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Past articles by Colleen:

Washington ranks third in the nation for car thefts last year

Data shows that from 2019 to 2022, the vehicle theft rate in Washington increased by a whopping 31%. → Read More

Pedestrian struck by hit-and-run driver in Redmond

The victim was transported to a hospital with serious injuries. → Read More

Double semi tanker truck carrying gasoline rolls over, spills fuel on I-5 in Lacey

Two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. → Read More

‘Did somebody lose their she-shed?’ Shed that fell off semi-truck blocks road in Clearview

People living along one street in Clearview saw a strange sight Friday morning. “Somebody lose their she-shed?” → Read More

Thieves lose ATM ripped out of Lakewood credit union

An ATM was ripped out of a Lakewood credit union Friday morning, but thieves didn’t have it for long. → Read More

Fire engulfs building in North Seattle, closing Lake City Way

Firefighters said the building was engulfed in flames when they arrived. → Read More

Semi-truck’s burning load of hay causes hours of delays on I-5 in Everett

The two right northbound lanes are blocked south of the State Route 99/526/527 interchange. → Read More

Man killed by hit-and-run driver in Kent

Police are looking for witnesses to a hit-and-run crash in which a pedestrian was killed in Kent Wednesday night. → Read More

Bill allowing family burials on private property approved by WA House

In Washington state, it may become legal to bury your family members in your own backyard. → Read More

Woman killed in shooting near Ballard High School

A 44-year-old woman was killed. → Read More

Seattle firefighters rescue person pinned on conveyer belt

SSeattle firefighters were called to the Ballard area to rescue a person who was trapped on an elevated conveyor belt. → Read More

Mill Creek home under renovation destroyed in fire

It took firefighters about 45 minutes to get the flames under control. → Read More

Drugs worth more than $2M seized during search near Renton

Renton police said the amount and variety of the drugs seized make the case particularly significant. → Read More

United Way offering free tax services at Southcenter Mall

Tax preparation services are being offered free of charge for those who make less than $80,000 a year. → Read More

Caught on camera: Renton gun shop burglary leaves store in shambles

The entrance to a gun store is in shambles after it was rammed by a truck in a burglary early Wednesday. → Read More

Arson at Magnolia school cancels classes

A witness reported seeing a man setting a fire on school property and then leaving once a building caught fire. → Read More

Some Thurston County deputies may wear black cowboy hats while on duty

Deputies who choose to wear one must purchase it themselves. → Read More

Bellevue construction workers threatened by 74-year-old man with rifle, police say

Police said the man was armed with a semiautomatic rifle when he threatened construction workers. → Read More

Suspect arrested after man hit with large metal pipe, robbed in International District

Police said the suspect followed the victim as he ran away after the attack. → Read More

Assault suspect arrested after fighting Thurston County deputies in puddle of cow dung

An attack, chase, and a messy fight in a cattle field ended in an arrest by Thurston County deputies Sunday night. → Read More