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    Former FBI agent: ‘Greatest threat we have to aviation is the insider threat’

    Investigators worked to find out how an airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound after being chased by military jets that were quickly scrambled to intercept the aircraft.
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    SPD investigating fireworks left at bike lane construction site

    Detectives with the Seattle Police Department arson and bomb squad are investigating four fireworks left at a construction site for a controversial bike lane project in Wedgwood.
  • Washington wildfire spurs evacuations, firefighter injured

    EPHRATA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a firefighter was injured and residents in two cities were ordered to evacuate Saturday as a wildfire grew in Washington state. Authorities say the Grass Valley fire started Saturday morning and windy conditions helped it grow to 1.5 square miles. The fire is burning in grass and timber. People […]
  • Healy helps Mariners rally to take 3rd straight from Astros

    HOUSTON (AP) — Ryon Healy had three hits and drove in the go-ahead run, Guillermo Heredia made a spectacular catch to preserve the lead in the eighth inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Houston Astros 3-2 on Saturday night. It was yet another win in a close game by the Mariners, who have taken […]
  • Body of missing N. Idaho woman recovered from Snake River

    LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The body of a 19-year-old northern Idaho woman has been recovered from the Snake River. Authorities say a Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office dive team from Idaho on Friday recovered the body of Elizabeth Krueger of Lewiston in 25 feet of water. Authorities tell The Lewiston Tribune that an autopsy is […]
  • FBI recovers body, black box at site of Ketron Island crash

    The FBI has recovered the flight data recorder and parts of the cockpit voice recorder from the stolen airplane a Horizon Air employee crashed into Ketron Island Friday.
  • Man sentenced to 17 years in prison for dad’s slaying

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A 34-year-old man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for stabbing his father to death last summer northwest of Mount Vernon. The Skagit Valley Herald reports Lane Maurice Davis of Bow was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder as part of a plea deal. Court documents […]
  • Mother of suspects in Randle teen’s death pleads guilty

    CHEHALIS, Wash. (AP) — The mother of two suspects charged in the death of a 16-year-old Washington state boy has pleaded guilty to two counts of rendering criminal assistance. KOMO-TV reports 43-year-old Kindra Adamson changed her plea from not guilty on Friday related to the death of Ben Eastman III of Randle. Lewis County prosecutors […]
  • King County detective suspended after Uber driver attack

    SEATTLE (AP) — The King County Sheriff’s Office says a detective was suspended for four days without pay after an internal investigation determined she punched, kicked, scratched and slapped an Uber driver while she was off duty. King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht said this week that detective Janette Luitgaarden would serve the suspension for unbecoming […]
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    Smith vs Smith: 9th District race narrows to 2 Democrats

    The primary election for the 9th Congressional District has narrowed on two Democrats -- Sarah Smith and incumbent Adam Smith.
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    Washington state investigates NRA gun insurance plan

    Washington state is taking aim at an NRA-branded insurance program that critics claim insures criminal conduct. The insurance plans are sold in Washington state.
  • King County detective suspended for ‘conduct unbecoming’

    A terrifying night for an Uber driver trying to take a veteran King County Sheriff’s detective home ended in a suspension for that detective. King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht announced Thursday that veteran sexual assault unit Detective Janette Luitgaarden is suspended without pay for four days for conduct unbecoming. The announcement came after an internal […]
  • The Latest: Fragments of stolen plane scattered after crash

    SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on a plane stolen from Sea-Tac International Airport in Washington state (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Federal investigators say a stolen Horizon Air turboprop plane broke into many pieces when it crashed into an area of thick brush on a small island in the Puget Sound. But investigators said […]
  • Airline reports stolen aircraft, witnesses report chase

    SEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Airlines says there was an “unauthorized take-off” of an airplane and witnesses reported a jet being chased by military planes near Sea-Tac International Airport in Washington state. The airline tells The Associated Press that the plane was a Horizon Air Q400 and it believed no passengers were on board. No other […]
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    Police: ‘Disturbance’ on Metro bus led to fatal shooting

    A 37-year-old man was shot multiple times at a West Seattle bus stop after he and the suspect were believed to be involved in a "disturbance" on a bus Thursday night.

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