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Friday, January 15, 2010

The Morning News: The 22-Year-old from Port Orchard, the 70-Year-Old Ecstasy Smuggler, and the Civil Rights Hero

Posted by on Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 9:01 AM

Homicide Detectives Need Your Help: They've released a sketch of one of the suspects in Monday night's double murder in Northgate.

She Was There as a Volunteer Working with Disabled Children: "A Port Orchard family said the body of their 22-year-old daughter was been found in Haiti." Seattle Times has photos of her, as does KOMO 4 News.

McGinn's Plan for the Seawall: We need to move on it, he said yesterday.

The 70-Year-Old Ecstasy Smuggler: "Sentenced to a two-year prison term Thursday, Dutt was caught driving a Ford minivan with a vacuum-sealed bag holding 40,000 ecstasy floating in the van's gas tank."

The 71-Year-Old Black Bear Gallbladder Smuggler Gets Charged: "A bear gall bladder can sell for as much as $3,400 in Asia."

Throwing Shoes: "A man in a Seattle courtroom for a mental competency hearing threw his jail sandal at the judge and hit her in the chest."

Steve Ballmer Goes to Washington: What the Microsoft CEO is doing at the White House.

Starbucks Slashes Jobs: A Seattle call center gets outsourced to Albuquerque, eliminating 130 local jobs.

Is That a Bird? A Plane? "Sea-Tac Airport on Thursday showed off its first-in-the-nation bird tracking system."

California's Prop 8 Trial Continues: What happened yesterday.

Happy Birthday, MLK Jr.: "On this day in 1929, Martin Luther King Jr., a clergyman who played a leading role in the civil rights movement in mid-20th-century America, was born in Atlanta." A list of local events commemorating his legacy is here. Take it away, Ray:


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Washington State's biggest export has become jobs.
Posted by Your Bankrupt Liberal Welfare State is Collapsing. on January 15, 2010 at 9:10 AM · Report this

(the Gays need an MLKjr...)…

Posted by . on January 15, 2010 at 9:16 AM · Report this
raindrop 3
Wow, a narco-dog hit on a bag of ecstasy floating in a gas tank! Guess that means hiding a doobie in a bag of coffee beans would be risky.
Posted by raindrop on January 15, 2010 at 9:20 AM · Report this
@2 -- Thanks for that. I'm going to add it to the post.
Posted by Christopher Frizzelle on January 15, 2010 at 9:20 AM · Report this
reverend dr dj riz 5
..speaking of the gays..
Police force first Mr Gay China pageant to close…
Posted by reverend dr dj riz on January 15, 2010 at 9:34 AM · Report this
Banna 6
So Starbucks hasn't slashed jobs, just moved them to another part of the country. We're all Amuricans, right?
Posted by Banna on January 15, 2010 at 9:39 AM · Report this
Matt the Engineer 7
Damn. This ecstasy tastes like gasoline.
Posted by Matt the Engineer on January 15, 2010 at 9:40 AM · Report this
Mr. Ballmer goes to the Whitehouse. Has anyone told the Obamas to count the silver?
Posted by Tom on January 15, 2010 at 9:49 AM · Report this
rob! 9
riz @5, Zhang did indeed predict that authorities would shut down the event.…

"Officials could show up and say 'your fire hydrant is in the wrong place,'" said Zhang. "It is still a sensitive issue..."
Posted by rob! on January 15, 2010 at 9:51 AM · Report this
mr. herriman 10
my dad had a hissy fit in the TSA line a couple years back and threw his shoes at the guard, hit him in the chest ... got hauled off in cuffs, banned from the airline and charged with assaulting a federal officer. how i wish he had made the news! jackass.
Posted by mr. herriman on January 15, 2010 at 10:24 AM · Report this

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