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May 22, 2014 at 7:18 AM

Tonasket school librarian accused of sex crime

TONASKET, Wash. (AP) — A 37-year-old librarian at Tonasket High School has been accused of having sex with an 18-year-old student. The librarian was arrested Tuesday and made her first court appearance Wednesday in an Okanogan County court. KXLY reports she was released without bail and ordered to have no contact with the student. She…

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April 9, 2014 at 8:18 AM

Woman pleads not guilty to sex with Tacoma student

TACOMA  (AP) — A woman accused of having sex with her students at Lincoln High School in Tacoma pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a charge of sexual misconduct with a minor. The News Tribune reports it was a new accusation from a fourth student against Meredith Powell. The 17-year-old said she touched him inappropriately last…

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February 12, 2014 at 6:38 AM

Wednesday Memo: Power out in wind … Avalanche deaths … Teacher sex allegations

Strong winds causing power outages: Some 5,000 Seattle City Light customers were without power this morning as winds gusting to 40 miles per hour blew through the Seattle area. Other outages are reported in Pierce and Thurston counties. Hate to read these stories … Two Seattle-area backcountry skiers were killed

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January 28, 2014 at 10:04 AM

Yakima teacher acquitted of sex crime wins $390K

YAKIMA (AP) — The East Valley School District has settled the case of a Yakima teacher who was accused of sexual misconduct with students. The district agreed earlier this month to pay $390,000 in legal fees for Michele Taylor. The gym teacher was accused in 2009 of sexual misconduct with two students, ages 15 and 16. She…

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November 13, 2013 at 7:00 AM

Wednesday Memo: Bus stops — for sex … Spokane baristas … Big Boeing vote today

Bus sex: A police officer caught a Community Transit bus driver having sex with a passenger in some bushes in Marysville the other day, and now the bus driver has quit before the transit service could discipline him. Cops say the sex, which occurred during the driver’s 20-minute break, was consensual and no law…

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June 1, 2012 at 10:45 PM

Tacoma band director resigns amid student sex allegations

The band director at Stadium High School in Tacoma has resigned and will surrender his teaching certificate after school officials concluded there was “sufficient reliable information” to find that he had sex with a female student during the 2009-10 school year, according to the Tacoma News Tribune. David J. Mulkins, 36, was placed on paid leave March 23…

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May 2, 2012 at 6:45 AM

Morning Memo/Wednesday: Immigration fine … Sex with student … WSU tuition

Weather: Did you notice it was starting to get light at 5 a.m. today?  The chart says light rain for the next four days, but we don’t believe it. The sun is peeking out from the clouds, and we’re banking on that. Sunday looks great, as in sunny. We’re still seeing below-normal temperatures. We’re…

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December 30, 2011 at 6:59 AM

Morning Memo/Friday: Sex & singing … Forget the Alamo … Slain teacher

Weather: OK, it’s the end of December, so what can we expect. It’s either showers or rain, or the chance of either, right through the weekend and into the new year. Let’s grin and bear it. On the bright side, the temperatures have been in the high 40s, and we haven’t been scraping ice off…

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December 14, 2011 at 8:43 AM

Kent teacher charged with offering student cash for sex

A cross country coach and teacher at Kent-Meridian High School, accused of offering a student $100 for sex and sending her a cellphone photo of his penis, has been charged in King County Superior Court. Ernie Ammons, 36, of Black Diamond, has been charged with communication with a minor for immoral purposes. The 16-year-old student told…

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