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  • Body of missing 6-year-old Lynnwood boy found in dumpster

    Body of missing 6-year-old Lynnwood boy found in dumpster

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 10:55 AM EDT2017-10-17 14:55:10 GMT

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. - The body of 6-year-old Dayvid Pakko has been found in a dumpster at an apartment in Lynnwood, and the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Department says there is evidence he was the victim of homicide.Major Crimes detectives are now investigating and a 19-year-old male has been taken into custody. He is a relative of the boy. The boy was reported missing at about 5 p.m. Monday.

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    LYNNWOOD, Wash. - The body of 6-year-old Dayvid Pakko has been found in a dumpster at an apartment in Lynnwood, and the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Department says there is evidence he was the victim of homicide.Major Crimes detectives are now investigating and a 19-year-old male has been taken into custody. He is a relative of the boy. The boy was reported missing at about 5 p.m. Monday.

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  • Woman punched in the face at Montana homecoming game

    Woman punched in the face at Montana homecoming game

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:21 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:21:25 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. - After a fight at the University of Montana homecoming football game in Missoula this weekend, a Helena woman was left with two black eyes. "The next thing I know is I am bleeding all over the place and I have no idea what happened," said Nancy Collick, the alleged victim. Nancy is still in shock and has been seeing different doctors to get her eyes and nose checked out.

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    MISSOULA, Mont. - After a fight at the University of Montana homecoming football game in Missoula this weekend, a Helena woman was left with two black eyes. "The next thing I know is I am bleeding all over the place and I have no idea what happened," said Nancy Collick, the alleged victim. Nancy is still in shock and has been seeing different doctors to get her eyes and nose checked out.

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  • Spokane man accused of cutting his wife's brakes, sending text hoping she crashed

    Spokane man accused of cutting his wife's brakes, sending text hoping she crashed

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:05 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:05:27 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly cutting the brakes on his estranged wife's car and then sending her a threatening text message. The victim noticed something wasn't right with her vehicle and drove it to a shop before anyone was hurt. Court documents allege Adrian J. Reyez, 32, committed felony domestic violence harassment.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly cutting the brakes on his estranged wife's car and then sending her a threatening text message. The victim noticed something wasn't right with her vehicle and drove it to a shop before anyone was hurt. Court documents allege Adrian J. Reyez, 32, committed felony domestic violence harassment.

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  • UPDATE: Reward offered for information on suspect detectives say held woman against her will, assaulted, and shooting her

    UPDATE: Reward offered for information on suspect detectives say held woman against her will, assaulted, and shooting her

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-17 18:00:36 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is now offering a reward to assist Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives locate and arrest 48-year-old Daniel L. Johnson.  Johnson is suspected of binding an adult female, assaulting her, and then shooting her. Johnson is currently wanted for Assault 1st Degree (DV) and Kidnapping 1st Degree (DV).  

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is now offering a reward to assist Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives locate and arrest 48-year-old Daniel L. Johnson.  Johnson is suspected of binding an adult female, assaulting her, and then shooting her. Johnson is currently wanted for Assault 1st Degree (DV) and Kidnapping 1st Degree (DV).  

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  • Kootenai Co. Deputies: Man crashes stolen car, then tries to steal another

    Kootenai Co. Deputies: Man crashes stolen car, then tries to steal another

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-10-17 17:39:13 GMT

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says a 41-year-old Osburn man tried to steal a car after crashing a car he was driving that was reported stolen out of Shoshone County last week.  The crash happened near Highway 3 and Rainy Hill on Friday. It was reported Justin Hurley Smith tried to steal another car after crashing the first. 

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    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says a 41-year-old Osburn man tried to steal a car after crashing a car he was driving that was reported stolen out of Shoshone County last week.  The crash happened near Highway 3 and Rainy Hill on Friday. It was reported Justin Hurley Smith tried to steal another car after crashing the first. 

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  • 5-year-old Michigan girl uses own money to buy milk for classmates who can't afford it

    5-year-old Michigan girl uses own money to buy milk for classmates who can't afford it

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-10-17 16:36:08 GMT

    ISHPEMING, Mich. - A kindergartner proves she's class act with a milk money mission to help her classmates in northwestern Michigan.  An effort that 5-year-old Sunshine Oelfke started with her own money that she was saving to buy a snowmobile, has now turned into thousands of dollars.  Sunshine said she noticed some children going without milk at snacktime, because they didn't have the money. 

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    ISHPEMING, Mich. - A kindergartner proves she's class act with a milk money mission to help her classmates in northwestern Michigan.  An effort that 5-year-old Sunshine Oelfke started with her own money that she was saving to buy a snowmobile, has now turned into thousands of dollars.  Sunshine said she noticed some children going without milk at snacktime, because they didn't have the money. 

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  • Anne Frank Halloween costume pulled amid complaints

    Anne Frank Halloween costume pulled amid complaints

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 11:24 AM EDT2017-10-17 15:24:37 GMT

    KHQ.COM - An online retailer has pulled a costume from its website that depicted Holocaust victim Anne Frank. Screenshots of the costume for sale at HalloweenCostumes.com posted to social media show a smiling girl wearing World War II-era clothing and a beret. The costume was quickly criticized on Twitter. Carlos Galindo-Elvira, who leads the Anti-Defense League's Arizona office said on Twitter that the costume trivializes Frank's memory.

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    KHQ.COM - An online retailer has pulled a costume from its website that depicted Holocaust victim Anne Frank. Screenshots of the costume for sale at HalloweenCostumes.com posted to social media show a smiling girl wearing World War II-era clothing and a beret. The costume was quickly criticized on Twitter. Carlos Galindo-Elvira, who leads the Anti-Defense League's Arizona office said on Twitter that the costume trivializes Frank's memory.

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  • Trump issues warning to McCain after senator's tough speech

    Trump issues warning to McCain after senator's tough speech

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 11:08 AM EDT2017-10-17 15:08:57 GMT

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is issuing a warning shot after Arizona Sen. John McCain questioned "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in America's foreign policy during a Monday night speech in Philadelphia. Trump says in a radio interview with WMAL in Washington, D.C., that "people have to be careful because at some point I fight back."

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    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is issuing a warning shot after Arizona Sen. John McCain questioned "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in America's foreign policy during a Monday night speech in Philadelphia. Trump says in a radio interview with WMAL in Washington, D.C., that "people have to be careful because at some point I fight back."

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  • Body of missing 6-year-old Lynnwood boy found in dumpster

    Body of missing 6-year-old Lynnwood boy found in dumpster

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 10:55 AM EDT2017-10-17 14:55:10 GMT

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. - The body of 6-year-old Dayvid Pakko has been found in a dumpster at an apartment in Lynnwood, and the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Department says there is evidence he was the victim of homicide.Major Crimes detectives are now investigating and a 19-year-old male has been taken into custody. He is a relative of the boy. The boy was reported missing at about 5 p.m. Monday.

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    LYNNWOOD, Wash. - The body of 6-year-old Dayvid Pakko has been found in a dumpster at an apartment in Lynnwood, and the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Department says there is evidence he was the victim of homicide.Major Crimes detectives are now investigating and a 19-year-old male has been taken into custody. He is a relative of the boy. The boy was reported missing at about 5 p.m. Monday.

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  • Oops! Actor Bill Pullman accepts, then breaks film award

    Oops! Actor Bill Pullman accepts, then breaks film award

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 10:54 AM EDT2017-10-17 14:54:36 GMT

    KINGSTON, N.Y. - Bill Pullman is a bit of a klutz when it comes to holding onto a film award. The "Independence Day" actor was the recipient of the Excellence in Acting Award at the Woodstock Film Festival last Saturday night in Kingston, in New York's Hudson Valley. The Daily Freeman reports that after being handed the award, Pullman placed it on a shelf attached to the lectern on the stage. 

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    KINGSTON, N.Y. - Bill Pullman is a bit of a klutz when it comes to holding onto a film award. The "Independence Day" actor was the recipient of the Excellence in Acting Award at the Woodstock Film Festival last Saturday night in Kingston, in New York's Hudson Valley. The Daily Freeman reports that after being handed the award, Pullman placed it on a shelf attached to the lectern on the stage. 

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  • Man vows he's penniless in court; deputies find $4K on him

    Man vows he's penniless in court; deputies find $4K on him

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 10:44 AM EDT2017-10-17 14:44:56 GMT

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio defendant who vowed he was penniless and couldn't pay a fine now faces a big one after deputies escorting him from court found he had over $4,000 in his clothes.

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    COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio defendant who vowed he was penniless and couldn't pay a fine now faces a big one after deputies escorting him from court found he had over $4,000 in his clothes. The Columbus Dispatch reports that 36-year-old Lawrence Knox swore he was indigent during an Oct. 5 hearing after pleading guilty to a drug charge in Franklin County court.

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  • Two arrested after assault rifles, handguns & ammunition found St. Louis Motel 6

    Two arrested after assault rifles, handguns & ammunition found St. Louis Motel 6

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 10:13 AM EDT2017-10-17 14:13:39 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Two people are behind bars in Missouri after police found a stockpile of assault rifles, handguns and ammunition in their hotel room outside of St. Louis. St. Clair County Deputies responded to a tip at a Motel 6 last week. Two suspects, Shawn Holland and Cara Anderson, were staying in the room and have now been charged in the case.

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    KHQ.COM - Two people are behind bars in Missouri after police found a stockpile of assault rifles, handguns and ammunition in their hotel room outside of St. Louis. St. Clair County Deputies responded to a tip at a Motel 6 last week. Two suspects, Shawn Holland and Cara Anderson, were staying in the room and have now been charged in the case.

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  • Trump: Drug czar nominee, Rep. Marino, withdrawing his name

    Trump: Drug czar nominee, Rep. Marino, withdrawing his name

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 9:18 AM EDT2017-10-17 13:18:59 GMT

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says the Pennsylvania congressman he chose to be the nation's drug czar is withdrawing from consideration for the job. Trump's announcement Tuesday on Twitter follows reports that Republican Rep. Tom Marino played a key role in passing a bill that weakened the federal government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. 

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    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says the Pennsylvania congressman he chose to be the nation's drug czar is withdrawing from consideration for the job. Trump's announcement Tuesday on Twitter follows reports that Republican Rep. Tom Marino played a key role in passing a bill that weakened the federal government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. 

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  • PHOTOS: Semi-truck overturns and loses 56,000 pounds of apples on Blewett Pass

    PHOTOS: Semi-truck overturns and loses 56,000 pounds of apples on Blewett Pass

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 8:29 AM EDT2017-10-17 12:29:59 GMT

    BLEWETT PASS, Wash. - A semi truck overturned on Blewett Pass Monday, spilling its payload of apples on the road. WSP says 56,000 pounds of apples were dumped when the truck flipped. Traffic was slowed for hours on the pass that slices through the Cascade Mountain range.  No word yet on a cause or injuries.

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    BLEWETT PASS, Wash. - A semi truck overturned on Blewett Pass Monday, spilling its payload of apples on the road. WSP says 56,000 pounds of apples were dumped when the truck flipped. Traffic was slowed for hours on the pass that slices through the Cascade Mountain range.  No word yet on a cause or injuries.

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  • Are your trees at risk for wind damage?

    Are your trees at risk for wind damage?

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 2:38 AM EDT2017-10-17 06:38:00 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Wind advisories are in place for most of the Inland Northwest today and into tomorrow. In higher elevations, gusts are estimated to reach over 40 miles per hour. Katie Kosanke, the Urban Forester for the City of Coeur d’Alene, says if the leaves on your trees may have fallen too early or turned fall colors too soon that may be a cause for concern.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Wind advisories are in place for most of the Inland Northwest today and into tomorrow. In higher elevations, gusts are estimated to reach over 40 miles per hour. Katie Kosanke, the Urban Forester for the City of Coeur d’Alene, says if the leaves on your trees may have fallen too early or turned fall colors too soon that may be a cause for concern.

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  • Florida man kills family friend for hitting on imaginary girlfriend

    Florida man kills family friend for hitting on imaginary girlfriend

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 1:48 AM EDT2017-10-17 05:48:50 GMT

    PASCO COUNTY, Fla. - Authorities in Florida say a murder that turned into a shootout with deputies started when a man believed a family friend was hitting on his imaginary girlfriend. According to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, 30-year-old Brian Disario shot and killed a friend of his mother's, 56-year-old David Armstrong on Thursday. Deputies say Disario believed Armstrong was hitting on his girlfriend, a woman who law enforcement says doesn't actually exist.

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    PASCO COUNTY, Fla. - Authorities in Florida say a murder that turned into a shootout with deputies started when a man believed a family friend was hitting on his imaginary girlfriend. According to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, 30-year-old Brian Disario shot and killed a friend of his mother's, 56-year-old David Armstrong on Thursday. Deputies say Disario believed Armstrong was hitting on his girlfriend, a woman who law enforcement says doesn't actually exist.

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  • Passenger says Delta crew stopped her from singing anthem

    Passenger says Delta crew stopped her from singing anthem

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-10-17 04:38:34 GMT

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia physician says her plan to honor a fallen soldier by singing the U.S. national anthem aboard a Delta Air Lines plane carrying the soldier's casket was stopped by a flight attendant who told her it would violate company policy.

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    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia physician says her plan to honor a fallen soldier by singing the U.S. national anthem aboard a Delta Air Lines plane carrying the soldier's casket was stopped by a flight attendant who told her it would violate company policy.

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  • Colorado hiker stranded for 3 days credits tips from Bear Grylls for survival

    Colorado hiker stranded for 3 days credits tips from Bear Grylls for survival

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-10-17 04:18:27 GMT

    WINFIELD, Colo. - A Colorado hiker is lucky to be alive after he spent three nights stranded near the summit of a 14,000 foot peak last weekend. Shuei Kato, 36, was reported missing last Sunday when he didn't come home after hiking up Missouri Mountain. On his way down, he took a wrong turn and ended up four miles off the trail with only a few supplies.

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    WINFIELD, Colo. - A Colorado hiker is lucky to be alive after he spent three nights stranded near the summit of a 14,000 foot peak last weekend. Shuei Kato, 36, was reported missing last Sunday when he didn't come home after hiking up Missouri Mountain. On his way down, he took a wrong turn and ended up four miles off the trail with only a few supplies.

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  • US Sen. John McCain receives Liberty Medal from Joe Biden

    US Sen. John McCain receives Liberty Medal from Joe Biden

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:38:12 GMT

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - U.S. Sen. John McCain has received the Liberty Medal and says the world still looks toward American leadership. The six-term Republican senator from Arizona spoke Monday in Philadelphia as he accepted the National Constitution Center's medal for his "lifetime of sacrifice and service" to the country.

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    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - U.S. Sen. John McCain has received the Liberty Medal and says the world still looks toward American leadership. The six-term Republican senator from Arizona spoke Monday in Philadelphia as he accepted the National Constitution Center's medal for his "lifetime of sacrifice and service" to the country.

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  • Trump campaign faces subpoena in assault lawsuit

    Trump campaign faces subpoena in assault lawsuit

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:35:55 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump's presidential campaign has been subpoenaed for records related to past sexual assault allegations against Trump - charges the president on Monday dismissed as "made-up stuff."

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    NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump's presidential campaign has been subpoenaed for records related to past sexual assault allegations against Trump - charges the president on Monday dismissed as "made-up stuff."

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  • Say Something Week addresses Coeur d'Alene school threats

    Say Something Week addresses Coeur d'Alene school threats

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:11 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:11:24 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Lake City High School is one of many schools across the country taking part in National Say Something Week. Some say it couldn’t have come at a more ironic time. Last week, a Lake City High School student was arrested after a series of social media threats directed towards a fellow student.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Lake City High School is one of many schools across the country taking part in National Say Something Week. Some say it couldn’t have come at a more ironic time. Last week, a Lake City High School student was arrested after a series of social media threats directed towards a fellow student.

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  • Spokane man accused of cutting his wife's brakes, sending text hoping she crashed

    Spokane man accused of cutting his wife's brakes, sending text hoping she crashed

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:05 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:05:27 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly cutting the brakes on his estranged wife's car and then sending her a threatening text message. The victim noticed something wasn't right with her vehicle and drove it to a shop before anyone was hurt. Court documents allege Adrian J. Reyez, 32, committed felony domestic violence harassment.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly cutting the brakes on his estranged wife's car and then sending her a threatening text message. The victim noticed something wasn't right with her vehicle and drove it to a shop before anyone was hurt. Court documents allege Adrian J. Reyez, 32, committed felony domestic violence harassment.

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  • Spokane snow plan focuses on more plowing, snow berm issues

    Spokane snow plan focuses on more plowing, snow berm issues

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:43 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:43:01 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - More plowing in more areas sooner is the centerpiece of the City of Spokane's revamped snow response plan. Mayor David Condon and other officials rolled out the new plan, which is designed to try out new strategies, incorporate best practices and respond to citizen concerns. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - More plowing in more areas sooner is the centerpiece of the City of Spokane's revamped snow response plan. Mayor David Condon and other officials rolled out the new plan, which is designed to try out new strategies, incorporate best practices and respond to citizen concerns. 

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  • Despite angered neighbors, cat trapping is legal in Spokane

    Despite angered neighbors, cat trapping is legal in Spokane

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:40 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:40:34 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Eric Thompson thought his 13-year-old cat was missing until one of his neighbors knocked on his door. “She came over here a couple of nights ago,” said Thompson. “And said, ‘do you have a black cat?’ I said yeah.” According to that neighbor, Kaydee Miller, and Thompson, the cat was in another neighbor’s backyard, stuck inside a trap.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Eric Thompson thought his 13-year-old cat was missing until one of his neighbors knocked on his door. “She came over here a couple of nights ago,” said Thompson. “And said, ‘do you have a black cat?’ I said yeah.” According to that neighbor, Kaydee Miller, and Thompson, the cat was in another neighbor’s backyard, stuck inside a trap.

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  • Woman punched in the face at Montana homecoming game

    Woman punched in the face at Montana homecoming game

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:21 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:21:25 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. - After a fight at the University of Montana homecoming football game in Missoula this weekend, a Helena woman was left with two black eyes. "The next thing I know is I am bleeding all over the place and I have no idea what happened," said Nancy Collick, the alleged victim. Nancy is still in shock and has been seeing different doctors to get her eyes and nose checked out.

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    MISSOULA, Mont. - After a fight at the University of Montana homecoming football game in Missoula this weekend, a Helena woman was left with two black eyes. "The next thing I know is I am bleeding all over the place and I have no idea what happened," said Nancy Collick, the alleged victim. Nancy is still in shock and has been seeing different doctors to get her eyes and nose checked out.

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  • Family of 4 killed in Port Orchard house fire identified

    Family of 4 killed in Port Orchard house fire identified

    Monday, October 16 2017 8:19 PM EDT2017-10-17 00:19:20 GMT

    PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say four family members killed in a Port Orchard house fire over the weekend died from smoke inhalation. The Kitsap County Sheriff's office on Monday identified the victims as 38-year-old Merle Simpson, his children 2-year-old Madison and 1-year-old Collin, and his 63-year-old mother Vili Simpson.

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    PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say four family members killed in a Port Orchard house fire over the weekend died from smoke inhalation. The Kitsap County Sheriff's office on Monday identified the victims as 38-year-old Merle Simpson, his children 2-year-old Madison and 1-year-old Collin, and his 63-year-old mother Vili Simpson.

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  • Amid fires, Santa Rosa wildlife preserve welcomes new addition named Tubbs

    Amid fires, Santa Rosa wildlife preserve welcomes new addition named Tubbs

    Monday, October 16 2017 8:04 PM EDT2017-10-17 00:04:30 GMT

    SONOMA, Calif. - In the midst of devastation, a miracle is being celebrated at Santa Rosa's Safari West.  The California preserve covers nearly 400 acres of land and houses 1,000 exotic animals. On Friday, Safari West announced the arrival of baby Tubbs, a newborn baby Nile lechwe.

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    SONOMA, Calif. - In the midst of devastation, a miracle is being celebrated at Santa Rosa's Safari West.  The California preserve covers nearly 400 acres of land and houses 1,000 exotic animals. On Friday, Safari West announced the arrival of baby Tubbs, a newborn baby Nile lechwe.

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  • FBI offers reward for attack on North Carolina GOP office

    FBI offers reward for attack on North Carolina GOP office

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:48 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:48:14 GMT

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The FBI is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for arson and graffiti at a North Carolina Republican Party office last year. At the time, authorities said the Orange County GOP office was set on fire with a flammable device.

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The FBI is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for arson and graffiti at a North Carolina Republican Party office last year. At the time, authorities said the Orange County GOP office was set on fire with a flammable device.

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  • Boy struck by car during dispute between neighbors

    Boy struck by car during dispute between neighbors

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:35 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:35:39 GMT

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina state troopers say a young boy was hit by a car following a reported dispute between neighbors. The patrol told local media outlets that 7-year-old Devin Dickey was struck outside a home in Campobello on Friday evening after a man got into an argument with a neighbor who authorities identified as the boy's babysitter.

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    SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina state troopers say a young boy was hit by a car following a reported dispute between neighbors. The patrol told local media outlets that 7-year-old Devin Dickey was struck outside a home in Campobello on Friday evening after a man got into an argument with a neighbor who authorities identified as the boy's babysitter.

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  • UK coast guard comes to aid of struggling dog in North Sea

    UK coast guard comes to aid of struggling dog in North Sea

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:26:24 GMT

    CUMMINGSTON, Scotland (AP) - A waterlogged dog has the coast guard to thank for coming to its rescue in the North Sea. A Maritime and Coastguard Agency helicopter on a training mission spotted the struggling cockerpoo that was being swept out to sea Sunday morning near Cummingston on Scotland's northeast coast.

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    CUMMINGSTON, Scotland (AP) - A waterlogged dog has the coast guard to thank for coming to its rescue in the North Sea. A Maritime and Coastguard Agency helicopter on a training mission spotted the struggling cockerpoo that was being swept out to sea Sunday morning near Cummingston on Scotland's northeast coast.

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  • Researchers discover vulnerability affecting Wi-Fi security

    Researchers discover vulnerability affecting Wi-Fi security

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:04 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:04:09 GMT

    Security researchers have discovered a Wi-Fi network vulnerability that could allow attackers to steal sensitive information or spread malicious software while someone is logged into a computer or mobile device. A report published Monday said the breach could only happen if an attacker is within range of the potential victim, but the weakness could affect anyone using a Wi-Fi network, whether at home, the office or at a public coffee shop.

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    Security researchers have discovered a Wi-Fi network vulnerability that could allow attackers to steal sensitive information or spread malicious software while someone is logged into a computer or mobile device. A report published Monday said the breach could only happen if an attacker is within range of the potential victim, but the weakness could affect anyone using a Wi-Fi network, whether at home, the office or at a public coffee shop.

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  • Trump campaign racks up legal fees as Russia probes grow

    Trump campaign racks up legal fees as Russia probes grow

    Monday, October 16 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-10-16 22:44:38 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The campaign to re-elect President Donald Trump has spent more than $1 million on legal fees over the last three months as the probes into possible collusion with Russians intensified. New campaign finance filings show Trump's campaign committee spent the majority of the money on Jones Day, the law firm representing his campaign.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The campaign to re-elect President Donald Trump has spent more than $1 million on legal fees over the last three months as the probes into possible collusion with Russians intensified. New campaign finance filings show Trump's campaign committee spent the majority of the money on Jones Day, the law firm representing his campaign.

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  • Hanford's space observatory makes new discovery

    Hanford's space observatory makes new discovery

    Monday, October 16 2017 6:33 PM EDT2017-10-16 22:33:07 GMT

    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) - A different sort of galactic collision has been detected at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation's special space observatory. Officials announced Monday that astronomers at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory discovered the crash of two neutron stars on Aug. 17.

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    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) - A different sort of galactic collision has been detected at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation's special space observatory. Officials announced Monday that astronomers at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory discovered the crash of two neutron stars on Aug. 17.

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  • WATCH: Crash leads to fight, stun gun, arrests on Indiana racetrack

    WATCH: Crash leads to fight, stun gun, arrests on Indiana racetrack

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:49:34 GMT

    ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) - Two racecar drivers have been arrested after getting into a fistfight following a crash on an Indiana racetrack that ended with a police officer using a stun gun on one of the drivers. A video posted online from Saturday's race at Anderson Speedway shows one vehicle driving onto the second car's hood following the initial crash. 

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    ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) - Two racecar drivers have been arrested after getting into a fistfight following a crash on an Indiana racetrack that ended with a police officer using a stun gun on one of the drivers. A video posted online from Saturday's race at Anderson Speedway shows one vehicle driving onto the second car's hood following the initial crash. 

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  • Driver of deadly immigrant smuggling run pleads guilty

    Driver of deadly immigrant smuggling run pleads guilty

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:41:43 GMT

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The driver of a semitrailer packed with at least 39 immigrants, 10 of whom died, has pleaded guilty to making the deadly smuggling run. James Matthew Bradley Jr. pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in San Antonio to one conspiracy count and a count of transporting the immigrants resulting in death.

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    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The driver of a semitrailer packed with at least 39 immigrants, 10 of whom died, has pleaded guilty to making the deadly smuggling run. James Matthew Bradley Jr. pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in San Antonio to one conspiracy count and a count of transporting the immigrants resulting in death.

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  • Activist kicked off American flight charges discrimination

    Activist kicked off American flight charges discrimination

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:33:46 GMT

    An activist who helped organize the Women's March on Washington is accusing an American Airlines pilot of racial discrimination for kicking her off a flight. In a series of tweets, Tamika Mallory said a pilot had her removed from a Sunday flight from Miami to New York after she had a dispute with another airline employee over her seat assignment.

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    An activist who helped organize the Women's March on Washington is accusing an American Airlines pilot of racial discrimination for kicking her off a flight. In a series of tweets, Tamika Mallory said a pilot had her removed from a Sunday flight from Miami to New York after she had a dispute with another airline employee over her seat assignment.

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  • Photo of roofers pausing for national anthem at nearby football game goes viral

    Photo of roofers pausing for national anthem at nearby football game goes viral

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:25:41 GMT

    WATERVILLE, Maine - A photo of three roofers from Maine who stopped working while the national anthem played at a high school nearby has gone viral Monday. The photo shared by Michelle Lyons Cossar Saturday shows the three men with their hands over their hearts as the anthem played at a Waterville High School football game.

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    WATERVILLE, Maine - A photo of three roofers from Maine who stopped working while the national anthem played at a high school nearby has gone viral Monday. The photo shared by Michelle Lyons Cossar Saturday shows the three men with their hands over their hearts as the anthem played at a Waterville High School football game.

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  • Trump says predecessors didn't honor fallen; response heated

    Trump says predecessors didn't honor fallen; response heated

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:57 PM EDT2017-10-16 20:57:52 GMT

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is claiming his predecessors did not sufficiently honor the nation's fallen. His accusation that most presidents did not call families of military personnel killed in action is provoking a heated response. President Barack Obama, for one, visited the air base that often receives the remains of the dead. He wrote letters to military families, too.

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    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is claiming his predecessors did not sufficiently honor the nation's fallen. His accusation that most presidents did not call families of military personnel killed in action is provoking a heated response. President Barack Obama, for one, visited the air base that often receives the remains of the dead. He wrote letters to military families, too.

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  • Me too: Social media shares thousands of sexual harassment stories in viral movement

    Me too: Social media shares thousands of sexual harassment stories in viral movement

    Monday, October 16 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-10-16 19:31:24 GMT

    KHQ.com - Me too. Two short words have triggered a movement across social media platforms this week and are helping raise awareness of sexual harassment people experience on a daily basis. Actress Alyssa Milano is credited with sparking the conversation with a tweet on Sunday afternoon.

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    KHQ.com - Me too. Two short words have triggered a movement across social media platforms this week and are helping raise awareness of sexual harassment people experience on a daily basis. Actress Alyssa Milano is credited with sparking the conversation with a tweet on Sunday afternoon.

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  • Police searching for man who used a tractor to try and steal an ATM in NW Spokane

    Police searching for man who used a tractor to try and steal an ATM in NW Spokane

    Monday, October 16 2017 3:15 PM EDT2017-10-16 19:15:12 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are searching for the person who used a tractor to try and steal an ATM in NW Spokane.  Details are limited at this time, but Spokane Police tell our report Morgan Marum that the person tried to use the tractor to rip out an ATM at the Washington State Employees Credit Union. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are searching for the person who used a tractor to try and steal an ATM in NW Spokane.  Details are limited at this time, but Spokane Police tell our report Morgan Marum that the person tried to use the tractor to rip out an ATM at the Washington State Employees Credit Union. 

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  • Sheriff: 2 Oklahoma inmates escape to visit girlfriends, smoke weed, then return to jail

    Sheriff: 2 Oklahoma inmates escape to visit girlfriends, smoke weed, then return to jail

    Monday, October 16 2017 3:14 PM EDT2017-10-16 19:14:15 GMT

    HUGO, Oklahoma - An Oklahoma sheriff says two inmates briefly escaped to visit their girlfriends and smoke marijuana and then walked back to the jail. Choctaw County Sheriff Terry Park tells

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    HUGO, Oklahoma - An Oklahoma sheriff says two inmates briefly escaped to visit their girlfriends and smoke marijuana and then walked back to the jail. Choctaw County Sheriff Terry Park tells The Oklahoman that inmates Harley Davidson and Rakeem Lennox waited for jail staff to leave the area near their room about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. He says the men then entered the booking room to steal a laundry room door key and fled. 

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  • Neigh-sayers welcome at this pet-friendly Kentucky motel

    Neigh-sayers welcome at this pet-friendly Kentucky motel

    Monday, October 16 2017 3:01 PM EDT2017-10-16 19:01:33 GMT

    GEORGETOWN, Ky. - A Canadian horse has had the opportunity to watch television for the first time at a pet-friendly Kentucky motel. Lindsey Partridge of Ontario, Canada, told The Lexington Herald-Leader she stopped to check in Oct. 4 at the Super 8 in Georgetown on her way to compete in the Retired Racehorse Project's Thoroughbred Makeover competition. 

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    GEORGETOWN, Ky. - A Canadian horse has had the opportunity to watch television for the first time at a pet-friendly Kentucky motel. Lindsey Partridge of Ontario, Canada, told The Lexington Herald-Leader she stopped to check in Oct. 4 at the Super 8 in Georgetown on her way to compete in the Retired Racehorse Project's Thoroughbred Makeover competition. 

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  • Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion, misbehavior

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:47 AM EDT2017-10-16 14:47:38 GMT

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -  Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told a military judge he's pleading guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. His lawyer says the prosecution and defense have not agreed to a stipulation of facts in the case, which is an indication that they did not reach a deal to limit his punishment. 

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    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -  Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told a military judge he's pleading guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. His lawyer says the prosecution and defense have not agreed to a stipulation of facts in the case, which is an indication that they did not reach a deal to limit his punishment. 

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  • Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

    Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:04 AM EDT2017-10-16 14:04:40 GMT

    NEW YORK - Lawyers for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick say he has filed a grievance against the NFL, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners. 

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    NEW YORK - Lawyers for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick say he has filed a grievance against the NFL, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners. Kaepernick started a national conversation about political activism by athletes last season when he decided to sit, and then kneel, during the national anthem to protest mistreatment of African-Americans by police.

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  • WATCH: Family dog emerges alive and happy from wildfire aftermath

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-10-16 13:03:48 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Two men who hiked for miles through Northern California wildfire territory expecting a grim discovery were met with a joyful one instead. Jack Weaver and his brother-in-law Patrick Widen walked around police barricades, through a creek and up treacherous hilly roads to save Weaver's mom from having to recover the body of the family's beloved dog Izzy. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Two men who hiked for miles through Northern California wildfire territory expecting a grim discovery were met with a joyful one instead. Jack Weaver and his brother-in-law Patrick Widen walked around police barricades, through a creek and up treacherous hilly roads to save Weaver's mom from having to recover the body of the family's beloved dog Izzy. 

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  • Al Michaels sorry for 'Sunday Night Football' Weinstein joke

    Al Michaels sorry for 'Sunday Night Football' Weinstein joke

    Monday, October 16 2017 8:28 AM EDT2017-10-16 12:28:14 GMT

    DENVER - NBC play-by-play man Al Michaels has quickly apologized after making a joke about Harvey Weinstein during "Sunday Night Football." Michaels mused in the middle of the third quarter of the game between the New York Giants and Denver Broncos that the Giants were "coming off a worse week than Harvey Weinstein." 

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    DENVER - NBC play-by-play man Al Michaels has quickly apologized after making a joke about Harvey Weinstein during "Sunday Night Football." Michaels mused in the middle of the third quarter of the game between the New York Giants and Denver Broncos that the Giants were "coming off a worse week than Harvey Weinstein." 

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  • Oil rig explosion send 6 to hospital in Louisiana

    Oil rig explosion send 6 to hospital in Louisiana

    Sunday, October 15 2017 11:16 PM EDT2017-10-16 03:16:48 GMT
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    LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN, LA - NBC Nightly News reports that an oil rig has exploded in Lake Pontchartrain in Louisiana.  6 people have been taken to the hospital. No word on their condition.  The U.S. Coast Guard and the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation will conduct water quality testing.  BREAKING: Oil rig has exploded and is burning in Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans; injuries reported. https://t.co/1vx9hcKEpv - @wdsu 

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    LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN, LA - NBC Nightly News reports that an oil rig has exploded in Lake Pontchartrain in Louisiana.  6 people have been taken to the hospital. No word on their condition.  The U.S. Coast Guard and the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation will conduct water quality testing.  BREAKING: Oil rig has exploded and is burning in Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans; injuries reported. https://t.co/1vx9hcKEpv - @wdsu 

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  • Neighbors frustrated after car tires slashed in N. Spokane

    Neighbors frustrated after car tires slashed in N. Spokane

    Sunday, October 15 2017 8:37 PM EDT2017-10-16 00:37:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Those who live near Longfellow Elementary are still dealing with the aftermath of their car’s tires getting slashed. It all happened on Friday the 13th around 11:30 p.m. Neighbors tell KHQ that it wasn’t just one. There were six or seven cars with their tires slashed on one block, and also on the block across Nevada. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Those who live near Longfellow Elementary are still dealing with the aftermath of their car’s tires getting slashed. It all happened on Friday the 13th around 11:30 p.m. Neighbors tell KHQ that it wasn’t just one. There were six or seven cars with their tires slashed on one block, and also on the block across Nevada. 

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  • Police: Man kills girlfriend's toddler son, then robs her

    Police: Man kills girlfriend's toddler son, then robs her

    Sunday, October 15 2017 7:44 PM EDT2017-10-15 23:44:24 GMT

    HOLMES BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police say a man killed his girlfriend's 17-month-old son and stole her car stereo and laptop while she was in the hospital with her dying child. The Bradenton Herald reports that 31-year-old David Vickers is being held without bail on charges of second-degree murder and aggravated child abuse.

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    HOLMES BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police say a man killed his girlfriend's 17-month-old son and stole her car stereo and laptop while she was in the hospital with her dying child. The Bradenton Herald reports that 31-year-old David Vickers is being held without bail on charges of second-degree murder and aggravated child abuse.

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  • California firefighters say they finally ‘turned a corner’

    California firefighters say they finally ‘turned a corner’

    Sunday, October 15 2017 6:59 PM EDT2017-10-15 22:59:02 GMT

    With the winds dying down, fire officials said Sunday they have apparently “turned a corner” against the wildfires that have devastated California wine country and other parts of the state over the past week, and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home. While the danger from the deadliest, most destructive cluster of blazes in California history was far from over, the smoky skies started to clear in some places. 

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    With the winds dying down, fire officials said Sunday they have apparently “turned a corner” against the wildfires that have devastated California wine country and other parts of the state over the past week, and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home. While the danger from the deadliest, most destructive cluster of blazes in California history was far from over, the smoky skies started to clear in some places. 

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  • Nevada retailer Zappos offers to cover funeral costs for Vegas victims

    Nevada retailer Zappos offers to cover funeral costs for Vegas victims

    Sunday, October 15 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-10-15 21:57:25 GMT

    LAS VEGAS - Nevada-based retailer wants to help cover funeral costs for families who lost loved ones in the Las Vegas mass shooting. "We're working directly with families who need immediate assistance with funeral costs," Zappos representative Joanna Hass told CNN on Friday. "This could include anything directly related to the burial, including transportation (both in and out of state), casket, flower arrangements, etc."

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    LAS VEGAS - Nevada-based retailer wants to help cover funeral costs for families who lost loved ones in the Las Vegas mass shooting. "We're working directly with families who need immediate assistance with funeral costs," Zappos representative Joanna Hass told CNN on Friday. "This could include anything directly related to the burial, including transportation (both in and out of state), casket, flower arrangements, etc."

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  • Moses Lake tow truck driver helps officer with arrest

    Moses Lake tow truck driver helps officer with arrest

    Sunday, October 15 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-10-15 21:01:01 GMT

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - A Moses Lake officer gets an unexpected assist from a good Samaritan. The man, who ended up helping the officer with the arrest was actually a tow truck driver who just happened to be passing by. We told you about the story Friday. Body cam footage captured a Moses Lake police officer who spotted a wanted felon walking on the side of the road.

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    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - A Moses Lake officer gets an unexpected assist from a good Samaritan. The man, who ended up helping the officer with the arrest was actually a tow truck driver who just happened to be passing by. We told you about the story Friday. Body cam footage captured a Moses Lake police officer who spotted a wanted felon walking on the side of the road.

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  • Researchers sound alarm over Antarctic penguin chick deaths

    Researchers sound alarm over Antarctic penguin chick deaths

    Sunday, October 15 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-10-15 20:26:03 GMT

    BERLIN (AP) - Scientists say thousands of chicks from an Adelie penguin colony in the eastern Antarctic died of starvation last summer - the second such die-off in over 40 years.

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    BERLIN (AP) - Scientists say thousands of chicks from an Adelie penguin colony in the eastern Antarctic died of starvation last summer - the second such die-off in over 40 years.

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  • Student charters planes to bring supplies to Puerto Rico

    Student charters planes to bring supplies to Puerto Rico

    Sunday, October 15 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-10-15 20:07:47 GMT

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Carnegie Mellon student disturbed by stories from her native Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria decided to do something about it. Rosana Guernica heard stories about people getting off the island by chartering a private plane. The 22-year-old got the idea of raising money for a plane to bring in medical supplies and evacuate sick people.

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    PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Carnegie Mellon student disturbed by stories from her native Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria decided to do something about it. Rosana Guernica heard stories about people getting off the island by chartering a private plane. The 22-year-old got the idea of raising money for a plane to bring in medical supplies and evacuate sick people.

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  • Nebraska picks Washington State AD to head athletics program

    Nebraska picks Washington State AD to head athletics program

    Sunday, October 15 2017 3:22 PM EDT2017-10-15 19:22:34 GMT

    LINCOLN, Neb (AP) - Nebraska has hired Washington State athletic director Bill Moos to head its sports program. University officials announced the pick on Sunday, less than four weeks after firing AD Shawn Eichorst. Eichorst was let go the day after the Cornhuskers football team lost to Northern Illinois at home. His replacement was named the day after Nebraska was routed in Lincoln by Ohio State.

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    LINCOLN, Neb (AP) - Nebraska has hired Washington State athletic director Bill Moos to head its sports program. University officials announced the pick on Sunday, less than four weeks after firing AD Shawn Eichorst. Eichorst was let go the day after the Cornhuskers football team lost to Northern Illinois at home. His replacement was named the day after Nebraska was routed in Lincoln by Ohio State.

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  • AP Analysis: Iran angered by Trump, but needs nuclear deal

    AP Analysis: Iran angered by Trump, but needs nuclear deal

    Sunday, October 15 2017 3:14 PM EDT2017-10-15 19:14:18 GMT

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - U.S. President Donald Trump angered Iran with his speech on refusing to re-certify the nuclear deal, but Tehran is unlikely to walk away from the agreement in retaliation. Brinksmanship aside, Iran needs to sell its oil on the international market as allowed by the atomic accord.

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    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - U.S. President Donald Trump angered Iran with his speech on refusing to re-certify the nuclear deal, but Tehran is unlikely to walk away from the agreement in retaliation. Brinksmanship aside, Iran needs to sell its oil on the international market as allowed by the atomic accord.

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  • Hero dog protects goats, deer from Santa Rosa fire

    Hero dog protects goats, deer from Santa Rosa fire

    Sunday, October 15 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-15 18:00:07 GMT

    SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. - Amazing stories of survival continue to come out of California where wildfires are burning out of control. While firefighters continue to work to contain the blazes, families are forced to flee, at times making agonizing decisions about what to leave behind. Roland Hendel had to leave his family's Great Pyrenees dog, Odin, on their property.

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    SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. - Amazing stories of survival continue to come out of California where wildfires are burning out of control. While firefighters continue to work to contain the blazes, families are forced to flee, at times making agonizing decisions about what to leave behind. Roland Hendel had to leave his family's Great Pyrenees dog, Odin, on their property.

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  • Man who left bomb at N Carolina airport freed days earlier

    Man who left bomb at N Carolina airport freed days earlier

    Sunday, October 15 2017 1:27 PM EDT2017-10-15 17:27:43 GMT

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A man charged with stashing a jar filled with explosive chemicals and nails at a western North Carolina airport was freed just eight days before the attempted attack after serving a short prison stint for an earlier crime. Michael Christopher Estes is accused of leaving a homemade bomb near a terminal at Asheville's airport on Oct. 6.

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    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A man charged with stashing a jar filled with explosive chemicals and nails at a western North Carolina airport was freed just eight days before the attempted attack after serving a short prison stint for an earlier crime. Michael Christopher Estes is accused of leaving a homemade bomb near a terminal at Asheville's airport on Oct. 6.

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  • Hogwarts Express rescues stranded family in Scotland

    Hogwarts Express rescues stranded family in Scotland

    Sunday, October 15 2017 1:21 PM EDT2017-10-15 17:21:31 GMT

    LONDON (AP) - As if by magic, the Hogwarts Express has come to the rescue of a stranded family in Scotland. The train that took Harry Potter to school was played onscreen by the Jacobite steam train in the Scottish Highlands. On Friday, it made an unscheduled stop to pick up a family of six who were stranded when their canoe was washed away in a storm.

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    LONDON (AP) - As if by magic, the Hogwarts Express has come to the rescue of a stranded family in Scotland. The train that took Harry Potter to school was played onscreen by the Jacobite steam train in the Scottish Highlands. On Friday, it made an unscheduled stop to pick up a family of six who were stranded when their canoe was washed away in a storm.

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  • Tillerson: NKorea diplomacy continues until 1st 'bomb drops'

    Tillerson: NKorea diplomacy continues until 1st 'bomb drops'

    Sunday, October 15 2017 12:40 PM EDT2017-10-15 16:40:34 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving the North Korean crisis "will continue until the first bomb drops." But it was only recently that President Donald Trump tweeted that Tillerson was "wasting his time" trying to negotiate with the leader of the nuclear-armed nation.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving the North Korean crisis "will continue until the first bomb drops." But it was only recently that President Donald Trump tweeted that Tillerson was "wasting his time" trying to negotiate with the leader of the nuclear-armed nation.

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  • Texas county worker arrested for $1.2 million fajitas theft

    Texas county worker arrested for $1.2 million fajitas theft

    Sunday, October 15 2017 12:37 PM EDT2017-10-15 16:37:02 GMT

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas juvenile justice department employee has been arrested for felony theft after authorities say he acknowledged stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas over nine years.

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    BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas juvenile justice department employee has been arrested for felony theft after authorities say he acknowledged stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas over nine years.

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  • Washington house fire kills toddler, infant and 2 adults

    Washington house fire kills toddler, infant and 2 adults

    Sunday, October 15 2017 12:21 PM EDT2017-10-15 16:21:36 GMT

    KITSAP, Wash. (AP) - Two adults and 2 small children are dead after fire roared through a two-story home in a Seattle-area town early Saturday. The Kitsap Sun reports that sheriff's deputies said a man in his 60s escaped the flames in the Port Orchard home and was treated at a hospital.

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    KITSAP, Wash. (AP) - Two adults and 2 small children are dead after fire roared through a two-story home in a Seattle-area town early Saturday. The Kitsap Sun reports that sheriff's deputies said a man in his 60s escaped the flames in the Port Orchard home and was treated at a hospital.

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  • Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting

    Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting

    Sunday, October 15 2017 10:51 AM EDT2017-10-15 14:51:23 GMT

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Las Vegas tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival. Analysts who closely track the finances of the city’s casino companies say Las Vegas will see a short-term dip in visitors in response to the shooting.

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    LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Las Vegas tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival. Analysts who closely track the finances of the city’s casino companies say Las Vegas will see a short-term dip in visitors in response to the shooting.

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  • US, states struggle to pay spiraling cost of fighting fires

    US, states struggle to pay spiraling cost of fighting fires

    Sunday, October 15 2017 10:47 AM EDT2017-10-15 14:47:26 GMT

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The long and brutal 2017 wildfire season is stressing the state and federal agencies that have to pay for the army of ground crews and machinery required to fight them. The federal government spent more than $2.7 billion on firefighting in its most recently finished budget year, a record that far surpassed the previous high point of $2.1 billion set just two years ago.

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    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The long and brutal 2017 wildfire season is stressing the state and federal agencies that have to pay for the army of ground crews and machinery required to fight them. The federal government spent more than $2.7 billion on firefighting in its most recently finished budget year, a record that far surpassed the previous high point of $2.1 billion set just two years ago.

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  • AP analysis: FEMA rejects appeals worth $1.2B over a decade

    AP analysis: FEMA rejects appeals worth $1.2B over a decade

    Sunday, October 15 2017 10:43 AM EDT2017-10-15 14:43:45 GMT

    As U.S. communities ravaged by this year’s series of intense hurricanes and wildfires clear debris and begin to rebuild, many are counting on the federal government to help cover their costs. They could be in for a frustrating surprise.

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    As U.S. communities ravaged by this year’s series of intense hurricanes and wildfires clear debris and begin to rebuild, many are counting on the federal government to help cover their costs. They could be in for a frustrating surprise.

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  • Fifth cat found mutilated in North Spokane

    Fifth cat found mutilated in North Spokane

    Sunday, October 15 2017 1:32 AM EDT2017-10-15 05:32:14 GMT

    Spokane, Wash. Jim Barrington of North Spokane has one question for his beloved cat Buddy, "What the heck happened Buddy?" Last Thursday morning Jim Barrington let Buddy out of the house early that morning for Buddy's daily routine "He didn't come back by the time I went to work and he didn't come back in by the time my wife left for work. "Jim came back home at 7:30 that morning and as he was driving up his street seeing something he thought 

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    Spokane, Wash. Jim Barrington of North Spokane has one question for his beloved cat Buddy, "What the heck happened Buddy?" Last Thursday morning Jim Barrington let Buddy out of the house early that morning for Buddy's daily routine "He didn't come back by the time I went to work and he didn't come back in by the time my wife left for work. "Jim came back home at 7:30 that morning and as he was driving up his street seeing something he thought 

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  • Victim of Las Vegas shooting wakes up, takes steps

    Victim of Las Vegas shooting wakes up, takes steps

    Sunday, October 15 2017 1:24 AM EDT2017-10-15 05:24:37 GMT

    CROFTON, Md. (AP) - A Maryland native who has been in a coma since being injured in a mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas has woken up and taken her first steps. According to a GoFundMe page set up for Tina Frost, the 27-year-old on Friday took three steps to a chair, and three steps back to the bed, with the assistance of nurses. Frost also breathed on her own for six hours.

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    CROFTON, Md. (AP) - A Maryland native who has been in a coma since being injured in a mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas has woken up and taken her first steps. According to a GoFundMe page set up for Tina Frost, the 27-year-old on Friday took three steps to a chair, and three steps back to the bed, with the assistance of nurses. Frost also breathed on her own for six hours.

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  • Girl, 8, dies in fall on cruise ship docked in Miami

    Girl, 8, dies in fall on cruise ship docked in Miami

    Sunday, October 15 2017 1:14 AM EDT2017-10-15 05:14:31 GMT

    MIAMI (AP) - Police say an 8-year-old girl fell to her death after a cruise ship docked in Miami. The Miami Herald reports that the girl died Saturday morning after falling several floors to the lower deck of the ship’s interior atrium. Miami-Dade police say the girl fell on the Carnival Cruise Lines ship Glory. She died at a hospital.

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    MIAMI (AP) - Police say an 8-year-old girl fell to her death after a cruise ship docked in Miami. The Miami Herald reports that the girl died Saturday morning after falling several floors to the lower deck of the ship’s interior atrium. Miami-Dade police say the girl fell on the Carnival Cruise Lines ship Glory. She died at a hospital.

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  • Arrest at LaGuardia Airport temporarily disrupts travel

    Arrest at LaGuardia Airport temporarily disrupts travel

    Sunday, October 15 2017 1:07 AM EDT2017-10-15 05:07:49 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - A 70-year-old passenger was arrested Saturday at LaGuardia Airport after authorities say he became irate over a $50 fee to check his bag and told an airline worker there was a bomb in the bag. John Park of Farmington, Michigan, was arrested on a charge of making a terrorist threat after Saturday morning’s incident at the Spirit Airlines ticket counter.

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    NEW YORK (AP) - A 70-year-old passenger was arrested Saturday at LaGuardia Airport after authorities say he became irate over a $50 fee to check his bag and told an airline worker there was a bomb in the bag. John Park of Farmington, Michigan, was arrested on a charge of making a terrorist threat after Saturday morning’s incident at the Spirit Airlines ticket counter.

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  • Northern Michigan University offers marijuana degree

    Northern Michigan University offers marijuana degree

    Sunday, October 15 2017 1:05 AM EDT2017-10-15 05:05:10 GMT

    MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) - A university in Michigan is offering an unusual degree — in marijuana. Northern Michigan University in Marquette began its medical plant chemistry program this semester, with about a dozen students in the first class, the Detroit Free Press reported . The program combines chemistry, biology, botany, horticulture, marketing and finance. It’s an unusual program.

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    MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) - A university in Michigan is offering an unusual degree — in marijuana. Northern Michigan University in Marquette began its medical plant chemistry program this semester, with about a dozen students in the first class, the Detroit Free Press reported . The program combines chemistry, biology, botany, horticulture, marketing and finance. It’s an unusual program.

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  • East Sprague businesses targeted by vandalism

    East Sprague businesses targeted by vandalism

    Saturday, October 14 2017 9:44 PM EDT2017-10-15 01:44:30 GMT

    Spokane, Wash. After several months of enduring construction some businesses on East Sprague are just getting back on their feet and artist Sienna Jacobson is frustrated “We just moved down here from the garland district last year. So we were still trying to recover from the move and then the construction hit us and now this.” During construction Tiger Tattoo lost 30 to 40 percent of their walk in customers but regular customers were able to 

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    Spokane, Wash. After several months of enduring construction some businesses on East Sprague are just getting back on their feet and artist Sienna Jacobson is frustrated “We just moved down here from the garland district last year. So we were still trying to recover from the move and then the construction hit us and now this.” During construction Tiger Tattoo lost 30 to 40 percent of their walk in customers but regular customers were able to 

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  • NJ teacher tells student to 'speak American' in viral video

    NJ teacher tells student to 'speak American' in viral video

    Saturday, October 14 2017 9:40 PM EDT2017-10-15 01:40:00 GMT

    CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. - A 25-second video clip recorded inside a classroom at Cliffside Park High School in Cliffside Park, New Jersey, is being shared on social media and has sparked a debate. “…men and women are fighting. They are not fighting for your right to speak Spanish. They are fighting for your right to speak American,” a teacher can be heard saying to her class.

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    CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. - A 25-second video clip recorded inside a classroom at Cliffside Park High School in Cliffside Park, New Jersey, is being shared on social media and has sparked a debate. “…men and women are fighting. They are not fighting for your right to speak Spanish. They are fighting for your right to speak American,” a teacher can be heard saying to her class.

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  • 40 now dead from Northern California wildfires

    40 now dead from Northern California wildfires

    Saturday, October 14 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-10-15 01:22:48 GMT

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - The death toll from wildfires burning in Northern California has reached 40. Sonoma County announced Saturday evening that its coroner had confirmed two more deaths, taking the total in the county to 22 and the overall count to 40. The toll had been 35 coming into Saturday, and it is expected to keep growing.

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    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - The death toll from wildfires burning in Northern California has reached 40. Sonoma County announced Saturday evening that its coroner had confirmed two more deaths, taking the total in the county to 22 and the overall count to 40. The toll had been 35 coming into Saturday, and it is expected to keep growing.

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  • Oil spills into Gulf of Mexico after underwater pipe bursts

    Oil spills into Gulf of Mexico after underwater pipe bursts

    Saturday, October 14 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-10-15 01:02:36 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill off the coast of Louisiana. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said in a news release Friday that oil spewed out of an underwater fractured pipe in the Gulf of Mexico about 40 miles (64 kilometers) southeast of Venice, Louisiana.

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    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill off the coast of Louisiana. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said in a news release Friday that oil spewed out of an underwater fractured pipe in the Gulf of Mexico about 40 miles (64 kilometers) southeast of Venice, Louisiana.

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  • WATCH: Family dog emerges alive and happy from wildfire aftermath

    WATCH: Family dog emerges alive and happy from wildfire aftermath

    Saturday, October 14 2017 7:58 PM EDT2017-10-14 23:58:34 GMT

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - Two men who hiked for miles through Northern California wildfire territory expecting a grim discovery were met with a joyful one instead. Jack Weaver and his brother-in-law Patrick Widen walked around police barricades, through a creek and up treacherous hilly roads to save Weaver's mom from having to recover the body of the family's beloved dog Izzy.

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    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - Two men who hiked for miles through Northern California wildfire territory expecting a grim discovery were met with a joyful one instead. Jack Weaver and his brother-in-law Patrick Widen walked around police barricades, through a creek and up treacherous hilly roads to save Weaver's mom from having to recover the body of the family's beloved dog Izzy.

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  • New Jersey grandpa finds $24 million winning lotto ticket in old shirt

    New Jersey grandpa finds $24 million winning lotto ticket in old shirt

    Saturday, October 14 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-10-14 23:30:35 GMT

    On May 25, 2016, a 68-year-old grandfather of 12 from East Orange, New Jersey, won $24.1 million from the New York Lottery, but had no idea. When local news started to report on the unclaimed jackpot, Jimmie Smith decided to check an old shirt pocket where he accumulated unchecked tickets, according to the Park Slope Patch.

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    On May 25, 2016, a 68-year-old grandfather of 12 from East Orange, New Jersey, won $24.1 million from the New York Lottery, but had no idea. When local news started to report on the unclaimed jackpot, Jimmie Smith decided to check an old shirt pocket where he accumulated unchecked tickets, according to the Park Slope Patch.

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  • No charges in Colorado cheerleading forced-splits videos

    No charges in Colorado cheerleading forced-splits videos

    Saturday, October 14 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-10-14 22:40:33 GMT

    DENVER (AP) - A Denver prosecutor says no charges will be filed following an investigation into videos showing a high school coach pushing cheerleaders down in splits. District Attorney Beth McCann said in a statement released Saturday there was insufficient evidence to warrant charges after a police investigation.

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    DENVER (AP) - A Denver prosecutor says no charges will be filed following an investigation into videos showing a high school coach pushing cheerleaders down in splits. District Attorney Beth McCann said in a statement released Saturday there was insufficient evidence to warrant charges after a police investigation.

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  • Porn publisher offers up to $10 million for dirt on Trump

    Porn publisher offers up to $10 million for dirt on Trump

    Saturday, October 14 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-10-14 22:35:03 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Pornography publisher Larry Flynt is offering "up to $10 million" to anyone who produces information that leads to President Donald Trump's impeachment and removal from office. He lays out the offer in a full-page ad in the Sunday edition of The Washington Post. 

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Pornography publisher Larry Flynt is offering "up to $10 million" to anyone who produces information that leads to President Donald Trump's impeachment and removal from office. He lays out the offer in a full-page ad in the Sunday edition of The Washington Post. 

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  • Dozens gravely wounded in Vegas face long road to recovery

    Dozens gravely wounded in Vegas face long road to recovery

    Saturday, October 14 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-10-14 22:26:21 GMT

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - The fight is just beginning for many of the dozens of people still hospitalized in Las Vegas from the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. About 45 people are still being treated in four Las Vegas hospitals after the shooting left 58 people dead and more than 500 wounded, most with gunshots. About a third of those still in the hospital remain in critical condition nearly two weeks later.

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    LAS VEGAS (AP) - The fight is just beginning for many of the dozens of people still hospitalized in Las Vegas from the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. About 45 people are still being treated in four Las Vegas hospitals after the shooting left 58 people dead and more than 500 wounded, most with gunshots. About a third of those still in the hospital remain in critical condition nearly two weeks later.

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  • Man arrested after lengthy Kennewick standoff

    Man arrested after lengthy Kennewick standoff

    Saturday, October 14 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-10-14 21:27:48 GMT

    KENNEWICK, Wash. - The Tri-Cities SWAT team has arrested a man after an hours long standoff with a man who barricaded himself inside his apartment armed with a knife.  Officers say they found Jose Contreras in the process of setting a neighbor's door on fire Friday night on Conway Street. When he saw the officers, he ran inside and armed himself.

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    KENNEWICK, Wash. - The Tri-Cities SWAT team has arrested a man after an hours long standoff with a man who barricaded himself inside his apartment armed with a knife.  Officers say they found Jose Contreras in the process of setting a neighbor's door on fire Friday night on Conway Street. When he saw the officers, he ran inside and armed himself.

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  • Mississippi school district erases 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from lesson plan

    Mississippi school district erases 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from lesson plan

    Saturday, October 14 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-10-14 21:16:08 GMT

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - "To Kill a Mockingbird" is being removed from a junior-high reading list in a Mississippi school district. The Sun Herald reports that Biloxi administrators pulled the novel from the 8th-grade curriculum this week. School board vice president Kenny Holloway says the district received complaints that some of the book's language "makes people uncomfortable."

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    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - "To Kill a Mockingbird" is being removed from a junior-high reading list in a Mississippi school district. The Sun Herald reports that Biloxi administrators pulled the novel from the 8th-grade curriculum this week. School board vice president Kenny Holloway says the district received complaints that some of the book's language "makes people uncomfortable."

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  • Texas fast food worker fired for refusing to serve officers

    Texas fast food worker fired for refusing to serve officers

    Saturday, October 14 2017 5:02 PM EDT2017-10-14 21:02:42 GMT

    DENISON, Texas (AP) - A worker at a popular Texas-based fast food chain has been fired after refusing to serve two police officers. Denison Police Chief Jay Burch says in a Facebook post that his officers were trying to get something to eat at the Whataburger early Saturday when an unidentified female employee declined to serve them. 

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    DENISON, Texas (AP) - A worker at a popular Texas-based fast food chain has been fired after refusing to serve two police officers. Denison Police Chief Jay Burch says in a Facebook post that his officers were trying to get something to eat at the Whataburger early Saturday when an unidentified female employee declined to serve them. 

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  • Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

    Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

    Saturday, October 14 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-10-14 20:50:55 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been revoked by its board. The decision was reached Saturday in an emergency session. It comes after recent reports by The New York Times and The New Yorker that revealed sexual harassment and rape allegations against Weinstein going back decades.

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    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been revoked by its board. The decision was reached Saturday in an emergency session. It comes after recent reports by The New York Times and The New Yorker that revealed sexual harassment and rape allegations against Weinstein going back decades.

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  • Woman escapes California fire on bike with dog strapped to her back

    Woman escapes California fire on bike with dog strapped to her back

    Saturday, October 14 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-10-14 20:48:23 GMT

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. - One Santa Rosa, California, resident is sharing her tale of survival after escaping the Tubbs fire on Monday morning. With fire bearing down on her, Natasha Wallace said she had to do whatever she could to save herself, and her dog, from the flames. For Wallace, that meant fleeing on her bicycle with her 4-year-old pit bull, Bentley, in a duffel bag.

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    SANTA ROSA, Calif. - One Santa Rosa, California, resident is sharing her tale of survival after escaping the Tubbs fire on Monday morning. With fire bearing down on her, Natasha Wallace said she had to do whatever she could to save herself, and her dog, from the flames. For Wallace, that meant fleeing on her bicycle with her 4-year-old pit bull, Bentley, in a duffel bag.

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  • Coffey Park is Ground Zero for California fire devastation

    Coffey Park is Ground Zero for California fire devastation

    Saturday, October 14 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-10-14 19:41:34 GMT

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - Coffey Park was a square-mile of middle-class homes and friendly neighbors on the northern edge of Santa Rosa, California. Now it is a hellscape. The neighborhood was among the hardest hit areas from the series of wildfires that broke out last Sunday in Northern California.

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    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - Coffey Park was a square-mile of middle-class homes and friendly neighbors on the northern edge of Santa Rosa, California. Now it is a hellscape. The neighborhood was among the hardest hit areas from the series of wildfires that broke out last Sunday in Northern California.

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  • Trump's lawyers: Courts have no say over his Twitter feed

    Trump's lawyers: Courts have no say over his Twitter feed

    Saturday, October 14 2017 3:24 PM EDT2017-10-14 19:24:33 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Lawyers for President Donald Trump say a judge should reject a lawsuit challenging Trump's ability to block his critics from following him on Twitter. The lawyers filed papers late Friday to try to put an end to a Manhattan federal court lawsuit that makes First Amendment claims. They say Trump's Twitter feed, which has more than 40 million followers, is not state action.

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    NEW YORK (AP) - Lawyers for President Donald Trump say a judge should reject a lawsuit challenging Trump's ability to block his critics from following him on Twitter. The lawyers filed papers late Friday to try to put an end to a Manhattan federal court lawsuit that makes First Amendment claims. They say Trump's Twitter feed, which has more than 40 million followers, is not state action.

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  • Puerto Rico raises Hurricane Maria death toll to 48

    Puerto Rico raises Hurricane Maria death toll to 48

    Saturday, October 14 2017 3:12 PM EDT2017-10-14 19:12:14 GMT

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Authorities in Puerto Rico have raised the death toll from Hurricane Maria by 3 to 48 based on a review of medical records. Secretary of Public Security Hector Pesquera says the medical examiner concluded the hurricane was the deciding factor in the newly disclosed deaths.

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    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Authorities in Puerto Rico have raised the death toll from Hurricane Maria by 3 to 48 based on a review of medical records. Secretary of Public Security Hector Pesquera says the medical examiner concluded the hurricane was the deciding factor in the newly disclosed deaths.

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  • Police: Woman stole credit card as store clerk had seizure

    Police: Woman stole credit card as store clerk had seizure

    Saturday, October 14 2017 2:43 PM EDT2017-10-14 18:43:17 GMT

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Authorities in the Salt Lake City area are trying to identify a woman who stole a credit card from the wallet of a convenience store clerk as he was having a seizure. The Unified Police Department says the woman walked around the counter as the clerk was having a seizure on the floor and took his wallet from his pocket on Oct. 4 at a 7-Eleven store.

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    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Authorities in the Salt Lake City area are trying to identify a woman who stole a credit card from the wallet of a convenience store clerk as he was having a seizure. The Unified Police Department says the woman walked around the counter as the clerk was having a seizure on the floor and took his wallet from his pocket on Oct. 4 at a 7-Eleven store.

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  • Celeb chef Guy Fieri feeds first responders, evacuees from California wildfire

    Celeb chef Guy Fieri feeds first responders, evacuees from California wildfire

    Saturday, October 14 2017 2:08 PM EDT2017-10-14 18:08:46 GMT

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. - Celebrity chef Guy Fieri is doing what he can to help out first responders and evacuees affected by wildfires in California. Fieri brought a giant kitchen on wheels to an evacuation center in his hometown of Santa Rosa on Thursday. The Food network star told KQED that they served about 1,200 people lunch out of a trailer set up with a wood-fired oven and a barbecue smoker.

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    SANTA ROSA, Calif. - Celebrity chef Guy Fieri is doing what he can to help out first responders and evacuees affected by wildfires in California. Fieri brought a giant kitchen on wheels to an evacuation center in his hometown of Santa Rosa on Thursday. The Food network star told KQED that they served about 1,200 people lunch out of a trailer set up with a wood-fired oven and a barbecue smoker.

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  • Body cameras, now gun cameras? Some police trying them out

    Body cameras, now gun cameras? Some police trying them out

    Saturday, October 14 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-10-14 17:00:28 GMT

    A small number of police departments are showing interest in a new type of video camera that can be mounted directly on officers' guns. They say it may offer a better view of officer-involved shootings than body cameras. But some law enforcement officials and civil rights groups note that gun cameras start recording only after weapons are drawn and won't capture what led up to a confrontation.

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    A small number of police departments are showing interest in a new type of video camera that can be mounted directly on officers' guns. They say it may offer a better view of officer-involved shootings than body cameras. But some law enforcement officials and civil rights groups note that gun cameras start recording only after weapons are drawn and won't capture what led up to a confrontation.

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  • Twitter CEO vows to police sexual harassment, hate, violence

    Twitter CEO vows to police sexual harassment, hate, violence

    Saturday, October 14 2017 12:47 PM EDT2017-10-14 16:47:44 GMT

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is promising the company will do a better job weeding out sexual harassment, hateful symbols and violent groups from its short messaging service. The pledge issued in a series of tweets late Friday followed a boycott organized by women supporting actress Rose McGowan after she said Twitter temporarily suspended her account for posting about the alleged misconduct of film producer Harvey Weinstein.

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    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is promising the company will do a better job weeding out sexual harassment, hateful symbols and violent groups from its short messaging service. The pledge issued in a series of tweets late Friday followed a boycott organized by women supporting actress Rose McGowan after she said Twitter temporarily suspended her account for posting about the alleged misconduct of film producer Harvey Weinstein.

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  • DeVos fundraising visit draws hundreds of protesters

    DeVos fundraising visit draws hundreds of protesters

    Saturday, October 14 2017 12:39 PM EDT2017-10-14 16:39:05 GMT

    BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - An appearance from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at a dinner for a conservative think tank in Bellevue drew hundreds of protesters. DeVos spoke at the Washington Policy Center's annual fundraiser in Bellevue Friday.

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    BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - An appearance from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at a dinner for a conservative think tank in Bellevue drew hundreds of protesters. DeVos spoke at the Washington Policy Center's annual fundraiser in Bellevue Friday.

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  • AG: N. Idaho sheriff's office cleared in corruption charge

    AG: N. Idaho sheriff's office cleared in corruption charge

    Saturday, October 14 2017 12:26 PM EDT2017-10-14 16:26:42 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - The Attorney General's Office says a northern Idaho sheriff's office didn't violate any laws when it concealed records to unsuccessfully hide an ongoing murder investigation.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - The Attorney General's Office says a northern Idaho sheriff's office didn't violate any laws when it concealed records to unsuccessfully hide an ongoing murder investigation.

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  • Sheriff: 2 briefly escape Oklahoma jail to visit girlfriends

    Sheriff: 2 briefly escape Oklahoma jail to visit girlfriends

    Saturday, October 14 2017 11:23 AM EDT2017-10-14 15:23:10 GMT

    HUGO, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma sheriff says two inmates briefly escaped to visit their girlfriends and smoke marijuana and then walked back to the jail. Choctaw County Sheriff Terry Park tells The Oklahoman that inmates Harley Davidson and Rakeem Lennox waited for jail staff to leave the area near their room about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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    HUGO, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma sheriff says two inmates briefly escaped to visit their girlfriends and smoke marijuana and then walked back to the jail. Choctaw County Sheriff Terry Park tells The Oklahoman that inmates Harley Davidson and Rakeem Lennox waited for jail staff to leave the area near their room about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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  • Wildfire claims home of 'Peanuts' creator Charles Schulz

    Wildfire claims home of 'Peanuts' creator Charles Schulz

    Saturday, October 14 2017 1:22 AM EDT2017-10-14 05:22:42 GMT
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    SONOMA, Calif. - The home of Peanuts creator Charles Schulz burned to the ground in the deadly California wildfires but his widow escaped, her stepson confirmed to USA Today Thursday. 78-year-old Jean Schulz evacuated before flames engulfed her hillside home Monday and is staying with a daughter, Monte Schulz. The Schulzes built the split-level home in the 1970's and the cartoonist lived there until his he passed away in 2000.  

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    SONOMA, Calif. - The home of Peanuts creator Charles Schulz burned to the ground in the deadly California wildfires but his widow escaped, her stepson confirmed to USA Today Thursday. 78-year-old Jean Schulz evacuated before flames engulfed her hillside home Monday and is staying with a daughter, Monte Schulz. The Schulzes built the split-level home in the 1970's and the cartoonist lived there until his he passed away in 2000.  

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  • WATCH: Corrections deputy takes down suspect who charges court employee

    WATCH: Corrections deputy takes down suspect who charges court employee

    Saturday, October 14 2017 12:26 AM EDT2017-10-14 04:26:36 GMT

    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - A Pierce County Corrections Deputy took down a suspect this week after he charged at a court employee and trashed the courtroom.  The Pierce County Sheriff's Office shared a video of the ordeal on their Facebook page Friday.  According to deputies, the suspect is a Level III Sex Offender with mental health issues.  In the video, the suspect is seated at a table with his attorney when he suddenly stands up, and 

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    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - A Pierce County Corrections Deputy took down a suspect this week after he charged at a court employee and trashed the courtroom.  The Pierce County Sheriff's Office shared a video of the ordeal on their Facebook page Friday.  According to deputies, the suspect is a Level III Sex Offender with mental health issues.  In the video, the suspect is seated at a table with his attorney when he suddenly stands up, and 

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  • Woman who accused rapper Nelly of rape won't testify

    Woman who accused rapper Nelly of rape won't testify

    Saturday, October 14 2017 12:03 AM EDT2017-10-14 04:03:34 GMT

    AUBURN, Wash. (AP) - A woman who said the rapper Nelly raped her on his tour bus in a Seattle suburb last weekend is dropping her pursuit of criminal charges. News outlets report that Karen Koehler said in a statement Friday that her client wanted to stop the investigation and would refuse to testify in court. Koehler says the woman "wishes she had not called 911 because she believes the system is going to fail her." Auburn police arrested 

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    AUBURN, Wash. (AP) - A woman who said the rapper Nelly raped her on his tour bus in a Seattle suburb last weekend is dropping her pursuit of criminal charges. News outlets report that Karen Koehler said in a statement Friday that her client wanted to stop the investigation and would refuse to testify in court. Koehler says the woman "wishes she had not called 911 because she believes the system is going to fail her." Auburn police arrested 

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  • Ultimate fall fort: people are building life-size pumpkin houses

    Ultimate fall fort: people are building life-size pumpkin houses

    Friday, October 13 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-10-14 03:57:42 GMT
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    Ultimate fall fort: people are building life-size pumpkin houses Whether you decorate with them, carve them, or bake them into a delicious pie, fall isn't complete without pumpkins. Ahead of your next trip to the pumpkin patch, we thought we would offer a creative suggestion: crafting a pumpkin home. Across the country, dozens are ditching the traditional treehouses or blanket forts and instead are using  pumpkins to create an elaborate place to sip a pumpkin spice latte and w...>>
    Ultimate fall fort: people are building life-size pumpkin houses Whether you decorate with them, carve them, or bake them into a delicious pie, fall isn't complete without pumpkins. Ahead of your next trip to the pumpkin patch, we thought we would offer a creative suggestion: crafting a pumpkin home. Across the country, dozens are ditching the traditional treehouses or blanket forts and instead are using  pumpkins to create an elaborate place to sip a pumpkin spice latte and w...>>
  • Woman calls for barriers on Spokane bridges after attempted jump

    Woman calls for barriers on Spokane bridges after attempted jump

    Friday, October 13 2017 10:03 PM EDT2017-10-14 02:03:40 GMT

    Spokane, Wash: On Thursday the Maple Street Bridge was shut down for several hours as police talked a man out from taking his life. Sabrina Votava is the president of FailSafe for Life and says that Spokane needs to improve safety on their bridges “We are looking at the bridges around Spokane and are wondering what we can do to help support the idea that we need some sort of barrier there." 

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    Spokane, Wash: On Thursday the Maple Street Bridge was shut down for several hours as police talked a man out from taking his life. Sabrina Votava is the president of FailSafe for Life and says that Spokane needs to improve safety on their bridges “We are looking at the bridges around Spokane and are wondering what we can do to help support the idea that we need some sort of barrier there." 

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  • Spokane fire fighters head to California to help fight wildfires

    Spokane fire fighters head to California to help fight wildfires

    Friday, October 13 2017 9:40 PM EDT2017-10-14 01:40:58 GMT

    Spokane, Wash: Fire fighters from Spokane Fire District 8, City of Spokane Fire and Chelan Fire and Rescue are headed down to help fight these devastating wildfires. "So there will be twelve firefighters from Spokane county 3 pieces of apparatus from the city one from fire district 8," said Spokane Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer.

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    Spokane, Wash: Fire fighters from Spokane Fire District 8, City of Spokane Fire and Chelan Fire and Rescue are headed down to help fight these devastating wildfires. "So there will be twelve firefighters from Spokane county 3 pieces of apparatus from the city one from fire district 8," said Spokane Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer.

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  • 'She was my life': Longtime loves among those lost in California fire

    'She was my life': Longtime loves among those lost in California fire

    Friday, October 13 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-10-14 01:17:44 GMT
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    CALIFORNIA - More than 30 people have died in the deadliest week of wildfires in California history. The victims include a couple who recently celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary, a woman born with a spinal defect who worked to help others despite her own troubles and a woman who died in her husband's arms as they sought safety in a backyard swimming pool. A look at some of those who were killed in the blazes: TIMID AND 

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    CALIFORNIA - More than 30 people have died in the deadliest week of wildfires in California history. The victims include a couple who recently celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary, a woman born with a spinal defect who worked to help others despite her own troubles and a woman who died in her husband's arms as they sought safety in a backyard swimming pool. A look at some of those who were killed in the blazes: TIMID AND 

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  • Washington man gets 35-year prison sentence for meth death

    Washington man gets 35-year prison sentence for meth death

    Friday, October 13 2017 9:01 PM EDT2017-10-14 01:01:14 GMT
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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho  (AP) - A Washington man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after making an Idaho man eat the methamphetamine that caused his death. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports 1st District Judge Cynthia K.C. Meyer sentenced Shaun Patrick Kelly on Thursday for a series of charges, including drug delivery, eluding policy and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Meyer told Kelly she did not believe he was 

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho  (AP) - A Washington man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after making an Idaho man eat the methamphetamine that caused his death. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports 1st District Judge Cynthia K.C. Meyer sentenced Shaun Patrick Kelly on Thursday for a series of charges, including drug delivery, eluding policy and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Meyer told Kelly she did not believe he was 

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  • Police in pink: Spirit Lake Officers join fight against breast cancer

    Police in pink: Spirit Lake Officers join fight against breast cancer

    Friday, October 13 2017 8:55 PM EDT2017-10-14 00:55:01 GMT

    SPIRIT LAKE, Idaho -  We see it all the time in the month of October, people doing what they can to raise awareness about breast cancer. Everything from runs to bake sales, it’s a common theme. But, it’s a simple show of support from members of the Spirit Lake Police Department that’s bringing the people together. “In my family, my mother had breast and my two sisters have breast cancer and are survivors,” Spirit Lake Police Officer Dave 

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    SPIRIT LAKE, Idaho -  We see it all the time in the month of October, people doing what they can to raise awareness about breast cancer. Everything from runs to bake sales, it’s a common theme. But, it’s a simple show of support from members of the Spirit Lake Police Department that’s bringing the people together. “In my family, my mother had breast and my two sisters have breast cancer and are survivors,” Spirit Lake Police Officer Dave 

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  • Jonathan Renfro found guilty for murder of Sgt. Greg Moore

    Jonathan Renfro found guilty for murder of Sgt. Greg Moore

    Friday, October 13 2017 8:48 PM EDT2017-10-14 00:48:01 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A jury has found Jonathan Renfro guilty of murdering Coeur d'Alene Police Sergeant Greg Moore in 2015. Moore was shot while investigating suspicious activity in the 2800 block of Wilbur Avenue on May 5, 2015. Sgt. Moore contacted a man walking in the neighborhood at around 1:20 a.m.Sgt. Moore radioed suspect Jonathan Renfro's information to dispatch and was not heard from again. Moore later died from his 

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A jury has found Jonathan Renfro guilty of murdering Coeur d'Alene Police Sergeant Greg Moore in 2015. Moore was shot while investigating suspicious activity in the 2800 block of Wilbur Avenue on May 5, 2015. Sgt. Moore contacted a man walking in the neighborhood at around 1:20 a.m.Sgt. Moore radioed suspect Jonathan Renfro's information to dispatch and was not heard from again. Moore later died from his 

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  • The Latest: Washington attorney general joins health lawsuit

    The Latest: Washington attorney general joins health lawsuit

    Friday, October 13 2017 8:11 PM EDT2017-10-14 00:11:16 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Latest on reaction in Washington state to President Trump's decision to halt federal payments to health insurers (all times local): Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson has joined the multistate coalition suing over President Donald Trump's decision to immediately halt federal payments to insurers. The state is among nearly 20 states that has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration Friday. At 

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Latest on reaction in Washington state to President Trump's decision to halt federal payments to health insurers (all times local): Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson has joined the multistate coalition suing over President Donald Trump's decision to immediately halt federal payments to insurers. The state is among nearly 20 states that has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration Friday. At 

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  • Second person dies from injuries after car jumps curb, crashes into group of people

    Second person dies from injuries after car jumps curb, crashes into group of people

    Friday, October 13 2017 8:07 PM EDT2017-10-14 00:07:13 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A second person has died from their injuries following Sunday's crash outside the Hillyard neighborhood Subway.  The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Offices has confirmed that 41-year-old Sheera Cunningham has died.  She and two others were asleep on the sidewalk when Police say Brittney Moen jumped the curb and hit them.  Julius Bradford Cooper died at the scene.  Officers arrested Moen for one count of 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A second person has died from their injuries following Sunday's crash outside the Hillyard neighborhood Subway.  The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Offices has confirmed that 41-year-old Sheera Cunningham has died.  She and two others were asleep on the sidewalk when Police say Brittney Moen jumped the curb and hit them.  Julius Bradford Cooper died at the scene.  Officers arrested Moen for one count of 

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  • Owners of 'Breaking Bad' house builds fence around property to shield it from pizza throwers

    Owners of 'Breaking Bad' house builds fence around property to shield it from pizza throwers

    Friday, October 13 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-10-13 23:55:53 GMT
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    ALBUQUERQUE, N.Y. - A fence is going up around the real Albuquerque house made famous by the methamphetamine-making character Walter White.     Albuquerque's NBC station KOB4 says the owners are installing a 6-foot wrought iron fence on the front of the house used in the TV series "Breaking Bad," which has been plagued by countless fans wanting a snapshot or attempting to recreate an infamous scene from season 

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    ALBUQUERQUE, N.Y. - A fence is going up around the real Albuquerque house made famous by the methamphetamine-making character Walter White.     Albuquerque's NBC station KOB4 says the owners are installing a 6-foot wrought iron fence on the front of the house used in the TV series "Breaking Bad," which has been plagued by countless fans wanting a snapshot or attempting to recreate an infamous scene from season 

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  • Danger overhead: reports of exploding sunroofs on the rise

    Danger overhead: reports of exploding sunroofs on the rise

    Friday, October 13 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-10-13 23:26:50 GMT

    How scary is this? Sunroofs are shattering above drivers as they are on the road.  An exploding sunroof might sounds like a freak occurrence, but according to a new Consumer Reports investigation, the problem is more common than first thought.  The report says part of the problem could be the type of glass being used. They are often made with tempered glass instead of laminated glass.  Want to know who topped the list?  The report compiles all the incidents rep...

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    How scary is this? Sunroofs are shattering above drivers as they are on the road.  An exploding sunroof might sounds like a freak occurrence, but according to a new Consumer Reports investigation, the problem is more common than first thought.  The report says part of the problem could be the type of glass being used. They are often made with tempered glass instead of laminated glass.  Want to know who topped the list?  The report compiles all the incidents rep...

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  • Local teen will compete for national boxing championship

    Local teen will compete for national boxing championship

    Friday, October 13 2017 7:22 PM EDT2017-10-13 23:22:20 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - In a dimly lit, gritty basement in downtown Spokane, a half-a-dozen bags sway back-and-forth from the ceiling. The red, white, and blue ropes that are guided around four poles take the shape of a square. Standing inside the ring is 17-year-old, Dessie Waggener. Across from her is the number one ranked 152 lb. male youth boxer in the country: Israel Alvarez. Waggener takes a few perfectly timed jabs to her protected head. She fires back! After a round of sparring,

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - In a dimly lit, gritty basement in downtown Spokane, a half-a-dozen bags sway back-and-forth from the ceiling. The red, white, and blue ropes that are guided around four poles take the shape of a square. Standing inside the ring is 17-year-old, Dessie Waggener. Across from her is the number one ranked 152 lb. male youth boxer in the country: Israel Alvarez. Waggener takes a few perfectly timed jabs to her protected head. She fires back! After a round of sparring,

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  • Move over, pumpkin spice: Tim Hortons releases 'Buffalo Latte'

    Move over, pumpkin spice: Tim Hortons releases 'Buffalo Latte'

    Friday, October 13 2017 6:56 PM EDT2017-10-13 22:56:13 GMT

    BUFFALO, N.Y. - How do you celebrate our new lattes in Buffalo, New York? With actual Buffalo-flavored lattes! Come try one from now until 10/20 while supplies last at the Tim Hortons at 3470 Main St in Buffalo, NY 14043 and at 4849 Transit Rd in Depew, NY 14214. We've all heard our fair share of unlikely food pairings, but Tim Hortons' latest latte creation may just take the cake. Behold: the Buffalo Latte. Why eat your Buffalo wings 

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    BUFFALO, N.Y. - How do you celebrate our new lattes in Buffalo, New York? With actual Buffalo-flavored lattes! Come try one from now until 10/20 while supplies last at the Tim Hortons at 3470 Main St in Buffalo, NY 14043 and at 4849 Transit Rd in Depew, NY 14214. We've all heard our fair share of unlikely food pairings, but Tim Hortons' latest latte creation may just take the cake. Behold: the Buffalo Latte. Why eat your Buffalo wings 

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  • MLPD: Moses Lake man with warrants makes 'poor tactical decision' to run from 'officer who actually enjoys running'

    MLPD: Moses Lake man with warrants makes 'poor tactical decision' to run from 'officer who actually enjoys running'

    Friday, October 13 2017 6:01 PM EDT2017-10-13 22:01:33 GMT

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - A Moses Lake tow truck driver is getting credit for assisting officers with arresting a felon on the run.  On Thursday afternoon, a Moses Lake Police Officer spotted 34-year-old Jeremiah Hamilton walking near Lauzier Playfields. Knowing Hamilton had felony warrants, the officer tried to stop him. 

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    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - A Moses Lake tow truck driver is getting credit for assisting officers with arresting a felon on the run.  On Thursday afternoon, a Moses Lake Police Officer spotted 34-year-old Jeremiah Hamilton walking near Lauzier Playfields. Knowing Hamilton had felony warrants, the officer tried to stop him. 

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  • Spokane Police ask for help tracking down suspects after cell phone sale becomes robbery

    Spokane Police ask for help tracking down suspects after cell phone sale becomes robbery

    Friday, October 13 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 22:00:02 GMT
    Spokane Police ask for help tracking down suspects after cell phone sale becomes robberySpokane Police ask for help tracking down suspects after cell phone sale becomes robbery
    Spokane Police are asking for the public's assistance finding suspected involved in a robbery Thursday evening.  Officers say the victim met with a woman at the 6600 block of N. Addison Street to sell a cell phone they had listed for sale online.  When the victim refused to trade with the woman, they were threatened by one of the two men that accompanied the woman.  The victim called 911 and one of the men took the phone and punched him multiple times, as the wo...>>
    Spokane Police are asking for the public's assistance finding suspected involved in a robbery Thursday evening.  Officers say the victim met with a woman at the 6600 block of N. Addison Street to sell a cell phone they had listed for sale online.  When the victim refused to trade with the woman, they were threatened by one of the two men that accompanied the woman.  The victim called 911 and one of the men took the phone and punched him multiple times, as the wo...>>
  • PHOTOS: Can you help identify this power tool robbery suspect?

    PHOTOS: Can you help identify this power tool robbery suspect?

    Friday, October 13 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-10-13 21:07:54 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - The Spokane Valley Major Crimes Unit is asking for your help identifying the man they say stole several power tools and then pushed a store employee when she tried to stop him.  The robbery happened back on September 1 when a Home Depot employee tried to stop the man after observing him fill a backpack with Milwaukee drills and batteries and then try to leave without paying. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - The Spokane Valley Major Crimes Unit is asking for your help identifying the man they say stole several power tools and then pushed a store employee when she tried to stop him.  The robbery happened back on September 1 when a Home Depot employee tried to stop the man after observing him fill a backpack with Milwaukee drills and batteries and then try to leave without paying. 

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  • Friday the 13th: Flight 666 makes it safely to HEL

    Friday the 13th: Flight 666 makes it safely to HEL

    Friday, October 13 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-10-13 19:46:02 GMT

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - The Helsinki airport says Flight 666 has arrived safety in HEL - the airport code for the Finnish capital - for the last time. The Finnair flight took off from Copenhagen, Denmark, in the 13th hour of Friday the 13th, headed for Helsinki Vantaa airport. Finavia, which operates Finland's 21 airports, says the flight landed eight minutes ahead of schedule at 3:47 p.m. local. 

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    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - The Helsinki airport says Flight 666 has arrived safety in HEL - the airport code for the Finnish capital - for the last time. The Finnair flight took off from Copenhagen, Denmark, in the 13th hour of Friday the 13th, headed for Helsinki Vantaa airport. Finavia, which operates Finland's 21 airports, says the flight landed eight minutes ahead of schedule at 3:47 p.m. local. 

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  • Post Falls Police searching for man they say tied up elderly couple at knife point during robbery

    Post Falls Police searching for man they say tied up elderly couple at knife point during robbery

    Friday, October 13 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-10-13 17:00:37 GMT

    POST FALLS, Idaho - The Post Falls Police Department is asking for your help finding a man they say tied up people while armed with a knife and stole valuable silver coins. Officers say Brandon Cody Marlow is now wanted for Kidnapping, Robbery, Aggravated Assault and Grand Theft stemming from the incident that happened on Wednesday.

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    POST FALLS, Idaho - The Post Falls Police Department is asking for your help finding a man they say tied up people while armed with a knife and stole valuable silver coins. Officers say Brandon Cody Marlow is now wanted for Kidnapping, Robbery, Aggravated Assault and Grand Theft stemming from the incident that happened on Wednesday.

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  • PETA offering $5000 reward in Spokane cat killing case

    PETA offering $5000 reward in Spokane cat killing case

    Friday, October 13 2017 12:05 PM EDT2017-10-13 16:05:21 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Regional Animal Service, SCRAPS, says that someone is killing cats in our community. SCRAPS says they've found the bodies of four cats that have been mutilated and cut in half, and now PETA is offering a huge reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction.  Officers have uncovered two front-ends, and two hind-ends, but say they're all from different cats.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Regional Animal Service, SCRAPS, says that someone is killing cats in our community. SCRAPS says they've found the bodies of four cats that have been mutilated and cut in half, and now PETA is offering a huge reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction.  Officers have uncovered two front-ends, and two hind-ends, but say they're all from different cats.

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  • Body of missing Moses Lake Man found; Foul play not suspected

    Body of missing Moses Lake Man found; Foul play not suspected

    Friday, October 13 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-10-13 16:04:06 GMT

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - The Grant County Sheriff's Office says the body of missing Moses Lake resident Charles "Chuck" Taylor was found Thursday afternoon about 300 yards away from his home.  A farm worker saw the body and called it in. Detectives did not find any signs of foul play.  An autopsy will be conducted to determine a cause and manner of death.  61-year-old Taylor went missing last Saturday.

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    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - The Grant County Sheriff's Office says the body of missing Moses Lake resident Charles "Chuck" Taylor was found Thursday afternoon about 300 yards away from his home.  A farm worker saw the body and called it in. Detectives did not find any signs of foul play.  An autopsy will be conducted to determine a cause and manner of death.  61-year-old Taylor went missing last Saturday.

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  • Police: Pennsylvania man forced 8-year-old to provide urine for drug test

    Police: Pennsylvania man forced 8-year-old to provide urine for drug test

    Friday, October 13 2017 11:36 AM EDT2017-10-13 15:36:05 GMT

    GREENSBURG, Pa. - Police say a Pennsylvania man who used heroin forced his girlfriend's 8-year-old son to provide urine for his drug test. State troopers from the Greensburg barracks are searching Friday for Robert Geschke and Jennifer Thompson. The 30-year-olds face child endangerment and related charges. 

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    GREENSBURG, Pa. - Police say a Pennsylvania man who used heroin forced his girlfriend's 8-year-old son to provide urine for his drug test. State troopers from the Greensburg barracks are searching Friday for Robert Geschke and Jennifer Thompson. The 30-year-olds face child endangerment and related charges. 

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  • Florida puppy dies after being beaten, stabbed and left in suitcase

    Friday, October 13 2017 11:21 AM EDT2017-10-13 15:21:45 GMT

    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - A pit bull puppy that was beaten, stabbed and stuffed into a suitcase in Florida has died. The Hollywood Police Department said Friday on Twitter that the puppy recently named Ollie died at an animal hospital Thursday night from multiple severe injuries. Hospital administrators say Ollie's story prompted an outpouring of support and emotion from across South Florida. 

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    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - A pit bull puppy that was beaten, stabbed and stuffed into a suitcase in Florida has died. The Hollywood Police Department said Friday on Twitter that the puppy recently named Ollie died at an animal hospital Thursday night from multiple severe injuries. Hospital administrators say Ollie's story prompted an outpouring of support and emotion from across South Florida. 

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  • Some gains made against California wildfires

    Some gains made against California wildfires

    Friday, October 13 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-10-13 15:17:11 GMT

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters gained some ground on a blaze burning in the heart of California's wine country but face another tough day ahead with low humidity and high winds expected to return. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesman Scott McLean says a blaze burning in Sonoma and Napa counties is 22 percent contained Friday.

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    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters gained some ground on a blaze burning in the heart of California's wine country but face another tough day ahead with low humidity and high winds expected to return. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesman Scott McLean says a blaze burning in Sonoma and Napa counties is 22 percent contained Friday.

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  • A day after criticism, Trump offers support to Puerto Rico

    A day after criticism, Trump offers support to Puerto Rico

    Friday, October 13 2017 11:15 AM EDT2017-10-13 15:15:07 GMT

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is assuring residents of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico that he "will always be with them." His tweet Friday morning comes a day after he lashed out at the island, insisting that the federal government can't keep sending help "forever." He'd also suggested the U.S. territory is to blame for its financial struggles.

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    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is assuring residents of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico that he "will always be with them." His tweet Friday morning comes a day after he lashed out at the island, insisting that the federal government can't keep sending help "forever." He'd also suggested the U.S. territory is to blame for its financial struggles.

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  • Trump says people using 'Merry Christmas' again

    Trump says people using 'Merry Christmas' again

    Friday, October 13 2017 11:12 AM EDT2017-10-13 15:12:20 GMT

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump reviewed his accomplishments this year in a speech to social conservatives. Trump told the annual Values Voter summit in Washington he's followed through on promise after promise since taking office.

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    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump reviewed his accomplishments this year in a speech to social conservatives. Trump told the annual Values Voter summit in Washington he's followed through on promise after promise since taking office.

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  • Survey: haunted house won't necessarily scare off buyers

    Survey: haunted house won't necessarily scare off buyers

    Friday, October 13 2017 2:15 AM EDT2017-10-13 06:15:53 GMT

    Would you move your family into a home where someone had been murdered? Or fall asleep hearing footsteps when no one was really there? What if you got it for a 'screaming' good deal? While many are quick to say no, a Realtor.com 'Haunted Homes' survey says that some homeowners are open to the idea of living with ghoulish house guests if it means more home for their money. The survey of 1,000 people found that 33% of people said they are open to living in a haunted house

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    Would you move your family into a home where someone had been murdered? Or fall asleep hearing footsteps when no one was really there? What if you got it for a 'screaming' good deal? While many are quick to say no, a Realtor.com 'Haunted Homes' survey says that some homeowners are open to the idea of living with ghoulish house guests if it means more home for their money. The survey of 1,000 people found that 33% of people said they are open to living in a haunted house

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  • Police search for armed robbery suspect in North Spokane

    Police search for armed robbery suspect in North Spokane

    Friday, October 13 2017 1:32 AM EDT2017-10-13 05:32:55 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are currently searching the area of North Spokane near Friendship Park looking for an armed suspect. Please remain inside with your doors and windows locked and call 911 immediately if you see anything suspicious. No additional information is available at this time. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are currently searching the area of North Spokane near Friendship Park looking for an armed suspect. Please remain inside with your doors and windows locked and call 911 immediately if you see anything suspicious. No additional information is available at this time. 

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  • The Latest: Aldean strikes defiant tone in return

    The Latest: Aldean strikes defiant tone in return

    Friday, October 13 2017 1:11 AM EDT2017-10-13 05:11:03 GMT

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) - The Latest on country singer Jason Aldean's return to the stage (all times local): 10:25 p.m. Country star Jason Aldean took a defiant tone as he resumed his tour almost two weeks after a gunman opened fire during his show in Las Vegas, killing 58 people. Aldean said he won't be shaken by anyone trying to make Americans live in fear. Three songs into his Thursday performance in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Aldean said he 

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    TULSA, Okla. (AP) - The Latest on country singer Jason Aldean's return to the stage (all times local): 10:25 p.m. Country star Jason Aldean took a defiant tone as he resumed his tour almost two weeks after a gunman opened fire during his show in Las Vegas, killing 58 people. Aldean said he won't be shaken by anyone trying to make Americans live in fear. Three songs into his Thursday performance in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Aldean said he 

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  • Where's Walter? Kalispell toddler looking for lost best friend

    Where's Walter? Kalispell toddler looking for lost best friend

    Friday, October 13 2017 12:24 AM EDT2017-10-13 04:24:47 GMT

    KALISPELL, Mont. - Throwing temper tantrums and rapidly losing weight, Kalispell Mom Tia Lodien retells the story of when her three-year-old daughter, Kaelyn, was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Lodien says, “I was heartbroken I didn't know what it entailed and then I had to learn, you know, how to keep my daughter alive and be her pancreas all over again and I have kept her alive for three years.” Scared and confused after her 

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    KALISPELL, Mont. - Throwing temper tantrums and rapidly losing weight, Kalispell Mom Tia Lodien retells the story of when her three-year-old daughter, Kaelyn, was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Lodien says, “I was heartbroken I didn't know what it entailed and then I had to learn, you know, how to keep my daughter alive and be her pancreas all over again and I have kept her alive for three years.” Scared and confused after her 

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  • Judge lifts stay so Washington can challenge 3rd travel ban

    Judge lifts stay so Washington can challenge 3rd travel ban

    Thursday, October 12 2017 10:31 PM EDT2017-10-13 02:31:39 GMT

    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - A federal judge has granted Washington state the opportunity to challenge the third and latest travel ban announced by President Donald Trump. U.S. District Judge James L. Robart on Thursday granted Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson's request to lift a stay that had halted the state's case. Lifting the stay gives Ferguson and five other states involved in the case - Oregon, Maryland, Massachusetts, New 

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    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - A federal judge has granted Washington state the opportunity to challenge the third and latest travel ban announced by President Donald Trump. U.S. District Judge James L. Robart on Thursday granted Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson's request to lift a stay that had halted the state's case. Lifting the stay gives Ferguson and five other states involved in the case - Oregon, Maryland, Massachusetts, New 

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  • New anonymous app for positive messages backfires

    New anonymous app for positive messages backfires

    Thursday, October 12 2017 10:06 PM EDT2017-10-13 02:06:49 GMT

    Coeur d'Alene, ID: This app was developed overseas in the middle east and anyone can visit your profile without logging on and able to leave messages anonymously and you can link it with your Snapchat account or Instagram. Sarahah launched in June of this year and it's one of the top 100 apps in apples app store. But most people here in the united states haven't heard about it. 

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    Coeur d'Alene, ID: This app was developed overseas in the middle east and anyone can visit your profile without logging on and able to leave messages anonymously and you can link it with your Snapchat account or Instagram. Sarahah launched in June of this year and it's one of the top 100 apps in apples app store. But most people here in the united states haven't heard about it. 

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  • Woman terrified for her life following road rage incident

    Woman terrified for her life following road rage incident

    Thursday, October 12 2017 10:03 PM EDT2017-10-13 02:03:31 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- A Spokane Valley woman says she was caught in the midst of a terrifying road rage situation earlier this week and she's worried it will happen again. It started at the Spokane Valley Walmart parking lot. She came to the Jack in the Box and the road rage driver stopped at the McDonald's parking lot, where things escalated. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- A Spokane Valley woman says she was caught in the midst of a terrifying road rage situation earlier this week and she's worried it will happen again. It started at the Spokane Valley Walmart parking lot. She came to the Jack in the Box and the road rage driver stopped at the McDonald's parking lot, where things escalated. 

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  • Jail transport delivers heavy metal band back to Spokane to face rape charges

    Jail transport delivers heavy metal band back to Spokane to face rape charges

    Thursday, October 12 2017 9:51 PM EDT2017-10-13 01:51:14 GMT

    Spokane, Wash.  - Four members of the Polish heavy-metal band, Decapitated, were locked up in the Spokane County Jail, Thursday night.  27-year-old Michal M. Lysejko, 35-year-old Waclaw J. Kieltyka, 31-year-old Rafal T. Piotrowski, and 30-year-old Hubert E. Wiecek are scheduled to appear in court, Friday, on charges of raping a young woman after an August 31st concert, in Spokane.

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    Spokane, Wash.  - Four members of the Polish heavy-metal band, Decapitated, were locked up in the Spokane County Jail, Thursday night.  27-year-old Michal M. Lysejko, 35-year-old Waclaw J. Kieltyka, 31-year-old Rafal T. Piotrowski, and 30-year-old Hubert E. Wiecek are scheduled to appear in court, Friday, on charges of raping a young woman after an August 31st concert, in Spokane.

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  • Driver tells troopers that car chase was on his bucket list

    Driver tells troopers that car chase was on his bucket list

    Thursday, October 12 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-10-13 01:02:03 GMT
    Driver tells troopers that car chase was on his bucket listDriver tells troopers that car chase was on his bucket list

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa State Patrol says a man pulled over in Des Moines after a car pursuit told state troopers that he wanted to be chased because it was on his bucket list. Des Moines television station KCCI reports that the man refused to halt a little before 7:30 a.m. Thursday when a trooper tried to stop him over a violation on Interstate 80. The 10- to 15-minute chase ended soon after he left the interstate. He was taken 

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    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa State Patrol says a man pulled over in Des Moines after a car pursuit told state troopers that he wanted to be chased because it was on his bucket list. Des Moines television station KCCI reports that the man refused to halt a little before 7:30 a.m. Thursday when a trooper tried to stop him over a violation on Interstate 80. The 10- to 15-minute chase ended soon after he left the interstate. He was taken 

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  • Rotary Club 21 hosts free vaccination clinics Oct. 24

    Rotary Club 21 hosts free vaccination clinics Oct. 24

    Thursday, October 12 2017 8:15 PM EDT2017-10-13 00:15:27 GMT
    Are you or members of your family in need of vaccinations? Join the Rotary Club 21 Free Vaccination Clinic, providing free vaccinations for adults and children 2 years and older in the Spokane County Community. The clinic is October 24, from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. In partnership with the Spokane Regional Health District, Rotary Club 21 is providing this Vaccination Clinic to help ensure that families in our area have access to the immunizations they need to keep their families, and ...>>
    Are you or members of your family in need of vaccinations? Join the Rotary Club 21 Free Vaccination Clinic, providing free vaccinations for adults and children 2 years and older in the Spokane County Community. The clinic is October 24, from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. In partnership with the Spokane Regional Health District, Rotary Club 21 is providing this Vaccination Clinic to help ensure that families in our area have access to the immunizations they need to keep their families, and ...>>
  • Spokane Police investigating after woman crashes car into house

    Spokane Police investigating after woman crashes car into house

    Thursday, October 12 2017 8:06 PM EDT2017-10-13 00:06:40 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police Department is investigating after they say a woman crashed into a house on Francis and Lincoln Thursday afternoon. Officers say the woman hit a car going north on Monroe, jumping a curb, hitting a power pole and then crashing into a home. The woman was arrested and SPD is investigating the crash as a hit and run and possible DUI. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police Department is investigating after they say a woman crashed into a house on Francis and Lincoln Thursday afternoon. Officers say the woman hit a car going north on Monroe, jumping a curb, hitting a power pole and then crashing into a home. The woman was arrested and SPD is investigating the crash as a hit and run and possible DUI. 

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  • UPDATE: Detectives identify men they say exposed themselves to women working out in Spokane Valley

    UPDATE: Detectives identify men they say exposed themselves to women working out in Spokane Valley

    Thursday, October 12 2017 7:49 PM EDT2017-10-12 23:49:17 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Spokane Valley Sexual Assault Unit Detectives are trying to identify a man who reportedly exposed himself to two women who were working out last week. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Spokane Valley Sexual Assault Unit Detectives are trying to identify a man who reportedly exposed himself to two women who were working out last week. The two women were working out at the Granite Pointe Apartments clubhouse/gym last week, just east of I-90 and Pines, when the incident happened.  

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  • WATCH: Mom buys “Feisty Pet” toy for son, it backfires

    WATCH: Mom buys “Feisty Pet” toy for son, it backfires

    Thursday, October 12 2017 7:21 PM EDT2017-10-12 23:21:41 GMT
    Jessica Mags Facebook pageJessica Mags Facebook page

    WATERTOWN - A Watertown mom is going viral for a video she posted after she purchased a “Feisty Pet” toy for her kids, thinking it would be a fun treat for them. Well… it backfired. If you're looking for a way to traumatize your child, look no further. Jessica Mags uploaded the video to Facebook Wednesday morning, and it’s been shared more than 700,000 times. Jessica noted that her son is just fine, and loves watching the video she took of 

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    WATERTOWN - A Watertown mom is going viral for a video she posted after she purchased a “Feisty Pet” toy for her kids, thinking it would be a fun treat for them. Well… it backfired. If you're looking for a way to traumatize your child, look no further. Jessica Mags uploaded the video to Facebook Wednesday morning, and it’s been shared more than 700,000 times. Jessica noted that her son is just fine, and loves watching the video she took of 

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  • Officials: Indictments could mean end of new Idaho gang

    Officials: Indictments could mean end of new Idaho gang

    Thursday, October 12 2017 7:09 PM EDT2017-10-12 23:09:32 GMT
    Officials: Indictments could mean end of new Idaho gangOfficials: Indictments could mean end of new Idaho gang

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Idaho's new U.S. Attorney Bart Davis says he believes a new offshoot of the street and prison gang Surenos is close to being eradicated after a series of indictments in state and federal court. During a press conference Thursday, Davis said five people believed to be members or associates of the Sureno Mob Trece gang were indicted in Idaho's U.S. District Court on drug and firearms charges on Wednesday. Another 15 

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    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Idaho's new U.S. Attorney Bart Davis says he believes a new offshoot of the street and prison gang Surenos is close to being eradicated after a series of indictments in state and federal court. During a press conference Thursday, Davis said five people believed to be members or associates of the Sureno Mob Trece gang were indicted in Idaho's U.S. District Court on drug and firearms charges on Wednesday. Another 15 

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  • UPDATE: CDA Police make arrest in Lake City High School social media threat case

    UPDATE: CDA Police make arrest in Lake City High School social media threat case

    Thursday, October 12 2017 6:56 PM EDT2017-10-12 22:56:32 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police have confirmed they've made an arrest in connection to the Lake City High School social media threat. Police say since October 6, 2017, they have received reports of three threatening incidents involving Lake City High School and students. Detectives say they worked with the school district and were able to identify suspects for two of the incidents and "have taken appropriate action." 

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police have confirmed they've made an arrest in connection to the Lake City High School social media threat. Police say since October 6, 2017, they have received reports of three threatening incidents involving Lake City High School and students. Detectives say they worked with the school district and were able to identify suspects for two of the incidents and "have taken appropriate action." 

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  • Washington firefighters to help fight California wildfires

    Washington firefighters to help fight California wildfires

    Thursday, October 12 2017 6:41 PM EDT2017-10-12 22:41:14 GMT
    Courtesy Washington Department of Natural ResourcesCourtesy Washington Department of Natural Resources

    SEATTLE, Wash. - Some 65 firefighters and seven wildland fire engines from Washington's Department of Natural Resources are traveling to northern California to help in the effort to contain wildfires that have killed over two dozen people. The Seattle Times reports Washington Department of Natural Resources spokesman Joe Smillie said the dire situation in California prompted an offer of assistance from the agency Monday. Smillie says a 20-

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    SEATTLE, Wash. - Some 65 firefighters and seven wildland fire engines from Washington's Department of Natural Resources are traveling to northern California to help in the effort to contain wildfires that have killed over two dozen people. The Seattle Times reports Washington Department of Natural Resources spokesman Joe Smillie said the dire situation in California prompted an offer of assistance from the agency Monday. Smillie says a 20-

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  • Court Docs: Suspect accused of murdering former Empire player told detectives he had a paintball gun inside bar

    Court Docs: Suspect accused of murdering former Empire player told detectives he had a paintball gun inside bar

    Thursday, October 12 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-10-12 21:39:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - New court documents released on Thursday detail the events leading up to the fatal shooting of former Spokane Empire player Carl Sims last weekend.  Sims' girlfriend told investigators while they were at Lucky's Bar she saw someone push Sims so hard he lost his balance. That person was told to leave by bouncers, and Sims and his girlfriend also left. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - New court documents released on Thursday detail the events leading up to the fatal shooting of former Spokane Empire player Carl Sims last weekend.  Sims' girlfriend told investigators while they were at Lucky's Bar she saw someone push Sims so hard he lost his balance. That person was told to leave by bouncers, and Sims and his girlfriend also left. 

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  • House passes $36.5 billion disaster aid bill

    House passes $36.5 billion disaster aid bill

    Thursday, October 12 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-10-12 20:21:39 GMT

    WASHINGTON - The House has passed a $36.5 billion measure that would replenish government disaster aid funds and help the cash-strapped government of Puerto Rico keep functioning in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The bipartisan 353-69 vote sent the measure to the Senate, which plans to take up the bill next week. 

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    WASHINGTON - The House has passed a $36.5 billion measure that would replenish government disaster aid funds and help the cash-strapped government of Puerto Rico keep functioning in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The bipartisan 353-69 vote sent the measure to the Senate, which plans to take up the bill next week. 

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  • Deputies searching for blue car missing passenger side mirror that hit man near Fairways Golf Course

    Deputies searching for blue car missing passenger side mirror that hit man near Fairways Golf Course

    Thursday, October 12 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-10-12 19:49:49 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Deputies are asking for your help finding the person responsible for a hitting a pedestrian with their car and fleeing the scene.  Deputies say the collision happened Tuesday evening on W. Melville Road near Fruitvale, in west Spokane County.  The girlfriend of the victim said they were walking westbound on Melville. She was walking in the ditch and the victim was walking on the shoulder next to her, but still out of the lane of travel

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Deputies are asking for your help finding the person responsible for a hitting a pedestrian with their car and fleeing the scene.  Deputies say the collision happened Tuesday evening on W. Melville Road near Fruitvale, in west Spokane County.  The girlfriend of the victim said they were walking westbound on Melville. She was walking in the ditch and the victim was walking on the shoulder next to her, but still out of the lane of travel

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  • UPDATE: Maple Street Bridge back open

    UPDATE: Maple Street Bridge back open

    Thursday, October 12 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-10-12 18:28:29 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Maple Street Bridge is back open to traffic. After talking with Spokane Police for hours, the man safely came down from the fence and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Maple Street Bridge is back open to traffic. After talking with Spokane Police for hours, the man safely came down from the fence and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

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  • Diono car seats recalled; may not protect kids in crash

    Diono car seats recalled; may not protect kids in crash

    Thursday, October 12 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-10-12 18:18:57 GMT

    KHQ.COM - More than 500,000 child car seats made by a company called Diono are being recalled because they may not adequately protect children in a crash. The recall covers the Radian R100, Radian R120, Radian RXT, Olympia, Pacifica, and Rainier convertible and booster seats. They were made from January of 2014 to September of this year by Diono, which used to be called Sunshine Kids Juvenile.  

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    KHQ.COM - More than 500,000 child car seats made by a company called Diono are being recalled because they may not adequately protect children in a crash. The recall covers the Radian R100, Radian R120, Radian RXT, Olympia, Pacifica, and Rainier convertible and booster seats. They were made from January of 2014 to September of this year by Diono, which used to be called Sunshine Kids Juvenile.  

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  • Officers involved in Shadle Walmart shooting identified

    Officers involved in Shadle Walmart shooting identified

    Thursday, October 12 2017 1:49 PM EDT2017-10-12 17:49:53 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Police Department released the names of the three officers who were involved in a fatal shooting at the Shadle Park Walmart last week.  Following a reported carjacking near Crestline and Lincoln, in which a person was shot twice, police located the stolen car in the parking lot of the Walmart. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Police Department released the names of the three officers who were involved in a fatal shooting at the Shadle Park Walmart last week.  Following a reported carjacking near Crestline and Lincoln, in which a person was shot twice, police located the stolen car in the parking lot of the Walmart. 

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  • WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: SCRAPS urges cat owners to keep cats inside after string of horrific cat mutilations

    WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: SCRAPS urges cat owners to keep cats inside after string of horrific cat mutilations

    Thursday, October 12 2017 1:29 PM EDT2017-10-12 17:29:13 GMT
    WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: SCRAPS urges cat owners to keep cats inside after string of horrific cat mutilationsWARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: SCRAPS urges cat owners to keep cats inside after string of horrific cat mutilations

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Regional Animal Service, SCRAPS, says that someone is killing cats in our community. SCRAPS says they've found the bodies of four cats that have been mutilated and cut in half. Officers have uncovered two front-ends, and two hind-ends, but say they're all from different cats. The first one was orange and white with medium hair. It was found in a backyard in August, just south of Francis and 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Regional Animal Service, SCRAPS, says that someone is killing cats in our community. SCRAPS says they've found the bodies of four cats that have been mutilated and cut in half. Officers have uncovered two front-ends, and two hind-ends, but say they're all from different cats. The first one was orange and white with medium hair. It was found in a backyard in August, just south of Francis and 

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  • Family held captive by Taliban-linked group released

    Family held captive by Taliban-linked group released

    Thursday, October 12 2017 10:24 AM EDT2017-10-12 14:24:52 GMT

    ISLAMABAD - An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban. U.S. officials say Pakistan secured the release of Caitlan Coleman and her husband, Canadian Joshua Boyle.

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    ISLAMABAD - An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban. U.S. officials say Pakistan secured the release of Caitlan Coleman and her husband, Canadian Joshua Boyle. The two were abducted five years ago while traveling in Afghanistan and have been held by the Haqqani network.

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  • Washington Attorney General challenges Trump's 3rd travel ban

    Washington Attorney General challenges Trump's 3rd travel ban

    Thursday, October 12 2017 10:22 AM EDT2017-10-12 14:22:26 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced he has asked a federal judge to block President Trump's latest version of his travel ban, saying it would create an indefinite ban on travel by millions of people, "including many with close ties to Washington." “We defeated President Trump’s first travel ban,” Ferguson said in a statement. 

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced he has asked a federal judge to block President Trump's latest version of his travel ban, saying it would create an indefinite ban on travel by millions of people, "including many with close ties to Washington." “We defeated President Trump’s first travel ban,” Ferguson said in a statement. 

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  • Trump slams Puerto Rico after hurricanes: "Financial crisis looms largely of their own making"

    Trump slams Puerto Rico after hurricanes: "Financial crisis looms largely of their own making"

    Thursday, October 12 2017 8:57 AM EDT2017-10-12 12:57:10 GMT

    KHQ.COM - President Donald Trump slammed Puerto Rico Thursday, claiming that its critical infrastructure was a "disaster" before it was hit by two hurricanes and he threatened to pull out emergency management workers from the storm-ravaged island. "Puerto Rico survived the Hurricanes, now a financial crisis looms largely of their own making." says Sharyl Attkisson. A total lack of........accountability say the Governor. Electric and all infrastructure was disaster...

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    KHQ.COM - President Donald Trump slammed Puerto Rico Thursday, claiming that its critical infrastructure was a "disaster" before it was hit by two hurricanes and he threatened to pull out emergency management workers from the storm-ravaged island. "Puerto Rico survived the Hurricanes, now a financial crisis looms largely of their own making." says Sharyl Attkisson. A total lack of........accountability say the Governor. Electric and all infrastructure was disaster...

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  • Texas inmates donate thousands in commissary money to Harvey relief

    Texas inmates donate thousands in commissary money to Harvey relief

    Thursday, October 12 2017 1:56 AM EDT2017-10-12 05:56:44 GMT

    AUSTIN, Texas - After Hurricane Harvey hit close to home for inmates in Texas, those inmates are doing what they can to help the relief effort. More than 6,000 inmates have donated $53,863 from their commissary funds to help victims of the hurricane. Jason Clark, spokesman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, told the Dallas Morning News that the inmates donated to the Red Cross of their own volition.

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    AUSTIN, Texas - After Hurricane Harvey hit close to home for inmates in Texas, those inmates are doing what they can to help the relief effort. More than 6,000 inmates have donated $53,863 from their commissary funds to help victims of the hurricane. Jason Clark, spokesman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, told the Dallas Morning News that the inmates donated to the Red Cross of their own volition.

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  • Hunting season is here: Arby's releases venison and elk sandwiches

    Hunting season is here: Arby's releases venison and elk sandwiches

    Thursday, October 12 2017 1:48 AM EDT2017-10-12 05:48:53 GMT
    @Arbys twitter@Arbys twitter
    Fast food chain Arby's is living up to its "we have the meats" slogan with its nationwide debut of the venison sandwich.  On October 21, USA Today says the sandwich will be featured in 3,300 restaurants and features thick-cut venison steak with crispy onions and a berry sauce on a toasted roll. It will only be available while supplies last. Arby's will also begin selling a limited-edition elk sandwich in three restaurants in the states of Montana, Colorado and Wyoming...>>
    Fast food chain Arby's is living up to its "we have the meats" slogan with its nationwide debut of the venison sandwich.  On October 21, USA Today says the sandwich will be featured in 3,300 restaurants and features thick-cut venison steak with crispy onions and a berry sauce on a toasted roll. It will only be available while supplies last. Arby's will also begin selling a limited-edition elk sandwich in three restaurants in the states of Montana, Colorado and Wyoming...>>
  • Car drives into home, sparks fire in Spokane Valley

    Car drives into home, sparks fire in Spokane Valley

    Thursday, October 12 2017 1:20 AM EDT2017-10-12 05:20:44 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Valley firefighters quickly extinguished a house fire in Spokane Valley after they say a driver ran into the gas meter of a home on 6th and Fox. The fire broke out around 8 p.m. Wednesday. Responding crews said there was no extension into the attic and minor damage in the adjacent bedroom.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Valley firefighters quickly extinguished a house fire in Spokane Valley after they say a driver ran into the gas meter of a home on 6th and Fox. The fire broke out around 8 p.m. Wednesday. Responding crews said there was no extension into the attic and minor damage in the adjacent bedroom.

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  • Caught on camera: Spokane-area bar owner charged with faking injuries in $230K scam

    Caught on camera: Spokane-area bar owner charged with faking injuries in $230K scam

    Thursday, October 12 2017 1:11 AM EDT2017-10-12 05:11:49 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane County man stands accused of running a bar while claiming he was too injured to work in a scheme to collect more than $230,000 in state workers' comp and federal disability benefits. Dennis J. Bennett, 63, of Verndale, was scheduled for arraignment on Monday in Spokane County Superior Court on two charges of felony, first degree theft.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane County man stands accused of running a bar while claiming he was too injured to work in a scheme to collect more than $230,000 in state workers' comp and federal disability benefits. Dennis J. Bennett, 63, of Verndale, was scheduled for arraignment on Monday in Spokane County Superior Court on two charges of felony, first degree theft.

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  • Deadly crash blocks portion of Highway 95, passenger taken to hospital

    Deadly crash blocks portion of Highway 95, passenger taken to hospital

    Thursday, October 12 2017 12:32 AM EDT2017-10-12 04:32:31 GMT

    BONNERS FERRY, Idaho - A Bonners Ferry man has died after Idaho State Police say he lost control of his truck on Highway 95.  49-year-old John A Crump was traveling southbound when he lost control of his 1984 Ford 700 truck near milepost 508.5. Police say Crump died on the scene and was not wearing his seat belt.  His passenger, 48-year-old Ronald Erickson was transported to Boundary Community Hospital.  The highway was blocked for about 3 hours. 

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    BONNERS FERRY, Idaho - A Bonners Ferry man has died after Idaho State Police say he lost control of his truck on Highway 95.  49-year-old John A Crump was traveling southbound when he lost control of his 1984 Ford 700 truck near milepost 508.5. Police say Crump died on the scene and was not wearing his seat belt.  His passenger, 48-year-old Ronald Erickson was transported to Boundary Community Hospital.  The highway was blocked for about 3 hours. 

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  • The Latest: 23 now dead from Northern California wildfires

    The Latest: 23 now dead from Northern California wildfires

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-10-12 03:50:35 GMT
    NBC NewsNBC News

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Authorities have confirmed two more deaths from Northern California's wildfires, taking the total to 23. The sheriff's office in Sonoma County, where most of the deaths have occurred, said Wednesday night that the toll there has reached 13. The other 10 deaths are dispersed across three other counties. No details have been released on the two newly confirmed dead.

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    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Authorities have confirmed two more deaths from Northern California's wildfires, taking the total to 23. The sheriff's office in Sonoma County, where most of the deaths have occurred, said Wednesday night that the toll there has reached 13. The other 10 deaths are dispersed across three other counties. No details have been released on the two newly confirmed dead.

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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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  • Report: 3M in Washington affected by data breaches over year

    Report: 3M in Washington affected by data breaches over year

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-10-12 02:33:33 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson says nearly 3 million people in the state had their information compromised in data breaches in the past year. In a report released Wednesday, Ferguson said that the number - based on those impacted between July 2016 and this past July - is six times the number affected by breaches the previous year.

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson says nearly 3 million people in the state had their information compromised in data breaches in the past year. In a report released Wednesday, Ferguson said that the number - based on those impacted between July 2016 and this past July - is six times the number affected by breaches the previous year.

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  • Report finds WA lottery director calls women "criers"

    Report finds WA lottery director calls women "criers"

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 10:28 PM EDT2017-10-12 02:28:12 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - An outside investigation into complaints of a hostile workplace at the Washington state Lottery has found that the agency's director treats female employees differently than their male counterparts, calling them "criers" and excluding them from key discussions.  

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - An outside investigation into complaints of a hostile workplace at the Washington state Lottery has found that the agency's director treats female employees differently than their male counterparts, calling them "criers" and excluding them from key discussions.  

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  • 6-year-old's Lemonade 4 Lunch stand aims beyond Coeur d'Alene

    6-year-old's Lemonade 4 Lunch stand aims beyond Coeur d'Alene

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 10:24 PM EDT2017-10-12 02:24:48 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - It all started with a simple glass of lemonade. “If you want to pay, the money that you pay will go to the Coeur d’Alene School District to help pay off the reduced school lunch bill,” Amiah Van Hill told customers back in August.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - It all started with a simple glass of lemonade. “If you want to pay, the money that you pay will go to the Coeur d’Alene School District to help pay off the reduced school lunch bill,” Amiah Van Hill told customers back in August.

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  • Lack of workers hurting harvest

    Lack of workers hurting harvest

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-10-12 01:42:52 GMT

    DRYDEN, Wash. - Farmers across the state of Washington are having the same problem there are not enough laborer’s to harvest their crops, "It's bad enough as it is," said Ray Schmitten Nestled in the Wenatchee River Valley stands a small pear farm that's struggling to harvest their fruit crop this season because of the lack of workers, 

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    DRYDEN, Wash. - Farmers across the state of Washington are having the same problem there are not enough laborer’s to harvest their crops, "It's bad enough as it is," said Ray Schmitten Nestled in the Wenatchee River Valley stands a small pear farm that's struggling to harvest their fruit crop this season because of the lack of workers, 

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  • In historic change, Boy Scouts to let girls in some programs

    In historic change, Boy Scouts to let girls in some programs

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-10-12 01:42:44 GMT

    NEW YORK - In a historic change, the Boy Scouts are announcing plans to admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and to establish a new program for older girls using the same curriculum as the Boy Scouts. 

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    NEW YORK - In a historic change, the Boy Scouts are announcing plans to admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and to establish a new program for older girls using the same curriculum as the Boy Scouts. Under the plan announced Wednesday, Cub Scout dens - the smallest unit - will be single-gender, either all-boys or all-girls. The larger Cub Scout packs will have the option to welcome both genders if they choose.

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  • 41,000 Lbs of Pot Seized in Eastern Washington

    41,000 Lbs of Pot Seized in Eastern Washington

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-10-12 01:24:54 GMT

    GRANT COUNTY, WASH: The Grant County Sheriff’s department along with several other state and federal agencies got a tip about possible illegal marijuana growing operations in several counties, “The tips that came in that they had marijuana being grown next to the residence so we checked into it. One thing lead to another and we discovered that people were being for lack of a better word lied to and presented false documentation and 

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    GRANT COUNTY, WASH: The Grant County Sheriff’s department along with several other state and federal agencies got a tip about possible illegal marijuana growing operations in several counties, “The tips that came in that they had marijuana being grown next to the residence so we checked into it. One thing lead to another and we discovered that people were being for lack of a better word lied to and presented false documentation and 

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  • Parents in Ohio say a drone is trying to lure kids into the woods

    Parents in Ohio say a drone is trying to lure kids into the woods

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-10-12 00:24:59 GMT

    AKRON, Ohio - An Ohio school district recently experienced something that's worth sharing with everyone: They say someone was operating a drone over an elementary school and was trying to lure kids into the woods. They were using a drone equipped with a loudspeaker to do it.

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    AKRON, Ohio - An Ohio school district recently experienced something that's worth sharing with everyone: They say someone was operating a drone over an elementary school and was trying to lure kids into the woods. They were using a drone equipped with a loudspeaker to do it.

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  • Can geese help us predict the winter?

    Can geese help us predict the winter?

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-10-12 00:24:12 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It’s that time of year once again; when flocks of geese get our attention as they spread across the skies above. But does the timing of when these birds take flight indicate what kind of winter we're going to have? Or is it just a myth? “You can tell the seasons are changing, but you can't tell specifically if it's going to be a long winter or a short winter,” said Environmental Studies Professor at Gonzaga University, Jonathan Isacoff. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It’s that time of year once again; when flocks of geese get our attention as they spread across the skies above. But does the timing of when these birds take flight indicate what kind of winter we're going to have? Or is it just a myth? “You can tell the seasons are changing, but you can't tell specifically if it's going to be a long winter or a short winter,” said Environmental Studies Professor at Gonzaga University, Jonathan Isacoff. 

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  • Post Falls police searching for car thief

    Post Falls police searching for car thief

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 8:04 PM EDT2017-10-12 00:04:59 GMT

    POST FALLS, Idaho - Post Falls Police detectives need your help finding a man driving a stolen vehicle. Brandon Marlow, 26, was last seen in Post Falls, Idaho driving a stolen vehicle described as a blue 2016 Toyota Highlander with Idaho plate K618613.

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    POST FALLS, Idaho - Post Falls Police detectives need your help finding a man driving a stolen vehicle. Brandon Marlow, 26, was last seen in Post Falls, Idaho driving a stolen vehicle described as a blue 2016 Toyota Highlander with Idaho plate K618613.

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  • City leaders stand up against hate after suspects shoot at N. Spokane home

    City leaders stand up against hate after suspects shoot at N. Spokane home

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 7:53 PM EDT2017-10-11 23:53:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - City leaders held a news conference on Wednesday to address the recent act of hate in our community. On Sunday, a woman’s house was shot up eight or nine times on North Wiscomb Avenue. The victim told police that the suspect had called him racial slurs, punched him in the face, and threatened him with a gun before the shooting.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - City leaders held a news conference on Wednesday to address the recent act of hate in our community. On Sunday, a woman’s house was shot up eight or nine times on North Wiscomb Avenue. The victim told police that the suspect had called him racial slurs, punched him in the face, and threatened him with a gun before the shooting.

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  • Deputies: Florida man Googled 'how to rob a bank' before robbing a bank

    Deputies: Florida man Googled 'how to rob a bank' before robbing a bank

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-10-11 22:26:30 GMT

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - A 26-year-old man has been arrested for bank robbery in Largo, Florida. When deputies interviewed the man, he admitted to it, saying he was in need of money so he used Google to look up how to rob a bank. According to detectives, William Joe Johnson entered the Achieva Credit Union just before 11 a.m. last week.

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    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - A 26-year-old man has been arrested for bank robbery in Largo, Florida. When deputies interviewed the man, he admitted to it, saying he was in need of money so he used Google to look up how to rob a bank. According to detectives, William Joe Johnson entered the Achieva Credit Union just before 11 a.m. last week.

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  • October 11 is National Coming Out Day

    October 11 is National Coming Out Day

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 5:13 PM EDT2017-10-11 21:13:48 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - October 11 is National Coming Out Day!  The day is meant to celebrate individuals who come out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer (LGBTQ) or as an ally, according to The Human Rights Campaign.  National Coming Out Day falls on October 11 each year in honor of the half a million people who participated in the second March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in 1987.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - October 11 is National Coming Out Day!  The day is meant to celebrate individuals who come out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer (LGBTQ) or as an ally, according to The Human Rights Campaign.  National Coming Out Day falls on October 11 each year in honor of the half a million people who participated in the second March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in 1987.

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  • Facebook and Instagram experience worldwide outages

    Facebook and Instagram experience worldwide outages

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-10-11 20:31:39 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Were you not able to log into Facebook Wednesday morning and share your favorite KHQ Local News story?  We had some troubles ourselves. 

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    KHQ.COM - Were you not able to log into Facebook Wednesday morning and share your favorite KHQ Local News story?  We had some troubles ourselves. In fact, Facebook users around the world experienced an outage of the social network this morning, and it appears to be continuing.  Users say they haven't been able to use the site, while others say it just isn't functioning right, including elements such a the post box not appearing.  

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  • Oklahoma prisons selling inmates cold case playing cards

    Oklahoma prisons selling inmates cold case playing cards

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-10-11 19:56:48 GMT

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma authorities are hoping to solve unsolved killings and other cold cases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. The state Bureau of Investigation and state Department of Correction showcased the cards Wednesday. The decks are reminiscent of those distributed in 2003 to help U.S. troops identify most wanted terrorists during the Iraqi War. 

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    OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma authorities are hoping to solve unsolved killings and other cold cases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. The state Bureau of Investigation and state Department of Correction showcased the cards Wednesday. The decks are reminiscent of those distributed in 2003 to help U.S. troops identify most wanted terrorists during the Iraqi War. 

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  • Experts say NBC licenses likely safe despite Trump's threat

    Experts say NBC licenses likely safe despite Trump's threat

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 3:00 PM EDT2017-10-11 19:00:56 GMT

    NEW YORK - President Donald Trump is threatening to challenge NBC's broadcast licenses because he's not happy with how its news division has covered him. But experts say it's not likely his threats would lead to any action. Comcast's NBCUniversal owns several TV stations, and its news shows and other programs are carried on stations owned by other companies around the country. 

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    NEW YORK - President Donald Trump is threatening to challenge NBC's broadcast licenses because he's not happy with how its news division has covered him. But experts say it's not likely his threats would lead to any action. Comcast's NBCUniversal owns several TV stations, and its news shows and other programs are carried on stations owned by other companies around the country. 

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  • FBI asking for help identifying woman who may have information in child sexual exploitation case

    FBI asking for help identifying woman who may have information in child sexual exploitation case

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 2:34 PM EDT2017-10-11 18:34:10 GMT

    WASHINGTON - The FBI is asking for the public's help identifying a woman who may have "critical information" about the identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation.  The FBI released photos of the woman, known only as Jane Doe 39, nationally on Wednesday hoping someone will be able to help them in the case.

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    WASHINGTON - The FBI is asking for the public's help identifying a woman who may have "critical information" about the identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation.  The FBI released photos of the woman, known only as Jane Doe 39, nationally on Wednesday hoping someone will be able to help them in the case.

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  • NBC: Trump wanted tenfold nuclear increase; President Trump responds

    NBC: Trump wanted tenfold nuclear increase; President Trump responds

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 11:30 AM EDT2017-10-11 15:30:58 GMT

    KHQ.COM - NBC News has released an exclusive story claiming President Trump wanted what amounted to a nearly tenfold increase in the U.S. nuclear arsenal as told to them by three officials who were in the room when President Trump made the request during a gathering this past summer of the nation’s highest-ranking national security leaders. This morning President Trump has responded to the claims on Twitter saying, "Fake NBC News made up a story..."

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    KHQ.COM - NBC News has released an exclusive story claiming President Trump wanted what amounted to a nearly tenfold increase in the U.S. nuclear arsenal as told to them by three officials who were in the room when President Trump made the request during a gathering this past summer of the nation’s highest-ranking national security leaders. This morning President Trump has responded to the claims on Twitter saying, "Fake NBC News made up a story..."

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  • California Wildfires: 17 dead; 180 injured; 2,000 homes and businesses destroyed

    California Wildfires: 17 dead; 180 injured; 2,000 homes and businesses destroyed

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 10:29 AM EDT2017-10-11 14:29:08 GMT

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 6:30 a.m. A wildfire tearing through California's wine country continues to expand unabated, prompting authorities to order more evacuations. The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday it ordered mandatory evacuations for several areas of Sonoma Valley after a blaze grew to 44 square miles (113 square kilometers).

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    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 6:30 a.m. A wildfire tearing through California's wine country continues to expand unabated, prompting authorities to order more evacuations. The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday it ordered mandatory evacuations for several areas of Sonoma Valley after a blaze grew to 44 square miles (113 square kilometers).

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  • Eminem releases 4.5 minute freestyle rap against President Trump

    Eminem releases 4.5 minute freestyle rap against President Trump

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 10:21 AM EDT2017-10-11 14:21:51 GMT

    DETROIT (AP) - Eminem has unleashed a lyrical tirade against President Donald Trump, saying he "came to stomp." The rapper took aim at Trump in a 4½-minute freestyle rap video that aired as part of BET's Hip Hop Awards on Tuesday night. Eminem focused several times on Trump's ongoing campaign against NFL national anthem protests, rapping: "so we focus on that instead of talking Puerto Rico or gun reform for Nevada.

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    DETROIT (AP) - Eminem has unleashed a lyrical tirade against President Donald Trump, saying he "came to stomp." The rapper took aim at Trump in a 4½-minute freestyle rap video that aired as part of BET's Hip Hop Awards on Tuesday night. Eminem focused several times on Trump's ongoing campaign against NFL national anthem protests, rapping: "so we focus on that instead of talking Puerto Rico or gun reform for Nevada.

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  • Convicted sex offender about to gain custody of 8-year-old son stopped by Michigan Judge

    Convicted sex offender about to gain custody of 8-year-old son stopped by Michigan Judge

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 7:40 AM EDT2017-10-11 11:40:06 GMT

    DETROIT — A judge on Tuesday put an order on hold that granted a convicted sex offender joint legal custody of a child born to a woman who said the man raped her, and she became pregnant, when she was 12. Sanilac County prosecutors said the case started when the now-21-year-old mother requested state assistance this summer for her 8-year-old son.

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    DETROIT — A judge on Tuesday put an order on hold that granted a convicted sex offender joint legal custody of a child born to a woman who said the man raped her, and she became pregnant, when she was 12. Sanilac County prosecutors said the case started when the now-21-year-old mother requested state assistance this summer for her 8-year-old son.

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  • Former Empire player killed in downtown Spokane shooting

    Former Empire player killed in downtown Spokane shooting

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 1:38 AM EDT2017-10-11 05:38:32 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man who was shot over the weekend near the Monterey Cafe in downtown Spokane has died. Former players and coaches have identified that man as former Spokane Empire player Carl Sims. Although he only spent a season playing for the Empire at the Spokane Arena, his former coach says his impact on his teammates and the community here will last much longer.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man who was shot over the weekend near the Monterey Cafe in downtown Spokane has died. Former players and coaches have identified that man as former Spokane Empire player Carl Sims. Although he only spent a season playing for the Empire at the Spokane Arena, his former coach says his impact on his teammates and the community here will last much longer.

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  • Missing 9-year-old from Liberty Lake found safe

    Missing 9-year-old from Liberty Lake found safe

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 12:09 AM EDT2017-10-11 04:09:55 GMT

    LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. - Update: 9-year-old William has been found and is safe Tuesday night. The police department thanks everyone for their help finding him.

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    LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. - Update: 9-year-old William has been found and is safe Tuesday night. The police department thanks everyone for their help finding him.

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  • The Latest: Death toll in California wildfires reaches 17

    The Latest: Death toll in California wildfires reaches 17

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-10-11 03:51:50 GMT

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California wildfire that destroyed 14 buildings - most of them homes - is now 40 percent contained. Fire officials say winds that propelled the blaze across 12.5 square miles (32 sq. kilometers) of northern Orange County have eased and a cooler, wetter marine layer of air should help the fight Tuesday night.

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    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California wildfire that destroyed 14 buildings - most of them homes - is now 40 percent contained. Fire officials say winds that propelled the blaze across 12.5 square miles (32 sq. kilometers) of northern Orange County have eased and a cooler, wetter marine layer of air should help the fight Tuesday night.

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  • Driver in Oregon crash that killed 5 had blood-alcohol content of .318

    Driver in Oregon crash that killed 5 had blood-alcohol content of .318

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-10-11 02:35:34 GMT

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Investigators say an Oregon man arrested after a crash Sunday that killed a woman and four children had a blood-alcohol level nearly four times the legal limit. The Statesman Journal reported Tuesday that a judge deemed Favian Garcia "a danger to the public if released" and ordered him held without bail.

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    SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Investigators say an Oregon man arrested after a crash Sunday that killed a woman and four children had a blood-alcohol level nearly four times the legal limit. The Statesman Journal reported Tuesday that a judge deemed Favian Garcia "a danger to the public if released" and ordered him held without bail.

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  • Expert: Check for lice in Halloween costumes

    Expert: Check for lice in Halloween costumes

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 10:13 PM EDT2017-10-11 02:13:32 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - You may be taking your child Halloween costume shopping, but before your child tries on wigs or hats, you might want to be careful. There could be lice. A lice expert says most outbreaks happen because the person doesn’t know they have an infestation. Joan Berkowitz, owner of A Lice Thing to Do, has seen some pretty bad infestations before.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - You may be taking your child Halloween costume shopping, but before your child tries on wigs or hats, you might want to be careful. There could be lice. A lice expert says most outbreaks happen because the person doesn’t know they have an infestation. Joan Berkowitz, owner of A Lice Thing to Do, has seen some pretty bad infestations before.

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  • Two arrested for shooting at house, yelling racial slurs at family inside

    Two arrested for shooting at house, yelling racial slurs at family inside

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 9:04 PM EDT2017-10-11 01:04:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Police have arrested two men for what witnesses say was a racially motivated shooting. Both men are convicted felons. Witnesses heard racial slurs just prior to the shooting, according to court documents. It happened on North Wiscomb Avenue just before 11:30 PM. The woman who lives in the home that was shot up said was inside with her friend and two children. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Police have arrested two men for what witnesses say was a racially motivated shooting. Both men are convicted felons. Witnesses heard racial slurs just prior to the shooting, according to court documents. It happened on North Wiscomb Avenue just before 11:30 PM. The woman who lives in the home that was shot up said was inside with her friend and two children. 

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  • Supreme Court dismisses 1 of 2 travel ban cases

    Supreme Court dismisses 1 of 2 travel ban cases

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 8:12 PM EDT2017-10-11 00:12:40 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has dismissed one of two cases concerning President Donald Trump's ban on visitors from mostly Muslim countries. The court got rid of a case that originated in Maryland and involves a ban that has now expired and been replaced by a new version. But the justices took no action on a separate case from Hawaii.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has dismissed one of two cases concerning President Donald Trump's ban on visitors from mostly Muslim countries. The court got rid of a case that originated in Maryland and involves a ban that has now expired and been replaced by a new version. But the justices took no action on a separate case from Hawaii.

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  • Lewiston Police searching for burglar caught on camera

    Lewiston Police searching for burglar caught on camera

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 8:08 PM EDT2017-10-11 00:08:31 GMT

    LEWISTON, Idaho - The Lewiston Police Department is looking for the public's help identifying a suspect in several commercial burglaries that happened over the past weekend. Police say the burglar struck at the Golden Dragon and Lewis Clark Recyclers among others. Officers released a series of surveillance videos that shows the person who is wearing a hoodie with some type of emblem on the upper left part of the sweatshirt and appears to have a bandanna over their face.

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    LEWISTON, Idaho - The Lewiston Police Department is looking for the public's help identifying a suspect in several commercial burglaries that happened over the past weekend. Police say the burglar struck at the Golden Dragon and Lewis Clark Recyclers among others. Officers released a series of surveillance videos that shows the person who is wearing a hoodie with some type of emblem on the upper left part of the sweatshirt and appears to have a bandanna over their face.

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  • Florida man set ablaze after losing football bet with wife

    Florida man set ablaze after losing football bet with wife

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-10-10 23:46:58 GMT

    VERO BEACH, Fla. - A 27-year-old Florida man was taken to an area hospital with second and third degree burns following a bet on a football game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers that went horribly wrong on Sunday. The Indian River County Sheriff's Office reports they received a call around 9 p.m. to a house in Vero Beach, Florida.

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    VERO BEACH, Fla. - A 27-year-old Florida man was taken to an area hospital with second and third degree burns following a bet on a football game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers that went horribly wrong on Sunday. The Indian River County Sheriff's Office reports they received a call around 9 p.m. to a house in Vero Beach, Florida.

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  • Police: Man tried to steal sailboat, called owner in process

    Police: Man tried to steal sailboat, called owner in process

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 7:08 PM EDT2017-10-10 23:08:51 GMT

    PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - Washington state authorities say a Port Orchard man was charged with first-degree theft along with first-degree malicious mischief for allegations that he tried to steal a $335,000 sailboat, and caused more than $5,000 in damage to the boat by trying to unlock a steering wheel.

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    PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - Washington state authorities say a Port Orchard man was charged with first-degree theft along with first-degree malicious mischief for allegations that he tried to steal a $335,000 sailboat, and caused more than $5,000 in damage to the boat by trying to unlock a steering wheel.

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  • White House requests $5B to ease Puerto Rico fiscal crisis

    White House requests $5B to ease Puerto Rico fiscal crisis

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-10-10 23:01:16 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is asking Congress for $5 billion to ease a fiscal crisis striking the government of Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico's central government and various municipalities and other local governments are suffering unsustainable cash shortfalls as Maria has choked off revenues and strained resources.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is asking Congress for $5 billion to ease a fiscal crisis striking the government of Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico's central government and various municipalities and other local governments are suffering unsustainable cash shortfalls as Maria has choked off revenues and strained resources.

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  • Utah officer fired after nurse's arrest caught on video

    Utah officer fired after nurse's arrest caught on video

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-10-10 22:53:27 GMT

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Authorities say a Utah police officer who was caught on video roughly handcuffing a nurse because she refused to allow a blood draw has been fired. A Salt Lake City Police spokesman said Chief Mike Brown made the decision Tuesday following an investigation into Detective Jeff Payne, who made the arrest that became a flashpoint in the ongoing national conversation about police use of force.

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    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Authorities say a Utah police officer who was caught on video roughly handcuffing a nurse because she refused to allow a blood draw has been fired. A Salt Lake City Police spokesman said Chief Mike Brown made the decision Tuesday following an investigation into Detective Jeff Payne, who made the arrest that became a flashpoint in the ongoing national conversation about police use of force.

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  • 2 mountain climbers die after Montana avalanche

    2 mountain climbers die after Montana avalanche

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 6:46 PM EDT2017-10-10 22:46:10 GMT

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A Montana woman died in a weekend avalanche and the family of her boyfriend said he survived the slide, but "not the unbearable loss of his partner in life. He chose to end his life." The Gallatin County sheriff's office says 23-year-old Inge Perkins of Bozeman died Saturday in a slide on Imp Peak in the southern Madison Range.

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    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A Montana woman died in a weekend avalanche and the family of her boyfriend said he survived the slide, but "not the unbearable loss of his partner in life. He chose to end his life." The Gallatin County sheriff's office says 23-year-old Inge Perkins of Bozeman died Saturday in a slide on Imp Peak in the southern Madison Range.

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  • NFL may change policy that players 'should' stand for anthem

    NFL may change policy that players 'should' stand for anthem

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 6:18 PM EDT2017-10-10 22:18:00 GMT

    NFL owners will meet next week to consider changes to a game manual that says players "should" stand during the national anthem, a guideline that the league has left to the discretion of players who kneeled in larger numbers after criticism from President Donald Trump.

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    NFL owners will meet next week to consider changes to a game manual that says players "should" stand during the national anthem, a guideline that the league has left to the discretion of players who kneeled in larger numbers after criticism from President Donald Trump.

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  • Car strikes woman outside vehicle on I-90 in Adams County

    Car strikes woman outside vehicle on I-90 in Adams County

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-10-10 22:08:52 GMT

    ADAMS COUNTY, Wash. - A 21-year-old woman is in the hospital after she was hit on Interstate 90 Monday night. It happened around 7:45 p.m. on eastbound I-90 at milepost 237, which is about eight miles west of the town of Sprague in Adams County.

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    ADAMS COUNTY, Wash. - A 21-year-old woman is in the hospital after she was hit on Interstate 90 Monday night. It happened around 7:45 p.m. on eastbound I-90 at milepost 237, which is about eight miles west of the town of Sprague in Adams County.

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  • Texas Tech shooting: Campus cops were told student may have weapon

    Texas Tech shooting: Campus cops were told student may have weapon

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-10-10 21:45:21 GMT

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas Tech University's campus police chief says an officer went to check on the wellbeing of a 19-year-old student because the department received reports that he had been acting erratically and might have "a weapon."

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    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas Tech University's campus police chief says an officer went to check on the wellbeing of a 19-year-old student because the department received reports that he had been acting erratically and might have "a weapon."

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  • Records: Sex offender granted joint legal custody of child

    Records: Sex offender granted joint legal custody of child

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-10-10 21:36:36 GMT

    DETROIT (AP) - Michigan court records show a convicted sex offender was granted joint legal custody of a child born to a woman who says he raped her when she was 12. Sanilac County prosecutors said Tuesday the paternity issue arose when the 21-year-old mother requested state assistance for her 8-year-old son.

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    DETROIT (AP) - Michigan court records show a convicted sex offender was granted joint legal custody of a child born to a woman who says he raped her when she was 12. Sanilac County prosecutors said Tuesday the paternity issue arose when the 21-year-old mother requested state assistance for her 8-year-old son.

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  • Spokane firefighters respond to two more garage fires in Hillyard

    Spokane firefighters respond to two more garage fires in Hillyard

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-10-10 21:27:40 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane firefighters responded to two garage fires in the Hillyard neighborhood Monday night. The cause of both fires remain under investigation by the fire department's Special Investigation Unit.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane firefighters responded to two garage fires in the Hillyard neighborhood Monday night. The cause of both fires remain under investigation by the fire department's Special Investigation Unit.

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  • An age limit on trick-or-treating? One Canadian town says yes!

    An age limit on trick-or-treating? One Canadian town says yes!

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-10-10 20:08:47 GMT

    BATHURST, NEW BRUNSWICK - The City Council in Bathurst, New Brunswick is looking to set an age limit on those who can go trick-or-treating on Halloween.  The Canadian Press says the council is looking to pass a set of rules that will prohibit people over the age of 16 from trick-or-treating. People who are too old or out past the proposed curfew (8:00 p.m.) could be fined $200. 

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    BATHURST, NEW BRUNSWICK - The City Council in Bathurst, New Brunswick is looking to set an age limit on those who can go trick-or-treating on Halloween.  The Canadian Press says the council is looking to pass a set of rules that will prohibit people over the age of 16 from trick-or-treating. People who are too old or out past the proposed curfew (8:00 p.m.) could be fined $200. 

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  • Oregon woman wakes to find bear in living room

    Oregon woman wakes to find bear in living room

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-10-10 19:56:40 GMT

    SUMPTER, Ore. (AP) - A woman in Oregon forgot to latch her front door and awoke to find a 160-pound bear in her living room. The Baker City Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2yW5jpW) that the bear knocked over a bookshelf but didn't harm the 78-year-old woman. The 3-year-old male bear was trapped and euthanized late last week by state wildlife officials.

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    SUMPTER, Ore. (AP) - A woman in Oregon forgot to latch her front door and awoke to find a 160-pound bear in her living room. The Baker City Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2yW5jpW) that the bear knocked over a bookshelf but didn't harm the 78-year-old woman. The 3-year-old male bear was trapped and euthanized late last week by state wildlife officials.

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  • California Wildfires: Death toll rises to 15; 2,000 structures burned; More than 100 missing person calls

    California Wildfires: Death toll rises to 15; 2,000 structures burned; More than 100 missing person calls

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 3:50 PM EDT2017-10-10 19:50:34 GMT

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - A relentless onslaught of wildfires in Northern California is ravaging wineries, rural towns, and whole neighborhoods.  A fire official says two more people have died in Sonoma County, raising the total number of people killed in wildfires in Northern California to 15. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Chief Ken Pimlott said Tuesday at least 2,000 homes, businesses and other structures have been destroyed.

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    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - A relentless onslaught of wildfires in Northern California is ravaging wineries, rural towns, and whole neighborhoods.  A fire official says two more people have died in Sonoma County, raising the total number of people killed in wildfires in Northern California to 15. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Chief Ken Pimlott said Tuesday at least 2,000 homes, businesses and other structures have been destroyed.

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  • CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Ireland school claims there's a ghost in their halls

    CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Ireland school claims there's a ghost in their halls

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 3:44 PM EDT2017-10-10 19:44:56 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Ghost or prank? A school in Cork City, Ireland, called Deerpark C.B.S., claims they may have a ghost in their halls. Security video taken on October 1 at 3 a.m. appears to show some unusual disturbances in the hallway. It starts with a door at the end of the hallway slamming very quickly. Then, a few moments later, a stack of lockers start to rock, all on their own.

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    KHQ.COM - Ghost or prank? A school in Cork City, Ireland, called Deerpark C.B.S., claims they may have a ghost in their halls. Security video taken on October 1 at 3 a.m. appears to show some unusual disturbances in the hallway. It starts with a door at the end of the hallway slamming very quickly. Then, a few moments later, a stack of lockers start to rock, all on their own.

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  • Weinstein accused of raping 3 women in New Yorker story

    Weinstein accused of raping 3 women in New Yorker story

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-10-10 16:06:37 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - The New Yorker is reporting that Harvey Weinstein has previously raped three women, significantly intensifying the scandal surrounding the disgraced movie mogul. A representative for Weinstein vehemently denied the allegations in a statement to the magazine. The expose, published Tuesday, detailed allegations not just of sexual harassment but of three incidents involving rape.

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    NEW YORK (AP) - The New Yorker is reporting that Harvey Weinstein has previously raped three women, significantly intensifying the scandal surrounding the disgraced movie mogul. A representative for Weinstein vehemently denied the allegations in a statement to the magazine. The expose, published Tuesday, detailed allegations not just of sexual harassment but of three incidents involving rape.

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  • 72 Hour Sale: Southwest Airlines offers round trips for less than $100

    72 Hour Sale: Southwest Airlines offers round trips for less than $100

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 11:58 AM EDT2017-10-10 15:58:50 GMT

    KHQ.COM - If you're looking to get away, Southwest Airlines kicked off a 72-hour sale on Tuesday that includes deals from as low a $49 for a one-way flight!  The sale also includes longer routes, with the price of flights loosely tied to distance. Flights begin at $49 each way on Southwest’s shortest routes and increase to $79, $99 or $129 each way for longer flights. 

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    KHQ.COM - If you're looking to get away, Southwest Airlines kicked off a 72-hour sale on Tuesday that includes deals from as low a $49 for a one-way flight!  The sale also includes longer routes, with the price of flights loosely tied to distance. Flights begin at $49 each way on Southwest’s shortest routes and increase to $79, $99 or $129 each way for longer flights. 

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  • Voyeurism charges filed against vacation rental owner who secretly recorded guests in bed

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 11:46 AM EDT2017-10-10 15:46:32 GMT

    LONGBOAT KEY, Florida - Police have recovered pictures and videos from a vacation rental in Florida that had hidden cameras pointing directly at the bed. Authorities say the video files date all the way back to 2008 and now they are asking the public to help identify the victims who stayed in the condo. The vacation rental was located on Longboat Key and it was an Indiana couple, staying at the rental last month that first noticed they were being watched.

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    LONGBOAT KEY, Florida - Police have recovered pictures and videos from a vacation rental in Florida that had hidden cameras pointing directly at the bed. Authorities say the video files date all the way back to 2008 and now they are asking the public to help identify the victims who stayed in the condo. The vacation rental was located on Longboat Key and it was an Indiana couple, staying at the rental last month that first noticed they were being watched.

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  • Trump challenges Tillerson to compare IQ tests

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 10:51 AM EDT2017-10-10 14:51:57 GMT

    KHQ.COM - President Donald Trump is challenging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to "compare IQ tests" if Tillerson did indeed ever call Trump a "moron" as reported. Trump tells Forbes magazine: "I think it's fake news. But if he did that, I guess we'll have to compare IQ tests. And I can tell you who is going to win." The president spoke with the magazine Friday. 

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    KHQ.COM - President Donald Trump is challenging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to "compare IQ tests" if Tillerson did indeed ever call Trump a "moron" as reported. Trump tells Forbes magazine: "I think it's fake news. But if he did that, I guess we'll have to compare IQ tests. And I can tell you who is going to win." The president spoke with the magazine Friday. 

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  • 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' drops trailer during NFL halftime

    'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' drops trailer during NFL halftime

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 8:46 AM EDT2017-10-10 12:46:23 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The trailer for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" debuted in dramatic fashion during Monday Night Football halftime. Storm troopers marched onto Chicago's Soldier Field and pyrotechnics fired as the preview played onscreen. The clip featured all the latest characters from the Star Wars universe. Daisy Ridley's Rey is practicing her light saber skills and questioning her destiny, and it appears Adam Driver's Kylo Ren is prep...

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    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The trailer for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" debuted in dramatic fashion during Monday Night Football halftime. Storm troopers marched onto Chicago's Soldier Field and pyrotechnics fired as the preview played onscreen. The clip featured all the latest characters from the Star Wars universe. Daisy Ridley's Rey is practicing her light saber skills and questioning her destiny, and it appears Adam Driver's Kylo Ren is prep...

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  • Driver charged with vehicular assault after man hit near Francis and Cincinnati

    Driver charged with vehicular assault after man hit near Francis and Cincinnati

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 2:18 AM EDT2017-10-10 06:18:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Update: Police continue to investigate after a man was hit by a car near Francis and Cincinnati Monday night. Police remained on scene late Monday and say the driver who hit the 76-year-old man has now been arrested and charged with vehicular assault.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Update: Police continue to investigate after a man was hit by a car near Francis and Cincinnati Monday night. Police remained on scene late Monday and say the driver who hit the 76-year-old man has now been arrested and charged with vehicular assault.

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