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The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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News >  Spokane

Man pulls unresponsive driver from burning car

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.

News >  Spokane

Three hurt when trusses collapse

Three people escaped with minor injuries when the roof trusses they were setting up for a partially-constructed community center at a Spokane Valley mobile home park collapsed Tuesday.
News >  Spokane

Kids get fired up for First Night

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.
News >  Spokane

Abused baby declared brain dead

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.
News >  Spokane

Church offices damaged in morning fire

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.

‘Duck guy’ looks back on memorable year

After Joel Armstrong helped a mother duck and her babies survive a trip through downtown Spokane to the river, his story went viral, cirlcing the globe one e-mail inbox at a time.
News >  Idaho

Man arrested in fatal crash

A Spokane man was transported from a hospital to a jail today on charges related to a fatal Dec. 3 crash that injured him.
News >  Spokane

Death for a killer

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.
News >  Spokane

Suspect jailed in fatal stabbings

Sarah A. Clark didn’t have a boyfriend. Friends said the Mead High School senior liked Justin M. Crenshaw, who’d just moved to Spokane from Las Vegas, but she didn’t think they had a future.
News >  Spokane

Schools reject dropout risk study

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.