Tag Archives: Washington

VIDEO: Olive Garden server sings ‘Happy Birthday’ with voice of angel for customer party at restaurant – WATCH

KENNEWICK, Wash. – Every year, we celebrate the day we came into this world. Some people have a night out – maybe go to a restaurant.

While many expect the typical “Happy Birthday” rendition, a server at the Kennewick Olive Garden does it a little differently. He belts it

“Just through the years I’ve practiced and practiced and it became a love of mine,” said Alphonso Nichols, an Olive Garden server.

A video posted on a Facebook page called Bitchy Waiter and sent by local mother Amy Haddox, has been viewed nearly 100,000 times. Nichols didn’t expect a response like this.

Source: Meet the Kennewick Olive Garden server with the angelic voice

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10 People Play Victims of Fake Violent Robbery and Rape to Get U Visa to Avoid Deportation – Washington – WATCH:

SEATAC, Wash. – The King County sheriff said a violent robbery and sexual assault reported on October 19 at a restaurant in SeaTac was all a lie.

The elaborate hoax reported at Bob’s Burgers n’ Teriyakis was deliberately choreographed by several restaurant workers and customers, according to Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht.

“Patrons were allegedly tied up, robbed of jewelry and two female members were said to be sexually assaulted,” said Sheriff Johanknecht. “Today I can confirm to you, it was all a lie.”

Investigators believe the motive behind the hoax was to avoid deportation by obtaining a special U Visa, reserved for victims of substantial mental and physical abuse who help in detection, investigation or prosecution of a crime.

Source: ‘It was all a lie’: Alleged takeover robbery, sexual assault at SeaTac restaurant was a hoax, sheriff says

Officer yells at suspect: ‘I’m going to put a bullet in your brain!’ Shockingly K9 Violent Police bodycam video – WATCH =>

The Spokane Police Department on Wednesday released graphic body camera footage of a February incident in which an officer shouted an expletive and threatened to kill a suspect before hoisting a police dog into the cab of a pickup truck to subdue the man.

The arrest of Lucas Ellerman, 29, who is now serving time at the Airway Heights Corrections Center, triggered a citizen’s complaint and an impasse between City Council members and the Spokane Police Guild, which objected to the police ombudsman’s involvement in an internal investigation.

Spokane police Chief Craig Meidl and Capt. Tom Hendren, who leads the patrol division, presented the footage to reporters on Wednesday afternoon. They concluded that Officers Daniel Lesser and Scott Lesser had acted reasonably by pointing guns and using a dog to apprehend Ellerman, whom they believed to be armed and dangerous.

Source: ‘I’m going to put a bullet in your brain’: Graphic video shows Spokane officer threatening wanted man before hoisting police dog into truck

Ranting Drunk Female School Bus Driver Leads Children on A Crazy Drive – WATCH =>

LONGVIEW, Wash — Newly released video shows what happened on a Longview school bus when a driver who was allegedly drunk behind the wheel picked up and dropped off students.

Catherine L. Maccarone, who has resigned as a Longview Public Schools bus driver, is seen on video yelling at students, sometimes cursing at them, rambling about her relationships and often just incoherently going on about nothing while she completed two bus routes with high school and elementary students.

Source: Video shows erratic behavior by Longview bus driver charged with DUI

TRAGIC: Unable to Afford Healthcare, eLDERLY Man Shoots Wife to Death before Killing Himself

Brian Jones allegedly shot his wife Patricia Whitney-Jones once before turning the semi-automatic handgun on himself three times, including once in the head

A Washington man ended the lives of both himself and his wife this week after expressing his concerns in a note about being unable to pay the medical expenses for her ongoing health conditions.

Following the tragedy in Ferndale on Wednesday morning, state officials are investigating the incident, which was determined to be a murder-suicide, according to a statement from Sheriff Bill Elfo with the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office.

The couple has also been identified by the Whatcom County Medical Examiner as Brian S. Jones, 77, and his wife, Patricia Whitney-Jones, 76, PEOPLE confirms.

Source: Couple Found Dead from Murder-Suicide After Man Said He Couldn’t Afford Health Care for His Wife

WATCH: Plane lands on busy street, stops at red lights, shocks drivers in Washington

 

PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. – When Trooper Clint Thompson spotted a small airplane heading for Pacific Avenue on Wednesday morning, he turned on his flashing lights and his dashboard camera as the plane flew over him.

Turning to block traffic, Thompson followed in the northbound lanes as the pilot struggled, without power to bring the aircraft down safely and even managing to stop at the red light at 138th street.

Source: CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Small plane lands on Washington state street