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  • Help Me Hayley: Spokane company tows away crime magnet

    Help Me Hayley: Spokane company tows away crime magnet

    Monday, September 25 2017 10:18 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:18:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - An elderly North Spokane woman has been living in fear for months. She said an estranged relative abandoned a trailer in her backyard and then took off. She said the trailer has now attracted squatters and all sorts of criminal activity. She said she tried desperately to get it removed without any luck.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - An elderly North Spokane woman has been living in fear for months. She said an estranged relative abandoned a trailer in her backyard and then took off. She said the trailer has now attracted squatters and all sorts of criminal activity. She said she tried desperately to get it removed without any luck.

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  • Sacramento boy beaten to death with hammer while protecting sister from sex abuse

    Sacramento boy beaten to death with hammer while protecting sister from sex abuse

    Monday, September 25 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-09-25 21:15:31 GMT

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - An 8-year-old Sacramento boy was beaten to death with a hammer while protecting his younger sister from being sexually assaulted by his mother's ex-boyfriend, according to court documents. 

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    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - An 8-year-old Sacramento boy was beaten to death with a hammer while protecting his younger sister from being sexually assaulted by his mother's ex-boyfriend, according to court documents. Investigators say Dante Daniels was beaten on September 1 and died six days later from his injuries. A criminal complaint says 23-year-old Deandre Chaney Jr. was performing a criminal lewd act on Dante's 7-year-old sister when Dante stepped in to help.

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  • Spokane community weighs in on homelessness

    Spokane community weighs in on homelessness

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 2:25 AM EDT2017-09-26 06:25:48 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's no secret that Spokane is struggling to fight homelessness in a battle that's been going on for years. People are getting passionate about what is and isn't being done about it. On Monday night, the city of Spokane wanted to hear from the community about tackling the problem of homelessness. Over a hundred people came to the meeting.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's no secret that Spokane is struggling to fight homelessness in a battle that's been going on for years. People are getting passionate about what is and isn't being done about it. On Monday night, the city of Spokane wanted to hear from the community about tackling the problem of homelessness. Over a hundred people came to the meeting.

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  • Explosion reported near Colfax may have been faulty reading

    Explosion reported near Colfax may have been faulty reading

    Monday, September 25 2017 9:26 PM EDT2017-09-26 01:26:30 GMT

    COLFAX, Wash. - Update 6:23 p.m.: Officials with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network say a reported explosion near Colfax Monday afternoon may have been the result of a faulty reading related to an earthquake in Montana.

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    COLFAX, Wash. - Update 6:23 p.m.: Officials with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network say a reported explosion near Colfax Monday afternoon may have been the result of a faulty reading related to an earthquake in Montana.

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  • Puppy missing after Spokane house break-in

    Puppy missing after Spokane house break-in

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 1:01 AM EDT2017-09-26 05:01:56 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - After a house break-in and burglary, one man already had enough on his plate. But then, he found out his dog was missing. “This was his area. This was his spot,” says Sean Copko. Sean got his 9-week-old blue heeler puppy Dale recently. He’s been posting his dog’s picture all over town in the hopes of finding him. “He's a little sweetheart,” he says.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - After a house break-in and burglary, one man already had enough on his plate. But then, he found out his dog was missing. “This was his area. This was his spot,” says Sean Copko. Sean got his 9-week-old blue heeler puppy Dale recently. He’s been posting his dog’s picture all over town in the hopes of finding him. “He's a little sweetheart,” he says.

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  • FBI arrests several NCAA basketball coaches in fraud and corruption probe

    FBI arrests several NCAA basketball coaches in fraud and corruption probe

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 2:08 PM EDT2017-09-26 18:08:05 GMT

    BREAKING: Charges of fraud and corruption in NCAA basketball have been brought against 10 individuals including coaches. The FBI has arrested ten people, including four college basketball coaches, as well as managers, financial advisors, and representatives of a major international sportswear company in a fraud & corruption probe. 

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    BREAKING: Charges of fraud and corruption in NCAA basketball have been brought against 10 individuals including coaches. The FBI has arrested ten people, including four college basketball coaches, as well as managers, financial advisors, and representatives of a major international sportswear company in a fraud & corruption probe. 

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  • Spokane Councilman helps cleanup 200 used needles from neighborhood

    Spokane Councilman helps cleanup 200 used needles from neighborhood

    Monday, September 25 2017 9:51 PM EDT2017-09-26 01:51:32 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Hiking up a hill in a north Spokane neighborhood isn’t how Councilman Mike Fagan planned on spending his Sunday evening, but then he got a call from a long-time constituent. “He says ‘Hey Mike I need to text you some pictures’,” said Fagan. “So he texts me a video and a photograph of just a huge amount of used syringes.”

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Hiking up a hill in a north Spokane neighborhood isn’t how Councilman Mike Fagan planned on spending his Sunday evening, but then he got a call from a long-time constituent. “He says ‘Hey Mike I need to text you some pictures’,” said Fagan. “So he texts me a video and a photograph of just a huge amount of used syringes.”

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  • Binging Netflix? Beware this phishing scam

    Binging Netflix? Beware this phishing scam

    Monday, September 25 2017 11:29 PM EDT2017-09-26 03:29:04 GMT

    KHQ.com - Scammers are targeting Netflix customers in the latest phishing effort to get people's bank account information. In emails composed to look like they're coming from Netflix customer service, customers are told there has been a billing error and payment details need to be updated.

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    KHQ.com - Scammers are targeting Netflix customers in the latest phishing effort to get people's bank account information. In emails composed to look like they're coming from Netflix customer service, customers are told there has been a billing error and payment details need to be updated.

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  • Man arrested after stabbing at Spokane park

    Man arrested after stabbing at Spokane park

    Monday, September 25 2017 10:58 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:58:59 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man is in custody following a seemingly random stabbing near Dutch Jake Park from Friday night. Court documents say officers arrested Russell Lee Stormy for the attack. Records show the victim heard the suspect say "this is going to hurt" before he was stabbed with a four-inch knife.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man is in custody following a seemingly random stabbing near Dutch Jake Park from Friday night. Court documents say officers arrested Russell Lee Stormy for the attack. Records show the victim heard the suspect say "this is going to hurt" before he was stabbed with a four-inch knife.

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  • West Nile virus confirmed in two Spokane County residents

    West Nile virus confirmed in two Spokane County residents

    Monday, September 25 2017 8:07 PM EDT2017-09-26 00:07:49 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Regional Health District says they've reported two human cases of West Nile virus on Monday. They're the first in-state acquired human cases of the virus in 2017.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Regional Health District says they've reported two human cases of West Nile virus on Monday. They're the first in-state acquired human cases of the virus in 2017.

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  • Seahawks coach calls protest decision difficult

    Seahawks coach calls protest decision difficult

    Monday, September 25 2017 8:16 PM EDT2017-09-26 00:16:18 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says there were difficult conversations in the process of his team deciding to stay in the locker room during the national anthem Sunday. That included supporters of President Donald Trump, who put aside their personal beliefs to show unity as a team, Carroll says.

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    SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says there were difficult conversations in the process of his team deciding to stay in the locker room during the national anthem Sunday. That included supporters of President Donald Trump, who put aside their personal beliefs to show unity as a team, Carroll says.

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  • Video: Los Angeles Police searching for possible kidnapping victim

    Video: Los Angeles Police searching for possible kidnapping victim

    Monday, September 25 2017 9:15 PM EDT2017-09-26 01:15:25 GMT

    LOS ANGELES - Detectives in Los Angeles are requesting the public's help identifying and locating the victim of a possible kidnapping. It happened on Sunday night around 11:50 p.m. Witnesses in the 100 block of West 79th Street heard someone yell for help. They say they saw a light gray four-door sedan, possibly a Chrysler 200, drive westbound on 79th, reverse and stop facing westbound. 

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    LOS ANGELES - Detectives in Los Angeles are requesting the public's help identifying and locating the victim of a possible kidnapping. It happened on Sunday night around 11:50 p.m. Witnesses in the 100 block of West 79th Street heard someone yell for help. They say they saw a light gray four-door sedan, possibly a Chrysler 200, drive westbound on 79th, reverse and stop facing westbound. 

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  • South Hill man gives deputy ride to chase down suspect on the run

    South Hill man gives deputy ride to chase down suspect on the run

    Saturday, September 23 2017 2:10 AM EDT2017-09-23 06:10:59 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies are calling a 79-year-old man a hero for stepping in to help a deputy when he suddenly needed it.   That deputy tried stopping a driver on the South Hill after noticing the car didn't have license plates.     It started a chase that ended with the help from a very unlikely place. For Paul Eminger, it was a case of being in the right place at the right time. Seeing a Sheriff's Deputy running after 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies are calling a 79-year-old man a hero for stepping in to help a deputy when he suddenly needed it.   That deputy tried stopping a driver on the South Hill after noticing the car didn't have license plates.     It started a chase that ended with the help from a very unlikely place. For Paul Eminger, it was a case of being in the right place at the right time. Seeing a Sheriff's Deputy running after 

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  • Trial begins for man accused of killing Coeur d'Alene officer

    Trial begins for man accused of killing Coeur d'Alene officer

    Monday, September 25 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:00:56 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Jonathan Renfro’s hair is a little longer; he’s clean-shaven and wore a suit and tie for his first day of trial. That compared to when we saw him a few weeks ago when he was wearing a prison jumpsuit. Despite the makeover, Renfro was expressionless as the state gave an emotion-packed opening statement. The state touched on why Renfro was even carrying a gun while he was on parole.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Jonathan Renfro’s hair is a little longer; he’s clean-shaven and wore a suit and tie for his first day of trial. That compared to when we saw him a few weeks ago when he was wearing a prison jumpsuit. Despite the makeover, Renfro was expressionless as the state gave an emotion-packed opening statement. The state touched on why Renfro was even carrying a gun while he was on parole.

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  • NFL player Benjamin Watson's Ferguson post on Facebook goes viral

    NFL player Benjamin Watson's Ferguson post on Facebook goes viral

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 12:42 PM EST2014-11-26 17:42:52 GMT
    Wednesday, November 26 2014 12:42 PM EST2014-11-26 17:42:53 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Benjamin Watson who plays for the New Orleans Saints posted the following on his Facebook page and it has since gone viral: "At some point while I was playing or preparing to play Monday Night Football, the news broke about the Ferguson Decision. After trying to figure out how I felt, I decided to write it down...">>
    KHQ.COM - Benjamin Watson who plays for the New Orleans Saints posted the following on his Facebook page and it has since gone viral: "At some point while I was playing or preparing to play Monday Night Football, the news broke about the Ferguson Decision. After trying to figure out how I felt, I decided to write it down..."
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  • Burn ban lifted in Spokane, Spokane Valley and Spokane County

    Burn ban lifted in Spokane, Spokane Valley and Spokane County

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 10:18 AM EDT2017-09-26 14:18:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane, Spokane Valley, and Spokane County have lifted burn restrictions as the forecast for potential fire is returning to "normal" or "minimal." The burn ban went into effect back in early July and was lifted Monday morning. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane, Spokane Valley, and Spokane County have lifted burn restrictions as the forecast for potential fire is returning to "normal" or "minimal." The burn ban went into effect back in early July and was lifted Monday morning. "Residents may resume outdoor burning activities and the use of outdoor recreational fire pits, campfire rings/bowls, portable outdoor fire places," the County said in a statement. 

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  • Equifax dumps CEO in wake of damaging data breach

    Equifax dumps CEO in wake of damaging data breach

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 9:35 AM EDT2017-09-26 13:35:19 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Credit reporting agency Equifax is ousting CEO Richard Smith in an effort to clean up the mess left by a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information about 143 million Americans. The shake-up announced Tuesday comes after Equifax disclosed that hackers exploited a software flaw that the company didn't fix to heist Social Security numbers, birthdates and other personal data that provide the keys to 

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    NEW YORK (AP) - Credit reporting agency Equifax is ousting CEO Richard Smith in an effort to clean up the mess left by a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information about 143 million Americans. The shake-up announced Tuesday comes after Equifax disclosed that hackers exploited a software flaw that the company didn't fix to heist Social Security numbers, birthdates and other personal data that provide the keys to 

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  • Riverfront Park auctioning off surplus items this Thursday

    Riverfront Park auctioning off surplus items this Thursday

    Monday, September 25 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-09-25 20:29:33 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Several surplus items from Riverfront Park will be publicly auctioned off this Thursday.  Items to be sold include:  Mini Golf: greens, resin dinosaurs, palm trees, bamboo huts, decorate totem pole replicas, putters with cart and balls IMAX: theater seats, large metal film packing cases, audio equipment (mixer, amps, dvd players, equalizers, audio recorder, crossovers, receivers).

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Several surplus items from Riverfront Park will be publicly auctioned off this Thursday.  Items to be sold include:  Mini Golf: greens, resin dinosaurs, palm trees, bamboo huts, decorate totem pole replicas, putters with cart and balls IMAX: theater seats, large metal film packing cases, audio equipment (mixer, amps, dvd players, equalizers, audio recorder, crossovers, receivers).

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  • West Nile Virus confirmed in two Spokane County residents

    West Nile Virus confirmed in two Spokane County residents

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 12:14 PM EDT2017-09-26 16:14:48 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The Spokane Regional Health District states that Washington state has its first two cases of West Nile virus this year and both of those cases were likely acquired in Spokane County. Clinical testing by health care providers and initial laboratory testing by Washington State Public Health Laboratory confirmed the cases. The first in a male in his 60s who remains hospitalized.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The Spokane Regional Health District states that Washington state has its first two cases of West Nile virus this year and both of those cases were likely acquired in Spokane County. Clinical testing by health care providers and initial laboratory testing by Washington State Public Health Laboratory confirmed the cases. The first in a male in his 60s who remains hospitalized.

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  • Freeman continues bringing in counselors for faculty, students, parents

    Freeman continues bringing in counselors for faculty, students, parents

    Monday, September 25 2017 11:04 PM EDT2017-09-26 03:04:05 GMT

    FREEMAN, Wash. - KHQ has confirmed that the 15-year-old accused of shooting four students at Freeman High School will be in court on Wednesday morning. It’s been nearly two weeks since the tragedy and the effects are still widely felt. The community is still rallying support for Freeman, as students are back in school.

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    FREEMAN, Wash. - KHQ has confirmed that the 15-year-old accused of shooting four students at Freeman High School will be in court on Wednesday morning. It’s been nearly two weeks since the tragedy and the effects are still widely felt. The community is still rallying support for Freeman, as students are back in school.

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