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

    Spokane Police: One man shot in drug deal gone bad

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

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

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

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  • Family: Woman injured at Ice Ribbon passes away

    Family: Woman injured at Ice Ribbon passes away

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

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

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

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  • Same-sex active-duty couple marries at West Point

    Same-sex active-duty couple marries at West Point

    Sunday, January 21 2018 3:25 PM EST2018-01-21 20:25:00 GMT

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Two Army captains who met at West Point have returned there to be married, in what is believed to be the first same-sex marriage of active-duty personnel at the storied New York military academy.    The New York Times reports Captains Daniel Hall and Vincent Franchino were married on Jan. 13. They're both Apache helicopter pilots stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas.

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    WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Two Army captains who met at West Point have returned there to be married, in what is believed to be the first same-sex marriage of active-duty personnel at the storied New York military academy.    The New York Times reports Captains Daniel Hall and Vincent Franchino were married on Jan. 13. They're both Apache helicopter pilots stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas.

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  • Are security cameras the best way to deter crime?

    Are security cameras the best way to deter crime?

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 10:06 PM EDT2017-08-09 02:06:05 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The best defense for your home against thieves may not be the most obvious one. “I've had a lot of theft,” says Gael. She’s no stranger to property crime. She’s had people steal items from her home, and once someone broke in and stole her purse. Now she has a surveillance systems set up around her house with lots of cameras.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The best defense for your home against thieves may not be the most obvious one. “I've had a lot of theft,” says Gael. She’s no stranger to property crime. She’s had people steal items from her home, and once someone broke in and stole her purse. Now she has a surveillance systems set up around her house with lots of cameras.

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  • Paperboy helps deputies catch car prowler in Spokane

    Paperboy helps deputies catch car prowler in Spokane

    Monday, July 10 2017 9:45 PM EDT2017-07-11 01:45:22 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The person who drops off your paper every morning usually delivers the headlines instead of making them, but a local paperboy is being praised for helping stop a thief in the act. A Spokane woman says she heard a knock at her South Hill home early Saturday morning. She says her paperboy alerted her that a man was in the back of her son’s truck rummaging through his tools.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The person who drops off your paper every morning usually delivers the headlines instead of making them, but a local paperboy is being praised for helping stop a thief in the act. A Spokane woman says she heard a knock at her South Hill home early Saturday morning. She says her paperboy alerted her that a man was in the back of her son’s truck rummaging through his tools.

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  • Report: Spokane needs more police officers to deal with property crime

    Report: Spokane needs more police officers to deal with property crime

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-06-28 00:45:10 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - As the weather starts to heat up, so do the calls about property crime citywide. Thieves stealing anything they can get their hands on. "A lot of the cars just around this block, and the ones most notably underneath the railroad tracks, have been getting broken into really all spring and leading now into the summer,"  said Dave Buescher. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - As the weather starts to heat up, so do the calls about property crime citywide. Thieves stealing anything they can get their hands on. "A lot of the cars just around this block, and the ones most notably underneath the railroad tracks, have been getting broken into really all spring and leading now into the summer,"  said Dave Buescher. 

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  • PHOTOS: Dwight Merkel BMX park vandalized over the weekend

    PHOTOS: Dwight Merkel BMX park vandalized over the weekend

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-06-13 21:45:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The damages are estimated to be at least $2000 after the BMX Park at the Dwight Merkel Complex in north Spokane was broken into and vandalized over the weekend.  Images show the outside of the non-profit was spray-painted, windows and doors were broken,

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The damages are estimated to be at least $2000 after the BMX Park at the Dwight Merkel Complex in north Spokane was broken into and vandalized over the weekend.  Images show the outside of the non-profit was spray-painted, windows and doors were broken,

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  • Bulldog statue stolen from porch in Trickle Creek neighborhood

    Bulldog statue stolen from porch in Trickle Creek neighborhood

    Monday, May 15 2017 9:39 PM EDT2017-05-16 01:39:23 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Have you seen a bulldog statue? It’s made of concrete and was stolen right off someone’s porch. The neighbors in Trickle Creek say this isn’t the first time something like this has happened. Lonna Barber first noticed her bulldog statue was gone when she was heading out to Target....

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Have you seen a bulldog statue? It’s made of concrete and was stolen right off someone’s porch. The neighbors in Trickle Creek say this isn’t the first time something like this has happened. Lonna Barber first noticed her bulldog statue was gone when she was heading out to Target....

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  • PHOTOS: Property Crime Crackdown: Law enforcement has thousands of found items in evidence locker

    PHOTOS: Property Crime Crackdown: Law enforcement has thousands of found items in evidence locker

    Friday, April 7 2017 12:56 AM EDT2017-04-07 04:56:18 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Every now and then, law enforcement (Spokane Police, Spokane County Sheriff's Office) sends us photos of found items, or recovered stolen items they are trying to reunite with rightful owners. Often times, those stories do quite well for us because let's face it, many of us have been or at least know someone who has been the victim of a property crime.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Every now and then, law enforcement (Spokane Police, Spokane County Sheriff's Office) sends us photos of found items, or recovered stolen items they are trying to reunite with rightful owners. Often times, those stories do quite well for us because let's face it, many of us have been or at least know someone who has been the victim of a property crime.

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