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Cheney man charged with murder in death of his wife

David L. Pettis, 57, was arrested and booked into Spokane County Jail Wednesday afternoon following an interview with investigators, who developed probable cause to arrest and charge him.

KXLY - 2018-10-18 01:04:12

Window washer dies after falling from Spokane Public Library

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KXLY - 2018-10-18 00:07:32

26-year-old man killed in Spokane Valley crash Tuesday

Around 5:45 p.m. a pick-up driven by 26-year-old John L. Scott, from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, went across the center line and hit another pickup driven by 35-year-old Bethany Latner.

KXLY - 2018-10-17 15:23:36

Police looking for suspect involved in downtown Spokane shooting

SPOKANE, Wash. — Law enforcement are looking for a suspect involved in a shooting in downtown Spokane Wednesday evening.The shooting happened on N Washington Street near W Main Avenue.One victim was sent to the hospital for medical attention. The victim's condition is unknown.Police have closed off

KREM - 2018-10-18 01:58:44

Can you afford rent with your salary in Spokane County?

SPOKANE, Wash. — People have said it, but the numbers seem to support it, many Spokane County residents are struggling to afford to live.

KREM - 2018-10-18 01:19:57

Man charged with murder of wife, allegedly for life insurance money

On June 25, around 10:30 p.m., David Pettis, 57, called the Spokane County Sheriff's Office saying his wife was not breathing and turning blue.

KREM - 2018-10-18 01:15:52

Former Spokane chef admits to enticing teens for sexual images; likely to receive 20 year sentence

Jonathan P. Holden, 44, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Richland Thursday to two counts of child pornography production, one count of attempted production, and one count of online enticement of a minor. As part of the plea agreement, Holden’s defense attorneys and federal prosecutors agreed

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2018-10-17 15:13:00

McMorris Rodgers, Brown square off in second debate

It was the second debate between McMorris Rodgers and Brown and featured a variety of questions on the economy, agriculture, and health care.

KXLY - 2018-10-18 03:04:30

Perilous pups survive 21 days trapped in abandoned missile silo earning them

BREA, Calif.,Oct. 16, 2018/PRNewswire/ -- Ziva and Zeus, a pair of German Shepherds fromMedical Lake, Washington, are the 2018 recipients of the 10thannual Hambone Award®, honoring the most unusual pet insurance claim of the year. Ziva and Zeus were among 12 nominees for the Hambone Award after th

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-10-16 08:32:00

Fatal Collision Trent and Barker WSP Update


SPOKANE NEWS - 2018-10-17 08:14:27

Spokane Co. man admits to sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl

Officials said in late September 2018, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Sexual Assault Unit Detectives received information from the Post Falls Police Department regarding a sexual assault that reportedly happened in Spokane County. They said Christenot was named as a suspect in the sexual assault of

KREM - 2018-10-16 18:36:46

One dead after collision in on Trent Avenue in Spokane Valley

One person died in a two-car collision at about 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of state Highway 290 and North Barker Road, according to the Washington State Patrol.It was not immediately know if others were injured.The road was blocked after the crash, and it’s not known when it will reopen.T

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2018-10-16 19:37:00

WATCH ON GMNW: Spokane police will soon be equipped with drones

SPOKANE, Wash. - In a 5-2 vote last night, Spokane's City Council passed an ordinance to allow the Spokane Police Department to get drones.

KXLY - 2018-10-16 12:45:38

Spokane police dog Ryker dies

The Spokane Police Department says one of its K9 dogs, Ryker, has died. The department says it's with "great sadness" that they let the community know that this weekend Ryker succumbed to an illness he’d bravely battled for a number of weeks. Ryker was Spokane Police Department’s first Explosives De


Spokane top law officers back reform of state’s deadly force law, but disagree over how it should be done

Meanwhile, attorneys who represented the family of Otto Zehm, whose death in police custody in 2006 led to the federal conviction of Spokane police Officer Karl Thompson five years later and significant police reform in Spokane, back the measure. They say that had the law been changed earlier, count

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2018-10-17 00:00:00

In 5-2 vote, Spokane city council passes police use of drones

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane police will soon be armed with a new tool in the air. In a 5-2 vote last night, the city council passed a proposal for the Spokane Police Department to start using drones.

KXLY - 2018-10-16 17:12:01

Spokane works to preserve its oldest neighborhood

SPOKANE, Wash. — The city of Spokane is hoping to preserve its oldest neighborhood.Megan Duvall, Spokane's Historic Preservation officer, said the City now has the nomination for Browne's Addition to become a locally registered historic district.Browne's Addition is already a nationally registered h


Driver killed in head-on crash on Hwy. 53 in Rathdrum

Officials said Brady McPhail, 20, was going eastbound in a white Buick when he went into the westbound lane. Another driver in the westbound lane was hit head on by McPhail's car.

KREM - 2018-10-16 23:39:41

Former president of Washington State Bar Association charged with stealing from Spokane law firms

Haynes, 40, is accused of buying a gym membership and donating to political funds with credit cards from her two former employers, Spokane Valley-based law firm McNeice Wheeler, and Spokane-based law firm Witherspoon Kelley.

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2018-10-16 15:40:00

Spirit Lake man shot and killed

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