Regional Headlines: Autism Awareness; PTSD Treatment; Man Accuse - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Regional Headlines: Autism Awareness; PTSD Treatment; Man Accused of Kidnapping; Fort Hood Shooting

Posted: Updated:

Here are some stories making headlines around the region:

Parents Say More Financial Assistance Needed for Autism Treatment - April is Autism Awareness Month, and national studies show the number of kids diagnosed with the disorder continues to rise. In fact, current studies show one out of every 68 children is diagnosed with autism in the U.S. http://bit.ly/1j1Z8nH

Malmstrom Air Force Base Ready to Move Past Scandals - Col. Tom Wilcox, the new commander of the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom Air Force Base, said it has been a tough time for the missile wing as the bad news from multiple scandals seemed to just keep coming. http://bit.ly/Ogj5f3

New VA Clinic Stresses Importance of PTSD Treatment - The topic of post-traumatic stress disorder is coming to the forefront after the latest shooting at Fort Hood. The veteran population in Montana is the second highest per capita in the U.S. The new VA clinic will provide outpatient services for about 11,000 veterans in eastern Montana. http://bit.ly/1j7s39Q

Spokane Police Arrest Man Accused Of Kidnapping 3-Year-Old - Spokane Police say they arrested 55-year-old Richard Lee Welch Wednesday morning on kidnapping charges. http://bit.ly/1gTuWLZ

Fort Hood Gunman Used Same Gun Store as Hasan - A Fort Hood official confirms the soldier who killed three people and wounded 16 others bought his gun at the same nearby gun shop as the shooter convicted in the 2009 rampage on the military base. http://bit.ly/1dS3sqL

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • VIRAL VIDEO: Holy Moly! This girl is definitely NOT afraid of spiders!

    VIRAL VIDEO: Holy Moly! This girl is definitely NOT afraid of spiders!

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-09-01 16:00:12 GMT
    KHQ.COM - You don't even know what this girl is about to do to prove she is definitely NOT afraid of spiders! Is she crazy or just fearless? Would you do this for $500? $1,000? $20,000? >>>WATCH>>>>>
    KHQ.COM - You don't even know what this girl is about to do to prove she is definitely NOT afraid of spiders! Is she crazy or just fearless? Would you do this for $500? $1,000? $20,000? >>>WATCH>>>>>
  • One person dead after hit & run in Spokane Valley

    One person dead after hit & run in Spokane Valley

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-09-02 17:02:36 GMT
    KHQ.COM - One person is dead after a hit and run near I-90 Park Rd. in Spokane Valley. It happened around 1:30 am on Tuesday. At this point police do not have a suspect description but are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.>>
    KHQ.COM - One person is dead after a hit and run near I-90 Park Rd. in Spokane Valley. It happened around 1:30 am on Tuesday. At this point police do not have a suspect description but are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.>>
  • TRENDING: Jennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigation

    TRENDING: Jennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigation

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:50:31 GMT
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A publicist for Jennifer Lawrence says the actress has contacted authorities after nude photos of her were apparently stolen and posted online. Intimate images of the Oscar winning actress began appearing online on Sunday and nude images purported to be of other female celebrities were also being circulated online.>>
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A publicist for Jennifer Lawrence says the actress has contacted authorities after nude photos of her were apparently stolen and posted online. Intimate images of the Oscar winning actress began appearing online on Sunday and nude images purported to be of other female celebrities were also being circulated online.
    >>