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Police arrest suspect in fatal hit-and-run
Detectives with the Tacoma Police Department say Jeremy Murray has been charged with a hit-and-run, attempting to elude a police vehicle, vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.
Semi crash blocking NB I-5 in Federal Way
FEDERAL WAY, Wash.- A semi crash is blocking four northbound lanes of Interstate 5 in Federal Way.The crash just south of South 320th Street happened around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.The crash caused debris to scatter across the freeway.Washington State Department of Transportation crews are at the scene.
Police News Updated 5-22-18 - VOICE of the Valley
On April 29 at 7:04 p.m. near Lake Sawyer, officers were dispatched to an illegal discharge. Upon arriving near the area, it was determined the shots being fired and heard were west of Black Diamond in unincorporated King County in an open shooting zone. No crime.
1 person bitten by rabid bat at UW, others who were exposed urged to seek medical care
“Anyone who had contact with this bat at or near Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity on the UW Campus (4509 19th Ave NE in Seattle), including in an alleyway or areas near the fraternity, or near the water or docks by Husky Stadium should seek medical care immediately, including anyone who helped to remove
Soldier killed in Pierce County motorcycle crash has been identified
A man killed Sunday after his motorcycle slid down a hill and struck a pickup truck in Roy has been identified as a soldier.Cody Inman, 28, was traveling east in the 8200 block of 320th Street South when he noticed a mail carrier and pickup truck stop ahead of him.Inman “crested a small hill to see
This Is The Cheapest House In Renton - But You Can't Live In It
Sure, the land comes with a home, but it also comes with the permits to tear down that house and building a new one. This home is for someone who has $239,000, but also another $500,000 or so to build anew.
We're not Seattle, Pierce County leaders tell companies upset with head tax
The leaders of nine cities and the county government stood in the hot, dry air of a Puyallup data center to send a largely symbolic message to Seattle and beyond.Consider Pierce County.Earlier this month the Seattle City Council approved a $275 per employee tax on companies earning $20 million or mo
Have you spotted this 76-year-old woman last seen in Auburn
AUBURN, Wash. -- The King County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in finding a 76-year-old woman last seen Sunday morning in the 34000 block of 44th Avenue South in Auburn.Mary Gibbs was seen about 9 a.m. Sunday. She is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds. She was wearing a black coa
Girlfriend of man convicted of triple murder gets 1 year
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The girlfriend of a man convicted of killing three people has been sentenced to one year in prison for purchasing guns for him.The Columbian reports 29-year-old Andrea Sibley was sentence Monday for purchasing at least nine firearms for Brent Luyster.Court records show Sibley
Suspected hit-and-run driver charged with killing Tacoma woman, but he's still on the run
Pierce County prosecutors have charged a man suspected in a fatal hit-and-run collision in Tacoma.Jeremy Murray, 28, is charged with vehicular homicide, vehicular assault, felony hit-and-run and attempting to elude a pursuing police vehicle for a May 15 collision that killed 67-year-old Monica Santo
‘We’re open for business!’ Pierce County leaders announce $275 family-wage job credits
PUYALLUP, Wash. -- Nine Pierce County mayors and the county executive announced the county is "open for business," with the creation of a $275 per new job incentive for businesses starting January 1, 2019.
State looking at tolling plans for new Highway 99 tunnel
Option A: Toll rates range from $1.50 – $2.25 during peak travel times and $1 overnight. The midday toll rate is $1.25. And starting in 2022, toll rates would go up by three percent every three years.Option B: Peak toll rates are the same, but the midday rate is just one-dollar. The weekday tolls wo
12-year-old boy who failed to show up at Seattle school is found safe
BURIEN, Wash. — Rainier Prep said Anthony Gomez, a 12-year-old boy who never showed up in the morning for school in South Seattle, was found safe Tuesday afternoon.
Charges: 2 women accused of helping Kent shooter who killed himself
Spokane Valley – Population: 95,923 people – Violent crime arrests per 1,000 residents: 2.8
Seattle man killed in rare cougar attack identified
His friend Isaac Sederbaum, 31, was injured in that attack Saturday, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Sederbaum is at Harborview Medical Center in satisfactory condition.
15 shell casings found at Tacoma Mall after drive-by shooting. Teen brothers charged
Two brothers opened fire in the Tacoma Mall parking lot, striking three cars and sending witnesses ducking behind cars, records show.The drive-by happened about 5:45 p.m. on May 15.Witnesses saw two men walking away from a parked Honda Civic.“The Civic suddenly went into reverse quickly, and the wit
Kitsap's bustling rental market out-prices civilian, military renters alike
For the next few months, McKendry and her husband jumped around temporary accommodations: living in a van, at a campground, in hotels and renting rooms on Airbnb — all while she was pregnant.
Cougar that attacked mountain bikers was ’emaciated’
The carcass of the cougar was transported to Washington State University in Pullman, where a veterinarian will conduct a brain necropsy to determine why the animal was underweight, reportsThe Seattle Times.
Renton Robber Steals Jewelry Worth $20K From Pawn Shop
RENTON, WA - Renton police are trying to identify a man who stole approximately $20,000 in jewels from a local pawn shop recently.
Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle
Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police confer with an individual from the King County Medical Examiner's and a King County Sheriff's deputy on a remote gravel road above Snoqualmie, WA., following a fatal cougar attack. Saturday May 19, 2018. One man was killed and another seriously injured when