Carbonado, WA

Driver arrested for DUI after slamming into a state trooper in Federal Way

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - Authorities are investigating after a driver crashed into a Washington State Patrol (WSP) cruiser on I-5 Saturday morning. According to WSP, at around 5:00 a.m. a trooper was sitting on the right-hand shoulder of northbound I-5 near 320th St. when another car slammed into the back of his car. The trooper had just cleared a traffic stop, and had his emergency lights on.
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Legislator implores WSU and UW regents to keep state's flagships together; plans to introduce bill

State Rep. Drew Stokesbary of Auburn said today he sent a letter to the presidents and regents of Washington State University and the University of Washington asking them to keep the state's two flagship universities together athletically in the wake of the uncertain future of the Pac-12 Conference following the defections of USC and UCLA to the Big Ten Conference.
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51-year-old man killed after a three-vehicle wreck on I-5 in Kent (Kent, WA)

On Thursday afternoon, a 51-year-old man, from Tacoma, lost his life following a multi-vehicle accident in Kent. As per the initial information, the fatal three-vehicle wreck took place on Interstate 5 near the State Route 516 exit at about 3:45 p.m. The preliminary investigation indicated that a Ford Fusion, driven by a 51-year-old man, was traveling slowly on I-5’s northbound shoulder when the driver tried to merge into the right lane.

Feds: Tacoma woman lied about having MS to defraud friends

SEATTLE — Federal prosecutors say they will recommend no more than 27 months in prison for a Washington state woman who defrauded friends and acquaintances of more than $600,000 by falsely telling them she needed money for tuition, multiple sclerosis treatment and other causes. Sabrina Taylor pleaded guilty in...

Five Star Edge Sets Commitment Date, Lists Tide in Top Schools

Five-star edge Jayden Wayne has set his commitment date for July 9, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. CST, and has Alabama as one of his final options. The Tacoma, Wash., native recently announced that he will spend his senior season at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. He currently ranks at No. 36 nationally, No. 5 in edges, and No. 10 in the state of Fla., for the class of 2023, according to 247Sports.

UBI payments in Tacoma, Washington worth $500 per month

Americans have been struggling since stimulus payments and the child tax credit ended, but now UBI payments are helping thousands. One program in Washington state has been sending $500 to families each month. This helps families close the gap on things and not needing to live paycheck to paycheck anymore.

Corey Peabody drives Lynx Healthcare to victory at Madison Showdown

MADISON, Ind. — Corey Peabody was the winner of today’s semi-feature event at the Madison Regatta, the first running of a match-race format introduced to the H1 Unlimited Racing Series this season. Peabody, 43, of Kent, Washington, drove Lynx Healthcare across the finish line in second place in the event’s final heat, but earned the victory when Jimmy Shane and Miss HomeStreet were disqualified for going too slow before the start.

‘Operation Dry Water’ emphasis during holiday weekend

Marine patrols are on high alert this holiday weekend, reminding everyone of the dangers of boating while impaired. Operation Dry Water has been around since 2009. This effort, led by the U.S. Coast Guard, is credited with removing more than 5,300 impaired off the nation’s waterways. The officers aren’t...

Mother wants justice after daughters found dead in Renton apartment starved to death

EVERETT, Wash. — Betsy Alvarado’s home is full of photos of her kids, and those photos are all she has to remember 17-year-old Adriana Gil and 16-year-old Mariel Gil. In December 2021, the two sisters and their father Manuel Gil were found dead inside a Renton apartment. Seven months later, the King County Medical Examiner ruled the cause of death for all three was starvation. The manner of death for the girls is still undetermined.
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28th LD Reps. Leavitt and Bronoske hosting Coffee and Conversation July 8

Submitted by Reps. Mari Leavitt and Rep. Bronoske. Please join Reps. Leavitt and Bronoske for the next interim Coffee and Conversation Friday, July 8th at 2 p.m. The meeting will be held at Starbuck’s at 15305 Union Avenue SW in the Tillicum neighborhood of Lakewood. This is a great opportunity to engage in casual conversation to hear from residents in the district about issues that are top of mind. Join for 5 minutes or the full hour.