MORNING BRIEF: Eastern State Hospital, McEuen and predictions for 2013


Around here

Eastern State Hospital's accreditation has been suspended while authorities investigate a murder there last month. (SR) 

The designers of the ever-controversial McEuen Park in downtown Coeur d'Alene want to add back some amenities that got cut from their original plan. That means the price would go up. (CdA Press)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe's cultural leader has died. (SR) 

Out there

While being processed at a police station in New Jersey, a man grabbed a gun and shot three officers before he was killed by police fire. (Reuters) 

Wind farm developers are rushing to finish projects before the new year, when the federal wind production tax credit will expire. (NYT) 

Tired of stories looking back on 2012? The BBC predicts the big stories for 2013. (BBC)