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October 25, 2014 at 7:49 AM

Fight leads to fatal stabbing near Lynnwood

UPDATE, 3:10 p.m. | Encarnacion “EJ” Salas has been arrested. |ORIGINAL POST | Detectives are searching for a 23-year-old man suspected in the stabbing death of another man Friday night near Lynnwood. Encarnacion “EJ” Salas is believed to have assaulted the 42-year-old victim about 11:30 p.m. in the 3000 block of 164th Street Southwest, who died at…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: homicide, Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, stabbing

October 25, 2014 at 7:28 AM

Girl killed in Marysville school shooting remembered as ‘nice and awesome’

The girl killed in Friday’s shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School was Zoe Galasso, according to a family friend who said he’s been in touch with Zoe’s mother about a fundraising website in her honor. Shaylee Chuckulnaskit and Gia Soriano, both 14, were identified Saturday morning as the two girls who were wounded. They had surgery Friday after…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: jaylen fryberg, Marysville Pilchuck High School, shooting

October 24, 2014 at 6:29 PM

Alleged serial groper pleads not guilty to Westlake attack

A man charged with groping a woman on a downtown Seattle street pleaded not guilty Friday in the King County Jail courtroom. Daryl R. Sharma, 36, a level 3 sex offender, was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail. He is charged with one count of assault with sexual motivation, a gross misdemeanor. Sharma has an extensive history of…

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Comments | Topics: assault, gropings, Seattle Police Department

October 24, 2014 at 1:08 PM

Weekend traffic: football, futbol, freeways and Mercer madness

Crosstown traffic will be slow this weekend as travelers navigate an overnight closure on Interstate 5 in Tukwila, crowded streets surrounding a Sounders FC match and a Husky football game on Saturday, some I-405 restriping and more construction on Mercer Street. The weather could also play a role in snarled traffic. The National Weather Service says to…

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Comments | More in Traffic & Transit | Topics: Mercer West project

October 24, 2014 at 11:06 AM

2 dead, 4 wounded in shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School

UPDATED STORY AND ADDITIONAL COVERAGE AT 10:30 P.M. FRIDAY: Popular student’s deadly attach stuns school and community   EARLIER POST Two students are dead after one of them opened fire Friday morning in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School cafeteria before turning the gun on himself, authorities said. Police said a girl was killed and two other girls and two…

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| More in Education, General news | Topics: Marysville Pilchuck High School, shooting

October 23, 2014 at 6:41 PM

Work on Bertha’s repair pit halted after shell-material discovery

Digging work for tunnel machine Bertha’s repair access vault was stopped Thursday after archaeologists monitoring the excavation found a deposit containing shell material. The discovery may indicate the presence of cultural materials and requires further evaluation, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Though no artifacts or human remains were found, the department follows…

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Comments | More in General news, Traffic & Transit | Topics: bertha, Washington State Department of Transportation

October 23, 2014 at 5:39 PM

Man’s body found at South Everett paper recycler

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man whose body was found Thursday afternoon at a paper recycling plant in South Everett. An employee at the plant in the 2600 block of 94th Street Southwest reported finding the body around 2:30 p.m., the sheriff’s office said. The age and identification of the dead man are unknown. The sheriff’s office…

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October 23, 2014 at 4:51 PM

Everett man found dead along Portland railroad tracks

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Police say a man found dead along railroad tracks on Portland’s lower east side was a 32-year-old truck driver from Everett, Washington. The man whose body was found Tuesday was identified Thursday as Arthur Preston Wynn. Sgt. Pete Simpson says investigators believe Wynn was struck and killed by a passing train.

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