Investigators are searching for Jacob Gonzales, a 34-year-old man believed to be driving a green 1990 Mitsubishi Montero with the Washington license number AYE2639. Gonzales is described as a Hispanic man with black hair and hazel eyes standing 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds.
Just one day before the end of session, the House of Representatives voted to pass a modified version of the De-Escalate Washington initiative, 73-25. The bill was referred to the Senate Law and Justice Committee, and now it's scheduled for a hearing at 3 p.m. Most people expected legislators to shrug the initiative off, but with days before the end of session, De-Escalate Washington, police groups, and legislators reached a deal to take the initiative off the ballot and pass a version of the initiative through the legislature instead.
A Washington State sheriff says the body of a woman found near a gun- and ammo-filled bunker last weekend had been decapitated, and a man wanted in the case is on the loose and possibly headed for southern or central California. The Island County coroner identified the victim as 26-year-old Katherine Cunningham.
Members of the Washington House Public Safety committee, from left, Rep. Dave Hayes R-Camano Island, Rep. Brad Klippert, R-Kennewick, chairman Rep. Roger Goodman, D-Kirkland, and Rep. Mike Pellicciotti, D-Federal Way, listen to testimony, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Olympia, Wash., during a House hearing on the use of deadly force by law enforcement officers. Washington lawmakers are moving quickly to pass a compromise measure that supporters say would make it easier to prosecute police who commit wrongful shootings while still protecting those who make honest mistakes.
A woman was found dead near a bunker filled with guns and supplies on a vacant piece of land on the south end of Camano Island, Monday, March 5, 2018. A woman was found dead near a bunker filled with guns and supplies on a vacant piece of land on the south end of Camano Island, Monday, March 5, 2018.