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December 3, 2013 at 11:32 AM

Worker presumed dead in Pierce County silo collapse

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…

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May 28, 2013 at 8:48 PM

Bail set at $1M for man accused of putting crying baby in freezer

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…

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March 23, 2012 at 4:56 PM

Roy woman sentenced to life for killing boyfriend

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…

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January 31, 2012 at 6:03 PM

UPDATE: Pierce Co. deputies fatally shoot man near Roy

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…

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