Wednesday, June 3, 2015

MB: Former cop murder arrest, Davenport Grand cleanup mess, Seattle marijuana heist

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City Council won't pay for the $300,000 environmental cleanup at the Davenport Grand Hotel (Spokesman-Review) 

Former Pasco police officer Richard Aguirre was arrested for the murder of a prostitute nearly three decades ago. (KREM2) 

Cathy McMorris Rodgers signed a petition intended to prevent municipal workers from questioning people's immigration status. (Bloglander)

Seattle police say two burglars swiped more than $100,000 worth of marijuana products from medical marijuana business early Monday morning. (Spokesman-Review)

Quentin Frazier was twice found incompetent to stand trail as a juvenile for the murder of his grandmother. Now that he's adult, prosecutors are trying again. (Seattle Times)


The U.S. government must now get permission from a special federal court to search phone records after the Senate passed legislation known as the USA Freedom Act yesterday. President Obama signed the bill hours later. (New York Times)

Former governor of Rhode Island Lincoln Chafee is expected to announce he's running for president today. He'll be the fourth Democrat to enter the race. (NPR)

The reporter responsible for exposing the FIFA scandal was asleep when Swiss police arrested seven top officials last week. "My phone started ringing at six in the morning," Andrew Jennings told the Washington Post. "I turned it off actually to get some more sleep, because whatever is happening at six in the morning is still going to be there at lunch time, isn't it?" (Washington Post) 

Law enforcement in Boston shot and killed 26-year-old Usaama Rahim Tuesday morning during an interview for a long-term terrorist investigation. Officials say he lunged at officers with a large, military knife. (Boston Globe) 

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Mitch Ryals

Mitch covers cops, crime and courts for the Inlander. He moved to Spokane in 2015 from his hometown of St. Louis, and is a graduate of the University of Missouri. He likes bikes, beer and baseball. And coffee. He dislikes lemon candy, close-mindedness and liars. And temperatures below 40 degrees.