Tuesday, June 5, 2012

MORNING BRIEFING: Stupid crook is stupid

Posted on Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 8:27 AM


Spokane police ombudsman asks mayor to step in — Ombudsman Tim Burns believes interim police chief Scott Stephens erred in dismissing a complaint in a domestic violence case. (SR)

Man admits to deputies: "I'm stupid" — The 22-year-old tried to elude the deputy on a dirt bike. (NWCN)

Local missionaries die in Zambia plane crash — The late-20s couple were congregants at Hillyard Baptist Church. Their two children were left behind at the mission. (KXLY)

Man pleads guilty to intimidating cyclists — The Post Falls man will lose his driving privileges for 30 days after twice turning into and stopping in front of two cyclists on a tricky downhill road. (CDA Press)

That rare transit of Venus? With these clouds, we may not see it — But here are all the details, in case we can. (KHQ)

Boise-woman attacks child with bleach-filled syringe — Then tries to stab a man with a kitchen knife. (KREM)


Wisconsin voters decide whether to recall governor — Republican Gov. Scott Walker made national headlines by cutting union bargaining rights. (NYT)

Sequim man allegedly shoots two sex offenders to death (Seattle Times)

The Honey Hunters of Nepal — Not, contrary to what you might think, a trashy reality TV show. (Visual News)

Ten Weirdest Ways That Ancient Rulers Died — We choose No. 9 (io9.com)

Seven Photographs That Show Society's Debt to Photography (Light Stalking)

Oh, and They Might Have Found Amelia Earhart

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