Archive for January, 2014

Amanda Knox says she'll 'fight this to the very end'

Happening on Friday: Kercher family talked about a lack of closure at a press conference, Amanda Knox said she’ll never willingly go back to Italy, and police confiscated Raffaele Sollecito’s passport near the Italian border. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Seattle tunneling operations on hold yet again

Seattle’s massive tunneling operation is on hold yet again due to ongoing problems with the world’s largest boring machine, officials said Friday. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Senate OKs immigrant financial aid bill

The Senate has approved a measure to expand college financial aid to include students who were brought to Washington state illegally as children. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Tri-City judge protects some sex offender privacy

A judge in Washington state has ruled that the personal information of low-level sex offenders should not be released to the public. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Inmate in shackles escapes outside Bellevue court

An inmate in a red jumpsuit and shackles escaped from custody Friday morning outside Bellevue District Court. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Issaquah changes name to 12SAQUAH

The city of Issaquah will change its name to “12SAQUAH” for Super Bowl Sunday. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Ex-teacher lives modest life, leaves $8.4 million gift

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Suspicious powder mailed to hotels near Super Bowl

Two days ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey, the FBI and local authorities were conducting an investigation into the mail delivery of “suspicious white power” to six New Jersey hotels and a post office on Friday. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Obama asks CEOs for help hiring long-term jobless

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking CEOs from major corporations for help in putting the long-term unemployed back to work. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Gas continues to flow from rig off La. coast

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Coast Guard says crews continue to work to stop natural gas flowing from a drilling rig off the Louisiana coast. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites