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Lawmaker wants investigation of St. Louis prosecutor

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 12:46
A Missouri lawmaker is calling for an investigation of St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, saying he "manipulated" the grand jury in the Ferguson case. McCulloch said in a radio interview on Friday that some witnesses obviously lied to the grand jury.

SPD investigating stabbing at strip club

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 12:01
Seattle police say two people were slashed Thursday night at Dream Girls, a strip club in Seattle's Sodo neighborhood.

Coming up: Events beyond Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 12:01
Plan ahead with this roundup of regional festivals and celebrations.

Turkey orders arrest warrant for U.S.-based cleric

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 11:59
Fethullah Gulen, 73, lives in self-exile in the Pocono Mountains. He wields outsize influence in Turkey through his Hizmet movement, which runs newspapers, television networks and prep schools and is influential in the business community.

Prosecutors weigh sexual assault charges against Seattle Impact soccer-team owner Dion Earl

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 11:59
King County prosecutors are reviewing whether to bring sexual assault charges against Seattle Impact FC owner Dion Earl, who is accused of assaulting two of the soccer team’s former dance team members.

Agreement may mean more funds for foster kids

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 11:54
If the Legislature approves, Washington state’s foster parents will start getting more money. Currently, the state pays just 40 to 60 percent of the cost of caring for a foster child, they say.

Veronica Alicea Galván named to King Co. Superior Court bench

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 11:01
Gov. Jay Inslee announced Friday the appointment of Veronica Alicea Galván to the King County Superior Court bench.

Cliff quotes: Seattle defensive end Cliff Avril talks to the media

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 10:46
Here's some of what Seattle defensive end Cliff Avril had to say to the media today after it was announced he had signed a new four-year contract beginning in 2015 and running through 2018.

Finding an opponent for Gonzaga’s Battle in Seattle becomes a taller task

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 10:46
Scheduling is the Rubik’s Cube of college programs, exemplified by the pairing at Gonzaga’s showcase event of the nation’s No. 8-ranked team and one that a year ago lost 20 games.

Critics appeal to Inslee for probe of 6 for-profit colleges

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 10:46
A national advocacy group wants the state to investigate the Corinthian College chain, known here as Everest colleges, but state regulators say they have no cause to do so.

2 killed, 3 injured in collision near Cottage Lake

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 09:54
Two people are dead and three others, including a child, are injured following an accident near the intersection of Northeast 128th Way and Avondale Road Northeast near Cottage Lake, according to the King County Sheriff's Office.

Unclaimed cremated remains rest in Puget Sound

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 09:46
The Associated Press

Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward dies in California at 95

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 09:46
Lowell Steward flew more than 100 missions over Europe during World War II, and was ultimately awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. After being discharged in 1946, he became one of the first black real-estate agents in Los Angeles.

Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward dies in California at 95

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 09:46
Lowell Steward flew more than 100 missions over Europe during World War II, and was ultimately awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. After being discharged in 1946, he became one of the first black real-estate agents in Los Angeles.

2014 in pictures, from The Seattle Times photographers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 09:46
Our shooters are always searching for the story, from the everyday to the exceptional. The past year gave us Super Bowl winning highs, and the tragedies of the mudslide near Oso and two area school shootings. And much in between.

China arrests US aid worker near N. Korean border

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 09:46
A Korean-American aid worker running a school in a Chinese city near North Korea has been arrested on charges of embezzlement and possession of fake invoices, his lawyer said Friday, in a sign that authorities are increasingly sensitive about activities by foreigners in the border region.

Lawmakers jab Supreme Court: bill would make races partisan

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 09:46
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WSP trooper hits 2 pedestrians in Bellingham

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 09:45
The Associated Press