News Minute: Here is the latest Washington news from The Associa - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

News Minute: Here is the latest Washington news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. PDT

Posted: Updated:

MIDLAND, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in northwestern Washington state say a Pierce County sheriff's deputy shot and killed a 40-year-old man who charged at the deputy with a knife. The News Tribune reports that deputies responded at about 11 p.m. Thursday after a woman called saying her son was suicidal, had taken methamphetamine and had a knife.

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in northwestern Washington state say police shot a 36-year-old man who pointed a handgun at officers surrounding a house during a standoff. The Bremerton Police Department in a statement says officers opened fire at about 8 a.m.

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) - Police in Washington state say they've recovered a stolen motor home and reunited its owner with about 10 dogs that were inside. Officials say someone stole the Winnebago on Friday evening from the parking lot of a sporting goods store. Authorities tell KING-TV that police in Lacey on Saturday took into custody one person in connection with the case. Police say the show and service dogs include a Doberman pinscher, five toy fox terrier puppies, three miniature pinschers and a poodle.

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Washington State University wants to start a pilot program to test methods of decomposing human bodies that could offer an alternative to burial or cremation. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports that the school is acquiring necessary approvals to test equipment at one of its campus facilities as part of the Urban Death Project.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.