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April 14, 2014 at 10:51 AM

Oregon man arrested for DUI after crashing car into train

The Associated Press JEFFERSON, Ore. — Marion County sheriff’s deputies say a driver crashed into a train before daybreak, ran from his burning car and asked neighbors for a place to sleep. The sheriff’s department reported Monday that 24-year-old Kyle Randall was arrested on a drunken driving charge after the neighbors called officers about 5 a.m. Saturday. Deputies…

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April 14, 2014 at 10:44 AM

Man arrested after shooting in Bremerton

A man has been arrested following a shooting this morning in a Bremerton neighborhood. The Kitsap Sun reports the man was arrested in the Navy Yard City neighborhood shortly before 10 a.m. after a brief chase. No one was wounded in the shooting. The Sun says the shooting was first reported at 9:43 a.m. in the 3700 block of…

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April 3, 2014 at 4:01 PM

No DNA database match for skull found in crab pot

The Associated Press WESTPORT — Authorities say a human skull found in a crab pot off the Washington coast belongs to a female, but it doesn’t match anyone in a national DNA database. The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office says the skull found off Westport was sent to the FBI crime lab in Quantico, Va., and run…

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April 3, 2014 at 10:58 AM

15 now listed as missing in mudslide

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office this morning released this list of people presumed missing in the Oso-area slide along with their age and address. The death toll from the slide is at 30, with 27 identified, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office said. Ronald M. DeQuiletts, 52, Arlington and Bothell Bonnie J. Gullikson, 91, Highway 530 NE, Arlington Mark…

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April 2, 2014 at 3:53 PM

Obama declares major disaster for mudslide damage

The Associated Press OLYMPIA  — President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster for damage caused by a deadly landslide in Washington state. The declaration makes programs available to help individuals and businesses affected by the March 22 slide that killed more than two dozen people. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday that the declaration also provides help…

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April 2, 2014 at 10:24 AM

Seattle bicyclist seriously injured in collision with SUV

A bicyclist was seriously injured last night in a collision with an SUV, police said. The bicyclist was riding north in east side bike/pedestrian path on Alaskan Way near Columbia Street around 10:30 p.m. when he left the pathway and collided with a southbound 2003 GMC Envoy, police said. Seattle Fire Department medics treated the bicyclist at the scene…

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March 28, 2014 at 12:48 PM

Woman shoots self outside store in South Everett

A 24-year-old woman has been hospitalized after she shot herself in the parking lot of a South Everett Home Depot, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s deputies responded to the store in the 11900 block of Highway 99 after receiving reports that a suspicious woman was walking around the parking lot with a semi-automatic handgun, asking strangers…

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March 27, 2014 at 11:23 AM

Oregon mom accused of killing son she perceived to be gay

The Associated Press PORTLAND — A prosecutor says an Oregon woman on trial for the murder of her 4-year-old son believed the boy was gay and that was a motive behind the deadly beating. Jessica Dutro’s son Zachary died in August 2012 after collapsing at the homeless shelter where his family was living southwest of Portland. The Oregonian reports…

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