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The legal battle over Oprah's favorite fried-chicken empire.
Oprah Loves Ezell'sA quiet battle among the ownership of Ezell's Famous Chicken--the popular Seattle institution that grew to a dozen eateries and planned to go… Continue reading
The e-mail spat between the mayor's office and a former U.S. attorney.
For those still counting child-molester milestones, 48-year old Mary Kay Letourneau, still wed to her onetime (now age 27) child lover Vili Fualaau, is today… Continue reading
The five-year saga of the mentally ill West Seattle man who kept $100,000 in his dresser drawers only to have it ripped off by a… Continue reading
GottliebThat was fast. Save for a few TV talking heads, chatter about new gun controls has faded away just a week after the anti-gun rage… Continue reading
Latter-day GiversWhile, as noted earlier, Bill Gates threw a lot of money to politicians in recent years, he's of course since aimed most of his… Continue reading
Olivia at one hour.While you were busy living, the King County Medical Examiner's office was quietly adding $50 to your tab for dying. As John… Continue reading
Plenty of celebs, but not as exclusive as you'd think.
The Arizona murder trial of former Seattle prostitute and Everett city council candidate Shawna Forde is set to begin in a few weeks, followed in… Continue reading
The drive to recall Mr. Recall was given court approval to proceed yesterday in Tacoma, where law and politics, when not weird, are dependably strange.… Continue reading
ToweryThe Army continues to hold back its completed report about John Towery, the military spy who infiltrated anti-war protest groups in the South Sound. Barring… Continue reading
His son suspects his dad's wife--or is it ex-wife?--had him killed.
It's called a sting, not entrapment, that led to the arrest of accused would-be bomber Mohamed Osman Mohamud, 19, in Portland Friday. As he pressed… Continue reading
LidtkeBurglar Jerry H. Christy, alias Nick Natti, has joined his wife, stolen-goods fence Georgia Christy, alias Monica Natti, and their co-conspirator, self-proclaimed criminal mastermind Kurt… Continue reading
DeanCity Hall clearly does not want to go to trial over the "shitstorm," as Fire Chief Greg Dean termed it, that erupted in the wake… Continue reading
Children's Hospital faces further investigations for tragic incidents.
When University of Washington provost Phyllis Wise took a seat on Nike's board of directors late last year, she said it wouldn't be a conflict… Continue reading
EilerVoters last week not only did what the state Commission on Judicial Conduct failed to do the past five years - remove Judge Judy from… Continue reading
WashamTacoma is the place to go on a slow political day elsewhere. There's always the next act of Will Baker, the "International Man of Diplomacy"… Continue reading