Monday, September 29, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Suspicious Spokane fires; two Ferguson, Mo. officers shot

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Not so hot off the presses — the Spokesman-Review's Saturday and Sunday editions were delayed and some papers were incomplete due to a press problem. (S-R)

Three suspicious brush fires and a house fire over the weekend are believed to be part of a string of 23 suspected arson fires in Southeast Spokane County. (KXLY)

The Nine Mile Falls man accused of killing his girlfriend and disposing of her body in a manner similar to a portrayal on Breaking Bad is scheduled to take a plea deal today. (KREM)


Take some time out today to read this well-done, interactive piece on the dark side of North Dakota's oil boom. (WaPost)

President Obama said this weekend the U.S. underestimated the threat of ISIS militants, but also overestimated the Iraqi army's willingness to fight. (HuffPo)

Police are seeking two suspects in unrelated, non-lethal shootings of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri — the same St. Louis suburb where an officer shot and killed unarmed teen Michael Brown last month. (Reuters)

Weekend protests led by students in Hong Kong to demand a democratic election in China are continuing today, as residents defy government orders to abandon streets. (NYT)

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Chey Scott is the Inlander's Associate Editor, overseeing and contributing to the paper's arts and culture sections, including food and events. 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...