ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) - An 18-year-old California man is missing and presumed drowned in Ocean Shores after a strong rip current pulled in a group of people. Police say eight young people were playing in the surf near the beach on Saturday night when a rip current pulled them in. Five of them were able to swim to shore. Renelle Alimoren went back in for two others but did not return.
EPHRATA, Wash. (AP) - A 29-year-old man who escaped from the Grant County jail yesterday was apprehended less than three hours later. The Grant County Sheriff's office says Jaime Hampshire managed to slip out while another inmate was being released around 10 a.m. yesterday. Hampshire was being held for felony theft. By 12:30 p.m. Hampshire was located and apprehended at a residence in Moses Lake.
SEATTLE (AP) - Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, has died. He was 76. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says Schell died yesterday morning. Schell served one term as mayor from 1998 to 2002. Under Schell, Seattle approved funding to build the renowned downtown library branch. He also played a key role in constructing the Olympic Sculpture Park and the City Hall.
LYNWOOD, Wash. (AP) - A man found naked and unconscious after a rollover accident on Interstate 5 on Saturday is suspected of being involved in several Lynwood area break-ins. The Everett Herald reports that the man's car left the roadway about 5 a.m. in the Northgate area of Seattle. Washington State Patrol troopers say the driver, who is in his 20s, was taken to Harborview Medical Center.
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