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July 29, 2014 at 12:10 PM

Police: Robbers have hit 5 banks in King, Pierce counties

The Associated Press TACOMA — Authorities are looking for a trio of robbers they say have hit five banks in eight days this month in Pierce and south King counties. The Tacoma News Tribune reports Tuesday that three men are in their 20’s. The men wore baseball hats and sunglasses, and worked as lookouts for each other…

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July 8, 2014 at 3:46 PM

Federal Way woman arrested in husband’s death to be released

A 50-year-old Federal Way woman who was jailed last week for allegedly stabbing her husband to death was ordered released today pending ongoing investigation, said Dan Donohoe, a spokesman for King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg. The woman was arrested Wednesday on investigation of second-degree murder in the death of her husband, Eric Winters, 52,  and held…

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July 7, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Police say man tried to arrange sex with girl, 15

A Spanaway man who was found guilty of sexually exploiting a 14-year-old girl in 2006 before his conviction was later overturned was arrested in Federal Way on Saturday for allegedly trying to arrange to have sex with a 15-year-old girl, Seattle police said. Thursday, a Seattle Police Department undercover detective posing as a 15-year-old girl responded to an online ad seeking sex…

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July 7, 2014 at 4:59 PM

Federal Way stabbing victim identified

The man who died after his wife allegedly stabbed him in Federal Way last Wednesday has been identified. Eric Winters, 52, died of stab wounds in the chest, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. His wife remains in custody for investigation of second-degree murder in lieu of $500,000 bail. According to a statement of…

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July 3, 2014 at 4:55 PM

Federal Way woman ordered held in husband’s slaying

A judge found probable cause today to hold a Federal Way woman for investigation of second-degree murder in connection with the stabbing death of her husband. According to a statement of probable cause outlining the police case, the 50-year-old woman told Federal Way police she called 911 Wednesday evening to report that she had accidentally stabbed…

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July 2, 2014 at 10:25 PM

Police: Woman fatally stabs husband in Federal Way

A woman allegedly stabbed her husband to death in Federal Way tonight, police said. Federal Way police officers responded to reports of a stabbing at a house in the 3800 block of Southwest 33th Street around 7:30 p.m. and located a 51-year-old man with stab wounds, spokeswoman Cathy Schrock said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His…

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June 25, 2014 at 7:14 AM

Earlier crash, truck fire caused big backup on I-5 northbound at Federal Way

Update 8:50 a.m.:  All lanes of Interstate 5 between Fife and Federal Way have reopened. A fire following the collision of two trucks resulted in the closure of three lanes of the interstate for nearly five and a half hours, according to the State Patrol. There were minor injuries in the crash that occurred around 2 a.m. Original post:The crash…

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June 13, 2014 at 5:05 AM

Residents rescued from Federal Way apartment fire

The Associated Press FEDERAL WAY — Firefighters rescued six residents from balconies at 2-alarm apartment fire in Federal Way. Fire alarms went off just before 1 a.m. Friday, and when firefighters arrived flames were coming from a third-floor apartment and through the roof. KING-TV reports most residents were able to get out on their own but firefighters…

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