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Man suspected in Everett shootings arrested, bail set at $5M

Jun. 22, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — An Everett man has been arrested and accused of shooting four people, two fatally, in separate incidents on Sunday and Monday. Shane Baker, 25, was arrested Tuesday, lodged in the Snohomish County Jail and had bail set at $5 million, The Herald reported. It...

2 dead in Everett, 2 dead in Seattle in separate shootings

Jun. 21, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Police say two people were killed in Everett and two people were killed in Seattle in separate shootings on Monday and early Tuesday. Everett Police said two men were fatally shot and a man in his 40s was hospitalized on Monday afternoon, The Seattle Times...

High-capacity ammo magazines will be banned starting July 1

Jun. 20, 2022 10:10 AM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Starting July 1, the sale of ammunition magazines with more than 10 rounds will be banned in Washington state. Importing, manufacturing and distributing them will be outlawed, too. The only magazines allowed for sale and importing will be those with a maximum...

Gun show delayed after scheduling overlap with graduations

Jun. 16, 2022 18:01 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The organizer of a weekend gun show scheduled at an arena north of Seattle has postponed the event after public concerns that several Everett Public Schools graduations were set to happen in the building at the same time. “We don’t want students’ memory...

Workers at Washington Starbucks vote to unionize

Jun. 03, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Baristas at a Starbucks north of Seattle in Everett voted 13-1 to form a union this week, joining at least 100 Starbucks stores that have unionized across the country since December. Employees at the store at Broadway and 37th Street voted Wednesday to join...

Search is on for man who escaped a federal prison in Oregon

May. 06, 2022 08:11 AM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A 38-year-old fugitive with ties to the Snohomish County area is being sought by law enforcement after escaping a federal prison camp in Oregon, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The U.S. Marshals-led, Pacific Northwest Violent Offender...

Seattle Storm happy to have permanent home again

May. 05, 2022 17:23 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — For the past three seasons, a piece of the Seattle Storm’s identity was absent even as it remained among the elite teams in the WNBA. Seattle was missing a permanent home. The Storm spent the 2020 season playing in a bubble due to the COVID-19...

In reversal, man pleads not guilty to fatally shooting cop

Apr. 25, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — In a change of plans, a man on Monday pleaded not guilty to aggravated first-degree murder in the shooting of Everett, Washington, police officer Dan Rocha. Richard Rotter’s lawyer said last week that Rotter planned to plead guilty. But at a hearing Monday...

Man accused of killing police officer plans to plead guilty

Apr. 19, 2022 18:38 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A lawyer for a man accused of fatally shooting an Everett police officer in late March said he plans to plead guilty to first-degree aggravated murder and other charges. Richard Rotter, 50, plans to enter the plea in the death of officer Dan Rocha Monday in...

2 men involved in 2002 killing receive reduced sentences

Apr. 18, 2022 09:29 AM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Two of the eight men convicted in connection with the 2002 killing of an 18-year-old girl will get out of prison early. Matthew Durham and Maurice Rivas were originally sentenced to about 26 years for their part in the 2002 murder of Rachel Burkheimer....