MORNING BRIEFING: Cougar attack, cop's coin toss and Z Nation teaser


Multiple cougar sightings in recent weeks, including fatal attack on horse in Deer Lake. (S-R)

Community rallies to replace stolen veteran support trailer. (KXLY)

Engineering dive team inspecting pedestrian bridges at Riverfront Park. (KREM)


Seattle cop under investigation for allegedly using coin toss to decide marijuana citations. (Seattle Times)

Montana transient sentenced to 15 years in prison for beating man over pork chop dispute. (Missoulian)

Mother's unexplained disappearance from Portland area increasingly strange mystery. (Oregonian)


Ebola death toll passes 700 in West African outbreak, state of emergency declared. (BBC)

CIA admits improperly breaking into Senate Intelligence Committee computer network. (NY Times)

Sharknado 2 premiered last night, which inspired plenty of snark, but SyFy also premiered its first teaser for the Spokane-filmed "Z Nation" zombie show coming in September: