Spokane officer denies sexual assault accusation, Trump adviser declines to testify, and other headlines

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NEWS: "It was disgusting" — local politicians and people involved in criminal justice reacted negatively to the graphic video released last week involving a Spokane Police arrest, in which a police dog was lifted into a vehicle to attack a man who was apparently surrendering.

NEWS: Still haven't filled out your ballot for Tuesday? Here's your hookup to all of our election coverage so far.


MUSIC: Battle that seasonal depression by going out to one of these awesome shows this month.

NEWS: A former talk radio producer's liberal PAC calls conservative politicians "bubbleheaded" and "hollow-eyed" for a reason: He knows the tactics worked well for conservatives.

SPORTS: Spokane's own indoor football team, the Spokane Shock, are making a comeback starting in early 2020.

CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: Cher will hit the Spokane Arena on May 2.


IN OTHER NEWS...

Spokane officer accused of sexual assault denies it
Through his attorney, a Spokane Police officer denied accusations of sexual assault made by a domestic violence victim whose case he was working, the Spokesman-Review reports.

Red Cross helping Spokane Valley fire victims
After an apartment building in Spokane Valley caught fire over the weekend, the Red Cross opened a temporary shelter to help residents whose units were burned in the blaze, KREM reports.

Top national security lawyer declines to testify
The White House's John Eisenberg, the top national security lawyer in the Trump administration, declined to testify to Congress today until a court weighs in to say Trump advisers have to weigh in during the impeachment inquiry, the New York 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...