March 10, 2013 |
Police in Spokane, Wash., are investigating a fight that witnesses said might have involved USC basketball players, a Spokane police official confirmed. USC concluded its regular season Saturday afternoon with a 76-51 loss to Washington State at Pullman, Wash. The Trojans stayed the night in Spokane and flew home Sunday. Monique Cotton, communications director for the Spokane police, said that 10 to 12 officers responded to a call about a large fight in downtown Spokane about 2 a.m. Sunday.
September 18, 2007 |
The former leader of the Spokane chapter of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang was sentenced Monday to 7 1/2 years in prison for racketeering. Richard "Smilin' Rick" Fabel, 50, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik to pay nearly $55,000 in restitution and stay away from other Hells Angels for at least a year.
January 1, 1987
A Hawthorne man was in jail in Spokane, Wash., on Wednesday, awaiting arraignment on first-degree murder charges in connection with the shotgun slaying of his former wife. As his sons waited in his car, Raymond V. Brytan, 46, a fifth-grade teacher in the Compton schools, walked up to the door of his former wife's home in Spokane on Christmas Day and killed her with a blast from a sawed-off shotgun, police said. Brytan, who was divorced from Vera A.
June 17, 1998 |
When my sister and I were of elementary school age, we tried making our dad a Father's Day cake. Tried, I say, because despite careful preparation, we managed to create an oozing chocolate mess. Today, our baking skills have improved and Dad has even joined in the cooking on Father's Day; we usually do a big breakfast or backyard barbecue. You could say we've been simply following tradition.
January 11, 1986 |
The fog hovering over the Spokane airport Friday made the UCLA basketball team's trip to the Northwest a little more frustrating. Instead of a quick flight from Seattle to Spokane and a short bus ride to Pullman, Wash., the Bruins had a long wait at Seattle-Tacoma Airport and then a seven-hour bus ride to Pullman. And that was followed by an evening practice. UCLA will play Washington State today. Coach Walt Hazzard wasn't going to go into that game without a practice.
February 6, 1985 |
When she was 21, Barbara Marx Hubbard challenged one of her father's friends, then-President Dwight Eisenhower, to explain the purpose of power. She stared into his electric blue eyes, he into her searching brown ones. Then he responded, "I don't know." The intellectual daughter of a tycoon toy maker, Hubbard was seeking the meaning of life. What do you do when you have enough things? Enough power? If Eisenhower didn't know, she would have to find out herself.