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Sheriff: Victims in double homicide killed each other

A fight over an old car near a remote Pend Oreille County lake led to a rare double homicide in which investigators believe the victims killed each other. No arrests …

Idaho town wants gun-themed development

Potlatch, Idaho – a former timber town tucked up against the Clearwater National Forest – hopes to use its history and culture to recruit a new kind of business: gun …

UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2012, 6:45 p.m.

Man shot in abdomen on lower South Hill

A 35-year-old man was seriously injured when he was shot by an unidentified assailant Thursday.

Homeowner who shot burglar faces assault charge

A homeowner in Medical Lake accused of shooting a fleeing 14-year-old burglary suspect in the back last December has been charged with assault. In new court documents, Spokane County sheriff’s …

Masked ‘Robin Hood’ robs pizza shop at gunpoint

A masked man claiming to be Robin Hood robbed a north Spokane pizza shop at gunpoint today.

Girl found near Cusick; uncle arrested

A 14-year-old Spokane girl missing since Friday was rescued today near Cusick, Wash., and her uncle was arrested.

Browne’s Addition store robbed at gunpoint

A convenience store in Browne’s Addition was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night.

Prosecutors say officer was justified

A Colville police officer was justified when he shot and killed a 21-year-old car-prowling suspect who investigators say was armed with a stolen gun last November, prosecutors have concluded. Officer …

Officer in fatal Colville shooting won’t be charged

A Colville police officer was justified when he shot and killed a 21-year-old car prowling suspect who investigators say was armed with a stolen gun last November, prosecutors recently concluded.

Service to be Sunday for woman found dead

A memorial service for a 34-year-old Spokane woman is scheduled for Sunday – one week after she was found dead of a gunshot wound. Kimberly Rae Schmidt will be remembered …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 1, 2012, 5:48 p.m.

Assault suspect out on bond kills self during police chase

A North Idaho man out of jail on bond for allegedly trying to light his wife on fire shot himself to death late Saturday during a police chase.

Home had been hit before

A teenager who was with the 13-year-old boy shot during a Monday burglary had stolen marijuana from the same home less than a week before. The boy who was shot …

Report: Homeowner who shot teen suspect had pot stolen earlier

A teenager who was with the 13-year-old boy shot during a Monday burglary had stolen marijuana from the same home less than a week before.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 19, 2011, 5:51 p.m.

Teen burglary suspect shot by homeowner

A 13-year-old boy is in stable condition after being shot by a homeowner during an early morning burglary in Medical Lake.

Armed man slips police after threat

A drug addict wanted for car theft pointed a gun at Spokane police officers and pulled the trigger, but the gun did not fire, police said Tuesday. Police say Chase …

Judge sides with UI in gun-ban case

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — A state judge ruled Thursday in favor of the University of Idaho in a lawsuit challenging the school’s restrictions on keeping firearms in on-campus housing. The …

Portland officer charged in Post Falls road rage incident

A Portland police captain accused of brandishing a gun during a road rage incident on Interstate 90 in Post Falls acted arrogantly to state troopers as if he thought “I’m …

Deer Park store robbed of OxyContin at gunpoint

A gunman robbed a Deer Park pharmacy of OxyContin about 4:40 p.m. today.

Colville officer in fatal shooting identified

The Colville police officer who shot a 21-year-old man to death late Saturday is an 11-year veteran, officials said today.

More charges in terror case

A reputed white supremacist convicted last month of a gun charge related to an alleged domestic terrorism plot has been indicted by a grand jury for an alleged identity theft …

Shooting victim was new to area

A 21-year-old man shot to death by a Colville police officer late Saturday was raised by a computer analyst and an elementary school teacher in a small town near Bakersfield, …

Man killed by Colville police a California native

A 21-year-old man shot to death by a Colville Police Department officer over the weekend was identified this morning as a transient out of California.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 14, 2011, 2:03 p.m.

Gunman robs bank in west Spokane

A masked gunman robbed a bank in west Spokane today.

Hells Angels member Jenks sentenced

The Hells Angels’ sergeant-at-arms for Washington was sentenced to two years in prison Friday for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Ricky Warren Jenks, who had completed five …

Family grapples with shooting death

James Edward Rogers spent Monday driving around the Spokane area, calling his family. Depressed and distraught, the 45-year-old father of seven said it was over – that he had his …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 27, 2011, 8 p.m.

Man shot to death by Spokane police identified

A reportedly armed and suicidal man shot to death by Spokane police Monday night has been identified by family members as James Edward Rogers, 45.

Man accused of stealing firearm used in slaying of Stevens County resident

A 26-year-old man has been charged with stealing the firearm that was later used to kill a Stevens County man in what investigators believe was a botched burglary. Christopher George …

Gun leads to suspect in Stevens County fatal shooting

When a gunman shot and killed a 63-year-old retiree in a quiet Colville-area neighborhood, detectives say he left behind a crucial piece of evidence: The suspected murder weapon. A handgun …

UPDATED: Thu., July 21, 2011, 8:30 p.m.

Arrest made in Colville homicide; botched burglary suspected

A 26-year-old man who police believe killed a Colville-area homeowner during a botched burglary attempt is in custody.

UPDATED: Sun., July 10, 2011, 6:14 a.m.

Ted Nugent whacks and stacks concerts, critters and critics

Ted Nugent is heard loud and clear by millions of people each year, and we’re not even talking about the rock ’n’ roll music assault he’s been making on the …