MORNING BRIEFING: development on the South Hill and your phone records

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AROUND HERE

More details are emerging about the man charged with killing his ex-girlfriend in Nine Mile Falls. (SR) 

A brouhaha is brewing over a South Hill housing development. (KXLY) 

A pedestrian was struck by a Police Cruiser in a crosswalk yesterday. (KHQ) 

OUT THERE

The Obama administration is defending its collection of American citizens' phone records. (Wall Street Journal, NYT) 

Six people are dead after yesterday's building collapse in Philadelphia. (CNN) 

A Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier pleaded guilty yesterday to killing 16 Afghan civilians last year. (Reuters) 

Congress is still fuming over wasteful IRS spending: