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Sirens & Gavels archive for Sept. 17, 2012

MONDAY, SEPT. 17, 2012

Spokane hosts national ombudsman conference

With the future of Spokane's police ombudsman program in question, the city soon will be awash in government ombudsmen (and women) arriving for an international conference on public oversight. The United States Ombudsman Association is gathering in Spokane for its 33rd annual conference Oct. 8…

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Ex con sought for questioning in downtown homicide

Police are still searching for 35-year-old Kevin Heaton, the man identifed as a "person of interest" in last week's homicide outside a downtown Spokane motel. Heaton should be considered "armed and dangerous," according to Spokane police, and has an extensive criminal history that includes potential…

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