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

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

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

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

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

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  • Woman punched in the face at Montana homecoming game

    Woman punched in the face at Montana homecoming game

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Spokane ER nurses send $1,200 worth of pizza to Las Vegas hospital

    Spokane ER nurses send $1,200 worth of pizza to Las Vegas hospital

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:06:12 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It’s been two weeks since the deadly shooting in Las Vegas. The community here is still looking for a way to help. One Spokane nurse and her coworkers found one way last Thursday. Crystal Burris works at the ER at Sacred Heart. She and her coworker were talking about what they could do to help in Las Vegas. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It’s been two weeks since the deadly shooting in Las Vegas. The community here is still looking for a way to help. One Spokane nurse and her coworkers found one way last Thursday. Crystal Burris works at the ER at Sacred Heart. She and her coworker were talking about what they could do to help in Las Vegas. 

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  • Loon Lake man raising awareness for autism with ribbons and his truck

    Loon Lake man raising awareness for autism with ribbons and his truck

    Monday, October 16 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-10-17 00:21:52 GMT

    LOON LAKE, Wash. - One man and one group of kids hope to make a huge impact for a good cause across the country. They’re going about it differently though, using magnetic autism awareness ribbons and a semi truck. 

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    LOON LAKE, Wash. - One man and one group of kids hope to make a huge impact for a good cause across the country. They’re going about it differently though, using magnetic autism awareness ribbons and a semi truck. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Al Michaels sorry for 'Sunday Night Football' Weinstein joke

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

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

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

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  • Neighbors frustrated after car tires slashed in N. Spokane

    Neighbors frustrated after car tires slashed in N. Spokane

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

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

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

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  • Lewiston police find suspicious device

    Sunday, October 15 2017 2:46 AM EDT2017-10-15 06:46:05 GMT
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    LEWISTON, Idaho- The Lewiston Police Department is looking for a person responsible for leaving behind what looked like an explosive device at a hotel. It was found outside the Days Inn Hotel. The device was described as a homemade explosive device wrapped in electrical tape. The Spokane Bomb Squad came and destroyed it. 

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    LEWISTON, Idaho- The Lewiston Police Department is looking for a person responsible for leaving behind what looked like an explosive device at a hotel. It was found outside the Days Inn Hotel. The device was described as a homemade explosive device wrapped in electrical tape. The Spokane Bomb Squad came and destroyed it. 

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  • PETA offers reward in cat mutilation case

    PETA offers reward in cat mutilation case

    Friday, October 13 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-10-14 01:52:25 GMT
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    SPOKANE, Wash.- The Spokane County Regional Animal Service, SCRAPS, says that someone is killing cats in our community. SCRAPS says they've found the bodies of four cats that have been mutilated and cut in half, and now PETA is offering a huge reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction.

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

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  • Spokane Valley Balloon Ends Up 1,400 Miles East

    Spokane Valley Balloon Ends Up 1,400 Miles East

    Friday, October 13 2017 9:40 PM EDT2017-10-14 01:40:12 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- What once was lost is now found. A local mother says she lost an East Valley High School balloon at an event. It sounds like no big deal but then, a man she didn't know posted a message on Facebook. It reads in part, "I found this balloon in my yard and I live in Minnesota." 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- What once was lost is now found. A local mother says she lost an East Valley High School balloon at an event. It sounds like no big deal but then, a man she didn't know posted a message on Facebook. It reads in part, "I found this balloon in my yard and I live in Minnesota." 

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

    Jonathan Renfro found guilty for murder of Sgt. Greg Moore

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

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

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

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  • Local teen will compete for national boxing championship

    Local teen will compete for national boxing championship

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • PETA offering $5000 reward in Spokane cat killing case

    PETA offering $5000 reward in Spokane cat killing case

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • SCRAPS investigates disturbing cat mutilations

    SCRAPS investigates disturbing cat mutilations

    Thursday, October 12 2017 10:17 PM EDT2017-10-13 02:17:29 GMT
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    SPOKANE, Wash.- SCRAPS says they are investigating a string of horrific cat mutilations in North Spokane and the hunt to find the person responsible is in full swing. Four cat halves have been found so far, two front ends and two back ends. Three were found in North Spokane near Francis and Ash and one near Northwest Boulevard.

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- SCRAPS says they are investigating a string of horrific cat mutilations in North Spokane and the hunt to find the person responsible is in full swing. Four cat halves have been found so far, two front ends and two back ends. Three were found in North Spokane near Francis and Ash and one near Northwest Boulevard.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Court rules theft of lawnmower not auto theft

    Court rules theft of lawnmower not auto theft

    Thursday, October 12 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-10-12 22:27:22 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that stealing a riding lawnmower does not fall under the state's motor vehicle theft laws. The high court's ruling Thursday affirmed an appellate court ruling in the case of a man charged after allegedly trying to steal a riding lawnmower from a property outside Leavenworth in 2015. Joshua Barnes was charged with second degree theft, second degree criminal trespass and theft of a motor vehicle. 

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that stealing a riding lawnmower does not fall under the state's motor vehicle theft laws. The high court's ruling Thursday affirmed an appellate court ruling in the case of a man charged after allegedly trying to steal a riding lawnmower from a property outside Leavenworth in 2015. Joshua Barnes was charged with second degree theft, second degree criminal trespass and theft of a motor vehicle. 

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  • Gunshot after traffic stop leads police to arrest a felon with a firearm

    Gunshot after traffic stop leads police to arrest a felon with a firearm

    Thursday, October 12 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-10-12 21:49:55 GMT
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    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Early Thursday morning, Moses Lake Police Officers stopped a driver for a traffic violation on Kittleson Road. Inside were three people, including 26-year-old Rogelio Gutierrez Mata from Royal City. After issuing the driver a citation, officers let the car go. Little did they know, they would see those three again soon. A short time later, officers arrived to a hotel in the area after two people had locked themselves inside 

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    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Early Thursday morning, Moses Lake Police Officers stopped a driver for a traffic violation on Kittleson Road. Inside were three people, including 26-year-old Rogelio Gutierrez Mata from Royal City. After issuing the driver a citation, officers let the car go. Little did they know, they would see those three again soon. A short time later, officers arrived to a hotel in the area after two people had locked themselves inside 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • UPDATE: Maple Street Bridge back open

    UPDATE: Maple Street Bridge back open

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

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

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

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

    Diono car seats recalled; may not protect kids in crash

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

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

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

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  • Officers involved in Shadle Walmart shooting identified

    Officers involved in Shadle Walmart shooting identified

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

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

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

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  • Washington state seeks to challenge 3rd travel ban

    Washington state seeks to challenge 3rd travel ban

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 11:20 PM EDT2017-10-12 03:20:17 GMT

    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is asking a federal judge to lift his stay halting the state's case against President Donald Trump's travel ban. In a filing Wednesday, the state said that lifting the stay will allow it to challenge the third and latest version of the ban before it takes effect later this month. Five other states are involved in the case including Oregon, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York and California. 

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    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is asking a federal judge to lift his stay halting the state's case against President Donald Trump's travel ban. In a filing Wednesday, the state said that lifting the stay will allow it to challenge the third and latest version of the ban before it takes effect later this month. Five other states are involved in the case including Oregon, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York and California. 

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  • Report finds WA lottery director calls women "criers"

    Report finds WA lottery director calls women "criers"

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

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

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

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  • Police have officers dedicated to downtown Spokane

    Police have officers dedicated to downtown Spokane

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

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Is downtown Spokane safe? That’s what some might be wondering after a victim of a shooting downtown passed away on Tuesday. Detectives are still actively investigating the shooting that happened near the Monterey Café late Saturday night. Police say there actually is a unit dedicated specifically to protecting downtown. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Is downtown Spokane safe? That’s what some might be wondering after a victim of a shooting downtown passed away on Tuesday. Detectives are still actively investigating the shooting that happened near the Monterey Café late Saturday night. Police say there actually is a unit dedicated specifically to protecting downtown. 

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  • Can geese help us predict the winter?

    Can geese help us predict the winter?

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

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

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

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  • October 11 is National Coming Out Day

    October 11 is National Coming Out Day

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

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

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

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  • Facebook and Instagram experience worldwide outages

    Facebook and Instagram experience worldwide outages

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Election candidate makes public debut after drunk driving arrest

    Election candidate makes public debut after drunk driving arrest

    Friday, October 6 2017 9:51 PM EDT2017-10-07 01:51:01 GMT

    A drunk driving arrest hasn't stopped Adam Papini from running for Municipal Court Judge. After being arrested back in June, for drunk driving while his 10-year-old son was still in the car, Adam Papini remained strong at a judicial candidates forum at the Spokane Club. In fact, Papini showed that this arrest could even help him be a better judge, "I know what it's like to be someone charged with a crime. I know what it's like to be a prosecutor and a public defender."

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    A drunk driving arrest hasn't stopped Adam Papini from running for Municipal Court Judge. After being arrested back in June, for drunk driving while his 10-year-old son was still in the car, Adam Papini remained strong at a judicial candidates forum at the Spokane Club. In fact, Papini showed that this arrest could even help him be a better judge, "I know what it's like to be someone charged with a crime. I know what it's like to be a prosecutor and a public defender."

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  • Car crashes through railing, plunges over wall in Federal Way

    Car crashes through railing, plunges over wall in Federal Way

    Friday, October 6 2017 7:44 PM EDT2017-10-06 23:44:12 GMT
    Courtesy @SouthKingFire TwitterCourtesy @SouthKingFire Twitter

    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - One person was hurt after a car crashed through a railing and plunged over a wall Friday morning in Federal Way, The crash happened on the 32000 block of 23rd Avenue South, at about 9:30 a.m. The car that went through the railing was found balanced on the wall and the hood of the second car. The circumstances leading up to the crash are under investigation. The car was removed very carefully, thanks to South King 

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    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - One person was hurt after a car crashed through a railing and plunged over a wall Friday morning in Federal Way, The crash happened on the 32000 block of 23rd Avenue South, at about 9:30 a.m. The car that went through the railing was found balanced on the wall and the hood of the second car. The circumstances leading up to the crash are under investigation. The car was removed very carefully, thanks to South King 

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  • Comedian Ralphie May dead at 45

    Comedian Ralphie May dead at 45

    Friday, October 6 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-10-06 21:25:22 GMT

    LAS VEGAS - Comedian Ralphie May has passed away after suffering a heart attack, according to several media outlets including TMZ, Variety, New York Daily News, and Us Weekly. 

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    LAS VEGAS - Comedian Ralphie May has passed away after suffering a heart attack, according to several media outlets including TMZ, Variety, New York Daily News, and Us Weekly. 

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  • Bergdahl expected to plead guilty, avoid trial

    Friday, October 6 2017 11:11 AM EDT2017-10-06 15:11:49 GMT

    WASHINGTON - Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to plead guilty soon to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy rather than face trial for leaving his Afghanistan post. That's according to two individuals with knowledge of the case. They tell The Associated Press that Bergdahl will submit the plea later this month and sentencing will start Oct. 23. 

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    WASHINGTON - Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to plead guilty soon to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy rather than face trial for leaving his Afghanistan post. That's according to two individuals with knowledge of the case. They tell The Associated Press that Bergdahl will submit the plea later this month and sentencing will start Oct. 23. 

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  • City Council President Stuckart challenging fellow councilman, residents to quit smoking

    City Council President Stuckart challenging fellow councilman, residents to quit smoking

    Friday, October 6 2017 1:03 AM EDT2017-10-06 05:03:29 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart has joined Spokane's first-ever Stop Smoking Challenge, which encourages residents who smoke to make an attempt to quit by November 16.  Stuckart currently smokes but says he's quitting for good.  “Smoking is an ugly addiction that continues to kill too many of our neighbors and loved ones," Stuckart said. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart has joined Spokane's first-ever Stop Smoking Challenge, which encourages residents who smoke to make an attempt to quit by November 16.  Stuckart currently smokes but says he's quitting for good.  “Smoking is an ugly addiction that continues to kill too many of our neighbors and loved ones," Stuckart said. 

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  • Spokane Police arrest hit and run suspect who crashed into multiple cars

    Spokane Police arrest hit and run suspect who crashed into multiple cars

    Thursday, October 5 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-10-05 21:28:54 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police officers responding to an unrelated call ended up arresting a hit and run suspect after witnessing a crash near Maple and Mansfield Thursday afternoon.  Officers say the suspect, identified as 38-year-old Allan C. Green, was driving recklessly and hit another car, then fled the area. Officers chased after Green, and he ended up crashing into three other cars at the intersection of Mansfield and Monroe. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police officers responding to an unrelated call ended up arresting a hit and run suspect after witnessing a crash near Maple and Mansfield Thursday afternoon.  Officers say the suspect, identified as 38-year-old Allan C. Green, was driving recklessly and hit another car, then fled the area. Officers chased after Green, and he ended up crashing into three other cars at the intersection of Mansfield and Monroe. 

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  • PHOTOS: Megadeath and Scorpions rock Spokane!

    PHOTOS: Megadeath and Scorpions rock Spokane!

    Thursday, October 5 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-10-05 20:58:33 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Arena was rocked like a... really windy, rainy, and violent storm when the Scorpions and Megadeath came to town.  Normally, I'd insert a bunch of references to popular songs by said groups, but to be honest, outside of "Rock You Like a Hurricane" and "The Zoo", I'm rather unfamiliar with the Scorpions. But apparently they've been around for 50+ years (seriously?)!  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Arena was rocked like a... really windy, rainy, and violent storm when the Scorpions and Megadeath came to town.  Normally, I'd insert a bunch of references to popular songs by said groups, but to be honest, outside of "Rock You Like a Hurricane" and "The Zoo", I'm rather unfamiliar with the Scorpions. But apparently they've been around for 50+ years (seriously?)!  

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  • Toys "R" Us issues recall on 'Giggle Balls'

    Toys "R" Us issues recall on 'Giggle Balls'

    Thursday, October 5 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-10-05 20:03:36 GMT

    KHQ.COM - A choking hazard has prompted Toys "R" Us to recall nearly 30,000 infant toys. The recall involves "Bruin Infant Wiggle Ball" toys which are also known as "Giggle Balls." There have been six reports of rubber knobs breaking off, including four reports of pieces of the toy found in children's mouths. 

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    KHQ.COM - A choking hazard has prompted Toys "R" Us to recall nearly 30,000 infant toys. The recall involves "Bruin Infant Wiggle Ball" toys which are also known as "Giggle Balls." There have been six reports of rubber knobs breaking off, including four reports of pieces of the toy found in children's mouths. 

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  • 2 Polish rock band members, accused of rape, extradited

    2 Polish rock band members, accused of rape, extradited

    Thursday, October 5 2017 12:17 PM EDT2017-10-05 16:17:47 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Two members of a Polish death metal band arrested on charges of kidnapping a Washington state woman are in the process of being extradited to Spokane. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Two members of a Polish death metal band arrested on charges of kidnapping a Washington state woman are in the process of being extradited to Spokane. The Spokesman-Review reports the band's drummer, 27-year-old Michal Lysejkothe, and 35-year-old guitarist Waclaw Kieltyk, began the extradition process Monday when they were transported from a jail in Los Angeles County, according to Steven Graham, Lysejko's attorney.

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  • Coeur d'Alene woman hopes to reunite lost camera with owners

    Coeur d'Alene woman hopes to reunite lost camera with owners

    Thursday, October 5 2017 1:04 AM EDT2017-10-05 05:04:25 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Do these people look familiar? A woman says she found a lost camera in a common area at the Coeur d'Alene Hampton Inn, and she's trying to find the rightful owners. She says the camera is full of pictures that are time stamped from 2012. Many are from trips all over the country, but there are also photos taken in Spokane and Seattle.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Do these people look familiar? A woman says she found a lost camera in a common area at the Coeur d'Alene Hampton Inn, and she's trying to find the rightful owners. She says the camera is full of pictures that are time stamped from 2012. Many are from trips all over the country, but there are also photos taken in Spokane and Seattle.

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  • Spokane Police warn of men impersonating officers in north Spokane

    Spokane Police warn of men impersonating officers in north Spokane

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 6:54 PM EDT2017-10-04 22:54:55 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating a report that two men entered a home near Northtown Mall claiming to be Spokane Police Officers.  Officer Joshua Laiva says the incident happened on during the middle of the day on September 29 on North Addison.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating a report that two men entered a home near Northtown Mall claiming to be Spokane Police Officers.  Officer Joshua Laiva says the incident happened on during the middle of the day on September 29 on North Addison. Two white men, one in his 50's wearing slacks and a button up shirt, and one in his 30's wearing a plaid shirt and jeans, tried to pass themselves off as police officers to get into a home.  

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  • Trump says nation stands with Las Vegas

    Trump says nation stands with Las Vegas

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-10-04 20:24:03 GMT

    LAS VEGAS - President Donald Trump is telling the people of Las Vegas that the nation stands with them to help bear the pain of the worst gun massacre in modern U.S. history. He says at the city's Metropolitan Police headquarters that, "Our souls are stricken with grief for every American who lost" someone in Sunday night's shooting. 

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    LAS VEGAS - President Donald Trump is telling the people of Las Vegas that the nation stands with them to help bear the pain of the worst gun massacre in modern U.S. history. He says at the city's Metropolitan Police headquarters that, "Our souls are stricken with grief for every American who lost" someone in Sunday night's shooting. 

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  • Case to continue against man suspected of stabbing Spokane Valley driver

    Case to continue against man suspected of stabbing Spokane Valley driver

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 12:24 PM EDT2017-10-04 16:24:47 GMT

    SANDPOINT, Idaho - Court records say the criminal proceedings for a Washington state man accused of a stabbing a cab driver to death will resume after he was found mentally fit to continue. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports19-year-old Jacob Corban Coleman of Puyallup is suspected of stabbing Gagandeep Singh, a cab driver who worked in Kootenai County in northwestern Idaho, on Aug. 28.

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    SANDPOINT, Idaho - Court records say the criminal proceedings for a Washington state man accused of a stabbing a cab driver to death will resume after he was found mentally fit to continue. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports19-year-old Jacob Corban Coleman of Puyallup is suspected of stabbing Gagandeep Singh, a cab driver who worked in Kootenai County in northwestern Idaho, on Aug. 28.

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  • The Latest: Body camera video captures chaos of shooting

    The Latest: Body camera video captures chaos of shooting

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-10-04 02:16:35 GMT

    LAS VEGAS - Authorities have released police body camera video that showed the chaos of the Las Vegas mass shooting as officers tried to figure out the location of the gunman and shuttle people to safety.

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    LAS VEGAS - Authorities have released police body camera video that showed the chaos of the Las Vegas mass shooting as officers tried to figure out the location of the gunman and shuttle people to safety.

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  • Sheriff's Office investigating domestic violence-related shooting near Fairchild Air Force Base

    Sheriff's Office investigating domestic violence-related shooting near Fairchild Air Force Base

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-10-04 01:00:16 GMT

    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says a woman is cooperating with detectives after a shooting near Fairchild Air Force Base on Tuesday.  Details are limited at this time, but detectives tell KHQ's Hayley Guenthner a man was shot during a domestic violence situation just north of Fairchild Air Force Base. 

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    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says a woman is cooperating with detectives after a shooting near Fairchild Air Force Base on Tuesday.  Details are limited at this time, but detectives tell KHQ's Hayley Guenthner a man was shot during a domestic violence situation just north of Fairchild Air Force Base. 

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  • Charges recommended in SPD Officer's domestic violence case

    Charges recommended in SPD Officer's domestic violence case

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 3:12 PM EDT2017-10-03 19:12:10 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Detective reviews domestic violence allegations and requests additional charges of Unlawful Imprisonment and Assault 4th Degree (2 counts) to be added, and the original charge of Assault 4th Degree, initially dismissed/declined, to be recharged. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Detective reviews domestic violence allegations and requests additional charges of Unlawful Imprisonment and Assault 4th Degree (2 counts) to be added, and the original charge of Assault 4th Degree, initially dismissed/declined, to be recharged. 

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  • WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel calls for gun laws in emotional monologue

    WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel calls for gun laws in emotional monologue

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 11:49 AM EDT2017-10-03 15:49:18 GMT

    LOS ANGELES - Choked up from the beginning, Las Vegas native and late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel delivered an emotional and biting monologue Monday night following the massacre at country music concert the night before, the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. 

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    LOS ANGELES - Choked up from the beginning, Las Vegas native and late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel delivered an emotional and biting monologue Monday night following the massacre at country music concert the night before, the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.  “This morning, we have children without parents and fathers without sons, mothers without daughters," Kimmel said, fighting back tears. 

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  • GoFundMe page set up for Las Vegas mass shooting victims

    GoFundMe page set up for Las Vegas mass shooting victims

    Monday, October 2 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-10-02 23:19:17 GMT

    LAS VEGAS - Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak and Sheriff Joe Lombardo have created a GoFundMe page to provide relief and financial support to the victims and families of the mass shooting. "The Sheriff and I have set up an account to aid survivors and their families. I've pledged the first $10K," Sisolak wrote in a tweet. The fundraising goal is $500,000. 

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    LAS VEGAS - Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak and Sheriff Joe Lombardo have created a GoFundMe page to provide relief and financial support to the victims and families of the mass shooting. "The Sheriff and I have set up an account to aid survivors and their families. I've pledged the first $10K," Sisolak wrote in a tweet. The fundraising goal is $500,000. 

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  • Two people killed in crash on I-90 near Coeur d'Alene

    Two people killed in crash on I-90 near Coeur d'Alene

    Monday, October 2 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-10-02 21:58:59 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Two people have been killed in a crash on I-90 near Coeur d'Alene. East and westbound lanes are blocked on I-90 between Sherman Avenue (Exit 15) and Mullan Road (Exit 17). The crash happened in a construction zone. We're told no construction workers were hit. Officials are working to notify the next of kin. 

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Two people have been killed in a crash on I-90 near Coeur d'Alene. East and westbound lanes are blocked on I-90 between Sherman Avenue (Exit 15) and Mullan Road (Exit 17). The crash happened in a construction zone. We're told no construction workers were hit. Officials are working to notify the next of kin. 

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  • Brother says Las Vegas shooting suspect was high stakes gambler

    Brother says Las Vegas shooting suspect was high stakes gambler

    Monday, October 2 2017 3:10 PM EDT2017-10-02 19:10:11 GMT

    LAS VEGAS - The brother of the man suspected of opening fire on a concert crowd in Las Vegas, killing 50 and injuring hundreds more, says he was stunned when he heard the news.  Eric Hudson Paddock of Orlando, Florida, said he had "no idea" why his brother committed the shooting.  “Mars just fell into the earth,” he told NBC News. “We’re completely dumbfounded.” 

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    LAS VEGAS - The brother of the man suspected of opening fire on a concert crowd in Las Vegas, killing 50 and injuring hundreds more, says he was stunned when he heard the news.  Eric Hudson Paddock of Orlando, Florida, said he had "no idea" why his brother committed the shooting.  “Mars just fell into the earth,” he told NBC News. “We’re completely dumbfounded.” 

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  • Montana man helps carry wounded to safety in Las Vegas

    Montana man helps carry wounded to safety in Las Vegas

    Monday, October 2 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-10-02 14:57:44 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. - The man who funded Whitefish's Two Bear Air, a rescue helicopter service credited with saving dozens of people through the years, found himself in the middle of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.  Mike Goguen and his girlfriend Jamie Stephenson were at the concert in Las Vegas when the mass shooting occurred, killing more than 50 and wounding more than 400. 

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    MISSOULA, Mont. - The man who funded Whitefish's Two Bear Air, a rescue helicopter service credited with saving dozens of people through the years, found himself in the middle of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.  Mike Goguen and his girlfriend Jamie Stephenson were at the concert in Las Vegas when the mass shooting occurred, killing more than 50 and wounding more than 400. 

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  • Pullman welcomes ride share companies Uber, Lyft

    Pullman welcomes ride share companies Uber, Lyft

    Friday, September 29 2017 8:28 PM EDT2017-09-30 00:28:00 GMT

    PULLMAN, Wash. - Pullman Police announced this week  that rides hare companies Uber and Lyft are now licensed to start operating in the city. The companies already operate in larger cities such as Seattle,Tacoma, and Spokane. Pullman Police say that having Uber and Lyft will provide safe and sober transportation for students and visiting sports fans. Remember: Cougs don't let Cougs drink and drive!

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    PULLMAN, Wash. - Pullman Police announced this week  that rides hare companies Uber and Lyft are now licensed to start operating in the city. The companies already operate in larger cities such as Seattle,Tacoma, and Spokane. Pullman Police say that having Uber and Lyft will provide safe and sober transportation for students and visiting sports fans. Remember: Cougs don't let Cougs drink and drive!

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  • Vegas sheriff: No evidence officers mistreated Bennett

    Friday, September 29 2017 6:39 PM EDT2017-09-29 22:39:14 GMT

    LAS VEGAS - The head of Las Vegas police says officers acted appropriately and professionally detaining Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett after a report of gunfire at an after-hours club on the Las Vegas Strip. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Friday that reviews of hundreds of videos, including police body-worn cameras, found no evidence that officers racially profiled Bennett or used excessive force. 

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    LAS VEGAS - The head of Las Vegas police says officers acted appropriately and professionally detaining Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett after a report of gunfire at an after-hours club on the Las Vegas Strip. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Friday that reviews of hundreds of videos, including police body-worn cameras, found no evidence that officers racially profiled Bennett or used excessive force. 

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  • AARP talks to IRS scammer in new Washington "Unmasking the Imposters" Campaign

    AARP talks to IRS scammer in new Washington "Unmasking the Imposters" Campaign

    Friday, September 29 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-09-29 20:09:06 GMT

    Jayesh Dubey, a 19-year-old from Mumbai, India worked in one of the largest IRS scam boiler rooms in the world. Jayesh was unemployed and jumped at the opportunity at a call center answering calls from America. The job offered a starting salary of 16,000 rupees a month (about $250), plus commissions, which is 6-times more than what anyone else was offering.

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    Jayesh Dubey, a 19-year-old from Mumbai, India worked in one of the largest IRS scam boiler rooms in the world. Jayesh was unemployed and jumped at the opportunity at a call center answering calls from America. The job offered a starting salary of 16,000 rupees a month (about $250), plus commissions, which is 6-times more than what anyone else was offering.

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  • Woman says she was threatened with burglary charges for trying to help rescue child from burning truck on Snoqualmie Pass

    Woman says she was threatened with burglary charges for trying to help rescue child from burning truck on Snoqualmie Pass

    Friday, September 29 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-09-29 16:06:04 GMT

    SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. - A woman could face charges after she broke into a Snoqualmie Pass business to get a fire extinguisher as a pickup with a child inside went up in flames on Sunday.  Tequila Isaacson says she stopped at the WSDOT rest stop on Snoqualmie Pass on Sunday and says a pickup truck towing another pickup truck burst into flames.

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    SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. - A woman could face charges after she broke into a Snoqualmie Pass business to get a fire extinguisher as a pickup with a child inside went up in flames on Sunday.  Tequila Isaacson says she stopped at the WSDOT rest stop on Snoqualmie Pass on Sunday and says a pickup truck towing another pickup truck burst into flames.

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  • Mother's message goes viral after car crash: 'This is why you buckle your kids into their car seats'

    Mother's message goes viral after car crash: 'This is why you buckle your kids into their car seats'

    Thursday, September 28 2017 9:53 PM EDT2017-09-29 01:53:52 GMT
    Courtesy Jenna Casado RabbermanCourtesy Jenna Casado Rabberman

    LANCASTER, Pa. - A Pennsylvania mother shaken by a car crash that could've taken the lives of her little boys has an important message for parents: Buckle up your kids. Every single time.  Jenna Casado Rabberman shared a shocking photo on Facebook showing her destroyed 2015 Honda CRV with seemingly untouched car seats sitting beside it. Rabberman says those Chicco and Graco models protected her 6-week-old and 3-

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    LANCASTER, Pa. - A Pennsylvania mother shaken by a car crash that could've taken the lives of her little boys has an important message for parents: Buckle up your kids. Every single time.  Jenna Casado Rabberman shared a shocking photo on Facebook showing her destroyed 2015 Honda CRV with seemingly untouched car seats sitting beside it. Rabberman says those Chicco and Graco models protected her 6-week-old and 3-

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  • Plans to slow down traffic at dangerous intersection

    Plans to slow down traffic at dangerous intersection

    Thursday, September 28 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-09-29 01:19:16 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A serious crash in Spokane sends one woman to the hospital and another driver has been cited for vehicular assault. But neighbors say that intersection is no stranger to accidents. People who live along Crestline and Rowan say they’re both busy streets and people speed along the road. Just before 1 a.m. on Thursday, a car plowed through Marlene Weller’s front yard. She says this isn’t the first accident she’s 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A serious crash in Spokane sends one woman to the hospital and another driver has been cited for vehicular assault. But neighbors say that intersection is no stranger to accidents. People who live along Crestline and Rowan say they’re both busy streets and people speed along the road. Just before 1 a.m. on Thursday, a car plowed through Marlene Weller’s front yard. She says this isn’t the first accident she’s 

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  • Man hides in treehouse after officers spot him inside a stolen car

    Man hides in treehouse after officers spot him inside a stolen car

    Thursday, September 28 2017 8:25 PM EDT2017-09-29 00:25:41 GMT
    Courtesy Moses Lake Police Dept.Courtesy Moses Lake Police Dept.

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - A man was caught hiding in a treehouse Thursday morning after ran from Moses Lake Police. An officer spotted 36-year-old Antonio Silva inside a vechile that had been reported stolen in the 4800 block of Airway Drive. When Silva saw the officer, he took off running down the hill toward Cascade Valley. Officers chased Silva through several yards and ultimately was found hiding in a child's treehouse in a backyard. 

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    MOSES LAKE, Wash. - A man was caught hiding in a treehouse Thursday morning after ran from Moses Lake Police. An officer spotted 36-year-old Antonio Silva inside a vechile that had been reported stolen in the 4800 block of Airway Drive. When Silva saw the officer, he took off running down the hill toward Cascade Valley. Officers chased Silva through several yards and ultimately was found hiding in a child's treehouse in a backyard. 

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  • Police: Idaho house burns after shots fired at home invader

    Police: Idaho house burns after shots fired at home invader

    Thursday, September 28 2017 8:11 PM EDT2017-09-29 00:11:19 GMT
    Police: Idaho house burns after shots fired at home invaderPolice: Idaho house burns after shots fired at home invader

    MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) - Authorities in southwestern Idaho say police opened fire on a suspected home invader who went back into a house that then caught fire and burned down with one resident and the invader possibly still inside. The Ada County Sheriff's Office says Thursday morning that what's left of the home is too hot to search for bodies. The sheriff's office says a deputy and a Kuna police officer responded late Wednesday to a report of a 

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    MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) - Authorities in southwestern Idaho say police opened fire on a suspected home invader who went back into a house that then caught fire and burned down with one resident and the invader possibly still inside. The Ada County Sheriff's Office says Thursday morning that what's left of the home is too hot to search for bodies. The sheriff's office says a deputy and a Kuna police officer responded late Wednesday to a report of a 

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  • Washington state, Seattle sue opioid manufacturers

    Washington state, Seattle sue opioid manufacturers

    Thursday, September 28 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-09-28 23:26:26 GMT
    Washington state, Seattle sue opioid manufacturersWashington state, Seattle sue opioid manufacturers

    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Washington state's attorney general and the city attorney for Seattle are filing lawsuits against the makers of opioids seeking to recoup costs incurred by government when the drugs are abused. Attorney General Bob Ferguson and City Attorney Pete Holmes said Thursday they were suing several drug makers, including Purdue Pharma, Teva Pharmaceutical and Endo Pharmaceutical. More than two dozen states, cities 

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    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Washington state's attorney general and the city attorney for Seattle are filing lawsuits against the makers of opioids seeking to recoup costs incurred by government when the drugs are abused. Attorney General Bob Ferguson and City Attorney Pete Holmes said Thursday they were suing several drug makers, including Purdue Pharma, Teva Pharmaceutical and Endo Pharmaceutical. More than two dozen states, cities 

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  • E. Idaho farm worker killed while unloading potato truck

    E. Idaho farm worker killed while unloading potato truck

    Thursday, September 28 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-09-28 21:45:00 GMT
    E. Idaho farm worker killed while unloading potato truckE. Idaho farm worker killed while unloading potato truck

    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - A 33-year-old eastern Idaho man has died in a farming accident. The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office in a news release Thursday says that Kevin Fox of Idaho Falls died Wednesday when his clothing got caught in a conveyor belt system while unloading a potato truck. Authorities say other workers and an ambulance crew attempted life-saving measures, but Fox died due to his injuries. Officials say they are investigating.

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    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - A 33-year-old eastern Idaho man has died in a farming accident. The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office in a news release Thursday says that Kevin Fox of Idaho Falls died Wednesday when his clothing got caught in a conveyor belt system while unloading a potato truck. Authorities say other workers and an ambulance crew attempted life-saving measures, but Fox died due to his injuries. Officials say they are investigating.

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  • Kellogg Police Department (hilariously) recaps their week on Facebook

    Kellogg Police Department (hilariously) recaps their week on Facebook

    Thursday, September 28 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-09-28 20:26:15 GMT

    KELLOGG, Idaho - From time to time, some law enforcement agencies will post about their nights. Occasionally, they'll inject some humor into those posts. Sometimes they don't have to. Sometimes the calls themselves are funny enough.  Wednesday night the Kellogg Police Department posted a recap of their week and it was rather entertaining. Here's a few of the calls they went on 

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    KELLOGG, Idaho - From time to time, some law enforcement agencies will post about their nights. Occasionally, they'll inject some humor into those posts. Sometimes they don't have to. Sometimes the calls themselves are funny enough.  Wednesday night the Kellogg Police Department posted a recap of their week and it was rather entertaining. Here's a few of the calls they went on 

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  • Firefighters battle three structure fires in Laclede

    Firefighters battle three structure fires in Laclede

    Thursday, September 28 2017 1:59 PM EDT2017-09-28 17:59:25 GMT

    LACLEDE, Idaho - Firefighters in Bonner County battled three structure fires simultaneously Thursday morning.  Fire departments from throughout the county responded to three fully-involved homes on Riley Creek Park Drive in Laclede. 

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    LACLEDE, Idaho - Firefighters in Bonner County battled three structure fires simultaneously Thursday morning.  Fire departments from throughout the county responded to three fully-involved homes on Riley Creek Park Drive in Laclede. "Crews from Selkirk Fire Stations 1,2, and 3 and West Pend Oreille Fire did a tremendous job knocking down these fires in a very complex and dangerous environment."

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  • CDA Police investigating possible poisoning of dogs; Asking for public assistance

    CDA Police investigating possible poisoning of dogs; Asking for public assistance

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 9:28 PM EDT2017-09-28 01:28:43 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The Coeur d'Alene Police Department wants residents to be aware of dogs possibly being poisoned after residents found pieces of meat on the ground and dogs becoming sick.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The Coeur d'Alene Police Department wants residents to be aware of dogs possibly being poisoned after residents found pieces of meat on the ground and dogs becoming sick. "Over the past few weeks, residents of the Whistler Loop area of Riverstone as well as the neighborhood near 15th and Sherman have reported finding pieces of meat on the ground and at least two dogs have become sick after consuming the meat."

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  • Accused Freeman shooter told detectives he left shooting decision up to a coin flip

    Accused Freeman shooter told detectives he left shooting decision up to a coin flip

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-09-28 01:19:39 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - In documents released on Wednesday, accused Freeman High School shooter Caleb Sharpe told detectives he decided to commit the crime based on a coin flip.  Sharpe told detectives he decided to bring guns to school and shoot students the day before when he flipped a coin. "Heads meant he would do it (shoot students at the school) and tails meant he would not do it and never think about it

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - In documents released on Wednesday, accused Freeman High School shooter Caleb Sharpe told detectives he decided to commit the crime based on a coin flip.  Sharpe told detectives he decided to bring guns to school and shoot students the day before when he flipped a coin. "Heads meant he would do it (shoot students at the school) and tails meant he would not do it and never think about it

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  • Detectives: Attempted murder turns into apparent suicide behind north Spokane Co. grocery store

    Detectives: Attempted murder turns into apparent suicide behind north Spokane Co. grocery store

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 8:12 PM EDT2017-09-28 00:12:03 GMT

    ELK, Wash. - Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a domestic violence incident between a husband and wife which resulted in an attempted murder and apparent suicide. Deputies were called to a report of a shooting behind Miller's One Stop on the Newport Highway in Elk, Washington. The caller said there was a shooting and a man was shot and possibly dead. 

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    ELK, Wash. - Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a domestic violence incident between a husband and wife which resulted in an attempted murder and apparent suicide. Deputies were called to a report of a shooting behind Miller's One Stop on the Newport Highway in Elk, Washington. The caller said there was a shooting and a man was shot and possibly dead. 

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  • King County deputies to give kids simplified Miranda warning

    King County deputies to give kids simplified Miranda warning

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-09-27 23:34:47 GMT

    KING COUNTY, Wash. (AP) - The King County sheriff's office says it's trying to make it easier for kids to understand their rights when they get arrested. Sheriff John Urquhart says deputies will provide juveniles a simpler version of the Miranda warning. For example, instead of saying, "You have the right to remain silent" and "Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law," deputies will tell them, "You have the right to 

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    KING COUNTY, Wash. (AP) - The King County sheriff's office says it's trying to make it easier for kids to understand their rights when they get arrested. Sheriff John Urquhart says deputies will provide juveniles a simpler version of the Miranda warning. For example, instead of saying, "You have the right to remain silent" and "Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law," deputies will tell them, "You have the right to 

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  • Third suspect identified in brutal bat attack on EWU athlete

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 7:07 PM EDT2017-09-27 23:07:41 GMT
    Drew SchreiberDrew Schreiber

    CHENEY, Wash. - Police in Cheney say they have identified a third young man involved in a bat attack outside an apartment complex where a rising track star at Eastern Washington University was brutally beaten. After 20-year-old Drew Schreiber was attacked, police arrested John Mellgren and Damian Dunigan. Both have since been convicted. Investigators say Schreiber had broken a window in Mellgren's car, so the three men went after him. 

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    CHENEY, Wash. - Police in Cheney say they have identified a third young man involved in a bat attack outside an apartment complex where a rising track star at Eastern Washington University was brutally beaten. After 20-year-old Drew Schreiber was attacked, police arrested John Mellgren and Damian Dunigan. Both have since been convicted. Investigators say Schreiber had broken a window in Mellgren's car, so the three men went after him. 

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  • 51 new assault charges added against accused Freeman shooter

    51 new assault charges added against accused Freeman shooter

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-09-27 21:48:42 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Prosecutors added more than 50 new charges of aggravated assault against the 15-year-old boy accused of shooting four students and killing one of them at Freeman High School two weeks ago. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Prosecutors added more than 50 new charges of aggravated assault against the 15-year-old boy accused of shooting four students and killing one of them at Freeman High School two weeks ago.  Caleb Sharpe already faces a first-degree murder charge.  State law mandates that Sharpe have a hearing within 14 days of being charged to determine if he will stand trial as an adult.

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  • Renton woman moved to tears after spotting Seahawks player Michael Bennett chatting with veterans

    Renton woman moved to tears after spotting Seahawks player Michael Bennett chatting with veterans

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-09-27 20:44:54 GMT

    RENTON, Wash. - A woman who witnessed Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett having an impromptu conversation with a group of military veterans outside of Seahawks headquarters this week says the encounter moved her to tears.  Dayna Coats, a military wife, wrote about her encounter with Bennett and the group of vets on Tuesday on Facebook.  

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    RENTON, Wash. - A woman who witnessed Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett having an impromptu conversation with a group of military veterans outside of Seahawks headquarters this week says the encounter moved her to tears.  Dayna Coats, a military wife, wrote about her encounter with Bennett and the group of vets on Tuesday on Facebook.  

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  • Mysterious origami notes with 'You Are Not Safe' message popping up in Seattle

    Mysterious origami notes with 'You Are Not Safe' message popping up in Seattle

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-09-27 19:57:09 GMT

    SEATTLE, Wash. - People are finding ominous messages written on folded origami notes in Seattle. The notes have warnings about safety, but no one seems to know who is behind it. The mystery started showing up just in the last few days in Cal Anderson Park. When unfolded, at least one of the notes said, "You are Not Safe" with the Seattle skyline at the date September 28, 2017.  

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    SEATTLE, Wash. - People are finding ominous messages written on folded origami notes in Seattle. The notes have warnings about safety, but no one seems to know who is behind it. The mystery started showing up just in the last few days in Cal Anderson Park. When unfolded, at least one of the notes said, "You are Not Safe" with the Seattle skyline at the date September 28, 2017.  

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  • New planned factory to produce new engineered wood

    New planned factory to produce new engineered wood

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-09-27 17:50:19 GMT
    Courtesy Katerra Facebook pageCourtesy Katerra Facebook page

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) - A new factory is planned in eastern Washington to produce an emerging technology in wood construction. Menlo Park, California-based Katerra says it will manufacture cross-laminated timber, or CLT, and other mass timber products at a new plant it is building in Spokane Valley. CLT is made by stacking beams in perpendicular layers and then glued or laminated together the layers like a sandwich. Supporters 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) - A new factory is planned in eastern Washington to produce an emerging technology in wood construction. Menlo Park, California-based Katerra says it will manufacture cross-laminated timber, or CLT, and other mass timber products at a new plant it is building in Spokane Valley. CLT is made by stacking beams in perpendicular layers and then glued or laminated together the layers like a sandwich. Supporters 

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  • Family of missing hiker offers $10K reward for information

    Family of missing hiker offers $10K reward for information

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-09-27 17:43:12 GMT
    Kris FowlerKris Fowler

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - The family of a missing Pacific Crest Trail hiker hopes a reward of up to $10,000 could bring forward new information. The Yakima Herald-Republic says Kris Fowler was last seen in central Washington nearly a year ago. His stepmother, Sally Guyton Fowler, wrote on Facebook she was hoping to gain new information about what happened to Fowler, who was known as "Sherpa" on the trail. Fowler had hiked more 

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    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - The family of a missing Pacific Crest Trail hiker hopes a reward of up to $10,000 could bring forward new information. The Yakima Herald-Republic says Kris Fowler was last seen in central Washington nearly a year ago. His stepmother, Sally Guyton Fowler, wrote on Facebook she was hoping to gain new information about what happened to Fowler, who was known as "Sherpa" on the trail. Fowler had hiked more 

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  • Citation issued to motorist after girl hit in school zone

    Citation issued to motorist after girl hit in school zone

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 1:34 PM EDT2017-09-27 17:34:39 GMT
    Citation issued to motorist after girl hit in school zoneCitation issued to motorist after girl hit in school zone

    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Police in eastern Idaho say they've issued a ticket to an adult female motorist who didn't stop at a crosswalk in a school zone and struck a 12-year-old girl. The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office says the driver hit the girl at about 8:10 a.m. Wednesday in front of Bonneville High School. Authorities say the girl sustained minor injuries. Officials initially said the girl's parents transported her to a hospital, but later 

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    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Police in eastern Idaho say they've issued a ticket to an adult female motorist who didn't stop at a crosswalk in a school zone and struck a 12-year-old girl. The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office says the driver hit the girl at about 8:10 a.m. Wednesday in front of Bonneville High School. Authorities say the girl sustained minor injuries. Officials initially said the girl's parents transported her to a hospital, but later 

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  • Spokane official creating pitch for new Amazon headquarters

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 11:51 AM EDT2017-09-27 15:51:48 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane is planning to join the list of cities competing to become Amazon's second headquarters. The city's business recruiters plan to emphasize Spokane's proximity to Amazon's Seattle headquarters, lower cost of doing business, quality of life and strong educational system.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane is planning to join the list of cities competing to become Amazon's second headquarters. The city's business recruiters plan to emphasize Spokane's proximity to Amazon's Seattle headquarters, lower cost of doing business, quality of life and strong educational system. The Spokesman-Review reports that Amazon announced in September that it planned to build a second corporate headquarters in North America. 

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  • Garth Brooks coming to SPOKANE!

    Garth Brooks coming to SPOKANE!

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 10:46 AM EDT2017-09-27 14:46:10 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - We thought we'd miss them on this side of the state when it was announced they'd play Tacoma, but Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood are coming Spokane!  The concert will happen on Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Spokane Arena. It will be the last stop on the tour for Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana and tickets go on sale October 6 at 10:00 a.m. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - We thought we'd miss them on this side of the state when it was announced they'd play Tacoma, but Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood are coming Spokane!  The concert will happen on Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Spokane Arena. It will be the last stop on the tour for Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana and tickets go on sale October 6 at 10:00 a.m. 

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  • One person dead in motorcycle vs. car crash in north Spokane

    One person dead in motorcycle vs. car crash in north Spokane

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-09-26 22:26:25 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say one person died following a collision between a motorcycle and a car Tuesday afternoon in north Spokane. Officers say the motorcyclist was heading westbound on E. Holland near the Walmart up north and struck the side of a car pulling out of the parking lot. The rider of the motorcycle died as a result of their injuries. The driver of the car is cooperating with investigators.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say one person died following a collision between a motorcycle and a car Tuesday afternoon in north Spokane. Officers say the motorcyclist was heading westbound on E. Holland near the Walmart up north and struck the side of a car pulling out of the parking lot. The rider of the motorcycle died as a result of their injuries. The driver of the car is cooperating with investigators.

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  • Health District: Three flu related hospitalizations so far this season

    Health District: Three flu related hospitalizations so far this season

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-09-26 20:38:40 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Regional Health District reports three people have been hospitalized with influenza in Spokane County this season.  The SRHD says flu season typically runs from early October through the end of May.  Additionally, the SRHD says since July, there have been 10 cases of pertussis in Spokane County.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Regional Health District reports three people have been hospitalized with influenza in Spokane County this season.  The SRHD says flu season typically runs from early October through the end of May.  Additionally, the SRHD says since July, there have been 10 cases of pertussis in Spokane County.  

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

    Burn ban lifted in Spokane, Spokane Valley and Spokane County

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 10:18 AM EDT2017-09-26 14:18:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane, Spokane Valley, and Spokane County have lifted burn restrictions as the forecast for potential fire is returning to "normal" or "minimal." The burn ban went into effect back in early July and was lifted Monday morning. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane, Spokane Valley, and Spokane County have lifted burn restrictions as the forecast for potential fire is returning to "normal" or "minimal." The burn ban went into effect back in early July and was lifted Monday morning. "Residents may resume outdoor burning activities and the use of outdoor recreational fire pits, campfire rings/bowls, portable outdoor fire places," the County said in a statement. 

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  • Sacramento boy beaten to death with hammer while protecting sister from sex abuse

    Sacramento boy beaten to death with hammer while protecting sister from sex abuse

    Monday, September 25 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-09-25 21:15:31 GMT

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - An 8-year-old Sacramento boy was beaten to death with a hammer while protecting his younger sister from being sexually assaulted by his mother's ex-boyfriend, according to court documents. 

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    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - An 8-year-old Sacramento boy was beaten to death with a hammer while protecting his younger sister from being sexually assaulted by his mother's ex-boyfriend, according to court documents. Investigators say Dante Daniels was beaten on September 1 and died six days later from his injuries. A criminal complaint says 23-year-old Deandre Chaney Jr. was performing a criminal lewd act on Dante's 7-year-old sister when Dante stepped in to help.

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  • Photo of WWII vet taking a knee supporting NFL players goes viral

    Photo of WWII vet taking a knee supporting NFL players goes viral

    Monday, September 25 2017 4:46 PM EDT2017-09-25 20:46:20 GMT

    KHQ.COM - A photo of a 97-year-old World War II veteran taking a knee in support of NFL players has gone viral.  Brennan Gilmore tweeted the photo of his grandpa, John Middlemas, on Twitter Sunday morning and it has since been retweeted 147,000 times

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    KHQ.COM - A photo of a 97-year-old World War II veteran taking a knee in support of NFL players has gone viral.  Brennan Gilmore tweeted the photo of his grandpa, John Middlemas, on Twitter Sunday morning and it has since been retweeted 147,000 times and "liked" nearly 387,000 times.  "My grandpa is a 97 year-old WWII vet & Missouri farmer who wanted to join (with) those who #Takeaknee: 'those kids have every right to protest,'

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  • Riverfront Park auctioning off surplus items this Thursday

    Riverfront Park auctioning off surplus items this Thursday

    Monday, September 25 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-09-25 20:29:33 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Several surplus items from Riverfront Park will be publicly auctioned off this Thursday.  Items to be sold include:  Mini Golf: greens, resin dinosaurs, palm trees, bamboo huts, decorate totem pole replicas, putters with cart and balls IMAX: theater seats, large metal film packing cases, audio equipment (mixer, amps, dvd players, equalizers, audio recorder, crossovers, receivers).

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Several surplus items from Riverfront Park will be publicly auctioned off this Thursday.  Items to be sold include:  Mini Golf: greens, resin dinosaurs, palm trees, bamboo huts, decorate totem pole replicas, putters with cart and balls IMAX: theater seats, large metal film packing cases, audio equipment (mixer, amps, dvd players, equalizers, audio recorder, crossovers, receivers).

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  • Memorial highway proposed to remember Freeman shooting victim

    Memorial highway proposed to remember Freeman shooting victim

    Saturday, September 23 2017 6:58 PM EDT2017-09-23 22:58:43 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Sam Strahan memorial Highway has been proposed to remember the only victim who lost his life on the day of the Freeman high school shooting.  Spokane radio station KISS 98.1 is spearheading the petition to name a stretch of Highway 27 though the town of Freeman the Sam Strahan Memorial Highway, to never forget the young man's sacrifice.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Sam Strahan memorial Highway has been proposed to remember the only victim who lost his life on the day of the Freeman high school shooting.  Spokane radio station KISS 98.1 is spearheading the petition to name a stretch of Highway 27 though the town of Freeman the Sam Strahan Memorial Highway, to never forget the young man's sacrifice.

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  • Fire Marshal: Fireplace sparked fatal fire at Idaho cabin

    Fire Marshal: Fireplace sparked fatal fire at Idaho cabin

    Saturday, September 23 2017 2:09 AM EDT2017-09-23 06:09:41 GMT
    Fire Marshal: Fireplace sparked fatal fire at Idaho cabinFire Marshal: Fireplace sparked fatal fire at Idaho cabin

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The Idaho state fire marshal says an explosion in a fireplace caused a fire that consumed a house and killed four people. Knute Sandahl said Thursday the explosion, which occurred June 30 at Tamarack Resort, was ruled accidental. Sandahl says the fireplace on the main floor of the home was converted from propane-fueled to wood-burning in 2015. During the conversion to wood, the propane line that fed the fireplace was 

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    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The Idaho state fire marshal says an explosion in a fireplace caused a fire that consumed a house and killed four people. Knute Sandahl said Thursday the explosion, which occurred June 30 at Tamarack Resort, was ruled accidental. Sandahl says the fireplace on the main floor of the home was converted from propane-fueled to wood-burning in 2015. During the conversion to wood, the propane line that fed the fireplace was 

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  • Strahan Family opens up memorial to the public

    Strahan Family opens up memorial to the public

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:28:02 GMT

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

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

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  • Sheriff's Office arrests kidnapping and rape suspect; Looking for any additional victims

    Sheriff's Office arrests kidnapping and rape suspect; Looking for any additional victims

    Friday, September 22 2017 3:50 PM EDT2017-09-22 19:50:20 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Detectives have arrested a 46-year-old man for kidnapping and rape and are now asking for anyone who may have been victimized by Steven Pallett to contact them.  Back in March, Spokane County Sexual Assault Detectives began looking into an assault where a woman said she accepted a ride from a man who was armed with a handgun and force her to give him oral sex. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Detectives have arrested a 46-year-old man for kidnapping and rape and are now asking for anyone who may have been victimized by Steven Pallett to contact them.  Back in March, Spokane County Sexual Assault Detectives began looking into an assault where a woman said she accepted a ride from a man who was armed with a handgun and force her to give him oral sex. 

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  • General Mills to bring back old Trix with artificial colors after customer complaints

    Friday, September 22 2017 11:41 AM EDT2017-09-22 15:41:56 GMT

    NEW YORK - Trix is back to its old tricks: The colorful cereal will once again be made with artificial dyes and flavors, nearly two years after they were banished from the cereal. General Mills, which makes Trix, says customers asked for the old formula to come back.

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    NEW YORK - Trix is back to its old tricks: The colorful cereal will once again be made with artificial dyes and flavors, nearly two years after they were banished from the cereal. General Mills, which makes Trix, says customers asked for the old formula to come back. The Minneapolis-based company had made the changes in 2016 to try and appeal to parents who were increasingly concerned about what ingredients were in their food. 

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  • Toddler dies after being hit by truck in church parking lot

    Toddler dies after being hit by truck in church parking lot

    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-09-22 00:21:04 GMT

    PARKLAND, Wash. (AP) - An 18-month-old girl has died after she was struck by a truck in the parking lot of a church in Parkland. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department says the girl was taken to a hospital late Tuesday where she died of her injuries. The department says a 35-year-old female driver had been parked in front of the Lamb of God Christian Community Church Tuesday night. After talking to a relative, the woman pulled her truck 

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    PARKLAND, Wash. (AP) - An 18-month-old girl has died after she was struck by a truck in the parking lot of a church in Parkland. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department says the girl was taken to a hospital late Tuesday where she died of her injuries. The department says a 35-year-old female driver had been parked in front of the Lamb of God Christian Community Church Tuesday night. After talking to a relative, the woman pulled her truck 

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  • Apps parents can use to monitor their child's cell phone activity

    Apps parents can use to monitor their child's cell phone activity

    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:11 PM EDT2017-09-22 00:11:23 GMT
    Apps parents can use to monitor their child's cell phone activityApps parents can use to monitor their child's cell phone activity

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Do you know everything your teen is doing online? If you’re like 85 percent of American parents, the answer is no. But there are apps that parents can use to monitor the kid’s online activity. Teen Safe is one app that’s designed to let parents monitor their kids’ phones. It downloads information from the phone so you, as a parent, can see what they’re doing. You can see their text messages, but also messages sent on 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Do you know everything your teen is doing online? If you’re like 85 percent of American parents, the answer is no. But there are apps that parents can use to monitor the kid’s online activity. Teen Safe is one app that’s designed to let parents monitor their kids’ phones. It downloads information from the phone so you, as a parent, can see what they’re doing. You can see their text messages, but also messages sent on 

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  • Young at Heart: 103-Year-Old strikes chord at senior center

    Young at Heart: 103-Year-Old strikes chord at senior center

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:08:18 GMT

    SILVERTON, Idaho - In today’s fast paced world, so many of us spend time running from place to place just adding to the noise. Maybe what we really need is to stop and take time to listen to the people who have experienced life a lot longer than we have.

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    SILVERTON, Idaho - In today’s fast paced world, so many of us spend time running from place to place just adding to the noise. Maybe what we really need is to stop and take time to listen to the people who have experienced life a lot longer than we have. 103-year-old Catherine Owen is one of those people we should listen to. She brings joy to the residents at Silver Wood Good Samaritan in Silverton, Idaho. 

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  • Argument between friends outside Buffalo Wild Wings ends in shooting

    Argument between friends outside Buffalo Wild Wings ends in shooting

    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:20:42 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Detectives arrested a 42-year-old man for two counts of 1st Degree Assault Wednesday night after an argument turned violent. The Spokane Valley Police Department says Chad Dobson asked a friend to meet at Buffalo Wild Wings Wednesday night to talk about the victim's treatment of his soon-to-be ex-wife. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Detectives arrested a 42-year-old man for two counts of 1st Degree Assault Wednesday night after an argument turned violent. The Spokane Valley Police Department says Chad Dobson asked a friend to meet at Buffalo Wild Wings Wednesday night to talk about the victim's treatment of his soon-to-be ex-wife. 

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  • Starbucks ‘hero’ may be sued after stopping armed robbery

    Starbucks ‘hero’ may be sued after stopping armed robbery

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:18 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:18:39 GMT

    FRESNO, Calif. - A Good Samaritan who stepped in to stop a robbery at a Starbucks this summer could find himself in legal trouble as the robber plans on suing the citizen who fought with him.

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    FRESNO, Calif. - A Good Samaritan who stepped in to stop a robbery at a Starbucks this summer could find himself in legal trouble as the robber plans on suing the citizen who fought with him. Back in July, Fresno Police say 30-year-old Ryan Flores used a gun and tried to rob a Starbucks. During the robbery, 58-year-old Cregg Jerri stepped in to stop the crime, and the two got into a fight. Both men were hurt during the scuffle, but the Flores family said their son plans on suing.

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  • Post Falls teen overcomes disability to learn to read

    Post Falls teen overcomes disability to learn to read

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:11 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:11:02 GMT

    “They deemed him disabled at that moment and they said that he would never walk or talk," Tammy Loe and her husband adopted Brandon at the age of two. After dinner, Brandon and his mom spend every evening at the family dining room table, which becomes the classroom. 13-year-old Brandon is a sixth grader at River City Middle School in Post Falls and he loves books. Brandon has Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, giving him his fair share of trials and tribulations.

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    “They deemed him disabled at that moment and they said that he would never walk or talk," Tammy Loe and her husband adopted Brandon at the age of two. After dinner, Brandon and his mom spend every evening at the family dining room table, which becomes the classroom. 13-year-old Brandon is a sixth grader at River City Middle School in Post Falls and he loves books. Brandon has Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, giving him his fair share of trials and tribulations.

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  • Three suspects arrested in connection to Freeman purse theft

    Three suspects arrested in connection to Freeman purse theft

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:11 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:11:44 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Detectives arrested two additional people suspected of stealing a Freeman parent's purse out of their car during last week's shooting. 37-year-old Renee Mann was booked into the Spokane County Jail Tuesday night just before 10:00 p.m. on 13 charges, including Identity Theft, Theft, and Forgery. Mann should be making her first court appearance on Wednesday. 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Detectives arrested two additional people suspected of stealing a Freeman parent's purse out of their car during last week's shooting. 37-year-old Renee Mann was booked into the Spokane County Jail Tuesday night just before 10:00 p.m. on 13 charges, including Identity Theft, Theft, and Forgery. Mann should be making her first court appearance on Wednesday. 

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  • Garth Brooks playing Tacoma Dome on November 4

    Garth Brooks playing Tacoma Dome on November 4

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:03 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:03:49 GMT

    TACOMA - It's been nearly 20 years since country legend Garth Brooks has played in our area, but he's coming back this fall (unfortunately not to Spokane). The Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood will be at the Tacoma Dome November 4 at 7:30 p.m.

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    TACOMA - It's been nearly 20 years since country legend Garth Brooks has played in our area, but he's coming back this fall (unfortunately not to Spokane). The Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood will be at the Tacoma Dome November 4 at 7:30 p.m.

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  • Spokane VA: Missing laptop potentially compromised personal information

    Spokane VA: Missing laptop potentially compromised personal information

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:49:59 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Roughly 3200 veterans were notified by Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center that their personal health information was potentially compromised.  Public Affairs Officer Bret Bowers said in a release on Tuesday that a laptop used to interface with a hematology analyzer went missing. A search for the laptop was unsuccessful. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Roughly 3200 veterans were notified by Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center that their personal health information was potentially compromised.  Public Affairs Officer Bret Bowers said in a release on Tuesday that a laptop used to interface with a hematology analyzer went missing. A search for the laptop was unsuccessful. 

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  • Teen accused of Freeman School shooting enters not guilty plea

    Teen accused of Freeman School shooting enters not guilty plea

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:13 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:13:18 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - In a four minute hearing on Friday, September 15, 15-year-old Caleb Sharpe pleaded not guilty to one count of First Degree Murder and three counts of Attempted First Degree Murder. Sharpe's parents and his lawyer were present for the hearing, which started at 1:02 and ended at 1:06.

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - In a four minute hearing on Friday, September 15, 15-year-old Caleb Sharpe pleaded not guilty to one count of First Degree Murder and three counts of Attempted First Degree Murder. Sharpe's parents and his lawyer were present for the hearing, which started at 1:02 and ended at 1:06.

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  • Trump: US to 'totally destroy' NKorea if threatened

    Trump: US to 'totally destroy' NKorea if threatened

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:20 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:20:01 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump has concluded his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, a speech of more than 40 minutes marked by tough talk for North Korea and Iran. The president referred to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as "rocket man." And he threatened to "totally destroy North Korea" if the United States is forced to defend itself or allies against the North's aggression.

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    NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump has concluded his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, a speech of more than 40 minutes marked by tough talk for North Korea and Iran. The president referred to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as "rocket man." And he threatened to "totally destroy North Korea" if the United States is forced to defend itself or allies against the North's aggression.

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  • Sheriff's Office: Arrest made in Freeman High School purse theft case; still searching for second suspect

    Sheriff's Office: Arrest made in Freeman High School purse theft case; still searching for second suspect

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:12 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:12:30 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office confirms one person has been arrested in connection to a purse theft outside Freeman High School. The Sheriff's Office has been searching for the person or people who prowled a Freeman High School parent's car parked on Highway 27 while they were trying to contact their children after last week's shooting.

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office confirms one person has been arrested in connection to a purse theft outside Freeman High School. The Sheriff's Office has been searching for the person or people who prowled a Freeman High School parent's car parked on Highway 27 while they were trying to contact their children after last week's shooting.

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  • Freeman Marine whose sister still attends high school, shares photo of support

    Freeman Marine whose sister still attends high school, shares photo of support

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:15 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:15:25 GMT

    Freeman alum, Derek Smith, was hit by the tragedy that struck on Wednesday but couldn't be there for his Freeman family because he has been stationed in Twentynine Palms, California as a Marine. Smith graduated back in 2015, but with his sister still at the high school, he wanted to still show his support, "I was felt like I needed to be there for my sister and my fellow freeman family. But, duty called so I wasn't able to make it home."

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    Freeman alum, Derek Smith, was hit by the tragedy that struck on Wednesday but couldn't be there for his Freeman family because he has been stationed in Twentynine Palms, California as a Marine. Smith graduated back in 2015, but with his sister still at the high school, he wanted to still show his support, "I was felt like I needed to be there for my sister and my fellow freeman family. But, duty called so I wasn't able to make it home."

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  • Police: Man nabbed trying to rob just-burglarized restaurant

    Police: Man nabbed trying to rob just-burglarized restaurant

    Friday, September 15 2017 7:29 PM EDT2017-09-15 23:29:00 GMT

    COVINA, California (AP) - Police say a man with a knife tried to rob a Southern California pizza restaurant just a few hours after burglars had already stolen from it. Covina police Lt. Trevor Gaumer tells the San Gabriel Valley Tribune that burglars broke into Pizza Chalet on Tuesday and made off with $1,500. As the owner was cleaning up after the burglary less than three hours later, the knife-wielding man walked in and demanded money. The 

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    COVINA, California (AP) - Police say a man with a knife tried to rob a Southern California pizza restaurant just a few hours after burglars had already stolen from it. Covina police Lt. Trevor Gaumer tells the San Gabriel Valley Tribune that burglars broke into Pizza Chalet on Tuesday and made off with $1,500. As the owner was cleaning up after the burglary less than three hours later, the knife-wielding man walked in and demanded money. The 

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  • Responders ram driveway gate to save UPS driver from dogs

    Responders ram driveway gate to save UPS driver from dogs

    Friday, September 15 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-09-15 23:12:32 GMT
    Responders ram driveway gate to save UPS driver from dogsResponders ram driveway gate to save UPS driver from dogs

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say firefighters in Washington state rammed through a driveway gate to save a delivery driver who was being mauled by pit bulls. The News Tribune newspaper reports the UPS driver had driven up the 75-foot driveway of a house in the South Hill area, near Tacoma, on Wednesday when the dogs backed him against a trailer. The driver called 911 and used his belt to try to fend off the animals. The Pierce 

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    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say firefighters in Washington state rammed through a driveway gate to save a delivery driver who was being mauled by pit bulls. The News Tribune newspaper reports the UPS driver had driven up the 75-foot driveway of a house in the South Hill area, near Tacoma, on Wednesday when the dogs backed him against a trailer. The driver called 911 and used his belt to try to fend off the animals. The Pierce 

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  • Damaged chalet in Montana being protected from winter

    Damaged chalet in Montana being protected from winter

    Friday, September 15 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-09-15 22:27:04 GMT
    Picture Courtesy: Glacier National Park, August 27, 2017Picture Courtesy: Glacier National Park, August 27, 2017

    WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) - Work is being done to help protect what remains of a fire damaged chalet in Glacier National Park from Montana's winter weather. The effort will help preserve the site for eventually rebuilding the structure. The historic Sperry Chalet building was burned by a wildfire on Aug. 31. Other buildings in the complex, including a dining hall, survived the fire. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has ordered an independent 

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    WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) - Work is being done to help protect what remains of a fire damaged chalet in Glacier National Park from Montana's winter weather. The effort will help preserve the site for eventually rebuilding the structure. The historic Sperry Chalet building was burned by a wildfire on Aug. 31. Other buildings in the complex, including a dining hall, survived the fire. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has ordered an independent 

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  • One person dead after shooting in west central Spokane

    One person dead after shooting in west central Spokane

    Friday, September 15 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-09-15 22:17:12 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Friday afternoon in west central Spokane near Dean and Nettleton. Police say they responded to a call of a shooting at a home in the area and one person was found dead inside. SPD says two people have been detained and there is no threat to the public. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Friday afternoon in west central Spokane near Dean and Nettleton. Police say they responded to a call of a shooting at a home in the area and one person was found dead inside. SPD says two people have been detained and there is no threat to the public. 

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  • Deputy saves overdose victim less than one week after being trained with anti-opioid

    Deputy saves overdose victim less than one week after being trained with anti-opioid

    Friday, September 15 2017 6:11 PM EDT2017-09-15 22:11:56 GMT

    GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - A Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy was able to save an overdose victim Thursday less than one week after being trained and issued the anti-opioid Naloxone. Responders were called around 2 p.m. to the 9000 block of Bong Loop Northeast. A deputy arrived first and found a man in his 40's who fell unconscious and whose breathing dangerously slowed. After determining there was clear evidence of an overdose, the deputy 

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    GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - A Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy was able to save an overdose victim Thursday less than one week after being trained and issued the anti-opioid Naloxone. Responders were called around 2 p.m. to the 9000 block of Bong Loop Northeast. A deputy arrived first and found a man in his 40's who fell unconscious and whose breathing dangerously slowed. After determining there was clear evidence of an overdose, the deputy 

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  • Deputies arrest mail theft suspect in Kootenai County

    Deputies arrest mail theft suspect in Kootenai County

    Friday, September 15 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-09-15 21:57:03 GMT
    Courtesy Kootenai County Sheriff's OfficeCourtesy Kootenai County Sheriff's Office

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - Kootenai County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a woman caught driving on a suspended driver's license and a large amount of mail inside her car.  A deputy was conducting a directed patrol on W. Riverview near Post Falls after a mail carrier reported seeing several mailboxes open while out on route and a a dark colored sedan parked nearby, that drove off suddenly.  Deputies later learned that numerous people in 

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    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - Kootenai County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a woman caught driving on a suspended driver's license and a large amount of mail inside her car.  A deputy was conducting a directed patrol on W. Riverview near Post Falls after a mail carrier reported seeing several mailboxes open while out on route and a a dark colored sedan parked nearby, that drove off suddenly.  Deputies later learned that numerous people in 

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  • Bail set for Idaho men accused of shooting at 13-year-olds

    Bail set for Idaho men accused of shooting at 13-year-olds

    Friday, September 15 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-09-15 21:38:58 GMT
    Bail set for Idaho men accused of shooting at 13-year-oldsBail set for Idaho men accused of shooting at 13-year-olds

    SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) - Bail was set for two Idaho men accused of shooting at two 13-year-olds, striking one on the leg. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports that 42-year-old Leo Inwood and 52-year-old Eric Wood appeared in court on Thursday where a judge ordered the men to be held on bail set at $30,000 each. Authorities say Wood with Inwood present fired a handgun and a shotgun at the teenagers who were fishing near Priest River on Tuesday.

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    SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) - Bail was set for two Idaho men accused of shooting at two 13-year-olds, striking one on the leg. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports that 42-year-old Leo Inwood and 52-year-old Eric Wood appeared in court on Thursday where a judge ordered the men to be held on bail set at $30,000 each. Authorities say Wood with Inwood present fired a handgun and a shotgun at the teenagers who were fishing near Priest River on Tuesday.

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  • Idaho nurse accused of stealing pills takes plea deal

    Idaho nurse accused of stealing pills takes plea deal

    Friday, September 15 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-09-15 21:35:36 GMT
    Idaho nurse accused of stealing pills takes plea dealIdaho nurse accused of stealing pills takes plea deal

    CALWELL, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho nurse accused of stealing pills from nursing home residents pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports that 32-year-old Jennifer Talich made the guilty plea for the felony charge on Tuesday as part of a deal that dropped all other charges against her. The dropped charges included felony destruction of evidence and misdemeanor theft and possession of a controlled substance.

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    CALWELL, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho nurse accused of stealing pills from nursing home residents pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports that 32-year-old Jennifer Talich made the guilty plea for the felony charge on Tuesday as part of a deal that dropped all other charges against her. The dropped charges included felony destruction of evidence and misdemeanor theft and possession of a controlled substance.

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  • Police curtail two separate threats at north Idaho schools

    Police curtail two separate threats at north Idaho schools

    Friday, September 15 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-09-15 21:09:49 GMT

    SHOSHONE COUNTY, Idaho - On Thursday, the Kellogg Police Department was notified of a 10-year-old Kellogg boy who allegedly made threats to bring a weapon to his school, Pinehurst Elementary.  The Police Department quickly began investigating the case and for safety reason, two deputies from the Shoshone County Sheriff's Office were assigned to the school on Friday.  

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    SHOSHONE COUNTY, Idaho - On Thursday, the Kellogg Police Department was notified of a 10-year-old Kellogg boy who allegedly made threats to bring a weapon to his school, Pinehurst Elementary.  The Police Department quickly began investigating the case and for safety reason, two deputies from the Shoshone County Sheriff's Office were assigned to the school on Friday.  

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  • House fire spreads to nearby brush and closes southbound lanes of Highway 195

    House fire spreads to nearby brush and closes southbound lanes of Highway 195

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:09:58 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Firefighters battled simultaneously battled a house and brush fire Friday afternoon south of Spokane.  The fire started in a home near Highway 195 and Washington just before noon on Friday. As flames engulfed the home, the fire spread to nearby brush, but crews were able to get a handle on both before they continued to spread. 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Firefighters battled simultaneously battled a house and brush fire Friday afternoon south of Spokane.  The fire started in a home near Highway 195 and Washington just before noon on Friday. As flames engulfed the home, the fire spread to nearby brush, but crews were able to get a handle on both before they continued to spread. 

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  • Man killed in industrial accident at Merritt Brothers Lumber Co. in Athol

    Man killed in industrial accident at Merritt Brothers Lumber Co. in Athol

    Friday, September 15 2017 12:40 PM EDT2017-09-15 16:40:23 GMT

    ATHOL, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a 45-year-old man died after an industrial accident at Merritt Brothers Lumber Co. Officials say the man was trying to clear a piece of wood out of a machine when the accident happened just after 6:00 a.m. Friday morning. The man was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. 

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    ATHOL, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a 45-year-old man died after an industrial accident at Merritt Brothers Lumber Co. Officials say the man was trying to clear a piece of wood out of a machine when the accident happened just after 6:00 a.m. Friday morning. The man was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. 

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  • Trump invites 11-year-old boy to mow Rose Garden lawn

    Friday, September 15 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-09-15 15:17:09 GMT

    WASHINGTON - The president got what you might call a grassroots display of support at the White House, welcoming an 11-year-old Virginia boy who offered to help cut the lawn. President Donald Trump high-fived Frank Giaccio, who lives in the Washington suburb of Falls Church. The White House says Frank wrote Trump to say he admires the president's business acumen and runs his own neighborhood lawn-care business. 

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    WASHINGTON - The president got what you might call a grassroots display of support at the White House, welcoming an 11-year-old Virginia boy who offered to help cut the lawn. President Donald Trump high-fived Frank Giaccio, who lives in the Washington suburb of Falls Church. The White House says Frank wrote Trump to say he admires the president's business acumen and runs his own neighborhood lawn-care business. 

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  • Families of Freeman shooting victims release statement

    Families of Freeman shooting victims release statement

    Friday, September 15 2017 12:46 AM EDT2017-09-15 04:46:58 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - One day after a 15-year-old boy opened fire at Freeman High School, killing one student and injuring three more, the family of the victims taken to Sacred Heart released the following statement: 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - One day after a 15-year-old boy opened fire at Freeman High School, killing one student and injuring three more, the family of the victims taken to Sacred Heart released the following statement: 

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  • UPDATE: Suspect in Cheney kidnapping case arrested in Goldendale

    UPDATE: Suspect in Cheney kidnapping case arrested in Goldendale

    Friday, September 15 2017 12:45 AM EDT2017-09-15 04:45:51 GMT

    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - On September 14, 2017 at approximately, 2:13 p.m. Donovan Culps was taken into custody by members of the multi-jurisdictional  Yakima Violent Crime Task Force.  He was taken into custody in Klickitat County, in the Goldendale, WA. area following a short pursuit ending in a collision. 

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    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - On September 14, 2017 at approximately, 2:13 p.m. Donovan Culps was taken into custody by members of the multi-jurisdictional  Yakima Violent Crime Task Force.  He was taken into custody in Klickitat County, in the Goldendale, WA. area following a short pursuit ending in a collision. 

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  • Court Docs: Accused Freeman shooter told detectives he did it to 'teach everyone a lesson' about bullying

    Court Docs: Accused Freeman shooter told detectives he did it to 'teach everyone a lesson' about bullying

    Thursday, September 14 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-09-14 21:35:17 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The teenager accused of shooting and killing a Freeman High School student, and injuring three others, told detectives he did it to "teach everyone a lesson about what happens when you bully others," according to court documents released Thursday morning.  Suspect Caleb Sharpe told detectives he rode the bus to Freeman High School on Wednesday, entered the school from the back side and went up to the second floor.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The teenager accused of shooting and killing a Freeman High School student, and injuring three others, told detectives he did it to "teach everyone a lesson about what happens when you bully others," according to court documents released Thursday morning.  Suspect Caleb Sharpe told detectives he rode the bus to Freeman High School on Wednesday, entered the school from the back side and went up to the second floor.

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  • Threats close multiple Montana schools Thursday

    Threats close multiple Montana schools Thursday

    Thursday, September 14 2017 12:28 PM EDT2017-09-14 16:28:43 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. - Multiple school districts in northwestern Montana are closed Thursday due to threats against the schools.  Flathead Valley Community College is now closed.  West Glacier, Fair-Mont-Egan, Swan River, Stillwater Christian, Kalispell Montessori, Woodland Montessori, Deer Park, Helena Flats, Kila, Somers/Lakeside, and Olney/Bissell Schools are closed. Smith Valley, Marion, Creston, and Cayuse Prairie Schools are also closed.  

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    MISSOULA, Mont. - Multiple school districts in northwestern Montana are closed Thursday due to threats against the schools.  Flathead Valley Community College is now closed.  West Glacier, Fair-Mont-Egan, Swan River, Stillwater Christian, Kalispell Montessori, Woodland Montessori, Deer Park, Helena Flats, Kila, Somers/Lakeside, and Olney/Bissell Schools are closed. Smith Valley, Marion, Creston, and Cayuse Prairie Schools are also closed.  

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  • City of Spokane urges drivers to 'Give Real Change' with new signs and orange parking meters

    City of Spokane urges drivers to 'Give Real Change' with new signs and orange parking meters

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-09-13 01:25:42 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The City of Spokane is hoping to curb panhandling by give those who want to help the homeless an option other than handing them cash out of their car window.  Drivers will notice new signs as some of intersections Spokane Police have identified as hot spots for panhandling. Those that want to give money can call 311 and donate to money to programs in our community focused on helping the homeless.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The City of Spokane is hoping to curb panhandling by give those who want to help the homeless an option other than handing them cash out of their car window.  Drivers will notice new signs as some of intersections Spokane Police have identified as hot spots for panhandling. Those that want to give money can call 311 and donate to money to programs in our community focused on helping the homeless.

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  • What are the guidelines for inspecting fair rides in Washington

    What are the guidelines for inspecting fair rides in Washington

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 8:07 PM EDT2017-09-13 00:07:48 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The consumer product safety commission regulates how amusement rides are manufactured, but there is no federal oversight on how they're set up, maintained, or operated. That job is up to individual states, and in Washington, the Department of Labor and Industries regulates amusement park rides. We spoke to people at L and I and asked about an alert from the consumer product safety commission back in 2011.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The consumer product safety commission regulates how amusement rides are manufactured, but there is no federal oversight on how they're set up, maintained, or operated. That job is up to individual states, and in Washington, the Department of Labor and Industries regulates amusement park rides. We spoke to people at L and I and asked about an alert from the consumer product safety commission back in 2011.

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  • Additional funding needed for plan to put homeless in Spokane to work

    Additional funding needed for plan to put homeless in Spokane to work

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-09-12 21:16:58 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The President of Downtown Spokane says he has a plan in place to curb homelessness in Spokane, but the program just needs additional funding. "We have this program ready to launch," Mark Richard said on Facebook. "Goodwill will manage the program and is helping with funding along with the City and DSP." 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The President of Downtown Spokane says he has a plan in place to curb homelessness in Spokane, but the program just needs additional funding. "We have this program ready to launch," Mark Richard said on Facebook. "Goodwill will manage the program and is helping with funding along with the City and DSP." 

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  • PHOTOS: Spokane County Detectives search for armed robber who demanded money and cigars

    PHOTOS: Spokane County Detectives search for armed robber who demanded money and cigars

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 4:02 PM EDT2017-09-12 20:02:31 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Detectives with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office are asking for your help identifying an armed robbery suspect.  Deputies responded to an armed robbery at a gas station on W. Hastings on August 12, 2017 just after 3:00 a.m. The clerk said the man pulled a black semi-automatic handgun on him and demanded money and cigars. 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Detectives with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office are asking for your help identifying an armed robbery suspect.  Deputies responded to an armed robbery at a gas station on W. Hastings on August 12, 2017 just after 3:00 a.m. The clerk said the man pulled a black semi-automatic handgun on him and demanded money and cigars. 

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  • Chelan Co. Sheriff addresses meme of car plowing protesters on Chelan Co. Facebook page

    Chelan Co. Sheriff addresses meme of car plowing protesters on Chelan Co. Facebook page

    Monday, September 11 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-09-11 19:39:40 GMT

    CHELAN COUNTY, Wash. - The Chelan County Sheriff's Office says an employee accidentally posted a meme on the Chelan County Emergency Management Facebook page depicting protesters being hit by a car on Monday. The post stated, "I don't wish harm on anyone...but protesters don't belong in the road!" with an illustration below that said "All lives splatter ... nobody cares about your protest." 

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    CHELAN COUNTY, Wash. - The Chelan County Sheriff's Office says an employee accidentally posted a meme on the Chelan County Emergency Management Facebook page depicting protesters being hit by a car on Monday. The post stated, "I don't wish harm on anyone...but protesters don't belong in the road!" with an illustration below that said "All lives splatter ... nobody cares about your protest." 

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  • Mayo study: Your dog might help you sleep better

    Mayo study: Your dog might help you sleep better

    Monday, September 11 2017 1:58 PM EDT2017-09-11 17:58:06 GMT

    KHQ.COM - The answer to an age-old question: Is it good to let sleeping dogs lie - in our beds? Yes and no, according to sleep experts at the Mayo Clinic. The study, titled "The Effect of Dogs on Human Sleep in the Home Sleep Environment," offers this plainspoken goal: "to objectively assess whether a dog in the bedroom or bed disturbs sleep."

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    KHQ.COM - The answer to an age-old question: Is it good to let sleeping dogs lie - in our beds? Yes and no, according to sleep experts at the Mayo Clinic. The study, titled "The Effect of Dogs on Human Sleep in the Home Sleep Environment," offers this plainspoken goal: "to objectively assess whether a dog in the bedroom or bed disturbs sleep."

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  • Spokane woman inspires community with food business and recovery story

    Spokane woman inspires community with food business and recovery story

    Friday, September 8 2017 11:14 PM EDT2017-09-09 03:14:17 GMT
    @TheRecoveryStation Facebook Page@TheRecoveryStation Facebook Page

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane woman is inspiring people not just with her food or business, but with her story of recovery. Slaving over a hot stove, Jamie Davis gets ready for her lunch rush. "It's really good,” Davis said preparing some tacos. Her shop, the Recovery Station, sits on the corner of Trent and Freya in Spokane. She sells tacos, burgers, and sandwiches and she’s no rookie in the restaurant game. “I had two restaurants in Yakima 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane woman is inspiring people not just with her food or business, but with her story of recovery. Slaving over a hot stove, Jamie Davis gets ready for her lunch rush. "It's really good,” Davis said preparing some tacos. Her shop, the Recovery Station, sits on the corner of Trent and Freya in Spokane. She sells tacos, burgers, and sandwiches and she’s no rookie in the restaurant game. “I had two restaurants in Yakima 

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  • Area football games canceled due to smoke

    Area football games canceled due to smoke

    Friday, September 8 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-09-09 00:24:15 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - We're receiving word of high school football games being canceled in our area due to smoke.  So far we know that Ferris High School has canceled their game tomorrow night. We're told the team was playing another team from Denver and they canceled it on Thursday so that the Denver team would have enough time to cancel their flights.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - We're receiving word of high school football games being canceled in our area due to smoke.  So far we know that Ferris High School has canceled their game tomorrow night. We're told the team was playing another team from Denver and they canceled it on Thursday so that the Denver team would have enough time to cancel their flights.  

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  • K9 Khan captures two suspects in two nights

    K9 Khan captures two suspects in two nights

    Thursday, September 7 2017 6:02 PM EDT2017-09-07 22:02:31 GMT
    Courtesy Spokane County Sheriff's OfficeCourtesy Spokane County Sheriff's Office

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Deputy Tyler Kullman and his partner K9 Khan had two successful tracks for suspects on back to back nights resulting in both going to jail.  Both suspects ran and tried to hide but K9 Khan’s nose and determination prevailed, even locating one suspect hiding inside a Honey Bucket portable restroom.     Domestic Violence Assault Suspect Located:  On Wednesday evening, Spokane Valley Deputies 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Deputy Tyler Kullman and his partner K9 Khan had two successful tracks for suspects on back to back nights resulting in both going to jail.  Both suspects ran and tried to hide but K9 Khan’s nose and determination prevailed, even locating one suspect hiding inside a Honey Bucket portable restroom.     Domestic Violence Assault Suspect Located:  On Wednesday evening, Spokane Valley Deputies 

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  • Credit reporting firm Equifax says data breach could potentially affect 143 million US consumers

    Thursday, September 7 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-09-07 21:11:52 GMT

    ATLANTA - Equifax, which supplies credit information and other information services, said Thursday that a data breach could have potentially affected 143 million consumers in the United States. The population of the U.S. was about 324 million as of Jan. 1, 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, which means the Equifax incident affects a huge portion of the United States. 

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    ATLANTA - Equifax, which supplies credit information and other information services, said Thursday that a data breach could have potentially affected 143 million consumers in the United States. The population of the U.S. was about 324 million as of Jan. 1, 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, which means the Equifax incident affects a huge portion of the United States. 

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  • Man who admitted to shooting Coeur d'Alene Police Sergeant enters guilty plea to two charges

    Man who admitted to shooting Coeur d'Alene Police Sergeant enters guilty plea to two charges

    Thursday, September 7 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-09-07 20:37:14 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Jonathan Renfro, the man accused of murdering Coeur d'Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore, plead guilty to two of the charges he faces on Thursday.  Renfro entered a guilty plea to Grand Theft, which carries a maximum sentence of 14 years and Eluding a Peace Officer, which carries a maximum sentence of 5 years.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Jonathan Renfro, the man accused of murdering Coeur d'Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore, plead guilty to two of the charges he faces on Thursday.  Renfro entered a guilty plea to Grand Theft, which carries a maximum sentence of 14 years and Eluding a Peace Officer, which carries a maximum sentence of 5 years.

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  • Only eight dogs remain from forty transported from Texas to Spokane

    Only eight dogs remain from forty transported from Texas to Spokane

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-09-06 22:26:54 GMT
    Only 8 dogs remain from the 40 that were transported to Spokane from Texas. The Spokane Humane Society in partnership with San Antonio Pets Alive transported these dogs in order to make room in shelters for rescues from the floods. The Humane Society is expecting another transport later this week.>>
    Only 8 dogs remain from the 40 that were transported to Spokane from Texas. The Spokane Humane Society in partnership with San Antonio Pets Alive transported these dogs in order to make room in shelters for rescues from the floods. The Humane Society is expecting another transport later this week.>>
  • Man accused of shooting Idaho deputies pleads not guilty

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-09-06 20:47:36 GMT

    SANDPOINT, Idaho - A Blanchard man accused of shooting two deputies in northern Idaho pleaded not guilty to attempted first-degree murder. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports 31-year-old Adam Foster made the plea Tuesday in the 1st District Court, and a jury trial is scheduled for January 2018. Foster is accused of shooting Bonner County Sheriff's deputies Michael Gagnon and Justin Penn.

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    SANDPOINT, Idaho - A Blanchard man accused of shooting two deputies in northern Idaho pleaded not guilty to attempted first-degree murder. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports 31-year-old Adam Foster made the plea Tuesday in the 1st District Court, and a jury trial is scheduled for January 2018. Foster is accused of shooting Bonner County Sheriff's deputies Michael Gagnon and Justin Penn.

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  • Spokane Clean Air Agency: Worst air quality in recorded history

    Spokane Clean Air Agency: Worst air quality in recorded history

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-09-06 19:52:44 GMT
    According to the Spokane Clean Air Agency, yesterday was the worst air quality since the agency started keeping records in 1999. The previous record was 224 AQI and yesterday we reached 254. The City of Spokane is giving out free respiration masks at the Spokane Police Department, S.N.A.P. headquarters, and the Volunteers of America headquarters.>>
    According to the Spokane Clean Air Agency, yesterday was the worst air quality since the agency started keeping records in 1999. The previous record was 224 AQI and yesterday we reached 254. The City of Spokane is giving out free respiration masks at the Spokane Police Department, S.N.A.P. headquarters, and the Volunteers of America headquarters.>>
  • FIRE MODE: Full list of fires burning in Washington, Idaho and Montana

    FIRE MODE: Full list of fires burning in Washington, Idaho and Montana

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 9:45 PM EDT2017-09-06 01:45:02 GMT

    WILD KHQ.COM - Wondering where all the wildfires are burning in our region and how big they are? This is a complete list of all the fires currently burning in Washington, Idaho and Montana. We will try to keep the list as updated as possible. You can also use the interactive map inside the story to see exactly where fires are burning relative to your location.

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    WILD KHQ.COM - Wondering where all the wildfires are burning in our region and how big they are? This is a complete list of all the fires currently burning in Washington, Idaho and Montana. We will try to keep the list as updated as possible. You can also use the interactive map inside the story to see exactly where fires are burning relative to your location.

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  • Spokane County District Court Judge Gregory Tripp to retire

    Spokane County District Court Judge Gregory Tripp to retire

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-09-05 22:24:04 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - The Honorable Gregory J. Tripp has informed the Spokane County Board of Commissioners that he will be retiring effective September 29, 2017. 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - The Honorable Gregory J. Tripp has informed the Spokane County Board of Commissioners that he will be retiring effective September 29, 2017. 

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  • Washington schools 2nd worst in US for chronic absenteeism

    Washington schools 2nd worst in US for chronic absenteeism

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-09-05 21:51:03 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - A new report shows nearly 17 percent of students in Washington are chronically absent from school, meaning that each misses at least 18 days of instruction. The Seattle Times reports a new national report, "Portraits of Change," analyzing attendance rates, notes in 28 percent of Washington schools almost a third of all students are missing weeks of classwork.

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    SEATTLE (AP) - A new report shows nearly 17 percent of students in Washington are chronically absent from school, meaning that each misses at least 18 days of instruction. The Seattle Times reports a new national report, "Portraits of Change," analyzing attendance rates, notes in 28 percent of Washington schools almost a third of all students are missing weeks of classwork.

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  • Colville Tribal Police searching for missing woman

    Colville Tribal Police searching for missing woman

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-09-05 20:26:02 GMT

    COLVILLE, Wash. - Colville Tribal Police are hoping you can help them locate a woman who hasn't been seen since September 1, 2017.  Details are limited ,but police say Toni Seylor was last heard from on September 1 in the Keller area. Seylor drives a black Subaru Forester with license plate number 714ZEJ.  If you have any information please contact the Tribal Police at 634-2472.

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    COLVILLE, Wash. - Colville Tribal Police are hoping you can help them locate a woman who hasn't been seen since September 1, 2017.  Details are limited ,but police say Toni Seylor was last heard from on September 1 in the Keller area. Seylor drives a black Subaru Forester with license plate number 714ZEJ.  If you have any information please contact the Tribal Police at 634-2472.

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  • McMorris-Rodgers releases statement on DACA

    McMorris-Rodgers releases statement on DACA

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 12:16 PM EDT2017-09-05 16:16:11 GMT

    WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has announced that it will wind down a program protecting young immigrants from deportation. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday called the program known as DACA as an "unconstitutional exercise of authority by the executive branch." He says the Trump administration is urging Congress to find an alternate way to protect young immigrants brought into the country illegally as children. 

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    WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has announced that it will wind down a program protecting young immigrants from deportation. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday called the program known as DACA as an "unconstitutional exercise of authority by the executive branch." He says the Trump administration is urging Congress to find an alternate way to protect young immigrants brought into the country illegally as children. 

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  • How you can help with fire relief efforts in Montana

    How you can help with fire relief efforts in Montana

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 10:49 AM EDT2017-09-05 14:49:45 GMT

    MISSOULA, Mont. - There are several organizations in the Treasure State extending a helping hand. If you're not near the fires but want to help, these organizations make it easy to donate online. The 406 Family Aid Foundation is a foundation which aims to help those in need in western Montana. A link on their website allows you to donate and all donations go directly those evacuated due to the Lolo Peak Fire. 

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    MISSOULA, Mont. - There are several organizations in the Treasure State extending a helping hand. If you're not near the fires but want to help, these organizations make it easy to donate online. The 406 Family Aid Foundation is a foundation which aims to help those in need in western Montana. A link on their website allows you to donate and all donations go directly those evacuated due to the Lolo Peak Fire. 

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  • DUI crash injures five on Highway 395 near Deer Park Monday night

    DUI crash injures five on Highway 395 near Deer Park Monday night

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 9:07 AM EDT2017-09-05 13:07:43 GMT

    DEER PARK, Wash. - Five people were injured, including three children, in a DUI crash near Deer Park Monday night.  The Washington State Patrol says 23-year-old Kelly Walsh of Spokane was heading south on Highway 395 when he attempted to turn onto Crawford Road and pulled out in front an SUV heading north on 395, hitting it head-on. WSP says at least one person had to be extricated from the wreckage. 

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    DEER PARK, Wash. - Five people were injured, including three children, in a DUI crash near Deer Park Monday night.  The Washington State Patrol says 23-year-old Kelly Walsh of Spokane was heading south on Highway 395 when he attempted to turn onto Crawford Road and pulled out in front an SUV heading north on 395, hitting it head-on. WSP says at least one person had to be extricated from the wreckage. 

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  • Boating citations up in 2017 in Kootenai County

    Boating citations up in 2017 in Kootenai County

    Monday, September 4 2017 9:13 PM EDT2017-09-05 01:13:17 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A deadly boat crash took the lives of three people on Lake Coeur d'Alene on July 30, 2016. Since then boating citations on Kootenai County waters haven’t just increased, they’ve skyrocketed. “We’ve just stepped up safety instruction stops, traffic stops, and I think the public is taking notice of that,” said Deputy Sheriff with the KCSO Marine Division, Tanner Cox.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A deadly boat crash took the lives of three people on Lake Coeur d'Alene on July 30, 2016. Since then boating citations on Kootenai County waters haven’t just increased, they’ve skyrocketed. “We’ve just stepped up safety instruction stops, traffic stops, and I think the public is taking notice of that,” said Deputy Sheriff with the KCSO Marine Division, Tanner Cox.

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  • Law enforcement searches for wanted man considered armed and dangerous near Republic

    Law enforcement searches for wanted man considered armed and dangerous near Republic

    Monday, September 4 2017 9:53 AM EDT2017-09-04 13:53:38 GMT
    Robert Showers Jr.Robert Showers Jr.

    REPUBLIC, Wash. - The U.S. Marshals Office is asking for the public's help locating a dangerous and potentially armed felon. Robert W. Showers, 49, is wanted and evaded law enforcement capture near 121 Lambert Creek Road in Republic, WA overnight. Showers was last known to be on foot in the vicinity of Lambert Creek Road.  He is considered a dangerous individual. He may be hiding in neighbors’ barns or other structures. He may also try to go to Kettle Falls, WA.

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    REPUBLIC, Wash. - The U.S. Marshals Office is asking for the public's help locating a dangerous and potentially armed felon. Robert W. Showers, 49, is wanted and evaded law enforcement capture near 121 Lambert Creek Road in Republic, WA overnight. Showers was last known to be on foot in the vicinity of Lambert Creek Road.  He is considered a dangerous individual. He may be hiding in neighbors’ barns or other structures. He may also try to go to Kettle Falls, WA.

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  • Fancher double fire in Medical Lake now 100% contained

    Fancher double fire in Medical Lake now 100% contained

    Monday, September 4 2017 9:42 AM EDT2017-09-04 13:42:24 GMT

    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - The Fancher Double Fire burning in Medical Lake is now 100% contained. Two engines stayed on scene Sunday night and more resources will be brought in Monday morning to monitor the flames and make sure the fire it out. The fire had grown to more than 200 acres in size since it started Sunday.

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    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - The Fancher Double Fire burning in Medical Lake is now 100% contained. Two engines stayed on scene Sunday night and more resources will be brought in Monday morning to monitor the flames and make sure the fire it out. The fire had grown to more than 200 acres in size since it started Sunday.

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  • Idaho school to serve deaf, hard-of-hearing preschoolers

    Idaho school to serve deaf, hard-of-hearing preschoolers

    Sunday, September 3 2017 6:29 PM EDT2017-09-03 22:29:40 GMT

    (AP) - Borah Elementary is the first location in North Idaho to offer a Total Communication preschool classroom that will serve deaf and hard-of-hearing children as they prepare for their educational futures. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports the preschool opens this school year.

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    (AP) - Borah Elementary is the first location in North Idaho to offer a Total Communication preschool classroom that will serve deaf and hard-of-hearing children as they prepare for their educational futures. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports the preschool opens this school year.

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  • The Latest: Fire evacuation ordered in Glacier National Park

    The Latest: Fire evacuation ordered in Glacier National Park

    Sunday, September 3 2017 3:42 PM EDT2017-09-03 19:42:26 GMT

    (AP) - The Latest on Montana's wildfires (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Glacier National Park officials have ordered the evacuation of all residents, campers, and tourists from one of the most popular areas of the park. The order that took effect Sunday morning affects the Lake McDonald area, the western side of the dizzying Going-to-the Sun Road and some of the most visited trails in the park.

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    (AP) - The Latest on Montana's wildfires (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Glacier National Park officials have ordered the evacuation of all residents, campers, and tourists from one of the most popular areas of the park. The order that took effect Sunday morning affects the Lake McDonald area, the western side of the dizzying Going-to-the Sun Road and some of the most visited trails in the park.

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  • The Latest: 6 hikers rescued after 140 trapped by wildfires

    The Latest: 6 hikers rescued after 140 trapped by wildfires

    Sunday, September 3 2017 2:56 PM EDT2017-09-03 18:56:48 GMT

    (AP) - The Latest on the Oregon hikers awaiting rescue due to the growing wildfires (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Officials say six hikers have been rescued after more than 100 were trapped overnight between two wildfires on an Oregon trail. The Hood River County Sheriff's Office says family and friends can reunite with the hikers at the Eagle Creek Fish Hatchery.

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    (AP) - The Latest on the Oregon hikers awaiting rescue due to the growing wildfires (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Officials say six hikers have been rescued after more than 100 were trapped overnight between two wildfires on an Oregon trail. The Hood River County Sheriff's Office says family and friends can reunite with the hikers at the Eagle Creek Fish Hatchery.

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  • Friends and family remember 22-year-old Gagandeep Singh

    Friends and family remember 22-year-old Gagandeep Singh

    Sunday, September 3 2017 1:02 PM EDT2017-09-03 17:02:04 GMT

    Brian Campbell couldn't believe all of the cab drivers that showed up at Spokane International Airport to send off 22-year-old Gagandeep Singh. "This is above and beyond anything I've seen," said Brian Campbell. Local Spokane cab drivers gave one final memorial send off to their friend and colleague Gagandeep Singh.

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    Brian Campbell couldn't believe all of the cab drivers that showed up at Spokane International Airport to send off 22-year-old Gagandeep Singh. "This is above and beyond anything I've seen," said Brian Campbell. Local Spokane cab drivers gave one final memorial send off to their friend and colleague Gagandeep Singh.

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  • Duo steals tip bag from Hillyard pot shop

    Duo steals tip bag from Hillyard pot shop

    Saturday, September 2 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-09-03 02:10:59 GMT

    Mary Jane's in Hillyard is looking for two men after they took a tip bag full of cash, “the other day we had a guy come in obviously not interested in buying anything," said Thomas Lloyd. The man in the white shirt cased the store and made small talk with Thomas; but, before he left he looked into one of the paper bags sitting on the counter right in front of the register.

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    Mary Jane's in Hillyard is looking for two men after they took a tip bag full of cash, “the other day we had a guy come in obviously not interested in buying anything," said Thomas Lloyd. The man in the white shirt cased the store and made small talk with Thomas; but, before he left he looked into one of the paper bags sitting on the counter right in front of the register.

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  • Washington Governor issues state of emergency in all counties across the state

    Washington Governor issues state of emergency in all counties across the state

    Saturday, September 2 2017 9:23 PM EDT2017-09-03 01:23:23 GMT

    Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed a state of emergency due to growing wildfire concerns. A state of emergency allows the Washington Nation Guard to help fight wildfires across the state and directs state agencies to utilize state resources to assist affected areas. East of the Cascades, firefighters are battling the Jolly Mountain Fire in Kittitas County. The fire has grown to over 14,500-acres and has caused Level 2 and 3 evacuations for nearly 4,000 homes.

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    Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed a state of emergency due to growing wildfire concerns. A state of emergency allows the Washington Nation Guard to help fight wildfires across the state and directs state agencies to utilize state resources to assist affected areas. East of the Cascades, firefighters are battling the Jolly Mountain Fire in Kittitas County. The fire has grown to over 14,500-acres and has caused Level 2 and 3 evacuations for nearly 4,000 homes.

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  • Wolf killed in Washington state after 5th cattle attack

    Wolf killed in Washington state after 5th cattle attack

    Saturday, September 2 2017 7:31 PM EDT2017-09-02 23:31:47 GMT

    (AP) - The state Department of Fish and Wildlife says a wolf has been killed in Washington state in an effort to stop attacks on cattle in Ferry County. The Spokesman-Review reported Friday that the killed animal was from the Sherman wolf pack. Officials believe the cattle kill on Monday was the fifth time the Sherman pack has attacked within the Colville National Forest.

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    (AP) - The state Department of Fish and Wildlife says a wolf has been killed in Washington state in an effort to stop attacks on cattle in Ferry County. The Spokesman-Review reported Friday that the killed animal was from the Sherman wolf pack. Officials believe the cattle kill on Monday was the fifth time the Sherman pack has attacked within the Colville National Forest.

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  • Retired K9 Laslo to be a dad of 9 puppies

    Retired K9 Laslo to be a dad of 9 puppies

    Saturday, September 2 2017 3:35 PM EDT2017-09-02 19:35:07 GMT
    The well-known K9 has announced on his Facebook page that his "girlfriend" will be expecting 9 puppies in a couple of weeks. According to the post, some of the puppies will be sold but Laslo is hoping to "train one for future police work." Congratulations, K9 Laslo! >>
    The well-known K9 has announced on his Facebook page that his "girlfriend" will be expecting 9 puppies in a couple of weeks. According to the post, some of the puppies will be sold but Laslo is hoping to "train one for future police work." Congratulations, K9 Laslo! >>
  • State issues mobilization for Jolly Mountain Fire

    State issues mobilization for Jolly Mountain Fire

    Saturday, September 2 2017 1:24 PM EDT2017-09-02 17:24:04 GMT

    State fire assistance has been mobilized to support local firefighters working to contain the Jolly Mountain Fire. Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste approved the mobilization at midnight last night. The 13,676-acre fire is burning mainly grass, brush, and timber and is located 6 miles north of Cle Elum in Kittitas County. Around 3,800 homes are threatened in the area causing Level 2 and 3 evacuation orders to be put in place.

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    State fire assistance has been mobilized to support local firefighters working to contain the Jolly Mountain Fire. Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste approved the mobilization at midnight last night. The 13,676-acre fire is burning mainly grass, brush, and timber and is located 6 miles north of Cle Elum in Kittitas County. Around 3,800 homes are threatened in the area causing Level 2 and 3 evacuation orders to be put in place.

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  • PHOTOS: Crews say Rimrock fire now 100% contained, started by campfire

    PHOTOS: Crews say Rimrock fire now 100% contained, started by campfire

    Friday, September 1 2017 11:55 PM EDT2017-09-02 03:55:19 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Firefighters are battling a 3-alarm brush fire burning west of Spokane near Palisades Park. Crews are fighting the fire from the ground and air. As of 2:30 p.m., Level 1 evacuations have been issued for homes on Grove Road and Houston Road. Fire officials estimate the fire is about 6-10 acres as of 2:50 p.m.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Firefighters are battling a 3-alarm brush fire burning west of Spokane near Palisades Park. Crews are fighting the fire from the ground and air. As of 2:30 p.m., Level 1 evacuations have been issued for homes on Grove Road and Houston Road. Fire officials estimate the fire is about 6-10 acres as of 2:50 p.m.

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  • Horse dies after colliding with van in south-central Idaho

    Horse dies after colliding with van in south-central Idaho

    Friday, September 1 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-09-01 21:51:12 GMT

    TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Law enforcement officials in south-central Idaho say a horse has been killed after it was hit by a minivan on U.S. 93. According to the Twin Falls Sheriff's Department, 23-year-old Jacob R. Delmar was traveling northbound on Friday near Twin Falls when a horse entered his lane of travel. Official say Delmar collided with the horse, causing the horse to tear through the van and rip the van's roof completely off. 

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    TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Law enforcement officials in south-central Idaho say a horse has been killed after it was hit by a minivan on U.S. 93. According to the Twin Falls Sheriff's Department, 23-year-old Jacob R. Delmar was traveling northbound on Friday near Twin Falls when a horse entered his lane of travel. Official say Delmar collided with the horse, causing the horse to tear through the van and rip the van's roof completely off. 

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  • Man accused of killing Spokane Valley cab driver to undergo mental health evaluation

    Man accused of killing Spokane Valley cab driver to undergo mental health evaluation

    Friday, September 1 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-09-01 19:29:50 GMT

    SANDPOINT, Idaho - The Puyallup man accused of killing a Spokane Valley cab driver was ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation on Friday, which will put criminal proceedings on hold.  Chief Public Defender Janet Whitney moved for 19-year-old Jacob Coleman to undergo an evaluation because of statements he made to investigators after his arrest, according to the Bonner County Daily Bee. 

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    SANDPOINT, Idaho - The Puyallup man accused of killing a Spokane Valley cab driver was ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation on Friday, which will put criminal proceedings on hold.  Chief Public Defender Janet Whitney moved for 19-year-old Jacob Coleman to undergo an evaluation because of statements he made to investigators after his arrest, according to the Bonner County Daily Bee. 

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  • Dennis Magner pleads not guilty to manslaughter charges connected to fatal 2016 Lake CDA boat crash

    Dennis Magner pleads not guilty to manslaughter charges connected to fatal 2016 Lake CDA boat crash

    Friday, September 1 2017 11:50 AM EDT2017-09-01 15:50:25 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Dennis Magner entered a not guilty plea to all charges Friday morning in connection to a boat crash on Lake Coeur d'Alene in July 2016 that killed three people.  Magner has been charged with three counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of conspiracy to conceal evidence.  

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Dennis Magner entered a not guilty plea to all charges Friday morning in connection to a boat crash on Lake Coeur d'Alene in July 2016 that killed three people.  Magner has been charged with three counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of conspiracy to conceal evidence.  

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  • SCRAPS looking for owner of iguana they rescued in the Gonzaga area

    SCRAPS looking for owner of iguana they rescued in the Gonzaga area

    Thursday, August 31 2017 5:14 PM EDT2017-08-31 21:14:37 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Are you missing your iguana? SCRAPS may have found it.  SCRAPS received a call about an iguana in a tree in the Gonzaga District on Thursday. The lizard was about 15 feet up when the officer arrived and had part of its tail missing, along with a cut on its nose.  SCRAPS took the reptile to its shelter, but they are now looking for the owner. If it's yours, you can redeem it at SCRAPS

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Are you missing your iguana? SCRAPS may have found it.  SCRAPS received a call about an iguana in a tree in the Gonzaga District on Thursday. The lizard was about 15 feet up when the officer arrived and had part of its tail missing, along with a cut on its nose.  SCRAPS took the reptile to its shelter, but they are now looking for the owner. If it's yours, you can redeem it at SCRAPS

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  • UPDATE: Detectives arrest man suspect of robbing Millwood 7-11 with a knife; Second suspect still on the loose

    UPDATE: Detectives arrest man suspect of robbing Millwood 7-11 with a knife; Second suspect still on the loose

    Thursday, August 31 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-08-31 21:03:26 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Spokane County Detectives were able to identify and arrest the man suspected of robbing a Millwood 7-11 earlier this week with a knife thanks to your tips.  After reviewing tips, detectives confirmed the man in the surveillance photos was Darryl J. Chase.  Chase was located Wednesday afternoon and taken into custody without incident. The second suspect has not yet been identified. 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Spokane County Detectives were able to identify and arrest the man suspected of robbing a Millwood 7-11 earlier this week with a knife thanks to your tips.  After reviewing tips, detectives confirmed the man in the surveillance photos was Darryl J. Chase.  Chase was located Wednesday afternoon and taken into custody without incident. The second suspect has not yet been identified. 

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  • Spokane man sentenced to 23 years in prison for child rape and molestation

    Spokane man sentenced to 23 years in prison for child rape and molestation

    Thursday, August 31 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-08-31 20:38:17 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - 47-year-old Troy L. Steenhard (AKA: Bloor) was sentenced to a minimum of 285 months (23 years, 9 months) in prison after a jury found him guilty of Rape of a Child and two counts of Child Molestation last month, according to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office. Steenhard was arrested earlier this year by Sexual Assault Detective Rob Satake on Valentine's Day this year after a 2-month long investigation.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - 47-year-old Troy L. Steenhard (AKA: Bloor) was sentenced to a minimum of 285 months (23 years, 9 months) in prison after a jury found him guilty of Rape of a Child and two counts of Child Molestation last month, according to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office. Steenhard was arrested earlier this year by Sexual Assault Detective Rob Satake on Valentine's Day this year after a 2-month long investigation.

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  • PHOTOS: Back to School 2017

    PHOTOS: Back to School 2017

    Thursday, August 31 2017 12:38 PM EDT2017-08-31 16:38:37 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Can you believe it's back to school time already?  Many districts went back to school this week, including Spokane Public Schools on Thursday. As always, we asked you for your best back to school photos, and as always, you didn't disappoint.  Take a look at the slideshow above and if you have a photo you'd like to share, please send it to us on our Facebook page! 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Can you believe it's back to school time already?  Many districts went back to school this week, including Spokane Public Schools on Thursday. As always, we asked you for your best back to school photos, and as always, you didn't disappoint.  Take a look at the slideshow above and if you have a photo you'd like to share, please send it to us on our Facebook page! 

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  • Drinking a beer and other easy ways you can help Hurricane Harvey victims

    Drinking a beer and other easy ways you can help Hurricane Harvey victims

    Thursday, August 31 2017 10:38 AM EDT2017-08-31 14:38:33 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - From now until September 5, drinking a beer at Manito Tap House or The Blackbird can help victims of Hurricane Harvey. For every pint of Red White & No-Li sold at those two restaurants, they will donate $1 to relief organizations, and No-Li will match those donations, too! Drink up! (responsibly)! You can also donate while grocery shopping.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - From now until September 5, drinking a beer at Manito Tap House or The Blackbird can help victims of Hurricane Harvey. For every pint of Red White & No-Li sold at those two restaurants, they will donate $1 to relief organizations, and No-Li will match those donations, too! Drink up! (responsibly)! You can also donate while grocery shopping.

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  • Spokane Humane Society to rescue 40 dogs to free up space in Texas shelters

    Spokane Humane Society to rescue 40 dogs to free up space in Texas shelters

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-08-31 00:21:58 GMT

    40 dogs will be transported to Spokane by the Spokane Humane Society and San Antonio Pets Alive to free up space in Texas shelters to care for the flood victims. San Antonio Pets Alive brought back 26 kittens, cats, and dogs from the outskirts of Houston on Monday alone. They expect to receive an estimated 70 animals from the devastated areas. The Spokane Humane Society is anticipating another transport later in September as more animals are recovered.

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    40 dogs will be transported to Spokane by the Spokane Humane Society and San Antonio Pets Alive to free up space in Texas shelters to care for the flood victims. San Antonio Pets Alive brought back 26 kittens, cats, and dogs from the outskirts of Houston on Monday alone. They expect to receive an estimated 70 animals from the devastated areas. The Spokane Humane Society is anticipating another transport later in September as more animals are recovered.

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  • Spokane Police on shooting call switch gears to search for naked father of unattended children

    Spokane Police on shooting call switch gears to search for naked father of unattended children

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-08-30 20:49:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police officers responding to a shooting call at 9th and Perry Tuesday night were notified by a citizen of three young children who had been left unattended at their home for several hours.  Officers located the children and began to look for the parents. They learned that a report several hours earlier of a naked man running through Liberty Park might be the father of the children.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police officers responding to a shooting call at 9th and Perry Tuesday night were notified by a citizen of three young children who had been left unattended at their home for several hours.  Officers located the children and began to look for the parents. They learned that a report several hours earlier of a naked man running through Liberty Park might be the father of the children.

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  • PHOTOS: McConnell Hotel in uptown Kellogg burns down

    PHOTOS: McConnell Hotel in uptown Kellogg burns down

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 10:38 AM EDT2017-08-30 14:38:25 GMT

    KELLOGG, Idaho - Multiple buildings caught fire Tuesday afternoon in uptown Kellogg, including the historic McConnell Hotel, which is a complete loss. Video sent to us from viewers shows the McConnell Hotel completely engulfed in flames. When crews finally got the flames under control, the building was just a shell. 

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    KELLOGG, Idaho - Multiple buildings caught fire Tuesday afternoon in uptown Kellogg, including the historic McConnell Hotel, which is a complete loss. Video sent to us from viewers shows the McConnell Hotel completely engulfed in flames. When crews finally got the flames under control, the building was just a shell. 

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  • How one Colbert elementary school without air-conditioning plans to keep students cool

    How one Colbert elementary school without air-conditioning plans to keep students cool

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-08-30 01:02:23 GMT

    COLBERT, Wash. - In one week, students in the Mead School District will return to the classroom. At Midway Elementary School, things will look a lot different; the school is currently being renovated.“A lot has happened over the summer,” said Principal Josh Westermann. 

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    COLBERT, Wash. - In one week, students in the Mead School District will return to the classroom. At Midway Elementary School, things will look a lot different; the school is currently being renovated.“A lot has happened over the summer,” said Principal Josh Westermann. 

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  • Bonner Co. Deputies: Puyallup man murders Spokane Valley cab driver

    Bonner Co. Deputies: Puyallup man murders Spokane Valley cab driver

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 8:34 PM EDT2017-08-30 00:34:38 GMT

    BONNER COUNTY, Idaho - The Bonner County Sheriff's Office arrested a 19-year-old Puyallup man and charged him with murdering a 22-year-old Spokane cab driver because he said he mad after being denied entry into Gonzaga University.  The Sheriff's Office says Jacob Coleman flew from Seattle to Spokane on Monday with the intention of starting a new semester at Gonzaga University.

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    BONNER COUNTY, Idaho - The Bonner County Sheriff's Office arrested a 19-year-old Puyallup man and charged him with murdering a 22-year-old Spokane cab driver because he said he mad after being denied entry into Gonzaga University.  The Sheriff's Office says Jacob Coleman flew from Seattle to Spokane on Monday with the intention of starting a new semester at Gonzaga University.

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  • "Doggie Dips' happening this week in Spokane at city pools

    "Doggie Dips' happening this week in Spokane at city pools

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-08-29 22:21:39 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Unfortunately summer is coming to an end. Kids are heading back to school and that means pools will be closing soon. But not before they go to the dogs! Before closing their doors for the season, many City pools will open their doggie doors to your four-legged friends. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Unfortunately summer is coming to an end. Kids are heading back to school and that means pools will be closing soon. But not before they go to the dogs! Before closing their doors for the season, many City pools will open their doggie doors to your four-legged friends. 

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  • Resident advisor arrested in connection to bomb threats at WSU's Stimson Hall

    Resident advisor arrested in connection to bomb threats at WSU's Stimson Hall

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-08-29 21:29:20 GMT

    PULLMAN, Wash. - The Washington State University Police Department arrested and booked an 18-year-old sophomore in connection to recent bomb threats at Stimson Hall. WSU Police arrested 18-year-old Jose Andres Tecuatl on three counts of alleged Threatening to Bomb and three counts of alleged Felony Harassment. 

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    PULLMAN, Wash. - The Washington State University Police Department arrested and booked an 18-year-old sophomore in connection to recent bomb threats at Stimson Hall. WSU Police arrested 18-year-old Jose Andres Tecuatl on three counts of alleged Threatening to Bomb and three counts of alleged Felony Harassment. 

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  • PHOTOS: 7-11 employee grabs knife out of robber's hand; Suspects still on the loose

    PHOTOS: 7-11 employee grabs knife out of robber's hand; Suspects still on the loose

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-08-29 21:03:56 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Detectives with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office are hoping you can help them identify two men who robbed a 7-11 in Millwood early Tuesday morning. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Detectives with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office are hoping you can help them identify two men who robbed a 7-11 in Millwood early Tuesday morning. The employee told deputies he confronted a man who was trying to hide an energy drink behind his back. The suspect then set the drink down and began demanding money. 

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  • How you can help with Hurricane Harvey relief

    How you can help with Hurricane Harvey relief

    Monday, August 28 2017 10:01 PM EDT2017-08-29 02:01:28 GMT

    HOUSTON - If you've been watching the devastating coming from the Houston area after Hurricane Harvey, you may be wondering how you can help with relief. There are several options if you're interested.  Here's what we found:  National Organizations:  The American Red Cross is accepting donations on its website, or you can text HARVEY to 90999 to donate $10.  

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    HOUSTON - If you've been watching the devastating coming from the Houston area after Hurricane Harvey, you may be wondering how you can help with relief. There are several options if you're interested.  Here's what we found:  National Organizations:  The American Red Cross is accepting donations on its website, or you can text HARVEY to 90999 to donate $10.  

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  • Coeur d'Alene man says he was sucker punched outside midtown bar

    Coeur d'Alene man says he was sucker punched outside midtown bar

    Monday, August 28 2017 9:59 PM EDT2017-08-29 01:59:57 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - "They wouldn't even let me blow my nose because they were afraid that chunks of my skull were going to get into my brain and kill me."

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - "They wouldn't even let me blow my nose because they were afraid that chunks of my skull were going to get into my brain and kill me." When you met Joshua Edelblute, it may be a little hard to understand what he’s saying. Edelblute’s mouth is wired shut due to his jaw being broken Saturday night. “My tongue and my teeth were sheared in half and I just knew it was bad news,” he said.

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  • Teenagers charged with murdering Airway Heights father after noise complaint make first appearances

    Teenagers charged with murdering Airway Heights father after noise complaint make first appearances

    Monday, August 28 2017 9:57 PM EDT2017-08-29 01:57:18 GMT

    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - Two teens have been charged with second-degree murder after investigators say they beat a 53-year-old man to death when he asked them to be quiet early Friday morning in Airway Heights, according to court documents released on Monday. Officers arrived on scene early Friday morning to find two men laying on the ground covered in blood at an apartment complex on Hayford Road.

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    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - Two teens have been charged with second-degree murder after investigators say they beat a 53-year-old man to death when he asked them to be quiet early Friday morning in Airway Heights, according to court documents released on Monday. Officers arrived on scene early Friday morning to find two men laying on the ground covered in blood at an apartment complex on Hayford Road.

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  • Spokane man, woman stranded in Texas as Harvey batters Houston

    Monday, August 28 2017 9:39 PM EDT2017-08-29 01:39:30 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane man and woman are stuck in Texas as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to bring strong winds, rain and flooding to the Lone Star State. “I’m in a very safe place compared to many others in the city,” said Simon Thompson. “It looks exactly the same outside all the time and it’s just dark.” Thompson is stranded at a hotel in Houston. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane man and woman are stuck in Texas as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to bring strong winds, rain and flooding to the Lone Star State. “I’m in a very safe place compared to many others in the city,” said Simon Thompson. “It looks exactly the same outside all the time and it’s just dark.” Thompson is stranded at a hotel in Houston. 

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  • Firefighting gear stolen from Stevens County volunteer

    Firefighting gear stolen from Stevens County volunteer

    Monday, August 28 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-08-29 01:02:26 GMT

    STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - A volunteer with Stevens County Fire District #1 had some important equipment stolen from their car while on duty Sunday and they're hoping you can help them get it back.  The theft happened at Station 3 along Swenson Road in Williams Valley Sunday afternoon. 

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    STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - A volunteer with Stevens County Fire District #1 had some important equipment stolen from their car while on duty Sunday and they're hoping you can help them get it back.  The theft happened at Station 3 along Swenson Road in Williams Valley Sunday afternoon. 

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  • Mother who died after being hit by car in north Spokane Costco parking lot officially identified

    Mother who died after being hit by car in north Spokane Costco parking lot officially identified

    Monday, August 28 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-08-28 22:17:21 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane mother who was hit in the parking lot of Costco on North Division earlier this month has officially been identified by the Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office.  45-year-old Yelena Ivanov was hit by a car in the parking lot on August 16. She was rushed to the hospital in critical condition and passed away nine days later. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane mother who was hit in the parking lot of Costco on North Division earlier this month has officially been identified by the Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office.  45-year-old Yelena Ivanov was hit by a car in the parking lot on August 16. She was rushed to the hospital in critical condition and passed away nine days later. 

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  • Idaho couple arrested in connection to death in Montana

    Idaho couple arrested in connection to death in Montana

    Saturday, August 26 2017 12:19 AM EDT2017-08-26 04:19:40 GMT

    LIBBY, Mont. (AP) - Law enforcement officials say an Idaho couple has been arrested in connection to a suspicious death in extreme northwestern Montana. Lincoln County Sheriff's office announced Friday that 28-yearold Ezra Skinner and 27-year-old Sarah Carpenter Skinner are being held without bail and are facing homicide charges. According to authorities, 31-year-old Travis Gillett was shot and killed sometime in mid-January. Gillett - 

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    LIBBY, Mont. (AP) - Law enforcement officials say an Idaho couple has been arrested in connection to a suspicious death in extreme northwestern Montana. Lincoln County Sheriff's office announced Friday that 28-yearold Ezra Skinner and 27-year-old Sarah Carpenter Skinner are being held without bail and are facing homicide charges. According to authorities, 31-year-old Travis Gillett was shot and killed sometime in mid-January. Gillett - 

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  • Getting results: mother able to return clothes again

    Getting results: mother able to return clothes again

    Saturday, August 26 2017 12:05 AM EDT2017-08-26 04:05:37 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - We told last week about a Spokane Valley mother who went back to school clothes shopping for her 11-year-old son who has leukemia. She says his clothing size is constantly changing. She's made JCPenney her go-to store and each month she'll buy and return things that won't work. Recently, she went to the Spokane Valley JCPenney and couldn't return anything. After contacting the corporate offices for JCPenney, 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - We told last week about a Spokane Valley mother who went back to school clothes shopping for her 11-year-old son who has leukemia. She says his clothing size is constantly changing. She's made JCPenney her go-to store and each month she'll buy and return things that won't work. Recently, she went to the Spokane Valley JCPenney and couldn't return anything. After contacting the corporate offices for JCPenney, 

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  • POLICE: One person dead, another seriously injured following fight in Airway Heights; Suspect detained

    POLICE: One person dead, another seriously injured following fight in Airway Heights; Suspect detained

    Friday, August 25 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-08-26 01:25:09 GMT

    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - Kalispel Tribal and Airway Heights Police are conducting a homicide investigation after a man in an apartment complex confronted several people about being too loud in the parking. The argument quickly escalated into a fight. Officers were initially called to a fight between two men at an apartment complex near 9th and Hayford just before 6:00 a.m.

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    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - Kalispel Tribal and Airway Heights Police are conducting a homicide investigation after a man in an apartment complex confronted several people about being too loud in the parking. The argument quickly escalated into a fight. Officers were initially called to a fight between two men at an apartment complex near 9th and Hayford just before 6:00 a.m.

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  • Gonorrhea cases on the rise in north Idaho

    Gonorrhea cases on the rise in north Idaho

    Friday, August 25 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-08-25 21:11:28 GMT

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - The Panhandle Health District wants residents in north Idaho to be aware that they've seen an increase in gonorrhea cases.  The PHD says the five northern counties have seen a 115 percent increase in cases this year, especially in people ages 20-29.  "Gonorrhea has been a growing concern for the last five years in North Idaho, but 2017 has shown the most significant increase to date," PHD said in a statement.

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    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - The Panhandle Health District wants residents in north Idaho to be aware that they've seen an increase in gonorrhea cases.  The PHD says the five northern counties have seen a 115 percent increase in cases this year, especially in people ages 20-29.  "Gonorrhea has been a growing concern for the last five years in North Idaho, but 2017 has shown the most significant increase to date," PHD said in a statement.

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  • UPDATE: Hayden man missing for six days FOUND

    UPDATE: Hayden man missing for six days FOUND

    Friday, August 25 2017 12:29 PM EDT2017-08-25 16:29:52 GMT

    HAYDEN, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says 59-year-old Timothy Sullivan, who had been missing for six days, has been found. Friday morning, Western States Equipment on Highway 95 called to report a disoriented man on their property. Deputies arrived and confirmed it was Sullivan. 

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    HAYDEN, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says 59-year-old Timothy Sullivan, who had been missing for six days, has been found. Friday morning, Western States Equipment on Highway 95 called to report a disoriented man on their property. Deputies arrived and confirmed it was Sullivan. 

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  • Update: WSU Police don't find threat at Stimson Hall

    Update: WSU Police don't find threat at Stimson Hall

    Friday, August 25 2017 2:04 AM EDT2017-08-25 06:04:10 GMT

    PULLMAN, Wash. - For the second time this week, Stimson Hall at Washington State University in Pullman was evacuated due to a bomb threat. According to WSU, it was a generalized threat to the wider campus and gave a deadline of 2:00 p.m. Stimson Hall and the Owen Science building were evacuated. 

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    PULLMAN, Wash. - For the second time this week, Stimson Hall at Washington State University in Pullman was evacuated due to a bomb threat. According to WSU, it was a generalized threat to the wider campus and gave a deadline of 2:00 p.m. Stimson Hall and the Owen Science building were evacuated. 

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  • Court Docs: Woman kidnapped from motel, beaten and held as collateral over money owed

    Court Docs: Woman kidnapped from motel, beaten and held as collateral over money owed

    Thursday, August 24 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-08-24 22:53:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - On late Monday night Spokane Police say three people dragged a woman across a North Spokane Motel 6 parking lot and into a wooded area, where they beat her and forced her to call 911 to say her own kidnapping had been a false report. Court documents say the incident started several days earlier when several of those suspects were victims themselves. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - On late Monday night Spokane Police say three people dragged a woman across a North Spokane Motel 6 parking lot and into a wooded area, where they beat her and forced her to call 911 to say her own kidnapping had been a false report. Court documents say the incident started several days earlier when several of those suspects were victims themselves. 

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  • Evacuations ordered on new fire near Helena

    Evacuations ordered on new fire near Helena

    Thursday, August 24 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-08-24 22:25:24 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Latest on wildfires burning in Montana (all times local): 4 p.m. A wildfire that started after a thunderstorm moved through the Helena area has led to evacuations for several homes in the hills south of the city. The Jefferson County sheriff's office issued a mandatory evacuation order for residents in a forested area between Helena and Montana City and to the west of Interstate 15 on Thursday afternoon. It was not 

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    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Latest on wildfires burning in Montana (all times local): 4 p.m. A wildfire that started after a thunderstorm moved through the Helena area has led to evacuations for several homes in the hills south of the city. The Jefferson County sheriff's office issued a mandatory evacuation order for residents in a forested area between Helena and Montana City and to the west of Interstate 15 on Thursday afternoon. It was not 

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  • 1 killed in I-90 crash caused by wildfire smoke near Vantage

    1 killed in I-90 crash caused by wildfire smoke near Vantage

    Thursday, August 24 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-08-24 22:21:11 GMT

    VANTAGE, Wash. - One person was killed and another seriously injured in a crash on I-90 near Vantage on Thursday that Troopers say was caused by smoke from a wildfire.  Both directions of I-90 were shut down after the collision involving a semi-truck, a truck pulling a travel trailer, another truck and a car. The exact sequence of events is still under investigation

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    VANTAGE, Wash. - One person was killed and another seriously injured in a crash on I-90 near Vantage on Thursday that Troopers say was caused by smoke from a wildfire.  Both directions of I-90 were shut down after the collision involving a semi-truck, a truck pulling a travel trailer, another truck and a car. The exact sequence of events is still under investigation

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  • Idaho inmate missing after attending funeral with permission

    Idaho inmate missing after attending funeral with permission

    Thursday, August 24 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-08-24 21:45:34 GMT
    Photo: Payette Co. Sheriff's OfficePhoto: Payette Co. Sheriff's Office

    PAYETTE COUNTY, Idaho (AP) - Idaho law enforcement officials are looking for an inmate who went missing after he was granted permission to attend a funeral. KTVB-TV reports 30-year-old Ryan Paul Henry was granted furlough to a funeral in Vale, Oregon Aug. 12. Capt. Toby Hauntz says Henry was scheduled to return to Payette County Jail later that same day, but he never arrived. According to Hauntz, Henry was being held for 

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    PAYETTE COUNTY, Idaho (AP) - Idaho law enforcement officials are looking for an inmate who went missing after he was granted permission to attend a funeral. KTVB-TV reports 30-year-old Ryan Paul Henry was granted furlough to a funeral in Vale, Oregon Aug. 12. Capt. Toby Hauntz says Henry was scheduled to return to Payette County Jail later that same day, but he never arrived. According to Hauntz, Henry was being held for 

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  • PHOTOS: Citizens pull Kennewick man from burning car

    PHOTOS: Citizens pull Kennewick man from burning car

    Thursday, August 24 2017 4:39 PM EDT2017-08-24 20:39:12 GMT

    PASCO, Wash. - A group of citizens in Pasco are being hailed as heroes after the were able to pull an 81-year-old man from his burning car Wednesday night. Pasco Police say the driver became confused and crashed into a DOT fence along Highway 12. The car became stuck in the weeds, the brush caught fire and soon spread to the car. 

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    PASCO, Wash. - A group of citizens in Pasco are being hailed as heroes after the were able to pull an 81-year-old man from his burning car Wednesday night. Pasco Police say the driver became confused and crashed into a DOT fence along Highway 12. The car became stuck in the weeds, the brush caught fire and soon spread to the car. 

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  • If you bought Honest products, Jessica Alba's company owes you money; Here's how to claim it

    If you bought Honest products, Jessica Alba's company owes you money; Here's how to claim it

    Thursday, August 24 2017 3:16 PM EDT2017-08-24 19:16:48 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Jessica Alba's Health and Wellness company, Honest.com, is on the hook to pay back more than $7 Million to customers who allege "Honest" was anything but. If you are a United States resident who purchased certain Honest Diapering, Cleaning, or Personal Care products, you may be entitled to either a check or a Credit usable at Honest.com. 

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    KHQ.COM - Jessica Alba's Health and Wellness company, Honest.com, is on the hook to pay back more than $7 Million to customers who allege "Honest" was anything but. If you are a United States resident who purchased certain Honest Diapering, Cleaning, or Personal Care products, you may be entitled to either a check or a Credit usable at Honest.com. 

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  • Sisters, 18 and 7, reported missing after eclipse festival have been found safe

    Sisters, 18 and 7, reported missing after eclipse festival have been found safe

    Thursday, August 24 2017 12:13 PM EDT2017-08-24 16:13:44 GMT

    PRINEVILLE, Ore. - The father of the two sisters tells law enforcement that they have been found and are safe. No other details were available. 

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    PRINEVILLE, Ore. - The father of the two sisters tells law enforcement that they have been found and are safe. No other details were available. 

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  • New Quinnipiac Poll: Trump is dividing the country

    New Quinnipiac Poll: Trump is dividing the country

    Thursday, August 24 2017 10:45 AM EDT2017-08-24 14:45:26 GMT

    WASHINGTON - A new poll from Quinnipiac University found that most Americans believe President Trump is doing more to divide the country than to unite it. According to the poll released on Thursday, President Donald Trump is doing more to divide the country, 62 percent of voters said, while 31 percent said he is doing more to unite the country.

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    WASHINGTON - A new poll from Quinnipiac University found that most Americans believe President Trump is doing more to divide the country than to unite it. According to the poll released on Thursday, President Donald Trump is doing more to divide the country, 62 percent of voters said, while 31 percent said he is doing more to unite the country.

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  • Man convicted of killing Seattle teacher in 1994 now charged with girlfriend's murder in Spokane

    Man convicted of killing Seattle teacher in 1994 now charged with girlfriend's murder in Spokane

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 7:25 PM EDT2017-08-23 23:25:09 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man convicted of killing his former teacher in King County in 1994 has been arrested and charged with murdering his girlfriend in Spokane.  Darrell Cloud was convicted of the murdering his former teacher, Neal Summers, near a north Seattle school after shooting him in the back. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man convicted of killing his former teacher in King County in 1994 has been arrested and charged with murdering his girlfriend in Spokane.  Darrell Cloud was convicted of the murdering his former teacher, Neal Summers, near a north Seattle school after shooting him in the back. 

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  • PHOTOS: Shirtless man seen riding coal train through downtown Spokane arrested

    PHOTOS: Shirtless man seen riding coal train through downtown Spokane arrested

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-08-23 22:48:00 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It must've been a heck of ride. While it lasted.  BNSF says they've arrested a man who was seen riding one of their coal trains through downtown Spokane on Wednesday.  We first told you about it on our Facebook newscast we call Lunch Break (shameless plug. Check it out every day at around 11:30!). A viewer sent us photos she took of the man near 2nd and Post. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It must've been a heck of ride. While it lasted.  BNSF says they've arrested a man who was seen riding one of their coal trains through downtown Spokane on Wednesday.  We first told you about it on our Facebook newscast we call Lunch Break (shameless plug. Check it out every day at around 11:30!). A viewer sent us photos she took of the man near 2nd and Post. 

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  • Verizon tweaks prices, cuts video quality on unlimited plans

    Verizon tweaks prices, cuts video quality on unlimited plans

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 2:39 AM EDT2017-08-23 06:39:12 GMT

    NEW YORK - Verizon is raising the price of its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version as wireless carriers battle each other for customers. All major carriers now offer unlimited plans after years of steering people toward paying extra for using more data. Verizon, like its rivals, will start charging more for higher-quality video while hoping to attract cost-conscious customers with a cheaper plan. 

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    NEW YORK - Verizon is raising the price of its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version as wireless carriers battle each other for customers. All major carriers now offer unlimited plans after years of steering people toward paying extra for using more data. Verizon, like its rivals, will start charging more for higher-quality video while hoping to attract cost-conscious customers with a cheaper plan. 

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  • Powerball jackpot climbs to $700 million

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 11:38 AM EDT2017-08-22 15:38:03 GMT

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The Powerball jackpot has increased to $700 million, making it the second largest in U.S. history. Lottery officials raised the expected jackpot Tuesday, pushing it past a $656 million Mega Millions jackpot won in 2012 by three people. The prize for Wednesday's drawing has grown so massive because it's been more than two months since a jackpot winner, on June 10.

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    DES MOINES, Iowa - The Powerball jackpot has increased to $700 million, making it the second largest in U.S. history. Lottery officials raised the expected jackpot Tuesday, pushing it past a $656 million Mega Millions jackpot won in 2012 by three people. The prize for Wednesday's drawing has grown so massive because it's been more than two months since a jackpot winner, on June 10.

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  • PHOTOS: Eclipse 2017!

    PHOTOS: Eclipse 2017!

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 1:52 AM EDT2017-08-22 05:52:49 GMT

    Everyone is talking about the eclipse, and we want to see your pictures!  Send us your photos by posting them on our Facebook page!  MOBILE USERS CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

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    Everyone is talking about the eclipse, and we want to see your pictures!  Send us your photos by posting them on our Facebook page!  MOBILE USERS CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

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  • Dutch Bros. recalls eclipse glasses

    Dutch Bros. recalls eclipse glasses

    Monday, August 21 2017 9:50 AM EDT2017-08-21 13:50:39 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Dutch Bros is recalling solar eclipse glasses recently given away at their coffee stands.  Late Sunday night the company posted the recall on their Facebook page, citing the certification of the glasses as the reason. The company said they purchased the glasses after receiving ISO compliance from the manufacturer, but later decided to issue the recall.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Dutch Bros is recalling solar eclipse glasses recently given away at their coffee stands.  Late Sunday night the company posted the recall on their Facebook page, citing the certification of the glasses as the reason. The company said they purchased the glasses after receiving ISO compliance from the manufacturer, but later decided to issue the recall.

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  • The lore and lure of eclipses: Blood, sex and some snacking

    The lore and lure of eclipses: Blood, sex and some snacking

    Saturday, August 19 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-08-19 17:39:34 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - It's not just the skies that get dark when there's a total solar eclipse. So do we. Modern science explains that the sun disappears because the moon is passing in front of it. But before that, people had to come up with reasons for what was happening in the sky. Some of them weren't exactly bedtime stories.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - It's not just the skies that get dark when there's a total solar eclipse. So do we. Modern science explains that the sun disappears because the moon is passing in front of it. But before that, people had to come up with reasons for what was happening in the sky. Some of them weren't exactly bedtime stories.

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