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  • Death Row Seat
  • Death Row Seat

    Why reporters are fighting to watch criminals die.
      He’s seen a needle pop out of a dying man’s arm, and the deadly solution squirt out. He’s seen an inmate smuggle a handcuff key in his mouth €” and then spit it out before he was killed. He still recalls the look on convicted killer Gary Graham’s face as he prepared to die in 2000.
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  • A New Day
  • A New Day

    Four new laws that change the way Washington works.
      Four new laws that change the way Washington works.
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  • When a 'Miracle' Meets the FDA
  • When a 'Miracle' Meets the FDA

    Depending whom you ask, a Spokane business was either selling modern snake oil or a cure-all.
      Matthew Darjany and Daniel Smith's Miracle Mineral Solution is shut down by the feds
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  • Abortion Crusaders
  • Abortion Crusaders

    Can a Chattaroy couple really overturn Roe v. Wade?
      Can Chattaroy couple Larry and Ginny Cronin really overturn the Roe v. Wade abortion decision?
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  • Gag Reflexes
  • Gag Reflexes

    The City of Spokane's handling of a golf-course accident raises more questions about how it responds to lawsuits.
      Stan Peterson is suing the City of Spokane for an injury he incurred on a municipal golf course in 2007. The case, involving missing evidence and a rare gag order, raises questions about the city's risk-management policies.
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  • Going It Alone
  • Going It Alone

    In civil court, fewer people are getting lawyers to help them navigate the system.
      In Spokane County civil court, fewer people are getting lawyers to help them navigate the system.
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  • Young, Troubled Minds
  • Young, Troubled Minds

    In Idaho, mental illness increasingly dominates juvenile detention centers.
      Jackie Curl remembers grabbing the knife. He was 8 eight years old, and his babysitter had made him go to bed. He didn’t want to. He says he remembers kicking down the door, running to the kitchen, snatching up a big kitchen knife and chasing his babysitter and friends with it.
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  • Watching the Watchers
  • Watching the Watchers

    While the police reform, the ombudsman says news outlets should do the same.
      âeuro;œFor a variety of reasons, I donâeuro;™t know how likely it is that the various TV, print, and online news organizations in Spokane would all agree to have our content reviewed by a single ombudsman, but Iâeuro;™d be open to discussing that possibility,âeuro;� Post wrote in an email.
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  • Supervision Showdown
  • Supervision Showdown

    One solution to the dwindling budget: letting offenders out of jail earlier, watching them less.
      In Washington, the budget has gotten so tight that the Legislature is considering letting people out of jail early to cut costs. Struggling with limited funding, the Department of Corrections is counting on two bills before the House Ways and Means Committee to overhaul the way it deals with offenders.
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  • Self Defense
  • Self Defense

    Two men facing prison shed their public defenders in an attempt to test Washington’s marijuana law.
      Markwart didnâeuro;™t sell to him because the detective didnâeuro;™t have the proper documentation showing he could legally use medical marijuana. Still, the Quad Cities Drug Task Force had enough evidence through the use of a confidential informant to arrest Markwart, an outspoken advocate for medical marijuana who sold to 15 patients, mainly college students.
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  • Jail Heads South
  • Jail Heads South

    The city wants to send criminals to Kennewick. The sheriff says it won't help.
      The move would make Spokane the largest city in the Pacific Northwest to send its city inmates to an outside prison. City administrators say that itâeuro;™s necessary to curb crowding at the Spokane County Jail, which is under the sheriffâeuro;™s jurisdiction. And a report by the cityâeuro;™s finance division estimates it will save over a million dollars a year.
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  • Troubling Scenes
  • Troubling Scenes

    Did that U.C. Davis pepper-spray incident look familiar?
      When I saw the pepper-spray imagery from the University of California-Davis protest last month, Iâeuro;™m sorry, but my mindâeuro;™s eye conjured up Jews being led off by Waffen SS. Why? Because those SS soldiers and the U.C. Davis cop both had the same detached look, just doing their jobs.
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  • Revolting Lawyers
  • Revolting Lawyers

    Is the Kootenai County prosecutor allowing nepotism in his office, or is he just doing what he must to prosecute a tough case?
      The office defends the decision, saying that the woman, former prosecutor Betsy Black, is the best qualified to handle the case she was hired for. Black led the investigation into the January 2009 death of 2-year-old Karina Janay Moore before going into private practice.
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  • The Verdict
  • The Verdict

    Karl Thompson found guilty in Zehm death
      It happened in Yakima. More than five years after Otto Zehm walked into a Spokane Zip Trip to buy Pepsi and a Snickers. A jury of 12 heard the evidence against Spokane Police Officer Karl Thompson
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  • Media on Trial
  • Media on Trial

    Scoring the media's coverage of the Zehm trial
      Thatâeuro;™s the Twitter hashtag that local media outlets have been applying to the volume of tweets theyâeuro;™ve produced around the trial of Karl Thompson, who faces charges of violating Zehmâeuro;™s civil rights by beating and Tasering him at a Zip Trip. Thompson is also accused of lying to investigators about the incident, which led to Zehmâeuro;™s death.
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  • Now on Defense
  • Now on Defense

    What Karl Thompson's criminal trial means for the civil case.
      Win or lose, Spokane Police Officer Karl Thompson’s criminal trial likely won’t spell the end of the Otto Zehm saga. A civil lawsuit filed by Zehm’s family has been put on hold
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  • Trying for Justice
  • Trying for Justice

    The Zehm trial began last week - a look at what's happened so far and what to expect.
      These 12 people will decide the fate of Spokane Police Officer Karl Thompson, whose trial began in Yakima last week. More than a hundred witnesses will take the stand during the course of the five-week trial. The U.S. attorneys prosecuting the case have set up shop in Yakima’s federal building.
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  • Otto Zehm Timeline
  • Otto Zehm Timeline

    The key moments in the case of Otto Zehm, from his death in 2006 to the Thompson trial
      March 18, 2006 Otto Zehm is confronted by Spokane Police Officer Karl Thompson in a North Division Zip Trip. Acting Spokane Police Chief Jim Nicks says officers used an appropriate level of force defe
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  • Shooting Up
  • Shooting Up

    Amid skyrocketing demand, Spokane's only needle exchange cuts back its services.
      When Gifford got to the oddly shaped room in the oddly shaped Spokane Regional Health District building, there was a line of people, all carrying their used syringes in coffee cans, brown purses and paper bags. Everson sat behind a table, helping them count out their wares.
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