Thursday, December 8, 2011

MORNING BRIEFING: Another murder, Another armed robbery, and more details surface in Deer Park homicide

Posted By on Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 9:01 AM

Man murdered in North Spokane — Last night at 11:45, police received a call from a man who told them he had been shot. The man, who was located at a residence in the 1300 block of West Dean Avenue (near police headquarters), was dead by the time rescuers arrived. (SR)

Downtown liquor store robbed — Last night at 8:30, the liquor store on the corner of Third and Cedar was robbed by two men wearing identical clothes and ski masks. The men, who have yet to be caught, made off with cash after pulling a silver handgun on the cashier. (KXLY)

Investigators believe Starbuck knew her killer
— Because there was no sign of forced entry in her Deer Park home, investigators are determining that Chanin Starbuck, the mother of five who was found dead in her home over the weekend, likely knew her killer. (KREM)


Comedy open mic night at Uncle D's Comedy in Bluz at the Bend

A Christmas Carol at the Spokane Civic Theater

Devin the Dude at the Knitting Factory

Where the Wild Things Are illustrator presents his exhibit at the JFK Library

Margot Casstevens' exhibit at Saranac Art Projects

Out There

Obama administration restricts the sale of over-the-counter Plan B on account of it being "dangerous" (Washington Post)

Here are five common over-the-counter drugs more dangerous than Plan B (Jezebel)

There are a bunch o' secret prisons are all over the world, apparently (The Awl)

Remember Newt Gingrich's ethics investigation back in '97? (NPR)

Recovering from the recession will be a lot harder on you, lady (The Atlantic)

Here's a video by an Australian filmmaker showing us once and for all what English sounds like to people who don't speak it.

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Spokane Folklore Society Contra Dance @ Woman's Club of Spokane

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