Indoor football team signs lease in Everett

EVERETT – The Everett Hawks signed a lease agreement with the Everett Events Center on Thursday.

The inaugural season for the National Indoor Football League team will begin play in March of 2005. The official schedule is still being set.

“We are extremely pleased to have a new addition to our family,” said Global Spectrum’s Kim Bedier, general manager for the Everett Events Center.

The Hawks, owned by Sam Adams, a defensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills and former Seattle Seahawk, has completed terms to play preseason games preceding their seven home games in the events center. The team will play against teams from the Tri-Cities, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Montana, New Jersey, Ohio and Wyoming.

Edmonds: Police look for pizza store robber

Police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed Papa John’s Pizza on Wednesday night.

The masked man demanded cash from the store manager and threatened to hurt him if he didn’t comply, Edmond police Sgt. Jeff Jones said. The suspect ran out and flagged down a waiting car. The car drove north out of the shopping center, located in the 23600 block of Highway 99.

The robbery happened just before 7:30 p.m.

The suspect is about 5-feet, 11-inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds. He wore a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black batting gloves. The car was red and possibly had a hatchback.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the Edmonds Police Department at 425-771-0200.

Everett: Robbery reported in parking lot

A person reported Wednesday afternoon that a man with a knife committed a robbery at the Everett Mall parking lot, police said.

The person reported the robbery from the information booth inside the mall. No other information was available Thursday.

From Herald staff reports

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