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October 21, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Kenneth Bae’s family hopes he’s next to be released by N. Korea

One of North Korea’s three imprisoned Americans was released today, reviving hopes that Kenneth Bae, 46, of Lynnwood may be the next to come home — long before serving his full, 15-year sentence in one of the communist country’s notoriously harsh labor camps. Today, though, only Jeffrey Fowle, 56, of Ohio was sent home. Bae’s sister,…


Comments | Topics: Kenneth Bae, Lynnwood, North Korea

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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September 30, 2014 at 6:05 AM

5-year prison sentence for Lynnwood bomb threat

The Associated Press EVERETT — A man who threatened to blow up a Department of Corrections office in Lynnwood was sentenced in Everett to nearly five years in prison. The Daily Herald reports the Snohomish County Superior Court judge declined a defense request Monday to be lenient with 42-year-old David Moyer of Shoreline because of his history…


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September 29, 2014 at 1:07 PM

Fuzzy on the law? Driver caught in HOV lane with bear passenger

The State Patrol on Monday morning reminded an Everett woman pulled over for speeding in the Interstate 5 carpool lane that, while cute, a gigantic teddy bear does not qualify as a second passenger. The 19-year-old woman was stopped in Lynnwood during the morning rush hour while speeding south, said Trooper Mark Francis. When the trooper…


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September 29, 2014 at 10:54 AM

Lynnwood man dies in Massachusetts skydiving accident

The Associated Press BARNSTABLE, Mass. — The two skydivers killed after they crashed into a building during a tandem jump on Cape Cod appeared to be having problems as they descended, police said. Andrew Munson, of Nantucket, and his instructor, Eldon Burrier, of Lynnwood, died Sunday while skydiving at the Marstons Mills Airport in Barnstable, Cape and…


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September 19, 2014 at 5:18 PM

Lynnwood accountant gets 3 years for keeping relatives’ tax money

The Associated Press A Lynnwood accountant has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for keeping more than $1 million of his relatives’ money — money they thought he was using to pay their taxes. The U.S. attorney’s office says Bruce Bergman, 59, was sentenced in federal court Friday. From 2002 to 2011, a close…


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September 4, 2014 at 9:33 AM

Motorcyclist killed in I-5 crash near Lynnwood

Update at 6:42 p.m.: The motorcyclist who died after rear-ending a car on Interstate 5 near Lynnwood has been identified as a 65-year-old Kirkland man, the Washington State Patrol said on Thursday afternoon. William R. Milne was riding northbound on I-5 when he struck a Toyota Corolla driven by a 32-year-old Edmonds man. Traffic had been slowing…


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August 29, 2014 at 5:58 AM

Bird-feeder-raiding bear released back into the wild

The Associated Press MONROE, Wash. — An underweight black bear that used to live off a Redmond family’s bird feeder has been rehabilitated and released back into the wild. KOMO-TV reports the 1-year-old bear weighed around 45 pounds when it was captured in June, about half the expected weight for a bear of that age. During rehab, naturalists…


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August 20, 2014 at 7:44 PM

Victim of forklift accident at Lynnwood Goodwill is identified

The man who died after a forklift accident at a Goodwill store in Lynnwood earlier this week has been identified. Chuck K. Lee, 69, of Bothell, died of blunt-force injuries to the head and torso, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Lee was walking through the Goodwill parking lot in Monday morning when a forklift…


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August 8, 2014 at 1:16 PM

60-year-old man now accused of kidnapping Snohomish teen

The Associated Press EVERETT — A 60-year-old man found in Lynnwood with a missing 14-year-old Snohomish girl is now accused of kidnapping. Snohomish County sheriff’s spokeswoman Shari Ireton says he met the girl in a restaurant, persuaded her to take the bus with him to Lynnwood, threatened her and told her to take pills. He said he was…


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