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February 2, 2012 at 3:47 PM

Man pleads guilty to fatal Kirkland DUI crash

A Snohomish man charged in the fatal alcohol-related crash in Kirkland last summer that killed Steven Lacey, a father and Google employee, has pleaded guilty. Patrick Rexroat pleaded guilty today to vehicular homicide and reckless driving, according to King County prosecutors. He faces up to four years in prison when sentenced on March 9; prosecutors…


Comments | More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: DUI, Google, King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office

January 4, 2012 at 7:02 AM

Morning Memo/Wednesday: Santorum, sex columnist & Google … Shooting in Rainier Valley

Weather: OK, it’s January, so don’t be surprised by this:  Looks like rain today, followed by a chance of showers Thursday and Friday, then mostly cloudy Friday and Saturday and light rain Sunday. Do you see a pattern here?  The details. Traffic:  Second day of tolling on the 520 bridge during a full-on commute. More

Comments | Topics: Google, Japanese interment, Morning Memo

October 12, 2011 at 11:17 AM

One Bus Away: Popular app gets a boost

The One Bus Away mobile and web app that helps Seattleites catch buses every day is getting a 13-month extension after one of its founders, former UW computer-science graduate student Brian Ferris, left town to work for Google. From Seattle Times transportation reporter Mike Lindblom: Transit agencies and the University of Washington are spending $150,000 to…


Comments | More in Traffic & Transit | Topics: Brian Ferris, Google, iPhone app