Craig Swapp to pay $1M in settlement, University High School paraeducator under investigation, and other headlines


NEWS: Value Village engaged in deceptive advertising for years, a Washington judge recently ruled.

NEWS: Washington's Ecology Department fines the federal Energy Department $1 million over access to Hanford documents.


Teaching the wrong lessons
A University High School paraeducator took drugs and had an inappropriate relationship with a 14-year-old student, police say. (KHQ)

Joy ride
Three teen girls from Spokane stole a car and then went on a crime spree in Seattle before they were caught by Bellevue Police. (KXLY)

$1 mill that's all
Craig Swapp, he of the billboards all around town and a 2016 Inlander cover story, will pay $1 million to settle a class-action lawsuit in a case accusing him of improperly using car crash reports to solicit new clients. (Spokesman-Review)

Am I hearing you right?
Trump attorney Alan Dershowitz says the media twisted his words by making it sound like he said, during the Senate impeachment trial, that the president could engage in quid pro quo for personal political benefit as long as the president believes reelection is in the public interest. But that's what he actually said. (Politico

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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.