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February 19, 2015 at 7:02 PM

1 wounded in shooting near Judkins Park

Police are searching for a suspect in a shooting where a man was wounded in the ankle Thursday evening near Judkins Park. Police received several 911 reports of gunfire shortly after 6 p.m. in the 800 block of 24 Ave South. Officers arrived and located a 24-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his ankle. Medics transported the man to Harborview…


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February 19, 2015 at 2:42 PM

Video from police, public examined in Pasco shooting

The Associated Press and Seattle Times staff KENNEWICK  — Authorities say they’re still collecting video of the fatal police shooting of a Mexican man, and they’re asking for patience as protests of the killing continue in the agricultural community. Antonio Zambrano-Montes, 35, was killed Feb. 10 after, police say, he threw rocks at cars and officers….


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Officer-involved shooting, Pasco Police Department, shooting

February 18, 2015 at 1:39 PM

Teens pistol-whip, rob man in North First Hill

Four boys and a girl were arrested Tuesday night after they pistol-whipped, punched and robbed a man in the North First Hill neighborhood, Seattle police said. The victim, 25, and two women were smoking cigarettes in the 1200 block of Boylston Avenue when a group of five to six boys and a girl walked up  10:20 p.m. One of…


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February 18, 2015 at 12:05 PM

Parkland teacher accused of having sex with student

A high school science teacher in Pierce County has been charged with four counts of sexual misconduct with a minor for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student Andrew McKay, 30, a teacher at Washington High School in Parkland, is alleged to have been having sex with the student since April, according to a news release…


| More in Education, The Blotter | Topics: Franklin Pierce School District, Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, sexual misconduct with a minor

February 12, 2015 at 12:30 PM

A look at 4 previous police shootings in Tri-Cities

The fatal shooting by Pasco police Tuesday is the fifth involving law enforcement officers in the Tri-Cities since June 27, according to media reports and court records. Two of the previous shootings involved Pasco police officers while a third was by a Benton County sheriff’s deputy working as part of a regional SWAT team….


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Kennewick, Officer-involved shooting, Pasco

February 10, 2015 at 3:49 PM

Family of barefoot marathoner sues company over use of name

The Associated Press SEATTLE — The family of an Ethiopian runner who famously won an Olympic marathon barefoot is suing Vibram, the maker of a popular line of minimalist running shoes, saying it used his name without permission. Abebe Bikila, who died in 1973, was a last-minute entrant in the 1960 Olympics in Rome and didn’t like the…


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February 10, 2015 at 10:18 AM

Washington couple’s family sues over poisoning deaths at N.C. motel

The Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The family of a Washington state couple who died of carbon monoxide poisoning while guests at a North Carolina motel is suing the property’s owners, a contractor who worked on a faulty pool heater and others. Lawyers for the family of Daryl and Shirley Jenkins of the Longview said Tuesday a…


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February 10, 2015 at 9:53 AM

Mill Creek man pleads not guilty in grandmother’s death

The Associated Press EVERETT — A 24-year-old man accused of stabbing his grandmother to death and attacking his grandfather pleaded not guilty Monday in Everett to charges of murder and attempted murder. Shane Hathaway is held on $2 million bail with trial set for March 27. Snohomish County prosecutors say he stabbed 83-year-old Betty Sorg more than 30…


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February 6, 2015 at 10:01 AM

Parents of Lake Stevens children charged in abandonment case

Update at 2:31 p.m.: Amanda Foley and Mark Dorson were each charged Friday with six criminal counts related to their children being allegedly abandoned in a trash-strewn Lake Stevens home. Foley and Dorson have each been charged with one count of second-degree criminal mistreatment; two counts of third-degree criminal mistreatment; and three counts of abandonment of a dependent person. The charges…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: abandoned children, Child protective services, Lake Stevens Police Department

February 5, 2015 at 3:27 PM

2 Snohomish girls missing and believed endangered

Snohomish County sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating two Snohomish 16-year-olds. The girls, Samantha Eldredge and Keyanna Monson, are considered missing and endangered, the sheriff”s office said. They voluntarily left their homes on Jan. 28 and may be together, the sheriff’s office said.  Investigators believe that the girls may be frequenting hotels…


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