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  • Local man creates system to keep guns safe from kids

    Local man creates system to keep guns safe from kids

    Friday, September 22 2017 9:59 PM EDT2017-09-23 01:59:50 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - "My name is Dylan Ervin, I'm a competitive shooter, a business owner, a husband and a father of two," Dylan Ervin said in a promotional video. He's re-inventing the way we lock up our guns. Ervin has been hard at work for the last four years creating the StopBox. "It's for the in-between point for when your firearm isn't in your holster or in your gun safe," Ervin said. The StopBox acts as a barrier, similar to a tumbler 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - "My name is Dylan Ervin, I'm a competitive shooter, a business owner, a husband and a father of two," Dylan Ervin said in a promotional video. He's re-inventing the way we lock up our guns. Ervin has been hard at work for the last four years creating the StopBox. "It's for the in-between point for when your firearm isn't in your holster or in your gun safe," Ervin said. The StopBox acts as a barrier, similar to a tumbler 

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  • Family grateful to deputies for protecting them

    Family grateful to deputies for protecting them

    Friday, September 22 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-09-23 01:52:52 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - One family says they are incredibly thankful to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office and police department for their hard work protecting them, after they say an armed man was running around near their home. Deputies used a K9 team to track and arrest 45-year-old Mark Perry, who was hiding near Mead. The Loranger family says they live in a pretty secluded area surrounded by the woods. When they heard pounding 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - One family says they are incredibly thankful to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office and police department for their hard work protecting them, after they say an armed man was running around near their home. Deputies used a K9 team to track and arrest 45-year-old Mark Perry, who was hiding near Mead. The Loranger family says they live in a pretty secluded area surrounded by the woods. When they heard pounding 

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  • Community bands together to support Freeman

    Community bands together to support Freeman

    Friday, September 22 2017 9:44 PM EDT2017-09-23 01:44:07 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It doesn’t matter if you’re two or 22. #FreemanStrong has brought so many people together. It seems everyone you meet, no matter if you’re in Spokane or Coeur d’Alene, someone knows someone that went to or currently goes to Freeman. “I was lucky enough to be invited by my niece to go to Freeman on her first day back at the high school,” Noel Rademacher said. Rademacher spearheaded the idea of having 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It doesn’t matter if you’re two or 22. #FreemanStrong has brought so many people together. It seems everyone you meet, no matter if you’re in Spokane or Coeur d’Alene, someone knows someone that went to or currently goes to Freeman. “I was lucky enough to be invited by my niece to go to Freeman on her first day back at the high school,” Noel Rademacher said. Rademacher spearheaded the idea of having 

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  • Spokane Valley man arrested for sexual assault, still causing concern

    Spokane Valley man arrested for sexual assault, still causing concern

    Friday, September 22 2017 9:36 PM EDT2017-09-23 01:36:03 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - He may be off the streets but one Spokane Valley man is causing a real concern. 46-year-old Steven Pallett was arrested for first degree kidnapping and first degree rape for a crime and the Spokane County Sheriff's Office believes there could be more victims. Back in March, a woman told deputies she was picked up by a man near I-90, was threatened with a gun, and then sexually assaulted. According to 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - He may be off the streets but one Spokane Valley man is causing a real concern. 46-year-old Steven Pallett was arrested for first degree kidnapping and first degree rape for a crime and the Spokane County Sheriff's Office believes there could be more victims. Back in March, a woman told deputies she was picked up by a man near I-90, was threatened with a gun, and then sexually assaulted. According to 

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  • Spokane congressional candidate goes homeless for a day

    Spokane congressional candidate goes homeless for a day

    Friday, September 22 2017 9:28 PM EDT2017-09-23 01:28:10 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - In less than a year, Eric Agnew will run for U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ seat in Washington’s 5th congressional district. But before he hits the campaign trail, the Spokane professor wants to learn more about the biggest issues facing the Lilac City, including homelessness. “I just felt as someone who is going to run for office, that I should be more equipped to handle this issue,” said Agnew. “And I thought 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - In less than a year, Eric Agnew will run for U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ seat in Washington’s 5th congressional district. But before he hits the campaign trail, the Spokane professor wants to learn more about the biggest issues facing the Lilac City, including homelessness. “I just felt as someone who is going to run for office, that I should be more equipped to handle this issue,” said Agnew. “And I thought 

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  • Washington cyberstalking law on thin ice after hearing

    Washington cyberstalking law on thin ice after hearing

    Friday, September 22 2017 7:25 PM EDT2017-09-22 23:25:12 GMT

     TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Washington's law against cyberstalking faces a dubious future after the state Attorney General's Office declined to defend its constitutionality during a federal court hearing. Lawyers for a retired Air Force major on Friday asked U.S. District Judge Ronald Leighton to block the state from enforcing the law, saying their client has been threatened with prosecution for making online posts that criticize - but don't threaten - a 

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     TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Washington's law against cyberstalking faces a dubious future after the state Attorney General's Office declined to defend its constitutionality during a federal court hearing. Lawyers for a retired Air Force major on Friday asked U.S. District Judge Ronald Leighton to block the state from enforcing the law, saying their client has been threatened with prosecution for making online posts that criticize - but don't threaten - a 

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  • FBI: 'Double Hat Bandit' arrested after string of multi-state bank robberies

    FBI: 'Double Hat Bandit' arrested after string of multi-state bank robberies

    Friday, September 22 2017 7:11 PM EDT2017-09-22 23:11:42 GMT

    INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - The FBI announced Friday that a serial bank robber dubbed the "Double Hat Bandit," has been arrested.  The man, who wears two hats during his crimes, is responsible for at least 13 bank robberies inside grocery stores in Washington, Utah, Idaho, Oregon, and Colorado. 54-year-old Shane Carson was arrested Thursday in the parking lot of a motel in Whitehead, Indiana. #Captured: Suspected "Double Hat 

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    INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - The FBI announced Friday that a serial bank robber dubbed the "Double Hat Bandit," has been arrested.  The man, who wears two hats during his crimes, is responsible for at least 13 bank robberies inside grocery stores in Washington, Utah, Idaho, Oregon, and Colorado. 54-year-old Shane Carson was arrested Thursday in the parking lot of a motel in Whitehead, Indiana. #Captured: Suspected "Double Hat 

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  • Local firefighters rescue kitten trapped behind rock wall

    Local firefighters rescue kitten trapped behind rock wall

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:54 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:54:31 GMT
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    Spokane Valley Firefighters from Valley Ladder 1 rescued a small kitten Thursday, after it became wedged between some rocks halfway up a rock wall. It happened near Mission and Blake in Spokane Valley. The person who called it in explained that they tried food and water to coax the kitten out, but had no success. Using their apparatus of tools, firefighters were able to successfully save the kitten from the rock wall, unharmed. The kitten was turned over to a woman on scene w...>>
    Spokane Valley Firefighters from Valley Ladder 1 rescued a small kitten Thursday, after it became wedged between some rocks halfway up a rock wall. It happened near Mission and Blake in Spokane Valley. The person who called it in explained that they tried food and water to coax the kitten out, but had no success. Using their apparatus of tools, firefighters were able to successfully save the kitten from the rock wall, unharmed. The kitten was turned over to a woman on scene w...>>