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10/23/2017
TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, buoyed by a huge election win for lawmakers who favor revising Japan's post-war, pacifist constitution, signaled a push towards his long-held goal on Monday but will need to convince a divided public to succeed.


10/23/2017
Nearly five years after two unarmed black suspects died in a 137-shot barrage of Cleveland police gunfire, five officers fired for their roles are set to return to duty this … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017
ANKARA/LONDON (Reuters) - Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a military force with political clout and an industrial empire, stands to benefit from heightened tension between Washington and Tehran, officials and analysts said.


10/23/2017
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. refineries from Ohio to Minnesota are capitalizing on access to cheap crude from Western Canada and North Dakota oilfields, helping their region break a historic dependence on fuel from the Gulf Coast while redrawing oil trade maps.


10/22/2017
SPOKANE, Wash. - One Spokane family has a message for the community: “Check your yards.” That’s because on Saturday morning, they discovered something pretty disturbing in their backyard. This happened near Chief Garry Park.
10/22/2017
SPOKANE, Wash - Spokane firefighters had to work quickly to contain a Hillyard garage fire late Saturday night and keep it from spreading. The fire, reported at about 7:15 p.m., was producing heavy fire and smoke from a detached garage and shop area when crews arrived at 3714 E. Princeton. The size of the fire and the amount of stuff inside the garage forced crews to use defensive tactics to extinguish the blaze. It was brought under control in about an hour.
10/22/2017
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The fate of Bowe Bergdahl rests in a judge's hands now that the Army sergeant has pleaded guilty to endangering his comrades by leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009. Sentencing for Bergdahl starts Monday at Fort Bragg and is expected to feature dramatic testimony about soldiers and a Navy SEAL badly hurt while they searched for the missing Bergdahl.
10/22/2017
MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Grant County Sheriff's Office deputies report one man was shot and injured Saturday night in the Larson Housing Area in Moses Lake. Deputies received numerous reports of shots fired around 10:40 p.m. and responded to find a man with gunshot wounds on the sidewalk in the 1500 block of Arnold Drive. The man was taken to the hospital for treatment but is not cooperating with investigators.
10/21/2017
Yakima, WA -- Utility crews have been working all Saturday to restore power to their customers.  Neighborhoods in Yakima County up to Grant County, over to Walla Walla County have been affected by multiple reports of outages. 
10/21/2017
Cheney, Wash. Today friends, family, and co-workers took time to remember 33-year-old Rachael Parker. Reverend Happy Watkins officiated the memorial service at Cheney Middle School and said Rachael had a heart of gold "She was a gifted kindhearted, caring person." Rachael was at the Route 91 Concert. A three-day country music event in Las Vegas. Rachael attended the concert with four other off-duty employees of the Manhattan Beach Police Department until shots rang out from
10/21/2017
SOAP LAKE, Wash. - The City of Soap Lake is advising all water customers to boil their drinking water. The boil water advisory will remain in effect until further notice. This precautionary measure is due to a broken water main in the city.
10/21/2017
POST FALLS, Idaho - On October 19th, 2017 at approximately 10:22 AM, two Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office Deputies observed two people trying to cross the road on W. Seltice Way near N. Corbin Rd outside a crosswalk. The two people were almost struck by three separate vehicles.
10/21/2017
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Just before noon a crash occurred on I-90 at milepost 30, on the east side of 4th of July Pass, east of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. A semi-truck pulling a trailer full of apples driven by Wayne W. Weber, 60, of Roundup, Montana, was traveling eastbound too fast to safely negotiate a curve. The tractor and trailer overturned onto the center median barrier, coming to rest on the driver's side. 
10/21/2017
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Police have arrested a south-central Idaho woman following the death of her 20-month-old child. Authorities arrested 22-year-old Amanda Dunlap of Twin Falls in Boise on Friday and booked her into the Ada County Jail.
10/21/2017
SPOKANE (AP) - Federal officials say they've found human remains on the Yakima Indian Reservation in south-central Washington state. The FBI tells The Spokesman-Review in a story on Friday that the remains were found in September, but they have yet to be identified. The discovery follows Donovan Culps' jailhouse confession on Tuesday to KHQ that he killed a Cheney marijuana store employee as well as second man last summer in the Medicine Valley on the reservation.
10/21/2017
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Idaho State Police say a 68-year-old man has died after leaving the roadway on Highway 95 south of Coeur d'Alene early Saturday morning. Investigators say the crash happened just before 1:30 a.m. A blue 2005 Chevrolet Silverado truck driven by Frank M. Reeves of Otis Orchards was headed north on Highway 95 when he left the roadway for an unknown reason.
10/21/2017
QUINCY, Wash. - A 61-year-old Ephrata man was killed in a two-vehicle collision Friday afternoon east of Quincy. Kelly D. Norris was driving a 2009 Honda Accord around 3 p.m.when his vehicle collided with a 1998 Chevrolet Malibu driven by 32-year-old Genaro Vazquez Visoso of Royal City.
10/20/2017
SPOKANE, Wash. - It's been a tough week for Keegan Jones. Last Friday his Mazda Protege was stolen. Leaving him depending on friends to help get to work. Not only was his car stolen, but something else he relies on for his livelihood.
10/20/2017
KENT, Wash. - Authorities say two people were injured after they tried to rob undercover officers in Kent. Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas told news outlets that just before 5 p.m. Friday, undercover officers from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Kent officers met with suspects believed to be involved in the sale of illegal guns..
10/20/2017
BENEWAH COUNTY, Idaho - It’s hard to see and even imagine going and rescuing dogs from a home. Co-founder of Animals First, Wendi Preston, says the group rescued 10 dogs from a home in Benewah County. She says they also found one dead dog on the property as well. 
10/20/2017
Spokane, Wash. When Jeremy Hansen started to see photos of the aftermath from hurricane Maria, he knew he had to help  those in Puerto Rico "It's a pretty crazy situation, and they need all the help they can get right now." Hurricane Maria slammed into  Puerto Rico as a category four storm September 20th KILLING 48 PEOPLE and plunging the island into a humanitarian crisis...   a month later and thousands of residents there are still 
10/20/2017
GREAT FALLS, Mont. - The Sip and Dip Lounge in Great Falls, Montana, is known for its mermaids (and mermen) who swim in a big glass pool behind the bar. And on Thursday, two of the bar's merpeople tied the knot.
10/20/2017
An apartment fire that broke out in Pasco just after six this morning destroyed one of the units and damaged others.
10/20/2017
NINE MILE FALLS, Wash.- One leaning tree in Nine Mile Falls is so dangerous, that someone posted a sign on the tree, warning neighbors about it. It's located off of Charles Road by the Riverside Recreational Park. Neighbors have took to Facebook writing quote, "It's big and leaning more and more with every wind storm." The sign really doesn't spell out how dangerous the tree really is based on its size and dense wood. 
10/20/2017
SPOKANE, Wash. - The man accused of holding his girlfriend against her will, assaulting and shooting her had his bond set at $150,000 Friday. Daniel Johnson, 48, appeared in front of a district court judge Friday afternoon. Johnson is facing first-degree kidnapping and first-degree assault charges. He will appear in front of a superior court judge on Monday.
10/20/2017
SPOKANE, Wash. - Do you think it’s difficult to give one dog a bath? Then imagine what it’s like to put more than 50 into the tub for a good scrubbing. The foam will be flying on Sunday, starting when the shelter opens at 11 a.m. Staff and volunteers will be giving every dog at the Spokane Humane Society a thorough bath.
10/20/2017
Today kicked off the 509 Tour De Arts event, a self-guided tour of local artists in the Tri-Cities and surrounding areas.
10/20/2017
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say they are investigating an unattended death after they responded to a report of a deceased woman found in a dumpster of a business in the 2900 block of E. 27th Ave. Friday morning. Spokane Police Officers and Major Crimes Unit (MCU) Detectives responded to the scene for the investigation around 9:30 a.m.
10/20/2017
Socks of all colors were worn by the Carmichael Middle School 8th grade football team Wednesday to recognize the American Cancer Society’s various cancer awareness initiatives. 
10/20/2017
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The final two members of a Polish metal band had bail set at $100,000 on rape and kidnapping charges involving the gang-rape of a woman on their tour bus following a show in Spokane, Washington. On Friday, 31-year-old Rafal Piotrowski and 30-year-old Hubert Wiecek of the band Decapitated made their initial appearance before a judge in Spokane.