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  • Man Shot In The Leg After Argument, Police Looking For Gunman

    Man Shot In The Leg After Argument, Police Looking For Gunman

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:59 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:59:01 GMT
    A man is recovering after he was shot in the leg near Brown and Riverside in Spokane earlier Thursday morning. The shooting was called out at 1:45 a.m. Detectives say the shooting followed an argument a bar called the Lion's Lair.More >>
    A man is recovering after he was shot in the leg near Brown and Riverside in Spokane earlier Thursday morning. The shooting was called out at 1:45 a.m. Detectives say the shooting followed an argument a bar called the Lion's Lair.
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  • Court Documents: Man Comes At Boy With Running Chainsaw As Form Of Punishment

    Court Documents: Man Comes At Boy With Running Chainsaw As Form Of Punishment

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:46 AM EDT2014-04-24 06:46:13 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Tuesday morning investigators, including a SWAT team executed search warrants on two homes believed to be involved in a string of recent burglaries.More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Tuesday morning investigators, including a SWAT team executed search warrants on two homes believed to be involved in a string of recent burglaries. In all, 9 people were detained and Wednesday we learned two men were arrested. 41-year-old Robert Pearson and 40-year-old Dennis Blessing are now facing charges including trafficking in stolen property.More >>
  • Jury Finds Arteaga Guilty Of Murder

    Jury Finds Arteaga Guilty Of Murder

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:14:03 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - It took a jury only a little more than two hours on Wednesday to find Daniel Arteaga guilty for the murder of Kim Schmidt. The prosecution said Arteaga was very jealous that his relationship was ending with Schmidt and she was moving on.More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - It took a jury only a little more than two hours on Wednesday to find Daniel Arteaga guilty for the murder of Kim Schmidt. The prosecution said Arteaga was very jealous that his relationship was ending with Schmidt and she was moving on. They say that's part of the reason why he decided to kill her at the beginning of 2012. The defense disagreed saying that Arteaga was not there when she died and they think she may have even died of suicideMore >>
  • Child Care More Expensive Than College In Most States

    Child Care More Expensive Than College In Most States

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:09:26 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - It’s something parents all over the Inland Northwest have felt for years and now the data proves it: the average cost of daycare now exceeds in-state college tuition in 31 states, including Washington, Idaho, Montana and Oregon. The report from Child Care Aware shows daycare is roughly $1,000-$5,000 a year more expensive than college in the four above-listed states.More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - It’s something parents all over the Inland Northwest have felt for years and now the data proves it: the average cost of daycare now exceeds in-state college tuition in 31 states, including Washington, Idaho, Montana and Oregon. The report from Child Care Aware shows daycare is roughly $1,000-$5,000 a year more expensive than college in the four above-listed states.More >>
  • Domestic Dispute Leads To Stabbing, Life Threatening Injuries

    Domestic Dispute Leads To Stabbing, Life Threatening Injuries

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:18:47 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police responded to the 1300 block of W. Boone on Wednesday after for a report of a stabbing. Police say the victim was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries after being stabbed in the neck and chest.More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police responded to the 1300 block of W. Boone on Wednesday after for a report of a stabbing. Police say the victim was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries after being stabbed in the neck and chest. Spokane Police tweeted that the stabbing was the result of a domestic dispute and they have one person in custody.More >>
  • Bomb Threat Called In To Coeur d'Alene K-Mart

    Bomb Threat Called In To Coeur d'Alene K-Mart

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:53:38 GMT
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -The Coeur d'Alene Police Department responded to a bomb threat at the K-Mart on W. Neider Avenue Wednesday afternoon. More >>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -The Coeur d'Alene Police Department responded to a bomb threat at the K-Mart on W. Neider Avenue Wednesday afternoon. The call however appeared to be a hoax. Police say K-Mart got a phone call from someone with a "thick accent" who said "I've placed a bomb in K-Mart" and demanded they put money on a pre-paid card for him. He said if they didn't he would blow up the store. Police showed up and found nothing.More >>
  • Plummer-Worley School District Lockdown Has Been Lifted

    Plummer-Worley School District Lockdown Has Been Lifted

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:41:24 GMT
    PLUMMER, Idaho - A lockdown at the Plummer-Worley School District that was initially ordered on Wednesday as a precautionary measure by police has been lifted an employee at the Plummer-Worley School District.More >>
    PLUMMER, Idaho - A lockdown at the Plummer-Worley School District that was initially ordered on Wednesday as a precautionary measure by police has been lifted an employee at the Plummer-Worley School District. The school superintendent said the lockdown was issued around 9am due to a phone call received stating a man was coming to the elementary and might have weapons.More >>
  • Twisp Police Chief's Dog Brings Home Human Skull

    Twisp Police Chief's Dog Brings Home Human Skull

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:41:09 GMT
    TWISP, Wash. (AP) - A dog belonging to the family of the Twisp police chief brought home a skull. Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers says Chief Paul Budrow and deputies searched Monday and found the rest of the human remains about 300 yards from his home in a wooded area near the Methow River.More >>
    TWISP, Wash. (AP) - A dog belonging to the family of the Twisp police chief brought home a skull. Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers says Chief Paul Budrow and deputies searched Monday and found the rest of the human remains about 300 yards from his home in a wooded area near the Methow River.
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  • HAVE YOU SEEN THIS CHILD? Authorities Say Missing Burien Teen May Be In Spokane Area

    HAVE YOU SEEN THIS CHILD? Authorities Say Missing Burien Teen May Be In Spokane Area

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:18 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:18:18 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash.- The King County Sheriff's Office and The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children believe that a missing 15-year-old boy may be in the Spokane area. More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash.- The King County Sheriff's Office and The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children believe that a missing 15-year-old boy may be in the Spokane area. Authorities say 15-year-old Jacob Hays of Burien was last seen on April 3, 2014. He is white with brown hair and brown eyes. He's 5'10" and weighs 160 pounds. More >>
  • SPECIAL ELECTIONS RESULTS

    SPECIAL ELECTIONS RESULTS

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:02 AM EDT2014-04-23 05:02:05 GMT
    KHQ.COM- A special election was held on Tuesday with various items on the ballot, including library funding in Spokane Valley.More >>
    KHQ.COM- A special election was held on Tuesday with various items on the ballot, including library funding in Spokane Valley. Voters approved a measure to create a library capital facilities district, but rejected a bond to pay for two libraries and renovate an existing library. The bond requires a 60% super majority to pass.More >>
  • PHOTOS: KHQ Covers The President In Oso

    PHOTOS: KHQ Covers The President In Oso

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:54:29 GMT
    KHQ.COM - President Obama visited Oso one month after the deadly mudslide that so far has killed 41 people.More >>
    KHQ.COM - President Obama visited Oso one month after the deadly mudslide that so far has killed 41 people. KHQ's Kelsey Watts was in Everett where the President landed and KHQ's Sean Owsley was in Oso during the President's visit. They tweeted out, along with our field producer Josh, a lot of pictures during their coverage, and you can see them all in the slideshow attached to this story.More >>
  • ALERT! WSP Still Looks For Man Charged With 59 Counts Of Sexual Misconduct With Children

    ALERT! WSP Still Looks For Man Charged With 59 Counts Of Sexual Misconduct With Children

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:53:59 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Detectives in Minnesota believe a former cult leader who sexually abused young girls is now living in the Spokane Area. WSP is asking that you share any information you have that may lead to his arrest. MORE DETAILS INSIDE OF THE STORY>>>More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Detectives in Minnesota believe a former cult leader who sexually abused young girls is now living in the Spokane Area. WSP is asking that you share any information you have that may lead to his arrest. MORE DETAILS INSIDE OF THE STORY>>>More >>
  • Judge Rules Samuel Hearing Sealed

    Judge Rules Samuel Hearing Sealed

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:52:18 GMT
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A judge sealed the evidentiary portion of Eldon Samuel III's upcoming preliminary hearing during a status conference this afternoon.More >>
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A judge sealed the evidentiary portion of Eldon Samuel III's upcoming preliminary hearing during a status conference this afternoon. The evidentiary portion is the majority of a preliminary hearing, where both parties present their evidence. Samuel III is accused of murdering his father and brother last month.More >>
  • Man, Dog Pick Up Ticks On Easter Stroll

    Man, Dog Pick Up Ticks On Easter Stroll

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:40:20 GMT
    KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) - Arnold Porter of Kennewick wasn't thinking about ticks when he took his miniature schnauzer, Roxy, for an Easter walk on Bateman Island.More >>
    KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) - Arnold Porter of Kennewick wasn't thinking about ticks when he took his miniature schnauzer, Roxy, for an Easter walk on Bateman Island.
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  • Washington Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 41

    Washington Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 41

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:54:39 GMT
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The death toll from the mudslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 41. The Snohomish County medical examiner's office counted two more victims Monday, but said they have not yet been officially identified. >>>KHQ's Sean Owsley and Matt Rogers are in Oso for LIVE coverage from the devastated community as President Obama is expected to arrive Tuesday for a brief visit with families of the victims.>>>More >>
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The death toll from the mudslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 41. The Snohomish County medical examiner's office counted two more victims Monday, but said they have not yet been officially identified. >>>KHQ's Sean Owsley and Matt Rogers are in Oso for LIVE coverage from the devastated community as President Obama is expected to arrive Tuesday for a brief visit with families of the victims.>>>More >>
  • Investigators Looking Into 2 Early Morning Fires

    Investigators Looking Into 2 Early Morning Fires

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:09 AM EDT2014-04-22 11:09:53 GMT
    Firefighters were busy last night fighting 2 different fires. The first fire is still under investigation, and according to Spokane Fire Department PIO Brian Schaeffer, appears to have been a kitchen fire that caused a lot of damage to the home. Twenty firefighters responded to that fire, and some ended up having to leave to fight the 2nd fire, on Olympic.More >>
    Firefighters were busy last night fighting 2 different fires. The first fire is still under investigation, and according to Spokane Fire Department PIO Brian Schaeffer, appears to have been a kitchen fire that caused a lot of damage to the home. Twenty firefighters responded to that fire, and some ended up having to leave to fight the 2nd fire, on Olympic.More >>
  • Garage Fire Spreads To Homes In Mead

    Garage Fire Spreads To Homes In Mead

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:21 AM EDT2014-04-22 06:21:22 GMT
    MEAD, Wash. -Firefighters in District #4 responded to a structure fire in the 15000 block of N. Richmond Lane in Mead on Monday night.More >>
    MEAD, Wash. -Firefighters in District #4 responded to a structure fire in the 15000 block of N. Richmond Lane in Mead on Monday night. When firefighters arrived, they found a garage fully engulfed in flames and immediately began their attack. The flames spread from the detached garage to two homes.More >>
  • UPDATE: Missing Othello Teenager Found Safe

    UPDATE: Missing Othello Teenager Found Safe

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:47 AM EDT2014-04-22 05:47:10 GMT
    OTHELLO, Wash. - Authorities say 14-year-old Ashley Cortes-Cohetero has been located and is safe. Thanks to everyone who helped find her.More >>
    OTHELLO, Wash. - Authorities say 14-year-old Ashley Cortes-Cohetero has been located and is safe. Thanks to everyone who helped find her.More >>
  • City Council Asks For Quicker Reviews Of Officer Involved Shootings

    City Council Asks For Quicker Reviews Of Officer Involved Shootings

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:20:49 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane City Council voted Monday night to send a letter to Spokane County Prosecutor Steve Tucker asking for quicker reviews of officer-involved shootings.More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane City Council voted Monday night to send a letter to Spokane County Prosecutor Steve Tucker asking for quicker reviews of officer-involved shootings. The letter cited that recently the Department of Justice questioned the length of time it has taken for many officer-involved shootings to be reviewed, saying some have taken up to a year. More >>
  • Two Men Accused Of Plotting To Escape From The Spokane County Jail

    Two Men Accused Of Plotting To Escape From The Spokane County Jail

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-04-22 01:55:16 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Two Spokane County Jail inmates face first-degree escape charges after deputies found evidence they were plotting an escape.More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Two Spokane County Jail inmates face first-degree escape charges after deputies found evidence they were plotting an escape. Deputies say the two inmates, Jeremiah Logan and Jason Cooper, used a tool fashioned out of toenail clippers, a strip of cloth and a towel rack was found in the inmate's cell apparently used for making a hole. More >>
  • Spokane Rainfall Below Average

    Spokane Rainfall Below Average

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-04-22 01:25:44 GMT
    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Up at the Harvest House in Green Bluff, things are a little dryer than it has been the past couple of years. More >>
    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Up at the Harvest House in Green Bluff, things are a little dryer than it has been the past couple of years. Spokane is about .42 inches below the normal rainfall for the month of April, and almost 3 inches below for the entire season. However, April, May and June are very active months, with lots of rainfall on average. More >>
  • Fallen Hero Banner Project To March In Seafair Torchlight Parade After Decision Reversal

    Fallen Hero Banner Project To March In Seafair Torchlight Parade After Decision Reversal

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-04-22 00:37:34 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - As soon as the Fallen Hero Banner Project was denied from marching in this year’s Seafair Torchlight Parade, dozens rallied behind the group to show support.
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    SPOKANE, Wash. - As soon as the Fallen Hero Banner Project was denied from marching in this year’s Seafair Torchlight Parade, dozens rallied behind the group to show support. “It's absolutely always good to see the community stand up with you, like I said, Spokane is amazing,” said Kim Cole, the founder of the Fallen Hero Banner Project.

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  • Powdered Alcohol May Soon Be Coming To A Store Near You

    Powdered Alcohol May Soon Be Coming To A Store Near You

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-04-22 00:07:12 GMT
    KHQ.COM - The Federal Government recently approved "Palcohol"for consumer consumption. What is"Palcohol"?More >>
    KHQ.COM - The Federal Government recently approved "Palcohol"for consumer consumption. What is"Palcohol"? It's alcohol. In powdered form. All you have to do is add water to the powder packet and you've got yourself an instant cocktail. One major concern of the product is users snorting it, rather than mixing it. More >>
  • SAFETY WARNING: Idaho Man & Boy Die In Separate ATV Crashes

    SAFETY WARNING: Idaho Man & Boy Die In Separate ATV Crashes

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:38:50 GMT
    POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - A Blackfoot man and an Idaho Falls boy have died in separate ATV crashes in eastern Idaho. The Bingham County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old David Neff died about 6 p.m. Saturday when the four-wheeler he was driving went off the road and rolled. Authorities say that at about 6:15 p.m. Sunday, 5-year-old Landon Simpson was a passenger on a four-wheeler that went off the road and rolled.More >>
    POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - A Blackfoot man and an Idaho Falls boy have died in separate ATV crashes in eastern Idaho. The Bingham County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old David Neff died about 6 p.m. Saturday when the four-wheeler he was driving went off the road and rolled. Authorities say that at about 6:15 p.m. Sunday, 5-year-old Landon Simpson was a passenger on a four-wheeler that went off the road and rolled.
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  • Grant Co. Detectives Ask Public To Help Identify These Four Robbery Suspects

    Grant Co. Detectives Ask Public To Help Identify These Four Robbery Suspects

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:54:25 GMT
    GEORGE, Wash. - Grant County detectives are seeking the public’s help with finding four young men who robbed Sandoval’s Market in George, Wash., back on February 13, 2014. Detectives have released four sets of photographs hoping someone will recognize any of the suspects.All four males are described as young and Hispanic.More >>
    GEORGE, Wash. - Grant County detectives are seeking the public’s help with finding four young men who robbed Sandoval’s Market in George, Wash., back on February 13, 2014. Detectives have released four sets of photographs hoping someone will recognize any of the suspects.All four males are described as young and Hispanic.More >>
  • Obama Visiting Oso Mudslide Tuesday

    Obama Visiting Oso Mudslide Tuesday

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:21:48 GMT
    OSO, Wash. (AP) - President Obama plans to visit the Oso mudslide Tuesday to meet with victim families and first responders one month after a hillside gave way and buried about three-dozen homes. Searchers continue to look through the debris for four missing people. >>>Sean Owsley and Matt Rogers are headed to Oso to bring you LIVE coverage starting tonight on KHQ Local News At 5 and 6pm>>>More >>
    OSO, Wash. (AP) - President Obama plans to visit the Oso mudslide Tuesday to meet with victim families and first responders one month after a hillside gave way and buried about three-dozen homes. Searchers continue to look through the debris for four missing people. >>>Sean Owsley and Matt Rogers are headed to Oso to bring you LIVE coverage starting tonight on KHQ Local News At 5 and 6pm>>>
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  • IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Spokane Marathoners Running To Make Boston Even Stronger

    IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Spokane Marathoners Running To Make Boston Even Stronger

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:53:03 GMT
    KHQ.COM - "Runners are a breed of their own, they're fighters," explained Heather LeFriec, who runs with the Spokane Swifts, an all-female competitive running club. "If you tell them they can't do something, they'll go do it. They like the challenge, that's mostly why they run."
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    KHQ.COM - "Runners are a breed of their own, they're fighters," explained Heather LeFriec, who runs with the Spokane Swifts, an all-female competitive running club. "If you tell them they can't do something, they'll go do it. They like the challenge, that's mostly why they run."
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  • Log Rolls Over And Kills WA Boy On Boy Scout Trip

    Log Rolls Over And Kills WA Boy On Boy Scout Trip

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:47:18 GMT
    LILLIWAUP, Wash. (AP) - A 12-year-old Washington state boy on a Boy Scout trip has died after a log that he and his friends were pushing down a hill caught his jacket and rolled over him. The Kitsap Sun reports that the boy and three friends were trying to roll the log down a rocky slope Saturday into Lena Lake in the Olympic National Forest, across Puget Sound from Seattle.More >>
    LILLIWAUP, Wash. (AP) - A 12-year-old Washington state boy on a Boy Scout trip has died after a log that he and his friends were pushing down a hill caught his jacket and rolled over him. The Kitsap Sun reports that the boy and three friends were trying to roll the log down a rocky slope Saturday into Lena Lake in the Olympic National Forest, across Puget Sound from Seattle.
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  • Driver In Critical Condition After Crash On Maple Street Bridge

    Driver In Critical Condition After Crash On Maple Street Bridge

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:12:47 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - A car crashed into a cement median at Walnut and 2nd at the entrance to the Maple Street Bridge early Monday morning around 3:30 a.m. Witnesses told police the driver did not stop at the flashing red light on 2nd and appeared to be driving excessively fast. Police are investigating this is as a potential DUI.
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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A car crashed into a cement median at Walnut and 2nd at the entrance to the Maple Street Bridge early Monday morning around 3:30 a.m. Witnesses told police the driver did not stop at the flashing red light on 2nd and appeared to be driving excessively fast. Police are investigating this is as a potential DUI.
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  • Easter Night Crash: Several Hospitalized, Two Drivers Facing Charges

    Easter Night Crash: Several Hospitalized, Two Drivers Facing Charges

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:05:53 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Several People are in the hospital after a two vehicle crash north of Spokane near Elk at the intersection of Madison and Frideger. The Spokane County Sheriff's Department tell us both drivers were drunk and may face charges. It happened around 7 p.m. Sunday night when a red pickup turned into the oncoming lane of traffic right in front of an Expedition.More >>
    KHQ.COM - Several People are in the hospital after a two vehicle crash north of Spokane near Elk at the intersection of Madison and Frideger. The Spokane County Sheriff's Department tell us both drivers were drunk and may face charges. It happened around 7 p.m. Sunday night when a red pickup turned into the oncoming lane of traffic right in front of an Expedition.More >>
  • Pilot Taken To Hospital After Plane Crash In Spangle

    Pilot Taken To Hospital After Plane Crash In Spangle

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:59:25 GMT
    A Pilot is in the hospital after he was forced to make an emergency landing near the Spangle Airstrip. Spokane County Sheriffs Deputies say the pilot was transported to the hospital. It's not known how badly he was injured or why he was forced to make an emergency landing.More >>
    A Pilot is in the hospital after he was forced to make an emergency landing near the Spangle Airstrip. Spokane County Sheriffs Deputies say the pilot was transported to the hospital. It's not known how badly he was injured or why he was forced to make an emergency landing.More >>
  • Organizers With The Seafair Torchlight Parade Issue An Apology

    Organizers With The Seafair Torchlight Parade Issue An Apology

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-04-21 02:47:17 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - This year the Fallen Hero Banner project, which honors men and women from Washington who have died serving our country, applied to march in the Seafair Torchlight Parade in Seattle. However, the organization was denied by the parade selection committee via email saying, "the Fallen Hero Banner Project was not the right fit for the Torchlight Parade."More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - This year the Fallen Hero Banner project, which honors men and women from Washington who have died serving our country, applied to march in the Seafair Torchlight Parade in Seattle. However, the organization was denied by the parade selection committee via email saying, "the Fallen Hero Banner Project was not the right fit for the Torchlight Parade."More >>
  • Remembering Columbine 15-Years Later Through The Eyes Of A Survivor

    Remembering Columbine 15-Years Later Through The Eyes Of A Survivor

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-04-21 02:24:21 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Sunday marks 15-years since the mass shooting at Columbine High School. State Representative Kevin Parker was a student mentor at the time and was at Columbine the day of the shooting to have lunch with a student. He says it is a day that forever changed his life and the lives of everyone who survived this tragedy.More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Sunday marks 15-years since the mass shooting at Columbine High School. State Representative Kevin Parker was a student mentor at the time and was at Columbine the day of the shooting to have lunch with a student. He says it is a day that forever changed his life and the lives of everyone who survived this tragedy.More >>
  • Idaho Has One Of The Highest Payday Loan Rates In The U.S.

    Idaho Has One Of The Highest Payday Loan Rates In The U.S.

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-04-21 02:23:42 GMT
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - According to a report, Idaho, Nevada and Utah have among the nation's highest interest rates for payday loans.The study, released this week by the Pew Charitable Trusts, found their rates are so high mainly because they're among only seven states that impose no legal limits on them.More >>
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - According to a report, Idaho, Nevada and Utah have among the nation's highest interest rates for payday loans.The study, released this week by the Pew Charitable Trusts, found their rates are so high mainly because they're among only seven states that impose no legal limits on them.More >>
  • Government Offering To Buy Makah Lands As Part Of Settlement

    Government Offering To Buy Makah Lands As Part Of Settlement

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:41:49 GMT
    NEAH BAY, Wash. (AP) - The U.S. government is buying up property from some members of the Makah Tribe, for the Makah Tribe.As part of a settlement of a lawsuit that accused the feds of mismanaging Indian land royalties, the Interior Department agreed to help tribes buy parcels of reservation land that have accumulated multiple owners through several generations.More >>
    NEAH BAY, Wash. (AP) - The U.S. government is buying up property from some members of the Makah Tribe, for the Makah Tribe.As part of a settlement of a lawsuit that accused the feds of mismanaging Indian land royalties, the Interior Department agreed to help tribes buy parcels of reservation land that have accumulated multiple owners through several generations.More >>
  • Utah Man Arrested In Child Enticement Sting In Idaho

    Utah Man Arrested In Child Enticement Sting In Idaho

    Sunday, April 20 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-04-20 19:26:36 GMT
    CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) - Idaho prosecutors have charged a Utah man with felony child enticement after he allegedly arranged to meet an undercover officer representing himself online as a 15-year-old girl.Allen B. Johnson was arrested Friday afternoon at the Caldwell restaurant where authorities said the 48-year-old Provo man was to meet who he thought was the teenager.More >>
    CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) - Idaho prosecutors have charged a Utah man with felony child enticement after he allegedly arranged to meet an undercover officer representing himself online as a 15-year-old girl.Allen B. Johnson was arrested Friday afternoon at the Caldwell restaurant where authorities said the 48-year-old Provo man was to meet who he thought was the teenager.More >>
  • Grand Coulee Fishing Spot Closed Since 9/11 Opens

    Grand Coulee Fishing Spot Closed Since 9/11 Opens

    Sunday, April 20 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-04-20 18:29:06 GMT
    GRAND COULEE, Wash. (AP) - A popular fishing spot below the Grand Coulee Dam has reopened for the first time since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.The area on Rufus Woods Lake from Highway 155 to the base of the dam is considered one of the best fishing spots on the upper Columbia River.It had been closed due to security concerns ever since 9/11.More >>
    GRAND COULEE, Wash. (AP) - A popular fishing spot below the Grand Coulee Dam has reopened for the first time since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.The area on Rufus Woods Lake from Highway 155 to the base of the dam is considered one of the best fishing spots on the upper Columbia River.It had been closed due to security concerns ever since 9/11.
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  • Spokane Police Respond To Shots Fired Early Saturday Morning

    Spokane Police Respond To Shots Fired Early Saturday Morning

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:46:42 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash.- An investigation is underway into shots fired in two separate places early Saturday morning. Police say the first shooting happened on the 1600 block of East Mission. Two armed men forced their way into an apartment and the victim tried to disarm them.More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash.- An investigation is underway into shots fired in two separate places early Saturday morning. Police say the first shooting happened on the 1600 block of East Mission. Two armed men forced their way into an apartment and the victim tried to disarm them.
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  • HAPPY EASTER! Here Are Some Local Easter Egg Hunts For Kids!

    HAPPY EASTER! Here Are Some Local Easter Egg Hunts For Kids!

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-04-19 16:12:00 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Easter is right around the corner and we wanted to make sure we let you know of all the locations the Easter Bunny would be. Here are a list of some local Easter Egg hunts for kids. If you know of an Easter Egg hunt that you would like to add to this list, please post it to our Facebook page here: http://tinyurl.com/kzxupu7More >>
    KHQ.COM - Easter is right around the corner and we wanted to make sure we let you know of all the locations the Easter Bunny would be. Here are a list of some local Easter Egg hunts for kids. If you know of an Easter Egg hunt that you would like to add to this list, please post it to our Facebook page here: http://tinyurl.com/kzxupu7
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  • 3rd Person Arrested In McDonald's Robbery

    3rd Person Arrested In McDonald's Robbery

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-04-19 14:56:28 GMT
    UPDATE: Two suspects have been arrested in connection to the robbery that occurred Thursday evening at the McDonald's at 2200 W. Wellesley Ave. Major Crimes Detectives are also investigating the possibility these suspects are connected to other robbery incidents.More >>
    UPDATE: Two suspects have been arrested in connection to the robbery that occurred Thursday evening at the McDonald's at 2200 W. Wellesley Ave. Major Crimes Detectives are also investigating the possibility these suspects are connected to other robbery incidents.
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  • Judge Rules Taxpayers Won't Pay For Sex Offender Treatment

    Judge Rules Taxpayers Won't Pay For Sex Offender Treatment

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:36 AM EDT2014-04-19 06:36:00 GMT
    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A judge has rejected Steven Powell's request to have taxpayers pay for his court-ordered sex offender treatment after a voyeurism conviction.Pierce County Superior Court Judge Ronald Culpepper agreed Friday with the state attorney general's office that Powell cited the wrong statute when he made his request.More >>
    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A judge has rejected Steven Powell's request to have taxpayers pay for his court-ordered sex offender treatment after a voyeurism conviction.Pierce County Superior Court Judge Ronald Culpepper agreed Friday with the state attorney general's office that Powell cited the wrong statute when he made his request.More >>
  • North Idaho Poachers Taking Heavy Toll On Game

    North Idaho Poachers Taking Heavy Toll On Game

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:09 AM EDT2014-04-19 06:09:06 GMT
    LEWISTON, Idaho — Poachers are likely killing far more game animals than wolves are, state wildlife officials in North Idaho say. Officials tell the Lewiston Tribune in a story on Friday that last year in North Idaho they confirmed poaching of 30 elk, four moose, 13 mule deer and 57 whitetail deer.
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    LEWISTON, Idaho — Poachers are likely killing far more game animals than wolves are, state wildlife officials in North Idaho say. Officials say last year in North Idaho they confirmed poaching of 30 elk, four moose, 13 mule deer and 57 whitetail deer.

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  • Widow Seeks $7 Million After Deadly Oso Mudslide

    Widow Seeks $7 Million After Deadly Oso Mudslide

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:10:58 GMT
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The lawyer for a woman whose husband died in the deadly Washington state mudslide says her client has filed claims seeking a total of $7 million from Washington state and Snohomish County.Lawyer Corrie Yackulic said Friday that Deborah Durnell wants to learn exactly why a hillside gave way and what government officials knew about risks to those living below in the small community of Oso, 55 miles northeast of Seattle.More >>
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The lawyer for a woman whose husband died in the deadly Washington state mudslide says her client has filed claims seeking a total of $7 million from Washington state and Snohomish County.Lawyer Corrie Yackulic said Friday that Deborah Durnell wants to learn exactly why a hillside gave way and what government officials knew about risks to those living below in the small community of Oso, 55 miles northeast of Seattle.More >>
  • Students Served Sour Milk At Whitman Elementary

    Students Served Sour Milk At Whitman Elementary

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:51:33 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash- Several parents in Spokane were concerned when they heard their kids were served soured milk at Whitman Elementary. The district says it happened on Monday April 14th, 3 parents who spoke with KHQ say it was also served Tuesday before the district was made aware. District leaders say the milk had an expiration date of April 16th but went bad before that date.More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash- Several parents in Spokane were concerned when they heard their kids were served soured milk at Whitman Elementary. The district says it happened on Monday April 14th, 3 parents who spoke with KHQ say it was also served Tuesday before the district was made aware. District leaders say the milk had an expiration date of April 16th but went bad before that date.
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  • Michaels Security Breach: 2.6 Million Shoppers Affected

    Michaels Security Breach: 2.6 Million Shoppers Affected

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:11:17 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - People who shopped at Michaels between May 2013 and January 2014 could be impacted by a security breach that stole nearly 2.6 million shoppers' credit and debit card information. Michaels says it has fixed the problem, so shopping at the stores is no longer an issue.More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - People who shopped at Michaels between May 2013 and January 2014 could be impacted by a security breach that stole nearly 2.6 million shoppers' credit and debit card information. Michaels says it has fixed the problem, so shopping at the stores is no longer an issue.More >>
  • Man Identified In Fatal Crash Friday Morning On Bowdish Rd.

    Man Identified In Fatal Crash Friday Morning On Bowdish Rd.

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:13:11 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man killed in an early morning crash on Friday has been identified as 34-year-old, Alejandro E. Apodaca. Just before 12:30, Apodaca crashed his car on S. Bowdish Rd. He was traveling South on Bowdish near 17th when he lost control of his car, uprooting a tree in the front yard of a home.
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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man killed in an early morning crash on Friday has been identified as 34-year-old, Alejandro E. Apodaca. Just before 12:30, Apodaca crashed his car on S. Bowdish Rd. He was traveling South on Bowdish near 17th when he lost control of his car, uprooting a tree in the front yard of a home.
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  • Obama To Visit Muddy Wasteland After Oso Mudslide

    Obama To Visit Muddy Wasteland After Oso Mudslide

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:03:39 GMT
    OSO, Wash. (AP) - President Barack Obama is scheduled visit the scene of Washington state's devastating mudslide Tuesday. He'll find a haunting wasteland of shattered timber and deep muck, dotted here with the wreckage of a pickup truck, and there with young girl's flip-flop.More >>
    OSO, Wash. (AP) - President Barack Obama is scheduled visit the scene of Washington state's devastating mudslide Tuesday. He'll find a haunting wasteland of shattered timber and deep muck, dotted here with the wreckage of a pickup truck, and there with young girl's flip-flop.
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  • Fugitive Friday: Wanted: Aramis Turner

    Fugitive Friday: Wanted: Aramis Turner

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:16:42 GMT
    KHQ.COM - This week’s Friday Fugitive is Aramis Turner and you’re up for a cash reward if your tip leads to Turner’s arrest. There are two warrants out for Turner right now because he escaped from community custody. One warrant is from the Department of Corrections and the other is from the Spokane Violent Crimes Gang Enforcement Team.More >>
    KHQ.COM - This week’s Friday Fugitive is Aramis Turner and you’re up for a cash reward if your tip leads to Turner’s arrest. There are two warrants out for Turner right now because he escaped from community custody. One warrant is from the Department of Corrections and the other is from the Spokane Violent Crimes Gang Enforcement Team. More >>
  • WATCH: Preview Of The 7th Annual 'Dancing With The Celebrities' Benefiting CYT!

    WATCH: Preview Of The 7th Annual 'Dancing With The Celebrities' Benefiting CYT!

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:57:47 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Join CYT Spokane for our 7th annual Dancing with the Celebrities benefit. Local celebrities are paired with professional dance instructors as they dance to raise funds for Christian Youth Theater! The audience votes for their favorite contestant by placing dollars into the basket designated for that couple ($1=1 vote, $15=15 votes, etc).More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Join CYT Spokane for our 7th annual Dancing with the Celebrities benefit. Local celebrities are paired with professional dance instructors as they dance to raise funds for Christian Youth Theater! The audience votes for their favorite contestant by placing dollars into the basket designated for that couple ($1=1 vote, $15=15 votes, etc).More >>
  • One Man In Custody After Early Morning Standoff

    One Man In Custody After Early Morning Standoff

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:54:17 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man is in custody this morning after an early morning standoff with police on Friday. A woman notified police that her husband, who she has a restraining order against, was sending her suicidal text messages, saying that he was armed with an assault rifle and sawed off shotgun.More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man is in custody this morning after an early morning standoff with police on Friday. A woman notified police that her husband, who she has a restraining order against, was sending her suicidal text messages, saying that he was armed with an assault rifle and sawed off shotgun.
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  • THROWBACK THURSDAY: Monsters of ROCK Comes To Spokane In 1988!

    THROWBACK THURSDAY: Monsters of ROCK Comes To Spokane In 1988!

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:00:41 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Throwback Thursday. 1988. Monsters of Rock. Joe Albi Stadium. Need we say more? One of the biggest rock and roll tours of the year made a stop in Spokane, bringing a number of notable bands including Van Halen, Metallica, Scorpions, Dokken and Kingdom Come.More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Throwback Thursday. 1988. Monsters of Rock. Joe Albi Stadium. Need we say more? One of the biggest rock and roll tours of the year made a stop in Spokane, bringing a number of notable bands including Van Halen, Metallica, Scorpions, Dokken and Kingdom Come.
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