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‘No more baby parts,’ Colorado gunman said

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The gunman suspected of storming a Planned Parenthood clinic and killing a police officer and two others used the phrase "no more baby parts" to explain his act, according to a law enforcement official, a comment sure to further inflame the...

Date: 11/29/2015 | Nation & World

Snitch sets the cops on gambling grannies

ORLANDO, Fla. — Someone was suspicious of Zelda King and her gang of gambling grandmas.

Date: 11/29/2015 | Nation & World

Planned Parenthood shooting suspect was adrift, alienated

BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. - To neighbors, it looked like a “moonshine shack,” a little yellow wooden hut, with overgrown weeds and no indoor plumbing, banged together by its owner, Robert Lewis Dear Jr.

Date: 11/28/2015 | Nation & World

Abandoned baby girl found buried alive

COMPTON, Calif. — Sheriff’s officials asked for the public’s help Saturday in gaining information about a newborn baby deputies rescued after finding her buried beside a popular Compton bike path.

Date: 11/28/2015 | Nation & World

Arlington man’s death in Camano Island fire deemed suicide

CAMANO ISLAND — A man who died in a Nov. 18 house fire on Camano Island had committed suicide, officials said Friday.

Date: 11/28/2015 | Local News

Colorado shooting suspect called loner who left few clues

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A loner from North Carolina who liked to spend time in his mountain cabin and avoided eye contact with neighbors was in custody Saturday after police said he opened fire at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic and killed three people.

Date: 11/28/2015 | Nation & World

3 killed, 9 wounded in attack at Planned Parenthood

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A gunman who opened fire inside a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic was arrested Friday after engaging in gun battles with authorities during an hours-long standoff that killed three people and wounded nine others, officials said.

Date: 11/27/2015 | Nation & World

Yakima might hire outside investigator for city employees

YAKIMA — Yakima may hire an outside consultant to investigate allegations of misconduct by city employees — including police officers.

Date: 11/27/2015 | Northwest

Glacier Peak arson probe continues after 9 months

SNOHOMISH — Nine months later, the arsonists haven’t been caught.

Date: 11/27/2015 | Local News

Protesters to target Chicago shopping on Black Friday

CHICAGO — Small groups of demonstrators gathered again Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them in trying to shut down Chicago’s famous Michigan Avenue shopping district during the Black Friday shopping bonanza.

Date: 11/26/2015 | Nation & World

Man still in custody for Nov. 12 shooting in Lake Stevens

LAKE STEVENS — A man remains in jail for a Nov. 12 shooting in Lake Stevens.He was being held Tuesday on $50,000 bail for investigation of second-degree domestic violence assault, according to Lake Stevens police.The shooting happened about 6 p.m. near the...

Date: 11/25/2015 | Local News

Seattle police release video of cleaning crew’s rough arrest

SEATTLE — State and federal prosecutors say Seattle police officers involved in the rough arrest of four Mexican family members in 2010 will not face criminal charges.

Date: 11/24/2015 | Northwest

71 years for 3-city shooting spree

Hans Hansen is expected to spend the rest of his life behind bars

Date: 11/24/2015 | Local News

Part of Bothell-Everett Highway closed while police check out gunshot

BOTHELL — Bothell police closed a stretch of the Bothell-Everett Highway on Tuesday afternoon after hearing a gunshot inside a home.Police had been asked to check on the welfare of someone living at a home in the 19300 block.

Date: 11/24/2015 | Local News

Shoplifting suspects in Monroe return for milk, get busted

MONROE — Everyone's been there.They finish shopping, get back to the car or the house, and realize they forgot something, like the milk.That happened to two women on Sunday evening at the Monroe Walmart. The problem was, all their shopping had been...

Date: 11/24/2015 | Local News

Inmate allegedly assaults corrections officers in Monroe

MONROE — Police are investigating after an inmate reportedly assaulted two officers at the Monroe Correctional Complex.The incident was reported just before noon Sunday in the dining hall of the Washington State Reformatory, officials said.

Date: 11/23/2015 | Local News

Deputy hurt after patrol car hit by stolen car in Burien

BURIEN — A King County deputy suffered minor injuries after his patrol car was hit by a stolen vehicle in Burien.KING-TV reported the stolen vehicle ran a red light and ran into the deputy on Sunday afternoon.

Date: 11/23/2015 | Northwest

Boys in Mountlake Terrace say man tried to lure them

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Police were called to an attempted luring report Saturday in the 22800 block of 48th Avenue W.The call came in just after 5:30 p.m.

Date: 11/23/2015 | Local News

Kent woman arrested after 24 pounds of meth found in car in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police says a Washington woman was arrested over the weekend after 24 pounds of crystal meth was found in her car during Eugene traffic stop.The Oregonian reported that a drug detection dog discovered the drugs in a hidden compartment.

Date: 11/22/2015 | Northwest

Death of man in police custody on Tulalip reservation ruled an accident

TULALIP — Snohomish County’s chief medical examiner has concluded the September death of a man in police custody on the Tulalip Indian Reservation was an accident.

Date: 11/20/2015 | Local News

Bicyclist dies in crash involving deputy in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Authorities say a female bicyclist has died in a collision with a Lane County deputy driving a patrol vehicle in Eugene.

Date: 11/20/2015 | Northwest

Lake Stevens police commander files lawsuit claiming retaliation

LAKE STEVENS — The Lake Stevens police commander has filed a lawsuit against the city, saying he is being wrongfully fired in violation of employment laws.Dennis Taylor, 53, is accusing city leaders of trying to ruin his reputation as retaliation for how he managed...

Date: 11/20/2015 | Local News

King County Sheriff asks deputies to always carry a weapon

SEATTLE — The sheriff of King County has asked his deputies to carry their weapons at all times in the wake of the recent attacks in Paris.

Date: 11/18/2015 | Northwest

We can cure what jails can't

We reached this point gradually over more than 60 years.Beginning in the 1950s, deinstitutionalization shifted those with mental illnesses from state psychiatric hospitals to community-level nursing homes and similar facilities. Then cuts in state and federal funding in the...

Date: 11/15/2015 | Editorials

Eiffel Tower goes dark as France mourns 129 dead

PARIS — The Eiffel Tower stood dark in a symbol of mourning Saturday night as France struggled to absorb the deadliest violence on its soil since World War II: coordinated gun-and-suicide bombing attacks across Paris that left 129 people dead and 352 injured.

Date: 11/14/2015 | Nation & World

Oregon trooper cleared in fatal shooting after high-speed chase

SALEM, Ore. — A grand jury has found an Oregon State Police trooper was justified in using deadly force when he fatally shot a man who allegedly pointed a gun at him.

Date: 11/14/2015 | Northwest

Trio arrested in Whidbey teen's death

OAK HARBOR — A 17-year-old boy shot Wednesday morning has died of his injuries and three other young people were under arrest in connection with his death.

Date: 11/14/2015 | Sirens

Scenes of horror as Paris night becomes bloodbath

PARIS — The assailants' weapons were those of war: automatic rifles and suicide belts of explosives. The killing was indiscriminate, spread across a swath of the city, in at least six different sites. An ordinary Friday night in Paris transformed into a bloodbath. The word...

Date: 11/14/2015 | Nation & World

A look at the attacks across Paris

PARIS — A stadium, a concert hall, a succession of cafes and bars around Paris. Attacks on several sites around the French capital left more than 100 people dead Friday night. Here's a look at some of the targets:

Date: 11/13/2015 | Nation & World

Sultan girl, 17, killed in high-speed U.S. 2 crash

MONROE — A 17-year-old Sultan girl was killed Thursday night in a high-speed crash on U.S. 2 just east of Monroe.

Date: 11/13/2015 | Local News

Cop stops Google self-driving car for going too slow

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — A car built by Google that drives itself around city streets had a brush with the law for driving too slowly.

Date: 11/13/2015 | Business Wire

Volunteers offer peace of mind

Citizens Academy grads check on houses, help with special events

Date: 11/13/2015 | Local News

Man guilty in shooting spree that targeted police stations, officers

EVERETT — The Lake Stevens man responsible for last year's shooting spree that targeted police in three cities is facing decades behind bars when he is sentenced later this month.A Snohomish County jury on Thursday convicted Hans Hansen of

Date: 11/12/2015 | Local News

Boy, 17, in intensive care after shooting near Oak Harbor

OAK HARBOR — A 17-year-old boy was shot Wednesday morning at a home north of Oak Harbor.He was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and was listed Thursday in serious condition in intensive care. The Island County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.

Date: 11/12/2015 | Local News

Remains found, suspect sought in Granite Falls disappearance

GRANITE FALLS — Human remains found Wednesday off the Mountain Loop Highway are believed to be those of Andrew Spencer, who has been missing for more than a...

Date: 11/12/2015 | Local News

Pharmacist arrested in Edmonds; customers cautioned

EDMONDS — An Edmonds pharmacist was arrested Wednesday after allegedly being high on the job. The 47-year-old man was booked for investigation of felony drug possession.

Date: 11/12/2015 | Local News

Motorcyclist hospitalized after crash near Snohomish

SNOHOMISH — A Mill Creek man remained at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Thursday after a crash the day before.The 39-year-old was listed in satisfactory condition, hospital officials said.

Date: 11/12/2015 | Local News

School-security smartphone apps go live in Everett, Monroe

EVERETT — As shootings and violence plague classrooms and capture headlines here and across the country, new technology is beefing up security at schools. The Everett and Monroe school districts are

Date: 11/12/2015 | Local News

Granite Falls man missing, car found vandalized

GRANITE FALLS — Police are asking for help finding a missing Granite Falls man who might be in danger.Andrew Spencer, 31, last was seen Nov. 3. His car was found Tuesday on the Mountain Loop Highway, said Shari Ireton, spokeswoman for the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Date: 11/11/2015 | Local News

Mason County deputies find infant buried in yard

OLYMPIA — Mason County authorities are investigating after they say deputies found an infant buried in a back yard near Shelton.

Date: 11/11/2015 | Northwest

Man arrested for investigation of robbery in Mountlake Terrace

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Police have arrested a man for investigation of robbery after a convenience store holdup last week here.The man, 30, reportedly fired a gun at the store’s clerk. The weapon later turned out to be an Airsoft replica. He was booked Tuesday in the Snohomish County Jail.

Date: 11/11/2015 | Local News

Former Monroe police officer convicted of sex crimes

EVERETT — A former Monroe police sergeant was found guilty Tuesday of two sex crimes for secretly videotaping a teenage babysitter while she took showers in his bathroom 11 years ago.

Date: 11/10/2015 | Local News

Snohomish woman cited for negligent driving in fatal crash

SNOHOMISH — Detectives have closed their investigation into a fatal T-bone crash on Highway 9 in Snohomish on April 19.

Date: 11/10/2015 | Local News

Ex-Swinomish police chief gets 16 months for stealing from tribe

SEATTLE — A Stanwood resident who is the former police chief of the Swinomish Police Department has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for stealing nearly $34,000 from the northwest Washington tribe.

Date: 11/10/2015 | Northwest

No verdict after 3 days of deliberations in Monroe cop’s trial

EVERETT — A Snohomish County jury met again behind closed doors Monday without announcing a verdict in the trial of a former Monroe police sergeant accused of sex crimes.

Date: 11/10/2015 | Local News

Jurors consider case of allegedly suicidal man who shot at police

EVERETT — Hans Hansen set out to kill police officers, wanting to cause "maximum damage" before bringing about the death he desired, according to prosecutors. But according to his attorney, Hansen was a sad, broken man who wanted only for officers to end his life, so...

Date: 11/10/2015 | Local News

1 killed, 1 hurt in early morning crash near Bothell

BOTHELL — One man was killed and another seriously injured after a one-car crash early Monday near Bothell.

Date: 11/09/2015 | Local News

Convicted bank robber files $6.3M suit against county

EVERETT — A convicted bank robber has filed a lawsuit against Snohomish County, claiming that a sheriff's deputy used excessive force by shooting him three years ago.Todd Kirkpatrick, 57, was known as the "Phony Pony Bandit," a serial bank robber, before...

Date: 11/09/2015 | Local News

Part 3: Cops and social workers team up on the streets

EVERETT — The sheriff's sergeant walked past an abandoned shopping cart and hooked a right onto a well-worn path that disappeared into a stand of trees in south Everett.A line of sagging tents flanked by piles of garbage came into view."Hello,"...

Date: 11/08/2015 | Local News

Spokane police: Man shot by officers in critical condition

SPOKANE — The Spokane Police Department says a man is in critical condition at a hospital after two officers responding to a report of a man with a knife opened fire Saturday.

Date: 11/07/2015 | Northwest

Judge refuses to dismiss charges against accused heroin trafficker

EVERETT — A Shoreline man accused of being a major heroin trafficker in Snohomish County lost a bid this week to see the charges against him dismissed over his claims that police and prosecutors violated his...

Date: 11/07/2015 | Local News

Bellevue police official resigns over lights, siren misuse

BELLEVUE — A Bellevue police official with the department for over 20 years has resigned after admitting he used lights and sirens to maneuver through traffic to get his son and his friends to a school event.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Northwest

FBI seeks help to identify ‘Beardo’ the Everett bank robber

EVERETT — The FBI is asking for help to identify a bank robber who has struck in Everett at least six times since June.The robber is being called "Beardo" because he wears a fake beard, according to a news release issued Friday. He has targeted various...

Date: 11/06/2015 | Local News

Lakewood student arrested after reported school threat

LAKEWOOD — A Lakewood High School student was arrested Wednesday after reportedly making a threat to “shoot up” the campus, officials said.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Local News

Lake Stevens couple, jailed for abandoning kids, arrested again

MARYSVILLE — A Lake Stevens couple who abandoned their children in a decrepit house earlier this year have been arrested again, this time for a police pursuit involving a stolen car.Amanda Foley...

Date: 11/06/2015 | 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

Date: 11/06/2015 | Sirens

Marijuana is least of drug worries, police say

WASHINGTON - America's cops overwhelmingly do not see marijuana as a major threat to their communities, according to results of a survey released this week as part of the Drug Enforcement Administration's "2015 National Drug Threat Assessment Summary."The DEA...

Date: 11/06/2015 | Nation & World

Alabama boy missing for 13 years shows up in Ohio

When police in Alabama called Julian Hernandez’s mother to tell her that her son had been found - 13 years after she reported him missing - she was hesitant to believe it.“Really?” she told police. “Are you sure? Really?”

Date: 11/06/2015 | Nation & World

Officer testifies in pursuit

Sergeant thought of his family the night he was shot

Date: 11/06/2015 | Local News

Jury gets case of former police sergeant accused of voyeurism

EVERETT — A former Monroe police sergeant was described as both a cunning manipulator and a well-meaning fool as lawyers made their final pitches Wednesday as his trial on sex crimes came to a close.

Date: 11/05/2015 | Local News

Half of black millennials know of abuse by police

WASHINGTON — Long before the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Freddie Gray, more than half of African-American millennials indicated they, or someone they knew, had been victimized by violence or harassment from law enforcement, a new report says.

Date: 11/05/2015 | Nation & World

Tape calls ex-Monroe cop’s claims into question

EVERETT — A Snohomish County jury was told Tuesday about a video recording that raises questions about a former Monroe police sergeant’s insistence he had no sexual attraction to the teenaged babysitter he secretly filmed...

Date: 11/04/2015 | Local News

Snohomish woman identified as motorcycle crash victim

EVERETT — Officials have identified a motorcyclist who crashed and died on the U.S. 2 trestle last month as Sonja M. Diirell, 40, of Snohomish.

Date: 11/03/2015 | Local News

Mason County deputy totals patrol car during heavy rain

SHELTON — A Mason County sheriff’s deputy totaled his patrol car and suffered a serious cut to his head after crashing on the way to a burglary in the Grapeview area.

Date: 11/03/2015 | Northwest

Man killed by police in Kirkland had given child to officer

KIRKLAND — Officials say a man killed by a Kirkland police officer had handed his toddler to another officer shortly before he was shot.The King County Sheriff’s Office investigators on Monday released more information about the incident.

Date: 11/02/2015 | Northwest

Lawyer illness delays trial of former Monroe police officer

EVERETT — Trial was put on hold Monday for a former Monroe police sergeant who is in the midst of testifying about his connection to a woman 35 years his junior whom he allegedly groomed for a sexual relationship starting when she was his family’s teenage babysitter.

Date: 11/02/2015 | Local News

Challenge for state: Recruiting, retaining 147 new troopers

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Patrol is seeing its ranks depleted faster than can be replenished. It can't recruit enough new troopers to fill existing vacancies and newer...

Date: 11/02/2015 | Local News

Hundreds of officers lose badges over sex crimes

OKLAHOMA CITY — Flashing lights pierced the black of night, and the big white letters made clear it was the police. The woman pulled over was a daycare worker in her 50s headed home after playing dominoes with friends. She felt she had nothing to hide, so when the Oklahoma City officer accused her...

Date: 11/01/2015 | Nation & World

Ex-cop testifies sexual relationship with girl started when she was 18

EVERETT — A former Monroe police sergeant spent much of Friday on the witness stand insisting there was nothing sexual about his hiding cameras in his bathroom in 2004 and secretly recording a 15-year-old babysitter while she undressed and used the shower.Carlos...

Date: 10/31/2015 | Local News

Inquest ordered in July fatal shooting by Seattle police

SEATTLE — Officials have ordered an inquest into the fatal shooting of a man by Seattle police after the man allegedly rammed a patrol car on I-5 and wielded a knife.King County Executive Dow Constantine ordered the inquest Thursday into the death of 27-year-old Samuel Smith.

Date: 10/30/2015 | Northwest

Seattle officer quits, files 200 public-records requests

SEATTLE — A computer programmer who was hired by the Seattle police after inundating the department with hundreds of broad-reaching public-records requests has quit his job, promptly sending 200 more requests after his resignation.

Date: 10/30/2015 | Northwest

Deputies investigating suspicious death near Sultan

SULTAN — The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating a suspicious death in the Sultan area.The body of a man in his late 50s or early 60s was discovered in the 32600 block of 132nd Street SE Thursday night, sheriff’s office spokeswoman Shari Ireton said.

Date: 10/30/2015 | Local News

Investigation continues into death of woman, 22, found in Ebey Slough

LAKE STEVENS — The body of 22-year-old Stephanie Kensinger was found more than four months ago in Ebey Slough, near Sunnyside Boulevard.Investigators don’t know how she died. They’re asking the public for help finding out what happened, including why Kensinger ended up in the water.

Date: 10/30/2015 | Local News

Use panhandling law to help

Many of us struggle with the correct response when approached by someone begging for money. Our desire to help a fellow human being often conflicts with our doubts about the person's true need or how they will use what we provide.That conflict also comes into play in how we...

Date: 10/30/2015 | Editorials

No charges in September accident that killed Lake Stevens boy

LAKE STEVENS — Detectives on Thursday said they have completed their investigation into a crash on Highway 9 that took the life of a 17-year-old boy.

Date: 10/29/2015 | Local News

Edmonds bank robbed; police search for suspect

EDMONDS — Police are searching for a man who robbed an Edmonds bank Thursday morning.The holdup was reported at 11:13 a.m. at Banner Bank, 7009 212 St. SW, Sgt. Shane Hawley said. The man passed a note to a teller and implied he had a weapon, though one wasn’t seen.

Date: 10/29/2015 | Local News

Darrington crash victim identified

DARRINGTON — A 21-year-old man who died in a car crash in north Snohomish County on Wednesday has been identified as Austin C. Hooper, of Darrington.

Date: 10/29/2015 | Local News

Marysville police describe rolling gun battle to jury

EVERETT — A jury was taken moment-by-moment Wednesday through the chaos and fear that a Granite Falls man brought to Marysville last fall after he drove into town and began shooting at police.Hans Hansen, 44, is

Date: 10/29/2015 | Local News

Man allegedly aimed laser at ferry captains, injuring them

MUKILTEO — A man could face criminal charges after he allegedly aimed a high-powered laser into the eyes of two ferry captains last week.One of the captains suffered a damaged retina and a third-degree burn to the eyelid, said Sgt. Christina Martin with the Washington State Patrol.

Date: 10/28/2015 | Local News

Arlington man, 21, dies in car crash near Darrington

DARRINGTON — A 21-year-old Arlington man was killed early Wednesday in a crash along Swede Heaven Road, west of Darrington.The two-car crash happened about 2 a.m. No one else was injured, Snohomish County sheriff’s spokeswoman Shari Ireton said.

Date: 10/28/2015 | Local News

Emergency dispatch software debuts with only minor glitches

EVERETT — So far, it's working, and that's a big relief.Before dawn Tuesday, Snohomish County went live with new software for police, firefighters, 911 centers and jail staff.The county's emergency dispatchers had paper and pens handy Tuesday, an old-school...

Date: 10/28/2015 | Local News

Bothell detective acquitted in sexual misconduct case

BOTHELL — A Bothell police detective accused of having sex with a student she met while serving as a high school resource officer has been acquitted of all charges in the case.

Date: 10/27/2015 | Northwest

Details released in alleged sexual assault by police officer

SPOKANE — Court documents say an alleged sexual assault involving a Spokane police officer was committed against another police officer with the department.

Date: 10/27/2015 | Northwest

Seattle to pay woman $55,000 for injuries during 2011 arrest

SEATTLE — The city of Seattle has agreed to pay $55,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a woman who claims she suffered broken bones during a 2011 arrest.

Date: 10/27/2015 | Northwest

Video shows S.C. cop tossing, dragging student

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A sheriff's deputy in South Carolina is on leave after a video showed him tossing a female high school student from her desk and dragging her across a classroom.Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott was returning to Columbia on Tuesday from a conference in...

Date: 10/27/2015 | Nation & World

U.S. opens probe of Florida police money-laundering sting

MIAMI — After years of rampant abuses by undercover Bal Harbour police, the U.S. Justice Department is investigating the millions taken in by the officers who allegedly turned a money-laundering sting into a major cash enterprise, spending lavishly on travel and luxury hotels without making a...

Date: 10/26/2015 | Nation & World

Spokane police employee under investigation for sex assault

SPOKANE — A Spokane Police Department employee has been put on leave while under investigation for sexual assault.

Date: 10/26/2015 | Northwest

Nearly $33K found in vehicle stopped by assaulted South Dakota trooper

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Approximately $33,000 was found in the vehicle that was pulled over by a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper who was then assaulted, law enforcement authorities said Monday.

Date: 10/26/2015 | Northwest

Seattle officer punished for use of pepper spray

SEATTLE — A review of the Seattle Police Department’s investigation into an officer’s misuse of pepper spray on a suspect found that the officer had violated department policies.

Date: 10/26/2015 | Northwest

Motorcyclist dies in crash on U.S. 2 trestle

EVERETT — A motorcyclist crashed and died early Sunday on the U.S. 2 trestle, just east of Everett.

Date: 10/25/2015 | Local News

DUI suspect plows into homecoming parade, 4 dead, dozens hurt

STILLWATER, Okla. — A woman suspected of driving under the influence plowed into a crowd Saturday during the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, killing four people — including a toddler — and injuring dozens more after a collision that sent some spectators...

Date: 10/24/2015 | Nation & World

Woman testifies against ex-cop who's accused of grooming her

EVERETT — She was just 10 when they first met, and in the fourth grade.He was 45, and then a police officer who went into Monroe elementary school classrooms and taught students strategies for avoiding drugs and making other good choices.She'd spot him...

Date: 10/24/2015 | Local News

New abuse allegations filed in suit against Saudi prince

LOS ANGELES — Three female workers who accused a Saudi prince of attacking them inside a compound on the edge of Beverly Hills said in court papers that they feared for their lives and tried to escape the home at least three times after he threatened to kill them and yelled, “I am a prince and I do...

Date: 10/24/2015 | Nation & World

Man seriously injured in stabbing near Stanwood, suspect arrested

STANWOOD — One man was hospitalized and another arrested after a stabbing early Friday near Stanwood. The male victim, 42, was stabbed in the chest and seriously injured. He was taken to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. The suspect, 47, was expected to be booked into the Snohomish County...

Date: 10/23/2015 | Local News

Washington State Patrol troopers leaving job in droves

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Washington State Patrol troopers are leaving their jobs in droves and officials are looking for ways to solve the problem.

Date: 10/23/2015 | Northwest

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.Jeffrey D. Kirry

Date: 10/23/2015 | Sirens

Former school board member, cop on trial for sex crimes

EVERETT — Carlos Alberto Martinez was a respected figure in east Snohomish County.He rose through the ranks at the Monroe Police Department to become a sergeant. When a 2006 opening came up on the school board, he was tapped to fill the post. The appointment recognized...

Date: 10/22/2015 | Local News

Two teen suspects held in Everett pot shop robbery

EVERETT — Police think they've captured the young robbery crew that held up an Everett-area marijuana store at gunpoint last month.One suspect is Garrett M. Comer, 16,...

Date: 10/22/2015 | Local News

Police: Victim slain by man who responded to his Craigslist ad

EVERETT — A Lynnwood man who was found slain last month met his accused murderer through Craigslist, court papers show.Christopher Davis, 32, had posted ads on the classifieds website seeking a romantic housekeeping arrangement. Prosecutors allege that a man who...

Date: 10/21/2015 | Local News

Testimony begins in pizza delivery driver's gruesome stabbing

EVERETT — Did Christopher Cowan cut open a pizza delivery driver's stomach after being surprised during a car prowl, or was he wrongly arrested simply because he had the bad luck to buy some mints at a convenience store a few minutes later?A Snohomish County jury on...

Date: 10/21/2015 | Local News

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