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May 7, 2014 at 7:14 AM

Wednesday Memo: Waterfront foot … Church fire … M’s on fire … Banned in Spokane

Good Wednesday morning, a day that promises to be sunny with temperatures in the mid-60s. Here is some news to consume this morning: Not another one. A human foot was found in a sneaker on Seattle’s waterfront yesterday. There have been several such cases in regional waters in the past seven years. In some…

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April 22, 2014 at 6:49 AM

Spokane cellmates accused of plotting jailbreak

By Kip Hill The Spokesman-Review SPOKANE — Toenail clippers, a metal clothes hook and some toothpaste could not buy freedom for an accused child rapist and a man facing drug charges at the Spokane County Jail last weekend. Jeremiah Logan and Jason Cooper, both 32, face charges of first-degree escape after letters from Logan and a fellow inmate…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: escape, jail, Spokane

March 18, 2014 at 1:30 PM

A list of previous news helicopter accidents in Washington state

Tuesday’s fatal crash of a KOMO-TV helicopter in Seattle isn’t the first time a news aircraft has crashed in Washington state. Here are some recent accidents: In November 1999, a KIRO-TV helicopter collided with a second chopper about 1,000 feet above Lake Union. Both aircraft landed safely, and no one was seriously injured. “The impact happened almost simultaneously,” Clark Stahl, who…

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March 16, 2014 at 9:31 AM

Sunday Memo: Drunken firefighters? … Charged 23 years after prostitutes’ deaths … Bee biz

Drunken firefighters: The off-duty firefighters accused in the beating of a homeless man in Pioneer Square last night reminds us of the Bellevue cops busted after they confronted a female Seattle police officer and got into a profanity-laced altercation with a fan and his family in September 2012. In both…

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March 14, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Spokane hotel clerk just says ‘no’ to would-be robbers

SPOKANE — Two masked men who attempted to rob a Spokane hotel went away empty-handed early Friday when a clerk refused to cooperate. Police say the men walked into Hotel Lusso about 1 a.m., indicated they had a gun and demanded money. KXLY reports the clerk activated an alarm, and when one man saw that he walked…

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March 12, 2014 at 6:38 AM

Wednesday Memo: Duke porn star from Spokane … 10,000-ton avalanche … UW Med’s No. 1

She financed her education by acting in porn flix: And, she’s from Spokane. The Duke University freshman who appeared in porn films to help pay for school is a graduate of the private Catholic high school Gonzaga Prep in Spokane. While there, she was noted for her public service, volunteering and honors…

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March 11, 2014 at 8:18 AM

Spokane couple sleeping in dumpster tossed in garbage truck

SPOKANE (AP) — A couple who were sleeping in a dumpster with their dog were awakened Tuesday morning when they were thrown into the back of a garbage truck in Spokane. When the driver heard a lot a noise, he pulled over and called for help. Firefighters arrived and found the man, woman and dog inside the…

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