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  • Eluding police conviction overturned on technicality

    A man sent to prison after he allegedly led a police officer on a car chase will be released because there was no mention during his trial that the officer …

  • Civic Theatre leader’s defamation suit revived

    The Washington Court of Appeals on Thursday reinstated a defamation suit filed by former Spokane Civic Theatre artistic director Yvonne A.K. Johnson against the theater’s former music director. Johnson fired …

  • Appeals court upholds ruling for museum

    The Washington State Court of Appeals has upheld the decision of a Spokane County Superior Court judge to throw out a lawsuit filed against the Spokane Valley Heritage Museum by …

  • Retired appeals Judge John Schultheis dies

    John Schultheis, one of Spokane’s best-known, most-admired judges, died early Tuesday at his home in north Spokane. Schultheis, who retired from the Washington state Court of Appeals in 2009, was …

  • Construction of apartments at Kendall Yards to begin soon

    Work on an 84-unit, 2.2-acre Kendall Yards apartment building will start in 30 days, the head of developer Greenstone Corp. said Tuesday. The project, called The Highline Apartments, will move …

  • Murder conviction in road-rage case tossed out

    A man who shot a retired teacher to death in a 2002 road-rage case had his first-degree murder conviction overturned. Christopher W. Conklin was improperly denied an opportunity to withdraw …

  • Appeals court overturns Stark’s murder conviction

    A state appeals court overturned the murder conviction of a Spokane woman who claimed she killed her husband in self-defense after years of forced prostitution. In a 3-0 ruling, the …

  • Spokane woman’s murder conviction thrown out

    A state appeals court overturned the murder conviction of a Spokane woman who claimed she killed her husband in self defense after years of forced prostitution.

  • Siddoway chosen to fill Appeals Court vacancy

    A Spokane attorney involved in a couple of the most contentious civic projects in the past 20 years was named Wednesday to an opening on the state Court of Appeals. …

  • Custodian’s stress-disorder suit restored

    A custodian who sued her school district after being forced to clean up the bloody scene of a student’s suicide had her lawsuit reinstated Tuesday by the Washington Court of …



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