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Crews worked through the night Sunday and into Monday morning repairing a chemical leak on a tanker truck, stopped along I-90 near Stateline. The driver's dog was stranded inside the truck for nearly 19 hours while crews repaired the truck.
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The University of Washington on Monday criticized as deeply flawed a study released last week that supported the creation of a new medical school in Spokane by rival Washington State University. A statement from the Seattle university said the study released last week contained "faulty assumptions, omissions and erroneous data.
So, win No. 1 is in the books, but as good as Washington State looked, as good as they played, Portland State is still...Portand State.
A second search warrant was filed late Monday afternoon as the Spokane Police Department investigates a local attorney for alleged rape and unlawful imprisonment. Newly filed court records detailed what happened when SPD returned to interview the alleged 22-year-old female victim of Robert Caruso, 76. The records also stated what officers found during a second search at his Spokane condo.
During the hazardous materials spill at the Washington Port of Entry Sunday authorities were able to use a new system called "Alert Spokane" to warn people in the area to shelter in place. Once the incident commanders at the Washington-Idaho border realized they were dealing with not only a flammable but poisonous substance, they decided people in the immediate area needed to take some special precautions.
Executives at Costco Wholesale have long been big supporters of Democratic causes and candidates, but an obscure liquor tax fight is prompting the company to support Washington state Republicans. In the key battle for control of the state Senate this year, top Costco brass have essentially switched sides, backing the Republican Party's efforts to maintain and expand its majority coalition, The Seattle Times reported, citing data from the state Public Disclosure Commission.
Photos and text messages obtained by the I-Team reveal another incident in which Adrian Peterson is accused of injuring another son while disciplining the boy. The four-year-old is by a different mother than the alleged victim in the Montgomery County case, in which Peterson is charged with felony injury to a child.
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Coeur d'Alene's Lakeside City Playhouse theater and Spokane's Interplayers professional theater announced Monday that they had reached a merger agreement that would give Lakeside City operational control over the Interplayers theater on Howard Street in downtown Spokane. Under the terms of the merger, theater administrators said professional theater would continue to be produced in the theater's Welch Auditorium.
Police have asked for the public's help to learn any new information about a homicide that occurred at the Howard Johnson Motel in North Spokane on Aug. 10th. Police said they needed additional information from an anonymous tipster that sent police messages the day after the murder.
Lawyers wrapped up their defense of Charles Capone Monday. They claimed Capone was incapable of murdering his estranged wife Rachel Anderson in April 2010.
Authorities found the victim's body Sunday at a boat launch, about five miles south of Pateros. It was near Highway 97, just past Starr Road.
When the Spokane Valley furniture store where Suzy Gage worked succumbed to the recession, Gage didn't dust off her rA©sumA©. "I didn't want to keep working for someone else," she recalled.
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. These days it's not unusual for neighbors to be strangers, but they mixed and mingled in the Kendall Yards and West Central neighborhoods Saturday during the inaugural Porch Fest event.
Despite 362 yards on 27-of-41 passing by Matt Linehan and 153 all-purpose yards by Richard Montgomery, the Idaho Vandals couldn't overcome Western Michigan in a non-conference football game at the Kibbie Dome Saturday night. "Disappointed," said coach Paul Petrino when asked about his thoughts on the game.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:35 am
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