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Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections' Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or the Department of Corrections at 425-356-2800. Callers do not have to give their names.Leslie Fielders

Date: 07/31/2015 | Sirens

Ex-tribal police chief pleads guilty to stealing from Swinomish Tribe

SEATTLE — The former police chief of the Swinomish Police Department has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $34,000 from the tribe in northwest Washington.

Date: 07/30/2015 | Northwest

$500,000 bail set for man accused of Blaine shooting

BLAINE — Bail has been set at $500,000 for a man accused of a drive-by shooting in Blaine.The Bellingham Herald reported that 21-year-old Steve Ibarra made his first appearance in court Wednesday on a charge of attempted murder.

Date: 07/30/2015 | Northwest

Kindnesses of strangers

Accident victim has endured, thanks to his family, police officer

Date: 07/29/2015 | Local News

Everett teen who was shot is stable; no suspect yet

EVERETT — Police have little information to go on after another shooting Sunday in Everett.

Date: 07/28/2015 | Local News

Felony charges for alleged meth use near baby

EDMONDS — Two people are now charged with felonies after they allegedly were spotted earlier this month smoking methamphetamine in car with a toddler.

Date: 07/28/2015 | Local News

Oregon man possibly linked to missing women nationwide

CHARLESTON, West Virginia — A man toting axes, a shovel and bleach when he was killed by an escort he met online had been stopped, interviewed or investigated by police in 21 states and is being looked into for possible links to unsolved disappearances or slayings, authorities said Monday.

Date: 07/27/2015 | Northwest

Washington counties struggle with criminal justice costs

SEATTLE — Washington state’s 39 counties are draining their budgets trying to keep their communities safe and when they have to prosecute a big murder case some fear they’ll end up bankrupt.

Date: 07/26/2015 | Northwest

Everett teen shot, condition unknown

EVERETT — An 18-year-old Everett man is being treated at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center for life-threatening injuries following an early morning shooting on Sunday.

Date: 07/26/2015 | Sirens

Handcuffed suspect steals King County Sheriff’s Office SUV

SNOQUALMIE — The King County Sheriff’s Office says a handcuffed suspect managed to steal a deputy’s patrol SUV.

Date: 07/26/2015 | Northwest

Benton County deputy shoots, wounds assault suspect

KENNEWICK — Officials say a Benton County sheriff’s deputy shot and wounded a domestic violence suspect after he refused to drop a gun during a standoff.

Date: 07/26/2015 | Northwest

Man charged in Everett Taco Bell shooting

EVERETT — Detectives found several pieces of evidence that they say tie Shaquille Jones to gunfire outside an Everett Taco Bell that wounded three people.

Date: 07/24/2015 | Local News

Police may have found thieves who took large sums of cash

EVERETT — Police say they may have found the men responsible for a string of thefts and a robbery that netted more than $91,000 in recent months.On Thursday they said they are looking for more information, more suspects — and potentially more victims.

Date: 07/23/2015 | Sirens

Seattle community leader Donnie Chin killed in shooting

SEATTLE — A community leader credited with patrolling and protecting the streets of Seattle’s International District for decades has been killed in a shooting.

Date: 07/23/2015 | Northwest

Marijuana-growing operation in Lynnwood raided again

LYNNWOOD — A large marijuana-growing operation, set up inside cargo shipping containers parked near an elementary school, has again been raided after complaints from neighbors, Lynnwood police said Thursday.

Date: 07/23/2015 | Sirens

Man gets 27 years for raping stepdaughter, 6, and letting others abuse her

EVERETT — A veteran Snohomish County judge refused to show a child rapist any leniency, saying the Marysville man treated his 6-year-old stepdaughter like a "sex toy" when he raped her and offered her up to other pedophiles.Superior Court Judge Linda Krese...

Date: 07/23/2015 | Local News

Former Zumiez employee accused of stealing $140K from company

EVERETT — A former payroll employee for a popular Lynnwood-based specialty clothing retailer is accused of stealing more than $140,000 from the company.Danielle Koehn, 37, was arrested for investigation of 28 counts of identity theft and booked into the Snohomish County Jail on Tuesday.

Date: 07/23/2015 | Local News

Detectives wrap up Marysville Pilchuck High School shooting investigation

MARYSVILLE — Nearly nine months after the deadly shootings at Marysville Pilchuck High School, detectives have completed their investigation, officials said Wednesday.

Date: 07/22/2015 | Local News

Convicted felon accused of selling underage girls for sex

EVERETT — For the second time in a month Snohomish County prosecutors have filed charges against someone accused of selling underage girls for sex.The cases share numerous similarities: The girls were advertised on, met customers in local motel rooms and...

Date: 07/22/2015 | Local News

Father of Marysville Pilchuck shooter faces additional weapons charges

TULALIP — The father of the boy responsible for the deadly shootings at Marysville Pilchuck High School is facing more weapons charges.

Date: 07/17/2015 | Local News

How did Chattanooga gunman go from typical suburban life to violence?

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Counterterrorism investigators are trying to figure out why a 24-year-old Kuwait-born man who by many accounts lived a typical life in suburban America attacked two military facilities in a shooting rampage that killed four Marines.

Date: 07/17/2015 | Nation & World

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections' Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or the Department of Corrections at 425-356-2800. Callers do not have to give their names.Joshua Pettit

Date: 07/17/2015 | Sirens

San Francisco law creates a safe haven for violent offenders

San Francisco is not likely to change its ill-conceived sanctuary-city policy because City Hall must bow to progressives who don't believe in deporting undocumented immigrants with serious criminal records. Activists such as Angela Chan of the Asian Law Caucus believe that...

Date: 07/17/2015 | Opinion Columnists

Mentally ill man charged with stomping fellow inmate to death

EVERETT — The attack that killed a Centralia man lasted just nine seconds.Now, a Monroe prisoner with a long history of mental illness is charged with aggravated murder for the homcide.Benjamin Cory Price, 35, is accused of stomping another inmate to death...

Date: 07/16/2015 | Local News

Transient charged in knife attack that injures 2

EVERETT — Prosecutors have charged a transient man with assault for a knife attack that left two people injured.

Date: 07/16/2015 | Local News

Prison term for woman who embezzled $330K from YWCA

EVERETT — Stephanie Koppisch was abusing prescription medications when she embezzled $330,000 from the YWCA's coffers.A judge was told Tuesday that the Granite Falls mother has quit using drugs not prescribed to her and has sought mental health treatment.

Date: 07/15/2015 | Local News

Oregon woman accused of murder-for-hire plot

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon woman hired a felon to kill her ex-husband in Utah, but the scheme unraveled when the would-be assailant opted to warn the man, the FBI says.

Date: 07/14/2015 | Northwest

Judge tosses charges against Everett-area acupuncturist

EVERETT — A woman's hypnotherapy sessions have led a Snohomish County judge to throw out charges against an Everett-area acupuncturist accused of sexually abusing her.The defense attorneys for Kuo...

Date: 07/14/2015 | Local News

2 arrested in Edmonds for smoking meth in car with baby

EVERETT — Undercover narcotics detectives watched Friday as the man and woman allegedly passed a glass pipe back and forth inside a car parked at an Edmonds apartment complex Friday.They dropped their surveillance when they noticed a tiny set of hands moving from the backseat.

Date: 07/14/2015 | Local News

Police investigate theft of equipment from Burien church

BURIEN — Police are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment from a Burien church.KING-TV reported that thieves took almost everything the Taproot Church uses for its Sunday service. The stolen items range from bibles to electronic equipment.

Date: 07/13/2015 | Northwest

Company pays more than $140,000 to Washington state transportation department

SEATTLE — A private construction company has agreed to pay more than $140,000 to settle claims that it submitted false records to the Washington State Department of Transportation while working on a highway project.

Date: 07/13/2015 | Northwest

No sanctuary for those who backed policy

Democrats now will say anything to distance themselves from "sanctuary city" policies, even though they have supported these policies for years. In an exclusive CNN interview Tuesday, Hillary Rodham Clinton was asked about San Francisco's refusal to hand over to Immigration...

Date: 07/13/2015 | Opinion Columnists

Man who stole $300,000 in gems sentenced to 3 years

EVERETT — A drug addict who drove off with $300,000 in gems is going to prison for three years.A Snohomish County judge was persuaded Thursday to give the thief a break, saying the community might be better served if Michael Fuller gets help for his addiction.

Date: 07/12/2015 | Local News

20 years in friend's murder

Forest Jackson was stabbed when he tried to help Toby Sauceda

Date: 07/11/2015 | Local News

Woman held after stabbing at Lynnwood apartment complex

LYNNWOOD — A Lynnwood maintenance man remained at a Seattle hospital Friday after being attacked by a stranger at work.

Date: 07/10/2015 | Local News

Investigation continues into I-5 brush fires

EVERETT — A string of brush fires along I-5 on June 30 remains under investigation.The cause of the fires, more than eight of them, has not been determined, the Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office reported Friday.

Date: 07/10/2015 | Sirens

Woman arrested after man stabbed in Lynnwood

LYNNWOOD — A woman in her 40s was arrested Thursday after reportedly stabbing a man.The victim, believed to be in his 50s, was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. His injuries were described as serious.

Date: 07/09/2015 | Sirens

For whom is San Francisco a sanctuary?

Did San Francisco's sanctuary city ordinance contribute to the senseless shooting death of Kathryn Steinle, 32, as she was out for an evening stroll on Pier 14 last week?This is a national story, because the federal government released accused shooter Francisco Sanchez to a...

Date: 07/09/2015 | Opinion Columnists

Smartphone encryption worries U.S. officials

WASHINGTON — Federal law enforcement officials warned Wednesday that data encryption is making it harder to hunt for pedophiles and terror suspects, telling senators that consumers' right to privacy is not absolute and must be weighed against public-safety interests.

Date: 07/09/2015 | Business Wire

Mill Creek man faces charges involving counterfeit goods

SEATTLE — A Mill Creek businessman is facing federal charges for allegedly importing phony goods, including illegal drug paraphernalia.

Date: 07/08/2015 | Local News

$1 million bail for alleged shooter at Everett Taco Bell

EVERETT — An Everett man accused of shooting three people outside a Taco Bell on June 29 is being held on $1 million bail.

Date: 07/07/2015 | Local News

New trial date for father of high school shooter

TULALIP — A new trial date has been set for the father of a Tulalip boy who shot five students inside Marysville Pilchuck High School last year before killing himself.The defense team for Raymond Fryberg Jr. asked to postpone his June 22 trial, citing a scheduling...

Date: 07/05/2015 | Local News

Teen accused of stabbing his grandmother in Bothell claims he ‘heard voices’

BOTHELL — A woman pleaded with her grandson to spare her life as he attacked her with a kitchen knife, according to new court documents.

Date: 07/04/2015 | Local News

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections' Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or the Department of Corrections at 425-356-2800. Callers do not have to give their names. Marcus Neble

Date: 07/03/2015 | Sirens

Black church fire wasn't arson

GREELEYVILLE, S.C. — As social media buzzed about church fires in the South, investigators announced Thursday that weather caused a destructive blaze at a predominantly black church in South Carolina.The State Law Enforcement Division said investigators found no...

Date: 07/03/2015 | Nation & World

Man gets 15 years for stabbing ex-girlfriend

KENNEWICK — A 22-year-old man is facing 15 years in prison for stabbing his ex-girlfriend multiple times.

Date: 07/01/2015 | Northwest

Three shot after argument in fast-food parking lot in Everett

EVERETT — Three men were shot and a fourth man was being questioned Monday night after an argument resulted in gunfire in an Everett parking lot.

Date: 06/29/2015 | Sirens

Prosecutor: Whatcom County woman shot man, 75, for boyfriend

BELLINGHAM — Whatcom County prosecutors say that a woman accused of firing multiple times at her boyfriend’s 75-year-old business partner, wounding the man, was acting on instructions from the boyfriend.

Date: 06/26/2015 | Northwest

County investigating 45 ongoing human sex trafficking cases

EVERETT — A protracted investigation into juvenile sex trafficking in Everett has resulted in four people being charged with felonies.

Date: 06/26/2015 | Local News

Stanwood man accepts responsibility for police incident

EVERETT — Gene Fagerlie was depressed, suicidal and intoxicated but he didn't intend to shoot anyone, including the sheriff's deputies who showed up at his Stanwood house in 2013.That's what his lawyer told a judge Thursday before Fagerlie was sentenced to six months...

Date: 06/26/2015 | Local News

Police still looking for Edmonds home invasion suspects

EDMONDS — The search continues for a group of men suspected in a June 15 home-invasion robbery in Edmonds.Detectives on Wednesday released a new sketch of one of the men involved, based on descriptions from the victims.

Date: 06/25/2015 | Sirens

Lake Stevens parents who abandoned children sentenced

LAKE STEVENS — The parents of children removed from a filthy house in Lake Stevens were sentenced Wednesday to six months in jail and five years of probation.

Date: 06/25/2015 | Local News

Lynnwood man arrested for stabbing, 2 victims

LYNNWOOD — A 41-year-old Lynnwood man was arrested after a stabbing Friday night.He was booked for investigation of assault. Two victims were hospitalized. One, a 35-year-old man, was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The other, 23, went to Swedish/Edmonds hospital.

Date: 06/21/2015 | Sirens

Man arrested; Everett homicide linked to domestic violence

EVERETT — A fatal shooting along W. Casino Road on Tuesday was the result of domestic violence, police say.

Date: 06/19/2015 | Local News

Lacey man gets prison for military theft in Iraq

WACO, Texas — A former Army contractor in Iraq who helped to steal and sell more than $2.6 million in U.S. military property must serve nearly four years in prison.Stacey B. Hines pleaded guilty in April to conspiracy to defraud the U.S. and to theft of government property.

Date: 06/19/2015 | Northwest

Pregnant woman shot in the stomach in Seattle

SEATTLE — A pregnant woman has been shot in the stomach in Seattle’s Dunlap neighborhood.Seattle police say the shooting occurred at about 1:45 a.m. Friday at Rainier Ave. South and South Rose Street.

Date: 06/19/2015 | Northwest

Half of American whites see no racism around them

WASHINGTON — The murder of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, S.C., on Wednesday night appears to be a horrific -- and impossible to deny -- illustration of racism in America. Federal authorities are investigating it as a hate crime. The city’s mayor called the shooting “an unfathomable and...

Date: 06/19/2015 | Nation & World

Everett shooting victim identified

EVERETT — A man who was killed along W. Casino Road on Tuesday has been identified as Carlos H. Lara-Ramos, 28.Lara-Ramos, of Everett, died from a gunshot wound to the chest. His death was ruled a homicide, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Date: 06/18/2015 | Local News

Suspect in fatal south Everett shooting still at large

EVERETT — Police on Wednesday were continuing a hunt for the suspect in a deadly shooting the day before on W. Casino Road.

Date: 06/17/2015 | Local News

Despite increase in pot-impaired drivers, alcohol still biggest issue

EVERETT — A lot of the rules surrounding marijuana have changed here in recent years.One hasn't. It's still illegal to drive while high.Statewide, marijuana was found in 28 percent of blood samples taken in impaired driving cases in 2014, according to data...

Date: 06/17/2015 | Local News

Everett man to be sentenced for gun, drug convictions

Herald staffSEATTLE — An Everett man faces at least 15 years in federal prison after a jury this week convicted him of multiple gun and drug charges.Police in Snohomish County were investigating allegations that Seth Morgan, 33, was slinging dope. He was...

Date: 06/17/2015 | Local News

Police seek suspect after fatal shooting in south Everett

EVERETT — A manhunt continued Tuesday evening for the person suspected in a fatal shooting along W. Casino Road.The victim died from his wounds after being rushed to a local hospital, said officer Aaron Snell of the Everett Police Department.

Date: 06/16/2015 | Sirens

With evidence tossed out, Bellevue man gets 2 years in fatal Highway 529 crash

EVERETT — A Bellevue man was sentenced Tuesday to a little over two years in prison for a fatal crash that killed his friend's son.A judge's ruling in April tossed out blood tests showing that Shawn...

Date: 06/16/2015 | Local News

Police seek help finding Edmonds home-invasion suspects

EDMONDS — Police are asking for the public's help identifying suspects in a home-invasion robbery that happened near downtown on Monday afternoon.Anyone who was in the area of Pine Street and...

Date: 06/16/2015 | Local News

Police: Elderly Edmonds couple shook up by home invasion

EDMONDS — Police are investigating a home-invasion robbery that happened Monday in Edmonds.The victims, a man and woman described as being in their 80s or 90s, were unhurt, Edmonds police Sgt. Shane Hawley said. They called police about 2:40 p.m.

Date: 06/16/2015 | Sirens

Boyfriend, mother accused of beating 3-year-old to death

AUBURN — Auburn police have arrested the boyfriend of a woman accused of beating her 3-year-old daughter to death.KOMO-TV reported that Tatiana Baker was arrested Tuesday and her boyfriend, DeMarco Jackson, was taken into custody on Friday.

Date: 06/13/2015 | Northwest

Police hunt for man who robbed Wells Fargo bank in Everett

EVERETT — Police on Friday evening were searching for a man who robbed a north Everett bank.The man walked into the Wells Fargo at 1801 Broadway about 3 p.m., Everett police officer Aaron Snell said. He demanded money and threatened to use mace on employees.

Date: 06/13/2015 | Sirens

After deputy shot him, troubled man shot himself, report says

MONROE — A Monroe-area man shot himself in the head during a confrontation with a Snohomish County sheriff's deputy last month, according to newly released court records.Millard James Tallant III, 62, also was hit in the chest by at least two bullets fired by deputy...

Date: 06/12/2015 | Local News

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections' Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or the Department of Corrections at 425-356-2800. Callers do not have to give their names.Harry Lee Jones...

Date: 06/12/2015 | Sirens

Publisher: Copy of upcoming ‘Fifty Shades’ novel stolen

LONDON — A copy of the upcoming “Fifty Shades of Grey” sequel has been stolen, just over a week before publication day, publisher Penguin Random House said Wednesday.

Date: 06/11/2015 | Nation & World

Monroe kidnapping was made up

MONROE — A kidnapping and carjacking reported in Monroe earlier this week turned out to be bogus, police said Wednesday.After an extensive search for...

Date: 06/10/2015 | Sirens

Suspects sought in Monroe carjacking incident

Editor's Note: Police now say the report was made up. An updated story was posted on June 10.

Date: 06/09/2015 | Sirens

Alleged serial thief is threat to citizens, police say

GRANITE FALLS — At just 23, Zakary Sheldon is becoming a familiar name in the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office.Since September he’s been charged with five separate felony crimes. With another case pending, he could have a clean half-dozen by the month’s end.

Date: 06/09/2015 | Local News

Police seek info on north Everett shooting, robbery

EVERETT — A 21-year-old man was shot in the arm during a confrontation last week in north Everett.The shooting was reported about 10:30 a.m. June 2 in the 1600 block of Baker Avenue. A friend of the victim’s also was robbed of jewelry, Everett police fficer Aaron Snell said Monday.

Date: 06/08/2015 | Sirens

Police seek info on south Everett drive-by shooting

EVERETT — Police continue to investigate a drive-by shooting that happened early Friday morning in south Everett.

Date: 06/08/2015 | Sirens

Marysville man caught with massive haul of stolen construction goods

MARYSVILLE — Each year hundreds of millions of dollars worth of equipment and materials are stolen from construction sites around the country.Heavy equipment and copper often top the thieves’ wish lists, but the haul can take many forms.

Date: 06/08/2015 | Local News

Marysville jail tightens procedures after inmate's easy escape

MARYSVILLE — Inmate Rhyan Vasquez simply slipped away.The 19-year-old walked through an unlocked door. He took the stairs, and moments later, he was free from the Marysville city jail.That was Sept. 22. For 44 hours — nearly two days — no one at...

Date: 06/07/2015 | Local News

Does free ping pong in Seattle parks stop crime?

SEATTLE — The city of Seattle is wondering if free ping pong in its parks may help stop crime.KING-TV reported that the city’s experiment with a free ping pong table seems to be making a difference.

Date: 06/06/2015 | Northwest

Witness helps capture cell phone robbers in Seattle

SEATTLE — Two men are under arrest for stealing a cell phone from a 15-year-old girl while waiting to catch a bus in a Beacon Hill neighborhood.Seattle police say the girl was listing to music on her phone at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday when two men began pacing around her.

Date: 06/05/2015 | Northwest

Marysville man pleads guilty to child rape and pornography

EVERETT — A Marysville man faces decades behind bars after admitting Thursday he raped his 6-year-old stepdaughter, whom he also advertised online for others to molest.

Date: 06/05/2015 | Local News

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections' Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or the Department of Corrections at 425-356-2800. Callers do not have to give their names. Jeremy...

Date: 06/05/2015 | Sirens

Stilly tribal police commissioned by county sheriff

ARLINGTON — The Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians’ police force has been commissioned by the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.The change allows tribal police the same powers as sheriff’s deputies, including the ability to arrest non-tribal members on tribal lands.

Date: 06/04/2015 | Local News

Employee fired after $5,000 stolen from United Way of Snohomish County

EVERETT — An employee with United Way of Snohomish County has been fired after more than $5,000 turned up missing.

Date: 06/04/2015 | Local News

Bikini barista stand manager pleads guilty to promoting prostitution

EVERETT — A bikini espresso stand veteran admitted Wednesday that she helped her boss rake in millions by selling sex at roadside coffee huts.Samantha Lancaster also has agreed to testify against...

Date: 06/04/2015 | Local News

Beef, boar, buffalo, chicken thief still on the lam

MILL CREEK — It’s a cold case, but it wasn’t exactly cold cuts.An unusual crime was discovered May 17 at the Blazing Onion restaurant in Mill Creek Town Center.A thief hit the freezer, making off with more than $600 worth of meat.

Date: 06/02/2015 | Local News

No death penalty sought for man accused of killing 2 in Everett

EVERETT — Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Roe won’t seek the death penalty for a man accused of killing two people outside an Everett house earlier this year.

Date: 06/02/2015 | Local News

Man who fired gun at EvCC sent to prison, banned from campus

EVERETT — A Lake Stevens man who shot out a window at Everett Community College in April is banned from the campus for 10 years.

Date: 06/01/2015 | Local News

Police warn of dire consequences for young impaired drivers

EVERETT — Mark Francis gives the somber talk to teens, time after time.If they crash a car and kill someone because of a bad choice, they're not going to jail. It will be prison, said Francis, a Washington State Patrol trooper."Forget all your dreams,...

Date: 05/30/2015 | Local News

1 teen in custody, 1 hospitalized after stabbing

LYNNWOOD — One teen was taken to the hospital and another to juvenile jail Thursday night after an attempted robbery turned into a stabbing, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Date: 05/29/2015 | Local News

Woman says cartel forced her to deal drugs to pay friend's debt

EVERETT — The woman claimed she dealt drugs under duress.Now detectives with the Snohomish Regional Drug and Gang Task Force are vetting her story.One thing is clear: She was in deep.Detectives this week arrested two men they believe to be her...

Date: 05/28/2015 | Local News

Man fatally shot during encounter with deputy

MONROE — A man was fatally shot early Tuesday as a Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy investigated a report that a stranger was knocking on doors during the middle of the night along a stretch of country road outside Monroe.

Date: 05/26/2015 | Local News

4 arrested after exchange of gunfire in Granite Falls

GRANITE FALLS — Four people were arrested Sunday after gunfire broke out at party on Wallace Street in Granite Falls.Detectives learned that a neighbor returned fire after someone in a dark-colored sport utility vehicle reportedly started shooting at a duplex.

Date: 05/26/2015 | Local News

Everett man arrested in connection with county courthouse break-in

EVERETT — A man allegedly carrying a crowbar and a knife broke into the county courthouse Sunday morning. A worker confronted the man, then called 911 at about 9 a.m., according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Date: 05/24/2015 | Local News

Casey Kasem’s widow won’t face criminal charges

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday that they won’t file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem’s widow despite efforts by three of the radio personality’s children to have her prosecuted.

Date: 05/23/2015 | Nation & World

Everett man gets 14 years for drug trafficking

SEATTLE — An Everett man was sentenced Friday to more than 14 years in prison for drug trafficking. Joseph R. Kalac, 49, was convicted in U.S. District Court in Seattle in September of various crimes involving guns and drugs. He was arrested after a police pursuit in Snohomish County.

Date: 05/23/2015 | Sirens

Everett meth dealer sentenced to 7 years

SEATTLE — An Everett man who supplied highly pure methamphetamine to a drug trafficking organization in Western Washington was sentenced in federal court Friday to seven years in prison.

Date: 05/22/2015 | Local News

Police say mental health patient assaulted staff, fled

TACOMA — Police say a mental health patient in Tacoma assaulted three staff members, carjacked a woman and tried to run down two police officers, prompting one to shoot at him.

Date: 05/22/2015 | Northwest

Police say Lakewood man beat toddler, hung her from balcony

LAKEWOOD — A Lakewood man has pleaded not guilty to child assault after police say he severely beat his 2-year-old daughter for throwing up her oatmeal.

Date: 05/22/2015 | Northwest

Stolen police gear found in Arlington

ARLINGTON — The search for one criminal in Arlington on Wednesday led police to another. It also turned up a cache of stolen police gear, city spokeswoman Kristin Banfield said.

Date: 05/22/2015 | Sirens

Monroe resident helps catch a thief

MONROE — A prepared neighbor worked with Monroe police this week to catch a thief who was siphoning gas. The theft was discovered just before 6 p.m. Tuesday at a house in the 17300 block of 152nd Street SE, police spokeswoman Debbie Willis said.

Date: 05/22/2015 | Sirens

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