Stories tagged: news
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 2:50 p.m.
Wall Street capped a week of volatile trading Friday with an uneven finish and the market’s first weekly gain since November.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 7:01 p.m.
A winter storm will bring snow accumulations throughout the Spokane and North Idaho region and is expected to hit just as commuters head home from work Friday afternoon.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
Multiple agencies pursue vehicle in high speed chase through Spokane, Cheney; suspects arrested after crash
A Washington State Patrol trooper was injured during a high-speed chase that began in Idaho and ended with a crash in Cheney early Friday morning.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
A suspected drunken driver accused of killing a California police officer who pulled him over was captured Friday as he tried to flee back to Mexico, where he lived before …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 8:51 p.m.
Moses Lake man caught with bomb-making materials said he wanted to ‘prove a point,’ court records say
Ryan S. Palmer, 39, allegedly told investigators he had toyed with the idea of blowing up an agricultural chemical plant where he used to work – just to “prove a …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
The location at 4110 E. Sprague Ave. was among 80 locations listed Friday for closure by the former retail giant, which is now navigating bankruptcy in partnership with the Sears …
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 12:46 p.m.
Syria’s military said Friday it had entered the key Kurdish-held town of Manbij in an apparent deal with the Kurds, who are looking for new allies and protection against a …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
The Trump administration on Friday targeted an Obama-era regulation credited with helping dramatically reduce toxic mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants, saying the benefits to human health and the environment …
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 12:13 p.m.
Alan Naiman was known for an unabashed thriftiness that veered into comical, but even those closest to him had no inkling of the fortune that he quietly amassed and the …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
The Vatican has taken testimony from a man who says ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick sexually abused him for years starting when he was 11, evidence that the initial case against the …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
Wells Fargo will pay $575 million in a settlement with attorneys general from all 50 states and the District of Columbia that are investigating its banking practices, which have included …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 6:12 p.m.
Thomas B. Whitlock, 31, was standing in a westbound lane of the freeway next to his own vehicle, which had broken down about 7 miles east of the town of …
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 10:56 a.m.
The partial government shutdown will probably persist into the new year, which would mean a rocky start to 2019 for American science.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 7:43 p.m.
Employers and employees in Washington state will start paying into a new paid family leave program next week, and benefits from the program will begin in 2020.
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 10:17 a.m.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has appointed Florida Rep. Kathy Castor to lead a special committee on climate change that will be reinstated in the new Congress.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 9:18 p.m.
A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Friday near the Giza Pyramids, killing three Vietnamese and their Egyptian guide, officials said.
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Tesla named two independent board members Friday as part of a settlement with U.S. regulators who demanded more oversight of CEO Elon Musk.
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in November as higher mortgage rates and prices continued to squeeze would-be buyers out of the market.
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 9:41 a.m.
Almost all societies have celebrated the change in the year, no matter what calendar they’ve followed, from ancient Babylonia to imperial Rome. Humans like moments that impart meaning to the …
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
New Year’s Eve revelers in Utah could find themselves with more than a hangover as 2019 dawns. If they drink and drive, they could end up on the wrong side …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
Federal and Washington state regulators said Friday they have started investigations into a nationwide CenturyLink internet outage that has disrupted 911 service.
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 9:04 a.m.
Alexandre Benalla hasn’t finished causing trouble for the French president.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 11:22 a.m.
A 16-year-old Kansas boy will soon earn his high school diploma – and a few days later he’ll travel to Harvard to collect his bachelor’s degree.
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 8:52 a.m.
Extremists have seized a Nigerian town and a key base for a multinational force fighting Boko Haram insurgents, raising their flag and sending many people fleeing, residents and military sources …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 8:53 p.m.
Electric utility Con Edison was working Friday to figure out what caused a high-voltage equipment failure that unleashed an otherworldly flash of bright blue light in the night sky over …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
The partial government shutdown will almost certainly be handed off to a divided government to solve in the new year, as President Donald Trump sought to raise the stakes Friday …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 8:44 p.m.
A powerful winter storm that brought blizzard warnings Friday across the Upper Midwest was blamed for at least three fatal crashes while flash flooding from rains in the South swept …
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018
As public outcry over laws prohibiting camping, sitting or sleeping on public property grows, city officials and police say illegal camping is more wide spread than it has been in …
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018
Karen Mobley isn’t that well known to the general public, even though she was a longtime city department head. Her work remains on display all over town, even if it …
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018
The two Eastern Washington Republicans pushed back on Gov. Jay Inslee’s requests for more spending and offered their insight into issues affecting Spokane, including homelessness, in a wide-ranging interview earlier …