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  • Bellevue police lieutenant fires gun while responding to domestic disturbance; no one hit

    BELLEVUE — A 36-year-old Bellevue police lieutenant fired one shot while responding to a domestic disturbance Friday night, but no one was hit. The bullet struck a nearby parked car, police said. The incident occurred in the 1200 block of 151st Place Southeast shortly after 6:20 p.m, when officers responded to a domestic disturbance call, spokesman Seth Tyler said. The suspect, who reportedly had been fighting with his wife, was yelling at the officers in the street, neighbors said. There […]

  • Local man takes selfie with lost little fawn he finds while on hike (VIDEO)

  • Brazen package thief caught on high-def home security camera in Puyallup

    PUYALLUP, Wash. —  A homeowner in Puyallup has surveillance video of a woman walking up to his front door and stealing a package in broad daylight. While on vacation, Jed Wright gets a notification that a package has been delivered to his home.  He calls his neighbor to go pick it up.  When he gets there, the package is nowhere to be found. Luckily, Jed has a hi-def home security system with several cameras.  He goes through the footage and, […]

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    ‘I actually found it hilarious': Driver gets new, unwanted paint job from broken road striper

    EVERETT, Wash. — A Snohomish man discovered yellow paint all along the driver side of his truck. But this wasn’t some act of vandalism. James Traver says it happened while he was driving south on Interstate 5 in Everett Tuesday morning. He noticed a yellow line of paint running down the center of the HOV lane and then spotted a Washington State Department of Transportation striper truck with the paint leaking from the back end. “Trying to drive and be […]

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    Sheriff’s deputy fatally shoots man in his 60s in Monroe; handgun recovered

    MONROE – A Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputy fatally shot and killed a man near Monroe early Tuesday morning, the sheriff’s office reported. A multi-agency police team is investigating the officer-involved shooting in the 17500 block of Tester Road, a police spokesman said. The deputy was responding to a ‘suspicious’ circumstances call around midnight, Everett Police officer Aaron Snell told Q13Fox News. Shortly after arriving on scene, the deputy contacted a man and then moments later, the deputy reported ‘shots fired’. The […]

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    Bear sighting forces lockdown of Bellevue elementary school

    BELLEVUE — Police received multiple reports of a black bear walking Thursday morning near Eastgate Elementary School in the 4000 block of 153rd Avenue SE. Bellevue police tweeted about the bear at 9:20 a.m. Report of a bear in the playground of Eastgate Elementary, all kids are being kept inside and are ok. @bellevuewa — Bellevue, WA Police (@BvuePD) May 21, 2015 Another caller reporting that the bear is heading EB on SE 43rd Pl. — Bellevue, WA Police (@BvuePD) […]

  • The first dinosaur fossil described from Washington State (left) is a portion of a femur leg bone (full illustration right) from a theropod dinosaur. Theropods are a group of meat-eating, two-legged dinosaurs, including T. rex and Velociraptor. The fossil was discovered by Burke Museum paleontologis
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    Scientists reveal Washington state’s first dinosaur (PHOTOS)

    SEATTLE (AP) — Scientists say they’ve discovered Washington state’s first dinosaur fossil. The announcement marks a unique find for the state and a rare moment for North America’s Pacific coast. Paleontologists at Seattle’s Burke Museum say the 80 million-year-old leg bone probably belonged to an older, smaller cousin of the Tyrannosaurus rex. They’ve been studying the nearly 17-inch-long, 9-inch-wide fragment for about three years and say it probably came from a 3-foot thigh bone. Dinosaur fossils are particularly rare along […]

  • WATCH: Veterans’ memorial dedicated to soldier lost in Vietnam War

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    Caught on camera: Burglar breaks into Kent home, victims looking for justice

    Kent, Wash. — A Kent couple living in West Hill catches a burglar on camera and they hope the thief is brought to justice. Around 10:50am on Friday, a man is seen by security cameras getting dropped off in front of the victims home by a silver 4-sedan with tinted windows.  The suspect checks out the home for a few minutes and then grabs a rock and throws it through a bedroom window.  The burglar climbs through the window and […]

  • WATCH: Couple brazenly steal car keys from front desk at Lake Stevens gym

    LAKE STEVENS, Wash. — A couple are seen on video walking into Team Fitness in Lake Stevens. But it’s not the the normal routine of a man and woman going to the gym to work out together. The man waits outside as the woman goes in to talk to the front desk and ask if she can use the employee’s cell phone. While the employee is distracted, the woman swipes two sets of car keys from behind the desk and […]