: How a church-going Mormon doctor broke bad. Rafael Beier's descent into expensive cars, women and drugs.
: Arcade games, booze and hotdogs. That's all you need to know
The departing superintendent of schools in Washington, Randy Dorn, talks about the future of public education
in the state.
IN OTHER NEWS:
• As a recall
effort against Mayor David Condon is just beginning, he says he has reached a "boiling point
" with the whole Straub thing. Condon also criticized the media's coverage
of the scandal at City Hall, saying it's "good for business.
" You can watch part of an interview Condon gave on the Mike Fitzsimmons show here
• In her report into the forced ouster of former Chief Frank Straub, Kris Cappel concluded that former City Attorney Nancy Isserlis and her office withheld public records
until after Mayor David Condon's re-election last November. Following the report, Isserlis rebuked Cappel, and demanded an apology. Yesterday, Cappel fired back
. In her letter, Cappel accuses Isserlis of using "diversion tactics" and cites a "reliable source" who told her Straub admitted to an affair with Monique Cotton, the former spokeswoman who accused him of sexual harassment. (Spokesman-Review
• Gov. Jay Inslee squared off
against gubernatorial opponent
Bill Bryant during a debate in Spokane yesterday
. (KXLY, The Stranger
• Thirteen people are dead and about 40,000 homes damaged after severe flooding
this week. (New York Times
• Two U.S. Olympic swimmers
, Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz, were removed from their flight
back to the States and detained in connection to reports of being robbed at gunpoint
by a man claiming to be a police officer. (Washington Post)
• Seven Chicago police officers are accused of making false reports
after another officer, Jason Van Dyke, fired 16 shots
at 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, killing him. Van Dyke is charged with murder
, and CPD's police superintendent has called for the firing of the seven officers who ostensibly tried to cover it up.
(New York Times