Archive for July, 2013

TSA officer misconduct laid out in government report

Among the 9,600 cases found between 2010 and 2012 were cases of theft, officers falling asleep or doing a lax job of screening baggage. One officer even tried to help a family member by taking their carry-on around the security. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Workman gets first win as Red Sox beat Mariners

Rookie Brandon Workman struck out nine while picking up his first major league win, allowing one run over six innings as the Boston Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 8-2 on Tuesday night. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Seahawks WR Harvin will need surgery

Harvin has been bothered by discomfort in the area of the labrum in his hip. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Spain train driver was on the phone doing 95 mph

Investigators say the train had been going as fast as 119 mph (192 kph) shortly before the derailment and that the conductor activated the brakes “seconds before the crash.” Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Microsoft Office comes to Android phones, not tablets

The software will be available starting Wednesday. It requires a $100-a-year subscription to Office and won’t be sold separately. The new offering follows the release of an iPhone version in June. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Two men dead after fleeing beer theft

Two men who were chased out of a Tacoma convenience store after trying to steal beer were killed after crashing their car Wednesday morning. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Speeding driver wanted to ‘get out of Washington’

A man doing 90 mph in a 35 mph zone in Spokane Valley, Wash., was chased by police into Idaho. Police say that when they finally caught him, the man said, “I wanted to come to Idaho and get out of Washington”. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Analyst allegedly tipped off hedge fund to Microsoft deal

Federal prosecutors in New York announced the securities fraud charges against Sandeep Aggarwal a day after he was arrested in San Jose, Calif. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Off-duty officer shoots, kills man at officer's home

Investigators are trying to determine if the officer was targeted at his Orting home. Police say the man pulled a gun and fired at the home, causing the officer to shoot back. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

I-90 bridge closures this weekend for Seafair air show

The Patriots Jet Team will be part of the Boeing Air Show Friday through Sunday. Due to FAA rules, the bridge must be closed to all drivers, walkers and cyclists to ensure safety and minimize distractions for drivers. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites