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August 11, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Authorities search for suspects in Benton County triple slaying

The Associated Press FINLEY, Wash. — Investigators said Monday that they were searching for those responsible for the deaths of three people found on a farm in south-central Washington over the weekend but that residents should not worry about their safety. The slayings were not the work of a serial killer, Lt. Chuck Jones of the Benton…


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March 20, 2013 at 6:56 AM

Wednesday Memo: Spring snow … GMO salmon poll … Another shooting death

National Weather Service forecast Snow in the lowlands? It’s the first day of spring, for goodness’  sake. It’s raining all over the place down here this morning, but there were reports that it might snow overnight. We haven’t seen any. Have you? The weather forecast graphic over on the right has snowflakes…


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June 3, 2012 at 9:04 AM

Morning Memo/ Sunday: Seattle homicides … UW crew … Paul Allen’s mother dies

Weather: We might catch a break from the rain today and see a bit of sunshine this afternoon, with highs in the low 60s. But don’t expect any potentially good weather to stick around, as more rain is expected throughout the region on Monday.  The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: The 520 bridge…


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February 22, 2012 at 10:04 AM

UPDATE: Suspect in two Sequim area slayings is dead

UPDATE: 12:15 p.m. The Associated Press SEQUIM — A suspect in two homicides in the Sequim area has apparently killed himself following a standoff with police. Clallam County Sheriff’s spokesman Jim Borte told the Peninsula Daily News that John Francis Loring died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds Wednesday after being holed up in an apartment for hours. Washington State…


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December 19, 2011 at 3:31 PM

King County had fewest homicides in 3 decades last year

— From The Associated Press: King County saw its fewest homicides in at least three decades last year.  The Medical Examiner’s Office released its statistics for 2010 today. The report shows that 59 people in Washington’s most populous county were victims of homicide last year. According to King County Public Health spokeswoman Katie Ross, that’s the fewest since…


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