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Inslee: County’s plan for homelessness and addiction is ‘genius’

The governor was in Everett on Thursday to tour the diversion center that will open in March.

Former Monroe cop loses appeal on sex crimes conviction

Once a highly respected officer, he was found guilty of secretly videotaping his kids’ babysitter.

Officials to test sanity of suspect in Everett crime spree

He allegedly tried to rob and clobber a transit worker, then fled and struggled with police.

County hopes new plan for addicts beats crossing its fingers

The former work release building in downtown Everett will be repurposed as a diversion center.

Edmonds police are searching for Derrick “Wiz” Crawford, 22, who has been charged in the homicide of his roommate. If you see him, call 911. (Edmonds Police Department)

Missing Edmonds murder suspect may be headed to California

Police were told he cut off his long hair after the shooting and got a ride to Pierce County.

Edmonds police are searching for Derrick “Wiz” Crawford, 22, who has been charged in the homicide of his roommate. If you see him, call 911. (Edmonds Police Department)

Marysville man pleads guilty to stabbing attack on wife

He had learned she was planning to file for divorce, attacked her, then drove her to a hospital.

A lawyer walks into a bank — and things get weird

Richard Evan Kriger claims he was there to prevent a crime, but police say he tried to rob the place.

2 PowerPoint slides prompt court to overturn murder verdict

The state Court of Appeals has ordered a new trial in a 2014 stabbing death near Lynnwood.

Teen slaying suspects told to behave or face adult jail

A judge explores concerns that the teens have ignored court orders in the case.

State lawsuit: Drug maker knew Oxy was too plentiful here

Purdue Pharma courted health care providers despite evidence of illicit use, a new document shows.

They wouldn’t serve a pitcher of beer, so he caused a flood

It was last call for alcohol. Denied a large pour, the man broke a urinal, causing $5,200 in damage.

Federal panel moves Everett’s opioid lawsuit out of state

Case was joined with similar suits around country, for “efficiency,” which could slow the process.

After 4 DUIs, he’s busted again — allegedly with heroin

Alex Matthew Otness is accused of being impaired when he blew through a stop sign in front of a cop.

Marijuana-store robbery defendants reeked of experience

They confidently took over a Mountlake Terrace shop but fled when cops arrived, leaving lots of clues.

Man accused of fatally stabbing wife faces May trial

Matt Alton, of Mill Creek, is charged with second-degree domestic violence murder.

Man admits to years of collecting, creating child pornography

Donald McCoy Jr. was caught by the Seattle Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Gunshot victim: It wasn’t about sex, it was during a back rub

He tells a different story than the woman, who is a suspected escort charged in his attack.

Suspected escort charged with felony assault, robbery

She allegedly told police she shot the man in the head “because he was performing (a sex act) wrong.”

In adult court, four teens plead not guilty to murder

Prosecutors allege they worked together to plan and execute a drug robbery in Everett.

Five teens charged with first-degree murder in shooting death

Four of the defendants were charged as adults, and one was charged in the court’s juvenile division.