Top read stories of the day

Top read stories of the day

1. Mother accused of child abuse accidentally released from jail

Leslie Baker, the woman accused of abusing her 8-year-old son, was accidentally released from the Spokane County Jail Tuesday, according to Spokane Police.

2. Man arrested for throwing boy off 31-foot waterslide

An 18-year-old man was arrested after police said he threw a young boy off a waterslide platform in Minneapolis Monday.

3. After nearly 50 years, Sun Dance Golf Course closing for good

After 50 years of drives, putts and pitches, Sun Dance Golf Course in Nine Mile Falls is calling it quits.

4. Bo Kirk’s sister reacts to Justin Booth sentencing

The case is closed, but Claudia Jackson doesn’t believe justice has been served. Her brother Bo Kirk was murdered in 2016 and one of the men who had a hand in his death was sentenced Tuesday. She doesn’t believe his punishment is enough.

5. Top Australian supermarket backs down on plastic bag ban

One of Australia’s top retailers has backed down over a plan to charge customers for plastic bags, in a move that has enraged the country’s environmental campaigners.

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