Friday, January 17, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Pot shops, bad teachers, NSA reform and a California drought

Posted By on Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 10:16 AM


The FBI is now assisting the SPD in the suspected murder-for-hire case surrounding the death of Spokane businessman Douglas Carlile. (S-R)

New video footage has been obtained showing missing North Idaho Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who's been held captive by Taliban forces since 2009. (Inlander)

The Washington state Attorney General released a formal opinion yesterday regarding legal pot shops, saying that cities and counties who don't want them can indeed prevent such businesses from opening. (Inlander)

A substitute teacher at Trent Elementary was arrested after allegedly assaulting three sixth grade students yesterday. (KXLY)

Spokane Police shot a man threatening others at Truth Ministries in East Spokane last night. The man is expected to survive. (KXLY)


President Obama announced new reforms for the NSA this morning that include ending its bulk telephone collection program, increasing transparency and protecting Americans' privacy and civil liberties. (CNN) 

Uh oh. The Target security breach during the holiday shopping rush seems to have been part of a much bigger scam potentially affecting many other large retailers. (AP)

California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a drought emergency for the state during what's turning out to be the driest year on record, as firefighters battle a 1,700-acre wildfire near Los Angeles. (LA Times) 
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