Thursday, October 5, 2017

Fatal police shooting at Shadle Walmart, threats after Freeman High shooting, morning headlines

Posted By on Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 9:40 AM


NEWS: Schools all over the region are feeling the shock waves from last month's tragic shooting at Freeman High School, where one student was killed and three more were injured by gunfire. Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich says his office has looked into at least two threats of violence since the deadly Sept. 13 shooting.

MUSIC: On his new record, Seattle-based rapper Grieves lightens up a bit. Rather than the heavy subject matter such as addition, heartbreak and poverty that marked his early work, the 33-year-old is having more fun now; hence the foul-mouthed puppet doppelgänger in the video for his single "What it Dew." He plays the Bartlett on Friday and Saturday nights.

INHEALTH: Are kids spending too much time on their phones?


Fatal police shooting in North Spokane
One man is dead from police gunfire after he refused officers' commands to exit a stolen vehicle in the Shadle Center Walmart parking lot. Neither the two officers who fired their weapons nor the deceased man have been identified. The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is leading the investigation into the fatal shooting. (Spokesman-Review/KHQ)

Las Vegas massacre
The gunman's girlfriend said she had no idea that the "kind, caring, quiet" man was capable of perpetrating the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. (New York Times)
• Inside the gunman's hotel suite. (New York Times)

"Are you here for the thing?"
How a Seattle historian duped a couple of Nazis and gained entrance to the "hottest closed-door white nationalist convention." (The Stranger)

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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.