MOSES LAKE (AP) — Grant County authorities say a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed early Sunday at a home near Moses Lake. KPQ-radio reports the Grant County sheriff’s office is interviewing witnesses and gathering information and has not made any arrests. The name of the victim is being withheld pending an autopsy and notification of family.More
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CENTRALIA (AP) — A former Winlock man was one of two civilian contractors killed Monday by a suicide car bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan, his family says. Michael Hughes grew up in Winlock and had been living in Las Vegas prior to working overseas, his sister Kristine Wallace told The Chronicle of Centralia. She says Hughes had worked…More
The Columbian (MCT) Two elk walked onto Interstate 5 north of Woodland late Tuesday night, causing a crash involving five vehicles. The northbound lanes of the freeway, about two miles north of Woodland, were closed for about 10 minutes following the crash, reported at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn. The crash started…More
EVERETT (AP) — A 33-year-old Everett, Wash., man accused of fatally punching his girlfriend’s small dog on Christmas has been arrested for investigation of felony animal cruelty. The Daily Herald reports that police say the 14-pound Cockapoo named Romeo was beaten while the man and his girlfriend were having guests over for a holiday dinner. The…More
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The family of an Air Force pilot from Vancouver says he was one of four crew members killed in the crash of a helicopter on a training mission Tuesday night on the coast of England. Rick and Mary Stover, of Vancouver, told KATU-TV their 28-year-old son, Capt. Christopher Stover, is among…More
A 25-year-old Seattle man who claimed he smashed his grandmother’s head with a chair because she had a “third eye” was charged with deliberate homicide in Missoula County, Montana, on Monday.
According to court documents, Tyler Dan Perry had been living with his 72-year-old grandmother in her Missoula home since he hitchhiked to her house from Seattle at Thanksgiving.More
The Associated Press POULSBO, Kitsap County — The Washington State Patrol says a semi-truck hit four horses walking on a road about 3 a.m. Friday in Kitsap County. Troopers say three horses died at the scene four miles north of Poulsbo, and the fourth suffered serious injuries and was taken to a veterinary hospital.More
KELSO (AP) — A Longview driver whose 30-day sentence for killing a jogger outraged the victim’s family was released early from jail for good behavior. Cowlitz County prosecutors said they didn’t have enough evidence for a vehicular homicide case against Jennifer J. Oskey. They reached an agreement in which she pleaded guilty to third-degree assault for…More
ROCHESTER, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says a hitchhiker was killed Friday morning when he was hit by a semi-truck on Highway 12 near Rochester. Trooper Guy Gill told KOMO a car had stopped to offer the hitchhiker a ride when he stepped onto the highway and was hit by the truck. The…More
PHUONG LE Associated Press Take Our Poll Federal wildlife agents are investigating the death of an endangered gray wolf in Okanogan County in north-central Washington state. The adult female wolf was shot and killed during a big game hunt in the area, Doug Zimmer, a spokesman with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife, said Monday. Hunters were in…More