Judge Dismisses Charges Against SawantA city judge has dismissed disorderly conduct charges against Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant and two other activists stemming from their arrest at a minimum wage protest last November.
Farming Town Disrupted By Spontaneous Melee, ChainsawThe quiet of Big Sandy's block-long commercial district was disrupted one afternoon this week when two vehicles sped into town and their seven occupants got out and began fighting.
Dog Bites Portland Cop Waking Up HomelessTwo men were booked into the Multnomah County Jail after police say they became combative as officers awakened people sleeping under the Morrison Bridge in Portland and a dog bit one of the officers.
Gossip Singer Ditto Accused Of Disorderly Conduct Portland police say Beth Ditto, lead singer of the band Gossip, was arrested for disorderly conduct outside a bar.
Bad Joke Prompts Alaska Airport Evacuation A man who prompted an evacuation of the main terminal at Anchorage's largest airport by making comments about a bomb, which he later said were jokes, has been charged with making terroristic threats and disorderly conduct.