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UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 6:58 p.m.

New list of Catholic priest abuse on West Coast includes dozens of Jesuits with Spokane-area ties

The Jesuit religious order of the Catholic Church in the West released a list of names of “credibly accused” clergy Friday in response to renewed concern nationwide about sexual abuse …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 7:47 p.m.

Bull’s eye on Permian Basin on New Mexico-Texas border as oil prices rise

Some of the largest energy companies in the U.S. have already invested billions of dollars on claims up and down the Texas-New Mexico state line, tapping one of the nation’s …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 6:36 p.m.

U.S. just became a net oil exporter for the first time in 75 years

The shift to net exports is the dramatic result of an unprecedented boom in American oil production, with thousands of wells pumping from the Permian region of Texas and New …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 7:01 p.m.

North Spokane stabbing suspect has history of violent attacks

Corey A. Taylor, 23, appeared in court Friday after police say he stabbed a man in north Spokane.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 1 p.m.

Last local Pearl Harbor veteran honored at Spokane Memorial Arena

The Greatest Generation never forgets, especially on Dec. 7.


Foie gras off Amazon’s offerings in California in settlement

Amazon has agreed not to sell foie gras in California from birds that have been force-fed and will pay civil penalties, investigative costs and restitution as part of a lawsuit …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 9:06 p.m.

Torrey Gambill acquitted of rape, imprisonment charges

A north Spokane man charged with the rape and imprisonment of a woman he met on a dating site has been found not guilty.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 5:22 p.m.

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Public records task force: Legislature should be more transparent

A task force created after Washington lawmakers attempted to exempt themselves from the state’s Public Records Act says the Legislature should be more transparent about its workings.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 8:01 p.m.

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers small-business bill gets Senate OK, heads to President Trump’s desk

The law seeks to incentivize more private investment in small businesses outside of economic centers like New York and Los Angeles. It passed through both chambers of Congress with little …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 9:37 p.m.

Juvenile suspect arrested in connection with threats made against East Valley High School

A 16-year-old girl has been arrested in connection with recent threats made on social media against East Valley High School.


California teacher charged after forcing haircut on boy

A California prosecutor has charged a high school teacher with several child cruelty and battery counts after she forcibly cut the hair of one of her students.


Man who drove into crowd convicted of first-degree murder

A man who drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia has been convicted of first-degree murder.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 3:30 p.m.

New NASA lander captures 1st sounds of Martian wind

NASA’s new Mars lander has captured the first sounds of the Martian wind.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 9:43 p.m.

Decision to return Confederate monument provokes loud response at UNC

Shock and anger continued to envelop the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill this week following a decision by school leaders to return a Confederate monument to campus.


Deputy died from friendly fire in California bar gun battle

A sheriff’s deputy who died in a mass shooting at a California bar was shot five times by a gunman who massacred 11 others, but the officer was killed by …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 7:37 p.m.

Man yells ‘there’s no Santa’ at Florida holiday event

It wasn’t the Grinch who stole Christmas. It was a man who screamed “there’s no Santa Claus” over and over during a recent holiday festival in Florida.


U.S. backers of Paris accord set up camp at climate talks

Hundreds of U.S. states, cities, businesses and churches planted the American flag at the U.N. climate talks Friday in an effort to show that many people in the United States …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 8:25 p.m.

Psychiatrist: Mass stabbing suspect incompetent to stand trial

A psychiatrist has found an Idaho mass stabbing suspect unfit to stand trial.


Lawsuit aims to shut down city’s tiny home villages

A group is suing the city of Seattle over its use of tiny home villages to combat homelessness.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 9:47 p.m.

Teacher fired for refusing to use trans student’s pronouns

A Virginia high school teacher who refused to use a transgender student’s new pronouns has been fired.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 8:53 p.m.

Shopko stores on South Hill, in Bonners Ferry to close by end of February

Wisconsin-based Shopko has announced it will close of 39 stores, including locations on Spokane’s South and in Bonners Ferry.


Trump names State spokeswoman Nauert for UN ambassador

President Donald Trump announced Friday he’s nominating State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.


Gov. Jay Inslee raises money for possible White House bid

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s new political action committee has reported $112,500 in donations as the Democrat gears up for a possible presidential run.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 10:33 a.m.

Michigan’s medical chief to stand trial on Flint involuntary manslaughter charges

Michigan’s chief medical executive will stand trial on involuntary manslaughter and other charges in a criminal investigation of the Flint water crisis, a judge ruled Friday.


Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern

The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will stand up to …


Dem leader: Infrastructure bills must tackle climate change

Democratic leaders in Congress demanded Friday that major legislation on roads, bridges and other infrastructure include efforts to curb global warming, complicating prospects for a deal with President Donald Trump …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 11:16 a.m.

House GOP unhappy with Comey’s answers behind closed doors

House Republicans interviewed James Comey behind closed doors Friday, hauling the former FBI director to Capitol Hill one final time before they cede power to Democrats in January. GOP lawmakers …


Vatican investigates after nuns report sex abuse by priests

The Vatican has launched an investigation into a small Chilean religious order of nuns after some sisters denounced sexual abuse at the hands of priests and mistreatment by their superiors, …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 9:28 p.m.

Now 97, Navy veteran recalls 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor

Retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Don Long was alone on an anchored military seaplane in the middle of a bay across the island from Pearl Harbor when Japanese warplanes started striking …