MORNING BRIEFING: Bombs, rockets and law enforcement


Jobs are coming back to Spokane County — but slower than counties of similar size. (SR)

A judge rules that mentally ill patients can't be "warehoused" in hospitals or jail cells when there isn't adequate facilities left for them. (SR)

Coeur d'Alene finally finds a new police chief: Lee White, from Mesa, Ariz. (CDA Press)

Eldon Samuel, a teen accused of killing his wife and brother, has been moved back into the juvenile detention center, after being kept in solitary confinement in an adult prison. (CDA Press)

As attacks in Iraq intensify, the US begins dropping food and supplies. (NYT)

Hamas fires rockets at Israel almost immediately after the ceasefire expires. (The Wire)

A toddler breaches the White House perimeter. (Washington Post)

Montana's U.S. Sen. John Walsh opts not to run for reelection after a plagiarism scandal, and Democrats struggle to find a replacement. (The Missoulian) 


The real life secrets of an effective hostage negotiation. (Cracked)