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June 12, 2014 at 7:18 AM

Thursday Memo: That nasty traffic jam … Renton shootings … Teen shooter had temper

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Did you get caught in that nasty traffic jam in downtown Seattle Tuesday afternoon/evening:  Might want to read this: City’s layout can put Seattle one crash away from miles-long gridlock

Early morning shooting: Two people were shot in the Renton area this morning and there are several gunmen on the loose: This story is developing.

He could get angry at times: The 15-year-old gunman in the deadly shooting at Reynolds High School in Troutdale, Ore., seemed like a nice and normal kid, some fellow students have said. But he also had a temper and was fascinated by guns, some of which he took from his family’s home and used to kill a fellow student and himself. Had a temper. eh?

But he turned himself in … The man arrested in a double homicide in Seattle is no longer a suspect, KING5 reports.  Matalepuna Malu was arrested the day of the double homicide in Seattle’s Central District, but Malu’s alibi checked out and he was cleared. He was busted as he stood outside the police station. Early reports said he was there to turn himself in. Must not have been the case.

Your weather: We could see some showers this afternoon. Haven’t seen that in a while. National Weather Service forecast

And finally, the World Cup starts today in Brazil where Clint Dempsey of the Sounders leads the U.S. Men’s National team in matches against Ghana, Germany and Portugal.

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


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