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August 14, 2014 at 6:26 AM

Suspected Minnesota child molester reportedly seen in Washington

The Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington State Patrol detectives say they’ve gotten what they think is a credible tip that a self-professed minister accused of sexually abusing at least two girls at his religious fellowship in rural Minnesota has been seen in Raymond, near the Washington coast. Patrol Lt. Shane Nelson said 52-year-old Victor Barnard…

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August 12, 2014 at 2:47 PM

Couple, child burned in small gunpowder explosion

The Daily World, Aberdeen Three people were injured, including a 4-year-old girl, after an Aberdeen man allegedly poured gunpowder on a roll of toilet paper and lit it on fire at a house on Coolidge Road on Monday evening, causing a small explosion. Grays Harbor Community Hospital employees tipped off Aberdeen police around 6 p.m. Monday after…

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May 9, 2014 at 8:55 AM

Fire officials: 2 people died in Aberdeen house fire, 3 escaped

The Associated Press UPDATE, 11:10 a.m.: ABERDEEN — Fire officials say an adult and a teen have died while three others escaped from an early morning house fire in the coastal Washington city of Aberdeen. Aberdeen Fire Chief Tom Hubbard told KOMO News that witnesses used a ladder Friday to help an elderly couple get out of…

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February 20, 2014 at 10:17 PM

4 multi-inmate fights at Wash. prison; 1 injured

ABERDEEN (AP) — A Washington state Corrections Department spokeswoman says all medium-security and minimum-security units at a state prison in Aberdeen are locked down after a series of multi-inmate fights. Spokeswoman Norah West says one Stafford Creek Corrections Center inmate was injured Thursday afternoon and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. She says those injuries…

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January 7, 2014 at 10:41 AM

Homeless woman robbed of sleeping bag in Aberdeen

The Associated Press ABERDEEN — Police say a homeless woman was robbed of her sleeping bag under the Chehalis River bridge in Aberdeen. The woman told police Saturday a man with a knife demanded her sleeping bag and pillow and fled on foot. KBKW reports officers searched the area and recovered the sleeping bag and pillow but did…

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December 24, 2013 at 7:16 AM

Hoquiam will declare April 10 Nirvana Day

HOQUIAM (AP) — The City of Hoquiam has decided it will honor Nirvana’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by naming April 10 Nirvana Day. KXRO reports Mayor Jack Durney says the band, whose roots are from Aberdeen, have left a positive impact on all of Grays Harbor. Durney says the band members are…

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December 10, 2013 at 1:36 PM

Aberdeen hit-and-run victim struck by van

The Associated Press ABERDEEN — Investigators have determined that the woman killed by a hit-and-run driver near Aberdeen was struck by a Chevrolet van commonly used as a work vehicle. It could be from the 2003 to 2011 model years when the body style was the same. KBKW reports the Washington State Patrol is asking for the…

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November 14, 2013 at 9:07 AM

Cobain mural planned for downtown Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — A new mural in downtown Aberdeen will commemorate Kurt Cobain and his time growing up around Grays Harbor. KBKW reports artist Erik Sandgren told the city council Wednesday night he was excited about the project. The Cobain mural will be on the side of a building at the corner of Wishkah…

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January 29, 2013 at 1:37 PM

Military ordnance found in Aberdeen home

ABERDEEN (AP) — While police were arresting a man in Aberdeen Monday night on a car theft charge they found three mortar or artillery rounds in his home. Capt. John Green says police called an ordnance disposal unit from Joint Base Lewis-McChord to take custody of the explosives. Green told KBKW and KXRO that at least one…

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January 10, 2013 at 10:23 AM

Honking man gets busted

The Associated Press A man who kept blasting his car horn outside the Aberdeen police station in a vain attempt to have a word with a jailed inmate ended up in the clink himself. The 26-year-old man pulled into the department’s parking lot Monday and honked his horn until an officer went out to see what was…

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