Tuesday, March 12, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Gonzaga victories, shooting arrests and illegal dairy workers

Posted By on Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 9:57 AM


After releasing photos of the victim’s tattoos to help identify her, police arrested two men for the fatal Monday morning shooting near SFCC.  (SPD, S-R)

Gonzaga swept the WCC basketball championships, with titles for both the men’s and women’s teams. Now the question is where the men’s team will be seeded for the tournament. (ESPN)


Estimates vary from 75 to 90 percent, but most of Idaho’s dairy farm workers are not in the U.S. legally. (Idaho Statesman)

Authorities are searching for a 26-year-old man who apparently killed his grandparents in King County after they picked him up from prison on Friday. (Seattle Times)

A Seattle graphic designer was chosen as the lucky winning lady in the season finale of The Bachelor. (Seattle Times)


Five U.S. troops were killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan. (Reuters)

The conclave begins: The Vatican is all sealed up for pope-selecting. (WSJ)

The so-called New York City “Cannibal Cop” faces life in prison after the jury found him guilty of conspiracy to kidnap. (NY Daily News)

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Lisa Waananen is the web editor and a staff writer at the Inlander. She specializes in data and graphics, and her recent cover stories have been about family history, the legacy of Spokane photographer Charles A. Libby and genetically modified food...