Friday, June 19, 2015

MB: CdA shoplifting suspect dies, the nation mourns the Charleston shooting victims

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A man suspected of shoplifting from a Coeur d'Alene Super 1 Foods died after being held to the ground by a security officer, though witnesses say they don't think the officer used excessive force. (Spokesman-Review)

The Spokane City Council officially removed Rachel Dolezal from her position on the city's Police Ombudsman Commission. (Inlander)

Also, the Spokesman-Review received a package of letters yesterday from the same person "War Pig/Sgt. X" who allegedly sent hate mail to Dolezal earlier this year. (Spokesman-Review)


As the nation and the community of Charleston mourns and remembers the nine victims of Wednesday's senseless shooting, here's what we know about the victims and who they were. (Washington Post) 

The suspect in the killings, Dylann Roof, has been charged with nine counts of murder and the South Carolina governor is calling for the death penalty. (New York Times)

Now that he's been reassigned to MSNBC, Brian Williams has apologized for lying and says he blames his ego. (USA Today)

Is Tiger Woods on his way out? The golf star isn't doing so hot at the U.S. Open, happening now near Tacoma. (New York Times)

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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...