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UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 5:44 p.m.

‘It keeps us safe’: An NYC bathroom set up to stem overdoses

As communities debate trying to stem overdose deaths by allowing safe havens for people to take heroin and other narcotics, places like a Brooklyn needle exchange program are quietly providing …

Gonzaga trustee leads company building Trump’s border wall in New Mexico

A longtime Gonzaga University trustee who has made substantial donations for campus projects also leads a major construction company that’s contracted to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Idaho man tries to rob St. Maries doctor at gunpoint

A North Idaho man was arrested Thursday after reportedly holding a doctor at gunpoint and demanding narcotics.

Former Pend Oreille County paramedic focus of state case concerning stolen painkillers

A former paramedic suspected of stealing dozens of boxes of painkillers from his employer, Pend Oreille County Fire District 2, for personal use is the focus of a state Department …

Coeur d’Alene doctor knew nothing of Las Vegas stripper wife’s drug empire

Dr. Stanley Toelle’s money flowed freely to support the lifestyle of his Las Vegas wife, Loren. In a court statement, she says he had no idea she was involved in …

$86 million counter-narcotics plane still sitting in storage

A specialized plane at the Drug Enforcement Administration to fly missions in Afghanistan that has cost taxpayers $86 million has remained grounded in Delaware for seven years.

State suspends license of Rosalia nurse after prescription deaths

The Washington state Health Department said Friday it has suspended the license of a registered nurse who allegedly overprescribed narcotics to her patients, resulting in at least three deaths.

Arrests made in Spokane Valley church theft ring

Spokane Valley detectives made arrests Thursday in a string of thefts at nearly 40 area churches where suspects stole credit cards used to purchase goods that were then traded for …

Spokane Valley police bust church robbery ring

Spokane Valley detectives made arrests today in what they call a ring of thefts at more than 40 area churches where suspects stole credit cards used to purchase goods that …

Pickup with flames possibly used in Rite Aid heist

Witnesses to a narcotics robbery Monday morning provided the Spokane Police Department with a detailed description of the vehicle the robber may have used to escape.

Illegal drug trade using ultralight aircraft

Farmworkers who arrived at a San Luis, Ariz., lettuce field the morning of Nov. 17 found a grisly scene: the wreckage of an ultralight aircraft and the body of the …