Police say the man shot dead in his South Hill home over the weekend was targeted. (SR)
At its final meeting of the year, the Spokane City Council postponed a vote on police oversight and expanded the city's sit-lie law. (Inlander)
The local Salvation Army is about $60,000 short in its red kettle fundraising, as compared to last year. (KXLY)
A Coeur d'Alene teacher has been arrested on four charges of sexual abuse of a minor. (KHQ)
A federal judge has ruled that the NSA's collection of phone records is likely unconstitutional. (NYT)
The U.S. Senate is expected to send a budget deal on to the House this week. (Politico)
WHAT YOU'RE GOOGLING
At last, the most popular Google searches of 2013.