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Even though he isn't on the ballot, state Rep. Matt Shea has a presence in the 2020 election. And not just in Spokane, where his decision not to run caused a series of changes in the candidate filings.
The Fish and Wildlife Commission on Friday approved $17 million in budget requests for needed enhancements to manage fish and wildlife in Washington state. Commissioners also provided a list of potential service cuts.
Victims after victim lined up on Tuesday to describe Joseph DeAngelo as a “sick monster,” “horrible man” and “subhuman” who stole their innocence and changed their lives during a more than decade-long reign of rape and murder that earned him the nickname of the Golden State Killer.
Best of Broadway announced on Wednesday “A Killer Party – A Murder Mystery Musical,” a new musical premiering online in August, and STCU Best of Broadway patrons have access to “A Killer Party” at $9.99 for the entire nine-part series through Aug. 4.
Murder is hot right now. “My Favorite Murder” is one of the most popular podcasts in the country. The crime drama “Sherlock” remains a must-see on Netflix. The “murder hornet” has entered Washington state.
“Bluebeard” Huirt, shackled to a bed in California hospital, was visited by one of his many wives, Elizabeth Williamson of Spokane.
Police in Thurston County were investigating the possibility that a body found in a shallow grave near Olympia months ago was Bertha Goodnich of Spokane – one of the many wives of “Bluebeard” Huirt.
The Asian giant hornet, the world’s largest hornet and an invasive species first documented in the state late last year, can attack and kill a honeybee colony in a few hours. The state Department of Agriculture confirmed the first two sightings of the predator in December, and reported two unconfirmed but probable sightings.
Thousands of people across the country have called Tacoma Animal Control in the past few weeks, most of them with identical messages about an alleged animal killer in an East Tacoma neighborhood. There are so many calls — some 10,083, as of Wednesday, said Joe Satter-Hunt, Tacoma Animal Control supervisor — it’s interfering with Tacoma Animal Control’s work.
Roy Lewis Norris one of the “Tool Box Killers” who preyed on teenage girls in Southern California more than 40 years ago has died, state corrections officials said Tuesday.
An 80-year-old man who spent nearly 60 years in prison after being convicted of killing one of three suburban Chicago women whose brutalized bodies were found in a state park walked out of prison Friday.
Two studies and a state report released this month build on the efforts to understand what’s impacting the region’s endangered Southern Resident orca whales and what steps could be taken to help save them.
The findings, published last month in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Endangered Species Research, were based on aerial photos taken by drone of whales in both the southern and northern resident orca populations.
Robert Lee Yates is known to have murdered at least 13 women sex workers in the Lilac City. And while many had the good fortune of never meeting him, his presence was still an overwhelming threat. A menace that eventually led to the creation of Spokane’s premier homeless shelter for women, Hope House on Third Avenue.
“The man looked like all the men in the cars – he looked ordinary. But ordinary men, I had discovered, could be the most dangerous of all.”
The FBI is hoping that portraits drawn by a California inmate will help law enforcement crack cold case homicides around the country.
The inmate who claims to have killed more than 90 women across the country is now considered to be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.
The Trump administration has instructed companies not to warn customers about products that contain glyphosate, a move aimed at California as it fights one of the world’s largest agriculture companies about the potentially cancer-causing chemical.
Alan Duffy was confused. On Thursday, the astronomer’s phone was suddenly flooded with calls from reporters wanting to know about a large asteroid that had just whizzed past Earth, and he couldn’t figure out “why everyone was so alarmed.”
Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them. Sometimes he succeeded in bringing them back, but in at least 87 cases they died, making him what is believed to be modern Germany’s most prolific serial killer.