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February 3, 2015 at 9:47 AM

Transient accused of killing man in Parkland fight

The Associated Press TACOMA — The Pierce County sheriff’s office says a transient killed a Parkland man with claw hammer or screwdriver in a fight over money. The body of 51-year-old James Patrick Payne was found Saturday in a rented garage with injuries to his head and neck. Sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer told The News Tribune deputies arrested…


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August 15, 2014 at 6:07 AM

Snohomish deputy injured in fight with suspect

The Associated Press STANWOOD, Wash. — A Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy suffered minor injuries in a fight with a man suspected of stealing a truck in Stanwood. The Daily Herald reports when the deputy found the truck Thursday, he was attacked by a man who had been standing nearby. The man ran away but was arrested about an…


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March 15, 2014 at 6:35 PM

Two off-duty firefighters accused in attack on homeless man

Update |10:20 p.m.: An off-duty firefighter was stabbed when he and two companions started a fight Saturday night with a homeless man in Pioneer Square, according to information from Seattle police and fire officials. The firefighter was with another off-duty firefighter and a woman when they came across the homeless man sleeping on a memorial near First Avenue South…


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January 20, 2014 at 7:52 AM

Pioneer Square brawl sends at least 1 to the hospital

The Associated Press At least one person was sent to a hospital following a fight between two groups early Monday in Seattle’s Pioneer Square. Police Capt. Sean O’Donnell tells KIRO some of the people involved wore Seahawks jerseys, but he wouldn’t say whether others involved are 49ers fans. O’Donnell says they were intoxicated. The fight involved about four…


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October 2, 2013 at 9:59 PM

Man, 20, slashed with machete during fight in Everett

A 20-year-old man was taken to Harborview Medical Center after being slashed in the face with a machete in a fight in Everett on Wednesday evening, police said. The man is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries, Everett police spokesman Aaron Snell said. The fight began between two brothers in the 3200 block of 18th Street, and when a 47-year-old…


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July 12, 2013 at 8:16 AM

Free Slurpee day gets sloppy

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — All did not go smoothly during Free Slurpee day at a Vancouver, Wash., 7-Eleven store. About 30 people were inside one of the convenience stores when a man threw the icy beverage into an employee’s face Thursday afternoon, Vancouver police spokeswoman Kim Kapp told The Columbian. Other customers held the man until…


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April 8, 2013 at 11:14 AM

Washougal noise complaint turns into dogfight

WASHOUGAL (AP) — The city of Washougal installed an $8,000 acoustic fence but it hasn’t dampened noise complaints from neighbors in an industrial park. The Northwest Underwater Construction Company complains about the barking of dogs next-door at West Columbia Gorge Humane Society. The company countered last fall with a high-pitched siren designed to quell the barks. The…


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February 28, 2013 at 2:01 PM

The News Tribune: Armed man in body armor looking for a fight

  Stacia Glenn The News Tribune The man was trying to pick fights inside a Tacoma bar, challenging people to take him on. He got no takers. After some patrons tried to calm him down and convince him to leave the bar, they spotted a gun in his pocket and felt the body armor beneath his shirt. That’s when they…


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