Tuesday, September 10, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Syria, bad honeymoon, cheese attack and robbery arrests

Posted By on Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 7:46 AM


Two men have been charged for involvement in the armed robbery of Pizza Rita earlier this year, and one of them is also accused of the Hot Toddy’s robbery in June, which you may remember as the time a guy pepper-sprayed a bikini barista and stole her truck. (KXLY)

Judge dismisses lawsuit that aimed to block Coeur d’Alene high-rise. (Cda Press)

Dirne Community Health Center, a longtime nonprofit care provider in Kootenai County, announces a new name and expanded plans. (S-R)

Bolt Bus is expanding to more routes in the Pacific Northwest, with a Portland-to-Eugene route starting in October, and a Spokane connection is not out of the question. (Seattle Transit Blog)


Seattle Police are seeking a woman who attacked a 7-11 clerk with hot cheese. (Seattle PD) 

Parents of a teenage girl adopted from Ethiopia were found guilty of causing her death. (Seattle Times)

The homeless camp that’s been the subject of lawsuits and protests in Portland will be allowed to exist for a one-year trial. (Oregonian)

A young woman is accused of pushed her husband of less than a week off a cliff in Glacier National Park during an argument. (KREM/CNN)


A Russian proposal to secure Syria’s chemical weapons is gaining support in Congress and internationally as a way to avert a U.S. military strike. (WaPo)

Most Americans believe Assad used chemical weapons against his own people, but even more say Obama hasn’t made a good case for why the U.S. should intervene in Syria. (NYT)

Four men in India are convicted of murder in the Delhi rape case. (WSJ)

Dennis Rodman talks about chillin’ in North Korea and meeting Kim Jong-un’s baby daughter. (Guardian)

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