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October 10, 2014 at 12:58 PM

No lights? No license? No problem — for Seattle police

Note to miscreants and would-be miscreants: If you absolutely have to drive around late at night with a suspended driver’s license — along with a pair of passengers who are wanted on warrants and a handgun stashed in your car — for the love of Mike turn on your damn headlights. Certainly that’s sound advice. But it comes too late for these…


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July 22, 2014 at 9:58 AM

Denver police apologize to Seattle man for UberX traffic stop

The Associated Press DENVER — Denver’s police chief is apologizing to a Seattle man for his interaction with an officer who stopped the UberX car that was giving him a ride to the airport. Colorado legislators passed a law this year to implement a regulatory structure for ride-sharing companies like UberX, which use cellphone apps to connect riders…


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February 25, 2014 at 6:14 AM

Spokane Valley traffic stop turns into chase

SPOKANE VALLEY (AP) — A Spokane County sheriff’s spokesman says a woman driver accused of first trying to run down a deputy who stopped her for not wearing a seat belt, then crashing her car, trying to scale a 6-foot fence and taking a swing at the deputy told the officer she really didn’t want…


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