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Police seek suspect in north Spokane shooting that left one injured
SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane police officers responded to a shooting near North Perry St. and East Dalton Ave. at about 11:30 p.m. on Friday night. Officer responded to reports of a shooting and found a male victim with a gunshot wound, according to Spokane Police Corporal Kyle Yrigollen.
Spokane County Sheriff's Air-2 helicopter tracks down robbery suspect's vehicle
SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Air-2 helicopter was able to track down a robbery suspect's vehicle Wednesday. According to the Sheriff's Office, Air-2 located the vehicle as it left the scene of a reported robbery at the Spokane Valley Wal-Mart on Sprague.
100 years ago in Spokane: Pharmacist warns citizens about dangers of drinking wood alcohol
Prohibition certainly did not prevent people from drinking alcohol – but sometimes pushed them toward the most dangerous kind of alcohol. The owner of Columbia Pharmacy said more people were drinking denatured wood alcohol, intended as a solvent or for heating and cleaning purposes. He warned a woul
City of Spokane resumes curbside waste collection on Monday, Feb. 25
SPOKANE, Wash.- The City of Spokane resumes curbside yard and food waste pickup on Monday, Feb. 25. The optional yard waste service will run from March through November. According to the city website, residents can fill their 96-gallon green yard waste cart with all types of yard waste—grass, leaves
Spokane woman hospitalized after rollover crash near Moses Lake
MOSES LAKE, Wash. - A Spokane woman was hospitalized with minor injuries after a rollover crash on I-90 near Moses Lake. Kelsey Wilson, 33, was driving a Jeep Wrangler west on I-90 Friday morning when she drove off the road near milepost 184.
Relationship scams: For one Spokane man, the heart briefly overruled the brain
In late January, 81-year-old Jon Louis fell for an online relationship scam. The con nearly cost him $3,000. The Spokane widower got a Facebook friend request from someone claiming to be a woman named Pat Frost, stationed overseas in the military. Louis is a volunteer AARP fraud prevention trainer o
Spokane doctor Joseph Kincaid faces felony stalking, misdemeanor drug charges
PONDERAY, Idaho — A well-known Spokane doctor is facing a felony charge after investigators say he stalked a North Idaho woman last year. At the time of his arrest, the doctor had multiple guns in his car.
Spokane Jury convicts man of fatally beating, dumping housemate's body in recycling bin
SPOKANE, Wash. -- The crime rocked our community in April of 2018. The victim, 79-year-old Stephanie Standen, was found beaten to death. Her remains were then dumped in a recycling bin that was collected and taken to an area recycling center.
State pays $39K to owner of Spokane house for sexually violent predators' rents
SPOKANE, Wash. - For the last week, we've been answering your questions about a house for sexually violent predators in Spokane. These men are considered so dangerous, the state ruled prison time wasn't enough for them. They were ordered to extensive therapy at the Special Commitment Center on McNei
Washington man charged for threatening sheriffs who won’t enforce new gun law
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A man in north-central Washington state is facing a federal charge that he threatened to kill sheriffs who are refusing to enforce new gun restrictions.
South Hill development showdown rests with City Council
A road must run through the center of a proposed “walkable mixed-use urban neighborhood” on Spokane’s South Hill, according to a decision by the county’s hearing examiner.
Spokane Police: Woman was raped, beaten by man she met on a dating site
SPOKANE, Wash - A Nine Mile Falls man is charged with rape and a vicious attack on a woman he met on a dating website. He was ordered held on $250,000 bond. Michael Robert Henry, 32, of Nine Mile Falls was charged in court Thursday with rape, kidnapping and assault. Police say he forced a woman who
WSU adds Coach Leach inspired leadership seminar
PULLMAN, Wash. (WSU NEWS) - An extracurricular leadership seminar envisioned by Washington State University Head Football Coach Mike Leach and Spokane County Treasurer Mike Baumgartner is taking shape.
Local businesses weigh in on Spokane's homeless crisis
SPOKANE, Wash. - Running a business is no easy job -- and over the last several months, entrepreneurs near House of Charity have told KXLY the homeless crowds that loiter and litter have jeopardized their businesses.
New Spokane company FunnerSoft about to release its first game, PlanTechtor
As a child, Lester Bloom often could be found hunched over a large roll of paper drawing out new levels for the Mario video game series. He figured by the time he was an adult his levels could appear in Mario 20 or so.
Federal judge blocks Washington state cyberstalking law
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge blocked Washington state's cyberstalking law Friday, saying it clearly prohibits speech that is protected by the First Amendment. U.S. District Judge Ronald Leighton in Tacoma issued a preliminary injunction in a case brought by a Bainbridge Island man who frequently m
Nonprofit offers Spokane students, families $20 to complete sex ed program
SPOKANE, Wash. — A Spokane nonprofit is offering Spokane families and students $20 upon completing its sexual education program. LeAnna Benn, who serves as director of Teen-Aid, said federal funding for the Alternative Healthy Family Formation program was made available under the Obama administratio
FBI: Sheriff-threat suspect also posted threats to Trump and other political figures
SPOKANE — The Omak man accused of online threats against Washington sheriffs also allegedly threatened President Donald Trump and the plaintiff in a high-profile case concerning employee unions, the FBI says.
Four free activities you can go to this weekend
SPOKANE, Wash. - Here are four free events you can take part in this weekend, free of charge:. Learn about payment plans, loan forgiveness, scams. All clothing is welcome (men, woment, teens, baby, etc.)
Spokane sports some serious icicles
Spokane has many older homes from the earliest days of the 20th century and this time of year, the support some extensive icicle clusters. That's because their attic spaces are too warm, thanks to efficient heating systems and inefficient insulation, especially around the eaves of the roof.