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Sirens & Gavels archive for Dec. 3, 2009

THURSDAY, DEC. 3, 2009

Misdemeanor for mother in STA assault 

A woman accused of assaulting her child at the downtown bus plaza has been charged with a misdemeanor. The 3-year-old boy who Keyana L. Key is accused of assaulting had bruising but no further injuries, which led to the fourth-degree assault charge, said Spokane County…

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Sentencing closed in drug case

A drug runner arrested in the investigation of a smuggling ring that used helicopters to fly marijuana, cocaine and other narcotics throughout the region was sentenced during a secret proceeding Wednesday in federal court, his attorney said. The courtroom was closed and the transcript will…

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8 shots fired at 'agitated and angry' gunman 

Spokane County sheriff’s deputies fired at least eight shots at a Spokane Valley man who answered the door armed with a gun. Deputies were called to an apartment at 8910 E. Broadway Ave. on Saturday for a reported domestic dispute. When authorities arrived, Donald J.…

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Husband accused of murder remains in hospital

A man accused of killing his wife remains under guard at a downtown Spokane hospital. Jeffrey N. Canino, 46, is on the Spokane County Superior Court first appearance docket this afternoon one one count of first-degree murder but likely won't make the appearance, said Spokane…

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