Monday, February 1, 2016

Iowa caucuses, teen murderer found guilty and other news you need to know

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• Eldon Samuel III is found guilty in the 2014 murders of his father and brother 
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Eldon Samuel III

At sentencing, the 16-year-old Coeur d'Alene boy could face life in prison.

• Iowa caucuses are tonight
Candidates crisscrossed the state making their last-minute pleas to voters. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton had an edge in the most recent polls. And over the weekend, the State Department confirmed that "top secret" material had been sent through Clinton's private server.

• Policing the police
A bill that would make it easier to bring criminal charges against police over the use of deadly force is making its way in Olympia.

• Medical pot shops are suing the state
The suit alleges that regulators are ignoring their own guidelines, handing out recreational licenses to the newest shops, rather than those that have been established and paid their taxes.

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Jacob H. Fries

Jacob H. Fries is the editor of the Inlander. In that position, he oversees editorial coverage of the paper and occasionally contributes his own writing. Before joining the paper, he wrote for numerous publications, including the Tampa Bay Times, the Boston Globe and the New York Times. He grew up in Spokane Valley...