— How lawyers and chiropractors use public records to badger you after an accident
. This week's cover story is about the modern day ambulance chasers.
— Tiny houses for the homeless
in Spokane Valley?
• MUSIC —
Jody Piper's hair was on fire
• ART —
Time to submit nominations
for the 2016 Spokane Arts Awards.
IN OTHER NEWS:
• The remaining two candidates for Spokane's police chief
were put through the ringer yesterday
. A full day of interviews with various community panels, capped with a public interview at the West Central Community Center. The third candidate, Seattle Police Department Captain James Dermody, withdrew from consideration inexplicably
• Say what you want about Ted Cruz
, but it took guts for him to not endorse Donald Trump during his convention speech
• A federal appeals court struck down a Texas voter ID law
, saying it's one of the strictest in the country. The law that requires voters to present one of several forms of government issued ID, violated the Voting Rights Act
, the court ruled.
• The Spokane County Courthouse was evacuated for a second time in two weeks
after courthouse employees had "reactions" to an unidentified substance
in three letters. A fourth letter was sent to the prosecutor's office. (KXLY
• Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich fired a deputy accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship
with a woman he failed to arrest
. The woman reportedly had a felony arrest warrant. The deputy's name is Riley Quine. (KXLY
• Police in Miami shot a caretaker of an autistic man
playing with a toy truck in the street. The man who was shot is black and was reportedly unarmed