All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Seattle’

Amanda Knox: No Happy Ending To My Story

While Amanda Knox and her co-defendant Raffaele Sollecito were acquitted last week of the 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher, she now says that there is no happy ending to her story. Amanda Knox spent almost four years in Italian prison, finally returning home to Seattle in 2011, but even then her fight was not over. In an open letter to …

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Katt Williams Sued for Throwing Chairs at a Family After a Show

Katt Williams is digging in pretty deep lately. Getting busted with Suge Knight was a pretty high-profile problem. But it is not the first time he’s run afoul of the law, and it is not even the most recent of his troubles. Katt Williams is now being sued by a family in Seattle who say that he threw chairs at …

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Misty Upham Died of Blunt-Force Injuries, Shows Autopsy

Misty Upham, the 32-year-old actress who went missing in early October, died of blunt force injuries to the head and torso. According to a Seattle Times report the cause of death was announced this week by the King County, Washington Medical Examiner’s Office. Upham was reported missing by her family on October 6. She was last seen on October 5 …

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Marijuana Legalization: Seattle Pot Shops in Standoff Over Shutdown

Whenever marijuana is legalized in any form, anywhere, there is a bit of red tape that has to be handled. Heretofore, there were no forms, staffing, website sections, and other such trappings to handle the subject. Now a bureaucracy has to be created. When Seattle legalized medical marijuana, they ran into just such an issue. Shops were opening, but those …

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Misty Upham: Search For Missing Actress Continues

The search for Misty Upham, the 32-year-old actress who went missing last week, is continuing. Police in the Seattle, Washington suburb of Auburn told The Seattle Times that they are “concerned” about Upham’s disappearance but that the incident is not being considered suspicious. Upham was reported missing on October 6. She was last seen on October 5 walking away from …

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Weed Fairy Visits Seattle, Spreads 50 Nuggets

The Weed Fairy visited Seattle last weekend and gave away free weed to keep everyone’s spirits high. The fairy tweeted a photo of her note with the caption, “Seattle, I just hit you up. Weed’s everywhere in Capitol Hill. Have a good weekend.” 50 fliers were spread around Seattle with a nugget of weed taped to them. The fliers read, …

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North Bend Explosion Destroys Businesses

An early-morning explosion in North Bend, Washington leveled businesses and destroyed property in the surrounding neighborhood today. According to a Seattle Times report the explosion is suspected to have been caused by natural gas. A strip mall near the explosion was almost completely leveled, destroying businesses including a pizza restaurant, a barber shop, a dance studio, and offices. Further out …

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Kurt Cobain’s Case Won’t Be Reopened by Seattle PD

Seattle police have stated that they won’t be reopening the case regarding the death of iconic Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, just days before the 20-year anniversary of his suicide in 1994. He was 27. Over the years there has been speculation and numerous conspiracy theories concerning some unknown cause of Cobain’s death, but police insist that it was a gunshot …

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Oprah Winfrey Partners With Starbucks

Oprah Winfrey is partnering with Starbucks where she will launch her own blend of tea called Oprah Chai Tea. The tea will debut on Mother’s Day–Sunday, May 11th–in Starbucks and Teavana stores in both the United States and Canada. The media icon traveled to Seattle and worked with teaologist Naoko Tsunoda. Oprah’s special blend of tea includes “notes of cinnamon, …

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Ken Griffey Jr. Apologizes for Awkward ESPN Inteview

Ken Griffey Jr.’s interview with Linda Cohn on ESPN’s SportsCenter was awkward to the point of being difficult to watch. Now Griffey wants Cohn and her viewers to know he’s sorry for how the interview went. Griffey gave a series of interviews on Wednesday in connection with Upper Deck’s month-long 25th anniversary celebration. Everyone wanted to know Griffey’s thoughts on …

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Seattle Mammoth Tusk Discovered At Construction Site

Experts from the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture claim that a recently discovered mammoth tusk might be the largest found in the entire Seattle area. The tusk, which is also believed to have come from an Ice Age mammoth, was unearthed by several construction workers conducting an excavation in the Lake Union area of Seattle. According to a …

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Seahawks 747: Boeing Cheers On Seahawks With New Plane

This Sunday, the Boeing commercial airplane company will obviously be cheering for its hometown football team, the Seahawks. The team will be going against the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII this weekend during yet another “football holiday.” In honor of the team, Boeing revealed its Seahawks-themed 747 airplane this week, which made its first flight on Thursday through Seattle, …

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Amanda Knox Verdict Expected Thursday

Amanda Knox is sitting on pins and needles in her Seattle, Washington home today, as she awaits the verdict of her third murder trial which is presently in jury deliberations in Florence, Italy. A verdict is expected later on Thursday. Knox was previously convicted and served four years of prison time in Italy for the 2007 murder of her college …

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Seahawks Fan Tattoos Head for Playoff Tickets

The next time you describe yourself as your NFL team’s number one fan, ask yourself a question: would you shave part of your head and get a tattoo in hopes of scoring tickets to a playoff game? This is exactly what Seattle Seahawks mega fan McKenzie Jane Brown did in hopes of winning tickets in a radio station contest. Unfortunately …

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Seattle Tunnel Blocked By Mysterious Artifact?

There is mystery surrounding a major work in progress – a tunnel that has literally struck a snag of unknown origins. They call this tunnel machine – Bertha, a 57-foot-wide, earth-eating tunnel maker tearing away dirt and debris below downtown Seattle to make way for an underground highway along the city’s waterfront. The contractors responsible for drilling that tunnel under …

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Nirvana Recognized As Nominee For Hall Of Fame

The masters and originators of grunge rock, Nirvana, whose frontman Kurt Cobain famously said “It’s better to burn out than to fade away” have been announced as nominees for the 2014 Rock And Roll Hall of Fame. It’s been a long time coming for the world-renown band that brought the Seattle grunge scene to the rest of the world. The …

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Percy Harvin is Back in Rehab After Injury

Former Florida Gators player Percy Harvin is no stranger to injuries. The receiver, who had quite a few injuries in college, is now waiting to heal up from a hip surgery he had at the beginning of August. While Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said the surgery went fine and another source said that Harvin’s recovery was going “extremely …

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Green River Killer Offers To Help Police Find Bodies

Gary Ridgway, the “Green River Killer” who was convicted in 2003 of the murder of 49 women around Washington state, said this week that his victim count may be closer to 80 and that he’d like to take a trip with police to the sites where he believes more remains can be found. Ridgway says that law enforcement kept him …

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Green River Killer May Have Killed 80 People

The infamous truck driver from Seattle who is known as the brutal Green River Killer has claimed he was responsible for taking even more human lives than was initially reported. He originally pled guilty to killing forty-nine women; however, he has recently said that the number is closer to eighty women. The murder streak took place over two decades where …

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Colin Kaepernick and 49ers Loss to Cost Him an Eyebrow?

There’s been an underlying bet floating around the NFL that promises to leave fans in hysterics! The Seahawks – 49ers game was probably the most highly anticipated game of the week just because of the “bet.” For those who don’t know exactly what the bet entailed, the quarterback for the losing team agreed to shave one eyebrow! Not both, just …

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Lynch Triumphs, Kaepernick Falls Short, Seahawks Win

Seattle – The Seattle Seahawks held a tutorial on the reasons why they should not be overlooked in the race for the NFC Championship game this season last night when they devastated last year’s Super Bowl contender, the San Francisco 49ers – 29-3. San Francisco Coach Jim Harbaugh and his team looked for a birthday reprisal after losing last December …

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Seattle Seahawks VS San Francisco 49ers Delayed

Lightning crashes and a football game is delayed. Fans eager to watch the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington, were disappointed to experience a longer delay than expected. Within the first quarter of the game, a delay was announced due to severe weather in the area; however, the delay was …

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Molly Conley Shooting Suspect Arrested

Police have arrested a suspect in the shooting of Molly Conley, the 15-year-old Lake Seattle, Washington girl who was shot and killed back in March. Conley was shot in the neck during what appears to have been a random drive-by shooting. She was a straight-A student and a lacrosse player at Blanchet High School in Seattle. Snohomish County police have …

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Seattle To Get Gigabit Internet For $80 A Month

Google Fiber is still something that most of America is waiting for as incumbent ISPs are kicking and dragging their feet into the world of faster wired broadband. There are exceptions, however, and Gigabit Squared is bringing one of those exceptions to Seattle. You may recall last year that Gigabit Squared and the University of Washington joined forces to bring …

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Seahawks QB Arrested For DUI on May 5

The Seattle Times reported this week that Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Josh Portis was arrested on May 5 for suspicion of DUI. The NFL player was reportedly stopped on the evening of Cinco de Mayo for speeding. The state patrol officer who stopped the athlete stated that Portis smelled of alcohol. Portis was arrested, and at least one blood test …

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Tower Climber Falls, Dies in Seattle

A man climbing a power tower in Seattle has died, but not for lack of climbing ability. According to an Associated Press report, the man was climbing a 200-foot power tower when he touched a high-voltage power line and was electrocuted, falling to a platform that was around 150 feet off the ground. The incident occurred around 12:30 am PDT …

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Steve Ballmer May Be Bringing the NBA Back to Seattle

Is Steve Ballmer about to bring the Sonics back to Seattle? Yahoo Sports is reporting that a group led by Microsoft’s Ballmer and hedge-fund manager Chris Hansen is in the process of finalizing a deal with the Maloof family – owners of the ailing Sacramento Kings. The deal is reportedly for $500 million, and will see the franchise move to …

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Seattle Gets Fiber Internet Thanks To Gigabit Squared

Before there was Google Fiber, the city of Chattanooga, TN offered gigabit Internet by building out its own fiber infrastructure. Now that Google Fiber is here, however, other cities are beginning to adopt their own fiber Internet services to combat the painfully slow and expensive services offered by telecoms. The latest city to join this effort is Seattle, WA. The …

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Terrell Owens a Free Agent Once Again

Less than one month after being signed by the Seattle Seahawks, Terrell Owens has been released and is a free agent once again. The wide receiver announced his new free agency via his Twitter account: I’m no longer a Seahawk. I THANK the organization 4 the opportunity, I’m truly blessed beyond belief. My FAITH is intact & will NOT waiver. …

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Google Releases Marvelous 3D Imagery For More Cities

Google has expanded its coverage of 3D Google Earth imagery to include Denver and Seattle. Google announced the imagery, to make its maps more appealing, back in June. The imagery, first available on Android, made its way to iOS a couple weeks ago. Safeco Field (Seattle) Downtown Seattle Denver Art Museum Wells Faro Center (Denver) Google has been adding a …

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