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December 15, 2014 at 10:29 AM

20-year sentence in Hawaii crash that killed Auburn woman

The Associated Press WAILUKU, Hawaii — A 30-year-old Micronesian man with a history of driving while intoxicated has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a 2012 crash on Maui that killed a Washington state woman. The Maui News reports Walter Mark entered a no-contest plea to manslaughter and other felony counts and was sentenced Friday. Prosecutors…

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December 3, 2014 at 5:26 PM

Actress Misty Upham died of blunt-force injuries

  Acclaimed Native American actress Misty Upham died from blunt force injuries of the head and torso, but the manner of her October death is still undetermined, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office said Wednesday. Upham, 32, died Oct. 5, according to the medical examiner’s office. Her body was found 11 days later at the bottom…

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November 26, 2014 at 6:56 AM

Auburn ditches red-light cameras

Auburn has decided to get rid of its unpopular red-light cameras. KOMO-TV reports the Auburn City Council voted 4-3 to no longer contract with a private company that operates the program. Mayor Nancy Backus says traffic statistics show lights installed at four busy intersections have not reduced collisions since the program started in 2006. Backus was on the…

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November 21, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Vehicular homicide charges filed in crash that killed 4 in Auburn

The driver of a car that crashed in Auburn last month, killing four passengers, has been charged with four counts of vehicular homicide, the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office said Friday. Auburn police say a car driven by Nicholas W. Anderson, 38, was heading north in the 3700 block of Auburn Way South about 2…

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November 14, 2014 at 5:56 AM

Auburn PD: Hidden camera caught sex abuse in care home

UPDATE, 6:41 p.m. | Auburn police say relatives of an 83-year-old woman set up a hidden camera and caught images of her being sexually abused in an adult family home. Police Cmdr. Mark Caillier says the 67-year-old caregiver was arrested on Thursday night. He was booked into jail on investigation of second-degree rape. KOMO says he is scheduled…

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October 28, 2014 at 3:15 PM

4 killed in Auburn crash identified

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the four people killed Saturday in a traffic accident in Auburn. They are: Caleb Graham, 23; Rehlein Stone, 21; Andrew Tedford, 31; and Suzanne McCay, 29. Auburn police say the four were in a car that was heading north in the 3700 block of Auburn Way South about 2 a.m. when…

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October 6, 2014 at 10:08 PM

Man shot during halftime robbery attempt in Auburn

A man was shot during a robbery attempt outside an Auburn apartment complex Monday evening, police said. The 30-year-old man told officers he was returning to the Cedar Point Apartments, 2922 M St. S.E., with a pizza during halftime when he was confronted by another man who asked for his “stuff,” according to the Auburn Police…

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September 22, 2014 at 2:58 PM

3 semi-trucks stolen from Auburn warehouse lot

Auburn police say the theft of three semi-trucks on Saturday was an “orchestrated” crime. The semi-trucks were stolen from a warehouse parking lot in the 3900 block of I Street Northwest. According to police Cmdr. Mike Hirman, video surveillance captured an image of a white van pulling into the lot where the semi-trucks were parked on Saturday….

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September 2, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Pierce County deputies find body linked to bloody items

The body of a man whose blood was found on carpet and other items dumped along an Auburn road last month was discovered Monday inside a home near Puyallup, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said. Deputies were called to a home in the 13000 block of Military Road East for a welfare check and found…

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