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  • Harpham loses MLK parade bombing appeal

    The man who placed a bomb along the Martin Luther King Jr. Day march route in January 2011 will continue to serve his 32-year prison term after a federal judge …


  • Clark: Boston-style bombing could have happened in Spokane

    And just like that, Boston’s mind-boggling week of murder and mayhem was over. A law enforcement ensemble from what looked like every jurisdiction in copdom caught the last terrorist punk …


  • Police step up march presence

    Spokane police have a message for anyone considering participating in the Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March on Monday: “The bad guys aren’t going to win, and they need to …


  • Police ratcheting up security for MLK march

    Spokane police have a message for anyone considering participating in the Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March on Monday: “The bad guys aren’t going to win, and they need to …


  • Guilty plea doesn’t close book on racism, says march leader

    Organizers of the annual march targeted by a racist wannabe bomber say Spokane can’t forget about what happened just because the defendant pleaded guilty. “This is one of the symptoms …


  • Judge orders feds to reconstruct MLK march bomb

    A federal judge has ordered FBI experts to construct three bombs similar to the one allegedly planted at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March in January, as preparations …


  • Harpham trial rescheduled over MLK Jr. memorial dedication

    A dedication ceremony for a Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington, D.C., prompted a federal judge on Friday to delay the trial of a man accused of planting a …


  • Judge delays Harpham trial

    A dedication ceremony for a Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington, D.C., prompted a federal judge on Friday to delay the trial of a man accused of planting a …


  • Pliers may help pinch MLK bomb suspect

    A federal judge said today that he is leaning toward allowing prosecutors to show that marks made on the wires of the bomb planted on Martin Luther King Jr. Day …


  • Prosecutors: Harpham photographed self at MLK march

    Federal prosecutors revealed today that domestic terrorism suspect Kevin W. Harpham took pictures of himself at the Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March in which he is charged with leaving …


  • Suspect in bomb plot pleads not guilty to new charges

    Domestic terrorism suspect Kevin W. Harpham faces a minimum of 30 years in prison if convicted of two new charges added last week in what prosecutors have called a thwarted …


  • MLK bomb records remain sealed

    Court records related to the federal case against domestic terrorism suspect Kevin W. Harpham will remain sealed, a judge ruled today.


  • Federal authorities want Harpham records to stay sealed

    Federal authorities want to block the unsealing of court records related to the arrest of domestic terrorism suspect Kevin W. Harpham.


  • Grand jury indicts Harpham

    A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted Kevin W. Harpham on charges stemming from the placement of a bomb along the route of the Unity March on Martin Luther King, …


  • Grand jury indicts Harpham in MLK bomb case

    A federal grand jury today returned an indictment against Kevin W. Harpham, officially charging him with placing the bomb along the planned route of the Unity March on Martin Luther …


  • FBI report details bomb’s makeup

    A “joint intelligence bulletin” issued the day federal agents raided the Colville home of Kevin W. Harpham confirms that the bomb planted along the planned route of Spokane’s annual Martin …


  • New details emerge on MLK bomb

    A “Joint Intelligence Bulletin” issued on the day federal agents raided the Colville home of Kevin W. Harpham suggests that the bomb may have included a rocket motor igniter and …


  • Father of bomb suspect says son couldn’t have planted device

    The father of the man arrested in connection with a bomb discovered at Spokane’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day march claims his son was caring for him throughout January and …


  • Postings reveal bomb suspect’s views

    He grew up in rural Eastern Washington, played football in high school and worked at a fast-food restaurant as a teen. Childhood friends remember him as quiet and normal – …


  • Bomb suspect may have fantasized about race wars

    Investigators believe the man charged with planting a bomb on the route of the Martin Luther King Jr. march in Spokane posted more than a thousand entries talking about a …


  • White supremacist arrested in MLK bomb plot

    Kevin William Harpham bought 10 acres of land on a Stevens County hillside south of Colville and built a home a neighbor said he’d long planned. On Wednesday, dozens of …


  • Suspect in MLK bomb tied to racist movement

    Federal agents today arrested an ex-soldier with ties to the white supremacist movement and charged him with planting the backpack bomb along the planned route of the Martin Luther King …


  • Photo: Hearts, not hate

    Message received: Phil Smith, 59, of Spokane, holds a Valentine’s Day card he picked up from the bench at the corner of Main Avenue and Washington Street on Monday. An …


  • Jesse Jackson: MLK bomb planter ‘more sick than mean’

    Whoever left a backpack bomb on the route of Spokane’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day march last month “was more sick than mean,” the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Monday. “We …


  • Governor, at Spokane City Hall, briefed on bomb investigation

    After meeting with investigators and city leaders Friday at Spokane City Hall, Gov. Chris Gregoire commended the three contract workers who spotted the lethal backpack bomb along the Martin Luther …


  • Gregoire comes to Spokane for bomb briefing

    After meeting with investigators and city leaders Friday at Spokane City Hall, Gov. Chris Gregoire commended the three contract workers who spotted the lethal backpack bomb along the Martin Luther …


  • Sheriff critical; S-R stands behind story

    Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich confirmed Wednesday for the second time in two days that chemicals were mixed with shrapnel in a bomb that was placed along the Unity March …


  • Editors stand by S-R bomb story

    Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich confirmed Wednesday for the second time in two days that chemicals were mixed with shrapnel in a bomb that was placed along the Unity March …


  • King Day bomb had chemical component

    A bomb maker mixed chemicals with shrapnel in what law enforcement officials say was a weapon designed to inflict maximum injuries during last week’s Martin Luther King Jr. march in …


  • MLK bomb laced with chemical, sources say

    A bomb maker mixed chemicals with shrapnel in what law enforcement officials say was a weapon designed to inflict maximum injuries during last week’s Martin Luther King Jr. march in …

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