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Sirens & Gavels archive for July 22, 2009


Oops! Police chief cited for speeding 

Even the city's top cop can have a lead foot.Spokane Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick was ticked for speeding on Saturday as she hunted for a picnic spot along the Spokane River.The chief was cited for driving 43 mph in a 30 mph zone in the…

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Courthouse watch: 7.22.09

Arraignment for an accused pharmacy robber was postponed as he applies for a public defender.Tom E. Snell, 24, appeared before Judge Ellen Kalama Clark via video. Rachel Sterrett represented the state, but Snell didn't have a lawyer and Clark agreed to postpone the arraignment until…

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Washington woman's corpse was kept on toilet 

MAUSTON, Wis. (AP) — A religious leader accused of hiding the body of a dead follower in a bathroom to keep her social security checks rolling in faces sentencing in Mauston Wednesday.Fifty-nine-year-old Alan Bushey (boo-SHAY') of Necedah (neh-SEE'-dah) pleaded no contest to one count of…

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