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December 17, 2014 at 6:36 AM

Pierce County deputies kill armed homicide suspect

The Associated Press PARKLAND, Wash. — Pierce County sheriff’s detectives have shot and killed a homicide suspect they say fired at them when they confronted him in the hallway of an apartment building. Spokesman Ed Troyer says it started about 2 a.m. Wednesday when a 23-year-old man was fatally shot at the Woodmark apartments. About an hour later,…

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December 15, 2014 at 7:37 AM

Police: Oregon hit-and-run victim carried 11 blocks on luggage rack

The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police have arrested a suspect in a hit-and-run fatality in Springfield in which the victim was carried for 11 blocks on a luggage rack before police say he either was removed or fell into the street. The Register-Guard reports  investigators arrested 30-year-old Isabel Gloria McDaniel of Veneta on Saturday. Police say…

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December 11, 2014 at 7:37 AM

Worker dies in Oregon sawmill accident

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A worker who was trapped in machinery died at the Weyerhaeuser sawmill in Cottage Grove. He was identified by the Lane County sheriff’s office as 31-year-old Justin Simons. KVAL reports he was free of machinery when South Lane County Fire and Rescue arrived Tuesday afternoon but died at the scene of his injuries. The…

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December 11, 2014 at 7:04 AM

Driver dies after hitting logging truck on Highway 18

UPDATE 10:35 a.m. | The State Patrol has identified the 20-year-old woman killed after her car struck a vehicle on Highway 18 in Federal Way early this morning as Cearra J. Dillard. A spokesman for the State Patrol said investigators believe Dillard’s Kia Sol struck a logging truck; but the driver of the larger vehicle drove off without…

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December 1, 2014 at 7:09 AM

Police: Pedestrian fatality in Bellevue

UPDATE 8:24 a.m.| Bellevue police say that an 18-year-old motorist struck and killed a 77-year-old woman at 150th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 38th Street just after 6 a.m. Police spokesman Seth Tyler, in a news release, said the 18-year-old man, who lives in Bellevue, is cooperating with the investigation. Tyler said that drugs and alcohol are not believed…

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November 25, 2014 at 11:21 AM

Woman chasing dog in Eugene struck by train, dies

The Associated Press EUGENE — Eugene police say they’re trying to identify a woman who was fatally struck by a train as she chased a dog across the tracks. The Eugene Register-Guard reports the woman died at the hospital. Police said the crossing arms were down, and audio and visual warning signs had been activated when the woman…

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November 20, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Sheriff: 3 people killed in rollover may have died from exposure

By Dee Riggs / The Wenatchee World WENATCHEE — Three people who were killed in a one-vehicle accident near Bridgeport earlier this week were from Wenatchee. Arnulfo Rivera Sanchez, 47; Clydene Mae Comeslast, 39; and Nakota Storm Wolverine Sturgill, 2, lived at the same Wenatchee address, said Don Culp, Douglas County undersheriff. Nakota was Comeslast’s child, Culp…

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November 19, 2014 at 6:03 AM

2 overnight shootings in Federal Way; 1 fatal

UPDATE: 10:35 a.m. | The body found at the Club Palisades Apartments has now been linked to a shootout and robbery in Pierce County, according to officials. ORIGINAL POST | Police are investigating two overnight shootings in Federal Way. KIRO reports a 20-year-old man was fatally shot late Tuesday night at the Club Palisades Apartments….

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November 16, 2014 at 2:45 PM

Body of missing Oregon climber recovered from Middle Sister

PORTLAND — Searchers say they have recovered the body of a climber who fell from a mountain this week. Benjamin Newkirk’s body was discovered Sunday, after a multi-day search complicated by extreme weather. The 39-year-old from Bend was on Middle Sister, a 10,052-foot volcanic peak in central Oregon’s Three Sisters Wilderness, with another climber Wednesday night…

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