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September 22, 2014 at 7:03 PM

Corrections: Woman gives birth in Anchorage jail

The Associated Press ANCHORAGE — An Alaska Corrections spokeswoman says a 24-year-old Anchorage woman has given birth at the Anchorage jail. The woman reportedly told jail workers she didn’t know she was pregnant. KTUU-TV reports that Corrections spokeswoman Sherrie Daigle says both mother and baby are doing well at a local hospital after the Sunday morning birth. The…

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September 22, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Idaho woman charged with felony over chewed seat

The Associated Press SANDPOINT, Idaho — A northern Idaho woman has been charged with a felony after police said she chewed up the upholstery of a patrol car seat. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports that 42-year-old Staci Anne Spence was charged late last week with felony malicious injury to property and misdemeanors including resisting arrest and…

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September 22, 2014 at 11:38 AM

8-year-old Oregon boy dies after fall

The Associated Press MONMOUTH, Ore. — Authorities say an 8-year-old boy who was apparently scared by a bee has died after a fall of 20 to 25 feet in a building in rural Polk County. Sgt. Tyrone Jenkins of the Polk County sheriff’s office says Daniel Indra of Monmouth was helping with a remodeling project on an…

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September 22, 2014 at 10:55 AM

Sex offender suspected of Arlington voyeurism

The Associated Press ARLINGTON — Police say a man suspected of peeping into a girl’s window in Arlington is a 51-year-old Level 3 sex offender with a prior conviction for voyeurism. Police say the man was arrested early Sunday after an officer saw his car pulling out of the driveway of the home. The homeowner said his daughter…

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September 22, 2014 at 9:49 AM

Worker dies at Weyerhaeuser mill in Longview

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — A worker for an electrical contractor died while installing wiring at the Weyerhaeuser mill in Longview. Police say a co-worker noticed Scott Trapp “was down” Saturday afternoon. The (Longview) Daily News reports the 50-year-old Vancouver man could not be revived by other workers or firefighters, and he was declared dead at the scene. The Cowlitz…

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September 19, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Suspect chase leads Seattle police into doughnut shop

Hard to question the dedication of these cops. Seattle police said a woman called around 1:30 p.m. Friday and said she’d found her purse – which had been stolen — posted for sale on Craigslist. The woman said she contacted the seller listed in the ad and arranged to meet her in front of the Krispy Kreme on First Avenue South and South…

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September 19, 2014 at 10:47 AM

Oak Harbor police say man impersonated retired cop for decades

The Associated Press OAK HARBOR — Police in Washington state have arrested a funeral-home worker they say pretended to be a retired officer for two decades and recently intervened in fight. Oak Harbor Police Chief Edgar Green says authorities became aware of Jim Bailey in August after the fight between a couple in a car. Green says the…

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September 18, 2014 at 1:55 PM

Black Diamond man pleads not guilty to killing mother in 2010

A Black Diamond man accused of stabbing his elderly mother to death in August 2010 pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to first-degree premeditated murder. Cecil Walker, 54, is accused of the Aug. 27, 2010, slaying of Ella Walker. The same charge was dismissed in January 2012 after Walker was ruled mentally incompetent and sent to…

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September 18, 2014 at 11:13 AM

Suspected ‘chop shop’ busted in Snohomish County

Police in Snohomish County have a arrested a 29-year-old man suspected of operating a ‘chop shop’ in the Marysville area, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Members of the county’s Auto Theft Task Force served a search warrant Wednesday on the suspected chop shop in the 3100 block of 87th Avenue Northeast, where they…

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