By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chuck Hagel takes charge at the Defense Department with deep budget cuts looming and Republican opponents still doubtful that he's up to the job.
Hagel is expected to be sworn in Wednesday and is likely to address the staff in his first day as
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE and MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wal-Mart is putting special labels on some store-brand products to help shoppers quickly spot healthier items. Millions of schoolchildren are helping themselves to vegetables from salad bars in their lunchrooms, while
By STEPHEN SINGERAP Business Writer
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Indian casinos brushed off weak consumer spending in a sluggish U.S. economic recovery to post a modest increase in revenue in 2011, an industry study reported Wednesday.
Not only did revenue rise 3 percent, to $27.4 billion, but Indian
KHQ WEATHER AUTHORITY: We woke up to a very weak cold front moving through the INW that did produce some light scattered showers mainly across our northern and eastern zones. Behind that front we will once again see some partial clearing.
Expect clouds mixed with periods of sun around Spokane
By JULIE CARR SMYTH and ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAssociated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - State Supreme Court justices sparred with lawyers on Wednesday in a heated hour of arguments over the extent to which a now-fired public school science teacher had the right to push his religious beliefs in class.
By LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A defense attorney for a police officer accused in a cannibalism plot pressed an FBI agent to explain where fantasy ends and reality begins Wednesday after the investigator read aloud several dozen Internet chats in which participants
SPOKANE, Wash – In the words of Spokane City Councilor Jon Snyder, "We need a time out."
As the state of Washington tries to figure out how to implement I-502 legalizing marijuana, the City of Spokane is trying to stop any new medical marijuana gardens or dispensaries from opening.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say two police officers have been killed in a shooting in Santa Cruz, Calif. Santa Cruz County Sheriff Phil Wowak has confirmed that the officers died after the shooting occurred around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Santa Cruz
SPOKANE, Wash - After a man tried to lure an elementary schooler into his car Tuesday morning, school officials are concerned this may not be his first time. It happened just before the start of school outside Hamblen Elementary in Spokane. The man reportedly came out of the forest next to
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE POLICE DEPT: On Friday, February 22, 2013 at 1:20 pm a man entered the Sunset Grocery, located on W. Sunset Highway with a bandana covering the lower half of his face.
He showed the clerk a knife and demanded money. The suspect exited the store and ran