SPOKANE, Wash. - With several inches of snow forecasted for tonight and tomorrow, City of Spokane Street Department crews are preparing.
Night crews will stay late, and Wednesday morning crews will come in early to improve street conditions for the commute, says Street Director Mark
By By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Tuesday began considering proposed legislation to extend for two years a Great Recession program that provides open-ended government insurance backing for certain non-interest-bearing bank accounts.
The 76-20 Senate vote to
By By SCOTT SONNERAssociated Press
RENO, Nev. (AP) - An inattentive trucker with a history of speeding violations driving a tractor-trailer with faulty brakes was the probable cause of a fatal collision with an Amtrak train that left six people dead in northern Nevada last year, the National
By By BOB SALSBERGAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts utility regulators slapped three power companies with penalties totaling nearly $25 million on Tuesday for their handling of widespread outages caused by two major storms in 2011.
The record fines against National Grid, NStar and
By By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Every state should require convicted drunken drivers, including first-time offenders, to use devices that prevent them from starting a car's engine if their breath tests positive for alcohol, the National Transportation Safety Board said
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Apps aren't just for people anymore. Here is a roundup of popular pet apps for mobile devices. The cost of apps ranges from free to a few dollars.
For the iPhone, iPod or iPad:
- Dog Park Finder Plus, a list of more than 6,000 dog parks and beaches in North America. Also
UPDATE FROM SPD:
Detectives have located the woman involved in the domestic downtown earlier this evening. Thank you for all your assistance in helping us locate her!
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say they are investigating the stabbing as an attempted suicide. They say it
By By SUZETTE LABOYAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - A third passenger on the bus that crashed into a concrete overpass at Miami International Airport has died.
Hospital officials made the announcement Monday. Nine of the 13 patients taken to Ryder Trauma Center and the Jackson Memorial Hospital
By By The Associated Press
Employers grumble about new insurance fee in health overhaul law
Your medical plan is facing an unexpected expense, so you probably are, too. It's a new, $63-per-head fee to cushion the cost of covering people with pre-existing conditions under President
By By ALAN CLENDENNINGAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Irene Gonzalez is desperately waiting to hear if she'll benefit from an emergency government decree that protects Spaniards such as her from being evicted for failing to make their mortgage payments.
Gonzalez, 45, has had her full-time