Thursday, July 13, 2017

Where to eat for cheap, accused killer Thurman remains a free man, and a heartbreaking database of hatred

Posted By on Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 9:34 AM


: Do you want to save the salmon, or ensure affordable electricity in the Pacific Northwest for generations? You can only pick one, depending on who you ask.

Hulk Hogan and chill: A new Netflix documentary explores the legal battle involving a news and gossip website after it published a sex tape of a professional wrestler in compromising positions with his best friend's wife. But Hulk Hogan's (successful) lawsuit against Gawker is just a starting point for Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press, which examines threats to a free press.

Inexpensive grub: Also known as budget munchies, frugal food and thrifty fare. But usually we just call it Cheap Eats, our annual guide to delicious food for less.


click to enlarge Dwayne Thurman with his wife, Brenda, who he is accused of killing in January 2016.
Dwayne Thurman with his wife, Brenda, who he is accused of killing in January 2016.
'It's my fault. I'm an idiot.'
A former Lincoln County reserve deputy will remain out of custody while he awaits trial on manslaughter charges. Dwayne Thurman shot and killed his wife, Brenda — by accident, he says — while cleaning her pistol in January 2016. Brenda Thurman's children don't buy it. Prosecutors deny giving Dwayne Thurman special treatment. (Spokesman-Review)

Bully-in-Chief: No role model
BuzzFeed found 81 incidents in schools across the United States of white children using President Donald Trump's words and influence to bully Latino, Middle Eastern, black, Asian and Jewish classmates. The nonprofit news organization ProPublica is building a database of hate crimes in America since the 2016 election.

Not so neighborly in the Valley
A Spokane Valley woman is accused of a hate crime after yelling racist comments at her neighbors and kicking their cars. The A&E show Live PD was filming the deputies who made the arrest. Shalisha Israel, 68, faces multiple counts of malicious harassment and an additional charge of making a false statement to police. (KREM)

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Mitch Ryals

Mitch covers cops, crime and courts for the Inlander. He moved to Spokane in 2015 from his hometown of St. Louis, and is a graduate of the University of Missouri. He likes bikes, beer and baseball. And coffee. He dislikes lemon candy, close-mindedness and liars. And temperatures below 40 degrees.