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November 25, 2014 at 11:22 PM

Coast Guard searches for overdue Bremerton crabber

The Associated Press Coast Guard crews are looking for a Bremerton man reported overdue on a crab-fishing trip out of Anacortes. Petty Officer 3rd Class Katelyn Shearer said 48-year-old Dean Harvey was last seen Tuesday morning when he and his brother left Anacortes on separate 18-foot fishing vessels to go crabbing. They agreed to return to Anacortes…

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November 25, 2014 at 6:57 PM

Woman hurt in bus-car collision in Lower Queen Anne

A woman was injured when a car and bus collided in Seattle’s Lower Queen Anne neighborhood Tuesday evening. The crash occurred at Elliott Avenue West and West Harrison Street, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The 60-year-old woman was taken to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition. Drivers should expect delays in the area, the Seattle Department of…

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November 25, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Inmate found guilty of 2011 attack on Kent jail guard

A King County jury returned a guilty verdict Tuesday afternoon in the first-degree assault trial of Sean Graham for beating a corrections officer at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent in January 2011. The jury, which heard opening statements in the case on Nov. 12, also found Graham guilty of three counts of custodial…

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November 25, 2014 at 1:54 PM

2 arrested during Seattle protest charged with misdemeanors

Two men arrested by Seattle police during Monday’s night Ferguson, Mo., protest were charged Tuesday in misdemeanor court. The Seattle City Attorney’s Office said Tuesday that Neil Vanderloed has been charged with second-degree criminal trespassing and Devin Dyas-Gordon has been charged with assault and obstructing a police officer. According to the City Attorney’s Office, Vanderloed, 51, was one of numerous…

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November 25, 2014 at 1:31 PM

Fishermen’s wives sue to keep Oregon rescue station open

The Associated Press GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The wives of fishermen from Oregon’s largest commercial fleet are suing to stop the U.S. Coast Guard from closing its rescue helicopter station in Newport. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Eugene argues that closing the Newport Air Station would violate the Homeland Security Act of 2002, which…

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November 25, 2014 at 1:23 PM

Deaths in Tacoma apartment may have been a murder-suicide

The News Tribune Pierce County sheriff’s detectives are investigating a possible homicide-suicide at a South Hill apartment in Tacoma. Investigators believe the 58-year-old man killed his 7-year-old daughter and then himself. The cause of death has not been released. The family was scheduled to be evicted from the apartment in the 17700 block of 85th Avenue Court East on…

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November 25, 2014 at 1:09 PM

$2.5 million claim filed against city of Seattle over crash involving Councilmember Clark

A $2.5 million claim has been filed against the city of Seattle, citing a collision more than two years ago in which a vehicle driven by Councilmember Sally Clark injured a bicyclist. The claim, brought by Steve Fairbanks, a former Lakewood, Pierce County, man who now lives in Oregon, represents the first step in a potential…

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November 25, 2014 at 11:21 AM

Woman chasing dog in Eugene struck by train, dies

The Associated Press EUGENE — Eugene police say they’re trying to identify a woman who was fatally struck by a train as she chased a dog across the tracks. The Eugene Register-Guard reports the woman died at the hospital. Police said the crossing arms were down, and audio and visual warning signs had been activated when the woman…

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November 25, 2014 at 10:36 AM

Marchers hit the streets in Seattle to protest Ferguson ruling

Update at 1:32 p.m.: Protesters arrived at the U.S. District Courthouse in downtown Seattle at 1:15 p.m. chanting, “No justice, no peace. No racist police ” Many were high-school students, like David Morgan, 16, a junior at Garfield High School. Morgan said he was there “just to support all the black people in the past…

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