Woman sues major hotel chains over alleged sex trafficking

A woman who says she was the victim of sex trafficking in 2012 and 2013 at multiple hotels in Oregon and Washington is suing six major hotel chains in federal court, saying they neglected trafficking happening "openly on hotel properties" and failed to intervene "to continue earning a profit."

SFD issues reminder that fireworks are illegal

With the 4th of July right around the corner, the Spokane Fire Department has issued a reminder that selling or using consumer fireworks is illegal in Spokane, Spokane Valley, Cheney, Millwood, Liberty Lake, and unincorporated areas of Spokane County.

Attempted border crossings surged in March

The number of migrants trying to illegally cross into the US at the Mexico border spiked dramatically in March, according to numbers released Wednesday as President Donald Trump announced he was sending National Guard troops to the southern border.