Illegally-stocked walleye caught in Idaho’s Lake Cascade

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Fish and Game Department is investigating how many illegally-stocked walleye fish are in Lake Cascade after a second walleye catch was reported in four years. Regional Fisheries Biologist Mike Thomas was fishing while off…

How to decode the emoji drug code

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Sometimes, emojis have hidden meanings much more sinister than what's on the surface. For example, emojis can be used to represent certain drugs, becoming a new slang of sorts for dealers and users. Most emoji combinations are…

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.