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After four days in the national spotlight, life returns to normal on Friday in Cleveland, and Donald Trump, the official Republican nominee, is moving on to the campaign trail. The GOP convention had its share of ups and downs and some wacky moments, but the protests outside remained relatively peaceful. Democratic Convention begins next week.
A therapist who works at a group home for the disabled is still in shock after a North Miami Police officer shot him, but according to the Police Union president, that officer may have been aiming for someone else. Cellphone video was released Wednesday afternoon showing Charles Kinsey lying on the ground with his hands in the air, telling officers that weapons are not necessary. Police had been called to the scene by a 911 caller on Monday saying someone was armed and suicidal. Yesterday afternoon, the North Miami Police Department released a statement saying that officer has been placed on administrative leave. The officer is described as a 30-year-old Hispanic male who has been with the department for four years.
Even with the peak travel season in full swing, gasoline prices are stuck in reverse. Gas prices have dropped to their lowest July level in 12 years, according to AAA. In fact, gas prices have dropped in 39 out of the last 40 days, dropping 20 cents a gallon in that time alone.
A huge fire has broken out in the area of 102nd Ave NE & Main St in Bothell. Stay away from the area.
King County Jail has launched an investigation into whether an inmate was accidentally released early. That inmate, Ernest Parnell, has served time for rape and domestic violence. He’s also accused of attacking as many as six women in a spree at University of Washington back in May.