Trump publicly urges China to investigate the Bidens, Spokane employee resigns amid shelter search, and other headlines


NEWS: The guy in charge of finding a new shelter location in Spokane quit on Monday.

ELECTIONS: Read all about two races for City Council in this week's issue: First, political newcomer Andy Rathbun takes on Karen Stratton. And Tony Kiepe clashes with Lori Kinnear.


Spokane backs Boise in homeless shelter case
Spokane has thrown its name into an appeal of the Boise homeless camping ruling to the Supreme Court. (Spokesman-Review)

Gone too soon
A firefighter who was burned in the Spring Coulee fire last month has passed away. (KXLY)

"China should start an investigation into the Bidens"
President Trump, who is the subject of impeachment precisely because he allegedly privately asked a foreign power to investigate a formal rival, publicly urged China to do the same thing. (New York Times)

Hugging it out
Amber Guyger, the former Dallas Police officer who shot her unarmed black neighbor in his home last year, was given 10 years in prison. After the sentence, the victim's brother told her he forgave her and gave her a hug. (CBS)