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February 12, 2015 at 10:11 PM

State files lawsuit against Seattle owners who abruptly shut down wedding venue

The Attorney General’s Office has filed a lawsuit against the owners of a South Lake Union wedding venue and art gallery who are accused of booking events, including many weddings, that they knew they wouldn’t be able to hold before they abruptly shut down the business in June. EM Fine Art owners Roland and Amanda Crane…

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February 12, 2015 at 7:56 PM

Newborn whale is spotted with J-pod

Scientists spotted the newborn, which will be designated J51, traveling with a whale believed to be her mother, J19, according to the Center for Whale Research. (Courtesy of Dave Ellifrit, Center for Whale Research) Puget Sound’s southern resident killer whales have another new addition: a one-week-old baby orca. A newborn whale was spotted Thursday in the…

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February 11, 2015 at 9:24 PM

Northline Sounder service canceled for Thursday

Northline Sounder service is canceled for Thursday because of  a mudslide that occurred on Tuesday. Sound Transit will continue to monitor the situation, and, if there are no additional slides, service is expected to resume Friday. Please visit www.SoundTransit.org/alerts for updates to Sounder Northline service before your commute. Sound Transit will provide special buses with direct service to and from Seattle. Riders…

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February 11, 2015 at 9:16 PM

Authorities correct date when man with measles was in King Co.

Clallam County officials have revised the date that a Port Angeles man with a confirmed measles case visited sites in King County when he was contagious. The man was in King County on Jan. 28, according to the Clallam County Department of Health and Human Services. Officials previously said he was in Federal Way, Kent…

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February 10, 2015 at 4:43 PM

Body found in vacant Bellevue apartment identified

The body found in a vacant apartment in Bellevue Saturday afternoon has been identified as that of a 29-year-old woman. Annelise Harrison died Wednesday, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Her cause of death has not been determined, pending toxicology results. Harrison’s body was discovered in The Ridgedale Apartments, in the 600 block of…

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February 10, 2015 at 4:21 PM

Northline Sounder service suspended until Thursday after new slide

Passenger train service between Seattle and Everett has been suspended until Thursday afternoon because of a mudslide on the tracks, according to BNSF Railway. A mudslide blocked the tracks south of Everett on a 75 foot slope, according to BNSF spokesman Gus Melonas. The slide debris is 3 feet deep and 20 feet long. This is the fourth slide…

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February 9, 2015 at 7:37 PM

Amtrak service between Bellingham, Vancouver, B.C., suspended

Passenger train service between Bellingham and Vancouver, B.C., has been canceled until  Wednesday because of a mudslide on the tracks. Amtrak Cascades trains will likely resume Wednesday evening after BNSF Railway reopens the tracks, according to Amtrak. Charter buses are being provided and will cover all missed stops. Monday night, BNSF reopened its tracks between Everett and…

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February 9, 2015 at 4:22 PM

Lake Washington drowning victim identified

The drowning victim whose body was pulled from Lake Washington on Sunday has been identified as a 19-year-old man. Bimaldeep Sandhu drowned in Lake Washington near Renton, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. His death is classified as an accident. Sandhu’s relatives said that he had been drinking with his cousins before he slipped into…

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February 6, 2015 at 7:14 PM

Redmond police: Woman assaulted by masked man

A Redmond woman was assaulted Thursday evening by a man wearing a mask, police said. Officers responded to reports of an assault around 9 p.m. in the 16100 block of Northeast 85th Street, according to the Redmond Police Department. A woman reported that she was leaving work when she was approached by a masked man who…

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