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October 18, 2014 at 3:25 PM

Boil-water advisory issued for Key Peninsula community

A boil-water advisory is in effect for members of the Lake of the Woods Community Club in Wauna on the Key Peninsula after E. coli was detected in a water sample from Friday. The State Department of Health is working with the water-system operator of the Pierce County community to find the source of the contamination but…

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October 18, 2014 at 2:48 PM

Misty Upham’s family believes her death was accidental

Facebook post Friday, attributed to five members of the family of local actress Misty Upham, says they think her death was accidental. “She did not commit suicide,” the post said.  “We believe she ran into the wooded area behind her apartment to hide from the police.” The post said the area has a hidden dropoff and it appears she didn’t see it, and slipped and fell off a steep embankment. “I, Charles, went there after Fire…

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Comments | Topics: actress, Auburn Police Department, Misty Upham

October 18, 2014 at 10:44 AM

Man sleeping inside car shoots car prowlers, police say

Two men were shot early Saturday morning after one of them broke into a parked car with a sleeping man inside. Police say one of the alleged car prowlers entered the parked car just after midnight near Rainier Avenue South and South Plum Street, startling a man sleeping inside. Grabbing his gun, the startled man chased the alleged car prowler, shooting at him…

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October 11, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Waterspout triggers rare tornado warning in Puget Sound area

After a waterspout was spotted near Anderson Island on Saturday afternoon, the National Weather Service issued its first tornado warning for the Puget Sound region in 17 years. There have been tornadoes in the area during that time, though none lasted long enough to generate a warning. The difference Saturday was that the waterspout was sighted…

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Comments | Topics: Pierce County, tornado warning, waterspout

October 11, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Man stabbed outside Southcenter Mall

A man is in custody after another man was stabbed in the chest Friday night during an argument outside Southcenter Mall, police said. The injured man was taken to Valley Medical Center. About 7 p.m. Friday, Tukwila police responded to a fight outside the mall.  Officers found the injured man, but the assailant had fled. Police said they…

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October 11, 2014 at 10:03 AM

1 dead, 2 injured in overnight Belltown gunfight

Update, 7:25 p.m.: One man was fatally shot and two others injured in a gunfight early Saturday in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood. About 1:45 a.m. officers heard gunshots and rushed to the scene in the 2100 block of First Avenue. Officers found a 20-year-old man fatally shot, surrounded by shell casings; he was armed, police said. Two other men,…

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October 4, 2014 at 10:56 AM

Suspect arrested after fatal hit-and-run in Sedro-Woolley

Sedro-Woolley police have arrested a 19-year-old man thought to be the driver of the SUV that killed the James Market owner in Sedro-Woolley. According to police, the driver and three others were involved in shoplifting beer from the convenience store Thursday night. The store owner and her nephew chased the shoplifter outside, and both were hit by a…

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