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March 14th, 2022 - 9:28 pm § in Misc.

Death penalty abolished, sentence carried out

Dayva Cross killed his wife and two stepdaughters in 1999; two years later, a jury sentenced him to death (see story here). But Washington’s supreme court overturned the death penalty in 2018 (details here). Cross was executed anyway on Sunday, March 13, 2022, just not by the stateĀ (see story[...]

March 14th, 2022 - 9:12 pm § in Law and Courts

Why people avoid downtown Seattle

Kim Hayes, 62, worked at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center as a nurse. Now she’s a patient there. Hayes was assaulted in downtown Seattle on March 2, 2022, by a stranger described as a “homeless career criminal” who threw her down concrete stairs leading to an underground l[...]

March 14th, 2022 - 7:56 pm § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Ghost ship

The U.S. Kitty Hawk, a Vietnam-era carrier, is being towed from Bremerton, Washington, around South America to a scrapyard in Texas. (Read story here) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

March 14th, 2022 - 12:23 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Racism

Trumper hate speech rampant in intel agencies

Trumpers fill U.S. intelligence agencies’ classified internal messaging system with “racist, homophobic, transphobic, Islamophobic, and misogynistic” hate speech, a former director of that system says. “Even more startling,” he said, “there were many employees at [...]