HONOLULU (AP) - A Coast Guard rescue swimmer in Hawaii whose months-long disappearance led to a massive search is admitting to desertion, saying he spent three months camping in the mountains of Oahu and didn't plan on ever returning to his job. Petty Officer 1st Class Russell Matthews
BONNER COUNTY, Idaho - The Idaho State Police responded to a fatal head-on collision just south of Priest River Tuesday morning. Police say 19-year-old Anna Hurst of Oldtown was traveling north on Highway 41 north of Blanchard when she attempted to pass another vehicle. As she crossed
SPOKANE, Wash – As the murder trial continues for Clay Starbuck, charged with strangling his ex-wife Chanin to death, in court Tuesday morning the jury heard a :30 second 911 call that came from Chanin Starbuck's cell phone the morning she was killed on December 1, 2011.
SPRAGUE, Wash. (AP) - The Lincoln County sheriff says a man is dead and a woman has been taken to a hospital after a boating accident on Sprague Lake about 35 miles west of Spokane. Sheriff Wade Magers said the two were in a boat that apparently capsized about 3 p.m. Tuesday. Witnesses
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The Air Force could announce as early as Wednesday where it plans to base the next generation of air refueling tankers. Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane is one of four candidates to receive the new KC-46A tankers which will be built by Boeing.
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon is asking Congress for more than $450 million for maintaining and upgrading the Guantanamo Bay prison that President Barack Obama wants to close.
New details on the administration's budget request emerged on Tuesday and underscored
SPOKANE, Wash. - KHQ has confirmed that Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives made no charging recommendations for a fatal shooting that happened in March. Their report was submitted to the Spokane County Prosecutors on May 13th.
Spokane County Prosecutor, Steve Tucker, says
NBCNEWS.COM - A tornado that devastated Oklahoma City's suburbs has left dozens of people dead, numerous injured and missing and countless homes destroyed. As rescue workers continue to pick through the rubble, hoping to find survivors, here are some accounts from those who did make it out.
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - The president of a New York police union defended an officer who accidentally killed a Hofstra University student during a standoff with an armed intruder, saying Tuesday the only person responsible for the woman's death was the gunman who held her hostage.
"There is some
NBCNEWS: Michael Welch was midshift into his job at KFC in Newcastle, Okla., on Monday afternoon when he noticed hail pounding the parking lot outside the restaurant.
Then, as he looked into the distance, he saw the wall cloud of an enormous tornado rotating in front of him.
"It was very
By DAN SEWELLAssociated Press
CINCINNATI (AP) - Tea party activists waving flags and signs, singing patriotic songs and chanting anti-IRS slogans protested outside federal buildings across the country Tuesday to protest the agency's extra scrutiny of conservative groups.
A crowd packed the
SPOKANE, Wash. – The trial of Clay Starbuck, charged with killing his ex-wife Chanin and sexually violating her remains, entered its third week Monday at the Spokane County Courthouse.
Chanin Starbuck was found strangled to death in her Deer Park home in December of 2011, and Clay
By TAMARA LUSH and BARBARA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.
The lucky ticket was bought sometime Saturday