updated Sun. November 13, 2022
March 27, 2018
Operation "Net Nanny" was started by the Washington State Patrol in August 2015. Since then, there have been 170 arrests, with 24 minors identified as victims. WSP Chief John Batiste says, "Sexual predators are using the internet to target our most vulnerable members of our community. This operationÃâÃÂ ...
March 15, 2018
The Newport Jazz Festival has announced its third wave of artists including George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Jon Batiste and R+R=NOW, a special group featuring Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah,Derrick Hodge, Taylor McFerrin & Justin Tyson. The event will takeÃâÃÂ ...
March 14, 2018
In addition to John himself, the concert features musical performances by Alessia Cara, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert, John Legend, Kesha, Little Big Town, Chris Martin, Shawn Mendes, Maren Morris, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and SZA. John Batiste, Neil Patrick Harris, Christopher Jackson,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 13, 2018
The concert also features special appearances by John Batiste, Neil Patrick Harris, Christopher Jackson, Anna Kendrick, Gayle King, Lucy Liu, Valerie Simpson and Hailee Steinfeld. In addition, John will perform a medley of his hits from throughout his career. The Elton John tribute concert follows severalÃâÃÂ ...
March 7, 2018
A Washington State Patrol trooper checks the license of a driver suspected of driving under the influence. The legalization of marijuana has led to an uptick in blood tests for drivers suspected of using drugs and then driving. (Rajah Bose / Spokesman-Review file photo). By Rachel AlexanderÃâÃÂ ...
The Hill (blog)
November 28, 2017
John Batiste told the New York Daily News that Colbert, who hosts "The Late Show," would give up his high ratings tomorrow if it meant getting a "better president." “Speaking on his behalf, he would trade better ratings for a better President,” Batiste says. “Absolutely. It hurts him.” ADVERTISEMENT.
The News Tribune
September 13, 2017
The union that represents the state's troopers thought enough of Farrar's leadership that it asked the governor to give him Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste's job in 2013, after Farrar recruited 10 troopers to Lakewood, who said they liked working for him. “He's the type of guy who would lead fromÃâÃÂ ...
July 17, 2017
Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste said troopers will likely issue warnings for the first six months of the law, but he said some drivers will receive tickets. He said the state was overdue for a distracted driving law upgrade and update. “When the law was designed flip phones were the vogue at theÃâÃÂ ...
June 4, 2015
Oh man, John Batiste is a Jazz musician. Love him, loved his appearance on the Colbert Report, love that whole New Orleans Jazz sound. This is just great news, and that promo that came out yesterday shows that Colbert has not lost a step. Really looking forward to him come this September.
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