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  • Pinger locator in search for missing plane detects signal consistent with black box

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (CNN) — After a month of searching, investigators now have their “most promising” lead yet in finding the missing plane. A pinger locator in the Indian Ocean has detected signals consistent with those emitted by aircraft black boxes, the head of the Joint Agency Coordination Center said Monday. The sounds were heard at a depth of 4,500 meters (about 14,764 feet), retired Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston said. But it could take days before officials can confirm whether […]

  • Alaskan Way Viaduct inspection complete, road open

    SEATTLE — The inspection of the Alaskan Way Viaduct is complete and the road reopened to traffic shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday, said Washington State Department of Transportation spokeswoman Laura Newborn.  The part of State Route 99 between Valley Street in South Lake Union and the Battery Street Tunnel remains closed for construction work through 6 a.m. Sunday. On Sunday morning, the Hot Chocolate Run will shutdown a portion of State Route 99 up to the Woodland Park Zoo in […]

  • Man arrested for death of West Seattle woman

    SEATTLE — Homicide detectives arrested a 20 year old man at his home in White Center Saturday afternoon for the murder of a 46 year old mother, said Detective Jeff Kappel. On December 14th, 2013 at approximately 12:20 p.m., the daughter of the victim returned home and found the front door of their West Seattle home unlocked. The mother and daughter lived together in the 5900 block of Highpoint Drive SW. The daughter was unable to find her mother inside […]

  • 3 suspects sought in north Seattle shooting that left man dead

    SEATTLE — A man was found shot to death in a parking lot in North Seattle near the Greenwood Fred Meyer, according to Detective Renee Witt. The victim was 54-year-old David L. Peterson, the husband of Kimberly Peterson who works at the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Around 9:00 Sunday night, dispatchers received calls of shots fired in the area of N. 85th Street and 1st NW Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a man seated in his car in a parking […]

  • Car crashes into West Seattle pet store

    SEATTLE — A driver of a car drove into the front window of a West Seattle pet store Saturday afternoon. At 2:52 p.m. the Seattle Fire Department was called to a heavy rescue in the 9000 block of 25th Avenue SW. When firefighters arrived they found a car through the front plate glass window of a store. The car had shattered the storefront window. There were no injuries to the driver of the car or any of the customers inside the store. […]

  • Police: Shooting suspect led troopers on chase down I-5

    SEATTLE — Two people were found shot in a home on Camano Island, and the alleged suspect led police on a chase down I-5. The chase ended near the intersection of 88th Street SW and 53rd Avenue West in Mukilteo around 4 p.m. Sunday. The incident began around 3:15 p.m. when Island County 911 received a call of a shooting on Michelle Drive, said Island County Sheriff Mark Brown. Police were given  a description of the suspect and the vehicle he […]

  • Former childhood movie star Shirley Temple has died at 85

    (CNN) — Shirley Temple Black, who rose to fame as arguably one of the most well-known child actresses in Hollywood history, died late Monday night, her publicist said. She was 85. Temple died of natural causes at her Woodside, California, home, surrounded by family and caregivers, a statement from Cheryl Kagan said. She began acting at age 3 and starred in four massive box-office draws before she turned 10, commanding a then-unheard of $50,000 per movie. Her first film of notice […]

  • Fireworks spark fire that destroys Bellingham business

    SEATTLE — Firefighters were called out to a report of a grass fire near 10th Street and Douglas Avenue around 10:20 p.m. Saturday night, said Bellingham Fire Marshal Jason Napier. That fire eventually ignited Reid Boiler Works, an old industrial building on the waterfront. When fire crews arrived on scene, they found the business fully involved by fire, with flames shooting through the warehouse roof. The nearby railway was closed because of the intense heat and flames. The stubborn fire […]

  • Attorney General to extend recognition of same-sex marriage rights to all states

    (CNN) — Attorney General Eric Holder says he is set to extend the federal government’s recognition of same-sex marriages even in the 34 states that don’t consider it legal. CNN has obtained excerpts of a speech Holder will deliver at the Human Rights Campaign’s New York City gala event Saturday night. Holder plans to announce that the Justice Department will issue a memo Monday that recognizes same-sex marriages “to the greatest extent possible under the law.”

  • Lakewood woman dies in house fire

    SEATTLE — A 56 year old woman died in a house fire early Saturday morning in Lakewood, said Assistant Fire Marshal Hallie McCurdy. At 1:43 a.m., West Pierce Fire and Rescue responded to a house fire at 50 Beverly Drive SW. A neighbor heard a noise, smelled smoke and saw flames coming from the home and quickly dialed 911, said McCurdy. Fire crews arrived to find a smoldering fire inside the home. Firefighters quickly put out the fire. The cause […]

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