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Sheriff’s deputies cleared in Spokane Valley shooting

Two Spokane County deputies have been cleared in a shooting death that took place in Spokane Valley last September.

Leavenworth resort owner suffocated under snow

LEAVENWORTH, Wash. — An autopsy Wednesday showed that a Leavenworth ski and snowshoe resort owner suffocated under a large amount of snow that fell off a tree and buried him.

Moses Lake man shot, killed in his home

A 60-year-old Moses Lake resident was shot and killed in his home Saturday night.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2013

Fire that killed 3-year-old girl started by candle

A lit candle likely caused the fire that killed a 3-year-old Lind girl last week.

Victims identified in Friday fatal crash on 395

The victims of a traffic accident in which one person died and two were injured on U.S. Highway 395 Friday have been identified.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2013

Driver of Pontiac cleared in North Spokane fatality

Spokane County sheriff’s detectives found the Pontiac and driver they were seeking in relation to a recent death, but found no evidence that the car had hit anyone.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2013

Man killed, another shot in the arm in Sandpoint

Police in Sandpoint are investigating a confrontation that left one man dead and another with a gunshot wound to his arm.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2013

Suspect identified in fatal police shooting

SPOKANE — A police chase has ended with an officer fatally shooting a person in Spokane.

Driver, victim in fatal collision identified

The Washington State Patrol says alcohol or drugs were involved when a car hit a pedestrian on the shoulder of I-90 west of downtown Spokane.

Woman found dead in north Spokane house fire

An elderly woman died in a house fire in north Spokane tonight.

Spokane soldier dies in Afghanistan

A Spokane soldier died Monday in Afghanistan of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire, the Department of Defense said.

One killed, two injured in Otis Orchards crash

One man was killed and two others were badly injured in a car accident early this morning in Otis Orchards.

Man killed in rollover crash on Highway 904

SPOKANE — A man was killed early this morning in a crash in Spokane County.

Spokane man dies 8 days after car accident

A Spokane man has died following a Sept. 26 car accident in downtown Spokane.

Spokane man dies, several injured in MT crash

HELENA — A car collided with a pickup truck on the Flathead Indian Reservation in northwestern Montana, killing a Washington state man and injuring five others.

Border Patrol agent killed on patrol in Arizona

PHOENIX — A U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded in a shooting early this morning in Arizona near the U.S.-Mexico line, according to the Border Patrol. The …

Families of Idaho crash victims settle lawsuit

COEUR D’ALENE — The families of two North Idaho teens killed in a car accident near Twin Falls have reached a financial settlement with the 21-year-old driver who pleaded guilty …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2012

Motorcyclist killed in accident east of Colfax

A motorcyclist was killed this morning in an accident east of Colfax.

2 WA teenage boys die after hiking fall

SEATTLE — The King County Sheriff’s office says two teenage boys died after falling during a hike outside of North Bend.

Police searching for man linked to hotel slaying

Spokane police are searching for a “person of interest” in a Thursday morning murder at a downtown hotel.

Police seek gunman in deadly shooting at hotel

Spokane police were working Thursday night to find a suspect in a deadly shooting outside a downtown Spokane hotel. A fight that broke out in the parking lot of the …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2012

Dead man may be tied to Wednesday shooting

A fight outside a downtown Spokane hotel escalated into a shooting, killing one man and leaving Spokane Police scrambling to find a suspect who remains on the loose after he …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2012

Hiker killed in fall at Painted Rocks identified

A hiking outing among five friends Thursday night turned deadly when an 18-year-old Spokane woman fell to her death.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2012

Driver, passenger in fatal accident identified

One person was killed in a single-car accident early this morning in Post Falls.

Washington flags lowered for Afghanistan death

OLYMPIA — Flags are lowered today at Washington state agency buildings in memory of a sailor from Des Moines who was killed in Afghanistan.

Coeur d’Alene Mines employee dies in Mexico

An employee of a Coeur d’Alene Mines property in Mexico died late Sunday morning while doing maintenance work.

Funeral for Bonners Ferry soldier scheduled for Saturday

The remains of a Bonners Ferry soldier killed Aug. 7 by enemy fire in Afghanistan will be returned to North Idaho on Friday.

WSP patrol car kills pedestrian at Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — A Washington State Patrol car struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday night on Interstate 5 off-ramp at Mount Vernon.

Moscow firefighter killed fighting fire near Orofino

BOISE — A 20-year-old U.S. Forest Service firefighter died after she was struck by a falling tree in north-central Idaho, highlighting the dangerous jobs crews have as at least a …

Unidentified pedestrian killed on Spokane’s South Hill

SPOKANE — Investigators are trying to identify a woman who was killed in a car accident Saturday night on Spokane’s South Hill.