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Man accused of assaulting victim, stealing his pants

SPOKANE — A man hoping to connect with a woman he met at a concert told police he was visited instead by thee people who assaulted him and stole his pants, keys, phone and cash.

Date: 10/03/2015 | Northwest

August was smokiest month in Spokane history

SPOKANE — August was the smokiest month in Spokane since monitoring for smoke particles began in 1999.That’s according to the Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency.On five days in August, smoke pollution from wildfires was so bad the air was unhealthy for everyone.

Date: 10/01/2015 | Northwest

Charges dropped in transgender assault in Spokane

SPOKANE — Charges have been dropped because of insufficient evidence against two men accused of assaulting a transgender woman earlier this year in Spokane.

Date: 10/01/2015 | Northwest

Man behind oil patch murder-for-hire plot pleads guilty

SPOKANE — A North Dakota man faces four decades in prison after pleading guilty to having a hit man kill two of his business associates — one who was bludgeoned to death at a truck shop and another who was shot at his upscale home while his wife hid in a closet.

Date: 09/28/2015 | Northwest

Spokane’s police chief resigns

SPOKANE — Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub has resigned after not quite three years on the job.

Date: 09/22/2015 | Northwest

Spokane City Council action on Muslims draws protest

SPOKANE — The Spokane City Council has stepped squarely into controversy by approving a salutation to local Muslims that recognizes their contributions to the community.

Date: 09/22/2015 | Northwest

Man arrested in roommate’s killing in north Spokane County

SPOKANE — The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says deputies have arrested a 57-year-old man in the death of his roommate.

Date: 09/16/2015 | Northwest

Spokane man, 2 young children dead after crash in Idaho

ATHOL, Idaho — The Idaho State Police say a Washington man and two young children are dead after their vehicle crashed with another that was traveling in the wrong lane.

Date: 09/12/2015 | Northwest

Three women in their 20s were killed in crash near Spokane

SPOKANE — Three women in their 20s were killed in a collision with another car on Highway 195 in Spokane.

Date: 09/06/2015 | Northwest

Last of 3 candidates visiting WSU

SPOKANE — The last of three candidates to become founding dean of the new Washington State University College of Medicine is visiting the Spokane campus.

Date: 08/31/2015 | Northwest

City close to hiring police ombudsman

SPOKANE — The three finalists to become Spokane’s police ombudsman will be in town this week for community interviews.The Spokesman-Review reports that signals an end is in sight for a hiring process that some residents say has left the position vacant for too long.

Date: 08/25/2015 | Northwest

Emergency declaration sends dollars, help for fighting state’s wildfires

SPOKANE — A new firefighting mobilization center is being set up at Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane to help fight wildfires in Washington state. The base will be the staging area for 20 large fire engines and 10 water takers and will be run by a team from San Diego, California.

Date: 08/23/2015 | Northwest

Escape attempt with bed sheets foiled at Spokane County Jail

SPOKANE — Officials at the Spokane County Jail in eastern Washington said an escape attempt by a murder-for-hire suspect from a fifth-floor cell using knotted-together bed sheets has been foiled.

Date: 08/21/2015 | Northwest

Worker dies after chlorine leak at Spokane recycling company

SPOKANE — Authorities have released the identity of a 44-year-old man who died following a chlorine gas leak at a Spokane recycling company.

Date: 08/17/2015 | Business Wire

Judge: Spokane mayor cannot stop ‘family wage’ initiative

SPOKANE — A Superior Court judge has denied Spokane Mayor David Condon’s request to stop a community group’s ballot measure from appearing in the November election.

Date: 08/14/2015 | Northwest

Tanker planes help crews battle brush fire near Spokane

SPOKANE — Tanker planes dropping water and fire retardant slowed the rapid advance of a blaze in Spokane.

Date: 08/11/2015 | Northwest

Man held on charges he assaulted Spokane firefighter

SPOKANE — A man accused of kicking and biting a Spokane firefighter over the weekend is being held on assault charges.

Date: 08/10/2015 | Northwest

Officials review Spokane officers’ shooting of suspect

SPOKANE — The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says a team will review a fatal police shooting of a suspect during a gunfight over the weekend.

Date: 08/09/2015 | Northwest

Sen. Murray introduces bill to return Kennewick Man bones to tribes

SPOKANE — The ancient skeleton of Kennewick Man should be returned to a group of Columbia Basin tribes, according to a bill introduced Thursday by U.S. Sen. Patty Murray.

Date: 08/06/2015 | Northwest

Spokane VA center faces challenge in recruiting ER doctors

SPOKANE — The Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center is having a tough time recruiting emergency room doctors as patient visits remain steady since its 24-hour staffing was cut in December.

Date: 08/05/2015 | Northwest

Man who planted MLK Day bomb in Spokane denied appeal

SPOKANE — A federal judge has denied an appeal by a man serving a 32-year prison sentence for planting a bomb along the route of the Martin Luther King Day parade in Spokane in 2011.U.S. District Court Judge Justin Quackenbush on Monday threw out the latest appeal from Kevin Harpham.

Date: 08/04/2015 | Northwest

Spokane sues Monsanto over Spokane River contamination

SPOKANE — The city of Spokane is suing the international agrochemical giant Monsanto, which it blames for pollution in the Spokane River.

Date: 08/03/2015 | Northwest

Medical examiner: Man who died in custody inhaled vomit

SPOKANE — The Spokane County Medical Examiner said a 37-year-old man who died while being booked into jail was high on methamphetamine and inhaled his vomit while restrained in a prone position.The medical examiner said the manner of Lorenzo Hayes’ death was classified as a homicide.

Date: 08/01/2015 | Northwest

Wastewater levels in Spokane River high due to drought

SPOKANE — While wastewater going into the Spokane River isn’t new, because of the drought, effluent makes up more and more of the rivers water.KXLY-TV reported that treated sewage makes up about 16 percent of water flowing past Spokane and into Long Lake.

Date: 07/31/2015 | Northwest

SUV strikes, kills pedestrian pushing stroller in Spokane

SPOKANE — Spokane police say an SUV swerved onto a sidewalk, striking and killing a 68-year-old woman who was pushing her grandson in a stroller.

Date: 07/28/2015 | Northwest

Officials ID victim of shooting found outside Montana hospital

MISSOULA, Mont. — Missoula County officials have released the name of a Washington state man who was found dead in a vehicle outside a western Montana hospital.

Date: 07/28/2015 | Northwest

Police fire at a man suspected of trying to rob Spokane restaurant

SPOKANE — Spokane police fired shots at a man they believed was trying to rob a Chinese restaurant, but did not hit him.

Date: 07/27/2015 | Northwest

One man dies after being shot during dispute in east Spokane

SPOKANE — Spokane police say a man who was shot during an argument involving three people has died of his injuries.Police said the man was shot Tuesday morning in east Spokane. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

Date: 07/21/2015 | Northwest

Mother told to breastfeed in pool bathroom launches protest in Spokane

SPOKANE — A mother who says she was asked to breastfeed her child in a bathroom at a public pool in Spokane organized a “nurse-in” to highlight the rights of breastfeeding mothers.Lydia Davis says about a dozen mothers brought their children to the pool on Friday.

Date: 07/18/2015 | Northwest

Chattaroy woman held on murder charge in nephew’s death

SPOKANE — A Chattaroy woman is being held in the Spokane County Jail on a second-degree murder charge stemming from the death of her 5-year-old nephew.

Date: 07/17/2015 | Northwest

Sheriff: Female inmate dies in Spokane County Jail

SPOKANE — A Spokane County sheriff’s spokesman says a female inmate has died in the Spokane County Jail.

Date: 07/14/2015 | Northwest

Spokane man found dead in Lake Coeur d’Alene

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Authorities in northern Idaho have recovered the body of a Spokane man from Lake Coeur d’Alene.

Date: 07/14/2015 | Northwest

New Spokane NAACP head looks to future after Dolezal scandal

SPOKANE — The new president of the Spokane NAACP said she wants to focus on repairing the damage from the recent Rachel Dolezal controversy.

Date: 07/06/2015 | Northwest

Ringleader of California-to-Spokane OxyContin operation sentenced to 50 years

SPOKANE — The leader of an illicit painkiller operation that moved thousands of OxyContin pills to Spokane from California has been sentenced to 50 years in federal prison.

Date: 07/02/2015 | Northwest

Spokane hospital’s 8 psychiatric doctors resigning

SPOKANE — Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane is scrambling to hire psychiatrists after its entire team of psychiatric doctors put in resignation notices last month.

Date: 06/26/2015 | Northwest

Former fugitive gymnastics coach back in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A former gymnastics coach who fled Rhode Island a decade ago while facing molestation allegations has been arraigned as a bail violator.

Date: 06/25/2015 | Northwest

Spokane man pleads guilty to drug, racketeering charges

MISSOULA, Mont. — A Spokane man is facing 10 years in prison under his guilty pleas entered Tuesday on charges that he ran heroin, methamphetamine and women from Washington to the Missoula, Montana area.

Date: 06/24/2015 | Northwest

Body found in burning van parked outside Spokane Walmart

SPOKANE — Authorities say they found a body inside a burning van parked outside a Walmart store in Spokane.

Date: 06/22/2015 | Northwest

Spokane County firefighters rescue burning man from fire

SPOKANE — Firefighters in Spokane County have rescued an unconscious man from a brush fire.

Date: 06/16/2015 | Northwest

Choosing your own: Definition of race becoming fluid

WASHINGTON — Rachel Dolezal, born to white parents, self-identifies as black — a decision that illustrates how fluid identity can be in a diversifying America, as the rigid racial structures that have defined most of this country’s history seem, for some, to be softening.

Date: 06/16/2015 | Northwest

Federal agency OKs proposed Spokane Tribe casino

SPOKANE — The Spokane Tribe has won approval from the federal government in its effort to build an off-reservation casino in Airway Heights.

Date: 06/16/2015 | Northwest

Former Spokane NAACP leader: ‘I identify as black’

NEW YORK — The woman who resigned as head of a NAACP chapter after her parents said she is white said Tuesday that she started identifying as black around age 5, when she drew self-portraits with a brown crayon, and “takes exception” to the contention that she tried to deceive people.

Date: 06/16/2015 | Northwest

Woman at center of NAACP case sued university in 2002, said it favored black students

The former NAACP leader accused of being a white woman pretending to be black once sued a historically black university for racial discrimination, claiming Howard University favored black students over her, according to court documents obtained by the Los Angeles Times.

Date: 06/16/2015 | Northwest

Spokane NAACP leader cancels meeting amid furor

SPOKANE — The leader of the Spokane NAACP, Rachel Dolezal, has canceled a chapter meeting Monday where she was expected to speak about the furor sparked over her racial identity.

Date: 06/14/2015 | Northwest

Spokane card dealer charged with theft in disability scam

SPOKANE — A card dealer who claimed he was too injured to work has been charged with stealing workers’ compensation benefits after he was caught working at casinos in Spokane.

Date: 06/13/2015 | Northwest

Police halt probe into Rachel Dolezal’s harassment claims

SPOKANE — Police in eastern Washington say they’re no longer investigating racial harassment claims made by Rachel Dolezal, the head of a local NAACP chapter whose integrity was thrown into question when her mother said she’s a white woman pretending to be black.

Date: 06/12/2015 | Northwest

Spokane officer, man crash through window during chase

SPOKANE — Police in Spokane say an officer and a man he was chasing were both injured when they crashed through a plate glass window at a bicycle shop.

Date: 06/09/2015 | Northwest

Drought brings low flows early to Spokane River

SPOKANE — The low winter snowpack that melted away early is already having an impact on the Spokane River.Water flow past the Post Falls Dam was reduced last week, leaving the whitewater rafting season high and dry.

Date: 06/09/2015 | Northwest

Former Pasco cop arrested for Spokane slaying

SPOKANE — Spokane police have arrested a former Pasco police officer in connection with a cold case homicide that occurred in 1986.

Date: 06/02/2015 | Northwest

Iraq War veteran charged with murder in deaths of relatives

SPOKANE — A decorated Iraq War veteran arrested in the deaths of his estranged wife’s mother, stepfather and brother was charged Tuesday with three counts of premeditated first-degree murder with aggravating circumstances.

Date: 06/02/2015 | Northwest

Records: Wife suspected war vet husband of killing relatives in Spokane

SPOKANE — The estranged wife of a decorated Iraq War veteran arrested in the killing her mother, stepfather and brother told authorities her husband suffered from post-traumatic stress and was becoming increasingly delusional, according to court documents released Monday.

Date: 06/01/2015 | Northwest

Spokane plans to place as many as 17 armed guards in schools

SPOKANE — An agreement between the city and Spokane Public Schools would put up to 17 armed guards in district schools.The Spokesman-Review reported that the plan will become official if approved by the City Council on Monday.

Date: 05/30/2015 | Northwest

Spokane County Sheriff: 3 dead after fire in Colbert

SPOKANE — The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says three people have been found dead after a house fire in Colbert, an unincorporated area north of Spokane.

Date: 05/26/2015 | Northwest

Man shot and killed in Spokane tattoo parlor

SPOKANE — Spokane police are looking for a suspect in connection with an incident in which a man was shot and killed.Police said Tuesday that they are looking for a black male wearing a grey shirt in connection with the shooting.

Date: 05/26/2015 | Northwest

Spokane bugler honors deceased veterans with personal touch

SPOKANE — Taps is 24 notes that can make the toughest soldier cry.It’s a musical recognition of a life ended, a goodbye that hangs in the air as friends and family wipe their tears, look up and know they must live the rest of their lives without someone.

Date: 05/23/2015 | Northwest

Texas man arrested in Spokane after tip to TV show

SPOKANE — U.S. Marshals have arrested a Texas man who had been a fugitive for 13 years.KXLY TV reported that the marshals captured Robert Reese on Friday.Reese was wanted on warrants for aggravated sexual assault of a child from Smith County, Texas.

Date: 05/16/2015 | Northwest

Dog owners sue Spokane County after sheriff’s deputy kills dog

SPOKANE — The owners of a dog fatally shot by a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy last summer have filed a complaint against the county for $175,000.

Date: 05/16/2015 | Northwest

Spokane woman repays state nearly $100K in disability scam

SPOKANE — A Spokane woman who helped operate a motel and apartment while claiming she was too injured to work has pleaded guilty in a disability scam.

Date: 05/16/2015 | Northwest

Dive teams pull crashed plane out of Spokane River

SPOKANE — Dive teams have pulled the plane that crashed just north of Felts Field out of the Spokane River.

Date: 05/09/2015 | Northwest

Autopsies: 2 men in Spokane plane crash died of impact injuries

SPOKANE — Autopsies show that two men killed when a small plane crashed into the Spokane River died of blunt impact chest injuries, the Spokane County medical examiner’s office said Friday.

Date: 05/08/2015 | Northwest

Authorities ID man wounded by Spokane police

SPOKANE — A man who was shot and wounded by Spokane police on Wednesday night is a former Army combat medic who works at the city’s VA Medical Center.Craig S. Burton, 25, reportedly fired a gun several times and yelled “Do it!” before he was shot.

Date: 05/08/2015 | Northwest

Plane with 2 aboard crashes into Spokane River

SPOKANE, Wash. — A light plane with two men aboard crashed and sank Thursday afternoon in the Spokane River in Spokane.

Date: 05/07/2015 | Northwest

Man wounded in gunfire exchange with Spokane officer

SPOKANE — A man who was shot and wounded by a Spokane police officer remains in critical condition in a Spokane hospital.Police say the man fired shots toward police late Wednesday night and was then shot.No officers were hurt.

Date: 05/07/2015 | Northwest

Lawyer: Former Pasco officer not guilty in 1986 prostitute slaying

PASCO — The attorney for a former Pasco police officer who’s been named as a suspect in the 1986 death of a Spokane prostitute said his client denies killing the woman, a newspaper reported Friday.

Date: 05/01/2015 | Northwest

Former Pasco cop is suspect in cold case homicide

A former Pasco police officer was named Thursday as a suspect in a 1986 homicide in Spokane, police said.Detectives used DNA evidence to identify Richard J. Aguirre as a suspect in the strangulation of 27-year-old Ruby Doss, The Spokesman-Review reported.

Date: 04/30/2015 | Northwest

FBI says man who fled child molestation charges arrested in Spokane

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A man has been arrested in Spokane more than a decade after he fled Rhode Island charges accusing him of sexually molesting three young girls.

Date: 04/29/2015 | Northwest

Upcoming beer festivals in the area

RiteCare Beer FestivalApril 25, Seattle Scottish Rite Masonic CenterThe RiteCare Beer Festival features more than 12 breweries showcasing their beers, food, prizes and live music. Advance tickets are $30 or $35 at the door. Admission includes...

Date: 04/24/2015 | Hops & Sips

Spokane diocese reinstates priest; abuse claims rejected

SPOKANE — The former director of Morning Star Boys’ Ranch was reinstated as a Catholic priest last week after an internal review found sex abuse claims could not be substantiated.

Date: 04/19/2015 | Northwest

$8 million awarded to family of inmate who died in custody near Spokane

SPOKANE — A Spokane County jury has award $8 million to the family of an inmate who died at the Airway Heights Corrections Center after a diabetic episode.

Date: 04/18/2015 | Northwest

Spokane schools to get tough about vaccinations

SPOKANE — Officials for the Spokane school district started removing children who could not prove they had legally required vaccinations from classrooms on Monday.

Date: 04/13/2015 | Northwest

Grand jury issues indictment against former Spokane VA doctor

SPOKANE — A federal grand jury has indicted former Spokane VA Medical Center physician Craig Morgenstern on charges he traveled to Mississippi and filmed sexual acts with children in previous years.

Date: 04/08/2015 | Northwest

Increased security at Spokane’s Riverfront Park aims to reduce vandalism

SPOKANE — There will be increased security this summer at Riverfront Park in downtown Spokane.The goal is to crack down on vandalism at the park, which was the site of the 1974 World’s Fair.

Date: 04/08/2015 | Northwest

Corrections agency plans changes to inmate programs in Tri-Cities and Spokane

TACOMA — Officials with the Department of Corrections plan to make changes to a pilot program at two Eastern Washington corrections centers designed to improve security by changing inmate behavior.

Date: 04/08/2015 | Northwest

Man loses leg when he falls from train in Spokane

SPOKANE — A 39-year-old man who fell off of a train had his leg severed when he was struck by the same train.The accident happened on Sunday morning in the city of Spokane Valley.

Date: 04/06/2015 | Northwest

Police arrest person of interest in Spokane woman’s death

SPOKANE — Spokane Police say have arrested a person of interest in death of a 22-year-old woman found shot in her apartment last week.

Date: 04/02/2015 | Northwest

Wild turkeys causing problems in Spokane neighborhood

SPOKANE — Residents of the South Hill portion of Spokane are trying to solve the problem of too many wild turkeys traipsing through their neighborhoods.The Spokesman-Review reported that one idea is to reduce the number of turkey eggs that are hatching this spring.

Date: 03/31/2015 | Northwest

Longtime Alaska Jesuit priest dies in Spokane at age 88

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Louis Renner, a Jesuit priest who taught for decades in Alaska’s interior and wrote about the faith’s history in the state, has died in Spokane, Washington, at age 88.

Date: 03/27/2015 | Northwest

SUV driver crashes into Spokane motel room; 1 hurt

SPOKANE — Police in Spokane are investigating after an SUV crashed into a motel room. One person in the room was taken to a hospital with what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.

Date: 03/24/2015 | Northwest

Spokane woman thought to have OD’d found to be shot

SPOKANE — A Spokane police spokeswoman says a woman who appeared to be suffering from a drug overdose was later found to have a gunshot wound in the lower abdomen.

Date: 03/24/2015 | Northwest

Superfund status sought for grain facility near Spokane

SPOKANE — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to add a grain handling facility in Freeman to the federal Superfund list of cleanup priorities.The agency made the proposal on Tuesday.

Date: 03/24/2015 | Northwest

House OKs bill paving way for WSU medical school in Spokane

OLYMPIA — The House has passed a bill that paves the way for a new Washington State University medical school in Spokane.House Bill 1559 passed on an 81-17 vote Monday night and heads to the Senate for consideration.

Date: 03/09/2015 | Northwest

Spokane man who jumped from moving pickup on I-5 in Fife dies

FIFE — A man who jumped out of a moving pickup on an I-5 onramp in Fife has died of his injuries.The News Tribune reported the 34-year-old Spokane man was a passenger in a truck entering the freeway when he jumped out of the vehicle.

Date: 03/09/2015 | Northwest

Spokane wants to intervene in Vancouver oil terminal talks

SPOKANE — The city of Spokane wants to part of the discussions over a proposal to build a massive oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver, Washington.

Date: 03/08/2015 | Northwest

Spokane woman to be honored for role in Dutch resistance

SPOKANE — A Spokane great-grandmother will be honored in Olympia next week for her work as a teenage Dutch Resistance operative during World War II.

Date: 03/07/2015 | Northwest

Gun rights supporters protest in Spokane

Gun rights supporters protest in SpokaneSPOKANE — Advocates for gun rights have protested outside the federal building in downtown Spokane.No arrests were made during Friday’s protest, which attracted about 30 people who carried firearms and waved flags.

Date: 03/06/2015 | Northwest

Talks ordered in Montana mine dispute involving Schweitzer

BILLINGS, Mont. — A federal judge has ordered settlement talks to resolve a legal dispute in which former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer and others are seeking $10 million in compensation over some condemned mining claims.

Date: 03/04/2015 | Northwest

Lawsuit: 100,000 chickens died when alarm failed

SPOKANE — A lawsuit filed by an Oregon egg producer says an alarm system failed during an electrical malfunction that halted ventilation at a brooder building in Washington state, suffocating about 100,000 hens.The suit in federal court seeks $500,000 from the installer of the controller.

Date: 03/04/2015 | Northwest

Man accused of using Seahawks’ names to obtain prescription drugs

SPOKANE — The Washington state Department of Labor and Industries says a 34-year-old man accused of faking on-the-job injuries and using the last names of Seattle Seahawks players to obtain prescription drugs has been charged with 12 felony counts.

Date: 03/03/2015 | Northwest

Sleeping woman struck by truck in Spokane dies

SPOKANE — A woman who was run over by a city of Spokane truck Tuesday morning has died of her injuries.

Date: 03/03/2015 | Northwest

Man accused of murder in Ohio arrested in Spokane

SPOKANE — A man accused of murder in Columbus, Ohio, was arrested Monday in Spokane by a police task force led by the U.S. Marshals Service.KHQ-TV reported that Kevin D. Harrington, 29, was located and taken into custody at a house.

Date: 03/03/2015 | Northwest

Sex offender accused of pimping teen from Spokane jail

SPOKANE — Police say a sex offender continued to pimp a 16-year-old girl while he was held in the Spokane County Jail.

Date: 02/27/2015 | Northwest

Pilot injured in Spokane plane crash dies

SPOKANE — The Canadian pilot of a small plane that crashed Sunday in Spokane has died.

Date: 02/24/2015 | Northwest

Pilot hospitalized after small plane crash in Spokane

SPOKANE — A small plane crashed into a railroad overpass east of downtown Spokane, critically injuring the pilot.

Date: 02/22/2015 | Northwest

Fire that killed 2 in Spokane started accidentally

SPOKANE — Investigators believe a house fire that killed two people in Spokane started accidentally.They haven’t said specifically how the fire started Saturday morning but it quickly killed a man and woman in an upstairs bedroom.

Date: 02/10/2015 | Northwest

2 people dead in house fire in Spokane

SPOKANE — Spokane Fire Department officials say two people died in a house fire in Spokane.Fire Chief Bobby Williams told The Spokesman-Review that a call about the fire came Saturday at about 10 a.m. The caller said people were inside the burning structure.

Date: 02/07/2015 | Northwest

Eastern Wash. hit with dirty rain

SPOKANE — Residents of Eastern Washington are reporting rainfall that contained milky-colored or light gray dirt.The National Weather Service is stumped about the origin of the dirty rain.

Date: 02/06/2015 | Northwest

Spokane school closed due to flu

SPOKANE — The St. Charles parish school in Spokane is closed Friday due to the flu.The principal, Skip Bounccelli, told KHQ-TV that more than four dozen students have come down with the flu, but the real problem is that some are returning too soon and spreading the virus.

Date: 02/06/2015 | Northwest

Spokane police arrest 2 in assault on transgender woman

SPOKANE— Spokane police say detectives have arrested two men in connection with an assault on a homeless transgender woman.

Date: 02/03/2015 | Northwest

Opposition to studded tires gaining traction in Washington

SPOKANE — Opposition to studded winter tires is gaining traction in Washington state, transportation officials say.

Date: 02/02/2015 | Northwest

4 transients held in Spokane homicides on $1M bail each

SPOKANE — Bloody footprints at the scene of a Spokane homicide helped police arrest four suspects.Neighbors told police the men leaving the victim’s apartment after a loud argument were transients. Officers found the suspects at homeless hangouts and say shoes matched footprints.

Date: 01/30/2015 | Northwest

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