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UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 7:01 a.m.

Murder trial in Washington highlights growing use of genetic genealogy to solve cold cases

A cold case murder trial in Snohomish County will be the first to include genetic genealogy as an investigative tool as law enforcement embraces technology to solve crimes.


UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 9:48 p.m.

McMorris Rodgers says full Mueller report should be published

Republicans said the letter from Attorney General William Barr released Sunday should signal an end to the investigations into the activities of President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, as special counsel …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 11:10 p.m.

Investigation in mail theft, fraud checks leads to two arrests

Spokane County Sheriff’s Department investigators arrested two individuals Thursday on allegations they stole mail from 20 or more victims and attempted to use fake checks in local banks.


Lewiston airport board faces FBI investigation

The FBI is investigating the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport Authority Board for its handling of sensitive security information in the chaos immediately after the board fired Manager Stephanie Morgan …


Senate investigating allegations against Sen. Kevin Ranker

The state Senate is conducting an outside investigation into Democratic Sen. Kevin Ranker following allegations of improper conduct, the first test of the chamber’s new workplace policies adopted in the …


Sheriff’s Office investigating assault, death at jail as a homicide

The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a Yakima County Jail inmate early Monday morning as a homicide, according to a news release.


Senate committee approves investigation into rape allegation

A Senate committee on Thursday approved a bipartisan recommendation for an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against state Sen. Joe Fain.


Virginia attorney general opens investigation into possible child sex abuse and coverup in the Catholic Church

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced Wednesday that his office is running an “ongoing investigation” into the state’s two Catholic dioceses and whether there has been any sexual abuse and …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 5:19 p.m.

U.S. to revoke visas of Saudis implicated in killing of writer

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is revoking the visas of some Saudi officials implicated in the death of writer Jamal Khashoggi.


Mueller said ready to deliver key findings in his Trump probe

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to issue findings on core aspects of his Russia probe soon after the November midterm elections as he faces intensifying pressure to produce more …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 4:45 p.m.

MoviePass operations under investigation by New York AG

The company that runs the beleaguered MoviePass discount service for theater tickets is being investigated by the New York Attorney General on allegations that it misled investors.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 4:01 p.m.

FBI chief says ‘usual process met in Kavanaugh probe

FBI Director Chris Wray on Wednesday defended the FBI’s background investigation of new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, saying the work was limited in scope and that the “usual process” …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 8:52 a.m.

After rape allegation against Washington state Sen. Joe Fain, questions linger over who should investigate

A woman who publicly accused the Republican state senator of raping her in Washington D.C. in 2007 has said she won’t pursue a criminal or civil investigation, but would cooperate …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 3:19 p.m.

Trump says he supports ‘comprehensive’ FBI Kavanaugh probe

President Donald Trump said Monday he wants the FBI to do a “comprehensive” investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by Brett Kavanaugh. But he also said he stands by his …


Once the flames are out, Yakima County fire investigator Chris Pedersen gets busy figuring out why the fire started

Yakima County Fire Marshal Chris Pedersen is the local equivalent to Sherlock Holmes, with two key differences: She investigates fires, not crimes; and she doesn’t have a Watson – at …


Video of hippo spanking at L.A. Zoo sparks LAPD investigation

A video of a man climbing a barrier at the Los Angeles Zoo and then slapping a hippopotamus on its rear end has sparked a criminal investigation by the LAPD, …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 1 p.m.

Lawmaker fired from CWU faculty position after investigation

Republican Rep. Matt Manweller has been fired by Central Washington University effective immediately following the completion of an outside investigation into alleged inappropriate conduct.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 6:14 p.m.

Las Vegas massacre investigation closed without motive; acted alone

More than 10 months after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, police say they are closing their investigation without answering the key question: What drove a gunman to …


FEMA official harassed women, hired some as possible sexual partners for male employees, agency chief says

The personnel chief of the Federal Emergency Management Agency – who resigned just weeks ago – is under investigation after being accused of creating an atmosphere of widespread sexual harassment …


Outside report into lawmaker complete, investigation ongoing

An outside investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct by a state lawmaker in his role as a professor at Central Washington University has been completed, but university officials said the …


Idaho prison officer investigated for viewing, commenting on photos of inmate’s body

An Idaho Department of Correction officer is being investigated for allegedly contacting a former female inmate via social media after viewing photos of her body taken when she was admitted …


Attack on Burien mayor over city’s sanctuary-city policy investigated as hate crime

King County sheriff’s detectives are investigating the alleged assault of Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta as a possible hate crime after he reported being attacked Saturday night by an unidentified man …


Investigators: Sprinkler system failed in Warm Springs Lodge fire

A failure in the Warm Springs Lodge’s sprinkler system exacerbated fire, smoke and water damage to the building during a massive fire that broke out April 18, the Ketchum Fire …


Ex-congressional IT staffer reaches plea deal that debunks conspiracy theories about illegal information access

Federal prosecutors concluded an 18-month investigation into a former congressional technology staffer on Tuesday by publicly debunking allegations – promoted by conservative media and President Donald Trump – suggesting he …


Finding clues in the ashes: Investigating fires is another way to save lives

Yakima County Fire Marshal Chris Pederson often arrives after firefighters have started putting out the blaze. But the minute she gets there, she talks to the firefighters first on the …


California building explosion investigated as intentional

An explosive package targeted an office in a Southern California medical building, causing a blast that left a woman dead and three other people injured, two officials told The Associated …


Idaho election official apologizes for investigation comment

A top state election official apologized on Tuesday for wrongly stating a Republican gubernatorial candidate was under investigation.


UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 7:16 p.m.

Jen Hart possibly sighted in Fort Bragg day before deadly crash, authorities say

The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office is working to confirm that a surveillance video taken in Fort Bragg, California, shows Jen Hart the day before her family’s SUV was found at …


Authorities investigate SUV crash that killed family of 8

They were known as the Hart Tribe, a free-spirited family of two women and their six adopted children who raised their own food, took spontaneous road trips and traveled to …


UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 9:25 p.m.

FTC investigating Facebook over privacy practices

The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Facebook’s privacy practices following a week of privacy scandals including allegations a Trump-affiliated political consulting firm got data inappropriately from millions of Facebook users.