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September 23, 2014 at 5:06 PM

Man arrested after firing shots, luring children in South Seattle

A man was arrested Tuesday after he fired a gun and tried to lure children into his car in South Seattle, police said. Officers responded to reports of shots being fired in Seattle’s Brighton neighborhood around 3:15 p.m., according to the Seattle Police Department. Three nearby schools had their students “shelter in place” as a precaution, police said. Around…


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September 22, 2014 at 10:47 PM

Pedestrian struck by car while crossing street in Renton

A pedestrian was critically injured when she was struck by a car in Renton Monday night, police said. Witnesses said the car hit the woman when she was crossing the street in the 14900 block of Maple Valley Highway around 8:30 p.m., according to the Renton Police Department. She was taken to Harborview Medical Center in…


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September 22, 2014 at 10:05 PM

Man wounded in bank robbery attempt leaves hospital

TACOMA — Police say a Parkland, Pierce County, man charged with attempted first-degree robbery in a holdup attempt at a suburban Tacoma bank has been released from a hospital and booked into the Pierce County Jail. Prosecutors say 27-year-old Michael David Winston II was hospitalized after getting shot five times in the head, torso and leg…


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September 22, 2014 at 7:42 PM

Man accused of molesting child at Kent home day care

The husband of a woman who owned and operated a Kent child-care facility was arrested Friday after a 4-year-old reported he had touched her inappropriately. The 61-year-old man is married to the woman who owned the facility, which she operated from their home in the 26000 block of 124th Avenue Southeast, according to the Kent Police Department….


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September 22, 2014 at 5:39 PM

Realistic emergency drills planned at King, Snohomish airports

Officials will be conducting mass-casualty incident drills at the King County International Airport and Paine Field in Snohomish County this week. Drills at the King County International Airport, also known as Boeing Field, will be conducted Tuesday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The emergency scenarios will be visible…


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September 22, 2014 at 5:28 PM

Komen 3-Day walk raises $2.7 million for breast-cancer research

Susan G. Komen 3-Day participants raised more than $2.7 million for breast cancer research from the walk this weekend in Seattle. More than 900 participants spent the weekend walking 60 miles through Seattle-area communities and camping in pink tents at Marymoor Park as part of the 3-Day event, which raises money to help support research and…


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September 19, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Truck carrying 46,000 pounds of apples overturns near Index

A semi-truck carrying 46,000 pounds of apples overturned after a collision on Highway 2 near Index, Snohomish County, on Friday evening, forcing the closure of the eastbound lane. The semi-truck collided with a pickup around 5 p.m. near Mount Index River Road and overturned into a ditch, according to the Washington State Patrol. The crash site,…


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September 19, 2014 at 6:01 PM

Highway 530 near Oso to reopen at full speed on Tuesday

The reopening of Highway 530, originally scheduled for Monday, six months to the day after the deadly mudslide near Oso, has been delayed until Tuesday morning. Steady rain falling the past two days has delayed the opening of Highway 530 to two-way, 50 mph traffic, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Contractor crews…


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September 19, 2014 at 4:24 PM

Man shot in leg during West Seattle fight

A man was shot in the leg during a fight involving up to 20 people in West Seattle’s High Point neighborhood on Friday afternoon, police said. Officers began receiving reports of a fight in the 3000 block of High Point Way Southwest around 3:30 p.m., according to the Seattle Police Department. When officers arrived at the scene they…


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September 18, 2014 at 9:19 PM

Crash sends truck dangling over Oregon bridge rail

SALEM, Ore. — Authorities say a driver has been cited after a truck hauling lumber products crashed at an Umpqua River bridge in southern Oregon, leaving the truck trailer hanging over the bridge railing above the waterway. Oregon State Police spokesman Lt. Gregg Hastings says an estimated 100 gallons of diesel leaked into the river…


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