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William Shatner's fix for Calif. drought? A pipeline to Seattle

usatoday.com — California Gov. Jerry Brown, in an interview with USA TODAY reporter Doyle Rice, warned Thursday that the "unprecedented" drought parching his state will lead to a summer of forest fires and potential water shortages. USA TODAY Actor William Shatner has a fix for California's worsening drought: a big pipe and Seattle's famous rain.
Apr 21, 2015

William Shatner's fix for Calif. drought? A pipeline to Seattle usat.ly/1GdeqkQ via @USATODAY

Apr 21, 2015

RT @USATODAYmoney: William Shatner has a $30B fix for California drought: A pipeline from Seattle usat.ly/1D9OF00 Photo: @AP pic.twitter.com/rH0wIqjCJl

Apr 21, 2015

RT @USATODAYmoney: William Shatner has a $30B fix for California drought: A pipeline from Seattle usat.ly/1D9OF00 Photo: @AP pic.twitter.com/rH0wIqjCJl

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Italy's high court set to rule on Amanda Knox case

usatoday.com — SEATTLE- Italy's Supreme Court could announce its ruling in the Amanda Knox case as soon as Wednesday. Knox has been back in Seattle since her conviction for murder was thrown out more than three years ago. But her fate is still uncertain because her acquittal was also tossed out.
Mar 25, 2015

Italy's high court set to rule on Amanda Knox case usat.ly/1C9LNn0 via @usatoday

Mar 25, 2015

THE AMANDA KNOX CASE IS BACK IN THE NEWS: The Seattle beauty was convicted, by an Italian court, of murdering... fb.me/7O0dII0Lw

WA a leader in race to replace aging natural gas pipes

king5.com — It's been ten years since an explosion rocked the quiet suburban Spiritridge neighborhood in Bellevue. A decade may be a long time, but it's not long enough for people who witnessed the explosion to forget what they saw that day. The smell of natural gas drew people out of their homes on the morning of Sept.
Sep 24, 2014

RT @K5Investigators: Washington state is a leader when it comes to replacing faulty natural gas pipes. New from @usatoday and @LByronK5 king5.com/longform/news/…

Toddler rescued, but search for family continues

king5.com — ARLINGTON, Wash. -- "I'm from Pennsylvania -Scranton, Pennsylvania. I'm here because I love my family and I'm after them." Thirty-four-year-old Kevin Ryce has flown 3,000 miles to Washington on a personal rescue mission. He's gearing up at the Arlington Walmart for what could be the most difficult day of his life Wednesday.

Homeless vets say program promising help was 'a nightmare'

king5.com — Kathie King is still adjusting to her whirlwind move from New Mexico to Oak Harbor -- a move that began last summer after she saw an ad on Craigslist. King said the ad intrigued her because it was titled, "Homes for Heroes, Homes for Veterans."

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Officer disciplined for drinking, driving police truck

king5.com — Bellevue Police Officer Dion Robertson has been punished for driving a police bomb squad truck to a brew pub, drinking two beers, then driving the department vehicle to another officer's home, where he drank more. Robertson was seen drinking the beer at the Issaquah Brew House on November 10 where he was attending an appreciation dinner for the Bellevue SWAT team.
Feb 27, 2014

New from my co-investigator @LByronK5 - Officer disciplined for drinking, driving police truck #police king5.com/home/Bellevue-…

Seattle full of speeders and tailgaters, police say

king5.com — Poll: What's the most annoying habit of Seattle area drivers? There's a common perception that Seattle drivers are polite to a fault, and pokey as a rule. But the police officers who patrol the city's roads say otherwise. Seattle's streets are less crowded than three years ago, but the rate of collisions is rising.
Feb 18, 2014

New via my sister in investigative crime @LByronK5 - Seattle full of speeders and tailgaters, police say king5.com/home/Are-you-a…

On-board camera shows Boise bus crashing into building

king5.com — BOISE -- Valley Regional Transit released the video from the camera inside a bus that crashed into the Idaho Power building last month. The driver has been charged with negligent driving. Investigators say there's evidence the driver, a 59-year-old man from Boise, was driving drowsy and appeared to have his eyes closed just prior to the crash.
Feb 17, 2014

This is the wildest video of a #bus #crash from onboard camera. kng5.tv/MtRxm8

Calif. firm selected to lead search for Seattle's next top cop

king5.com — Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is turning to a familiar California company to conduct a nationwide search for the city's next police chief --Bob Murray & Associates. The firm has conducted over 150 searches for police chiefs in cities with populations ranging from 2,000 to 3 million, according to Jeff Reading, communications director for Mayor Murray.
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Sep 02, 2015

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Sep 02, 2015

RT @SkyNews: Soldier who overpowered train gunman joins Dancing with the Stars cast trib.al/S1er3PM pic.twitter.com/kifKtgvvaC

Sep 02, 2015

RT @latimes: L.A. County officials approve $25,000 reward in malicious dog burning attacks lat.ms/1NYaQQP pic.twitter.com/8LFTtQOUme

Sep 02, 2015

RT @USATODAY: Manhunt intensifies in the fatal shooting of officer "G.I. Joe" near Chicago: usat.ly/1EygUgE (AP photo) pic.twitter.com/zIRjirRPJi

Sep 02, 2015

RT @USATODAY: 70 years ago today, World War II officially ended. The announcement came two weeks after V.J. Day. pic.twitter.com/eByq62a8CJ

Aug 28, 2015

Awful: Europe Reels From More Migrant Deaths on Land and Sea nyti.ms/1JpFIGw

Aug 28, 2015

RT @nypost: Ashley Madison's CEO is stepping down in wake of the hack that exposed millions of its users – including himself nyp.st/1UhNWmZ


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