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April 16, 2014 at 9:39 AM

School bus collision with semi results in minor injuries

An 8-year-old child was taken to an Everett-area hospital after his school bus collided with a semitrailer on Highway 9 this morning. State Patrol Trooper Mark Francis said that only two children, ages 6 and 8, were on the bus when the two vehicles collided near Marysville. The incident is under investigation.

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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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April 9, 2014 at 8:04 PM

Mountlake Terrace police commander charged with DUI

An 18-year veteran of the Mountlake Terrace Police Department has been charged with drunken driving and placed on administrative leave, the police department said today. Cmdr. Don Duncan was arrested by the Washington State Patrol at 1:30 a.m. on Feb. 1 in Lake Stevens, Chief Greg Wilson said in a news release. He was charged with…

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April 7, 2014 at 9:17 PM

Man arrested at UW last week, arrested tonight at ferry dock

The man who allegedly pepper-sprayed two University of Washington police officers and barricaded himself in a trailer last week, and who in early March led police on a low-speed chase, was arrested again this evening at Seattle’s Colman Dock. The man, who police say is in his 40s, had an outstanding warrant and was…

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February 26, 2014 at 9:41 AM

Fleeing driver fatally shoots self in Auburn

The Associated Press AUBURN — A driver who fled from the Washington State Patrol fatally shot himself  as the chase came to an end early Wednesday on Highway 167 in Auburn. The Patrol says the chase began in Renton and ended about 1 a.m. after a spike strip was used to flatten both right-side tires. The car…

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February 26, 2014 at 8:10 AM

Motorcyclist hits 117 mph on I-5 in Seattle, gets arrested

A motorcyclist who authorities say was driving in the I-5 express lanes at speeds nearing 117 mph was booked into the King County Jail last night. The motorcyclist was nabbed after the evening commute when he was seen hauling northbound through downtown Seattle last night, according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Chris Webb.  Details about how…

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February 25, 2014 at 9:29 AM

Trooper’s car hit on I-5 near Burlington

The Associated Press BURLINGTON — The Washington State Patrol says a patrol car was hit after the trooper stopped Tuesday morning to investigate multiple crashes on an icy stretch of Interstate 5 north of Burlington. Trooper Mark Francis says the trooper was taken to a hospital to be checked out for soreness. Francis says the interstate was covered…

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February 14, 2014 at 7:50 PM

JBLM soldier charged with aggravated sexual abuse of a child

An Army soldier was federally charged Friday with aggravated sexual abuse of a child after being arrested Tuesday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Sgt. Joseph T. French, 27, is accused of raping the child over the course of three years and distributing sexual photos of the child online, according to the Washington State Patrol. He was arrested…

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February 12, 2014 at 6:21 PM

Kitsap County sheriff says he won’t seek re-election

Kitsap County Sheriff Steve Boyer announced today that he will not seek a fifth term as sheriff, citing recent health concerns. Boyer, 63, served as sheriff for the past 15 years and in law enforcement for more than 42 years, according to a news release. After he developed health problems, professionals ruled out any serious issues,…

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February 10, 2014 at 8:40 PM

JBLM soldier killed in military-shuttle crash on I-5 is ID’d

The Army soldier who died Thursday after a military shuttle bus crashed on southbound Interstate 5 in Lakewood has been identified as Pvt. Reymon B. Tolentino, 28, of Skokie, Ill. Tolentino was on a bus headed to Joint Base Lewis-McChord from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with soldiers who were returning from deployment in Afghanistan, according to the…

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