Thursday, July 23, 2015

MB: South Hill shooter identified, Glacier park fire, higher minimum wage

Posted By on Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 9:10 AM


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Edward Bushnell was walking down the street when he spotted a man and woman fighting. He intervened, engaging the male, William Poindexter, in a scuffle. The couple eventually walked away, but as they did, Bushnell shot Poindexter in the back twice, police say. (Spokesman-Review)

A fire in Glacier National Park forces evacuations, spreads to 4,000 acres. (CNN)

The Coeur d'Alene tribe may no longer offer Texas Hold'em poker at its casinos, the 9th Circuit District Court ruled. (Washington Post)

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Fast food workers in New York City could finally see the minimum wage bumped to $15 an hour. (New York Times)

Butt dials can be used against you in a court of law, judge says. If you call someone accidentally, you do not have a reasonable expectation of privacy. (Washington Post)

More details in Sandra Bland's death: recording of a voicemail she left shortly after her first court appearance. (BBC)

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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.