A sex offender on the state's "most wanted" list is on the run after Buckley police tried to arrest him Friday morning. One of the officers was seriously injured in an altercation with the man, but they say at no time did they consider using lethal force.
Keith Eldridge has been a reporter-anchor with KOMO 4 News since 1983. Keith handles the South Sound Newscenter covering the entire southern region of Washington from Sea-Tac Airport to the Oregon border to the Pacific Ocean.
Recent stories by Keith Eldridge
A second special session is looming large as state lawmakers fail to reach a compromise on a new state budget. The session officially ends Thursday. The lack of progress is frustrating for teachers who continue to stage one-day walk-outs to fight for more education spending.
Memorial Day marked the last chance the public had access to the Chambers Bay Golf Course and a popular trail. It is all in anticipation of the US Open golf tournament just three weeks away.
Thousands of state workers marched off the job Wednesday in what they called "unity breaks."
The King County sheriff's office is now investigating reports of a pellet-gun-wielding sniper taking shots at horses on the Enumclaw plateau.
A woman who nearly drowned after driving down a Tacoma boat ramp at night says it's about time the owners put in a gate.
A Bainbridge Island High School teacher accused of having sex with one of her students also allegedly pressured the boy to lie to police, according to court papers.
A Lacey Elementary School kindergartner is safe at home despite leaving school on his own after walking a mile to get there. His parents are thankful he's okay, but really upset about what happened.
Homeowners and businesses around Lake Tapps are bracing for the very real possibility the lake won't be filled this summer.
Residents of a Spanaway mobile home park are trying to figure out where they're going to live after an auto wrecking yard fire forced them out.
Work has finally resumed on the freeway overpass project in Bonney Lake where a section of concrete railing collapsed killing a family of three April 13th.
Police say they've finally caught a prolific package thief who stole boxes intended for US Open volunteers.
A Marysville toddler is being laid to rest this weekend after being run over and killed by her father.
A grieving mother is urging owners of a Tacoma marina to do something permanent to keep their boat ramp safe before another life is lost.
Barricades have gone up at the entrance to the Narrows Marina boat launch in the wake of the drowning of a Fircrest motorist Tuesday night.
A Kent grandmother and a child were pulled from their stranded car Thursday night just as waves were about to flip it on its top.
Minimum wage demonstrators marched on several locations across the state including the campus of Seattle University. They're asking for a $15 an hour minimum wage, up from the current $9.47 which is the highest in the country.
A little boy mauled by a pit bull not only survived, but has just been released from the hospital and is at home recovering.
Thieves took off with a food truck and trailer this week in Renton, and with it they stole a man's livelihood.
Residents in Tenino say they were shocked and dismayed to learn that one of their reserve police officers was arrested this week for investigation of possessing child pornography.
The deadline has passed for a committee vote on the 'distracted driving' bill at the state legislature. It means the measure is dead for this session.
The bridge over the White River on State Route 410 is slated to reopen this Friday morning just in time for the commute. That word comes from the Washington Department of Transportation.
The rush for local homeowners to cash in on the US Open has several families furious.
A parking ticket has spurred a lawsuit against the city of Bremerton because of the color of the parking signs.
A ground crew member severely injured at Sea-Tac Airport in 2007 was awarded $40-million by a King County jury on Tuesday.