MORNING BRIEFING: New cops, springtime and Zags, Zags, Zags


The Zags graced the cover of Sports Illustrated this week — and some locals are going a little nuts for Kelly Olynyk's luxurious locks. (SR)

In non-Gonzaga news, the Spokane police chief wants to add 25 new cops to the ranks. (KREM)

The local bomb squad was called out to the West Central neighborhood this morning to neutralize a burning backpack. (KXLY)

It's Spring!


A revised gun bill will hit the Senate floor next month — one that doesn't include a ban on assault weapons. (SR)

The head of the Colorado Department of Corrections was shot and killed this morning when he opened his front door. (NYT)

After 13 years in prison, a California man is proven innocent and goes free. (LA Times)


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More Congress cats!!!