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October 22, 2014 at 1:40 PM

Lewis-McChord soldier charged in wife’s death

The Associated Press LAKEWOOD — The Pierce County prosecutor has charged a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife at their Lakewood apartment. Prosecutor Mark Lindquist called the shooting last Thursday night an unfortunate example of domestic violence. He says 20-year-old Skylar Nemetz shot 19-year-old Tarrah Nemetz in the back…

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October 17, 2014 at 6:01 AM

White Center stabbing leaves victim with life-threatening injuries

Update at 6:51 a.m.: The sheriff’s office says the suspect is believed to be driving a 1996 Ford Probe with Washington license APA0835. The car is blue with a red bumper. Anyone who sees the car is asked to call 911. Original post: A stabbing victim has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after what is believed to…

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October 13, 2014 at 10:01 AM

Former Grant County clerk sentenced to community service for assaulting wife

The Columbia Basin Herald EPHRATA – Former Grant County Clerk Kenneth Kunes was ordered to complete 240 hours of community service and pay an $800 fine after being convicted of assaulting his estranged wife. Kunes was convicted of misdemeanor harassment and assault charges last month following a March incident at the house his wife and mother shared, according…

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September 21, 2014 at 9:07 AM

Sunday Memo: Seahawks Sunday … Domestic violence: We’re worse than NFL … Corgi shot dead remembered

The Seahawks‘ game against the Denver Broncos this afternoon may appear to be a rematch of their Super Bowl meeting of last season, but not really … See was sport’s writer Bob Condotta has to say about it. And speaking of the NFL, the reported domestic violence incidents involving some of its players…

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September 10, 2014 at 9:52 AM

Olympia man sentenced to 6 years for setting wife afire

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — A man who poured lighter fluid on his wife’s legs and set her on fire was sentenced Tuesday in Olympia to more than six years in prison. It was the second sentencing for Duane M. Rader who had a previous 10-year sentence for arson and assault overturned on appeal. The Olympian reports Rader…

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August 11, 2014 at 5:53 AM

Burien man killed in shootout with deputies

A Burien man died late Sunday evening following a shootout with deputies from the King County Sheriff’s Office that began with a domestic violence incident. Around 7 p.m., deputies were called by a woman in her 40s to a house on the 1200 block of Southwest 160th Street after her live-in boyfriend assaulted her, she told deputies. Sgt….

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August 7, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Renton woman accused of setting husband on fire pleads not guilty

The Associated Press KENT — A Renton woman who told police she set fire to her husband because shooting him would be too nice pleaded not guilty to a charge of domestic violence assault. The King County prosecutor’s office says 39-year-old Tatanysha Hedman remained jailed after Tuesday’s arraignment in Kent with bail set at $500,000. Court papers say…

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July 22, 2014 at 1:50 PM

Burien man accused of killing ex-wife, leaving body in car at park and ride

A judge found probable cause on Tuesday to hold a 41-year-old Burien man on investigation of second-degree murder after he told Seattle police late Sunday that he though his ex-wife was dead and that her body was in a vehicle at a Kent Park and Ride. The man waived his first court appearance Tuesday and a bond…

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July 17, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Former UW coach Jim Lambright charged with domestic violence

Former University of Washington football coach Jim Lambright has been charged with fourth-degree assault/domestic violence in connection with an incident involving his 23-year-old granddaughter last month, according to Snohomish County court documents. His arraignment is scheduled for Aug. 4 at Evergreen District Court in Monroe. The Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office said that as of Thursday no…

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July 8, 2014 at 4:38 PM

Ex-boyfriend charged in January strangling of Kirkland woman

The ex-boyfriend of a 28-year-old Kirkland mother who was found strangled in January was charged today with second-degree murder. Before the body of Amy Rene Hargrove was found Jan. 6 in her mother’s Kirkland home, she had taken out a protection order pointing police to her ex-boyfriend in the event anything happened to her. “A piece of…

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