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WSP: Deputy ran stop sign, caused crash that cost man his legs

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 04:46
A serious multiple car collision in Everett last week that left one man a double amputee was caused by a Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy who ran a stop sign, according to investigators with the Washington State Patrol

Comcast reportedly plans to drop Time Warner Cable takeover offer

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 04:31
Comcast is planning to make a final decision on its Time Warner Cable proposal Thursday, and an announcement on the deal’s fate may come as soon as Friday, said a person with knowledge of the matter

Crime-writer Ann Rule’s 2 sons charged with bilking her of $100K

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 03:46
The two adult sons of true-crime writer Ann Rule were charged last week with theft, accused of bilking their ailing mother out of more than $100,000 combined in a roughly 18-month span, though investigators are still digging into years of financial records to determine her total losses, court record

Seattle puts off food-scrap fines until next year

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 03:31
Fines for putting food scraps in the trash won’t take effect in Seattle until 2016, Mayor Ed Murray said Wednesday. The start date was initially supposed to be July 1.

Rocky Votolato breaks out with urgent new song cycle

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 03:07
Seattle troubadour Rocky Votolato celebrates the release of a cathartic, breakthrough new album, “Hospital Handshakes” Friday, April 24, at the Fremont Abbey.

Rae Sremmurd, Flosstradamus headline ‘Go Hard’ festival

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 03:05
The most talked about act at this electronic music festival at the Tacoma Dome on Saturday, April 25, isn’t electronic, but it’s delightful — the rap duo Rae Sremmurd.

‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’: fragments of his impactful life

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 02:46
The new documentary ‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’ lacks focus, but rare video and audio clips make it must-see viewing for Nirvana fans. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.

Big gift for Intiman: A half-a-million dollars

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 02:46
Intiman Theatre has received a $500,000 grant from the Raynier Institute & Foundation and is on track to be debt-free by 2017.

La Center teen’s prom proposal lands him suspension

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:46
A teen who strapped fake explosives around his body in a stunt to ask a date to the prom has been suspended from school.

The Metropolitan Grill: superb steaks and service

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:16
The downtown landmark steakhouse still pleases after more than 30 years.

‘Age of Adaline’: Blake Lively plays an old soul in a young body

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:16
A review of “The Age of Adaline,” a romantic melodrama with a mysterious twist. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.

‘The Water Diviner’: a riveting war tale of a father’s loss

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:16
A movie review of “The Water Diviner”: Russell Crowe directs and stars in this compelling WWI tale of loss and reconciliation. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.

This ‘Little Boy’ shines in manipulative WWII drama

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:16
A movie review of “Little Boy”: A manipulative, well-cast World War II drama about a 7-year-old boy (Jakob Salvati) determined to reunite with his father. Rating: 2.5 stars out of 4.

Rant & Rave: College students fail spelling

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:01
Readers rave about licensing office, rant about UW students’ misspelling

Model for Rockwell’s painting of Rosie the Riveter dies at 92

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:10
Mary Doyle Keefe posed for Norman Rockwell’s painting when she was a 19-year-old telephone operator.

After 77 expletives, Reds manager Bryan Price gets an ‘F’ in Media 101

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:05
It’s stunning to see Price’s 77-expletive tirade explode all over the Internet. During his six seasons as Mariners pitching coach, Price became a favorite to deal with.

Google’s universe expands to phone service

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:01
Limited at first for use with the Google Nexus 6 phone, Project Fi is designed to re-imagine phone calls to widen their overlap with Google’s expanding world of devices and services, analysts say.

Man who shot Reagan petitions to live outside mental hospital

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:01
John Hinckley Jr. already spends 17 days a month at the home of his mother, Jo Ann, 89, in a gated community that surrounds a golf course in Williamsburg, Va.