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    • Burn ban lifted in Spokane, Spokane Valley and Spokane County

      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. 

    • Spokane community weighs in on homelessness

      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.

    • Mad Minute stories from Monday, September 25th

      Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, September 25th.

    • Puppy missing after Spokane house break-in

      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.

    • Binging Netflix? Beware this phishing scam

      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.

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

      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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    • 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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    • Mad Minute stories from Monday, September 25th

      Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, September 25th.

    • D.C. child confuses pet store with power company, gets hamster anyway

      WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a mailing mix up, a little girl in Washington, D.C. sent her letter asking pet supply store Petco asking for a hamster to Pepco, a D.C. utility company. Despite her minor mix up, her letter seemed to win over the power company.  Cynthia McCabe, Pepco's Communications Director, tweeted that customer services representatives decided to make Serenity's wish come true and gave her a hamster anyway. What a lucky 

    • Colorado principal, assistant out after forced-splits video

      DENVER, Co. (AP) - A Colorado principal has retired and an athletic director has resigned after videos surfaced showing a high school cheerleading coach pushing cheerleaders down in splits. Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg also on Friday released a report by a law firm that the district ordered after learning about the videos in August. Officials have said the school administrators saw at least one of the videos in June and 

    • Strahan Family opens up memorial to the public

      In a media release from the Strahan family, they said: "The Strahan family invites the public to join them in a memorial service celebrating the life of their son Sam Strahan. The service starts at 2:00 pm in the University High School Gym. The family is so appreciative of the outpouring of love from so many people throughout this community. We hope everyone can join them for this celebration. Thank you for your thoughts and prayers."

    • Mercedes-Benz agreeing to replace seat heaters after lawsuit

      (AP) - A federal judge has granted preliminary approval of a lawsuit settlement requiring Mercedes-Benz to replace seat heaters in up to 270,000 SUVs. Southern California-based Judge James Selna preliminarily approved the potentially $80 million settlement on Monday. The plaintiffs argue that seat heaters in some Mercedes-Benz SUVs made between 2000 and 2007 have been known to spark or smoke. A California woman who filed the lawsuit in 2014 said her seat heater burned a hole throug...

    • Reports say Kylie Jenner is pregnant with first child

      LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) - Is there going to be another addition to the Jenner-Kardashian clan? Several media outlets, including TMZ and People, are reporting Friday that 20-year-old Kylie Jenner, the youngest member of the reality show family, is expecting a child with her boyfriend Travis Scott. Reps did not confirm the pregnancy, however, and did not immediately respond to The Associated Press' request for comment. (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press

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