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Centralia Student Accused of Assaulting Two Teachers at Washington Elementary

An 11-year-old Centralia student had a fourth-degree assault charge referred to the Lewis County Prosecutor’s Office after police say he attacked two teachers on two separate occasions.Police were called to Washington Elementary School Monday afternoon to investigate both assaults, according to the

CHRONICLE - 2018-10-18 17:04:00

Three People Arrested for Robbery in Centralia That Injured Woman

Three Lewis County residents were arrested and charged with a class A felony for allegedly robbing a woman of her backpack while one suspect repeatedly punched her in the face.Adam P. Chapman, 33, Tiffany C. Schwartzengraber, 21, and Joseph D. Whitney-House, 18, all transients, were each charged Tue

CHRONICLE - 2018-10-17 21:45:00

Chehalis Man Charged with Child Molestation in Decade-Old Case

A Chehalis man was charged with a class A felony after being accused of coming into sexual contact with an 11-year-old around 10 years ago.Kyle E. Mitchell, 41, of Chehalis, was charged with a single count of first-degree child molestation. He was placed on a $25,000 unsecured bond, meaning he will

CHRONICLE - 2018-10-18 17:15:00

Centralia Boy, 11, Referred to Prosecutor's Office After Assault of Classroom Teacher

An 11-year-old Centralia boy allegedly grabbed a teacher by the neck and punched her, and fourth-degree assault charges are now being considered by the Lewis County Prosecutor's Office, according to Centralia police.Police were dispatched to Washington Elementary School in Centralia about 3:50 p.m.

CHRONICLE - 2018-10-17 16:44:00

Report: Two Inmates Bolt From District Court During Hearing

Two men wearing jail garb and with hands still shackled allegedly ran from a courtroom in Lewis County District Court Tuesday afternoon, with one making it outside the building, where he was caught by deputies.

CHRONICLE - 2018-10-18 17:14:00

Boy, 10, Missing In Puyallup

PUYALLUP, WA - Have you seen Logan Efre? The 10-year-old walked away from his apartment along the 2700 block of Merdian around 2 p.m. Wednesday.

PATCH - 2018-10-18 02:13:34

Marijuana store near Lacey searched following complaints of illegal smoking club

If the store is found to have allowed the use of marijuana on the premises, the licensee or licensees could lose their license to operate and may also face criminal charges, according to Brian E. Smith, a spokesman for the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board.

OLYMPIAN - 2018-10-18 16:05:00

Spooked Out in Centralia: Downtown Centralia Festival Association Hosts Paranormal Walk

Listen for the sounds of coughing from a long-forgotten grave at the corner of Tower and Main. Keep your eyes peeled at Anderson’s Books for a regular customer who may already be on the other side. And if you feel like you’re being watched at the Fox Theatre, chances are you might be.These were just


Two Kids, One Adult Hurt in Crash Near Mossyrock

Two children and an adult were injured when vehicles collided on U.S. Highway 12 a mile west of Mossyrock Monday afternoon.According to a Washington State Patrol press release, a 5-year-old male, a 15-year-old female and Melissa A. Deeds, 40, of Glenoma were transported to Providence Centralia Hospi


Centralia Man Involved in Pierce County I-5 Crash That Injured Four

The press release states that at 7:05 p.m., Aaron L. Shaefers, 37, of Centralia was driving a 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck southbound on 1-5 at South Tacoma Way when he reportedly struck the rear side of a 2004 Ford Taurus driven by David J. Moore, 25, of Federal Way. Moore was uninjured, howeve


Sirens: Hotel Room Broken Into, Shrimp Stolen; Person Cited after Disregarding Stop Sign, Causing Crash; Three Sought For Cigar-Stealing Scheme

CENTRALIA POLICE DEPARTMENTHotel Room Broken Into, Shrimp Stolen• At 1:31 p.m. Friday, police responded to the 1200 block of Alder Street, where a person broke into a hotel room and stole a bag of shrimp.


Police, FBI investigating incident outside Emerald Queen Casino

TACOMA, Wash.- Authorities are at the scene of an incident in the Parking lot of Tacoma’s Emerald Queen Casino Tuesday morning.Puyallup Tribal police said the Seattle FBI was investigating.“The FBI is on scene to investigate an incident on tribal land that involved police response early this morning


A burn pile in East County spread into a wildfire | KXRO News Radio

Along with Fire District 5, Elma Fire, Fire District 1, Fire District 12, and Fire District 2 all responded to assist.


Boy, 11, referred to prosecutor’s office after classroom assault of teacher, police say

The woman who was allegedly assaulted was either the teacher, or teacher’s aid, Sgt. Buddy Croy said Tuesday.


College Volleyball: Centralia Outlasts South Puget Sound in Five Sets

OLYMPIA — Centralia won the first two sets but needed all five sets to take down South Puget Sound 3-2 in an NWAC West Region volleyball match here on Friday night.Centralia won the first two sets with scores of 25-13 and 25-16. South Puget Sound rallied in the third and fourth sets with scores of 2


Man linked to Lacey murder-suicide had history of domestic violence, restraining orders

“She was a great mother. She raised two great children,” said Clint Sullivan, McCarty’s next-door neighbor and landlord.


Detectives suspect foul play in case of Pierce County woman missing for 2 months

Holznagel is 29 years old, 5′ 7″ tall, 150 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She has several tattoos including the word “Angel Face” on her back and an image of a diamond on her left ankle.


Lies, lies and more lies. Out of an old Tacoma house, fact-checking site Snopes uncovers them

TACOMA, Wash. — Here, in a 97-year-old frame house in the city’s North End, is the headquarters of America’s most popular hoax-debunking website.The command center for is an upstairs bedroom with shelving and a laptop placed atop some books and a cardboard box.These are busy times.


Lakewood man arrested in death of his 15-month-old daughter

LAKEWOOD, Wash. - A Lakewood man was arrested on suspicion of murder Monday in the death of his 15-month-old daughter, police said.


15-month-old girl killed by skull fracture. Signs of severe abuse led to dad being charged

On Monday, prosecutors charged her father, 42-year-old Matthew Gantt, with second-degree murder and tampering with a witness.