Dress Warm, Seattle: "One of the strongest storms we have seen so far this winter is moving in early Friday morning," bringing with it heavy rain.
Pistorious Granted Bail: Magistrate Desmond Nair said the state didn't make a convincing case that he would flee or that he had a violent character. The next hearing is set for June 4.
Raise a Glass: Capitol Hill nightclub The Social reopened yesterday after being denied a permanent liquor license from the Liquor Control Board last week. A judge granted a temporary license as club owners are currently in court, appealing the LCB's decision.
Vegas Shooting Erupted After Valet Fight: The manhunt continues for the suspects driving a black Range Rover after it opened fire on a Maserati on the Vegas strip early Thursday morning, killing three and injuring at least six.
Crash Closes Aurora Bridge for Six Hours: The head-on collision happened at 6:30 p.m. yesterday, closing both lanes of traffic as one critically injured victim had to be cut out of his truck.
Pro Tip for Aspiring Robbers: Calling yourself one of the "Barbie Bandits" on your Facebook page, when police are searching for two robbers dubbed the Barbie Bandits, is the quickest path to being arrested.
Bellingham Accountant Pleads Guilty to Being a Creepy Asshole: Specifically, he pleaded guilty to "stalking his ex-girlfriend by gluing her home's doors shut, turning off the gas, cutting her phone and cable lines, and dumping paint remover all over her car. Charles Lysander Storrs IV, 54, harassed the woman for almost a year and a half before police had enough evidence to arrest him."
Vagina-Having Tech Titan Hopes to Start a Revolution: Sheryl Sandberg has written a business self-help book for women based on her successes at Facebook and Google. The only question is, will the average working woman give a fuck?
Even her advisers acknowledge the awkwardness of a woman with double Harvard degrees, dual stock riches (from Facebook and Google, where she also worked), a 9,000-square-foot house and a small army of household help urging less fortunate women to look inward and work harder. Will more earthbound women, struggling with cash flow and child care, embrace the advice of a Silicon Valley executive whose book acknowledgments include thanks to her wealth adviser and Oprah Winfrey?
The Pope Is Lonely: Reuters reports that Pope Benedict is a "serious intellectual" who enjoys living in isolation and is thus uneasy with the day-to-day running of the church. Meanwhile, other news reports speculate his retirement was spurred by a Vatican gay sex and blackmail scandal.