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Suspected Serial Killer Denied Parole
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A suspected serial killer has been denied parole and ordered to serve over seven more years in prison.
The Columbian reported Wednesday 68-year-old Warren Forrest is serving a life sentence at the Washington Department of Corrections' Monroe Correctional Complex for…
Police Investigating Friday Night Homicide
Yakima Police are investigating the Friday night shooting death of a 33-year-old man -- the ninth homicide reported in the city this year.
According to Saturday news release prepared by Capt. Jeff Schneider, officers received a report of shots fired near West Peach Street and Cornell Avenue at about …
Murder Weapon Possibly Dumped Near Mexican Border
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A sheriff in Washington state says two guns used to murder a couple last year may have been dumped in western Arizona or eastern California near the U.S.-Mexico border, and authorities are asking people to come forward if they found the weapons...
Yakima Authorities Arrest Suspect in 14-Year-Old’s Killing
Authorities have arrested a suspect in Monday's killing of 14-year-old Kabin Smith of Yakima.
According to a Yakima Police news release issued late Friday afternoon by Capt. Jeff Schneider, YPD and members of the Yakima County Violent Offenders Task force took the suspect, 23-year-old Luiz Barre…
Fatal Shooting of Teen Boy Was ‘Over a Girl’
TACOMA (AP) — A man has been charged with murder and five counts of assault in the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy south of Tacoma Friday.
The Pierce County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release that 22-year-old Billy Gene Williamson was charged Monday...
Man Charged With Washington State Beach Attack Sentenced
EVERETT (AP) — A man convicted of attempted murder and attempted rape for attacking a woman on a Washington state beach has been sentenced to at least 19 years in prison.
The Daily Herald reports that 60-year-old Charles Fisher was sentenced Tuesday after being found guilty in the case last mon…
Kidnapped Kennewick Woman Found Dead Along Benton County Road
KENNEWICK (AP) — Authorities say a 69-year-old woman reportedly abducted for ransom in the Tri-Cities has been found dead — two days after police agreed to pay the money and arrested someone they said was involved.
The Benton County Sheriff's Office says the body of Sandra Harris was found by a motor…
Drug Dealer Who Murdered Teen Gets 32 Years
EVERETT (AP) — A Lynnwood man has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for fatally shooting a high school student and then bragging about what he described as his "first confirmed kill."
The Daily Herald reports 25-year-old Charles Courtney was sentenced this week for the Octo…
Man Paroled in Canada Arrested for 1978 Port Angeles Killing
PORT ANGELES (AP) — A man paroled after serving 37 years for a murder in Canada has been arrested for another 1978 killing in Washington state.
The Peninsula Daily News reports that 58-year-old Tommy J. Ross Jr. was arrested last week by Whatcom County sheriff's deputies in Blaine after he…

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