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Boeing will open new assembly line to build 737 Max planes

Jan. 30, 2023 14:59 PM EST

Boeing will add a fourth assembly line to produce more 737 Max aircraft, as it tries to more quickly translate a backlog of orders into cash-generating deliveries of new planes. The new line will open in the second half of next year, according to a note Monday to employees from Stan...

Man accused of killing Washington cop asks to move trial

Jan. 18, 2023 16:50 PM EST

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of killing a police officer in Washington state is asking a judge to move his trial out of county where the officer worked and was fatally shot last year. In a motion filed last week in Snohomish County Superior Court, Richard Rotter’s public...

Birmingham mayor proposes micro-shelters for unhoused people

Jan. 07, 2023 14:57 PM EST

Unhoused people in Birmingham could get up to 100 prefabricated tiny homes with heating and cooling, as well as a desk and bed, under a proposed pilot program. Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin will present the “Home for All” plan to the City Council on Jan. 10, AL.com reported...

Man charged in Washington armed courthouse standoff

Dec. 30, 2022 19:09 PM EST

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of carrying guns into a Washington state courthouse, triggering a lockdown and standoff earlier this month, is facing six felony and several misdemeanor charges. David Hsu, of Woodinville, was charged Thursday with six counts of second-degree...

Washington man gets 2 years for threatening Black shoppers

Dec. 16, 2022 21:11 PM EST

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A suburban Seattle man was sentenced Friday to two years in federal prison for threatening to shoot Black customers at grocery stores in Buffalo, New York, and at businesses in other states. Joey George of Lynnwood pleaded guilty in November to making...

Bail set at $1M for man accused in armed courthouse standoff

Dec. 13, 2022 22:09 PM EST

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A man suspected of carrying guns into a courthouse in Washington state earlier in the week, prompting a standoff and a three-hour lockdown before his arrest, had bail set Tuesday at $1 million. Snohomish County District Court Presiding Judge Jennifer Rancourt...

Boeing's last 747 to roll out of Washington state factory

Dec. 06, 2022 16:27 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — After more than half a century, Boeing is set to roll its last 747 out of a Washington state factory on Tuesday. The jumbo jet — which has taken on numerous roles as a cargo plane, a commercial aircraft capable of carrying nearly 500 passengers and as the Air Force...

Man sentenced to over 3 years prison for gun stash, bunker

Dec. 05, 2022 21:29 PM EST

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A man was sentenced to more than three years in federal prison Friday after he was found with an illegal arsenal of guns and explosives in a bunker in the Arlington area northeast of Everett. Court documents said last November that James Bowden, now 42,...

To address wealth gap, Wash. to consider $4K ‘baby bonds’

Dec. 03, 2022 10:15 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Jennifer Bereskin dropped out of high school when she was 17. Her family was homeless, and she needed to get a job to buy food and afford bus fare. Couch surfing with friends in Everett, Lynnwood and Seattle, her dreams of college were put aside. “I was merely...

4 die outside Seattle after Alaska company's plane crashes

Nov. 19, 2022 19:05 PM EST

SNOHOMISH, Wash. (AP) — Four people were killed in a fiery plane crash Friday morning northeast of Seattle, authorities said Saturday. The single-engine Cessna 208B crashed in a field, the Federal Aviation Administration said, not too far from a small airport near Snohomish. The...