Thursday, May 14, 2015

MB: Man dies in police custody, schools on lockdown, search for plane turns up shipwreck

Posted By on Thu, May 14, 2015 at 9:35 AM


A man died in the custody of the Spokane Police Department Wednesday. The man, who was being transported to jail for a violating a domestic violence no-contact order, told officers he had been "drinking something" before his arrest. (KREM)

Three local schools were placed on lockdown yesterday after receiving threatening calls. (KXLY)

Another yard has been filled with tires. Spokane Valley resident Keith Scholz says a man dumped several hundred tires on his property after asking to rent a storage container. (KHQ)


Divers hunting for the Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing last year happened upon an uncharted shipwreck. (BBC)

Now that gas is cheaper, consumers are buying more SUVs and fewer hybrid cars. (New York Times)

The Amtrak engineer from Tuesday's fatal train derailment can't recall the crash. The train was going over 100 MPH as it went into a curve where the speed limit is half that. (CNN)

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