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Police looking to identify suspect in South Perry stabbing

SPOKANE, Wash. -- A man has life-threatening injuries from being stabbed in Spokane’s South Perry neighborhood Wednesday evening.  The victim was stabbed near S Richard Allen Ct. and E. Celesta Ave. He was then taken to a local hospital, but…

Oldtown murder suspect taken into custody

OLDTOWN, Idaho -- The suspect in an Oldtown murder has been taken into custody. Eric Benzo, 46, is accused of shooting and killing Donald Bush near Silver Birch Lane and…

Idaho lawmaker posts meme appearing to advocate violence

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A far-right Idaho Republican lawmaker has posted a meme on Twitter appearing to advocate violence against journalists, educators, conservationists, the state’s largest university and other organizations ahead of an upcoming election in November. Rep. Tammy Nichols…

Washington’s COVID-19 cases down across all age groups

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington state Department of Health says COVID-19 cases are down across all age groups, including school-age children. The Seattle Times reports the encouraging trend, revealed Wednesday, comes several weeks after the state passed a peak of infection driven…

Tips to keep your heating bill low this winter

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Colder weather is here and that means it is time to turn on the heater.  Heating systems will be operating more frequently and for longer periods of time, which can quickly increase your monthly energy costs.  Here…