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  • With the 20th anniversary of the suicide of Kurt Cobain coming up next month, Seattle police knew they'd be getting plenty of questions about the Nirvana frontman.
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seattle, suicide, entertainment
  • KOMO-TV said the helicopter was coming in for a landing on the stations rooftop in Seattle, Wash. Tuesday morning March 18, 2014 when it went down, hitting several vehicles on the ground.
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seattle, washington, helicopter crash, national/world
  • Officials in Seattle are reviewing helipad rules in the city after a news helicopter crashed Tuesday, killing 2 people.
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seattle, washington, helicopter crash, national/world
  • A news helicopter for KOMO-TV crashed outside its station near the Seattle Space Needle.
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seattle, washington, helicopter crash, national/world
  • A news helicopter crashed into the street and exploded into flames Tuesday near Seattle's Space Needle, killing two people.
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seattle, washington, helicopter crash, national/world
  • A plumbing contractor crew uncovered a 10,000 year old mammoth tusk on Tuesday while digging in a Seattle neighborhood.
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seattle, washington, national/world
  • Tens of thousands of notoriously loud Seahawks fans are cranking up the noise, as they cheer, chant and go berserk during a parade to celebrate the franchise's first Super Bowl victory.
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super bowl, seattle, washington, sports
  • A Seattle teenager's glasses may have saved her life in a drive-by shooting.
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washington, seattle, shooting, national/world
  • Delta
  • A Seattle-bound Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta that made an emergency landing Monday night in Pasco, Wash., finally landed about 6 a.m. Tuesday at Sea-Tac Airport.
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seattle, delta airlines, air travel, national/world
  • A fire that destroyed a Tesla electric car near Seattle began in the vehicle's battery pack, officials said Wednesday, creating challenges for firefighters who tried to put out the flames.
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seattle, automobiles, fire, national/world
  • A passing motorist recorded the Tesla Model S bursting into flames after a metal object hit the battery pack.
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seattle, automobiles, fire, national/world
  • Temple University
  • The executive editor of The Seattle Times is coming to Temple University to lead its School of Media and Communication.
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temple university, philadelphia, seattle, local/state
  • One man died and dozens of people were treated after overdosing on a mixture of drugs at a weekend music festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre.
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music, seattle, entertainment
  • Action News
  • A Seattle man trying to dribble a soccer ball 10,000 miles to Brazil in time for the 2014 World Cup died Tuesday after being hit by a pickup truck on the Oregon Coast.
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brazil, oregon, seattle, soccer, national/world
  • In a sun-deprived part of Washington state, the promise of nice spring weather prompted a small private school to give students a day off.
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seattle, washington, school, students, bizarre bazaar
  • Action News
  • Seattle police are trying to determine why a man climbed a 200-foot electrical tower where he apparently electrocuted himself on a 120,000-volt line.
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seattle, electric shock, national/world
  • The force wasn't too strong with a homemade lightsaber.
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seattle, washington, star wars, bomb scare, bizarre bazaar
  • A 28-year-old man fatally shot and killed his live-in girlfriend inside an apartment south of Seattle, then went on a rampage that left three men dead, including a neighbor who had phoned 911 to report hearing gunfire, authorities said.
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seattle, shooting, national/world
  • Police officers gather evidence at the scene of an overnight shooting that left five people dead, including a suspect who was shot by arriving officers, police said early Monday, April 22, 2013, at the Pinewood Village apartment complex in Federal Way, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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seattle, shooting, national/world
  • One of usually peaceful springtime rituals of childhood - the Easter egg hunt - turned nasty at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle.
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seattle, washington, easter, national/world
  • Court records show the 50-year-old driver suspected of hitting a group of pedestrians near a Seattle middle school, killing two and gravely injuring two others - including a 10-day-old baby - was arrested twice recently on drunken driving charges.
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seattle, accident, national/world
  • facebook
  • A man who told a TV newsroom that he had killed his wife and asked the station to post that message on Facebook was arrested Thursday after a high-speed chase, authorities said.
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seattle, facebook, homicide, national/world
  • Workers using a tower crane to build a 304-unit apartment complex in Seattle have run into a complication: two raccoons climbed 150 feet up the crane and made a home behind the crane's cab.
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seattle, washington, animals, wildlife preservation, bizarre bazaar
  • Action News
  • Seattle police worked with Army officials Monday to track down the history of a nonfunctional missile launcher that showed up at a weapons buyback program and determine whether it was legal or possibly stolen from the military.
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guns, seattle, u.s. army, national/world
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News at noon
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air travel, seattle, national/world
  • Military jets scrambled to escort an Alaska Airlines flight into Seattle and authorities took a passenger off the plane Thursday night.
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air travel, seattle, national/world
  • A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of beleaguered coffee company Tully's to a group led by Patrick Dempsey.
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patrick dempsey, seattle, entertainment
  • Patrick Dempsey
  • Actor Patrick Dempsey said it appears his bid to buy a small coffee chain has prevailed in a bankruptcy auction that included Starbucks Corp.
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seattle, greys anatomy, entertainment
  • Stand-up comedian and actor Katt Williams said he was ordered to leave a Seattle hotel late Monday.
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seattle, entertainment
  • A former Seahawks tight end was arrested on suspicion of assaulting U.S. women's soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo.
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seattle, washington, assault, sports
  • Action News
  • An airline pilot accused of stealing a man's rental car during a bizarre encounter has been arrested.
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theft, air travel, seattle, washington, national/world
  • Diaper odor gets mom, baby kicked off Seattle bus
  • Metro Transit in Seattle has apologized but says it won't discipline the driver who asked a woman with a baby to get off a bus because of a stinky diaper.
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seattle, washington, national/world
  • Diaper odor gets mom, baby kicked off Seattle bus
  • A woman is complaining to the public transit authority that a driver kicked her off a bus in Seattle because of her baby's stinky diaper.
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seattle, children, national/world
  • His arms outstretched to the sky, about to be swallowed by anxious teammates who ignored him for most of nine innings, Felix Hernandez finally conquered the pursuit of perfection he's chased since his debut as a baby-faced 19-year-old with uncontrollable curly hair and a hat that never sat straight.
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seattle, washington, sports
  • Action News
  • A Sea-Tac airport spokesman says all passengers were safely evacuated after a United Airlines plane caught fire before taking off.
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seattle, washington, d.c., united airlines, fire, national/world
  • Two Seattle men say they spent more than two hours in a detention center at the Canadian border after U.S. border agents discovered illegal chocolate eggs in their car.
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seattle, washington, food, bizarre bazaar
  • Get a pizza for half off; Apple updates its Mac Book and iOS products; Alaska Airlines arrives in Philadelphia.
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6at4, stock market, economy, seattle, alaska, food, online saving, apple, business/finance
  • Click for the latest on Apple, Domino's and Alaska Airlines
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6at4, stock market, economy, seattle, alaska, food, online saving, apple, business/finance
  • A Seattle Police officer stands outside a cafe where a shooting took place, Wednesday, May 30, 2012. A gunman opened fire at the cafe in Seattles University district Wednesday, killing two people and critically wounding three others. Police are searching for the gunman, described as a man in his 30s wearing dark clothes. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News at noon
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seattle, washington, shooting, national/world
  • A city already anxious about a recent spate of shootings was rattled further when a man walked into an arts cafe near a Seattle university and opened fire, fatally wounding four people. Police say he later killed a woman during a carjacking before shooting himself.
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seattle, washington, shooting, national/world
  • A Seattle Police officer stands outside a cafe where a shooting took place, Wednesday, May 30, 2012. A gunman opened fire at the cafe in Seattles University district Wednesday, killing two people and critically wounding three others. Police are searching for the gunman, described as a man in his 30s wearing dark clothes. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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washington, seattle, local/state
  • Boy starts sticker company
  • Click play to see the kindergartener who co-founded his own sticker company in Seattle.
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children, seattle, washington, national/world
  • Seattle police are scratching their heads about this one.
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seattle, washington, automobiles, vandalism, bizarre bazaar
  • The youthful thief known as the "Barefoot Bandit," who led police on a two-year crime spree in stolen boats, cars and planes, has been moved out of solitary confinement and into the general inmate population at another prison in Washington state, corrections officials confirmed Thursday.
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seattle, national/world
  • Russ Berkman's dream came true when he won a lottery for four passes to Wednesday's practice round at the Masters golf tournament in Georgia. But the Seattle-area resident's stomach turned when he found his dog, Sierra, had eaten them.
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seattle, washington, golf, animals
  • How far would you go to attend one of the largest professional sporting events in the world?
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6at4, seattle, georgia, golf, 6abc action news at 4
  • facebook
  • Attorney General Eric Holder was asked to investigate if employers asking for Facebook passwords during job interviews violates federal law.
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invasion of privacy, seattle, facebook, science/technology
  • facebook
  • Justin Bassett was astonished when the interviewer asked for his Facebook username and password.
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invasion of privacy, seattle, facebook, science/technology
  • Five people have been arrested for allegedly helping a man after he killed a Washington state trooper.
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seattle, national/world
  • New home for sale
  • U.S. home prices fell for a third straight month in nearly all cities tracked by a major index. The declines show that most homeowners are not reaping the benefits from some signs of an improving housing market.
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home sales, atlanta, las vegas, seattle, business/finance