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Plan to add 415 homes in southwest Spokane raises capacity concerns

A proposal to build 415 homes on undeveloped, forested land in southwest Spokane is making its way through City Hall – and raising concerns about increased traffic – as the …

Downtown Spokane bar says it will implement new policies amid claims of drugged drinks

The Globe Bar & Kitchen posted a news release to its Facebook page to announce it is creating new policies to guard against drink tampering after claims on social media. …

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Housing, homelessness at stake in Spokane Valley council race, candidates say

The race to replace Sam Wood on the Spokane Valley City Council features four political newcomers who all say housing and homelessness are among the key issues at stake.

100 years ago in Spokane: Man claims Wobbly assault, booked on suspicion of insanity

A Spokane fireman was on his way to fish at Marshall Lake when he heard moaning and a cry for water in the woods, The Spokesman-Review reported.

William Hyslop sworn in as as Eastern Washington’s top federal prosecutor

Spokane attorney William Hyslop was sworn in Thursday as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington.

Keeping people out of crisis: Unit combines law enforcement, mental health worker

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office’s Community Diversion Unit works to divert people experiencing mental health crises away from the hospital or jail.

Man self-immolates near Japan Embassy in Seoul amid row

South Korean police say a man has set himself on fire in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul amid rising trade disputes between Seoul and Tokyo

UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 9:43 p.m.

Motorcyclist dies in Rathdrum accident

Idaho State Police say the motorcyclist swerved to avoid a flock of turkeys in the roadway around 5:30 p.m.

Heat wave forecast prompts Chicago public housing checks

Public housing officials in Chicago are planning wellbeing checks on residents as the heat and humidity are expected to mount to dangerous levels

UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 8:56 p.m.

Wildfire burns near Hanford, remains uncontained

The fire was reported at approximately 2 p.m. on Thursday and drew response from the Department of Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife, and Benton County crews.

UPDATED: Fri., July 19, 2019, 2:36 p.m.

Opposition persists as new Spokane regional emergency communications center opens

Spokane Regional Emergency Communications celebrated its opening on Thursday morning with a press conference and tour of the Combined Communications Building – and with dozens picketing outside.

UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 7:46 p.m.

Teen shot by adult in Bonner County, sheriff’s office says

A teenage boy was shot by an adult man Tuesday evening, according to the Bonner County Sheriff’s Office.

Utah boy advertises ‘Ice Cold Beer’ at root beer stand

A Utah boy has earned widespread social media attention for his neighborhood soda stand thanks to a sign he holds that reads, “Ice Cold Beer” with “root” above the word …

UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 6:18 p.m.

Boeing takes $5.6 billion revenue hit over 737 Max problems

Boeing said the grounding of its 737 Max jets would reduce its revenue and earnings by $5.6 billion in the second quarter, the largest financial impact of two deadly crashes …

UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 9:36 p.m.

Crews suppress Spokane County wildfire, U.S. 395 reopens

Crews put out a small wildfire near the intersection of Half Moon Road and state Highway 395 Thursday afternoon, allowing the highway’s northbound lane to reopen after a lengthy closure.

UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 8:10 p.m.

Police search for knife-wielding man who rang Spokane woman’s door

Twice in the past week, a man wielding a knife approached Kristen Tesarik’s house in the East Central neighborhood, stood outside the front door and left without harming anyone or …

Jet2 sends big bill to passenger for flight return to London

A passenger accused of severe misbehavior on a Jet2 flight that had to return to London’s Stansted Airport in June has received a huge bill from the airline.

Assange drops appeal of 50-week sentence for jumping bail

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has dropped an appeal of his 50-week prison term for jumping bail in Britain.

UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 10:25 p.m.

Trump disavows ‘send her back’ cry; Omar stands defiant

President Donald Trump is chiding supporters who chanted “send her back” at NC rally

Pompeo takes aim at China at religious freedom conference

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday said that China was responsible for the “stain of the century” of human rights abuses, citing mass detentions of Muslims and other minorities.

UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 9:52 p.m.

Custodian describes chaotic shooting scene inside Freeman High School

Freeman High School custodian Joe Bowen launched Sept. 13, 2017, like most days. He unlocked all the doors to the school before marching up to fix two toilets in the …

Records: Trump discussed quashing stories about affairs

Court records released Thursday show that in the days leading up to the 2016 election, President Donald Trump spoke with aides rushing to quash stories about alleged affairs he had …

UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 5:56 p.m.

American warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

President Donald Trump says a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the drone came within threatening distance of the ship

Philippine police file sedition case against vice president

Philippine police filed sedition and other criminal complaints Thursday against the vice president, three opposition senators, four Roman Catholic bishops and other critics of President Rodrigo Duterte for allegedly plotting …

UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 4:53 p.m.

Toys R Us plans a small comeback with 2 stores this year

The first two new Toys R Us stores – one in Texas, the other in New Jersey – will open in November as part of a small comeback of the …

Turkey calls on US to reverse decision on F-35 exclusion

The U.S. decision to exclude Turkey from an American-led fighter jet program goes against the “spirit of alliance,” the Turkish government said Thursday, and called on its NATO ally to …

Trump says not happy with backers’ ‘send her back’ chant

President Donald Trump said Thursday he was unhappy with his supporters chanting “send her back” after he assailed a young Democratic congresswoman who he’s suggested should leave the U.S.

UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 10:11 p.m.

Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

Iran’s state TV says Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil

UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 4:38 p.m.

Congo soldiers, police to enforce Ebola emergency measures

Congolese soldiers and police will enforce hand-washing and fever checks now that the deadly Ebola outbreak has been declared an international health emergency, authorities said Thursday.