LAS VEGAS — The low-cost carrier Allegiant Air is under fire following a “60 Minutes” investigation that is raising significant safety concerns. Investigators with the news program found that between Jan. 1, 2016 and October 2017, the Las Vegas airline experienced more than 100 serious mechanical incidents, including aborted takeoffs, rapid descents, flight control malfunctions and midair engine failures. More than a year’s worth of Federal Aviation Administration reports for Allegiant and seven other airlines show that the carrier was […]
ROUND ROCK, Texas — The suspect in a spate of bombing attacks that have terrorized Austin over the past month blew himself up with an explosive device as authorities closed in, the police said early Wednesday. Authorities had zeroed in on the suspect in the last 24 to 36 hours and located him at a hotel on Interstate 35 in the Austin suburb of Round Rock, Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference. They were waiting for […]
LAKEWOOD, Wash. — Three people are dead after a wreck on southbound Interstate 5 near the Bridgeport Way exit. Washington State Patrol arrested one person for driving under the influence, hit and run and possession of a stolen firearm. WSP says the driver faces 3 counts of vehicular homicide. Tragic 3 fatality SB I5 @ Bridgeport. Causing driver arrested DUI, Hit & Run, possession stolen firearm, 3 counts of Vehicular Homicide. pic.twitter.com/hE5X3LSsIv — Trooper Brooke Bova (@wspd1pio) March 8, 2018 […]
RENTON, Wash. — At least three lanes of northbound Interstate 405 were closed overnight as Washington State Patrol investigated a wrong way wreck. It happened near Talbot Road just before 3:00 a.m. Troopers say two cars were involved and the wrong way driver was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI. Fortunately, there were no life-threatening injuries. WSP hopes to reopen all lanes by 5:00 a.m. Troopers continue to investigate this morning.
SEATTLE — Fire destroyed a home in Seattle’s Crown Hill neighborhood overnight. Several people called 911 around 3:00 a.m. and by the time firefighters arrived, flames were already shooting out of the roof of the home. Firefighters had to work around a downed power line and extremely cold temperatures. They remain on the scene working to put out hot spots. The home’s roof even collapsed during the firefight and so far firefighters have managed to keep the fire from spreading […]
According to a recent University of Phoenix cybersecurity survey of 2,012 Americans, nearly 43 percent have experienced a personal data breach in the past three years.
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Tsunami Warning Center has put a tsunami watch in place for the south Washington coast and much of the Oregon coast after an earthquake in the Gulf of Alaska. According to the U. S. Geological Survey, the 7.9 magnitude quake happened around 1:30 a.m. PST approximately 175 miles off the coast of Kodiak, Alaska. This story is breaking and we’ll continue to update you on any changes.
SUMMIT, N.J. (AP) — Biopharmaceutical company Celgene is buying the remainder of Juno Therapeutics Inc. that it doesn’t already own in a deal valued at about $9 billion, which will help it develop medicines for patients with incurable blood cancers. Juno shareholders will receive $87 per share. The Seattle company’s stock soared nearly 27 percent Monday less than three hours before the opening bell. Celgene Corp., which is based in Summit, New Jersey, had owned almost 10 percent of Juno’s […]
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SEATTLE — The nominations for the 90th annual Academy Awards are set to be announced in less than a week, on Tuesday, January 23rd. Here in Seattle, the ninth annual 20/20 Awards were announced overnight. These awards use the advantages of time and perspective on Hollywood’s most touted movies from 20 years before. Film professionals from around the world reevaluate past movies, and like the Oscars, they put out their nominations and vote for a winner. The group behind the awards […]