MORNING BRIEFING: Developer sentenced, drones and deadly airstrike



Fraudulent developer Greg Jeffreys sentenced to eight years in prison, must repay $9 million. (KXLY)

Suspect in the fatal STA stabbing has long criminal history, most recently released from prison in April. (S-R)

Spokane Police officer rescues drowning man from Spokane River by tossing him a floating ring and pulling him to shore. (KREM)


Seattle Pacific shooting suspect had well-documented history of mental health and alcohol issues. (Seattle Times)

To comply with a federal order, Oregon railroad companies have now released crude oil train capacities and schedules to local officials, but that information has not yet been made public. (Oregonian)

More details released on Las Vegas shooting couple, one of whom had ties to Washington state. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)


Five American troops killed in friendly fire airstrike in Afghanistan. (WaPost)

Militants seize control of Mosul, the second largest city in Iraq. (NY Times)

Federal Aviation Administration grants first commercial drone license to BP oil company to patrol pipelines across North America. (BBC)