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    Fire destroys Auburn home, police investigate

    AUBURN, Wash. — An early morning fire along Hazel Ave SE in Auburn destroyed a house, and police are now part of the investigation. The fire started around 3:00 Monday morning and flames could be seen shooting twenty feet into the air. It took firefighters around 40 minutes to put it out. They are not sure if anyone was in the home because the flames made the house too unstable to enter. Neighbors say one man lived in the house, and […]

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    Garage fire spreads to nearby homes in Port Orchard

    PORT ORCHARD — A garage fire in Port Orchard spread to nearby homes but thanks to a driver who saw the flames three people managed to escape. The fire was first reported around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of Kitsap Street, near the Port Orchard Courthouse. This could have been a really tragic situation if not for the good Samaritan who saw the flames and got these people out of the house. Witness to Port Orchard fire says […]

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    Car prowls on rise in Redmond

    Education Hill in Redmond is named that because so many schools pepper the neighborhood. These days car prowlers are also hanging around the area. Redmond Police are warning people who live in the Education Hill neighborhood to lock up their cars and hide their valuables. During the last week of May, car prowlers hit 26 cars there. Police say too many people feel too comfortable around the area and are leaving their cars unlocked. That was the case with 19 […]

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    13-year-old boy killed in ATV crash near Auburn

    AUBURN, Wash. — King County Sheriff’s deputies say a 13-year-old was killed when the ATV he was riding went down a steep embankment. The teen was riding with a group of people on private property. Apparently, no one saw the accident involving the boy, and the other riders told deputies they didn’t realize he was missing until they all returned from riding. It is believed he missed a turn near a steep ravine, and ended up down the embankment. Deputies say […]

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    Parkland shooting victim’s family grieves as 2 of 5 teen murder suspects still on the run

    PARKLAND, Wash. — At least seven Pierce County families are torn apart after detectives said a group of teenagers killed a father during a robbery attempt. Two adult men, Jamar Latez Jones, 20, and 19-year-old Lonnie Lawerence Brantley, were already in custody, and three 16 year olds, Dasjon Robinson, Rasjon Robinson, and Khiry Baylis, were taken into custody early Thursday morning. #SWAT assisted detectives in arresting 3 teens wanted for murder. Dakota Collins and James Mapp still on the run — Pierce […]

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    Investigators in Elma seeking homeowner of burned house after body found outside

    ELMA, Wash. — Grays Harbor County Sheriff Rick Scott said Wednesday investigators are looking for Elma homeowner Jacob Eveland, whose house was found burning and the body of a roommate was discovered outside. Scott said Eveland, 36, is a person of interest in the case, “where a homicide/arson occurred.” The body found alongside the burning house was a 47-year-old man living at Eveland’s home, Scott said. A flier distributed to the media by the sheriff’s office described Eveland as white, […]

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    Parents near Mount Rainier fight for bridge to escape deadly lahar

    It looks like a long march of kids through downtown Orting. From kindergartners to high school seniors, more than 2,000 students walk nearly two miles to escape a lahar. It’s just a drill, but scientists say tomorrow, or 100 years from now, Mount Rainier will erupt. That could cause lahar, a deadly wave of rock, soil, and debris, to flow into Orting, wiping out everything in its path. “A very rapid flowing muddy mixture of everything from boulders to sand-size […]

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    ‘It haunts me right now:’ 36 years later, survivor remembers escaping Mount St. Helens

    Looking at pictures of the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens takes William Dilley right back to his campsite near the mountain. “It haunts me right now,” said Dilley. “It was pretty tragic. Something as catastrophic as that sticks with you.” Dilley was camping with neighbors some nine miles from Mount St. Helens when the mountain blew. They thought they were safe, but the cloud of ash and debris kept approaching, and Dilley watched it get closer and closer as […]

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    Online meetup in Des Moines ends with man shot, car stolen

    DES MOINES, Wash. — Police are investigating an online meetup that ended with a shooting and a carjacking overnight in Des Moines. Authorities were called around 1 a.m. Monday to S 244th St & 25th Ave S near Highline College. Police say the victim apparently met a woman online and set up a meet with her at the intersection. He called his cousin, who is an Uber driver, and the two came with a friend. But when they arrived, police […]

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    Police investigating 3rd deadly shooting in 3 days in Federal Way

    SEATTLE — Federal Way authorities are investigating the third deadly shooting in as many days. Investigators do not believe there is a connection between the three shootings. Police say the first victim was a 26-year-old Seattle man who was shot on the porch of an apartment. The second shooting involved a 27-year-old Tacoma man who was found dead in a parked vehicle. OFficers found the body of the third victim late Tuesday in the 1800 block of SW 356th St.  Investigators say the […]