Monday, July 14, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Another Deaconess shooting; CdA police threats; and it's really hot

Posted By on Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 10:20 AM


Less than a week after a murder-suicide on the Deaconess Hospital campus, a Corrections Officer fired a gun inside the hospital after an inmate tried to escape early this morning. No one was injured. (KXLY)

The CdA Police Department has received several threatening emails and calls after an officer fatally shot what he believed to be an aggressive pit bull, but was really a black lab. (KREM)

We stopped by the 20th annual Northwest Renaissance Festival in Nine Mile Falls this weekend. The annual event continues every weekend through July. (Inlander)

Temperatures are expected to stay in the upper 90s through most of the week, with heat advisories and red flag warnings issued across the state as several wildfires continue to burn in Central Washington. Thunderstorms are also in the forecast. (KHQ)


Former Taliban captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has completed his reintegration at a Texas Army hospital and is now returning to regular duty at the Fort Sam Houston. (USA Today)

With no cease-fire in sight despite warnings from the United Nations, the Israeli military is continuing its ground attack on the Palestinian-occupied Gaza Strip. Death tolls have reached 140. (NY Daily News)

The Church of England voted to allow women to become bishops in a historic decision that comes more than 20 years after the church decided to allow women become priests. (Reuters)

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Chey Scott is the Inlander's Arts and Culture Editor and editor of the Inlander's yearly, glossy magazine, the Annual Manual. Chey (pronounced "Shay") is a lifelong resident of the Spokane area and a graduate of Washington State University. She's been on staff at the Inlander since 2012...