Monday, April 14, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Apartment fire, driver profiling, Jewish site shootings

Posted By on Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 9:09 AM

HERE

An apartment fire in North Spokane on Saturday afternoon displaced 40 people, and many lost everything. (KREM)

Sandpoint is reeling from the Friday bankruptcy announcement of Coldwater Creek, one of the largest local employers. (Cda Press)

Spokane philanthropist Myrtle Woldson, who donated $3 million for the restoration of the Fox Theater and also helped restore the Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens, died at age 104. (S-R)

NEAR

Drivers from Colorado and Washington have accused Idaho law enforcement of profiling out-of-state drivers as potential marijuana smugglers. (S-R/Idaho Statesman)

More than 1,000 concertgoers were evacuated from Portland’s Crystal Ballroom last night over concern about a structural beam. (Oregonian)

A Washington State Fair building in Puyallup burned down early this morning. (AP)

THERE

A known white supremacists is accused of shooting three people, including a grandfather and grandson, at Jewish centers near Kansas City on Sunday. (CNN)

A Utah woman is accused of killing seven babies after police discovered remains in cardboard boxes in her former garage. (USA Today)

A United Nations report says governments must act quickly and drastically to stop the increase in greenhouse gas emissions. (WSJ)

ALSO

A most excellent correction. (NPR)

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