  Jeopardy: 2:30 p.m. >>
    PROGRAMMING NOTE: Due to the Gonzaga vs. Texas Southern basketball game that will air tonight (Friday) on KHQ, there will be changes to the early evening television line-up. Friday's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Wheel of Fortune, and Jeopardy will air Monday, November 13 at the following times: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: 11:30 a.m. Wheel of Fortune: 2:00 p.m.  Jeopardy: 2:30 p.m. >>
  • Early snow storms prompts ski resorts to open early for season

    Early snow storms prompts ski resorts to open early for season

    Friday, November 10 2017 3:30 PM EST2017-11-10 20:30:52 GMT
    Ski NW Rockies Facebook pageSki NW Rockies Facebook page

    With early snow storms filling the skies, local ski resorts 49 Degrees North, Lookout Pass, Mt. Spokane, and Silver Mountain Resort are all scheduled for an early opening for the 2017-2018 season.  Lookout Pass led the pack with an opening last weekend on November 4, the earliest opening to date and only resort currently open in Idaho. Lookout will open again for another weekend November 10-12.  49 Degrees North will open this weekend with the first day of the season being...

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    With early snow storms filling the skies, local ski resorts 49 Degrees North, Lookout Pass, Mt. Spokane, and Silver Mountain Resort are all scheduled for an early opening for the 2017-2018 season.  Lookout Pass led the pack with an opening last weekend on November 4, the earliest opening to date and only resort currently open in Idaho. Lookout will open again for another weekend November 10-12.  49 Degrees North will open this weekend with the first day of the season being...

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  • Veterans Day deals

    Veterans Day deals

    Friday, November 10 2017 2:23 PM EST2017-11-10 19:23:12 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - We love and appreciate our Veterans and so do plenty of businesses in the area!  The following are deals Veterans can snag on this Veterans Day Weekend. Thank you to all of our Vets! Here are some deals for you: 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - We love and appreciate our Veterans and so do plenty of businesses in the area!  The following are deals Veterans can snag on this Veterans Day Weekend. Thank you to all of our Vets! Here are some deals for you: 

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  • Schweitzer opening November 18

    Schweitzer opening November 18

    Friday, November 10 2017 1:15 PM EST2017-11-10 18:15:30 GMT

    SANDPOINT, Idaho - "It's go time!" a press release from Schweitzer Mountain said on Friday.  Citing a "fabulous" November  for snowfall, the mountain announced the 2017/18 season for them will kick off on Saturday November 18, 2017.  “We’ve received 37 inches so far this month and with the temps staying below freezing on the mountain, we’ve been able to make snow as well,"  

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    SANDPOINT, Idaho - "It's go time!" a press release from Schweitzer Mountain said on Friday.  Citing a "fabulous" November  for snowfall, the mountain announced the 2017/18 season for them will kick off on Saturday November 18, 2017.  “We’ve received 37 inches so far this month and with the temps staying below freezing on the mountain, we’ve been able to make snow as well,"  

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  • Seattle's Sherman ruptures Achilles' tendon against Arizona

    Seattle's Sherman ruptures Achilles' tendon against Arizona

    Friday, November 10 2017 1:17 AM EST2017-11-10 06:17:25 GMT

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Seattle Seahawks All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman is out for the season after rupturing his right Achilles' tendon against the Arizona Cardinals Thursday night. Sherman had been bothered by a sore Achilles' tendon all season and went down while trying intercept a pass in third quarter of Seattle's 22-16 win. He lay on the field clutching his right heel before limping off the field to the bench, where he appeared to tell 

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    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Seattle Seahawks All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman is out for the season after rupturing his right Achilles' tendon against the Arizona Cardinals Thursday night. Sherman had been bothered by a sore Achilles' tendon all season and went down while trying intercept a pass in third quarter of Seattle's 22-16 win. He lay on the field clutching his right heel before limping off the field to the bench, where he appeared to tell 

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  • Student's social media post causes concern at Priest River Lamanna High School

    Student's social media post causes concern at Priest River Lamanna High School

    Friday, November 10 2017 12:41 AM EST2017-11-10 05:41:18 GMT

    PRIEST RIVER, Idaho - A social media post made by a Priest River Lamanna High School student sent the West Bonner School District into protection mode Thursday. According to the district's Facebook page,  the student posted a quote from a song on Snapchat Wednesday night that caused some concern. The student's parent was contacted by administration and law enforcement to make sure the student was safe. The student 

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    PRIEST RIVER, Idaho - A social media post made by a Priest River Lamanna High School student sent the West Bonner School District into protection mode Thursday. According to the district's Facebook page,  the student posted a quote from a song on Snapchat Wednesday night that caused some concern. The student's parent was contacted by administration and law enforcement to make sure the student was safe. The student 

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  • Middle schoolers honor veterans with memorial wall

    Middle schoolers honor veterans with memorial wall

    Friday, November 10 2017 12:07 AM EST2017-11-10 05:07:06 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - From our national to taps, all servicemen and women in attendance would be honored at a Veterans Day assembly. But it doesn’t stop there, those behind the badge who give their lives to protect our communities received the same gratitude from students of Woodland Middle School in Coeur d’Alene. “We would like to leave the message with our students that they need to respect, honor, and provide service,” Annie 

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - From our national to taps, all servicemen and women in attendance would be honored at a Veterans Day assembly. But it doesn’t stop there, those behind the badge who give their lives to protect our communities received the same gratitude from students of Woodland Middle School in Coeur d’Alene. “We would like to leave the message with our students that they need to respect, honor, and provide service,” Annie 

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  • Woman has warning to neighbors after her car gets broken into again

    Woman has warning to neighbors after her car gets broken into again

    Friday, November 10 2017 12:00 AM EST2017-11-10 05:00:39 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane woman is at her wit’s end after her locked car gets ransacked again for what she says feels like the “millionth” time. Persephanie Hermes lives in the area of Magnesium and Division. She says the recent break-in though was different. She says her neighbor was the first one to notice it and tell her about it. He told her he noticed a rolled up piece of paper stuck in the door handle of his car, and then his car was 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane woman is at her wit’s end after her locked car gets ransacked again for what she says feels like the “millionth” time. Persephanie Hermes lives in the area of Magnesium and Division. She says the recent break-in though was different. She says her neighbor was the first one to notice it and tell her about it. He told her he noticed a rolled up piece of paper stuck in the door handle of his car, and then his car was 

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  • Moose poaching prompts investigation by Idaho authorities

    Moose poaching prompts investigation by Idaho authorities

    Thursday, November 9 2017 9:42 PM EST2017-11-10 02:42:48 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is investigating the illegal hunting of two moose in the northwestern part of the state. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports a cow and a calf were shot last week in an area east of Lewiston. Conservation Officer Rick Cooper says the moose were likely shot from the road, and only a small portion of the meat was taken.  Someone discovered the animals and anonymously called the Citizen's Against Poaching...

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is investigating the illegal hunting of two moose in the northwestern part of the state. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports a cow and a calf were shot last week in an area east of Lewiston. Conservation Officer Rick Cooper says the moose were likely shot from the road, and only a small portion of the meat was taken.  Someone discovered the animals and anonymously called the Citizen's Against Poaching...

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  • Sheriff's Office arrests suspect after man found dead, covered in blood in north Spokane home

    Sheriff's Office arrests suspect after man found dead, covered in blood in north Spokane home

    Thursday, November 9 2017 9:36 PM EST2017-11-10 02:36:31 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes detectives are investigating a suspicious death of a man discovered Thursday morning as a homicide.

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes detectives are investigating a suspicious death of a man discovered Thursday morning as a homicide. Deputies were called to a home on N. Whitehouse Thursday morning near Evergreen Elementary. A caregiver told deputies she arrived at the home to provide assistance to a family member living in the home and discovered an unconscious man, covered in blood, in the bathroom. 

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  • 'Goatgram' adds new spin to flower deliveries

    'Goatgram' adds new spin to flower deliveries

    Thursday, November 9 2017 9:28 PM EST2017-11-10 02:28:16 GMT
    NBC NewsNBC News

    WASHOUGAL, Wash. - We've all heard about things like chocolates or flowers being delivered, but what about goats? A Washougal man has created a unique delivery idea that he is hoping will catch on.  It's called 'Goatgram,' and for $100 he will show up at your door with his pet goats and a bouquet of flowers to feed the goats.  Brett Wilson told KGW that he originally got the idea from similar puppy-grams, but ended up going with goats 

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    WASHOUGAL, Wash. - We've all heard about things like chocolates or flowers being delivered, but what about goats? A Washougal man has created a unique delivery idea that he is hoping will catch on.  It's called 'Goatgram,' and for $100 he will show up at your door with his pet goats and a bouquet of flowers to feed the goats.  Brett Wilson told KGW that he originally got the idea from similar puppy-grams, but ended up going with goats 

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  • 7 leaks found in Hanford's oldest double-walled tank

    7 leaks found in Hanford's oldest double-walled tank

    Thursday, November 9 2017 7:41 PM EST2017-11-10 00:41:38 GMT
    Hanford nuclear siteHanford nuclear site

    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) - Inspectors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation have found seven leaks in the site's oldest double-walled radioactive waste storage tank. Tank AY-102 was known since 2012 to have a slow leak from its inner shell into the space between its inner and outer walls. The Tri-City Herald reports that the tank, which once held 744,000 gallons of waste, had been emptied of all but 19,000 gallons by February. Then an inspection was done with video cam...

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    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) - Inspectors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation have found seven leaks in the site's oldest double-walled radioactive waste storage tank. Tank AY-102 was known since 2012 to have a slow leak from its inner shell into the space between its inner and outer walls. The Tri-City Herald reports that the tank, which once held 744,000 gallons of waste, had been emptied of all but 19,000 gallons by February. Then an inspection was done with video cam...

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  • Spokane city council to consider fair chance hiring for employers

    Spokane city council to consider fair chance hiring for employers

    Thursday, November 9 2017 7:19 PM EST2017-11-10 00:19:40 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - On November 27th the Spokane City Council will consider a Fair Chance Hiring policy which will extend to all employers in the City of Spokane. If adopted, Spokane will join many other cities across the United States that have “banned the box” to give previously incarcerated citizens an opportunity to showcase their job skills to a potential employer without being arbitrarily discarded during the application process. Spokane 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - On November 27th the Spokane City Council will consider a Fair Chance Hiring policy which will extend to all employers in the City of Spokane. If adopted, Spokane will join many other cities across the United States that have “banned the box” to give previously incarcerated citizens an opportunity to showcase their job skills to a potential employer without being arbitrarily discarded during the application process. Spokane 

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  • Ferry County nurse sentenced to federal prison for taking patients' medications

    Ferry County nurse sentenced to federal prison for taking patients' medications

    Thursday, November 9 2017 7:02 PM EST2017-11-10 00:02:19 GMT

    REPUBLIC, Wash. - A nurse from the Ferry County Hospital has been fired and sentenced to federal prison after she was found taking her patients' medications instead of administering them. Republic Police Chief Loren Culp says hospital staff caught on quickly, and called police in for assistance. Officers say that 37-year-old nurse Cory Riehart was using a syringe to suck medication out of injectibles and replaced them with saline, then 

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    REPUBLIC, Wash. - A nurse from the Ferry County Hospital has been fired and sentenced to federal prison after she was found taking her patients' medications instead of administering them. Republic Police Chief Loren Culp says hospital staff caught on quickly, and called police in for assistance. Officers say that 37-year-old nurse Cory Riehart was using a syringe to suck medication out of injectibles and replaced them with saline, then 

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  • Drivers get turkeys instead of traffic tickets in Montana

    Drivers get turkeys instead of traffic tickets in Montana

    Thursday, November 9 2017 6:36 PM EST2017-11-09 23:36:56 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Some Montana drivers got Thanksgiving turkeys instead of tickets when they were pulled over by traffic officers. The Billings Gazette reports that officers with the Billings Police Department checked for outstanding warrants Wednesday after pulling over drivers for traffic violations.    If they found none, they issued a written warning and a frozen turkey. Businessman Steve Gountanis bought the 20 turkeys and asked the department to di...

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    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Some Montana drivers got Thanksgiving turkeys instead of tickets when they were pulled over by traffic officers. The Billings Gazette reports that officers with the Billings Police Department checked for outstanding warrants Wednesday after pulling over drivers for traffic violations.    If they found none, they issued a written warning and a frozen turkey. Businessman Steve Gountanis bought the 20 turkeys and asked the department to di...

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  • VIDEO: Bellevue Police ask for public's help finding pedestrian-caused hit and run

    VIDEO: Bellevue Police ask for public's help finding pedestrian-caused hit and run

    Thursday, November 9 2017 6:20 PM EST2017-11-09 23:20:07 GMT
    Bellevue PDBellevue PD

    BELLEVUE, Wash. - Bellevue Police are asking for the public's help finding a pedestrian responsible for a hit and run crash near the intersection with 148th Avenue NE and NE 8th Street. Officers arrived and contacted the driver of a 2016 Tesla SUV. The driver stated that she was driving westbound on NE 8th Street at about 35 miles per hour when a pedestrian ran into the drivers’ side of her vehicle. There was significant damage to the side of the 

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    BELLEVUE, Wash. - Bellevue Police are asking for the public's help finding a pedestrian responsible for a hit and run crash near the intersection with 148th Avenue NE and NE 8th Street. Officers arrived and contacted the driver of a 2016 Tesla SUV. The driver stated that she was driving westbound on NE 8th Street at about 35 miles per hour when a pedestrian ran into the drivers’ side of her vehicle. There was significant damage to the side of the 

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  • How can you help during a mass shooting? WSU Spokane students participate in mass-casualty simulation

    How can you help during a mass shooting? WSU Spokane students participate in mass-casualty simulation

    Thursday, November 9 2017 5:46 PM EST2017-11-09 22:46:30 GMT
    How can you help during a mass shooting? WSU Spokane students participate in mass-casualty simulationHow can you help during a mass shooting? WSU Spokane students participate in mass-casualty simulation

    SPOKANE, Wash. - WSU Spokane health sciences students will take part in a simulation to treat victims of a mass shooting — part of their interprofessional education curriculum. Students from the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the College of Pharmacy, and the University of Washington’s physician assistant program will take part in the event, 5-7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, in the College of Nursing building 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - WSU Spokane health sciences students will take part in a simulation to treat victims of a mass shooting — part of their interprofessional education curriculum. Students from the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the College of Pharmacy, and the University of Washington’s physician assistant program will take part in the event, 5-7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, in the College of Nursing building 

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  • Garth Brooks admits to lip syncing CMA performance Wednesday night

    Garth Brooks admits to lip syncing CMA performance Wednesday night

    Thursday, November 9 2017 10:57 AM EST2017-11-09 15:57:28 GMT

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Save that voice for Spokane, Garth!  Country music legend Garth Brooks admitted to lip syncing his performance at the 51st Country Music Awards Wednesday night, citing his heavy touring schedule (including 7 sold out shows at the Spokane Arena this week). 

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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Save that voice for Spokane, Garth!  Country music legend Garth Brooks admitted to lip syncing his performance at the 51st Country Music Awards Wednesday night, citing his heavy touring schedule (including 7 sold out shows at the Spokane Arena this week).  Speaking to reporters after the ceremony, Brooks acknowledged that he lip-synced his performance of "Ask Me How I Know" on Wednesday's show. 

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  • KHQuiz: How well do you know Garth?

    KHQuiz: How well do you know Garth?

    Thursday, November 9 2017 10:48 AM EST2017-11-09 15:48:30 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Garth Brooks is coming to Spokane. Oh, you haven't heard? Yeah, he is. He's pretty much taking over the town beginning Thursday with seven sold out shows at the Spokane Arena.  If this is actually news to you, you might be out of luck. All shows are sold out.  We found a few Garth facts and decided to see how much YOU know about the country music legend.  Enjoy! 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Garth Brooks is coming to Spokane. Oh, you haven't heard? Yeah, he is. He's pretty much taking over the town beginning Thursday with seven sold out shows at the Spokane Arena.  If this is actually news to you, you might be out of luck. All shows are sold out.  We found a few Garth facts and decided to see how much YOU know about the country music legend.  Enjoy! 

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  • 10-year-old's bike stolen from locked north Spokane garage

    10-year-old's bike stolen from locked north Spokane garage

    Thursday, November 9 2017 2:02 AM EST2017-11-09 07:02:37 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A 10-year-old boy in Spokane is learning a hard lesson about life. He woke up Wednesday morning to find something he had worked all summer to buy had been stolen from his locked garage. Now the family is upset that someone would do that to their son and are hoping whoever took it will do the right thing.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A 10-year-old boy in Spokane is learning a hard lesson about life. He woke up Wednesday morning to find something he had worked all summer to buy had been stolen from his locked garage. Now the family is upset that someone would do that to their son and are hoping whoever took it will do the right thing.

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  • Montana inmate's death closes chapter for family of murdered man

    Montana inmate's death closes chapter for family of murdered man

    Thursday, November 9 2017 1:31 AM EST2017-11-09 06:31:03 GMT
    AP PhotoAP Photo

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana State Prison inmate who had been on the run for 38 years after he was released on parole only to be located by the grandson of the man he murdered has died.    The Great Falls Tribune reports 86-year-old Frank Dryman died of natural causes at a Lewistown infirmary Monday.  Dryman was sentenced to life in prison in 1955 for shooting and killing Clarence Pellett. He was 19 years old at the time of the crime and had initially been given...

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    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana State Prison inmate who had been on the run for 38 years after he was released on parole only to be located by the grandson of the man he murdered has died.    The Great Falls Tribune reports 86-year-old Frank Dryman died of natural causes at a Lewistown infirmary Monday.  Dryman was sentenced to life in prison in 1955 for shooting and killing Clarence Pellett. He was 19 years old at the time of the crime and had initially been given...

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  • Police search for burglary suspect after Lindaman's staff catch him trying to pry open register

    Police search for burglary suspect after Lindaman's staff catch him trying to pry open register

    Thursday, November 9 2017 12:34 AM EST2017-11-09 05:34:12 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Police are asking for the public's help locating a man after staff members at Lindaman's Bistro and Catering caught him trying to pry open a register.  Officer say it's likely the man thought no one else was inside the business at the time.  He took off with property from the business after staff found him.  Officers describe the suspect as a white male in his 30's, wearing a white mask, red sweatshirt and blue jeans.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Police are asking for the public's help locating a man after staff members at Lindaman's Bistro and Catering caught him trying to pry open a register.  Officer say it's likely the man thought no one else was inside the business at the time.  He took off with property from the business after staff found him.  Officers describe the suspect as a white male in his 30's, wearing a white mask, red sweatshirt and blue jeans.  

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  • Chronic wasting disease found for first time in Montana deer

    Chronic wasting disease found for first time in Montana deer

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 10:15 PM EST2017-11-09 03:15:54 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Montana wildlife officials say they suspect a deer killed by a hunter in southeast Montana was infected with a potentially fatal disease. Further testing is pending on the deer killed about 10 miles southeast of Bridger near the Wyoming border. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks said Wednesday that if confirmed, it would be the first time chronic wasting disease has been detected in the state. Officials are considering a special hunt i...

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    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Montana wildlife officials say they suspect a deer killed by a hunter in southeast Montana was infected with a potentially fatal disease. Further testing is pending on the deer killed about 10 miles southeast of Bridger near the Wyoming border. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks said Wednesday that if confirmed, it would be the first time chronic wasting disease has been detected in the state. Officials are considering a special hunt i...

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  • University High School student arrested for threatening to shoot up school

    University High School student arrested for threatening to shoot up school

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 10:01 PM EST2017-11-09 03:01:19 GMT
    University High School student arrested for threatening to shoot up schoolUniversity High School student arrested for threatening to shoot up school

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley School Resource Deputy Brian Lawler charged a high school student for making a threat to shoot up the school later in the week. The student, who was cooperative, said the threat was made during the heat of an argument and wasn’t planning to actually hurt anyone.  On November 8, 2017, Spokane Valley School Resource Deputy Lawler began investigating information regarding a possible threat 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley School Resource Deputy Brian Lawler charged a high school student for making a threat to shoot up the school later in the week. The student, who was cooperative, said the threat was made during the heat of an argument and wasn’t planning to actually hurt anyone.  On November 8, 2017, Spokane Valley School Resource Deputy Lawler began investigating information regarding a possible threat 

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  • Latest election numbers reverses Spokane Valley mayoral race

    Latest election numbers reverses Spokane Valley mayoral race

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 9:48 PM EST2017-11-09 02:48:26 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - New election numbers were released Wednesday afternoon by the Spokane County Elections office, and while most things remained similar to the Election night results, there was one notable change. In Spokane Valley, the mayoral race between incumbent Rod Higgins and challenger Chris Jackson is extremely tight. On Tuesday night Chris Jackson was leading by 46 votes (5,053 vs. 5099). But on 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - New election numbers were released Wednesday afternoon by the Spokane County Elections office, and while most things remained similar to the Election night results, there was one notable change. In Spokane Valley, the mayoral race between incumbent Rod Higgins and challenger Chris Jackson is extremely tight. On Tuesday night Chris Jackson was leading by 46 votes (5,053 vs. 5099). But on 

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  • City of Spokane working on both leaf pickup and snow operations

    City of Spokane working on both leaf pickup and snow operations

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 9:48 PM EST2017-11-09 02:48:20 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Leaf pickup is underway in Spokane, but on Wednesday, if you called the hotline, you may have noticed that it was briefly put on hold. The city says crews try to stick to the schedule as closely as they can, but snowfall or a need to de-ice can disrupt that. They don’t have as many people right now because they have to adjust shifts for some crews to de-ice or work overnight. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Leaf pickup is underway in Spokane, but on Wednesday, if you called the hotline, you may have noticed that it was briefly put on hold. The city says crews try to stick to the schedule as closely as they can, but snowfall or a need to de-ice can disrupt that. They don’t have as many people right now because they have to adjust shifts for some crews to de-ice or work overnight. 

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  • Spokane Police arrest inmate who walked away from work detail

    Spokane Police arrest inmate who walked away from work detail

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 8:54 PM EST2017-11-09 01:54:45 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police Officers searched for a Geiger Inmate worker who walked away for his work detail at approximately 9:30 a.m. in the area of north Elm Street and west Centennial Way but he was not located. Inmate worker 22 year-old Gary C. Angell was in custody for violating Court Order requirements when he walked away from his tree planting detail Wednesday morning.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police Officers searched for a Geiger Inmate worker who walked away for his work detail at approximately 9:30 a.m. in the area of north Elm Street and west Centennial Way but he was not located. Inmate worker 22 year-old Gary C. Angell was in custody for violating Court Order requirements when he walked away from his tree planting detail Wednesday morning.

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  • Cancer patient reschedules radiation treatment to see Garth Brooks in concert

    Cancer patient reschedules radiation treatment to see Garth Brooks in concert

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 8:16 PM EST2017-11-09 01:16:38 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Quoting Garth Brooks, Willie Gilmore continues to sail her vessel until her river, her hope runs dry. "I go Monday through Friday, everyday,” Gilmore said. In April, Gilmore was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer. In rapid succession, she had surgery, chemotherapy, and now radiation treatment.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Quoting Garth Brooks, Willie Gilmore continues to sail her vessel until her river, her hope runs dry. "I go Monday through Friday, everyday,” Gilmore said. In April, Gilmore was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer. In rapid succession, she had surgery, chemotherapy, and now radiation treatment.

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  • Spokane County deputies warn of continuing scams in our area

    Spokane County deputies warn of continuing scams in our area

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 8:06 PM EST2017-11-09 01:06:45 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says they continue to receive reports of scammers trying to lie, intimidate and threaten people into giving up their hard-earned money or personal information, leaving them vulnerable to identity theft.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says they continue to receive reports of scammers trying to lie, intimidate and threaten people into giving up their hard-earned money or personal information, leaving them vulnerable to identity theft.

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  • Spokane Valley stabbing suspect charged with 2nd degree murder

    Spokane Valley stabbing suspect charged with 2nd degree murder

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 7:39 PM EST2017-11-09 00:39:08 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend and triggering an hours-long manhunt Tuesday, before he was arrested Tuesday afternoon, made his first court appearance Wednesday afternoon. David Campbell has been charged with second degree murder of 37-year-old Jamie Bradshaw.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend and triggering an hours-long manhunt Tuesday, before he was arrested Tuesday afternoon, made his first court appearance Wednesday afternoon. David Campbell has been charged with second degree murder of 37-year-old Jamie Bradshaw.

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  • Passer-by finds man on fire; Police search for suspect

    Passer-by finds man on fire; Police search for suspect

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 7:07 PM EST2017-11-09 00:07:11 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle police say a passer-by found a man on fire in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood and put the flames out.    KOMO-TV reports that the man was rushed to Harborview Medical Center, where he was reported in critical condition.

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    SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle police say a passer-by found a man on fire in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood and put the flames out.    KOMO-TV reports that the man was rushed to Harborview Medical Center, where he was reported in critical condition.

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  • Everything you need to know before you go to Garth Brooks

    Everything you need to know before you go to Garth Brooks

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 6:35 PM EST2017-11-08 23:35:18 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - WHAT: Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood WHERE: Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena  WHEN: November 9-12 & 14, 2017 Please double check your tickets to ensure you are attending the correct show. Door Times Doors will open 90 minutes prior to each performance. Please arrive two hours befo...

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - WHAT: Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood WHERE: Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena  WHEN: November 9-12 & 14, 2017 Please double check your tickets to ensure you are attending the correct show. Door Times Doors will open 90 minutes prior to each performance. Please arrive two hours befo...

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  • Coeur d'Alene Casino CEO arrested for battery

    Coeur d'Alene Casino CEO arrested for battery

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 6:00 PM EST2017-11-08 23:00:40 GMT

    The CEO of Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel in Worley Idaho was arrested and booked into jail Tuesday charged with battery according to the Idaho Jail Repository.  Francis Andrew SiJohn was booked into jail for misdemeanor battery according to the report. SiJohn was named CEO of Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel last year. 

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    The CEO of Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel in Worley Idaho was arrested and booked into jail Tuesday charged with battery according to the Idaho Jail Repository.  Francis Andrew SiJohn was booked into jail for misdemeanor battery according to the report. SiJohn was named CEO of Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel last year. 

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  • Moscow woman accused of meth trafficking

    Moscow woman accused of meth trafficking

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 5:32 PM EST2017-11-08 22:32:22 GMT

    MOSCOW, Idaho - A 54-year-old Moscow woman is in custody for reportedly trafficking large amounts of methamphetamine. Tami Miller faces felony trafficking and delivery charges in Latah County 2nd District Court. Miller was arrested during a raid of her home b Moscow Police last month. According to court documents, Moscow Police received a tip from Quad Cities Drug Task Force on October 27.

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    MOSCOW, Idaho - A 54-year-old Moscow woman is in custody for reportedly trafficking large amounts of methamphetamine. Tami Miller faces felony trafficking and delivery charges in Latah County 2nd District Court. Miller was arrested during a raid of her home b Moscow Police last month. According to court documents, Moscow Police received a tip from Quad Cities Drug Task Force on October 27.

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  • Liberian refugee elected mayor of Helena, Montana

    Liberian refugee elected mayor of Helena, Montana

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 4:54 PM EST2017-11-08 21:54:33 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as their next mayor.    Wilmot Collins ousted four-term Helena Mayor Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent Tuesday in the mail-in election for the non-partisan post.    Collins campaigned for more affordable housing, addressing homelessness among military veterans and teens and for increasing staffing for the police and fire departments.

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    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Voters in Montana's capital city have elected a Liberian refugee as their next mayor.    Wilmot Collins ousted four-term Helena Mayor Jim Smith 51 percent to 48 percent Tuesday in the mail-in election for the non-partisan post.    Collins campaigned for more affordable housing, addressing homelessness among military veterans and teens and for increasing staffing for the police and fire departments.

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