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Erick Walker Sentenced to 90 Years for the Death of Molly Conley

Erick Walker Sentenced to 90 Years for the Death of Molly Conley

  Erick Walker has been sentenced on Tuesday to over 90 years in jail for his involvement in the death of 15-year-old Molly Conley. Conley was fatally shot on her birthday in 2013 when she was walking with a group of her friends along a road near Lake Stevens in Washington State. Walker, 28, was […]

Flags Flying Over Washington State Capitol Stirred Controversy

Flags Flying Over Washington State Capitol Stirred Controversy

Flags flying over the Washington State Capitol stirred controversy over the weekend, as members of the Tea Party protested against the Chinese flag flying next to the American and other state ones. The flag was removed Saturday afternoon as a result of the protest, although officials said it was scheduled to be lowered soon anyway. […]

Boycott on Indiana Extends to More Cities and States

Boycott on Indiana Extends to More Cities and States

The boycott on Indiana extended even further on Monday, as more cities and even states have chosen to ban taxpayer funded travel to the state. In the state of Washington, Governor Jay Inslee has issued an administration wide ban on travel paid for by the state to Indiana. Nearby in Portland, Oregon, Mayor Charlie Hales, […]

Second Mayor Prohibits Indiana Travel

Second Mayor Prohibits Indiana Travel

A second mayor has now prohibited their city employees from traveling to Indiana using taxpayer money. In Seattle, Mayor Ed Murray has made an announcement that he is stopping the use of city money, to pay for any city employees heading to Indiana. The move is the second in as many days by a mayor […]

Minimum Wage Raise in Washington State

Minimum Wage Raise in Washington State

Washington State’s House of Representatives has voted to raise the state’s minimum wage to $12 per hour. The House representatives voted 51-46 this afternoon to raise its minimum wage, even though the state has the nation’s highest minimum hourly wage at $9.47 per hour. The bill, House bill 1355, will raise the state’s minimum wage over […]

Amanda Knox Engaged to Old School Friend [Video]

Amanda Knox Engaged to Old School Friend [Video]

Amanda Knox is engaged to an old school friend who supposedly kept in touch, writing her letters, while she was in prison. The young woman, now 27, served four years in a prison in Italy for the murder of her British housemate, Meredith Kercher, while both were students in the Mediterranean country. Knox’s fiancé, Colin […]

Pasco Police Kill Man for Throwing Rocks

Pasco Police Kill Man for Throwing Rocks

Pasco police in the state of Washington shot and killed a man Tuesday night for throwing rocks. A video captured by a witness inside of a car was uploaded on YouTube. This video shows three police officers chasing the man across a busy intersection and then shooting him numerous times. The man did not appear […]

Spokane Valley Police Officer Shoots Suspect

Spokane Valley Police Officer Shoots Suspect

A Spokane Valley police officer was involved in a physical altercation with a suspect which ended in an exchange of gunfire and the suspect shot. The incident took place near the intersection of East Cataldo and Barker when the officer made a traffic stop. According to the initial report, the suspect attempted to give the […]

Tacoma Teenager Shot in Fight

Tacoma Teenager Shot in Fight

Tacoma, Washington Police report that they are investigating the shooting of a teenager as a result of a fight between a group of young people outside of a Fred Meyer store. The fight broke out in front of the store near Pacific and 72nd Street, and one of the teenagers pulled out a gun during […]

Seattle Area Mall Shooting Ends in Arrest

Seattle Area Mall Shooting Ends in Arrest

Amid conflicting reports from bystanders and mall security officials, Seattle police have confirmed a shooting either in or in the area of the Westfield Southcenter Mall, and that an arrest has been made. Witnesses on the scene reported to local media that they had seen people running through the mall, reporting gunfire. Some of the […]

Airplane Crashes in Hood Canal

Airplane Crashes in Hood Canal

Reports are coming in that a small airplane has crashed into the Hood Canal in Washington State on Monday. The Seattle Times is reporting that the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for the airplane that was reported to have crashed. According to Sgt. Ken Dickinson, spokesman for the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office relayed […]

‘Top Gun’ Aircraft Carrier Scrapped for a Penny

‘Top Gun’ Aircraft Carrier Scrapped for a Penny

The USS Ranger aircraft carry, famous for launching Tom Cruise and Anthony Edwards into the air in the movie Top Gun, is about to be scrapped, for a penny. The Washington Times is reporting that officials were hoping to turn the floating city into a museum, permanently docking it in the Pacific Northwest, but now […]

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