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  • Man found shot to death in his home in University Place

    UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — A man in his 50s was found shot to death in his home in University Place, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday. A sheriff’s detective at the home in the 2100 block of Sunset Drive West identified the victim Thursday night as Mark Myers. Detective Ed Troyer said the victim was shot to death. Detectives believe this happened sometime between 7 p.m. Wednesday and 11 a.m. Thursday. Some neighbors came by to walk the man’s […]

  • Suspected DUI driver crashes stolen car through police department gates, leads cops on chase

    BREMERTON, Wash. — Police arrested a man accused of multiple felonies after he crashed through several gates early Thursday morning at the Bremerton Police Department. According to Chief Steven Strachan, officers woke up the driver who had passed out in the driver’s seat of a running car parked at the entrance to the employee parking lot. After waking up, the driver accelerated through the metal security gate, entered the police parking lot and rammed a second gate in an attempt […]

  • WATCH: Cops vs. Kids Chess Tournament

    SEATTLE — 10 Seattle Police officers faced off with 10 student players in Detective Denise “Cookie” Bouldin’s Cops vs. Kids chess tournament on Tuesday.

  • Canadian sniper sets world record, kills ISIS fighter with shot from 2.2 miles away

    A Canadian sniper is believed to have set a world record after picking off an ISIS fighter from 2.2. miles away. “The Canadian Special Operations Command can confirm that a member of the Joint Task Force 2 successfully hit a target from 3,540 metres (2.2 miles),” the Canadian military said in a statement. Shooting experts say the fatal shot comes at a world-record distance of 11,316 feet, and underscores just how sophisticated military snipers are becoming. The new record was […]

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  • Deputies shoot, kill teenage boy while trying to stop dog from attacking them

    PALMDALE, Calif. — Deputies say a 17-year-old boy was shot and killed early Thursday morning when the officers were trying to stop a dog from attacking them. According to the Los Angeles Times, officers had been called to the report of a loud party around 3:40 a.m. As deputies approached the home a pit bull charged at them and bit one of them in the left knee, authorities said. The teenager then tied up the dog. Deputies then called for […]

  • No sex offender monitoring, state park closures and other perils of a government shutdown

    OLYMPIA — Around 32,000 Washington state workers started receiving pink slips Thursday, a little more than a week before the state government could partially shut down July 1.  But a partial government shutdown means more than just state layoffs. State parks would close. Sex offenders wouldn’t be closely monitored. More than one million Washingtonians could soon lose health insurance. Of course, we’ve gotten to this point before. In 2015, a third special cost taxpayers nearly $500,000, but a biennium budget […]

  • Gov. Inslee calls lawmakers back for third special session

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has called lawmakers back for a third special session, saying that “the clock is running out” before the state faces a partial government shutdown. Lawmakers have been struggling to reach consensus on how write a budget that also satisfies a state Supreme Court mandate on education funding and have not been able to reach an agreement on a new two-year state budget. The state has been in contempt of court since 2014 for […]

  • Two deaths reported in California amid scorching heat wave

    The record-breaking heat roasting the West has killed at least two people. A 72-year-old man and an 87-year-old woman died Monday in San Jose, California. Their deaths were attributed to the heat, Santa Clara County officials said. “It is tragic when someone dies of hyperthermia since in most every case it could have been prevented,” Dr. Michelle Jorden of the county’s medical examiner office said in a statement. “Hyperthermia and heat stress happen when a body’s heat-regulation system cannot handle […]

  • It’s a girl! New Woodland Park Zoo baby giraffe is a healthy female

    SEATTLE – It’s a girl! And it’s ridiculously, painfully cute. The Woodland Park Zoo announced Wednesday that its newborn giraffe calf is a female. Born to 8-year-old Tufani early Tuesday morning, the calf is a 5-foot-9, 149 pound “bundle of joy,” the zoo said in a release. “She is already bonding with mom and curious about all of the keepers and animal health staff who have been visiting her barn,” the zoo said. The calf hasn’t yet been named. The […]