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"Downtown Seattle no sunshine and sixty nine you're in the middle of twenty minutes of non stop news on combo with four oh six in the last two weeks of protests in Seattle police have referred more than thirty arrests to the city attorney who says that less than a quarter of them will be prosecuted almost a Romero has more on why city attorney Pete Holmes says the protests against police brutality have made it clear to him that peaceful demonstrators even those who may have broken the law when things turned violent should not all be prosecuted in the current climate they may have ignored a lawful order to disperse they may have committed obstruction or pedestrian interference but under these circumstances they were otherwise peaceful homes as out of thirty seven arrests of the last two weeks he charge seven and is dismissing one case he says more serious felony arrests for crimes like assault looting or hate crimes are referred to the king county prosecutor sue Romero komo news police are searching for a driver following an apparent road rage incident in Seattle it happened yesterday morning income was bill o'neill has detailed the Washington state patrol says it happened before ten thirty in the area where vehicles merge on to I. five south for Mercer street that's where the driver of pick up says the driver of a silver Toyota Prius made it difficult to merge onto the highway the truck driver says he was eventually able to do so before the driver of the Prius fired at his truck near the I. ninety split he eventually found a bullet in the trucks left rear panel no one was hurt bill o'neill komo news U. S. senators including Washington's.
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"Already knew that most drivers think they're better than others on the road. Komo's sewer Merrill, explained this not a surprise. But now they're stats to back it up sort of the pimco poll found that ninety percent of drivers rated themselves as excellent or good in their driving skills, such as parallel parking or merging. But when asked to rate the abilities of fellow drivers confidence among commuters dip significantly across all of the categories they companies Derek wing says the poll survey. Twelve hundred drivers in Washington and Oregon. What does it tell us that we could all improve a thing or two about are driving results? Also showed that ninety two percent of male drivers rated. They're driving in the rain as excellent. No word on whether a poll on who owns the road will be done soon. Romero KOMO news, swimming at one eight a beach in Kirkland, it's staying closed due to high levels of E, coli bacteria beach was closed last week after water quality testing showed E, coli levels, and nearly eight times above what's considered safe. According to king county's website county water quality planner, Deborah, Bouchard says they'll take more samples on Thursday and results are low than I'm sure public health will advise removing the closure and the beach can be reopened. She says they should have the results by Friday until then no swimming for people or pets at one beach, the Sukhois mish tribe, says it will sue the navy over five years worth of sewage spills. Komo's Eric Heintz reports tribal leaders say hundreds of thousand. Thousands of gallons of untreated sewage was dumped into local water. Dr says it's giving military officials sixty days notice of its intent to file a lawsuit under the clean water act once Bill announced in September by the navy leaked an estimated four hundred and fifty thousand gallons of wastewater from fugit sound, naval, shipyard into Sinclair inlet during a two year period. Naval base kits Abbas aware of the notice, but can't comment on pending.
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"See what medications you're taking no matter which doctor, you visit now the State Department of health has expanded that program with the goal of Lincoln providers in all fifty states. In case you have an out of state emergency. The agency's Blake Maher says an added benefit battling opioid epidemic. From crossing state lines to seek drugs. Washington is connected through to national databases to ten other states, including Nevada, North Carolina, and Connecticut so far. See Romero KOMO news Snohomish county sheriff's office is named a person of interest following the discovery of a body in Bothell last week. Investigators believe the remains found buried in a backyard of a home on eighth avenue, southeast near harvest road or those of Michael Powell, who had not been in contact with his family since the nineteen nineties detectives now, asking for the public's help in finding forty-three year old Richard Nelson ties to Pierce county and had a last known address in Bonney lake state supreme court will decide if jurors should know about the state's ban on the death penalty in a discussion of capital punishment is prohibited during trial for fear that it might affect the jury's deliberation. Eight seventy four to eight seventy six six says she is quote extremely uncomfortable and quote, extremely conflicted about making a decision that could impact the rest of someone. Live. Generally speaking, juries are only asked to decide guilt, or innocence, regardless of any potential sentence, but attorneys for the state want that changed. The justices are expected to issue their ruling later this year, the Bremerton city council once again, ponders a plastic bag ban council considered a ban last year. But table, the discussion as the legislature debated a Bill that would have banned single use plastic bags statewide that Bill failed to pass the city restarted drafting its own wall. The Seattle school board has approved adoption of the amplify science curriculum for elementary and middle school students. But there is still some controversy about how amplify got into Seattle schools in the first place. Komo's Carleen Johnson reports twenty schools in Seattle have already been using amplify after getting waivers to try out the science program without the school board. Even being notified Mary Margaret Welsh the district's science program manager said an anonymous donor paid for it after she complained. The district could not afford. A new science curriculum. But in an interview with KYW wealthed said, she told amplify the district had the waivers, but couldn't afford the materials to test it out. And the company said it would look for a donor and got one, it's a valuable contract. So how that played out has certainly raised questions. One board member last night suggested they wait another year to see if students using amplify were scoring any better than those who are not because early assessments showed. No difference. Welsh responded to that, and not willing to bring another committee together for another year either. I think the times to make a decision and not stall out, so that we can collect additional data. We've never done that in any other adoption that I know of the final plan was to buy it for four years, then reassess if it's working before the district decides to renew Carleen Johnson, KOMO news in honor of military appreciation month group homes for heroes will donate ten thousand dollars to help homeless veterans. Komo's Ryan Harris tells us about the organization that will get that money hopeless. Housing alliance has spent nearly. Essentially,.
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"Come assu Romero has more included in the Affordable Care Act by then President Obama transgender protections banned discrimination in healthcare based on sex now. The Trump administration says those laws don't apply to people's gender identity in a joint statement with the governor's office. Steve Lander is with the state insurance commissioners office. Delivers attack on the transgender community. It's nothing but outright discrimination, he says, during the sixty day comment period, Washington will be joining other states to let President Trump. No, what they think of this latest proposal. See Romero KOMO news after only a day of deliberations a man's been found guilty in the cold case murder of Mandy static nearly thirty years ago. Timothy bass was convicted of first degree murder today. Static was only eighteen when she went for a jog near her home in clipper body was found three days later bass wasn't arrested until December of two thousand seventeen with DNA connected him to the murder. No date has been set for sentencing man fact, guilty of killing his ex girlfriend, and Milton his census to twenty three years in prison. Komo's Eric Heintz reports Joshua Ellis was given the maximum sentence in the murder of twenty five year old Wendy trainer. In November twenty seventeen trainers family found her dead in her apartment, Pierce county prosecutors say she'd been in a troubled relationship with L. They moved to Kentucky together, but trainer tribes leave several times before moving back to Washington. Prosecutors say elyssa, eventually followed in on November third. She texted a friend that she was meeting with him to discuss the relationship. Investigators believe she was killed that day. Eric Heintz, KOMO news. Seattle needs more tiny home villages to help homeless people. That's what advocates told city leaders in an update on our areas, ten tiny home villages in Seattle and Olympia..
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"Leaders are calling Trump administration proposal that would rollback healthcare protections for transgender patients. Komo's serum arrow as more included in the Affordable Care Act by then President Obama transgender protections banned discrimination in healthcare based on sex now. The Trump administration says those laws don't apply to people's gender identity in a joint statement with the governor's office. Steve Lander is with the state insurance commissioners office. Just another delivers attack on the transgender community. It's nothing but outright discrimination says, during the sixty day comment period. Washington will be joining other states to let President Trump. No, what they think of this latest proposal. See Romero KOMO news after only a day of deliberations of man's been found guilty in the cold case murder of Mandy static nearly thirty years ago. Timothy bass was convicted of first degree murder today. Static was only eighteen years old when she went for a jog near her home in clipper. Her body was found three days later BA bass wasn't arrested till December of two thousand seventeen when DNA connected into the murder. Notat's been set for sentencing and a man found guilty of killing his ex girlfriend in Milton has sentence twenty three years in prison. Komo's Eric Heintz reports Joshua Ellis was given the maximum sentence in the murder of twenty five year old Wendy trainer. In November twenty seventeen trainers family found her dead in her apartment Pierce county. Prosecutors say she'd been in a troubled relate. Ship with Ellis, they moved to Kentucky together, but trainer tried to leave several times before moving back to Washington. Prosecutors say elyssa, eventually followed in on November third. She texted a friend that she was meeting with him to discuss the relationship. Investigators believe she was killed that day. Eric Heintz, KOMO news. Seattle needs more tiny home villages to help homeless people. That's what advocates told city leaders in an update on our areas, ten tiny home villages in Seattle and Olympia..
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"Gets twenty years in prison in Washington. Komo's sue Romero reports. Attorney michael. John says thirty nine year old. Hey, Seuss Pelham Mira started off into coma but fled to Mexico where where Pella era was able to run a network of twenty people in Pierce county threatening to kill people or their family members. If they didn't follow his orders over textra Facebook. But particularly violent scary person. So hopefully putting him away for twenty years. We'll make a difference says it's one of the reasons Pella era got such an exceptional sentence for a first defense. He was extradited to the US in two thousand sixteen. Dan, says the drug ring distributed more than fifty kilos of meth in Tacoma over a four year period c Romero KOMO reversal from the White House. The state attorney general says he's pleased back in two thousand seventeen President Trump issued an executive order allowing more off shore oil drilling, including off the coast of Washington off your energy production will reduce the cost of energy create countless new jobs and make America more secure and far more energy independent, but environmental groups sued and this week they won. On a key decision. The administration now says it'll put the drilling plans on hold attorney general Bob Ferguson had threatened suit. In the case today. He writes sees glad the plans have been shelved. But he's keeping a close eye in case. The president changes his mind two thousand fifteen ride the ducks crash has led to a change in the state's wrongful death laws. More from komo's Jeff Pohjola and five students were killed in that wreck on the Aurora bridge. Their families quickly found out they had no legal recourse because the victims were students and foreign citizens. Their families were ineligible for wrongful death benefits that changed today. Governor Jay Inslee. This Bill makes a number of changes to the statutes on wrongful death and survival actions, including changes on the beneficiaries entitled tree coverage. Now, those families can seek benefits at trial ride, the ducks international and its local franchise were found liable for the deaths of those involved. Jeff Pohjola, KOMO news. We'll be doing a slowdown move over Anthony patrol all weekend. It's the law. If you see someone pulled over on the freeway.
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"Well, that's a tough one in Everett. In fact, those slowdowns began just south of state route five to six otherwise known as the Boeing freeway, and we'll ask you up towards the Snohomish river bridge your next KOMO traffic at four fourteen to forecast. Now, here's Shannon O'Donnell. The winds have changed starting to work their way in our direction. It has been a beautiful Friday. Just fantastic weather, but there's a disturbance on deck. That's going to swing in tonight through tomorrow and change. Things up a little bit. We'll see increasing clouds. Decreasing temperatures will drop into the fifties for highs tomorrow, and it will feel even cooler because it's going to be locally breezy, especially over the open waters of the strait of the San Juans look for gusty northwesterly winds at times fifteen to thirty thirty five miles per hour or so noticeable. We do rebound nicely with some sunshine and blue skies, low sixties by Sunday in the KOMO weather center. I'm meteorologist, Shannon, O'Donnell cruising. Clouds, sixty one in downtown Seattle. You're in the middle of twenty minutes of nonstop news on KOMO at four zero six city buses and Olympia will stop accepting exterior ads. The intercity transit agency says the complaints and even lawsuits over bus ads are no longer worth the revenue the agencies general manager tells the Olympia, and they've been sued over ads that feature political or controversial content last year bus ads garnered the agency four hundred thirty five thousand dollars or one percent of its total revenue. A reminder from state troopers this weekend, slow down and move over. If you see flashing lights on the side of the freeway, you're supposed to move out. Out of the lane next to that scene. But some drivers may not know about the move over law, some even ignore it. Chris Lofton with state patrol says since two thousand sixteen one hundred four patrol cars have been hit with twenty seven people hurt. So drivers could use some reminding especially since the law was changed last year to include work crews anyone authorized to be on on the road doing the work of safety when you take care of those folks and keep them safe as well. He says drivers breaking the law could face a two hundred fourteen dollar fine which doubles in work zones. The slowdown move over emphasis patrol goes through Sunday Romero. Komo news. An effort to make Seattle safer for wheelchairs depends on data collected by crowd workers.
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"Wing side, the grabbed the other kid. Taking the trash out. Came outside the car. Moments later, a call came from the Walgreens not too far away about a car that had crashed into the light pole in the parking lot. And a man seen running off the three year old was in the back seat still unhurt raising dead. That people will do. Glad okay. Okay. Okay. Everybody's okay. Here's sheriff's brought in search dogs trying to track the suspect that chopper up looking as well, a tweet from the sheriff's department says they're checking surveillance cameras of nearby businesses and one witness describes the suspect as a black man who was wearing a beanie. Carleen Johnson, KOMO news. I pressed police officers mistake that will cost the city outside Tacoma hundred forty thousand dollars to settle a civil rights lawsuit. Komo SU Romero has the story for crest will pay forty year old Jose German who police officer Chris Roberts mistook for a car process. Beck and shot twice back in two thousand twelve according to the Seattle times German and a friend had been working on a car. When officer Roberts responded to a report of a car pro at a tavern nearby Robert sought to fit the description of the suspects and reportedly asked them what's up instead of identifying himself as an officer when the men started going into German department Roberts. Chase them with his gun out kicked in the door and fired hitting German and the back end arm lawsuit records show that neither man had been. Involved in the car prowl, and they had no weapons Romero. Komo news. Komo news time three thirty four AAA traffic..
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"Senate and is now making its way through the house Keith Eldridge come on Bill to protect Puget Sound orca. From oil spills got backing from a small but important group in Olympia yesterday third graders. Komo's sewer Merrill has that story the Bill protects southern resident killer whales by prohibiting oil tankers that are bigger than one hundred twenty five thousand tonnes from entering the Puget Sound unless they're okayed by the coast guard smaller oil tankers tug escort Stevens element. Student life Peterson the son of Senator Jamie Peterson told the Senate Environment Committee. He's in favor of the Bill. If there an oil spill, it'd be even works Toyo could spread for miles and miles around the sailors, she we would probably see a of dead fish orcas would die to his classmate. Frankie platter appealed with economics. Two hundred sixteen million dollars worth of economic activities created by whale watching per year in the Puget Sound area is one thousand eight hundred jobs the Bill passed out of the state house earlier this month. See Romero, KOMO news. Komo news time is four forty time. To check the Harley exterior sports desk. Here's art Sanders. Mike trout has agreed to the largest contract in professional sports. History. To remain a member of the angels ballclub is agreed to pay trout. Four hundred thirty million dollars over the next twelve years. No game for the Sounders this weekend MLS is taking a break for the international window. Cristian Roldan and Jordan Morris will be with the US national team for an international friendly with Ecuador. Thursday in Orlando role. Dan is one of twenty four US players that are part of a US team. That's loaded with new players hoping to come together and make the use of force on the international stage for the first time in nearly a decade. The huskies are in the NC double A tournament..
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"Romero komo news amazon has removed books from its website that promoted cures for autism komo's frank lenzi reports the centers for disease control and prevention says there is no cure for autism spectrum disorder only medications that can help some function better it also says there's no link between vaccines and autism and amazon spokeswoman confirms the books are no longer available but did not answer any additional questions last week facebook announced it would hide groups that spread misinformation about vaccines causing autism from search results it also plans to reject
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"But says that isn't changing anytime soon. So they'll have to get used to it. See romero? Komo news. Attorney general Bob Ferguson has followed through on his most recent promise of a lawsuit against the Trump administration. Ferguson's lawsuit against the administration so-called gag rule impacting federal funding for reproductive care and family planning has been filed in eastern Washington. The attorney general says he chose to file suit in eastern Washington because of the disproportionate effect. The rule has on rural women supporters of the changes say they are a key step in ending federal subsidies for abortions. The new rule is scheduled to be online and early may. Ferguson will ask a federal. Court to issue an injunction blocking the rule before it takes effect. Well, today governor Inslee was in Iowa a very important state has run for president. He toured a solar plant focusing on his campaign promise to combat climate change and the governor and the only candidate who says very clearly this needs to be the number one priority for the United States as the governor arrived in Iowa. So did his first campaign ads super PACS spent a million dollars on the Isley commercials that will run for the next two weeks up next for the governor campaign stops in Nevada and California later this week. Big changes to Washington state's wrongful death law or one big step closer. Komo's Bill O'neil has more. The Washington Senate has approved an update that would remove requirements dating back to nineteen o nine that after an accidental death in the state family. Members must live in the United States and be economically dependent on the victim to be able to file a wrongful death claim here, Republican senators objected to the bill's cost before it was approved and sent to the house. The push comes four years after a Seattle duck boat crashed into a bus filled with foreign students killing five people. Bill o'neil. Komo news. Woodinville winery and concert venue has settled a complaint in will make grounds. More accessible to the disabled. Claire char Blankenship filed in Americans with Disabilities Act complaint after attending a concert at Chateau San Michele in two thousand sixteen Blankenship uses a wheelchair and her experience began with no accessible parking. Then she was told she needed to buy a higher price ticket for her chair next. She had to be pushed up the hill to the back of the venue where it was difficult to see the show as part of the settlement. The winery has agreed to improve access and restrooms create more handicapped parking spaces, and for concert writes, it will nights it will widen aisles in create more accessible seating. Next time. It snows in this city. You can call a hotline if you're a road needs to be cleared, you komo's Brian Calvert has more attention Kitsap county the next time snow piles up on your St. avenue lane or called the sack..
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"Connected. Stay informed. Komo news. Good afternoon. It's three oh. To overcast with forty one degrees in Seattle. I'm Elisa Jaffe with Tom glasco. Here are the top stories from the KOMO twenty four seven news center. A man is in jail after police say he pimped out the one time babysitter for his children. Police say Martin Morton of STAN would begin grooming. The babysitter when she was fourteen years old back in two thousand eight over a period of five years. They say he convinced her to prostitute herself in Seattle Lynnwood and Everett he'd put her profile online and collect the payments Norton works through metro transit as agencies head of security and facilities. Sergeant Ryan added. With the King County sheriff's office says these cases can be difficult because there are often no overt threats of violence. Look, so many different ways. And so many different types of ways that prostitution occurs, especially with younger usual juvenile victims. Gordon is in the Snohomish county jail on investigation of trafficking. He's on unpaid leave for metro the agency says it shocked and deeply disturbed by the allegations. Charlie Harger, KOMO news. Police are investigating a hate crime. In the KLA Hani neighborhood. Come was Kelly Bleier has the latest several homes in kalani neighborhood and Samantha awoke to racist messages on their homes. Sharon Gavin is with the police department. We've got a report from the police warning that several houses in the neighborhood. Were spray painted with graffiti of a racist nature. A quarter of semantics residents are foreign born this city council released a statement following the incident calling the criminals, vile and cowardly insane America is now has always been and will continue to be a country of immigrants, and that's what makes us strong Kelly Bleier. Komo news more than half the schools in Washington tested for lead in their drinking water found unsafe levels that from a new report released today. Komo sue Romero reports the report by environment. Washington found that more than sixty percent of drinking water taps in schools. That were tested for lead had at least one part per billion. According to the American Academy of pediatrics there is no safe level of lead for children as it can impact neurodevelopment Bruce St. with environment, Washington, we need to be taking preventative action installing filters shutting off caps where we're finding lead and strengthening our standard. If we're serious about protecting our kids introduced in Olympia would require schools to not. By parents when lead levels exceed one part per billion and to fix any tap or faucet, where levels reach five parts per billion or higher Romero. Komo news. Still ahead more affordable housing.
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"Southcenter mall Tukwila this afternoon stores there were in lockdown after reports of shots fired. Diane was in a music store on the. The second floor when she heard a popping sound she and others hid in the storeroom until all the all clear, I think everybody's scared to death. Because when you hear that going on it was. Well, you hear about these things all the time. Everybody was very frightened police investigated, but found no victims are injuries. So the mall was reopened within a half hour. Seattle city council member Teresa Moscato was in Nashville this weekend warning the city to prepare before Amazon moves in komo's sue Romero tells us the trip came the day after Amazon scrapped plans for New York in a month after mosquito visited that city member. Mosquito was in Nashville to meet with community organizers and labor unions to discuss how they should prepare for Amazon locating a new operation center there in a presentation. Mosquito said since twenty ten when Amazon moved to south lake union Seattle saw housing costs skyrocket. Diversity in the central district plummet and even homeless deaths in King County rise as affordable housing became an issue. Moscato says cities considering hosting Amazon should enact protections like corporate tax accountability and expanding housing and zoning requirements now before it's too late. See Romero KOMO Nina police standoff in. Can't earlier today ends with a fifty year old man dead. It started when Kent police spotted the man who was wanted for a violent felony investigation in Seattle when saw police he holed up in an apartment after negotiations with police broke off a swat team was called they surrounded the building closed streets and used a flash bang grenade. The man fired shots from inside the apartment when he still didn't come out. Swat team went in found the man dead of an apparent self inflicted gunshot. Wound fire destroyed a popular pet store in Bellingham this morning. Firefighters got the call just after four thirty this morning that whole garden and pet was on fire when they arrived the store was fully engulfed customer. Jim Larisa says it's a big loss for the community. It's the story. Everybody.
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"Went out and got reaction from local leaders battle lines are already being drawn down that I'm going to prepare to support a national emergency declaration Senator Mitch McConnell, but those lines are not necessarily along party lines in a press release Republican congresswoman, Cathy McMorris. Rogers says quote, I do not support this decision because declaring a national emergency sets a very dangerous precedent that undermines our constitutional separation of powers, and quote, Senator Patty Murray, and other Democrats say the same thing. Jeff Pohjola, KOMO news. Washington state attorney general Bob Ferguson is considering a lawsuit. But I he asked to prove the state would be harmed by. The emergency declaration defense or the army Corp engineers are two likely locations. He may go to get the money. He needs to construct some of this wall. Those budgets have allocations already earmarked for Washington state. Meanwhile, Senator Mitt Romney says the president is acting appropriately. Expect the president will live within statutory bounds. And we will be able to have the border security. We need to weigh the issue likely to be settled in federal court property tax bills were mailed out today. And there's good news for about half. The city's in King County this year in general King County says taxes will go down for roughly half the cities and unincorporated areas in the county and go up for the other half the change in the tax bills is mostly due to a reduction in property taxes collected for schools under a plan by the state legislature. But that's on top of local levies, a cause for the spike in taxes for some in two thousand nineteen the cities with the biggest drop in property taxes somewhere between eleven and thirteen percent are Pacific and maple valley. While the city. The biggest increase at fourteen point five percent is Bothell, which is also partly in Snohomish county Romero KOMO news, hundreds of families still unable to get out of their own driveways their streets. Haven't seen a snow yet? They are stuck. Komo's Ryan Harris talked to some folks who made sure that the people. They can't get out can get some food the north Northshore school district. Crosses county lines and covers areas still unsafe both for buses to drive and kids to walk with cars, slipping and sliding so while it's been closed a group of parents teachers and even the superintendent have provided hot meals at a different neighborhood school each day and delivered bag lunches to families who can't get out..
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"Seattle komo's sewer mayor with that story on November twenty seventh nineteen ninety-five twenty six year old Kenneth rougher was found shot to death in a car and white center. Sergeant Ryan Abbott with the King County sheriff's office says after nearly twenty four years this week deputies arrested a now fifty two year old man and a forty eight year old woman. We're both involved the male is actually one of the ones that shot the victim. And then the female is the one that set up the robbery he says DNA testing played a big part. But so did ongoing police work to track down witnesses that finally led detectives to the suspects and the detective was able. To call the family of the victim. And and let them know that we were finally able to make arrests on this case to get them some type of closure. So that's really great abbot says the two suspects who were twenty five and twenty nine years old at the time now face murder charges. See Romero KOMO news vicinity hoping that Seattle public schools will open for the first time in a week tomorrow. We have been communicating with Seattle public schools and stand ready to do whatever we can do to help them mayor Jenny durken says they're plowing the streets, but they need help from residents clear walkways and sidewalks. Ultimately, it's up to the district to decide if classes resume tomorrow bad news, if you're hoping to cross no call me pass anytime soon. The State Department of transportation says eastbound ninety will reopen at four o'clock, but it's been closed because of avalanche danger. Still no estimates for reopening. Westbound lanes the closure began Monday afternoon. It's been a tough couple of days for drivers who need across the mountains. Komo's Corwin Hake. With more from north bend here. In north bend Andrei candies. Patients is stretched thin. He's tried twice to cross the. The past this week. I westbound now eastbound to start out in Yakima.
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"Everybody. Today's the day. The snowstorm is on the way it's going to start in the north sound in the morning. The north end around the straight and around what county work its way toward the metro areas. Seattle proper by about noon, and then continue on down the I five corridor. Once it starts is gonna snow. Most of the time for the next twenty four hours. Heaviest snow Friday night late into Saturday morning by the time it's done. Most of us will have three to six inches of snow on the ground, but locally heavier amounts are certainly possible. And the KOMO weather center, I'm meteorologist, Shannon O'Donnell. Stay connected. Stay informed. Komo news from twenty four seven news here. The top local stories of the hour from the KOMO twenty four hour news center, Maxine frost. Forecasters with the national weather service are increasing their projection of snow totals for today's storm meteorologist read Woolcott says Seattle is likely to get four to six inches of snow today. But it could be double that amount. We're going to get out of the question is how much worse case. Yeah. Around the foot is certainly can't rule that out. This is likely to start falling pretty hard by this afternoon's commutes and it'll start to die down by noon. Saturday more snow could be on the way next week though with chance of some of it falling as early as Sunday night and along with that big snowstorm temperatures over the next several nights are expected to fall well below freezing. It's a situation that union gospel mission director, Terry palace is calling dire. It is going to be a drain on all of our systems. So we're. In overload when events like this happen in our city when we get a cold streak or snow like we've had in are expecting our crews are out all the time mission sends out search and rescue teams for homeless people on these cold nights. He says they really could use your help either with donations of money or supplies cats and hand warmers their online at UTM dot org. Seatac the official weather measuring spot got three inches of snow this week while parts of Snohomish county got eight to twelve inches and there's more on the way. Komo's see Romero has more on that. When the snow hits Snohomish county public works top priority is to clear about four hundred fifty miles of primary snow routes from STAN would in the north to Mountlake terrace. In the south road maintenance manager, Steve fluid says their version of Seattle's Queen Anne hill is called fire trail road near Marysville. Because not only is it hilly. But it's got a lot of shading on it. So we spend a lot of time trying to get that road free of snow and ice as quickly as possible. And because some primary roads are sometimes the only way around traffic can be a problem even in the snow just being able to get into the roadway where we need to get into it. When we need to get into fluid says there one hundred thirty crew and forty-three trucks and plows are ready c Romero KOMO news. And with the storm almost here supplies are running out on shelves at area stores. Many grocery stores and hardware shops can't keep their shelves stock with ice melt shovels, sleds bread milk and water.
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"News time to a five two lawmakers are pushing to make growing pot at home legal couple sewer Merrill with that story Representative Brian Blake of Aberdeen and Senator Maureen Walsh from Walla Walla introduced identical bills in the house and Senate that would allow people twenty one and over to grow up to six pot plants at home, they say it should be allowed since pot is legal in Washington. Walsh's heard other concerns they want a little more control over what is used in the growing process for that plant. I know that I've got people that are concerned about the use of pesticides or chemicals, and they say several other states allow home grows, including Oregon and Colorado, but Brian Smith with the state liquor in cannabis board says those two states scale back their home grow operations and their states because it was becoming a front for that marijuana make it into the illicit market similar Bill from Representative Blake died in session last year. A public hearing on Walsh's current Bill is scheduled for thirty. See romero? Komo news. Have you ever given testimony in Olympia? If you have it's you know, about the three win three minute window you get before legislative hearing. But now, you don't have to drive hours across a potentially snow covered mountain pass to do it. State. Lawmakers are expanding a program to allow remote video testimony. It was just a pilot project six years ago and each year, they've added more hearings at allow remote testimony making it easier for people far from Olympia to have their chance to speak before lawmakers do have some testimony remotely from Spokane for many Washingtonians participating during the legislative session has met taking full day off work or school traveling all day for a few minutes of testimony, bad weather, traveling across a mountain pastor in the winter doesn't help either. The state Senate has now made permanent remote video testimony sixteen locations, mostly college and university campuses like peninsula collagen, port Angeles, Skagit valley college in mount Vernon and Wenatchee valley college. That's komo's Carleen Johnson reporting that backers of the Bill are now helping the state house will do the same thing for their hearings a fifth grade classroom may help propel a new law here in the northwest. And as komo's Brian Calvert tells us, they did it for their four-legged friends fifth grade teacher coordinate Yeager insists her class is pretty plugged in. I believe that, you know, kids have an important role in voice to play last year. Her students took a long look at the animal testing. That's currently allowed in the state of Oregon got them looking at animals being exploited. Their beef wasn't necessarily with testing. It was with what was happening to these animals after the lab tests most were euthanized. So the kids got the attention of state Senator Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, and the Senator now has a Bill under consideration. Again. It's not a challenge to lab testing of animals, but it does require an attempt to adopt out these animals when the lab is finished adoption agency says no and. Does it refer them onto another agency? Then if necessary animals could be tonight. So this is basically a common sense Bill. It's a win win for everybody. The laboratories don't have to pay to euthanize the animal animal's get chance at having finding a forever, home and ways raising awareness about animal testing in general nicknamed the beagle. Freedom project, and according to the nonprofit rescue and freedom project. Six other states have similar laws with a dozen more including Oregon considering the law. Supporters say stop doing lab dogs and cats works just as the owner of a recently adopted beagle named George Washington who is very timid and shy..
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"Reopen. The government have broken down again. Again, we saw a temper tantrum because he couldn't get. His way, and he just walked out of the meeting this after democratic leaders refused to pay for the president's proposed border wall. They demanded once again that before any negotiations could begin. That we would have to agree to reopen. The government. Komo's Jeff Pohjola spoke more about this with analysts from both sides in general a partial government shutdown doesn't affect a good portion of the population. But the longer it lasts the worst the effects become a big deal one paycheck. Stop coming in. You have the TSA workers perhaps walk off the job is summer talking about. I think longer goes the more it's going to start become visible Kirby. Wilbur is a talk show host at our sister station and former head of the state Republican party when it's five six days seven days, they'll effects aren't really felt because they come to compromise deal with it. Everybody gets their back pay everything is back to being normal the longer this lasts the more time they'll be for people to feel the impact today is day. Nineteen and negotiations continue to be at a standstill much to Kirby surprise. They all say, we need border security, and it just amazes me that the democrat says some leverage they're not using a year ago two years ago, dreamers weren't. Important we had to legalize them giving them path assistantship, and yet that topic hasn't even come up. He says the Democrats could use DACA is a negotiating point with the president to reopen the government, but democratic strategists Kathy Allen says this is all posturing themes, like they're putting on quite the show for the rest of us who are really tired bored and fed up with it all she says, it may be some time before a deal is reached when both sides realize how much they're losing in terms of credibility. I think that's when something finally happens. But in the meantime, more and more Americans will feel the pinch of a government shutdown. Everyone thought this was going to happen to someone else is starting to feel like it's going to happen to me. And that's a scary part when it comes to I think national policy people are going to be uprising on this. Jeff pohjola. Komo news. An eye opening new report from Snohomish county health officials estimates that as many as eighty thousand people are misusing opioid drugs. In the county. Komo SU Romero has the story. The numbers are pretty shocking how much health district estimates that between thirty five and eighty thousand people in that county are misusing opioid drugs. That includes taking leftover medication for different injury taking someone else's prescription meds or even your provider said to take two pill with intervals any take three or four the health. District's Heather Thomas says misuse can lead to addiction otherwise known as opioid use disorder and the number of president with an opioid use disorder. It's five to ten thousand the centers for disease control estimates that for every one overdose deaths. There are thirty two emergency visits for misuse and abuse. See Romero KOMO news well in the fight against the opioid epidemic. Researchers at the university of Washington have developed an app that can.
Seattle Storm survive first test in WNBA playoffs, beat Phoenix Mercury in Game 1
"The Seattle storm will head into their second. Game of the end WNBA semifinals with a one win over Phoenix the storm beat the mercury about an hour ago in front, of a packed crowd at keyarena komo's Steve McCarron talk. With a lot of enthusiastic fans who were there to support them Stepping up to the doors and keyarena tickets in hand Seattle storm fans could sense this day was the start of something special Like we've, got a team that can absolutely take the championship this. Year about feeling not felt inside this place he's twenty ten this year Fans More exciting right now because you can see it with them Goosebumps I'm so excited we are going to do it again I feel so confident dominance fuels that confidence the storm entered the postseason as the number one seed the. First time since winning its second WNBA championship eight years ago congratulations on being the. Two thousand eighteen most valuable player newly crowned league MVP, Brennan Stewart says the fans have definitely helped fuel that fire but I would say thank you for being here along the way no matter what happens in the days ahead These, fans are proud proud to be on such an incredible journey that has brought this team this city much deserve Win. Or lose that seat Championship is the next level It's a bigger deal the storms x playoff game will be. Tuesday night at key
Mother Orca Spotted Carrying Dead Calf For 17th Day
"Of our resident killer whale group j. pod were spotted this morning in the. Strait, of Juan too few Komatsu Romero tells us, fisheries experts, from, both the US and Canada are closely, watching the health of two of the female orcas their top priority is three. And a half year old Jay fifty who, was seen swimming with. Her. Mother and socializing with the. Rest of j. pod however Sheila Thornton with fisheries, and oceans, Canada says certainly that no. I have gathered have indicated her condition Deteriorated over the last They need to get close enough to Jay fifty for another health assessment before deciding whether or not to try. And give her medication they're also watching Jay thirty-five who's been carrying her dead calf for more than two weeks for any sign that she might not be taking good enough care of herself I certainly think that link Situation of. Carrying the. Campus is unprecedented, Noah's female orcas in general can go up to four weeks without, food before health may deteriorate.
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"Can happen in women during menopause and in men sometimes during treatment for prostate cancer researcher chris johnson says they were able to simulate hot flashes in mice by isolating type of sex hormone brain cell called the kiss one neuron is an exciting binding and that we now have actionable information about what the actual brain profit is that are creating hot flashes matters because it could help in the development of new hot flash treatments besides hormone replacement therapy which has been tied to increase risk of stroke blood clots and heart attack romero komo news komo news time is now four forty time to check the komo sports desk in here's art sanders the mariners went down nine to three last night in anaheim to the angels and king felix has been dealing with to lower back issues last few outings in the ems are shutting him down before the all star break next week in dc to get him healthy for the second half the league leading seattle storm was in action tuesday afternoon putting their five game winning streak on the line against the spark storm lose a heartbreaker seventy seven to seventy five terrorists erupted in firecrackers flares and shouts and tears of joy after france advanced the world cup final yesterday with a one nil victory over belgium france will face the winner of today's semifinal between england and croatia in the world cup decider in moscow on sunday art sanders at your home.
Washington, 16 other states sue Trump administration over family separations
"The komo twenty four seven news center today's supreme court decision upholding president trump's travel ban has sparked outrage and protests one of those rallies was right here in seattle komo's jeff pohjola has more from outside federal courthouse a couple of hundred people gathered in downtown rallying against the five to four decision decision not only attacks the muslim communities but also opens the door to government and court sanction discrimination other ethnic and religious groups or marisha con is one of the organizers the muslim ban as part of president trump's larger unamerican war immigrant families including his administration's incarceration of immigrants and inhumane separation of children and parents at the border the rally briefly disrupted traffic on fifth avenue planned a few counter protesters tried to disrupt the proceedings but bicycle officers were able to keep the peace in downtown seattle jeff pohjola komo news the trump administration is praising today's supreme court decision upholding the president's travel ban attorney general jeff sessions criticizing lower court rulings that attempted to block it very pleased with the outcome today and hope that this goes some way toward ending the practice of the broad nationwide injunctions which in my view gravely threaten the rule of law the executive order mostly targets several muslimmajority countries in addition to north korea and venezuela allowing illegal immigrants to stay in the us as long as they stay in agriculture komo's shoe romero reports that proposals being looked at as part of a broader immigration bill by the house of representatives this week agriculture amendment would grant legal status to undocumented workers for a few years but only if they keep working in fields and return to their home countries for at least forty five days during that time it would offer no permanent residency or allow them to try other occupations if they leave agriculture they must leave the us while some in agriculture support illegal path for undocumented workers to stay in the us others don't care for that path might gambler is with the washington growers league i think that's going to create more of an underground economy of sorts people probably get out of agriculture and do whatever they have to to survive the amendment would also allow farm employers to charge for housing rather than provide it for free to workers as is required by current law see romero komo news state attorney general promise to sue the trump administration over family separations at the border today he followed through on that promise sixteen other states in the district of columbia joined with bob ferguson on a lawsuit it says the administration violated the constitutional due process rights of the parents and children and that the administration's violating federal asylum laws by turning families away at the border the two senators from the north west continue to press the trump administration on reuniting children separated from their parents after being caught entering the country illegally oregon's ron wyden says it's clear the health and human services administration has no idea what it's doing department is scrambling to collect resumes of individuals with experience in child care it's clear that the department was woefully unprepared meanwhile washington senator maria cantwell personally press secretary alex as are on the case of one asylumseeker being held in seatac the secretary promising are putting kids in touch with parents to make sure that happens that that we want to we we're working every parent child want them in regular touch regular community please let me know off line we'll get on that and make sure that that's happening however as our says the agency must be able to prove a percentage before families can be reunited reunited national park service says it made three rescues and a single they over the past weekend on sunday helicopter crew rescued in eighteen year old man from the north cascades national park then they flew to olympic national park to rescue a fifty five year old man who had been in the back country for six days an emergency beacon activated from out rainier were rescued two climbers the superintendent of mount rainier national parks and he's proud of the work the crew did boeing has unveiled a new concept plane it's jet that would be capable of traveling at mach five fast is that that's five times the speed of sound or.
Nearly 1,800 families split at US-Mexico border from late 2016 to February 2018
"The reversal of the department of homeland security zero tolerance policy zero tolerance means adjust that prosecute all people who enter the united states legally that includes the forcible separation of migrant children from their parents here's komo's sue romero durkin drafted a letter calling on the department of justice and homeland security to reverse the newly adopted policy durkin wrote quote both as a mayor and a mother i find the practice of indefinitely separating kids from their parents repulsive policy inconsistent with our values as americans the letter goes on to say that dhs's separated seven hundred children from their families since october and the number of children in custody has grown by nearly two thousand in the past month alone at the annual meeting of the us conference of mayors mayor durkan plans to introduce an emergency resolution condemning the doj and dhs's extreme zero tolerance policy of separating children from their families at the border the letter was also signed by the mayors of olympia to kuala mukilteo chicago boston and washington dc romero komo news well protesters spent saturday afternoon rallying in solidarity with mothers being held at the federal detention center in seatac advocates say mothers seeking asylum at the mexico border were separated from their children bought to that facility along with a handful of other federal prisoners immigration and customs enforcement says it needs the additional space because of a spike in illegal border crossings and the trump administration's new zero tolerance policy on illegal immigration father has returned home after hoisting the stanley cup with his championship son thursday night in las vegas komo's patrick quinn talk with tj.
Exclusive: Nearly 1,800 families separated at U.S.-Mexico border in 17 months through February
"From the komo twenty four hour news center i'm jeff pohjola as you heard abc just reports some sixteen hundred alleged illegal immigrants being sent to federal prisons among them one hundred sixty eight mothers who have been separated from their children are at the seatac facility and today protesters rallied in support of those mothers advocates say mothers seeking asylum of the us mexico border were separated from the children and brought to seatac long and sent to as well as a number of a handful of other prisons immigration and customs enforcement so says it needs the additional space because of a spike in illegal border crossings in the trump administration's new zero tolerance policy on illegal immigration seattle mayor jenny durkan more than twenty other mayors urging the federal government to reverse that zero tolerance policy come on sue romero has more durkin drafted a letter calling on the departments of justice and homeland security to reverse the newly adopted policy durkin wrote quote both as a mayor and a mother i find the practice of indefinitely separating kids from their parents repulsive policy inconsistent with our values as americans the letter goes on to say that dhs's separated seven hundred children from their family since october and the number of children in custody has grown by nearly two thousand in the past month alone at the annual meeting of the us conference of mayors mayor durkan plans to introduce an emergency resolution condemning the doj and dhs's extreme zero tolerance policy of separating children from their families at the border the letter was also signed by the mayors of olympia to kuala mukilteo chicago boston and washington d c c romero komo news a major fire at a facility in aberdeen this morning this was at the aberdeen armory cruiser still mopping up hot spots but we're told that there were no serious injuries and they're still investigating as to what may have caused that fire police and kirkland looking for a man who exposed himself to women while they were walking on anita bay or beach parks they police have released a sketch of the guy we posted to komo news dot com you know who he is call police tomorrow tomorrow sunday thousands of.
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"K rat terrier one fourteen show dogs that was inside the van when thieves stole it from a parking lot on wednesday afternoon in redding california a tip about twenty hours later led police to a wooded area several miles away officers found the van with all fourteen dogs inside the dogs were dehydrated but doing okay stressful because i just wanted to see her since i got the good news the girl's father is a professional handler and was on his way to a dog show near san francisco when the theft happened all of his equipment was stolen and his van is still down in california he's now trying to figure out how he's going to safely get the dogs to a show in twin falls idaho which begins on tuesday today protesters planning a rally in support of the mothers being held at the federal detention center in seatac advocates say mothers seeking asylum at the us mexico border were separated from their children brought to see tag along with a handful of other federal prisoners immigration and customs enforcement say it needs the additional space because of a spike in a legal border crossings and the trump administration's new zero tolerance policy on illegal immigration komo news time now is thirty seven seattle mayor jenny durkan and more than twenty other mayors urging the federal government to reverse its new zero tolerance policy to prosecute all people who enter the us illegally that includes the forcible separation of migrant chill from their parents komatsu romero jerkin drafted a letter calling on the department of justice and homeland security to reverse the newly adopted policy durkan wrote quote both as a mayor and a mother i find the practice of indefinitely separating kids from their parents a repulsive policy inconsistent with our values as americans the letter goes on to say that dhs's separated seven hundred children from their family since october and the number of children in custody has grown by nearly two thousand in the past month alone at the annual meeting of the us conference of mayors mayor durkan plans to introduce an emergency resolution condemning the doj and dhs's extreme zero tolerance policy of separating children from their families at the border the letter was also signed by the mayors of olympia to kuala muckilteo chicago boston and washington d c romero komo news mill creek held in emergency meeting last night to address rumors on why the city manager is been a no show.
Protesters rally for asylum-seeking mothers detained in Seattle
"To a boys and girls club and lake stevens late last month a thirteen year old and a sixteen year old dentist based on a tip from a neighbor now the thirteen year old was already in custody for another crime and police say the sixteen year old confessed and said they lit toilet paper on fire and the portable bathrooms which ended up spreading to the club building and causing thousands of dollars in damage today protesters planning to rally in support of the mothers being held at the federal detention center in seatac advocates saying mothers seeking asylum at the us mexico border were separated from their children and brought to seatac tac along with a handful of other federal prisons immigration and customs enforcement say it needs to additional space because of a spike in a legal border crossings and the trump administration's new zero tolerance policy on illegal immigration a fourth personnel facing charges for the disappearance of the fifteen year old bonney lake girl who was found safe this past weekend twenty nine year old nncholas bianca lana in apparently under arrest the three other people arrested in the case face charges of kidnapping and human trafficking the team was spotted on sunday at a bus stop in puyallup and then was reunited with her family and we also hear that seattle mayor jenny durkan and more than twenty other mayors urging the federal government to reverse its zero tolerance policy to prosecute all people who enter the us illegally that includes a forcible separation of migrant children from their parents come lsu romero durkin drafted a letter calling on the departments of justice and homeland security to reverse the newly adopted policy durkin wrote quote both as a mayor and a mother i find the practice of indefinitely separating kids from their parents a repulsive policy inconsistent with our values as americans the letter goes on to say that dhs's separated seven hundred children from their families since october and the number of children in custody has grown by nearly two thousand in the past month alone at the annual meeting of the us conference of mayors mayor dirk plans to introduce an emergency resolution condemning the doj and hss extreme zero tolerance policy of separating children from their families at the border the letter was also signed by the mayors of olympia to kwa mukilteo chicago boston and washington d c c romero komo news the miniature head.
Jimmy Kimmel calls for compassion in wake of Roseanne Barr controversy
"And to also teach by example by being safe not distracted drivers ourselves see romero komo news for what it's worth i'm daria albinger the reboot gets the boot it took just one tweet for roseanne barr to go from a hero a tv network was banking upon to unemployed abc cancel the new version of roseanne after the star you social media to describe valerie jarrett a former advisor to president obama as a cross between the muslim brotherhood and the planet of the apes bars agent dropped her her syndicator pulled reruns of her old tv show and abc's jimmy kimmel had this take on much on this network we're hoping the nba finals goes eleven games this year we're still hearing america's funniest home videos okay rose in very bigly hit for abc and we needed as for jared she says she's fine she says she has plenty of friends and supporters who are there for her and she suggested that the incident become a teachable moment it's probably going to be a tweet able one to for what it's worth i'm daria albinger abc news families who've been paying into washington's prepaid college tuition program may get a sweet deal from the state if they bought.
Panic as bat-borne virus kills 10, infects at least 13 more
"On the visitor's center at paradise below the roof line of the visitor's center which is one of the most heavily used areas in the park though verizon t mobile have the okay for now park officials say at and t has also submitted an application and may be added later if approved the cell service proposal at the park set off a debate about whether people enjoying the outdoors should be able to talk on their phones and access social media while in nature some say cell service would improve safety and be convenient for visitors others say people talking on their cell phones would disturb the quiet environment of the park and being on phones would distract from the natural beauty of the surroundings romero komo news at twenty and fifty past the hour on komo news now your komo propel insurance money update from abc news wall street now stocks which started the day up on news china agreed to lower tariffs on auto imports dropped nearly two hundred points after president trump said he wasn't satisfied with the trade talks with china the dow ending the day down one hundred seventy eight points at twenty four thousand eight thirty four facebook ceo mark zuckerberg is apologizing again this time to the european parliament for his company's failure to prevent some of the tools developed from being misused coburg saying whether it was fake news or misuse the people's information they quote didn't take a broad enough view of our responsibilities linda lopez abc news there's the larvae new data about suicide rates in young african american children a study published in jama found that the number of black children who take their own lives is twice the rate as white children suicide rates among white children used to be higher but that's changed over the past fifteen years the lead author says the findings show a need for more research into racial disparities health officials in india are battling an outbreak of a deadly virus correspondent bills in for has the story doctors confirm an outbreak of the nipah virus has hit southern india with ten people killed thus far the virus which is spread by batch is fatal in seventy percent of cases and there is no vaccine dozens of people who came in contact with those who contracted the owners have been quarantined nepal responsible for hundreds of deaths in malaysia and india health update sara lee kessler nbc news radio.
Lindsey Baum case: Remains found by hunters in 2017 ID'd as long-missing Wash. girl
"In the trial of john reid accused of killing also a couple of patrick shannon monique patenaude more from komo's jeff pohjola killings happened in two thousand sixteen prosecutor craig mathieson three times but whether read was the trigger man is not in dispute according to defense attorney phil sale defense from sean if convicted read faces life imprisonment as prosecutors are not pursuing the death penalty jeff pohjola komo news and the disappearance of ten year old lindsey bomb is now a murder investigation grays harbor county sheriff rick scott says remains were found by hunters no remote part of eastern washington last fall because the remains were not associated with a specific criminal investigation they were not analyzed for dna until just recently investigators still do not know the cause or manner of death lindsey disappeared while walking home from a friend's house in two thousand nine police have never identified any suspects in the case new developments in a case of a thirteen year old girl murdered into coma more than thirty years ago komo's sue romero reports that a suspect was arrested today in illinois illinois state police assisted the tacoma pd in the arrest of sixty year old robert washburn in the town of eureka he's accused of killing thirteen year old jennifer bastion of tacoma who disappeared on august fourth nineteen eightysix she'd been riding her bike at point defiance park her body was found two weeks later in the woods nearby tv station whyy in peoria illinois reports that washburn is being held at woodford county jail and will be extradited to washington to face charges to come police say they never closed the thirty two year old case because they continue to follow up on tips sue romero komo news murder of another young girl who has killed just months before jennifer bastion remains unsolved investigators still looking for whoever was they killed it michela welsh twelve year old michelle took her sisters to puget park in march of nineteen eightysix michelle and home to grab lunch for her sisters and when she returned to the park the girls were gone they'd walk to a nearby business to use the restroom with her sisters got back to the park there was no sign of michela but her bike was still there her body was found later until a couple of.