Spokane school accused of bullying, Jussie Smollett arrested for false report, and other headlines


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Bullies at school
A lawsuit accuses Windsong School, a private school in Spokane, of bullying kindergartners. The school disputes the allegations. (Spokesman-Review)

Seen it all
Did you know that it's possible to tattoo an eyeball? No? Well a new bill in the Washington state Legislature would like to make it illegal. (Spokesman-Review)

Messing with the wrong man
A 23-year-old has been arrested for threatening to kill Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich. (KXLY)

Breach of privacy
Medical records, including patient names, of nearly 1 million University of Washington Medicine patients were visible on the internet for three weeks in December because of "an internal human error." (Seattle Times)

Acting the part
Empire actor Jussie Smollett was arrested early this morning and faces a felony charge for allegedly filing a false police report after claiming he was attacked by people yelling racist and homophobic slurs. (CNN)

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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.