- Man believed to have drowned at Palouse Falls identified Updated: May-04-16 5:50 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Authorities have identified the man they believe drowned at Palouse Falls on Sunday.
- Ted Cruz had 3 rallies planned in Washington Updated: May-03-16 8:44 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Republican presidential nominee hopeful Ted Cruz had planned to be in Washington state this week but the Texas senator has suspended his campaign.
- AP Exclusive: Dozens escaped from mental hospital since 2013 Updated: May-03-16 6:51 pm
LAKEWOOD, Washington - When a man accused of torturing a woman to death broke out of Washington state's largest mental hospital with another patient in early April, officials called it a rare occurrence and cited only two other escapes in the past seven years.
- Spokane Police officer shoots man at motel Updated: May-02-16 11:27 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Authorities say a police officer responding to a domestic violence call shot a man outside a motel in Spokane.
- Labor contractor must pay $7.6M for mistreating farmworkers Updated: May-02-16 1:38 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - A federal judge has ordered a farm labor contractor to pay $7.6 million in damages for a pattern of subjecting Thai farmworkers in the state of Washington to a hostile work environment, harassment and discrimination.
- Spokane police shoot man wielding machete Updated: May-02-16 11:30 am
SPOKANE, Washington - A Spokane police officer shot a man wielding a machete downtown early Sunday morning.
- Bloodhound is newest member of Spokane police department Updated: May-01-16 10:30 am
SPOKANE, Washington - A 14-month-old bloodhound named Daisy is the newest member of the Spokane police department's K9 unit. She was brought into the department to track missing children and vulnerable adults with her handler, Sg. Jason Reynolds, who supervises the unit.
- Man fatally stabbed at Spokane motel; suspect arrested Updated: Apr-29-16 11:02 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Police say they've arrested a 35-year-old man in the fatal stabbing of a man at a Spokane motel.
- Police in Washington state fatally shoot man with knife Updated: Apr-29-16 11:30 am
SEATTLE - Two Spokane officers fatally shot a man outside a homeless shelter after he approached them with a knife, police said.
- Customer wounded during attempted bank robbery in N. Spokane Updated: Apr-29-16 10:39 am
SPOKANE, Washington - Authorities are searching for suspect after a shooting at a bank in North Spokane left a customer seriously wounded.
- Police: Man shot multiple times inside Spokane bank Updated: Apr-28-16 10:57 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Police are investigating after a man was shot multiple times in a Spokane bank.
- Corps determines Kennewick Man is Native American Updated: Apr-27-16 6:36 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - The ancient skeleton known as Kennewick Man is related to modern Native American tribes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday, opening the process for returning to tribes for burial one of the oldest and most complete set of bones ever found in North America.
- Hanford officials try to learn if 2nd tanks is leaking Updated: Apr-27-16 2:28 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - A second giant tank containing radioactive waste from the production of plutonium for nuclear weapons may be leaking on the sprawling Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state.
- Settlement reached in firing of Spokane Valley city manager Updated: Apr-27-16 11:21 am
SPOKANE VALLEY, Washington - The Spokane Valley City Council has approved a $411,000 settlement to fired city manager Mike Jackson.
- North America wins first Team Challenge Cup Updated: Apr-24-16 2:11 am
SPOKANE, Washington - Gracie Gold bounced back from a bitter disappointment at the World Championships last month to help Team North America win the inaugural Team Challenge Cup on Saturday night.
- Judge won't dismiss lawsuit on harsh CIA interrogation Updated: Apr-22-16 5:35 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - A federal judge on Friday said he won't dismiss a lawsuit against two Washington state psychologists who helped design the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques in the war on terror. The decision means a continuation of the closely watched case that will likely include secret information.
- Fugitive will be sent to federal facility for evaluation Updated: Apr-21-16 3:57 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - A man who escaped from a psychiatric hospital in Washington state where he was sent after being accused of torturing and killing a woman will be sent to a federal mental facility for a competency evaluation, a judge ordered Thursday.
- Trial for ex-Spokane Police Guild president postponed Updated: Apr-21-16 2:40 am
SPOKANE, Washington - The trial for a former Spokane police union president accused of tipping off an officer about a sexual assault investigation has been pushed back.
- Bill passed to help ensure future water for Yakima Valley Updated: Apr-20-16 4:52 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - A bill to ensure the future water supply of the arid but fertile Yakima River Basin passed the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.
- Months before Oregon standoff, armed activists were in town Updated: Apr-20-16 4:23 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Months before their takeover of a national wildlife refuge became an international fascination, an armed group of ranchers made its presence known in the surrounding Oregon community, following around the sheriff, his deputies and their families and intimidating those who publicly disagreed with them, Harney County Sheriff Dave Ward said.
- Spokane Tribe receives $200,00o to study salmon recovery Updated: Apr-19-16 4:43 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - The Spokane Tribe has received $200,000 to study whether salmon could survive above Grand Coulee and Chief Joseph dams.
- Hanford officials prepare to pump nuke waste back into tank Updated: Apr-19-16 2:36 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Hanford Nuclear Reservation officials prepared Tuesday to pump thousands of gallons of leaked radioactive waste back into a 46-year-old storage tank that contains toxic leftovers from the production of plutonium for nuclear weapons in Washington state.
- Police: Skull found near Spokane golf course is human Updated: Apr-15-16 6:10 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Police say a skull found by a man walking his dog near a Spokane golf course Thursday is human.
- Snake River Basin snowpack creates flood risks Updated: Apr-14-16 6:00 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - The latest snowpack estimates for the Snake River Basin show the potential for spring flooding is normal to slightly above normal.
- Inslee visits Sikh temple that was vandalized Updated: Apr-14-16 12:40 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - In a show of solidarity with Sikhs in the Inland Northwest, Gov. Jay Inslee traveled to visit a Spokane-area temple that was vandalized in early March.