MORNING BRIEFING: Seattle Pacific University shooting, jobs recovery, 70 years since D-Day


A local veteran recalls the Normandy invasion 70 years after D-Day changed the course of World War II. (S-R)

Spokane’s homeless population is up in the latest count. (Inlander)

An Idaho State Police trooper already facing criminal charges is in more trouble for alleged harassment and vandalism following his wife’s affair. (Cda Press)

Police arrested a Lewis and Clark High School student for making threats. (S-R)


One student is dead and others are wounded after a shooting at Seattle Pacific University. (NYT)

An SPU student is being called a hero for pepper-spraying and tackling the gunman. (Seattle Times)

Railroad companies want Oregon state officials to keep information about crude oil movements from the public, an agreement Washington officials have already refused to sign. (Oregonian)


The U.S. jobs report shows the number of jobs is back to where it was before the recession. (WaPo)

Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin met in person for the first time since Russia annexed Crimea at an event marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day. (Guardian)

A man suspected of killing three police officers in Canada was arrested. (CNN)


SyFy and Asylum — who are also behind the zombie TV series filming right now in Spokane — released the trailer for Sharknado 2: The Second One.