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January 30, 2015 at 1:04 PM

Man accused of setting wife on fire in Snohomish

The Associated Press SNOHOMISH  — A Snohomish man is accused of setting his wife on fire because he suspected she was cheating on him. The woman suffered burns on her hands, left arm and chest that made it difficult for her to breastfeed the couple’s 7-month-old child. A statement from a Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy filed in Everett…

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January 23, 2015 at 4:41 PM

White Center man pleads guilty to fatally stabbing mother

A 44-year-old man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Friday, admitting he stabbed his mother 18 times in the neck after breaking down her door in a drunken rage in November 2012. Brodie Lamb, who has schizophrenia with substance-abuse problems, was originally charged with first-degree murder in the death of his mother, 69-year-old Margaret Ryan, inside…

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January 23, 2015 at 6:32 AM

Portland woman sentenced to 2 years for pouring hot grease on ex-boyfriend

The Associated Press PORTLAND — A woman who admitted pouring hot bacon grease on her ex-boyfriend as he slept on her sofa was sentenced Thursday in Portland to more than two years in prison. The defense lawyer for Shiree Franklin says the 30-year-old Portland woman pleaded guilty to attempted domestic-violence assault because she worried she might be…

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January 20, 2015 at 2:06 PM

Mill Creek man held on $2 million bail in grandmother’s slaying

Police had been repeatedly called to the home of Shane Hathaway, a Mill Creek man who is suspected of killing his grandmother last week, according to a court document released Tuesday. “During at least two of the police contacts, officers were so concerned for the safety of the (grandparents) they expressed their  concerns to them,” police wrote in an…

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January 13, 2015 at 1:55 PM

Domestic violence charges against Hope Solo dismissed

A Kirkland Municipal Court judge dismissed misdemeanor domestic violence charges against Seattle Reign goalie Hope Solo on Tuesday after her attorney successfully argued that the alleged victims had refused to be deposed by defense attorneys. Solo’s attorney, Todd Maybrown, brought the motion to dismiss the charges in December, saying Solo’s nephew and half-sister, whom she was accused of…

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December 11, 2014 at 12:36 PM

Hope Solo seeks dismissal of domestic-violence case

The lawyer for Hope Solo is asking that the domestic-violence charge filed against the Seattle Reign goalkeeper be dismissed. Attorney Todd Maybrown, in a court filing submitted Wednesday in Kirkland Municipal Court, said his client has “been seriously prejudiced” by the two alleged victims in the case, who have not been available for depositions. The international soccer…

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December 8, 2014 at 12:34 PM

Bothell-area woman slashed with box cutter dies from wounds

A 48-year-old woman who was found with injuries from a box cutter on Thursday has died, the Snohomish Count Sheriff’s Office said. The woman had been hospitalized along with her estranged husband at Harborview Medical Center since both were found injured in a home in the 2100 block of Maltby Road near Bothell. The 48-year-old man is in intensive care at Harborview. Both…

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November 10, 2014 at 3:11 PM

Kids safe after Portland woman found dead

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Police say a man killed himself after taking his daughters from the Portland home where his ex-wife was found dead Monday. Sgt. Pete Simpson says detectives believe the man killed his ex-wife. The investigation began at 7:20 a.m., when a neighbor reported hearing gunshots at a home in southwest Portland. The neighbor also…

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November 4, 2014 at 1:10 PM

Hope Solo trial on domestic violence charges set for January

A Kirkland Municipal Court judge on Tuesday set a January trial date for Seattle Reign goalkeeper Hope Solo on misdemeanor domestic violence charges. The international soccer star was charged in June with two counts of fourth-degree domestic violence assault for allegedly hitting her half-sister and nephew. During a brief court hearing, Judge Michael Lambo set a Jan. 20 trial date after Solo’s…

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October 28, 2014 at 1:12 PM

Deaths of 3 family members in Rainier Beach baffle neighbors

Update at 2:47 p.m.: The 11-year-old killed Monday night in Rainier Beach was a student at Aki Kurose Middle School, according to Seattle Public Schools. Principal Mia Williams sent the following letter to parents: It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I share the tragic news that one of our students was killed yesterday night. The…

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