Kim Meline is suing the state and Western State Hospital for releasing her son Jonathan from involuntary commitment before he murdered his father in October, 2012. She describes her shock when she first received a phone call from the hospital that her son, who suffered from acute paranoid schizophrenia, was due to be released in January 2012.
Fateful phone call left mother in disbelief
Bait Package stolen off porch
Package stolen off porch on Boundary Street Southeast in Olympia
Olympia police quickly apprehend US Bank robbery suspect
No room at the Thurston County jail
What's inside of a 'rape kit?'
July, 2017 fight at the Artesian Commons Park
Lacey shooting leaves 2 women dead
Sentencing of Bryson Chaplin, Andre Thompson
Police won't face assault charges after body cameras catch bloody beating of homeless man
Motorcyclist going 147 mph caught by Washington State Patrol
Bryson Chaplin, 23, was sentenced to 10.5 months in jail after being found guilty of assaulting an Olympia police officer. His brother, Andre Thompson, 25, will spend two months in jail after being found guilty of the same crime. The men appeared before Thurston County Superior Court Judge Erik Price on July 31.
On July 4, 2017, a motorcyclist was clocked going 82 mph in a 60 mph zone. When the driver failed to stop, a Washington State Patrol trooper notified the agency's aviation unit which produced this footage of a 17-mile pursuit on I-5 in Snohomish County.