By CAROLYN THOMPSONAssociated Press
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - It is public art made of private wishes.
In a phenomenon spreading across the globe, oversized blackboards, painted on buildings and freestanding displays, invite passers-by to complete the sentence: "Before I die I want to ..."
By SARA BURNETTAssociated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The passage of a landmark bill to address Illinois' worst-in-the-nation pension crisis means the yearslong fight over how to address the massive shortfall now likely shifts to the courts, where its fate - and much-needed relief for the
By HANNAH DREIERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas, where the only design rule seems to be that everything must mirror something else, is getting a new mall modeled on Istanbul's Grand Bazaar.
Construction began this week on the Grand Bazaar Shops outside of Bally's Las Vegas Hotel
By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana judge says he doesn't deserve to lose his job for commenting that a 14-year-old rape victim appeared "older than her chronological age" when he sentenced her teacher-rapist to just a month in prison.
But District Judge G. Todd
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - A judge has given Detroit the green light to cut pensions as a way out of the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, a decision that puts the case in the laps of thousands of retirees who had hoped that the Michigan Constitution would protect them
By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - A few weeks after Bryce Reed proclaimed he would personally protect a Texas town devastated by a deadly fertilizer plant explosion, he was arrested by federal agents who said he collected materials to make a pipe bomb, driving suspicion that he might
Wednesday morning more than 1,000 employees from Deaconess Medical Center and Valley Hospital plan to go on strike. It would be the first strike in Spokane by hospital employees in decades.
The employees say they're overworked and patient care is suffering as a result.
If you've ever walked down Frederick near Monroe in north Spokane around this time of year, you've seen it.
How could you not?
"Once you start, it has to look halfway decent or else you shouldn't be doing it," Al Materi told KHQ's Kelsey Watts.
But Materi is 87-years-old and "it" is
ELOY, Ariz. (AP) - Two skydivers were killed Tuesday after they collided during a jump over southern Arizona, collapsing their parachutes and sending them plummeting to the ground, authorities said.
Witnesses told investigators that both skydivers had open canopies when they ran into each other
At Monday night's meeting, Spokane City Councilors approved an additional reserve of $100,000 to fund the Riverpoint Campus construction project.
That represents an overage of about 9% of the total $1.37 million dollar cost. Records show the overages come from unexpected rock excavation,
Monday morning, Spokane firefighters responded to two active house fires that broke out within a couple of hours – and miles – of each other, stretching city crews thin.
The first destroyed a single-story home on North Stone just before 4:00 a.m., while the second ripped through the
By SAMANTHA HENRYAssociated Press
RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - A 10-year-old boy who had been named the town's honorary police chief was given a funeral with full police honors Tuesday, his flag-draped coffin arriving at church to the sound of bagpipes and leaving with a motorcycle escort.
"I lost a
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hollywood studios have won a copyright case against Hotfile Corp. after a Florida judge on Tuesday ordered the file-hosting website to pay $80 million in damages.
The court also ordered Hotfile to shut down within 20 days unless the website uses "state-of-the-art content