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Spokane City Council candidate Esteban Herevia accused of fostering inappropriate relationship with former Whitworth student

Chandler Wheeler, who uses they/them pronouns, has not alleged that anything explicitly sexual occurred between the two. But Wheeler, but claims that Herevia abused his role as a mentor of a young student facing housing and financial insecurity after coming out as trans to their family, fostered an increasingly close relationship with inappropriate physical contact and told Wheeler to lie to others about their relationship.

Trump hardens position on abortion, rails against indictment

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump hardened his position on abortion in a speech to evangelical Christian voters, saying there’s “a vital role for the federal government in protecting unborn life.” 

Donald Trump thrives amid legal woes, but the stakes couldn’t be higher

With two criminal indictments and several more possible, Donald Trump carries more legal baggage than any presidential candidate in history. In the past, a candidate with such legal problems would be unelectable. But Trump has helped reshape political norms and how Americans view institutions, including the criminal justice system and the media. 

Republican pledge to back 2024 nominee draws growing criticism

Republican presidential contender Chris Christie said the Republican National Committee’s requirement for candidates to support the eventual 2024 nominee is a “useless idea,” adding to criticism following the indictments of GOP front-runner Donald Trump. 

Newman Lake Fire swears in new chief

The new fire chief of Newman Lake Fire and Rescue, Daron Bement, was sworn in Thursday during a special fire commissioners meeting.

Trump broadly retains GOP primary voters in indictment poll

About a third of Americans say the U.S. government was wrong to indict Donald Trump over the classified documents he took from the White House and about three quarters of likely Republican primary voters view the charges as politically motivated, according to polls published Sunday. 

Chris Christie launching 2024 run as brawler eager to take on Trump

Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie will announce his presidential campaign in New Hampshire on Tuesday evening - positioning himself as a bare-knuckled brawler best-equipped to make the case against Donald Trump, his onetime ally.

Pence files paperwork to launch 2024 presidential campaign

Former vice president Mike Pence filed paperwork Monday to launch a 2024 presidential bid, joining a growing field of candidates seeking to challenge former president and front-runner Donald Trump for the Republican nomination - and creating a highly unusual showdown between Trump and the man who once served as his No. 2 in the White House.