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Driver for Lakewood cop killer won’t face aggravated murder charge

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 6:50 p.m.

The man who was the getaway driver for a gunman who killed four Washington state police officers in 2009 will not face aggravated murder charges at his second trial, the Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday, though he might still spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted.
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Neo-Nazis accused in brawl at Lynnwood bar

A racially charged brawl at a Lynnwood tavern has left many in the Puget Sound region wondering why a group of self-proclaimed neo-Nazis from across the country chose a suburban neighborhood bar as the site of their alleged hate crime.
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Another Jehovah’s Witness center has been destroyed in 9-month rash of arson attacks

At the center of the investigation into crimes against Jehovah’s Witnesses – including two fires that destroyed worship centers – is a question that has vexed Washington state investigators, the governor and pretty much anyone who has come into contact with the religious denomination: Who could muster this much destructive rage against a religion full of pacifists?
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Couple adopt, help boy, 9, address his behavioral health, skills

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 9 p.m.

Three years, seven months and five days: That’s how long Kaine was in the foster care system, having been removed from his birth parents’ home by Child Protective Services at age 5. Under the care and guidance of his new adoptive parents, he’s fine-tuning skills to help him address anger and anxiety, results of the trauma he’s experienced.
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How crews plan to pulverize the Alaskan Way Viaduct

Visitors to the Seattle waterfront will hear the crunch of breaking concrete this February, while demolition equipment pivots through clouds of dust and mist, flexing spiked jaws that will munch the six-story-high columns and slice through rebar.