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September 25, 2014 at 12:29 PM

Seattle police release video of sexual-assault suspect

Recognize this guy? Seattle police on Thursday released this video which they say shows the man who sexually assaulted a woman on Sept. 8 in the 200 block of Pike Street. Police say the video shows the man moments before he attacked the victim, who can be seen on the floor. The victim said the man was black and…


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September 24, 2014 at 4:41 PM

Teen arrested in Friday shooting in West Seattle

Seattle police have arrested a 17-year-old boy on connection with last Friday’s shooting in the High Point neighborhood in West Seattle. The victim was shot in the leg during a fight involving up to 20 people in the 3000 block of High Point Way Southwest around 3:30 p.m., according to Seattle police. The 18-year-old man was taken…


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September 24, 2014 at 2:32 PM

Richland man gets 40 years for baby’s death

The Associated Press KENNEWICK — A Richland man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for raping and killing his then-girlfriend’s baby daughter. Jose Luis Aguilar, 37, was sentenced Wednesday in Benton County Superior Court in Kennewick. The Tri-City Herald reports he pleaded guilty in July to second-degree murder and first-degree rape of a child. Serenity Jade Reedy…


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September 24, 2014 at 10:15 AM

Woman dies in Snohomish County Jail

The Associated Press EVERETT  — A 62-year-old woman with a history of mental health problems died Tuesday in the Snohomish County Jail in Everett. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Shari Ireton says the woman is believed to have suffered a medical emergency. She could not be revived by medics. The woman had been living in Compass Health mental health housing in…


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September 23, 2014 at 1:58 PM

2 killed, 1 injured in crash near Longview

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — Two people were killed and one injured in a head-on collision Tuesday on Ocean Beach Highway west of Longview. The Washington State Patrol says the two victims were in a car that burned. The driver of the other vehicle was flown to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash., with a broken leg…


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September 23, 2014 at 12:41 PM

Bomb threat prompts evacuation of Glacier Peak High School

Update 12:59 p.m.: The Snohomish School District just said that students and staff at Glacier Peak High School have been called back to their classrooms after a bomb scare prompted the evacuation of the school. “The situation at Glacier Peak High School has been cleared by authorities, and it has been deemed safe for students and staff to…


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September 23, 2014 at 9:50 AM

Police break up pot party at Tumwater High School

The Associated Press TUMWATER — Police broke up pot party inside a greenhouse at Tumwater High School. Officers responding to a complaint early Sunday arrested six adults and three juveniles who admitted breaking into the greenhouse to drink liquor and smoke marijuana. The Olympian reports five of the suspects made their first court appearance Monday in Olympia.


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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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