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  • Bail ruling expected in Russian tech theft case

    HOUSTON (AP) — A judge is expected to rule on whether to offer bail to the owner of a Texas microelectronics company accused of conspiring to sell advanced technology to …


  • K-9 takes down suspect at Geno’s Bar

    Spokane police arrested a man on charges of kidnapping and robbery at Geno’s restaurant, where they say he threatened to kill patrons Tuesday night. Travis D. Floyd, 34, is accused …


  • Liberty Lake Police field range of strange calls

    There was a little bit of the strange and unusual in the calls to the Liberty Lake Police Department the week of Oct. 1-8. A resident in the 23000 block …


  • Police say they believe Colorado girl was abducted

    DENVER (AP) — The sudden disappearance of a 10-year-old Colorado girl took yet another turn Wednesday, with authorities saying they believe she was abducted. The case has seen a number …


  • Man with smoke grenade was searched in SKorea

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — South Korean security officials screened a man with a bulletproof vest before he got on a flight to Los Angeles, but a banned smoke grenade made …


  • Calif. man behind film denies probation violations

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California man behind the anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East denied Wednesday that he violated terms of his probation for a 2010 …


  • Authorities say they think Colo. girl was abducted

    DENVER (AP) — The sudden disappearance of an 11-year-old Colorado girl took yet another turn Wednesday, with authorities saying they believe she was abducted. The case has seen many twists …


  • Friend describes fatal beauty surgery at Pa. hotel

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia woman known as “the Black Madam” performed deadly cosmetic surgery on a London dancer in an airport hotel room, then used Krazy Glue to close …


  • Ex-Peace Corps worker gets 15 years for sex abuse

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former Peace Corps volunteer apologized for sexually abusing young girls while serving in South Africa and acknowledged the widespread fallout from his crimes before he …


  • Friend describes deadly beauty surgery at Pa. inn

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia woman known as “the Black Madam” performed deadly cosmetic surgery on a London dancer in an airport hotel room, then used Crazy Glue to close …


  • Mom who glued toddler’s hands: ‘I’m not a monster’

    DALLAS (AP) — A mother who admitted to beating her 2-year-old daughter and gluing the child’s hands made a plea for leniency Wednesday, saying she was no longer the “monster” …


  • Calif. man behind film denies probation violation

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California man who was behind an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East denied on Wednesday he violated his probation stemming from a …


  • Lawsuit involving pedophile pediatrician settled

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Attorneys for the state medical society and a southern Delaware hospital have settled a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of victims of a former pediatrician who …


  • Feds: Owner tried to hide complex Russian scheme

    HOUSTON (AP) — The owner of a Texas microelectronics company instructed co-workers and associates to cover their tracks as they conspired to sell highly regulated microelectronics to the Russian military, …


  • Counterfeit air bags called ‘extreme safety risk’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of motorists may be driving cars and trucks installed with dangerous counterfeit bags and they should have them replaced at their own expense, the Obama administration …


  • Counselor: Mom in glued hands case loves her kids

    DALLAS (AP) — A counselor testified Wednesday that she believes a Dallas mother loves all her children even though she beat her 2-year-old daughter and glued the toddler’s hands to …


  • Teen arrested in sucker-punching of Pa. teacher

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A teenager who sucker punched a schoolteacher in a downtown alley — an attack caught on surveillance video — apparently picked the victim at random, police and …


  • DeLay attorneys: Ex-GOP star didn’t launder money

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for convicted former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay have told an appeals court that the one-time GOP heavyweight never committed money laundering. Prosecutors say …


  • Feds: Man arrested at LA airport not cooperating

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport wearing a bulletproof vest and flame-resistant pants is not cooperating with federal officials working to discover why he …


  • Appeals court reinstates campaign finance limits

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated Montana’s campaign donation limits, telling the federal judge who overturned it to outline his full reasoning so the …


  • Mom who glued kid’s hands to wall set to testify

    DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas woman who admitted to beating her 2-year-old daughter and gluing her hands to a wall because of potty training problems is expected to testify at …


  • Gov’t warns motorists about counterfeit air bags

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Car owners whose air bags have been replaced in the past three years may have had dangerous counterfeit bags installed, the Obama administration warned Wednesday. Only 0.1 …


  • Feds: Man at LA airport had weapons, smoke grenade

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport wearing a bulletproof vest and flame-resistant pants is not cooperating with federal officials working to discover why he …


  • Embattled San Francisco sheriff to keep his job

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s embattled sheriff will keep his job, despite his guilty plea to a misdemeanor false imprisonment charge stemming from a New Year’s Eve dispute with …


  • Man behind anti-Muslim film to appear in court

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California man with many aliases who was behind an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East is expected to be asked by a …


  • Idaho dairy workers charged with animal cruelty

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Three former dairy workers with Idaho’s largest dairy operation have been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty after undercover video shot by an animal rights group showed …


  • Tom DeLay to make case to appeals court

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former U.S. House Majority Leader and GOP heavyweight Tom DeLay is getting ready to make his case to an appeals court that his 2010 conviction for …


  • Sandusky headed to prison, but scandal persists

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Headed to prison for the rest of his life, Jerry Sandusky leaves behind a trail of human and legal wreckage that could take years to clear …


  • CDA police say daytime burglaries increasing

    Police are warning of an alarming increase in daytime residential burglaries across Kootenai County. To access homes, thieves are breaking down doors and wiggling through doggy doors. Coeur d’Alene police …


  • Metal thieves hit new store in Valley

    Metals were stolen from a construction site and a salvage yard in Spokane Valley this week. The thieves hit the site of Spokane’s first Dick’s Sporting Goods store Monday night. …

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