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Gig Harbor girl unresponsive after nearly drowning at YMCA

The Gig Harbor Fire Department said crews worked on her all the way from the YMCA to the children's hospital in Tacoma. Fire chief John Burgess said when the eight-year-old was delivered to hospital staff, she was still unresponsive. The YMCA said the girl was swimming in the "instructional pool"

KIRO7.COM - 2018-03-18 05:45:34

1 injured in Sunday morning shooting

King County Sheriff's detectives are investigating a shooting that injured one person Sunday morning in Burien, according to the department's social media accounts. A victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center after the incident near the 13600 block of 1st Avenue South. The road was closed

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-18 14:16:00

Police investigating after father in Federal Way appears to have shot son

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - Police responded Sunday to a shooting in Federal Way. Officers said early investigation indicates a 47-year-old man shot his 27-year-old son during a domestic disturbance at town homes along Southwest Campus Drive. The son was taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threat

KIRO7.COM - 2018-03-18 19:05:20

2 former Pierce County deputies allege cover-up, retaliation

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Two former Pierce County sheriff's deputies are suing the county, saying the agency tried to cover up how a man who killed his wife and himself obtained the gun he used in the killings. The News Tribune reports that in the lawsuit filed March 12 deputies Daniel Bray and Joey Tra

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-18 19:10:23

Pierce County considers ban on safe injection sites

TACOMA, Wash. - The Pierce County Council will vote on Monday on whether to preemptively ban safe injection sites for drug users. The County Council declared the county to be in a state of opioid crisis last year, and now it's considering a resolution to keep safe injection sites out of unincorporat

KIRO7.COM - 2018-03-19 12:56:29

Watch: Costco Thieves Walk Right Into A Seattle Police Trap

A group of thieves had their quick exit out the back door of a Seattle, Washington, Costco cut short when officers were standing just outside waiting for them on March 14. According to a statement from Seattle Police, Loss Prevention officers inside the store recognized one of the suspects and said

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-03-19 14:46:00

Police beat: If you smash the car you bought, you don't get to return it for a refund | The News Tribune

Editor's note: Compiled from reports to Tacoma police. March 15: After you sign the papers and drive the car off the lot, it's your problem. You don't get your money back if you crumple the front end three weeks later. The Tacoma man had no use for such customs, though he worked at the lot. The dis

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-17 20:59:00

Spanaway man shot, killed by Pierce County deputy

A 28-year-old Spanaway man was shot and killed Friday night during a confrontation with a Pierce County Sheriff's Office deputy. Now those who knew him are coming to terms with what happened. William Langfitt had allegedly threatened a friend with a knife, tried to carjack a couple of drivers, then

KIRO7.COM - 2018-03-18 04:35:38

Woman buys $600 worth of Girl Scout cookies, has Scouts give out free to strangers

SEATTLE - A local Girl Scout troop is ending the cookie season on a sweet note. KIRO 7's Siemny Kim shows us how their cookies inspired strangers to pay it forward. The annual cookie sale gives Girl Scouts a lesson in business. For this troop, it's also given them a lesson in kindness. "At first, I

KIRO7.COM - 2018-03-17 22:17:08

Federal Way father in custody after allegedly shooting son

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - A Federal Way neighborhood was rattled after a man allegedly shot his adult son twice in the abdomen after a dispute. The 47-year-old father is in custody and his son is in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center. The shooting happened about 10 a.m. Sunday morning at the

KIRO7.COM - 2018-03-19 03:27:33

Man who jumped onto I-5 after a fight and was killed by a passing car is identified | The News Tribune

A man who was fatally struck by a car on Interstate 5 while running from Tacoma police Thursday night has been identified. James Lagmay, 27, got into a fight at the Tacoma Mall around 7:10 p.m. and a security guard followed him from a distance while calling police. A Tacoma officer arrived just in


Pierce deputy kills suspect near Graham

The shooting happened after the suspect jumped into the deputies patrol car with a knife. A 28-year-old suspect is dead, shot by a Pierce County Sheriff's deputy when he entered the deputy's patrol car with a knife near Graham. The incident happened about 9:30 Friday night when a woman call 911 to


Suspect accused of killing cab driver in Tacoma arrested

Police have arrested the suspect accused of killing a cab driver in Tacoma early Thursday morning. (Surveillance photo provided by Tacoma Police) TACOMA, Wash. - Police have arrested the suspect accused of killing a cab driver in Tacoma early Thursday morning. Detectives took the suspect in to custo


Search underway for missing 9-year-old girl in Seattle

Leah Im was last seen around 10 a.m. Saturday at the Broadview-Thomson K-8 School in Seattle's Greenwood neighborhood. A search is underway for a missing 9-year-old girl in Seattle. Leah Im was last seen around 10 a.m. Saturday at the Broadview-Thomson K-8 School in Seattle's Greenwood neighborhoo

KING-5 - 2018-03-17 18:58:00

Prosecutors won't charge motorcyclist who fatally shot a man in road-rage incident near Tacoma

Pierce County prosecutors will file no charges against a motorcyclist who shot and killed a 60-year-old man on Interstate 5 near Tacoma in a Feb. 8 road-rage fight . Prosecutor Mark Lindquist's office in a news release Friday said it could not disprove the female motorcyclist's claim that she acted


Missing 9-year-old girl in Seattle found safe

Leah Im was last seen around 10 a.m. Saturday at the Broadview-Thomson K-8 School in Seattle's Greenwood neighborhood. She was wearing a green puffy jacket and dark gray leggings. She was found around noon safe and sound. Leah Im was last seen around 10 a.m. Saturday at the Broadview-Thomson K-8 Sch

KING-5 - 2018-03-17 18:58:00

Caught on camera: Alleged Costco shoplifters arrested

A couple of suspected thieves at Costco got a big suprise when they tried to make off with the goods and it's all on camera. A pack of Seattle police officers greeted them at the emergency exit where they were allegedly trying to make off with boxes of computers and vacuum cleaner. The merchandise i


Woman won't face charges in fatal shooting on Interstate 5

TACOMA, Wash. - Prosecutors say a woman will not face charges in connection with the shooting death of a man on Interstate 5 in February. Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist said Friday that Aubrey Bowlin said she acted in self-defense and given the evidence, the prosecutor's office can't prove


No charges filed against motorcyclist in fatal I-5 road-rage shooting

Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist announced no charges will be filed against the motorcyclist in the fatal road rage shooting on I-5 in February that left a driver dead. The incident happened during the evening commute on February 8 on the side of I-5 just south of Milton at the King-Pierce Co


Man gets 23 years in prison for crash that killed friend

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A man has been sentenced to more than 23 years in prison for a September 2016 crash that killed a friend. KOMO-TV reported Friday it is the second time Jacob Lee has been sent to prison for killing a passenger in a car crash. Lee was found guilty in February of vehicular homicid