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November 17, 2014 at 7:16 AM

Lynnwood woman critically injured in probable arson fire; man arrested

Update at 8:45 p.m.: A man found inside a burning house Sunday night in Lynnwood was taken into custody Monday evening in connection with the probable arson fire, police said. The man was booked into Snohomish County Jail on suspicion of first-degree arson and first-degree attempted murder, according to the Lynnwood Police Department. A woman who was also found…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: arson, Harborview, House fire

November 8, 2014 at 11:11 AM

Kenneth Bae: ‘Thank you for supporting me, for lifting me up’

  Update, 9:50 p.m.: After his sister spoke at the news conference, Kenneth Bae stepped up to the microphone to express many thank yous. “Thank you all for supporting me, lifting me up,” he told reporters. He thanked people for supporting his family throughout the ordeal. He thanked President Obama and the State Department, even the North…


Comments | Topics: Kenneth Bae, Lynnwood, terri chung

November 6, 2014 at 1:58 PM

Person ejected in I-5 crash in Lynnwood

The Washington State Patrol is at the scene of a rollover accident in Lynnwood in which someone has been ejected onto the northbound lanes. The accident was reported around 1:42 p.m. near the Swamp Creek interchange. The accident is blocking the left lane and the HOV lane, according to the State Patrol. This post will be updated.


Comments | More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Interstate 5, Lynnwood, Washington State Patrol

November 3, 2014 at 5:15 PM

Former Lynnwood man on Missouri’s death row dies

The Associated Press MINERAL POINT, Mo. — A 75-year-old former Lynnwood man who was given the death penalty for killing his wife in a 1992 courthouse shooting rampage has died at a Missouri prison. The state Department of Corrections on Monday said Kenneth Baumruk died of apparent natural causes late Friday at the Potosi Correctional Center…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: courthouse shooting, death row, homicide

October 21, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Kenneth Bae’s family hopes he’s next to be released by N. Korea

One of North Korea’s three imprisoned Americans was released today, reviving hopes that Kenneth Bae, 46, of Lynnwood may be the next to come home — long before serving his full, 15-year sentence in one of the communist country’s notoriously harsh labor camps. Today, though, only Jeffrey Fowle, 56, of Ohio was sent home. Bae’s sister,…


Comments | Topics: Kenneth Bae, Lynnwood, North Korea

October 14, 2014 at 9:49 AM

Everett woman accused of throwing baby out window released

The Associated Press EVERETT — A Snohomish County judge has released a mentally ill Everett woman who was being held in jail after allegedly throwing her 1-year-old nephew out a second-story window. The Daily Herald reports Beteha Kebede had been waiting for treatment at the Western State Hospital for more than two months. The hospital has had a…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: assault, Lynnwood, Western State Hospital. child abjuse

September 30, 2014 at 6:05 AM

5-year prison sentence for Lynnwood bomb threat

The Associated Press EVERETT — A man who threatened to blow up a Department of Corrections office in Lynnwood was sentenced in Everett to nearly five years in prison. The Daily Herald reports the Snohomish County Superior Court judge declined a defense request Monday to be lenient with 42-year-old David Moyer of Shoreline because of his history…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: bomb threat, Everett, Lynnwood

September 29, 2014 at 1:07 PM

Fuzzy on the law? Driver caught in HOV lane with bear passenger

The State Patrol on Monday morning reminded an Everett woman pulled over for speeding in the Interstate 5 carpool lane that, while cute, a gigantic teddy bear does not qualify as a second passenger. The 19-year-old woman was stopped in Lynnwood during the morning rush hour while speeding south, said Trooper Mark Francis. When the trooper…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Lynnwood, State Patrol

September 29, 2014 at 10:54 AM

Lynnwood man dies in Massachusetts skydiving accident

The Associated Press BARNSTABLE, Mass. — The two skydivers killed after they crashed into a building during a tandem jump on Cape Cod appeared to be having problems as they descended, police said. Andrew Munson, of Nantucket, and his instructor, Eldon Burrier, of Lynnwood, died Sunday while skydiving at the Marstons Mills Airport in Barnstable, Cape and…


| More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: Lynnwood, skydiver

September 19, 2014 at 5:18 PM

Lynnwood accountant gets 3 years for keeping relatives’ tax money

The Associated Press A Lynnwood accountant has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for keeping more than $1 million of his relatives’ money — money they thought he was using to pay their taxes. The U.S. attorney’s office says Bruce Bergman, 59, was sentenced in federal court Friday. From 2002 to 2011, a close…


Comments | Topics: Bruce Bergman, Lynnwood

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