MB: Accused cop's sex tapes, fish for free this weekend, NSA can still track your Internet use



Investigators found sex tapes in the home of the former Pasco cop charged with murdering a prostitute in 1986. (Spokesman-Review) 

To clean up the Spokane River, environmental groups will have to come to an agreement on how to work with industry. (Inlander) 

New crosswalk lights swoop into Spokane. (Spokesman-Review) 

Fish for free this weekend! (Tri-Cities Herald)

For this week's Weed Wednesday, we interviewed Council President Ben Stuckart, who said he has tried pot before, and probably will again. (Bloglander) 


The Obama administration is allowing the NSA to track American's international Internet traffic to search for "malicious computer hacking." (ProPublica)  

A D.C. judge granted a new trial to Ingmar Guandique, the man convicted of killing federal intern Chandra Levy in 2001. (Washington Post)

South Korea shut down more than 1,164 schools and kindergartens in the wake of a virus spreading throughout the country. Most recently an 82-year-old man died of the Middle East respiratory syndrome Wednesday. The government has isolated more than 1,660 people in their homes or state-run facilities to try and contain the virus. (New York Times)

Cesar Vargas became the first undocumented immigrant in New York to be allowed to work as a lawyer. (New York Times)