Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Spokane fashion show to benefit refugees, Louisiana cops cleared in Alton Sterling shooting and other headlines

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NEWS: Ever wonder why ArtFest can sell alcohol at Coeur d'Alene Park, but Elkfest can't? You're in luck, because reporter Daniel Walters has the answers

Check out these models showcasing outfits they put together from Global Neighborhood Thrift to benefit refugee programs.


Documents released in Pitcher investigation
Weeks ago, the Inlander broke the news that former Spokane Falls Community College President Darren Pitcher resigned after an investigation that he exposed his penis to a colleague and coerced sex from subordinates. Yesterday, the college released more documents from the investigation, which shows how claims of sexual improprieties followed Pitcher for years. (Spokesman-Review)

Officers not charged in shooting of Alton Sterling

"This decision was not taken lightly," says Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry about the decision to not criminally charge the officers who shot and killed a man named Alton Sterling who was selling CDs outside of a convenience store. (Washington Post)

Making sense of census
The 2020 census will have a question asking respondents if they are United States citizens, the Commerce Department announced last night. The decision has sparked outcry and at least one lawsuit against the Trump administration. (New York Times)

Washington man arrested for packages sent to D.C.

A Washington state man has been arrested after a series of suspicious packages was sent to military installations in Washington D.C. He's currently in jail in Snohomish County. (WUSA9)

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Wilson Criscione

Wilson Criscione, born and raised in Spokane, is an Inlander staff writer covering education and social services in the Inland Northwest.