Police investigating suspicious fires in Kennewick

KENNEWICK, Wash.-- Kennewick Police Department responded to fires on 10th Avenue and Gum Street and Beech Street and 5th Avenue early Sunday morning.The fire on 5th and Beech involved two vehicles and a detached garage, while the fire on…

Man arrested in death of Seattle woman

SEATTLE (AP) - Police in Seattle have arrested a 31-year-old man in connection with the death of a woman in the Queen Anne neighborhood.Police say they received reports just after midnight Sunday that a man had shot a woman in her car.Responding officers found a 29-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the head. She was taken to Harborview Medical Center, where she died.

Woman's body found on park trail in Everett

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The Everett Police Department is investigating the death of a woman whose body was found along the Pigeon Creek public access trail.

Man shot by deputy in Burien was carrying pen, not knife

BURIEN, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say a man who was fatally shot by a King County Sheriff's deputy in Burien was carrying a pen and not a knife as initially reported.The Seattle Times reports ( ) the sheriff's office originally said Tommy Le had what was believed to be a knife and advanced on two deputies around midnight June 13.

Lawsuit filed following police shooting in Washington state

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A western Washington state woman shot by police in 2014 has filed a federal lawsuit contending her civil rights were violated.The Kitsap Sun reports ( in a story on Friday that Corinna McGregor, who also uses the last name McGregor-Barth, in the lawsuit says she was holding a 12-inch, pink vaping device and didn't pose a threat.

Ex-boyfriend kills new boyfriend and then himself

SEATAC, Wash. (AP) - A man shot and wounded another man then turned the gun on himself in SeaTac, Washington.Police received a report of a shooting at about 9:45 p.m. Saturday. When they arrived, they found one man dead with a gunshot wound to the head and another shot with life threatening injuries.King County Sheriff's spokeswoman Cindi West says police were told that the woman who lives at the house had her 29 year old boyfriend over visiting.

Police looking for shoplifters

KENNEWICK - Kennewick police are looking for two men after responding to reports of shoplifting at Yokes Fresh Market in Kennewick.An Employee confronted and chased the two men and they took off running from the store and got into…