SEATTLE (AP) - Police say no one has been injured after a robber fired a shot during a bank hold-up in south Seattle. Nearby schools are sheltering students in place while police look for the suspect. He's described as a man in his 30s wearing a curly wig and sunglasses and a brown rain coat.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - A leaking acetylene tank is blamed for a blast that tore apart a parked car and windows in a high-rise apartment building in Vancouver, British Columbia. Fire and Rescue Services Capt. Gabe Roder says the accidental explosion was triggered early this morning when the car owner used a remote key fob to unlock the car door. The car owner was unhurt but two men in a passing vehicle suffered minor cuts from flying glass.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Pierce County prosecutors have re-filed kidnapping charges against a 36-year-old Tacoma man who was found incompetent to stand trial last October. Tyrone Green, who is about to be released from Western State Hospital, is seen by prosecutors as a high risk re-offender. The News Tribune reports he is accused of grabbing a 3-year-old in April 2012 and fighting with a friend of the child's mother until he was tackled by witnesses.
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Washington State University regents meeting tomorrow in Pullman are expected to propose limiting a tuition increase to 2% for the coming school year. WSU President Elson Floyd has said 2% covers the cost of inflation.
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