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News >  Spokane
May 4, 2013, midnight
Mike Arne couldn’t help feeling out of place sitting in classrooms at Washington State University for the past two years. Arne, a 29-year-old senior anthropology major, enrolled after returning from Iraq, where he served as a corporal in the Marine Corps. Stationed near Fallujah in 2004, Arne fought in what would become the bloodiest battle of the Iraq War.

News >  Spokane
April 13, 2013, midnight
Whitman County Superior Court Judge David Frazier sentenced Frank Lazcano to 25 years in prison Friday afternoon for his part in the murder of Marcus Schur. Schur was shot to death on the night of Dec. 27, 2011, outside a residence in Malden, Wash. Whitman County Prosecutor Denis Tracy said Lazcano’s 21-year-old brother Daniel fired the shots with Frank Lazcano’s AK-47.

News >  Spokane
Feb. 20, 2013, midnight
Pullman police officers are elevating their surveillance tactics with tiny, wearable cameras, as well as public cameras that monitor sidewalks and streets outside some of the town’s college bars and local businesses. The new 3-inch-long cameras weigh only a third of a pound, making them easy to clip onto a pair of glasses, the side of a hat or a shirt collar. The $50,000 purchase of 25 body cameras and software support is part of a transition from dashboard cameras in patrol cars to what Chief Gary Jenkins – as well as police leaders in Spokane and many other cities – sees as the future of policing.

News >  Spokane
Feb. 20, 2013, midnight
Pullman police are using five cameras perched on utility poles outside the Adams Mall area of College Hill to monitor a hot spot of criminal activity. The department purchased those cameras with a $300,000 grant from the Smart Policing Initiative, a consortium of law enforcement agencies that studies more than 30 U.S. cities.