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Sirens & Gavels archive for Sept. 23, 2010

THURSDAY, SEPT. 23, 2010

No gas leads to car theft suspect's arrest

An 18-year-old transient was arrested on suspicion of car theft this morning after the vehicle ran out of gas about a block from a police station. Spokane Valley police found David R. Yeager putting fuel into a stolen 1990 Jeep Cherokee after the owner's son…

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Forced haircut preluded double homicide

Testimony in a Spokane County double-homicide trial expected to end next week includes a host of familiar names as witnesses describe the weeks of unreported threats - and one unwanted haircut - that led to the September 2009 gunfire. Merle W. Harvey, 28, (right) feared…

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WSP: Details expected today on shooting

More information is expected to be relased today regarding the deputy-involved shooting in north Spokane County last week.Although witnesses at the scene of the Thursday night shooting said Spokane County sheriff’s Deputies Thad Schultz (left) and David Westlake (right) were fired on first by assault…

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