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April 29, 2014 at 10:13 AM

Family of Ex-Puyallup man killed by L.A. deputies files $25M claim

The family of a man originally from Puyallup who was mistakenly shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies announced this morning they have filed a $25 million claim against the department. The family of John Winkler announced the filing of the claim during a news conference this morning. A claim can be a precursor to a lawsuit if it…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: claim, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Officer-involved shooting

October 24, 2013 at 10:30 AM

Affair leads to claim against Snohomish County

EVERETT (AP) — The Snohomish County social worker whose alleged affair with Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon started a 2011 investigation has filed a claim with the county seeking $750,000. Tamara Dutton claims she was subjected to harassment, discrimination and retaliation by co-workers because of the alleged affair. In return for the settlement she says she’ll…


Comments | More in General news, Government | Topics: claim, Dutton, Reardon