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September 27, 2013 at 4:50 PM

Man injured in fall from Tacoma Narrows Bridge

A 35-year-old man was taken to the hospital after falling from the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, according to a spokesman for the Washington State Patrol. The man told responders he hadn’t jumped, but he was wearing a helmet and a life jacket, and troopers suspect he did, said the spokesman, Trooper Guy Gill. The man was taken to…


Comments | More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: tacoma general hospital, Tacoma Narrows Bridge, trooper guy gill

January 9, 2012 at 6:53 AM

Morning Memo/Monday: Bridge climbers … Strip-mall fire … 520 speeds

Weather: It’s mild out there this morning. Showers today, but SUNNY tomorrow! Then foggy Wednesday and Thursday. (Did you ever notice that the weather chart doesn’t always match the forecast? Different sources, that. The details.) Traffic: Less traffic, more speeding on the 520 bridge now that tolls are in place. The map…


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January 8, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Two arrested in climb of Tacoma Narrows Bridge

A man and a woman were arrested on trespassing charges Sunday after hopping a fence and climbing the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, the Washington State Patrol said. The pair was half-way to the top of the bridge when a state trooper spotted them around 1:15 a.m., according to State Patrol spokesman Guy Gill.  They climbed back down…


Comments | More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Tacoma Narrows Bridge, trespassing, Washington State Patrol