Monday, July 20, 2015

MB: Spokane County can used unmarked vehicles, Chattanooga protests, and a shark attack

Posted By on Mon, Jul 20, 2015 at 9:46 AM


At the request of Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich, Spokane County Commissioners passed an ordinance that allows deputies to drive unmarked vehicles in some circumstances. (Spokesman-Review

Men and blacks in Seattle are targeted most often for marijuana use, according to a second study by Seattle police. The first study reported similar results. (Seattle Times)

A Spokane mom asked to stop breastfeeding her infant at a public pool schools lifeguards on state laws. (KXLY)

Farmworkers should get paid for breaks, the Washington Supreme Court ruled last week. (Spokesman-Review)

19 people have died at the hands of law enforcement in Washington state this year. Seattle Weekly tells their stories. (Seattle Weekly)


After 54 years, the U.S. embassy in Cuba is reopening. (New York Times)

Protests broke out in Chattanooga Sunday over the killing of five U.S. service members. The 24-year-old gunman's family and friends tell of a troubled man who struggled with depression and reconciling his Muslim faith. (Washington Post)

In a meeting with Nigeria's new president, Muhammadu Buhari, President Barack Obama will discuss more military aid to fight the Boko Haram terrorist group. (CNN)

Donald Trump said John McCain isn't a war hero. Here's what Trump was doing while McCain was locked in a Vietnamese prison cell. (Washington Post)


A shark attacked a surfer during a competition in South Africa, AND IT WAS CAUGHT ON VIDEO! (Los Angeles Times)

Mysterious murders at sea were caught on video but went unreported for a year. Authorities found out about them after a cell phone video from a phone found in a cab in Fiji was posted online. Read the first two parts of a New York Times report here. (New York Times)

A complete timeline of Bill Cosby's downfall. (The Wrap)

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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.