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January 26, 2015 at 12:48 PM

Yelm High School locked down while naked man on the run

The Associated Press YELM — Yelm High School was locked down for about a half-hour Monday morning as a precaution while Thurston County deputies chased down a naked man who was on the run in the area. The 22-year-old man had just gotten out of the shower when deputies tried to grab him for violating a no-contact…


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November 10, 2014 at 9:45 AM

I-90 blocked near Eastgate after chase ends in crash

Damage to a pickup at the scene of the Interstate 90 crash. (Washington State Patrol photo) Update at 11:11 a.m.: All lanes of westbound I-90 at Eastgate have reopenbed, according to the DOT. Update at 10:43 a.m.: Two left lanes, including the HOV lane, are now open on westbound I-90 at Eastgate, according to the state Department…


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October 13, 2014 at 11:57 AM

Suspected car thief arrested after lengthy chase, Lake Union dip

Maybe if he had managed to find a bicycle, this would-be triathlete might have eluded Seattle police. Alas, the suspected car thief’s escape was short-lived early Monday morning despite running an impromptu obstacle course and taking a dip in the frigid water of Lake Union, according to police. It started around 2 a.m. when a security guard working…


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October 1, 2014 at 11:39 AM

Driver killed in Covington pursuit was Puyallup woman

Update at 2:39 p.m.: King County sheriff’s Detective Jason Stanley said the driver killed in Monday’s crash was a 34-year-old Puyallup woman who was suspected of stealing clothing and electronics from a Kohl’s department store in Covington. He also that the car she had been driving at the time of the fatal collision had been stolen out of Auburn…


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October 1, 2014 at 10:39 AM

Texting driver leads Snohomish County deputies on chase

A man led Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies on a chase Wednesday morning from Lynnwood to Everett after he was seen texting while driving. A sheriff’s lieutenant saw the man texting on his cellphone while he was driving near the 15500 block of 18th Avenue West near Lynnwood.  The lieutenant signaled for the driver to pull over, but the man sped off on Ash…


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May 27, 2014 at 10:33 AM

Naked man rescued after jumping into Elliott Bay

Update at 2:36 p.m.: Seattle police say the man who jumped into Elliott Bay had been at Harborview Medical Center earlier in the day for a medical evaluation. He fled from the facility, took off his clothes and ran downhill toward the water, police said. Original post: A naked man was pulled out of Elliott Bay this morning after…


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April 15, 2014 at 5:57 AM

Two state troopers collide in chase near Lynnwood

The Associated Press LYNNWOOD — Two state troopers suffered minor injuries when their cars collided early Tuesday as they were rushing to help in a stolen car chase near Lynnwood, a Washington State Patrol spokesman said. The patrol cars collided at an intersection when one failed to make a turn and were totaled in the crash, said Trooper…


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February 10, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Police pursuit ends in crash near Marysville

Suspects’ vehicle after it overturned this morning. (Snohomish County sheriff’s photo) A man and woman were arrested this morning after a police pursuit ended when their SUV overturned near Marysville, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is reporting. The chase started after a sheriff’s deputy spotted the SUV, which was reported to have been used earlier this…


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February 4, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Yakima paying $250,000 for fatal police chase

The Associated Press YAKIMA — At its Tuesday night meeting, the Yakima City Council is expected to approve a $250,000 settlement with the family of a man killed by a driver fleeing police in a stolen pickup. The payment would resolve the claim from the family of 29-year-old Pascual Ayala who was killed in 2010 along with…


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January 31, 2014 at 10:05 AM

Trooper’s speed blamed for crash near Port Angeles

The Associated Press PORT ANGELES — The Washington State Patrol says a trooper’s excessive speed caused a collision with two other vehicles on Highway 101 east of Port Angeles. Trooper Travis Beebe forfeited four vacation days and had to complete 40 hours of driver training because of the Nov. 29 crash, which occurred while he was chasing another…


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