Thursday, January 11, 2018

7-Eleven ICE raids, 'Shitty Media Men' and morning headlines

Posted By on Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 9:46 AM


What's your policy?
As part of a settlement in a federal lawsuit, the Spokane Police Department has agreed to update its policy manual to clarify that its officers cannot detain or arrest people based only on their immigration status.

Steering wheel cover
Indie-rock group Car Seat Headrest is coming back to Spokane. Tickets go on sale tomorrow for $15.

Call of Duty
Meet the local nurses who are pushing for more specialized care for victims of sexual assault.


'Shitty Media Men'
For months, a Google spreadsheet containing rumors and allegations connected to "Shitty Media Men" spread like wildfire through media circles. The accusations against 70 men range from questionable to rape. The list was initially anonymous, and now the woman who started it has come forward. She lost her job, too. (The Cut)

Big Gulp
Federal immigration agents rolled into about 100 7-Eleven stores in 17 this week, including some in Washington state, looking for people living and working in the country illegally. Twenty-one people were arrested. (Associated Press)

You Got Warrants?
There are more than 10,000 active warrants in Spokane County — most are issued for failing to appear in court for minor crimes, such as DUI. (Spokesman Review)

Will he, won't he?
President Trump said he probably won't agree to an interview with Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, and whether or not the president obstructed justice. Previously, Trump has said he would cooperate with an interview. (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.