Monday, December 2, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Pearl Jam, meth ice cream and so many crashes

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A truck crashed through a fence at Fairchild Air Force Base on Sunday night; the 22-year-old driver was arrested for driving under the influence. (KREM)

A man unsuccessfully attempted to hide his meth in ice cream. (S-R)

Pearl Jam returned to Spokane for the first time in more than 20 years, with a set list selected by Steve Gleason. (Inlander)


Actor Paul Walker, known for the Fast & Furious movies, died in a fiery car crash after a charity event. (LA Times)

A police helicopter crashed into a crowded pub in Glasgow late on Friday, killing the crew of three and six people in the pub. (BBC)

A commuter train derailed in the Bronx on Sunday morning, killing four passengers, and officials say the crash was likely speed-related. (NYT)

Four people died in a plane crash in a remote part of western Alaska. Rescuers were guided to the site by a survivor whose infant son died in the crash. (CNN)

Huge protests continue in Ukraine after the president decided to abandon a trade agreement with the European Union. (Reuters)

The panda cub at the National Zoo was named Bao Bao, which means “precious” or “treasure.” (WaPo)

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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...