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August 25, 2014 at 6:35 AM

Monday Memo: Highway 99 closure … Heroin in the shrubbery … Hiker rescued

Highway 99 closed: At least part of it until 5 a.m. Wednesday, from the Battery Street Tunnel to Valley Street. Drivers beware. Neighbor’s vigilance: That’s what led him to recover $10,000 in heroin he found in shrubbery near Green Lake, where the people who left it there had hoped to go back…

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June 19, 2014 at 6:04 AM

Puyallup man, daughter accused in pot brownie case

TACOMA  (AP) — Pierce County prosecutors have accused a Puyallup man of supplying the marijuana extract they say his 16-year-old daughter used to make brownies she later gave to classmates. Several students fell ill after eating the treats Tuesday and told a high school nurse about them. Both father and daughter have pleaded not guilty to criminal…

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November 29, 2013 at 12:16 PM

Still no charging decision in deadly Oregon bus crash

The Associated Press PORTLAND — A prosecutor says he has yet to decide whether to file criminal charges in connection with a fatal bus crash on Interstate 84 in Eastern Oregon. Umatilla County District Attorney Dan Primus called the case “very complex” and said he has not convened a grand jury. Nine people died and almost 40…

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June 27, 2013 at 12:40 PM

Federal charges filed in ‘pink poodle’ attack

PORTLAND  (AP) — Federal prosecutors have filed hate crime charges against an Oregon man accused of shouting anti-gay slurs and striking a stranger who was walking a pink poodle. George Allen Mason Jr. faces one charge of a “hate crime act” after police say he struck David Beltier with a bolt cutter. Beltier was walking his…

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April 24, 2013 at 12:02 PM

Updated murder charge in Ocean Shores baby death

OCEAN SHORES (AP) — The charge against a man accused of killing his newborn baby daughter at Ocean Shores has been upgraded to first-degree murder. Patrick Parnel had been charged with second-degree murder. KXRO reports the charge was amended Tuesday and the 21-year-old was rebooked into the Grays Harbor County Jail with bail doubling to $1…

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July 12, 2012 at 10:00 AM

Burglary charge in Tacoma break-in

The Associated Press TACOMA — The Pierce County prosecutor has charged a 35-year-old man with burglary and assault in a recent home invasion in which the homeowner shot and wounded an intruder while dodging a hurled hatchet. Prosecutor Mark Lindquist says the 62-year-old homeowner surprised two intruders in his residence on June 27 and shot one of…

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April 6, 2012 at 1:06 PM

Charges filed in fatal Puyallup home invasion

The Associated Press TACOMA — The Pierce County prosecutor has charged three people accused of taking part in a home-invasion burglary at Puyallup where the homeowner killed one intruder. Burglary, attempted robbery and assault charges were filed Friday against 19-year-old Malinda Knight, 29-year-old Kyle Anderson and 27-year-old Josh Baker. A fourth suspect, 21-year-old Kevin Fernandes, died at a…

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