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  • 3 shot dead at Circle K in Yakima, Washington; suspect at large

    01/24/2023 11:06:42 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 49 replies
    NY Post ^ | 01-24-2023 | Isabel Keane
    At least three people were killed in what police have called a “random shooting” that took place early Tuesday morning at a convenience store in Yakima, Washington. The gunman, who police believe to be 21-year-old Jarid Haddock, is still at large. “It appears to be a random situation. There was no apparent conflict between the parties,” Yakima Police Chief Matt Murray said in a video shared on the department’s Facebook page. “The male just walked in and started shooting.” Murray said police received calls around 3:30 a.m. of a man shooting people at a Circle K store. Upon arrival, officers...
  • Seattle morgues overwhelmed with dead bodies due to fentanyl overdoses

    01/24/2023 7:02:03 AM PST · by Twotone · 23 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | January 23, 2023 | Ari Hoffman
    Due to the record number of fentanyl overdose deaths in King County, Washington, the medical examiner is running out of places to store the dead bodies. Seattle-King County Public Health Director Dr. Faisal Khan said during a recent Board of Health meeting, “The Medical Examiner’s Office is now struggling with the issue of storing bodies because the fentanyl-related death toll continues to climb. Obviously, they have finite space in the coolers they use and that space is now being exceeded on a regular basis.” The county has already had 31 fentanyl overdose deaths in 2023 as of January 22. In...
  • Seattle Morgue Running Out of Room for Fatal Fentanyl Victims

    01/23/2023 2:48:40 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 23, 2023 | Selim Algar
    Space issues have become so acute at the Seattle-King County morgue in Washington state that local officials are considering keeping bodies on gurneys and partnering with local funeral homes for storage as stopgap measures. “A key indication of just how bad things are … the medical examiner’s office is now struggling with the issue of storing bodies because the fentanyl-related death toll continues to climb,” Seattle-King County Public Health Director Dr. Faisal Khan said at a Board of Health meeting last week, according to KTTH radio. “Obviously, they have finite space in the coolers they use, and that space in...
  • Washington Medical Commission files disciplinary charges against Dr. Ryan Cole

    01/23/2023 6:49:11 AM PST · by Twotone · 21 replies ^ | January 18, 2023 | Jake Garcia
    BOISE, Idaho — The Washington Medical Commission has filed a statement of charges against Dr. Ryan Cole, who represents Ada County on the Central District Health Board of Health. The statement of charges alleges Dr. Cole made “numerous false and misleading statements” about the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccines, treatment and masks. In the statement of charges, the Washington Medical Commission writes that his comments were "harmful and dangerous to individual patients, generated mistrust in the medical profession and in public health, and had a widespread negative impact on the health and well-being of our communities.” The statement also alleges Cole "prescribed...
  • Truck driver is arrested after trying to abduct bikini-barista from drive-thru window by using looped zip-ties - and cops say his unique 'Chevrolet' tattoo led to his capture

    01/18/2023 12:20:47 PM PST · by algore · 57 replies
    Police have arrested a man on suspicion of attempting to abduct a bikini-clad barista through a drive-thru window. The suspect, who has not been publicly identified, was arrested at 11am on Tuesday, at his home in Auburn, Washington. Investigators were able to search his vehicle and found evidence linking him to the scene, as well as spotting his unique 'Chevrolet’ tattoo on his left forearm. The driver of the Chevy Silverado will remain in police custody and has yet to be officially charged with anything. Auburn Police Department spokesperson Kolby Crossley said: 'They are in vulnerable positions because they’re usually...
  • Yakima Pastor Becomes an Uber Driver to Keep Up With Rising Costs

    01/08/2023 11:45:25 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    KIMA TV ^ | Friday, December 23rd 2022 | Khirstia Sheffield
    A Yakima pastor is picking up a side hustle to combat rising inflation and help his son pay for legal documentation. Misael Hernandez has been working as a pastor at New Life Bible church for four years now. Just recently, he decided to become a driver for Uber trying to keep up with rising costs, saying he just wants to support his wife and two kids. Four years ago, Misael, his wife and two kids took a leap of faith, leaving behind everything they knew. They traveled thousands of miles away hoping for better opportunities and new beginnings. Misael has...
  • Three Bellingham school administrators who were criminally cited have been reassigned

    01/08/2023 10:11:06 AM PST · by grundle · 26 replies
    Bellingham Herald via Yahoo ^ | January 8, 2023 | Denver Pratt
    Squalicum High School Assistant Principals Jeremy G. Louzao, 41, left, and Meghan V. Dunham, 50, and Bellingham High School Assistant Principal Maude Chimere Hackney, 41, have been accused of failing to report sexual assaults that a student brought to their attention nearly a year ago. Each was issued a criminal citation Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, for failure to report, a gross misdemeanor. They have been reassigned to jobs within the school district office. The three Bellingham Public Schools administrators who were criminally cited last month for failing to report a student’s sexual assaults have been reassigned to jobs within the...
  • ‘Just desperate.’ Judge orders man accused in Pierce substation attacks held without bail

    ‘Just desperate.’ Judge orders man accused in Pierce substation attacks held without bail BY JARED BROWN Police in Washington arrested two men in connection to a series of Christmas Day attacks on power stations in the Tacoma area. A U.S. District Court judge in Tacoma ordered one of the defendants charged with attacking four Pierce County substations on Christmas Day to be held in federal custody pending a grand jury indictment, despite a public defender’s insistence that the man facing a terrorism charge was motivated by poverty and should be in drug treatment. Federal pretrial services officials also recommended that...
  • Democratic leaders urging rank-and-file to remain in Washington to vote against McCarthy

    01/05/2023 4:09:36 PM PST · by Libloather · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/05/23 | Mike Lillis
    As Republicans scramble to seat a Speaker, Democratic leaders are urging their rank-and-file members to remain in Washington for the duration of the process - a strategy that will make it tougher for GOP leaders to resolve their historic dilemma to get the House up and running. Rep. Katherine Clark (Mass.), the incoming Democratic whip, said Thursday morning that she’s calling on members of the caucus to forego any personal plans to ensure that all 212 Democrats are in their seats and voting on the chamber floor, for as long as the process goes on. “And this is not a...
  • 2 men charged in attacks on 4 Pierce County utility substations

    01/03/2023 2:41:47 PM PST · by grundle · 48 replies
    KIRO7 ^ | January 3, 2022 | Colleen West
    TACOMA, Wash. — Two Puyallup men have been charged in attacks at four Pierce County power substations that left thousands in the dark on Christmas. Matthew Greenwood, 32, and Jeremy Crahan, 40, are charged with conspiracy to damage energy facilities and possession of an unregistered firearm, according to U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, Nick Brown. The men were arrested on Saturday following an investigation by the FBI. The four substations that were vandalized were the Graham and Elk Plain substations operated by Tacoma Power and the Kapowsin and Hemlock substations operated by Puget Sound Energy. Power was...
  • 'You come in here and I'll cut you.' Accused Idaho murderer Bryan Kohberger taunts guards, exposes himself and sings violent rap lyrics as he sits in jail awaiting extradition over deaths of Idaho students, female inmate reveals

    01/02/2023 2:19:55 PM PST · by libh8er · 162 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1.2.2023 | Alan Butterfield
    Suspected Idaho murderer Bryan Kohberger spends his days ranting and singing lyrics from violent rap songs inside the Pennsylvania jail where he is being held. And several times the man accused of killing four University of Idaho students tried to expose himself to a female inmate who was held in a cell close to him. Now that inmate, 50-year-old Valerie Cipollina, has revealed exclusively to how Kohberger taunted guards, saying they were too scared to go in his cell. 'I cut them, I'll cut you,' Kohberger yelled repeatedly, said Cipollina, who was held at the Monroe County Jail for...
  • Bryan Kohberger was studying under the same professor who helped the BTK killer write his autobiography

    01/01/2023 7:03:33 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 45 replies
    Jack Posobiec on Twitter ^ | January 1, 2023 | Jack Posobiec
    Jack Posobiec ✝️🇻🇦 @JackPosobiec Bryan Kohberger was studying under the same professor who helped the BTK killer write his autobiography 8:41 PM · Jan 1, 2023
  • Dori Monson, conservative Seattle radio host, dies at 61

    01/01/2023 7:09:11 PM PST · by Tom Tetroxide · 57 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | 1 January 2023 | Mike Lindblom
    Dori Monson, the Puget Sound region’s longtime conservative radio host from “the mean streets of Ballard,” died Saturday night at a Seattle hospital, according to KIRO Newsradio. He was 61. A written statement from Bonneville International, which owns KIRO-FM, said Monson suffered a “cardiac event” at home Thursday and was hospitalized.
  • SWAT teams descended on sleepy Poconos mountain town to catch Libertarian Idaho murder suspect Bryan Kohberger who was 'obsessively vegan' as a teen and 'looked drugged at school'

    12/31/2022 6:36:53 AM PST · by texas booster · 169 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | Dec 30 2022 | Jennifer Smith and Andrea Cavallier
    SWAT teams descended on a sleepy residential community in Pennsylvania in the early hours of Friday morning where they arrested Idaho murder suspect Bryan Kohberger more than a month after four university students were slain in their beds. Kohberger, 28, was taken into custody by the Pennsylvania State Police at a home in Albrightsville, a small town in the heart of the Poconos Mountains more than 2,000 miles from where the gruesome killings took place on November 13. Latah County Prosecutor Bill Thompson said investigators believe Kohberger broke into the students' home 'with the intent to commit murder.'... Friday's arrest...
  • Details emerge in arrest of accused Idaho quadruple murderer (familial DNA from genealogy database used to identify him)

    12/31/2022 11:30:18 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 70 replies
    Just the News ^ | Updated: December 31, 2022 - 1:56pm | Just the News staff
    Details are continuing to emerge regarding the man accused of brutally stabbing four young Moscow, Idaho college students last month, with the suspect’s arrest this week leading to a flood of news reports on the alleged killer’s background.Bryan Kohberger was arrested at his parents’ house in Pennsylvania this week and charged with the murder of the four students, Kaylee Goncalves, Maddie Mogen, Xana Kernodle and Ethan Chapin.News reports revealed that Kohberger, a criminology PhD student at the University of Washington, was allegedly linked to the crime scene via a DNA sample fed into a genetic genealogy database.Law enforcement reportedly tracked...
  • Idaho police say first crime lab results received after student murders

    12/01/2022 12:31:14 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 30 | Stephanie Pagones
    MOSCOW, Idaho — More than two weeks after four University of Idaho students were brutally murdered at an off-campus residence, investigators say they have begun receiving results from forensic testing at a crime lab. "...there have been results that have been returned and those go directly to the investigators..." Idaho State Police Communications Director Aaron Snell told Fox News Digital on Wednesday. Snell declined to comment on whether DNA that did not belong to the four victims or two surviving roommates had been found at the scene.
  • Idaho murders: Sources tell Judge Jeanine Pirro 'genealogical DNA' helped nab suspect

    12/31/2022 3:39:00 PM PST · by DoodleBob · 53 replies
    FOX ^ | December 31, 2022 | Charles Creitz
    Fox News co-host Judge Jeanine Pirro joins 'The Five' panelists to react to police arresting a suspect in the slayings of University of Idaho students. The suspect arrested in connection to the murders of four Idaho college students was nabbed at least in part thanks to "genealogical DNA" evidence, sources told Fox News' Judge Jeanine Pirro. "[M]y sources are telling me that there is genealogical DNA that was established in this case that led the police to this particular suspect," Pirro said on "The Five" Friday. ... Pirro, who formerly served as a Republican district attorney in Westchester County, N.Y.,...
  • Pa. man, 28, arrested in deaths of 4 University of Idaho students

    12/30/2022 10:16:55 AM PST · by lightman · 118 replies
    Pennlive ^ | 30 December A.D. 2022 | Christine Vendal
    Police in Monroe County Pa., have arrested a man in the fatal stabbings of four sleeping students at the University of Idaho last month. The killings discovered Nov. 13 at the off-campus apartment house shocked people across the nation. The town had not had a single murder in seven years prior to the quadruple murder. Arrest paperwork filed in Monroe County Court obtained by the Associated Press said Bryan Christopher Kohberger, 28, was being held for extradition to Idaho on a warrant for first-degree murder. The students, three of whom lived together about a mile from their campus, were: Kaylee...
  • Idaho murders: 25-year-old man arrested in Pennsylvania, sources say

    12/30/2022 8:29:02 AM PST · by Red Badger · 96 replies
    MSN ^ | December 30, 2022 | Staff
    A 25-year-old man was arrested Friday morning in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains in connection with the murders of four University of Idaho students, law enforcement sources told ABC News. Sources said that authorities knew who they were looking for and had tracked the man down to Pennsylvania. A SWAT team entered the location where he was staying in order to take him into custody Friday. Moscow police officers, members of Idaho State Police, Moscow city leaders and University of Idaho officials will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. local time Friday.
  • Idaho Killer May Have Posted Himself on TikTok

    12/31/2022 12:08:11 PM PST · by thefactor · 31 replies
    TikTok ^ | 12/31/2022 | Me
    This isn't an article, but a very plausible theory is going around that the Idaho alleged killer posted a 5-minute TikTok of himself talking about the murders. You can see a reflection in the computer screen of the video, and some people on Twitter have done comparisons and it certainly looks like him.The link I've posted take you to the users TikTok page. There are thirteen videos on the page. The video I am referencing is on the top left (it's the most recent video).The other twelve videos on this users page are mostly of Harry Styles (he's a very...