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  • Educators rally for better pay in Spokane Valley

    Educators rally for better pay in Spokane Valley

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-08-09 01:15:07 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- Hundreds of educators came together early Wednesday morning outside the Central Valley School District to get the district's attention. They rallied for fair pay and fully funding education. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- Hundreds of educators came together early Wednesday morning outside the Central Valley School District to get the district's attention. They rallied for fair pay and fully funding education. 

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  • Some Spokane city pools shut down due to poor air quality

    Some Spokane city pools shut down due to poor air quality

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-08-09 00:26:38 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Beating the heat is proving more and more difficult, especially since the city of Spokane shut down their pools on Wednesday temporarily due to poor air quality. "It's a horrible day for the pool to be closed because it's one of the hottest days of the week," said Brittany McEachran. She comes with her kids, pool ready, every Wednesday. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Beating the heat is proving more and more difficult, especially since the city of Spokane shut down their pools on Wednesday temporarily due to poor air quality. "It's a horrible day for the pool to be closed because it's one of the hottest days of the week," said Brittany McEachran. She comes with her kids, pool ready, every Wednesday. 

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  • Spokane drops out of top 15 cities for vehicle thefts in the nation

    Spokane drops out of top 15 cities for vehicle thefts in the nation

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-08-08 23:55:18 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash- Spokane has fallen out of the top 15 for vehicle thefts in the nation. In fact, the city fell way off that list, dropping from 11th place in 2016 to 36th place in 2017.  The city credits the creation of a new auto task force with bringing the numbers down. S

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    SPOKANE, Wash- Spokane has fallen out of the top 15 for vehicle thefts in the nation. In fact, the city fell way off that list, dropping from 11th place in 2016 to 36th place in 2017.  The city credits the creation of a new auto task force with bringing the numbers down. S

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  • Lisa Brown, Cathy McMorris Rodgers headed to General Election, trade debate challenges

    Lisa Brown, Cathy McMorris Rodgers headed to General Election, trade debate challenges

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-08-08 19:28:05 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- One of the tightest races in the 2018 Primary Election, is also one of the most closely watched. Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers is ahead of her democratic challenge Lisa Brown by just 525 votes. Brown is running to replace McMorris Rodgers as the U.S. Representative for Washington's 5th District. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- One of the tightest races in the 2018 Primary Election, is also one of the most closely watched. Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers is ahead of her democratic challenge Lisa Brown by just 525 votes. Brown is running to replace McMorris Rodgers as the U.S. Representative for Washington's 5th District. 

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  • Spokane VA begins process of firing employee charged with sex crimes in Montana

    Spokane VA begins process of firing employee charged with sex crimes in Montana

    Thursday, July 26 2018 2:01 AM EDT2018-07-26 06:01:47 GMT
    Frank D. Paulsen, from 2016 Interview with KHQFrank D. Paulsen, from 2016 Interview with KHQ

    LAKE COUNTY, Mont.- Spokane's Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center has begun the process of firing an employee who was arrested and charged with sexual assault in Montana.  

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    LAKE COUNTY, Mont.- Spokane's Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center has begun the process of firing an employee who was arrested and charged with sexual assault in Montana.  

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  • Spokane Police investigating hit and run crash downtown

    Spokane Police investigating hit and run crash downtown

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:34:05 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Spokane Police officers, and other first responders were called to a hit and run crash at Sprague and Monroe in downtown Spokane.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Spokane Police officers, and other first responders were called to a hit and run crash at Sprague and Monroe in downtown Spokane.  

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  • Judge: Psychologists can visit man charged in mass stabbing

    Judge: Psychologists can visit man charged in mass stabbing

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:07:43 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho - An Idaho judge says psychologists can have jailhouse access to a man charged with murder and several other felonies in connection with a knife attack at a Boise apartment complex.  

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    BOISE, Idaho - An Idaho judge says psychologists can have jailhouse access to a man charged with murder and several other felonies in connection with a knife attack at a Boise apartment complex.  Timmy Kinner, 30, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing death of 3-year-old Ruya Kadir. He's also charged with multiple counts of aggravated battery in connection with the June 30 attack that injured eight others.    

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  • Oregon woman rescued after spending a week at the bottom of a cliff

    Oregon woman rescued after spending a week at the bottom of a cliff

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:08 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:08:06 GMT
    Courtesy Luanne SandvikCourtesy Luanne Sandvik

    MONTEREY COUNTY, Cali.- New photos have emerged showing the rescue of an Oregon woman, whose car plummeted over a cliff in California. Angela Hernandez, of Portland, is recovering in a hospital, after spending a full week at the bottom of a cliff. 

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    MONTEREY COUNTY, Cali.- New photos have emerged showing the rescue of an Oregon woman, whose car plummeted over a cliff in California. Angela Hernandez, of Portland, is recovering in a hospital, after spending a full week at the bottom of a cliff. 

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  • Motorcyclist killed in crash on Sherman Pass

    Motorcyclist killed in crash on Sherman Pass

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:58 AM EDT2018-07-16 05:58:31 GMT

    SHERMAN PASS, Wash.- A 53-year-old man was killed Sunday after a crash involving a motorcycle and transit van. The crash happened on State Route 20, just before 6pm on Sunday, about 14 miles east of Republic.

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    SHERMAN PASS, Wash.- A 53-year-old man was killed Sunday after a crash involving a motorcycle and transit van. The crash happened on State Route 20, just before 6pm on Sunday, about 14 miles east of Republic.

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  • New court documents show North Idaho man may have been murdered

    New court documents show North Idaho man may have been murdered

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:15:46 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho- 68-year-old Larry Isenberg was found dead in Lake Coeur d'Alene on March 1, 2018, and now, according to newly filed court documents, there's evidence to show he may have been murdered, and that members of his wife's family may have been involved. 

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho- 68-year-old Larry Isenberg was found dead in Lake Coeur d'Alene on March 1, 2018, and now, according to newly filed court documents, there's evidence to show he may have been murdered, and that members of his wife's family may have been involved. 

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  • Two people sent to hospital after car crashes into power pole, tree

    Two people sent to hospital after car crashes into power pole, tree

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-07-05 00:46:09 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Two people are in the hospital recovering from a crash into a power-pole and tree.  It happened off of Government Way and Houston in Spokane on the Fourth of July. A Spokane County deputy says the car was driving south on Government Way when it crashed, hitting a power-pole and landing into a tree. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Two people are in the hospital recovering from a crash into a power-pole and tree.  It happened off of Government Way and Houston in Spokane on the Fourth of July. A Spokane County deputy says the car was driving south on Government Way when it crashed, hitting a power-pole and landing into a tree. 

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  • Grant County Sheriff's Office says Quincy fire under control

    Grant County Sheriff's Office says Quincy fire under control

    Monday, July 2 2018 11:00 AM EDT2018-07-02 15:00:21 GMT

    GRANT COUNTY, Wash.- The Grant County Sheriff's Office said in a tweet Monday morning that fire crews worked into the early morning hours to get a fire burning in Quincy under control. Firefighters will remain on scene Monday to strengthen fire lines.

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    GRANT COUNTY, Wash.- The Grant County Sheriff's Office said in a tweet Monday morning that fire crews worked into the early morning hours to get a fire burning in Quincy under control. Firefighters will remain on scene Monday to strengthen fire lines.

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  • Seven Bluff Fire in Spokane County 100 percent contained

    Seven Bluff Fire in Spokane County 100 percent contained

    Sunday, July 1 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-07-02 03:55:21 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash.- A new brush fire broke out in Spokane County Sunday night, prompting firefighters to rush to the scene. The estimated 20 acre fire is burning off of Pine Bluff Road in the Seven Mile area, which is north of Airway Heights. As of around 7:00 p.m. the fire is 100 percent contained. Firefighters have called it the Seven Bluff Fire. 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash.- A new brush fire broke out in Spokane County Sunday night, prompting firefighters to rush to the scene. The estimated 20 acre fire is burning off of Pine Bluff Road in the Seven Mile area, which is north of Airway Heights. As of around 7:00 p.m. the fire is 100 percent contained. Firefighters have called it the Seven Bluff Fire. 

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  • Spokane Valley firefighters get pet oxygen mask kits to help save lives

    Spokane Valley firefighters get pet oxygen mask kits to help save lives

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-06-28 01:24:14 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- Pet owners are protective. You know that if you have one. Spokane Valley firefighters know it too and that's why they are aiming to save pets with a new project they've launched called Project Breathe. Pets are vulnerable to smoke inhalation. Firefighters now have new oxygen masks that they will be using on animals to help save their lives in situations like house fires. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- Pet owners are protective. You know that if you have one. Spokane Valley firefighters know it too and that's why they are aiming to save pets with a new project they've launched called Project Breathe. Pets are vulnerable to smoke inhalation. Firefighters now have new oxygen masks that they will be using on animals to help save their lives in situations like house fires. 

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  • Spokane woman on a mission to stop neighborhood tagging

    Spokane woman on a mission to stop neighborhood tagging

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-06-27 23:52:20 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Enough is enough.  A Spokane woman born and raised here, says in the last week, her home has been tagged five times. She’s made it her mission to save the neighborhood by creating a neighborhood block watch. She wants it to be a safe area. Each neighborhood has its quirks. It comes with the territory. Some could be nuisance neighbors, others could be vandalism. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Enough is enough.  A Spokane woman born and raised here, says in the last week, her home has been tagged five times. She’s made it her mission to save the neighborhood by creating a neighborhood block watch. She wants it to be a safe area. Each neighborhood has its quirks. It comes with the territory. Some could be nuisance neighbors, others could be vandalism. 

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  • Medications taken from Spokane Vietnam veteran

    Medications taken from Spokane Vietnam veteran

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-06-26 05:24:31 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- A Spokane disabled Vietnam Veteran says prescription medication that he relies on, was taken on Thursday right off of his porch. He's not sure why it happened but says he wants the woman who did it to think before behaving like she did. It happened off of Heroy right across Shadle Park High School. Al Parso-York says he is trying to replace what was taken with the VA but he's not sure how long that will take.

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- A Spokane disabled Vietnam Veteran says prescription medication that he relies on, was taken on Thursday right off of his porch. He's not sure why it happened but says he wants the woman who did it to think before behaving like she did. It happened off of Heroy right across Shadle Park High School. Al Parso-York says he is trying to replace what was taken with the VA but he's not sure how long that will take.

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  • Man wanted on murder charge out of New York, arrested in Spokane

    Man wanted on murder charge out of New York, arrested in Spokane

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:51:18 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- WSP Troopers arrested a 32-year-old man in Spokane, who was wanted out of Rochester, New York on a murder charge.  According to court documents, Robert Norry is accused of murdering his girlfriend back on June 13. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- WSP Troopers arrested a 32-year-old man in Spokane, who was wanted out of Rochester, New York on a murder charge.  According to court documents, Robert Norry is accused of murdering his girlfriend back on June 13. 

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  • Driver charged with following too close in Highway 395 crash

    Driver charged with following too close in Highway 395 crash

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-06-17 15:55:41 GMT

    LOON LAKE, Wash.- Washington State Patrol investigators say a driver following too close led to a 3-vehicle crash at Highway 395 and Grote Rd. Saturday evening. The crash happened around 7:15 p.m. Troopers say a silver 2003 Ford Taurus driven by 17-year-old Jon Peter Nelson was northbound on Highway 395, stopped and preparing to turn left onto Grote Road.

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    LOON LAKE, Wash.- Washington State Patrol investigators say a driver following too close led to a 3-vehicle crash at Highway 395 and Grote Rd. Saturday evening. The crash happened around 7:15 p.m. Troopers say a silver 2003 Ford Taurus driven by 17-year-old Jon Peter Nelson was northbound on Highway 395, stopped and preparing to turn left onto Grote Road.

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  • Spokane Police: Impairment not a factor in crash that seriously injured teen

    Spokane Police: Impairment not a factor in crash that seriously injured teen

    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-06-17 14:55:09 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Update: Spokane Police report that the driver who hit a pedestrian crossing the street near the intersection of Northwest Boulevard and Cannon St. Saturday night is cooperating with investigators. Preliminary investigation shows that it does not appear the driver was impaired at the time of the crash, and speed was not a factor.

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Update: Spokane Police report that the driver who hit a pedestrian crossing the street near the intersection of Northwest Boulevard and Cannon St. Saturday night is cooperating with investigators. Preliminary investigation shows that it does not appear the driver was impaired at the time of the crash, and speed was not a factor.

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  • Sentence for former Spokane Police Officer convicted of rape pushed back again

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:43:26 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Former Spokane Police Sergeant Gordon Ennis, who was convicted of raping a fellow officer earlier this year, will now be sentenced in July. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Former Spokane Police Sergeant Gordon Ennis, who was convicted of raping a fellow officer earlier this year, will now be sentenced in July. 

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  • Adams County woman considered "danger to children" turns herself in; child safe

    Adams County woman considered "danger to children" turns herself in; child safe

    Saturday, May 26 2018 9:47 PM EDT2018-05-27 01:47:36 GMT
    Yoci L. Godinez-BustosYoci L. Godinez-Bustos

    RITZVILLE, Wash.- UPDATE: The Adams County Sheriff's Office says Yoci Godinez-Bustos turned herself in to authorities Saturday. Adams County deputies said on Facebook that the baby she was traveling with is safe and thanked her family members and friends who helped her decide to turn herself in.

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    RITZVILLE, Wash.- UPDATE: The Adams County Sheriff's Office says Yoci Godinez-Bustos turned herself in to authorities Saturday. Adams County deputies said on Facebook that the baby she was traveling with is safe and thanked her family members and friends who helped her decide to turn herself in.

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  • West Valley students create their own military-style drum cadence for Dan Kleckner's Golf Classic

    West Valley students create their own military-style drum cadence for Dan Kleckner's Golf Classic

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:26:31 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- The Dan Kleckner Golf Classic will once again be riding in the Lilac Festival's Armed Forces Torchlight Parade on Saturday, May 19. Dan will be riding with a banner which will be carried by two members of the Spokane County Young Marines: Justin Whitehill and Nate Oliver. And this year there's a special added feature.

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- The Dan Kleckner Golf Classic will once again be riding in the Lilac Festival's Armed Forces Torchlight Parade on Saturday, May 19. Dan will be riding with a banner which will be carried by two members of the Spokane County Young Marines: Justin Whitehill and Nate Oliver. And this year there's a special added feature.

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  • Puppies rescued from hot trunk during Oregon traffic stop

    Puppies rescued from hot trunk during Oregon traffic stop

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-05-15 15:17:24 GMT

    MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon State Police trooper rescued 10 German shepherd Husky puppies from a hot car trunk during a traffic stop.   Oregon State Police say the trooper stopped a car Monday afternoon on Interstate 5 just south of Medford, Oregon. Police say the trooper noticed signs of suspicious activity which led to a search of the car and the discovery of the dogs.

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    MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon State Police trooper rescued 10 German shepherd Husky puppies from a hot car trunk during a traffic stop.   Oregon State Police say the trooper stopped a car Monday afternoon on Interstate 5 just south of Medford, Oregon. Police say the trooper noticed signs of suspicious activity which led to a search of the car and the discovery of the dogs.

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  • Heroin dealers who hid stash near Seattle parks sentenced

    Heroin dealers who hid stash near Seattle parks sentenced

    Friday, May 4 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-04 14:33:09 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - The leader of a heroin ring that stashed the drug in or near public parks in North Seattle has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison.   Federal prosecutors say 26-year-old Fredy Ramon Gutama-Gutama, of Lynnwood, conspired with his brother and other people to make the drug deals and sent the proceeds back to his native Ecuador. He was sentenced in U.S. District Court on Thursday.

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    SEATTLE (AP) - The leader of a heroin ring that stashed the drug in or near public parks in North Seattle has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison.   Federal prosecutors say 26-year-old Fredy Ramon Gutama-Gutama, of Lynnwood, conspired with his brother and other people to make the drug deals and sent the proceeds back to his native Ecuador. He was sentenced in U.S. District Court on Thursday.

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  • The Royal Baby Is Here! William and Kate welcome a baby boy

    The Royal Baby Is Here! William and Kate welcome a baby boy

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-04-23 17:10:53 GMT

    LONDON (AP) - The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William have left a London hospital and headed home with their newborn son. The duchess, who gave birth Monday morning, emerged from St. Mary's Hospital about seven hours later alongside her husband, holding the baby wrapped in a white blanket. The trio posed for photographers before going back inside. The royals emerged a few minutes later with their infant in a carrier and got into a waiting car.

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    LONDON (AP) - The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William have left a London hospital and headed home with their newborn son. The duchess, who gave birth Monday morning, emerged from St. Mary's Hospital about seven hours later alongside her husband, holding the baby wrapped in a white blanket. The trio posed for photographers before going back inside. The royals emerged a few minutes later with their infant in a carrier and got into a waiting car.

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  • SPD: Woman tied up, injected with drugs, and sexually assaulted at north Spokane motel

    SPD: Woman tied up, injected with drugs, and sexually assaulted at north Spokane motel

    Friday, April 6 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-04-07 01:11:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Spokane Police are investigating a vicious unlawful imprisonment and rape case that took place over the last few days of March. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Spokane Police are investigating a vicious unlawful imprisonment and rape case that took place over the last few days of March. 

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  • Napa County Sheriff: Gunman and three hostages found dead after hours long standoff

    Napa County Sheriff: Gunman and three hostages found dead after hours long standoff

    Friday, March 9 2018 11:04 PM EST2018-03-10 04:04:10 GMT

    YOUNTVILLE, Calif.- The Napa County Sheriff's Office confirms that a gunman and three hostages have been found dead after a shooting and standoff at a veterans home in California.

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    YOUNTVILLE, Calif.- The Napa County Sheriff's Office confirms that a gunman and three hostages have been found dead after a shooting and standoff at a veterans home in California.

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  • Meals on Wheels fundraiser hits 10-year mark with Cinnagrams

    Meals on Wheels fundraiser hits 10-year mark with Cinnagrams

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:37 AM EST2018-02-14 16:37:56 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Tuesday marks day two of preparations for Cinnagrams, an annual Valentine's day fundraiser for Meals on Wheels.  Meals on Wheels is an organization that delivers meals to disabled and homebound seniors in Spokane.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Tuesday marks day two of preparations for Cinnagrams, an annual Valentine's day fundraiser for Meals on Wheels.  Meals on Wheels is an organization that delivers meals to disabled and homebound seniors in Spokane.  

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  • Daddy-Daughter Dances canceled across the country due to "gender-neutral" policies

    Friday, February 9 2018 3:35 PM EST2018-02-09 20:35:44 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- A Staten Island school postponed its planned daddy-daughter dance because some people complained it excludes other genders. The school says city policies are forcing them to scrap the tradition. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- A Staten Island school postponed its planned daddy-daughter dance because some people complained it excludes other genders. The school says city policies are forcing them to scrap the tradition. 

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  • State Senate passes bill protecting students' free speech

    State Senate passes bill protecting students' free speech

    Friday, January 19 2018 4:12 PM EST2018-01-19 21:12:00 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A bill to protect high school and college students' rights to publish and speak freely in school-sponsored media has passed the Washington Senate.   Senate Bill 5064, which also passed the Senate last year, passed on a 43-5 vote Friday and now heads to the House, where it failed to gain traction last year.

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A bill to protect high school and college students' rights to publish and speak freely in school-sponsored media has passed the Washington Senate.   Senate Bill 5064, which also passed the Senate last year, passed on a 43-5 vote Friday and now heads to the House, where it failed to gain traction last year.

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  • Polson postal carriers arrested for trafficking meth on their routes

    Polson postal carriers arrested for trafficking meth on their routes

    Monday, January 15 2018 1:52 AM EST2018-01-15 06:52:47 GMT

    POLSON, Mont- Montana authorities have arrested two U.S. Postal Service carriers on suspicion of trafficking methamphetamine on their mail routes. Lake County Sheriff Don Bell says 62-year-old Anthony Friscia and 47-year-old Mary Friscia were booked on charges of felony intent to distribute the drug.

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    POLSON, Mont- Montana authorities have arrested two U.S. Postal Service carriers on suspicion of trafficking methamphetamine on their mail routes. Lake County Sheriff Don Bell says 62-year-old Anthony Friscia and 47-year-old Mary Friscia were booked on charges of felony intent to distribute the drug.

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  • Convicted sex offender accused in Spokane Valley rape was there to turn in scratch tickets

    Convicted sex offender accused in Spokane Valley rape was there to turn in scratch tickets

    Sunday, January 14 2018 11:55 PM EST2018-01-15 04:55:41 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- The level three sex offender accused of a brutally raping a Spokane Valley Cenex Zip Trip clerk, told KHQ he went to the gas station to cash in some lottery tickets. From behind bars, he also said used meth shortly before his arrest and doesn't remember several hours from early Saturday. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- The level three sex offender accused of a brutally raping a Spokane Valley Cenex Zip Trip clerk, told KHQ he went to the gas station to cash in some lottery tickets. From behind bars, he also said used meth shortly before his arrest and doesn't remember several hours from early Saturday. 

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  • Celebrate MLK Day in downtown Spokane with a Rally and Unity March

    Celebrate MLK Day in downtown Spokane with a Rally and Unity March

    Sunday, January 14 2018 10:33 PM EST2018-01-15 03:33:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- The City of Spokane hopes you can join them in honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, January 15.  The day starts Monday morning at 10am with a Rally at the Spokane Convention Center.

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- The City of Spokane hopes you can join them in honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, January 15.  The day starts Monday morning at 10am with a Rally at the Spokane Convention Center.

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  • Famed opera singer from Spokane celebrates 100th birthday

    Famed opera singer from Spokane celebrates 100th birthday

    Sunday, January 14 2018 10:05 PM EST2018-01-15 03:05:52 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- It's not every day that you get to wish someone a Happy 100th Birthday!  Famed opera singer Eleanore Skok celebrated the birthday milestone Sunday with her entire family in Spokane.  Skok grew up in the area, then studied at The Juilliard School. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- It's not every day that you get to wish someone a Happy 100th Birthday!  Famed opera singer Eleanore Skok celebrated the birthday milestone Sunday with her entire family in Spokane.  Skok grew up in the area, then studied at The Juilliard School. 

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  • Waste Management truck slides over embankment, driver injured

    Waste Management truck slides over embankment, driver injured

    Thursday, January 11 2018 4:13 PM EST2018-01-11 21:13:23 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies are investigating a one vehicle crash where the driver of a Waste Management garbage truck was injured after his vehicle slid off the roadway and rolled down an embankment.  This morning, at approximately 8:00 a.m., Spokane County Deputies were called to a one vehicle crash with injuries in the 12600 block of S. Fairway Ridge Ln. in South Spokane County.

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    KHQ.COM - Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies are investigating a one vehicle crash where the driver of a Waste Management garbage truck was injured after his vehicle slid off the roadway and rolled down an embankment.  This morning, at approximately 8:00 a.m., Spokane County Deputies were called to a one vehicle crash with injuries in the 12600 block of S. Fairway Ridge Ln. in South Spokane County.

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  • Downtown Spokane day care to reopen after SUV slammed through front windows

    Thursday, December 28 2017 10:54 PM EST2017-12-29 03:54:29 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- A daycare that had an SUV slam through its front windows will stay open Friday, despite the extensive damage.  Employees for Rainbow Connection Day Care tell KHQ that the SUV appeared to have run a red light at Sprague and Howard in downtown Spokane. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- A daycare that had an SUV slam through its front windows will stay open Friday, despite the extensive damage.  Employees for Rainbow Connection Day Care tell KHQ that the SUV appeared to have run a red light at Sprague and Howard in downtown Spokane. 

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  • Woman finds lost present that fell from truck

    Woman finds lost present that fell from truck

    Monday, December 25 2017 12:16 AM EST2017-12-25 05:16:18 GMT
    The wrapping paper covering the lost present.The wrapping paper covering the lost present.

    A woman in North Idaho is trying to prevent another family's Christmas from being ruined, but she needs your help to do it.

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    A woman in North Idaho is trying to prevent another family's Christmas from being ruined, but she needs your help to do it.

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  • UPDATE: One person shot at north Spokane pot shop

    UPDATE: One person shot at north Spokane pot shop

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 5:03 PM EST2017-11-22 22:03:33 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Spokane Police are looking for the person responsible for robbing a north Spokane pot shop and gun point and shooting an employee Tuesday night. Police say a man wearing dark clothing walked into Starbuds Cannabis on east Francis and held two employees up at gunpoint. The robber fired a round, hitting one of the employees. The victim was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Spokane Police are looking for the person responsible for robbing a north Spokane pot shop and gun point and shooting an employee Tuesday night. Police say a man wearing dark clothing walked into Starbuds Cannabis on east Francis and held two employees up at gunpoint. The robber fired a round, hitting one of the employees. The victim was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury. 

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  • Man missing in Kootenai County found dead

    Man missing in Kootenai County found dead

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 12:55 AM EST2017-11-22 05:55:02 GMT
    Robert WestbrookRobert Westbrook

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho- The Kootenai County Sheriff's office says the 73-year-old man missing since Monday afternoon has been found dead. According to deputies, Robert Westbrook's vehicle left the roadway on Highway 3 near Highway 97 and crashed about 50 feet down an embankment. 

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    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho- The Kootenai County Sheriff's office says the 73-year-old man missing since Monday afternoon has been found dead. According to deputies, Robert Westbrook's vehicle left the roadway on Highway 3 near Highway 97 and crashed about 50 feet down an embankment. 

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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
    David CassidyDavid Cassidy

    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 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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  • 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
    Courtesy De Leon FoodsCourtesy De Leon Foods

    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
    Police say Fern Littlecalf kidnapped a babyPolice say Fern Littlecalf kidnapped a baby

    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
    Crews respond to house fire in N. SpokaneCrews respond to house fire in N. Spokane

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 31-year-old man arrested after confessing to robbing 91-year-old woman

    31-year-old man arrested after confessing to robbing 91-year-old woman

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 12:03 PM EDT2017-10-31 16:03:33 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - On Monday night the Coeur d’Alene Police Department arrested 31-year-old Cody Campbell for the robbery of the 91-year-old victim from the previous night.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - On Monday night the Coeur d’Alene Police Department arrested 31-year-old Cody Campbell for the robbery of the 91-year-old victim from the previous night.

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  • Chewelah man barricades himself in home after suspected domestic violence attack

    Chewelah man barricades himself in home after suspected domestic violence attack

    Thursday, October 19 2017 10:52 AM EDT2017-10-19 14:52:06 GMT

    CHEWELAH, Wash.- Wednesday evening, Chewelah Police Officers, assisted by Stevens County Sheriff’s Deputies, responded to a domestic violence call where the suspect reportedly assaulted his wife and would not allow her to leave their residence, in the 800 block of W. Robert Avenue in Chewelah. 

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    CHEWELAH, Wash.- Wednesday evening, Chewelah Police Officers, assisted by Stevens County Sheriff’s Deputies, responded to a domestic violence call where the suspect reportedly assaulted his wife and would not allow her to leave their residence, in the 800 block of W. Robert Avenue in Chewelah. 

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  • Freeman High School responds to reported social media threat

    Freeman High School responds to reported social media threat

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-10-18 00:27:03 GMT

    FREEMAN, Wash. - School administrators at Freeman High School informed parents Tuesday afternoon that they were notified of a possible threat Tuesday morning. The threat was made on social media Tuesday morning according to a letter sent to parents. School officials say they worked with law enforcement to "process and resolve the situation."

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    FREEMAN, Wash. - School administrators at Freeman High School informed parents Tuesday afternoon that they were notified of a possible threat Tuesday morning. The threat was made on social media Tuesday morning according to a letter sent to parents. School officials say they worked with law enforcement to "process and resolve the situation."

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  • Man arrested for weekend shooting death of former Spokane Empire player

    Man arrested for weekend shooting death of former Spokane Empire player

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 11:33 PM EDT2017-10-12 03:33:37 GMT
    Ricky TannerRicky Tanner

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A weekend shooting on a downtown sidewalk sent Carl Sims, a former Spokane Empire player to the hospital for the gunshot injury. Sims later died from the injury. Just before 1:00 a.m. on October 8th, an argument developed outside businesses in the area of Sprague Avenue and Washington Street. During the confrontation a man displayed a knife, another grabbed a handgun and fired a shot. Sims was struck by the bullet.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A weekend shooting on a downtown sidewalk sent Carl Sims, a former Spokane Empire player to the hospital for the gunshot injury. Sims later died from the injury. Just before 1:00 a.m. on October 8th, an argument developed outside businesses in the area of Sprague Avenue and Washington Street. During the confrontation a man displayed a knife, another grabbed a handgun and fired a shot. Sims was struck by the bullet.

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  • Pumpkin spice air freshener prompts evacuation of school

    Pumpkin spice air freshener prompts evacuation of school

    Friday, October 6 2017 10:16 AM EDT2017-10-06 14:16:11 GMT

    BALTIMORE (AP) - An unusual smell prompted an evacuation and a hazardous materials response at a Baltimore high school. But after five people were taken to the hospital complaining of upset stomachs, fire officials discovered the source of the smell: a pumpkin spice air freshener. Cristo Rey Jesuit High School was evacuated Thursday afternoon after students and teachers detected a strong smell on the third floor.

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    BALTIMORE (AP) - An unusual smell prompted an evacuation and a hazardous materials response at a Baltimore high school. But after five people were taken to the hospital complaining of upset stomachs, fire officials discovered the source of the smell: a pumpkin spice air freshener. Cristo Rey Jesuit High School was evacuated Thursday afternoon after students and teachers detected a strong smell on the third floor.

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  • 150 jobs coming to new Spokane Valley manufacturing plant

    150 jobs coming to new Spokane Valley manufacturing plant

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 1:56 PM EDT2017-09-26 17:56:59 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) - A new manufacturing plant in the city of Spokane Valley will employ 150 people to make engineered-wood products. Katerra, based in Menlo Park, California, plans to open the 250,000-square-foot factory early next year. The factory will produce cross-laminated timber and other engineered products that can replace concrete and steel in wooden high-rise buildings and parking garages.

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) - A new manufacturing plant in the city of Spokane Valley will employ 150 people to make engineered-wood products. Katerra, based in Menlo Park, California, plans to open the 250,000-square-foot factory early next year. The factory will produce cross-laminated timber and other engineered products that can replace concrete and steel in wooden high-rise buildings and parking garages.

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  • Ironman competitor hit by car during cycling course upgraded to fair condition

    Ironman competitor hit by car during cycling course upgraded to fair condition

    Monday, August 28 2017 11:15 AM EDT2017-08-28 15:15:55 GMT

    UPDATE: 52-year-old Crystal E. O'Conner of Bozeman, Montana is now listed in fair condition as of Monday morning after being struck by a vehicle while she was on the 112-mile bike portion of Ironman Coeur d'Alene. O'Conner was airlifted to Kootenai Health following the collision and initially listed in critical condition.

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    UPDATE: 52-year-old Crystal E. O'Conner of Bozeman, Montana is now listed in fair condition as of Monday morning after being struck by a vehicle while she was on the 112-mile bike portion of Ironman Coeur d'Alene. O'Conner was airlifted to Kootenai Health following the collision and initially listed in critical condition.

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  • Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers pictured with Charlottesville rally attendee, and WSU College Republican President, James Allsup

    Monday, August 14 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-08-14 20:58:35 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- A picture of Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers is getting a lot of attention on social media. The picture shows the the 5th District representative with a large group of students at Washington State University. But one student in particular is the reason that the picture is going viral. James Allsup is in the picture.

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- A picture of Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers is getting a lot of attention on social media. The picture shows the the 5th District representative with a large group of students at Washington State University. But one student in particular is the reason that the picture is going viral. James Allsup is in the picture.

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  • Washington State University president responds to outcry after Charlottesville violence

    Washington State University president responds to outcry after Charlottesville violence

    Monday, August 14 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-08-14 20:32:51 GMT

    PULLMAN, Wash.- Washington State University has released a statement in response to what they call "many questions and comments from staff, faculty, students and more" about Saturday's Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, VA.

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    PULLMAN, Wash.- Washington State University has released a statement in response to what they call "many questions and comments from staff, faculty, students and more" about Saturday's Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, VA.

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  • Three vehicle crash shuts down one of Spokane's busiest intersections

    Three vehicle crash shuts down one of Spokane's busiest intersections

    Monday, July 17 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-07-17 13:03:37 GMT

    KHQ.COM - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a serious crash that occurred yesterday evening at the intersection of Sprague/Division. The intersection was closed for just over 6 hours as investigators processed the scene. Anyone who witnessed the collision and hasn’t spoken to police yet is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

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    KHQ.COM - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a serious crash that occurred yesterday evening at the intersection of Sprague/Division. The intersection was closed for just over 6 hours as investigators processed the scene. Anyone who witnessed the collision and hasn’t spoken to police yet is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

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  • Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

    Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

    Sunday, July 16 2017 10:07 PM EDT2017-07-17 02:07:00 GMT


    Veteran actor, Martin Landau, died Saturday of unexpected complications during a short stay at UCLA Medical Center, according to his publicist.

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    Veteran actor, Martin Landau, died Saturday of unexpected complications during a short stay at UCLA Medical Center, according to his publicist.

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  • PHOTOS: Is any of this stolen property found at Silverwood yours?

    PHOTOS: Is any of this stolen property found at Silverwood yours?

    Friday, July 14 2017 10:01 PM EDT2017-07-15 02:01:43 GMT

    HAYDEN, Idaho- There's never a good time to be the victim of theft, but it feels especially violating when it happens during a holiday. That's why we're very happy to report that the Kootenai County Sheriff's office just posted dozens of pictures of property they recently found. ...

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    HAYDEN, Idaho- There's never a good time to be the victim of theft, but it feels especially violating when it happens during a holiday. That's why we're very happy to report that the Kootenai County Sheriff's office just posted dozens of pictures of property they recently found. ...

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  • New York City cop fatally shot in 'clear assassination' while sitting in patrol car

    New York City cop fatally shot in 'clear assassination' while sitting in patrol car

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-07-05 15:17:27 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a New York City officer who was shot while sitting in her patrol car has died in what they're calling a "clear assassination." Police Sgt. Brendan Ryan says 48-year-old Officer Miosotis Familia died at a hospital early Wednesday. Police say other officers shot and killed the suspect after he drew a revolver on them.

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    NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a New York City officer who was shot while sitting in her patrol car has died in what they're calling a "clear assassination." Police Sgt. Brendan Ryan says 48-year-old Officer Miosotis Familia died at a hospital early Wednesday. Police say other officers shot and killed the suspect after he drew a revolver on them.

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  • Man breaks into New Jersey woman's home and climbs in bed with her

    Man breaks into New Jersey woman's home and climbs in bed with her

    Thursday, June 29 2017 8:24 AM EDT2017-06-29 12:24:58 GMT

    PALISADES PARK, N.J. (AP) - Police in New Jersey say a man broke into a woman's home and lay next to her in bed before asking to spend the night. Palisades Park police say the woman began screaming and the man then fled. Police are on the lookout for the man and released a sketch of him Wednesday.

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    PALISADES PARK, N.J. (AP) - Police in New Jersey say a man broke into a woman's home and lay next to her in bed before asking to spend the night. Palisades Park police say the woman began screaming and the man then fled. Police are on the lookout for the man and released a sketch of him Wednesday.

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  • Driver swallows false teeth then crashes into two parked cars on Monroe, sending one crashing into tavern

    Driver swallows false teeth then crashes into two parked cars on Monroe, sending one crashing into tavern

    Thursday, June 1 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-06-01 23:28:52 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The driver of a minivan swallowed his false teeth, then hit a couple of parked cars near Fairview and Monroe. Spokane Police say the driver was heading south on Monroe, swallowed his teeth, lost control of the minivan ran into two cars in front of The Hub Tavern, forcing one of the parked cars to crash into  the bar, causing major structural damage.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The driver of a minivan swallowed his false teeth, then hit a couple of parked cars near Fairview and Monroe. Spokane Police say the driver was heading south on Monroe, swallowed his teeth, lost control of the minivan ran into two cars in front of The Hub Tavern, forcing one of the parked cars to crash into  the bar, causing major structural damage.

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  • Zillow's real estate 'Zestimates' under fire

    Zillow's real estate 'Zestimates' under fire

    Friday, May 26 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-05-26 21:08:29 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you're selling a home, it's probably something you check. If you own a home, you might just check it out of curiosity. And if you're buying a home, you're definitely going to check it out. We're talking about the home's "Zestimate." The Zestimate is a home's value based on real estate website Zillow's estimation. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you're selling a home, it's probably something you check. If you own a home, you might just check it out of curiosity. And if you're buying a home, you're definitely going to check it out. We're talking about the home's "Zestimate." The Zestimate is a home's value based on real estate website Zillow's estimation. 

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  • Teen swerves to avoid deer, ends up in Hauser Lake

    Teen swerves to avoid deer, ends up in Hauser Lake

    Friday, May 12 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-05-13 01:06:07 GMT

    HAUSER LAKE, Idaho - Friday morning, May 12th, 2017, a young woman found herself in a split second decision. According to Kootenai County deputies, she swerved to avoid a deer, but ended up in Hauser Lake. “We never suggest people to swerve out of the way for deer, there's much more dangerous and harder things you could crash into,” Trooper Cody Herman with the Idaho State Police said. Trooper Herman says people could crash 

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    HAUSER LAKE, Idaho - Friday morning, May 12th, 2017, a young woman found herself in a split second decision. According to Kootenai County deputies, she swerved to avoid a deer, but ended up in Hauser Lake. “We never suggest people to swerve out of the way for deer, there's much more dangerous and harder things you could crash into,” Trooper Cody Herman with the Idaho State Police said. Trooper Herman says people could crash 

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  • UPDATE: Colfax Police say child made up abduction story

    UPDATE: Colfax Police say child made up abduction story

    Thursday, May 4 2017 3:04 PM EDT2017-05-04 19:04:34 GMT

    COLFAX, Wash. - Colfax Police tell KHQ the child who claimed he was abducted Wednesday afternoon made up the story. Police say the child was at a friends house and didn't want to get into trouble so he made up the abduction story. 

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    COLFAX, Wash. - Colfax Police tell KHQ the child who claimed he was abducted Wednesday afternoon made up the story. Police say the child was at a friends house and didn't want to get into trouble so he made up the abduction story. 

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  • Looking to file a claim for pothole damage? Here's how

    Looking to file a claim for pothole damage? Here's how

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-04-25 21:22:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's pothole season right now in Spokane and this year is particularly bad.  I grew up south of Spokane in the country and I've seen gravel roads in better condition than some of the streets in our town.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's pothole season right now in Spokane and this year is particularly bad.  I grew up south of Spokane in the country and I've seen gravel roads in better condition than some of the streets in our town. Most of the potholes seem to be visible enough to where you can safely navigate them, but there are those tire-eaters that seem to come out of nowhere and live up to their name. 

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  • Jonathan Smith, who admitted to KHQ he assaulted women on Centennial Trail, charged with 11 counts of assault with sexual motivation

    Jonathan Smith, who admitted to KHQ he assaulted women on Centennial Trail, charged with 11 counts of assault with sexual motivation

    Friday, April 21 2017 3:42 PM EDT2017-04-21 19:42:50 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man who came to KHQ earlier this week and admitted to slapping several women on their backsides along the Centennial Trail made his first court appearance on Friday and is being charged with 11 counts of Assault with Sexual Motivation.  Jonathan Smith's bond was set at $11,000 - $1000 for each charge - Friday morning.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man who came to KHQ earlier this week and admitted to slapping several women on their backsides along the Centennial Trail made his first court appearance on Friday and is being charged with 11 counts of Assault with Sexual Motivation.  Jonathan Smith's bond was set at $11,000 - $1000 for each charge - Friday morning.  

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  • Comedian Don Rickles dead of kidney failure at age 90

    Comedian Don Rickles dead of kidney failure at age 90

    Thursday, April 6 2017 2:31 PM EDT2017-04-06 18:31:54 GMT

    LOS ANGELES, Calif.- Comedian Don Rickles has died at age 90.   
    Paul Shefrin, his longtime publicist and friend, said Rickles died Thursday of kidney failure at his Los Angeles home.
        
     

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    LOS ANGELES, Calif.- Comedian Don Rickles has died at age 90.   
    Paul Shefrin, his longtime publicist and friend, said Rickles died Thursday of kidney failure at his Los Angeles home.
        
     

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  • Law enforcement looking for woman involved with credit card, identity theft

    Law enforcement looking for woman involved with credit card, identity theft

    Friday, March 24 2017 12:52 AM EDT2017-03-24 04:52:32 GMT
    Courtesy Spokane County Sheriff's OfficeCourtesy Spokane County Sheriff's Office

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Property Crimes Task Force Detectives are investigating the criminal activities of 39-year-old Shannon L. Shelton. Investigators have been attempting to contact Shelton after they learned she was involved with the theft of credit cards/checks, resulting in several incidents of identity theft. Spokane County Sheriff's Office says the incidents also resulted in multiple fraudulent charges, totaling several thousands 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Property Crimes Task Force Detectives are investigating the criminal activities of 39-year-old Shannon L. Shelton. Investigators have been attempting to contact Shelton after they learned she was involved with the theft of credit cards/checks, resulting in several incidents of identity theft. Spokane County Sheriff's Office says the incidents also resulted in multiple fraudulent charges, totaling several thousands 

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  • PHOTOS: 'Suspicious packages' found at downtown Spokane gas station

    PHOTOS: 'Suspicious packages' found at downtown Spokane gas station

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-03-22 22:38:19 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police blocked off roads in the area of 2nd and Browne in downtown Spokane Wednesday afternoon after two "suspicious packages" were found at a gas station. An explosive disposal unit was called to the scene.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police blocked off roads in the area of 2nd and Browne in downtown Spokane Wednesday afternoon after two "suspicious packages" were found at a gas station. An explosive disposal unit was called to the scene.

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  • The story behind Dicey: the die that appeared on the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene

    The story behind Dicey: the die that appeared on the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-03-21 21:03:19 GMT
    Courtesy Michele GridleyCourtesy Michele Gridley

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho- On Monday, thanks to flooding, the world was introduced to Dicey. Dicey was a single die that washed up onto the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene just outside the Resort. No one knew what it was or where it came from, but there were some interesting guesses.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho- On Monday, thanks to flooding, the world was introduced to Dicey. Dicey was a single die that washed up onto the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene just outside the Resort. No one knew what it was or where it came from, but there were some interesting guesses.

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  • Man with a history of breaking out of jail now back in jail

    Man with a history of breaking out of jail now back in jail

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-03-21 19:58:32 GMT
    Roy BieluchRoy Bieluch

    OSBURN, Idaho- The Shoshone County Sheriff's Office reports that Roy Bieluch is back in custody after being on the run since Friday night. The Sheriff's Office says an off-duty Deputy found Bieluch on Tuesday. Bieluch tried running from the deputy again, running back and forth across the freeway.

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    OSBURN, Idaho- The Shoshone County Sheriff's Office reports that Roy Bieluch is back in custody after being on the run since Friday night. The Sheriff's Office says an off-duty Deputy found Bieluch on Tuesday. Bieluch tried running from the deputy again, running back and forth across the freeway.

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  • NFL: Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found

    NFL: Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found

    Monday, March 20 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-03-20 14:42:17 GMT

    NEW YORK - The search for Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey is over. The NFL says it was in "possession of a credentialed member of the international media." The league did not elaborate in its statement on specifically who had it. The NFL says the jersey was found through the "cooperation of the NFL and New England Patriots' security teams, the FBI and other law enforcement authorities." 

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    NEW YORK - he search for Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey is over. The NFL says it was in "possession of a credentialed member of the international media." The league did not elaborate in its statement on specifically who had it. The NFL says the jersey was found through the "cooperation of the NFL and New England Patriots' security teams, the FBI and other law enforcement authorities." 

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  • UPDATE: Spokane County Road Closures

    UPDATE: Spokane County Road Closures

    Friday, March 17 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-03-17 19:49:52 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Updated list of road closures due to washouts and flooding in and around Spokane County as of Wednesday afternoon

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Thursday, March 16, 2017 - Road Closure Update for 1:00 PM This afternoon, Spokane County Public Works reports additional road closures from washouts.

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  • Flooding forces evacuation of Hunters fire station

    Flooding forces evacuation of Hunters fire station

    Thursday, March 16 2017 1:10 PM EDT2017-03-16 17:10:11 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Flooding has forced the evacuation of the Hunters Fire Station in Stevens County Fire District #2.  Fire Chief Rick Anderson told KHQ he has lived in the area his whole life and the area is experiencing unprecedented flooding and it was an "abandon ship" mentality when they decided to leave the fire station. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Flooding has forced the evacuation of the Hunters Fire Station in Stevens County Fire District #2.  Fire Chief Rick Anderson told KHQ he has lived in the area his whole life and the area is experiencing unprecedented flooding and it was an "abandon ship" mentality when they decided to leave the fire station. 

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  • UK grants 1st license to make babies using DNA from 3 people

    UK grants 1st license to make babies using DNA from 3 people

    Thursday, March 16 2017 8:15 AM EDT2017-03-16 12:15:11 GMT

    LONDON - Britain's Newcastle University says its scientists have received a license to create babies using DNA from three people, the first time such approval has been granted. The license was granted by the country's fertility regulator on Thursday, according to the university.

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    LONDON - Britain's Newcastle University says its scientists have received a license to create babies using DNA from three people, the first time such approval has been granted. The license was granted by the country's fertility regulator on Thursday, according to the university.

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  • PHOTOS: Driver of Audi found submerged in Lake Coeur d'Alene identified

    PHOTOS: Driver of Audi found submerged in Lake Coeur d'Alene identified

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 7:54 PM EDT2017-03-15 23:54:25 GMT

    COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho - An Audi has been pulled out of Lake Coeur d'Alene near the 3rd street boat launch. According to Coeur d'Alene Police, someone walking by saw the car floating in the water Wednesday morning and reported it to police. Authorities sent a dive team in the water to see if the car was occupied. After smashing out the rear windshield and the sun roof it was determined the car was empty.

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    COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho - An Audi has been pulled out of Lake Coeur d'Alene near the 3rd street boat launch. According to Coeur d'Alene Police, someone walking by saw the car floating in the water Wednesday morning and reported it to police. Authorities sent a dive team in the water to see if the car was occupied. After smashing out the rear windshield and the sun roof it was determined the car was empty.

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  • Canoeists found safe after boat overturns near People's Park

    Canoeists found safe after boat overturns near People's Park

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-03-15 23:24:05 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Update: Responders on the scene of a water rescue near People's Park in Spokane say five canoeists are safe and accounted for after their abandoned boat triggered a water rescue response Wednesday afternoon.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Update: Responders on the scene of a water rescue near People's Park in Spokane say five canoeists are safe and accounted for after their abandoned boat triggered a water rescue response Wednesday afternoon.

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  • Florida judge rules citizen's shooting of suspect fighting with deputy was justified

    Florida judge rules citizen's shooting of suspect fighting with deputy was justified

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-03-15 21:22:18 GMT

    LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A man in Florida ha been cleared of charges after he shot and killed another man who was attacking a Lee County, Florida deputy back in November. Cell phone video of the incident was released on Wednesday by the Florida State Attorney's Office. In the footage, you see Deputy Dean Bardes pinned to the ground by suspect Edward Strother. 

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    LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A man in Florida ha been cleared of charges after he shot and killed another man who was attacking a Lee County, Florida deputy back in November. Cell phone video of the incident was released on Wednesday by the Florida State Attorney's Office. In the footage, you see Deputy Dean Bardes pinned to the ground by suspect Edward Strother. 

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  • 12 railroad cars derail in Boundary County

    12 railroad cars derail in Boundary County

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-03-15 20:29:36 GMT

    BOUNDARY COUNTRY, Idaho - A Union Pacific Railroad train had 12 cars derail Wednesday morning in Boundary County.  The Boundary County Sheriff's Office says the 12 cars were loaded with grain and derailed due to a mudslide about four miles north of Highway 2 on Moyie River Road. None of the cars reached the nearby Moyie River and no HAZMAT material was involved.  

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    BOUNDARY COUNTRY, Idaho - A Union Pacific Railroad train had 12 cars derail Wednesday morning in Boundary County.  The Boundary County Sheriff's Office says the 12 cars were loaded with grain and derailed due to a mudslide about four miles north of Highway 2 on Moyie River Road. None of the cars reached the nearby Moyie River and no HAZMAT material was involved.  

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  • PHOTOS: Do you know this woman? Detectives believe she cashed fake checks

    PHOTOS: Do you know this woman? Detectives believe she cashed fake checks

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-03-15 19:29:07 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help finding a woman they believe fraudulently cashed counterfeit checks.  Back in January, a victim told detectives he had learned some checks used to make payments were stolen from his outgoing mailbox. The stolen checks were not cashed, but the victim checked his banking information and learned several unauthorized checks had been written against his account.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help finding a woman they believe fraudulently cashed counterfeit checks.  Back in January, a victim told detectives he had learned some checks used to make payments were stolen from his outgoing mailbox. The stolen checks were not cashed, but the victim checked his banking information and learned several unauthorized checks had been written against his account.

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  • Highway 5 in near Plummer closed

    Highway 5 in near Plummer closed

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 10:48 AM EDT2017-03-15 14:48:04 GMT

    ST. MARIES, Idaho - Officials with the Idaho Department of Transportation have closed Highway 5 east of Plummer and about 4 miles west of Parkline at milepost 6. The road collapsed Tuesday afternoon and crews are working to fix it. Avoid the area and seek alternate routes. 

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    ST. MARIES, Idaho - Officials with the Idaho Department of Transportation have closed Highway 5 east of Plummer and about 4 miles west of Parkline at milepost 6. The road collapsed Tuesday afternoon and crews are working to fix it. Avoid the area and seek alternate routes. 

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  • Body of woman found after Medical Lake house fire

    Body of woman found after Medical Lake house fire

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 7:02 PM EDT2017-03-14 23:02:25 GMT

    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a body was found in a Medical Lake home following a fire early Tuesday morning. The Sheriff's Office says investigators are on scene trying to determine how the person died. Arson investigators are also on scene. 

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    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a body was found in a Medical Lake home following a fire early Tuesday morning. The Sheriff's Office says investigators are on scene trying to determine how the person died. Arson investigators are also on scene. 

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  • Thieves target home of deceased Lewiston man while family attends his funeral

    Thieves target home of deceased Lewiston man while family attends his funeral

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-03-14 20:21:30 GMT

    LEWISTON, Idaho - Talk about the lowest of low. A grieving family believes crooks preyed on them after they created an obituary for their father. His home was ransacked shortly after his death, possibly during his memorial service. Jim Sprenger, 84, passed away earlier this month. Those who knew him say he was incredibly loved and admired throughout the community.

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    LEWISTON, Idaho - Talk about the lowest of low. A grieving family believes crooks preyed on them after they created an obituary for their father. His home was ransacked shortly after his death, possibly during his memorial service. Jim Sprenger, 84, passed away earlier this month. Those who knew him say he was incredibly loved and admired throughout the community.

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  • Lawmaker mocks abortion law with call for masturbation fines

    Lawmaker mocks abortion law with call for masturbation fines

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 11:21 AM EDT2017-03-14 15:21:10 GMT

    AUSTIN, Texas - A Texas lawmaker is making a point about legislation that restricts women's access to health care and abortions by proposing to fine men $100 when they masturbate. Alongside the penalty for wasting semen not resulting in a pregnancy, state Rep. Jessica Farrar's bill would require a "medically unnecessary digital rectal exam" before any man undergoes a vasectomy or can be prescribed Viagra. 

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    AUSTIN, Texas - A Texas lawmaker is making a point about legislation that restricts women's access to health care and abortions by proposing to fine men $100 when they masturbate. Alongside the penalty for wasting semen not resulting in a pregnancy, state Rep. Jessica Farrar's bill would require a "medically unnecessary digital rectal exam" before any man undergoes a vasectomy or can be prescribed Viagra. 

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  • UPDATE: Standoff suspect accused of assault and unlawful imprisonment

    UPDATE: Standoff suspect accused of assault and unlawful imprisonment

    Monday, March 13 2017 7:02 PM EDT2017-03-13 23:02:43 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police arrested a 34-year-old man this weekend after a woman said he locked her in a room, threatened her with an ax and strangled her with her own shirt.  According to court documents, the woman said she arrived home near 17th and Jefferson and a man, later identified as Steven Serpa, pulled up in a red car.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police arrested a 34-year-old man this weekend after a woman said he locked her in a room, threatened her with an ax and strangled her with her own shirt.  According to court documents, the woman said she arrived home near 17th and Jefferson and a man, later identified as Steven Serpa, pulled up in a red car.

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  • Hecla releases statement on strike at Lucky Friday Mine

    Hecla releases statement on strike at Lucky Friday Mine

    Monday, March 13 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-03-13 21:55:47 GMT

    MULLAN, Idaho - Miners of the Lucky Friday Mine in Mullan, Idaho are on strike after failing to agree on negotiations with Hecla who owns the mine. 250 miners are employed there and in a strike vote taken Sunday night at 7pm, 230 miners voted to strike while on 2 voted not to strike. According to Phil Epler, President of the United Steel Workers Local 5144, miners began negotiations with Hecla back in May of 2016.

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    MULLAN, Idaho - Miners of the Lucky Friday Mine in Mullan, Idaho are on strike after failing to agree on negotiations with Hecla who owns the mine. 250 miners are employed there and in a strike vote taken Sunday night at 7pm, 230 miners voted to strike while on 2 voted not to strike. According to Phil Epler, President of the United Steel Workers Local 5144, miners began negotiations with Hecla back in May of 2016.

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  • Villanova, Gonzaga, Kansas, Arizona lead final AP poll

    Villanova, Gonzaga, Kansas, Arizona lead final AP poll

    Monday, March 13 2017 4:33 PM EDT2017-03-13 20:33:43 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Villanova, the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, is No. 1 in the final Associated Press college basketball poll of the season.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Villanova, the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, is No. 1 in the final Associated Press college basketball poll of the season. The Wildcats (31-3) were a runaway choice Monday, receiving 59 first-place votes from the 65-member media panel. Gonzaga (32-1), which received the other six first-place votes, and Kansas, two No. 1 seeds for the tournament, were second and third.

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  • WSDOT opens one lane of Highway 20

    Monday, March 13 2017 4:28 PM EDT2017-03-13 20:28:31 GMT

    NEWHALEM, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Transportation has opened one lane of Highway 20 after a snow slide covered the road over the weekend, trapping residents from the towns of Newhalem and Diablo, along with 53 high school students who were on a field trip.  53 students and 17 staff members from Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek were visiting the North Cascade Institute on Friday.

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    NEWHALEM, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Transportation has opened one lane of Highway 20 after a snow slide covered the road over the weekend, trapping residents from the towns of Newhalem and Diablo, along with 53 high school students who were on a field trip.  53 students and 17 staff members from Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek were visiting the North Cascade Institute on Friday.

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  • Cleanup finished at pipeline protest camps

    Cleanup finished at pipeline protest camps

    Monday, March 13 2017 1:41 PM EDT2017-03-13 17:41:31 GMT

    BISMARCK, N.D. - The Army Corps of Engineers has finished cleaning up three Dakota Access pipeline protest camps that were on federal land in North Dakota. 

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    BISMARCK, N.D. - The Army Corps of Engineers has finished cleaning up three Dakota Access pipeline protest camps that were on federal land in North Dakota. The Corps hired a contractor after the main camp and two others were cleared out and shut down late last month in advance of the spring flooding season. They'd operated since last spring and at times held thousands of pipeline opponents.

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  • Not sweet: Girl Scout cookie cash stolen from South Carolina mom, daughter

    Not sweet: Girl Scout cookie cash stolen from South Carolina mom, daughter

    Monday, March 13 2017 1:33 PM EDT2017-03-13 17:33:57 GMT

    ANDERSON, S.C. - A mother and her daughter have been robbed as they sold Girl Scout cookies outside a Wal-Mart store in South Carolina.      Anderson County sheriff's deputies say a woman first asked them for change for a vending machine.

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    ANDERSON, S.C. - A mother and her daughter have been robbed as they sold Girl Scout cookies outside a Wal-Mart store in South Carolina.      Anderson County sheriff's deputies say a woman first asked them for change for a vending machine. Then she went back and forth to a Jeep, supposedly to see what flavor cookies the driver wanted. 

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  • Clarkston man arrested in DUI crash

    Clarkston man arrested in DUI crash

    Sunday, March 12 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-03-12 18:00:22 GMT

    LEWISTON, Idaho - On Saturday night, Lewiston police officers were dispatched to a rollover crash on Bryden Canyon Road. Initial reports indicated a man was trapped in his vehicle, When police arrived they found the man, later identified as Mark Poirier of Clarkston, outside the car along with his two dogs. The car was nose down in a ditch on the north side of the road.

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    LEWISTON, Idaho - On Saturday night, Lewiston police officers were dispatched to a rollover crash on Bryden Canyon Road. Initial reports indicated a man was trapped in his vehicle, When police arrived they found the man, later identified as Mark Poirier of Clarkston, outside the car along with his two dogs. The car was nose down in a ditch on the north side of the road.

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  • Post Falls man still recovering after paralyzing crash

    Post Falls man still recovering after paralyzing crash

    Saturday, March 11 2017 9:20 PM EST2017-03-12 02:20:00 GMT

    POST FALLS, Idaho - About a month ago, a Post Falls man was hit by a car while walking along Seltice Way in Post Falls. The crash left the man paralyzed from the waist down. He's been recovering in a hospital bed since the crash, and now he's speaking about the incident for the first time.

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    POST FALLS, Idaho - About a month ago, a Post Falls man was hit by a car while walking along Seltice Way in Post Falls. The crash left the man paralyzed from the waist down. He's been recovering in a hospital bed since the crash, and now he's speaking about the incident for the first time.

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  • Spokane St. Patrick's Day parade a tradition for some

    Spokane St. Patrick's Day parade a tradition for some

    Saturday, March 11 2017 7:39 PM EST2017-03-12 00:39:44 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The sun was shining, the streets were crowded, and everything was green. It was the perfect day for 7-year-old Seth Haynes. “At the St. Patrick’s Day parade, I get candy all the time,” Seth says. He says it’s a family fun day and wouldn’t be complete without his grandmother.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The sun was shining, the streets were crowded, and everything was green. It was the perfect day for 7-year-old Seth Haynes. “At the St. Patrick’s Day parade, I get candy all the time,” Seth says. He says it’s a family fun day and wouldn’t be complete without his grandmother.

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  • Passenger knocks out STA bus driver in northwest Spokane

    Passenger knocks out STA bus driver in northwest Spokane

    Saturday, March 11 2017 1:51 AM EST2017-03-11 06:51:33 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A STA bus driver was knocked out by a passenger Friday morning while the driver was training another driver in northwest Spokane.  STA tells KHQ the bus was making a stop at Alberta and Northwest Blvd. at around 7:05 a.m. STA says one of their Coach Operators was training a bus driver, who was driving at the time. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A STA bus driver was knocked out by a passenger Friday morning while the driver was training another driver in northwest Spokane.  STA tells KHQ the bus was making a stop at Alberta and Northwest Blvd. at around 7:05 a.m. STA says one of their Coach Operators was training a bus driver, who was driving at the time. 

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  • UPDATE: 'Barricaded subject' near 17th and Cedar arrested

    UPDATE: 'Barricaded subject' near 17th and Cedar arrested

    Friday, March 10 2017 5:12 PM EST2017-03-10 22:12:22 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say they have located and arrested the assault suspect they were looking for near 17th and Cedar. Roads should reopen soon. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say they have located and arrested the assault suspect they were looking for near 17th and Cedar. Roads should reopen soon. 

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  • Spokane County Sheriff's Office identifies Sgt. shot by domestic violence suspect

    Spokane County Sheriff's Office identifies Sgt. shot by domestic violence suspect

    Friday, March 10 2017 4:51 PM EST2017-03-10 21:51:48 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the Sergeant who was shot in the shoulder earlier this week by a domestic violence suspect. Sergeant H.J. Whapeles (pronounced Way-pulls) was shot in the shoulder by Dean Bellamy during a standoff earlier this week in north Spokane County. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the Sergeant who was shot in the shoulder earlier this week by a domestic violence suspect. Sergeant H.J. Whapeles (pronounced Way-pulls) was shot in the shoulder by Dean Bellamy during a standoff earlier this week in north Spokane County. 

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  • Oregon joins legal challenge to US travel ban

    Oregon joins legal challenge to US travel ban

    Thursday, March 9 2017 6:55 PM EST2017-03-09 23:55:36 GMT

    SEATTLE - New York's attorney general says his state will join Washington state's lawsuit against President Donald Trump's travel ban. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in a statement Thursday calls the executive order "a Muslim ban by another name." Legal challenges to the ban are mounting.

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    SEATTLE - New York's attorney general says his state will join Washington state's lawsuit against President Donald Trump's travel ban. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in a statement Thursday calls the executive order "a Muslim ban by another name." Legal challenges to the ban are mounting.

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  • Man steps in front of cement truck on I-90 off-ramp in downtown Spokane

    Man steps in front of cement truck on I-90 off-ramp in downtown Spokane

    Thursday, March 9 2017 6:47 PM EST2017-03-09 23:47:21 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man suffered non-life threatening injuries on Thursday after officials ay he stepped in front of a cement truck in downtown Spokane.  Troopers say the man walked in front of the truck on the westbound I-90 off-ramp at Division. His injuries are not life-threatening and the driver will not be cited.  One lane on the off-ramp was blocked for a short time. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man suffered non-life threatening injuries on Thursday after officials ay he stepped in front of a cement truck in downtown Spokane.  Troopers say the man walked in front of the truck on the westbound I-90 off-ramp at Division. His injuries are not life-threatening and the driver will not be cited.  One lane on the off-ramp was blocked for a short time. 

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  • No contact order outlines murder suspect Steven Denson's January strangulation arrest

    No contact order outlines murder suspect Steven Denson's January strangulation arrest

    Thursday, March 9 2017 6:30 PM EST2017-03-09 23:30:03 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police are searching for 61-year-old Steven Denson, who they believed shot and killed his ex-fiance, Kelly Pease, on Wednesday.  Denson has a history of domestic violence that most recently included being arrested for strangling Pease back on January 23, 2017. Court documents in a No Contact Order detail the events that led to Denson's arrest the next day.  

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police are searching for 61-year-old Steven Denson, who they believed shot and killed his ex-fiance, Kelly Pease, on Wednesday.  Denson has a history of domestic violence that most recently included being arrested for strangling Pease back on January 23, 2017. Court documents in a No Contact Order detail the events that led to Denson's arrest the next day.  

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  • Resources for anyone caught up in an abusive relationship

    Resources for anyone caught up in an abusive relationship

    Thursday, March 9 2017 3:54 PM EST2017-03-09 20:54:05 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The writing was on Kelly Pease's Facebook wall for quite some time. She posted several references to being in an abusive relationship and wanting to leave.  On Wednesday, she was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head. Police are currently looking for her ex-fiance, 61-year-old Steven Denson, as the prime suspect in her murder.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The writing was on Kelly Pease's Facebook wall for quite some time. She posted several references to being in an abusive relationship and wanting to leave.  On Wednesday, she was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head. Police are currently looking for her ex-fiance, 61-year-old Steven Denson, as the prime suspect in her murder.

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  • Rock slide shuts down Highway 971 near Chelan

    Rock slide shuts down Highway 971 near Chelan

    Thursday, March 9 2017 2:39 PM EST2017-03-09 19:39:32 GMT

    CHELAN, Wash. - A rock slide is blocking Highway 971 (S. Lakeshore Road) in Chelan and officials expect the highway to be closed for several days. The rock slide happened Wednesday evening about five miles west of Chelan. No injuries have been reported.  The Washington State Department of Transportation has the road closed between milepost 9 and milepost 11. 

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    CHELAN, Wash. - A rock slide is blocking Highway 971 (S. Lakeshore Road) in Chelan and officials expect the highway to be closed for several days. The rock slide happened Wednesday evening about five miles west of Chelan. No injuries have been reported.  The Washington State Department of Transportation has the road closed between milepost 9 and milepost 11. 

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  • North Idaho College issues statement on murder of nursing student; Hunt for suspect continues

    North Idaho College issues statement on murder of nursing student; Hunt for suspect continues

    Thursday, March 9 2017 1:53 PM EST2017-03-09 18:53:39 GMT
    As police search for 61-year-old Steven Denson, the man they believed murdered 37-year-old Kelly Pease, North Idaho College issued a statement on the murder of Pease.  Pease was a nursing student at the school, and after learning of her death, NIC issued the following statement: "It is with great sadness that I share the news of the death of one our students. Information about yesterday’s tragic and public death of Kelly Pease that occurred on the Kootenai Health cam...>>
    As police search for 61-year-old Steven Denson, the man they believed murdered 37-year-old Kelly Pease, North Idaho College issued a statement on the murder of Pease.  Pease was a nursing student at the school, and after learning of her death, NIC issued the following statement: "It is with great sadness that I share the news of the death of one our students. Information about yesterday’s tragic and public death of Kelly Pease that occurred on the Kootenai Health cam...>>
  • FBI offering reward in disappearance of Coeur d'Alene Tribe member last seen in 1988

    FBI offering reward in disappearance of Coeur d'Alene Tribe member last seen in 1988

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 4:12 PM EST2017-03-08 21:12:39 GMT

    PLUMMER, Idaho - The FBI is offering up a substantial reward to anyone with information on the disappearance of a 25-year-old woman in 1988.  Coeur d'Alene Tribe member Tina Finley of Plummer, has not been seen or heard from since March 8, 1988 - exactly 25 years ago. Investigation suggests she was the victim of foul play and now the FBI is offering up a $10,000 reward.

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    PLUMMER, Idaho - The FBI is offering up a substantial reward to anyone with information on the disappearance of a 25-year-old woman in 1988.  Coeur d'Alene Tribe member Tina Finley of Plummer, has not been seen or heard from since March 8, 1988 - exactly 25 years ago. Investigation suggests she was the victim of foul play and now the FBI is offering up a $10,000 reward.

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  • Toothy smiles prohibited on Idaho driver's licenses

    Toothy smiles prohibited on Idaho driver's licenses

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 3:55 PM EST2017-03-08 20:55:40 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Department of Motor Vehicles is no longer allowing people to flash a big grin when they get their picture taken for a new driver's license. DMV spokesman Jake Melder tells the Idaho Statesman (http://bit.ly/2miMl85) the change is due to a new facial recognition software designed to help stop identity theft.

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    BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Department of Motor Vehicles is no longer allowing people to flash a big grin when they get their picture taken for a new driver's license. DMV spokesman Jake Melder tells the Idaho Statesman (http://bit.ly/2miMl85) the change is due to a new facial recognition software designed to help stop identity theft.

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  • Starburst selling "Pink Only" packs

    Starburst selling "Pink Only" packs

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 11:59 AM EST2017-03-08 16:59:35 GMT

    KHQ.COM - If you woke up Wednesday bummed out about the new round of snow and ice covering the streets, perhaps this will brighten your day.  Starburst is selling all-pink packs! No longer will you have to secretly hoard them from your friends and family and say preemptively, "Man, this pack had no pinks in it," while you discretely go into the bathroom, lock the door and enjoy the coveted pink candies in private. 

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    KHQ.COM - If you woke up Wednesday bummed out about the new round of snow and ice covering the streets, perhaps this will brighten your day.  Starburst is selling all-pink packs! No longer will you have to secretly hoard them from your friends and family and say preemptively, "Man, this pack had no pinks in it," while you discretely go into the bathroom, lock the door and enjoy the coveted pink candies in private. 

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  • Spokane County Deputy recovering after being shot during domestic violence call; Suspect identified

    Spokane County Deputy recovering after being shot during domestic violence call; Suspect identified

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 5:45 PM EST2017-03-07 22:45:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane County Deputy is recovering after being shot while responding to a domestic violence call.Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich says the deputy was shot in the should following a standoff with a domestic violence suspect near Colbert. The Sheriff's Office says they were called to the home at around 7:15 p.m. Monday night. The caller said the suspect, identified as later as 47-year-old Dean Bellamy

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane County Deputy is recovering after being shot while responding to a domestic violence call.Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich says the deputy was shot in the should following a standoff with a domestic violence suspect near Colbert. The Sheriff's Office says they were called to the home at around 7:15 p.m. Monday night. The caller said the suspect, identified as later as 47-year-old Dean Bellamy

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  • PHOTOS: WSP responds to multiple collisions on I-90 near Snoqualmie

    PHOTOS: WSP responds to multiple collisions on I-90 near Snoqualmie

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 2:59 PM EST2017-03-07 19:59:42 GMT

    SNOQUALMIE, Wash. - Winter isn't over yet. The Washington State Patrol responded to multiple collisions on I-90 between Ellensburg and Snoqualmie Pass on Monday, including one fatal crash, according to Trooper Brian Moore.  Many of the crashes were reported as minor injury, including one where a semi-truck trailer rolled onto another vehicle. 

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    SNOQUALMIE, Wash. - Winter isn't over yet. The Washington State Patrol responded to multiple collisions on I-90 between Ellensburg and Snoqualmie Pass on Monday, including one fatal crash, according to Trooper Brian Moore.  Many of the crashes were reported as minor injury, including one where a semi-truck trailer rolled onto another vehicle. 

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  • Looking for a job? Silverwood is looking to hire up to 1200 employees for the upcoming season

    Looking for a job? Silverwood is looking to hire up to 1200 employees for the upcoming season

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 2:32 PM EST2017-03-07 19:32:52 GMT

    ATHOL, Idaho - If you're in the market for a seasonal job this summer, Silverwood is looking to hire up to 1200 employees for the upcoming season.  The theme park needs to fill openings of ride operators, lifeguards, food and beverage workers, landscapers, housekeepers, retail positions, games employees and more.  

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    ATHOL, Idaho - If you're in the market for a seasonal job this summer, Silverwood is looking to hire up to 1200 employees for the upcoming season.  The theme park needs to fill openings of ride operators, lifeguards, food and beverage workers, landscapers, housekeepers, retail positions, games employees and more.  

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  • Hacking disclosures test for new CIA director

    Hacking disclosures test for new CIA director

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 11:31 AM EST2017-03-07 16:31:25 GMT

    WASHINGTON - The WikiLeaks release poses one of the first big tests for Mike Pompeo, a former GOP congressman from Kansas, who is President Donald Trump's new CIA director. During his confirmation hearing, just two months ago, Pompeo was asked to assess America's preparedness in the cyber domain. 

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    WASHINGTON - The WikiLeaks release poses one of the first big tests for Mike Pompeo, a former GOP congressman from Kansas, who is President Donald Trump's new CIA director. During his confirmation hearing, just two months ago, Pompeo was asked to assess America's preparedness in the cyber domain. 

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  • George Michael died of natural causes, British coroner says

    George Michael died of natural causes, British coroner says

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 10:11 AM EST2017-03-07 15:11:31 GMT

    LONDON - A British coroner says George Michael died of natural causes as the result of heart disease and a fatty liver. Darren Salter, senior coroner for Oxfordshire, says a post-mortem has found that the singer died of "dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver."

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    LONDON - A British coroner says George Michael died of natural causes as the result of heart disease and a fatty liver. Darren Salter, senior coroner for Oxfordshire, says a post-mortem has found that the singer died of "dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver." Dilated cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart's ability to pump blood is limited, while myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle. 

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  • Washington state mulling further travel ban challenge

    Washington state mulling further travel ban challenge

    Monday, March 6 2017 5:21 PM EST2017-03-06 22:21:31 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he's going to take two or three days to decide whether to continue challenging President Donald Trump on immigration, in light of the administration's revised travel ban.

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    SEATTLE (AP) - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he's going to take two or three days to decide whether to continue challenging President Donald Trump on immigration, in light of the administration's revised travel ban.

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  • President Trump's new executive order on refugees and immigration

    President Trump's new executive order on refugees and immigration

    Monday, March 6 2017 4:58 PM EST2017-03-06 21:58:55 GMT

    WASHINGTON - Monday morning, President Donald Trumps signed a new executive order temporarily banning new visas for citizens from six majority-Musilm countries.  How does it differ from the first travel ban?  For starters, there are only six countries listed in the order, compared to seven in the previous one. 

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    WASHINGTON - Monday morning, President Donald Trumps signed a new executive order temporarily banning new visas for citizens from six majority-Musilm countries.  How does it differ from the first travel ban?  For starters, there are only six countries listed in the order, compared to seven in the previous one. 

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  • Former leader of Spokane Police union, John Gately, suspended for 4 weeks

    Former leader of Spokane Police union, John Gately, suspended for 4 weeks

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:56 PM EST2017-03-06 20:56:09 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A former president of the Spokane police union will be suspended for four weeks without pay following an internal investigation. Police Sergeant John Gately was accused of sharing confidential information about a rape investigation involving a fellow officer. The internal investigation was completed Feb. 10, and obtained by The Spokesman-Review newspaper after a public records request.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A former president of the Spokane police union will be suspended for four weeks without pay following an internal investigation. Police Sergeant John Gately was accused of sharing confidential information about a rape investigation involving a fellow officer. The internal investigation was completed Feb. 10, and obtained by The Spokesman-Review newspaper after a public records request.

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  • Three people arrested in connection to Tekoa arson case

    Three people arrested in connection to Tekoa arson case

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:15 PM EST2017-03-06 20:15:04 GMT

    TEKOA, Wash. - Three people have been arrested in connection to an arson case last fall in Tekoa.  The home, located in the 500 block of Truax, was destroyed and at the time the official cause of the fire was undetermined. 

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    TEKOA, Wash. - Three people have been arrested in connection to an arson case last fall in Tekoa.  The home, located in the 500 block of Truax, was destroyed and at the time the official cause of the fire was undetermined.  In January, investigators with the Whitman County Sheriff's Office received a tip that the fire had been intentionally set, and that the homeowner was directly involved in the planning.

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  • Bill Paxton died from stroke suffered after surgery

    Bill Paxton died from stroke suffered after surgery

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:10 PM EST2017-03-06 20:10:38 GMT

    LOS ANGELES - Bill Paxton's death certificate states the actor died last month from a stroke days after surgery to replace a heart valve and repair damage to his aorta. The aorta is the main artery that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body. The prolific actor died late on Feb. 25. That was 11 days after the surgery.

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    LOS ANGELES - Bill Paxton's death certificate states the actor died last month from a stroke days after surgery to replace a heart valve and repair damage to his aorta. The aorta is the main artery that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body. The prolific actor died late on Feb. 25. That was 11 days after the surgery.

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  • President Trump aides defend wiretapping claim

    President Trump aides defend wiretapping claim

    Monday, March 6 2017 11:12 AM EST2017-03-06 16:12:59 GMT

    WASHINGTON - White House advisers aren't backing away from President Donald Trump's claim that President Barack Obama wiretapped his campaign. They insisted that Trump believes the explosive allegations he made over the weekend, for which he provided no evidence. The allegations were swiftly denied by an Obama spokesman and by Obama's intelligence chief.

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    WASHINGTON - White House advisers aren't backing away from President Donald Trump's claim that President Barack Obama wiretapped his campaign. They insisted that Trump believes the explosive allegations he made over the weekend, for which he provided no evidence. The allegations were swiftly denied by an Obama spokesman and by Obama's intelligence chief.

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  • Cops: New York man threw gas on wife and set her on fire, killing her

    Cops: New York man threw gas on wife and set her on fire, killing her

    Monday, March 6 2017 10:20 AM EST2017-03-06 15:20:34 GMT

    SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - Authorities in New York say a man threw gasoline on his wife and set her on fire during an argument, killing her. Police in Schenectady say a fire was reported Saturday morning at the home of Elizabeth Gonzales and Antonio Bargallo. A neighbor awoken by her screams used a blanket to put out the flames on her burning clothes.

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    SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - Authorities in New York say a man threw gasoline on his wife and set her on fire during an argument, killing her. Police in Schenectady say a fire was reported Saturday morning at the home of Elizabeth Gonzales and Antonio Bargallo. A neighbor awoken by her screams used a blanket to put out the flames on her burning clothes.

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  • Official says FBI wants Trump claim rejected

    Official says FBI wants Trump claim rejected

    Sunday, March 5 2017 7:58 PM EST2017-03-06 00:58:50 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. official tells The Associated Press that the FBI has asked the Justice Department to dispute allegations made on Twitter by President Donald Trump that Barack Obama as president ordered the tapping of Trump's phones during the presidential campaign      The official isn't authorized to discuss the situation and spoke on condition of anonymity. 

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. official tells The Associated Press that the FBI has asked the Justice Department to dispute allegations made on Twitter by President Donald Trump that Barack Obama as president ordered the tapping of Trump's phones during the presidential campaign      The official isn't authorized to discuss the situation and spoke on condition of anonymity. 

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  • Tea party parallel? Liberals taking aim at their own party

    Tea party parallel? Liberals taking aim at their own party

    Sunday, March 5 2017 3:03 PM EST2017-03-05 20:03:44 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - There's a national surge of anti-Donald Trump protests, boycotts and actions. But liberals are taking aim at a different target -their own party. Over the past few weeks, activists have formed a number of organizations threatening to run a primary opponent against any Democratic incumbent who offers anything less than complete resistance to the president.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - There's a national surge of anti-Donald Trump protests, boycotts and actions. But liberals are taking aim at a different target -their own party. Over the past few weeks, activists have formed a number of organizations threatening to run a primary opponent against any Democratic incumbent who offers anything less than complete resistance to the president.

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  • House intel panel to probe Trump wiretap claims

    House intel panel to probe Trump wiretap claims

    Sunday, March 5 2017 1:46 PM EST2017-03-05 18:46:58 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes says President Donald Trump's allegations that the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower last year will become part of his panel's investigation.      Trump has offered no evidence or details to support his claim, and Obama's spokesman has denied it.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes says President Donald Trump's allegations that the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower last year will become part of his panel's investigation.      Trump has offered no evidence or details to support his claim, and Obama's spokesman has denied it.

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  • Coeur d'Alene rape suspect turns himself in

    Coeur d'Alene rape suspect turns himself in

    Saturday, March 4 2017 9:56 PM EST2017-03-05 02:56:26 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Update: Coeur d'Alene Police say they are no longer searching for rape suspect Steven Garrett Bruna. Officers, working with the U.S. Marshal Service contacted members of Bruna's family along with his attorney and Bruna turned himself in to the Kootenai County Jail Saturday evening.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Update: Coeur d'Alene Police say they are no longer searching for rape suspect Steven Garrett Bruna. Officers, working with the U.S. Marshal Service contacted members of Bruna's family along with his attorney and Bruna turned himself in to the Kootenai County Jail Saturday evening.

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  • First House health care votes near, GOP dissenters persist

    First House health care votes near, GOP dissenters persist

    Saturday, March 4 2017 2:44 PM EST2017-03-04 19:44:14 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans seem set to start muscling legislation through Congress reshaping the country's health care system.      Don't confuse that with GOP unity or assume that success is guaranteed. Unresolved disputes over taxes and Medicaid rage on. And conservatives complaining that Republican proposals are too timid could undermine efforts.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans seem set to start muscling legislation through Congress reshaping the country's health care system.      Don't confuse that with GOP unity or assume that success is guaranteed. Unresolved disputes over taxes and Medicaid rage on. And conservatives complaining that Republican proposals are too timid could undermine efforts.

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  • Supporters gather for 'March 4 Trump' rallies around US

    Supporters gather for 'March 4 Trump' rallies around US

    Saturday, March 4 2017 1:22 PM EST2017-03-04 18:22:37 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Supporters of President Donald Trump plan to convene at Trump Tower, the Washington Monument and scores of other places around the country in marches to show their pride in his presidency.

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    NEW YORK (AP) - Supporters of President Donald Trump plan to convene at Trump Tower, the Washington Monument and scores of other places around the country in marches to show their pride in his presidency.

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  • Trump alleges Obama had Trump phones wiretapped during race

    Trump alleges Obama had Trump phones wiretapped during race

    Saturday, March 4 2017 12:38 PM EST2017-03-04 17:38:26 GMT

    PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Donald Trump is accusing former President Barack Obama of having Trump's telephones "wire tapped" during last year's election, but Trump isn't offering any evidence or saying what prompted the allegation.      Trump says in a series of tweets that he "just found out that Obama had my 'wires tapped' in Trump Tower." 

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    PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Donald Trump is accusing former President Barack Obama of having Trump's telephones "wire tapped" during last year's election, but Trump isn't offering any evidence or saying what prompted the allegation.      Trump says in a series of tweets that he "just found out that Obama had my 'wires tapped' in Trump Tower." 

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  • AOL emails among records Gov. Pence kept private

    AOL emails among records Gov. Pence kept private

    Friday, March 3 2017 6:31 PM EST2017-03-03 23:31:56 GMT

    JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) - The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence (all times local): 6:00 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence repeatedly stonewalled media requests to view public records when he was Indiana's governor. The latest case involves his use of a private AOL email account to conduct state business, which was first reported Thursday by the Indianapolis Star. The Associated Press has also tried to obtain his AOL emails after filing a public ...

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    JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) - The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence (all times local): 6:00 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence repeatedly stonewalled media requests to view public records when he was Indiana's governor. The latest case involves his use of a private AOL email account to conduct state business, which was first reported Thursday by the Indianapolis Star. The Associated Press has also tried to obtain his AOL emails after filing a public ...

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  • Search for Spokane's next Fire Chief underway

    Search for Spokane's next Fire Chief underway

    Friday, March 3 2017 5:28 PM EST2017-03-03 22:28:29 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The City of Spokane is looking far and wide for their next Fire Chief, as a nationwide search has begun.  Candidates who wish to apply need to submit their application materials by the end of the month. A panel of community members, medical services representatives and City employees will then review and select qualified candidates. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The City of Spokane is looking far and wide for their next Fire Chief, as a nationwide search has begun.  Candidates who wish to apply need to submit their application materials by the end of the month. A panel of community members, medical services representatives and City employees will then review and select qualified candidates. 

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  • Gay moment nixes 'Beauty and the Beast' at Alabama drive-in

    Gay moment nixes 'Beauty and the Beast' at Alabama drive-in

    Friday, March 3 2017 5:27 PM EST2017-03-03 22:27:13 GMT

    HENAGAR, Ala. - An Alabama drive-in theater won't show a new re-telling of the classic fairy tale "Beauty and the Beast" because one of its characters is portrayed as homosexual.  A Facebook post for the Henagar Drive-In Theatre says its operators are "first and foremost Christians" and will not compromise on what the Bible teaches. 

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    HENAGAR, Ala. - An Alabama drive-in theater won't show a new re-telling of the classic fairy tale "Beauty and the Beast" because one of its characters is portrayed as homosexual.  A Facebook post for the Henagar Drive-In Theatre says its operators are "first and foremost Christians" and will not compromise on what the Bible teaches. 

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  • Petition urges Obama to run for president - of France

    Petition urges Obama to run for president - of France

    Friday, March 3 2017 5:13 PM EST2017-03-03 22:13:09 GMT

    PARIS - "Oui on peut!" The slogan on posters in Paris streets translates as "Yes We Can!" Heard that before? The people behind the campaign are urging former U.S President Barack Obama to join the French presidential race.

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    PARIS - "Oui on peut!" The slogan on posters in Paris streets translates as "Yes We Can!" Heard that before? The people behind the campaign are urging former U.S President Barack Obama to join the French presidential race.

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  • Mercedes recalls 354,000 vehicles; starter part can overheat

    Mercedes recalls 354,000 vehicles; starter part can overheat

    Friday, March 3 2017 10:31 AM EST2017-03-03 15:31:17 GMT

    DETROIT - Mercedes is recalling about 354,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because a starter part can overheat and cause a fire. The recall covers certain C-Class, E-Class and CLA cars and GLA and GLC SUVs, all from 2015 through 2017.

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    DETROIT - Mercedes is recalling about 354,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because a starter part can overheat and cause a fire. The recall covers certain C-Class, E-Class and CLA cars and GLA and GLC SUVs, all from 2015 through 2017.

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  • State Senate passes bill to ban heroin injection sites

    State Senate passes bill to ban heroin injection sites

    Thursday, March 2 2017 11:19 PM EST2017-03-03 04:19:14 GMT
    State Senate passes bill to ban heroin injection sitesState Senate passes bill to ban heroin injection sites

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Senate has passed a measure that ultimately bans safe-injection sites for heroin users in Washington state. Senate Bill 5223 passed in the Republican-led Senate Thursday on a 26-23 vote and now heads to the Democratic-controlled House, where it is not expected to advance. The measure would remove local authority to establish heroin injection sites. State Sen. Mark Miloscia, a Republican from Federal Way, sponsored ...

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Senate has passed a measure that ultimately bans safe-injection sites for heroin users in Washington state. Senate Bill 5223 passed in the Republican-led Senate Thursday on a 26-23 vote and now heads to the Democratic-controlled House, where it is not expected to advance. The measure would remove local authority to establish heroin injection sites. State Sen. Mark Miloscia, a Republican from Federal Way, sponsored ...

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  • State Senate passes bill protecting students' free speech

    State Senate passes bill protecting students' free speech

    Thursday, March 2 2017 11:11 PM EST2017-03-03 04:11:43 GMT
    State Senate passes bill protecting students' free speechState Senate passes bill protecting students' free speech

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The state Senate passed a bill protecting high school and college students' rights to publish and speak freely in school-sponsored media. Senate Bill 5064 passed Thursday on a 45-4 vote in the Senate and now heads to the House for consideration. Under the measure, student editors would be responsible for determining what goes into their publication or broadcast. School administrators would not be allowed to censor or review any content be...

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The state Senate passed a bill protecting high school and college students' rights to publish and speak freely in school-sponsored media. Senate Bill 5064 passed Thursday on a 45-4 vote in the Senate and now heads to the House for consideration. Under the measure, student editors would be responsible for determining what goes into their publication or broadcast. School administrators would not be allowed to censor or review any content be...

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  • Last-ditch effort to add LGBT protections in Idaho dashed

    Last-ditch effort to add LGBT protections in Idaho dashed

    Thursday, March 2 2017 7:30 PM EST2017-03-03 00:30:00 GMT
    Last-ditch effort to add LGBT protections in Idaho dashedLast-ditch effort to add LGBT protections in Idaho dashed

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A surprise rule technicality blocked Idaho's House Democrats attempts to add last-minute legislation to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from employment and housing discrimination. House Minority Leader Mat Erpelding said Thursday that his caucus was planning on submitting an amendment to an election-related bill that would have deleted the majority of the bill's original language. Instead, the proposal would have added the words "g...

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    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A surprise rule technicality blocked Idaho's House Democrats attempts to add last-minute legislation to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from employment and housing discrimination. House Minority Leader Mat Erpelding said Thursday that his caucus was planning on submitting an amendment to an election-related bill that would have deleted the majority of the bill's original language. Instead, the proposal would have added the words "g...

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  • PHOTOS: A behind the scenes look at Riverfront Park

    PHOTOS: A behind the scenes look at Riverfront Park

    Thursday, March 2 2017 6:34 PM EST2017-03-02 23:34:53 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you’ve been Downtown recently you’ve likely noticed a lot of changes in Riverfront Park. Many might be thinking these changes are sad to see but rest assured, Riverfront Park is going to be a sight to see!Tour guides from the City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department showed KHQ some of the exciting changes. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you’ve been Downtown recently you’ve likely noticed a lot of changes in Riverfront Park. Many might be thinking these changes are sad to see but rest assured, Riverfront Park is going to be a sight to see!Tour guides from the City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department showed KHQ some of the exciting changes. 

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  • Tom Hanks buys White House Press Corps an espresso machine

    Tom Hanks buys White House Press Corps an espresso machine

    Thursday, March 2 2017 5:56 PM EST2017-03-02 22:56:38 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Journalists who cover The White House received a new toy this week from a familiar name.  Actor Tom Hanks sent an espresso machine to the White House Press Corps this week. The machine, while nice, serves a purpose, according to a note Hanks included. The note reads, accompanied by a 1945 Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoon by Bill Mauldin reads...

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Journalists who cover The White House received a new toy this week from a familiar name.  Actor Tom Hanks sent an espresso machine to the White House Press Corps this week. The machine, while nice, serves a purpose, according to a note Hanks included. The note reads, accompanied by a 1945 Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoon by Bill Mauldin reads...

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  • Student with knife arrested at Rogers High School

    Student with knife arrested at Rogers High School

    Thursday, March 2 2017 1:42 PM EST2017-03-02 18:42:35 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Public Schools says a student brought a knife to Rogers High School and was arrested after refusing to turn it over to school officials. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Public Schools says a student brought a knife to Rogers High School and was arrested after refusing to turn it over to school officials. Kevin Morrison with SPS says the school received a tip that the student had brought the knife to school. Administrators called the student into their office and asked the student to turn the knife over. When the student refused, the school called police.

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  • Debate prompts Garfield creator to clarify cat's gender

    Debate prompts Garfield creator to clarify cat's gender

    Thursday, March 2 2017 1:41 PM EST2017-03-02 18:41:46 GMT

    Garfield's gender has become the subject of an internet debate. The Washington Post reports Wikipedia locked changes on the animated cat's page after the site's volunteer editors battled over whether the animated cat is male or not. The controversy bubbled up two years after Garfield creator Jim Davis told viral content site Mental Floss that as a cat, Garfield is "not really male or female." 

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    Garfield's gender has become the subject of an internet debate. The Washington Post reports Wikipedia locked changes on the animated cat's page after the site's volunteer editors battled over whether the animated cat is male or not. The controversy bubbled up two years after Garfield creator Jim Davis told viral content site Mental Floss that as a cat, Garfield is "not really male or female." 

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  • Subway: Tests show only 'trace' soy in chicken

    Subway: Tests show only 'trace' soy in chicken

    Thursday, March 2 2017 1:37 PM EST2017-03-02 18:37:01 GMT

    Subway says lab tests it commissioned show its chicken had only trace amounts of soy. That comes after a Canadian Broadcasting Corp. show reported that tests showed only about half the DNA from Subway chicken samples was from chicken. The rest was mostly from soy. After calling the report "false and misleading,"

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    Subway says lab tests it commissioned show its chicken had only trace amounts of soy. That comes after a Canadian Broadcasting Corp. show reported that tests showed only about half the DNA from Subway chicken samples was from chicken. The rest was mostly from soy. After calling the report "false and misleading,"

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  • Baby monitor captures disturbing photo of man in infant's bedroom

    Baby monitor captures disturbing photo of man in infant's bedroom

    Thursday, March 2 2017 12:02 AM EST2017-03-02 05:02:24 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. - Police in Billings, Montana are alerting the public to a disturbing incident that happened to a new mother last week. Police say the mother called them to report she saw a man in her infant daughter's bedroom on a baby monitor. The mother ran into the room, grabbed her daughter and left the house. Officers were unable to locate the suspect. 

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    BILLINGS, Mont. - Police in Billings, Montana are alerting the public to a disturbing incident that happened to a new mother last week. Police say the mother called them to report she saw a man in her infant daughter's bedroom on a baby monitor. The mother ran into the room, grabbed her daughter and left the house. Officers were unable to locate the suspect. 

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  • Justice Dept: Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador in 2016

    Justice Dept: Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador in 2016

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 11:31 PM EST2017-03-02 04:31:54 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions had two conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States during the presidential campaign.   The Justice Department said Wednesday night that the two conversations took place last year when Sessions was a senator. 

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions had two conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States during the presidential campaign.   The Justice Department said Wednesday night that the two conversations took place last year when Sessions was a senator. 

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  • UPDATE: Missing 66-year-old man found safe

    UPDATE: Missing 66-year-old man found safe

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 5:47 PM EST2017-03-01 22:47:58 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE: Spokane Police say Wallace Marsh was found on the South Hill. Thanks to everyone who helped spread the word. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE: Spokane Police say Wallace Marsh was found on the South Hill. Thanks to everyone who helped spread the word. 

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  • One dog killed in Cheney mobile home fire

    One dog killed in Cheney mobile home fire

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 4:48 PM EST2017-03-01 21:48:47 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - One dog was killed in a mobile home fire in Cheney on Wednesday. Firefighters on scene say the fire started in the living room of the mobile home on E. 1st Ave. Crews were able to rescue three of the four dogs inside the home, but unfortunately, one dog died in the fire. No one else was injured. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - One dog was killed in a mobile home fire in Cheney on Wednesday. Firefighters on scene say the fire started in the living room of the mobile home on E. 1st Ave. Crews were able to rescue three of the four dogs inside the home, but unfortunately, one dog died in the fire. No one else was injured. 

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  • Who's watching your children? Check on providers here

    Who's watching your children? Check on providers here

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 4:30 PM EST2017-03-01 21:30:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It can be stressful for any new parent to leave their child in the care of someone they don't really know, like a daycare.  When searching for childcare, it's important to do your research. The State of Washington has a useful site that can help parents navigate through their concerns and ease their minds. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It can be stressful for any new parent to leave their child in the care of someone they don't really know, like a daycare.  When searching for childcare, it's important to do your research. The State of Washington has a useful site that can help parents navigate through their concerns and ease their minds. 

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  • Markets: Stocks rise sharply, Dow over 21,000

    Markets: Stocks rise sharply, Dow over 21,000

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 4:28 PM EST2017-03-01 21:28:56 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks sharply higher, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average above 21,000 points for the first time. Wednesday's gain was the biggest for the blue-chip index so far this year. 

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    NEW YORK (AP) - Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks sharply higher, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average above 21,000 points for the first time. Wednesday's gain was the biggest for the blue-chip index so far this year. 

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  • K9 Laslo captures four suspects on last shift before retirement

    K9 Laslo captures four suspects on last shift before retirement

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 4:01 PM EST2017-03-01 21:01:06 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff's Office K9 Laslo is officially retired as of today (Wednesday), but he didn't go out on an uneventful night.  Much like Detective Roger Murtaugh in Lethal Weapon, Laslo didn't have an uneventful last day on the force. Sure, he didn't take down a heroin-trafficking drug cartel, or even a South African drug cartel.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff's Office K9 Laslo is officially retired as of today (Wednesday), but he didn't go out on an uneventful night.  Much like Detective Roger Murtaugh in Lethal Weapon, Laslo didn't have an uneventful last day on the force. Sure, he didn't take down a heroin-trafficking drug cartel, or even a South African drug cartel.

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  • Additional seats released for Elton John's concert this Sunday at the Spokane Arena

    Additional seats released for Elton John's concert this Sunday at the Spokane Arena

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 3:16 PM EST2017-03-01 20:16:37 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you don't have any plans this Sunday and want to see a living legend perform some of the greatest songs ever written, the Spokane Arena announced on Wednesday that additional seats were just released for Elton John's concert this Sunday in Spokane! Spokane is just one of twelve stops on John's current tour in support of his latest release, Wonderful Crazy Night

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you don't have any plans this Sunday and want to see a living legend perform some of the greatest songs ever written, the Spokane Arena announced on Wednesday that additional seats were just released for Elton John's concert this Sunday in Spokane! Spokane is just one of twelve stops on John's current tour in support of his latest release, Wonderful Crazy Night

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  • Airports, legal volunteers prepare for new Trump travel ban

    Airports, legal volunteers prepare for new Trump travel ban

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 7:09 PM EST2017-03-01 00:09:06 GMT

    Airport officials and civil rights lawyers are preparing for President Donald Trump's new travel ban. They're mindful of the chaos that accompanied his initial executive order but hopeful the forthcoming version will be rolled out in a more orderly way.

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    Airport officials and civil rights lawyers are preparing for President Donald Trump's new travel ban. They're mindful of the chaos that accompanied his initial executive order but hopeful the forthcoming version will be rolled out in a more orderly way.

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  • Bloomsday 2017: What's new this year?

    Bloomsday 2017: What's new this year?

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 5:59 PM EST2017-02-28 22:59:55 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - We're about two months away from Spokane's most famous run!  The 41st Bloomsday takes place on May 7, 2017 and on Tuesday, race organizers outlined what's new for runners this year.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - We're about two months away from Spokane's most famous run!  The 41st Bloomsday takes place on May 7, 2017 and on Tuesday, race organizers outlined what's new for runners this year.  

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  • Boy pleads not guilty to manslaughter in stabbing of twin

    Boy pleads not guilty to manslaughter in stabbing of twin

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 3:54 PM EST2017-02-28 20:54:01 GMT

    EPHRATA, Wash. - A 17-year-old boy from Coulee City who is accused of fatally stabbing his twin brother is pleading not guilty to a charge of first-degree manslaughter. The 17-year-old entered his plea Monday in Grant County Superior Court in Ephrata. The Columbia Basin Herald says the youth is free on bail and his trial is set for May 17.

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    EPHRATA, Wash. - A 17-year-old boy from Coulee City who is accused of fatally stabbing his twin brother is pleading not guilty to a charge of first-degree manslaughter. The 17-year-old entered his plea Monday in Grant County Superior Court in Ephrata. The Columbia Basin Herald says the youth is free on bail and his trial is set for May 17.

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  • No lock down after Shadle Park High School arrest concerns parents

    No lock down after Shadle Park High School arrest concerns parents

    Monday, February 27 2017 9:16 PM EST2017-02-28 02:16:32 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Public Schools confirmed a Shadle Park High School student was arrested on-campus on Monday. SPS says the student was involved in an off-campus assault and was taken into custody at the school. The student was armed with a gun, but was taken into custody without incident. SPS says a lockdown at the school during the incident was not necessary, but some parents were left wondering why.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Public Schools confirmed a Shadle Park High School student was arrested on-campus on Monday. SPS says the student was involved in an off-campus assault and was taken into custody at the school. The student was armed with a gun, but was taken into custody without incident. SPS says a lockdown at the school during the incident was not necessary, but some parents were left wondering why.

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  • TRAVEL ALERT: Snoqualmie Pass open in both directions

    TRAVEL ALERT: Snoqualmie Pass open in both directions

    Monday, February 27 2017 8:20 PM EST2017-02-28 01:20:49 GMT

    SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Transportation reported Snoqualmie Pass is closed in both directions due to a collision in the westbound lanes of I-90. The Washington State Patrol reports the crash involves a logging truck. Westbound traffic is being stopped at Ellensburg, milepost 106.

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    SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Transportation reported Snoqualmie Pass is closed in both directions due to a collision in the westbound lanes of I-90. The Washington State Patrol reports the crash involves a logging truck. Westbound traffic is being stopped at Ellensburg, milepost 106.

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  • Cheaper to send your child to daycare or college?

    Cheaper to send your child to daycare or college?

    Monday, February 27 2017 7:24 PM EST2017-02-28 00:24:15 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - How am I going to support my family? That's the question countless Washington parents are asking themselves as childcare costs continue to go up. Minimum wage hikes are hurting many local daycares, and some say they have no choice but to pass the financial burden onto their customers.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - How am I going to support my family? That's the question countless Washington parents are asking themselves as childcare costs continue to go up. Minimum wage hikes are hurting many local daycares, and some say they have no choice but to pass the financial burden onto their customers.

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  • Appeals court won't put Trump's travel ban case on hold

    Appeals court won't put Trump's travel ban case on hold

    Monday, February 27 2017 6:30 PM EST2017-02-27 23:30:01 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - A federal appeals court has refused a request from the U.S. Justice Department to put President Donald Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new executive order. 

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    SEATTLE (AP) - A federal appeals court has refused a request from the U.S. Justice Department to put President Donald Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new executive order. 

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  • Wendy's plans self-ordering kiosks at 1,000 locations

    Wendy's plans self-ordering kiosks at 1,000 locations

    Monday, February 27 2017 3:25 PM EST2017-02-27 20:25:55 GMT

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Self-ordering kiosks may be coming to a Wendy's near you. The fast-food chain says it plans to install self-ordering kiosks at about one-thousand locations by the end of the year. According to the Columbus Dispatch, a typical location would have three kiosks. The self-ordering kiosks are intended to appeal to younger customers and reduce labor costs. 

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    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Self-ordering kiosks may be coming to a Wendy's near you. The fast-food chain says it plans to install self-ordering kiosks at about one-thousand locations by the end of the year. According to the Columbus Dispatch, a typical location would have three kiosks. The self-ordering kiosks are intended to appeal to younger customers and reduce labor costs. 

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  • Inslee expresses concern over health care following meeting with President Trump

    Inslee expresses concern over health care following meeting with President Trump

    Monday, February 27 2017 2:55 PM EST2017-02-27 19:55:41 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is in Washington, D.C. for a gathering of the National Governors Association that will include a meeting with President Donald Trump. Inslee has been a vocal opponent of Trump and supported the lawsuit filed by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson that has led to a temporary halt of the president’s travel ban aimed at immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations.

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is in Washington, D.C. for a gathering of the National Governors Association that will include a meeting with President Donald Trump. Inslee has been a vocal opponent of Trump and supported the lawsuit filed by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson that has led to a temporary halt of the president’s travel ban aimed at immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations.

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  • RECALL ALERT: Apple sauce recalled from Trader Joe's

    RECALL ALERT: Apple sauce recalled from Trader Joe's

    Monday, February 27 2017 2:04 PM EST2017-02-27 19:04:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you recently purchased apple sauce at Trader Joe's, you'll want to know about this recall. Three different types of Trader Joe's unsweetened apple sauces are being recalled after reports from customers finding glass pieces inside. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you recently purchased apple sauce at Trader Joe's, you'll want to know about this recall. Three different types of Trader Joe's unsweetened apple sauces are being recalled after reports from customers finding glass pieces inside. They are: Trader Joe's All Natural Unsweetened Apple Sauce, Trader Joe's Organic Unsweetened Apple Sauce and Trader Joe's First Crush Unsweetened Gravenstein Apple Sauce. 

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  • Loss to BYU drops Gonzaga to #4

    Loss to BYU drops Gonzaga to #4

    Monday, February 27 2017 12:19 PM EST2017-02-27 17:19:34 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Kansas is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll. The Jayhawks (26-3) moved up two places to the top spot, receiving 58 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel. Kansas is the sixth school to be No. 1 this season. The Jayhawks were on top last season for five weeks, including the final three polls of the season.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Kansas is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll. The Jayhawks (26-3) moved up two places to the top spot, receiving 58 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel. Kansas is the sixth school to be No. 1 this season. The Jayhawks were on top last season for five weeks, including the final three polls of the season.

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  • Judge rules Bill Cosby case to be decided by outside jury

    Monday, February 27 2017 11:57 AM EST2017-02-27 16:57:27 GMT

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. - A suburban Philadelphia judge has ruled that a jury from outside the area will hear the sexual assault case against actor Bill Cosby. Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill ruled Monday. He says the jury will be sequestered during the trial. Lawyers for the 79-year-old TV star had pushed to have his trial moved out of the Philadelphia suburbs because of worldwide media reports that brand him "a serial rapist."

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    NORRISTOWN, Pa. - A suburban Philadelphia judge has ruled that a jury from outside the area will hear the sexual assault case against actor Bill Cosby. Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill ruled Monday. He says the jury will be sequestered during the trial. Lawyers for the 79-year-old TV star had pushed to have his trial moved out of the Philadelphia suburbs because of worldwide media reports that brand him "a serial rapist."

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  • Trump's choice to be Navy secretary withdraws

    Trump's choice to be Navy secretary withdraws

    Sunday, February 26 2017 7:20 PM EST2017-02-27 00:20:02 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Navy is withdrawing from consideration for the post, citing concerns about privacy and separating himself from his business interests.      The nominee, Philip Bilden, is a businessman and former military intelligence officer in the Army Reserve.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Navy is withdrawing from consideration for the post, citing concerns about privacy and separating himself from his business interests.      The nominee, Philip Bilden, is a businessman and former military intelligence officer in the Army Reserve.

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  • Officials: Trump isn't cutting Medicare, Social Security

    Officials: Trump isn't cutting Medicare, Social Security

    Sunday, February 26 2017 2:19 PM EST2017-02-26 19:19:05 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Administration officials say President Donald Trump has no plans to cut Social Security or Medicare.      Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Fox News Channel's "Sunday Morning Futures" that "we are not touching those now." He says people should not "expect to see that as part" of the administration's first budget.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Administration officials say President Donald Trump has no plans to cut Social Security or Medicare.      Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Fox News Channel's "Sunday Morning Futures" that "we are not touching those now." He says people should not "expect to see that as part" of the administration's first budget.

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  • White House dodging questions of Sessions' role in FBI probe

    White House dodging questions of Sessions' role in FBI probe

    Sunday, February 26 2017 2:06 PM EST2017-02-26 19:06:11 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is dodging questions about whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions should consider withdrawing from the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is dodging questions about whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions should consider withdrawing from the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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  • Trump says he won't attend correspondents dinner this spring

    Trump says he won't attend correspondents dinner this spring

    Saturday, February 25 2017 6:28 PM EST2017-02-25 23:28:40 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he won't be attending the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner this spring.      In a tweet on Saturday, the president doesn't give a reason but says he wishes "everyone well and have a great evening!"      The annual fundraiser for college scholarships mixes politicians, journalists and celebrities.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he won't be attending the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner this spring.      In a tweet on Saturday, the president doesn't give a reason but says he wishes "everyone well and have a great evening!"      The annual fundraiser for college scholarships mixes politicians, journalists and celebrities.

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  • Ex-Labor Secretary Perez voted Dem chairman

    Ex-Labor Secretary Perez voted Dem chairman

    Saturday, February 25 2017 3:44 PM EST2017-02-25 20:44:20 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats have a new national party chairman and it's Tom Perez, who was labor secretary under President Barack Obama.      Perez won over Keith Ellison, a Minnesota congressman, in the second round of voting Saturday by Democratic National Committee members at their meeting in Atlanta.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats have a new national party chairman and it's Tom Perez, who was labor secretary under President Barack Obama.      Perez won over Keith Ellison, a Minnesota congressman, in the second round of voting Saturday by Democratic National Committee members at their meeting in Atlanta.

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  • Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacement

    Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacement

    Saturday, February 25 2017 3:04 PM EST2017-02-25 20:04:31 GMT

    CHICAGO (AP) - As Republicans try to unite around a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be among the most difficult to replace: the guarantee of health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.      Under the health care law, insurance companies are required to cover people with serious medical problems.

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    CHICAGO (AP) - As Republicans try to unite around a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be among the most difficult to replace: the guarantee of health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.      Under the health care law, insurance companies are required to cover people with serious medical problems.

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  • Spokane artist’s past as mysterious as the art he creates

    Spokane artist’s past as mysterious as the art he creates

    Friday, February 24 2017 8:38 PM EST2017-02-25 01:38:52 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane man is expressing himself in a way that he’s never been able to before.  21-year-old Eddie Kerr is a painter and it’s the unique process in which he paints that is grabbing people’s attention. The lines and designs displayed in Eddie’s work are created using Frisbees. .

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane man is expressing himself in a way that he’s never been able to before.  21-year-old Eddie Kerr is a painter and it’s the unique process in which he paints that is grabbing people’s attention. The lines and designs displayed in Eddie’s work are created using Frisbees. .

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  • A pothole proof car? Ford introduces 'Pothole Mitigation' technology

    A pothole proof car? Ford introduces 'Pothole Mitigation' technology

    Friday, February 24 2017 8:34 PM EST2017-02-25 01:34:42 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Potholes. Enough already, right?  Drivers have been dodging and swerving to avoid them for weeks now, but the tire and wheel victim count keeps on rising. It's 2017! We have cars that can brake themselves, park themselves and even drive themselves. But we don't have a car that can avoid monster potholes. Or do we?  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Potholes. Enough already, right?  Drivers have been dodging and swerving to avoid them for weeks now, but the tire and wheel victim count keeps on rising. It's 2017! We have cars that can brake themselves, park themselves and even drive themselves. But we don't have a car that can avoid monster potholes. Or do we?  

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  • Washington ready to fight if necessary to keep its legal pot

    Washington ready to fight if necessary to keep its legal pot

    Friday, February 24 2017 6:16 PM EST2017-02-24 23:16:45 GMT
    Washington ready to fight if necessary to keep its legal potWashington ready to fight if necessary to keep its legal pot

    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says the state is ready to fight if necessary to keep its legal marijuana. Ferguson made the comments Thursday after White House spokesman Sean Spicer suggested during a press briefing that President Donald Trump's administration might crack down on states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. Ferguson, who also led the states in challenging Trump's executive order on immigration, not...

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    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says the state is ready to fight if necessary to keep its legal marijuana. Ferguson made the comments Thursday after White House spokesman Sean Spicer suggested during a press briefing that President Donald Trump's administration might crack down on states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. Ferguson, who also led the states in challenging Trump's executive order on immigration, not...

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  • Too few flushes get Pennsylvania legislative candidate thrown off ballot

    Too few flushes get Pennsylvania legislative candidate thrown off ballot

    Friday, February 24 2017 3:25 PM EST2017-02-24 20:25:11 GMT

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - A Democratic candidate's run for the Pennsylvania Legislature is down the drain - partly because he used too little water at the house he claimed as his residence. A state judge on Thursday threw Frederick Ramirez off the ballot in the race for an open House seat in Philadelphia.

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    HARRISBURG, Pa. - A Democratic candidate's run for the Pennsylvania Legislature is down the drain - partly because he used too little water at the house he claimed as his residence. A state judge on Thursday threw Frederick Ramirez off the ballot in the race for an open House seat in Philadelphia.

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  • Government wants appeal of travel ban put on hold

    Government wants appeal of travel ban put on hold

    Friday, February 24 2017 3:10 PM EST2017-02-24 20:10:18 GMT

    SEATTLE, Wash. - The Justice Department wants a federal appeals court to put President Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new order. A government motion filed Friday says all actions on the appeal should be stopped because Trump intends to issue a new executive order that addresses some of the constitutional concerns raised by his first action.

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    SEATTLE, Wash. - The Justice Department wants a federal appeals court to put President Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new order. A government motion filed Friday says all actions on the appeal should be stopped because Trump intends to issue a new executive order that addresses some of the constitutional concerns raised by his first action.

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  • New York man sentenced to prison for threats to presidents

    New York man sentenced to prison for threats to presidents

    Friday, February 24 2017 3:09 PM EST2017-02-24 20:09:53 GMT

    BUFFALO, N.Y. - A New York man who served time in prison for threatening then-President Barack Obama is heading back to prison for a threat against President Donald Trump. Federal prosecutors say 20-year-old Jared Brown was given a two-year sentence Friday for violating the conditions of his supervised release.

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    BUFFALO, N.Y. - A New York man who served time in prison for threatening then-President Barack Obama is heading back to prison for a threat against President Donald Trump. Federal prosecutors say 20-year-old Jared Brown was given a two-year sentence Friday for violating the conditions of his supervised release.

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  • WATCH LIVE @ 11: Mayor Condon's Pothole Plan

    Friday, February 24 2017 1:44 PM EST2017-02-24 18:44:52 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Mayor David Condon is holding a press conference at 11:00 a.m. to discuss Spokane's pothole problem.  You can watch the conference LIVE in the player inside, or on our Facebook page. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Mayor David Condon is holding a press conference at 11:00 a.m. to discuss Spokane's pothole problem.  You can watch the conference LIVE in the player inside, or on our Facebook page. 

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  • Govt: 746 people subjected to travel ban on Jan. 28-29

    Govt: 746 people subjected to travel ban on Jan. 28-29

    Thursday, February 23 2017 9:11 PM EST2017-02-24 02:11:38 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - The government has given civil rights attorneys a list of 746 people subject to President Donald Trump's travel ban who were detained or processed by U.S. border agents in the turbulent 27 hours after a judge partially blocked enforcement of the executive order. A federal judge in New York had ordered the list turned over by late Thursday. The list includes travelers who landed in the U.S. on the weekend that Trump's ban was put in place ...

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    NEW YORK (AP) - The government has given civil rights attorneys a list of 746 people subject to President Donald Trump's travel ban who were detained or processed by U.S. border agents in the turbulent 27 hours after a judge partially blocked enforcement of the executive order. A federal judge in New York had ordered the list turned over by late Thursday. The list includes travelers who landed in the U.S. on the weekend that Trump's ban was put in place ...

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  • Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to meet with Trump Monday

    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to meet with Trump Monday

    Thursday, February 23 2017 6:37 PM EST2017-02-23 23:37:33 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is heading to Washington, D.C. for a gathering of the National Governors Association that will include a meeting with President Donald Trump. Inslee has been a vocal opponent of Trump and supported the lawsuit filed by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson that has led to a temporary halt of the president's travel ban aimed at immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations. Inslee left for D.C. Thur...

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is heading to Washington, D.C. for a gathering of the National Governors Association that will include a meeting with President Donald Trump. Inslee has been a vocal opponent of Trump and supported the lawsuit filed by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson that has led to a temporary halt of the president's travel ban aimed at immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations. Inslee left for D.C. Thur...

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  • Former House speaker predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed

    Former House speaker predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed

    Thursday, February 23 2017 2:22 PM EST2017-02-23 19:22:29 GMT

    WASHINGTON - Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen."

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    WASHINGTON - Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen." Boehner was forced out by conservatives in 2015. The Ohio Republican says he started laughing when he heard President Donald Trump and Republicans promise swift action on undoing and replacing the health law. 

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  • Seattle mayor says Trump transgender move is 'bullying'

    Seattle mayor says Trump transgender move is 'bullying'

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 8:11 PM EST2017-02-23 01:11:58 GMT
    (AP) - Seattle's mayor decried "the bullying coming from the White House" and criticized a move by the Trump administration to end federal protection for transgender students that required schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities.      Ed Murray said in a statement that President Donald Trump is sending a message that he doesn't respect individual rights. Murray also said that by lifting the federal guidelines th...>>
    (AP) - Seattle's mayor decried "the bullying coming from the White House" and criticized a move by the Trump administration to end federal protection for transgender students that required schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities.      Ed Murray said in a statement that President Donald Trump is sending a message that he doesn't respect individual rights. Murray also said that by lifting the federal guidelines th...>>
  • UPDATE: 911 outage ends in Moscow, Pullman, Palouse, Garfield and surrounding areas

    UPDATE: 911 outage ends in Moscow, Pullman, Palouse, Garfield and surrounding areas

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 7:37 PM EST2017-02-23 00:37:01 GMT

    MOSCOW, Idaho - Update: Whitcom 9 1 1 advises that the fiber optic line that was cut impacting telephone communications in the Moscow, Pullman, Palouse and Garfield areas has been repaired and services have been restored. 

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    MOSCOW, Idaho - Update: Whitcom 9 1 1 advises that the fiber optic line that was cut impacting telephone communications in the Moscow, Pullman, Palouse and Garfield areas has been repaired and services have been restored. 

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  • Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

    Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 7:14 PM EST2017-02-23 00:14:59 GMT

    The Trump administration has lifted federal guidelines that said transgender students should be allowed to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity. 

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    The Trump administration has lifted federal guidelines that said transgender students should be allowed to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity. 

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  • Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with US

    Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with US

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 5:56 PM EST2017-02-22 22:56:33 GMT

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - President Donald Trump is sending his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on a fence-mending mission made all the more challenging by the actual fence he wants to build on the southern border.

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    MEXICO CITY (AP) - President Donald Trump is sending his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on a fence-mending mission made all the more challenging by the actual fence he wants to build on the southern border.

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  • Revised Trump immigration order delayed until next week

    Revised Trump immigration order delayed until next week

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 5:50 PM EST2017-02-22 22:50:12 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is pushing back the release of President Donald Trump's revamped refugee and immigration executive order until next week.      Trump had said his administration would unveil the new order this week, but a White House official says that has been delayed.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is pushing back the release of President Donald Trump's revamped refugee and immigration executive order until next week.      Trump had said his administration would unveil the new order this week, but a White House official says that has been delayed.

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  • Iceland's president says he would not ban pineapple pizza

    Iceland's president says he would not ban pineapple pizza

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 5:30 PM EST2017-02-22 22:30:48 GMT

    REYKJAVIK, Iceland - Iceland's president's strong views on pizza have caused an international stir. Gudni Th. Johannesson disclosed his opposition to pineapple on pizza to Icelandic high school students last week. Icelandic media reported that he said he'd ban the fruity topping if he could. 

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    REYKJAVIK, Iceland - Iceland's president's strong views on pizza have caused an international stir. Gudni Th. Johannesson disclosed his opposition to pineapple on pizza to Icelandic high school students last week. Icelandic media reported that he said he'd ban the fruity topping if he could. 

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  • Powerball jackpot tops $400 million for 1st time in months

    Powerball jackpot tops $400 million for 1st time in months

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 1:42 PM EST2017-02-22 18:42:17 GMT

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The Powerball jackpot has climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months. The top prize for Wednesday night's drawing will be an estimated $403 million if paid over 29 years or $244 million in cash. Winners then would have to pay taxes on their winnings.

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    DES MOINES, Iowa - The Powerball jackpot has climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months. The top prize for Wednesday night's drawing will be an estimated $403 million if paid over 29 years or $244 million in cash. Winners then would have to pay taxes on their winnings.

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  • Billings woman cited for DUI twice in 12 hours

    Billings woman cited for DUI twice in 12 hours

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 11:18 AM EST2017-02-22 16:18:43 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. - A Billings woman is jailed with her bail set at $25,000 after being arrested for driving drunk twice in a period of 12 hours. The Billings Gazette reports 44-year-old Robia Jane Bedoni was arrested after a traffic stop just after 1 a.m. Monday and again just before 1 p.m. Monday. Both times she had a 15-year-old passenger, which led to two counts of felony criminal endangerment.

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    BILLINGS, Mont. - A Billings woman is jailed with her bail set at $25,000 after being arrested for driving drunk twice in a period of 12 hours. The Billings Gazette reports 44-year-old Robia Jane Bedoni was arrested after a traffic stop just after 1 a.m. Monday and again just before 1 p.m. Monday. Both times she had a 15-year-old passenger, which led to two counts of felony criminal endangerment.

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  • Officials plan capture of wild horses in central Idaho

    Officials plan capture of wild horses in central Idaho

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 11:18 AM EST2017-02-22 16:18:18 GMT

    CHALLIS, Idaho - Federal officials say they plan to capture 150 wild horses starting later this month in central Idaho near Challis and remove about 50 for adoption. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in a news release Tuesday says the capture will likely go through mid-April using a large-scale bait trap operation.

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    CHALLIS, Idaho - Federal officials say they plan to capture 150 wild horses starting later this month in central Idaho near Challis and remove about 50 for adoption. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in a news release Tuesday says the capture will likely go through mid-April using a large-scale bait trap operation.

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  • Young child found cold, wet, soiled and locked out of Spokane apartment; Mother charged

    Young child found cold, wet, soiled and locked out of Spokane apartment; Mother charged

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 11:56 PM EST2017-02-22 04:56:27 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A 28-year-old Spokane mother was booked on a charge of criminal mistreatment after witnesses say they found her passed out inside her home while her young child was locked outside in the rain.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A 28-year-old Spokane mother was booked on a charge of criminal mistreatment after witnesses say they found her passed out inside her home while her young child was locked outside in the rain.

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  • Seattle mayor may sue Trump over immigration information

    Seattle mayor may sue Trump over immigration information

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 7:59 PM EST2017-02-22 00:59:23 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle Mayor Ed Murray wants to know exactly what President Donald Trump has planned for cities like Seattle that vow to resist federal immigration enforcement actions.

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    SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle Mayor Ed Murray wants to know exactly what President Donald Trump has planned for cities like Seattle that vow to resist federal immigration enforcement actions.

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  • UPDATE: Missing/Endangered Spokane woman found safe

    UPDATE: Missing/Endangered Spokane woman found safe

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 5:14 PM EST2017-02-21 22:14:54 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE: Spokane Police say LuAnn Jensen has been found safe. Thanks to everyone who helped spread the word. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE: Spokane Police say LuAnn Jensen has been found safe. Thanks to everyone who helped spread the word. 

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  • February 2017: The second wettest February recorded in Spokane

    February 2017: The second wettest February recorded in Spokane

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 3:18 PM EST2017-02-21 20:18:33 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - That snow that came down this morning? Yeah, it officially bumped February 2017 into the second wettest February on record in Spokane. So far this month, we've had nearly 4 inches (3.97) of precipitation. The previous wettest February on record was in 1961, when we received 3.94 inches of precipitation, and the .16 inches we received Tuesday put us past that. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - That snow that came down this morning? Yeah, it officially bumped February 2017 into the second wettest February on record in Spokane. So far this month, we've had nearly 4 inches (3.97) of precipitation. The previous wettest February on record was in 1961, when we received 3.94 inches of precipitation, and the .16 inches we received Tuesday put us past that. 

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  • United, American begin selling cheaper economy-class fare

    United, American begin selling cheaper economy-class fare

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 3:03 PM EST2017-02-21 20:03:33 GMT

    DALLAS - American and United have started selling cheaper "basic economy" fares as they battle discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers. American announced early Tuesday that it began selling the new fares for flights starting March 1 on 10 different routes from its hub airports in Dallas, Miami, Philadelphia and Charlotte, North Carolina. 

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    DALLAS - American and United have started selling cheaper "basic economy" fares as they battle discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers. American announced early Tuesday that it began selling the new fares for flights starting March 1 on 10 different routes from its hub airports in Dallas, Miami, Philadelphia and Charlotte, North Carolina. 

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  • Conn. Police: Look out for escaped cattle selling dairy products door to door

    Conn. Police: Look out for escaped cattle selling dairy products door to door

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 12:02 PM EST2017-02-21 17:02:31 GMT

    SUFFIELD, Conn. - Farm to table, indeed.  Police in Connecticut had a little fun while responding to a call on Sunday.  "Early this morning, officers responded to a complaint of 2 suspicious males going door to door trying to sell dairy products," Suffield Police posted on Facebook. "Officers determined that the 2 individuals did not have a solicitors (sic) permit and were apprehended after a short foot pursuit." 

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    SUFFIELD, Conn. - Farm to table, indeed.  Police in Connecticut had a little fun while responding to a call on Sunday.  "Early this morning, officers responded to a complaint of 2 suspicious males going door to door trying to sell dairy products," Suffield Police posted on Facebook. "Officers determined that the 2 individuals did not have a solicitors (sic) permit and were apprehended after a short foot pursuit." 

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  • Trump: Threats against Jewish centers 'horrible and painful

    Trump: Threats against Jewish centers 'horrible and painful

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 11:06 AM EST2017-02-21 16:06:11 GMT

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is calling recent threats against Jewish community centers "horrible and painful." Trump made the remarks Tuesday after touring the National Museum of African American History and Culture. 

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    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is calling recent threats against Jewish community centers "horrible and painful." Trump made the remarks Tuesday after touring the National Museum of African American History and Culture. He said the museum was a "meaningful reminder of why we have to fight bigotry, intolerance and hatred in all forms."

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  • K9 Laslo takes down convicted felon in possession of a gun and meth

    K9 Laslo takes down convicted felon in possession of a gun and meth

    Monday, February 20 2017 5:53 PM EST2017-02-20 22:53:43 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A convicted felon in possession of a handgun and meth was arrested after a pursuit early Monday morning in Spokane Valley.  Corporal Jeff Thurman spotted a stolen Jeep traveling west on I-90 near Havana just after 4:00 a.m. Corporal Thurman followed the Jeep and waited for backup, but the driver, identified as 42-year-old Thomas E. Lenocker, sped away. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A convicted felon in possession of a handgun and meth was arrested after a pursuit early Monday morning in Spokane Valley.  Corporal Jeff Thurman spotted a stolen Jeep traveling west on I-90 near Havana just after 4:00 a.m. Corporal Thurman followed the Jeep and waited for backup, but the driver, identified as 42-year-old Thomas E. Lenocker, sped away. 

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  • South Carolina school bus driver arrested for driving students while drunk

    South Carolina school bus driver arrested for driving students while drunk

    Monday, February 20 2017 4:21 PM EST2017-02-20 21:21:34 GMT

    NEWBERRY, S.C. - Bond has been set for a man accused of driving a school bus carrying students while intoxicated.  The Newberry County Detention Center says Brent Patrick Carter's bond was set for $2,267 on a DUI charge and $445 on a child endangerment charge.  Carter, a Berkeley County school bus driver, was driving the bus eastbound in the westbound lanes of a highway near Newberry at about 7:05 p.m.

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    NEWBERRY, S.C. - Bond has been set for a man accused of driving a school bus carrying students while intoxicated.  The Newberry County Detention Center says Brent Patrick Carter's bond was set for $2,267 on a DUI charge and $445 on a child endangerment charge.  Carter, a Berkeley County school bus driver, was driving the bus eastbound in the westbound lanes of a highway near Newberry at about 7:05 p.m.

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  • Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser

    Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser

    Monday, February 20 2017 3:49 PM EST2017-02-20 20:49:57 GMT

    PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser. Trump announced the pick Monday at his Palm Beach club, Mar-a-Lago. He says McMaster is "a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience."

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    PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser. Trump announced the pick Monday at his Palm Beach club, Mar-a-Lago. He says McMaster is "a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience."  Trump says retired Army Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg, who had been his acting adviser, will now serve as the National Security Council chief of staff.  

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  • KHQuiz: Presidents Day trivia

    Monday, February 15 2016 10:36 AM EST2016-02-15 15:36:57 GMT
    Monday, February 20 2017 1:20 PM EST2017-02-20 18:20:52 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Today is President's Day, and a lot of focus lately has been placed on those who are trying to become President this fall, but let's take a moment to reminisce about those who have already served as Commander in Chief. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Today is President's Day, and a lot of focus lately has been placed on those who are trying to become President this fall, but let's take a moment to reminisce about those who have already served as Commander in Chief. 

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  • Spokane Public Schools discussing plans to eliminate valedictorian

    Spokane Public Schools discussing plans to eliminate valedictorian

    Friday, February 3 2017 2:01 PM EST2017-02-03 19:01:11 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Public Schools have been discussing doing away with the valedictorian system for about a year and a half. The committee has been meeting often and reaching out to students, principals, and college admission staff for input. This is not policy or procedure yet but it is a large topic of conversation.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Public Schools have been discussing doing away with the valedictorian system for about a year and a half. The committee has been meeting often and reaching out to students, principals, and college admission staff for input. This is not policy or procedure yet but it is a large topic of conversation.

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