The Associated Press ROY, Pierce County — A fire chief says a worker is presumed dead after a silo collapsed and spilled tons of corn at a feed mill. The collapse happened Monday afternoon at the Wilcox Farms mill in Roy, about 50 miles south of Seattle. South Pierce Fire & Rescue Chief Bob Vellias says the…More
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UPDATE, 8:48 p.m. A male employee at Wilcox Farms in Roy, Pierce County, is unaccounted for after two grain silos — each holding about 500 tons of corn – collapsed at about 3 Monday afternoon. Eric Skogen, assistant chief for South Pierce Fire and Rescue, said units arrived at the scene within one to two minutes,…More
The Associated Press TACOMA — Bail has been set at $1 million for a 25-year-old Washington man accused of putting his 6-week-old daughter in a freezer for about an hour to stop her crying. Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist says doctors believe the baby will survive but it’s too soon to know potential complications. Tyler James Deutsch pleaded…More
A Pierce County judge today sentenced a 42-year-old Roy woman to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing her boyfriend almost a year ago. During her trial, Barbara Ann Clayton’s attorney claimed she suffered from temporary insanity when she fatally shot Curtis Giffin in front of her 13-year-old daughter, according to the…More
Pierce County sheriff’s deputies serving a search warrant have fatally shot a man near Roy. The shooting happened at around 5:30 p.m. at the man’s home in the 2500 block of 352nd Street South. Deputies were reportedly serving a warrant at the man’s home when he opened fire on the deputies. The deputies returned fire and…More