Northwest News

Police: Washington homeowner shoots kills burglar

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a man was shot and killed while breaking into a home in Vancouver, Washington. KOIN reports that police responded about 10:20 p.m. Thursday. Police said they got reports that an unknown man broke into…

Washington state salmon hatcheries damaged by heavy rains

SEATTLE (AP) — Recent rain has damaged some salmon hatcheries in the Pacific Northwest, Washington state wildlife experts said. Flooding inundated some of the facilities, young salmon were swept away and sediment spilled into egg strays killing some of the…

Authorities bust cockfighting ring in Grant County

MOSES LAKE, Wash. – Several law enforcement agencies busted an illegal cockfighting ring Thursday between Quincy and Ephrata. Authorities served a search warrant around 8:30 a.m. at 9410 Road J.4-Northwest in Winchester. The search stemmed from a yearlong investigation into…

13-year-old struck by SUV at crosswalk in Selah

SELAH, Wash. -- A 13-year-old boy was injured after being hit by an SUV while walking in a crosswalk Thursday morning. Selah police say the boy was crossing North First Street at West Fremont Avenue at about 7:55 a.m. when…

Man steals luggage, sets it on fire at Seattle airport

SEATAC, Wash. (AP) A Des Moines man has been arrested for allegedly taking a military member's luggage, setting the luggage on fire and destroying a 9/11 memorial all at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. KING-TV reports the suspect stole luggage that…

Two bonsai trees are back at a museum days after being stolen

Less than three days after they were stolen, two valuable bonsai trees were returned to a museum in Washington. The bonsai trees were "mysteriously" returned to the Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal Way, Washington, the museum said. Security guards discovered…