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Police say rush-hour traffic foiled bank robbery suspect's getaway | The Olympian

Police in Olympia are searching for a suspect in a bank robbery Wednesday who they say got away - and then got stuck in traffic. Police said the incident occurred shortly after 5:30 p.m. at the Wells Fargo branch on Black Lake Boulevard Southwest near Cooper Point Road Southwest. The suspect handed

OLYMPIAN - 2017-11-16 23:34:00

It's no illusion. The Hands On museum will be open to adults only on Friday night. | The Olympian

On Friday night, the Hands On Children's Museum will be packed with special treats - experiments, crafts, cupcakes and even a magic show. But don't tell the kids. The mix of exploration and entertainment is open only to those 21 and older, who can enjoy iridescent cocktails while they play. Who says

OLYMPIAN - 2017-11-16 11:27:00

One-party rule in Olympia should not end bipartisan effort

The election this month of Democrat Manka Dhingra to represent the people of the 45th legislative district changes the landscape of the Washington state Senate, resulting in a return to one-party rule in Olympia. However, it does not have to change the bipartisan way in which the Legislature has ope

NWJOBS - 2017-11-17 22:36:14

Police to use Olympia School District building for training

The Olympia Police Department will hold a training Nov. 22 at the former John Rogers Elementary School building, 2001 26th Ave. N.E. The building will be closed and signs will be posted around the property notifying people that a training is happening. The department called it a routine in-service t

OLYMPIAN - 2017-11-16 18:31:00

Remember 1993 as Dems Sweep to Power in Olympia

Twenty-five years ago, business took a beating in Olympia. The swing to the left in the 1992 general election was swift and potent. It drove higher costs to employers and more government regulations. Warning: Today's political winds are blowing in that same direction. In the 1992 election, Democrat

NISQUALLY VALLEY NEWS - 2017-11-16 18:35:00

Molestation, rape case against ex-Olympia school bus driver is in the jury's hands

The trial of a former Olympia school bus driver accused of sexually assaulting a former student wrapped up Tuesday. Now, its up to a 12-person jury to decide whether Jimmy W. Wall is guilty. Wall, 51, was charged in 2016 with four counts of first-degree child rape and two counts of first-degree chil

OLYMPIAN

Man rescued after tumbling over 20-foot embankment in Olympia

OLYMPIA, Wash. - A man who fell down a steep embankment is recovering after a dramatic rescue overnight in Olympia. The incident unfolded late Wednesday near the intersection of Harrison Avenue and Cooper Point Road, the Olympia Fire Department says. A man lost his balance near the edge of a 20-foot

KOMO NEWS - 2017-11-16 07:28:59

Former inmate gets second chance from state Supreme Court

OLYMPIA - In October 2011, Tarra Simmons was seated before a Kitsap County Superior Court judge, convicted of theft and drug crimes, and was sentenced to 30 months in prison. On Thursday, the 2017 Seattle University Law School graduate was sitting in the state Supreme Court in Olympia - this time ne

KITSAP SUN - 2017-11-17 00:48:02

Lady Bears coach stays home after unborn granddaughter dies

WACO, Texas (KWTX) Lady Bears head coach Kim Mulkey didn't make the trip with her team to California Friday to play UCLA after the death of her unborn granddaughter, Scout Marie Fuller. The stillborn infant was delivered early Friday morning after doctors were unable to detect a heartbeat during a w

KWTX - 2017-11-17 19:39:00

1 dead after East Saginaw Road crash Wednesday

Kelly Dame kdame@mdn.net Published 9:30 am, Thursday, November 16, 2017 A Beaverton woman died after a Wednesday morning crash on East Saginaw Road, bringing the number of fatal crashes on county roads so far this year to 10. The Midland County Sheriff's Office is investigating the latest crash, wh

MIDLAND DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-16 15:02:39

70-year-old accused of embezzling nearly $500K from Michigan Cardivascular Insitute in Saginaw

SAGINAW (WJRT) (11/16/2017) - A 70-year-old woman is accused of embezzling nearly $500,000 from the Michigan Cardiovascular Institute in Saginaw. Marcia J. Conway was arrainged Tuesday in Saginaw County District Court on a charge of embezzling more than $100,000, according to Prosecutor John McColg

ABC12.COM - 2017-11-16 23:11:00

Volunteers prepare for holiday event in downtown Saginaw - WNEM TV 5

One Mid-Michigan downtown is already sparkling with holiday color. On Friday the streets will come to life with Christmas spirit. "There's so many people that haven't even heard of it and it's just wonderful and I'm thinking why haven't they heard of the best event in Saginaw," said Kathy Reis, chai

WNEM - 2017-11-17 00:58:00

Semi rollover closes traffic on Gratiot Road in Saginaw County - WNEM TV 5

Authorities are investigating a semi rollover in Saginaw County. It happened just after 6 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16 on Gratiot Road (M-46). Saginaw County Central Dispatch said police have Gratiot Road temporarily closed just east of Hemlock Rock in Richland Township due to an overturned semi. There

WNEM - 2017-11-16 14:15:00

Saginaw police get arrest warrant in September homicide that killed Veris Thompson

SAGINAW (WJRT) (11/14/2017) - Saginaw police got a warrant to arrest a man in connection with the Sept. 16 death of Veris Thompson on the city's west side. A felony murder warrant has been issued for Eddie Damon Bowens, who police are calling a person of interest in the case. Anyone with informatio

ABC12.COM

Serious Accident Under Investigation On Bay Road In Saginaw County

ANPEKF Police lights illuminated on car Saginaw County Sheriff's Deputies are continuing their investigation of a vehicle-pedestrian accident that happened about 8:30 Wednesday evening on Bay Road between Kochville and Pierce Roads. Authorities say a man around 30 saw an accident near Bay and Pierce

WSGW.COM - 2017-11-16 03:27:33

Woman killed in Midland County crash

MIDLAND COUNTY (WJRT) - (11-16-17) - Deputies say a woman was killed in a head-on crash in Midland County's Lincoln Township. Investigators say 68-year-old Rose Esz of Beaverton died after her car crossed the centerline of East Saginaw Road Wednesday morning, hitting an SUV head-on. The sheriff's

ABC12.COM - 2017-11-16 17:08:00

Mid-Michigan pregnant woman refusing to get flu shot

Owosso (WJRT) (11/14/17) - Does a hospital worker have a right to refuse a flu shot? That's the question a mid-Michigan woman is raising. We've seen mothers go to court over not vaccinating their children. Now, a mother says she may lose her job at a local hospital, all because she's refusing to ge

ABC12.COM

Woman viciously attacked after warning of man fondling himself in public

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - A vicious attack left a woman in Federal Way with broken bones in her face. It might have been motivated by her effort to help others - warning them of a man who approached her asking for directions and then began fondling himself. The victim, 35-year-old Amanda Edwards, says it

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-11-17 07:40:12

Jury convicts Tacoma man of murder for Hilltop shooting

The fatal shooting of Hyson Sabb last year in Tacoma's Hilltop neighborhood was not lawful self-defense, a jury decided Friday. Jurors convicted 50-year-old Yancy Wade Ray of second-degree murder and unlawful gun possession for the shooting. They began deliberating Tuesday afternoon, following about

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 20:55:00

3,450-pound ladies man back on the prowl in Tacoma

You could call him irresistible. He has 17-inch tusks, is thick in the middle, goes by the name Dozer and whistles his way into hearts. The walrus made a splash last year during his visit to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, and now he's back to woo three female walruses. Dozer, 24, has already coup

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 21:46:00