Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Council overrides Condon, EWU football player arrested and other morning headlines

Posted By on Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 9:27 AM

City Council overrules Condon's sick leave veto
The Spokane City Council, as expected, overrode Mayor David Condon's veto of a paid-sick leave ordinance. (Spokesman-Review)

Police ask for help locating man 
John Marshall, the chief of surgery at the veterans hospital in Spokane, was last seen leaving the YMCA just after 5 a.m. Monday. (KHQ)
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John Marshall

Spokane police arrest two in Palomino shooting
Two men have been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting at The Palomino in north Spokane last week. One of those men was an Eastern Washington University football player, and he's been kicked off the team. (KXLY)

Accidental shooter feared shootings
A man suspected of accidentally shooting a stranger in a movie theater in Renton says he carried a gun because he feared mass shootings, according to police. (Seattle Times)

Obama bans juvenile solitary confinement
President Obama has announced a ban on solitary confinement for juvenile offenders in the federal prison system. (Washington Post

Planned Parenthood cleared
A grand jury in Houston has cleared Planned Parenthood of any wrongdoing after videos surfaced that purported to show officials trying to illegally profit from the sale of fetal tissue. The two anti-abortion activists who made the video face felony charges instead. (New York Times)

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Wilson Criscione is the Inlander’s news editor. Aside from writing and editing investigative news stories, he enjoys hiking, watching basketball and spending time with his wife and cat.