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  • 13 semi-trucks park under Detroit overpass to help man considering suicide

    13 semi-trucks park under Detroit overpass to help man considering suicide

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:41:55 GMT

    DETROIT - 13 semi-truck drivers parked their big rigs under a highway overpass early Tuesday morning to help shorten the fall of a man who was threatening to jump.  All lanes of Highway 696 were closed early Tuesday morning after a call came in just before 1:00 a.m. of a man threatening to jump.  

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    DETROIT - 13 semi-truck drivers parked their big rigs under a highway overpass early Tuesday morning to help shorten the fall of a man who was threatening to jump.  All lanes of Highway 696 were closed early Tuesday morning after a call came in just before 1:00 a.m. of a man threatening to jump.  

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  • Pierce County woman wakes up to stranger in her house rubbing her face

    Pierce County woman wakes up to stranger in her house rubbing her face

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:11:05 GMT

    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - A Pierce County woman was terrified over the weekend when she woke up to a stranger in her house rubbing her face. She ran to her neighbor's house and the neighbor contacted the Pierce County Sheriff's Office at around 5:30 a.m. on Sunday. Arriving deputies spoke with the neighbor who called 911. 

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    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - A Pierce County woman was terrified over the weekend when she woke up to a stranger in her house rubbing her face. She ran to her neighbor's house and the neighbor contacted the Pierce County Sheriff's Office at around 5:30 a.m. on Sunday. Arriving deputies spoke with the neighbor who called 911. 

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  • Thief steals military man’s gift for little brother

    Thief steals military man’s gift for little brother

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:09:15 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane mother is heartbroken because what a thief took from her family was so much more than just a piece of mail. One of her sons serving in the military, stays connected with his little brother through video games, so he sent him one as a gift. However, the little brother never got it because the thief took it right off their front porch.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane mother is heartbroken because what a thief took from her family was so much more than just a piece of mail. One of her sons serving in the military, stays connected with his little brother through video games, so he sent him one as a gift. However, the little brother never got it because the thief took it right off their front porch.

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  • Moses Lake Police arrest suspects accused of passing off fake $100 bills

    Moses Lake Police arrest suspects accused of passing off fake $100 bills

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:25:27 GMT

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - A Puyallup man and woman suspected of passing fake $100 bills across multiple states were arrested in Moses Lake Monday night.  Moses Lake Police posted photos of the two suspects on Monday after a man used two fake $100 bills at a Safeway, and a short time later a woman used a fake $100 bill at Rite Aide.

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    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - A Puyallup man and woman suspected of passing fake $100 bills across multiple states were arrested in Moses Lake Monday night.  Moses Lake Police posted photos of the two suspects on Monday after a man used two fake $100 bills at a Safeway, and a short time later a woman used a fake $100 bill at Rite Aide.

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  • Coeur d’ Alene woman dies after driving car into Fernan Lake

    Coeur d’ Alene woman dies after driving car into Fernan Lake

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-04-23 17:41:13 GMT

    On Sunday at about 3:22 p.m., the Kootenai County Sheriff’s 911 Center received multiple calls after a car crashed into Fernan Lake, just east of Coeur d' Alene. The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office, Kootenai County Fire & Rescue and Kootenai County EMS responded to the 4800 Block of E. Fernan Lake Road. Emergency Public Safety Divers from the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office Dive Rescue Team were paged to the scene and about 27 minutes after the first 911 call,...

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    On Sunday at about 3:22 p.m., the Kootenai County Sheriff’s 911 Center received multiple calls after a car crashed into Fernan Lake, just east of Coeur d' Alene. The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office, Kootenai County Fire & Rescue and Kootenai County EMS responded to the 4800 Block of E. Fernan Lake Road. Emergency Public Safety Divers from the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office Dive Rescue Team were paged to the scene and about 27 minutes after the first 911 call,...

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  • PHOTOS: Local students walk out on 19th anniversary of Columbine shooting

    PHOTOS: Local students walk out on 19th anniversary of Columbine shooting

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-04-21 01:03:23 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Thousands of students across the country walked out of class on Friday to protest gun violence on the 19th anniversary since the shooting at Columbine High School.  Freeman High School students walked out and held a moment of silence for the 12 students and one teacher killed in the Columbine shooting. Freeman student Sam Strahan was killed at the beginning of the school year during a school shooting. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Thousands of students across the country walked out of class on Friday to protest gun violence on the 19th anniversary since the shooting at Columbine High School.  Freeman High School students walked out and held a moment of silence for the 12 students and one teacher killed in the Columbine shooting. Freeman student Sam Strahan was killed at the beginning of the school year during a school shooting. 

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  • Coeur d'Alene School District says student arrested for making threat online

    Coeur d'Alene School District says student arrested for making threat online

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:58:18 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Two students were arrested in Spokane County in the past week for making threats on social media, and the Coeur d'Alene School District announced one of their students was also placed under arrest for the same thing this week.  The district says a "non-specific social media threat" was made this week.  

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Two students were arrested in Spokane County in the past week for making threats on social media, and the Coeur d'Alene School District announced one of their students was also placed under arrest for the same thing this week.  The district says a "non-specific social media threat" was made this week.  

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  • Ferris High School's Mandy Manning named 2018 National Teacher of the Year!

    Ferris High School's Mandy Manning named 2018 National Teacher of the Year!

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:45:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Congratulations to Ferris High School's Mandy Manning, who was announced as the National Teacher of the Year early Friday morning!  CBS tweeted the announcement just after 5:40 a.m. Manning teaches English and Math to refugee and immigrant students at Ferris and beat out two other finalists from Ohio and New Jersey.  Congratulations, Mandy! 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Congratulations to Ferris High School's Mandy Manning, who was announced as the National Teacher of the Year early Friday morning!  CBS tweeted the announcement just after 5:40 a.m. Manning teaches English and Math to refugee and immigrant students at Ferris and beat out two other finalists from Ohio and New Jersey.  Congratulations, Mandy! 

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  • How to download your data from Facebook

    How to download your data from Facebook

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:55:25 GMT

    KHQ.COM - What does Facebook know about you? The answer is a lot.  Facebook stores every interaction you've ever had since you joined and it's not just your friends either. Logins, ads you've clicked, credit card numbers you've stored, conversations you've had in messages, pictures you've posted, pictures you've been tagged in, and of course, every mundane status update you've ever felt the need to share.

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    KHQ.COM - What does Facebook know about you? The answer is a lot.  Facebook stores every interaction you've ever had since you joined and it's not just your friends either. Logins, ads you've clicked, credit card numbers you've stored, conversations you've had in messages, pictures you've posted, pictures you've been tagged in, and of course, every mundane status update you've ever felt the need to share.

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  • Passing motorist rescues woman trapped by Montana flooding

    Passing motorist rescues woman trapped by Montana flooding

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:49:03 GMT

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A witness is recounting the dramatic rescue of a woman who was trapped with her vehicle surrounded by rushing floodwaters in northern Montana. Blake Wombold tells the Great Falls Tribune that he stopped on U.S. Highway 2 near Dunkirk Tuesday night to see a woman standing on top of a vehicle nearly submerged by the water. He says a man from the truck ahead of him stripped off his clothes and swam out to the woman, who was afraid to go into the frigid wa...

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    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A witness is recounting the dramatic rescue of a woman who was trapped with her vehicle surrounded by rushing floodwaters in northern Montana. Blake Wombold tells the Great Falls Tribune that he stopped on U.S. Highway 2 near Dunkirk Tuesday night to see a woman standing on top of a vehicle nearly submerged by the water. He says a man from the truck ahead of him stripped off his clothes and swam out to the woman, who was afraid to go into the frigid wa...

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  • Spokane County deputies arrest 15-year-old Liberty High School student for making bomb threats on Snapchat

    Spokane County deputies arrest 15-year-old Liberty High School student for making bomb threats on Snapchat

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:00:18 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - A 15-year-old Liberty School District student was arrested on Tuesday after the parent of another student alert the Superintendent about a school threat posted on Snapchat. 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - A 15-year-old Liberty School District student was arrested on Tuesday after the parent of another student alert the Superintendent about a school threat posted on Snapchat.  Superintendent Kyle Rydell told deputies he was contacted by a parent of another student but said the threats did not mention a specific school or date/time. 

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  • Spokane Police investigating possible child luring attempt near Franklin Park

    Spokane Police investigating possible child luring attempt near Franklin Park

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:36:50 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a possible child luring that happened Monday evening at Franklin Park.  SPD says the luring attempted involved two preteen girls who were approached by a man in a car near Whitehouse and Queen Ave.  The man asked the girls for directions to a business that was not anywhere near the area. He then asked the girls to come closer to his car, told them they were pretty and asked if they were models.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a possible child luring that happened Monday evening at Franklin Park.  SPD says the luring attempted involved two preteen girls who were approached by a man in a car near Whitehouse and Queen Ave.  The man asked the girls for directions to a business that was not anywhere near the area. He then asked the girls to come closer to his car, told them they were pretty and asked if they were models.

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  • Local goat helps raise money for kids with life-threatening conditions

    Local goat helps raise money for kids with life-threatening conditions

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:52 PM EDT2018-04-18 00:52:59 GMT
    An interesting story walked into the KHQ news station on Tuesday, on a leash. Turns out, a goat was sent to our web manager, Cory Howard and morning reporter Nichole Mischke. The goat was from Wishing Star, an organization that helps grant wishes for kids with life-threatening conditions. The goat helps raise money. It walked us into a deeper story of a Spokane child needing help. “For about $50, you can send the goat to anybody in the local area. Once they receive the goat, ...>>
    An interesting story walked into the KHQ news station on Tuesday, on a leash. Turns out, a goat was sent to our web manager, Cory Howard and morning reporter Nichole Mischke. The goat was from Wishing Star, an organization that helps grant wishes for kids with life-threatening conditions. The goat helps raise money. It walked us into a deeper story of a Spokane child needing help. “For about $50, you can send the goat to anybody in the local area. Once they receive the goat, ...>>
  • Coeur d'Alene Police release sketch of suspect wanted in sex assault

    Coeur d'Alene Police release sketch of suspect wanted in sex assault

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:47:44 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Update: Police in Coeur d'Alene reported Monday that a composite sketch of the suspect from a sexual assault reported on April 10th has been completed. Anyone with information related to the sketch is asked to call the Coeur d'Alene Police Department at 208-769-2320 immediately.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Update: Police in Coeur d'Alene reported Monday that a composite sketch of the suspect from a sexual assault reported on April 10th has been completed. Anyone with information related to the sketch is asked to call the Coeur d'Alene Police Department at 208-769-2320 immediately.

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  • 11-year-old Spokane Valley boy arrested for making school shooting threats on Snapchat

    11-year-old Spokane Valley boy arrested for making school shooting threats on Snapchat

    Thursday, April 12 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-04-12 19:55:43 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley deputies arrested a middle school student after receiving information about a Snapchat threatening a school shooting.  Deputies say the Snapchat contained a picture of a gun, along with the threat. The 11-year-old boy told deputies it was a joke.  Deputies say the original Snapchat was sent by the boy to another student. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley deputies arrested a middle school student after receiving information about a Snapchat threatening a school shooting.  Deputies say the Snapchat contained a picture of a gun, along with the threat. The 11-year-old boy told deputies it was a joke.  Deputies say the original Snapchat was sent by the boy to another student. 

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  • PHOTOS: Flying high over Spokane in WWII B-17 bomber

    PHOTOS: Flying high over Spokane in WWII B-17 bomber

    Thursday, April 12 2018 8:32 AM EDT2018-04-12 12:32:31 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Your chance to take flight in a restored WWII B-17 bomber is happening this weekend at Felts Field.  The Madras Maiden has landed in Spokane, marking 73 years since the end of WWII. The tour, hosted by The Liberty Foundation, includes a completely restored Boeing B-17, which will be available to the public for flights and tours this weekend at Felts Field.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Your chance to take flight in a restored WWII B-17 bomber is happening this weekend at Felts Field.  The Madras Maiden has landed in Spokane, marking 73 years since the end of WWII. The tour, hosted by The Liberty Foundation, includes a completely restored Boeing B-17, which will be available to the public for flights and tours this weekend at Felts Field.  

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  • UPDATE: Wanted Geiger walk away captured after attempt to flee

    UPDATE: Wanted Geiger walk away captured after attempt to flee

    Monday, April 9 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-04-09 23:58:27 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies captured a Geiger work crew inmate who walked away from his assigned work detail at the end of last month. 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies captured a Geiger work crew inmate who walked away from his assigned work detail at the end of last month. Last Wednesday night, while following up on tips that escaped inmate Keith A. Smith was in a mobile home park in the Mead area, a deputy noticed a black car with the trunk open. As he was checking on the car, the deputy saw Smith's girlfriend exit the car and walked back toward the trunk.

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  • UPDATE: Missing Lewiston man and son found safe

    UPDATE: Missing Lewiston man and son found safe

    Monday, April 9 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-04-09 18:01:32 GMT

    LEWISTON, Idaho - Lewiston Police say Ryan Rigney and his 3-year-old son were found in the Orofino area on Monday. They are both safe. Thanks to everyone who helped spread the word. 

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    LEWISTON, Idaho - Lewiston Police say Ryan Rigney and his 3-year-old son were found in the Orofino area on Monday. They are both safe. Thanks to everyone who helped spread the word. 

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  • Residents of north Spokane retirement community evacuated after smoke fills upper floors

    Residents of north Spokane retirement community evacuated after smoke fills upper floors

    Monday, April 9 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-04-09 14:11:39 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane firefighters worked to evacuate residents of a north Spokane retirement community during a high-rise fire response early Monday morning. The call came in at around 4:00 a.m. after a fire was reported on the 14th floor of the Lilac Plaza retirement community near Wedgewood and Wiscomb. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane firefighters worked to evacuate residents of a north Spokane retirement community during a high-rise fire response early Monday morning. The call came in at around 4:00 a.m. after a fire was reported on the 14th floor of the Lilac Plaza retirement community near Wedgewood and Wiscomb. 

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  • Deputies report missing Spokane Valley 14-year-old girl found safe

    Deputies report missing Spokane Valley 14-year-old girl found safe

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-04-05 00:26:29 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - UPDATE: Spokane Valley deputies say Madilynn Wyatt has been found and is safe Wednesday evening.

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - UPDATE: Spokane Valley deputies say Madilynn Wyatt has been found and is safe Wednesday evening.

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  • PHOTOS: Kootenai Co. detectives looking to identify persons of interest in Grand Theft case

    PHOTOS: Kootenai Co. detectives looking to identify persons of interest in Grand Theft case

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-04-04 18:12:34 GMT

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office is hoping you can help them identify two people regarding a Grand Theft case.  Surveillance photos released on Monday show the two people also had children with them on March 17, 2018 inside the Hayden Walmart. They appeared to be driving a black SUV.  Anyone with information is asked to please contact Det. P. Sullivan at 208-446-2114 reference case # 18-10982 

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    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office is hoping you can help them identify two people regarding a Grand Theft case.  Surveillance photos released on Monday show the two people also had children with them on March 17, 2018 inside the Hayden Walmart. They appeared to be driving a black SUV.  Anyone with information is asked to please contact Det. P. Sullivan at 208-446-2114 reference case # 18-10982 

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  • Convicted felon confronted during Moses Lake burglary attempt by off-duty officer hired by homeowner

    Convicted felon confronted during Moses Lake burglary attempt by off-duty officer hired by homeowner

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-04-04 04:18:16 GMT

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - A man with felony convictions going back 20 years was arrested again last week for trying to break into a Moses Lake home... guarded by an off-duty police officer. The Moses Lake Police Department says a homeowner was fed up after his home was broken into several times recently, so he hired an off-duty officer to spend the night.

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    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - A man with felony convictions going back 20 years was arrested again last week for trying to break into a Moses Lake home... guarded by an off-duty police officer. The Moses Lake Police Department says a homeowner was fed up after his home was broken into several times recently, so he hired an off-duty officer to spend the night.

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  • Spokane Valley man found guilty of second degree manslaughter in wife's death

    Spokane Valley man found guilty of second degree manslaughter in wife's death

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-04-04 01:46:50 GMT
    Brenda and Dwayne ThurmanBrenda and Dwayne Thurman
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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash.- On Monday, a jury found former reserve deputy Dwayne Thurman guilty of second degree manslaughter for the shooting and killing of his wife in 2016. 44-year-old Dwayne Thurman was found not guilty for first degree manslaughter. Brenda was shot in the heart. Court documents say Dwayne told investigators that he was cleaning her handgun at their home when it went off accidentally. 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash.- On Monday, a jury found former reserve deputy Dwayne Thurman guilty of second degree manslaughter for the shooting and killing of his wife in 2016. 44-year-old Dwayne Thurman was found not guilty for first degree manslaughter. Brenda was shot in the heart. Court documents say Dwayne told investigators that he was cleaning her handgun at their home when it went off accidentally. 

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  • Convicted felon tells Spokane Valley deputies 'unknown person' shot him in the leg

    Convicted felon tells Spokane Valley deputies 'unknown person' shot him in the leg

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-04-03 17:55:49 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A 21-year-old Spokane Valley man was booked into jail Tuesday morning after accidentally shooting himself in the leg.  Just after 3:00 a.m., deputies responded to a home on 2nd Ave., just east of Thierman. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A 21-year-old Spokane Valley man was booked into jail Tuesday morning after accidentally shooting himself in the leg.  Just after 3:00 a.m., deputies responded to a home on 2nd Ave., just east of Thierman. 

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  • Man falls through floor at Spokane nuisance duplex

    Man falls through floor at Spokane nuisance duplex

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 2:33 AM EDT2018-04-03 06:33:16 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- A man is recovering from a strange accident that happened on Monday. He fell through the floor of a home in West Central, where Spokane police say he shouldn't have even been inside in the first place. Spokane Police have actually deemed it a nuisance house. It's on North Chestnut, just a few blocks from Holmes Elementary. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- A man is recovering from a strange accident that happened on Monday. He fell through the floor of a home in West Central, where Spokane police say he shouldn't have even been inside in the first place. Spokane Police have actually deemed it a nuisance house. It's on North Chestnut, just a few blocks from Holmes Elementary. 

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  • Skate Ribbon opens in Riverfront Park for free roller skating

    Skate Ribbon opens in Riverfront Park for free roller skating

    Monday, April 2 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-04-02 20:17:19 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Riverfront Park's Skate Ribbon is open again.  After an up-and-down debut season as an ice rink this winter, the City says the ribbon is now ready for spring as a roller rink. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Riverfront Park's Skate Ribbon is open again.  After an up-and-down debut season as an ice rink this winter, the City says the ribbon is now ready for spring as a roller rink.  Admission to the ribbon is free during the roller-skating season. Skates and scooters will be available to rent, however, visitors can bring their own roller skates, roller blades, toddler scoot bikes, non-motorized scooters or skateboards. 

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  • Deputies say missing Canadian man in Spokane located

    Deputies say missing Canadian man in Spokane located

    Sunday, April 1 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-04-01 15:09:05 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Update: Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies report Harry Sommerville was located just after midnight on Sunday. They thank everyone for their assistance in finding him.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Update: Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies report Harry Sommerville was located just after midnight on Sunday. They thank everyone for their assistance in finding him.

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  • Man arrested after leading deputies on pursuit in Spokane Valley

    Man arrested after leading deputies on pursuit in Spokane Valley

    Thursday, March 29 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-03-29 16:31:18 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Deputies took a 49-year-old man into custody early Thursday morning following a short pursuit. Deputies say the suspect, James Dennis, went over to a woman's house early Thursday morning who had a protection order against him. Dennis, according to deputies, was armed with a knife, so the woman armed herself with a gun. Dennis left then left the home.

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Deputies took a 49-year-old man into custody early Thursday morning following a short pursuit. Deputies say the suspect, James Dennis, went over to a woman's house early Thursday morning who had a protection order against him. Dennis, according to deputies, was armed with a knife, so the woman armed herself with a gun. Dennis left then left the home.

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  • Spokane group says reducing family trauma, violence is top priority

    Spokane group says reducing family trauma, violence is top priority

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 9:50 PM EDT2018-03-29 01:50:53 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- It's a priority for Spokane for the next five years: reduce family trauma and violence. An organization called Priority Spokane says they are taking the next steps with the community to do just that. There are stories that we see in the news too often like when a Newman Lake woman died after Thanksgiving in 2017. Her boyfriend is accused of beating her to death. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- It's a priority for Spokane for the next five years: reduce family trauma and violence. An organization called Priority Spokane says they are taking the next steps with the community to do just that. There are stories that we see in the news too often like when a Newman Lake woman died after Thanksgiving in 2017. Her boyfriend is accused of beating her to death. 

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  • Woman finds unclaimed wedding dress hanging on Spokane Valley pole

    Woman finds unclaimed wedding dress hanging on Spokane Valley pole

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 9:23 PM EDT2018-03-29 01:23:07 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- It's an unsolved mystery for Nancy Drew to crack. A viewer sent us a picture, saying she found a wedding dress hanging on a pole in Spokane Valley, near Argonne by the Taco Time parking lot. She's asking: did it fall out of someone's car or did someone dump it? She handed the dress off to Scollard's Dry Cleaners nearby, hoping they could help. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- It's an unsolved mystery for Nancy Drew to crack. A viewer sent us a picture, saying she found a wedding dress hanging on a pole in Spokane Valley, near Argonne by the Taco Time parking lot. She's asking: did it fall out of someone's car or did someone dump it? She handed the dress off to Scollard's Dry Cleaners nearby, hoping they could help. 

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  • AMBER ALERT CANCELED:: 5-year-old boy safe; Suspect in custody

    AMBER ALERT CANCELED:: 5-year-old boy safe; Suspect in custody

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-03-28 21:11:00 GMT

    BOTHELL, Wash. - UPDATE: KING 5 in Seattle is reporting that the child is safe and police have two people in custody. 

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    BOTHELL, Wash. - UPDATE: KING 5 in Seattle is reporting that the child is safe and police have two people in custody. 

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  • Teens help clean Mead community during their spring break

    Teens help clean Mead community during their spring break

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-03-28 01:45:55 GMT

    MEAD, Wash.- A woman in Mead got quite the surprise Tuesday morning. She woke up to find dozens of teens at the mobile home park where she lives. She didn't know why they were there but what she soon found out, put a smile on her face. About 50 kids and adults came from across the state for their spring break to rake leaves and do yard work at the Takesa Village in Mead. 

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    MEAD, Wash.- A woman in Mead got quite the surprise Tuesday morning. She woke up to find dozens of teens at the mobile home park where she lives. She didn't know why they were there but what she soon found out, put a smile on her face. About 50 kids and adults came from across the state for their spring break to rake leaves and do yard work at the Takesa Village in Mead. 

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  • Deer Park students spread kindness in response to Parkland shooting

    Deer Park students spread kindness in response to Parkland shooting

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 8:52 PM EDT2018-03-28 00:52:11 GMT

    DEER PARK, Wash.- Some local students are stepping up and trying to do something positive in response to the Parkland, Florida school shooting that killed 17 people. At Deer Park Middle School, teachers and staffers gave the kids a challenge: 17 acts of kindness, honoring the 17 victims. One of the ways that students are showing kindness is by writing kind words on sticky notes and plastering them all over the school walls. 

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    DEER PARK, Wash.- Some local students are stepping up and trying to do something positive in response to the Parkland, Florida school shooting that killed 17 people. At Deer Park Middle School, teachers and staffers gave the kids a challenge: 17 acts of kindness, honoring the 17 victims. One of the ways that students are showing kindness is by writing kind words on sticky notes and plastering them all over the school walls. 

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  • Benefit of Babysitting: Doctors prescribe dose of grandkids

    Benefit of Babysitting: Doctors prescribe dose of grandkids

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-03-28 00:39:13 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - You are the company you keep. So, if you want to feel and maybe even look a little younger, why not log extra hours with the babies of your family? Local doctors say they're prescribing a heavy dose of grandchildren to improve the health of both your body and mind. One local grandmother said watching her grandchildren has made her feel amazing. "60 is the new 30," Terri Smith said. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - You are the company you keep. So, if you want to feel and maybe even look a little younger, why not log extra hours with the babies of your family? Local doctors say they're prescribing a heavy dose of grandchildren to improve the health of both your body and mind. One local grandmother said watching her grandchildren has made her feel amazing. "60 is the new 30," Terri Smith said. 

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  • Convicted felon found in possession of multiple guns, meth, heroin, and body armor

    Convicted felon found in possession of multiple guns, meth, heroin, and body armor

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-03-27 19:46:55 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Deputies arrested a convicted felon for 2nd Degree Assault over the weekend after the victim reported he pointed a gun at her.  Just after midnight on Saturday, deputies were called to an area west of Spokane near the Geiger exit for a report of a person with a weapon. The caller said a man named "Max" threatened her with a gun before walking away. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Deputies arrested a convicted felon for 2nd Degree Assault over the weekend after the victim reported he pointed a gun at her.  Just after midnight on Saturday, deputies were called to an area west of Spokane near the Geiger exit for a report of a person with a weapon. The caller said a man named "Max" threatened her with a gun before walking away. 

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  • Study: Rubber ducks full of bacteria

    Study: Rubber ducks full of bacteria

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-03-27 17:29:22 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Scientists have the 'dirt' on those cute little yellow duckies your kids like to play with during bath time.  As some parents have long suspected, the squishy toys are a haven for bacteria. Swiss and American researchers say the water inside four out of five toys studied, contained "potentially pathogenic bacteria". 

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    KHQ.COM - Scientists have the 'dirt' on those cute little yellow duckies your kids like to play with during bath time.  As some parents have long suspected, the squishy toys are a haven for bacteria. Swiss and American researchers say the water inside four out of five toys studied, contained "potentially pathogenic bacteria". 

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  • Retired Supreme Court Justice urges repeal of Second Amendment

    Retired Supreme Court Justice urges repeal of Second Amendment

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-03-27 15:51:16 GMT
    Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul StevensRetired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens

    WASHINGTON - Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment to allow for significant gun control legislation. The 97-year-old Stevens says in an essay on The New York Times website that repeal would weaken the National Rifle Association's ability to "block constructive gun control legislation."  

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    WASHINGTON - Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment to allow for significant gun control legislation. The 97-year-old Stevens says in an essay on The New York Times website that repeal would weaken the National Rifle Association's ability to "block constructive gun control legislation."  

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  • KHQuiz: Know your Joes for National Joe Day!

    KHQuiz: Know your Joes for National Joe Day!

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-03-27 14:52:41 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Yeah, it's National Joe Day. A day for celebrating Joes.  There's a day for everything, I guess.  There have been some pretty amazing Joes throughout history, but I picked a few of my favorite Joes and popped them into a "Know Your Joe" quiz in honor of this completely random day.  So grab a cup of coffee - I mean Joe - and see how well you can match up the fact to the photo. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Yeah, it's National Joe Day. A day for celebrating Joes.  There's a day for everything, I guess.  There have been some pretty amazing Joes throughout history, but I picked a few of my favorite Joes and popped them into a "Know Your Joe" quiz in honor of this completely random day.  So grab a cup of coffee - I mean Joe - and see how well you can match up the fact to the photo. 

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  • UPDATE: Bonner Co. Sheriff's Office 'cancels' law enforcement activity near Blanchard

    UPDATE: Bonner Co. Sheriff's Office 'cancels' law enforcement activity near Blanchard

    Monday, March 26 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-03-26 22:29:51 GMT
    The Spokane Fire Department is still looking into the cause of a fire Monday.The Spokane Fire Department is still looking into the cause of a fire Monday.

    OLDTOWN, Idaho - The Bonner County Sheriff's Office says the police activity along Highway 41 between Blanchard and Oldtown has been "canceled." At this time, no other information has been released. We will update you as soon as we confirm additional details. 

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    OLDTOWN, Idaho - The Bonner County Sheriff's Office says the police activity along Highway 41 between Blanchard and Oldtown has been "canceled." At this time, no other information has been released. We will update you as soon as we confirm additional details. 

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  • Stormy Daniels' lawyer won't detail evidence of affair

    Stormy Daniels' lawyer won't detail evidence of affair

    Monday, March 26 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-03-26 12:50:22 GMT

    NEW YORK - A lawyer for Michael Cohen, a Trump attorney who has said he paid $130,000 to Stormy Daniels as part of a nondisclosure agreement, says Daniels lied in her "60 Minutes" interview about having an affair with Donald Trump in 2006. "The lying is all over that piece," says David Schwarz, Cohen's lawyer, on ABC "Good Morning America."

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    NEW YORK - A lawyer for Michael Cohen, a Trump attorney who has said he paid $130,000 to Stormy Daniels as part of a nondisclosure agreement, says Daniels lied in her "60 Minutes" interview about having an affair with Donald Trump in 2006. "The lying is all over that piece," says David Schwarz, Cohen's lawyer, on ABC "Good Morning America."

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  • Spokane Girl Scouts get fake $100 bill

    Spokane Girl Scouts get fake $100 bill

    Monday, March 26 2018 3:44 AM EDT2018-03-26 07:44:39 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- "It doesn’t feel so good." It's what two Girl Scouts and their mother said after they said they were given a fake $100 bill from a woman to pay for cookies. It happened Saturday, outside the Spokane Valley Walmart on Sprague. They didn't actually take the money because they are being proactive about how people buy their Girl Scout cookies. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- "It doesn’t feel so good." It's what two Girl Scouts and their mother said after they said they were given a fake $100 bill from a woman to pay for cookies. It happened Saturday, outside the Spokane Valley Walmart on Sprague. They didn't actually take the money because they are being proactive about how people buy their Girl Scout cookies. 

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  • CdA police investigate after man found with significant injuries at Riverstone parking complex

    CdA police investigate after man found with significant injuries at Riverstone parking complex

    Monday, March 26 2018 3:22 AM EDT2018-03-26 07:22:50 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho- On Sunday night, Coeur d' Alene police blocked off part of the Riverstone parking complex after they found a man with significant injuries. The Riverstone parking complex is right next to the Regal Cinemas. Police are investigating how the man got those injuries. They say he was taken to the hospital but at this time, it's not known what his condition is.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho- On Sunday night, Coeur d' Alene police blocked off part of the Riverstone parking complex after they found a man with significant injuries. The Riverstone parking complex is right next to the Regal Cinemas. Police are investigating how the man got those injuries. They say he was taken to the hospital but at this time, it's not known what his condition is.

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  • SWAT Standoff near Gonzaga over, suspect not home

    SWAT Standoff near Gonzaga over, suspect not home

    Thursday, March 22 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-03-23 00:57:08 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police have cleared the scene near Gonzaga after it was discovered the suspect was not home. Students at GU were notified the scene is now safe. SPD tweeted the situation involves an armed "subject violating a domestic violence order."

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police have cleared the scene near Gonzaga after it was discovered the suspect was not home. Students at GU were notified the scene is now safe. SPD tweeted the situation involves an armed "subject violating a domestic violence order."

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  • Former Seattle cop gets 6 years for pot-smuggling operation

    Former Seattle cop gets 6 years for pot-smuggling operation

    Thursday, March 22 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-03-23 00:43:46 GMT

    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - A former Seattle police officer has been sentenced to six years in prison for his role in smuggling hundreds of pounds of marijuana to Baltimore. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 44-year-old Alex Chapackdee was sentenced Thursday.  Chapackdee, who spent 16 years on the force, resigned shortly after his arrest last May. He pleaded guilty in November to conspiracy to distribute marijuana and conspiracy to commit money laundering. According to ...

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    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - A former Seattle police officer has been sentenced to six years in prison for his role in smuggling hundreds of pounds of marijuana to Baltimore. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 44-year-old Alex Chapackdee was sentenced Thursday.  Chapackdee, who spent 16 years on the force, resigned shortly after his arrest last May. He pleaded guilty in November to conspiracy to distribute marijuana and conspiracy to commit money laundering. According to ...

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  • UPDATE: Classes to resume Friday in Mary Walker School District

    UPDATE: Classes to resume Friday in Mary Walker School District

    Thursday, March 22 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-03-22 23:58:08 GMT

    STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - The Stevens County Sheriff's Office has been investigating the threat that canceled classes in the Mary Walker School District on Thursday and says there is no credible threat. The Sheriff's Office tells KHQ the threat supposedly originated on Snapchat. Detectives have been conducting interviews all day and have so far found nothing. 

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    STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - The Stevens County Sheriff's Office has been investigating the threat that canceled classes in the Mary Walker School District on Thursday and says there is no credible threat. The Sheriff's Office tells KHQ the threat supposedly originated on Snapchat. Detectives have been conducting interviews all day and have so far found nothing. 

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  • Governor Otter signs bill toughening abortion rules in Idaho

    Governor Otter signs bill toughening abortion rules in Idaho

    Thursday, March 22 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-03-22 21:03:45 GMT
    The Associated Press is declaring victory for Idaho Gov. Butch OtterThe Associated Press is declaring victory for Idaho Gov. Butch Otter

    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho is continuing its campaign against abortion with Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter signing legislation into law that will increase reporting requirements for abortion providers. Some of the personal information required in the measure is already collected by the state's health and welfare agency. 

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    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho is continuing its campaign against abortion with Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter signing legislation into law that will increase reporting requirements for abortion providers. Some of the personal information required in the measure is already collected by the state's health and welfare agency. 

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  • Six arrested during search warrant in Spokane Valley

    Six arrested during search warrant in Spokane Valley

    Thursday, March 22 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-03-22 20:47:10 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley deputies arrested an eight-time convicted felon, and five other people, after executing a search warrant at a home near Farr and Broadway Thursday morning.  The Spokane Valley Police Department says back in February, an investigation into 50-year-old Gary Olive Jr. revealed he was selling drugs and trafficking stolen property out of his out. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley deputies arrested an eight-time convicted felon, and five other people, after executing a search warrant at a home near Farr and Broadway Thursday morning.  The Spokane Valley Police Department says back in February, an investigation into 50-year-old Gary Olive Jr. revealed he was selling drugs and trafficking stolen property out of his out. 

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  • Coeur d'Alene High School classes canceled Thursday after principal dies from apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

    Coeur d'Alene High School classes canceled Thursday after principal dies from apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

    Thursday, March 22 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-03-22 04:41:14 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Classes at Coeur d'Alene High School have been canceled after Principal Troy Schueller passed away from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on Wednesday, according to the school district. In a release, Director of Communications Scott Maben said Principal Schueller was found at his home with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was taken to Kootenai Health, but passed away at around 2:00 p.m.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Classes at Coeur d'Alene High School have been canceled after Principal Troy Schueller passed away from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on Wednesday, according to the school district. In a release, Director of Communications Scott Maben said Principal Schueller was found at his home with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was taken to Kootenai Health, but passed away at around 2:00 p.m.

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  • Spokane Valley woman accused of plotting to kill her husband takes stand in trial

    Spokane Valley woman accused of plotting to kill her husband takes stand in trial

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-03-22 01:33:01 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- A Spokane Valley woman is on trial after detailing multiple plots to kill her husband for life insurance money, one of which involved having her husband shot on Halloween night while they were out trick-or-treating with their kids. Spokane Valley Sheriff's Detectives arrested 40-year-old Martie Soderberg for Criminal Solicitation to commit 1st Degree Murder.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- A Spokane Valley woman is on trial after detailing multiple plots to kill her husband for life insurance money, one of which involved having her husband shot on Halloween night while they were out trick-or-treating with their kids. Spokane Valley Sheriff's Detectives arrested 40-year-old Martie Soderberg for Criminal Solicitation to commit 1st Degree Murder.  

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  • Gov. Jay Inslee signs abortion insurance bill

    Gov. Jay Inslee signs abortion insurance bill

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-03-21 23:58:22 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a measure that requires Washington insurers offering maternity care to also cover elective abortions and contraception. In addition to linking abortion coverage with maternity care, the bill requires health plans issued or renewed after Jan. 1, 2019, to provide copayment- and deductible-free coverage for all contraceptive drugs and devices, as well as voluntary sterilization and any consultations or other necessary procedures.

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a measure that requires Washington insurers offering maternity care to also cover elective abortions and contraception. In addition to linking abortion coverage with maternity care, the bill requires health plans issued or renewed after Jan. 1, 2019, to provide copayment- and deductible-free coverage for all contraceptive drugs and devices, as well as voluntary sterilization and any consultations or other necessary procedures.

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  • Missing iPhone leads Idaho Falls police to marijuana bust

    Missing iPhone leads Idaho Falls police to marijuana bust

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-03-21 23:22:18 GMT

    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Idaho Falls police have charged two people with a felony drug charge after a missing iPhone led police to discover marijuana in a home. The Post Register reports 27-year-old Alisha Batton and 33-year-old Steffan Phelps were arrested Friday and charged with drug trafficking in marijuana and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. A woman had reported to police that her iPhone went missing from a restaurant the night before. Authorities say the wom...

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    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Idaho Falls police have charged two people with a felony drug charge after a missing iPhone led police to discover marijuana in a home. The Post Register reports 27-year-old Alisha Batton and 33-year-old Steffan Phelps were arrested Friday and charged with drug trafficking in marijuana and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. A woman had reported to police that her iPhone went missing from a restaurant the night before. Authorities say the wom...

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  • N. Idaho man pleads guilty to 'lie and buy' gun crime

    N. Idaho man pleads guilty to 'lie and buy' gun crime

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-03-21 23:16:20 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - A 23-year-old northern Idaho man has pleaded guilty to lying to buy a gun for his own use, but that instead was for someone else. Alex James Spooner of Coeur d'Alene pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court to one count of unlawful acquisition of a firearm, commonly called "lie and buy."    Court documents say Spooner bought seven firearms for another person living in North Dakota but told the gun seller the guns were for him.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - A 23-year-old northern Idaho man has pleaded guilty to lying to buy a gun for his own use, but that instead was for someone else. Alex James Spooner of Coeur d'Alene pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court to one count of unlawful acquisition of a firearm, commonly called "lie and buy."    Court documents say Spooner bought seven firearms for another person living in North Dakota but told the gun seller the guns were for him.

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  • WATCH: Trailer released for movie based on Spokane friends playing decades-long game of tag

    WATCH: Trailer released for movie based on Spokane friends playing decades-long game of tag

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-03-20 15:57:53 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - In 2013, The Wall Street Journal wrote an article based on a group of friends from Spokane who spent 23 years playing a game a tag. Now, their story has been made into a movie with an impressive cast.  The trailer for "Tag" was released on Tuesday and stars Jeremy Renner, Jon Ham, Jake Johnson, Isla Fisher, Rashida Jones and Hannibal Buress. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - In 2013, The Wall Street Journal wrote an article based on a group of friends from Spokane who spent 23 years playing a game a tag. Now, their story has been made into a movie with an impressive cast.  The trailer for "Tag" was released on Tuesday and stars Jeremy Renner, Jon Ham, Jake Johnson, Isla Fisher, Rashida Jones and Hannibal Buress. 

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  • Getting more robocalls lately? Here's what you can do

    Getting more robocalls lately? Here's what you can do

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-03-20 15:15:06 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Have you gotten one of those annoying robo-calls recently?  Despite regulations put in place to curb the telemarketers from reaching out, not everyone is following the rules.   Whether it's a home phone or a smart phone, chances are a robocaller has your number. So how can you stop them? First, join the "Do Not Call" registry at donotcall.gov. 

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    KHQ.COM - Have you gotten one of those annoying robo-calls recently?  Despite regulations put in place to curb the telemarketers from reaching out, not everyone is following the rules.   Whether it's a home phone or a smart phone, chances are a robocaller has your number. So how can you stop them? First, join the "Do Not Call" registry at donotcall.gov. 

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  • FREE ice cream cone at Dairy Queen TODAY!

    FREE ice cream cone at Dairy Queen TODAY!

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-03-20 14:18:21 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Today's the first day of Spring and you know how you should celebrate? By getting some free soft-serve! Dairy Queen is giving away free ice cream! The fast-food chain is offering free vanilla ice cream cones on its fourth annual Free Cone Day and will be collecting donations for the Children's Miracle Network hospitals.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Today's the first day of Spring and you know how you should celebrate? By getting some free soft-serve! Dairy Queen is giving away free ice cream! The fast-food chain is offering free vanilla ice cream cones on its fourth annual Free Cone Day and will be collecting donations for the Children's Miracle Network hospitals.  

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  • Racist flyers found in downtown Spokane

    Racist flyers found in downtown Spokane

    Monday, March 19 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-03-20 01:53:18 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- "Spokane friends, tear this propaganda of hate down." That's the message from a Spokane man and his friend after racist flyers were posted downtown. The flyers were found on Eastern Washington University's campus last month and have now made their way to Spokane. "It was an immediate rush of anger and sadness and just shock," said Ryan Stocks. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- "Spokane friends, tear this propaganda of hate down." That's the message from a Spokane man and his friend after racist flyers were posted downtown. The flyers were found on Eastern Washington University's campus last month and have now made their way to Spokane. "It was an immediate rush of anger and sadness and just shock," said Ryan Stocks. 

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  • Little Caesars to give out free lunch on April 2 after 'crazy' NCAA upset

    Little Caesars to give out free lunch on April 2 after 'crazy' NCAA upset

    Monday, March 19 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-03-19 15:11:47 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Pull out your calendar and mark out April 2 as "Free Lunch!" After #16 University of Maryland-Baltimore County knocked off #1 Virginia, Little Caesars is making good on their promise to give everyone a free lunch.  The pizza chain is going to be providing a free, $5-dollar lunch box on Monday, April 2nd, between 11:30 am and 1 pm local time. 

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    KHQ.COM - Pull out your calendar and mark out April 2 as "Free Lunch!" After #16 University of Maryland-Baltimore County knocked off #1 Virginia, Little Caesars is making good on their promise to give everyone a free lunch.  The pizza chain is going to be providing a free, $5-dollar lunch box on Monday, April 2nd, between 11:30 am and 1 pm local time. You can click here for the details.  

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  • Super Bowl champion Bryan Braman returns to Spokane to help kids through SYSA

    Super Bowl champion Bryan Braman returns to Spokane to help kids through SYSA

    Friday, March 16 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-03-17 03:44:12 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's been 40 days since the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LVII, and for me, a die-hard Eagles fan, the excitement hasn't worn off. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's been 40 days since the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LVII, and for me, a die-hard Eagles fan, the excitement hasn't worn off.  Sitting on my couch Friday, on my day off, I received a call from work.  "Should I answer it?" I thought. "Yeah, I better." (Because I always do, if management is reading this) It was KHQ Executive Producer Luke Thoburn.  

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  • Yakima man accused of ramming into a patrol vehicle

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-03-14 18:40:08 GMT

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - A 29-year-old Yakima man is accused of ramming a sheriff's deputy's patrol vehicle with a stolen pickup truck.    The Yakima Herald-Republic reports a deputy stopped the man driving the pickup for a minor traffic violation early Tuesday and asked him to step out after learning the vehicle had been reported stolen. Instead of complying, authorities say the man drove off, and a pursuit ensued. Court records say the driver came to a halt and ram...

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    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - A 29-year-old Yakima man is accused of ramming a sheriff's deputy's patrol vehicle with a stolen pickup truck.    The Yakima Herald-Republic reports a deputy stopped the man driving the pickup for a minor traffic violation early Tuesday and asked him to step out after learning the vehicle had been reported stolen. Instead of complying, authorities say the man drove off, and a pursuit ensued. Court records say the driver came to a halt and ram...

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  • 800 tons of trash removed from Lewis County property

    800 tons of trash removed from Lewis County property

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-03-14 18:36:48 GMT

    CENTRALIA, Wash. (AP) - Lewis County crews have finished cleaning up a hoarder property after nearly a month. The Chronicle reports that Steve Skinner, leader of the solid waste division of Lewis County Public Works, said on Tuesday that nearly 800 tons of assorted trash costing the county about $98,000 was removed from the Centralia property. Previous owner Vic Bonagofski died at 72 years old in 2015 after being hit by a train on his bike. He was well known for collecting ca...

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    CENTRALIA, Wash. (AP) - Lewis County crews have finished cleaning up a hoarder property after nearly a month. The Chronicle reports that Steve Skinner, leader of the solid waste division of Lewis County Public Works, said on Tuesday that nearly 800 tons of assorted trash costing the county about $98,000 was removed from the Centralia property. Previous owner Vic Bonagofski died at 72 years old in 2015 after being hit by a train on his bike. He was well known for collecting ca...

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  • Kidnapping suspect arrested after pursuit with Idaho State Police and Shoshone Co. deputies

    Kidnapping suspect arrested after pursuit with Idaho State Police and Shoshone Co. deputies

    Monday, March 12 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-03-13 00:28:55 GMT

    KELLOGG, Idaho - Sheriff's deputies with Shoshone County say they were requested to assist Idaho State Police in a pursuit just before noon Monday. The pursuit was headed eastbound from Kootenai County toward Shoshone County. ISP advised that the driver of the vehicle was the suspect in an active kidnapping. Additional information given was that one adult and two children were also in the vehicle in addition to the suspect.

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    KELLOGG, Idaho - Sheriff's deputies with Shoshone County say they were requested to assist Idaho State Police in a pursuit just before noon Monday. The pursuit was headed eastbound from Kootenai County toward Shoshone County. ISP advised that the driver of the vehicle was the suspect in an active kidnapping. Additional information given was that one adult and two children were also in the vehicle in addition to the suspect.

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  • Eviction attempt in Hillyard leads to Officer-Deputy involved shooting

    Eviction attempt in Hillyard leads to Officer-Deputy involved shooting

    Monday, March 12 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-03-13 00:07:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE: The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team is investigating an officer involved shooting that happened during a court ordered eviction. The suspect was shot and was taken to the hospital, where he is undergoing surgery. No officers, deputies or other citizens were injured.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE: The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team is investigating an officer involved shooting that happened during a court ordered eviction. The suspect was shot and was taken to the hospital, where he is undergoing surgery. No officers, deputies or other citizens were injured.

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  • Gonzaga gets #4 seed; Will play #13 UNC Greensboro in first round

    Gonzaga gets #4 seed; Will play #13 UNC Greensboro in first round

    Sunday, March 11 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-03-11 22:59:19 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Gonzaga Bulldogs snagged a #4 seed in the NCAA tournament and will play #13 seeded UNC Greensboro in the first round of the NCAA tournament in Boise, ID. This is Gonzaga's 20th consecutive appearance in the tournament, which ranks 6th in current active streaks, with Kansas at the top of the list, making their 29th appearance this year. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Gonzaga Bulldogs snagged a #4 seed in the NCAA tournament and will play #13 seeded UNC Greensboro in the first round of the NCAA tournament in Boise, ID. This is Gonzaga's 20th consecutive appearance in the tournament, which ranks 6th in current active streaks, with Kansas at the top of the list, making their 29th appearance this year. 

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  • FREE admission to City pools this summer approved by Park Board

    FREE admission to City pools this summer approved by Park Board

    Friday, March 9 2018 5:18 PM EST2018-03-09 22:18:05 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Swimming for kids and adults at Spokane City pools this summer will be FREE, after the Park Board approved a proposal this week.  "Parks and Recreation would like to reduce barriers for the community to access open swim times across all neighborhoods and to increase attendance for open swim, especially at underutilized pools like Liberty, A.M. Cannon and Hillyard," the City said in a press release.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Swimming for kids and adults at Spokane City pools this summer will be FREE, after the Park Board approved a proposal this week.  "Parks and Recreation would like to reduce barriers for the community to access open swim times across all neighborhoods and to increase attendance for open swim, especially at underutilized pools like Liberty, A.M. Cannon and Hillyard," the City said in a press release.

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  • Sheriff's Office: Coeur d'Alene woman who called in bomb threat to courthouse leads deputies on wild chase

    Sheriff's Office: Coeur d'Alene woman who called in bomb threat to courthouse leads deputies on wild chase

    Friday, March 9 2018 3:37 PM EST2018-03-09 20:37:51 GMT

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - A woman the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says made a bomb threat to the courthouse also led deputies on a high-speed chase Thursday evening.  The Sheriff's Office says Thursday afternoon, 56-year-old Misty K. Mason of Coeur d'Alene called the Kootenai County Courthouse and made a bomb threat. 

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    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - A woman the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says made a bomb threat to the courthouse also led deputies on a high-speed chase Thursday evening.  The Sheriff's Office says Thursday afternoon, 56-year-old Misty K. Mason of Coeur d'Alene called the Kootenai County Courthouse and made a bomb threat. 

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  • Plummer-Worley School District teacher charged with sexual exploitation of a child

    Plummer-Worley School District teacher charged with sexual exploitation of a child

    Friday, March 9 2018 1:26 PM EST2018-03-09 18:26:17 GMT

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - A teacher for the Plummer-Worley school district has been arrested and charged with sexual exploitation of a child.  35-year-old Jeremy R. Campbell was arrested and booked into the Kootenai County Jail on Thursday after an investigation conducted by the Attorney General's Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children Unit. 

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    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - A teacher for the Plummer-Worley school district has been arrested and charged with sexual exploitation of a child.  35-year-old Jeremy R. Campbell was arrested and booked into the Kootenai County Jail on Thursday after an investigation conducted by the Attorney General's Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children Unit. 

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  • Hoopfest registration opens today!

    Hoopfest registration opens today!

    Friday, March 9 2018 9:43 AM EST2018-03-09 14:43:03 GMT
    Crunching Spokane Hoopfest numbersCrunching Spokane Hoopfest numbers

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The snow is melting (hopefully for good this time) and we get an extra hour of daylight this weekend, so obviously it's time to start thinking about playing basketball in downtown Spokane this summer, right?  Right.  Hoopfest registration opens up on Friday! The world-renowned 3-on-3 basketball tournament takes place on June 30 and July 1 this year, and you can sign up now! 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The snow is melting (hopefully for good this time) and we get an extra hour of daylight this weekend, so obviously it's time to start thinking about playing basketball in downtown Spokane this summer, right?  Right.  Hoopfest registration opens up on Friday! The world-renowned 3-on-3 basketball tournament takes place on June 30 and July 1 this year, and you can sign up now! 

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  • UPDATE: One lane reopened following rock slide on I-90 near 4th of July Pass

    UPDATE: One lane reopened following rock slide on I-90 near 4th of July Pass

    Thursday, March 8 2018 7:48 PM EST2018-03-09 00:48:09 GMT

    4TH OF JULY PASS, Idaho - One lane of traffic has been reopened following a rock slide on Interstate 90 near 4th of July Pass.

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    4TH OF JULY PASS, Idaho - One lane of traffic has been reopened following a rock slide on Interstate 90 near 4th of July Pass.

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  • Trump announces tariffs on steel, aluminum

    Trump announces tariffs on steel, aluminum

    Thursday, March 8 2018 3:57 PM EST2018-03-08 20:57:56 GMT

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is announcing steep tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum to address what he says is an "assault on our country." Trump says a 25 percent tax will apply to steel imports, and 10 percent will be added to aluminum brought into the U.S. Trump says the excess of imported steel and aluminum is a "travesty" and hurts American workers and industry. 

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    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is announcing steep tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum to address what he says is an "assault on our country." Trump says a 25 percent tax will apply to steel imports, and 10 percent will be added to aluminum brought into the U.S. Trump says the excess of imported steel and aluminum is a "travesty" and hurts American workers and industry. 

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  • Stand-your-ground legislation heads to Idaho House

    Stand-your-ground legislation heads to Idaho House

    Thursday, March 8 2018 1:02 PM EST2018-03-08 18:02:26 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho - A proposal seeking to codify existing case law surrounding protections for a person who uses deadly force under a serious threat of harm is on its way to the Idaho House.  The House State Affairs Committee agreed on Thursday to send SB 1313 to the full House for debate with just three members opposing. The bill has already passed the Senate.  

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    BOISE, Idaho - A proposal seeking to codify existing case law surrounding protections for a person who uses deadly force under a serious threat of harm is on its way to the Idaho House.  The House State Affairs Committee agreed on Thursday to send SB 1313 to the full House for debate with just three members opposing. The bill has already passed the Senate.  

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  • Woman and dog found dead in Perry District house fire

    Woman and dog found dead in Perry District house fire

    Thursday, March 8 2018 11:43 AM EST2018-03-08 16:43:02 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - One woman is dead following a house fire in the Perry District Thursday morning. Firefighters were called to a home near S. Ivory and E. Newark, just north of Grant Park. Firefighters confirm the body of an elderly woman was found in the home. A deceased dog was also found. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - One woman is dead following a house fire in the Perry District Thursday morning. Firefighters were called to a home near S. Ivory and E. Newark, just north of Grant Park. Firefighters confirm the body of an elderly woman was found in the home. A deceased dog was also found. 

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  • Spokane teen organizes event for mental health awareness

    Spokane teen organizes event for mental health awareness

    Thursday, March 8 2018 2:26 AM EST2018-03-08 07:26:45 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- We shared a story last year about a local teen wanting to make a difference in bringing mental health awareness and suicide prevention to her classmates. After months of planning, her efforts are paying off. She planned an event to help prevent young people from taking their own lives. On Wednesday, Jackee Smith brought several counselors and groups together after school. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- We shared a story last year about a local teen wanting to make a difference in bringing mental health awareness and suicide prevention to her classmates. After months of planning, her efforts are paying off. She planned an event to help prevent young people from taking their own lives. On Wednesday, Jackee Smith brought several counselors and groups together after school. 

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  • Former Spokane Police Sgt. found guilty of second degree rape

    Former Spokane Police Sgt. found guilty of second degree rape

    Wednesday, March 7 2018 5:35 PM EST2018-03-07 22:35:51 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A few hours after the case was put into the hands of jury, former Spokane Police Sgt. Gordon Ennis was found guilty of second degree rape Wednesday afternoon. Ennis took the stand on Tuesday and testified the sexual contact between him and fellow officer at a 2015 house party was consensual. The victim testified she woke up to Ennis sexually assaulting her. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A few hours after the case was put into the hands of jury, former Spokane Police Sgt. Gordon Ennis was found guilty of second degree rape Wednesday afternoon. Ennis took the stand on Tuesday and testified the sexual contact between him and fellow officer at a 2015 house party was consensual. The victim testified she woke up to Ennis sexually assaulting her. 

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  • PHOTOS: Deputies searching for person who stole truck from Spokane Valley gas station

    PHOTOS: Deputies searching for person who stole truck from Spokane Valley gas station

    Wednesday, March 7 2018 1:49 PM EST2018-03-07 18:49:45 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Detectives with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office are asking for your help finding the person responsible for stealing a pickup from a gas station in Spokane Valley Wednesday morning.  Deputies say the white 2009 Toyota Tacoma with Idaho plates K600120 was stolen from the Maverick station at Montgomery and Argonne at around 7:30 a.m. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Detectives with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office are asking for your help finding the person responsible for stealing a pickup from a gas station in Spokane Valley Wednesday morning.  Deputies say the white 2009 Toyota Tacoma with Idaho plates K600120 was stolen from the Maverick station at Montgomery and Argonne at around 7:30 a.m. 

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  • Detectives looking to identify 'Driveway Repairman'

    Detectives looking to identify 'Driveway Repairman'

    Tuesday, March 6 2018 4:31 PM EST2018-03-06 21:31:18 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Detectives with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office are trying to find a man they say is reportedly posing as a driveway repairman and scamming homeowners.  Detective Mark Smoldt says the man uses the name "John Mark." They say he contacts homeowners and promises to repair their driveways. After receiving payment, usually $1,500 or more, he never completes the work. 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Detectives with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office are trying to find a man they say is reportedly posing as a driveway repairman and scamming homeowners.  Detective Mark Smoldt says the man uses the name "John Mark." They say he contacts homeowners and promises to repair their driveways. After receiving payment, usually $1,500 or more, he never completes the work. 

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  • PHOTOS: Santana in Spokane

    PHOTOS: Santana in Spokane

    Tuesday, March 6 2018 2:03 PM EST2018-03-06 19:03:00 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - We can't "Oye cómo va mi ritmo", because the Santana concert already happened, but we sure can "vea cómo fue" thanks to our photographer Reed Schmitt.  Santana played Spokane this past weekend and as you can imagine, it was smooth. Rob Thomas smooth. No evil ways in the Spokane Arena that night.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - We can't "Oye cómo va mi ritmo", because the Santana concert already happened, but we sure can "vea cómo fue" thanks to our photographer Reed Schmitt.  Santana played Spokane this past weekend and as you can imagine, it was smooth. Rob Thomas smooth. No evil ways in the Spokane Arena that night.

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  • Graco recalls 36,000 highchairs sold exclusively at Walmart due to fall risk

    Graco recalls 36,000 highchairs sold exclusively at Walmart due to fall risk

    Tuesday, March 6 2018 12:53 PM EST2018-03-06 17:53:23 GMT

    WASHINGTON - Graco is recalling 36,000 highchairs sold exclusively at Walmart after several reports of children falling. The recall involves Graco's "Table-to-Table, Six-in-One" highchairs. 

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    WASHINGTON - Graco is recalling 36,000 highchairs sold exclusively at Walmart after several reports of children falling. The recall involves Graco's "Table-to-Table, Six-in-One" highchairs. 

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  • VIRAL: Dad makes son run to school in the rain after getting suspended for bullying

    VIRAL: Dad makes son run to school in the rain after getting suspended for bullying

    Tuesday, March 6 2018 10:22 AM EST2018-03-06 15:22:00 GMT

    KHQ.COM - A father's punishment for his 10-year-old son who was kicked off the bus for bullying other kids has gone viral.  Bryan Thornhill's son got kicked off the bus for three days due to his behavior, something Bryan said he would not tolerate. So according to a Facebook live video that's now gone viral, he made his son run to school in the rain.  

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    KHQ.COM - A father's punishment for his 10-year-old son who was kicked off the bus for bullying other kids has gone viral.  Bryan Thornhill's son got kicked off the bus for three days due to his behavior, something Bryan said he would not tolerate. So according to a Facebook live video that's now gone viral, he made his son run to school in the rain.  

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  • Sandpoint Police identify officers, suspect involved in shooting

    Sandpoint Police identify officers, suspect involved in shooting

    Tuesday, March 6 2018 2:21 AM EST2018-03-06 07:21:57 GMT

    SANDPOINT, Idaho - Sandpoint Police have identified the two officers shot Monday morning at a house in Ridley Village as Officer Michael Hutter and Officer Eric Clark. Both officers were shot.

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    SANDPOINT, Idaho - Sandpoint Police have identified the two officers shot Monday morning at a house in Ridley Village as Officer Michael Hutter and Officer Eric Clark. Both officers were shot.

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  • Coeur d'Alene Pastor remembers shooting two years later

    Coeur d'Alene Pastor remembers shooting two years later

    Sunday, March 4 2018 10:24 PM EST2018-03-05 03:24:21 GMT
    Pastor Remington speaks exclusively with KHQPastor Remington speaks exclusively with KHQ
    Pastor Remington speaks exclusively with KHQPastor Remington speaks exclusively with KHQ

    Over 700 days and countless surgeries later, Pastor Tim Remington is still recovering, he says he doesn’t need any more surgeries; but that day two years ago will be with him forever, both mentally and physically. “It’s been a long haul,” Remington said. On a quiet Sunday afternoon after church, in the sanctuary is where Pastor Remington feels comfortable, feels at home.

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    Over 700 days and countless surgeries later, Pastor Tim Remington is still recovering, he says he doesn’t need any more surgeries; but that day two years ago will be with him forever, both mentally and physically. “It’s been a long haul,” Remington said. On a quiet Sunday afternoon after church, in the sanctuary is where Pastor Remington feels comfortable, feels at home.

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  • Man brandishing machete taken into custody by SPD

    Man brandishing machete taken into custody by SPD

    Sunday, March 4 2018 9:01 PM EST2018-03-05 02:01:06 GMT
    Spokane Police Department has taken a man into custody who was brandishing a machete just off Division near Mayfair and Rockwell. Law enforcement says that he was threatening himself and no one was hurt. The man also had a felony warrant out for his arrest.>>
    Spokane Police Department has taken a man into custody who was brandishing a machete just off Division near Mayfair and Rockwell. Law enforcement says that he was threatening himself and no one was hurt. The man also had a felony warrant out for his arrest.>>
  • Skate Ribbon looking to reopen mid-week

    Skate Ribbon looking to reopen mid-week

    Sunday, March 4 2018 6:11 PM EST2018-03-04 23:11:01 GMT

    The Skate Ribbon has started making new ice after mechanical repairs. Ice skating was slated to end March 4, but due to the early closure, the season will extend as long as the weather allows. "We apologize for the disruption of the 2017/2018 ice season. In recognition of the loss of use by our valued Unlimited Pass holders, Riverfront Spokane will be extending all Unlimited Passes for an additional 30 days at the beginning of the 2018/2019 ice season."

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    The Skate Ribbon has started making new ice after mechanical repairs. Ice skating was slated to end March 4, but due to the early closure, the season will extend as long as the weather allows. "We apologize for the disruption of the 2017/2018 ice season. In recognition of the loss of use by our valued Unlimited Pass holders, Riverfront Spokane will be extending all Unlimited Passes for an additional 30 days at the beginning of the 2018/2019 ice season."

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  • Officials respond after numerous reports of school threats

    Officials respond after numerous reports of school threats

    Sunday, March 4 2018 5:51 PM EST2018-03-04 22:51:44 GMT

    (AP) Idaho officials and local authorities are taking action after a significant number of school threats have been reported throughout the state in the last few weeks. The Idaho State Journal reports American Falls School District Superintendent Randy Jensen says the district has implemented a new software called DIR-S that connects school staff members with the American Falls Police Department to increase and ease communication during an emergency situation.

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    (AP) Idaho officials and local authorities are taking action after a significant number of school threats have been reported throughout the state in the last few weeks. The Idaho State Journal reports American Falls School District Superintendent Randy Jensen says the district has implemented a new software called DIR-S that connects school staff members with the American Falls Police Department to increase and ease communication during an emergency situation.

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  • Police officer was 1 of 2 killed in avalanche near Cle Elum

    Police officer was 1 of 2 killed in avalanche near Cle Elum

    Sunday, March 4 2018 1:50 PM EST2018-03-04 18:50:04 GMT

    (AP) A Bonney Lake. Washington, police officer was one of two people killed in an avalanche near Cle Elum. The News Tribune reports that 41-year-old Officer James Larsen and 27-year-old Zach Roundtree were killed about 1:30 p.m. Saturday after the avalanche hit them while they were snowmobiling near Esmeralda Peak.

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    (AP) A Bonney Lake. Washington, police officer was one of two people killed in an avalanche near Cle Elum. The News Tribune reports that 41-year-old Officer James Larsen and 27-year-old Zach Roundtree were killed about 1:30 p.m. Saturday after the avalanche hit them while they were snowmobiling near Esmeralda Peak.

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  • Graco high chair recalled after falling over with kids strapped in

    Graco high chair recalled after falling over with kids strapped in

    Saturday, March 3 2018 9:49 PM EST2018-03-04 02:49:38 GMT

    (TODAY) Graco is recalling 36,000 high chairs sold in the United States after receiving reports of five children who were hurt when their chairs fell over while being used. The recall involves the Graco Table2Table 6-in-1 High Chair, which were sold exclusively at Walmart stores from October 2016 through December 2017. An additional 3,200 of the chairs were also sold in Canada. The recall affects model number 1969721.

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    (TODAY) Graco is recalling 36,000 high chairs sold in the United States after receiving reports of five children who were hurt when their chairs fell over while being used. The recall involves the Graco Table2Table 6-in-1 High Chair, which were sold exclusively at Walmart stores from October 2016 through December 2017. An additional 3,200 of the chairs were also sold in Canada. The recall affects model number 1969721.

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  • Street Crimes detectives serve drug warrant, recover heroin and meth

    Street Crimes detectives serve drug warrant, recover heroin and meth

    Saturday, March 3 2018 8:35 PM EST2018-03-04 01:35:50 GMT

    On Friday morning, detectives with Moses Lake Police Department Street Crimes unit served a drug search warrant in the 1000 block of Central Drive. A search of the house revealed an ounce of methamphetamine, half an ounce of heroin, and over 100 prescription pills. Detectives also seized two vehicles and over $3,000 cash. Roberto Tijerina was arrested as he left the house and booked into the Grant County Jail.

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    On Friday morning, detectives with Moses Lake Police Department Street Crimes unit served a drug search warrant in the 1000 block of Central Drive. A search of the house revealed an ounce of methamphetamine, half an ounce of heroin, and over 100 prescription pills. Detectives also seized two vehicles and over $3,000 cash. Roberto Tijerina was arrested as he left the house and booked into the Grant County Jail.

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  • ISP conducts successful deployment of spike strips to end pursuit

    ISP conducts successful deployment of spike strips to end pursuit

    Saturday, March 3 2018 8:03 PM EST2018-03-04 01:03:26 GMT

    George Marlow and Tara Clem were booked into Shoshone County Jail and face charges of eluding, possession of stolen property, and drug-related charges. On Friday around 9 pm, Shoshone County Sheriff's Department and Osburn Police Department responded to assist Idaho State Police in a vehicle pursuit of a stolen vehicle. The suspect was heading eastbound from milepost 17 on I-90. Two Sheriff's Deputies and Lt. Jason Woody from ISP set up near milepost 44.

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    George Marlow and Tara Clem were booked into Shoshone County Jail and face charges of eluding, possession of stolen property, and drug-related charges. On Friday around 9 pm, Shoshone County Sheriff's Department and Osburn Police Department responded to assist Idaho State Police in a vehicle pursuit of a stolen vehicle. The suspect was heading eastbound from milepost 17 on I-90. Two Sheriff's Deputies and Lt. Jason Woody from ISP set up near milepost 44.

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  • Washington Legislature approves abortion insurance bill

    Washington Legislature approves abortion insurance bill

    Saturday, March 3 2018 4:52 PM EST2018-03-03 21:52:36 GMT
    The bill would make it a Class C felony, carrying a maximum penalty of up to five years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine, for a doctor to knowingly perform or attempt an abortion sought solely because of the sex of the fetus.The bill would make it a Class C felony, carrying a maximum penalty of up to five years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine, for a doctor to knowingly perform or attempt an abortion sought solely because of the sex of the fetus.

    (AP) The Washington Legislature has passed a measure that would require Washington insurers offering maternity care to also cover elective abortions and contraception. The Senate concurred on changes made in the House to Senate Bill 6219 and passed it on a 27-22 vote Saturday. The measure now heads to Gov. Jay Inslee for his expected signature.

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    (AP) The Washington Legislature has passed a measure that would require Washington insurers offering maternity care to also cover elective abortions and contraception. The Senate concurred on changes made in the House to Senate Bill 6219 and passed it on a 27-22 vote Saturday. The measure now heads to Gov. Jay Inslee for his expected signature.

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  • Police: Woman reports stabbing boyfriend with sword

    Police: Woman reports stabbing boyfriend with sword

    Saturday, March 3 2018 4:29 PM EST2018-03-03 21:29:14 GMT

    (AP) A 30-year-old southwestern Washington state woman police say stabbed her boyfriend with a sword has been taken into custody. Camas police say Emily Javier called 911 at about 2 a.m. Saturday to say she thought she killed her boyfriend with a sword. Officials say 29-year-old Alex Lovell was found inside the home and was rushed to a hospital where he was in critical condition. Police say they seized a samurai sword and some knives.

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    (AP) A 30-year-old southwestern Washington state woman police say stabbed her boyfriend with a sword has been taken into custody. Camas police say Emily Javier called 911 at about 2 a.m. Saturday to say she thought she killed her boyfriend with a sword. Officials say 29-year-old Alex Lovell was found inside the home and was rushed to a hospital where he was in critical condition. Police say they seized a samurai sword and some knives.

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  • Inmate dies at Spokane County Jail

    Inmate dies at Spokane County Jail

    Thursday, March 1 2018 1:26 PM EST2018-03-01 18:26:11 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Detectives with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of an inmate at the jail early Thursday morning.  During a cell check at around 2:40 a.m., a Spokane County Detention Services Officer discovered an unresponsive inmate. The officer immediately requested medical assistance and began life-saving efforts on the man. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Detectives with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of an inmate at the jail early Thursday morning.  During a cell check at around 2:40 a.m., a Spokane County Detention Services Officer discovered an unresponsive inmate. The officer immediately requested medical assistance and began life-saving efforts on the man. 

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  • EWU students hold unity rally after racist flyers found

    EWU students hold unity rally after racist flyers found

    Tuesday, February 27 2018 9:32 PM EST2018-02-28 02:32:17 GMT

    CHENEY, Wash.- On Tuesday, Eastern Washington University students held a unity rally in response to racist posters that were found on their campus in February. They want to make it known that EWU is a safe place to be. The posters came from a group called Identity Evropa, dubbed a white supremacist group that operates nationwide. 

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    CHENEY, Wash.- On Tuesday, Eastern Washington University students held a unity rally in response to racist posters that were found on their campus in February. They want to make it known that EWU is a safe place to be. The posters came from a group called Identity Evropa, dubbed a white supremacist group that operates nationwide. 

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  • Business owner explains how to live, work, and thrive with construction

    Business owner explains how to live, work, and thrive with construction

    Tuesday, February 27 2018 9:21 PM EST2018-02-28 02:21:04 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- The Monroe Street project is officially a go. On Monday night, the Spokane City Council approved the first of two contracts to cut the stretch of road from four lanes to two. Some business say they'll lose customers when the construction starts but the city says in the end, they will have more sidewalk space and street parking which should make it worth it. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- The Monroe Street project is officially a go. On Monday night, the Spokane City Council approved the first of two contracts to cut the stretch of road from four lanes to two. Some business say they'll lose customers when the construction starts but the city says in the end, they will have more sidewalk space and street parking which should make it worth it. 

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  • Man who threatened to kill wife and himself turns himself over to Spokane deputies

    Man who threatened to kill wife and himself turns himself over to Spokane deputies

    Tuesday, February 27 2018 7:05 PM EST2018-02-28 00:05:39 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - UPDATE: The Spokane County Sheriff's Office reports 51-year-old Kenneth Head Jr. has turned himself in Tuesday afternoon. Deputies had been searching for him since early Tuesday morning in connection to a domestic violence call in which he threatened to kill his wife and himself.

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - UPDATE: The Spokane County Sheriff's Office reports 51-year-old Kenneth Head Jr. has turned himself in Tuesday afternoon. Deputies had been searching for him since early Tuesday morning in connection to a domestic violence call in which he threatened to kill his wife and himself.

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  • PHOTOS: Westbound lanes of I-90 now open after crash near Cle Elum

    PHOTOS: Westbound lanes of I-90 now open after crash near Cle Elum

    Tuesday, February 27 2018 4:12 PM EST2018-02-27 21:12:59 GMT

    CLE ELUM, Wash. - The Washington State Patrol says I-90 is now open after an early morning crash involving a semi-truck near Cle Elum. WSP says drivers should expect changing road conditions on the pass in next couple of days, so give yourself plenty of time to get where you're going. 

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    CLE ELUM, Wash. - The Washington State Patrol says I-90 is now open after an early morning crash involving a semi-truck near Cle Elum. WSP says drivers should expect changing road conditions on the pass in next couple of days, so give yourself plenty of time to get where you're going. 

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  • Gov. Inslee to President Trump on gun control: 'A little less Tweeting, a little more listening'

    Gov. Inslee to President Trump on gun control: 'A little less Tweeting, a little more listening'

    Monday, February 26 2018 4:54 PM EST2018-02-26 21:54:07 GMT

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says he had lunch during the weekend with key leaders of the National Rifle Association as he seeks to address gun violence and school safety. Trump is telling the nation's governors that he had lunch with the NRA's Wayne LaPierre and Chris Cox and expressing surprise that word of the lunch didn't leak to the media. 

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    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says he had lunch during the weekend with key leaders of the National Rifle Association as he seeks to address gun violence and school safety. Trump is telling the nation's governors that he had lunch with the NRA's Wayne LaPierre and Chris Cox and expressing surprise that word of the lunch didn't leak to the media. 

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  • Metallica coming to Spokane December 2

    Monday, February 26 2018 9:13 AM EST2018-02-26 14:13:23 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The tease is over. Metallica will play Spokane on  A video message on both the band's and the Spokane Arena's social media pages pointed to Spokane making the cut for a stop on Metallica's 2018 tour, and Monday morning it was confirmed.  Metallica will play the Spokane Arena on  Tickets go on sale 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The tease is over. Metallica will play Spokane on  A video message on both the band's and the Spokane Arena's social media pages pointed to Spokane making the cut for a stop on Metallica's 2018 tour, and Monday morning it was confirmed.  Metallica will play the Spokane Arena on  Tickets go on sale 

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  • A quest for adventure: Learning to fly at Spokane's only flight school

    A quest for adventure: Learning to fly at Spokane's only flight school

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-02-24 00:34:01 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Northwest Flight School in Spokane has been working out of Felts Field since 2015. They have been the only flight school in Spokane since 2011. This year they are carrying a new title with them, Cirrus Training Center of the Year for North America. For years they have been training and teaching with the Cirrus Aircraft and this year their hard work has paid off with the award.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Northwest Flight School in Spokane has been working out of Felts Field since 2015. They have been the only flight school in Spokane since 2011. This year they are carrying a new title with them, Cirrus Training Center of the Year for North America. For years they have been training and teaching with the Cirrus Aircraft and this year their hard work has paid off with the award.

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  • NRA says left exploiting Florida school shooting

    NRA says left exploiting Florida school shooting

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:41 PM EST2018-02-22 17:41:25 GMT

    WASHINGTON - Leaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing supporters of gun control of exploiting the mass school shooting in Florida to promote an anti-gun agenda. NRA leader Wayne LaPierre spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

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    WASHINGTON - Leaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing supporters of gun control of exploiting the mass school shooting in Florida to promote an anti-gun agenda. NRA leader Wayne LaPierre spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference. He says Democrats like House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California and Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy are eager to blame the NRA and are calling "for even more government control."

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  • Trump wants to ban bump stocks, ATF doesn't know if it can

    Trump wants to ban bump stocks, ATF doesn't know if it can

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:47 AM EST2018-02-22 16:47:51 GMT

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is telling his Justice Department to ban rapid-fire bump stock devices like those used in last year's massacre in Las Vegas. But some officials in the department are not sure they can. The president's surprise order this week comes as the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is deep in a review of whether it has the power to regulate bump stocks without action from Congress. 

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    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is telling his Justice Department to ban rapid-fire bump stock devices like those used in last year's massacre in Las Vegas. But some officials in the department are not sure they can. The president's surprise order this week comes as the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is deep in a review of whether it has the power to regulate bump stocks without action from Congress. 

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  • Trump says guns only for 'gun adept teachers'

    Trump says guns only for 'gun adept teachers'

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:06 AM EST2018-02-22 16:06:55 GMT

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is continuing to talk about the possibility of arming teachers, saying he means concealed weapons for "gun adept teachers with military or special training experience - only the best." Trump spoke on Twitter Thursday morning. He tweeted: "I never said 'give teachers guns' like was stated on Fake News CNN & NBC." 

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    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is continuing to talk about the possibility of arming teachers, saying he means concealed weapons for "gun adept teachers with military or special training experience - only the best." Trump spoke on Twitter Thursday morning. He tweeted: "I never said 'give teachers guns' like was stated on Fake News CNN & NBC." 

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  • Trump tweets support for NRA, weighs gun limits

    Trump tweets support for NRA, weighs gun limits

    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:07 AM EST2018-02-22 15:07:09 GMT

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is offering a full-throated backing of the National Rifle Association. Trump says on Twitter Thursday: "What many people don't understand, or don't want to understand, is that Wayne, Chris and the folks who work so hard at the NRA are Great People and Great American Patriots. They love our Country and will do the right thing. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!"

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    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is offering a full-throated backing of the National Rifle Association. Trump says on Twitter Thursday: "What many people don't understand, or don't want to understand, is that Wayne, Chris and the folks who work so hard at the NRA are Great People and Great American Patriots. They love our Country and will do the right thing. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!"

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  • Montana boy accused of making school threats faces charges

    Montana boy accused of making school threats faces charges

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:27 AM EST2018-02-22 05:27:43 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana boy has been arrested and charged for allegations that he made threats against schools in Philipsburg. Granite County Sheriff Scott Dunkerson said on Wednesday that the boy has been charged with felony intimidation and three counts of misdemeanor assault. He is being held at a youth facility. The Missoulian reports that no students were harmed in the incident, but the sheriff said with "recent events nationwide" all threats against ...

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    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana boy has been arrested and charged for allegations that he made threats against schools in Philipsburg. Granite County Sheriff Scott Dunkerson said on Wednesday that the boy has been charged with felony intimidation and three counts of misdemeanor assault. He is being held at a youth facility. The Missoulian reports that no students were harmed in the incident, but the sheriff said with "recent events nationwide" all threats against ...

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  • Flyers found at EWU violate campus policy

    Flyers found at EWU violate campus policy

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:54 PM EST2018-02-22 01:54:56 GMT

    CHENEY, Wash.- "Your professor is scared of this book: White Identity." This is just one of the few flyers that were posted along the Eastern Washington University campus by a group called Identity Evropa. It's a group according to their website that says, "We are the future. America first. End immigration." The flyers have since been taken down at EWU. 

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    CHENEY, Wash.- "Your professor is scared of this book: White Identity." This is just one of the few flyers that were posted along the Eastern Washington University campus by a group called Identity Evropa. It's a group according to their website that says, "We are the future. America first. End immigration." The flyers have since been taken down at EWU. 

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  • Parents, kids slip on ice near Cheney school

    Parents, kids slip on ice near Cheney school

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:35 PM EST2018-02-22 01:35:58 GMT

    CHENEY, Wash.- Make the crosswalks near school safe for children: that's the message from several parents in Cheney after they say they've slipped and fallen with their kids because of the packed snow and ice. This is happening in the area outside Salnave Elementary School. 

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    CHENEY, Wash.- Make the crosswalks near school safe for children: that's the message from several parents in Cheney after they say they've slipped and fallen with their kids because of the packed snow and ice. This is happening in the area outside Salnave Elementary School. 

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  • Grant Co. K-9 Grizzly saves elderly Ephrata man who wandered away from home

    Grant Co. K-9 Grizzly saves elderly Ephrata man who wandered away from home

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:16 PM EST2018-02-21 18:16:07 GMT

    EPHRATA, Wash. - Grant County K-9 Grizzly saved the life of an 85-year-old Ephrata man suffering from Alzheimer's early Wednesday morning.  The Sheriff's Office says the 85-year-old man wandered away from his home overnight in the frigid, single-digit temperatures. Deputies, firefighters and medics searched the area and even used thermal imaging, but could not find the man.  

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    EPHRATA, Wash. - Grant County K-9 Grizzly saved the life of an 85-year-old Ephrata man suffering from Alzheimer's early Wednesday morning.  The Sheriff's Office says the 85-year-old man wandered away from his home overnight in the frigid, single-digit temperatures. Deputies, firefighters and medics searched the area and even used thermal imaging, but could not find the man.  

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  • Spokesman: Evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham has died at his home in North Carolina at age 99

    Spokesman: Evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham has died at his home in North Carolina at age 99

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:34 AM EST2018-02-21 13:34:53 GMT

    MONTREAT, N.C. - The Rev. Billy Graham, counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died at age 99. Spokesman Mark DeMoss tell The Associated Press that Graham died Wednesday morning at his home in Montreat, North Carolina. He had been treated in recent years for cancer, pneumonia and other ailments.

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    MONTREAT, N.C. - The Rev. Billy Graham, counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died at age 99. Spokesman Mark DeMoss tell The Associated Press that Graham died Wednesday morning at his home in Montreat, North Carolina. He had been treated in recent years for cancer, pneumonia and other ailments.

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  • Post Falls Police: Missing 13-year-old boy found safe

    Post Falls Police: Missing 13-year-old boy found safe

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:48 PM EST2018-02-21 02:48:43 GMT

    POST FALLS, Idaho - Update: Post Falls police report Myka Tilson has been found as of Tuesday evening and thank the community for their help searching for him. No additional details were available.

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    POST FALLS, Idaho - Update: Post Falls police report Myka Tilson has been found as of Tuesday evening and thank the community for their help searching for him. No additional details were available.

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  • Thief leaves behind stolen military gear in Spokane

    Thief leaves behind stolen military gear in Spokane

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:24 PM EST2018-02-21 01:24:14 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- What kind of person steals an army man's uniform and gear? One Spokane woman is asking that question after she says she was disgusted to find that when her shed was broken into, she found stolen military gear left behind. Rebeccah Rowden says she was walking through the snow in her alleyway to get to the bus stop, when she noticed the lock to her shed was on the ground. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- What kind of person steals an army man's uniform and gear? One Spokane woman is asking that question after she says she was disgusted to find that when her shed was broken into, she found stolen military gear left behind. Rebeccah Rowden says she was walking through the snow in her alleyway to get to the bus stop, when she noticed the lock to her shed was on the ground. 

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  • Managers of Spokane Valley motel, 6 others arrested on drug and property crime charges following two-month investigation

    Managers of Spokane Valley motel, 6 others arrested on drug and property crime charges following two-month investigation

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:06 PM EST2018-02-20 23:06:06 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A two-month investigation into criminal activity at the Red Top Motel in Spokane Valley resulted in a massive raid and the arrest of 8 people early Tuesday morning. The Red Top Motel has had more than 100 calls for service since the beginning of the year, with many of those calls resulting in the arrest of known criminals who commonly traffic in drugs and stolen property.

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A two-month investigation into criminal activity at the Red Top Motel in Spokane Valley resulted in a massive raid and the arrest of 8 people early Tuesday morning. The Red Top Motel has had more than 100 calls for service since the beginning of the year, with many of those calls resulting in the arrest of known criminals who commonly traffic in drugs and stolen property.

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  • Idaho senator who yelled at students not sorry: 'Response was dead on'

    Idaho senator who yelled at students not sorry: 'Response was dead on'

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:33 PM EST2018-02-20 21:33:36 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho lawmaker who yelled "abortion is murder" at a group of students said Tuesday his response was appropriate and has no plans to apologize. Republican state Sen. Dan Foreman told The Associated Press on Tuesday that his "response was dead on." 

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    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho lawmaker who yelled "abortion is murder" at a group of students said Tuesday his response was appropriate and has no plans to apologize. Republican state Sen. Dan Foreman told The Associated Press on Tuesday that his "response was dead on." 

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  • President Trump directs Justice Department to ban gun modifications like bump stocks used in Las Vegas massacre

    President Trump directs Justice Department to ban gun modifications like bump stocks used in Las Vegas massacre

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:13 PM EST2018-02-20 21:13:36 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Trump has directed the Justice Department to ban gun modifications, like bump stocks that were used in Las Vegas massacre. President Donald Trump says he's signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to "ban all devices" like bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Trump has directed the Justice Department to ban gun modifications, like bump stocks that were used in Las Vegas massacre. President Donald Trump says he's signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to "ban all devices" like bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre.

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  • Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

    Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:38 PM EST2018-02-20 20:38:42 GMT

    The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut flour helped sensitize children to nuts in a major study. Millions of children have peanut allergies, and some may have life-threatening reactions if accidentally exposed to them.

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    The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut flour helped sensitize children to nuts in a major study. Millions of children have peanut allergies, and some may have life-threatening reactions if accidentally exposed to them.

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  • Grocery retailer Albertsons to buy drugstore chain Rite Aid

    Grocery retailer Albertsons to buy drugstore chain Rite Aid

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:32 AM EST2018-02-20 13:32:47 GMT

    The privately held owner of Safeway, Vons and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the nation's third-largest drugstore chain. Albertsons Companies is offering either a share of its stock and $1.83 in cash or slightly more than a share for every 10 shares of Rite Aid. A deal value was not disclosed in a statement released Tuesday by the companies. 

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    The privately held owner of Safeway, Vons and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the nation's third-largest drugstore chain. Albertsons Companies is offering either a share of its stock and $1.83 in cash or slightly more than a share for every 10 shares of Rite Aid. A deal value was not disclosed in a statement released Tuesday by the companies. 

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  • Spokane tutors bring the classroom to cancer patients

    Spokane tutors bring the classroom to cancer patients

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:27 PM EST2018-02-20 00:27:02 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Every child deserves an education, but for many of the children fighting for their lives inside Sacred Heart Children's Hospital, the classroom isn't an option. That's why a group of volunteers work to bring the classroom to them. "Each day, they have to go through unbelievable amounts of suffering and loneliness," said volunteer Joe Staebell. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Every child deserves an education, but for many of the children fighting for their lives inside Sacred Heart Children's Hospital, the classroom isn't an option. That's why a group of volunteers work to bring the classroom to them. "Each day, they have to go through unbelievable amounts of suffering and loneliness," said volunteer Joe Staebell. 

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  • Spokane Police arrest two people in connection to recent carjacking and shooting

    Spokane Police arrest two people in connection to recent carjacking and shooting

    Monday, February 19 2018 5:26 PM EST2018-02-19 22:26:06 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police believe they have arrested two people responsible for two violent crimes that happened last week. Police say the first incident was a carjacking at 2nd and Division on February 13th. The next night there was a shooting near Lincoln and Frederick. Conducting a "special detail" in the North Central neighborhood, officers contacted 23-year-old Vincent W. Birdtail and a 15-year-old juvenile. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police believe they have arrested two people responsible for two violent crimes that happened last week. Police say the first incident was a carjacking at 2nd and Division on February 13th. The next night there was a shooting near Lincoln and Frederick. Conducting a "special detail" in the North Central neighborhood, officers contacted 23-year-old Vincent W. Birdtail and a 15-year-old juvenile. 

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  • Pullman psychologist charged with rape found dead in jail cell

    Pullman psychologist charged with rape found dead in jail cell

    Monday, February 19 2018 4:34 PM EST2018-02-19 21:34:28 GMT

    PULLMAN, Wash. - Pullman Police say the psychologist accused of raping a patient during a treatment session in January was found dead in his jail cell Sunday night. Police say a woman reported that psychologist Dean Funabiki, PhD, sexually assault her during a therapy session in his office.

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    PULLMAN, Wash. - Pullman Police say the psychologist accused of raping a patient during a treatment session in January was found dead in his jail cell Sunday night. Police say a woman reported that psychologist Dean Funabiki, PhD, sexually assault her during a therapy session in his office.

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  • PHOTOS: Westbound I-90 at Ellensburg back open after 16 vehicle crash

    PHOTOS: Westbound I-90 at Ellensburg back open after 16 vehicle crash

    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:23 PM EST2018-02-17 22:23:29 GMT

    CLE ELUM, Wash. - UPDATE: Washington State Department of Transportation says I-90 at Ellensburg is back open following a major crash Saturday morning. Westbound lanes were closed for several hours Saturday. Washington State Patrol urges drivers to use caution as conditions can change quickly.

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    CLE ELUM, Wash. - UPDATE: Washington State Department of Transportation says I-90 at Ellensburg is back open following a major crash Saturday morning. Westbound lanes were closed for several hours Saturday. Washington State Patrol urges drivers to use caution as conditions can change quickly.

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  • Mom demands change after school threat at Reardan High School

    Mom demands change after school threat at Reardan High School

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:16 AM EST2018-02-17 06:16:37 GMT

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

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

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  • Sheriff: Florida school gunman fired into 5 classrooms

    Sheriff: Florida school gunman fired into 5 classrooms

    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:50 PM EST2018-02-15 22:50:33 GMT

    PARKLAND, Fla. - A Florida sheriff says the suspect in a school shooting that killed 17 people stopped at fast food restaurants after the attack. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said at a news conference Thursday that Nikolas Cruz tried to mix in with a group of students fleeing the school. The sheriff says he then headed to a Wal-Mart and bought a drink at a Subway restaurant before walking to a McDonald's.

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    PARKLAND, Fla. - A Florida sheriff says the suspect in a school shooting that killed 17 people stopped at fast food restaurants after the attack. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said at a news conference Thursday that Nikolas Cruz tried to mix in with a group of students fleeing the school. The sheriff says he then headed to a Wal-Mart and bought a drink at a Subway restaurant before walking to a McDonald's.

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  • Texas police mistakenly shoot man who took gun from suspect

    Texas police mistakenly shoot man who took gun from suspect

    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:43 PM EST2018-02-15 21:43:19 GMT

    AMARILLO, Texas - A Texas Panhandle shelter worker who wrestled a gun away from a man holding hostages was then shot by a police officer who mistook him as the suspect. Amarillo police say they received a report Wednesday of a man holding dozens hostage in the chapel of Faith City Mission, a shelter serving the indigent and others. 

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    AMARILLO, Texas - A Texas Panhandle shelter worker who wrestled a gun away from a man holding hostages was then shot by a police officer who mistook him as the suspect. Amarillo police say they received a report Wednesday of a man holding dozens hostage in the chapel of Faith City Mission, a shelter serving the indigent and others. 

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  • Trump: Nation 'joined together' after shooting

    Trump: Nation 'joined together' after shooting

    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:42 AM EST2018-02-15 16:42:30 GMT

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said the nation is "joined together as one American family" after a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people. In a national address from the White House on Thursday, Trump said he wanted to speak directly to America's children, saying "you are never alone, and you never will be." He said no child should have to go to school fearing for their lives.

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    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said the nation is "joined together as one American family" after a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people. In a national address from the White House on Thursday, Trump said he wanted to speak directly to America's children, saying "you are never alone, and you never will be." He said no child should have to go to school fearing for their lives.

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  • Armored truck rolls over, sends passenger to hospital

    Armored truck rolls over, sends passenger to hospital

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:10 PM EST2018-02-15 01:10:49 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash.- One person is recovering after an armored truck rollover on State Route 904 near Cheney. Troopers say it happened around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Troopers say an armored truck from Garda was headed westbound on State Route 904. 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash.- One person is recovering after an armored truck rollover on State Route 904 near Cheney. Troopers say it happened around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Troopers say an armored truck from Garda was headed westbound on State Route 904. 

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  • WSP: One person dead after rollover crash near Cheney/Tyler exit

    WSP: One person dead after rollover crash near Cheney/Tyler exit

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:10 PM EST2018-02-15 01:10:34 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Washington State Patrol Troopers say one person is dead following a crash on I-90 west of Spokane.  The crash happened in the westbound lanes of I-90 near milepost 259, or about 20 miles west of Spokane. Trooper Jeff Sevigney urges motorists who may have to travel that way to use caution through the area.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Washington State Patrol Troopers say one person is dead following a crash on I-90 west of Spokane.  The crash happened in the westbound lanes of I-90 near milepost 259, or about 20 miles west of Spokane. Trooper Jeff Sevigney urges motorists who may have to travel that way to use caution through the area.  

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  • Spokane City & County launching full plow operations

    Spokane City & County launching full plow operations

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:57 PM EST2018-02-14 18:57:35 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The snow fell (is still falling as of 9:00 a.m.) and the City of Spokane has decided to launch a full-city plow. Both the City of Spokane and Spokane County announced they are in full plow operations Wednesday morning.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The snow fell (is still falling as of 9:00 a.m.) and the City of Spokane has decided to launch a full-city plow. Both the City of Spokane and Spokane County announced they are in full plow operations Wednesday morning.

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  • Dive team searching for missing boater on Lake Coeur d'Alene

    Dive team searching for missing boater on Lake Coeur d'Alene

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 6:10 PM EST2018-02-13 23:10:50 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office Dive Rescue Team has been actively searching Lake Coeur d'Alene in the area of Powderhorn Bay for a 68-year-old man identified as Larry D. Isenberge. Isenberg had reportedly fallen into the lake.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office Dive Rescue Team has been actively searching Lake Coeur d'Alene in the area of Powderhorn Bay for a 68-year-old man identified as Larry D. Isenberge. Isenberg had reportedly fallen into the lake.

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  • Rep. Timm Ormsby charged with DUI in Olympia

    Rep. Timm Ormsby charged with DUI in Olympia

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 4:55 PM EST2018-02-13 21:55:34 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Representative Timm Ormsby was pulled over and charged with a DUI last weekend in Olympia.  “I made a very poor choice this weekend and want to apologize to my constituents, colleagues, friends and family,” Ormsby said in a statement released Tuesday. “I have faith in our justice system and will abide by whatever consequences I receive." Ormsby represents Spokane's 3rd District and is the most senior Democrat in the Legislature. 

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Representative Timm Ormsby was pulled over and charged with a DUI last weekend in Olympia.  “I made a very poor choice this weekend and want to apologize to my constituents, colleagues, friends and family,” Ormsby said in a statement released Tuesday. “I have faith in our justice system and will abide by whatever consequences I receive." Ormsby represents Spokane's 3rd District and is the most senior Democrat in the Legislature. 

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  • Man on bicycle shot outside KHQ; Suspect(s) on the loose

    Man on bicycle shot outside KHQ; Suspect(s) on the loose

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 10:18 AM EST2018-02-13 15:18:00 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man is in the hospital recovering from serious injuries after being shot on the corner of Sprague and Jefferson right outside KHQ in downtown Spokane early Tuesday morning. The shooting was actually captured on KHQ's security cameras. Around 12:30 Tuesday morning, video shows a car driving north on Jefferson, turn west on Sprague, stop at the corner and shoot a man on a bicycle.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man is in the hospital recovering from serious injuries after being shot on the corner of Sprague and Jefferson right outside KHQ in downtown Spokane early Tuesday morning. The shooting was actually captured on KHQ's security cameras. Around 12:30 Tuesday morning, video shows a car driving north on Jefferson, turn west on Sprague, stop at the corner and shoot a man on a bicycle.

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  • Police: Donald Trump Jr.'s wife exposed to white powder

    Police: Donald Trump Jr.'s wife exposed to white powder

    Monday, February 12 2018 5:30 PM EST2018-02-12 22:30:19 GMT

    NEW YORK - Donald Trump Jr. says he's thankful that his wife and children are "safe and unharmed" after an envelope containing white powder was sent to his mother-in-law's New York City apartment. Police say his wife, Vanessa Trump, felt ill after opening the envelope at her mother's apartment Monday morning.

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    NEW YORK - Donald Trump Jr. says he's thankful that his wife and children are "safe and unharmed" after an envelope containing white powder was sent to his mother-in-law's New York City apartment. Police say his wife, Vanessa Trump, felt ill after opening the envelope at her mother's apartment Monday morning.

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  • Spokane Police officer on leave after being arrested for DUI

    Spokane Police officer on leave after being arrested for DUI

    Monday, February 12 2018 4:53 PM EST2018-02-12 21:53:37 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Police Department says an officer has been placed on administrative leave after he was arrested for a DUI on Saturday night.  "Detective Kirk Kimberly was stopped by a Washington State Patrol Trooper for speeding on Saturday at approximately 11:40 p.m. in the area of Monroe St. and Grace Ave," the department said in a release on Monday.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Police Department says an officer has been placed on administrative leave after he was arrested for a DUI on Saturday night.  "Detective Kirk Kimberly was stopped by a Washington State Patrol Trooper for speeding on Saturday at approximately 11:40 p.m. in the area of Monroe St. and Grace Ave," the department said in a release on Monday.

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  • The Latest: Trump plan might sell assets, including airports

    The Latest: Trump plan might sell assets, including airports

    Monday, February 12 2018 12:22 PM EST2018-02-12 17:22:20 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's infrastructure plan calls for possibly selling two of the three major airports serving the nation's capital. The president is calling for divesting federal assets when agencies can show the sale would "optimize taxpayer value."

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's infrastructure plan calls for possibly selling two of the three major airports serving the nation's capital. The president is calling for divesting federal assets when agencies can show the sale would "optimize taxpayer value."

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  • Convicted rapist wanted in Yakima County

    Convicted rapist wanted in Yakima County

    Sunday, February 11 2018 6:31 PM EST2018-02-11 23:31:20 GMT
    Courtesy Yakima County Crime StoppersCourtesy Yakima County Crime Stoppers

    YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. - Yakima County Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding a convicted rapist that they say is running under the radar.  52-year-old Darren Ladiges is wanted for failing to register as a sex offender.  Ladiges is described as being 5'11 tall and weighing 200 lbs.  If you have any information on where he's hiding, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. Tips are anonymous and you'll get a cash reward if your tip 

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    YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. - Yakima County Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding a convicted rapist that they say is running under the radar.  52-year-old Darren Ladiges is wanted for failing to register as a sex offender.  Ladiges is described as being 5'11 tall and weighing 200 lbs.  If you have any information on where he's hiding, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. Tips are anonymous and you'll get a cash reward if your tip 

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  • Sunset Hill Post Office hopeful to find missing wedding ring owner

    Sunset Hill Post Office hopeful to find missing wedding ring owner

    Friday, February 9 2018 9:53 PM EST2018-02-10 02:53:39 GMT

    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash.- A Post Office isn't giving up hope trying to find the owner of a missing wedding band. They say the ring was found by a mailbox, in the snow! They've been searching for over a year and have not found the owner. The customer service manager from the Sunset Hill Post Office Dannette Taylor, says one of their carriers found the ring outside a mailbox in the snow near Garfield and Chandler in Airway Heights. 

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    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash.- A Post Office isn't giving up hope trying to find the owner of a missing wedding band. They say the ring was found by a mailbox, in the snow! They've been searching for over a year and have not found the owner. The customer service manager from the Sunset Hill Post Office Dannette Taylor, says one of their carriers found the ring outside a mailbox in the snow near Garfield and Chandler in Airway Heights. 

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  • Neighbors fed up with problem home in Spokane

    Neighbors fed up with problem home in Spokane

    Friday, February 9 2018 9:41 PM EST2018-02-10 02:41:47 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- A Spokane neighbor says a problem home in her neighborhood is not just an eyesore, but it's a safety and health hazard. The home in question is located off of South Haven and it's right by a park where children play. She says it's time for something to be done. Spokane Police say there have been over a dozen calls for the past year on the home. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- A Spokane neighbor says a problem home in her neighborhood is not just an eyesore, but it's a safety and health hazard. The home in question is located off of South Haven and it's right by a park where children play. She says it's time for something to be done. Spokane Police say there have been over a dozen calls for the past year on the home. 

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  • Do you know who this is? Spokane Police and SPS asking for your help

    Do you know who this is? Spokane Police and SPS asking for your help

    Thursday, February 8 2018 6:30 PM EST2018-02-08 23:30:08 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Public School and the Spokane Police Department are asking for your help identifying a person of interest for trespassing on school property. Spokane Police tell KHQ someone broke into the men's locker room at North Central High School and used a bolt cutter to break into lockers. Police say the thief took off with a lot of valuables. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Public School and the Spokane Police Department are asking for your help identifying a person of interest for trespassing on school property. Spokane Police tell KHQ someone broke into the men's locker room at North Central High School and used a bolt cutter to break into lockers. Police say the thief took off with a lot of valuables. 

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  • Idaho to send 250 inmates to Texas

    Thursday, February 8 2018 6:14 PM EST2018-02-08 23:14:26 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho - Officials with the Idaho Department of Correction say up to 250 male inmates will be moved to a correctional center in Texas due to a shortage of beds in Idaho's prisons and jails. Director Henry Atencio said Thursday that he knows the move creates challenges for inmates and their families, but Idaho simply has no more room. 

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    BOISE, Idaho - Officials with the Idaho Department of Correction say up to 250 male inmates will be moved to a correctional center in Texas due to a shortage of beds in Idaho's prisons and jails. Director Henry Atencio said Thursday that he knows the move creates challenges for inmates and their families, but Idaho simply has no more room. 

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  • City of Spokane mulling the idea of a zip line running under the Monroe Street Bridge

    City of Spokane mulling the idea of a zip line running under the Monroe Street Bridge

    Thursday, February 8 2018 5:09 PM EST2018-02-08 22:09:07 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - How does zip-lining under the Monroe Street Bridge sound?  It could happen.  City of Spokane Communications Director Brian Coddington says the City is considering a few new attractions that could include a zip line that begins at a spot near the downtown library and end at Glover Field in Peaceful Valley. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - How does zip-lining under the Monroe Street Bridge sound?  It could happen.  City of Spokane Communications Director Brian Coddington says the City is considering a few new attractions that could include a zip line that begins at a spot near the downtown library and end at Glover Field in Peaceful Valley. 

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  • Seattle clears pot convictions, following San Francisco lead

    Seattle clears pot convictions, following San Francisco lead

    Thursday, February 8 2018 3:52 PM EST2018-02-08 20:52:58 GMT

    SEATTLE, Wash. - Five years after Washington state legalized marijuana, Seattle officials say they're moving to automatically clear past misdemeanor convictions for pot possession. San Francisco recently took the same step. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and City Attorney Pete Holmes say they want to help undo damage from the drug war they say resulted in unfairly high arrest rates for minority communities. 

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    SEATTLE, Wash. - Five years after Washington state legalized marijuana, Seattle officials say they're moving to automatically clear past misdemeanor convictions for pot possession. San Francisco recently took the same step. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and City Attorney Pete Holmes say they want to help undo damage from the drug war they say resulted in unfairly high arrest rates for minority communities. 

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  • Vandervert Construction placed in receivership

    Vandervert Construction placed in receivership

    Thursday, February 8 2018 2:39 PM EST2018-02-08 19:39:04 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane-based Vandervert Construction has been placed in receivership, though it's unclear if the company is headed toward liquidation or financial restructuring.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane-based Vandervert Construction has been placed in receivership, though it's unclear if the company is headed toward liquidation or financial restructuring.  The company is responsible for hundred of projects throughout the Pacific Northwest over the last 40 years.  Spokane attorney Barry Davidson has been appointed as the receiver for the company, which will allow him to manage assets for the owner, Tim Stulc, and creditors. 

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  • Suspect in Spokane Valley rape charged with additional crimes

    Suspect in Spokane Valley rape charged with additional crimes

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 9:49 PM EST2018-02-08 02:49:03 GMT

    The man suspected of raping a convenience store employee last month has been charged with two additional crimes.  Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detective Rob Satake has been investigating the case and on Wednesday the Sheriff's Office announced Rush will be charged with 1st Degree Burglary with Sexual Motivation and 1st Degree Kidnapping with Sexual Motivation.  RELATED: Court Docs: Blood possibly found in rape suspect's car as detectives still search for missing woman ...

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    The man suspected of raping a convenience store employee last month has been charged with two additional crimes.  Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detective Rob Satake has been investigating the case and on Wednesday the Sheriff's Office announced Rush will be charged with 1st Degree Burglary with Sexual Motivation and 1st Degree Kidnapping with Sexual Motivation.  RELATED: Court Docs: Blood possibly found in rape suspect's car as detectives still search for missing woman ...

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  • Rangers trade QB-infielder Russell Wilson to Yankees

    Rangers trade QB-infielder Russell Wilson to Yankees

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 4:30 PM EST2018-02-07 21:30:47 GMT

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been traded - from the Texas Rangers to the New York Yankees. The Rangers selected Wilson in the Triple-A portion of the Rule 5 draft during the winter meetings in December 2013, about two months before he led the Seahawks to a win over Denver in the Super Bowl. On Wednesday, Texas traded Wilson to the Yankees for future considerations. 

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    ARLINGTON, Texas - Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been traded - from the Texas Rangers to the New York Yankees. The Rangers selected Wilson in the Triple-A portion of the Rule 5 draft during the winter meetings in December 2013, about two months before he led the Seahawks to a win over Denver in the Super Bowl. On Wednesday, Texas traded Wilson to the Yankees for future considerations. 

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  • Idaho House panel OKs scrubbing science standards

    Idaho House panel OKs scrubbing science standards

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 1:59 PM EST2018-02-07 18:59:41 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho - An Idaho House panel has agreed to scrub some references to climate change while approving new science standards for the state's K-12 schools. Republicans on the House Education Committee voted 12-4 Wednesday to remove language detailing the environmental effects of humans using energy and fuels derived from the natural resources - such as air pollution from burning of fossil fuels.  

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    BOISE, Idaho - An Idaho House panel has agreed to scrub some references to climate change while approving new science standards for the state's K-12 schools. Republicans on the House Education Committee voted 12-4 Wednesday to remove language detailing the environmental effects of humans using energy and fuels derived from the natural resources - such as air pollution from burning of fossil fuels.  

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  • Grant County Deputies searching for missing man they believe was shot during argument

    Grant County Deputies searching for missing man they believe was shot during argument

    Monday, February 5 2018 2:41 PM EST2018-02-05 19:41:02 GMT

    GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - The Grant County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help finding a missing Moses Lake man they believe to be injured following a shooting north of Moses Lake.

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    GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - The Grant County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help finding a missing Moses Lake man they believe to be injured following a shooting north of Moses Lake.  Deputies were called to a public fishing access road Sunday afternoon after reports of multiple shots exchanged between occupants of two cars.

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  • Car tagged with vulgar, racist graffiti at Kendall Yards

    Car tagged with vulgar, racist graffiti at Kendall Yards

    Sunday, February 4 2018 9:46 PM EST2018-02-05 02:46:16 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A car that was left parked on the side of the road in Kendall Yards was tagged over the weekend with racist and vulgar graffiti. Calvin Carter and other viewers messaged us about this. Carter says he was getting ice cream with his girlfriend and friends when they saw the car with the c-word and n-word tagged on either side of the car. People who live around there say the words appeared Saturday night. Carter says seeing those words hurt. “To see it on ...

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A car that was left parked on the side of the road in Kendall Yards was tagged over the weekend with racist and vulgar graffiti. Calvin Carter and other viewers messaged us about this. Carter says he was getting ice cream with his girlfriend and friends when they saw the car with the c-word and n-word tagged on either side of the car. People who live around there say the words appeared Saturday night. Carter says seeing those words hurt. “To see it on ...

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  • Burglar spends 7 hours lurking around Seattle couple's home

    Burglar spends 7 hours lurking around Seattle couple's home

    Saturday, February 3 2018 1:42 AM EST2018-02-03 06:42:39 GMT

    SEATTLE, Wash. - Seattle Police are asking for the public's help identifying a burglar who spend seven hours lurking around the back patio of a couple's home.  "It's kind of scary," homeowner Gary Laws told Q13 Fox News. "Guys is right there outside the window. Who knows what he could've done." The unnerving incident took place at Law's home on 42nd and Genesee on Dec. 30.  The thief stole several items, including clothing and a dog 

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    SEATTLE, Wash. - Seattle Police are asking for the public's help identifying a burglar who spend seven hours lurking around the back patio of a couple's home.  "It's kind of scary," homeowner Gary Laws told Q13 Fox News. "Guys is right there outside the window. Who knows what he could've done." The unnerving incident took place at Law's home on 42nd and Genesee on Dec. 30.  The thief stole several items, including clothing and a dog 

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  • SCSO investigating threat made by Medical Lake High School student

    SCSO investigating threat made by Medical Lake High School student

    Friday, February 2 2018 10:11 PM EST2018-02-03 03:11:18 GMT

    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash.- Medical Lake High School parents woke up to a voicemail on Friday saying there were threats made by one of the high school students. The threats were posted on Facebook Thursday night and a school official was mentioned in the video. The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says they are investigating right now and they don't believe anyone is in danger. 

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    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash.- Medical Lake High School parents woke up to a voicemail on Friday saying there were threats made by one of the high school students. The threats were posted on Facebook Thursday night and a school official was mentioned in the video. The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says they are investigating right now and they don't believe anyone is in danger. 

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  • Stolen van from children learning center recovered

    Stolen van from children learning center recovered

    Friday, February 2 2018 9:43 PM EST2018-02-03 02:43:00 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- We have new information about a story that we told you about back in December when a van was stolen from a local daycare center. Without the van, it made field trips and rides to and from school impossible. The van was just located on Tuesday. We told you last time that the van was parked at an employee's home and was stolen. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- We have new information about a story that we told you about back in December when a van was stolen from a local daycare center. Without the van, it made field trips and rides to and from school impossible. The van was just located on Tuesday. We told you last time that the van was parked at an employee's home and was stolen. 

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  • Idaho school district hit with outbreak of whooping cough

    Idaho school district hit with outbreak of whooping cough

    Friday, February 2 2018 5:42 PM EST2018-02-02 22:42:48 GMT

    KIMBERLY, Idaho (AP) - Public health officials have reported an outbreak of whooping cough at multiple schools in a southern Idaho town. The Times-News reports the Kimberly School District on Monday was notified by the South Central Public Health District of multiple cases of the infectious disease, which can cause violent coughing fits and vomiting. In a letter sent to staff and parents Tuesday, Superintendent Luke Schroeder says students and employees who exhibit symptoms ...

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    KIMBERLY, Idaho (AP) - Public health officials have reported an outbreak of whooping cough at multiple schools in a southern Idaho town. The Times-News reports the Kimberly School District on Monday was notified by the South Central Public Health District of multiple cases of the infectious disease, which can cause violent coughing fits and vomiting. In a letter sent to staff and parents Tuesday, Superintendent Luke Schroeder says students and employees who exhibit symptoms ...

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  • Missing Spokane Valley dog reunites with owner after teen finds her

    Missing Spokane Valley dog reunites with owner after teen finds her

    Thursday, February 1 2018 8:47 PM EST2018-02-02 01:47:20 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- A Spokane Valley man's dog went missing after a hike near Dishman Hills on January 9th. He says a stranger contacted him trying to scam him out of money to get his dog back. Shiloh was found but with someone else! Owner Kon Shiva has Shiloh back now. His backyard doesn't feel empty anymore. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- A Spokane Valley man's dog went missing after a hike near Dishman Hills on January 9th. He says a stranger contacted him trying to scam him out of money to get his dog back. Shiloh was found but with someone else! Owner Kon Shiva has Shiloh back now. His backyard doesn't feel empty anymore. 

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  • Man leads troopers on high speed chase through Yakima County, passengers hurl items out windows

    Man leads troopers on high speed chase through Yakima County, passengers hurl items out windows

    Thursday, February 1 2018 8:15 PM EST2018-02-02 01:15:28 GMT

    YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. - Washington State Patrol recovered a pistol, marijuana and meth after a man led troopers on a high-speed chase. According to court documents, a  trooper tried to pull over a driver for suspected DUI Wednesday evening around 11 p.m. KIMA TV reports that 40-year-old Jesus Bautista refused to stop, leading troopers through the Target parking lot on Fair Avenue and onto I-82 east. The suspect’s car reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. 

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    YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. - Washington State Patrol recovered a pistol, marijuana and meth after a man led troopers on a high-speed chase. According to court documents, a  trooper tried to pull over a driver for suspected DUI Wednesday evening around 11 p.m. KIMA TV reports that 40-year-old Jesus Bautista refused to stop, leading troopers through the Target parking lot on Fair Avenue and onto I-82 east. The suspect’s car reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. 

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  • 22-year-old man accused of raping teenager in north Spokane

    22-year-old man accused of raping teenager in north Spokane

    Thursday, February 1 2018 6:17 PM EST2018-02-01 23:17:16 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man accused of raping a teenage girl in north Spokane last month made his first court appearance Thursday afternoon. 22-year-old William M. Pal was booked into the Spokane County Jail Wednesday on a 2nd degree rape charge, and 2 counts of 3rd degree rape. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man accused of raping a teenage girl in north Spokane last month made his first court appearance Thursday afternoon. 22-year-old William M. Pal was booked into the Spokane County Jail Wednesday on a 2nd degree rape charge, and 2 counts of 3rd degree rape. 

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  • Sasquatch found... on Washington license plates? Maybe

    Sasquatch found... on Washington license plates? Maybe

    Thursday, February 1 2018 1:09 PM EST2018-02-01 18:09:28 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington has many specialty license plates recognizing the military, colleges, sports teams, hobbies, and organizations. A few lawmakers want to add one more specialty plate to the mix: Bigfoot. 

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington has many specialty license plates recognizing the military, colleges, sports teams, hobbies, and organizations. A few lawmakers want to add one more specialty plate to the mix: Bigfoot.  Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, is proposing to put Sasquatch on license plates in Washington next year, which the proceeds going to Washington's public parks. 

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  • WATCH: Navy releases videos of 'unsafe' intercept by Russian jet

    WATCH: Navy releases videos of 'unsafe' intercept by Russian jet

    Thursday, February 1 2018 10:11 AM EST2018-02-01 15:11:15 GMT

    WASHINGTON - The United States is accusing Moscow of unsafe military practices after it says a Russian jet flew within five feet of a U.S. Navy plane over the Black Sea.

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    WASHINGTON - The United States is accusing Moscow of unsafe military practices after it says a Russian jet flew within five feet of a U.S. Navy plane over the Black Sea. The State Department says the incident occurred Monday when a Russian Su-27 jet crossed directly in front of the flight path of the American jet in international airspace. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the United States views it with "the highest level of concern." 

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  • Man who killed motorcyclist in pot DUI crash avoids prison

    Man who killed motorcyclist in pot DUI crash avoids prison

    Thursday, February 1 2018 1:04 AM EST2018-02-01 06:04:05 GMT
    Man who killed motorcyclist in pot DUI crash avoids prisonMan who killed motorcyclist in pot DUI crash avoids prison

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A 21-year-old Montana man who pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide while under the influence of marijuana has avoided prison time. Kent Jensen was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years with the Montana Department of Corrections with all but five years suspended. The Billings Gazette reports he will spend that time in a substance abuse and mental health treatment program.  Jensen was charged after his vehicle struck a motorcycle driven by 31-year-old Jashua Fr...

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    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A 21-year-old Montana man who pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide while under the influence of marijuana has avoided prison time. Kent Jensen was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years with the Montana Department of Corrections with all but five years suspended. The Billings Gazette reports he will spend that time in a substance abuse and mental health treatment program.  Jensen was charged after his vehicle struck a motorcycle driven by 31-year-old Jashua Fr...

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  • Driver accused of killing Idaho pedestrians charged with murder

    Driver accused of killing Idaho pedestrians charged with murder

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 5:39 PM EST2018-01-31 22:39:17 GMT
    Driver accused of killing Idaho pedestrians charged with murderDriver accused of killing Idaho pedestrians charged with murder

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A driver accused of intentionally striking and killing a young newlywed couple walking on a sidewalk in western Idaho has been arraigned. KTVB-TV reports 37-year-old Jason Verwer was charged with two counts of second-degree murder and could be sentenced to 10 years to life in prison if convicted. Payette County Prosecutor Ross Pittman says Verwer was driving fast on U.S. Highway 95 last Wednesday in Fruitland when he abruptly swerved into 22-year...

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    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A driver accused of intentionally striking and killing a young newlywed couple walking on a sidewalk in western Idaho has been arraigned. KTVB-TV reports 37-year-old Jason Verwer was charged with two counts of second-degree murder and could be sentenced to 10 years to life in prison if convicted. Payette County Prosecutor Ross Pittman says Verwer was driving fast on U.S. Highway 95 last Wednesday in Fruitland when he abruptly swerved into 22-year...

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  • Blue moon, super moon, total lunar eclipse rolled into one

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 4:43 PM EST2018-01-30 21:43:18 GMT

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The moon is providing a rare triple treat this week. On Wednesday, much of the world will get to see not only a blue moon and a super moon, but also a total lunar eclipse, all rolled into one. There hasn't been a triple lineup like this since 1982, and the next won't occur until 2037.

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    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The moon is providing a rare triple treat this week. On Wednesday, much of the world will get to see not only a blue moon and a super moon, but also a total lunar eclipse, all rolled into one. There hasn't been a triple lineup like this since 1982, and the next won't occur until 2037. The eclipse will be visible best in the western half of the U.S. and Canada before the moon sets early Wednesday.

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  • Officials: SW Idaho deputies encouraged inmate assault

    Officials: SW Idaho deputies encouraged inmate assault

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 2:47 PM EST2018-01-30 19:47:13 GMT

    CALDWELL, Idaho - Two southwestern Idaho deputies at the Canyon County Jail authorities say tried to orchestrate an attack on a gang member accused of sex crimes against children by showing other incarcerated gang members confidential paperwork have been arrested. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports that 46-year-old Corey Weathermon and 23-year-old Kade McConnell were taken into custody Monday. 

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    CALDWELL, Idaho - Two southwestern Idaho deputies at the Canyon County Jail authorities say tried to orchestrate an attack on a gang member accused of sex crimes against children by showing other incarcerated gang members confidential paperwork have been arrested. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports that 46-year-old Corey Weathermon and 23-year-old Kade McConnell were taken into custody Monday. 

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  • Sheriff's Office: Level III sex offender in Spokane area

    Sheriff's Office: Level III sex offender in Spokane area

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 1:39 PM EST2018-01-30 18:39:34 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office wants to public to be aware of a Level III sex offender who has moved into the downtown area.  32-year-old Javon M. Miller was convicted of 1st Degree Rape in January 2004 and is now living in the 1200 block of N. Lincoln.  "This individual has served the sentence imposed on them by the courts. He is not wanted by law enforcement at this time," the Sheriff's Office said in a release on Tuesday.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office wants to public to be aware of a Level III sex offender who has moved into the downtown area.  32-year-old Javon M. Miller was convicted of 1st Degree Rape in January 2004 and is now living in the 1200 block of N. Lincoln.  "This individual has served the sentence imposed on them by the courts. He is not wanted by law enforcement at this time," the Sheriff's Office said in a release on Tuesday.

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  • Spokane Police arrest felon driving stolen truck and in possession of four stolen guns

    Spokane Police arrest felon driving stolen truck and in possession of four stolen guns

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 1:28 PM EST2018-01-30 18:28:50 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police arrested a 27-year-old man on 10 felony charges early Monday morning after finding stolen guns in the stolen car he was driving.  Police say an officer stopped a pickup being driven by Joshua D. Hall just after 1:00 a.m. on Monday near Nebraska and Perry. The officer noted the license plates were registered to a different car and knew there was a report of a stolen black Dodge Dakota. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police arrested a 27-year-old man on 10 felony charges early Monday morning after finding stolen guns in the stolen car he was driving.  Police say an officer stopped a pickup being driven by Joshua D. Hall just after 1:00 a.m. on Monday near Nebraska and Perry. The officer noted the license plates were registered to a different car and knew there was a report of a stolen black Dodge Dakota. 

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  • Chris Stapleton playing Spokane in July

    Chris Stapleton playing Spokane in July

    Monday, January 29 2018 12:04 PM EST2018-01-29 17:04:44 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Chris Stapleton announced on Facebook and his website Monday morning that he will be bringing his "All-American Road Show" tour to Spokane this summer.  On Stapleton's website, he has scheduled a show for July 19, 2018 with Marty Stuart and Brent Cobb at the Spokane Arena. Tickets will go on sale February 9, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.  Pre-sale tickets will be available earlier through Stapleton's Fan Club. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Chris Stapleton announced on Facebook and his website Monday morning that he will be bringing his "All-American Road Show" tour to Spokane this summer.  On Stapleton's website, he has scheduled a show for July 19, 2018 with Marty Stuart and Brent Cobb at the Spokane Arena. Tickets will go on sale February 9, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.  Pre-sale tickets will be available earlier through Stapleton's Fan Club. 

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  • Panera Bread voluntarily recalls some cream cheese

    Panera Bread voluntarily recalls some cream cheese

    Monday, January 29 2018 8:53 AM EST2018-01-29 13:53:11 GMT

    ST. LOUIS - Panera Bread Co. is voluntarily recalling some cream cheese sold in its U.S. stores because of possible bacterial contamination. The St. Louis-based company released a statement Sunday saying the recall was initiated after testing from a single production day indicated the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in one variety of its 2 oz. cream cheese.

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    ST. LOUIS - Panera Bread Co. is voluntarily recalling some cream cheese sold in its U.S. stores because of possible bacterial contamination. The St. Louis-based company released a statement Sunday saying the recall was initiated after testing from a single production day indicated the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in one variety of its 2 oz. cream cheese.

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  • City of Spokane: how many people are homeless?

    City of Spokane: how many people are homeless?

    Thursday, January 25 2018 9:24 PM EST2018-01-26 02:24:05 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- How can we help the growing number of homeless people in Spokane? It's the big question the city asks itself each year. Starting Thursday, the city and volunteers are taking to the streets and shelters, trying to get an accurate count of just how many have nowhere to go. "When I first got involved with the homeless community, I didn't know how many people we were talking about. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- How can we help the growing number of homeless people in Spokane? It's the big question the city asks itself each year. Starting Thursday, the city and volunteers are taking to the streets and shelters, trying to get an accurate count of just how many have nowhere to go. "When I first got involved with the homeless community, I didn't know how many people we were talking about. 

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  • Help Me Hayley: Local veteran faces a different kind of life-threatening situation

    Help Me Hayley: Local veteran faces a different kind of life-threatening situation

    Thursday, January 25 2018 4:47 PM EST2018-01-25 21:47:48 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A local veteran has found himself in a very different life-threatening situation: Yellow jackets have taken over his home and are living inside his walls. Overwhelmed by the cost to fix it and desperate for a worry free night, he said “Help me Hayley.” “I joined  the Navy back in 1991,” said Robert Storm. “I did some deployments to the Persian Gulf.” Storm knows how to fight, but this time he can't. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A local veteran has found himself in a very different life-threatening situation: Yellow jackets have taken over his home and are living inside his walls. Overwhelmed by the cost to fix it and desperate for a worry free night, he said “Help me Hayley.” “I joined  the Navy back in 1991,” said Robert Storm. “I did some deployments to the Persian Gulf.” Storm knows how to fight, but this time he can't. 

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  • Prosecutor's Office: SPD Officer justified in September 2017 shooting

    Prosecutor's Office: SPD Officer justified in September 2017 shooting

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 6:10 PM EST2018-01-24 23:10:18 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Prosecutor's Office has determined a Spokane Police Officer was justified when he shot a fugitive in September 2017. According to the Prosecutor's Office,Spokane Police spotted 25-year-old Antonio Davis  in the early morning hours of September 18, 2017. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Prosecutor's Office has determined a Spokane Police Officer was justified when he shot a fugitive in September 2017. According to the Prosecutor's Office,Spokane Police spotted 25-year-old Antonio Davis  in the early morning hours of September 18, 2017. 

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  • UPDATE: Second school district pulls chocolate milk for potential contamination

    UPDATE: Second school district pulls chocolate milk for potential contamination

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 2:56 PM EST2018-01-24 19:56:59 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Public Schools has confirmed they are pulling all chocolate milk with a "Best By" date of February 6 from all of their schools due to possible contamination. A Shadle Park High School student noticed a "bleach" taste to the milk today, and after an investigation, the decision was made to pull the milk and stop shipment of the rest of the order to other schools. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Public Schools has confirmed they are pulling all chocolate milk with a "Best By" date of February 6 from all of their schools due to possible contamination. A Shadle Park High School student noticed a "bleach" taste to the milk today, and after an investigation, the decision was made to pull the milk and stop shipment of the rest of the order to other schools. 

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  • Avista: 2,000 customers without power until Thursday morning at the earliest

    Avista: 2,000 customers without power until Thursday morning at the earliest

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 2:29 PM EST2018-01-24 19:29:35 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Avista says approximately 2,000 customers should expect to be without power for a prolonged period of time after a tree came in contact with a transmission line.  Avista customers in Gifford, Hunters, Fruitland, Two Rivers, Inchelium and the surrounding areas are affected at this time, according to the company. Crews has removed the tree and are currently assessing the damage it caused. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Avista says approximately 2,000 customers should expect to be without power for a prolonged period of time after a tree came in contact with a transmission line.  Avista customers in Gifford, Hunters, Fruitland, Two Rivers, Inchelium and the surrounding areas are affected at this time, according to the company. Crews has removed the tree and are currently assessing the damage it caused. 

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  • Spokane Valley Detectives want to know if you recognize this man

    Spokane Valley Detectives want to know if you recognize this man

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 1:58 PM EST2018-01-24 18:58:47 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are asking for your help identifying a man involved in a botched cell phone deal at Krispy Kreme last week.  Here's what happened, according to Deputy Mark Gregory: 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are asking for your help identifying a man involved in a botched cell phone deal at Krispy Kreme last week.  Here's what happened, according to Deputy Mark Gregory: 

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  • Toys R Us closing some stores, including Babies R Us in north Spokane

    Toys R Us closing some stores, including Babies R Us in north Spokane

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 10:43 AM EST2018-01-24 15:43:50 GMT

    NEW YORK - Toys R Us, squeezed Amazon.com and huge chains like Walmart, will begin closing a number of its stores starting in February.    Hobbled by $5 billion in debt, the company that once dominated toy sales in the U.S. filed for bankruptcy protection in September. Chairman and CEO Dave Brandon said in a letter Wednesday that tough decisions are required to save Toys R Us.

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    NEW YORK - Toys R Us, squeezed Amazon.com and huge chains like Walmart, will begin closing a number of its stores starting in February.    Hobbled by $5 billion in debt, the company that once dominated toy sales in the U.S. filed for bankruptcy protection in September. Chairman and CEO Dave Brandon said in a letter Wednesday that tough decisions are required to save Toys R Us.

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  • Family: Woman injured at Ice Ribbon passes away

    Family: Woman injured at Ice Ribbon passes away

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 2:04 AM EST2018-01-23 07:04:49 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The woman critically injured at the Ice Ribbon in Riverfront Park last week has passed away, according to family.  Over the weekend, the City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department reported the woman had passed away, only to correct that release and say she was still in critical condition. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The woman critically injured at the Ice Ribbon in Riverfront Park last week has passed away, according to family.  Over the weekend, the City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department reported the woman had passed away, only to correct that release and say she was still in critical condition. 

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  • EWU Police eliminate person of interest as suspect in sexual assault investigation

    EWU Police eliminate person of interest as suspect in sexual assault investigation

    Monday, January 22 2018 9:46 PM EST2018-01-23 02:46:31 GMT

    CHENEY, Wash. - Eastern Washington University Police are looking for the man responsible for the sexual assault of a female student over the weekend.  Campus police sent out a release Monday morning saying the assault happened on or near campus early Sunday morning, likely in Morrison Hall. Police are looking for a non-student named "Antoine" as a person of interest.

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    CHENEY, Wash. - Eastern Washington University Police are looking for the man responsible for the sexual assault of a female student over the weekend.  Campus police sent out a release Monday morning saying the assault happened on or near campus early Sunday morning, likely in Morrison Hall. Police are looking for a non-student named "Antoine" as a person of interest.

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  • Post Falls man sentenced to 8 years in prison following 7th DUI conviction

    Post Falls man sentenced to 8 years in prison following 7th DUI conviction

    Monday, January 22 2018 6:23 PM EST2018-01-22 23:23:51 GMT

    POST FALLS, Idaho - A Post Falls man has been sentenced to serve up to eight years in prison for his seventh DUI conviction.  The Kootenai County Prosecutor's Office says last June 53-year-old Vincent D. Smith rear-ended a car stopped at a traffic light in Post Falls, then fled the scene. He was later arrested and refused to take a breath test, but a search warrant for blood was obtained and showed Smith's blood alcohol content was .28.

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    POST FALLS, Idaho - A Post Falls man has been sentenced to serve up to eight years in prison for his seventh DUI conviction.  The Kootenai County Prosecutor's Office says last June 53-year-old Vincent D. Smith rear-ended a car stopped at a traffic light in Post Falls, then fled the scene. He was later arrested and refused to take a breath test, but a search warrant for blood was obtained and showed Smith's blood alcohol content was .28.

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  • Boundary County officials watching portion of Black Mountain for possible landslide

    Boundary County officials watching portion of Black Mountain for possible landslide

    Monday, January 22 2018 4:39 PM EST2018-01-22 21:39:12 GMT

    BOUNDARY COUNTY, Idaho - Officials in Boundary County will be monitoring a section of Black Mountain for a potential landslide based on a weekend of collecting data.  On Saturday, Boundary County Emergency Management received a call from the Sheriff's Office dispatch regarding a potential landslide on Black Mountain.

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    BOUNDARY COUNTY, Idaho - Officials in Boundary County will be monitoring a section of Black Mountain for a potential landslide based on a weekend of collecting data.  On Saturday, Boundary County Emergency Management received a call from the Sheriff's Office dispatch regarding a potential landslide on Black Mountain.

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  • Ryan: House will pass new Senate stopgap measure

    Ryan: House will pass new Senate stopgap measure

    Monday, January 22 2018 10:17 AM EST2018-01-22 15:17:13 GMT

    WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul Ryan says if the Senate approves a temporary spending bill to reopen the government through Feb. 8, the House will approve it, too. Senate Democrats had blocked a stopgap measure passed by the House to keep the federal bureaucracy operating through Feb. 16. But speaking on "Fox and Friends," Ryan says the new date works for the House.

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    WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul Ryan says if the Senate approves a temporary spending bill to reopen the government through Feb. 8, the House will approve it, too. Senate Democrats had blocked a stopgap measure passed by the House to keep the federal bureaucracy operating through Feb. 16. But speaking on "Fox and Friends," Ryan says the new date works for the House.

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  • Spokane Police: One man shot in drug deal gone bad

    Spokane Police: One man shot in drug deal gone bad

    Monday, January 22 2018 8:57 AM EST2018-01-22 13:57:47 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say a drug deal gone bad left one man with critical injuries after being shot in northeast Spokane late Sunday night.  Police say dispatch received multiple calls of gunfire near Longfellow Road and Florida Street. At the same time, nearly two miles away, police received a call of a man who had been shot near Francis and Market. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say a drug deal gone bad left one man with critical injuries after being shot in northeast Spokane late Sunday night.  Police say dispatch received multiple calls of gunfire near Longfellow Road and Florida Street. At the same time, nearly two miles away, police received a call of a man who had been shot near Francis and Market. 

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  • Montana man sentenced for running over wife with pickup truck

    Montana man sentenced for running over wife with pickup truck

    Thursday, January 18 2018 5:48 PM EST2018-01-18 22:48:40 GMT
    Montana man sentenced for running over wife with pickup truckMontana man sentenced for running over wife with pickup truck

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A 61-year-old north-central Montana man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for running over his wife with a pickup truck on New Year's Day 2017, killing her. Thomas Edward Mancha of Browning earlier pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Charlene Mancha on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris sentenced him Wednesday. Court records say a witness reported seeing Mancha dragging his wife by the h...

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    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A 61-year-old north-central Montana man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for running over his wife with a pickup truck on New Year's Day 2017, killing her. Thomas Edward Mancha of Browning earlier pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Charlene Mancha on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris sentenced him Wednesday. Court records say a witness reported seeing Mancha dragging his wife by the h...

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  • Court Docs: Blood possibly found in rape suspect's car as detectives still search for missing woman

    Court Docs: Blood possibly found in rape suspect's car as detectives still search for missing woman

    Thursday, January 18 2018 5:21 PM EST2018-01-18 22:21:42 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Detectives continue to investigate the brutal beating and rape of an employee at a Spokane Valley gas station. They arrested a level three sex offender for the crime. The victim had serious, but non-life threatening injuries. Detectives arrested 36-year-old Michael Rush near the gas station bathroom where the victim was found inside raped, strangled and beaten. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Detectives continue to investigate the brutal beating and rape of an employee at a Spokane Valley gas station. They arrested a level three sex offender for the crime. The victim had serious, but non-life threatening injuries. Detectives arrested 36-year-old Michael Rush near the gas station bathroom where the victim was found inside raped, strangled and beaten. 

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  • Even without El Nino last year, Earth keeps on warming

    Even without El Nino last year, Earth keeps on warming

    Thursday, January 18 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-01-18 17:05:05 GMT

    WASHINGTON - Scientists say last year wasn't quite as hot as 2016's record-shattering mark, but it ranked either second or third, depending on who was counting. Either way, scientists say it showed a clear signal of man-made global warming because it was the hottest year they've seen without an El Nino boosting temperatures naturally.

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    WASHINGTON - Scientists say last year wasn't quite as hot as 2016's record-shattering mark, but it ranked either second or third, depending on who was counting. Either way, scientists say it showed a clear signal of man-made global warming because it was the hottest year they've seen without an El Nino boosting temperatures naturally.

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  • Amazon announces 20 finalists for its second headquarters

    Amazon announces 20 finalists for its second headquarters

    Thursday, January 18 2018 10:06 AM EST2018-01-18 15:06:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - We didn't make the cut. But we knew that was coming, right?  Amazon released a "short" list of cities it's considering for its second headquarters and although we made a good case (IMO), Spokane did not make the cut.  So who did make the cut?  The 20 potential cities include...

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - We didn't make the cut. But we knew that was coming, right?  Amazon released a "short" list of cities it's considering for its second headquarters and although we made a good case (IMO), Spokane did not make the cut.  So who did make the cut?  The 20 potential cities include...

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  • National Geographic Travel names Spokane one of the best small cities in the U.S.

    National Geographic Travel names Spokane one of the best small cities in the U.S.

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 5:44 PM EST2018-01-16 22:44:13 GMT

    National Geographic Traveler named Spokane in their list of 29 "Cities on the Rise." They drew from statistics and social media mentions to determine which cities rank highest in a variety of fun categories including green spaces, coffee shops, live music, and even Instagrammable moments. The list includes Honolulu, Hawaii, Boulder, Colorado, and Olympia, Washington.

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    National Geographic Traveler named Spokane in their list of 29 "Cities on the Rise." They drew from statistics and social media mentions to determine which cities rank highest in a variety of fun categories including green spaces, coffee shops, live music, and even Instagrammable moments. The list includes Honolulu, Hawaii, Boulder, Colorado, and Olympia, Washington.

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  • Mormon church appoints 93-year-old ex-surgeon as president

    Mormon church appoints 93-year-old ex-surgeon as president

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:33 AM EST2018-01-16 16:33:33 GMT

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah. - A 93-year-old former heart surgeon with three decades of experience with the Mormon church's top leadership panel has been officially named the faith's president. High-ranking Mormon D. Todd Christofferson announced the selection of Russell M. Nelson as president Tuesday in an address from Salt Lake City that broadcast to Mormons around the world. 

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    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah. - A 93-year-old former heart surgeon with three decades of experience with the Mormon church's top leadership panel has been officially named the faith's president. High-ranking Mormon D. Todd Christofferson announced the selection of Russell M. Nelson as president Tuesday in an address from Salt Lake City that broadcast to Mormons around the world. 

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  • Two injured in late night motorhome fire

    Two injured in late night motorhome fire

    Monday, January 15 2018 6:19 PM EST2018-01-15 23:19:45 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane firefighters report two people were taken to area hospitals after a mobile home fire Sunday night. Just before midnight, multiple units from Spokane Fire Department responded to a report of a burning motorhome in the alley behind 1424 W. Maxwell Ave. The fire was quickly extinguished and fire crews were able to keep the fire from spreading. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane firefighters report two people were taken to area hospitals after a mobile home fire Sunday night. Just before midnight, multiple units from Spokane Fire Department responded to a report of a burning motorhome in the alley behind 1424 W. Maxwell Ave. The fire was quickly extinguished and fire crews were able to keep the fire from spreading. 

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  • Washington won't release driver's license info without order

    Washington won't release driver's license info without order

    Monday, January 15 2018 12:08 PM EST2018-01-15 17:08:42 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Licensing says it will no longer release personal information to federal immigration authorities without a court order unless required by law. The agency announced the change Monday following a report in The Seattle Times last week that showed the Department of Licensing was handing over personal information to federal authorities 20 to 30 times a month. 

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Licensing says it will no longer release personal information to federal immigration authorities without a court order unless required by law. The agency announced the change Monday following a report in The Seattle Times last week that showed the Department of Licensing was handing over personal information to federal authorities 20 to 30 times a month. 

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  • Stevens County fire crews respond to serious head-on crash

    Stevens County fire crews respond to serious head-on crash

    Sunday, January 14 2018 2:47 AM EST2018-01-14 07:47:00 GMT

    STEVENS COUNTY, Wash.- Fire crews in Stevens County are on scene of a head on crash north of Deer Park on Highway 395 at Williams Valley Road. Emergency crews say there were seven people involved in three cars. Two patients were transported with critical injuries and another with serious injuries. Washington State Patrol is on scene and the highway will be closed for the next several hours. 

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    STEVENS COUNTY, Wash.- Fire crews in Stevens County are on scene of a head on crash north of Deer Park on Highway 395 at Williams Valley Road. Emergency crews say there were seven people involved in three cars. Two patients were transported with critical injuries and another with serious injuries. Washington State Patrol is on scene and the highway will be closed for the next several hours. 

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  • Police fatally shoot man near Puyallup Recreation Center

    Police fatally shoot man near Puyallup Recreation Center

    Saturday, January 13 2018 12:25 AM EST2018-01-13 05:25:11 GMT
    Police fatally shoot man near Puyallup Recreation CenterPolice fatally shoot man near Puyallup Recreation Center

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

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

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  • County responds to nuisance road complaint

    County responds to nuisance road complaint

    Friday, January 12 2018 9:51 PM EST2018-01-13 02:51:10 GMT

    CHENEY, Wash.- New information on a story we brought to you last week. A Cheney woman is demanding answers after her street has turned into a pond. She lives in a high risk drainage area where homes have sump pumps. The problem is the water is getting pumped into the road with nowhere to go. The county says they want to help. 

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    CHENEY, Wash.- New information on a story we brought to you last week. A Cheney woman is demanding answers after her street has turned into a pond. She lives in a high risk drainage area where homes have sump pumps. The problem is the water is getting pumped into the road with nowhere to go. The county says they want to help. 

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  • The flu shot: answering your questions

    The flu shot: answering your questions

    Friday, January 12 2018 9:27 PM EST2018-01-13 02:27:49 GMT

    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash.- Doctors want you to get your flu shot. The Spokane County Regional Health District says the county saw more than 100 new hospitalizations this past week for the flu. That brings the total for the season close to 300. So far, seven people have died in Spokane County from the flu. Most were elderly and unvaccinated. 

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    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash.- Doctors want you to get your flu shot. The Spokane County Regional Health District says the county saw more than 100 new hospitalizations this past week for the flu. That brings the total for the season close to 300. So far, seven people have died in Spokane County from the flu. Most were elderly and unvaccinated. 

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  • The Latest: Another person located after California mudslide

    The Latest: Another person located after California mudslide

    Friday, January 12 2018 8:11 PM EST2018-01-13 01:11:26 GMT
    NBC NewsNBC News

    MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on deadly debris flows that devastated Montecito, California (all times local):  4:45 p.m. A man was located just moments after his name was announced as one of the people still missing after the California mudslide. At a news conference Friday, Sheriff Bill Brown said six people were still missing after the slide, including 53-year-old John Keating. Before the news conference had ended, Brown returned to the microph...

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    MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on deadly debris flows that devastated Montecito, California (all times local):  4:45 p.m. A man was located just moments after his name was announced as one of the people still missing after the California mudslide. At a news conference Friday, Sheriff Bill Brown said six people were still missing after the slide, including 53-year-old John Keating. Before the news conference had ended, Brown returned to the microph...

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  • Montana man arrested for estranged wife's shooting death

    Montana man arrested for estranged wife's shooting death

    Friday, January 12 2018 1:08 AM EST2018-01-12 06:08:44 GMT
    Montana man arrested for estranged wife's shooting deathMontana man arrested for estranged wife's shooting death

    BELGRADE, Mont. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a man suspected of shooting his estranged wife to death in southern Montana. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports 47-year-old Joseph DeWise was arrested Thursday on a charge of deliberate homicide stemming from the death of 35-year-old Lauren DeWise. He is being held in the Gallatin County jail on $1 million bail.    Sunday morning's shooting in Belgrade also critically injured one of Lauren DeWise's roommates

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    BELGRADE, Mont. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a man suspected of shooting his estranged wife to death in southern Montana. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports 47-year-old Joseph DeWise was arrested Thursday on a charge of deliberate homicide stemming from the death of 35-year-old Lauren DeWise. He is being held in the Gallatin County jail on $1 million bail.    Sunday morning's shooting in Belgrade also critically injured one of Lauren DeWise's roommates

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  • State agency gives drivers' info to immigration authorities

    State agency gives drivers' info to immigration authorities

    Friday, January 12 2018 12:10 AM EST2018-01-12 05:10:45 GMT
    (Elaine Thompson / Associated Press)(Elaine Thompson / Associated Press)

    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Washington state licensing officials say the department has regularly been providing photos and driver's license applications upon request to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The Washington's Department of Licensing is among a minority of such agencies around the country to allow people living in the country without legal permission to get driver's licenses.  The Seattle Times reports 20 to 30 times a month, the department has been giving resi...

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    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Washington state licensing officials say the department has regularly been providing photos and driver's license applications upon request to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The Washington's Department of Licensing is among a minority of such agencies around the country to allow people living in the country without legal permission to get driver's licenses.  The Seattle Times reports 20 to 30 times a month, the department has been giving resi...

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  • Federal agency denies Montana's bid for more disaster aid

    Federal agency denies Montana's bid for more disaster aid

    Thursday, January 11 2018 10:07 PM EST2018-01-12 03:07:20 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The federal government has denied Montana's disaster relief request for $44 million in the aftermath of the 2017 fire season that burned more than 1,500 square miles (4,045 square kilometers).  Montana Public Radio reports that the Federal Emergency Management Agency denied Gov. Steve Bullock's request for additional aid in late December. The federal agency has already granted the state $11 million, covering some of the expenses for eight different fire...

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    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The federal government has denied Montana's disaster relief request for $44 million in the aftermath of the 2017 fire season that burned more than 1,500 square miles (4,045 square kilometers).  Montana Public Radio reports that the Federal Emergency Management Agency denied Gov. Steve Bullock's request for additional aid in late December. The federal agency has already granted the state $11 million, covering some of the expenses for eight different fire...

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  • 2 children die of flu in Oregon

    2 children die of flu in Oregon

    Thursday, January 11 2018 10:04 PM EST2018-01-12 03:04:11 GMT
    2 children die of flu in Oregon2 children die of flu in Oregon

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Two children have died from the flu in Oregon, both younger than 10. Oregon Health Authority spokesman Jonathan Modie says one child died in December and the other in early January. One was younger than 5. He declined to say where the children lived. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the flu season is severe this winter, with 14 pediatric deaths as of the last week of December. In Oregon, labs have confirmed ...

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    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Two children have died from the flu in Oregon, both younger than 10. Oregon Health Authority spokesman Jonathan Modie says one child died in December and the other in early January. One was younger than 5. He declined to say where the children lived. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the flu season is severe this winter, with 14 pediatric deaths as of the last week of December. In Oregon, labs have confirmed ...

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  • What are you sick with? Spokane Regional Health District creates quick guide to help

    What are you sick with? Spokane Regional Health District creates quick guide to help

    Thursday, January 11 2018 9:39 PM EST2018-01-12 02:39:13 GMT
    Spokane Regional Health DistrictSpokane Regional Health District

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Flu season is hitting Spokane hard. But how do you know if it's the flu, a stomach virus, or a cold? Spokane Regional Health District created a quick reference guide for those not feeling well.  Spokane Regional Health District

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Flu season is hitting Spokane hard. But how do you know if it's the flu, a stomach virus, or a cold? Spokane Regional Health District created a quick reference guide for those not feeling well.  Spokane Regional Health District

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  • Man, woman charged with murder in shooting death of deputy

    Man, woman charged with murder in shooting death of deputy

    Thursday, January 11 2018 9:31 PM EST2018-01-12 02:31:06 GMT

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in Washington state have charged a man with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a sheriff's deputy.    The Pierce County Prosecutor's Office says 32-year-old Frank Pawul was also charged Thursday with kidnapping and unlawful possession of a firearm in the death of county Deputy Daniel McCartney. Pawul's bail was set at $5 million. Alleged getaway driver Brenda Troyer was also charged Thursday with murder and kidnapping. H...

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    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in Washington state have charged a man with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a sheriff's deputy.    The Pierce County Prosecutor's Office says 32-year-old Frank Pawul was also charged Thursday with kidnapping and unlawful possession of a firearm in the death of county Deputy Daniel McCartney. Pawul's bail was set at $5 million. Alleged getaway driver Brenda Troyer was also charged Thursday with murder and kidnapping. H...

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  • Report: Trump suggests positive relationship with NK leader

    Thursday, January 11 2018 5:11 PM EST2018-01-11 22:11:51 GMT

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has suggested in an interview that he has developed a positive relationship with the North Korean leader, but declines to say whether they have spoken. Trump told The Wall Street Journal Thursday, "I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un." Asked if he had spoken with Kim, Trump was evasive: "I'm not saying I have or haven't. I just don't want to comment." 

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    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has suggested in an interview that he has developed a positive relationship with the North Korean leader, but declines to say whether they have spoken. Trump told The Wall Street Journal Thursday, "I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un." Asked if he had spoken with Kim, Trump was evasive: "I'm not saying I have or haven't. I just don't want to comment." 

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  • Garbage truck rolls down embankment near Hangman Valley Golf Course; Driver suffers minor injuries

    Garbage truck rolls down embankment near Hangman Valley Golf Course; Driver suffers minor injuries

    Thursday, January 11 2018 4:21 PM EST2018-01-11 21:21:44 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Waste Management driver was injured early Thursday morning after rolling a garbage truck down an embankment near Hangman Valley Golf Course.  Firefighters responded to the crash and were able to provide medical assistance the driver and carefully bring him up the steep embankment. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Waste Management driver was injured early Thursday morning after rolling a garbage truck down an embankment near Hangman Valley Golf Course.  Firefighters responded to the crash and were able to provide medical assistance the driver and carefully bring him up the steep embankment. 

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  • Montana man dies in Idaho custody, investigation planned

    Montana man dies in Idaho custody, investigation planned

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 7:55 PM EST2018-01-11 00:55:46 GMT
    Montana man dies in Idaho custody, investigation plannedMontana man dies in Idaho custody, investigation planned

    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Authorities in eastern Idaho are investigating the death of a Montana man being held at the Bonneville County Jail. The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office says 39-year-old Mosiah Prettypaint died Monday at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Officials say Prettypaint was found unresponsive in his cell on Sunday afternoon and was taken by ambulance to the hospital. Prettypaint faced charges that included grand theft and attacking an ...

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    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Authorities in eastern Idaho are investigating the death of a Montana man being held at the Bonneville County Jail. The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office says 39-year-old Mosiah Prettypaint died Monday at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Officials say Prettypaint was found unresponsive in his cell on Sunday afternoon and was taken by ambulance to the hospital. Prettypaint faced charges that included grand theft and attacking an ...

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  • Department of Transportation investigates concrete crumbling on Hamilton Street overpass

    Department of Transportation investigates concrete crumbling on Hamilton Street overpass

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 6:19 PM EST2018-01-10 23:19:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Transportation investigates concrete falling off of Hamilton street retaining wall, specifically the off-ramp of I-90 that heads towards the Spokane River and Gonzaga's campus.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Transportation investigates concrete falling off of Hamilton street retaining wall, specifically the off-ramp of I-90 that heads towards the Spokane River and Gonzaga's campus.

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  • Thieves leave behind stolen mail trail in Blanchard

    Thieves leave behind stolen mail trail in Blanchard

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 2:25 AM EST2018-01-09 07:25:32 GMT

    BLANCHARD, Idaho- Neighbors in Blanchard and Spirit Lake are teaming up to stop the thieves who are stealing their mail. Someone has been taking important documents, checks, and medications from their mailboxes and leaving stolen mail trails on the side of the road. Neighbors say it has been going on for a month now. 

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    BLANCHARD, Idaho- Neighbors in Blanchard and Spirit Lake are teaming up to stop the thieves who are stealing their mail. Someone has been taking important documents, checks, and medications from their mailboxes and leaving stolen mail trails on the side of the road. Neighbors say it has been going on for a month now. 

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  • Murder suspect to Spokane Co. Deputy: 'The dog didn't mean to do it'

    Murder suspect to Spokane Co. Deputy: 'The dog didn't mean to do it'

    Monday, January 8 2018 7:55 PM EST2018-01-09 00:55:56 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man accused of murdering a woman over the weekend told a Spokane County deputy "the dog didn't mean to do it," according to documents released on Monday. The deputy was conducting a traffic stop early Saturday morning when his patrol car was hit by another car driven by 59-William W. Bost.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man accused of murdering a woman over the weekend told a Spokane County deputy "the dog didn't mean to do it," according to documents released on Monday. The deputy was conducting a traffic stop early Saturday morning when his patrol car was hit by another car driven by 59-William W. Bost.

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  • Suspect in fatal shooting of Pierce County deputy apprehended

    Suspect in fatal shooting of Pierce County deputy apprehended

    Monday, January 8 2018 7:23 PM EST2018-01-09 00:23:14 GMT

    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - The Pierce County Sheriff's Department tweeted Monday that the suspect in the shooting of a Pierce County Sheriff's deputy early Monday morning has been arrested.

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    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - The Pierce County Sheriff's Department tweeted Monday that the suspect in the shooting of a Pierce County Sheriff's deputy early Monday morning has been arrested.

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  • Sheriff's Office: Level III sex offender living in Spokane

    Sheriff's Office: Level III sex offender living in Spokane

    Monday, January 8 2018 5:36 PM EST2018-01-08 22:36:44 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office wants the public to be aware of a release/move of a Level III sex offender in the Spokane area.  43-year-old Eric D. Cain. alias Eric D. Hurst, was convicted of 1st Degree Child Molestation in September of 2009 and is currently living in the 1200 block of N. Lincoln.  "(Cain)is not wanted by law enforcement at this time," the Sheriff's Office said in a release on Monday. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office wants the public to be aware of a release/move of a Level III sex offender in the Spokane area.  43-year-old Eric D. Cain. alias Eric D. Hurst, was convicted of 1st Degree Child Molestation in September of 2009 and is currently living in the 1200 block of N. Lincoln.  "(Cain)is not wanted by law enforcement at this time," the Sheriff's Office said in a release on Monday. 

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  • Energy panel rejects Trump bid to boost coal, nuclear power

    Energy panel rejects Trump bid to boost coal, nuclear power

    Monday, January 8 2018 4:39 PM EST2018-01-08 21:39:58 GMT

    WASHINGTON - An independent energy agency has rejected a bid by the Trump administration to bolster coal-fired and nuclear power plants. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said Monday the plan was not needed to add reliability to the nation's power grid.

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    WASHINGTON - An independent energy agency has rejected a bid by the Trump administration to bolster coal-fired and nuclear power plants. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said Monday the plan was not needed to add reliability to the nation's power grid. The decision by the Republican-controlled panel was unexpected and strikes a blow to President Donald Trump's efforts to boost the struggling coal industry.

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  • Neighbors recall warning signs before West Spokane domestic violence murder

    Neighbors recall warning signs before West Spokane domestic violence murder

    Monday, January 8 2018 1:58 AM EST2018-01-08 06:58:45 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Police have said the weekend murder in West Spokane was the result of domestic violence. Officials have said roughly 75 percent of all murders in Spokane County are the result of DV. SPD arrested 59-year-old William Bost. He's facing a charge of second degree murder domestic violence. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- Police have said the weekend murder in West Spokane was the result of domestic violence. Officials have said roughly 75 percent of all murders in Spokane County are the result of DV. SPD arrested 59-year-old William Bost. He's facing a charge of second degree murder domestic violence. 

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  • Shooting leaves 1 dead in Montana

    Shooting leaves 1 dead in Montana

    Sunday, January 7 2018 9:41 PM EST2018-01-08 02:41:36 GMT
    Shooting leaves 1 dead in MontanaShooting leaves 1 dead in Montana

    BELGRADE, Mont. (AP) - Police in southwestern Montana are investigating a fatal shooting and have taken one person into custody.    Gallatin County authorities say police were called about 9 a.m. Sunday and found one person dead and another injured at a residence in Belgrade. Both had suffered apparent gunshot wounds.    Belgrade Police Chief E.J. Clark says investigators identified a suspect, who was taken into custody.    No 

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    BELGRADE, Mont. (AP) - Police in southwestern Montana are investigating a fatal shooting and have taken one person into custody.    Gallatin County authorities say police were called about 9 a.m. Sunday and found one person dead and another injured at a residence in Belgrade. Both had suffered apparent gunshot wounds.    Belgrade Police Chief E.J. Clark says investigators identified a suspect, who was taken into custody.    No 

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