Tuesday, June 14, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: Montana manhunt; Gregoire out; Bachmann in

Posted on Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 7:37 AM

Massive manhunt in Montana — Authorities in western Montana are on the hunt for anti-government militia leader David Burgert, who fired at Missoula County deputies after a routine stop, then headed into the woods on foot. (KREM)

Gregoire won't run again — Two-term Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire announced yesterday that she won't run for governor in 2012, and that she's urged U.S. Rep. Inslee to run instead. (SR)

Bloody rampage in Stevens County — Farmers have been reporting the deaths of 100 of their animals over the last months, but the sheriff's office now says they've killed the culprits: three killer dogs. (KXLY)

Steele's lawyer disbarred — Robert T. McAllister, who represented Edgar Steele in his murder-for-hire trial in Boise this spring (Steele was convicted on all charges), has been disbarred by the Colorado Supreme Court, after allegations that he took money from a client. (Bonner County Daily Bee)

G.O.P. presidential candidates take aim — The candidates saved most of their jabs for President Obama, rather than each other, in a New Hampshire debate last night at which Rep. Michele Bachmann formally announced her candidacy. (NYT)

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