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Autopsy: Police shot black man with sword in back

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:12

Darrien Hunt, 22, was shot six times, four of them from behind.

       

Fire official defends choice of Everett hospital for shooting victims

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:00
Time and the ability of Providence Regional Medical Center to treat four critically injured students played into the decision to take them to the Everett hospital rather than Seattle’s top-level trauma center, a fire official said Tuesday.

Kansas City forces Game 7 with 10-0 rout

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:58
Royals get to Jake Peavy early, take 7-0 lead after two innings to tie Series before raucous home crowd.

Video: Pete Kwiatkowski and Jeff Choate on Arizona State, Colorado

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:57
After Tuesday's practice Washington defensive coaches are still somewhat at loss to explain Saturday's bizarre weather conditions at Husky Stadium during a 24-10 loss to No. 14 Arizona State. They're also preparing for a potentially dangerous opponent in Colorado.

FBI confirms it used fake story, denies bogus Times Web link

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:47
The FBI is confirming it faked an Associated Press story to catch a suspect in a school bomb threat in 2007, but says it did not use a bogus Seattle Times Web link to do it.

See the mask that may have inspired Seahawks logo

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:45
The mask that possibly inspired the Seahawks logo will soon be on display at the Burke Museum in Seattle.

Autopsy: Man killed by Utah police shot from rear

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:43

Susan Hunt, mother of Darrien Hunt, speaks during a press conference concerning the autopsy of her son, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Hunt, 22, killed by Utah police, died of multiple gunshot wounds, including several in the back of his body, according to an autopsy released Tuesday. Hunt was shot Sept. 10 as he walked around a strip mall in Saratoga Springs dressed as a Japanese anime character and carrying a sword that his family said was decorative. Police said someone called 911 after seeing Hunt with the metal sword, and officers fired after Hunt lunged at them with it. (AP Photo/The Deseret News, Hugh Carey) SALT LAKE TRIBUNE OUT; MAGS OUTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A black man who was shot by Utah police while armed with a samurai-style sword as part of a Japanese anime costume died of multiple gunshot wounds, including several in the back of his body, according to an autopsy released Tuesday.


White Pass - 10/28/2014 8:57:09 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:39
White Pass US12
10/28/2014 8:57:09 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 10/28/2014 8:50:27 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:39
Satus Pass US97
10/28/2014 8:50:27 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 10/28/2014 8:47:24 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:39
Stevens Pass US2
10/28/2014 8:47:24 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Slush in places

Weather:
Mix rain and snow

Blewett Pass - 10/28/2014 8:45:37 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:39
Blewett Pass US97
10/28/2014 8:45:37 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 10/28/2014 8:56:03 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:39
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/28/2014 8:56:03 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Potential delays due to single-lane closures both directions 24 hours a day. Occasional rolling slowdowns both directions during daytime hours. No loads over 12 ft wide. Rock blasting closures are completed for the season.

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Washington wins at Dallas in overtime

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:34
Colt McCoy directed Washington to Kai Forbath’s 40-yard field goal in overtime and the Dallas Cowboys were unable to answer after quarterback Tony Romo came back from an injury to his surgically repaired back. The Cowboys fell to 6-2.
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Federal Way’s Chico McClatcher: Where will highlight-reel moves take him next?

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:32
Chico McClatcher of Federal Way has always had the speed and moves to leave opponents grasping and recruiters gasping. As his high-school career winds down, here’s a look at where he has been and where he might go next.

On Baseball: The Giants, Fighting History, Would Like to Forget This One

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:32
The Giants are not far from the glory of 2010 and 2012, their first two championships since they moved from New York in 1958. But the record of road teams in World Series Game 7s is daunting.

Girls accused of trying to join jihadis confused

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:31

FILE - This Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, file photo shows the apartment complex in Aurora, Colo., which police say is the home of one of the three teenage girls who, according to U.S. authorities, were en route to join the Islamic State group in Syria when they were stopped at an airport in Germany. One of three suburban Denver girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria was confused about what her role would be if she had actually made it there, the girl's father said Tuesday Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)DENVER (AP) — One of three suburban Denver girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria was confused about what her role would be if she had actually made it there, the girl's father said Tuesday.


Does class size matter? Research reveals surprises

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:31
The most obvious reason for why smaller classes work — that teachers give students better, more-tailored instruction — probably isn’t the reason why achievement goes up, studies have found.

Seahawks stand pat at trade deadline

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:29
Only two deals were made throughout the league, perpetuating the idea that the NFL trade deadline is one of the most overrated days in sports.

Thai court dismisses case against British activist

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:17
BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court on Wednesday dismissed the first of four criminal and civil defamation cases filed against a British human rights activist by a Thai fruit processing company accused of mistreating migrant workers.

US Supreme Court stays Missouri inmate's execution

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:04

FILE - In this April 21, 2014 file photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections is Mark Christeson who is scheduled to die by injection for killing a south-central Missouri mother and her two children in February 1998. The U.S. Supreme Court late Tuesday Oct. 28, 2014 halted the execution of a Missouri man who killed a woman and her two children, citing concerns that his legal counsel was ineffective.(AP Photo/Missouri Department of Corrections, File)ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court late Tuesday halted the execution of a Missouri man who killed a woman and her two children, citing concerns that his legal counsel was ineffective.