By SARA BURNETTAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - On Capitol Hill, where the partisan divide runs so deep it has shut down the government, it can be unusual for members of opposing parties to publicly join together for much of anything - much less birthday cake.
Yet there was Sen. Dick Durbin, the
By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - The detached dad, turning up his nose at diapering and too busy to bathe, dress and play with his kids, is mostly a myth, a big government survey suggests. Most American fathers say they are heavily involved in hands-on parenting, the researchers
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Two people were taken to the hospital Thursday night following a serious crash in north Spokane.
It happened at about 8:00pm at Nevada and Cozza just north of Francis. Spokane Police tell KHQ that a red car and a blue car
The McKinley family has deep ties to Eastern Washington University.
"Well, we're alumni, my mother graduated from Eastern, my father was a quarter from graduating from Eastern, my grandmother graduated from Eastern," explained Mike McKinley, Eastern Class of 1982, and Cheney native.
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Emergency crews were called to the area of Maple and Joseph Thursday night after a car slammed into a house.
Witnesses tell KHQ the driver of the car was heading north on Maple and instead of curving with the road, he kept
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Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and his wife were involved in a traffic accident Thursday night.
Police say the Sheriff's unmarked car was rear-ended by a pickup truck near 3rd and Havana.
By BRENDAN FARRINGTONAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man was charged with helping his brother's killer and another murderer escape from prison with bogus court documents, authorities said Thursday in announcing more charges in the scheme.
Willie Slater Jr. helped Charles
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Officials overseeing holiday displays at the Florida Capitol have allowed a Nativity scene, a Festivus pole and even a chair holding fake pasta with eyeballs and an accompanying "provherb" from the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
But they are drawing the line with
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Officials overseeing holiday displays at the Florida Capitol have allowed a Nativity scene, a Festivus pole and even a chair holding fake pasta with eyeballs and an accompanying "provHerb" from the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
But they are drawing the line with
The Lewiston Police Department is asking for your help in locating a man who passed off a counterfeit $50 bill at Larry's Food and Deli in Lewiston.
If you recognize the man in the photos, please contact Cpl. Craig Roberts at 208-746-0171 or the TIP LINE at 208-748-2746.
By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Mayor-elect Mike Duggan said Thursday that he and emergency manager Kevyn Orr will share some of the duties of running the cash-strapped city but the bulk of the financial responsibilities will remain under Orr's control.
BERLIN (AP) - A survey has found that German investor confidence has jumped to a 7 ½-year high in December on the back of hopes of an economic upturn in Europe.
The ZEW institute said Tuesday that its confidence index, which measures investors' expectations for the next six months, rose to 62
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Is this week when the Federal Reserve finally slows its aggressive stimulus for the economy? Or does it want to await more evidence of a consistently improving economy?
It's a close call.
Yet most economists think the Fed will maintain