Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Homicide suspect at large, Bill Bryant's Trump decision and morning headlines

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NEWS: No, Council President Ben Stuckart should not be deleting important voicemails about city business
NEWS: Spokane Police grant ombudsman office access to body camera footage


Double murder
A boy dialed 911 to report his mom and uncle had been killed yesterday in Spokane Valley. Deputies discovered an adult brother and sister shot to death, and the suspect is at large. (KXLY)

No coal toll 
After reconsidering its legality, Spokane City Council voted to remove an ordinance that would have fined railroad operators for carrying coal through downtown. (Spokesman-Review)

Attorney begins rape trial
A Spokane attorney accused of kidnapping and raping a car crash victim in 2014 will begin his trial, believing he will be acquitted of the charges. (KXLY)

click to enlarge Homicide suspect at large, Bill Bryant's Trump decision and morning headlines
Bill Bryant: Not a Trump supporter
Bryant takes a stand
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant, who has been avoiding questions about whether he supports Donald Trump, finally said yesterday that he would not be voting for Trump or Hillary Clinton. (Seattle PI)

Trump's foreign policy speech
Donald Trump gave a speech on foreign policy yesterday in which he called for an ideological fight to defeat the Islamic State. The speech, as one former Bush administration official points out, represents similar strategies as the former president employed, except the official pointed out that in Trump's speech, "the good parts are not new — they are imported from the Bush approach — and the new parts are not good." 

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