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Sirens & Gavels archive for Aug. 13, 2012

MONDAY, AUG. 13, 2012

Switch to back seat saves man's life 

A man's decision to move to the back seat of a car as he drunkenly argued with his brother may have saved his life early Sunday, police said today. Spokane County sheriff's Deputy Jeff Thurman doesn't believe the man would have survived the crash into...

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Suspect cleared in May home invasion

A Spokane man arrested for a May home-invasion robbery has been cleared of wrongdoing in what his lawyer says was a case of mistaken identity. Joshua Clint Epperson, 32, still faces seven felony gun, drug, burglary and theft charges for a May 1 burglary. Police...

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Encounter with jurors sparks debate

Buried in the transcripts unsealed last week of the secret jury hearings held by a federal judge in the Karl F. Thompson Jr. case, was an apparent chance encounter between the jury forewoman and the alternate juror. Jury Forewoman Diane Riley said she was having...

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