2newcw11 thefan-am1090seattle-logo-fina2l

Sheriff

Oregon police arrest a "designated driver" for drunk driving. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: “Designated Driver” Arrested For DUI After Hitting Two Cop Cars

SALEM, Ore. (CBS Seattle) – An Oregon woman crashed into two police cars parked on a highway near Salem with their emergency lights flashing, reports KATU-TV. In the car were two highly intoxicated passengers and […]

CBS Seattle–10/15/2013

Spokane police say three boys admitted to stealing laptop computers from an elementary school. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Spokane Mother of 3 Helps Crack Stolen Laptops Case

Most of the 58 laptop computers stolen from an elementary school in the Spokane, Wash., suburb of Mead have been recovered, thanks to a deputy’s sleuthing and the mother of three young boys.

10/10/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Police: Man Blows Up His Dog Because Ex-Girlfriend ‘Put The Devil In It’

STEVENSON, Wash. (AP) — A man told authorities responding to an early morning explosion that he blew up his dog because an ex-girlfriend had “put the devil in it,” a Skamania County sheriff’s deputy said in […]

08/06/2013

credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

Helicopter Rescues Boy On Mountain Peak In Chelan Co.

A King County sheriff’s spokeswoman says the sheriff’s helicopter has plucked an ailing 10-year-old boy from the 7,000-foot level of a peak in central Washington.

09/17/2012

credit: Josh Trujillo-Pool/Getty Images

WA Officials ID Victim of Green River Killer

The King County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that remains found in Auburn, Wash., in 1985 belong to Sandra Denise Major. The 20-year-old was reported missing on Dec. 24, 1982, and was last seen getting into a pickup in North Seattle.

06/19/2012

File photo of dog. (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Good Samaritan Rescues Dog From Roza Canal

The Yakima County, Wash., sheriff’s office says an animal lover managed to rescue a dog from the Roza Canal.

05/22/2012

Ku Klux Klan member in a gathering in Tennessee (photo credit:Spencer Platt / Getty Images News

White Supremacist Running For Sheriff In Idaho

SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — He has been an Aryan Nations member and Ku Klux Klan leader, and now Shaun Winkler wants to be the sheriff in a rural Idaho county near the Canadian border. The […]

03/29/2012

credit: Ted S. Warren-Pool/Getty Images

Crimestoppers Tacoma-Pierce County Buys Cemetery Plots Next to Powell Boys

Josh Powell’s surviving relatives want him buried at the same cemetery as the two young sons he killed. Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor and Detective Ed Troyer, who heads the anti-crime organization Crimestoppers of Tacoma-Pierce County, responded by buying the two plots on either side of the boys to make sure Josh Powell didn’t wind up there.

02/16/2012

credit: David Silverman/Getty Images

Search Continues at Recycling Center in Powell Case

Volunteers are continuing to sift through tons of paper at a recycling center, hoping to find items that Josh Powell may have dumped before killing himself and his two sons in a house fire last week. Volunteers searched nearly all day on Sunday.

02/13/2012

The burned out remains of a home are pictured on Feb. 7, 2012 near Graham, Wash., where Josh Powell killed himself and his two sons, Charlie and Braden, in a fire during a court-ordered visit. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Sheriff Unhappy With Dispatcher In Powell Case

SEATTLE (AP) — A 911 recording reveals a social worker’s urgent attempts over more than six minutes to get a dispatcher to send deputies after Josh Powell locked himself and his two sons in his […]

02/08/2012