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  • Cataldo Residents Waiting for Possible Flooding

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

    WALLACE, Idaho - Last week local officials at a boat check station near Wallace found two boats infested with mussels. The Department of Agriculture is still trying to determine what type of mussels were found on the boats, most importantly Zebra or Quagga.
  • ALERT: Vehicle Prowlings On The Rise...Don't Become A Victim

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - A lot of folks are taking advantage of warmer days and temperatures to run, bike or stroll on the Centennial Trail, and the crooks that prey upon the unwary are becoming active as well.
  • KHQ MD: Bedbugs May Play Role In Spread Of MRSA Under Some Conditions, Study Finds

    ATLANTA (AP) - Researchers are reporting an alarming combination: bedbugs carrying a staph "superbug." Canadian scientists detected drug-resistant staph bacteria in bedbugs from three hospital patients in Vancouver. Read More Details Inside>>>
  • AP Sources: Bin Laden Hand-Written Journal Seized

    WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials say that Osama bin Laden kept a hand-written journal filled with planning ideas and details of operations. The journal was seized in the dramatic US raid.
  • NYT: Bin Laden Sons Say US Broke International Law

    WASHINGTON - The adult sons of Osama bin Laden have lashed out at President Obama in their first public reaction to their father's death, accusing the United States of violating its basic legal principles by killing an unarmed man.
  • 2 Dogs Killed In Drive-By Shootings

    LA CENTER, Wash. (AP) - At least two dogs have been killed in drive-by shootings in the Clark County town of La Center. The owner says he heard a pop, looked up and saw a dark SUV or van speed away.
  • Observatory Near Mount St. Helens Reopens Saturday

    LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) - The Johnston Ridge Observatory opens Saturday at Mount St. Helens with some new displays to tell visitors the story of the volcano's big 1980 eruption. The Daily News of Longview reports $1.6 million worth of improvement and enhancements have been made. 
  • WATCH IT: Soldier Does 'The Carlton' Dance While Rocket Launches Behind Him

    KHQ.COM- This description from the YouTube video pretty much says it all: "Dancing like Carlton from Fresh Prince of Bel Air on top of a M1068 in full gear, while MLRS rockets fly behind me."
  • Clouds Expected To Move In Today

    KHQ WEATHER AUTHORITY: Wednesday will bring more sunshine for the first half of the day and increasing clouds for the second half as a fast moving cold front sweeps in bringing a chance of rain and a brief dip in temperatures. View Your Six Day Forecast Inside>>>
  • Last Year for Students at Skyview Elementary School

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Students in the East Valley School District can expect some changes next year. Mountain View Middle School is closing. All incoming 7th and 8th graders will attend East Valley Middle School next year and incoming 6th graders will stay at their elementary schools. Skyview Elementary School students are also transferring schools. Parents will have to choose between sending their children to Trentwood Elementary School, Otis Orchards Elementary School or CCS.
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  • Police: Video shows teens watching, laughing as man drowns

    Police: Video shows teens watching, laughing as man drowns

    Saturday, July 22 2017 2:48 PM EDT2017-07-22 18:48:32 GMT

    COCOA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Florida say a group of teens watched and laughed as a man drowned in a retention pond last week. Jamel Dunn drowned in a retention pond in the city of Cocoa on July 9. Cocoa police say they later discovered a group of teens recorded the 31-year-old's drowning on video. The video was released by the state attorney's office Thursday and audio was published by Florida Today.

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    COCOA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Florida say a group of teens watched and laughed as a man drowned in a retention pond last week. Jamel Dunn drowned in a retention pond in the city of Cocoa on July 9. Cocoa police say they later discovered a group of teens recorded the 31-year-old's drowning on video. The video was released by the state attorney's office Thursday and audio was published by Florida Today.

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  • Crews continue to fight brush fire near Highway 195

    Crews continue to fight brush fire near Highway 195

    Saturday, July 22 2017 7:50 PM EDT2017-07-22 23:50:23 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Washington State Patrol reports the Snag fire burning south of Spokane is 50 percent contained as of Saturday evening. Crews are expected to be on the scene of the fire through the night Saturday.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Washington State Patrol reports the Snag fire burning south of Spokane is 50 percent contained as of Saturday evening. Crews are expected to be on the scene of the fire through the night Saturday.

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  • Washington's new DUI-E law takes effect Sunday

    Washington's new DUI-E law takes effect Sunday

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:02 PM EDT2017-07-19 02:02:25 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - "He was my youngest, he was my baby bear," Tina Myer said about her son that was killed by a distracted driver. It was a distracted driver that killed Tina Myer's son Cody, hitting the 23-year-old as he was working as a flagger at a construction site in December 2015. He suffered severe injuries, and died several months later. Now Myer is joining Governor Inslee, praising a new DUI-E law.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - "He was my youngest, he was my baby bear," Tina Myer said about her son that was killed by a distracted driver. It was a distracted driver that killed Tina Myer's son Cody, hitting the 23-year-old as he was working as a flagger at a construction site in December 2015. He suffered severe injuries, and died several months later. Now Myer is joining Governor Inslee, praising a new DUI-E law.

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    • Crews continue to fight brush fire near Highway 195

      SPOKANE, Wash. - Washington State Patrol reports the Snag fire burning south of Spokane is 50 percent contained as of Saturday evening. Crews are expected to be on the scene of the fire through the night Saturday.

    • Deer Park apartment complex fire contained to one room

      DEER PARK, Wash. - The Spokane Valley Fire Department reports that a fire in an apartment complex in Deer Park Saturday morning has been ruled accidental.  Firefighters were called to a fire at 15 N. Weber Ave. in Deer Park around 8:15 a.m. and found smoke and flames coming from the vents of the roof of a two story apartment building. 

    • Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 71

      NEW YORK (AP) - Actor John Heard, best known for playing the father in the "Home Alone" movie series, has died. He was 71. His death was confirmed by the Santa Clara Medical Examiner's office in California on Saturday.

    • Dozens arrested in street racing crackdown in King County

      SEATTLE (AP) - A street racing crackdown involving multiple police agencies in northwestern Washington state has led to the arrest of three street racers and 40 others attending the unlawful events. The Washington State Patrol in a statement Friday says the police agencies in King County took action July 14 due to safety concerns expressed by citizens and businesses.

    • Official charges delayed in Washington murder, arson case

      MOUNT VERNON (AP) - Washington prosecutors now have 30 days to officially file charges against two people suspected of causing a fire that killed two children and injured three adults. The Skagit Valley Herald reported Thursday while prosecutors generally have a 72-hour window to file charges in Skagit County Superior Court, a magistrate's warrant gives them until Aug. 18.

    • Train derails, spilling grain near Spangle

      SPANGLE, Wash. - A train carrying grain has derailed along Highway 195 between Plaza and Spangle.  The tracks where the five cars tipped is now closed for the weekend.  The tip over blocked traffic for several hours Friday afternoon. The company who owns the tracks says crews will be headed out Saturday to clean up the crash. 

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