Thursday, December 14, 2017

Local women tell their #MeToo stories, "mini Madoff" escapes and morning headlines

Posted By on Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 9:43 AM


A way out
One 17-year-old explains how she spiraled into, and is fighting against, meth addiction.

The other craft brew
Spokane's craft coffee brewing scene is on the map.

14 voices
Local women share their own #MeToo stories and reflect on the watershed movement.


Smoke up
Should we raise the legal cigarette smoking age to 21? (Spokesman-Review)

Another one
Def Jam founder Russell Simmons deleted his Twitter account after multiple women accused him of rape. Simmons has denied the allegations. (Billboard)

"Mini Madoff"
Frederick Darren Berg, the Washington state man who ran a Ponzi scheme that defrauded hundreds of people out of more than $100 million, pulled off a Shawshank Redemption-type escape from a minimum security prison in California. (Seattle 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.