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  • 84 Children Rescued, 120 Human Traffickers Arrested Across U.S., FBI Says

    84 Children Rescued, 120 Human Traffickers Arrested Across U.S., FBI Says

    Thursday, October 19 2017 7:49 AM EDT2017-10-19 11:49:24 GMT
    NBC NEWS - The FBI rescued 84 children from the grips of a multi-state human trafficking ring and arrested 120 traffickers Wednesday, announcing the successful sting in a statement. Operation Cross Country XI focused the attention of law enforcement agencies on a single goal: taking out "pimps" who run human trafficking rings. "We at the FBI have no greater mission than to protect our nation's children from harm. Unfortunately, the number of traffickers arrested ...>>
    NBC NEWS - The FBI rescued 84 children from the grips of a multi-state human trafficking ring and arrested 120 traffickers Wednesday, announcing the successful sting in a statement. Operation Cross Country XI focused the attention of law enforcement agencies on a single goal: taking out "pimps" who run human trafficking rings. "We at the FBI have no greater mission than to protect our nation's children from harm. Unfortunately, the number of traffickers arrested ...>>
  • Woman run over by cyclist on Centennial Trail files lawsuit

    Woman run over by cyclist on Centennial Trail files lawsuit

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 10:51 PM EDT2017-10-19 02:51:08 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane woman who was run over by a cyclist last month on the Centennial Trail has filed a lawsuit against the man she says didn’t even try to avoid smashing into her. On Sept. 22, 67-year-old Virginia Pearsall was walking near Kendall Yards with her sister when she heard someone behind her yell, “Hot pizza!” "I felt like I got hit by a truck," said Pearsall. "The impact was so great, it was unbelievable." 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane woman who was run over by a cyclist last month on the Centennial Trail has filed a lawsuit against the man she says didn’t even try to avoid smashing into her. On Sept. 22, 67-year-old Virginia Pearsall was walking near Kendall Yards with her sister when she heard someone behind her yell, “Hot pizza!” "I felt like I got hit by a truck," said Pearsall. "The impact was so great, it was unbelievable." 

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  • Semi with brakes tied together using plastic grocery bag crashes on interstate

    Semi with brakes tied together using plastic grocery bag crashes on interstate

    Thursday, October 19 2017 12:24 AM EDT2017-10-19 04:24:21 GMT
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    TACOMA, Wash. - Washington State Patrol believes faulty brakes and speed contributed to a semi truck crash on the SR 16 interchange with northbound I-5 in Tacoma Tuesday evening.  Troopers say the truck was headed eastbound on SR 16 when it rolled on the rap to northbound I-5.  Trooper Brooke Bova tweeted photos form the scene, including one which showed the truck's brake lines tied together with a plastic grocery bag.  The 

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    TACOMA, Wash. - Washington State Patrol believes faulty brakes and speed contributed to a semi truck crash on the SR 16 interchange with northbound I-5 in Tacoma Tuesday evening.  Troopers say the truck was headed eastbound on SR 16 when it rolled on the rap to northbound I-5.  Trooper Brooke Bova tweeted photos form the scene, including one which showed the truck's brake lines tied together with a plastic grocery bag.  The 

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  • WSU Veterinary Students Learning Real-Life Experiences of Grief

    WSU Veterinary Students Learning Real-Life Experiences of Grief

    PULLMAN, WA - It's a place for people to call that need help coping with a lost loved one. But at Washington State University, it's grief counseling for a different type of family death.>>
    PULLMAN, WA - It's a place for people to call that need help coping with a lost loved one. But at Washington State University, it's grief counseling for a different type of family death.>>
  • Toys for Tots in Cd'A Wants More To Sign Up

    Toys for Tots in Cd'A Wants More To Sign Up

    COEUR D'ALENE, ID--Toys for Tots in Spokane has seen a record number of applicants this year, and they have been pleading for the public's help for donated toys. Meanwhile, Kootenai County is having the opposite problem.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, ID--Toys for Tots in Spokane has seen a record number of applicants this year, and they have been pleading for the public's help for donated toys. Meanwhile, Kootenai County is having the opposite problem.>>
  • Hillyard Neighborhood Fearful Of Burglar That Won't Go Away

    Hillyard Neighborhood Fearful Of Burglar That Won't Go Away

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A burglar has been harassing people living in a Hillyard neighborhood for the past few weeks.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - A burglar has been harassing people living in a Hillyard neighborhood for the past few weeks.>>
  • Students In Cd'A Get Hands-On Experience In Agriculture

    Students In Cd'A Get Hands-On Experience In Agriculture

    DALTON GARDENS, Idaho— First graders from Dalton Elementary took a field trip today to the Roots CSA Garden where they planted pumpkin sprouts.>>
    DALTON GARDENS, Idaho— First graders from Dalton Elementary took a field trip today to the Roots CSA Garden where they planted pumpkin sprouts.>>
  • Worley Man Charged with Federal Assault

    Worley Man Charged with Federal Assault

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A Worley man has been indicted for assaulting two people two people on the Coeur d'Alene Reservation.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A Worley man has been indicted for assaulting two people two people on the Coeur d'Alene Reservation. Timothy R. Allen, Jr., 19 of Worley, Idaho was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury in Coeur d'Alene for assault with a deadly weapon. An arraignment date has not been set and Allen is still in state custody.>>
  • Physics and Science Days Return to Silverwood Theme Park

    Physics and Science Days Return to Silverwood Theme Park

    ATHOL, ID - Silverwood Theme Park is set to hold it's 15th annual Physics and Science Days.

     
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    ATHOL, ID - Silverwood Theme Park is set to hold it's 15th annual Physics and Science Days. Each year Silverwood holds this event where students can test the principles of physics and science for themselves using rides, games, and other attractions.>>
  • Silverwood Offering Chance To Throw First-Pitch At Mariners Game

    Silverwood Offering Chance To Throw First-Pitch At Mariners Game

    ATHOL, ID - Silverwood Theme Park is having a competition for the chance to throw out the first pitch at a Mariners baseball game.>>
    ATHOL, ID - Silverwood Theme Park is having a competition for the chance to throw out the first pitch at a Mariners baseball game. Athletes will compete at Silverwood Theme Park by throwing pitches through the strike zone as if they were at Safeco Field. The Winning pitcher will receive round trip airfare for 2 to Seattle, one night accommodations for 2, $100 in spending money and they will throw out the first pitch at Safeco Field June 17th.>>
  • Post Falls Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

    Post Falls Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

    WALLACE, Idaho -Idaho State Police say a 67-year-old Post Falls man died after being thrown from his motorcycle on Interstate 90 near Wallace.

     
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    WALLACE, Idaho -Idaho State Police say a 67-year-old Post Falls man died after being thrown from his motorcycle on Interstate 90 near Wallace. Saturday morning, Francis Cox, 67, of Post Falls, was driving on I-90 in Wallace when he failed to take a left hand curve driving off the shoulder and striking a jersey barrier.>>
  • Spokane Valley Woman Killed in Hwy 95 Crash

    Spokane Valley Woman Killed in Hwy 95 Crash

    BRUNNER, Idaho- A Spokane Valley woman died in a crash on Highway 95 north of Brunner, Idaho on Friday.>>
    BRUNNER, Idaho- A Spokane Valley woman died in a crash on Highway 95 north of Brunner, Idaho on Friday. Idaho State Police say Friday afternoon Myra Gann, 76, was driving northbound on Highway 95 when she tried to make a U-turn from the right hand shoulder.>>
  • Coeur d'Alene Tribe to Host ATNI Conference

    Coeur d'Alene Tribe to Host ATNI Conference

    PLUMMER, Idaho - The Coeur d'Alene Tribe is hosting the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians mid-year conference at the Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel next week.>>
    PLUMMER, Idaho - The Coeur d'Alene Tribe is hosting the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians mid-year conference at the Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel next week. The conference starts Monday and runs through Thursday is expected to draw hundreds of tribal leaders from Alaska, California, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Nevada and Washington.

     
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  • Cd'A Firefighter Honored For Military Service

    Cd'A Firefighter Honored For Military Service

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - On Thursday in Coeur d'Alene the fire department raised a ceremonial flag at the station's headquarters to honor one of their own.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - On Thursday in Coeur d'Alene the fire department raised a ceremonial flag at the station's headquarters to honor one of their own. Firefighter, and Army Lieutenant, Joshua Hoston is currently serving in Iraq. He is on leave for two weeks and the fire department decided to honor him by holding today's ceremony.>>
  • Blind Child's Mother Wants Drivers To Slow Down

    Blind Child's Mother Wants Drivers To Slow Down

    POST FALLS, Idaho - A Post Falls mother is trying to get a "Blind Child" sign put up in her neighborhood, but is dealing with some bureaucratic red tape.>>
    POST FALLS, Idaho - A Post Falls mother is trying to get a "Blind Child" sign put up in her neighborhood but is dealing with some bureaucratic red tape. Fawn Owens' three-year-old son Alex was born with a rare condition of having no eyeballs.>>
  • Four Injured in Highway 12 Crash

    Five Injured in Highway 12 Crash

    OROFINO, Idaho -Five people were taken to the hospital to treat injuries following an early morning crash.>>
    OROFINO, Idaho -Five people were taken to the hospital to treat injuries following an early morning crash. Idaho State Police say at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Carson Plank, 19, of Orofino, Idaho crossed over the center line of Highway 12, side-swiping another vehicle. Four people were in the other car and everyone was transported to Clearwater Valley Hospital.>>
  • Cd'A Schools Board of Trustees Hosting Community Chat

    Cd'A Schools Board of Trustees Hosting Community Chat

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho – The Coeur d'Alene School District Board of Trustees will host its next community chat on Thursday, May 19th from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho – The Coeur d'Alene School District Board of Trustees will host its next community chat on Thursday, May 19th from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Midtown Center, 1505 N. 5th Street. The purpose of the district's Community Chat is to listen to citizens' thoughts and to share information with no formal agenda.>>
  • Idaho Fire Chiefs Association Elects New President

    Idaho Fire Chiefs Association Elects New President

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Fire Chief Kenny Gabriel was recently elected to serve as President of the Idaho Fire Chiefs Association (IFCA).

     
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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Fire Chief Kenny Gabriel was recently elected to serve as President of the Idaho Fire Chiefs Association (IFCA). As president, Gabriel will represent fire departments across Idaho. The primary objective of IFCA is to improve career and voluntary emergency services. It's mission is to provide and enhance leadership to career, volunteer, and emergency services in Idaho.>>
  • Cataldo Residents Waiting for Possible Flooding

    Cataldo Residents Waiting for Possible Flooding

    CATALDO, Idaho - The flood watch continues along many north Idaho rivers as the national weather service expects river and stream levels to rise sharply by this weekend.

     
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    CATALDO, Idaho - The flood watch continues along many north Idaho rivers as the national weather service expects river and stream levels to rise sharply by this weekend. The Coeur d'Alene River near Cataldo hasn't started flooding yet, but with the warmer temperatures in the forecast, it's only a matter of time before all the snow pack in the mountains starts to melt.>>
  • Two Mussel-Infested Boats Found at N. Idaho Check Station

    Two Mussel-Infested Boats Found at N. Idaho Check Station

    WALLACE, Idaho - Last week local officials at a boat check station near Wallace found two boats infested with mussels.>>
    WALLACE, Idaho - Last week local officials at a boat check station near Wallace found two boats infested with mussels. The Department of Agriculture is still trying to determine what type of mussels were found on the boats, most importantly Zebra or Quagga.>>
  • Cd'A Tribe Elects New Tribal Council

    Cd'A Tribe Elects New Tribal Council

    PLUMMER, Idaho - Ernie Stensgar and John Abraham received the most votes in
    Saturday's tribal council election, earning them each three-year terms
    on the council.
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    PLUMMER, Idaho - Ernie Stensgar and John Abraham received the most votes in
    Saturday's tribal council election, earning them each three-year terms
    on the council. Coeur d'Alene Tribe Chairman Chief Allan, who has been Chairman since
    2005, was unanimously reappointed Chairman Monday morning by the
    seven-person council.
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  • Winchester Teen Killed in Hwy 95 Crash

    Winchester Teen Killed in Hwy 95 Crash

    COTTONWOOD, Idaho- Monday morning, an 18-year-old Winchester teen died in a crash with a semi-truck on Highway 95.>>
    COTTONWOOD, Idaho- Monday morning, an 18-year-old Winchester teen died in a crash with a semi-truck on Highway 95. Idaho State Police say Stephanie Hendren, 18, failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Highway 95 and West Lake Road. Hendren crossed over US 95 and struck the trailer of a semi-truck being driven by Michael, Hanson, 51, of Ferdinand, Idaho.>>
  • Cd'A High School Baseball Field Vandalized

    Cd'A High School Baseball Field Vandalized

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police and Officials at Coeur d'Alene High School are looking for the people responsible for vandalizing the school's baseball field over the weekend.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police and Officials at Coeur d'Alene High School are looking for the people responsible for vandalizing the school's baseball field over the weekend. School officials say the incident happened sometime late Friday night after their game because on Saturday morning players and coaches returned to the field to find the pitcher's mound dug up and destroyed.>>
  • Head-on Crash Injures Three in Boundary County

    Head-on Crash Injures Three in Boundary County

    BOUNDARY COUNTY, Idaho--Three women were injured in a head-on collision in Boundary County Friday afternoon.>>
    BOUNDARY COUNTY, Idaho -Three women were injured in a head-on collision in Boundary County Friday afternoon. Idaho State Police say Logan Moore, 20, of Thompson Falls, Montana, was speeding and driving under the influence on Eileen Road when his car fishtailed. His car crossed into on-coming traffic and hit another car head-on.>>
  • Experts Predict A Long Rafting Season In Idaho Rivers

    Experts Predict A Long Rafting Season In Idaho Rivers

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The outdoor adventure season is just about to kick off for the summer and experts say it should be a long and exciting season.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The outdoor adventure season is just about to kick off for the summer and experts say it should be a long and exciting season. Experts expect it to be a very long season of rafting and kayaking on the rivers because of all the snow pack still left from the winter.>>
  • Animal Vaccines Spoiled At Kootenai Humane Society

    Animal Vaccines Spoiled At Kootenai Humane Society

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The Kootenai Humane Society is asking for the public's help in replacing some very expensive cat and dog vaccines.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The Kootenai Humane Society is asking for the public's help in replacing some very expensive cat and dog vaccines. A couple weeks ago a refrigerator storing the vaccines was accidentally left open over the weekend, spoiling all the vaccines inside.>>
  • Cd'A Schools Honor Educators Of The Year

    Cd'A Schools Honor Educators Of The Year

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Educator of the Year Awards were announced this week in the Coeur d'Alene School District. It's an annual tradition held every year during National Teacher Appreciation Week.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Educator of the Year Awards were announced this week in the Coeur d'Alene School District. It's an annual tradition held every year during National Teacher Appreciation Week.>>
  • Popular Priest Lake Campground Closed For Summer

    Popular Priest Lake Campground Closed for Summer

    PRIEST LAKE, Idaho - The Outlet Campground on Priest Lake will be closed this upcoming summer due to renovations.>>
    PRIEST LAKE, Idaho - The Outlet Campground on Priest Lake will be closed this upcoming summer due to renovations. The popular campsite is being renovated to improve the quality of the campground. Renovations are expected to keep the campground closed throughout the 2011 camping season.>>
  • UPDATE: Cd'A 4th Grader Competes In National Free Throw Competition

    UPDATE: Cd'A 4th Grader Competes In National Free Throw Competition

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A fourth grade student at Dalton Elementary can claim he's the greatest free throw shooter in the region after making it all the way to the national round of a free throw shooting contest.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A fourth grade student at Dalton Elementary can claim he's the greatest free throw shooter in the region after making it all the way to the national round of a free throw shooting contest.>>
  • Post Falls Police Arrest Suspect For Multiple Car Burglaries

    Post Falls Police Arrest Suspect For Multiple Car Burglaries

    POST FALLS, Idaho - Post Falls Police arrested Charles Guzman after finding evidence of three auto burglaries that happened the night of May 2nd.>>
    POST FALLS, Idaho - Post Falls Police arrested Charles Guzman after finding evidence of three auto burglaries that happened the night of May 2nd. On May 2nd, police officers saw a small car driving without its lights in the area of Howell Road and Radiant Star Road. When the patrol car attempted to make contact with the vehicle the male passenger and the driver fled on foot. Officers were later able to identify the driver as Guzman.>>
  • Three Injured In Rollover Crash Near Stateline

    Three Injured In Rollover Crash near Stateline

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The Idaho State Police is investigating a rollover crash that injured three people near Stateline early Wednesday morning.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The Idaho State Police is investigating a rollover crash that injured three people near Stateline early Wednesday morning. At 6:22 a.m., 47-year-old Herbert Ruttkies, from Germany, was traveling eastbound on Interstate 90 near mile-post 1 when he drifted on to the rumble strips.>>
  • ALERT: Police Looking For Endangered Runaway From Post Falls

    ALERT: Police Looking For Endangered Runaway From Post Falls

    POST FALLS, Idaho - Post Falls Police are searching for an active runaway considered to be endangered.>>
    POST FALLS, Idaho - Post Falls Police are searching for an active runaway considered to be endangered. 17-year-old Jacob T. Johnston was last seen in Post Falls on May 2nd. He has brown hair and brown eyes, 5' 11" tall and 160lbs.>>
  • Handicapped Want Lake Cd'A More Accessible

    Handicapped Want Lake Cd'A More Accessible

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Wheelchairs are accessible in many places throughout the city parks of Coeur d'Alene. One place they are not accessible is into the water from the beach.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Wheelchairs are accessible in many places throughout the city parks of Coeur d'Alene. One place they are not accessible is into the water from the beach.>>
  • Local Firefighters React To Bin Laden's Death

    Local Firefighters React To Bin Laden's Death

    POST FALLS, Idaho - It's business as usual at fire stations in north Idaho, but today firefighters work knowing justice has been served for the lives lost by their firefighter brethren on September 11th.>>
    POST FALLS, Idaho - It's business as usual at fire stations in north Idaho, but today firefighters work knowing justice has been served for the lives lost by their firefighter brethren on September 11th. "It was actually a surprise. It's been like 10 years," said Lt. Bryan Williams, Kootenai County firefighter.>>
  • Cyndi Steele Takes Stand in Trial Against Husband

    Cyndi Steele Takes Stand in Trial Against Husband

    BOISE, Idaho—Cyndi Steele took the stand as the prosecution's witness in federal court today. She is the alleged victim in a murder-for-hire plot by her husband Edgar Steele.>>
    BOISE, Idaho - Cyndi Steele took the stand as the prosecution's witness in federal court today. She is the alleged victim in a murder-for-hire plot by her husband Edgar Steele. However, she says her husband is innocent.>>
  • UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed In Moscow

    UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed In Moscow

    MOSCOW, Idaho - A Moscow woman who was injured late Thursday night while trying to walk in a crosswalk has died from her injuries.>>
    MOSCOW, Idaho - A Moscow woman who was injured late Thursday night while trying to walk in a crosswalk has died from her injuries. Read The Details From The Idaho State Police Inside>>>>>
  • Cd'A Fourth Grader Taking His Free Throw Skills To Nationals

    Cd'A Fourth Grader Taking His Free Throw Skills To Nationals

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Young basketball players from all over the country will show off their free throw talent at the National Elks "Hoop Shoot" Finals in Springfield, MA on April 29th and May 1st.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Young basketball players from all over the country will show off their free throw talent at the National Elks "Hoop Shoot" Finals in Springfield, MA on April 29th and May 1st. Dylan Bengtson, a fourth grade student at Dalton Elementary, has earned his spot in the national event after winning the local, district, state and regional qualifying rounds.>>
  • Four Injured In Crash Near Craigmont

    Four Injured In Crash Near Craigmont

    CRAIGMONT, Idaho - Four people were injured in a traffic accident Thursday morning on Highway 95 near the town of Craigmont.>>
    CRAIGMONT, Idaho - Four people were injured in a traffic accident Thursday morning on Highway 95 near the town of Craigmont.>>
  • Water Levels Rise at Hayden Lake

    Water Levels Rise at Hayden Lake

    HAYDEN, Idaho - Warm and wet weather is causing snow pack to melt, and water levels are rising in the rivers and lakes of north Idaho.>>
    HAYDEN, Idaho - Warm and wet weather is causing snow pack to melt, and water levels are rising in the rivers and lakes of north Idaho. Kootenai County officials have closed off access to parts of Hayden Lake due to flooding problems>>
  • Rain Causes Road Collapse In Hayden

    Rain Causes Road Collapse In Hayden

    HAYDEN, Idaho - Construction crews are repairing a road in Hayden that collapsed Wednesday afternoon. East Hayden Lake Road at milepost 5.5 will be closed until next week while it is being fixed.>>
    HAYDEN, Idaho - Construction crews are repairing a road in Hayden that collapsed Wednesday afternoon. East Hayden Lake Road at milepost 5.5 will be closed until next week while it is being fixed.>>
  • Gov. Otter Closely Monitoring Mine Rescue

    Gov. Otter Closely Monitoring Mine Rescue

    MULLAN, Idaho - As rescue crews continue to dig their way through debris and rock in the Lucky Friday Mine trying to reach Larry Marek Governor Otter is closely monitoring the situation back in Boise.>>
    MULLAN, Idaho - As rescue crews continue to dig their way through debris and rock in the Lucky Friday Mine trying to reach Larry Marek Governor Otter is closely monitoring the situation back in Boise. On Thursday Otter postponed a planned "Capitol for a Day" event scheduled for next Wednesday in Mullan.>>
  • Two Idaho Police Agencies Awarded Seized Money

    Two Idaho Police Agencies Awarded Seized Money

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho—Two Idaho police agencies have finally been awarded money seized in an arrest they made several years ago.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho—Two Idaho police agencies have finally been awarded money seized in an arrest they made several years ago. A former Coeur d'Alene businessman named Robert Mertens has been behind bars since 2004 serving time for drug trafficking, firearms violations and money laundering.>>
  • Coeur d' Alene's First Cupcake Store Ready for Business

    Coeur d' Alene's First Cupcake Store Ready for Business

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Downtown Coeur d'Alene is set to have its first cupcake store. On Friday, Frosted Cupcakes will open its doors and serve 100% cupcakes.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Downtown Coeur d'Alene is set to have its first cupcake store. On Friday Frosted Cupcakes will open its doors and serve 100% cupcakes. The store is located next to Cricket's Bar and Grill on Sherman Ave.>>
  • WATCH IT: NIC Anti-Texting Video In National Competition

    WATCH IT: NIC Anti-Texting Video In National Competition

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Some students at North Idaho College are hoping a video they produced about the dangers of texting while driving is good enough to win a national competition.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Some students at North Idaho College are hoping a video they produced about the dangers of texting while driving is good enough to win a national competition. Gabrielle Lewis, along with director of photography Devon Greenman, and a handful of drama club students created the film to compete in the American Lawyer Academy's Viral Video Scholarship Film Contest.>>
  • Friends React To Crash Victim's Tragic Death

    Friends React To Crash Victim's Tragic Death

    POST FALLS, Idaho - Early Sunday morning 17-year-old Hannah Rhoades died when her car drove off the road into a tree. On Monday her classmates returned to school to learn of the tragic news.>>
    POST FALLS, Idaho - Early Sunday morning 17-year-old Hannah Rhoades died when her car drove off the road and into a tree. On Monday her classmates returned to school to learn of the tragic news. Beautiful flowers and heartfelt notes have been left at a makeshift memorial at the scene of the accident. Both friends and family are saddened and in disbelief that Hannah is gone.>>
  • Safety Not the Only Concern in Guns On Campus Bill

    Safety Not the Only Concern in Guns On Campus Bill

    MOSCOW, Idaho - On Friday a senate committee in the Idaho Legislature will debate a bill to allow guns to be carried on university campuses.>>
    MOSCOW, Idaho - On Friday a senate committee in the Idaho Legislature will debate a bill to allow guns to be carried on university campuses. Safety concerns have made this a controversial topic on campuses but if the bill passes there could be other consequences. If the bill passes anyone can carry a gun anywhere on campus with the exception of undergraduate housing.>>
  • River Banks in Post Falls Get A Makeover

    River Banks in Post Falls Get A Makeover

    POST FALLS, Idaho - The banks along the Spokane River in Post Falls are getting a makeover.>>
    POST FALLS, Idaho - The banks along the Spokane River in Post Falls are getting a makeover. Construction crews are restoring a heavily eroded shoreline caused by years of high water and heavy waves from boaters.>>
  • SUV Drives Through Cd'A Laundromat Front Window

    SUV Drives Through Cd'A Laundromat Front Window

    COEUR d' ALENE, Idaho - People sitting inside a Coeur d' Alene laundromat are lucky to be unharmed after an SUV drove right through the front window on Wednesday.>>
    COEUR d' ALENE, Idaho - People sitting inside a Coeur d' Alene laundromat are lucky to be unharmed after an SUV drove right through the front window on Wednesday. Clint Atkins says he drove his vehicle into the building when his foot slipped off the brake and hit the gas pedal.>>
  • DNA Testing Clears Osburn Man Of Rape

    DNA Testing Clears Osburn Man Of Rape

    OSBURN, Idaho - An Osburn man who spent the last seven months in a Shoshone County Jail on charges of rape has now been released after DNA results came back negative and cleared him of the charge.>>
    OSBURN, Idaho - An Osburn man who spent the last seven months in a Shoshone County Jail on charges of rape has now been released after DNA results came back negative and cleared him of the charge.>>
  • Idaho Meth Project Launching New Commercials

    Idaho Meth Project Launching New Commercials

    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho Meth Project is launching a new series of advertisements statewide on Monday.>>
    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho Meth Project is launching a new series of advertisements statewide on Monday. The new public education campaign continues to portray the consequences of teen meth use. WARNING>>>Graphic Video Inside|>>
  • Crooks May Have Used Facebook As Tool To Help Scam Post Falls Family

    Crooks May Have Used Facebook As Tool To Help Scam Post Falls Family

    POST FALLS, Idaho -  Last week a Post Falls family fell victim to a phone scam that has been around for years, and police say it is becoming more popular in this area.>>
    POST FALLS, Idaho - Last week a Post Falls family fell victim to a phone scam that has been around for years and police say it is becoming more popular in this area. The family didn't want to be identified but they say their son, who is serving the military in Iraq, had his identity stolen and the scammers called his grandmother living in Arizona.>>
  • Humane Society Rescues 5 Dogs From Being Euthanized

    Humane Society Rescues 5 Dogs From Being Euthanized

    COEUR d' ALENE, Idaho-  This week the Kootenai Humane Society rescued five dogs on the brink of being euthanized from an animal shelter in Yakima.>>
    COEUR d' ALENE, Idaho-  This week the Kootenai Humane Society rescued five dogs on the brink of being euthanized from an animal shelter in Yakima. Now those dogs are going to be placed in homes in Kootenai County. The Kootenai Humane Society director says there isn't a large market for people wanting small dogs in the Yakima area.>>
  • Parking Rates Increase In Downtown Cd'A

    Parking Rates Increase In Downtown Cd'A

    COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho - Parking in downtown Coeur d' Alene is getting more expensive. Tuesday night city council voted to raise fees in three downtown parking lots.>>
    COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho - Parking in downtown Coeur d' Alene is getting more expensive. This week the council voted to raise fees in three downtown parking lots.>>
  • KYRO Arena Under Construction, Still Needs Funding

    KYRO Arena Under Construction, Still Needs Funding

    POST FALLS, Idaho - On December 30, 2008, the roof on the KYRO community ice rink collapsed from heavy snow.>>
    POST FALLS, Idaho - On December 30, 2008, the roof on the KYRO community ice rink collapsed from heavy snow. It has been closed since, forcing people living in Kootenai County to find a place to play indoor winter sports far outside the county.>>
  • University Of Idaho Student Sues School Over Gun Policy

    University Of Idaho Student Sues School Over Gun Policy

    MOSCOW, Idaho, - A student at the University of Idaho has filed a lawsuit against the school over it's gun policy.>>
    MOSCOW, Idaho, - A student at the University of Idaho has filed a lawsuit against the school over it's gun policy. Aaron Tribble says the school is violating his constitutional right.>>
  • Grandmother Pleads Guilty In Cd'A Abuse Case; WARNING: Graphic Material

    Grandmother Pleads Guilty In Cd'A Abuse Case; WARNING: Graphic Material

    COEUR d' ALENE, Idaho - The woman charged with two counts of felony injury to a child for forcing her twin granddaughters to live in extremely unsanitary conditions changed her plea in court on Monday.>>
    COEUR d' ALENE, Idaho - The woman charged with two counts of felony injury to a child for forcing her twin granddaughters to live in extremely unsanitary conditions changed her plea in court on Monday. Ruth Cassidy started crying as she told the judge she is now pleading guilty. Cassidy agreed to a plea deal with county prosecutors. In the deal Cassidy will plead guilty to an amended charge of one count of injury to a child that includes both girls.>>
  • Local Supremacist Groups Deny Involvement of Planting Bomb

    Local Supremacist Groups Deny Involvement of Planting Bomb

    COUER d' ALENE - Members of the White Knights of the KKK in North Idaho say they would never do something as bold as planting a bomb and causing violence at a public event.>>
    COUER d' ALENE - Members of the White Knights of the KKK in North Idaho say they would never do something as bold as planting a bomb and causing violence at a public event because it wouldn't make any sense for the cause they are fighting.>>
  • Transport Service For Elderly In Kootenai Co. Out-Of-Business

    Transport Service For Elderly In Kootenai Co. Out-Of-Business

    COEUR d' ALENE - As of 5:00 p.m. Thursday evening people who use Kootenai County's fixed bus routes will have to find another way to get around.>>
    COEUR d' ALENE - As of 5:00 p.m. Thursday evening people who use Kootenai County's fixed bus routes will have to find another way to get around. This is because North Idaho Community Express (NICE), the group providing the service, lost it's federal grant money and can no longer operate.>>
  • Missing Man Found At Silver Mountain

    Missing Man Found At Silver Mountain

    WALLACE, Idaho - A man missing for several hours at Silver Mountain Ski Resort has been found in good health.>>
    WALLACE, Idaho - A man missing for several hours at Silver Mountain Ski Resort has been found in good health. The skier is identified as 76-year-old Frank Bender of Cheney, Washington. On Monday, Bender was reported missing around 4:30 p.m. >>
  • 'Christmas Grinch' Arrested in North Idaho

    'Christmas Grinch' Arrested in North Idaho

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police have arrested a man they say stole more than 100 pieces of mail and packages from 50 homes in North Idaho.

     
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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police have arrested a man they say stole more than 100 pieces of mail and packages from 50 homes in North Idaho. 43-year-old Joseph Michael O' Masters is being charged with grand theft. Police arrested O'Masters early Friday morning when a neighbor in the 3200 block of Manning Loop in Coeur d'Alene reported a suspicious person going through mailboxes>>
  • DEVELOPING: Hammer Kills Woman In N. Idaho; 3 Others Hurt

    DEVELOPING: Hammer Kills Woman In N. Idaho; 3 Others Hurt

    BAYVIEW, Idaho - A woman is dead and two others remain in serious condition after a man armed with a hammer attacked their family in their Bayview home Sunday afternoon.>>
    BAYVIEW, Idaho - A woman is dead and two others remain in serious condition after a man armed with a hammer attacked their family in their Bayview home Sunday afternoon.>>
  • High School Football

    Cd'A Vikings Football Receives National Recognition

    Cd'A Vikings Football Receives National Recognition

    (Photo: SWX)(Photo: SWX)
    COEUR D'ALENE--The Coeur d'Alene High School football team is the first of 50 schools to receive national recognition by the MaxPreps Tour of Champions.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE--The Coeur d'Alene High School football team is the first of 50 schools to receive national recognition by the MaxPreps Tour of Champions. At an assembly Wednesday afternoon representatives from MaxPreps presented a trophy to head coach Shawn Amos and the rest of the team for winning the Idaho 5A state title game.>>
  • Naples Elementary School Worried About Being Closed

    Naples Elementary School Worried About Being Closed

    NAPLES, Idaho - Parents and teachers of Naples Elementary School worry the Boundary County School District is trying to go around a vote to keep their school open.>>
    NAPLES, Idaho - Parents and teachers of Naples Elementary School worry the Boundary County School District is trying to go around a vote to keep their school open. Last year the Boundary County School District attempted to close down Naples Elementary School to fix their budget deficit.>>
  • Coeur d' Alene Children Found Living In Feces; Mom & Grandmother Arrested

    Coeur d' Alene Children Found Living In Feces; Mom & Grandmother Arrested

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Two women are facing two felony counts of injury to a child after being arrested for allowing two young girls to live in what is described as "the absolute worst living conditions.">>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Two women are facing two felony counts of injury to a child after being arrested for allowing two young girls to live in what is described as "the absolute worst living conditions a child could be subjected to.">>
  • Priest Lake Couple Battles The EPA Over Property Rights

    Priest Lake Couple Battles The EPA Over Property Rights

    PRIEST LAKE, Idaho - Officials from the Environmental Protection Agency told Mike and Chantelle Sackett they had violated the Clean Water Act by filling in their Priest Lake property without first obtaining a permit.>>
    PRIEST LAKE, Idaho - In November of 2007 officials from the Environmental Protection Agency told Mike and Chantelle Sackett they violated the Clean Water Act by filling in their Priest Lake property without first obtaining a permit because their property is on a federal wetland.>>
  • Kootenai Co. Commissioner Trying To Win Election As A Write-In

    Kootenai Co. Commissioner Trying To Win Election As A Write-In

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The three-term incumbent didn't think the primary election results accurately reflected the people of Kootenai County. So Rick Currie has decided to face Jai Nelson again.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The three-term incumbent didn't think the primary election results accurately reflected the people of Kootenai County. So Rick Currie has decided to face Jai Nelson again.>>
  • Snow Already? N. Idaho Ski Resorts Excited About Early Season Powder

    Snow Already? N. Idaho Ski Resorts Excited About Early Season Powder

    (Photo from KHQ's Mike Perry taken on Tuesday)(Photo from KHQ's Mike Perry taken on Tuesday)
    KELLOGG, Idaho. - It's not even November yet, and it's already looking like a winter wonderland up at many of the north Idaho ski resorts.>>
    KELLOGG, Idaho. - It's not even November yet, and it's already looking like a winter wonderland up at many of the north Idaho ski resorts. In the past two days Silver Mountain Ski Resort estimates more than a foot of snow has accumulated on the ground, and the snow is continuing to fall.>>
  • Proposed 12,000 Acre Development in N. Idaho Concerns Nearby Neighbors

    Proposed 12,000 Acre Development in N. Idaho Concerns Nearby Neighbors

    ATHOL, Idaho - A 12,000 acre development is being proposed right now to be built in Bonner County. The proposed location is five miles north of Athol near Kelso Lake.>>
    ATHOL, Idaho - A 12,000 acre development is being proposed right now to be built in Bonner County. The proposed location is five miles north of Athol near Kelso Lake. The Bonner County Planning and Zoning Commission has already unanimously recommended for the county commissioners to approve the proposed development.>>
  • Miner Trapped In Sunshine Mine Disaster Talks About Mine Rescue In Chile

    Miner Trapped in Sunshine Mine Disaster Talks About Mine Rescue In Chile

    KELLOGG, Idaho  - The worst mining accident in Idaho history happened back in 1972 when a fire broke out at the Sunshine Mine in Kellogg, Idaho, killing 91 workers.>>
    KELLOGG, Idaho  - The worst mining accident in Idaho history happened back in 1972 when a fire broke out at the Sunshine Mine in Kellogg, Idaho, killing 91 workers. The fire trapped many of the miners and rescuers were only able to save two men, but not before they had to spend eight days more than a mile underground.>>
  • Cd'A Food Bank in Desperate Need of Volunteers

    Cd'A Food Bank in Desperate Need of Volunteers

    COEUR D'ALENE--The program manager at the Community Action Partnership Food Bank in Coeur d'Alene says the larger workload has become overwhelming and many volunteers are quitting, leaving them extremely shorthanded.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE--The program manager at the Community Action Partnership Food Bank in Coeur d'Alene says the larger workload has become overwhelming and many volunteers are quitting, leaving them extremely shorthanded.>>
  • Licensed Childcare in Idaho Not Required

    Licensed Childcare in Idaho Not Required

    Idaho doesn't require childcare providers to be licensed unless they are taking care of more than six children.>>
    The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says Idaho doesn't require childcare providers to be licensed unless they are taking care of more than six children, but they say it should be the parent's responsibility of knowing who is watching their kids.>>
  • NEW DETAILS: Pipe-Bomb Suspect Pleads Guilty

    NEW DETAILS: Pipe-Bomb Suspect Pleads Guilty

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The man accused of putting a pipe bomb underneath the car of Cyndi Steele in a murder-for-hire plot changed his plea to guilty on two federal weapons charges in court today.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The man accused of putting a pipe bomb underneath the car of Cyndi Steele in a murder-for-hire plot changed his plea to guilty on two federal weapons charges in court today.>>
  • The Search Continues For A Missing Idaho Hiker

    The Search Continues For A Missing Idaho Hiker

    RIGGINS, ID--Search crews continue to look for missing hiker Todd Hofflander in the Hells Canyon area.>>
    RIGGINS, ID--Search crews continue to look for missing hiker Todd Hofflander in the Hells Canyon area. His wife continues to remain optimistic he will be found. Julie Hofflander says her husband is an experienced outdoorsman and will find anything necessary to stay alive as long as he hasn't fallen down or injured himself.>>
  • DEVELOPING STORY: North Idaho Man Accused of Breaking 2-Year-Old Boy's Leg

    DEVELOPING STORY: North Idaho Man Accused of Breaking 2-Year-Old Boy's Leg

    (Michael R. Edinger)(Michael R. Edinger)
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Michael R. Edinger is facing two counts of cruelty to children after he and his fiancee Rebecca Mullin took Mullin's 2-year-old son to Kootenai Medical Center last Saturday for a broken leg.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -  A north Idaho man is facing two counts of Cruelty to Children after he and he his fiancee took their 2-year-old son to Kootenai Medical Center last Saturday for a broken leg.>>
  • Murder-For-Hire Suspect's Wife Files To Remove No-Contact Order

    Murder-For-Hire Suspect's Wife Files To Remove No-Contact Order

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The wife of Edgar Steele, the suspect in a murder-for-hire plot  is asking the court to remove a no-contact order between she and her husband.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The wife of Edgar Steele, the suspect in a murder-for-hire plot is asking the court to remove a no-contact order between she and her husband. Cyndi Steele's lawyer filed the motion in court on Monday.>>
  • SpokAnimal Adopting Out Cats To Farmers

    SpokAnimal Adopting Out Cats To Farmers

    SPOKANE, Wash. - SpokAnimal has come up with a way to speed up their process of adopting cats, while helping farmers solve their rodent problem.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - SpokAnimal has come up with a way to speed up their process of adopting cats, while helping farmers solve their rodent problem. In June, SpokAnimal received a $13,000 grant from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to help fund spaying, neutering, and rabies shots.>>
  • Trains Dropping 911 Calls In Rathdrum

    Trains Dropping 911 Calls In Rathdrum

    RATHDRUM, ID—The people living along Highway 53 near the fueling depot in Rathdrum have a problem, and it happens every time a train goes by.>>
    RATHDRUM, Idaho. - The people living along Highway 53 near the fueling depot in Rathdrum have a problem, and it happens every time a train goes by.  "We lose digital TV signal, we lose our wireless Internet signal, and we get disruption of our cell phone service as well," said Glenda Ulery, Rathdrum resident. Glenda Ulery lives right across the highway from the railroad tracks. She says this has been going on since the digital conversion.>>
  • Kootenai County Sheriff Sues County Over 'Inadequate Funding'

    Kootenai County Sheriff Sues County Over 'Inadequate Funding'

    COEUR D' ALENE, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff says his deputies and staff are unable to efficiently do their jobs because their facilities and equipment are being properly updated.>>
    COEUR D' ALENE, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff says his deputies and staff are unable to efficiently do their jobs because their facilities and equipment are being properly updated. Now Sheriff Rocky Watson is suing Kootenai County over what he calls inadequate funding for his department.>>
  • Coeur d'Alene Teen Wins Second World Championship Title

    Coeur d'Alene Teen Wins Second World Championship Title

    COEUR D' ALENE, Idaho. - For the second year in a row a North Idaho teen has claimed the title of world champion.>>
    COEUR D' ALENE, Idaho. - For the second year in a row a North Idaho teen has claimed the title of world champion. Coeur d'Alene's Kelly Hamlin now has two American quarter-horse world titles to her name "Looking back at it a few years ago I would never even think I would be able to be in this position to have two world titles," said Kelly Hamlin.>>
  • UPDATE: Missing Woman Found

    UPDATE: Missing Woman Found

    Makenzie MeshishnekMakenzie Meshishnek
    LEWISTON, Idaho - The Lewiston Police Department has confirmed that they have located Makenzie Meshishnek safe and sound.>>
    LEWISTON, Idaho - The Lewiston Police Department has confirmed that they have located Makenzie Meshishnek safe and sound.>>
  • Can Bear Spray Protect You From a Bear Attack?

    Can Bear Spray Protect You From a Bear Attack?

    COEUR D' ALENE, Idaho. - Bear Spray is a popular item this summer at many North Idaho sporting goods stores.

     
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    COEUR D' ALENE, Idaho. - Bear Spray is a popular item this summer at many North Idaho sporting goods stores. "I mean we sell a lot of bear spray especially during the summer time, but for some reason this year we've sold quite a lot more," said Steve Green, Wholesale Sports sales associate.>>
  • Saving Cougar Bay

    Saving Cougar Bay

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho —The calm waters of Cougar Bay are located only a couple miles from downtown Coeur d'Alene. The many log booms and pilings provide a home and shelter to several species of wildlife.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho —The calm waters of Cougar Bay are located only a couple miles from downtown Coeur d'Alene. The many log booms and pilings provide a home and shelter to several species of wildlife. "At the moment it is a refuge for osprey," said Terry Harris, Kootenai Environmental Alliance executive director. "A refuge for fish and wildlife, and a refuge for quiet fishing and kayaking.">>
  • State Record Pike Caught in Twin Lakes

    State Record Pike Caught in Twin Lakes

    Twin Lakes, ID--On Friday, Kim Fleming and his friend went trout fishing on Twin Lakes, just north of Rathdrum. To his surprise he ended up reeling in a record-size Northern Pike.>>
    Twin Lakes, ID--Idaho has a new state record fish. On Friday, Kim Fleming and his friend went trout fishing on Twin Lakes, just north of Rathdrum. To his surprise he ended up reeling in a record-size Northern Pike. The fish measured at 40 lbs. 2 oz. Fleming spent the afternoon at Idaho Fish and Game verifying his catch. He said he spent more than ten minutes struggling with the fish before he finally pulled it in.>>
  • Stimulus Money Helping Fund Tree Maintenance in Coeur d'Alene

    Stimulus Money Helping Fund Tree Maintenance in Coeur d'Alene

    Coeur d'Alene—The city of Coeur d'Alene has started a new project to trim or remove dead and diseased trees causing a danger along public streets.>>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — The City of Coeur d'Alene has started a new project to trim or remove dead and diseased trees causing a danger along public streets. The project is underway after the parks department received $133,500 in federal stimulus money. The project started on Monday, and it will repair or remove 200 trees throughout the city. It should take about two months to complete.>>
  • Coeur d'Alene Police Officer Crashes Car: Avoids Head-On Collision

    Coeur d'Alene Police Officer Crashes Car: Avoids Head-On Collision

    COEUR D' ALENE, Idaho - A Coeur d'Alene police officer walked away from a car wreck with only small abrasions to his arm after running into a concrete barrier on the Interstate 90.>>
    COEUR D' ALENE, Idaho - A Coeur d'Alene police officer walked away from a car wreck with only small abrasions to his arm after running into a concrete barrier on the Interstate 90. The officer crashed his patrol car avoiding a head-on collision with a drunk driver. Early Monday morning, Officer J. Noble was traveling eastbound on Interstate 90 with his emergency lights on responding to a call when another vehicle appeared in the same lane headed his direction.>>
  • Fire Prevention Begins on Tubbs Hill

    Fire Prevention Begins on Tubbs Hill

    COEUR D' ALENE, Idaho. - The rumblings of chainsaws will be heard throughout Tubbs Hill for the next few weeks as crews begin removing small trees and shrubs from the area.>>
    COEUR D' ALENE, Idaho. - The rumblings of chainsaws will be heard throughout Tubbs Hill for the next few weeks as crews begin removing small trees and shrubs from the area. The project is designed to prevent a catastrophic wildfire.>>
  • An Eye-In-The-Sky at Independence Point

    An Eye-in-the-Sky at Independence Point

    Coeur d'Alene, ID--Coeur d'Alene's newest crime prevention tool could be in place as early as this fall.>>
    Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. - Coeur d'Alene Police are considering putting a camera at Independence Point to produce a live-stream of the area. The lake city's newest crime prevention tool could be in place as early as this fall. It would have a pan-tilt feature to be monitored by the patrol division. The live video could be monitored either by a computer at the police department or in patrol cars.>>
  • Ironman Street Closures Announced

    Ironman Street Closures Announced

    COEUR D' ALENE, Idaho. - The city of Coeur d'Alene has announced street closures for this upcoming weekend's Ironman competition.>>
    COEUR D' ALENE, Idaho. - The city of Coeur d'Alene has announced street closures for this upcoming weekend's Ironman competition. On June 23rd, street crews will begin to barricade and detour traffic to close Sherman Avenue at 2nd Avenue and Independence Point.>>
  • Ironman Athlete is Inspiration To Her Family

    Ironman Athlete is Inspiration To Her Family

    COEUR D' ALENE, Idaho. - The lake city is set to host it's 88th annual Ironman race this coming Sunday.>>
    COEUR D' ALENE, Idaho. - The lake city is set to host it's 88th annual Ironman race this coming Sunday. Thousands of athletes are set to test their endurance after months of intense training, while family and friends are set to put in a long day of support to watch their loved one's cross the finish line.>>
  • Who's Responsible For Crime in Abandoned Homes? Bill McGinty Investigates

    Who's Responsible For Crime in Abandoned Homes? Bill McGinty Investigates

    SPOKANE, Wash. -  A woman was raped in an abandoned home on Spokane's lower south hill.  The man took the woman to the home, broke in, then repeatedly raped her.

     
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    SPOKANE, Wash. -  A woman was raped in an abandoned home on Spokane's lower south hill.  The man took the woman to the home, broke in, then repeatedly raped her. Spokane Police tell us that the homeowner is responsible for making the sure the home is locked up so that no one can get inside. >>
  • Developing Story: Dead Fish Stinking Up Long Lake

    Developing Story: Dead Fish Stinking Up Long Lake

    SPOKANE -- The cause of a recent die-off of hundreds of carp in Long Lake (also known as Lake Spokane) remains unknown, but it may be a natural occurrence.

     
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  • Elderly Couple Fights Insurance Company

    Elderly Couple Fights Insurance Company

    Spokane, Washington:  Leonard Guffin is fighting the insurance company he has paid for homeowners insurance for more than 50 years because he says it abandoned him when he needed to make a claim on his home.

     

     
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  • Fire destroys house in Spokane

    Fire destroys house in Spokane

    Spokane, Washington;  Fire destorys home, the family is lucky to get out.>>
  • New Bishop Named in Spokane

    New Bishop Named in Spokane

    Spokane, Washington;  Bishop Blasé Cupich of Rapid City, South Dakota has been named the new Bishop of the Diocese of Spokane.  The 61 year old Bishop will replace Bishop William Skylstad who has been the Bishop of Spokane since 1990.>>
  • Racist drawings in Liberty Lake

    Racist drawings in Liberty Lake

     

    Liberty Lake, Washington: Liberty Lake is quiet place to swing, skate and run, usually in Pavilion Park.  But this weekend, the ugly specter of racism and anti-police sentiment appeared on walls in graphic detail.  It is not what parents here are used to seeing and not the kind of crime they want their kids to see, and read.

     
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  • Car Prowls on the Rise in Spokane

    Car Prowls on the Rise in Spokane

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Police say car prowls are on the rise in Spokane and are asking car owners to take extra precautions to avoid car break-ins.

     
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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Police say car prowls are on the rise in Spokane and are asking car owners to take extra precautions to avoid car break-ins. Spokane Police say they usually see about 70 to 80 car prowls ever week. Since school got out they're seeing 120 to 130 car break-ins and burglaries each week. Burglars are stealing everything from laptops, wallets and purses to ipods and prescription drugs. Police say the best thing to do is not make yourself an obvious target.>>
  • Neighbors Living Near Longfellow Elementary: Drivers Slow Down!

    Neighbors Living Near Longfellow Elementary: Drivers Slow Down!

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Neighbors living near Longfellow Elementary School in North Spokane say they are disturbed by detour traffic which is causing cars to speed down their streets.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Neighbors living near Longfellow Elementary School in North Spokane say they are disturbed by detour traffic which is causing cars to speed down their streets. Construction crews are repaving Hamilton and have detoured cars through neighborhoods both east and west of the work.>>
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