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86-year-old University Place man gets 9 months in jail for vehicular assault

A Pierce County Superior Court judge has sentenced an 86-year-old man to nine months in jail for vehicular assault in a wrong-way injury crash last November on Interstate 5. Judge Jerry Costello rejected a lesser recommended term for Panos Palas of University Place, and chose the maximum sentence available within ...

Boy fatally shoots 6-year-old brother, wounds another, then kills self

A 13-year-old Florida boy fatally shot his 6-year-old brother, hurt his 16-year-old brother and then killed himself Wednesday, The Associated Press reports. Sheriff's officials in Pasco County said the shooter used a handgun after the brothers had an argument about food in their home. The 16-year-old, who suffered a non-life-threatening injury, ...

Cars damaged by plastic wrap stretched across I-90

Deputies are searching for those responsible for stretching plastic wrap across Interstate 90 near Wallace, Idaho, according to Spokane’s KREM 2 News. Authorities say a group of people apparently thought it would be fun to take plastic wrap, attach it to overpass columns along the I-90 exit to Kingston, and then tightly ...

Pizza deliveryman says he was assaulted with bear spray

The Lewis County sheriff's office says a pizza delivery driver reports he was spritzed in the face with bear spray in what was believed to have been an unsuccessful robbery attempt. Sheriff's Chief Deputy Stacy Brown says the 44-year-old Sahara Pizza driver was trying to deliver a pizza Tuesday in ...

Italy high court deciding fate of 'very worried' Amanda Knox

Italy's high court took up the appeal of Amanda Knox's murder conviction Wednesday, considering the fate of the "very worried" Seattle woman and her Italian former boyfriend in the brutal 2007 murder of Knox's British roommate. So many journalists and trial-watchers were on hand for the final arguments in the ...

Woman arrested for impersonation of officer inside law enforcement center

Officers in Chester, South Carolina, responded to a call from the lobby of the Law Enforcement Center on Monday and in short order the complainant became the suspect. (Source: WSOC-TV) Tia Alicia Taylor was wearing law enforcement paraphernalia and representing herself as a law enforcement officer to responding officers, police said. ...

This 10-lb. dog was rescued after being thrown out an SUV window in N.H.

Dog rescued after being thrown out of a moving SUV in N.H.

 Staff members at the Manchester animal shelter hope to identify the owner of a small pup they say was thrown out of a window. (Source: MyFoxBoston.com)  More trending stories Officials say the 10-pound terrier mix was thrown from the window of a moving car on Friday night. A witness saw ...

Police blocked off an area around 12th Avenue and Main Street in Seattle's Little Saigon.

Police arrest suspect in attack, robbery at Rainier Beach doughnut shop

Seattle police are investigating a man, who was arrested Tuesday after barricading himself in a crawlspace in the International District, for an attack and robbery at a Rainier Beach doughnut shop January 3. Seattle police and U.S. Marshals tried to arrest a 21-year-old man for several felony warrants Tuesday. Detectives ...

Authorities captured 27-year-old Jeremy Schlenker on March 21 as he drove on I-5 near Salem, Oregon.

Man in fatal shooting outside Tacoma casino claims self-defense

An FBI agent says the man accused of killing a motorist outside the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma admitted shooting the man, but said it was self-defense. Authorities captured 27-year-old Jeremy Schlenker on Saturday as he drove on I-5 near Salem, Oregon. FBI special agent Michael Brown says in court ...

The Bronco Buster  at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Modeled 1895, cast 1910, by Frederic Remington.

2 accused of rustling bronze cowboy statue from Seattle store nabbed at border

Police say two men accused of rustling a 55-pound bronze sculpture of a cowboy out of a Seattle antique store and then making a run for the border were foiled by Canadian officials as they crossed the line near Blaine. Seattle police say the store owner arrived at work Sunday ...

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