Seattle Police Department

Aaron Alexis, the gunman in the Washington Navy Yard shooting. (AP Photo)

Gunman in Navy Yard shooting was in Navy Reserves

Aaron Alexis seems a study in contradictions: a former Navy reservist, a Defense Department contractor, a convert to Buddhism who was taking an online course in aeronautics. But he also had flashes of temper that […]

09/16/2013

GUN BUY BACK

Missile launcher shows up at Seattle gun buyback

SEATTLE (AP) — 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.

01/28/2013

marijuana

Legal pot complicates drug-free work policies

DENVER (AP) – Pot may be legal, but workers may want to check with their boss first before they imbibe during off hours. Businesses are trying to figure out how to deal with employees who use it on their own time and then fail a drug test.

12/07/2012

Family: Man shot by Seattle police had dementia

SEATTLE (AP) – The family of a 77-year-old man shot to death by Seattle police says he had dementia. The King County medical examiner’s office hasn’t yet released the name of the man. Family members […]

09/24/2012