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Image: A Pierce County Sheriff's Department logo can be seen on an officer at a scene with a police...
Steve Coogan

1 of 2 late-night Tacoma shootings involve sheriff’s deputies

In the second of two overnight shootings in Tacoma, Pierce County Sheriff's Department deputies fired at a suspect early Wednesday.
5 hours ago
Image: Drugs, guns and money were seized as part of a large investigation led by the DEA and the Se...
Steve Coogan and James Lynch

Long Washington probe yields 84,000 fentanyl pills, hundreds of pounds of drugs

Four Seattle-area men with ties to Central and South America were arrested in a long probe related to drugs, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
19 hours ago
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Frank Sumrall

Teen arrested in deadly shooting in Mount Baker neighborhood

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in the Mount Baker shooting that happened on Sunday, according to Seattle police.
20 hours ago
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Frank Sumrall

Mother suing Capitol Hill Block Party over daughter’s death last year

The mother of a Federal Way woman who was killed at the Capitol Hill Block Party last year is suing the event's organizers.
1 day ago
Photo: King County deputies stumble upon a huge cache of drugs in Shoreline with the help of K9 Qui...
MyNorthwest Staff

King County deputies recover 40 pounds of meth in massive drug bust

King County deputies stumble upon a huge cache of drugs in Shoreline with the help of K9 Quinn, KCSO stated on Monday.
2 days ago
thurston county rideshare driver...
Frank Sumrall

Thurston County Sheriff: Father shoots rideshare driver sexually assaulting his daughter

A father shot a rideshare driver multiple times early Saturday morning in Thurston County after catching the driver sexually assaulting his daughter.
2 days ago
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Julia Dallas

Bellingham sixth grader allegedly punched by man in racist attack

A Bellingham 6th-grader was allegedly attacked by a man who was spewing racist comments during a school field trip on Wednesday.
5 days ago
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Frank Sumrall

SWAT arrests armed woman after she barricades herself inside Seattle FBI building

An armed woman barricaded herself in the visitor lobby of the FBI Seattle building in downtown Seattle Wednesday afternoon.
6 days ago
Image: All lanes on Interstate 5 south in Everett were closed on Wednesday, June 12, 2024. It cause...
Steve Coogan

Shooting caused all lanes on I-5 south in Everett to close Wednesday

The Washington State Patrol is investigating a shooting that occurred late Wednesday morning I-5 south that closed all lanes for drivers.
7 days ago
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KIRO Newsradio staff

Why has no one been arrested in the Garfield High School shooting?

It's been several days and still no arrests have been made in the deadly Garfield High School shooting. Many are asking "Why?"
8 days ago
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Frank Sumrall

Suspect in 2022 Ingraham High School shooting pleads guilty to first-degree murder

The teenage suspect in the Ingraham High School shooting from 2022 officially pled guilty to three felony charges Monday, June 10.
8 days ago
Photo: A Bremerton man who made 20 "swatting" calls around the U.S. and in Canada, prompting real e...

Bremerton man sentenced for 20 ‘swatting’ calls of false threats in US, Canada

A Bremerton man who made 20 "swatting" calls around the U.S. and in Canada, prompting real emergency responses, has been sentenced.
9 days ago
Image: Yellow "Do not cross" police tape can be seen at a recent crime scene in Seattle....
Steve Coogan

Multiple weekend Seattle shootings leave 1 dead, 3 injured

Three shootings in Seattle between Saturday night and early Sunday left a man dead and three other people injured.
9 days ago
missing man grave...
Frank Sumrall

Body of missing man found in shallow, unmarked grave near Nisqually River

Detectives in the South Sound have found the body of a missing man from Thurston County in a shallow, unmarked grave.
9 days ago
renton domestic violence shooting...
Frank Sumrall

Domestic violence disturbance in Renton leads to officer-involved shooting

A Renton police officer shot a suspect committing alleged domestic violence at a home in Renton Sunday morning at approximately 5 a.m.
9 days ago
2-year-old girl missing...
Frank Sumrall

Missing Pullman girl, 2, likely with couple who fled to Mexico

Police officials said the missing 2-year-old girl was supposed to be returned to her mother Monday, but that never happened. 
11 days ago
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Steve Coogan

Sheriffs in Pierce County release sketch of wanted rape suspect

Detectives in Pierce County are looking to identify a suspect who is wanted for the May rape of a 19-year-old woman in Tacoma.
11 days ago
sacramento teen missing...
Frank Sumrall

Sacramento teen missing since April 19 seen in Seattle; police concerned she’s a human trafficking victim

A 17-year-old teen from Sacramento who's been missing for more than six weeks has been spotted in Seattle and Portland.
12 days ago
17-year-old renton killed...
Frank Sumrall

17-year-old killed by gunfire after altercation outside Renton Big 5 Sporting Goods

A 17-year-old male was shot and killed outside a Big 5 Sporting Goods store in Renton off Grady Way just after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night.
12 days ago
Image: A Seattle Police Department vehicle and yellow police tape can be seen outside Garfield High...
Steve Coogan

Teen killed in Garfield High School shooting in Seattle; classes canceled

The Seattle Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place in the 400 block of 23rd Avenue near Garfield High School Thursday.
13 days ago
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Frank Sumrall

Officer-involved shooting breaks out overnight in Toppenish

An officer-involved shooting in Toppenish broke out at approximately 2:30 a.m. Thursday morning with a police officer.
13 days ago
puyallup shooting teens...
Frank Sumrall

Three teens arrested for involvement in fatal shooting of 22-year-old woman

Puyallup Police have arrested three teens in connection to the February shooting and murder of 22-year-old Gianna Stone.
14 days ago
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Frank Sumrall

Auburn man arrested, charged for possessing 135 pounds of MDMA among other drugs, weapons

An Auburn man was arrested Tuesday night for allegedly possessing multiple firearms and vast quantities of drugs for distribution.
14 days ago
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Frank Sumrall

Former Puyallup teacher sentenced to 6 months house arrest for having sex with student

A former Puyallup teacher has been sentenced to six months house arrest after she pled guilty to first-degree sexual misconduct with a minor.
15 days ago