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Sirens & Gavels archive for Jan. 3, 2012

TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2012


Man pleads not guilty to murdering friend

A Spokane man accused of killing his friend in Riverfront Park after a night of drinking was arraigned today on a second-degree murder charge. Yukio M. Rideb, 21, (pictured right) pleaded not guilty to killing Romero J. Vivit, III, 21, in a fight early Dec.…

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Police: Child molester living as transient

A sex offender considered likely to reoffend is living as a transient in Spokane County, the sheriff's office announced today. Kevin Duane Musgrove, 33, was convicted of first-degree child molestation in Spokane County in 1993. His victim was a 3-year-old boy. Musgrove was sentenced to…

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Superior Court assignments change

Today, Judge Maryann Moreno steps down from the role of presiding judge in Spokane County Superior Court after overseeing dramatic changes – and improved results – in how local officials administer justice. Presiding judges are elected by their peers and essentially handle the administration of…

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Kirkpatrick speaks about 5 years as chief

Anne Kirkpatrick’s last official day as chief of the Spokane Police Department is today, but she’d already left the city by the end of last week. She spoke candidly with The Spokesman-Review before she did. Check out my interview with her here. Mayor David Condon…

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