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November 21, 2014 at 8:23 AM

One dead, five injured in Pasco shootings

Tri-City Herald One person is dead and five others are injured following a series of shootings in Pasco that police say may be gang related. Three shootings occurred within a 24-hour span and appear to be connected, said Capt. Jim Raymond. The first shooting late Tuesday left three men with non-life threatening injuries, police said. At least a dozen…

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November 21, 2014 at 5:58 AM

Suspected DUI driver dies after hitting Bremerton church

Associated Press Police in Bremerton say a suspected drunken driver fleeing from an officer died early today in a crash in Bremerton. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle about 2 a.m. Friday but it sped off. The chase only lasted about a minute, police said. The fleeing car hit a building at a “T” intersection, and the…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: Bremerton, police

November 20, 2014 at 8:51 PM

Heavy mountain snow expected; I-90 near Snoqualmie Pass reopens

Update at 8:20 p.m.: Eastbound Interstate 90 near Snoqulamie Pass has reopened. The transportation department estimates the roadway will close and reopen throughout the night. Update at 7:32 p.m.: Eastbound Interstate 90 near Snoqualmie Pass has closed because of heavy snow and disabled vehicles blocking the roadway. Update at 6:15 p.m.: Both directions of Interstate 90 near…

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Comments | More in Weather Beat | Topics: mountain passes, National Weather Service, snow

November 13, 2014 at 9:42 AM

Father charged with 2nd-degree murder in death of Burien infant

UPDATE, 6:09 p.m. | The Associated Press A 26-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in the beating death of his 8-month-old daughter. King County prosecutors say Ahmed Ibrahim killed the girl in their Burien apartment and then told police his 2-year-old daughter did it. KOMO-TV says the mother called 911 on Monday to say the girl…

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November 13, 2014 at 5:59 AM

Portland snow threat eases; Seattle gets sun

UPDATE 10:30 a.m. | By midmorning, forecasts for up to 6 inches of snow in the Portland area Thursday were being sharply reduced. Temperatures were staying higher than expected, with the possibility of sleet or freezing rain falling in some areas.  The most recent forecasts said only a small chance of snow remained, but less than 3 inches. A light snow…

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Comments | More in General news, Weather Beat | Topics: freezing rain, Portland, snow

November 10, 2014 at 4:40 PM

Funding goal reached for Native mask behind Seahawks logo

An online funding campaign to bring the mask that inspired the Seahawks logo to Seattle reached its goal Monday, following a two-part fundraising effort that drew more than $22,000 from a total of more than 450 donors. The mask, currently owned by a museum in Maine, arrived at Seattle’s Burke Museum late last month, and will…

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November 10, 2014 at 6:00 AM

First freeze of season forecast in Northwest

A blast of cold air sweeping down from inland British Columbia is expected to give much of Western Washington its first freeze of the season Tuesday night, with temperatures just below freezing in the Seattle area and down to the teens and single digits in the mountain passes. After a clear, cold couple of days, precipitation…

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November 3, 2014 at 7:23 AM

Marysville-Pilchuck sophomore: ‘It feels good to be back at school’

UPDATE, 10:55 a.m. | “It feels really good to be back at school. People are upbeat. Not in a happy way, but just in an appreciation of each other’s company,” said Jordan Reynolds, 15, a sophomore at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, where students returned Monday morning. As she arrived at the school doors, there were a…

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October 25, 2014 at 7:28 AM

Girl killed in Marysville school shooting remembered as ‘nice and awesome’

The girl killed in Friday’s shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School was Zoe Galasso, according to a family friend who said he’s been in touch with Zoe’s mother about a fundraising website in her honor. Shaylee Chuckulnaskit and Gia Soriano, both 14, were identified Saturday morning as the two girls who were wounded. They had surgery Friday after…

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October 19, 2014 at 12:05 PM

After Sunday’s sun, wet week is forecast

Catch some of Sunday afternoon’s sunshine, because a sharp change is on the way. Johnny Burg of the National Weather Service said a wet weather system is expected to move into Western Washington on Monday, with a wetter one behind it on Tuesday and Wednesday. Burg said forecasters aren’t sure how much rain to expect but said…

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