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Sirens & Gavels archive for July 7, 2012


Suspects arrested in brazen robberies

Seven people have been arrested for a series of brazen gunpoint robberies that targeted not only drug homes but a fast food restaurant with customers inside. More arrests are expected as part of an ongoing investigation that began May 25 when four masked robbers burst…

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Investigators from the Spokane Police Department and the Spokane County Sheriff's Department examine the scene and cover the body of a man shot by police Friday, July 10, 2009, in north Spokane.   JESSE TINSLEY (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Lawsuit filed over '09 police shooting 

Spokane police and sheriff's investigators examine the scene and cover the body of Jason Poss, who was shot on July 10, 2009. (SRphoto/Jesse Tinsley) A federal lawsuit has been filed by the parents of a man shot and killed by Spokane police in 2009 after…

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