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December 17, 2013 at 12:44 PM

Reward offered for stolen paintings

This 2008 painting by artist Whiting Tennis, titled ‘Senior,” is among seven stolen last week in North Seattle. (Kucera Gallery photo)

This 2008 painting by artist Whiting Tennis, titled ‘Senior,” is among seven stolen last week in North Seattle. (Kucera Gallery photo)

A $1,000 reward is being offered to anyone who successfully recovers seven paintings by Seattle artist Whiting Tennis, which were stolen last week when a truck they were in was taken from a hotel parking lot.

The reward is being offered by Tennis’ gallery representative Greg Kucera.

Tennis is scheduled to open a show on Jan. 18 at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art in Salem, Ore. and museum representatives were in town Wednesday to pick up the pieces from Tennis’ North Seattle studio.

They put the paintings in a rental truck, which was stolen overnight from the lot at a Holiday Inn Express where the museum representatives were staying.

Someone spotted the truck in West Seattle early Thursday morning, but didn’t report it to police until the weekend, after news about the stolen truck and artwork ran on TV.

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August 3, 2013 at 9:42 AM

Man arrested after allegedly ramming medical center with truck

A man who had been involuntarily committed on a temporary mental health hold two days ago was arrested this morning after he allegedly rammed a truck into a medical center seveal times and then tried to smash a deputy’s patrol car, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s spokesman Jason Stanley said the man, who…

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July 29, 2013 at 3:49 PM

Bail set at $1 million for driver in fatal West Seattle collision

Bail was set at $1 million for a 43-year-old man suspected of causing the death of a passenger Saturday night in West Seattle. Prosecutors said the man, who waived his appearance at his bail hearing this afternoon at the King County Jail, was driving on a suspended license for unpaid tickets, including one for a violation of an Ignition…

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September 21, 2012 at 8:25 AM

Truck driver dies in crash on Tiger Mountain

The driver of a FedEx semi-truck died this morning when his vehicle ran off Highway 18 at Tiger Mountain, near Snoqualmie, according to the State Patrol. State Patrol spokeswoman Julie Judson said that about 6 a.m., the truck webt off the road, hit a tree and caught fire. The driver may have suffered from a medical attack…

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August 11, 2012 at 10:36 AM

Rolling septic truck kills Pierce Co. motorcyclist

The Associated Press PUYALLUP – A 30-year-old man riding his motorcycle in Puyallup was struck and killed by an unsecured and unmanned septic truck rolling down a hill. Pierce County sheriff’s office spokesman Ed Troyer says the truck’s driver told deputies he had set the parking brake, but an inspection showed the brake had not been set. The…

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April 13, 2012 at 10:30 AM

UPDATE: Pioneer Square pergola damaged, again, when semi gets a bit too close

UPDATE | 4:51 p.m.   The Seattle parks department plans to install a sturdier post to protect the historic pergula after it was damaged again Thursday by a wayward truck. Acting Parks director Dan Johnson said crews were beginning repairs on the damaged cast iron roof cornice on the southwest corner. The repairs,…

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