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Northrop Grumman office in Lakewood to close

Northrop Grumman could lay off more than 40 workers as it shutters its Lakewood office. The state sent out a notice saying the employees will lose their jobs by January. Company spokesman Tim Paynter said the layoffs come as a contract for a project with the U.S. Army is concluding. "The company is

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 23:13:00

Lakewood school employee claims firing was retaliation

For 18 years, Moureen David worked at the Clover Park School District in Lakewood. Most recently, she served as the assistant superintendent. Moureen says her fight to protect students put her out of a job. In a lawsuit filed this month, she claims she was retaliated against when she voiced concern


Prosecutors say Oregon woman was killed by ex-husband's new wife

**EMBARGO: Portland, OR** A secret indictment filed in Multnomah County Court alleges Angela McCraw-Hester, armed with a knife, broke into her husband's ex-wife's Gresham home to kill her more than a year ago. **EMBARGO: Portland, OR** A secret indictment filed in Multnomah County Court alleges Ange

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-11-18 00:24:12

Pierce and Kitsap counties sex offender registrations

The following convicted sex offenders have recently registered to live in Pierce and Kitsap counties. Each is categorized as a Level 3 sex offender - those considered most likely to commit similar crimes. None is wanted by law enforcement officers at this time. All convicted sex offenders registered

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-18 21:00:00

It was a Puyallup woman's first job. She was sexually harassed and told to ignore it, her suit says

It was her first job. She'd recently graduated high school, and in 2014 started working at a rehabilitation facility in Puyallup, where she helped prepare meals and plan activities. Soon after the workplace jokes about her started, according to a lawsuit the now 22-year-old woman filed Thursday in P

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-18 20:00:00

Two teens stabbed at South Kitsap house party, one with 'critical' injuries

PORT ORCHARD - Two teens stabbed at a South Kitsap house party Friday night were taken to a Tacoma hospital - one with critical injuries - and two other teens were arrested and booked on unrelated charges but are being called "persons of interest" in the stabbing. Kitsap County Sheriff's deputies we

KITSAP SUN - 2017-11-18 20:48:18

"We are going to run the heck out of it": Carroll vows Seahawks won't abandon the run. Should they?

RENTON This is not how Pete Carroll wants to win. But he's mostly still winning, whether his Seahawks have a running game-or not, if the form of last two seasons holds. So Monday night against the Atlanta Falcons, the coach who believes in run first, pass second will continue to live with quarterba

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-19 04:00:00

Report: Kam Chancellor expected to miss remainder of the season

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 08: Tavon Austin #11 of the Los Angeles Rams runs the ball down field while being guarded by Kam Chancellor #31 of the Seattle Seahawks during the first quarter of the game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on October 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M.

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-11-18 17:54:34

Atwater robbery suspect tried to hide from police under a blanket, officers say | Merced Sun-Star

A 25-year-old Atwater man with a lengthy arrest record struggled with two store clerks late Wednesday while trying to steal liquor, shaving safety razors and an umbrella, the Police Department reported. Police were called just before 11 p.m. Wednesday to a Save Mart on Bellevue Road after a man ente


Boy struck by car, dragged 50 feet in Merced, police say

At least two pedestrians, including a 9-year-old boy, were struck by cars near R Street on the first rainy day of the winter in Merced on Thursday, according to police. About 3:11 p.m. police received reports of a child hit by a car on R Street near Loughborough Drive, officers said. The boy jumpe


Dealing with it: Turlock volleyball takes on Open Division with authority

Turlock High volleyball coach Amber Lugo wasn't thrilled with her Bulldogs being thrown into the cauldron known as the CIF Open Division when it came time for regional play. "I don't think any of us were very pleased with it," said Lugo. "But the CIF has makes their decision and we have to deal with

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-17 17:42:00

Defense seeks more tests for Dos Palos woman charged with 'Satanic' killing of mother

It will take more time to determine if a Dos Palos woman charged with killing her own mother in an alleged "Satanic sacrifice" is mentally fit to stand trial. Court proceedings for 37-year-old Melissa Anne Bal remained suspended Thursday after her court-appointed attorneys requested a second medica


Stanislaus County deputy recorded hitting suspect. Now he's under investigation.

A Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy has been placed on leave and is under criminal investigation for an incident in which he was captured on video repeatedly striking a man he and other law enforcement were trying to detain. The incident occurred on the evening of Nov. 10 when deputies were dispat


Fastest Valley cross country runners are friends, won't race against each other due to different division | Vida en el Valle

The two fastest runners at the Central Section Cross Country Championships Thursday at Woodward Park won't be racing against each other any time soon. That's because Division I champion Marcus Mota, a junior at Stockdale High School, and Division II winner Moses Medrano, a senior at Highland High Sc


California has two economies, and one isn't progressing. Here's a plan that might work

It is a frequently repeated fact: If California were a nation, our gross domestic product would rank us as the sixth largest economy in the world. Sounds impressive, doesn't it? But recent numbers confirm that not every area of the state is doing quite that well. Compare two regions, the Bay Area

FRESNO BEE - 2017-11-17 22:35:00

Court rules against 'Empire' copyright challenge

When Fox TV premiered its "Empire" show in 2015, about a fictional hip-hop music label called Empire Enterprises, it chose a name already in use by the real-life Empire Distribution, which has been turning out hip-hop, rap and R&B albums under its label since 2010. No problem, says a federal appeals

SFGATE - 2017-11-17 21:44:00

Civil War re-enactment returns to Kinston

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - A tradition coming back to the east after five years - a civil war re-enactment. It was brought back to the Governor Richard Caswell Memorial site in Kinston today. The program was reintroduced after the CSS Neuse was moved downtown. "This is our free civil war Saturday," said

WNCT - 2017-11-19 03:00:29

Kinston police make arrest in fatal January shooting

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - Kinston police have made an arrest in a fatal January shooting. Carlos Earl Fields was charged Friday with shooting and killing Alton Ray McNight on January 30. Fields also faces an armed robbery charge in connection to the incident. McNight was sitting in his vehicle parked a

WNCT - 2017-11-17 22:04:45

Arrest made in January Kinston murder

KINSTON, NC (WITN) - Police say they have made an arrest in a 10-month old murder case. Kinston police today charged Carlos Fields with murder and armed robbery. On January 30th, Alton McKnight was gunned down while sitting in his vehicle along the 400 block of South Tiffany Street. Neighbors called

WITN - 2017-11-18 00:58:00

New low-income senior housing in Kinston concerns neighbors

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - New affordable housing for seniors has some neighboring residents concerned. The Greenbriar Landing offers affordable housing for seniors ages 55 and over, but it is located right behind a neighborhood that sees flooding and some say the new land will only increase that chance