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  • Sawant takes the lead over Orion in race for Seattle City Council District 3

    SEATTLE — Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant increased her lead over challenger Egan Orion on Friday evening in the closely watched race for District 3. Sawant had a 1,515-vote lead after the latest ballot count was released Friday evening.  She now has about 52 percent of the vote. Current Seattle city council member @cmkshama now leads by more than 1500 votes. She has trailed in this close district 3 election race all week until today. — AJ Janavel (@ajjanavelnews) […]

  • Seattle Public Schools files lawsuit against Juul over youth vaping rise

    SEATTLE — Seattle Public Schools on Thursday announced a lawsuit against e-cigarette maker Juul Labs. The lawsuit alleges that Juul’s advertising and product design deliberately targets minors and has contributed to a rise in youth vaping and addiction to nicotine. The district says it is asking a court to order the company to stop marketing to minors in addition to damages and funding for prevention education. Also named in the suit are tobacco company Altria, which owns roughly a third […]

  • Lawmakers ask 4 big tech companies for documents in probe

    Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech asked Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents, marking a step forward in Congress' bipartisan probe of the companies.

  • Accused Capital One hacker indicted on wire, computer fraud charges

    SEATTLE — A former Amazon software engineer accused of a massive data breach at Capital One and other organizations has been indicted on two charges by a federal grand jury. Paige Thompson, 33, of Seattle, was arrested in July after allegedly obtaining information from more than 100 million Capital One credit applications. The Justice Department said Wednesday that she was indicted on charges of wire fraud and computer fraud in connection with the breach, which included over 30 other companies […]

  • 3 southern resident orcas presumed dead, Center for Whale Research says

    Three more of the critically endangered Southern Resident Orcas have been declared dead by the Center for Whale Research. 

  • Minutes after being released from jail, a Florida man was arrested in the parking lot for breaking into cars

    Casey Michael Lewis was a free man for about 15 minutes, not even leaving the grounds of the jail where he’d been locked up before being arrested again. The 37-year-old had just been released Thursday from the St. Lucie County Detention Facility in Fort Pierce, Florida, where he’d been held on grand theft charges, according to an arrest affidavit. The affidavit says after he was released, Lewis then began walking around the jail’s parking lot “acting suspicious and checking vehicle […]

  • Mom accused of tying children and ex-husband up, shooting daughter who called 911

    Svetlana Laurel is accused of shooting her 14-year-old daughter Dec. 18 at a home in Renton

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