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Hunter Was Sure He Saw Elk Victim Must Have Been Caught In Line Of Fire, Kohl Testifies At His Manslaughter Trial

John Michael Kohl was certain he’d seen the head of an elk when he pulled the trigger on his rifle. After the shot, his eyes roamed the mountainside searching for …


Teen Dies From Injuries In Car Wreck Two Others Hurt When Car Hits Pothole On Curve, Fishtails Off Road

A Sandpoint High School junior died Sunday of injuries suffered in a car wreck. Kenneth G. Stafford, 17, was thrown from a car when it slid off Baldy Mountain Road …


4 Killed In Runway Collision

Two small planes trying to land on the same runway collided and crashed, killing four people. Sheriff Michael Brooks said there was no immediate explanation from Wittman Field air traffic …


Wreckage Of Two Small Planes Found

Searchers on Saturday located the wreckage of a Civil Air Patrol plane that crashed on a flight over the Cascade mountains from Auburn to Yakima. The body of the pilot, …


Memorials Honor Smokejumpers Family, Friends, Volunteers Erecting Crosses On Mountain

Just outside of town here, signs of new life are sprouting on the charred sides of Storm King Mountain in this, the first spring since a wildfire killed 14 firefighters. …


Express Train Hits Bus, Killing 42, Injuring 45

An express train plowed into a crowded bus Saturday in the Nile Delta region, killing 42 people and injuring 45 others. The bus carried about 90 workers heading to a …


Burl Ives, 85, Slips Into Coma

Actor-balladeer Burl Ives slipped into a coma Wednesday and was not expected to regain consciousness, his longtime agent said. Ives’ doctors “don’t think he’ll make it through the night,” said …


Death Toll Reaches 10 In Freeway Pileup

The death toll from a deadly chainreaction freeway pileup rose to 10, police said Tuesday, with the deaths of two children. Twenty-two people were injured in the accident, which occurred …


Clash Kills 4 In Mexico Before Talks

A clash between armed men in rebel uniforms and villagers loyal to the government killed four people and wounded at least nine others, news reports said Tuesday. The burst of …


Girl Hit By Car Dies Of Head Injuries

A 5-year-old Seattle girl hit by a car Saturday in north Spokane died early Sunday. Melissa Taylor was hit at 6:25 p.m. when she and her 6-year-old cousin were trying …


91-Year-Old, Aide Found Dead Caregivers Return To House, Find Bodies On Floor, In Car

Officers talk with a caregiver, carrying her dog, shortly after she had discovered the bodies of an elderly woman and a temporary caregiver. Photo by Shawn Jacobson/The Spokesman-Review


Plane Crash Kills 4 People In California

A small private plane crashed into the back yard of a house on Saturday afternoon, killing all four people aboard. People in the house were not injured, the El Dorado …


Loss Of Family Marked With Tears, Prayers

Anatoliy Solodyankin tearfully remembered his son, Vyacheslav, during a memorial service in Spokane on Saturday night. Vyacheslav was not afraid to give his own life trying to save his family, …


6 Teens Die Racing Train To Crossing

A freight train collided with a car full of teen-agers apparently trying to beat it to a rural crossing Saturday. All six youths were killed. The Burlington Northern train was …


‘Feels Like It Happened In My Family’ Faith, Community Guide Grieving Russian Refugees

1. Surviving members of the Solodyankin family, grandmother, Maria, children Tatyana, 8, Olesya, 9, Timofey, 11, and sister-in-law Nadia are stunned at the news of the tragedy. Photo by Colin …


Six Russian Refugees Die In Fire Couple From Spokane, Three Kids, Cousin Perish In Bellingham Blaze

Five members of a Russian family died in a fire early Friday, less than a year after they fled their native country to begin a new life in Spokane. The …


Colbert Teen Dies From Injuries In Wreck

A 14-year-old Colbert girl who suffered massive head injuries when she was thrown from a car Saturday night has died. Nicole L. Oman died Monday of injuries she suffered in …


Other Fatal House Fires

Six people have died in house fires in the Spokane area in the past several months. FEB. 24: Sue Swingle, 48, died at her home at 12525 E. Moffat, northeast …


Neighbor Saves 4 From Burning Trailer But Despite His Heroic Efforts, 3-Year-Old Boy Dies In Blaze

Unpublished correction: The name of the boy who died is Brandon Keller-Farnworth. His father’s name is Troy Farnworth. District 9 Lt. Doug Bleeker searches for clues to the cause of …


Slain Woman Was Cut More Than 30 Times Husband May Have Taken Knife Away From Woman After He Was Attacked, Investigators Say

The woman who was stabbed to death in her Spokane Valley home this week may have started the fight with her estranged husband, investigators said Friday. Mary “Cookie” Birnel suffered …


Firefighters Honor Fallen Volunteer

About 25 volunteer firefighting crews from throughout Eastern Washington planned to parade their engines through Republic today in honor of a volunteer who died fighting a fire Monday. Dana Morrison, …


Cda Attorney Killed In Head-On Collision

A Spokane man is facing vehicular manslaughter charges after his pickup crossed the center line and slammed into a car Wednesday, killing a Coeur d’Alene attorney. Only hours after the …


Actor Identifies Son’s Drug Dealer Suspect Arrested Shortly After O’Connor’s Son Commits Suicide

Hours after the suicide of Carroll O’Connor’s drug-addicted son, police on Wednesday arrested a man the actor identified as his son’s dealer. Harry Thomas Perzigian, 39, of Los Angeles, was …


Top Adviser To Military Killed In Haiti

Machine gun-wielding assassins killed a top legal strategist for the military government just days before President Bill Clinton is to arrive to mark the United Nations takeover of peacekeeping duties …


Carroll O’Connor’s Son Dies Of Gunshot Wound

Carroll O’Connor’s son died of a gunshot wound Tuesday, and police said it appeared he killed himself. Carroll O’Connor called police to report that his son, Hugh, 33, was despondent, …


Traffic Victim Dies Of Injuries Deadly Car Accident Just Latest At Coeur D’Alene Intersection

Jennifer Stokes was a dedicated student and soccer player.


Counselors: We Could Have Been At Shooting Mental Health Center Chief Says His Staff Wasn’t Called Before Spokane Incident

Counselors say they could have been at the scene of a police shooting within minutes, not hours, as police Chief Terry Mangan said the day his officers killed a mentally …


Two Hikers Found - One Alive, One Dead

Two hikers missing since Sunday were found outside a state park in northeastern Minnesota on Wednesday, one alive and one dead. Andy Blomgren, 18, suffering from frostbite, was hospitalized in …


Tenants Tumble As Wall Falls, Killing 3

The outside wall of this six-story building peeled away MOnday. Photo by Associated Press


Indians Claim Deadly Driver Got Off Easy The Victims’ Family Members And Others Are Making Accusations Of Racism, Mismanagement And Judicial Bungling

Hess at sentencing.