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December 19, 2014 at 11:28 AM

Officials: Kennewick student shot by Minnesota police had knife

The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Authorities say a Kennewick man who was killed by police on a busy Minnesota freeway was repeatedly stabbing himself in the moments before the shooting, then charged at officers with a knife. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says 18-year-old Johnathon Dean Mar ignored officers’ commands to drop the knife in the…

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December 18, 2014 at 6:39 AM

Officials: Kennewick student shot dead by Minnesota authorities

The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — A man killed by Minnesota police after an apparent homicide and high-speed chase has been identified as a Washington state high school senior, but questions remained Thursday about why he was in Minnesota and what led to his confrontation with officers. Johnathon Dean Mar, 18, of Kennewick, died a day earlier of…

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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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