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1 hr ago | 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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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

11 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Weather

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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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA

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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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Life, Veteran Affairs

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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Related Topix: Spokane, WA

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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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Stevens County, WA

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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Related Topix: Spokane, WA

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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Related Topix: Spokane, WA

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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Related Topix: Spokane, WA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

More local departments rolling out body cameras

It's been almost two weeks since Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, the incident raising many questions, among them would a body camera worn by the officer help clear up what transpired.

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Related Topix: Airway Heights, WA, Spokane, WA

KREM-TV Spokane

Letter calls alleged inmate-deputy prosecutor relationship a "Cinderella story"

The FBI continues to investigate an alleged inappropriate relationship between a Spokane County deputy prosecutor and a convicted felon in jail.

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

OregonLive.com

Spokane readers spill their secrets: one doesn't like Oregon Ducks or their fans

Following are the other half of the responses I received in a reader survey asking for the "secrets of Spokane."

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Washington, Palouse, WA, Cusick, WA, Theater, Arts, Travel

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Doug Clark: No jury duty in 45 years? No fair! - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. I first dove into the juror eligibility pool back in 1969.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

Spokane Sheriff expanding Air 1 program

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is taking ownership of two more helicopters to add to its Air 1 program courtesy of the U.S. Army.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Admitted voyeur caught targeting Spokane Co. shoppers

Shoppers beware! A local man was recently accused of taking video and pictures of women's rear-ends in Spokane Valley stores.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Spokane Valley, WA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

Man starts North Spokane garage fire with propane torch

A garage fire in North Spokane on Saturday is prompting firefighters to ask residents to be cautious during this dry streak.

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Related Topix: Fire, Spokane, WA

The Spokesman-Review

The Slice: Survival tips for the schoolyard - Sun, 17 Aug 2014 PST

So here goes. I know there are a few grandfathers who would like to teach young grandchildren a selection of memorable lines from prison movies.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Volunteer opportunities - Sat, 16 Aug 2014 PST

Global Neighborhood - Volunteers are needed to work with refugee individuals and families.

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KXLY-TV Spokane

Flett conviction brings victim's family closure

A Spokane jury found Jason Flett guilty of first degree murder on Friday. Flett was on trial for the 2012 murder of Ramona Childress.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA

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