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Two men suspected of committing a burglary in rural Thurston County were arrested Friday afternoon in Olympia after a manhunt in the Bigelow neighborhood.
Olympia police and Thurston County sheriff’s cruisers lined the streets between East Bay Drive and Puget Street on Friday afternoon, canvassing the area with a K-9 search dog.
Olympia police spokeswoman Laura Wohl said the men were allegedly interrupted in the middle of a residential burglary off Jenni Street in the Boston Harbor area. They then fled in a car that was found on Quince Street by Olympia police officers.
A Thurston County jury has awarded a local woman more than $75,000 in damages after a neighbor's Rottweiler mix bit her on the calf in the driveway of her former High Valley Lane home in Tenino in May 2009.
About 150 Joint Base Lewis McChord soldiers are returning Saturday from a six-month deployment in Afghanistan.
The Olympia Police Department is investigating a bicyclist who was struck by a vehicle at the corner of Eastside Street and Union Avenue Thursday about 4:30 p.m.
Police arrested a Bellingham man Wednesday after he allegedly wrote letters to The Olympian detailing threats to kill Gov. Jay Inslee, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and President Barack Obama, court papers state.
North Thurston Public Schools has released a security alert that a 10-year-old boy walking Thursday morning in the area of 14th Avenue and Horne Street was approached by a man in a passing vehicle who told the boy to get in his car.
Olympia Police Chief Ronnie Roberts honored police officers and members of the public Wednesday with community service awards for 2012, according to a news release.
Detectives with the Thurston County Sheriffs Office have arrested a 19-year-old former lifeguard at Great Wolf Lodge on suspicion of third-degree child rape, court records state.
A Thurston County man escaped his home after waking up to find it full of smoke early Wednesday morning, according to a news release.
The Thurston County Auditor's Office is warning citizens about a property deed scam offering citizens a copy of their property deed for a fee of $89, when the service is actually much cheaper.