by Ansel Herz
on Sat, May 11, 2013 at 9:01 AM
Good Thing He Didn't Use A Gun: In Port Angeles, authorities say an irate neighbor decided to express his anger using a bulldozer—not a "killdozer," thankfully. Four homes, a pickup truck, and power lines were reportedly damaged, but nobody was hurt. Dude was arrested.
Seattle's Thin Blue Line: When Seattle police fatally shot a 21-year-old Native American in February, none of the eight officers there had turned on their dashboard cameras, so SPD says there is no video of the incident. Meanwhile, officer Chris Hairston is seeking to block the release of video allegedly showing him assaulting a handcuffed suspect.
Boo on Boeing: The company is eliminating 1,500 IT jobs in Seattle over the next three years, moving some of them to Missouri and South Carolina. Now that's what I call loyalty to local workers and the regional economy!
And In Case You Missed It: Guatemala convicted its own former president—trained and backed by the United States—on genocide charges yesterday, setting a worldwide precedent. The court will reconvene on Monday to "establish reparations for victims of genocide and crimes against humanity."