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June 30, 2013 at 10:34 AM

Motorcyclist speeding away from cop collides with truck

A motorcyclist was seriously injured Sunday morning when he collided with a truck while a police car was chasing him, attempting to stop him for speeding. An officer in a Seattle patrol car saw the motorcycle at about 7:30 a.m. turning onto Greenwood Avenue North, northbound, from Holman Road Northwest. The officer turned on his…


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June 30, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Sunday memo: Pride parade . . . Mariner baseball . . . More hot weather

Pride parade: The weekend of events for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community and their supporters wraps up today with the Pride Parade on Fourth Avenue from Union Street to Denny Way. It starts at 11 a.m. and continues into the afternoon. PrideFest  starts at noon and goes until 8 p.m. with…


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June 28, 2013 at 11:21 PM

Officials arrest 64-year-old man after shooting injures one in Snohomish

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a 64-year-old man after a Friday evening shooting in Snohomish that seriously injured a 48-year-old man, officials said. Four other people were also detained and released in connection to the incident, which may have started as a burglary attempt, said Shari Ireton, a Sheriff’s Office spokesman. The shooting occurred in the…


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June 28, 2013 at 8:58 PM

Officials arrest Marysville man in connection to Molly Conley slaying

Authorities have arrested a 26-year-old Marysville man in connection with the June 1 drive-by shooting that killed 15-year-old  Molly Conley of Seattle, officials confirmed Friday night. Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office deputies made the arrest Friday at the man’s home, spokeswoman Shari Ireton said. The suspect was to be booked into Snohomish County Jail on suspicion of…


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June 28, 2013 at 6:55 PM

Temporary span of I-5 bridge over Skagit River to get checkup Saturday

[do action=”brightcove-video” videoid=”2516307514001″/]Raw video of a commuter crossing the temporary bridge. (Rick Lund / The Seattle Times)   MOUNT VERNON — Traffic on the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge at Mount Vernon will be restricted Saturday morning while the Transportation Department gives the temporary span a checkup. The department says crews will tighten bolts, inspect the asphalt and…


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June 28, 2013 at 6:05 PM

Gear spotted, but Friday search finds no sign of Mount Hood climber

PORTLAND — Crew members aboard an Oregon National Guard helicopter spotted rope and a spike while searching for a climber who has been missing on Mount Hood since last weekend. It’s unknown if the items belong to Kinley Adams, but they are the first potential clues rescuers have found in their six-day search. The avalanche risk from…


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June 28, 2013 at 4:58 PM

Computer problem delays all Alaska Airlines flights for an hour

Alaska Airlines flights across the country were prevented from taking off  for about an hour late Friday afternoon because of a computer problem, officials said. The airline’s network went down at around 3:45 p.m. and was restored at about 4:45 p.m., said spokeswoman Marianne Lindsey. Flights in the air, as well as other airlines, were not affected…


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June 28, 2013 at 4:49 PM

Jurors say SPD, city, not to blame for crash that paralyzed teen

A King County Superior Court jury ruled on Friday that Seattle police did not bear any share of the blame for a 2006 accident that left a Seattle teen a quadriplegic. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Channary Hor, then a 16-year-old high-school sophomore, who was a passenger in a car with Omar Tammam that…


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