Mass shooting in California, Spokane considers housing incentive, and other headlines


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An elderly defendant has spent over two years in Spokane County Jail waiting for trial as his public defenders keep quitting.

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Royal fireworks
Did you see last night's firework show last night at Riverfront Park? (Spokesman-Review)
click to enlarge Before the Federal Assault Weapons ban expired in 2004, many models of the AR-15 were illegal. Now, the AR-15 is one of the most popular rifles in America and has been used in some of the most deadly mass shootings.
Before the Federal Assault Weapons ban expired in 2004, many models of the AR-15 were illegal. Now, the AR-15 is one of the most popular rifles in America and has been used in some of the most deadly mass shootings.

California mass shooting

Three people are dead and 12 injured after a shooting at a festival in Gilroy, California. (CNN)

"Better to Have a Few Rats Than to Be One"
If you haven't already done so, read the Baltimore Sun scathing criticism of President Trump after he attacked Maryland's 7th Congressional District.

Housing hustle
Spokane City Council will consider expanding the city's multifamily tax exemption zone to aid with the housing shortage. (Spokesman-Review)