Olympia criminal hotspot: the library

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — One of the places frequently calling the police for help in Olympia is the library…. …read more

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Jail escape in Washington not detected for 2 days

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — An inmate’s escape from a jail in Washington state went undetected for two days last week until the man’s defense lawyer stopped for a visit and he couldn’t be found…. …read more

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$520K to Longview man for wrongful conviction

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — A 45-year-old Longview man hopes to start a business with the half-million dollars he was awarded for being imprisoned for a decade on a wrongful conviction…. …read more

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Deputy fires at man who shot self in Puyallup

PUYALLUP, Wash. (AP) — The Pierce County sheriff’s office says a man fatally shot himself as deputies approached his pickup truck Tuesday morning in the parking lot of a store in the South Hill area of Puyallup (pew-AL’-up)…. …read more

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Marysville jail escape undetected for 2 days

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — An escape from the Marysville City Jail went undetected for two days until the inmate’s defense lawyer stopped for a visit and he couldn’t be found…. …read more

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Second marijuana shop opening in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — A second pot shop is opening Tuesday in Seattle…. …read more

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Swarming insects bugging Spokane residents

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The insects bugging some Spokane residents this fall are smoky-winged ash aphids…. …read more

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5-year prison sentence for Lynnwood bomb threat

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A man who threatened to blow up a Department of Corrections office in Lynnwood was sentenced in Everett to nearly five years in prison…. …read more

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Man stabbed in group fight in downtown Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — Witnesses told police a group of people jumped out of a car and fought with a group on a downtown Seattle sidewalk…. …read more

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Most areas of Puget Sound reopen Oct. 1 for late-season crab fishing

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