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Wednesday, November 13, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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Dallas police killer was loner, followed black militants

The man who killed five Dallas police officers and wounded seven others was described as a loner, an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan and a follower of black militant …


Among Dallas sniper victims: A newlywed, a veteran, parents

One officer was a newlywed. Another had survived multiple tours in Iraq. A protester was shot trying to shield her sons. The stories of those killed or wounded in a …


Dallas suspect amassed personal arsenal at suburban home

An Army veteran killed by Dallas police after the sniper slayings of five officers amassed a personal arsenal at his suburban home, including bomb-making materials, bulletproof vests, rifles, ammunition and …


Unexploded WWII shell sparks evacuation in Brit city

Thousands of people were evacuated from homes and businesses in the English city of Bath after a 500-pound (225-kilogram) unexploded World War II shell was found under a school playground.


Passenger gets probation for placing fake bomb on plane

A passenger who placed a fake bomb in a restroom during an international flight has avoided a prison term.


20 Arkansas homes evacuated because of Civil War landmine

Police in Hot Springs, Arkansas, have evacuated about 20 homes after a man mistook a Civil War-era landmine for a cannonball and took it home.


Warplanes bomb market in northern Yemen, wounding dozens

Yemeni health officials and witnesses say Saudi-led warplanes have bombed a busy market in a northern city, wounding dozens of people.


Bomb squad at Phoenix airport to check on suspicious image

A Phoenix Police Department bomb squad is at Sky Harbor International Airport to check out a suspicious image at a security checkpoint.


Explosion forces plane to make emergency landing in Somalia

An explosion and fire blew a gaping hole in a commercial airliner, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu’s international airport late Tuesday, officials and witnesses said.


Fake bomb placed in McDonald’s parking lot

Spokane police briefly shut down Market Street after a device that appeared to be a bomb was discovered in the McDonald’s parking lot.


Minnesota police: Teen plotted alone to kill family, bomb school

WASECA, Minn. – Authorities said Thursday that they prevented an “unimaginable tragedy” by foiling a teenager’s elaborate plot to kill his family and bomb the junior and senior high school …


Search underway in bomb case

Spokane police and federal investigators are on scene at a house in the 2100 block of East Lacrosse Avenue executing a search warrant in connection to last week’s explosion on …


UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2013

Man accused of hoax involving fake bomb

A Spokane County man was ordered held today on a $50,000 bond after he admitted placing a realistic-looking imitation bomb in a Newman Lake mailbox Tuesday afternoon.


Clark: Boston-style bombing could have happened in Spokane

And just like that, Boston’s mind-boggling week of murder and mayhem was over. A law enforcement ensemble from what looked like every jurisdiction in copdom caught the last terrorist punk …


Details surface about Boston suspects, manhunt

BOSTON — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lay hospitalized in serious condition under heavy guard today — apparently in no shape to be interrogated — as investigators tried to …


UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2013

Inland Northwest runners recount marathon bombing

More than 40 people from the Inland Northwest were signed up to run in Monday’s Boston Marathon.


Man arrested in Federal Reserve bomb plot

NEW YORK — A Bangladeshi man who came to the United States to wage jihad was arrested in an elaborate FBI sting today after attempting to blow up a fake …


Clarkston bomb-maker linked to jihad training website

In what was described by federal prosecutors as a national security case, a Clarkston man – who posted a video honoring Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh – pleaded guilty in …


Bomb found at Seattle-area bank

SEATTLE (AP) — Police say a firebomb was set under the ATM at a south Seattle bank but it failed to go off. Patrol officers responded about 6:30 a.m. Friday …


Harpham tries to take back plea deal

Leaving a bomb laced with rat poison along the planned route of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March was merely a “creative idea” to protest multiculturalism, domestic terrorist …


Jury convicts bomb-maker of manslaughter

After the first jury decided 9-3 to acquit him, a second jury handed down a unanimous second-degree manslaughter conviction against the man who built a homemade bomb that killed a …


Parade change averted blast

The lingering mystery of why the bomb left along the planned route of the Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March didn’t explode finally has an answer: The remote triggering device …


Manslaughter case ends in mistrial

A jury failed to agree Friday on manslaughter charges against two men implicated in the explosion of a homemade device that killed a Chattaroy man last fall. After a two-week …


Spokane Valley police find remnants of balloon bomb

Spokane Valley police have found the remnants of what they’re calling an “improvised explosive device” that startled many residents on Wednesday night.


MLK bomb records remain sealed

Court records related to the federal case against domestic terrorism suspect Kevin W. Harpham will remain sealed, a judge ruled today.


U.S. attorney wants Harpham records sealed

Federal authorities want to block the unsealing of court records related to the arrest of domestic terrorism suspect Kevin W. Harpham. In a 13-page response Wednesday to a request by …


Father of bomb plot suspect calls arrest a setup

The father of domestic terrorism suspect Kevin W. Harpham said he believes his son was set up by someone wanting to pocket the big reward posted by the FBI. “They …


Dad of bomb suspect thinks son was set up

The father of domestic terrorism suspect Kevin W. Harpham said he believes his son was set up by someone wanting to pocket the big reward posted by the FBI.


Grand jury indicts Harpham

A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted Kevin W. Harpham on charges stemming from the placement of a bomb along the route of the Unity March on Martin Luther King, …


Editorial: Bomb arrest underscores importance of vigilance

The Inland Northwest can be thankful that an arrest has been made in the case of the backpack bomb placed near the Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade route. It’s …