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Teen who accidentally killed best friend appears in court
"I haven't even got to the grieving yet, I'm still trying to believe it," said Jerry Frederick, the victim's grandfather. "They're kids and I mean, it's a hard thing. Kids aren't supposed to be doing this, nobody is supposed to be doing this to anybody."
2 rabid bats found on sidewalk in Auburn
Two rabid bats were found on a sidewalk this week in Auburn, King County Public Health officials said.Officials said Auburn Animal Control services were notified on Monday that two bats were found near the corning of B Street Northeast and Third Street Northeast. One was dead and the other appeared
About 250 teens tested for ‘silent’ heart condition that killed Federal Way High athlete Allen Harris
SHORELINE, Wash. -- Sudden death in people younger than 35 is often due to undiscovered heart defects or overlooked heart abnormalities, according to the Mayo Clinic. While rare, it's often during physical activity, like playing a sport, and more often occurs in males than in females.
Friends, family grieve at Tacoma vigil for 2 moms, 5 children killed in crash in Oregon
“Let’s build from tragedy,” said Louis Johnson, the father of Erika Boquet and boyfriend to Kyla Brown -- both killed in the crash.
Driver killed in single-car crash just before merging onto I-5 in Tukwila
TUKWILA, Wash. — A driver was killed Thursday afternoon in a single-car crash just before merging on Interstate 5 in Tukwila.According to Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson, the crash happened before 2:00 p.m. on the ramp from SR 599 to southbound I-5.Johnson said nobody else was in the ca
Seattle Man Dies in Climbing Accident at Mount Rainier National Park
Stephen Kornbluth, 35 of Seattle, summitted 6,710-foot Dewey Peak with two friends Tuesday after climbing the mountain's west face.
Wash. teen arrested in friend's fatal shooting
BURIEN, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has been arrested for investigation of manslaughter after he accidentally shot and killed his 14-year-old friend near Seattle.King County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Ryan Abbott said the older boy was recklessly handling the gun when it went off in
Kids tied down with bungee cords in truck bed, WA police say
PUYALLUP, WA (KIRO/CNN) – A mother is facing charges in Washington state after police said they found her children riding in a truck bed, secured only by bungee cords.
Two critically injured in Auburn shooting
AUBURN, Wash.- Two people are in critical condition after a shooting in Auburn.It happened at 11:15 p.m. Tuesday near the Northwood Square Apartments on Eighth Street Northeast.Officials at Harborview Medical Center say the victims are a man and a woman.KIRO 7 is working to get more information abou
State Patrol: Roy man charged with fatal hit-and-run of bicycling grandma told trooper he fell asleep
Jeremy Simon, 37, was charged with vehicular homicide, failure to remain at an accident resulting in death, and unlawful possession of a controlled substance (heroin). He was ordered held in the Pierce County Jail in lieu of $750,000.
2 victims shot overnight in Auburn neighborhood
Police and medics responded to the scene, in the 500 block of 8th Street NE, at around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday after receiving reports of shots fired.
Seahawks running back Penny has surgery on broken finger
"He can already move it and it's not going to be in a cast or any of that kind of stuff, so he's in pretty good shape," Carroll said. "We got a great report on it. He's not going to be out very long at all."
Old West Saloon For Sale Near Mt. Rainier- And It's Cheap
WILKESON, WA - If you buy this circa 1885 building along the road to Mt. Rainier, you'll be getting a slice of old west history. But you'll have to bring your own player piano.
Tacoma Narrows Jumper Saved By Deputy, Good Samaritan
Both the deputy and the passerby continued talking to the man, approaching him as they did. Once close enough, the deputy grabbed the man's arm, and the passerby grabbed the other. They held onto the man until Gig Harbor police arrived to help pull the man to safety.
Suicidal airline worker who stole, crashed plane identified as former Alaska football star; family says he was warm, kind, and gentle
In a statement, the family says Richard Russell, whose nickname was “Beebo,” was warm, kind and gentle. They say says this is a complete shock.
3 people stabbed in Kent; 2 in critical condition
KENT, Wash. -- Three people were injured in a stabbing in Kent early Sunday morning.Police and medics were called to the 12400 block of SE 278th Place in Kent just after 6 a.m., according to dispatchers.All three victims were taken to local hospitals. Two people were said to be in critical condition
Alaska Airlines reports 'unauthorized take-off' at SeaTac airport in Washington state
Alaska Airlines planes are seen at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash., Oct. 30, 2013. (Reuters)An unauthorized person reportedly took control of a jet Friday evening and took off from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Waqshington state, though authorities have not yet confi
Crash reported after plane stolen from Seattle airport
pilot at the airstairs of an Horizon Air Bombardier DHC-8 Dash 8-400 Q400 parked on the apron with tug attached, baggage conveyor-belt truck, a DHC-8 Dash 8-200 and tail-fin of an Hawaiian Airlines Boeing... more
Tacoma murder suspect returned to U.S. after decade on the run
The Pierce County Prosecutor's Office says 32-year-old Jesus Richard Mederos was arrested last year in Cuernavaca, in the Mexican state of Morelos, to face charges in the shooting death of 18-year-old Robert Tapia in October 2006. He also faces a federal charge of unlawful flight to avoid prosecutio
Fire damages commercial building in Kent
KENT, Wash. -- A commercial building in Kent was damaged by an early Sunday morning fire.A witness spotted the flames just after 4 a.m. at the building in the 7400 block of S. 212th Street and called 911. Firefighters arrived to find flames in one corner of the building near the front door and in th