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July 26, 2014 at 11:08 AM

Tacoma father charged with drugging baby

TACOMA (AP) — A Tacoma man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he drugged his baby by spiking his bottle with an anesthetic called ketamine. Pierce County authorities say 34-year-old Scott Rasmus has been charged with first degree assault of a child and unlawful possession of a firearm. The charges date back to a February incident…


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January 2, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Heroin found in Fairbanks child’s toy packaging

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Fairbanks police say a small bag of heroin was found in the packaging of a local child’s toy. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner  says police were called to a home on the 1200 block of McCarthy Avenue Sunday by the father of a young boy. Police say the father found a baggie containing what…


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December 20, 2013 at 11:22 AM

Lacey woman charged in grandson’s methadone death

OLYMPIA (AP) — A Lacey woman has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of her 1-year-old grandson who died of a methadone overdose. The Olympian reports the charges filed in Thurston County Superior Court Tuesday say 54-year-old Tami Roughton is a heroin dealer who had access to methadone. Her grandson, Joe-Joe White,…


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October 26, 2013 at 10:13 AM

Amber Alert ended after baby and mother found in Tulalip

Officials have canceled an Amber Alert after police located a young mother and her newborn daughter who reportedly had health issues. Mill Creek police Officer Ian Durkee says the mother and baby were located Saturday morning at the mother’s home in Tulalip in Snohomish County. He says the baby and mother are OK, and the baby…


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October 23, 2013 at 9:00 AM

Baby-delivery scare snarls traffic on I-5 near Boeing Field

Traffic was backed up on Interstate 5 near Boeing Access Road this morning after a woman went into labor in the thick of the morning commute. The 22-year-old woman was in intense labor on her way to Swedish Medical Center  when medics were alerted at 7:47 a.m. , said Tukwila Fire Department Battalion Chief Lavern…


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May 28, 2013 at 6:38 AM

Tuesday Memo: She couldn’t swim … Tied up with shoe laces … Horse rescue

National Weather Service forecast She couldn’t swim: The woman who survived the collapse of the I-5 bridge over the Skagit River last week says she couldn’t swim and is very thankful that her husband pulled her to safety and comforted her until rescuers arrived, according to a story by KING5. Sally…


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May 26, 2013 at 5:54 PM

Pierce County man accused of putting infant in freezer to stop it from crying

A 25-year-old man has been arrested after his girlfriend said he put their baby in a freezer to stop it from crying, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said. Pierce County Sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer said a 22-year-old woman called authorities about 4:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon to say she returned to her home after being away only…


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May 15, 2013 at 5:48 AM

Rabid bat bites Pasco baby

Tri-City Herald MCT REGIONAL NEWS A Pasco baby is being treated to prevent rabies after she was bitten twice by a rabid bat last weekend on her grandparents’ deck. Derek and Melissa Anderson learned Tuesday afternoon that the bat had tested positive for rabies. But they had taken their 11-month-old daughter, Alanna, to the emergency room and had…


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December 31, 2012 at 7:08 AM

Monday Memo: Baby exposed to meth … Wet-dry weather … Stuck on tracks

National Weather Service / Forecast Baby exposed to meth: A 22-year-old woman and her 35-year-old boyfriend from Lake Stevens are facing felony child-endangerment charges for allegedly smoking meth in a car when an 11-month-old baby was inside with them. The Herald in Everett has the details. The weather in review: Like a Shop-Vac,…


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December 17, 2012 at 2:45 PM

Police: Bellingham man punches baby in the head

The Associated Press BELLINGHAM — Police say a Bellingham man with a history of mental illness punched a baby in the head so hard the child needed hospitalization. The Bellingham Herald reports that 28-year-old Daniel Joshua Bravo was arrested Sunday after the baby’s father and two witnesses chased him down and held him until officers arrived. The baby…


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