Friday, November 24, 2017

Flynn flipped? Plus, pot shop robbed, Apple Cup preview, morning headlines

Posted By on Fri, Nov 24, 2017 at 9:58 AM


A big bite of the Apple Cup
A Q&A with WSU Hall of Famer Paul Sorensen ahead of tomorrow's annual battle for bragging rights in the state of Washington; kickoff is at 5 pm.

Eating right, and doing right
Samantha Wohlfeil reports about local programs that are helping low-income families afford healthy food, including fruits and veggies.

Sans cellphone
Audience members who've whipped out their cellphones for a photo or video of A Perfect Circle performance have quickly found themselves out on their ass.  The rock supergroup is playing the Spokane Arena next Tuesday; you've been warned.


Black Friday is here
More than 1,000 people lined up outside the Best Buy in North Spokane, some since about 7 pm Wednesday, for deals on electronics. (KXLY, Spokesman-Review)

Has Flynn flipped?
President Trump's former national security advisor Michael Flynn has cut off communication with the president's lawyers, indicating that Flynn could strike a deal with prosecutors. (New York Times)

Pot-shop holdup
A 42-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an pot-shop robbery earlier this week. James Jordan allegedly walked into Starbuds Cannabis shop in northeast Spokane on Tuesday evening wearing dark clothes and shot an employee, who was taken to the hospital. The employee is expected to survive. (Spokesman-Review)

Hammer and nail
Inmates at Geiger Corrections Center are learning construction basics to build a greenhouse and toolshed. The garden maintained on the jail's grounds produces about one ton of food for the community each year. (KXLY)

There are plenty of reasons why women don't report sexual assault, including the chance that they'll be criminally prosecuted for doing so. (New York Times)

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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.