Four journalists and a sales assistant were killed Thursday in a shooting at a Maryland newspaper. Authorities said the gunman entered the Capital Gazette in Annapolis and “looked for his victims.” The employees killed were Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith and Wendi Winters, police said.
The members of the Washington Civil War Association drew a large crowd for the first day the Battle of Deep Creek, a Civil War re-enactment event held at a farm on the West Plains. A Civil War-era encampment of the North and South is made with all period equipment and battles are held each day, filling the air with the smoke of rifles and cannons. More information about the event is at www.spokanecivilwar.com
Gonzaga University has made 18 consecutive appearances in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Here’s a look back at how the Zags have performed through the years on college basketball’s grandest stage.
After the Zags’ 88-84 win, the team advances to the WCC Tournament finals for the 19th straight year. The second-seeded Zags (25-7) defeat No. 1 Saint Mary’s (27-4) 85-75 in Tuesday’s championship game.