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Daily Herald
1984 flashback: Rivera, Ditka a tough comboEditor's note: This is a reprint of a column that appeared in the Daily Herald
1984 flashback: Rivera, Ditka a tough combo
Daily Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
Editor's note: This is a reprint of a column that appeared in the Daily Herald on May 17, 1984. When the Bears made Ron Rivera their second pick in this year's draft, Mike Ditka quoted a scouting report as saying the Cal linebacker was "the toughest... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Man charged with murder, arson in parents' attackEVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Court documents say a 29-year-old man accused of attackin
Man charged with murder, arson in parents' attack
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Court documents say a 29-year-old man accused of attacking his parents and setting their house near Snohomish on fire told a deputy he thought his parents were possessed by demons. The Daily Herald says (http://goo.gl/BieKX2)... Read more
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Daily Herald
Grammar Moses: Why discriminate against the simplicity of 'L'?I enjoy football like the next guy, and I will be watching the Super Bowl tonig
Grammar Moses: Why discriminate against the simplicity of 'L'?
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
I enjoy football like the next guy, and I will be watching the Super Bowl tonight on my big screen while making bad food choices as many of you will. But one thing will gnaw at me that probably won't bother you any more than this year's Go Daddy... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Southern Minnesota father, son die in 2-vehicle crashBLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - A father and son from Austin have died in a head
Southern Minnesota father, son die in 2-vehicle crash
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - A father and son from Austin have died in a head-on crash in Steele County. The Minnesota State Patrol says 43-year-old Karl Erickson and his 9-year-old son, Elijah, died after their car crossed the center line and... Read more
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USA Today
On campus, Feb. 71. A faculty vote on Feb. 2 made the change official: Brown University’s Fall W
On campus, Feb. 7
USA Today / Posted yesterday
1. A faculty vote on Feb. 2 made the change official: Brown University’s Fall Weekend, which was called Columbus Day, is getting a name change again — this time to Indigenous People’s Day, reported The Brown Daily Herald. The change from Columbus Day... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Modern theft of vintage gun revives 1927 Sultan murder taleSULTAN, Wash. (AP) - It was dark when the lone figure heaved a large rock throu
Modern theft of vintage gun revives 1927 Sultan murder tale
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
SULTAN, Wash. (AP) - It was dark when the lone figure heaved a large rock through the glass front door of Sultan's Visitor Information Center. The target was a glass display cabinet. The burglar didn't touch the dinosaur eggs, the mammoth's tooth... Read more
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Daily Herald
Suburban squads advance to cheerleading finalsThe stage is set for the state cheerleading finals Saturday in Bloomington. Fi
Suburban squads advance to cheerleading finals
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
The stage is set for the state cheerleading finals Saturday in Bloomington. Fifteen schools in the Daily Herald coverage area advanced out of the preliminaries Friday at U.S. Cellular Coliseum. The top 10 in each of four divisions moved on. Here... Read more
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Daily Herald
Parish closures, consolidations expected as part of Chicago Archdiocese restructuring planA number of suburban parishes in Cook and Lake counties are expected to be shut
Parish closures, consolidations expected as part of Chicago Archdiocese restructuring plan
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
A number of suburban parishes in Cook and Lake counties are expected to be shuttered as part of a massive restructuring plan from the Chicago Archdiocese. But the plan, closely guarded by members of the clergy in recent months and still in its early... Read more
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Daily Herald
Former Fox Lake chief was suspended twice before becoming chiefFox Lake village officials have released the personnel files of six police offi
Former Fox Lake chief was suspended twice before becoming chief
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Fox Lake village officials have released the personnel files of six police officers, including former Chief Mike Behan and Det. Jason Baldowsky. The files were released late Friday afternoon, in accordance with a Freedom of Information Act request... Read more
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Daily Herald
Elgin police stops up last month after decline in 2015Elgin police conducted an unusually high number of traffic stops in January aft
Elgin police stops up last month after decline in 2015
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Elgin police conducted an unusually high number of traffic stops in January after a downward trend last year, which officials attributed to a variety of factors. There were 10 traffic-related deaths last year in Elgin, the most since 2006, which... Read more
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New Kerala
'Ghayal Once Again': High-octane action, drama (Film: "Ghayal Once Again"; Director: Sunny Deol; Cast: Sunny Deol, Soha Ali Kha
'Ghayal Once Again': High-octane action, drama (
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Film: "Ghayal Once Again"; Director: Sunny Deol; Cast: Sunny Deol, Soha Ali Khan, Om Puri and Tisca Chopra; Rating: *** A superhero action film, "Ghayal Once Again" is a sequel to the 1990 released "Ghayal". This edition takes off from where its... Read more
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Daily Herald
Would you pay to go faster on I-55?Gov. Bruce Rauner will hold a news conference today about creating "managed lan
Would you pay to go faster on I-55?
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Gov. Bruce Rauner will hold a news conference today about creating "managed lanes" on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) in Cook and DuPage counties. The concept could signal a seismic shift in how drivers get around the region and is something the... Read more
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Daily Herald
La Galerie in St. Charles to close in 2016From the time it opened in the St. Charles Mall in 1987 to today, La Galerie ar
La Galerie in St. Charles to close in 2016
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
From the time it opened in the St. Charles Mall in 1987 to today, La Galerie art gallery has stayed true to its slogan -- "Art for about any taste in about any price range." It's why art lovers continue to come to La Galerie, 219 W. Main St. in... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Washington mother convicted of sex crimes involving daughterEVERETT, Wash. (AP) - A 35-year-old woman in Washington state has been found gu
Washington mother convicted of sex crimes involving daughter
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - A 35-year-old woman in Washington state has been found guilty of more than a dozen sex crimes involving her 6-year-old daughter. The Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1SKiaS0 ) that prosecutors say the Marysville woman and her... Read more
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Daily Herald
8th District Democrats compare credentials, experienceThe Democrats hoping to succeed congresswoman Tammy Duckworth as representative
8th District Democrats compare credentials, experience
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
The Democrats hoping to succeed congresswoman Tammy Duckworth as representative of the 8th District each believe their different backgrounds make them the best choice for voters in the March 15 party primary. Villa Park Mayor Deb Bullwinkel, state... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Man pleads guilty in halfway house slayingEVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The manager of an Everett halfway house has pleaded guilt
Man pleads guilty in halfway house slaying
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The manager of an Everett halfway house has pleaded guilty to killing a 30-year-old resident of the house out of sexual desire. The Daily Herald reports (http://goo.gl/dRdWB2 ) that 40-year-old Kenny Jermain Tate entered a... Read more
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The Advocate
LSU’s 2016 signing class: Get the inside scoop on all 23 signeesEdwin Alexander Defensive tackle 6-foot-2, 310 pounds St. Thomas Aquinas/Ham
LSU’s 2016 signing class: Get the inside scoop on all 23 signees
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Edwin Alexander Defensive tackle 6-foot-2, 310 pounds St. Thomas Aquinas/Hammond Committed: April 18, 2015 247Sports position rank: 8 247Sports composite rating: Four stars AT A GLANCE Committed to LSU in his sophomore season, during which he... Read more
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Daily Herald
Boycotting College of DuPage trustees show up to meeting, leave minutes laterFor the first time in more than two months, three College of DuPage trustees wh
Boycotting College of DuPage trustees show up to meeting, leave minutes later
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
For the first time in more than two months, three College of DuPage trustees who have been boycotting meetings showed their faces Wednesday at the Glen Ellyn school. Trustees Dianne McGuire, Erin Birt and Joseph Wozniak were present at the start of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Widow of Illinois cop who staged suicide pleads not guiltyMelodie Gliniewicz, the wife of a disgraced Illinois police officer who staged
Widow of Illinois cop who staged suicide pleads not guilty
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Melodie Gliniewicz, the wife of a disgraced Illinois police officer who staged his suicide, walks out the Lake County Courthouse with one of her lawyers after pleading not guilty to charges that she assisted her husband in siphoning money from a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Widow of Illinois cop who staged suicide pleads not guiltyMelodie Gliniewicz, the wife of a disgraced Illinois police officer who staged
Widow of Illinois cop who staged suicide pleads not guilty
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
Melodie Gliniewicz, the wife of a disgraced Illinois police officer who staged his suicide, walks out the Lake County Courthouse with one of her lawyers after pleading not guilty to charges that she assisted her husband in siphoning money from a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Enza Sicilian Osteria's extensive menu transforms Glen Ellyn spaceEnza Sicilian Osteria's opening in late November marks a renaissance for the sp
Enza Sicilian Osteria's extensive menu transforms Glen Ellyn space
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Enza Sicilian Osteria's opening in late November marks a renaissance for the space in Glen Ellyn that until recently Vitorio's Ristorante had called home for 15 years. But the new name (interestingly, taken from "rinascenza," which translates to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Woman accused of killing husband of 31 years with spiked smoothieIllinois woman accused of poisoning to death her husband of 31 years with a spi
Woman accused of killing husband of 31 years with spiked smoothie
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Illinois woman accused of poisoning to death her husband of 31 years with a spiked SMOOTHIE Julia Gutierrez, 53, charged with first-degree murder in the killing of 53-year-old Eduardo Gutierrez, in Geneva, Illinois Prosecutors say Gutierrez served... Read more
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Daily Herald
Which suburbs are borrowing the most?Most towns rely on property taxes to repay loans they take out for everything f
Which suburbs are borrowing the most?
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Most towns rely on property taxes to repay loans they take out for everything from new police stations to fixing roads. But how much towns have borrowed varies widely across the suburbs, from nearly $300 million in Rosemont to almost nothing in a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Alvarez details actions on McDonald shooting, outlines changesExactly what Anita Alvarez knew and did in the year after a Chicago police offi
Alvarez details actions on McDonald shooting, outlines changes
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Exactly what Anita Alvarez knew and did in the year after a Chicago police officer's fatal shooting of a black teen has been the subject of intense scrutiny, with fallout over the case having the potential to cost her a third term as Cook County... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Chicago suburb to charge historic site nomination feesGENEVA, Ill. (AP) - A Chicago suburb will charge an application fee for designa
Chicago suburb to charge historic site nomination fees
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 4 days ago
GENEVA, Ill. (AP) - A Chicago suburb will charge an application fee for designating historic landmarks and districts for the first time since adopting an historic preservation law in 1982. The Daily-Herald (bit.ly/20nKL5L) reports the Geneva City... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Chicago suburb to charge historic site nomination feesGENEVA, Ill. (AP) - A Chicago suburb will charge an application fee for designa
Chicago suburb to charge historic site nomination fees
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 4 days ago
GENEVA, Ill. (AP) - A Chicago suburb will charge an application fee for designating historic landmarks and districts for the first time since adopting an historic preservation law in 1982. The Daily-Herald (bit.ly/20nKL5L) reports the Geneva City... Read more
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Daily Herald
Zopp criticizes Duckworth over Iran dealDemocratic U.S. Senate candidate Andrea Zopp challenged opponent Tammy Duckwort
Zopp criticizes Duckworth over Iran deal
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Andrea Zopp challenged opponent Tammy Duckworth Tuesday over last year's Iran nuclear deal, arguing the Hoffman Estates congresswoman should have announced her support far sooner. Duckworth supports the agreement... Read more
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Daily Herald
Two College of DuPage meetings scheduled on same night -- againFor a third time, trustees on the deeply divided College of DuPage board have s
Two College of DuPage meetings scheduled on same night -- again
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
For a third time, trustees on the deeply divided College of DuPage board have scheduled two meetings on the same night. The meetings will start at different times Wednesday, but the agenda is the same. It is unclear if all six trustees will be... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Everett Police look into mistreatment in infant's deathEverett police are investigating to see whether other children may have been mi
Everett Police look into mistreatment in infant's death
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
Everett police are investigating to see whether other children may have been mistreated in connection to the death of a 3-month old girl. The infant died in December. She suffered a broken arm, broken ribs, a black eye, pneumonia and meningitis, and... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Everett Police look into mistreatment in infant's deathEVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Everett police are investigating to see whether other chi
Everett Police look into mistreatment in infant's death
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 5 days ago
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Everett police are investigating to see whether other children may have been mistreated in connection to the death of a 3-month old girl. The infant died in December. She suffered a broken arm, broken ribs, a black eye,... Read more
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Daily Herald
District 96 board member, Buffalo Grove volunteer dies of cancerLauren Gordon, a longtime volunteer in Buffalo Grove and a Kildeer-Countryside
District 96 board member, Buffalo Grove volunteer dies of cancer
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Lauren Gordon, a longtime volunteer in Buffalo Grove and a Kildeer-Countryside District 96 school board member, died Tuesday. Gordon, 55, had been battling breast cancer for several years, but it had recently spread. "Lauren was a really bright,... Read more
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Daily Herald
State's attorney candidates argue over Calusinski caseLake County state's attorney candidate Matthew Stanton said he doesn't understa
State's attorney candidates argue over Calusinski case
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Lake County state's attorney candidate Matthew Stanton said he doesn't understand why the current state's attorney's office is not open to giving a new trial to a woman found guilty of killing a toddler in one of the most high-profile cases in county... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Agriculture: No new horse virus cases reported in IllinoisARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Department of Agriculture officials say
Agriculture: No new horse virus cases reported in Illinois
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 5 days ago
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Department of Agriculture officials say they haven't received any new reports of equine herpes virus which sickened eight horses last week at Bartlett's Sunset Hill Farm. Agriculture Department spokeswoman... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Agriculture: No new horse virus cases reported in IllinoisARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Department of Agriculture officials say
Agriculture: No new horse virus cases reported in Illinois
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 5 days ago
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Department of Agriculture officials say they haven't received any new reports of equine herpes virus which sickened eight horses last week at Bartlett's Sunset Hill Farm. Agriculture Department spokeswoman... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Concealed carry permit applications drop across IllinoisNumbers from Illinois State Police show the agency granted far fewer concealed
Concealed carry permit applications drop across Illinois
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 6 days ago
Numbers from Illinois State Police show the agency granted far fewer concealed carry permits statewide in 2015 than in 2014. About 55,500 permits were granted statewide during 2015. That's compared to about 95,500 in 2014, the first year of the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Concealed-carry permits drop sharply in 2015(AP) — Illinois State Police granted far fewer concealed-carry permits statewid
Concealed-carry permits drop sharply in 2015
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
(AP) — Illinois State Police granted far fewer concealed-carry permits statewide in 2015 than in 2014, according to numbers released by the agency. About 55,500 permits were granted statewide last year. That's compared to about 95,500 in 2014, the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Vallas: Shifting special education funds to other schools a bad ideaA state move to shift some special education funds away from schools that can r
Vallas: Shifting special education funds to other schools a bad idea
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
A state move to shift some special education funds away from schools that can raise more through property taxes was unwise because it pits the suburbs against other parts of the state, former Chicago schools CEO Paul Vallas said. Those geographic... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Concealed carry permit applications drop across IllinoisARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) - Numbers from Illinois State Police show the agen
Concealed carry permit applications drop across Illinois
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 days ago
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) - Numbers from Illinois State Police show the agency granted far fewer concealed carry permits statewide in 2015 than in 2014. About 55,500 permits were granted statewide during 2015. That's compared to about 95,500 in... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Concealed carry permit applications drop across Illinois Posted Feb. 1, 2016 at 1:00 PM Posted Feb. 1, 2016 at 1:00 PM ARLINGTON HEI
Concealed carry permit applications drop across Illinois
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
Posted Feb. 1, 2016 at 1:00 PM Posted Feb. 1, 2016 at 1:00 PM ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Numbers from Illinois State Police show the agency granted far fewer concealed carry permits... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Concealed carry permit applications drop across IllinoisARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) - Numbers from Illinois State Police show the agen
Concealed carry permit applications drop across Illinois
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 6 days ago
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) - Numbers from Illinois State Police show the agency granted far fewer concealed carry permits statewide in 2015 than in 2014. About 55,500 permits were granted statewide during 2015. That's compared to about 95,500 in... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Concealed carry permit applications drop across IllinoisARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) - Numbers from Illinois State Police show the agen
Concealed carry permit applications drop across Illinois
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 6 days ago
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) - Numbers from Illinois State Police show the agency granted far fewer concealed carry permits statewide in 2015 than in 2014. About 55,500 permits were granted statewide during 2015. That's compared to about 95,500 in... Read more
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Daily Herald
Concealed carry permit applications drop across IllinoisARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. -- Numbers from Illinois State Police show the agency g
Concealed carry permit applications drop across Illinois
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. -- Numbers from Illinois State Police show the agency granted far fewer concealed carry permits statewide in 2015 than in 2014. About 55,500 permits were granted statewide during 2015. That's compared to about 95,500 in 2014,... Read more
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The Columbian
Snohomish County places restrictions on high-speed chasesEVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office has announced new h
Snohomish County places restrictions on high-speed chases
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office has announced new high-speed chase policies that restrict when deputies can pursue suspects. The Daily Herald reports that the changes, which apply to more than 250 deputies, will take... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Law enforcement leaders examine new use-of-force principles WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly 200 law enforcement leaders are considering new rule
Law enforcement leaders examine new use-of-force principles
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly 200 law enforcement leaders are considering new rules to change how officers use force that they say... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
6 Things to Know for TodayLaw enforcement leaders examine new use-of-force principlesLaw enforcement lead
6 Things to Know for Today
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
Law enforcement leaders examine new use-of-force principlesLaw enforcement leaders examine new use-of-force principles WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly 200 law enforcement leaders are considering new rules to change how officers use force that they say... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Body of missing Spokane VA doctor John Marshall found in Spokane RiverBody of woman killed by son believed foundBody of woman killed by son believed
Body of missing Spokane VA doctor John Marshall found in Spokane River
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 days ago
Body of woman killed by son believed foundBody of woman killed by son believed found SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say they have recovered the body of who they believe to be 73-year-old Wanda Bush. Bush was reported missing Saturday morning. Over... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Spokane VA Hospital: 'Dr. Marshall was a fantastic surgeon who will be deeply missed'Body of woman killed by son believed foundBody of woman killed by son believed
Spokane VA Hospital: 'Dr. Marshall was a fantastic surgeon who will be deeply missed'
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 days ago
Body of woman killed by son believed foundBody of woman killed by son believed found SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say they have recovered the body of who they believe to be 73-year-old Wanda Bush. Bush was reported missing Saturday morning. Over... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Snohomish County places restrictions on high-speed chasesEVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office has announced new h
Snohomish County places restrictions on high-speed chases
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 days ago
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office has announced new high-speed chase policies that restrict when deputies can pursue suspects. The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1WV1Yhd ) that the changes, which apply to more than 250... Read more
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Daily Herald
Niece of 'Downton Abbey' creator gives fans a glimpse behind the scenesThe advice Jessica Fellowes received from her uncle, Julian Fellowes, holds tru
Niece of 'Downton Abbey' creator gives fans a glimpse behind the scenes
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
The advice Jessica Fellowes received from her uncle, Julian Fellowes, holds true for the upcoming finale of his popular television show, "Downton Abbey." "You always want to leave a party when people are sorry to see you go." With the sixth and... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Mead SWAT situation resolved peacefullyUpdate: Update: The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says the hostage situatio
Mead SWAT situation resolved peacefully
KHQ Spokane / Posted 7 days ago
Update: Update: The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says the hostage situation in the area of 900 E. Tudor has been resolved peacefully Sunday afternoon.No one was hurt... Read more
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