Washington State Patrol
Thirty-seven Washington State Patrol troopers were sworn in by state Supreme Court Justice James Johnson Friday in a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda. The troopers were given their commission cards by Gov. Chris Gregoire and patrol Chief John Batiste.
The Washington State Patrol says a 14-year-old Portland girl was driving under the influence when she swerved to avoid a deer on Interstate 5 about 3:30 a.m. Sunday near Napavine, just south of Chehalis.
The Washington State Patrol says troopers found three children locked in the trunk after pulling over a speeding car on Interstate 405 near Bothell.
The Washington State Patrol says a man shoved his wife from a moving car on a highway, and later fought with a state trooper who stopped him down the road.
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.
The Washington State Patrol says a multiple-vehicle collision involving a tractor-trailer rig closed all four southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle for about two hours on Thursday afternoon, causing an eight-mile backup.
Strapping a life-size doll into the passenger seat can be a high-risk strategy to gain access to a carpool lane. It gets even riskier if you cut off a state trooper in traffic.
A school bus overturned Monday morning on a central Washington highway, injuring dozens of children, including three seriously, before coming to rest at the edge of a field, authorities said.
A sixth person has been arrested and four others were charged Monday for allegedly helping a man who shot and killed a Washington State Patrol trooper during a traffic stop.
A Washington State Patrol trooper was gunned down at a traffic stop early Thursday, and the suspect — an ex-con with a history of antagonizing police — killed himself as a tactical team closed in on the home where he was hiding, authorities said.