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Homicide

Cops seek killer of man who washed ashore in ‘cement shoes’

NEW YORK — Authorities are searching for the killer of a man whose body washed ashore in New York City wrapped in plastic garbage bags and wearing “cement shoes.”

Date: 05/05/2016 | Nation & World


17-year-old faces murder charge in shooting of teen girl in Burien

BURIEN — A 17-year-old male is facing a murder charge in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old female at a Burien apartment complex.The King County Sheriff’s Office received multiple calls of a shooting at the Spring Creek Apartments at about 11 p.m. Wednesday.

Date: 05/05/2016 | Northwest


Affidavit reveals details of Navajo girl’s kidnapping death

SHIPROCK, N.M. — A stranger who lured 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike into his van with promises of watching a movie instead walked her into the hills of a remote area of the Navajo Nation, a place known for its breathtaking views and a monolithic rock outcropping that stands as a beacon for miles.

Date: 05/05/2016 | Nation & World


3 indicted in 2014 killing of Portland woman

PORTLAND, Ore. — Three men have been indicted on murder charges in the fatal shooting of a pregnant Portland woman nearly two years ago.

Date: 05/03/2016 | Northwest


Mental illness at issue in Everett man’s alleged murder of grandmother

EVERETT — Shane Hathaway was delusional and hallucinating last year when he allegedly stabbed his 83-year-old grandmother to death and tried to kill his grandfather, according to a new forensic psychiatric evaluation.

Date: 05/03/2016 | Local News


Police say woman planned fatal beating of man in Everett

EVERETT — The woman portrayed herself to police as an innocent victim.Her reputation among others living in Everett's homeless camps was quite different.And now she stands accused of orchestrating the fatal beating of David...

Date: 05/03/2016 | Local News


Man fatally stabbed at Spokane motel identified

SPOKANE — Authorities have identified the man stabbed to death at a Spokane motel on Friday.The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office says Robert Luis Hebert, 22, died of multiple stab wounds.

Date: 05/02/2016 | Northwest


Man pleads innocent in death of elderly man pushed to ground

SEATTLE — A man has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter for allegedly throwing an 87-year-old man off balance and pushing him to the ground in Seattle.KIRO-TV reported that Brandon Graves-Benevides entered the plea in court Monday.

Date: 05/02/2016 | Northwest


8 killed in 1982 Investor murders remembered in exhibit

BELLINGHAM — Does the time ever come when a community stops remembering a murdered group of its own? In the case of Blaine, possibly not.Almost 34 years ago, a Blaine fishing family, including two children, and four young crewmen were killed aboard the Investor, a...

Date: 05/02/2016 | Northwest


Closings begin in ‘Grim Sleeper’ serial killer trial

LOS ANGELES — The “Grim Sleeper” trial was nearly over Monday after months of testimony about a serial killer targeting black women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic on the south side of Los Angeles.

Date: 05/02/2016 | Nation & World


Search for missing Oso couple ‘taxing’; suspects still at large

OSO — Efforts to find them have been exhaustive and exhausting.Over nine days starting April 13, Snohomish County Search and Rescue and trained volunteers from other groups spent more than 2,070 hours trying to recover an Arlington...

Date: 05/02/2016 | Local News


Man fatally stabbed at Spokane motel; suspect arrested

SPOKANE, Wash. — Police say they’ve arrested a 35-year-old man in the fatal stabbing of a man at a Spokane motel.Spokane police say they were called to a room at the West Wynn Motel Friday afternoon and found a man with a stab wound.

Date: 05/01/2016 | Northwest


Woman arrested in Everett killing

EVERETT — Another person has been arrested in connection with the killing of a homeless man whose body was found in a swamp April 7.

Date: 04/30/2016 | Local News


Breaking ground in Marysville

Work begins on new cafeteria building for Pilchuck High

Date: 04/29/2016 | Local News


Ohio massacre: 1 family, 8 dead, hundreds of tips, no answers

PIKETON, Ohio — From her house on Union Hill Road, Brittany Barker heard the first sirens first thing in the morning. She looked out and saw four police vehicles rush past. That was only the beginning.“They just kept coming, kept coming, and kept coming,” she recalled.

Date: 04/28/2016 | Nation & World


Man accused of dismembering Renton mother due in court

SEATTLE — A man accused of killing and dismembering a mother in her suburban home then dumping her remains in a Seattle recycling bin pleaded not guilty Wednesday to murder and theft charges.

Date: 04/27/2016 | Northwest


Was body of teen found in 1969 a victim of Charles Manson?

For nearly half a century, she has been known simply as “Jane Doe No. 59.”Her body was discovered by a birdwatcher Nov. 16, 1969, hidden in tangled brush down an embankment off Mulholland Drive in Los Angeles.

Date: 04/27/2016 | Nation & World


Plea deal approved for Robert Durst, subject of ‘The Jinx’

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plea agreement for real estate heir Robert Durst to serve 7 years, 1 month in prison on a weapons charge.

Date: 04/27/2016 | Nation & World


Coroner: Most Ohio victims shot many times, some bruised

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Seven of eight relatives who were killed in their southern Ohio homes had been shot multiple times, including one who was shot nine times, according to autopsy results released Tuesday. Some also had bruising, which matched a report from a 911 caller who said two appeared to have...

Date: 04/26/2016 | Nation & World


Former Mount Vernon woman held in Neah Bay carver’s death

PORT ANGELES — Authorities have named a 45-year-old female as a suspect in the homicide of Native American master carver George C. David of Neah Bay.

Date: 04/26/2016 | Northwest


Marysville man gets 25 years for addiction-fueled homicide

EVERETT — A Marysville man was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison for murdering another man for his supply of prescription painkillers.Family members of the victim, Steven Steadman, 58, told...

Date: 04/26/2016 | Local News


Wife killed, husband shoots self while children were at home

GRAHAM — A woman is dead and her husband is in critical condition in a hospital after authorities say he killed her and then shot himself.

Date: 04/24/2016 | Northwest


Ohio attorney general: Slayings of 8 ‘pre-planned execution’

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Attorney General Mike DeWine said Sunday that the slayings of eight family members in rural southern Ohio “was a pre-planned execution” and he expects the investigation will be lengthy.

Date: 04/24/2016 | Nation & World


Authorities: Teen shoots 2 outside prom in Wisconsin before cop kills him

ANTIGO, Wis. — An 18-year-old man opened fire with a high-powered rifle outside of a high school prom in northern Wisconsin, wounding two students before a police officer who was in the parking lot fatally shot him, authorities said Sunday.

Date: 04/24/2016 | Nation & World


Everett man charged in crash that killed cyclist

EVERETT — Prosecutors allege that an Everett man was under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, benzodiazepines, anti-depressants and sedatives when he struck and killed a cyclist in November near Silver Lake.

Date: 04/24/2016 | Local News


911 caller who found 2 of 8 bodies: 'There's blood all over'

PIKETON, Ohio — An out-of-breath caller who found two of the eight slain members of an Ohio family told a 911 dispatcher in a quavering voice that "there's blood all over the house.""I think my brother-in-law's dead," she said, her voice rising...

Date: 04/24/2016 | Nation & World


911 caller who found 2 of 8 bodies: 'There's blood all over'

PIKETON, Ohio — An out-of-breath caller who found two of the eight slain members of an Ohio family told a 911 dispatcher in a quavering voice that "there's blood all over the house."

Date: 04/23/2016 | Nation & World


Illinois judge dismisses murder charge in girl’s 1957 slaying

SYCAMORE, Ill. — A judge formally dismissed a murder case Friday against a retired Washington state police officer who a prosecutor says was wrongly convicted in the 1957 killing of a 7-year-old Illinois girl, but he put off a decision on whether to appoint a special prosecutor.

Date: 04/22/2016 | Nation & World


A love that never dimmed

Friends, family gather to remember missing husband and wife

Date: 04/21/2016 | Local News


Anderson gets life for killing 6 relatives in Carnation

SEATTLE — A Seattle judge has sentenced a woman to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing six of her family members on Christmas Eve 2007.

Date: 04/21/2016 | Northwest


First-degree murder charge in death of homeless man

EVERETT — Prosecutors have charged a convicted felon with first-degree murder in the death of a homeless man whose body was found April 7 in a sleeping bag in an Everett swamp.James Daniel Archer, 46, remains jailed on $1 million bail.

Date: 04/21/2016 | Local News


Brothers charged with killing couple; bail at $5 million each

OSO — The manhunt for two brothers suspected of killing an Arlington-area couple has crossed state lines and could jump the border into Mexico.Detectives on Tuesday morning said they located the vehicle driven by brothers John and Tony Reed, who are suspected of...

Date: 04/19/2016 | Local News


Prosecutors: Teenager fatally shot man in Seattle, fled with gun, money

SEATTLE — Prosecutors have accused a Seattle teen of fatally shooting a man, stealing his money and then posing with the victim’s gun in a picture she posted on Facebook after the killing.

Date: 04/19/2016 | Northwest


Clues in murder case: Blood, video and cellphone movement

OSO — A missing Oso couple presumed dead were afraid of their former next-door neighbor, John Reed, court papers show.Reed and his brother are suspected of killing Patrick Shunn and Monique...

Date: 04/18/2016 | Local News


Washington man freed in girl’s 1957 murder speaks of prison, future

CHICAGO — Jack McCullough awoke a few months into his life sentence for the 1957 murder of an Illinois schoolgirl as his cellmate plunged a shank fashioned from a toothbrush into his face, eventually dislodging his eye.

Date: 04/18/2016 | Northwest


Additional human remains found likely linked to Renton woman

SEATTLE — Police say human remains found at a Seattle recycling center are believed to be connected to a woman who was slain and dismembered.Seattle police say detectives are investigating after the remains were found Monday morning.

Date: 04/18/2016 | Northwest


Hunt on for 2 brothers suspected of killing Arlington couple

OSO — Six days after an Arlington-area couple disappeared, the hunt was on Sunday for their suspected killers.Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary told a press conference that arrest warrants have been issued for brothers John Blaine Reed, 53, and Tony Clyde Reed,...

Date: 04/17/2016 | Local News


Vulnerability, secrecy shroud teen victims of domestic violence

LYNNWOOD — In the hours before she was killed, Mountlake Terrace High School junior Kandra Tan was texting her best friend about the dress she planned to wear to the homecoming dance.That night last fall, Tan's much older boyfriend showed up at her home near Lynnwood.

Date: 04/17/2016 | Local News


Transient arrested in slaying of man found in Everett swamp

EVERETT — A transient has been arrested for investigation of first-degree murder in the death of a homeless man found in an Everett swamp April 7. James Daniel Archer, 46, is accused of beating his victim, forcing him to strip and...

Date: 04/15/2016 | Local News


More body parts found in Seattle a week after others dumped

SEATTLE — Sanitation workers found human remains in Seattle on Friday, and authorities were trying to determine whether they were additional body parts belonging to a woman who was killed and dismembered.

Date: 04/15/2016 | Northwest


Panel recommends parole for ex-Manson follower

CHINO, Calif. — Leslie Van Houten sat before the California panel that would soon recommend her parole as a slight woman with shoulder-length gray hair, a wrinkled face and glasses, a far cry to from the rebellious teen she was when she joined the cult of Charles Manson more than 40 years ago and...

Date: 04/15/2016 | Nation & World


Arrest made in connection with man whose body was dumped

EVERETT — A dispute over missing money appears to be behind the killing of an Everett man whose body was found dumped in a swampy area on the east edge of town April 7.

Date: 04/14/2016 | Local News


Pruning saw linked to body-parts case; bail set at $2 million

SEATTLE — A woman who authorities say was slain and dismembered in her suburban home and then had her remains placed in a Seattle recycling bin was a beloved mother of three as well as a sister and friend, her family says.

Date: 04/12/2016 | Northwest


Officials identify Everett homicide victim found in swamp near river

EVERETT — A body found in Everett last week has been identified as David A. Webster, 54, of Everett.Webster died from homicidal violence, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office. His name was released Monday after the autopsy. Everett police have an...

Date: 04/11/2016 | Local News


Suspect in Montana triple murder makes 1st court appearance

BILLINGS, Mont. — The suspect in a triple slaying in a tiny Montana town made an initial court appearance in Washington state on Monday, as authorities identified the victims as relatives of the defendant.

Date: 04/11/2016 | Northwest


3 fatal shootings in Yakima area

YAKIMA — Three men were killed in in separate shootings in the Yakima area over three days.The Yakima Herald-Republic reported that a man believed to be 19 years old was shot Sunday afternoon in Yakima. Few details about that slaying were immediately available.

Date: 04/11/2016 | Northwest


House panel on Planned Parenthood videos exceeds its scope

Usually the worst you can say about a Congressional committee is that its hearings provide a soapbox for grandstanding, with more testimony coming from committee members than the witnesses called to testify.But the

Date: 04/10/2016 | Editorials


Lives of Oregon victim, suspect violently intersect in Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas — The lives of 18-year-old University of Texas student Haruka Weiser and the teenage suspect in her killing differed dramatically.Weiser grew up in a tight-knit community in Oregon, where she attended an arts magnet school and danced with the Portland Ballet.

Date: 04/09/2016 | Northwest


Authorities want to extradite Washington suspect in 3 killings

BELFRY, Mont. — A Montana sheriff says authorities are working to extradite a man from Washington state who is accused of killing three people.Carbon County Sheriff Josh McQuillan said Saturday that the sheriff’s office is working with the coroner on identifications.

Date: 04/09/2016 | Northwest


2 JBLM soldiers get vastly different sentences for deadly crimes

TACOMA — Two soldiers from the same Joint Base Lewis-McChord infantry battalion experienced two very different kinds of justice when they came home from training events a year apart and carried out deadly crimes.

Date: 04/09/2016 | Northwest


Body found near river in Everett; police say it’s homicide

EVERETT — The discovery of a man’s body Thursday, partially submerged in a swamp on the east edge of town, has turned into a homicide investigation.

Date: 04/08/2016 | Local News


Escaped Lake Stevens murder suspect seen in Spokane area

EVERETT — The last time local police caught up with fugitive murder suspect Anthony Garver, it was a case of working the streets and homeless camps long and hard to develop leads.Garver, 28, who lives with schizophrenia, and another man with local ties escaped from...

Date: 04/07/2016 | Local News


Man accused in Lake Stevens killing escapes mental hospital

LAKEWOOD, Pierce County — A man accused of killing a young woman in Lake Stevens was still at large Thursday after he and another Snohomish County man escaped late Wednesday from a state mental hospital.

Date: 04/06/2016 | Local News


Man gets 18 years in friend’s stabbing death in Bremerton

PORT ORCHARD — A man will spend up to 18 years in prison in the death of his friend who was stabbed in the heart in late January.

Date: 04/02/2016 | Northwest


Former Pasco cop arrested in 1986 Spokane killing posts bail

SPOKANE — A former Pasco police officer who faces a murder charge in the 1986 killing of a Spokane prostitute has been released from jail pending trial.

Date: 04/02/2016 | Northwest


Study finds big decline in U.S. homicide rates

PITTSBURGH — Homicide rates in the U.S. significantly dropped for white, black and Hispanic populations between 1990 and 2010, a new study has found, and the most dramatic declines occurred in the two minority groups.

Date: 03/31/2016 | Nation & World


Man pleads guilty to murder of disabled man during Everett robbery

EVERETT — A Marysville man admitted Tuesday that he murdered a disabled man during a robbery last year.In June, a woman walking along 6700 block of 14th Avenue spotted Steven Steadman lying face...

Date: 03/30/2016 | Local News


Lottery winner killed during home invasion robbery

One moment, 20-year-old Craigory Burch Jr. was a small-town forklift operator who had hit it big — winning a $400,000 lottery jackpot and posing with an oversize check.The next, he was standing face to face with his killers.

Date: 03/29/2016 | Nation & World


Man convicted in 1957 killing of girl declares innocence

SYCAMORE, Ill. — A former security guard serving a life sentence in the 1957 slaying of a 7-year-old Illinois girl made an emotional statement declaring his innocence and pleaded with a judge Tuesday to consider his bid for freedom as soon as possible, citing a prosecutor’s scathing review of the...

Date: 03/29/2016 | Northwest


Mentally ill murder suspect to be sent to new ward, not released

EVERETT — A mentally ill murder suspect who prosecutors feared would be released to the streets because of chronic problems at the state's psychiatric hospital is expected to be admitted to a new forensic mental health center in Yakima.A Snohomish County judge

Date: 03/29/2016 | Local News


British tourist stabbed in San Francisco mugging dies

SAN FRANCISCO — A British tourist who was stabbed in the head during a robbery in San Francisco died after being hospitalized for more than a month, police said.

Date: 03/27/2016 | Nation & World


Man arrested in homicides at 17 gets new sentencing hearing

YAKIMA — A man spending two consecutive life terms in prison for the 1988 deaths of a Parker couple will be resentenced next week.The Yakima Herald-Republic reported that Herbert Rice and Russell McNeil were 17 when they were arrested in the deaths of Mike and Dorothy...

Date: 03/26/2016 | Northwest


Man convicted of 1993 murder gets 37-year sentence

TACOMA — A man will spend up to 37 years in prison for the 1993 stabbing death of a woman who was attacked while babysitting two young relatives in her Spanaway home.

Date: 03/26/2016 | Northwest


Judge: Treat mentally ill murder suspect or set him free from jail

MARYSVILLE — A Snohomish County judge has ordered a mentally ill murder suspect released from jail if the Marysville man isn't admitted to the state psychiatric hospital by Tuesday.Prosecutors Thursday said they were looking at alternatives to prevent the man's...

Date: 03/25/2016 | Local News


Trial delayed for man accused of attacking parents

EVERETT — Lawyers for a man accused of stabbing his parents and setting their Machias house on fire in January asked for more time to prepare for trial, including exploring the man's mental state at the time...

Date: 03/25/2016 | Local News


48 more bikers indicted in Waco shootout that left 9 dead

DALLAS — A Texas grand jury indicted 48 more bikers Wednesday in connection with a May 2015 shootout outside a Twin Peaks restaurant that left nine dead, bringing the total number of people facing felony charges to 154.

Date: 03/23/2016 | Nation & World


1 dead, 1 injured in Renton apartment shooting

SEATTLE— Authorities say a shooting at a Renton apartment complex has left one man dead and another critically injured.

Date: 03/21/2016 | Northwest


Police: Ex-trooper kills 2 in turnpike holdup, is shot dead

FORT LITTLETON, Pa. — A retired state trooper killed a turnpike toll collector and a security guard in a holdup attempt at a toll plaza and then was shot dead by troopers while trying to escape with the money, authorities said.

Date: 03/20/2016 | Nation & World


Wife gets 15 years in plea deal for husband’s death in Port Orchard

PORT ORCHARD — A woman will spend up to 15 years for fatally stabbing her husband and starting an apartment fire in what authorities believe was a suicide attempt.

Date: 03/20/2016 | Northwest


21-year-old accused of killing his grandfather pleads guilty

PORT ORCHARD — A 21-year-old man accused of stabbing his grandfather to death has pleaded guilty.

Date: 03/19/2016 | Northwest


Families of Marysville Pilchuck shooting victims file suit

MARYSVILLE — A lawsuit filed this week on behalf of the families of the Marysville Pilchuck High School shooting victims hinges on the credibility of a substitute teacher's story of an unheeded warning — an account discredited by detectives.The lawsuit was filed...

Date: 03/17/2016 | Local News


Man arrested in homicide of disabled Vancouver woman

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Police say they’ve arrested a 38-year-old man in the death of a disabled Vancouver woman last year.

Date: 03/13/2016 | Northwest


Idaho man pleads guilty to killing adoptive mother, 2 others

MOSCOW, Idaho — A 30-year-old northern Idaho man has pleaded guilty to killing his adoptive mother, his landlord and a fast-food restaurant manager in the north Idaho community of Moscow last year.

Date: 03/13/2016 | Northwest


Everett teen pleads guilty in south Everett gang shooting

EVERETT — A week after Guillermo Padilla turned 16, he handed another teenager a loaded .22-caliber gun, knowing that his friend was out for blood.

Date: 03/12/2016 | Local News


Stepson of Oregon child killer Ward Weaver gets life in prison

PORTLAND, Ore. — The stepson of notorious child killer Ward Weaver has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the killing of a marijuana dealer two years ago.

Date: 03/11/2016 | Northwest


Cut gun deaths? Put these laws on the books, researchers say

If a safety measure eliminated all but a handful of the nation’s traffic fatalities per year, it would likely get an enthusiastic hearing in legislatures. If three steps could reliably prevent 9 in 10 of the deaths caused each year by the flu, public health officials would probably lobby hard for...

Date: 03/11/2016 | Nation & World


Family of murdered Monroe inmate files federal lawsuit

MONROE — The family of a man killed at the Monroe Correctional Complex last year has filed a federal lawsuit alleging officers at the prison failed to protect him from a fellow inmate spiraling out of control.

Date: 03/10/2016 | Local News


Prosecutors say drug dealer who killed acted in self-defense

EVERETT — An Everett man won't face charges for gunfire that killed a man in 2013 outside a Denny's on Evergreen Way.Prosecutors say the evidence shows that Heath Mitchell was attacked during an attempted robbery inside the Sunrise Motor Inn.Mitchell, 39,...

Date: 03/10/2016 | Local News


A life taken away

30-year sentence for Everett halfway house rape, murder

Date: 03/09/2016 | Local News


Man found stabbed to death at Sumner truck stop

SUMNER — Police say a man was found stabbed to death at a truck stop south of Seattle.The News Tribune reported that a truck stop employee saw the man early Tuesday in the cab of his tractor-trailer in Sumner. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Date: 03/08/2016 | Northwest


Woman pleads guilty to strangling boyfriend who wanted to die

BILLINGS, Mont. — A 32-year-old Washington woman who said she always wanted to try killing someone with her bare hands has pleaded guilty to strangling her boyfriend.

Date: 03/07/2016 | Northwest


Destroyed evidence won’t stop murder trial in 2009 gorge fall

BEND, Ore. — The trial of an Oregon man accused of pushing his girlfriend off a cliff will go forward despite missing evidence.

Date: 03/07/2016 | Northwest


Jury convicts woman in Carnation killing 6 family members

SEATTLE — A Seattle jury Friday convicted a 37-year-old woman of killing six members of her family on Christmas Eve 2007 during a holiday gathering.Michele Anderson was found guilty of six counts of first-degree aggravated murder following a five-week trial in King County Superior Court.

Date: 03/04/2016 | Northwest


Discovery of knife is latest twist in O.J. Simpson case

LOS ANGELES — More than 20 years after O.J. Simpson’s ex-wife and a friend were stabbed to death, police revealed Friday they are examining a knife that was reportedly found at the home where the former football star was living at the time.

Date: 03/04/2016 | Nation & World


Driver admits to causing crash that killed Stanwood teen

EVERETT — A Western Washington University student admitted Tuesday that he caused a deadly crash that took the life of a Stanwood teenager in 2014.Nicole Wiebe, 18, was riding in the backseat of Alex Chilelli’s car. Chilelli was speeding over a hill and lost control of the 1992 Lexus.

Date: 03/02/2016 | Local News


Man to plead guilty to 2 Virginia students’ slayings

RICHMOND, Va. — A former hospital worker is expected to plead guilty in the high-profile slayings of two college students in Virginia, a prosecutor said Monday.

Date: 02/29/2016 | Nation & World


Brother in pastor’s shooting sued him over money in 2011

DAYTON, Ohio — The brother being held in the fatal shooting of a southwest Ohio pastor had sued the minister over an inheritance dispute five year ago, court records show.The suspect also has a history of violence and once shot his nephew in the arm, a newspaper reported.

Date: 02/29/2016 | Nation & World


Ruling: FBI not liable in militia case that involved murder of two

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal appeals court said Wednesday the FBI cannot be held liable for failing to tip police to a planned home invasion by a border militia group that killed an Arivaca, Arizona, man and his 9-year-old daughter.

Date: 02/29/2016 | Local News


Coroner IDs gunman and 3 of 4 victims in Belfair shooting

SEATTLE — Police say they used tear gas to flush a suicidal man who had killed several family members from his house — and that’s when he stepped outside and killed himself.

Date: 02/27/2016 | Northwest


Mother of son allegedly killed by released inmate to sue state

OLYMPIA — A woman whose son was allegedly shot and killed by a prisoner who was mistakenly released early is planning to sue the state.

Date: 02/26/2016 | Northwest


Seattle homicide victim identified after 26 years

SEATTLE — King County authorities have identified a woman whose remains were found behind a shipping warehouse in Seattle more than a quarter-century ago.The Seattle Times reported that the victim has been identified as Celia Victor, 26, who disappeared in 1989.

Date: 02/26/2016 | Northwest


Kansas mass shooter had received protective order

HESSTON, Kan. — A man who stormed into a Kansas factory where he worked and shot 15 people, killing three, had just been served with a protective order that probably triggered the attack, authorities said Friday.

Date: 02/25/2016 | Nation & World


Man convicted of hiring killer of 2 in oil-patch dispute

RICHLAND — A federal jury on Thursday convicted a man accused of hiring a hit man to kill two of his associates in a dispute over business dealings in the North Dakota oil patch.

Date: 02/25/2016 | Northwest


Seattle doctor pleads guilty to killing son, partner

SEATTLE — A Seattle doctor has admitted to fatally stabbing his son and his longtime partner in August 2011.

Date: 02/25/2016 | Northwest


Woman gets life in prison after son thrown from Oregon bridge

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon woman who threw her autistic 6-year-old son off a bridge on the Oregon coast has pleaded guilty to murder and was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole in 25 years.

Date: 02/23/2016 | Northwest


Marysville man guilty of mistreating, not killing, his mother

MARYSVILLE — Prosecutors dropped a manslaughter charge against a Marysville man whose elderly mother died in 2012 while in his care.

Date: 02/23/2016 | Local News


Redmond man sentenced to nearly 23 years in murder of teen

REDMOND — A man has been sentenced to over 22 years in prison for stabbing a teenage girl to death outside a Redmond business in 2014.Redmond police say 26-year-old Daniel J. Haggart was sentenced Friday in King County Superior Court in the death of 17-year-old Cara Neil.

Date: 02/22/2016 | Northwest


Police arrest teen suspected in Federal Way fatal shooting

SEATTLE — Authorities have arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection with a fatal shooting in Federal Way that they said was motivated by a drug deal.

Date: 02/21/2016 | Northwest


Suspected I-5 shooter’s victim had filed for restraining order

TILLICUM — The homicide suspect who opened fire on police along I-5 was the subject of a restraining order filed by his estranged girlfriend— the woman he killed.

Date: 02/21/2016 | Northwest


1 held after argument leads to Camano Island stabbing death

CAMANO ISLAND — An argument Saturday morning led to one young man’s death and another’s arrest in connection with the fatal stabbing, according to the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

Date: 02/20/2016 | Local News




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