Thursday, June 5, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Dog rescue, last code talker, canceled homecoming rally

Posted By on Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 9:14 AM


The 15-year-old hit by a Sheriff’s deputy patrol car on May 23 was taken off life support. (KREM)

Spokane’s first marijuana retail shop is planning to open July 1. (KREM)

Fire crews rescue a dog from the Spokane River. (KXLY)

Under pressure and concerned about crowds, the town of Hailey cancels its welcome-home rally for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. (AP via S-R)


Canadian law enforcement are searching for a gunman who killed three officers in Moncton, New Brunswick. (Guardian)

A Marine jet crashed in a residential neighborhood in California, destroying three homes but miraculously not injuring anyone. Even the pilot safely ejected. (CNN)

Chester Nez, the last of the original Navajo code talkers, died at age 93. (LA Times)

Baseball icon Don Zimmer has died at 83. (NYT)

For years, TMZ had the video of Justin Bieber making racist jokes that made news last week — and allegedly used it to blackmail Bieber into cooperating with their coverage. (Gawker)

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