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Shawn Vestal: In the sordid wake of the bikini-clad prosecutor - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 PST

So, just to be clear: The prosecutor who was buddying up to a criminal - a criminal with the word "Criminal" tattooed on his forehead - turns out to be the one who dismissed felony charges against a reputed Hell's Angel in order to cover up the internal investigation of a police officer who was hooking up with a criminal.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Spokane, WA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Spokane Valley K-9 falls into culvert during chase

Not only did K-9 Laslo and his partner, Deputy Jeff Thurman, fall into a culvert during a chase in the early morning darkness, the deputy landed on top of the German Shepherd.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Sheriff's Office seeks help finding missing teens

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office took to Facebook asking for help finding three missing juveniles in the Inland Northwest.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Newman Lake, WA, Spokane Valley, WA, Medical Lake, WA

KREM-TV Spokane

Cutting Spokane Co. Jail costs: Keeping inmate jumpsuits longer

Two on Your Side learned the Spokane County Jail has spent a lot more taxpayer money to clothe criminals.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Spokane City Council chooses Karen Stratton to replace Steve Salvatori

SPOKANE, Wash.- The Spokane City Council voted Monday night to appoint Karen Stratton to a vacant seat that represents the city's 3rd district in Northwest Spokane.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

College students create nail polish to help protect women from date rape

Students from North Carolina State University say they've invented a nail polish that will help women know when they've come in contact with date-rape drugs.

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Related Topix: North Carolina State University, Spokane, WA

The Spokesman-Review

County prosecutor allegedly aided wanted felon - Mon, 25 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A Spokane County criminal prosecutor is under investigation after allegedly aiding a wanted felon avoid police capture earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Aug 24, 2014

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The Pak includes fair admission, $3 in food coupons, and 30 carnival ride tickets

Check out our list of 25 Things To Do At The Fair and enter to win a Family Pak to the 2014 Spokane County Interstate Fair! The Pak includes fair admission for up to 2 adults, 4 seniors or youth, $3 in food coupons, and a coupon good for 30 carnival ride tickets! The fair runs September 5th through 14th!

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Spokane County Sheriff's Office gets new helicopters thanks to donation

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash.- In mid-August the Spokane County Sheriff's office announced they're getting new helicopters.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Spokane, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

One year later: remembering murder victim Delbert Belton

SPOKANE, Wash.- Friday marked one year since World War II veteran Delbert "Shorty" Belton was killed.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Life, Veteran Affairs

KREM-TV Spokane

Unsealed records: 1,280 texts link deputy prosecutor to Spokane inmate

Court documents unsealed on Friday revealed why a Spokane County deputy prosecutor was placed on administrative leave in the spring.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Are you harboring a furry fugitive?

The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service wants to know if you are harboring a fugitive.

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The Spokesman-Review

Spokane County road grading suspended because of dry heat - Fri, 22 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Among the inconveniences created by this summer's hot weather is a lack of maintenance on gravel roads in Spokane County.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Housing project near I-90 heads to hearing - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 PST

A developer based in Vancouver, Washington, is moving ahead with plans to develop 40.5 acres of new housing near Interstate 90 in southwest Spokane County.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Eagles Lodge plans to honor Delbert 'Shorty' Belton one year after his murder

It's been almost a year since WWII veteran Delbert "Shorty" Belton was beaten to death.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Judge gives decade prison sentence for fatal Spokane house party

A deadly house party earned a Spokane man a ten year prison sentence on Thursday.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

PHOTOS: Do you know who this burglary suspect is?

Detectives with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office are asking for you help finding a man they believe broke into a home, stole credit and debit cards, and then used those cards to purchase hundreds of dollars worth of items.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Deputies tracking Spokane prostitution online

Prostitution has been a problem in Spokane County for years, but neighbors living in hot spots are fed up.

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The Spokesman-Review

Neighborhood updates - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 PST

The Land Use Committee will meet today at 5 p.m. at the West Central Community Center, 1603 N. Belt St. The Morgan Acres Neighborhood Council will meet today at 6 p.m. at Spokane County Fire District 9, Station 98, 6606 N. Regal St. The Building Stronger Neighborhoods Committee will meet Monday at 5 p.m. at the Spokane Fire Department Station 4, ... (more)

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The Spokesman-Review

Community services - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 PST

For low-income 16- to 21-year olds, in Spokane County; contact Next Generation Zone at 340-7800 or visit www.nextgenzone.org .

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