U.S. investigators have said that problems first identified six years ago at a Washington state plant where deadly nuclear waste would be treated continue to plague the multi-billion dollar facility.
A man scheduled to appear in court to face gun charges Wednesday killed a sheriff’s deputy in Maine, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store, officials said.
Kuwait on Wednesday expelled the Philippines ambassador and recalled its own envoy from Manila over a growing diplomatic dispute sparked by complaints of the abuse of Filipina housemaids and workers in the country.
DALLAS – One police officer has died and another was critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday by a gunman inside a Home Depot store in northeast Dallas, which set off a five-hour manhunt that ended with the chase and arrest of the suspected shooter. On Wednesday morning, Dallas police identified the officers as Chrystal Almeida and Rogelio Santander, who have both worked in the Northeast Division for three years.
WASHINGTON – French President Emmanuel Macron drew Wednesday on the “shared bond” of U.S.-French relations to call for a rejection of isolationism and instead for the countries to bond together anew for a 21st century security. Macron opened a joint meeting of Congress, saying “the American and French people have had a rendezvous with freedom.”
Iran’s president on Wednesday ruled out any changes or additions to the 2015 nuclear deal, amid European efforts to convince U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the landmark agreement.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state’s current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never considered endangered in any other year. Tuesday’s narrow victory by Republican Debbie Lesko over a Democratic political newcomer sends a big message to Republicans nationwide: Even the reddest of districts in a red state can be in play this year. Early returns show Lesko winning by about 5 percentage points in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District where Donald Trump won by 21 percentage points.
A self-taught Danish engineer was convicted of murder Wednesday for luring a Swedish journalist on to his homemade submarine, then torturing and killing her before dismembering her body and dumping it at sea in a sensational case that has gripped Scandinavia.
A man was killed Tuesday evening when he was struck by a car in the East Central Neighborhood. Officers were called to Third Avenue and Perry Street about 9:30 p.m., Spokane police said in a news release. The pedestrian died at the scene. The woman driving the car was taken to a hospital for evaluation.
Spokane County commissioners rejected a request to extend Friday operating hours to 4 p.m. for the county treasurer’s office.
Shogan owner Joseph Lee vows to rebuild his popular restaurant.
When the 560 students at Shiloh Hills Elementary recently relocated a few miles away to the former Northwood Middle School, it created a problem. Annabelle Howes is part of the solution.
Businesses along North Monroe could use some extra customers during these next few months with the big road reconstruction project now underway.
The public is invited to the unveiling of the new Trinity Catholic School in north Spokane on Friday, but students and staff have been settling in since early March.
On the side of a street in front of her parents’ house in Hayden, 7-year-old Amiah Van Hill opened a lemonade stand. But she didn’t want to keep the money she earned from it. Instead, she wanted to pay for her schoolmates’ lunches.
The Inland Northwest was becoming an important hub for a critical industry, the match industry.
Volunteers process 866 tax returns during tax season The United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance site processed more than 1 million in tax refunds for low- and middle-income Spokanites during the recently concluded tax season.
Spokane County Marriage licenses
The Supreme Court is saving one of its biggest cases for last. The justices are hearing arguments Wednesday over President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries.
A Buffalo museum has made a rare discovery within its own collection: a fully intact egg from the extinct elephant bird that until now, was thought to be fake.