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February 6, 2015 at 5:37 PM

Man arrested after gun pulled on driver in Beacon Hill road rage

A man was arrested Friday afternoon after he pulled a handgun on a driver during a road-rage incident on Rainier Avenue South, Seattle police said. The victim had stopped behind a BMW at a red light at Rainier Avenue South and South McClellan Street just before 11 a.m., according to police. When the light turned green and…


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November 24, 2014 at 1:25 PM

Road-rage shooting on Interstate 405 near Renton

The Associated Press RENTON — A driver told the Washington State Patrol he was shot by another driver on Interstate 405 early Sunday near Renton. The man says he felt a pain in his shoulder as he was passed by a white Cadillac whose driver may have felt upset at being blocked in traffic. The patrol says a…


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January 24, 2014 at 6:56 AM

Friday Memo: Jealousy fueled I-90 chase … REALLY secret Santa … Super Bowl takes over

National Weather Service forecast Jealousy was the real motive behind last week’s wild chase on I-90 near Issaquah, rather than road rage, as the Washington State Patrol and witnesses initially believed. Jealousy sparked 100 mph chase on I-90, prosecutors say. Gold Bar Santa’s secret: He was a ‘Most Wanted’ prison…


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January 17, 2014 at 7:24 PM

Men in high-speed, road-rage crash held on bail

Two men accused in a high-speed, road-rage crash on Interstate 90 on Wednesday were ordered held on bail at the King County Jail on Friday. Desi B. Beltran, 29, was ordered held in lieu of $1 million for investigation of first-degree assault, reckless driving, reckless endangerment and hit and run. Hugo Yanez, 31, was being held…


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January 16, 2014 at 6:07 AM

Road rage drivers collide, crash in Bellevue

The Associated Press Two cars driving west on Interstate 90 struck each other multiple times at high speed in a road-rage incident Wednesday evening until they rolled in the median in Bellevue near Lake Sammamish. The Washington State Patrol says the 32-year-old man driving one car tried to run away and was arrested by Bellevue police….


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November 20, 2013 at 6:52 AM

Wednesday Memo: 777X poll … Road-rage plea … Sunny-days jackpot

National Weather Service forecast States salivating for Boeing 777X feast: Well, we knew it was coming. Now that the machinists have nixed Boeing’s offer that would have guaranteed the plane would be built here, the company is looking elsewhere. Do you think Boeing will build the 777X in another state? Vote…


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August 27, 2013 at 12:04 PM

Man moons woman in Chehalis road rage incident

The Chronicle, Centralia A road rage incident in Chehalis led to a hit-and-run collision and a man pulling down his pants and exposing his buttocks to the driver he was feuding with Saturday afternoon in the Grocery Outlet parking lot. The road rage incident began when the suspect, identified as Brett T. Watkins, 36, of Hoodsport, pulled…


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February 14, 2013 at 4:39 PM

Road-rage suspect who broke man’s facial bones in Spanaway sought

The 46-year-old victim of a beating in Spanaway Monday will have to have facial reconstructive surgery, according to his son. (Family photo) Pierce County deputies are looking for a man who punched and kicked another man’s face so hard in Spanaway this week that the victim will need facial-reconstructive surgery. The 46-year-old victim accidentally…


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January 29, 2013 at 9:03 PM

Wednesday Memo: Roosters … Death Penalty poll … Road rage

National Weather Service / Forecast That Bellevue rooster: A couple wasn’t saying cock-a-doodle-do about a noisy rooster in their neighborhood so they complained and now an amused Bellevue city council is considering what to do about fowl in the city. Death penalty: A few Democratic and Republican state lawmakers want to…


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