World / Crime & Legal Mar 3, 2015

Sex offender who fled Canada for Seattle arrested in rape

A high-risk sex offender who fled Canada for Seattle has been arrested in the rape of a 69-year-old woman, authorities said Monday. Michael Sean Stanley, 49, made news reports in 2013 when he cut off an electronic-monitoring ankle bracelet and crossed the U.S. border unchallenged. ...

World Jan 23, 2015

Whale carcass washes up underneath busy Seattle ferry dock

A dead gray whale has floated underneath a busy commuter ferry terminal in downtown Seattle, sending a putrid odor wafting onto the dock and diverting some passenger ferries to another slip, a transportation official said on Thursday. Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ...

World / Crime & Legal Dec 10, 2014

FBI leaves door open on media impersonation

FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday left open the possibility that an agent might again pose as a journalist as part of an investigation, though he said such a tactic ought to be rare and "done carefully with significant supervision, if it's going to ...

American freed by North Korea eats pizza as health improves

World Nov 10, 2014

American freed by North Korea eats pizza as health improves

Kenneth Bae, one of two Americans freed by North Korea after a secret U.S. mission, arrived home in better-than-expected health, asked for pizza and spent the night telling stories, his sister said. Bae, a U.S. missionary, had been in deteriorating condition while serving a 15-year ...