Lacey PD: Man arrested after choking, trying to kiss teenage girl at bus stop

Lacey Police arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl at a bus stop over the weekend. According to authorities, a 17-year-old girl was waiting at her bus stop on Sunday when a stranger sat down uncomfortably close to her. He talked to her briefly, then lunged at her, grabbed her throat and tried to forcibly kiss her.

Suspect in custody after deadly shooting in Lacey apartment

Thurston County deputies are investigating a homicide at the Copper Wood Apartments near Lacey. The Thurston County Sheriff's Office received a call for a welfare check around 2 a.m. Monday. Deputies said a family member in Pierce County called after a man in his 20s confessed to killing his girlfriend.