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After death: Washington state set to become the first to allow human composting
Washington state is set to become the first state to legalize "natural organic reduction" as a burial alternative -- commonly referred to as human composting -- if a bill passed by the legislature is signed by Gov. Jay Inslee.
Kitsap County considers banning retail sale of cats and dogs
Concerns about “puppy mills” and “kitten factories” have increased talks of a Kitsap County ban on retail cat and dog sales. The Kitsap Sun reports the proposal from county commissioners would keep anyone from selling dogs or cats younger than eight weeks old. Exceptions would be made for animal wel
Police arrest suspect in alleged baseball bat attack in Kitsap Co.
KITSAP COUNTY, Wash. â€“ After a 29-hour manhunt, a man suspected of severely beating another man with an aluminum baseball bat is now in custody Sunday, according to the Kitsap County Sheriffâ€™s Office.
Deputies: Homeowner shot and killed a suspect inside his home
WHITE CENTER — Deputies are investigating a reported burglary that happened early Monday morning. This happened in the 9800 block of 13th Avenue Southwest in the White Center area.
Troopers, medics respond to serious 6-vehicle crash in Bremerton
BREMERTON, Wash. - Multiple injuries have been reported Tuesday after a six-vehicle crash in the Bremerton area, the Washington State Patrol reports. State troopers and medics responded to the scene, at State Route 303 and Riddell Road, at about 11:50 a.m. after receiving reports of a serious crash
Neighbors complain of crimes in area where homeowner shoots, kills intruder
WHITE CENTER, Wash. – A suspected burglar is dead after the homeowner opened fire, killing him. It happened early Monday morning just south of Seattle on 13the Avenue Southwest.
Woman raped by man living in city homeless camp tells story, calls for strong leaders
SEATTLE - For the first time, a woman who investigators say was raped by a man who had been living in a city-sanctioned homeless camp in Ballard last year is telling her story.
Three hurt in six-car crash on Kitsap County highway
KITSAP COUNTY, Wash. — A six-car crash shut down SR 303 for nearly three hours Tuesday north of Bremerton. According to Washington State Patrol Trooper Chelsea Hodgson, six cars were involved in a crash on the highway at NE Riddell Road in Tracyton.
Head of Yakima County jail places partial blame for inmate mishap on Seattle
The head of the Yakima County Department of Corrections says previous complaints from Seattle officials are at least partially to blame for inmates being released at improper locations in the city.
Police arrest ride-share driver suspected of sexually assaulting women
BELLEVUE, Wash. - A 34-year-old man was arrested last Thursday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a passenger in his ride-sharing vehicle, Bellevue police said. According to police, Ghassan Shakir is a suspect in several other similar crimes in the Seattle area.
Washington Democrats call for GOP state Rep. Matt Shea to be expelled after latest allegations
OLYMPIA — Washington Democrats are calling for the expulsion of GOP state Rep. Matt Shea from his caucus after a report that he allegedly participated in a group chat that discussed spying on and attacking political enemies.
Truck Full of Poop Overturns on Highway, Causes Quite a Stink
Highway cleanup crews in Washington, accustomed to the day-to-day hazards of snow and ice on the roads, were faced with a mess much worse than any blizzard or sleet storm could deliver this past weekend. They were tasked with clearing a crapload of, well, crap from a busy interstate after a semi tru
Semi rolls over, spills human waste on interstate
SEATTLE (AP) - Eastbound lanes of a highway in Washington state were closed after a semi-truck hauling human waste overturned. KOMO-TV reports Sunday's crash on Interstate 90 near Sammamish caused a 4-mile (6-kilometer) backup.
Human waste dumped on I-90 in crash
SEATTLE (AP) — Eastbound lanes of I-90 near Sammamish were closed after a semi-truck hauling human waste overturned. Sunday’s crash caused a 4-mile backup. Officials with the Washington State DOT closed all eastbound lanes just before noon.
Police investigating after two men shot, wounded in Capitol Hill on Saturday in separate incidents
Seattle police are investigating after two men were shot and wounded in Capitol Hill on Saturday in separate incidents. The first shooting occurred at the intersection of Melrose Avenue and East Pine Street at 1:30 a.m.
Safeway to pay $75,000 to resolve disability discrimination lawsuit
SEATTLE - Safeway will pay $75,000 and will make changes to its policies and hiring practices to resolve a disability discrimination lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Monday.
Vehicle strikes pole, brings down power lines
SEATTLE - A truck driver is trapped inside his vehicle after striking a power pole and bringing down power lines Monday morning, the Seattle Police Department said. Traffic is being impacted near 22nd Avenue South and South State Street.
State lawmaker will accept invite to shadow nurse after ‘playing cards’ comment
UPDATE: Senator Maureen Walsh says she has learned of a petition urging her to spend a day shadowing a nurse on a 12-hour shift. “I look forward to receiving it and am happy to accept.”
City asking why Yakima inmates were dropped off underneath Interstate 5
The city of Seattle is asking Yakima County and state corrections officials why prisoners who had been released were dropped off underneath Interstate 5 downtown. A video sent to Mayor Jenny Durkan’s office captured the incident April 8, KING-TV reported. In the video, a corrections officer is seen
All Lanes On SR 520 Bridge Blocked By Crash
BELLEVUE, WA — A multi-car crash had all westbound lanes across SR 520 blocked at around 9 a.m. Monday, according to WSDOT. The crash happened just west of Evergreen Point. It was not immediately clear whether there were serious injuries as a result of the crash.