SEATTLE (AP) - A King County sheriff's spokeswoman says deputies shot and wounded a burglary suspect while another escaped. Spokeswoman Sgt. DB Gates says deputies were responding to a burglary call in SeaTac. Gates says a Taser was deployed on one of the men but did not stop him. The second man, described to be in his 20s, fled on foot.
SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle police have arrested a man who allegedly kidnapped his infant daughter after threatening to kill the baby's mother. Police say they found the man and the uninjured baby in a Capitol Hill apartment building last night. Police say 39-year-old Eric Carney was booked into King County Jail on investigation of felony harassment.
SHELTON, Wash. (AP) - A hiker who fell down a steep embankment beneath Washington state's highest bridge was hoisted to safety in a dramatic rescue operation yesterday. A team from several Mason County agencies found the 25-year-old Bremerton man under High Steel Bridge, about 20 miles northwest of Shelton. Officials say a rescuer rappelled from the 420-foot tall bridge down to the river below.
PASCO, Wash. (AP) - A fire official in Franklin County says a brush fire was started yesterday when a sparrow hit into a power pole, caught fire and dropped to the ground. Fire District 3 Chief Mike Harris says the grass and brush below the pole was so dry that it didn't take much to spark the blaze. The fire burned about 10 acres of brush and grass. It was under control within a few hours.
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