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FRIDAY, JAN. 3, 2014

THURSDAY, DEC. 26, 2013

TUESDAY, DEC. 24, 2013

TUESDAY, DEC. 17, 2013

FRIDAY, DEC. 6, 2013

Western Washington home tests positive for meth 

A trio of college students on the West side are apartment hunting after health officials condemned their rental home, which tested positive for methamphetamine. The whole story from The Associated Press, based on reporting from Seattle TV station KOMO News, follows: BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) —…

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THURSDAY, DEC. 5, 2013


TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 2013

Wiretaps scrutinized in multi-state drug case

A case involving 62 defendants and allegedly $20 million worth of California drugs sold on the West Coast continues its circuitous trek through the federal courts, with some suspects objecting to the government’s use of wiretapping in the investigation. Federal authorities announced raids in February…

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27, 2013

Images released of Hayden Domino's robber

The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office has released video of the person who robbed Domino's Pizza in Hayden on Nov. 15. A man entered the restaurant, struck an employee in the face with a handgun, stole cash and fled northbound. He was a white male, about…

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Tasing for Dollars 

KNIGHTSTOWN, Ind. (AP) — Knightstown police Chief Danny Baker has used pig roasts and golf tournaments to augment his department's shrinking budget, but badly in need of $9,000 for a new squad car, he's reprising his most shocking fundraising approach to date: getting shot by…

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TUESDAY, NOV. 26, 2013

FRIDAY, NOV. 22, 2013

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13, 2013

An extended look at the Gonzaga gun issue 

After the story on the legal questions raised by the two Gonzaga University seniors disciplined for violating school policy by keeping weapons in school-owned housing was put to bed Tuesday, Sirens and Gavels received a phone call from Lewis Wasserman, a professor at the University…

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MONDAY, NOV. 11, 2013

THURSDAY, NOV. 7, 2013

TUESDAY, NOV. 5, 2013

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 30, 2013

TUESDAY, OCT. 29, 2013

THURSDAY, OCT. 24, 2013

TUESDAY, OCT. 22, 2013

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16, 2013

Today's lesson? Don't spit on cops 

A man wanted on an outstanding Department of Corrections warrant faces new charges after he spat on two Spokane police officers. Lance C. Anderson, 35, was arrested Monday and taken to Deaconess Hospital for medical clearance before being booked at Spokane County Jail, according to…

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