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September 16, 2014 at 6:33 AM

First date ends with man dead, woman hospitalized

TACOMA (AP) — Pierce County sheriff’s detectives know this much: a first date ended with a Gig Harbor, Washington, man dead and his date hospitalized in critical condition. The News Tribune reports that investigators think the 47-year-old Port Orchard woman ran over her date, then crashed his truck 15 feet down an embankment. But…


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March 28, 2014 at 9:31 AM

Mudslide search hindered by wind, rain

State troopers are stationed at the traffic roadblock near mile marker 38 on Highway 530 in Darrington during heavy rain on Friday. (Marcus Yam / The Seattle Times) The strongest rains of the week are expected to soak the mudslide zone today. “The biggest challenges that they are facing right now with the heavy water is, first…


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March 24, 2014 at 6:48 AM

Rescue officials working off a list of 108 unaccounted for

Officials at the massive mudslide on SR 530 said this morning they have reports of 108 missing and unaccounted-for individuals as a result of the disaster. John Pennington, who heads the county’s Department of Emergency Management, quickly added that the reports are vague and insists the number of victims will not be nearly that large. He called 108 a “soft…


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March 20, 2014 at 6:32 AM

Thursday Memo: North Bend suspect freed … Body blunder … Teen killed

National Weather Service forecast Well, someone’s breathing a sigh of relief this morning: How did this happen? DNA clears man arrested in North Bend rape, assault And here’s yet another blunder: Woman preparing to bury daughter discovers it’s not her Then there’s this: Corrections officer accidentally shoots self…


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October 2, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Seattle police investigating death of man found in Sodo area

Seattle police homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the Sodo neighborhood on Saturday. Medics were flagged down that morning by someone who found a person under a blanket in “an obscure location off the road,” said police spokesman Mark Jamieson. The man’s body was found near Fourth Avenue South…


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May 3, 2013 at 5:39 AM

Body recovered on electrical tower

UPDATE AT 10:11 A.M.: Seattle City Light is reviewing how the man was able to climb the tower since there are no ladders near the ground. UPDATE 7 A.M.: The man’s body was recovered from an electrical tower in Fremont before 7 a.m. A baseball cap and cell phone were also found, according to the Seattle Fire Department. Original post: The Associated…


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October 28, 2012 at 12:46 PM

The News Tribune | Woman stabbed to death in her Puyallup-area home

Kathleen Cooper The News Tribune / Tacoma A 40-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of her mother, which reportedly occurred while the younger woman’s father was calling for help. The victim, a 57-year-old woman, was killed Saturday morning in her South Hill-area home, said Pierce County sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer. The victim’s husband heard…


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October 11, 2012 at 1:01 PM

Pregnant 18-year-old found dead near Mattawa

The Associated Press MATTAWA, Grant County — The Grant County sheriff’s office says an 18-year-old pregnant woman was found dead Wednesday afternoon at a home near Matawa. The sheriff’s office says there are no obvious signs of a crime, but investigators are trying to determine how she died. She was reportedly three to four months pregnant.


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