Stories tagged: news
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 8:26 a.m.
Colombian authorities said Friday that a one-armed explosives expert belonging to the country’s last remaining rebel group carried out a car bombing against a police academy that left 21 dead
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
President Donald Trump said he’ll be making a “major announcement” on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into …
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 5 a.m.
After more than four decades in education, the past dozen as superintendent of the fast-growing Mead School District, Tom Rockefeller is retiring from his “dream job.”
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 6:02 p.m.
Joshua McPhee still reports to his federal air traffic controller job at the Spokane International Airport, but he isn’t getting a paycheck. Nothing on the national news makes the couple …
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019
Now that Spokane’s shelter capacity has increased by 275, the city will resume enforcing a law that bars people from sitting, sleeping or lying on the streets of downtown Spokane …
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019
If there was ever a time to howl at the moon, Sunday evening might be it.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
Former Gov. Jerry Brown joins Gov. Jay Inslee in lobbying legislators for new laws to fight climate change.
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019
William Vane was arrested in a remote cabin at Bead Lake – which once and for all proved that his “drowning” in the Pend Oreille River had been a desperate …
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019
Spokane County Marriage licenses
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
An investigative journalist whose work exposed deep-rooted corruption in African soccer and led to the downfall of a member of the sport’s high-powered FIFA Council was shot dead by gunmen …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
The mother of a University of Utah track athlete who was killed in October by an ex-boyfriend can be heard telling campus police that she was worried for her daughter’s …
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 7:58 p.m.
Spanish rescuers on the fourth day of a frantic race to reach a 2-year-old boy trapped in a borehole clung to hope of finding the toddler alive despite massive setbacks …
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
A car bomb exploded at a heavily guarded police academy in Colombia’s capital Thursday, killing 10 people and injuring dozens in an attack that recalled the bloodiest chapters of the …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 7:53 p.m.
A judge on Thursday acquitted three Chicago officers of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald, dismissing as just one perspective the shocking dashcam video of the …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
Sociology professor Darryl Brice visited Spokane Community College on Thursday to discuss the ways in which key pieces of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy have been omitted from public discourse.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 7:11 p.m.
TSA absentee rate still high, but down from Sunday’s peak; and judge rejects air traffic controllers lawsuit
TSA officials say the rate of airport screeners missing work during the partial government shutdown has stabilized – but still at unusually high numbers – just before a three-day holiday …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 7:12 p.m.
Faced with growing numbers of call-outs by its workers – and images of some of them lining up for food donations – leaders of the Transportation Security Administration acknowledged Wednesday …
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
The Treasury Department appears set to lift sanctions on three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska despite concerns from lawmakers in both parties who say the Trump administration should …
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 5:21 p.m.
A Belarusian model who claimed last year that she had evidence of Russian interference in the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president was arrested immediately upon her arrival in …
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 5:16 p.m.
Police determined that a man was not attacked after he was found injured and halfway submerged in the Spokane River on Wednesday. Michele Anderson, spokesperson for the Spokane Police Department, …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 5:44 p.m.
A report released Thursday by the U.S. PIRG Education Fund found recalls of food have increased 10 percent since 2013, with meat and poultry incidents soaring 67 percent.
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
U.S. stocks finish with solid gains as investors hope the US might cut back its tariffs on imports from China.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 7:21 p.m.
Spokane developer Ron Wells appeared in federal court this week and pleaded not guilty to charges that he was involved in a $6 million scheme to defraud insurance companies through …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 4:34 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s estranged former lawyer acknowledged Thursday that he paid a technology company to rig Trump’s standing in two online polls before the presidential campaign.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 5:45 p.m.
Franklin Elementary School on the South Hill was put under a brief and partial lockdown Thursday morning.
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 3:13 p.m.
High-level talks aimed at finalizing a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are planned for this week in Washington, U.S. officials said Thursday.
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 2:34 p.m.
Thousands more migrant children may have been split from their families than the Trump administration previously reported, in part because officials were stepping up family separations long before the border …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
A law firm tied to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s Ukrainian consulting work has agreed to pay more than $4.6 million and register as a foreign agent, the Justice …
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 1:08 p.m.
Health officials are looking into a possible link between prescription opioids and a horrific birth defect.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 7:14 p.m.
A man previously unknown to law enforcement has returned 27 guns that were stolen last spring from the home of the Kettle Falls police chief. The man called Chief Chris …