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December 19, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Pierce County man gets 25 years for 2009 slaying of cab driver

A 37-year-old Pierce County man was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Friday for killing a cab driver five years ago. Jaycee Fuller was convicted in November of first-degree murder in the slaying of Mohamud Ahmed on March 8, 2009. Prosecutors told jurors that Fuller, who represented himself at trial, was motivated by financial desperation and…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: cab driver, first-degree murder, immigrant

June 8, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Suspect in fatal hit-and-run may be illegal immigrant

Immigration authorities have put a hold on the man accused of fleeing the scene after fatally injuring a cyclist in Seattle last summer, an indication the agency believes the suspect is in this country illegally. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials lodged an “immigration detainer” against Erlin Garcia-Reyes, a native of Honduras who lives in Normandy Park. The agency…


Comments | Topics: hit and run, illegally, immigrant

January 10, 2012 at 4:22 PM

New Seattle program to aid immigrant and refugee youth and families

Job training and educational support will be offered to low-income immigrant and refugee youth and their families under a new program announced Tuesday by the City of Seattle. The City plans to award $465,000 to five organizations under a competitive bid process. The city is looking for established or emerging organizations that can improve the outcomes…


Comments | More in Government | Topics: education, immigrant, job training