BNSF train derails into Kootenai River, SPD tactics questioned, and other headlines

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IN OTHER NEWS...

Who are you?
A Spokane man shot at a car following him closely. That car turned out to be an unmarked police car, raising questions about the ethics of undercover police tactics. (Spokesman-Review)

Singled out
Washington State troopers single out Native American drivers, according to a new report. (Spokesman-Review)

Spilled into the river
A BNSF train derailed into the Kootenai River. Two workers were rescued. (KREM)


Planning for the worst
Defense Secretary Mark Esper says Iran may be planning more strikes on American interests in the Middle East. (Associated Press)

Former commish dies
David Stern, the former NBA commissioner credited with growing the sport globally, died yesterday at 77. (CBS)

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Wilson Criscione

Wilson Criscione, born and raised in Spokane, is an Inlander staff writer covering education and social services in the Inland Northwest.