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Sunday Seahawks links and notes: Sherman/Baldwin friendship endures, and picking Carolina to come to Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 03:31
First off, a simply great story by Jayson Jenks today on the friendship between Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin.

Major study of bereaved military families underway

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 03:28

In this Dec. 16, 2014 photo, Army widow, Aimee Wriglesworth, poses for a photo next to a display of some of her late husband's awards and artifacts in her home in Bristow, Va. Wriglesworth lost her husband, an Army major to cancer in 2013. By the hundreds, other widows, widowers, parents, siblings and children are sharing accounts of their grief as part of the largest study ever of America's military families as they go through bereavement. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)With his wife and child close at hand, Army Maj. Chad Wriglesworth battled skin cancer for more than a year before dying at age 37.


Concerns rise over US anti-prison rape law's fate

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 03:25

In this photo taken Oct. 17, 2014, a convex mirror helps to prevent hidden space at the Washington Corrections Center For Women in Gig Harbor, Wash. A 2003 federal law was meant to put a stop to sexual assault in the nation’s prisons, jails and juvenile detention centers and more than $110 million in state and federal taxpayer money has been spent to help states tackle the problem. By last fall, every state was supposed to have dozens of new standards in place, ranging from increased training of staff about sex abuse policies to procedures meant to help inmates safely report attacks. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)When Congress passed a law in 2003 aimed at ending sexual assault in U.S. prisons, jails and juvenile detention centers, survivors like Jan Lastocy were hopeful that it would help solve the long-ignored problem.


White Pass - 1/4/2015 10:18:55 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 03:23
White Pass US12
1/4/2015 10:18:55 AM

Temperature: 29 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Satus Pass - 1/4/2015 10:17:58 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 03:23
Satus Pass US97
1/4/2015 10:17:58 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway has snow, slush, and ice in places

Weather:
Rain and snow mix

Stevens Pass - 1/4/2015 10:19:58 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 03:23
Stevens Pass US2
1/4/2015 10:19:58 AM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow and ice on the roadway

Weather:
Broken clouds

Blewett Pass - 1/4/2015 10:13:08 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 03:23
Blewett Pass US97
1/4/2015 10:13:08 AM

Temperature: 25 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway has slush and ice in places

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/4/2015 10:14:47 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 03:23
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/4/2015 10:14:47 AM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Chains required on all vehicles except all wheel drive, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Chains required on all vehicles except all wheel drive, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Man shot in foot in Seattle mum on what happened

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 03:16
A 29-year-old man who turned up in a Renton hospital and said he'd been in shot in the foot in Seattle early Sunday morning isn't cooperating with investigators, according to Seattle police.

Pacific Coast sea bird die-off puzzles scientists

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 03:16
Scientists are trying to figure out what's behind the deaths of seabirds that have been found by the hundreds along the Pacific Coast since October.

Off-duty cop mistakenly shoots himself in elevator

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 03:13
CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty police officer out to dinner with his wife in Cincinnati accidentally shot himself in the stomach inside a parking garage elevator.

Kenya airport crash disrupts flights

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 03:07
Flights into Kenya's main airport are being diverted after a plane crash-landed on the runway in the capital Nairobi.
Categories: BBC World News

ArtsBeat: ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies’ Reigns at the Box Office

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 03:04
“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” (Warner Bros.) continued to lead the North American box office, taking in an estimated $21.9 million, for a three-week total of $220.8 million.






Jogger fatally struck by snowplow in Connecticut

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 03:01
TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a jogger who stepped out into the road to avoid a puddle or debris has been fatally struck by a snowplow.

Man who rammed patrol car on Vashon Island arrested

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 03:01
A man who rammed a King County Sheriff's patrol car several times Saturday night with a pickup truck on Vashon Island and drove off while a deputy fired several shots was found early Sunday morning on the island by deputies who fired a Taser as he tried to run.

Tuilagi could miss Six Nations start

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 02:52
Leicester boss Richard Cockerill says Manu Tuilagi will be fit this month but he could still miss the Six Nations' opener.
Categories: BBC World News

Stuart Scott, ESPN’s Voice of Exuberance, Dies at 49

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 02:48
The popular Mr. Scott, who was the network’s most prominent black anchor and made “Booyah!” his signature expression, had been ill with cancer.






Deadly suicide bomb rocks Mogadishu

BBC World News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 02:41
A suicide car bomb attack by the Somali Islamist group al-Shabab kills four people near Mogadishu airport.
Categories: BBC World News