The winningest coach in Division 1 college basketball history, Pat Summitt, has died at the age of 64 after a battle with Alzheimer's. Summitt coached the University of Tennessee Knoxville Lady Vols for 38 years, leading them to eight NCAA championships.
With less than a week until the Fourth of July, the Spokane Fire Department wants you to know that fireworks are illegal in the city and most of the county. They say this knowing too well that what they call "local scofflaws" will go buy fireworks somewhere outside Spokane anyway. Fines for violating the Spokane County fireworks ban can be $1,000. (Spokesman-Review)
Luckily, when a 75-year-old man crashed his plan into Hayden Lake on Sunday, a Kootenai Health ER physician named Mike Ettner was there, and he got into his boat and helped the man to shore. Unfortunately, another plane crash in northern Idaho over the weekend ended tragically, killing 70-year-old Kenneth Chapman of Spokane, the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office said Monday. (KHQ)
Spokane Police say a vandal broke into Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral in downtown Spokane and broke the fingers off several statues and damaged the marble alter, causing thousands of dollars worth of damage. (KXLY)