Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Bernie endorses Hillary, Spokane sex sting and other morning headlines

Posted By on Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 8:55 AM


  • Two trains in Italy collided head-on Tuesday, killing at least 20 people and injuring many more. The trains were operated by a private rail company, the director-general of which said it is clear "one of the trains wasn't supposed to be there." (Associated Press)
  • click to enlarge Bernie endorses Hillary, Spokane sex sting and other morning headlines
    Believe in a future with Hillary Clinton as president, Bernie Sanders says
    Bernie Sanders finally conceded he
    lost the Democratic nomination for president and endorsed Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, saying "I intend to do everything I can to make certain that she will be the next president of the United States." (New York Times)
  • A man in Kettle Falls allegedly broke into a family's home and threatened them with a knife while calling them terrorists, according to one family member, who was born in India and is a U.S. citizen. The family is Sikh and Hindu. The alleged attacker, Brandon Kilgore, told a police officer, "I was trained to kill people like them," the Spokesman-Review reports. 
  • Thirteen people have been arrested in Spokane County and charged with attempted child rape in a sting operation conducted by the Washington State Patrol. The state patrol posted an ad on Craigslist to attract would-be rapists, and more than 1,000 people responded in about 20 days. Detectives then followed up with those who seemed intent on committing a crime, the Spokesman-Review reports. 
  • Justify your obsession with Pokémon Go by reading about how many other people are playing Pokémon Go, the augmented reality game where you catch Pokémon that appear on your smartphone and ignore the real world. "It gives us a really good excuse to go out and go walking," one woman told the Spokesman-Review. "We found a good mixture of Ratatatas up by campus," a student told KXLY. But is it safe? KHQ asks

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Wilson Criscione

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.