MB: Birdman soars at Oscars, Kendall Yards' new light and a local plane crash



Kendall Yards (home to Inlander headquarters) is getting a new traffic light as the new development is bringing an increase in traffic to Monroe Street and Summit Parkway. (Spokesman-Review)

A pilot was critically injured Sunday after crashing his small plane near East Sprague and North Errie Street in Spokane. (KXLY)

Three people allegedly attempted to break in to one Spokane Valley resident’s home Sunday morning. He was not amused. (KREM)

A suicide bombing by a young girl (witnesses say she looked about 8 years old) kills six in a Nigerian market. (UPI)

A Department of Homeland Security shutdown now seems likely as Congress is, unsurprisingly, at an impasse over immigration laws. (New York Times)

Birdman won for best director and best picture at last night’s Oscars, Lady Gaga was the best of the night and it looks like early ratings say this year’s telecast had fewer viewers than last year. (Los Angeles Times)