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UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017

Detectives in Renfro murder trial describe finding gun stolen from slain officer

Just under three hours after someone shot Coeur d’Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore in the face and stole his gun in 2015, investigators found his stolen patrol car near Stateline, …

UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017

Huckleberries: Second wife, Lucie, was a fitting match for Wallace, Idaho, founder for awhile

Now that Col. William Ross Wallace has gotten his due as the founder of Wallace, Idaho, his second wife (of three), Lucie, deserves her own 15 minutes of post-mortem fame. …

Huckleberries: Car engine doesn’t start? When was it last checked for marmots?

If your car doesn’t start, you may have a marmot infestation under the hood. Don’t believe me? Well, ask a Post Falls Walmart customer who found a fat marmot stuck …

Man fatally shoots self outside Post Falls megachurch

A man shot himself in the chest outside a Post Falls megachurch Sunday while hundreds of worshipers were on lockdown inside a nearby building.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 26, 2016

Missing Coeur d’Alene man found dead near Hayden Creek

Officials confirmed Wednesday that the body found near Hayden Creek on Tuesday is Coeur d’Alene father and X-ray technician William “Bo” Kirk.

Former Daiquiri Factory bar owner admits to debit card theft

Jamie Pendleton, who sparked controversy with his “Date Grape Kool-Aid” drink at his downtown Spokane bar and violated federal trademark law for using Gonzaga University’s bulldog mascot in bar promotions, …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 21, 2015

Police investigate robbery spree in Kootenai County

Police in Coeur d’Alene and Post Falls are investigating three robberies and an attempted robbery this week that may be the work of the same masked man. All four crimes …

Huckleberries: Police blotter writer worthy of praise

Whoever wrote the blotter report for the Post Falls Police Department on Thursday is a kindred spirit of Huckleberries. One brief report told of a woman and her roommate who …

Next-generation 911 will allow texting, with photos and videos to follow

You just snapped a picture of a car fleeing a collision with a bicyclist. Or maybe you’re watching a brush fire race up a hill toward some houses. With all …

I-90 gunman had two rifles

A North Idaho sheriff says a gunman who opened fire on police last month and was shot in return is probably alive thanks to the quick aid provided by officers …

Man wounded in gunbattle with Idaho officers charged

An Arizona man wounded in a gunbattle early Sunday with police in Kootenai County has been charged with one felony count of eluding a police officer. His bail is set …

Twelve officers shot at armed driver in Sunday’s I-90 exchange

Twelve police officers from four agencies exchanged gunfire with an armed driver early Sunday in Post Falls after the man fled a traffic stop in Coeur d’Alene, investigators said Monday. …

Post Falls man accused of killing girlfriend

Prosecutors charged a Post Falls man with killing his live-in girlfriend by slitting her throat and rolling up her body in a rug. Christopher W. Thompson, 44, is in jail …

Woman who died in climbing wall fall identified

Police have identified the woman who fell off a Post Falls climbing wall and died on Friday as 37-year-old Megan C. Mitchell.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 3, 2011

Couple arrested in connection to ‘09 death of foster child

Post Falls police arrested a Post Falls couple in the January 2009 death of 2-year-old Karina Janay Moore, who was fatally injured while in the couple’s foster care.

Man having diabetic episode Tased by police

A driver was Tased today for resisting before police realized he was actually having a diabetic episode.

Another alleged victim comes forward in Post Falls sex abuse case

Another teenager has come forward claiming to have been victimized by a former Post Falls church volunteer, police confirmed Wednesday.

Ex-Post Falls church youth leader arrested

A former Post Falls church youth leader was arrested last week on suspicion he had sexual and inappropriate contact with several minor girls from the congregation.

Baby left in vehicle a rare event, police say

Post Falls police sometimes get calls about dogs being left in cars on hot sunny days, but Lt. Scot Haug said reports of children left unattended in cars are rare. …