SPOKANE, Wash. - On Tuesday Spokane faith leaders gathered to speak in support of approving Referendum 74, which will extend the freedom to marry to committed gay and lesbian couples. The gathering was held at the Spokane Convention Center Plaza, on Spokane Falls Boulevard. The event featured the
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - On Thursday, October 4th Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputy M. Gould responded to a 3-vehicle collision at the intersection of Mullan and Sprague in Spokane Valley. Two vehicles were stopped on Mullan for the northbound stop light at Sprague. When their signal turned
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department said Tuesday it never concluded that the consulate attack in Libya stemmed from protests over an American-made video ridiculing Islam, raising further questions about why the Obama administration used
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - A former college student in Rhode Island has been ordered to serve two months of home confinement for killing a rabbit with a hockey stick and using its body as a puck.
The Providence Journal reports that former Salve Regina University student Nicholas Coyle reached a plea
By IVAN MORENOAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A weeks-old baked potato was blamed for a botulism outbreak at a Utah prison where inmates drank alcohol brewed in cells, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
The outbreak sickened eight maximum-security inmates at the state
By The Associated Press
Quotes on the day Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for child sexual abuse:
"In my heart I did not do these alleged disgusting acts." - Jerry Sandusky, in remarks to the court during the sentencing hearing.
"I've wiped away a first tear and
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Environmentalists accused federal regulators of conducting a bogus review of a proposal to restart the damaged San Onofre nuclear power plant on the California coast, and nearby residents on Tuesday demanded the abandonment of the plan and
By THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - So much for Mitt Romney's plans to compete for Democratic-trending Michigan or Pennsylvania. And what about President Barack Obama's early hopes of fighting it out for Republican-tilting Arizona, Georgia or Texas? Forget them.
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Top Republican lawmakers have called on Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to fire his chief of staff for approving two training conferences that led to $762,000 in questionable spending.
The department had already accepted the
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal investigators have charged 530 people for allegedly defrauding more than 73,000 desperate homeowners around the country who fell behind on mortgage payments, leaving them vulnerable to con artists offering to help them avoid foreclosure.