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November 23, 2011 at 3:13 PM

Phoenix Jones won't be charged with assault

Benjamin John Francis Fodor, aka “superhero” Phoenix Jones, will not be charged with misdemeanor assault for pepper-spraying a group of people in Pioneer Square last month, the Seattle City Attorney’s Office said today. Problems proving the case compelled the decision not to charge Fodor, City Attorney Pete Holmes said in a news release. Jones was arrested…


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November 3, 2011 at 7:01 AM

The Morning Memo / Thursday: A Beetle in Lk. Wash., a jobless superhero & an English bulldog

Weather: It’s warmer this morning: 45 degrees compared to 37 degrees yesterday.¬†Could be some showers today, but some forecasts call for sunbreaks, so we’re sticking with that. And despite what that chart at the right says, we’re looking at a high of 51. That’s what Jeff Renner says. OK, the Weather Service says 49. Go…


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October 13, 2011 at 9:35 AM

Phoenix Jones appears in court; vows to keep fighting crime

Self-style superhero Phoenix Jones appeared in court Thursday morning to fight allegations lodged against his real identity, Benjamin John Francis Fodor. Criminal charges have not been filed against Fodor. Prosecutors told a judge they needed more time to decide whether to file charges. The 23-year-old man was arrested on Sunday for investigation of assault after he…


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