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Arizona execution gone wrong
An inmate gasped and snorted, dying over an hour later after given a lethal injection that was supposed to kill him quickly.
Former Tacoma teacher pleads guilty to rape
Former Tacoma high school teacher admits she had sex with two students and talked to other students about sex.
Man charged with breaking into home to take a bath
A man was charged for breaking into a Lakewood home to take a bath.
Seattle police investigate double homicide
Seattle police have arrested a man in association with a double homicide, after two bodies were found on Saturday near the Duwamish River.
Man shot dead, 4 officers injured in Kent
A man was shot dead by Kent Police on Sunday afternoon in a shootout. One shot fired at a propane tank causing it to explode and injuring four or five officers.
Father beats alleged child abuser
Florida father beats alleged child abuser unconscious after walking in on him sexually abusing his son on Friday morning.
SPD blotter releases video of SoDo lightrail shooting
The Seattle Police Department released a video Wednesday of the officer-involved shooting at the SoDo lightrail station.
Boko Haram captives escape
A group of 63 women and toddlers captured by Boko Haram militants last month escaped after walking miles to safety.
UW study says shooting victims more likely to die from gun violence in future
University of Washington researchers found that shooting victims are 30 times more likely to return to the hospital for a firearm injury, and 11 times more likely to die from gun violence within five years after incident.
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