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Regional Headlines: Boston Marathon Remembered; Shooting Details Revealed; Earthquakes in Idaho

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Here are some stories making headlines around the region:

Missoula Runner Honors Boston Bombing Victims - One year ago today, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 200 others. Trisha Drobeck, a two-time Missoula Marathon winner, said she joined the rest of the world in shock and disbelief when the bombs went off in Boston. http://bit.ly/1jJ6cWw

Boyland Does Not Appear In Court, Warrant Issued - After Friday's car chase a Great Falls man is facing eight charges, including criminal endangerment and eluding a police officer. His initial appearance was scheduled for today, but he was a no show. http://bit.ly/1iWGiLN

Shooting Details Revealed - Billings Police said the man shot Monday night was the primary suspect in an armed robbery that took place Sunday night, but whether the man was reaching for a gun during Monday night's shooting remains unclear. http://bit.ly/1gzvseh

Boston Police Investigate 2 Backpacks Near Boston Marathon Finish Line - Police have evacuated the area around the Boston Marathon finish line to investigate two unattended backpacks. http://bit.ly/1kZcd5g

UPDATE: 5 More Small Earthquakes In Idaho - Five more small earthquakes have occurred near the central Idaho town of Challis. The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblors started at about 1 p.m. Monday and ranged from 2.5 to 3.0 in magnitude. http://bit.ly/1l59keR


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  • WSU dorm evacuated after swastikas and bomb threat found

    WSU dorm evacuated after swastikas and bomb threat found

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 10:32 PM EDT2017-08-23 02:32:46 GMT

    PULLMAN, Wash. - A WSU dorm was vandalized and evacuated early Tuesday morning following a bomb threat. Police say someone found two swastikas etched into the walls in two different stairwells at Stimson Hall. When police were called, two more swastikas were found carved into the basement of the dorm. 

    PULLMAN, Wash. - A WSU dorm was vandalized and evacuated early Tuesday morning following a bomb threat. Police say someone found two swastikas etched into the walls in two different stairwells at Stimson Hall. When police were called, two more swastikas were found carved into the basement of the dorm. 

  • Labrador blasts BSU president following rally criticism

    Labrador blasts BSU president following rally criticism

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-08-22 19:25:29 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho's U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador says maybe it's time for Boise State University President Bob Kustra to resign after Kustra criticized the Republican congressman's response to a recent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho's U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador says maybe it's time for Boise State University President Bob Kustra to resign after Kustra criticized the Republican congressman's response to a recent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Labrador spoke out against Kustra during a Monday interview with 670 KBOI. Labrador, a 49-year-old Hispanic three-term congressman who is running for governor, said he does not want to be lectured by a 74-year-old white man 

  • 1 of 2 escaped inmates captured in Portland

    1 of 2 escaped inmates captured in Portland

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 11:58 AM EDT2017-08-16 15:58:00 GMT

    PORTLAND, Ore. - One of two inmates who escaped while assigned to a firefighting crew in south-central Washington state was arrested in Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday morning. KATU-TV reports that the other escaped inmate is still at large. Police say Tyray Munter and Maksim Petrovskiy escaped from the Goldendale Department of Natural Resources fire crew at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

    PORTLAND, Ore. - One of two inmates who escaped while assigned to a firefighting crew in south-central Washington state was arrested in Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday morning. KATU-TV reports that the other escaped inmate is still at large. Police say Tyray Munter and Maksim Petrovskiy escaped from the Goldendale Department of Natural Resources fire crew at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.