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Woman accused of fatal shooting in Yakima to appear in court

YAKIMA — A homeless woman accused of fatally shooting another woman in Yakima County is scheduled to make an appearance in Yakima County Superior Court.

Date: 11/30/2015 | Northwest

Man convicted of killing judge in 1974 seeks DNA testing

PASCO — A man convicted of killing a Superior Court judge with a pipe bomb in 1974 is asking a court to allow DNA testing on evidence from his case.The Tri-City Herald reported that attorneys with the Innocence Project Northwest are representing Ricky Anthony Young.

Date: 11/30/2015 | Northwest

Pennsylvania officer shot, killed during call; suspect charged

NEW FLORENCE, Pa. — A man suspected of fatally shooting a police officer who responded to a domestic dispute was charged with homicide Sunday.Online court records show Ray Shetler Jr. was charged with one count of criminal homicide and was awaiting arraignment Sunday afternoon.

Date: 11/29/2015 | Nation & World

‘No more baby parts’: Reclusive suspect’s words draw focus

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Robert Lewis Dear told authorities “no more baby parts” after being arrested for the shooting of a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic, according to a law enforcement official, part of a rambling statement that investigators are parsing to understand the reasoning behind an...

Date: 11/29/2015 | Nation & World

Everett man accused of hit-and-run fatality

EVERETT — Prosecutors recently charged an Everett man with vehicular homicide in connection with the death of a bicyclist earlier this month.

Date: 11/29/2015 | Local News

Police release photo of woman sought in Vancouver man’s killing

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Police have released the name of a man killed inside a Vancouver coin shop, and they’re asking for help identifying the suspect.

Date: 11/27/2015 | Northwest

Oregon court upholds 4th death sentence for man in 1987 slayings

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Supreme Court on Friday upheld the fourth death sentence of Randy Lee Guzek for the 1987 killing of a couple near Bend.

Date: 11/27/2015 | Northwest

Woman sought in Yakima death arrested in Oregon

HILLSBORO, Ore. — A homeless woman wanted in a fatal shooting in Washington state has been arrested in North Plains, Oregon.

Date: 11/24/2015 | Northwest

Jury finds Umatilla man guilty in Pasco triple-murder case

KENNEWICK — A jury has found a Umatilla man guilty in the deaths of three Pasco people in a cornfield in August 2014.

Date: 11/23/2015 | Northwest

From Pearl Harbor to Paris, we’ve seen these tragedies before

On that terrible Friday the 13th, when ISIS attackers murdered at least 129 people in Paris, I tried not to watch. Instead of going home to a night of cable news, I went to Seattle to hear a musician friend play a live...

Date: 11/22/2015 | Julie Muhlstein

Jurors deliberate fate of man accused of killing 3 from Pasco

KENNEWICK — Jurors are deliberating the fate of an Umatilla man accused of fatally shooting three people in a Benton County orchard.

Date: 11/20/2015 | Northwest

Man pleads guilty in box-cutter murder of wife

EVERETT — A Bothell-area man is facing at least a decade in prison for the December 2014 killing of his wife.Wesley Bartolome Mangulabnan, 49, pleaded guilty to second-degree domestic-violence murder during a brief hearing Wednesday in Snohomish County Superior Court.

Date: 11/19/2015 | Local News

Suspect arrested in Centralia for death of Tacoma teen

TACOMA — Authorities said they have arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a Tacoma teenager.KCPQ-TV reported that 22-year-old Alberto Colt-Sarmiento was arrested in Centralia Monday.

Date: 11/17/2015 | Northwest

Auburn man charged in connection to body found in Kent

SEATTLE — An Auburn man is facing a second-degree murder charge in connection to a woman’s body that was found in Kent last week.

Date: 11/17/2015 | Northwest

Police: Dispute between Oregon brothers was deadly for both

FLORENCE, Ore. — Police said a feud between two Oregon brothers has ended in a murder-suicide.

Date: 11/17/2015 | Northwest

Police: Oregon man’s rampage leaves dad, 2 pedestrians dead

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon man attacked his parents before torching the home they all shared, stealing their SUV and intentionally running down pedestrians in a rampage that left three people dead, authorities said.

Date: 11/16/2015 | Northwest

Oregon serial killer sentenced to death in 4th penalty trial

PORTLAND, Ore. — A jury on Monday sentenced one of Oregon’s most prolific serial killers to death for the fourth time, an ultimately symbolic decision in a state that has not executed anyone in nearly 20 years.

Date: 11/16/2015 | Northwest

4 suspects held on suspicion of killing Oak Harbor teenager

Oak Harbor resident Brian Rayford "carried out a hit against a 17-year-old child" because his friend was upset over the cost of an impound fee, according to a report by a detective with Island County.Rayford, two other young adults and a juvenile are facing...

Date: 11/15/2015 | Local News

Wait for justice is a life sentence for former NFL star

Former San Francisco 49ers star Kermit Alexander is death penalty opponents' worst nightmare. Foes of the death penalty argue that the criminal justice system is skewed against African-Americans and that prosecutors are less likely to seek the death penalty when victims are...

Date: 11/15/2015 | Opinion Columnists

15-year-old boy arrested in Tacoma shooting of 19-year-old

TACOMA — Tacoma police have arrested a 15-year-old boy believed to be the gunman in the Nov. 7 shooting of a 19-year-old in Tacoma.The News Tribune reported that the boy was arrested in Chico, California by FBI agents on Thursday.

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

Attorneys ask for life in prison for brutal Oregon killer

OREGON CITY, Ore. — With prosecutors asking that serial killer Dayton Leroy Rogers be sentenced to death for a fourth time, defense attorneys on Friday asked jurors to give him life in prison to bring final resolution to a three-decades-old legal process.

Date: 11/13/2015 | Northwest

Suspect arrested in Granite Falls disappearance and death

GRANITE FALLS — Detectives were told a Granite Falls man threatened to kill Andrew Spencer multiple times.

Date: 11/13/2015 | Local News

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

Police ID victim in Portland homicide as Vancouver teen

PORTLAND, Ore. — Police identified a man killed in North Portland as 19-year-old Dalton Marshall of Vancouver, Washington.

Date: 11/13/2015 | Northwest

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

Police investigating death of Yakima woman as homicide

SELAH — Authorities say they are investigating as a homicide the death of a woman whose body was found near an East Selah road.The Yakima Herald-Republic reported that the body of Norma Emmerson, 54, was discovered Wednesday morning in a remote area.

Date: 11/11/2015 | Northwest

Man arrested in death of woman found in Kent alley

AUBURN — Police have arrested a man in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found in Kent.

Date: 11/11/2015 | Northwest

Trial set for suspects in Walla Walla gang shooting

WALLA WALLA — A trial has been set for four men charged with murder in a gang-related shooting that left one man dead and another injured outside a tavern in Walla Walla.

Date: 11/10/2015 | Northwest

Teen gets nearly 29-year prison term for cellphone killing

SEATTLE — A 19-year-old who pleaded guilty to shooting and killing a man for his cellphone in Seattle has been sentenced to nearly 29 years in prison.

Date: 11/10/2015 | Northwest

87-year-old victim in Bremerton homicide identified

BREMERTON — Police have identified the man found dead Saturday in Bremerton.The Kitsap Sun reported the victim has been identified as 87-year-old Floyd Zumwalt.

Date: 11/09/2015 | Northwest

Bremerton police deem man's death a homicide

BREMERTON — Police in Bremerton said Sunday the death of an 87-year—old whose body was found in a town house is a homicide.

Date: 11/08/2015 | Northwest

Brothers plead not guilty in Pasco teen’s shooting death

TRI-CITIES — Two brothers charged with murder in the shooting death of a Pasco teen have pleaded not guilty.

Date: 11/07/2015 | Northwest

Burien man pleads guilty to fatally stabbing ex-wife in Kent

KENT — A Burien man has pleaded guilty to stabbing his ex-wife to death last year at a park-and-ride in Kent.The Seattle Times reported that Telesforo Hernandez-Roa entered the guilty plea to a second-degree murder charge this week.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Northwest

Man who fatally struck Sedro-Woolley market owner pleads guilty

MOUNT VERNON — A Mount Vernon man charged with driving the SUV that fatally struck the co-owner of a Sedro-Woolley market has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Northwest

Tulalips among tribes getting access to crime databases

Ten American Indian tribes, including the Tulalip Tribes, are gaining access to national criminal databases after a deadly shooting in Washington state helped reveal flaws in the way federal authorities and tribal governments share information.The program allows tribes to...

Date: 11/05/2015 | Local News

Man arrested, charged in beating death near Sultan

SULTAN — A man suspected of beating and strangling another man to death last week was arrested Sunday in Spokane.He allegedly was driving the victim's car and headed to Idaho. Prosecutors on Monday charged David Magnett Jr., 48, with second-degree murder. He is...

Date: 11/03/2015 | Local News

Guilty plea withdrawn in murder-for-hire case

SPOKANE — A North Dakota man who earlier pleaded guilty in a murder-for-hire plot that left two people dead withdrew his guilty plea Tuesday in the wake of a certain life sentence.

Date: 11/03/2015 | Northwest

Man who strangled sleeping wife sentenced to 20 years

TACOMA — A man who admitted strangling his wife with a belt has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Date: 11/03/2015 | Northwest

Tacoma police investigate second fatal shooting

TACOMA — Another person has been fatally shot in Tacoma.The News Tribune reported that Tacoma police on Tuesday were investigating the second fatal shooting in less than seven hours.

Date: 11/03/2015 | Northwest

Man who killed woman with a car jack sentenced to 18 years

PORT ANGELES — A man who pleaded guilty to beating a woman to death with a car jack has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.The Peninsula Daily News reported that Ari Lee King was sentenced Monday for killing Diane Cunningham in September 2014.

Date: 11/03/2015 | Northwest

Trial under way for Umatilla man accused of triple homicide

KENNEWICK — The trial of a man accused of fatally shooting three people in a Benton County orchard, with opening statements slated for Wednesday.

Date: 11/03/2015 | Northwest

6th arrest made in drug-deal killing

OLYMPIA — Thurston County sheriff’s detectives have made another arrest in the case of a drug sale that went bad and resulted in the death of a 19-year-old man.Sgt. Tim Rudloff says detectives arrested Devion Hammond late Monday on murder and rendering criminal assistance charges.

Date: 11/03/2015 | Northwest

Court orders new sentencing in 1994 Ballard High shooting

SEATTLE — A Washington appeals court has ordered a new sentencing for a man who was 16 when he shot and killed a 16-year-old girl outside Ballard High School in Seattle two decades ago.

Date: 11/02/2015 | Northwest

Police identify man killed in SeaTac drive-by shooting

SEATAC — Authorities have identified the man found dead after a drive-by shooting near Sea-Tac Airport.KIRO-TV reported that authorities say 28-year-old Andrae Medina-Wong died from multiple gunshot wounds Oct. 29.

Date: 11/02/2015 | Northwest

Witnesses describe gunman’s rampage in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Witnesses on Sunday described a terrifying scene on the streets of Colorado Springs, where a gunman armed with a rifle marched down a city street and shot and killed three people before being fatally shot in a gunbattle with police.

Date: 11/01/2015 | Nation & World

DSHS in contempt for delayed treatment of Kelso murder suspect

COWLITZ COUNTY, Wash. — A Cowlitz County judge has cited the state Department of Social and Human Services with contempt for delayed treatment of a murder suspect found not competent to stand trial.

Date: 10/31/2015 | Northwest

Second victim found in Sea-Tac shooting, man identified

SEATAC — King County Sheriff’s Office detectives say a man seen running from a fatal shooting near the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport was a second shooting victim.

Date: 10/30/2015 | Northwest

Sammamish woman gets 6 years for crash through home that killed 2

SEATTLE — A Sammamish woman who plowed her SUV through her lakefront home, killing two family members, has been sentenced to six years in prison.

Date: 10/30/2015 | Northwest

2 in Mountlake Terrace identified in murder-suicide

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — The two people found dead in a car in a park here Wednesday have been identified as a Mountlake Terrace couple.They are Russell and Rosalea Flint, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner.

Date: 10/30/2015 | Local News

Seattle man accused of killing 4 chose not to attend robbery trial

NEWARK, N.J. — A Seattle man accused of killing four people in two states in a fit of rage over the U.S. government’s role in the Middle East chose not to attend his trial Thursday in New Jersey on unrelated robbery charges.

Date: 10/30/2015 | Northwest

4 charged with murder in Walla Walla gang-related shooting

WALLA WALLA — Four men have been charged with murder in a gang-related shooting that left one man dead and wounded another outside a tavern in Walla Walla.

Date: 10/27/2015 | Northwest

1 dead, 1 injured, 4 arrested in Walla Walla shooting

WALLA WALLA — Officials say one man has died and one remains hospitalized in a gang-related shooting outside a tavern in Walla Walla.

Date: 10/26/2015 | Northwest

Jury finds man guilty in fatal Las Vegas Strip fireball case

LAS VEGAS — A self-styled pimp was found guilty on Monday of killing three people in a shooting and fiery crash on the Las Vegas Strip in February 2013.

Date: 10/26/2015 | Northwest

19-year-old charged in shooting deaths at Auburn bus stop

KENT — A 19-year-old man has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder and other crimes in the fatal shootings of a father and stepson at an Auburn bus stop.KCPQ-TV reports that bail was set at $2 million for Froilan Hermenegildo on Monday. He remains in jail.

Date: 10/26/2015 | Northwest

Police arrest 2 Texas men in killing near Oregon boat ramp

PORTLAND, Ore. — Police arrested two Texas men and are looking for a third in the shooting death of a man near a southern Oregon boat ramp.

Date: 10/26/2015 | Northwest

Gary Ridgway, the Green River Killer, back in Walla Walla prison

SEATTLE — One of the nation’s most prolific murderers, Green River serial killer Gary Ridgway, has been returned to a Washington state prison after a transfer to Colorado upset relatives of his victims as well as investigators who handled the case.

Date: 10/25/2015 | Northwest

Oregon college shooting fund distributes $145,000

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Nonprofits in Roseburg, Oregon, have distributed the first round of money that flowed into a relief fund following the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College.

Date: 10/24/2015 | Northwest

$2.1 million will support MPHS victims, responders

MARYSVILLE — The federal government announced Friday it will provide $2.1 million dollars to support victims, witnesses and first responders affected by last year’s shootings at Marysville Pilchuck High School.

Date: 10/24/2015 | Local News

Man sentenced in murder case of ‘vigilante justice run amok’

TACOMA — A man who shot and killed an accused car thief in what prosecutors called a case of “vigilante justice run amok” has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.

Date: 10/23/2015 | Northwest

Suspect in fatal Auburn shooting held on $2 million bail

AUBURN — Police say they have arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting at a bus stop in Auburn, nearly 30 miles southeast of Seattle.

Date: 10/23/2015 | Northwest

Police: Student slain at Indiana U. in abusive relationship

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — A Chinese student at Indiana University who was fatally stabbed was the victim of an abusive, controlling relationship by a man who followed her to southern Indiana from the state of Washington, police said Wednesday.

Date: 10/21/2015 | Northwest

Father dies after shooting in Auburn; police arrest suspect

AUBURN — Officials say a father shot and wounded Tuesday at an Auburn bus stop has died.

Date: 10/21/2015 | Northwest

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

1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at Auburn bus stop

AUBURN — Police say a 17-year-old boy was killed and his 41-year-old father severely injured by gunfire at a bus stop in Auburn.

Date: 10/20/2015 | Northwest

Guilty verdict in 2014 stabbing death near Lynnwood

EVERETT — A Lynnwood man is looking at more than 20 years in prison after being convicted of murder Monday in a fatal stabbing last fall.A Snohomish County Superior Court jury found Encarnacion "EJ" Salas IV guilty of second-degree murder with a knife.

Date: 10/20/2015 | Local News

Seattle teen pleads guilty to killing a man for his cellphone

SEATTLE — A 19-year-old accused of killing a man for his cellphone in Seattle has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.The Seattle Times reported Byron White pleaded guilty Monday in King County Superior Court.

Date: 10/19/2015 | Northwest

Oregon woman charged in fatal stabbing of husband at veterans’ home

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon woman fatally stabbed her husband during a visit to the veterans’ home where he had been living, the authorities said.

Date: 10/19/2015 | Northwest

Man charged after calling TV news on girl missing since 1982

MILWAUKEE — Authorities have charged a man with second-degree murder after he called a Milwaukee television news station and discussed details of a cold case involving a Milwaukee seventh-grade girl whose body was found more than 30 years ago.

Date: 10/18/2015 | Nation & World

Police say 1 killed, 4 injured in shooting at ZombiCon gathering in Florda

FORT MYERS, Fla. — A shooting at the annual ZombiCon gathering in Florida has left one person dead and five more injured, causing a chaotic scene that sent throngs of zombie-dressed revelers running through the streets, police said Sunday.

Date: 10/18/2015 | Nation & World

Jury deliberations continue in Lynnwood stabbing murder trial

EVERETT — Encarnacion “EJ” Salas IV was confused and angry when he stabbed and slashed his boyfriend to death last year, prosecutors said in court Friday.The victim, Jesus “Jesse” Cardenas Lopez, 34, wanted their relationship to become more intimate but Salas wasn’t ready.

Date: 10/17/2015 | Local News

2 dead near Lynnwood include girl, 16; handgun recovered

LYNNWOOD — Detectives on Friday recovered a handgun from the home where two people, including a 16-year-old Mountlake Terrace High School student, were found dead with gunshot wounds.

Date: 10/16/2015 | Local News

Police arrest Portland man accused in 4 killings from 1980s

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland police cold-case detectives said Friday that they’ve arrested a 55-year-old man accused of killing four women who were working as prostitutes in the 1980s.

Date: 10/16/2015 | Northwest

Gang member called ‘Big Evil’ arrested in Seattle shooting death

SEATTLE — A 34-year-old gang member who goes by the nickname “Big Evil” has been charged with murder in the death of a 20-year-old in the Rainier Valley area of Seattle.

Date: 10/16/2015 | Northwest

Cops: Teen beaten to death in church to make him confess

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. — Two teenage brothers were brutally beaten in church — one fatally — in an effort by their parents, sister and other members to get them to confess their sins, police said Wednesday in a case involving an insular congregation that had sparked gossip and suspicion among...

Date: 10/14/2015 | Nation & World

Oregon serial killer sent to death row 3 times faces 4th sentencing

PORTLAND, Ore. — Three times Dayton Leroy Rogers has been sentenced to death, and three times his sentence has been overturned.

Date: 10/13/2015 | Northwest

Police: Lacey Man shoots wife before killing himself in Tacoma

TACOMA — Police say a 23-year-old Lacey man shot his wife three times before shooting and killing himself in a Tacoma parking lot.

Date: 10/12/2015 | Northwest

Man dies in South Seattle shooting

SEATTLE — A man in his 20s has been fatally shot in South Seattle.KCPQ-TV reported that witnesses called 911 at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday to report a man who appeared to be hurt near the intersection of Rainier Avenue South and South Garden Street.

Date: 10/12/2015 | Northwest

Police: Trio in Oregon used stolen gun to rob, kill 2 in California

SAN FRANCISCO — Three young transients used a handgun that was stolen from an unlocked car to rob and kill a backpacking Canadian tourist in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco and then a yoga instructor two days later on a hiking trail north of the city, authorities said.

Date: 10/09/2015 | Northwest

Lakewood man who killed 3 floral nursery workers gets 95 years

KENT — A 40-year-old Lakewood man convicting of killing three floral nursery workers has been sentenced to 95 years in prison.

Date: 10/09/2015 | Northwest

1 dead, 3 wounded in Arizona university shooting

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Officials say one person is dead and three others are wounded following an early morning shooting at Northern Arizona University

Date: 10/09/2015 | Nation & World

2 arrested in fatal shooting of teen near Lynnwood

LYNNWOOD — The teen was shot in the back, then kicked repeatedly after he fell to the ground.That's what detectives investigating the death of a local high school student were told.It didn't take them long to detain two suspects in the

Date: 10/07/2015 | Local News

Seattle woman charged in death of boyfriend’s toddler son

SEATTLE — King County prosecutors have charged a 20-year-old Seattle woman accused of kicking her boyfriend’s 17-month son to death.The Seattle Times reported that Alicia Goemaat was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder.

Date: 10/06/2015 | Northwest

Oregon shooter rants in manifesto about having no girlfriend

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The gunman who executed nine people at an Oregon community college before killing himself ranted in writings he left behind about not having a girlfriend and thinking everyone else was crazy, a law enforcement official said Monday.

Date: 10/05/2015 | Northwest

More than thoughts, prayers

"Our thoughts and prayers are not enough."Too often, as he did Thursday following the mass shooting that claimed nine innocent lives in Roseburg, Oregon,...

Date: 10/04/2015 | Editorials

Chilling details about Roseburg shooting emerging

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The gunman who opened fire in an Oregon college shot one classmate after saying he could save her life by begging, and others were killed after being told to crawl across the floor, according to relatives of students in the classroom.

Date: 10/03/2015 | Northwest

Trump defends 2nd Amendment following Oregon shootings

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday channeled 1970s action star Charles Bronson in defending Second Amendment rights in the aftermath of the shooting at an Oregon community college that left nine dead.

Date: 10/03/2015 | Northwest

Oregon pastor’s sermon: ‘This was an attack on all of us’

Eli Saslow and Lindsey BeverThe Washington Post

Date: 10/03/2015 | Northwest

Shooter’s dad says he had no idea his son had guns

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The father of the gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college says he had no idea his son had guns. He also believes gun laws should change.

Date: 10/03/2015 | Northwest

Roseburg sheriff says college gunman committed suicide

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Authorities say the gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college committed suicide as officers arrived.Sheriff John Hanlin made the disclosure Saturday at a news conference. He says the determination was made by the medical examiner’s office.

Date: 10/03/2015 | Northwest

Survivor: Roseburg gunman spared student to take package to police

ROSEBURG, Ore. — As a 26-year-old killer gunned down victims inside a college classroom, he spared one student and gave him a package to deliver to authorities, according to the grandmother of a student who witnessed the deadly rampage in Oregon.

Date: 10/03/2015 | Northwest

Roseburg victims included teens, teacher

PORTLAND, Ore. — The nine people killed after a gunman opened fire on an Oregon community college campus Thursday took different paths to the small rural college, ranging from teens starting college for the first time to adults who were seeking a second career. One was an assistant professor of...

Date: 10/02/2015 | Northwest

Oregon killer had 13 guns

Probe looks at shooter’s rage-filled rants

Date: 10/02/2015 | Northwest

Veteran who tried to stop Oregon gunman was shot 5 times

ROSEBURG, Ore. — When the gunshots started at Umpqua Community College, some people mistook them for falling books. But Army veteran Chris Mintz quickly recognized the threat.“He was in the military and knew what it was,” said Mintz’s aunt, Wanda Mintz.

Date: 10/02/2015 | Northwest

Bail set at $1 million for woman accused of killing toddler

<URL destination="">SEATTLE — Bail has been set at $1 million for a woman accused of kicking her boyfriend’s 17-month-old son to death.

Date: 10/02/2015 | Northwest

Shooter: a lonely youth with a grudge against religion

As the horrific details of the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, slowly came together on Thursday evening like a grisly jigsaw puzzle, one crucial piece remained missing.A portrait of the shooter.

Date: 10/02/2015 | Northwest

Former Seattle college student killed in Indiana murder-suicide

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Bloomington police have identified an Indiana University student and her live-in boyfriend found dead in an apparent murder-suicide.

Date: 10/02/2015 | Northwest

Oregon shooter's arsenal

Police recover 13 weapons, flak jacket

Date: 10/01/2015 | Northwest

Oregon gunfire resonates in Marysville: 'Be gentle'

MARYSVILLE — The tragedy might have occurred hundreds of miles away, but it felt close to home.The Marysville School District on Thursday quickly posted a simple message on the district Facebook page. It read: "Our hearts and thoughts go out to Umpqua Community...

Date: 10/01/2015 | Local News

Police: 1 dead after shooting in Kent parking lot

KENT — Police say a man was shot to death in his car at a Target shopping center parking lot in Kent.Investigators identified the victim as a 23-year-old from Kent. Police say there appears to have been a confrontation between the man and the driver of another vehicle.

Date: 10/01/2015 | Northwest

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