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Sirens & Gavels archive for July 13, 2009

MONDAY, JULY 13, 2009

Spokane sees two homicides in one week

A lot happened in the past two weeks, and I'm still catching up. Most notable is two homicides. Seven months into a year with an unusually low murder rate, the city recorded two homicides in one week: the stabbing death of Vitaly M. Shevchuk, 24,…

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Courthouse watch: 7.13.09

A man accused of having unprotected sex without telling his partner his was HIV positive faces an additional first-degree assault charge after the family of his former lover recognized him in news reports of his arrest, according to court papers filed recently in Spokane County…

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