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State Patrol: Wash. mudslide area not for tourists

ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Three weeks after the deadly Oso mudslide, the Washington State Patrol wants drivers to know the slide area is “not a tourist attraction.”… …read more

US Open loses help of Wash. state patrol for now

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has vetoed a budget provision that would have directed the Washington State Patrol to help with the 2015 U.S. Open golf championship in Pierce County…. …read more

3 Frisbee team members killed in Minnesota crash

NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Neither alcohol or excessive speed appear to be factors in a crash that killed three Minnesota college students, who were members of one of the nation’s top Ultimate Frisbee teams, the Minnesota State Patrol said Saturday…. …read more

Wash. State Patrol: 1 dead in I-5 wrong-way crash

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says one person is dead after a crash on Interstate 5 north of Vancouver, Wash., that involved a wrong-way driver…. …read more

Charges Filed in Crash That Killed Newlywed Bride

Georgia State Patrol: Charges filed against the groom in crash that killed his newlywed bride

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Aberdeen standoff comes to an end in eighteenth hour

Aberdeen standoff

The standoff in South Aberdeen came to a peaceful end Wednesday afternoon. In the eighteenth hour negotiators were able to talk 54 year old Michael Watson out of the home with a Washington State Patrol robot. He was seen briefly by Aberdeen medics before being taken into custody. Aberdeen Officer Schmidt tells us “The State Patrol sent…

Fleeing driver shoots self to death in Auburn

AUBURN, Wash. (AP) — A suspected drunken driver who fled the Washington State Patrol shot himself to death as the chase came to an end early Wednesday on Highway 167 in Auburn…. …read more

Washington State Patrol car hit near Sedro-Woolley

SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. (AP) — A Washington State Patrol car was involved in a collision Thursday night on Highway 20 east of Sedro-Woolley…. …read more

Man killed in 2-car accident north of Chelan

CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says weather was a factor in a fatal two-car accident north of Chelan on Saturday afternoon…. …read more

Soldier killed in van crash identified

LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol has identified a soldier who died after a van carrying 10 soldiers from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Joint Base Lewis-McChord crashed on Interstate 5 in Lakewood, Wash…. …read more

Van carrying 11 military crashes, 1 fatality

LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says one man died and another was injured when a van carrying 11 active duty members of the military from Joint Base Lewis McChord crashed on Interstate 5 in the Tacoma suburb of Lakewood…. …read more

Hoquiam man arrested over ‘large amount’ of sexually explicit images

Detectives from the Washington State Patrol (WSP) Missing and Exploited Children’s Task Force (MECTF) with the assistance of detectives from the WSP Criminal Investigation Division and the Hoquiam Police Department have arrested a man for possessing and dealing a large number of images that show sexually explicit conduct involving minors. The investigation originated from cyber-tips…

Aberdeen school bus involved in traffic accident

South Aberdeen accident

Some Aberdeen grade school students took a little longer getting home today, after a 2-vehicle accident at the intersection of Boone and Cushing street left bus 103 t-boned by a full size Chevy SUV on the South side of Aberdeen just before 4 Friday afternoon. Washington State Patrol and Aberdeen police were on scene shortly…

Former Wash. State Patrol officer arrested

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Clark County, Wash., sheriff’s office says a former Washington State Patrol lieutenant has been arrested on a warrant alleging multiple sex abuse offenses…. …read more

Truck fire temporarily closes EB I-90 in Cascades

CLE ELUM, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says a commercial truck that crashed and caught fire closed eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 in the central Cascades foothills for more than four hours. A detour was provided…. …read more

Wrong-way driver hits trooper on I-5 at Tukwila

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — A wrong-way driver has hit multiple vehicles including a Washington State Patrol car on Interstate 5 at Tukwila…. …read more

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Renton bike trail

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — A motorcycle rider fleeing a Washington State Patrol trooper was killed in a crash just before 2 a.m. Thursday in Renton…. …read more

Douglas County deputy involved in fatal crash

MANSFIELD, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy was injured and the other driver killed in a collision Thursday afternoon on Highway 173 near Mansfield…. …read more

No injuries from Central Park rollover accident in front of 7-11

No injuries were reported yesterday when a pickup truck rolled on Highway 12 and came to rest upright between a semi and it’s attached tanker trailer parked at the Central Park 7-11. The Washington State Patrol reports when Eastbound traffic slowed in front of a 19 year old Oakville man, his brakes failed and he…

Taholah man airlifted after motorcycle hits schoolbus

A 27 year old Taholah man was airlifted to Harborview yesterday after his motorcycle collided with a school bus. The Washington State Patrol tells us he was riding with no helmet on the shoulder of Ocean View Drive North around 4:30 Monday when he lost control and ran into the school bus, which was stopped…

Three vehicles strike elk herd crossing highway 12 near Elma

Elk crossing Highway 12 caused a 3-car accident and blocked traffic near Keys Road in Satsop last night. The Washington State Patrol reports no injuries. A large herd was crossing the highway when two cars from the West, and one from the Eastbound lanes struck elk in the herd just before 9 Monday night. Westbound…

Taholah man dies in rollover wreck on State Route 109

A 38 year old Taholah man died early Saturday morning when his truck rolled off of State Route 109 in Moclips. The Washington State Patrol cites driving under the influence as the cause. Trevis Jones was pronounced dead at the scene, his passenger, a 47 year old Taholah man was transported to Community Hospital in Aberdeen…

Results of recent Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign in Grays Harbor released

WSP DUI Patrols

GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY, WA – The results are in from the recent Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over DUI enforcement campaign conducted from November 27, 2013 through January 1, 2014. In Grays Harbor County, 36 motorists were stopped and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI), and statewide, law enforcement officers…

Westport woman talked out of home after 6 hour standoff

A distraught woman with a handgun barricaded herself in a Westport home for hours this afternoon. Police Chief Bill Gibson tells KBKW a negotiator from the county was able to help talk the woman out of the house near the 800 block of Ocean Avenue after over 6 hours of securing the neighborhood and talking…

Tanker flips, ethanol spills on Wash. highway

MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says at least 1,000 gallons of ethanol spilled from a tanker trailer after it flipped over on State Highway 17 south of Moses Lake…. …read more