Monday, February 17, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Shootings, plane trouble, espresso stand robbery

Posted By on Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 9:33 AM


A 16-year-old was killed in a targeted shooting early Sunday outside Moses Lake. (KXLY)

A man shot near the Garland District on Saturday is expected to live. (KREM)

Four dumpsters were set on fire downtown. (KREM)

Police are looking for a man with a “pudgy” face who robbed a Garland Avenue espresso stand this morning. (S-R)

East Valley School District superintendent resigns. (S-R)

The Special Olympics team in Moscow (Idaho, not Russia) had all their gear stolen just two weeks before the state’s winter games. (KHQ)


The co-pilot of the Ethiopian Airlines jet bound for Rome was arrested after forcing the plane to land in Switzerland in an attempt to get asylum. (WSJ)

A plane crashed in Nepal, killing all 18 people aboard. (BBC)

“Craigslist killer” Miranda Barbour, 19, told a local Pennsylvania paper she has killed at least 22 other people as part of her involvement in a satanic cult. (AP)

Snake-handling pastor in Kentucky, featured on reality show Snake Salvation, died of a snake bite. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Kickstarter announced it was hacked last week, and some user information was accessed. (Mashable)

Record snowfall in Japan caused at least 11 deaths. (CNN)

South African workers trapped in an abandoned gold mine were rescued and then arrested; others chose to remain underground to avoid arrest. (NYT)


Presidents Day doesn't exist, according the the federal government. So why do we call it that? (CS Monitor)

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