STATELINE, Idaho -- "I thought I was going to die." Henry Heidecker is alive after a frightening accident Sunday night. “I was in a lot of pain, but I ran to the bar and got help,” Heidecker said. His bike on the other hand, well it’s mangled. Heidecker says he was going to grab a pop for his dad from a gas station close by, but on his way back that’s when things went south.
SPOKANE, Wash. -- A local mother said she feels like a prisoner in her home. She's wheelchair bound and just moved into a property with no ramp. She said she doesn't qualify for the programs out there that could assist with putting one in. With nowhere else to turn, she said "Help Me Hayley." "Mainly I move around by scooting," said April Belnap. "I have Spina bifida. I do not walk at all."
NEW YORK CITY, NY- Conductors on subway trains in New York have been told to stop using the term “ladies and gentlemen” when making announcements. Instead, they should use the gender-neutral terms “passengers,” “riders,” and “everyone.”
SPOKANE, Wash.- 3 people out of 1,000 deal with scoliosis, a sideways curvature of the spine. In some cases, it could mean surgery every six months, until now. There’s a new procedure being done in Spokane and that one North Idaho parent says is nothing short of magic. 9-year-old Rielynn McCall lives in Troy, Idaho with his family.
SPOKANE, Wash. -- A chilling and elaborate scheme ends in the kidnapping of a six-month-old baby. Investigators believe the baby's mother was tricked into handing him over to a con artist. Police worked tirelessly to bring the baby home safe. The suspect, Fern Little Calf made her first appearance in court on Monday afternoon. Detectives believe she posed as a man on the internet to lure a mother and her children from Kennewick to Spokane.
KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man they believe hit a 13-year-old boy with his car over the weekend near the state line. Billy B. Swift of Newman Lake was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident and inattentive driving. The boy's father said his son went to grab a snack from the gas station near their home Saturday night when a car veered off the road.
NEW YORK - President Donald Trump sharply increased the amount of money he gave away through his foundation last year as the charity drew scrutiny during the campaign. A 2016 tax return posted Monday on the nonprofit monitoring website GuideStar shows that the Donald J. Trump Foundation gave away $3.1 million, more than it did in the prior three years combined.
HOUSTON - A woman whose pickup truck displays an expletive-filled message to President Donald Trump and his supporters has added an identical rant aimed at a suburban Houston sheriff. Karen Fonseca said Monday that Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls "messed with the wrong person" when deputies arrested her Thursday on an old, unrelated warrant for fraud.
AMHERST, S.D. - A South Dakota official says TransCanada Corp. plans to test water from a drainage ditch near the site of a 210,000-gallon oil spill from the Keystone pipeline to determine if it is polluted. Brian Walsh, a manager at the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources, said Monday that officials don't believe the oil is polluting the ditch or leaving the spill site through it.
WASHINGTON - White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders added a new, holiday-themed prerequisite for reporters wanting to ask a question at the daily briefing. They had to say what they're thankful for before she would take their questions Monday.