An assault victim told the authorities investigating the matter that “a bunch of leprechauns” were to blame for his battered state.
Police say more than 50 tips from the public helped them track down a driver suspected in a hit-and-run accident that killed a bicycle rider last summer in Seattle.
Salem police have identified three children and their mother who died in what is being called a murder-suicide in which the father also died.
A Utah mother is accused of taking sexually explicit photographs of her 13-year-old daughter with the intention of sharing them with a 30-year-old man in Oregon.
The Washington state Patrol is investigating allegations that a Joint Base Lewis McChord soldier lured under girls through Facebook and blackmailed them into giving up nude pictures.
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman says a dump truck hit a moving freight train headed to Seattle and filled with soybeans, punching a hole in one of the cars.
A social worker pleaded with a 911 dispatcher throughout a nearly seven-minute call to quickly get police to Josh Powell’s house after he locked himself inside with his two sons. Authorities say the call could have been handled better.
UPDATE: An armed Iraq War veteran suspected of killing a Mount Rainier National Park ranger managed to evade snowshoe-wearing SWAT teams and dogs on his trail for nearly a day. He couldn’t, however, escape the cold and has been discovered dead by authorities.
An investigation is continuing today in the crash of two Army helicopters last night in the aviation training area near JBLM, killing four Army aviators, according to a report in the Seattle Times.