Monday, August 8, 2016

Woman stabbed; Phelps, Ledecky win gold & more morning headlines

Posted By on Mon, Aug 8, 2016 at 9:16 AM


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Downtown stabbing

An 18-year-old woman allegedly stabbed another woman in an alley Sunday night in downtown Spokane before police found and arrested the suspect. The victim has serious injuries. (KHQ)

Post Falls robbery

Police say three people robbed and bear sprayed victims in Post Falls on Saturday. (KREM)

Bombing at Pakistan hospital
At least 67 people were killed and dozens more wounded in a suicide-bomber attack at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, on Monday. 

Michael Phelps won another gold medal, his 19th overall, in a 4x100-meter freestyle relay during what he says is his final Olympics. Meanwhile, swimmer Katie Ledecky beat her own world record by 1.19 seconds in the 400-meter freestyle. 

Giving up the throne

In a televised address, Japan's emperor discussed the possibility of stepping down, if elected leaders will let him. The move could redefine Japan's royal family. 

Scientist executed
An Iranian scientist was hanged for treason for giving "vital information to the enemy" (the U.S.) regarding Iran's nuclear program. 

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