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March 23, 2014 at 10:49 AM

Inslee, Murray holding mudslide news conference at noon

Gov. Jay Inslee and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray will hold a news conference at noon to discuss the Oso mudslide. They’ll take media questions in front of the Arlington Police Department. Other officials also will be on hand, including U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Medina, Snohomish County Executive John Lovick, and representatives from U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell’s…


0 Comments | More in General news | Topics: Gov. Jay Inslee, Oso mudslide

March 1, 2014 at 4:28 PM

Arrest made in West Seattle killing

Seattle police arrested a 20-year-old man Saturday in the December killing of a 46-year-old woman in her West Seattle home. Nga Thi Nguyen’s body was discovered Dec. 14 after her daughter arrived home in the 5900 block of Highpoint Drive SW and found the front door unlocked and blood inside. Nguyen died of blunt force head injuries…


0 Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: arrest, homicide, Seattle Police

February 22, 2014 at 5:52 PM

Light snow possible Sunday in Seattle area

The Seattle area could see light snow Saturday night and Sunday, but it’s not likely to stick. A winter storm watch is in effect for most of the northern interior Puget Sound, as far south as Everett, said Johnny Burg, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Seattle. Those areas could see three to five…


0 Comments | Topics: Seattle weather, snow

December 21, 2013 at 10:34 PM

Glasses deflect bullet in Rainier Beach drive-by shooting

Police say the bridge of a 16-year-old girl’s glasses deflected a drive-by shooting bullet in Rainier Beach Saturday night, saving her from possibly fatal injuries. Witnesses say suspects shot from a dark sedan at about 9:40 p.m. into a home  in the 5400 block of South Roxbury Street. Several people, including children, were in the home …


0 Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: deflected bullet, drive-by shooting, Rainier Beach

December 21, 2013 at 6:44 PM

Swedish Medical Center tells 27 patients to get HIV tests after sterilization error

Swedish Medical Center has advised 27 patients to be tested for HIV and hepatitis after discovering equipment used in prostate procedures was not properly sterilized. Clay Holtzman, a Swedish spokesman, said the hospital discovered earlier this month that staff at the First Hill hospital had failed to douse the equipment in a sterilizing fluid between uses….


0 Comments | More in General news | Topics: HIV tests, sterilization error, Swedish Medical Center

September 25, 2013 at 10:58 AM

Former state Senate Democratic campaign official charged with theft

The King County Prosecutor’s Office has filed theft charges against Michael King, the former executive director of the Washington Senate Democratic Campaign Committee, for alleging embezzling between $250,000 and $300,000 from the group. King has made a “full confession” to police and blamed the theft on a drinking and gambling problem, according to charging documents filed Tuesday…


0 Comments | More in Government, The Blotter | Topics: King County Prosecuting Attorney Office, Michael King, theft

August 4, 2013 at 9:55 PM

Enumclaw bicyclist badly hurt after truck collision

A 60-year-old Enumclaw woman was sent to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Sunday evening after being struck by a truck while she was riding a bike. The accident occurred at about 6:49 p.m. when a truck driven by a 19-year-old Enumclaw man collided with the bicyclist in the 37400 block of 244th Ave. SE, north of Enumclaw, according…


0 Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: accident, bicyclist, Enumclaw

August 4, 2013 at 7:10 PM

Jeep driver critically injured after hitting parked truck in North Seattle

Seattle police say a man suffered critical injuries Sunday afternoon after crashing the Jeep he was driving into the rear of a parked semi truck. The man was driving southbound in the 11100 block of Aurora Avenue North at about 4:50 p.m. when he rear-ended the semi truck, which was legally parked and unoccupied, Seattle police said….


0 Comments | More in General news | Topics: aurora avenue north, Traffic accident

August 3, 2013 at 5:37 PM

Update: body of man who fell into Lake Washington recovered

A 26-year-old man died Saturday after falling off a boat into Lake Washington, police said. Harbor Patrol units and the Coast Guard seached for the man after witnesses reported that he’d fallen and hit his head before tumbling into the lake at about 4:40 p.m. near the 5000 block of Lake Washington Boulevard South. The man’s…


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June 1, 2013 at 3:45 PM

Tacoma toddler killed when mom backs over him in driveway

From the Associated Press: TACOMA (AP) — Police say a Tacoma woman ran over and killed her 2-year-old son while backing out of her driveway in an SUV. The News Tribune reports the boy was taken to Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital after the accident Saturday morning and was pronounced dead at 12:30 p.m. Officer Naveed Benjamin said…



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