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  • Man Accused of Randomly Stabbing 8-year-old in Spokane Valley

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) _ A man accused of wounding an 8-year-old boy in a random knife attack in Spokane Valley is being held on $5 million bond. The Spokesman-Review reports that Bruce Landahl appeared in Spokane County Superior Court Monday on attempted murder and assault charges. A sheriff’s detective wrote in court documents that witnesses said Landahl walked up to the boy Saturday afternoon as he stood near his father inside a gas station. Witnesses said Landahl hugged the boy, […]

  • Popular romance novelist, school he started face lawsuit

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The former headmaster of a private Christian school founded by novelist Nicholas Sparks can continue to sue the school, the author and the foundation Sparks created to support the school, a federal judge said. U.S. District Judge James Dever III ruled last month that a jury should decide whether the author of “Message in a Bottle” and “The Notebook” defamed Saul Hillel Benjamin and violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. Sparks was described as telling parents, […]

  • Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

    A federal judge barred the Trump administration on Monday from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally.

  • Man who strangled wife, killed his 2 girls sentenced to life in prison

    GREELEY, Colo. — A man who strangled his pregnant wife and suffocated their two young daughters wanted to escape his marriage and growing family, prosecutors said Monday as a judge imposed a sentence of life without parole after a plea deal kept the killer from facing the death penalty. Christopher Watts, who pleaded guilty two weeks ago, did not speak during the hearing. One of his attorneys said Watts was “sincerely sorry.” As Watts listened with his head down, Shanann […]

  • Yankees get Paxton from Mariners for Sheffield, 2 others

    Left-hander James Paxton was acquired by the Yankees from the Seattle Mariners for a trio of prospects Monday, bolstering the thin starting rotation that contributed to New York's loss to Boston in the AL Division Series.

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    Former Tacoma officer claims in lawsuit he was fired for not shooting to kill

    A former lieutenant with the Tacoma Police Department has sued the agency, alleging he was wrongfully fired because he didn't shoot to kill a suspect.

  • David’s Bridal files for bankruptcy protection

    David’s Bridal is filing for bankruptcy protection but there is no danger for customers who have ordered dresses because operations continuing as normal while the wedding and prom retailer restructures. The bankruptcy filing, the private company said Monday, will wipe out more than $400 million in long-term debt. It has commitments for $60 million in new debtor-in-possession financing and expects to exit Chapter 11 in early January. The 300-plus stores run by the Conshokocken, Pennsylvania, company will continue to operate […]

  • 8-year-old boy stabbed in ‘random and vicious’ Spokane Valley attack

    An 8-year-old boy is recovering after a man entered a Spokane Valley store and allegedly stabbed him in what authorities are calling a "random and vicious" attack.

  • FAO Schwarz opens new store in famous NYC location

    NEW YORK (AP) — Three years after it closed its beloved toy store on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz has returned to New York. A new FAO opened Friday in Manhattan’s Rockefeller Center, about 10 blocks from its former home near Central Park. For more than 150 years, FAO Schwarz was known in New York City for its classy and sometimes extravagantly expensive toys. The fantasyland store it opened on Fifth Avenue in 1986 was a tourist attraction, replete with its […]

  • Police chief instructs officers not to enforce I-1639 gun regulations

    A Washington city is considering becoming a "sanctuary city" to shield itself from gun laws after its police chief says he won't allow his department to enforce the regulations passed by voters under Initiative 1639, saying the new gun laws violate the Second Amendment.