OLYMPIA – Washington Senate lawmakers Monday approved a bill to begin requiring law enforcement agencies around the state to report details when officers use force against citizens.
SEATTLE – A senior prosecutor who helped dismantle the outlaw Hells Angels motorcycle club in Washington and is overseeing some of the state’s most complex federal criminal prosecutions has been appointed acting U.S. attorney in Western Washington.
On the second day of accused Fourth of July shooter Tyler Rambo’s trial Tuesday, the man who was involved in a physical altercation with Rambo admitted he lied under oath and to police when called to testify.
A proposal to build an outdoor downtown stadium that could host high school sports and be home to minor league soccer is getting renewed attention in a surprise final pitch to community leaders.
The bill, a more permanent extension of a measure passed last session, allows school districts to provide temporary waivers from testing requirements or credit requirements if a state of emergency disrupted their learning.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday that educators, school staff and licensed child care workers would be added to the current tier of residents eligible to be vaccinated in Washington.
With a chance of temperatures as high as 60 degrees this week, Spokane is getting a taste of spring and restaurants are ready for the much-need patio business.
BOISE – The House on Tuesday passed legislation that would halt public funding to any entities that advise women about their abortion options.
The arduous quest for a new contract between the city of Spokane and the Spokane Police Guild is over.
Deputies are searching for a man possibly involved in a car theft and shooting that left the victim with life-threatening injuries Saturday, according to a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office news release.
BOISE – An Idaho House panel took up legislation Tuesday to prohibit mask mandates by government entities that have been put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
An Othello man told police he accidentally fatally shot his 4-year-old son in the head Saturday, according to an Othello Police Department news release.
The self-identifying Nazi suspected of vandalizing a Spokane synagogue last month pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Tuesday.
North Idaho College President Rick MacLennan, who has said an “untenable situation” exists involving behavior he’s seen from the college’s Board of Trustees chairman, said last week he is nevertheless committed to helping the college move through the issues.
City and police union leaders are one step away from ending years of impasse, delays and off-and-on negotiations.
The Fourth of July of 2019 was just like any other Independence Day celebration, with thousands of people gathered at City Park in Coeur d’Alene to watch fireworks until two shootings caused all that to change, said Prosecuting Attorney Rebecca Perez to a Kootenai County courtroom on Monday.
The county-led Spokane Regional Emergency Communications agency and the city of Spokane may soon be forced to reach an agreement on how to form one emergency communications agency to determine how certain tax revenue is used.
Roxy Webster has made a tradition out of riding aboard the Looff Carrousel.
The Spokane Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying the suspect in a recent burglary.
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which federal agencies approved over the weekend, could get to Washington later this week, although the Department of Health has not decided where it will go yet.
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