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August 20, 2013 at 6:46 AM

Tuesday Memo: Deputies dogged … Boy dies in hot car … Bales faces Afghans

Black marks for some King County cops: King County sergeant with 120 complaints is demoted, again and Ex-King County deputy arrested on suspicion of theft, drugs.

Tot dies in hot car: A 3-year-old boy has died after being found in a hot car on Sunday at his Pasco home. The authorities say it was an accident. The Tri-City Herald has the story.

Soldier’s sentencing hearing begins today: Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, who killed 16 Afghan villagers last year, is expected to face several survivors of the massacre and relatives of the dead at the hearing. Bales pleaded guilty to avoid the death penalty. The only issue now will be whether his life sentence could offer a chance of parole.

Summer in Seattle today: The temperature is expected to reach the low 80s today. We like that, but some people think that’s a tad too hot.  Our hearts go out to you …

Mariners manager Eric Wedge will be in uniform and in the dugout Friday for the first time in a month, says interim manager Robby Thompson. Wedge hasn’t managed since late July after suffering a mild stroke during batting practice.

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Nick Provenza: 206-464-2142 or nprovenza@seattletimes.com


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