Today's News Roundup

Top news stories that you should be reading today
Posted August 19, 2014
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Sunny in Seattle

Weather this week: Sunny with some clouds. More sunny skies predicted for the weekend.
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Gunfire investigation in West Seattle last night. Gunshots were reported for the second night in a row in West Seattle's North Delridge neighborhood near 23rd and Juneau. No injuries; it may have been a drive-by shooting.

The Wall Street Journal visits our fair city. Sure there are the requisite grunge and Space Needle references, but this WSJ writer spent a long weekend here then wrote this travel article about it. We think her itinerary was rather well planned.

Randy Jokela, Seattle Police officer who wrote 80% of pot citations is back to work. His behavior is still under investigation as he apparently decided who should be cited based on a coin toss. Good thing he started working again after last weekend's Hempfest.

Bill Gates, Satya Nadella, and Jeff Bezos take on the ice-bucket challenge. Some of the greatest minds put their creativity to work and others did it the old-fashioned way. And Macklemore took it overseas!

Kent Police found developmentally disabled woman. Police located her at 4 p.m. yesterday and she is safe and sound. No further details have been released yet.