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  • I-5 briefly shut down as Seattle protest over Ferguson decision turns violent; more marches planned

    SEATTLE — A Seattle protest march over the Ferguson decision turned violent Monday night, with marchers throwing rocks, bottles, cans of food, and large fireworks at police officers trying to prevent them from walking on Interstate 5. Seattle Police reported that 5 people were arrested during the demonstrations. No injuries were reported. About 200 young people had joined the protest against the Ferguson, Mo., grand jury decision not to indict a police officer in the shooting death of black teenager […]

  • SNOQUALMIEE

    It’s about more than just turkey: Drivers prepare for busy holiday travel week

    SNOQUALMIE PASS — Washington Department of Transportation road crews were very busy over the weekend. Even though there wasn’t a lot of snow, there is still a lot of work to do. “We actually have significant crew coming on tonight. We have a lot of blowing, grader work left over that needs to be taken care of tonight so we’re going to get banks blown back and be ready for the next storm,” WA DOT spokesman Scott Montgomery said. “It […]

  • From left, suspects Andrew Michael Hoffman, 28, and Tony Rem, 25. (Photos: Kitsap County Sheriff's Office)

    Suspects in South Kitsap home burglary identified, warrants issued

    PORT ORCHARD — Detectives have identified and issued arrest warrants for two suspects in the burglary of a South Kitsap home last week, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office said Friday. Two armed men forced their way into a house in the Sunnyslope area of South Kitsap during the afternoon of Nov. 14. Once inside, the men ransacked the residence, which was unoccupied at the time. The burglary was caught on surveillance camera. The sheriff’s office said items stolen during the […]

  • Shoplifters

    Police search for crew of three violent shoplifters who hit high-end stores in King, Pierce counties

    SEATTLE — Police say three women shoplifters most recently hit the Eileen Fisher store at 5th and Pine in downtown Seattle. When store employees tried to stop them from taking $2,600 worth of clothing, things went from bad to worse. “The suspect with the clothing kicks the clerk in the groin, smacks her in the head, tries to pull her clothing off of her and another employee steps in and she also gets smacked by one of the suspects,” Crime […]

  • The man in the gray sweatshirt was tied up and hit with a gun in the home invasion robbery. He said he was too shaken up after the incident to talk about it. (Photo: KCPQ-TV)

    1 man shot, Tacoma couple tied up in home invasion robbery; suspects escape

    TACOMA — One man was shot and a Tacoma couple were hog-tied and pistol-whipped  in a home invasion robbery Tuesday. Two suspects escaped and were on the loose. Two cars involved in the home invasion were found abandoned by authorities Tuesday night — one was in Renton, and the other was in Tacoma. The vehicle found in Renton had been burned. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said the thieves targeted a couple living in the 8300 block of 19th Avenue […]

  • HealthcareStrike

    On strike: Workers at two hospitals in Pierce County walk out

    TACOMA — More than 1,100 workers at two hospitals in Pierce County spent much of Monday night ramping up for a strike both sides say can no longer be avoided. Now, they will walk out of the job at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday. And leave their work behind for at least 24 hours. “We’re trying to get better wages.  We’re trying to get better health care and we’re trying to get better pensions,”  said Desiree Castillo, a member of Service Employees International […]

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    Bremerton violent crime cut in half in nine years

    BREMERTON — If you haven’t visited downtown Bremerton in a while It might not be the city you remember. Gone are the days of heavy nighttime bar traffic and the trouble that came with it. Now it’s more family friendly; a place where people feel safe walking at any hour. “It feels really nice down here. You feel comfortable walking to the businesses and safe walking to your car and it’s just really nice down here,” Bremerton resident Michelle Walker […]

  • Dubsea

    White Center coffee shop burglarized 3 times in 9 days

    SEATTLE — The neon sign at the Dubsea coffee shop says open for business but the handmade sign on the door tells a different story: “Due to another break-in Dubsea is closed for the second straight day.” The shop has been hit not once, not twice but three times in the past week and a half. The thief broke in through the back door, broke out two different windows and stole the cash register and a safe, with cash inside […]

  • LAFITNESS

    Thieves targeting cars in fitness club parking lot

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. — When most of us head to the gym, we’re only concerned about getting in a good workout and getting out as quickly as possible. Few of us would ever think someone might break into our car while we exercise, but that’s just what happened to Maria Greene at the LA Fitness in Lynnwood last Friday. “I mean it was stupid to leave my valuables in my car. I get that, but I didn’t really think that it […]