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 someREAD MORE
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 theREAD MORE
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 redREAD MORE
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. TheREAD MORE
By Our Correspondent The second case of bird flu in Washington state has been confirmed, this time in a noncommercial flock in Spokane County. A total of 75 geese, chickens, ducks, and guinea fowl were euthanized from the affected flock. A deceased goose reported by a private veterinarian exhibited strange behavior before death, including aberrantREAD MORE
The FBI is looking for an Auburn couple who skipped their court date after being convicted in a $30 million fraud scheme.
By Charles Opara Arrest warrants have been issued for a couple convicted of running a Ponzi-like scheme through the now-defunct Northwest Territorial Mint in Federal Way, defrauding thousands of investors out of more than $30 million. Former Mint President Bernard Ross Hansen, 61, and his partner, Diane Renee Erdmann, were scheduled to be sentenced inREAD MORE
Masked men robbed middle school students in two separate incidents in South Seattle, according to police.
By Charles Opara Three middle school students were robbed in two separate incidents in South Seattle on Monday, according to police. After school, around 4:10 p.m., two students were sitting on the swings at Brighton Playfield when two men, both wearing ski masks and black clothing, brandished a gun and demanded their backpacks and cellphones.READ MORE
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 twoREAD MORE
By The Advocate News Despite the global focus on Ukraine, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken traveled to Panama on Tuesday in a new diplomatic effort to curb migration in Latin America, a growing source of political headaches. The top US diplomat’s two-day trip to Latin America, his first in the region this year, comesREAD MORE
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 nowREAD MORE