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    Oak Harbor man accused of impersonating police officer for 25 years

    OAK HARBOR, Wash. — A 69-year-old Oak Harbor man is accused of having posed as a police officer for 25 years. And if he did, many people are wondering, what did he do with the powers he simply assumed? Oak Harbor police say that for at least two and a half decades, Jim Bailey, 69, pretended to be a police officer. “To be able to do that for 25 years and get away with it is kind of surprising, but, […]


    Thieves hit Bellevue apartment complex in Factoria

    BELLEVUE — At the Park West at Somerset Apartments in Bellevue’s Factoria neighborhood, there is crime where there has been none before. “It’s really surprising. It’s never happened to me before — ever,” Heather Coles said. Coles never thought it would happen to her. Richard Westerman didn’t either. “They jimmied the door and took what they wanted and one was a 1939 Lawson outboard motor,” victim Richard Westerman said. That was given to him by his father. It’s just one […]

  • Tam Dang, of Columbia City, shows where he was pistol-whipped by home invaders. A gash in his head took six staples to close. (Photo: KCPQ-TV)

    Masked gunmen invade Columbia City home, pistol-whip and rob family

    SEATTLE — It was a violent and brutal home invasion robbery in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood. There were four to six intruders — two of them armed with handguns equipped with red lasers. No shots were fired but father of the family, Tam Dang, was pistol-whipped. A gash in his head took six staples to close. His daughter Ngan Dang said, “They hit me and my boyfriend a couple of times but not that bad compared to my dad.” It […]

  • Amber McGowan, manager of Cannabis City in Seattle, says of the street-level dealer hanging outside the shop, "Every time we see him, we just call the cops." (Photo: KCPQ-TV)

    Street-level dealer tries to poach customers outside legal pot shop in Seattle

    SEATTLE — It’s happening in Seattle at Cannabis City, the first retail marijuana shop to open its doors in King County, and now it’s turned violent. Buyers stand in line at Cannabis City in the Seattle’s Sodo district to buy recreational marijuana — and that’s easy pickings for a drug dealer looking for new customers. “We want safe access for people and, of course, no one visiting from out-of-town really wants to be approached by someone to purchase some pot […]

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    Police warn about rash of burglaries in Sammamish

    SAMMAMISH — Police in Sammamish are warning neighbors about a rash of home burglaries. There have been eight break-ins in since August first and officers there are asking neighbors to be on high alert! Phillip Cady knows firsthand what it’s like to be a victim of burglars and to make matters worse his wife and two young daughters nearly came face to face with the thieves. “My wife came home and we’re pretty sure that they were still in the […]

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    Student changes schools to get away from bullies — but they find him at bus stop

    SEATTLE — Seattle police say the attack happened Wednesday afternoon at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Webster. The 13-year-old victim stepped off a Metro bus and immediately saw three boys who allegedly bullied him during the last school year. The bullying was said to have been so bad that he changed schools to get away. “He tried to get back on the bus, was unable. As the bus left, the three boys surrounded him and assaulted […]

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    Tacoma mom ‘terrified’ as five drivers on I-5 tormented family

    TACOMA — It was a Sunday evening drive home from Oregon to Tacoma, but south of Olympia, near Grand Mound, troopers say five young men driving souped-up Volkswagens started tormenting drivers. “They were driving up to different cars and flashing their flashers at them and then shoving them over or pulling in front of them and hitting their brakes as hard as they could,” victim Aimee Buswell said Wednesday night. Buswell, her fiancee and son were in one of the cars […]

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    Tacoma boy fights for life with E. coli infection after 4-year-old friend dies

    TACOMA — Five-year-old Brad Sutton is fighting for his life. “He’s doing better now. His levels for his kidneys are coming up, which is good so he’s doing better right now, but he’s not out of the woods,” Brad’s mother, Elizabeth Sutton, said. He’s in Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital, undergoing treatment for hemolytic uremic syndrome — a failure of his kidneys usually caused by an E. coli infection. Brad got sick days after he and his friend Serena Profitt, 4, […]

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    Parents on alert: Man allegedly flashes schoolgirl in West Seattle

    SEATTLE — It is a new school year, but, unfortunately, there is an old problem in West Seattle. Just four days in and already someone is exposing himself near a West Seattle school. “I just don’t want our kids exposed to sick individuals. You try so hard to protect your kids and put them into a good environment and then these people come along,” parent Jody Maas said. The latest incident happened Monday near the playground at Holy Rosary School. […]