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August 20, 2013 at 6:46 AM
Black marks for some King County cops: King County sergeant with 120 complaints is demoted, again and Ex-King County deputy arrested on suspicion of theft, drugs.
Tot dies in hot car: A 3-year-old boy has died after being found in a hot car on Sunday at his Pasco home. The authorities say it was an accident. The Tri-City Herald has the story.
Soldier’s sentencing hearing begins today: Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, who killed 16 Afghan villagers last year, is expected to face several survivors of the massacre and relatives of the dead at the hearing. Bales pleaded guilty to avoid the death penalty. The only issue now will be whether his life sentence could offer a chance of parole.
Summer in Seattle today: The temperature is expected to reach the low 80s today. We like that, but some people think that’s a tad too hot. Our hearts go out to you …
Mariners manager Eric Wedge will be in uniform and in the dugout Friday for the first time in a month, says interim manager Robby Thompson. Wedge hasn’t managed since late July after suffering a mild stroke during batting practice.
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July 26, 2012 at 7:00 AM
Weather: No precipitation for at least a week: temperatures in the low 70s, clear skies and sun. That sounds pretty darn good by our standards. Sandals and flip flops, for sure. (What do you think about people who wear flip flops to the office? Just askin’.) The National Weather Service forecast.
Traffic: The map and cams.
Hot dog rescued: We’re dismayed whenever we hear about people who leave their dogs in cars in hot weather. Someone left a basset hound in a car at a Spokane mall while they watched a movie. Temp in the car reached 114 degrees. An Animal control officer rescued the dog. KREM reports that the owner was cited for animal cruelty.
Super Guppy returns: The Super Guppy, the odd-looking plane that’s shuttling pieces of NASA’s space shuttle trainer to its new home at Seattle’s Museum of Flight, is expected to arrive here around 10 a.m. today. It was a popular sight on its last appearance a month ago. Seattle Times photographer Alan Berner provided a photo gallery of the earlier arrival in Seattle.
Garbage strike could leave things stinky: We smell trouble now that the garbage haulers have decided to strike. With some 220,000 customers, well, you get the picture. (Just to put things into perspective, there has been a long-standing garbage pickup “crisis” in Naples, Italy, that at one point left up to 2,500 tons of uncollected garbage in the streets.)
Concealed-handgun license applications got a bump here Monday, the first business day after a gunman opened fire and killed 12 people and wound 58 others at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. But the raw numbers aren’t too impressive: 41 new concealed-weapons licenses Monday, 22 more than processed the previous Monday
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