SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Police say a Coeur d'Alene officer shot by a man who stole his patrol car has died of his wounds. Sgt. Greg Moore was shot early yesterday after checking on a suspicious person in a neighborhood and died last night. Police arrested a 26-year-old man after a car chase that reached speeds of 125 mph. Jonathan Renfro is jailed on $2 million bail.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska authorities say a 33-year-old man stabbed to death in a home in Anchorage was an Army soldier originally from Italy. Anchorage police responding to a 911 call found Spc. Paulo Grassi dead early Sunday. Grassi joined the Army in 2012 in Twin Falls, Idaho, and was trained as an infantryman.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A Coeur d'Alene school district curriculum review committee is recommending that the John Steinbeck Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" be removed from classroom instruction. The Spokesman-Review reports one board member objected to profanity and what she called a negative story line in the 1937 book about two migrant ranch hands.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ada County Sheriff's office is looking for a teen who wanted a date with Destiny. The Idaho Statesman reports that the message "Destiny, Prom?" was painted in large pink and blue letters on the side on the Black Cliffs east of Boise, leaving the Sheriff's office looking for the culprit. The teen could face a misdemeanor charge of injury by graffiti, which is punishable by up to six months in jail and a fine of $1,000.
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