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Police: Victim’s roommates fight, restrain Monroe murder suspect

MONROE, Wash. — Authorities say a man has been arrested after a person was found dead by their roommates early Sunday morning. Monroe Police say they were called to an apartment in the 600 block of Terrace Street at about 2:26 a.m. after the person’s body was found with several stab wounds.


1 injured in house fire in Lake Stevens

One person was injured in a house fire in Lake Stevens on Saturday afternoon. Fire crews responded to a residential fire at 2:19 p.m. in the 3400 block of 99th Drive Southeast. They arrived to find an active fire that was spreading to the attic. Firefighters were able to keep the fire from spreading


Monroe police investigating fatal stabbing

Monroe police officers are investigating after responding to a reported fatal stabbing early Sunday morning. Officers received a call about a death at an apartment in the 600 block of Terrace Street. The caller, who lived in the apartment, returned home with other roommates to find the victim, anoth


Lawsuit alleges Arlington police ‘radically escalated’ encounter with distraught 17-year-old girl before shooting her

A federal civil-rights lawsuit filed Thursday alleges two Arlington police officers used excessive force when they shot and critically injured a suicidal 17-year-old girl who refused to get out of her car and held a 3-inch pocketknife to her throat.


Early results for Washington's special election

Rain, sleet, and snow didn't stop Washington's special election Tuesday. Elections officials urged voters to get their ballots in early before a winter storm buried the Puget Sound in snow.


Snohomish County Road Maintenance Crews Continue to Clear and Prep Roads

Don’t sled on slopes that lead into or on unincorporated county roads. EVERETT, Wash., February 11, 2019 – Following a full week of snow storms, Snohomish County Road Maintenance crews continued their work overnight and into this morning to prepare roads throughout unincorporated Snohomish County fo


Number of measles cases in Washington rises to 60

SPOKANE, Wash. - Health agencies across the state are keeping a close eye on the measles outbreak in Washington. 60 cases have now been reported in the state, according to the Washington State Department of Health. Clark County has 59 confirmed cases and King County has one confirmed case. According


Snohomish County Will Close Administration Buildings to Public at 3:00 p.m.

EVERETT, Wash., February 11, 2019 – Snohomish County will close many administration buildings to the public at 3:00 p.m. today, Monday, February 11, due to continuing adverse weather conditions. However, the Snohomish County Courthouse will be open until 5:00 p.m.


Washington Earthquake 2019 Today Strikes Olympia

ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A Washington earthquake 2019 today has hit moments ago. The Washington earthquake today began outside Olympia. Damage assessment is pending. USGS indicates to news that a 2.8 magnitude quake started outside Shelton with a moderate depth. The quake was 24 miles from Olympia. It wa


Two lawmakers push to toughen Washington DUI laws

From the five-time drunk driver in Seattle’s Wedgwood neighborhood who plowed into four family members in 2013 — killing two — to the repeat drunk driver who killed a 28-year-old woman last year after speeding down I-5 the wrong way for six miles near Marysville — and all of the others who have come


Recent white supremacist activity in Washington is not new

This is the second in a two-part series on white supremacist activity in the Northwest. Read part one here. When a group attacked a DJ at a Lynnwood bar last December, it surprised some that the assault was carried out by a gang of white supremacists.


Fire District 7 Commissioners change dates of monthly meetings

[Monroe, WA] –At last night’s board meeting, the elected Fire Commissioners for Fire District 7 passed resolution 2019-3, which changes the dates of their bi-monthly meetings. The regular meetings will start at 3:30 pm on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month. The new meeting schedule will


Garbage trucks gather missed pickups across Puget Sound; drop off points open Saturday

Garbage trucks are finally making their way to neighborhoods that have been hit hard in back-to-back snow storms. Many neighborhoods have gone two weeks without pickups leaving some wondering what to do.


Coeur d'Alene teenager makes $35,000 plowing Seattle streets

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho- One young man cashed in on Seattle's heavy snowfall when he drove over to Western Washington with an arsenal of plow equipment. 18-year-old David Holston was already in Seattle visiting his mother for her birthday, who had been staying in Seattle after undergoing a major surger


Dog missing for 5 months found due to Snohomish deputy's intuition

According to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Ron Doersch felt what he called an ‘unexplained pull’ to return to Gold Bar using an unusual route after he finished his patrol in Index late last week.


Man shot in his Shoreline home

Detectives are investigating an early Saturday morning shooting in Shoreline that sent a 36-year-old man to the hospital in serious condition. The suspect, who left the scene on foot, remained at large. It’s not clear if he knew the victim, said King County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ryan Abbott.


Just One Washington Restaurant Gets AAA 5-Diamond Rating

WOODINVILLE, WA - AAA has released its exclusive five-diamond list of restaurants and just one restaurant in Washington made the cut. The list, released Thursday, includes just 67 restaurants in North America and only three new restaurants were added this year.


7-year-old Roman recognized for saving 1,500 dogs

EVERETT, Wash. — It's been a big year for a young boy named Roman and his family's dog rescue group Project Freedom Ride. Since his story first aired on KING 5 in November 2017, Roman's inspiring videos have been seen all over the world and helped more than 1,500 dogs find a forever home.


Aberdeen man accused of raping 11-year-old in Marysville

MARYSVILLE, Wash. — Police arrested an Aberdeen man accused of raping an 11-year-old. According to Marysville police, the victim’s mother called authorities after her child told her about the sexual assault that happened in 2017.


See the fastest sport on ice in Everett

EVERETT, Wash. — Xtreme International Ice Racing is the fastest sport on ice. “It's very technical,” says racer Jay "The Wild Thing" Maloney. “It's very aggressive.” Nitro charged dragster bikes race side by side at 50 to 60 miles an hour in hockey arenas.