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Frustrated ‘Game of Thrones’ fans slam show with airplane banner across Seattle sky

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“Game of Thrones” fans in Washington state figured out a new way to vent their frustration about the hit HBO show’s last season.

“SOMEONE REWRITE GAME OF THRONES SEASON 8 PLZ,” read an airplane banner that flew across the Seattle sky around 3 p.m. on Wednesday.

Ryan Geddes was the organizer behind the idea. He started a fundraiser to run the banner across the sky to say how he really felt about season eight of the show — and he said dozens of people pulled through.

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“A couple donations rolled in, then 50, then 100,” Geddes told KING-TV. “I very clearly accidentally struck a nerve with a very aggrieved fan base. I think I severely underestimated how annoyed people are with this show.”

Geddes wrote on a GoFundMe page that the quoted price for the banner was $695. Other banner message ideas he threw around included, “If Bran no longer has jurisdiction over the Night’s Watch why is Sansa enforcing Jon’s banishment” and “None of the character decisions make sense any more make it stop please.”

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“I still don’t know who the Night King is and I’m struggling to find an appropriate medium to express my frustration and despair,” another banner option read.

The annoyed “Game of Thrones” fan said the fundraiser was a “dumb joke” and admitted the money could have been better spent. He encouraged fans to donate to “Same You,” a charity run by Emilia Clarke — or Daenerys Targaryen — to help those affected by brain injuries.

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signs ‘sanctuary’ state law

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Local authorities in Washington will be barred from asking about someone’s immigration status under a new “sanctuary” policy that expands similar requirements already in place for state agencies.

Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, signed the measure Wednesday, which puts his state in line with California and Oregon as having some of the nation’s strongest sanctuary policies, The Associated Press reported.

“Our state agencies are not immigration enforcement agencies,” said Inslee, who also is running for president. “We will not be complicit in the Trump administration’s depraved efforts to break up hard-working immigrant and refugee families.”

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Under the new rules, police officers will not be able to ask about someone’s immigration status except in limited circumstances. State Attorney General Bob Ferguson will be tasked with drawing up rules for courthouses, hospitals and government-run facilities where federal immigration officials look for illegal immigrants.

Republican state Sen. Phil Fortunato said the law impedes police efforts to deal with people living in the country illegally.

“This not only puts law enforcement at risk, it puts private citizens at risk,” he said.

Most police interactions involve city and county law enforcement authorities, said Lena Graber, an attorney with the San Francisco-based Immigrant Legal Resource Center. Wednesday’s bill signing expands Inslee’s 2017 executive order that imposed similar provisions on state agencies, which immigration advocates argued didn’t go far enough.

Graber said the bill would give Washington “the strongest and most comprehensive state law on sanctuary in the country.”

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Five other states — Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Vermont — have similar policies against cooperation between local and federal law enforcement for non-criminal immigration investigations.

Oregon adopted the nation’s first statewide sanctuary policy in 1987. The policy has forbidden police from expending any resources to go after anyone living in the country illegally if they haven’t committed any crimes beyond that.

In 2017, California approved a measure requiring authorities to obtain written permission from people they arrest to allow them to be interviewed by immigration officers.

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The bill’s co-sponsor, state Sen. Lisa Wellman, voiced concerns for sectors that have relied primarily on immigrant labor, such as agriculture hospitality and technology.

“We have 30 percent of Microsoft here on visas,” Wellman, a Democrat, said before a public hearing for the bill in the state Legislature earlier this year. “You can’t open a hotel if you don’t have immigrants in back-of-house.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

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Washington homeowner attempts to fight off burglar with stick, then shoots him in chest, police say

A man in Washington state was forced to defend himself on Friday — through a variety of means — after he was attacked in the kitchen of his home by an intruder, who ultimately was shot in the chest during the struggle, according to officials.

The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post they were contacted around 12:32 p.m. after the homeowners reported a burglary inside the home.

Detectives told Q13 News the homeowner did his best to fend off the burglary suspect in his kitchen using a piece of wood. When that did not stop the suspect, the man grabbed a weapon and fired a single shot, hitting the intruder in the chest.

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“The homeowner knew that he did the right thing, and the only thing he could do to protect himself and his wife,” Lt. Tim Rudloff told Q13 News.

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A man shot a homeless person in the chest after he was attacked in the kitchen of his home on Friday, according to police. (Thurston County Sheriff’s Office)

The suspect was transported to an area hospital with a single gunshot wound and is expected to survive, according to the sheriff’s office.

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As soon as he is released from the hospital, the suspect who has yet to be identified will be charged with first-degree residential burglary.

The homeowner will not be facing any charges since he was within his right to protect his home, according to police.

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The sheriff’s office said it is reminding the public to not approach anyone who breaks into their home, and instead to call 911.

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Seattle Times suspends reporter after accusations he sent sexually explicit messages to female writer

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The Seattle Times on Sunday suspended real estate reporter Mike Rosenberg after another journalist, Talia Jane, tweeted screenshots of direct messages he sent that she alleged were sexually explicit and harassing.

Jane, 29, did not reveal Rosenberg’s identity on Sunday when she shared the direct messages he sent her following a conversation they had about her plans to be a freelance journalist.

Rosenberg allegedly wrote at 3:10 a.m., “Anyway, you’re so beautiful.” About three minutes later he allegedly added: “Anyway you are hilarious.

He then allegedly sent a message at 3:55 a.m. that read: “There is so much c– on your face.”

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Jane responded, “This isn’t appropriate or acceptable.”

In his immediate response to Jane, Rosenberg suggests the sexual comments had been for someone else.

“Holy s–t, you’re entirely right, that wasn’t intended for you, I am incredibly sorry,” he wrote back. “If I were you I would kill me.”

Brooklyn-based Jane didn’t buy the excuses and took the sender to task.

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“That’s an inadequate excuse given the time stamps make it clear you could have noticed the error for 45 full minutes and instead kept going,” she responded.

“Show your wife what you said and permanently delete your Twitter account and any other social media you use so you can’t engage in predatory behavior from behind the safety of a screen. And figure out how to handle your s– like an adult without putting the onus on someone else to tell you how to act.”

Rosenberg’s jarring statements also prompted Jane to contact the newspaper’s senior editors which led to Rosenberg’s suspension.

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“The Seattle Times has been made aware of allegations of sexual harassment earlier today against a newsroom employee,” Seattle Times president CFO Alan Fisco said in a statement late Sunday.  “We take these kinds of allegations very seriously and have suspended the employee pending an investigation by our human resources group.”

On Monday, Rosenberg’s Twitter account had been deactivated.

Calls to The Seattle Times for comment were not immediately returned.

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Bounce house goes airborne in Washington, injuring multiple students: reports

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Five students were injured in Washington state on Wednesday after a strong gust of wind lifted the bounce house they were in high into the air.

The incident happened around 2:30 p.m. local time at an event at Zillah High School, according to a statement from the Zillah School District.

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The students were inside the structure when wind lifted it around 10- to 20-feet high at the school in Zillah, a city roughly 20 miles south of Yakima, the Yakima Herald reported.

Four students sustained minor injuries, including a possible concussion, Fire Chief Paul Stonemetz told the news outlet. He said that one other student received CPR and shock treatment and was airlifted to a hospital in critical condition.

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Several local and state agencies responded to the scene. Stonemetz said it was not immediately clear whether the bounce house was secured to the ground when the students were playing on it.

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Ben Shapiro received ‘serious’ death threats; 1 arrested: report

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A man was arrested in Washington on Wednesday after reportedly making death threats against conservative talk show host Ben Shapiro.

Shapiro told Fox News he couldn’t comment on pending legal proceedings but confirmed the situation, as reported by TMZ, on Twitter, thanking law enforcement “for their quick and hard work here.”

The suspect reportedly threatened both Shapiro and his family. Sources told the outlet the threats were “extremely serious.”

Shapiro, who currently serves as editor-in-chief of The Daily Wire and hosted an election show on Fox News last year, filed a report with the Los Angeles Police Department related to the threats, according to TMZ.

The agency, along with the FBI, reportedly created a joint task force to search for the suspect.

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The 35-year-old author made light of the situation online, tweeting about the photo TMZ chose to publish of him. He appeared to be donning a Minnesota Twins hat, which he called “slightly humiliating, however. #whitesox forever!”

He followed up: “(For the record, I own all of the MLB hats, and I switch them out when I travel.)”

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Tossed cigarette leads to arrest in cold case rape, murder of Washington woman

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The smoking eventually did him in.

An Oregon man was arrested Sunday in connection to a cold case rape and murder of a Washington woman 25 years ago after DNA from a tossed cigarette butt led authorities to him, according to officials.

The Vancouver Police Department said that Richard E. Knapp, 57, was arrested during a traffic stop and booked into the Multnomah County Jail before he was extradited to Clark County, Wash. on a charge of murder in the first degree.

Knapp is suspected of killing  Audrey Hoellein (Frasier) on July 17, 1994. Hoellein, who was only 26 at the time of her murder, was separated from her husband and the mother of a young boy.

“I’ve been in contact with the family for a few weeks now, to keep them appraised of the situation. I can’t tell you enough how happy they are that the case is still being actively worked, that an arrest has been made,” Vancouver Police Detective Dustin Goudschaal said at a news conference. “They have been through a lot.”

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Hoellein was raped at murdered and even though law enforcement collected physical evidence including DNA at the time, officials said no match was found in the Combined DNA Index System, a national database that contains the profiles of individuals convicted of certain crimes.

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Richard E. Knapp (left) was arrested in connection to the 1994 rape and murder of 26-year-old Audrey Frasier (right), according to officials. (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office/Vancouver Police Department)

“I have to mention in 1994, DNA was still a very early science, so the type of scientific analysis that could be performed at that time was limited,” Goudschaal said.

After investigating several people detectives said the case eventually went cold until 2018, when the DNA was sent to Parabon Nanolabs to create a genetic data profile. Officials from Parabon then submitted the genetic data profile to a public genetic genealogy database for comparison in hopes of finding people who share significant amounts of DNA with the unknown person from the crime scene.

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After narrowing down a list of people, Vancouver Police said they pursued some leads and eventually identified Knapp as a suspect.

When Knapp had tossed a cigarette butt in February, officials collected the item and sent it for testing to the Washington State Crime Lab where DNA was revealed to have matched that of the person at the 1994 murder scene, according to Goudschaal.

The Hoellin family said they were “grateful for the many detectives that have worked on this case,” especially detectives Dustin Goudschaal and Neil Martin.

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“This crime not only took away a sister from her two brothers, it left a mother and father without a daughter, and a young child without a mother,” the family told FOX12. “Since then the family has grown with nephews that will never meet their aunt, and a grandchild that can only see grandma in pictures, only knowing her from shared memories.”

Knapp had previously been convicted of sexual assault in 1986 in Clark County, Wash. where he had strangled the victim, according to an affidavit obtained by The Oregonian. Knapp had complied with an order to provide a biological sample, but it was never uploaded to any database and was ultimately destroyed in 2000, the paper reported.

The 57-year-old is expected to make his first appearance in Clark County Court on Wednesday.

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Seattle crane collapse victims include college student, Marine as probe launched into 4 companies involved

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A freshman college student and a Marine who was a father were among the four people killed when a crane came crashing down on one of Seattle’s busiest streets on Saturday, prompting authorities to launch an investigation into four companies to determine what caused the deadly collapse.

Sarah Wong, a 19-year-old attending Seattle Pacific University, and Andrew Yoder, a Marine and father who was working as an ironworker on the crane, were identified as two of the people killed when a crane being dismantled on Google’s new Seattle campus collapsed around 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Officials are expected to officially identify all four victims on Monday.

Wong was sitting in a car with another student when the vehicle was struck by the falling construction crane. The university, who confirmed her death, said Wong, a California native, intended on majoring in nursing and lived on campus.

“While we grieve the sudden and tragic loss of our precious student, we draw comfort from each other, our strong community of faith, and God’s presence with us in times of sorrow,” the university said in a statement. “We ask that the community join us in praying for Sarah’s family and friends during this difficult time.”

The other student in the vehicle with Wong managed to escape the terrifying incident unharmed.

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Fire and police crew members work to clear the scene where a construction crane fell from a building on Google’s new Seattle campus crashing down onto one of the city’s busiest streets and killing multiple people on Saturday. (AP)

Yoder was one of the two ironworkers inside the crane during the crash. The 31-year-old father, who was from North Bend, Washington, was described as a Marine and devout Christian, KOMO News reported.

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“When he died – we lost one of the best people that I and many people know,” Chris McClain, who is a trustee of Ironworkers Local 86, told the news station.

The massive piece of equipment struck six cars and injured four people on Mercer Street, a notoriously gridlocked road in the Washington city. The affected stretch of the road reopened Monday.

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It’s unclear what caused the crane to collapse. Investigators opened a probe into four companies — general contractor GLY, Northwest Tower Crane Service Inc., Omega Rigging and Machinery Moving Inc. and Morrow Equipment Co. LLC — who were tasked in taking apart the construction equipment.

“Our goal is to pick this apart and understand what happened,” said Tim Church, a spokesman for the Washington Department of Labor & Industries.

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Emergency crews work the scene of a construction crane collapse near the intersection of Mercer Street and Fairview Avenue near Interstate 5 in Seattle. (AP)

Church added the investigation didn’t indicate there was any wrongdoing by the companies, but part of the process in identifying what caused the collapse.

“It’s a very detailed process,” he said. “It will actually be months before we have anything regarding the cause.”

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The deadly collapse is likely to bring scrutiny about the safety of the dozens of cranes that dot the city’s skyscape. With Amazon, Google and other tech companies increasing their hiring in Seattle, the city has more cranes building office towers and apartment buildings than any other in the United States. As of January, there were about 60 construction cranes in Seattle.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Collapsed crane in Seattle leaves 4 dead, fire officials say

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Four people were killed and multiple others hurt in Seattle on Saturday when a crane collapsed into traffic, officials said.

At least three people were sent to the hospital following the incident at Fairview Ave N and Mercer Street, the Seattle Fire Department tweeted. Among them were a mother and her baby, Fire Chief Harold Scoggins said, according to The Associated Press.

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Another person received care at the scene but was not transported, the fire department said.

The deceased included two crane operators and two individuals who were in their vehicles at the time, according to Scoggins. Three were men and one was a woman.

The falling crane, which had been situated on top of a building, damaged multiple cars, the department said.

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The falling crane, which had been situated on top of a building, damaged multiple cars, the department said. (Chelsea Oughton via AP)

Photos from the area showed multiple responders on scene, as well as several smashed vehicles. A pictured shared by the fire department also showed damage to the top of a building.

It’s not yet clear what caused the crane to fall, Scoggins said.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Barking dog leads searchers to her missing owner after he died on hike

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A Washington state man reported missing on a hike with his dog was found dead after a searcher heard the dog barking.

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office reported the recovery of the 64-year-old man’s body after a search Thursday that began at daybreak and spanned more than 12 hours. He was reported missing after failing to return home Wednesday.

“This was a very sad end to a tough search, but we are incredibly proud of our deputies and the volunteers’ efforts to find the missing man and return him to his family,” the sheriff’s office said Friday in a news release.

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“Without the barking of his loyal companion Daisy, we never would have located the missing man,” the news release said. “It was amazing.”

The man had gone on a hike with Daisy in in Evans Creek, the news release said. His wife said she had gone geocaching, a GPS scavenger-like hunt.

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His body was found after a searcher heard a dog barking in the distance and then soon spotted a dog matching the description of Daisy up a steep embankment above the Marshall River, Q13 Fox reported.

“Our deputy hiked another 30 minutes through thick woods and brush up to the dog’s location, where he located the missing man,” the news release said.

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The coroner said the man died from heart disease, the station reported.

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