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Man killed in home invasion

At around 2:35 a.m. on Jan 17, a 23-year-old female called to report that someone had broken into her home and shot her boyfriend. Tacoma Police responded to the 600 block of South Steele Street and confirmed a 24-year-old male resident of the home had been shot. He was pronounced deceased a short t

TACOMAWEEKLY.COM - 2018-01-18 09:10:04

Deputy Killed Responding to Drug-Related Burglary

Two suspects were charged with murder and kidnapping in the first-degree after Pierce County Sheriff's Office Dep. Daniel McCartney, 34, Yelm was killed while responding to a report of home invasion. Details reveal the invasion was for drugs and money from a well known "trap house" used to elicit he

NISQUALLY VALLEY NEWS - 2018-01-18 19:43:00

Tacoma man fatally shot by intruders who kicked in his door has been identified

A man shot to death by intruders who kicked in the door of his Tacoma home has been identified as Jawuan Swift, 24. Police have not arrested anyone in connection with the death, which took place about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. Swift and his girlfriend lived in a four-plex in the 600 block of South Stee

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 17:47:00

The city of Lacey is about to tell you to slow down on Yelm Highway

After Lacey police raised concerns about collisions and congestion on Yelm Highway, the city's public works department is now recommending that speed limits on the road, which runs through part of Lacey, be reduced to 35 miles per hour from 40 miles per hour. The city's transportation committee met

OLYMPIAN - 2018-01-18 16:13:00

Man shot dead after hooded assailants burst into Tacoma home. Suspects are at large

A man was shot and killed early Wednesday in his Tacoma residence during a home invasion robbery. Tacoma police said the incident started about 2:30 a.m. when two men kicked in the door of a four-plex in the 600 block of South Steele Street. A 23-year-old woman later called 911 to report her boyfrie

BELLINGHAM HERALD - 2018-01-17 20:38:00

Painkiller shortage hits South Sound

A nationwide shortage of the liquid form of a crucial painkiller is forcing South Sound hospitals to adjust procedures and use alternative drugs. The painkiller hydromorphone, derived from morphine and known by the trade name Dilaudid, is a powerful opioid used to treat severe pain associated with

OLYMPIAN - 2018-01-18 22:30:00

Three men charged with drive-by shooting

Investigators say more than 25 rounds were fired during a weekend drive-by shooting in Lakewood. Now, the Pierce County Prosecutor's Office has charged three men, Jermaine Laron Abdul Gore, Jr., 24, Dre'shaughn Anthony Henderson, 18, and Gary Jaquel Bowlin, 19, with drive-by shooting. Fortunately, n

TACOMAWEEKLY.COM - 2018-01-18 10:51:45

Tacoma woman suffers facial injuries in shooting outside gas station

TACOMA, Wash. - A 29-year-old woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a shooting outside the Arco station at the intersection of Center and S. Union on Wednesday evening, Tacoma police said. Police spokesperson Loretta Cool said the woman had facial injuries, thought it wasn't immediately cl

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-01-18 02:49:44

WATCH: Firefighters rescue deer stranded in frozen lake

POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. - A deer found itself stranded on a frozen lake in Westchester County Tuesday morning. The Sleepy Hollow Fire Department received a call around 9:30 a.m. about a deer trapped on an icy lake in Pocantico Hills for several hours. About 30 first responders were on the scene, lohud

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-18 17:49:35

Q Restaurant & Bar in Port Chester closes

A popular barbecue destination in Port Chester has abruptly closed its doors, but may reopen in a new location later this year. Q Restaurant & Bar, which has lured a steady stream of dine-in and takeout customers hungry for ribs since 2005, shocked locals in the community when it turned out the ligh

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-18 17:52:18

Putnam Valley man arrested for heroin possession

Jamal CARMEL - Putnam County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Putnam Valley man on misdemeanor drug charges and further investigation revealed he was also wanted on an outstanding warrant from Putnam County Court for felony drug possession. Maher Jamal, 28, was a passenger in a suspicious vehicle nea

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-01-18 10:57:49

Conviction of ex-Beacon detective upheld after second appeal

Richard Sassi Jr.'s conviction was upheld last month in state supreme court, following an appeal from the ex-City of Beacon detective. It was the second appeal the former police sergeant has made after being convicted, on two separate occasions, of falsely reporting a burglary in 2012 in an effort t

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 18:12:31

Monsey: How to cut down fire risks in the Jewish community

MONSEY - The Jewish community in Rockland County faces unique fire risks due to religious observances, which can be mitigated with proper safety and prevention. Many of the risks come from laws concerning the sabbath and holidays, and it's important to not only know what to do in those situations, b

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-18 19:51:43


Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe announced last week that 24-year-old Matthew Sindone of Nanuet was sentenced to an indeterminate term of four to 12 years in state prison on his guilty plea to one count of aggravated vehicular homicide, a class "B" felony, relating to the deaths of

ROCKLANDTIMES.COM - 2018-01-18 00:00:57

Mahwah residents seek to recall mayor

MAHWAH - Mayor Bill Laforet, who has come under fire for criticizing the Township Council over ordinances that allegedly discriminate against Orthodox Jews, is facing a recall effort for the second time in his seven-year tenure. Four township residents, including outspoken mayoral critic Brian Ribac

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-19 00:09:29

Hyde Park man accused of stealing more than $30,000 from business

TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. >> A Hyde Park man is accused of stealing more than $30,000 from a business where he was employed as the controller, town of Poughkeepsie police said Wednesday. Dennis C. Morgan, age unavailable, of 5 Watson Place, was arrested Jan. 11 and charged with grand larceny, a fel


NEW: GDOT worker killed in accident with train ID'd

A Georgia Department of Transportation worker was killed Thursday morning in an accident with a train in Coweta County, according to Channel 2 Action News. The CSX train and the GDOT salt truck were involved in a crash at the intersection of Railroad Street and Bethlehem Church Road in Moreland, the


Missing Driver Found In Truck, Hospitalized For Hypothermia

CANTON, GA - A 54-year-old Pickens County man reported missing by family members was found Thursday inside his truck and had to be transported to the hospital for hypothermia. Crews with Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services assisted the Cherokee Sheriff's Office in locating the resident, who

PATCH - 2018-01-18 22:06:46

Victim shot in back at DeKalb motel; suspects sought

Two days after a man was found dead at a Decatur motel, police have not made any arrests in the case. Maurice Stargell, 19, was found with at least one gunshot wound to his back late Tuesday at the Candler Inn, according to a DeKalb County police report. A black handgun was lying next to him. A wi


Flowery Branch weighing major alcohol code changes

Want to have a glass of wine while getting your nails done? In Flowery Branch, you might just get the chance this year. The South Hall city is weighing a rewrite of its alcohol codes that would offer substantial new freedom to business owners, residents and visitors in the immediate downtown area.

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-19 05:23:00