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September 24, 2012 | By Matt Pearce
Six boys, ages 14 and 15, broke out of a maximum security juvenile detention facility near Snoqualmie, Wash., on Saturday night after knocking out a female staff member, authorities said. Police recaptured them on Sunday after spotting them in a nearby woods from a helicopter. The boys had been locked up on charges of assault, possession of firearms and burglary, the King County Sheriff's Office told the Associated Press; now they'll face charges of assault, unlawful imprisonment and escape.
Six weeks into a walkout that hobbled both of Seattle's daily newspapers, negotiators on Thursday reached a tentative settlement that would bring all the strikers back to work within six months. But the proposed contract, which could be voted on as early as this weekend, provided few additional financial concessions to workers--and left both the Seattle Times and the Post-Intelligencer with millions of dollars in advertising and circulation losses.
January 15, 2014 | By Gary Klein
Tosh Lupoi, a former Washington defensive line coach who is under investigation by the NCAA for allegedly violating rules while working as an assistant under Steve Sarkisian, will receive $300,000 as part of a mutual separation with the school, a Washington spokesman said Wednesday. The allegations, first reported by the Los Angeles Times, surround the recruitment of defensive lineman Andrew Basham, who signed a letter of intent with the Huskies in February 2013 but did not qualify academically to enroll.
March 14, 1986 | DAVID SHAW, Times Staff Writer
Do newspaper readers and advertisers really care if a newspaper uses color photographs--or striking drawings, charts, graphs, maps and other visual elements that can make a paper appear more attractive and more carefully designed? Many editors throughout the country think so. "The response that we've had from readers tells us very, very clearly that that means something to them," says Christian Anderson, editor of the Orange County Register. "You . . .
A Washington state schoolteacher who last month pleaded guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old student whose child she bore in May said she had hoped to hide her family identity throughout the ordeal because her father, former Orange County Republican Rep. John Schmitz, is dying of cancer. "It's a tragedy that this came out about me before his death," Mary Kay LeTourneau, one of Schmitz's eight children, told the Seattle Times in an emotional interview from jail in Kent, Wash. "He has cancer.
June 14, 2013 | By Joe Flint
After the coffee. Before seeing if I can be a trophy husband. The Skinny: Once again my views on love have been shattered. It may take me years to recover from this one. Sorry we're late today. There were technical difficulties beyond our control. Hopefully you took the day off anyway. Friday's stories include coverage of Rupert Murdoch's divorce filing and a preview of the weekend box office. If you are interested in receiving an email alert when the Morning Fix is live please send me a note . Daily Dose: Last week, former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Reed Hundt criticized the idea of the Koch brothers, who often back conservative causes, owning the Los Angeles Times.
November 15, 2012 | By Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times
DOVER, Fla. - He's been dubbed the "shirtless FBI agent" - a rogue investigator so smitten with a pretty socialite that he sent her a bare-chested photo of himself and pursued her complaint about harassing emails all the way to Congress. The facts emerging about Frederick Humphries - until now perhaps the least-known figure in the David H. Petraeus adultery scandal - offer a different portrait. The chain reaction initiated by Humphries continued Thursday, as Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta ordered a review of ethics training for Pentagon brass and the CIA began an "exploratory" investigation into the conduct of Petraeus, the agency's former director.
April 30, 2011 | Grahame L. Jones, On Soccer
Sifting through the tens of thousands of words that have been spoken and written about Brian Mullan over the past week or so, two conclusions are inescapable. The first is that Mullan is not the devil that he is being made out to be. The second is that he should retire right now from Major League Soccer. Had he done so 10 days ago, he would have been remembered as an aggressive, ball-winning midfielder who won five MLS titles, one with the Galaxy, one the San Jose Earthquakes, two with the Houston Dynamo and a fifth last season with the Colorado Rapids.
January 16, 1989 | Associated Press
Dale Ellis of the Seattle SuperSonics says his marriage may become stronger as the result of his arrest in a domestic dispute last week. "The whole thing was blown out of proportion," Ellis told the Seattle Times. "That's what happens when you're in the public eye. You're under a microscope. You have to do the right thing all of the time. "That's the sad thing about it. I don't really want to discuss what happened. It's kind of personal. A little embarrassing.
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