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April 18, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Friday Memo: Deputy prostitution investigation … Potty pranks … Peeps prizes

Times have been tough, but really? Anonymous sources say King County sheriff’s investigators are looking into an allegation that a veteran deputy, while under financial strain, aided his wife in working as a prostitute, including using the county’s computer system to check the backgrounds of her clients, the sources said. Two more deputies…

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April 17, 2014 at 7:20 AM

Thursday Memo: Mustang mania … Husky sentenced … Small-town tenacity in Oso

You don’t look a day over 49: Today is the 50th birthday of one of America’s classics: the Ford Mustang. This area lays claim to having the oldest Mustang club in the country, along with one in Tucson. It was among 500 Mustang clubs formed within the first three years of the car’s existence,…

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April 16, 2014 at 7:58 AM

Portland police catch shooting suspect; find police dog dead

The Associated Press A man suspected of wounding a police officer was caught after a manhunt in southwest Portland, and searchers have found the officer’s police dog shot to death. The German shepherd had a least one fatal wound when it was found behind a hedge Wednesday morning. The police bureau spokesman, Sgt. Pete Simpson, says the wounded…

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April 16, 2014 at 7:25 AM

Wednesday Memo: Sinking ferry … Faked kidnapping … Boeing morale drop

Ferry accident: Dozens of ships and helicopters have been working for hours to rescue people from a ferry that sank off the southern coast of South Korea this morning. The ferry was  carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island. At least four people were…

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April 16, 2014 at 6:21 AM

Fake abduction in park outrages many in Sequim

The Associated Press SEQUIM, Wash. — Police are investigating possible charges against people who staged a fake kidnapping in a park, terrifying parents and children who thought it was real. Onlookers in the park watched as a minivan with two masked men pull up and one man jumped out, grabbed a toddler and took off. He was…

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April 16, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Two men rob Broadview victims in bed at gunpoint

UPDATE 9:25 a.m. Seattle police said this morning that an elderly man who was robbed and assaulted while in bed this morning was victim of a home-invasion robbery in February 2013. Police this morning said they are still looking for suspects in the home-invasion robbery last night.  The suspects stole the man’s Rolex watch and a diamond ring,…

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April 15, 2014 at 5:57 AM

Two state troopers collide in chase near Lynnwood

The Associated Press LYNNWOOD — Two state troopers suffered minor injuries when their cars collided early Tuesday as they were rushing to help in a stolen car chase near Lynnwood, a Washington State Patrol spokesman said. The patrol cars collided at an intersection when one failed to make a turn and were totaled in the crash, said Trooper…

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April 11, 2014 at 7:27 AM

Friday Memo: Tragic accident on I-5 … romance in the air … excitement in the outfield

Tragic accident on I-5 in California: A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed over a grassy median on Interstate 5 north of Sacramento and slammed into a bus carrying more than 40 high-school students in an explosive crash that left 10 people dead. The students were on their way to visit Humboldt State University. Read…

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