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  • Army Announces Major Cuts To Comply With Budget

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Army has announced major cuts to comply with federal budget cuts. It will eliminate at least 12 combat brigades, relocate thousands of soldiers and cancel $400 million in construction projects.
  • Snowden Pardon Petition Passes 100,000 Signatures

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A petition asking President Barack Obama to pardon admitted state secret leaker Edward Snowden has passed 100,000 signatures. The petition posted on Whitehouse.gov calls the former National Security Agency contractor a "national hero." It says he should immediately be pardoned for any crimes in "blowing the whistle" on classified government programs to collect phone records and online data.
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    • PHOTOS: National Dog Day!

      SPOKANE, Wash. - Wednesday morning, we put the call out on our Facebook page for photos of your pups, and we received what El Guapo from The Three Amigos would refer to as a "plethora" of submissions!
    • PHOTOS: WSU Veterinary Hospital treating 1100 pound Yak named 'Makloud'

      PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital has a unique patient that they are hoping to get back to normal: A 1100 pound Yak named "Makloud". What is a Yak?
    • PHOTOS: St. Patrick's Day in the Inland Northwest

      SPOKANE, Wash. - Top o' the morning (or afternoon or evening depending on when you're reading this) to you!We are all Irish on St. Patrick's Day and hopefully you're wearing your green! We want to see your St. Patrick's Day photos! 
    • PHOTOS: Mysterious lights in sky over Spokane Monday night

      SPOKANE, Wash. - We often count on our wonderful viewers to let us know when they see news happening, and judging by the volume of phone calls that flooded our newsroom last night, we were pretty sure the plot from the movie Red Dawn was coming to fruition. Phone call after phone call, viewers were telling us about mysterious lights racing across the skies above Spokane. 
    • PHOTOS: 'Milky Rain' hits the area

      SPOKANE, Wash. - The rain fell and the phones rang. It is not uncommon for us to get phone calls from viewers letting us know about rain or snow in their "neck of the woods" to steal a phrase from Al Roker. 
    • PHOTOS: Crime Stopper February fugitives

      SPOKANE, Wash. - If you're looking for a little extra cash to buy your valentine something real nice, Crime Stoppers can help you out. They have cash to hand out, all you have to do is tell them where some fugitives are hiding. 
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    • Mom demands change after school threat at Reardan High School

      It was a late September afternoon in 2017. Most remember the time frame because the community was still reeling from the shooting at Freeman High School. But Trina Ryan remembers the day for another reason. ”I don't want anybody else to have to get the phone call,” said Ryan. “It was just an automated call.” That call was a warning to parents alerting them to a social media gun threat at Reardan High School, where Ryan's son attended.

    • Spokane family searches for driver who hit, injured teen crossing the street

      SPOKANE, Wash. - Tonight a Spokane teen is recovering from a hit and run crash where a driver drove into him and then took off.   Avery Plank founded and runs the charity "Project Unconditional Love," a project that gives dog and cat food to homeless people so they can feed their pets.    While he helps others every week, tonight he's the one hoping for help. The accident happened hear near Columbia and Magnolia, just a few blocks from Whitman E...

    • Police fatally shoot man near Puyallup Recreation Center

      PUYALLUP, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say a man who fired shots at police is dead after seven officers returned fire in an incident near the Puyallup Recreation Center.  The News Tribune reports police were dispatched to the area at 4 p.m. Friday on a report of a man acting erratically. Puyallup police spokesman Scott Engle says the man left his car and ran behind the center, taking a defensive position behind a utility pole. Engle says officers unsuccessfully attem...

    • Last Spokane survivor of Pearl Harbor recalls infamous day 75 years later

      SPOKANE, Wash. - At one time there were 125 members of the Lilac City Chapter of Pearl Harbor survivors. Sadly, that number is now down to one. Ray Garland is the sole survivor from the Japanese attack in Hawaii. Now 94 years old, he has vivid memories of that day 75 years ago as a member of the Marines.

    • Seattle mayor inks KeyArena deal to lure NBA, NHL teams

      SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has inked an agreement with a private developer to renovate KeyArena so the venue could be ready for an NBA or NHL team. Durkan said at a news conference Wednesday that the deal with Los Angeles-based Oak View Group is the best path right now for Seattle to get an NHL team and bring back the SuperSonics.    OVG CEO Tim Leiweke says his group will work diligently to get Seattle a team to join the WNBA's Seattle Storm

    • Spokane Police Officer placed on leave after domestic violence arrest

      UPDATE: Spokane Police Officer Nicholas Spolski made his first court appearance today after being arrested Thursday night for a domestic violence assault charge. He pleaded not guilty to one count of assault 4th degree domestic violence. The victim, Spolski's girlfriend, who has been dating him since March alleges that Spolski assaulted her multiple times by slapping her in the face and punching her on the ground.

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