ISIS leader killed in US raid, Wall Street wants Washington water, and other headlines


NEWS: A Spokane County Sheriff's deputy won't be charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a man with schizophrenia and a meth addiction earlier this year.

ARTS & CULTURE: For some, it may seem like Halloween already happened this weekend, but there are still several events this week lined up to happen before the spooky holiday actually happens on Thursday.


ISIS leader killed in U.S. raid

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Islamic State leader who'd been sought for nearly a decade in Syria, died in a raid by the U.S. military this weekend, but it's not clear just how much of a blow that will be to ISIS, which has largely run independently of the leader in recent years, the New York Times reports.

Two shootings happen in downtown Spokane over weekend
Spokane Police investigated two shootings downtown this weekend that happened while Halloween partiers were out and about. One at Borracho Tacos didn't appear to injure anyone, while another with two female victims saw the arrest of a female suspect who has been booked into jail, KXLY reports.

Investment firm wants Washington water rights
A Wall Street investment firm has dropped millions to purchase water rights throughout Washington state, the Seattle Times reports. 

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Samantha Wohlfeil

Samantha Wohlfeil covers the environment, rural communities and cultural issues for the Inlander. Since joining the paper in 2017, she's reported how the weeks after getting out of prison can be deadly, how some terminally ill Eastern Washington patients have struggled to access lethal medication, and other sensitive...