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    Varsity on Q Game of the Week: Bellevue 31, Peninsula 7

    In the Varsity on Q Game of the Week, Bellevue advanced further in the playoffs with a 31-7 victory over Peninsula Friday night. Here is the video report:    

  • Lakewood homeowner Harry Lodholm talks about the terrifying home invasion he and his wife experienced Tuesday night. He managed to get a gun and drive the three assailants off, fatally wounding one. the marks on his forehead are from being pistol-whipped by one of the home invaders. (Photo: KCPQ-TV)

    Lakewood man recounts terrifying home invasion, opening fire on intruders

    LAKEWOOD, Wash. — The second and final suspect in a brutal Lakewood home invasion was arrested Friday in Des Moines, police said. The 17-year-old suspect was booked into the Pierce County Jail on manslaughter, kidnapping and other charges, police said. On Thursday, the other suspect, 19-year-old Duprea Romon Wilson, pleaded not guilty to the same charges stemming from Tuesday night’s Lakewood home invasion in which a couple in their 60s were hit and tied up before the husband got loose, […]

  • Teen girl faces possible charges after allegedly handing out prescription drugs at high school

    ONALASKA, Wash. — A 16-year-old girl brought prescription medicine to Onalaska High School Friday and handed pills out to at least four other girls and took some herself, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office said. There was “possibly alcohol involved,” too, the sheriff’s office said. After some got sick, the girls were transported to Providence Hospital for observation. The sheriff’s office said an investigation was under way, with  possible pending charges of delivery of a controlled substance.

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    N.Y. Times: Obama signs classified order extending U.S. role in Afghan combat

    WASHINGTON — In a shift, President Barack Obama recently signed a classified order authorizing a larger mission for the U.S. military in Afghanistan next year, including a direct role in fighting, than was originally planned, The New York Times reported in an exclusive Friday night. According to the newspaper, which cited “several administration, military and congressional officials with knowledge of the decision,” Obama’s order allows American forces to carry out missions against the Taliban and other militant groups threatening American […]

  • Attackers set the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, on fire on September 11, 2012. The U.S. ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and three other U.S. nationals were killed during the attack. The Obama administration initially thought the attack was carried out by an angry mob responding to a video, made in the United States, that mocked Islam and the Prophet Mohammed. But the storming of the mission was later determined to have been a terrorist attack. (Photo: Getty Images)

    Republican-led House committee’s report debunks Benghazi theories and accusations

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — An investigative report prepared by the Republican-led House Intelligence Committee finds little to support questions raised about CIA actions on the ground in Benghazi, Libya, the night of a deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound. Read the full report The final report, from Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Michigan, and ranking member Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, D-Maryland, concludes there was no intelligence failure prior to the attack, no stand-down order to CIA operatives trying to go assist at […]

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    Two men posing as cops beat, rob 2 men in Seattle, police say; suspect arrested

    SEATTLE — Detectives on Friday arrested a felon suspected of posing as a police officer before he and another man allegedly beat and robbed  two men in downtown Seattle last weekend, police said.   The two victims left a bar near 1st Avenue and Pike Street at about 1 a.m. on Nov. 16  and stopped in a park, where two suspects—wearing shirts emblazoned with the word “police”—approached them, police said. The suspects claimed they were police officers and told the victims they […]

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    A bike of a different color? Police searching for rental vandal

    SEATTLE — Police are searching for a vandal who rented two bikes from a Seattle bike share company, only to return them hours later covered in paint and scrawled messages. The suspect first rented one of Pronto’s bright-green custom-made bicycles from a bike station at 3rd Avenue and Pike Street about 5 a.m. on Nov. 13, police said. Six hours later, he returned the bicycle to the same location, after scrawling messages and strings of numbers in permanent ink on the bike’s frame, police said.  […]

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    1 person killed in two-car crash in Burien that may be alcohol-related

    BURIEN, Wash. — One person was killed Friday in a two-car collision on Ambaum Boulevard SW in what the King County Sheriff’s Office said initially appeared to be an alcohol-related crash. The collision occurred in the 15300 block of Ambaum, the sheriff’s office said. No age or information was immediately provided about the person killed in the crash. Or the condition of the other driver. “Initial information appears the at-fault diver may have been under the influence of alcohol in […]

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    Obama calls for calm in Ferguson, Mo., as grand jury nears decision on police officer

    FERGUSON, Mo. (CNN) — President Barack Obama joined the call for calm in Ferguson, Mo., with word a Missouri grand jury considering whether to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown was close to making a decision. “This is a country that allows everybody to express their views. Allows them to peacefully assemble, to protest actions that they think are unjust,” the President told ABC News in an interview excerpt broadcast on Friday. “But using any […]