Former Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske was confirmed by the United States Senate today as head of Customs and Border Protection. Kerlikowske, who most recently worked as the nation’s drug czar, headed Seattle Police Department for more than eight years. He left Seattle in 2009 to head the Office of National Drug Control Policy, a Cabinet-level…More
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A Japanese man, who flew into Seattle on Tuesday, saxophone in hand, hoping to rehearse and rock out with Jay Thomas at his weekly Jazz Jam Session, was denied entry and sent home on a flight Wednesday after immigration authorities at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport concluded he was really here to work. Thomas said Soichiro Hayakawa, from…More
The Associated Press Two Seattle men say they spent more than two hours in a detention center at the Canadian border after U.S. border agents discovered illegal chocolate eggs in their car. Brandon Loo and Christopher Sweeney told KOMO-TV they decided to bring home some treats for friends and family during a recent trip to Vancouver,…More