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  • ‘Someone has to step up.’ Police ask for public’s help in Capitol Hill shooting

    Seattle police are asking for the public's help finding the person who fatally shot a man last March on Capitol Hill.
  • Seattle teachers contract

    Seattle teachers rally for higher pay as deadline for new contract approaches

    Seattle teachers have moved from the classroom to the bargaining table, after gathering Wednesday to rally for better pay, racial equity, and more.
  • cocaine bananas at Safeway

    Kilos of cocaine found in banana boxes at local Safeway stores

    The Drug Enforcement Administration is investigating after cocaine was shipped to several stores in Woodinville, Bellingham, and more.
  • Man charged with homicide in overdose death of Anacortes man

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A 23-year-old Friday Harbor man has been charged with controlled substance homicide after an Anacortes man died of an overdose of counterfeit drugs. The Skagit Valley Herald reports Logan Eby was also charged Thursday in Skagit County Superior Court with two counts related to the possession and distribution of fentanyl. […]
  • fatal collision SB I-5

    All lanes on SB I-5 reopen after fatal collision near King/Pierce Co. line

    All lanes of southbound I-5 just south of the King County line have been reopened, after a fatal collision that occurred around 2:30 a.m.
  • Arizona man convicted of sexually assaulting 2 babysitters

    PHOENIX (AP) — A Mesa man has been convicted of sexually assaulting two women he hired to babysit his children at different times in 2017. A Maricopa County Superior Court jury also found Dion Earl guilty Thursday of sexual abuse, kidnapping, assault and public sexual indecency. The 47-year-old Earl is the former owner of the […]
  • Small business gets $24M contract for work at nuclear site

    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A more than $24 million subcontract has been awarded to a small business to do electrical work at the contaminated nuclear site in Washington state. The Tri-City Herald reported Wednesday that American Electric in Richland will work to maintain and improve electrical infrastructure over a year at the Hanford tank farms. […]
  • Jay Inslee in for third bid for governor

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced his bid for a third term as governor in an email to supporters, saying that while it was an honor to run for president, he wants to continue his work leading the state. Inslee sent the email detailing his plans Thursday morning, hours before he was […]
  • Idaho man gets 42 years for 1990s murders solved by DNA

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A 54-year-old Boise man who killed two women in the 1990s in different states has been sentenced to life in prison after DNA evidence connected him to the slayings. Lee Miller was sentenced in both cases on Wednesday in Idaho with a Washington judge participating via video conference. Miller previously pleaded […]
  • Spokane cop cleared in shooting of suspect in January

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane County officials have cleared a Spokane police officer who shot and killed a man during a call in January. Prosecutor Larry Haskell on Wednesday announced that 35-year-old David Novak held a baseball bat and slammed it on his car, making sounds that police thought were gunshots. Novak was shot by […]
  • Seattle police arrest 21-year-old man in fatal stabbing

    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with a fatal stabbing in the University District last week. The Seattle Times reports police think the man knew the victim, 20-year-old John J. Miller. Police say they got into a brief argument on Aug. 14 before Miller was stabbed in the chest. Officers […]
  • Floating homeless camp sinks in Seattle

    SEATTLE (AP) — What authorities describe as a homeless camp on the water in Seattle has sunk. KOMO-TV reports the floating camp was made up of three boats rafted together and tied up illegally to a fishing net piling belonging to the Duwamish Tribe. Two of the boats sank last week in the Duwamish Waterway […]
  • Police investigate fatal shooting in North Seattle

    SEATTLE (AP) — Detectives with the Seattle Police Department are investigating fatal shooting near 102nd Street and Aurora Avenue North in North Seattle. KIRO-TV reports the shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. Officials with the Seattle Fire Department say a man in his 30s was killed. Around 7 a.m. all lanes on Aurora Avenue reopened […]
  • 2020 governor's race

    Inslee drops out of 2020 presidential race, announces bid for governor

    Governor Jay Inslee announced on Wednesday that he is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race.
  • Police say 14-year-old drowned in lake near Vancouver

    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Emergency responders Tuesday night recovered the body of a 14-year-old boy east of Vancouver after he apparently drowned. The Columbian reports the Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the boy Wednesday as Anthony Huynh, of Vancouver. The medical examiner ruled Huynh’s death an accidental drowning. Camas police were dispatched to Lacamas […]

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