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  • Sheriff's Office seeks help finding missing teens

    Sheriff's Office seeks help finding missing teens

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:44 AM EDT2014-08-27 05:44:30 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office took to Facebook asking for help finding three missing juveniles in the Inland Northwest.The three children were reported missing with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office and The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children. Their cases are not believed to be related.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office took to Facebook asking for help finding three missing juveniles in the Inland Northwest.The three children were reported missing with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office and The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children. Their cases are not believed to be related.
  • Spokane Valley K-9 falls into culvert during chase

    Spokane Valley K-9 falls into culvert during chase

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:10 AM EDT2014-08-27 05:10:10 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - It was tougher than usual for a Spokane Valley sheriff's K-9 to get his man. Not only did K-9 Laslo and his partner, Deputy Jeff Thurman, fall into a culvert during a chase in the early morning darkness, the deputy landed on top of the German Shepherd.
    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - It was tougher than usual for a Spokane Valley sheriff's K-9 to get his man. Not only did K-9 Laslo and his partner, Deputy Jeff Thurman, fall into a culvert during a chase in the early morning darkness, the deputy landed on top of the German Shepherd.
  • UPDATE: Seven-year-old boy still in critical condition after being shot

    UPDATE: Seven-year-old boy still in critical condition after being shot

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:25 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:25:40 GMT
    A 7-year old boy from Hayden, Idaho is fighting for his life after a gun shot wound to the head.The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says that two young boys were playing with a hand gun, when the gun discharged and hit one of the boys in the head.The injured seven-year-old originally went to Kootenai Health, and then medics transferred him to Sacred Heart. He is now in critical condition .Sheriff's Detectives are continuing an investigation.
    A 7-year old boy from Hayden, Idaho is fighting for his life after a gun shot wound to the head.The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says that two young boys were playing with a hand gun, when the gun discharged and hit one of the boys in the head.The injured seven-year-old originally went to Kootenai Health, and then medics transferred him to Sacred Heart. He is now in critical condition .Sheriff's Detectives are continuing an investigation.
  • SALUTING THE BRAVE: Veterans finally recognized with full military honors

    SALUTING THE BRAVE: Veterans finally recognized with full military honors

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:48:25 GMT
    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash.- Tuesday afternoon there was a quiet ceremony at the Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake. Veterans who have long passed away were finally remembered, honored for their service, and recognized with full military honors. The names of 76 different veterans were read aloud. After each name a single bell was rung once in their honor.
    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash.- Tuesday afternoon there was a quiet ceremony at the Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake. Veterans who have long passed away were finally remembered, honored for their service, and recognized with full military honors. The names of 76 different veterans were read aloud. After each name a single bell was rung once in their honor.
  • New Standardized Tests Coming This Fall

    New Standardized Tests Coming This Fall

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:11:51 GMT
    Coeur d'Alene, ID - Students in Idaho will be facing a new test this coming school year, the smart-balanced assessment. The new test implements the new Idaho core standards, also known as the common core standards, adopted in 2010.
    Coeur d'Alene, ID - Students in Idaho will be facing a new test this coming school year, the smart-balanced assessment. The new test implements the new Idaho core standards, also known as the common core standards, adopted in 2010.
  • BACK TO SCHOOL: See where your school ranks in performance

    BACK TO SCHOOL: See where your school ranks in performance

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:18:51 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Two schools in the Spokane area received top rankings based on a new assessment, according to the Washington Policy Center. The Washington State Board of Education released a new assessment of the quality of schools around the state Tuesday. The assessment ranked schools on an "A to F-" scale, with 14 percent of schools in in and around Spokane finishing with A's or B's.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Two schools in the Spokane area received top rankings based on a new assessment, according to the Washington Policy Center. The Washington State Board of Education released a new assessment of the quality of schools around the state Tuesday. The assessment ranked schools on an "A to F-" scale, with 14 percent of schools in in and around Spokane finishing with A's or B's.
  • PHOTOS: It's National Dog Day!

    PHOTOS: It's National Dog Day!

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:17:46 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Tuesday, August 26th is when we celebrate man's best friend! It's National Dog Day! National Dog Day was created back in 2004, and it gives us a chance to stop and appreciate those who offer us their unconditional love, support, and acceptance: our pups! INSIDE>>>|Submit photos of YOUR dog!|
    KHQ.COM - Tuesday, August 26th is when we celebrate man's best friend! It's National Dog Day! National Dog Day was created back in 2004, and it gives us a chance to stop and appreciate those who offer us their unconditional love, support, and acceptance: our pups! INSIDE>>>|Submit photos of YOUR dog!|
  • Teachers and Coeur d'Alene SD work towards deal

    Teachers and Coeur d'Alene SD work towards deal

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:13 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:13:15 GMT
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - With the first day of school set for next week, teachers in Coeur d'Alene have not yet agreed with the school district on benefits and wages for the year. The teachers say they are taking all the cuts, but the district argues rising costs in areas like health care are forcing their hands. Even if no deal is reached by next week, school will begin as planned.
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - With the first day of school set for next week, teachers in Coeur d'Alene have not yet agreed with the school district on benefits and wages for the year. The teachers say they are taking all the cuts, but the district argues rising costs in areas like health care are forcing their hands. Even if no deal is reached by next week, school will begin as planned.
  • Commission says "no" to marijuana on tour buses

    Commission says "no" to marijuana on tour buses

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:12:03 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash - The Washington state Utilities and Transportation Commission recently issued a memo to tour bus companies saying "no marijuana on the bus". Transportation and safety regulators told state charter and excursion bus operators that consumption or use of marijuana products on their buses or chartered vehicles are "prohibited by state law". 
    SPOKANE, Wash - The Washington state Utilities and Transportation Commission recently issued a memo to tour bus companies saying "no marijuana on the bus". Transportation and safety regulators told state charter and excursion bus operators that consumption or use of marijuana products on their buses or chartered vehicles are "prohibited by state law". 
  • WANTED: Escaped felon believed to be in Spokane area

    WANTED: Escaped felon believed to be in Spokane area

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:53:56 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash.– On Monday, August 25, Merced Jose Zamora walked away from the Residential Re-entry Center in Spokane.This Friday, August 29, Merced Jose Zamora will be featured on Washington's Most Wanted. Zamora is wanted for felony escape.
    SPOKANE, Wash.– On Monday, August 25, Merced Jose Zamora walked away from the Residential Re-entry Center in Spokane.This Friday, August 29, Merced Jose Zamora will be featured on Washington's Most Wanted. Zamora is wanted for felony escape.
  • BACK TO SCHOOL: See when class starts for your kids

    BACK TO SCHOOL: See when class starts for your kids

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:02 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:02:21 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - If your children have been moping around the house lately, it is probably because they know the school year is just around the corner. In fact, for some it has already started. Start times vary from district to district in the Inland Northwest. Here is a list of the first days of class for schools around the region.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - If your children have been moping around the house lately, it is probably because they know the school year is just around the corner. In fact, for some it has already started. Start times vary from district to district in the Inland Northwest. Here is a list of the first days of class for schools around the region.
  • Boots are here; Tens of thousands of tickets still unpaid

    Boots are here; Tens of thousands of tickets still unpaid

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:19:24 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The City of Spokane gave out warnings all summer: Pay your parking tickets, or get the boot.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The City of Spokane gave out warnings all summer: Pay your parking tickets, or get the boot. The parking boot that is. On Tuesday the city ceased with the warnings and applied a boot to the car of a person who had over $4000 worth of unpaid tickets.  
  • Busiest construction year to date has students and teachers shuffling.

    Busiest construction year to date has students and teachers shuffling.

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:01:19 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane public school officials say 7 "major" construction projects are still going on at several schools just days before students head back on September 3rd. The districts $332 million dollar plan includes updates to 4 elementary schools and Ferris High School. Roofing and flooring an 9 elementary schools and security, technology and safety upgrades for the entire district. 
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane public school officials say 7 "major" construction projects are still going on at several schools just days before students head back on September 3rd. The districts $332 million dollar plan includes updates to 4 elementary schools and Ferris High School. Roofing and flooring an 9 elementary schools and security, technology and safety upgrades for the entire district. 
  • New city councilwoman: passion for service a factor in election

    New city councilwoman: passion for service a factor in election

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 2:33 AM EDT2014-08-26 06:33:20 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash.- The Spokane City Council voted Monday night to appoint Karen Stratton to a vacant seat that represents the city's 3rd district in Northwest Spokane. The seat was left empty when former council member Steve Salvatori left for Texas to tend to a business venture.
    SPOKANE, Wash.- The Spokane City Council voted Monday night to appoint Karen Stratton to a vacant seat that represents the city's 3rd district in Northwest Spokane. The seat was left empty when former council member Steve Salvatori left for Texas to tend to a business venture.
  • Breaking Bad, Modern Family score big at the Emmy's

    Breaking Bad, Modern Family score big at the Emmy's

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 2:04 AM EDT2014-08-26 06:04:54 GMT
    LOS ANGELES, Cali.-The Emmy Awards honored television's finest work over the past year Monday night in Los Angeles, with "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family" scoring top honors. The final season of "Breaking Bad" won the outstanding drama series award, with Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Anna Gunn also winning awards for leading and supporting roles in the show. 
    LOS ANGELES, Cali.-The Emmy Awards honored television's finest work over the past year Monday night in Los Angeles, with "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family" scoring top honors. The final season of "Breaking Bad" won the outstanding drama series award, with Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Anna Gunn also winning awards for leading and supporting roles in the show. 
  • Coeur d'Alene Police searching for Zip Stop Robber

    Coeur d'Alene Police searching for Zip Stop Robber

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:59 AM EDT2014-08-26 05:59:21 GMT
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police are searching for the man who robbed a Zip Trip Sunday night. 
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police are searching for the man who robbed a Zip Trip Sunday night. It happened at the Zip Trip on east Sherman when a man entered the store and demanded money. He did not pull out any weapons during the robbery, but he was given money and was last seen leaving the store eastbound on foot. 
  • Spokane County prosecutor accused of helping out wanted felon

    Spokane County prosecutor accused of helping out wanted felon

    Monday, August 25 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-08-26 01:05:52 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Newly unsealed court documents detail an alleged relationship between a Spokane County inmate and Spokane County Deputy Prosecutor. 
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Newly unsealed court documents detail an alleged relationship between a Spokane County inmate and Spokane County Deputy Prosecutor. Court documents say Spokane deputy prosecutor Marriya Wright and Matthew Baumrucker exchanged nearly 1300 text messages while he was wanted by police. Wright is being investigated for rendering criminal assistance and is on paid administrative leave.
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