A man fatally shot in New Orleans has been identified as a Black Lives Matter activist known for his leap through police tape at a South Carolina demonstration last year as he attempted to seize a Confederate battle flag from a protester.
A theater director at a school in Maine who acknowledged creating fake Facebook profiles to eavesdrop on parents’ discussions is out of a job.
A judge in Las Vegas has ordered police to make public 911 calls, police officer body camera video and several other records that authorities sought to keep secret until they finish their investigation into last year’s mass shooting.
Lebanon’s top security body on Wednesday instructed the military to confront Israel if it goes ahead with plans to build a cement border wall along the country’s boundary, labeling it as an “aggression” against its sovereignty.
Mexican inspectors have found tigers in all sorts of situations: on leashes, in neighbors’ yards and wandering the streets. But the office for environmental protection announced a new twist Wednesday: Someone tried to express-mail a tiger cub.
A U.S. jury awarded $65,000 to a convicted murderer in California’s San Quentin State Prison after finding a female prison instructor turned him into a “sex slave.”
A sex offender accused of raping a Spokane Valley gas station worker in January is now facing additional felony charges.
The 2018 Winter Olympics begin Thursday in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Pyeongchang is a small mountain town in one of the most remote areas of the country.
For generations, as America’s authoritarian rivals strutted their tanks, troops and jets through main thoroughfares in dramatic displays of strength, the United States watched from afar, but did not emulate.
The giant space rock that wiped out the dinosaurs may have set off a chain of cataclysmic volcanic eruptions on land and undersea, claims a new study that is already dividing scientists.
The Vatican’s sex-crimes expert is changing plans and will fly to New York to take in-person testimony from a Chilean sex abuse victim after his pleas to be heard by Pope Francis were previously ignored, the victim told the Associated Press on Wednesday.
Growing up as a child in the Spokane Valley in a large family of six siblings, sincerity and love for the truth didn’t always win out. With the occasional sibling scuffle and subsequent blame and denials that followed, I must confess the drive of my own self-interest stretched the truth at times.
With a break in the weather that has thawed the ground, we can get done some early garden chores, Pat Munts writes.
The Spokane Falls Music Educators Association hosted the Regional Music Festival on Saturday at Rogers High School.
While youth serves
This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Spokane Lilac Festival, and 17 young women are vying for a chance to represent Spokane in the annual Royalty Scholarship program.
Three Lewis and Clark High School seniors have been named candidates of the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
Nova is a herding dog and loves to be active.
A lifelong fear of snakes, acute memories of hunger and an abiding gratitude for the U.S. military is the legacy of Sharon Kromholtz’s time as a POW.
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