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  • Woman found dead in residential pool in Prosser

    Woman found dead in residential pool in Prosser

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-06-28 22:04:28 GMT
    Woman found dead in residential pool in ProsserWoman found dead in residential pool in Prosser

    PROSSER, Wash. (AP) - Police are investigating the death of a 63-year-old woman who was found in a backyard pool in southeast Washington. The Tri-City Herald reports authorities responded to a call Tuesday afternoon to the 100 block of Highway 22 in Prosser. Prosser police say attempts to resuscitate the woman were unsuccessful. The woman's name hasn't been released. Information from: Tri-City Herald, http://www.tri-cityherald.com

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    PROSSER, Wash. (AP) - Police are investigating the death of a 63-year-old woman who was found in a backyard pool in southeast Washington. The Tri-City Herald reports authorities responded to a call Tuesday afternoon to the 100 block of Highway 22 in Prosser. Prosser police say attempts to resuscitate the woman were unsuccessful. The woman's name hasn't been released. Information from: Tri-City Herald, http://www.tri-cityherald.com

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  • Spokane Police find body of teenage boy in Hangman Valley area

    Spokane Police find body of teenage boy in Hangman Valley area

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-06-28 21:03:54 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say officers found the body of a teenage boy in the Hangman Valley area early Wednesday morning. Officer Ben Green would not give an exact location where the body was found, but did say family reported the boy missing earlier in the day. Officers would not officially identify the young man, but according to The Spokesman Review, who cited SPD, it appears he committed suicide. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say officers found the body of a teenage boy in the Hangman Valley area early Wednesday morning. Officer Ben Green would not give an exact location where the body was found, but did say family reported the boy missing earlier in the day. Officers would not officially identify the young man, but according to The Spokesman Review, who cited SPD, it appears he committed suicide. 

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  • Self-proclaimed 'Spokane Spanker' found guilty of 8 counts of assault with sexual motivation

    Self-proclaimed 'Spokane Spanker' found guilty of 8 counts of assault with sexual motivation

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-06-28 20:40:45 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man arrested back in April after confessing to KHQ to sexually assaulting multiple women by slapping their backsides was found guilty on Wednesday. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man arrested back in April after confessing to KHQ to sexually assaulting multiple women by slapping their backsides was found guilty on Wednesday. The self-proclaimed "Spokane Spanker", 28-year-old Jonathan Smith, was charged with 11 counts of assault with sexual motivation in a string of Centennial Trail attacks this past spring.  

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  • Grant County Health District investigates confirmed whooping cough cases

    Grant County Health District investigates confirmed whooping cough cases

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-06-28 19:34:07 GMT

    GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - Grant County Health District staff are investigating 12 confirmed cases of pertussis (whooping cough), with additional tests pending.  All confirmed cases are withing the Ephrata and Moses Lake community.  No one has been hospitalized at this time.  All family members and those in close contact with those who have it have been notified by the health district, and have started post-exposure prophylaxis.  In 

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    GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - Grant County Health District staff are investigating 12 confirmed cases of pertussis (whooping cough), with additional tests pending.  All confirmed cases are withing the Ephrata and Moses Lake community.  No one has been hospitalized at this time.  All family members and those in close contact with those who have it have been notified by the health district, and have started post-exposure prophylaxis.  In 

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  • Sutherland Canyon Fire near Wenatchee grows to 10,000 Acres; Evacuations ordered

    Sutherland Canyon Fire near Wenatchee grows to 10,000 Acres; Evacuations ordered

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 3:08 PM EDT2017-06-28 19:08:49 GMT

    WENATCHEE, Wash. - Three fires burning in the Wenatchee area, collectively known as the Spartan fire, continue to grow. In total, an estimated 23,500 acres have burned. The largest of the three is the Sutherland Canyon fire. It is burning about 15 miles south of East Wenatchee and so far is about 10,000 acres in size and is only 10% contained. 

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    WENATCHEE, Wash. - Three fires burning in the Wenatchee area, collectively known as the Spartan fire, continue to grow. In total, an estimated 23,500 acres have burned. The largest of the three is the Sutherland Canyon fire. It is burning about 15 miles south of East Wenatchee and so far is about 10,000 acres in size and is only 10% contained. 

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  • Health advisory issued for Black Lake

    Health advisory issued for Black Lake

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 2:27 PM EDT2017-06-28 18:27:46 GMT
    Algae along the shores of Black Lake on June 25, 2017Algae along the shores of Black Lake on June 25, 2017

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - Panhandle Health District, the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, and the Coeur d'Alene Tribe have issues a health advisory for Black Lake.  Officials are urging the public to use caution when on or near the water.  Water quality monitoring has confirmed the presence of cyanobacteria,commonly known as blue-green algae. The blooms have the potential to produce dangerous toxins in the lake.  Pets, 

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    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - Panhandle Health District, the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, and the Coeur d'Alene Tribe have issues a health advisory for Black Lake.  Officials are urging the public to use caution when on or near the water.  Water quality monitoring has confirmed the presence of cyanobacteria,commonly known as blue-green algae. The blooms have the potential to produce dangerous toxins in the lake.  Pets, 

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  • White House reporter says he's tired of being bullied

    White House reporter says he's tired of being bullied

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 2:04 PM EDT2017-06-28 18:04:04 GMT

    NEW YORK - The reporter who interrupted a White House briefing to complain about the Trump administration's treatment of the press says he's tired of being bullied. Brian Karem became an instant symbol of the tense relationship between the White House and media by talking back to Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday.

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    NEW YORK - The reporter who interrupted a White House briefing to complain about the Trump administration's treatment of the press says he's tired of being bullied. Brian Karem became an instant symbol of the tense relationship between the White House and media by talking back to Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday.

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  • Jury deciding fate of transgender woman charged with murder

    Jury deciding fate of transgender woman charged with murder

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 1:49 PM EDT2017-06-28 17:49:07 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A jury in Spokane, Washington, is deciding the fate of a 65-year-old transgender woman charged with three cold case murders. Closing arguments in the trial of Donna Perry were made in Spokane County Superior Court on Tuesday. Perry used to be known as Douglas Perry before undergoing gender reassignment surgery in 2000. Perry is charged with first-degree murder in the killings of 26-year-old Yolanda A. Sapp, 34-year-old...

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    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A jury in Spokane, Washington, is deciding the fate of a 65-year-old transgender woman charged with three cold case murders. Closing arguments in the trial of Donna Perry were made in Spokane County Superior Court on Tuesday. Perry used to be known as Douglas Perry before undergoing gender reassignment surgery in 2000. Perry is charged with first-degree murder in the killings of 26-year-old Yolanda A. Sapp, 34-year-old...

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