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  • Man gets 62 years for two murders

    A Spokane man has been sentenced to serve more than 62 years in prison after he was convicted earlier this fall of killing two people in 2009.

  • Two convictions in 2009 double murder

    A Spokane man faces a minimum of 45 years in prison after a jury convicted him Wednesday of two counts of murder that followed a dispute over a car swap. …

  • Double murder case goes to jury

    A six-man, six-woman jury will begin deliberating this morning whether a Spokane man murdered two men last September or was defending himself when he gunned them down. Merle W. Harvey, …

  • Slaying victim was informant

    Twelve years before he was gunned down while working on a car outside a Spokane home, Jack Thomas Lamere explained to a federal judge how he might meet his demise. …

  • Two donate to reward for murder suspect’s arrest

    The reward for information leading to the capture of a Spokane man accused of gunning down two men in a dispute over a car trade is up to $1,750.

  • Victim had sought new life

    Six weeks before he was gunned down with a friend while working on a car, Jacob J. Potter said he wanted to turn his life around. The 45-year-old convict contacted …

  • Second victim ID’d in double homicide

    The second victim in Saturday’s double homicide has been identified as Jacob J. Potter, 45.

  • Suspect at large after shooting

    The shooting deaths of two men in Spokane on Saturday may have been sparked by little more than a dispute over two run-down cars, witnesses say. Jack Lamere and a …

  • Meth ring leader gets 24 years

    The organizer of a violent methamphetamine ring in Spokane is heading to federal prison for more than 24 years. Richard “Butch” Forrest II, a member of the Iron Horsemen motorcycle …

  • Drug ring enforcer gets 13 years

    A bill collector and enforcer for drug distributors will serve 13 years in federal prison for involvement in the biggest methamphetamine ring ever busted in Spokane.

  • Drug ‘taxer’ testifies against co-defendants

    A drug user worked off his debts for methamphetamine and cocaine by becoming a bill collector and enforcer for a Spokane dope ring, a federal judge was told Monday. Jack …