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October 21, 2014 at 11:04 AM

Parents brawl at Seattle-area youth football game

The Associated Press SEATTLE  — Two Seattle-area youth football teams for players 9 and 10 years old have been banned from the playoffs — not for anything they’ve done wrong, but because of their parents. The council for the Greater Eastside Junior Football Association banned the Renton Five Stars and the Bothell Cougars after a brawl in…


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October 15, 2014 at 2:21 PM

Police investigating sex offender for alleged Westlake groping

A level 3 sex offender is being investigated in connection with the alleged groping of a woman Sunday near Westlake Park. Seattle Police Department spokesman Detective Patrick Michaud said police were notified that a photo of the man taken by the alleged victim bore a resemblance to the sex offender. The man is a 36-year-old level 3 sex…


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October 14, 2014 at 9:49 AM

Everett woman accused of throwing baby out window released

The Associated Press EVERETT — A Snohomish County judge has released a mentally ill Everett woman who was being held in jail after allegedly throwing her 1-year-old nephew out a second-story window. The Daily Herald reports Beteha Kebede had been waiting for treatment at the Western State Hospital for more than two months. The hospital has had a…


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October 13, 2014 at 10:01 AM

Former Grant County clerk sentenced to community service for assaulting wife

The Columbia Basin Herald EPHRATA – Former Grant County Clerk Kenneth Kunes was ordered to complete 240 hours of community service and pay an $800 fine after being convicted of assaulting his estranged wife. Kunes was convicted of misdemeanor harassment and assault charges last month following a March incident at the house his wife and mother shared, according…


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October 8, 2014 at 2:36 PM

9-year-old threatens teacher with knife at West Seattle school

Seattle police are investigating a report of a 9-year-old boy threatening a teacher with a knife. Seattle police spokesman Patrick Michaud said officers were called to Gatewood Elementary School, 4320 S.W. Myrtle St., just after 2 p.m. for a report of the incident. “The kid walked in and pulled a knife on his teacher. They were able to get…


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October 6, 2014 at 10:51 AM

Oregon boy severely hurt in ‘mailbox baseball’ game

The Associated Press GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass police say a 16-year-old boy suffered severe head injuries playing “mailbox baseball,” which usually consists of smashing mailboxes from a moving vehicle. But, police said Sunday, when a motor-home passenger picked an additional target and whacked a telephone pole, his metal bat flew backward and hit the boy…


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September 25, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Monroe woman accused of shooting man in the leg

Update at 9:41 a.m. Friday: The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office says the woman has been booked into the Snohomish County Jail on investigation of second-degree assault with a weapon. Original post: A Monroe woman was taken into custody Thursday night after she allegedly shot a man in the leg. The 32-year-old woman is accused of shooting the man…


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September 24, 2014 at 4:41 PM

Teen arrested in Friday shooting in West Seattle

Seattle police have arrested a 17-year-old boy on connection with last Friday’s shooting in the High Point neighborhood in West Seattle. The victim was shot in the leg during a fight involving up to 20 people in the 3000 block of High Point Way Southwest around 3:30 p.m., according to Seattle police. The 18-year-old man was taken…


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