Top stories to start your Wednesday

Top stories to start your Wednesday
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You’ve made it to mid-week! Sunny weather is on the way for your Wednesday, but it will be cooler. Temperatures will top out in the mid 60s, which is a little below average. Then the real changes come Friday. Temperatures are expected to drop into the 40s for the weekend.

Here’s what you should know this morning:

Ozzie on his way out

During a town hall he hosted last night, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich announced he won’t run for re-election. Instead, Sheriff Knezovich says he plans to go back to school for his master’s and eventually pursue a career teaching college students. Knezovich was appointed Sheriff of Spokane County in April of 2006 and is currently serving his fifth term.

Impeachment probe: What happens next?

Well, it’s not really clear. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made a big announcement yesterday, that she formally supports an inquiry into impeaching the president. But House lawmakers were already looking into whether the president deserves to be impeached. In fact, all six House committees were already conducting their own investigations into different aspects of Donald Trump’s presidency. So those investigations will continue unchanged, other than now with the full backing of House leadership.

Help us collect Coats 4 Kids

Today 4 News Now’s annual Coats 4 Kids campaign kicks off in full force. Our Chief Meteorologist Kris Crocker and Evening Anchor Aaron Luna will be at the Albertsons on 32nd and Pines in Spokane Valley tonight, collecting new and gently used coats to help keep local kids warm this winter. If you’d like to find out how to help contribute, check here.