Local News

Residents in the Canton area recall a tragic police shot.

By The Advocate News A tragic officer-involved shooting in a Canton neighborhood was investigated by the GBI on Wednesday morning. About 2:20 a.m., Canton police officers were dispatched to the Towne Mill community off Fate Conn Road to investigate a suspicious person report. Gunshots rang out in the 700 block of Midway Avenue after some

READ MORE
Local News

A woman was injured in an early morning gunshot.

By Charles Opara Kennewick police are investigating a shooting at a Seventh Avenue party on Tuesday early that left one person with a gunshot wound to the arm. Around 3 a.m., a party in the 2900 block of West Seventh Avenue had garnered police attention. Kennewick police Lt. Jason Kiel said individuals complained about the

READ MORE
Local News

In Tacoma, a motorcyclist was killed after running a red light.

By Charles Opara According to the Tacoma Police Department, a car crash early Wednesday morning in Central Tacoma killed one man and caused traffic closures for many hours. According to authorities, the accident happened around 1:40 a.m. at the junction of South 19th Street and Sprague Avenue. A southbound motorcycle on Sprague crossed a red

READ MORE
Local News

Washington has higher gas prices than the rest of the country.

By Charles Opara For years, Washingtonians have paid a higher gas price. Despite having five oil refineries in the Puget Sound area, Washington has some of the highest gasoline prices in the country. According to The Advocate News’ research of retail pump prices provided by AAA, the discrepancy has risen over the last decade. The

READ MORE
Local News

Police are looking into the South Park shooting.

By Charles Opara A man was injured in a shooting in South Park late Tuesday. Police were called to the 500 block of Donovan Street around 11:45 p.m. for reports of gunfire. Officers discovered a man who had multiple gunshot wounds. The man was taken to Harborview Medical Center by medics. Police learned that two

READ MORE
Local News

SPD Statement Regarding Monitor’s Preliminary Draft Report on Assessment of Use of Force

by Seattle Police Department The Seattle Police Department shares community concern around numbers reported in the Monitor’s preliminary draft of the Use of Force Assessment with respect to officer reporting of perceived subject race.  The fact of the matter is that force is thoroughly reviewed – and we have shown that consistently since the first assessment in 2015.   Having now

READ MORE