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  • Children escape through second-story window after father opens fire

    HAWLEY, Pa. — A father of three is behind bars after troopers say he started shooting inside his home in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, sending family members scrambling for safety. State police say Shawn Birtel, 47, pulled a gun and started firing in the early morning hours on Tuesday while his three children were inside. Birtel’s kids and their friends, who were home at the time, escaped through a second-floor window around 2 a.m., according to WNEP. An emergency ladder could […]

  • Body of unidentified woman found floating in water below Wallace Falls

    GOLD BAR, Wash. — The body of an unidentified woman was recovered Tuesday from the pond below the lower falls at Wallace Falls State Park, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said. “Visitors to the area who were taking photos noticed the woman’s body bobbing in the water and called 911 around 4 p.m.,” the sheriff’s office  said in a news release. The visitors to the park did not know the woman and no one at the park has come forward […]

  • Dogs, cats from Kauai, Hawaii, animal shelter land at Sea-Tac for local adoption

    SEATTLE — Dogs and cats from an overcrowded shelter on tiny Kauai, Hawaii, landed at Sea-Tac International Airport Thursday night. They are in desperate need of new homes after floodwaters on Kauai displaced pets, which, when found, were taken to the already-crowded animal shelter. So to make room, some of the animals already in the shelter were sent to Western Washington. This is the first flight of animals coming from Kauai to local humane societies. The Seattle Humane Society is […]

  • Police find gun, tarp duct tape in car of man who left notes seeking to buy girls’ underwear

    The King County Sheriff's Office said Monday that a man who had left notes at bus stops seeking to buy underage girls' underwear showed up for a meeting with an undercover detective with a gun, machete, hatchet and camera.

  • Victim shot, wounded during street robbery on Olympia’s west side, police say

    OLYMPIA, Wash. — A male victim was shot and wounded during a robbery on Olympia’s west side Monday night, police said. The police department said detectives didn’t have much information but that officers were called at 8:08 p.m. to the intersection of Conger Avenue NW and Division Street after a shot was fired. The police department tweeted that it was a “robbery,” and a spokesman added that it began as an unknown “sale transaction that went bad, and the person […]

  • Missing 15-year-old Arlington girl found safe in Lake Stevens

    ARLINGTON, Wash. — The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office on Monday night said a missing 15-year-old girl, Lilly Potter, was found safe in Lake Stevens after a tip from someone who saw the “missing” post on social media. The sheriff’s office said Lilly was transported to a hospital for observation. Lilly was last seen in the 28700 block of State Route 9 in Arlington at around midnight Sunday, the sheriff’s office said. Search and Rescue units searched for Lilly around noon […]

  • British ‘Adventureman’ plans to run across US to raise money for kids in hospitals

    SEATTLE — A British man is going the extra mile to raise money for kids in children’s hospitals. Jamie McDonald, AKA “Adventureman, grew up in and out of hospitals as a kid in Britain because of a rare condition that affected movement in his legs. But now he’s able to run long distances. He recently ran across Canada. And now his goal is to run across the U.S. He realizes it’s quite a big challenge, but said Monday he’s inspired […]

  • Actress arrested in sex trafficking in ‘guru to stars’ case

    NEW YORK (AP) — A television actress best known for playing a young Superman’s close friend pleaded not guilty Friday to sex trafficking after federal prosecutors said she worked as a slave “master” recruiting unsuspecting women to a cult-like group led by a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru to the stars. Allison Mack was accused in an indictment unsealed by the federal court in Brooklyn. She entered her plea and was remanded to custody after Judge Cheryl […]

  • Police: Driver in Bothell hits 2 women with his car in different locations, says he did it intentionally

    BOTHELL, Wash. — Police said they arrested a man who struck two women with his car in different locations and told officers he did it on purpose. At about 6 p.m., a man driving a car made a right-hand turn onto 101st as two people were crossing the street in the crosswalk. He struck a woman there and kept driving, police said. He then hit a second woman down the road, turned right again and headed down SR 527 in […]

  • 9 arrested during protest at new King County Youth Detention Center construction site

    SEATTLE  — Nine demonstrators who tried to block construction activity at the site of a new $210 million juvenile justice complex were arrested Friday, Seattle police said. “Three adult women had breached a security fence and entered the construction site” at 14th Avenue East and East Remington Court, police said in a news release. “The women were chained together and refused to leave when asked. This is the first time that protesters entered the construction site with intent to disrupt […]