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Mount Vernon suspect arrested in I-5 burglaries

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Detectives have arrested a Mount Vernon man who is suspected in 25 business burglaries along the Interstate 5 corridor from Arlington to Bellingham…. …read more

Fire set at Spokane Valley coffee stand

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) — Deputies are investigating a possible hate crime at a Spokane Valley coffee stand where a fire was set and a spray-painted message said, “Go back to China.”… …read more

Franklin County cemetery manager suspected

PASCO, Wash. (AP) — A former Connell city councilwoman serving prison time for embezzling money from a Mesa farm now is accused of taking funds from a Franklin County cemetery district where she served as business manager…. …read more

Man critically wounded in Seattle shooting

SEATTLE (AP) — A man in his 20s was shot in the chest and found about 2 a.m. Wednesday in central Seattle…. …read more

Vancouver police find hit-run truck that killed 2

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Police have found a pickup truck they believe was involved in the hit-and-run collision that killed two women in Vancouver…. …read more

Wash. homeowner, 63, shoots intruder in leg

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Thurston County, Wash., sheriff’s spokesman says a 63-year-old man shot and wounded a burglary suspect that the homeowner found when he returned to his house Tuesday night…. …read more

Yakima City Council bans marijuana businesses

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Yakima City Council has voted 6-1 to ban state-licensed marijuana operations in the city…. …read more

Woman's body washed ashore on Wash. island

MANCHESTER, Wash. (AP) — A Kitsap County, Wash., sheriff’s spokesman says a woman’s body has been found on a county island, where the body apparently washed ashore…. …read more

Sister resigns after Wash. Catholic school turmoil

SEATTLE (AP) — The president of a suburban Seattle Catholic school has resigned after the school’s decision to force out a vice principal who married his same-sex partner…. …read more

Wash. boy, 17, injured in ATV accident

TOLEDO, Wash. (AP) — A Lewis County sheriff’s officer says a 17-year-old Toledo, Wash., boy suffered head trauma when his ATV flipped several times in the middle of a local road…. …read more

Suspect charged in JBLM soldier's stabbing death

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Pierce County prosecutor charged a Puyallup man with second-degree murder Tuesday in the stabbing death of a Lewis-McChord soldier who intervened in a domestic violence assault…. …read more

Spokane likely to authorize first charter school

SEATTLE (AP) — The Spokane School District appears likely to authorize Washington state’s first charter school on Wednesday…. …read more

Chips Casino card room in La Center closes

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A card room that operated for 16 years in La Center, Chips Casino, closed its doors Monday…. …read more

Bellingham gun blast gets Seahawks fan arrested

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — When Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman made the game-winning play to send Seattle to the Super Bowl, a Bellingham resident celebrated the “Legion of Boom” defense by firing a shotgun into the air…. …read more

Man found dead in Cowlitz County Jail

KELSO, Wash. (AP) — An inmate in the Cowlitz County Jail died Monday morning. The sheriff’s office says corrections officers found him unconscious and he could not be revived. He was alone and appeared normal a half-hour earlier during a cell check…. …read more

Drive-by shooting wounds Moses Lake teen on bike

MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy riding a bicycle was wounded in a drive-by shooting at Moses Lake…. …read more

Man waving gun at bus stop shot by Seattle police

SEATTLE (AP) — Police say a man waving a gun was shot by an officer Monday night at a bus stop just south of downtown Seattle…. …read more

Pilot injured in Kitsap Peninsula plane crash

POULSBO, Wash. (AP) — A pilot was seriously injured when his small plane crashed in a rural area of Poulsbo, but he was still able to call 911 for help…. …read more

Escaped inmates arrested in Washington

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Officials in Idaho County say two men who escaped from the North Idaho Correctional Institution over the weekend are back in custody…. …read more

Fire destroys vacant building in Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — Fire destroyed a vacant building Sunday at an old seed processing plant in Mount Vernon…. …read more

Another dry foggy week forecast for Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — Forecasters see another dry foggy week ahead for Washington with stagnant air at times…. …read more

Extra police for Spokane King Day unity parade

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Police say they’ll have an enhanced presence at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day unity parade in Spokane…. …read more

Seattle brawl sends at least 1 to hospital

SEATTLE (AP) — At least one person was sent to a hospital following a fight between two groups early Monday in Seattle’s Pioneer Square…. …read more

1 dead, 2 hurt in hit-and-run Vancouver crash

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Police say a hit-and-run driver plowed into three people walking across a Vancouver street, killing one of them and injuring the other two…. …read more

Man accused of fatally stabbing soldier

PUYALLUP, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a man in Pierce County is in custody after fatally stabbing a soldier…. …read more