Tuesday, December 17, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: New details in the South Hill home invasion shooting and the most popular web searches of 2013

Posted By on Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 8:10 AM

AROUND HERE

Police say the man shot dead in his South Hill home over the weekend was targeted. (SR)

At its final meeting of the year, the Spokane City Council postponed a vote on police oversight and expanded the city's sit-lie law. (Inlander)

The local Salvation Army is about $60,000 short in its red kettle fundraising, as compared to last year. (KXLY)

A Coeur d'Alene teacher has been arrested on four charges of sexual abuse of a minor. (KHQ)

ELSEWHERE

A federal judge has ruled that the NSA's collection of phone records is likely unconstitutional. (NYT)

Six American soldiers died in an aircraft crash in Afghanistan, and nearly 100 people are dead after a string of bombings in Iraq. (BBC/AlJazeera)

The U.S. Senate is expected to send a budget deal on to the House this week. (Politico)

WHAT YOU'RE GOOGLING

At last, the most popular Google searches of 2013.


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Heidi Groover is a staff writer at the Inlander, where she covers city government and drug policy. On the job, she's spent time with prostitutes, "street kids," marriage equality advocates and the family of a 16-year-old organ donor...