SPOKANE, Wash. - Welcome to your Thursday! Today the clouds will roll in, which will make for a slightly warmer morning. We're expecting to start the day off above freezing for the first time in a few days. This afternoon's highs, though, will remain in the 50s.
Here's what's going on this morning:
The hug touching hearts across the country
There was an incredible moment in a Dallas courtroom yesterday, when a man asked if he could hug the woman who had just been convicted of murdering his brother. Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger shot and killed Botham Jean in his own apartment. After she was found guilty of murder, Jean's brother took the stand to say he didn't want Guyger to go to prison, that he instead hoped she would turn to God, and that he forgave her. He then came down from the stand and embraced her.
Spooky season is here and Scarywood Haunted Nights are now back! The fright fest takes over Silverwood Theme Park in Athol, Idaho each October. The gates will open for the event's tenth year tonight at 7:00 p.m. It will run every Thursday, Friday and Saturday (except Halloween) through Nov. 2. Everything you need to know to plan a trip is here.
It's reveal day!
The Extreme Team will kick into high gear today so it can unveil its latest makeover tonight at 6:00 p.m. Mark Peterson and the gang of local companies and volunteers have been working all week to remodel Rescue4All, a local non-profit which works to rescue lost and abandoned pets in our community. Don't miss the heartwarming reveal, tonight on 4 News Now!
Looking for something to do with the kids in the colder weather?
Starting tomorrow, the Spokane Public Library will offer passes to Mobius Science Center!
Meet the woman who takes all those nasty calls at the county when roads get bad
Using machine learning to help at work
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- Admissions change leading to more diversity at Whitworth University
- Gonzaga professor's film selected to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival
- More than 15 cars vandalized in one night in Cheney