Category: Local News

Seattle temps return to normal after record-tying weekend – The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times Seattle temps return to normal after record-tying weekendThe Seattle TimesSeattle reached record temperatures Sunday when it hit 96 degrees, matching the all-time high for a June day, according to the National Weather Service. Saturday was also higher than normal, reaching 87 degrees, about 15 degrees above the historical … and more » Original published:…

Time for Seattle-area drivers to pay up? Tolling doesn’t get much love, but it eases gridlock – The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times Time for Seattle-area drivers to pay up? Tolling doesn’t get much love, but it eases gridlockThe Seattle TimesTraffic around Seattle is bad and getting worse. Solutions are scarce. But a groundbreaking local study — now a decade old — and the experience of other cities may point toward a remedy, albeit an…

Dozens of prospective jurors beg off ‘Pharma Bro’ case

NEW YORK (AP) — Several prospective jurors have been excused from the federal securities fraud trial of an ex-pharmaceutical company executive because they claimed they couldn’t be impartial. Jury selection will continue Tuesday morning in Brooklyn. During jury questioning Monday, several potential jurors said they couldn’t ignore Martin Shkreli’s reputation for raising the price of…

Baby giraffe makes her public debut at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo – The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times Baby giraffe makes her public debut at Seattle’s Woodland Park ZooThe Seattle TimesBaby giraffe makes her public debut at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo. Originally published June 26, 2017 at 11:51 am Updated June 26, 2017 at 8:31 pm. The six-day-old baby giraffe and her mother, Tufani, are outside in their fenced-off area…

Police transcript in shooting of Seattle mom: ‘I don’t have a Taser’ – The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia Tribune Police transcript in shooting of Seattle mom: ‘I don’t have a Taser’The Philadelphia TribuneSEATTLE — As an encounter between two Seattle police officers and a mother of four escalated, one of the cops yelled, “Tase her!” The other officer replied, “I don’t have a Taser,” according to an audio of the police…