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Shots fired, armed man arrested on Spokane's South Hill

Just before 9 p.m. Friday evening, neighbors told police that a man was reportedly firing a gun outside of his home on the South Hill, saying his home was being burglarized. Officers and a SWAT team arrived and found the man, confirming that the man had fired a shots inside and outside a home in th

KHQ RIGHT NOW - 2018-03-17 08:24:00

Thousands flood downtown Spokane for 40th St. Patrick's parade

SPOKANE, Wash. - Downtown Spokane was painted green on Saturday with folks decked out in their St. Patrick's Day bling. They were out for the city's 40th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. "There are so many fun people, and we just saw a guy walk completely covered in green," said Michael Teade. Flo

KXLY - 2018-03-18 00:27:14

Spokane celebrates St. Patrick's Day

The green bear was flowing Saturday as hundreds of people lined the streets of Spokane to celebrate the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. Kids, parents, dogs, even alpacas walked the parade route. The two-hour parade wouldn't have been complete without those in attendance. "The parade was great, it w

KHQ RIGHT NOW - 2018-03-18 04:20:00

House fire near Hillyard displaces three adults

A north Spokane family was displaced after their home caught fire Saturday morning near Hillyard. Just before 8 a.m., crews with the Spokane Fire Department responded to the 1100 block of E. Columbia Ave., where the home's residents had called 911 after evacuating. The home was filled with smoke due

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2018-03-18 19:27:00

After officer-involved shooting, search of apartment turns up drug paraphernalia, weapons

A loaded rifle, boxes of ammunition and drug paraphernalia were recovered from the apartment of a man shot by a Spokane Police officer and Spokane County Sheriff's deputy Monday after he allegedly reached for the butt of a rifle during an attempted eviction. The rifle, a 30.6 with a scope, was foun


You can now live in the historic Ridpath hotel

SPOKANE, Wash. - If you're looking for affordable housing, and living in the heart of downtown sounds appealing to you, you might be able to call the old Ridpath Hotel your new home! The historic hotel sat vacant for almost a decade, until the Spokane City Council approved a nearly $2 million line

KXLY - 2018-03-19 00:47:31

EWU professor publishing first book about Spokane River

SPOKANE, Wash. - Professor Paul Lindholdt, a professor at Eastern Washington University, just received the advanced copy of his new book 'The Spokane River'. This first print is a culmination of nearly a year and half's worth of work, in which he was the guiding hand organizing 28 writers and bringi

KXLY - 2018-03-19 01:11:10

TRAFFIC ALERT: Broadway Ave. closed between Lincoln St. and Monroe St. on Sunday

SPOKANE, Wash. - A film production company will close Broadway Ave. between Lincoln Street and Monroe Street on Sunday, Spokane Police Department said. The closure will begin at noon and end at 6 p.m. Plan accordingly if you are traveling in the area. SPOKANE, Wash. - A film production company will

KREM - 2018-03-18 15:38:00

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

Sitting on my couch on Friday, my day off, I received a call from work. "Should I answer it?" I thought. "Yeah, I better." (Because I always do, in case management is reading this) It was KHQ Executive Producer Luke Thoburn. "Hey man, Philadelphia Eagle and Spokane native Bryan Braman is in town f


Spokane rescue crews help 18-year-old after fall at Palisades Park

The Spokane Fire Department said a rescue team helped an 18-year-old man after a fall at Palisades Park. SPOKANE, Wash. -- The Spokane Fire Department helped rescue team helped an 18-year-old man after a fall at Palisades Park. The man fell 15 feet from a cave. Fire officials tell KREM 2 he is in


Spokane rescue crews work to help 18-year-old from fall at Palisades Park

SPOKANE, Wash. -- The Spokane Fire Department said a rescue team is trying to rescue an 18-year-old man after a fall at Palisades Park. KREM 2 News has a crew on the way to the scene. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. SFD technical rescue team is in the process of re


Spokane County Commissioners investigate jail complaint

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County Commissioners are investigating a complaint against jail staff. They want to know if administrators followed policies on sexual harassment and gender discrimination. Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich said he filed the complaint with the county after an online pos


SEE INSIDE: The Ridpath apartments are now leasing after full renovation

KHQ.COM - The Ridpath Club Apartments are now available for lease. All of the rooms that used to be part of the historic Ridpath Hotel have been fully renovated and are ready for tenants who can start moving in next month. The historic Ridpath Hotel is a landmark of Spokane. It was once a prime spot


How and where to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Spokane on Saturday

SPOKANE, Wash. - If you are lucking for a way to channel the luck of the Irish this St. Patrick's Day, Spokane has you covered. The city will be a hub of activity with parties and parades on Saturday, Mar. 17 as the city "embraces all things Ireland," according to VisitSpokane. If you cannot find a

KREM - 2018-03-17 16:09:00

Salmonella outbreak linked to plant stimulant kratom hits Spokane

A nationwide Salmonella outbreak linked to the plant stimulant kratom has sickened a Spokane County man, the Washington Department of Health said Friday. Nationally, the outbreak has sickened 87 people in 35 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Kratom is typically tak


Authorities searching for suspect who fled on foot after police chase and car crash in Airway Heights

AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - Authorities in Airway Heights are searching for a suspect after a police chase ended in a car crash near Sunset Highway and Flint Rd. Washington State Patrol attempted to stop the suspect vehicle and that's when a police chase ensued. The suspect fled after the car crash. S


Spokane man out of jail five months after 'vicious' assault

SPOKANE, Wash. - Five months after he was caught on camera assaulting his girlfriend with a baseball bat, a Spokane man is out of jail. Jeremy Lindholm, 41, was arrested on August 16 of last year, at what was then named 420 Lingerie. When he was taken into custody, he had a baseball bat in his hand


Fire starts in attic of Spokane home

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane fire crews responded to an attic fire on Morton and Columbia Friday morning. They are not sure what caused it yet but residents noticed right away and got out of the home. Fire did not spread. SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane fire crews responded to an attic fire on Morton and Colu


Spokane Co. K9 helps track down two copper thieves

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -- A Spokane County deputy and his K9 tracked down two burglary suspects who were stealing copper wire from the closed Kaiser Plant early Tuesday morning. Around 2:00 a.m., officials said a late 90's Honda Accord parked behind the old Kaiser plant on East Hawthorne caught the e


Super Bowl winner, Spokane native Bryan Braman visits city hall

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Spokane native, Shadle Park grad and recent Super Bowl winner, Bryan Braman, stopped by Spokane City Hall Friday. Braman is a linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles, who won the Super Bowl back in February. City leaders said Braman is back in Spokane to help support Spokane Youth