It looked liked just another car stuck in the snow. Summoned from his basement bedroom by his mother, Joshua Myers looked out the living room window and saw a van lodged in a berm across the street from his north Spokane home late Tuesday.
One by one they lined up, clutching light-up plastic swords and other goodies. Some were marmots, others were space aliens. A few were Vikings, and some didn’t know what they were – their creativity surpassed their vocabulary.
“I’m just doodling,” Lindsay Davis, 13, said as she put the finishing touches on a sticker-covered brown paper bag that served as her mask for the parade through downtown Spokane.
A 2-month-old baby who police say was abused by his mother’s boyfriend is brain dead.
Izayah Arlen Wayne Denison is on artificial ventilation for possible organ donation, said a Sacred Heart Medical Center spokeswoman.
A large fire engulfed most of a church's regional headquarters today just west of Spokane, displacing the administrative offices for the Seventh-day Adventist Church's Upper Columbia Conference and destroying a Christian bookstore and retail shop.
BOISE – If ever a case justified the death penalty, Joseph Duncan’s kidnapping, torture and murder of a 9-year-old Coeur d’Alene boy is the one, federal prosecutors argued Wednesday. A jury of nine men and three women agreed. Duncan committed the crimes after hunting for victims across the region in 2005 and targeting the Groenes, murdering three family members in order to kidnap and molest the family’s two youngest children. One, 8-year-old Shasta, survived.
Jereme J. Bassett’s troubles started at a young age. The 22-year-old started smoking cigarettes at 13 and quickly graduated to alcohol and marijuana, then harder drugs like methamphetamine, his younger sister said Tuesday.
Cusick High School senior Ryan Garner will graduate in June and head off to college, where he may study criminal justice in order become a game warden. Garner's classmate, Danny Pontius, 17, is considering a career in law enforcement, possibly as an agent with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration.