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Sirens & Gavels archive for Nov. 30, 2010

TUESDAY, NOV. 30, 2010

Woman attacked while leaving Rite Aid 

Police are looking for a man who robbed a woman outside a Spokane drug store just after noon on Monday. The man followed the victim as she left the Rite Aid, 5520 N. Division St., and attacked her, according to police. She was in the…

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Killer's boyfriend pleads not guilty 

The boyfriend of a woman serving 51 years in prison for murdering her husband pleaded not guilty this morning to charges connected to the same slaying. Brian L. Moore, 44, remains in Spokane County Jail on $2 million bail. His trial is set for Jan.…

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Peter  Jose ( right ) concentrates on hitting the right note as he works with On Stage to rehearse their upcoming Christmas show Thursday October 26, 2006 in Spokane.  (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)

Family of man in river: 'Heartbreaking'

A man found dead in the Spokane River on Sunday had a long history of mental illness and likely committed suicide, family said on Monday. Peter L. Jose, 34, had schizophrenia but regularly skipped his medication and frequently threatened to harm himself, said Mary Lee…

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Felon wanted after missing trial date

A longtime Spokane felon who didn't show up for his trial on theft and stolen property charges is wanted by police. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for tips that help arrest repeat offender Kevin Leon Schimpf, 52, who has a 26-year criminal history in…

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