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Friday's Morning Headlines: Shootings, Avalanches and Abused Animals

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Officials in Stevens County found numerous dead and sick dogs on a property near Ford, Wash. Officials in Stevens County found numerous dead and sick dogs on a property near Ford, Wash.
Here are some of the stories making headlines Friday morning around the region:


Early morning crash kills 2 – Police say a car carrying four people crossed the center line and crashed into a semi truck near Colfax, Wash. Friday morning. Police will be investigating throughout the day to determine how the crash happened. http://bit.ly/1hCbMvX

Avalanche danger high in Montana - The Flathead Avalanche Center in Kalispell, Mont. issued a special avalanche bulletin on Thursday, saying the threat of an avalanche in Montana’s backcountry is high. Further advisories may be issued throughout the weekend if conditions warrant. http://bit.ly/NiPJwy

Police identify body found in river in Great Falls - Police identified the man found dead in Great Falls this week as 26-year-old Graham Macker, from the Kalispell area. Macker reportedly walked away from the Great Falls Pre-Release Center back November. http://bit.ly/1hCbMvX

Another drive-by shooting in Moses Lake – The Grant Co. Sheriff’s Office said another drive-by shooting happened in Moses Lake on Thursday in the same neighborhood where a teenager was shot and killed earlier this month. No one was hurt this time, but deputies say the shooting appears to be gang related. http://bit.ly/1p2pQjs

Oregon State Police Seize $300k of Pot – Oregon State Police say a traffic stop turned into a major drug bust when troopers found more than 100 pounds of marijuana inside a rented SUV. http://bit.ly/1btMYUa

GRAPHIC PICTURES: Horrific case of animal abuse in Eastern Washington. – Officials near Ford, Wash. are investigating a case of animal abuse that involves more than a dozen dead dogs. http://bit.ly/MgVdXS

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