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    Former Seahawks quarterback Tavaris Jackson accused of pointing loaded gun at wife

    SEATTLE – Former Seattle Seahawks quarterback Tavaris Jackson was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill on Friday after allegedly pulling a gun on his wife during a family trip in Kissimmee, Fla. According to a charging affidavit from the Osceola County sheriff’s office, Jackson was intoxicated when he pulled the loaded handgun from his bag, pointed it at his wife and said “I’ll kill you” early Friday morning. Jackson was the Seahawks’ starting […]

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    At least 14 dead in West Virginia flooding, governor says

    A deluge of 9 inches of rain on parts of West Virginia destroyed or damaged more than 100 homes, knocked out power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses and killed 14 people, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said. About 500 people were stranded overnight in a shopping center when a bridge washed out, and dozens of other people had to be plucked off rooftops or rescued as waters quickly rose during the storm. “Our focus remains on search and […]

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    Officer injured in May Day announces claim against city, claiming lack of protective gear

    SEATTLE – A Seattle police officer announced he filed a tort-claim notice Thursday against the city, claiming he suffered a serious head injury at this year’s May Day protests because he wasn’t provided with proper protective gear. Officer Kerry Zieger said he requested the city’s newer, higher-protection head gear before policing the protest, but was given a bicycle helmet instead because the department had run out of the necessary equipment. Zieger was hit in the head with a chunk of concrete, […]

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    California wildfire scorches 30 square miles: 80 homes destroyed

    KERN COUNTY, Calif. — An out-of-control wildfire driven by winds burned nearly 30 square miles in 18 hours. According to InciWeb, the Erskine Fire has burned 19,034 acres and destroyed nearly 100 structures, with 1,500 more structures threatened. The fire sparked around 4 p.m. Thursday. Eighty homes were destroyed, officials said in a news conference Friday morning. That number is likely to grow. The fire was 0-percent contained. “The mountainous terrain, five years of drought and wind gusts of over 20 mph all […]

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    Coroner identifies victims in Thurston County shooting

    LACEY, Wash. — The Thurston County coroner has identified the three people who were found dead Wednesday after a shooting near Lacey. The three people were 36 year-old Gerald M. Berkey of Elma, Washington, 28 year-old Jackson L. Edens of Olympia, Washington, and 31 year-old Terron R. McGrath of Olympia. Investigators are trying to determine if drug dealing played a role in the shooting that also left one man injured. Thurston County Chief Deputy Dave Pearsall says investigators found half a pound […]

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    Museum of Flight’s new Aviation Pavilion set to open

    SEATTLE  –   Seattle’s Museum of Flight is spreading its wings and soaring into the future, with its biggest expansion in its 51-year-history. The museum’s new Aviation Pavilion opens Saturday, just a short walk over the skybridge, on the other side of East Marginal Way next to the Space Shuttle Exhibit. The new outdoor pavilion is the size of two football fields. The huge, roofed, outdoor gallery will be home to a new exhibit featuring commercial flight. “It’s nine stories tall, […]

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    Sound Transit Board sends $54 billion light rail measure to the November ballot

    SEATTLE — The Sound Transit board voted Thursday to send a $54 billion light rail measure to the November ballot. The plan, dubbed ST3, is aimed at speeding up the light rail extension project and focuses on bringing lines to Everett, Redmond, Issaquah, Tacoma, West Seattle and Ballard. Originally, the work wouldn’t be completed for 25 years. But earlier this month, the Sound Transit Board approved changes that would speed up the process by a few years. Voters will have the […]

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    3 dead, 1 injured in Thurston County shooting

    OLYMPIA, Wash. — Police say that in addition to meth, investigators found heroin, several thousand dollars and about half a dozen firearms inside of a travel trailer where three people were found shot to death. None of the weapons found were involved in Wednesday’s shooting, said Chief Deputy Dave Pearsall, with the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office. He said that they’re not yet calling it a drug-related crime, but noted “this is a known area for some narcotics being sold.” Pearsall said […]