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Gunfire reported at Tumwater Walmart; police say gunman killed by armed civilian during carjacking

Police say the suspect shot and wounded a 16-year-old girl near Tumwater High School, where a carjacking led to a chase and gunfire in the Walmart parking lot. A pair of carjackings and a wild chase ended with the shooting death of an armed man by a civilian in the parking lot of a Walmart superstor

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-06-18 01:20:08

Gunman wounds 2 at Tumwater Walmart; fatally shot by bystander

A witness told KOMO News they were in line in the store when gunfire erupted. Chaos ensued as people ran from the store, and the gunman followed, with more shots fired outside.

SFGATE - 2018-06-18 02:10:48

Tacoma man is killed after he drives the wrong way on I-5 near Lacey

A 28-year-old Tacoma man died Sunday morning after he drove northbound in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Lacey and crashed into another vehicle, according to the Washington State Patrol.The man crashed into a car being driven by a 16-year-old Chehalis girl about 4:40 a.m. Sunday. She was

OLYMPIAN - 2018-06-17 10:09:00

Multiple people injured in shooting at Tumwater Walmart

Emergency operators confirm there has been a shooting at the Walmart in Tumwater involving multiple victims. Emergency operators confirm there has been a shooting at the Walmart in Tumwater involving multiple victims. While no official details have been released, the incident is happening at the W

KING-5 - 2018-06-18 00:37:00

2 shot in Washington state Walmart parking lot; suspect killed

TUMWATER, Wash. - Police responded to a shooting just after 5:00 p.m. at a Walmart Supercenter in Tumwater, Washington Sunday night. Tumwater is about 65 miles south of Seattle. The Tumwater Police Department says that officers originally responded to a report of a car driving in the wrong directio

KIRO7.COM - 2018-06-18 05:00:43

Man dead in wrong-way crash on Interstate 5 in Lacey

LACEY, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says a 28-year-old Tacoma is dead after driving the wrong way on Interstate 5 in Lacey and crashing into an oncoming car.The News Tribune reports that it happened at about 4:40 a.m. Sunday. The man's car crashed into a sport-utility vehicle driven by a

KOMO NEWS - 2018-06-17 12:45:17

Woman found dead in wooded area near Kent trail, police investigating

The woman was found near the trail in the woods, unconscious and unresponsive with labored breathing, police said.

KIRO7.COM - 2018-06-17 16:50:49

Shots reportedly fired at Walmart in Tumwater

Shots were reportedly fired at the Walmart in Tumwater about 5 p.m. Sunday, a Thurston County dispatcher said.The dispatcher said there were 911 reports of shots being fired both inside and outside the store on Littlerock Road.Multiple law enforcement units were en route to the store, the dispatcher

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-06-17 17:23:00

Wanted man hides in attic, falls through ceiling in Spanaway

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It's not about getting high. New CBD-focused store opens in Tacoma

The main psychoactive component of cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is found in trace elements (less than 0.3 percent) in some of the products, and not at all in others.


Think you can get away with feeding raccoons or speeding in Point Defiance Park?

TACOMA, WASH.- Summer is coming, and police are ratcheting up patrols in Point Defiance Park.


Ex-worker guilty of raping disabled woman at center

The school, run by the state Department of Social and Health Services, is home to about 320 adults.


Pierce County man loses $5,400 to scam artists

PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. – A 25-year-old Spanaway man is out $5,400 and his mother nearly coughed up another $3,000 as part of a well-oiled and somewhat complicated scam, the Pierce County sheriff’s department said.


It's a scam. Crooks' kidnapping and arrest warrant claims cost family more than $5,000

The Pierce County Sheriff's Department is warning about a kidnapping scam that cost a Spanaway family more than $5,000 and included someone posing as a sheriff's deputy.The department pointed out that it never collects money from the public, especially in the form of gift cards, as the scammers soug


Marjama's homer leads Tacoma to 5-2 win over Omaha

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- Mike Marjama hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning, leading the Tacoma Rainiers to a 5-2 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers on Friday.The home run by Marjama scored Daniel Vogelbach and Chris Herrmann and was the game's last scoring play.


There and back again: After being sent down by Mariners, Vogelbach doesn't waste time coming back to Tacoma

After being optioned from the majors, baseball players are given up to 72 hours before they have to report to their minor league team. When Daniel Vogelbach learned he was being sent back to the Rainiers on Thursday, though, he didn’t even consider taking that long.“Obviously I want to play in the b


State Patrol again searches area where 4 cars hit by gunfire on SR 509, ask public for tips

No one was injured in the shootings, and a two-hour grid search of the area failed to find any evidence, the State Patrol said.


Events for the week ahead: Comedy, concerts, Tacoma Rose Society Rose Show, blues festival and more

Starting his career as one of the first comedians to use social media,Dana Cookis known for his observational, often vulgar and dark comedy. He’s released five comedy albums and appeared in the movies “Mr. Brooks,” “My Best Friend’s Girl” and “Planes.” He will perform at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Em


Fort Lewis, Part 3: 1927-2010

The permanent Fort Lewis went up between 1927 and 1939 with the construction of stately brick buildings in an attractive layout. In 1939 the permanent construction program ended and temporary wood buildings then became commonplace. During World War II new compounds were erected at North Fort Lewis,


Puget Sound's lowest tide of the year is Friday

The lowest tide of the year will occur Friday at Puget Sound beaches. In the Seattle and Tacoma areas, Friday’s low tide will be -3.7 feet at 12:42 p.m., according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.