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July 16, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Feds: If migrant kids go to JBLM, communities need not worry

If unaccompanied minors from Central America come to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, they would not mingle with the communities at the base or surrounding areas, representatives from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) told local officials during a conference call today. As of today, HHS said officials are still evaluating the base  as a possible…

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Comments | Topics: Central America, Denny Heck, JBLM

February 6, 2014 at 6:13 PM

1 person dead, another seriously injured after JBLM shuttle-bus crash

UPDATE, 10:21 p.m. | Four soldiers have been examined and released, according to Lt. Col. Joe Sowers, 7th Infantry Division public affairs officer. Identification of the passenger who died will be released pending notification of relatives, Sowers said. “We would like to offer our condolences to family and friends that tragically lost their beloved soldier today,” Sowers said. “What…

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Comments | More in Traffic & Transit | Topics: Interstate 5, Lakewood, Washington State Patrol

November 25, 2013 at 4:58 PM

Man wanted for Lakewood slaying arrested

The Associated Press LAKEWOOD, Pierce County — Police say a 29-year-old man wanted in connection with a 2012 homicide has been arrested after a police pursuit. Lt. Chris Lawler says Jiffary Alexander Mendez was driving a stolen vehicle Sunday and led police on a chase. Mendez sped off but officers caught up with him when the car…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: homicide, Lakewood, Pierce County Superior Court

October 30, 2013 at 11:42 AM

Husband, ill wife killed in Lakewood apartment fire

LAKEWOOD, Pierce County (AP) — Neighbors say the older couple killed in an apartment fire in Washington were a woman who was ill and her husband, who originally escaped the flames but went back in to save her. The blaze happened about 1 a.m. Wednesday in Lakewood. Neighbors say the woman had been sick and was unable…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: fire, Lakewood, two dead

October 7, 2013 at 10:03 AM

3 JBLM soldiers arrested in fatal stabbing of fellow soldier

UPDATE 1:30 P.M.|  Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist said the three suspects arrested in connection with the Saturday fatal stabbing of a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier are expected to be charged and make an initial court appearance Tuesday. Prosecutors are still reviewing information in the case, but Lindquist said there’s a clear indication “there was…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: homicide, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Lakewood

October 5, 2013 at 2:11 PM

JBLM soldier stabbed to death in Lakewood confrontation

A Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier was stabbed to death in Lakewood, Pierce County, early this morning in what police described as a racially tinged confrontation. The Lakewood Police Department reported that the man, 20, and two other active-duty soldiers were walking at 2:38 a.m. in the 12500 block of Pacific Highway Southwest when someone in a vehicle…

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Comments | Topics: JBLM, Lakewood, soldier

September 27, 2013 at 6:19 PM

Hiker, 66, found dead in Mount Rainier National Park

The body of a missing 66-year-old hiker was found Friday in Mount Rainier National Park by rangers and volunteers after an overnight search on Pinnacle Peak, a news release said. The man, George Merriam, of Lakewood, had been reported missing by his wife Thursday night. He was spotted from a search helicopter around 8:30 a.m. lying…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: hiker, Lakewood, Mount Rainier National Park

July 15, 2013 at 10:31 AM

Army Ranger rescues neighbors in Lakewood fire

LAKEWOOD, Pierce County (AP) — A Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier just back from Afghanistan helped rescue neighbors in an apartment fire in Lakewood. Ranger Marcus Taylor told KOMO he heard kids screaming and car horns about 4 a.m. Monday and looked out his window to see flames at a nearby apartment building. He rushed over…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: fire, Lakewood, Pierce County

June 24, 2013 at 4:54 PM

3 charged in connection to November homicide in Lakewood

Prosecutors on Monday charged three men in connection to a November 2012 homicide at a Lakewood apartment complex, officials said. William Alvarez, 26, Mazzar Robinson, 41, and Robert Leon Smith, 33, were charged with murder in the first degree, attempted robbery in the first degree, burglary in the first degree and unlawful possession of a…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Lakewood, Mark Lindquist, Mexican drug cartel

June 19, 2013 at 6:33 AM

Lakewood police kill suspect holding gun

LAKEWOOD, Pierce County (AP) — Lakewood police shot and killed a man in a confrontation Tuesday night at a duplex in the Tillicum area. Lakewood police Lt. Jeff Alwine says officers went to a duplex looking for a man wanted on an arrest warrant accusing him of felony theft. Alwine says two officers saw the 28-year-old Lakewood…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: Lakewood, Pierce County, police

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