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UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 9:42 p.m.

Second suspect arrested in connection with shooting death of former Spokane Empire star

Spokane police have arrested a second suspect in connection with the Oct. 8 shooting death of former Spokane Empire football star Carl Sims.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 8:40 p.m.

Murder charges of Spokane Empire star’s alleged killer upgraded to first degree

Ricky L. Tanner is now facing first-degree murder charges in the Oct. 8 shooting death of former Spokane Empire star Carl Sims.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 8:04 p.m.

Suspect in Sims shooting held on $1 million bond

The man accused of killing former Spokane Empire football player Carl Sims had his first day in court Thursday afternoon.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 11:02 p.m.

Suspect named in Carl Sims shooting as former teammates express sorrow, disbelief

One of the league’s most decorated wide receivers, former Spokane Empire star Carl Sims, was shot and killed in downtown Spokane early Sunday morning, former Empire coach Adam Shackleford confirmed …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 10:10 p.m.

Former Spokane Empire star player Carl Sims killed downtown

Former Spokane Empire wide receiver Carl Sims was shot and killed early Sunday morning in downtown Spokane. He was one the top Indoor Football League receivers in the league’s history.

Empire notes: Spokane limps toward regular-season finale at Billings

Receivers JJ Hayes and Justin Helwege stood near the dasherboards and watched as Spokane Empire players warmed up for practice Tuesday at the Arena. Receivers Carl Sims and Samuel Charles …

Empire throw five interceptions as Sioux Falls cruises 59-35

Sioux Falls has dominated the Indoor Football League for the last five seasons and doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. The five-time defending champion Storm duplicated their winning formula …

Empire notes: Receiver Carl Sims knows what Sioux Falls brings to table

Scan the receiving records lists in the Indoor Football League’s eight-year history and three names tend to pop up: Clinton Solomon, James Terry and the Spokane Empire’s Carl Sims.