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  • Board fires Montana art teacher accused of hiding gun for student

    Board fires Montana art teacher accused of hiding gun for student

    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:59 PM EST2018-02-23 03:59:43 GMT

    HARDIN, Mont. (AP) - Montana school district officials have fired an art teacher accused of hiding a gun for one of her students. The Billings Gazette reports that the Hardin Public Schools Board on Wednesday unanimously voted to fire Nora Block, who taught at Hardin High School. Block has been charged with felony tampering with evidence and two misdemeanors. She is accused of hiding the gun in her classroom overnight, turning it over to authorities the next day.

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    HARDIN, Mont. (AP) - Montana school district officials have fired an art teacher accused of hiding a gun for one of her students. The Billings Gazette reports that the Hardin Public Schools Board on Wednesday unanimously voted to fire Nora Block, who taught at Hardin High School. Block has been charged with felony tampering with evidence and two misdemeanors. She is accused of hiding the gun in her classroom overnight, turning it over to authorities the next day.

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  • Pasco Police believe man arrested in Spokane could solve 32-year-old murder case

    Pasco Police believe man arrested in Spokane could solve 32-year-old murder case

    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:38 PM EST2018-02-23 03:38:15 GMT
    Photo of victim Robert McDonald from 1986, courtesy Pasco PolicePhoto of victim Robert McDonald from 1986, courtesy Pasco Police

    PASCO, Wash. - A 32-year-old murder case is about to close with an arrest. Pasco Police Detectives have gone to Spokane to interview the suspect, a 50-year-old former Pasco resident, Theodore Milam, about the presence of his DNA at a 1986 murder scene at the Pasco Boat Basin (Schlagel Park). The homicide victim, Robert James McDonald Jr of Richland, was 40 years old on Feb. 25, 1986, when visitors to the park saw a body floating 

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    PASCO, Wash. - A 32-year-old murder case is about to close with an arrest. Pasco Police Detectives have gone to Spokane to interview the suspect, a 50-year-old former Pasco resident, Theodore Milam, about the presence of his DNA at a 1986 murder scene at the Pasco Boat Basin (Schlagel Park). The homicide victim, Robert James McDonald Jr of Richland, was 40 years old on Feb. 25, 1986, when visitors to the park saw a body floating 

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  • Spokane officials push for bill to reduce property crime and auto thefts in Spokane

    Spokane officials push for bill to reduce property crime and auto thefts in Spokane

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:43 PM EST2018-02-23 01:43:27 GMT

    Spokane, Wash. On Monday, city and county officials traveled to Olympia to push for Senate Bill 5539. Bill 5539, would establish a pilot program for the supervision of those who are convicted of felonies relating to car theft, after being released from prison. Spokane County has the some of highest recorded numbers of property crimes in the country. Spokane comes nearly dead last as one of Washington States least safest cities "If you were to ask any officer working 

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    Spokane, Wash. On Monday, city and county officials traveled to Olympia to push for Senate Bill 5539. Bill 5539, would establish a pilot program for the supervision of those who are convicted of felonies relating to car theft, after being released from prison. Spokane County has the some of highest recorded numbers of property crimes in the country. Spokane comes nearly dead last as one of Washington States least safest cities "If you were to ask any officer working 

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  • Spokane woman finds baby left in freezing car

    Spokane woman finds baby left in freezing car

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:33 PM EST2018-02-23 01:33:43 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Picture this, a baby freezing, bawling, and alone in the back seat of a car. That's what one Spokane woman stumbled upon in a South Hill parking lot. "Complete shock," Windy Delandro said. A frightening sight, Delandro says she saw what looked like a six-month old sitting in her car seat, car turned off, tears streaming down the little girls cheeks. "I looked around to see if I could find anybody, see something, I told my mom 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Picture this, a baby freezing, bawling, and alone in the back seat of a car. That's what one Spokane woman stumbled upon in a South Hill parking lot. "Complete shock," Windy Delandro said. A frightening sight, Delandro says she saw what looked like a six-month old sitting in her car seat, car turned off, tears streaming down the little girls cheeks. "I looked around to see if I could find anybody, see something, I told my mom 

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  • Navy: Suspect who entered Washington base in custody

    Navy: Suspect who entered Washington base in custody

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:24 PM EST2018-02-23 01:24:23 GMT

    SILVERDALE, Wash. (AP) - Navy officials say a male driver who claimed to have explosives when he entered the gate of a nuclear submarine base in Washington state is in custody.    Officials at Naval Base Kitsap said Thursday afternoon that the situation was under control and the investigation has yet to turn up any explosives. Naval Base Kitsap at Bangor in Kitsap County is home to the Navy's Trident submarine fleet and strategic nuclear weapons facility. Offic...

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    SILVERDALE, Wash. (AP) - Navy officials say a male driver who claimed to have explosives when he entered the gate of a nuclear submarine base in Washington state is in custody.    Officials at Naval Base Kitsap said Thursday afternoon that the situation was under control and the investigation has yet to turn up any explosives. Naval Base Kitsap at Bangor in Kitsap County is home to the Navy's Trident submarine fleet and strategic nuclear weapons facility. Offic...

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  • All-girls robotics team on their way to First Lego League North American International Open

    All-girls robotics team on their way to First Lego League North American International Open

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:53 PM EST2018-02-23 00:53:23 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A group of sixth graders are getting ready for a big competition with robotics teams from across North America. Their team is called the LEGO Superheroes and they’re all girls. Grace Dierks, Maddie Miner, Katherine Kovich, Julia Barr, and Maria Schug have put in a lot of hard work programming their robot and also working on presentations for First Lego League competitions. They’re a part of St. Mary’s Catholic School’s robotics club....

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A group of sixth graders are getting ready for a big competition with robotics teams from across North America. Their team is called the LEGO Superheroes and they’re all girls. Grace Dierks, Maddie Miner, Katherine Kovich, Julia Barr, and Maria Schug have put in a lot of hard work programming their robot and also working on presentations for First Lego League competitions. They’re a part of St. Mary’s Catholic School’s robotics club....

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  • Detectives relentlessly search for suspects associated with criminal activity at the Red Top Motel

    Detectives relentlessly search for suspects associated with criminal activity at the Red Top Motel

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:48 PM EST2018-02-23 00:48:07 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Valley Investigative Unit (SVIU) Detectives, relentless in their search to locate and arrest suspects identified during their Red Top Motel investigation, developed information that one of the suspects was at a residence located in the 900 block of N. Burns in Spokane Valley.  On Wednesday, a search warrant was served at the residence late in the evening with the assistance of the SWAT Team, K9 Unit, and Air 1.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Valley Investigative Unit (SVIU) Detectives, relentless in their search to locate and arrest suspects identified during their Red Top Motel investigation, developed information that one of the suspects was at a residence located in the 900 block of N. Burns in Spokane Valley.  On Wednesday, a search warrant was served at the residence late in the evening with the assistance of the SWAT Team, K9 Unit, and Air 1.  

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  • Collision involving Royal City School bus – so far no kids injured

    Collision involving Royal City School bus – so far no kids injured

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:37 PM EST2018-02-23 00:37:22 GMT

    ROYAL CITY, Wash. - At Road 12-Southwest and Dodson Road SW there has been a three vehicle collision involving a Royal City school bus. EMTs are checking out all the kids and they so far all appear fine. The bus is #20 Route #1 and kids on board range from in age from kindergarten to ninth grade. Once all the kids are checked out by EMTs, they will be loaded onto another school bus and delivered to the Intermediate School parking lot in 

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    ROYAL CITY, Wash. - At Road 12-Southwest and Dodson Road SW there has been a three vehicle collision involving a Royal City school bus. EMTs are checking out all the kids and they so far all appear fine. The bus is #20 Route #1 and kids on board range from in age from kindergarten to ninth grade. Once all the kids are checked out by EMTs, they will be loaded onto another school bus and delivered to the Intermediate School parking lot in 

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