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Dead Body Found Along Sumner Train Tracks

SUMNER, WA - The body of a dead 38-year-old man was found along the BNSF tracks in Sumner Thursday morning. Investigators believe he died after being hit by the train. The body was found near the Zehnder Street crossing north of the downtown Sumner area. The investigation caused some southbound So

PATCH - 2018-03-22 19:11:00

Driver in custody following fatal crash on State Route 18

Washington State Patrol arreted an Auburn woman for investigation of vehicular homicide and vehicular assault after a two-car collision on State Route 18 late Wednesday night. State Patrol responded to reports of a serious collision on westbound SR 18 near Southeast 231st Street in Maple Valley at a

AUBURN-REPORTER.COM - 2018-03-22 16:30:00

Crazed Man On 'Bad Dope' Crashes Semi-Trailer Through JBLM Fence

LAKEWOOD, WA - Stop us if you've heard this one before: a man high on methamphetamine crashes a stolen semi-trailer through a fence surrounding the largest military base in the Pacific Northwest as special forces soldiers parachute into the area during a training exercise. A truly astounding series

PATCH - 2018-03-22 17:04:03

Cheapest Home In Puyallup Has Great Views, But Nothing Else

Yes, you can see Mt. Rainier. But you can also see through the roof. EDGEWOOD, WA - OK, this house is not technically IN Puyallup, and it's not technically habitable, but it is the cheapest domicile in the area with Mt. Rainier views. This home is clearly a tear-down, just waiting for some relati

PATCH - 2018-03-22 01:25:37

Teens in Tacoma mall police confrontation win lawsuit

Monique Tillman and her brother were riding their bikes in the Tacoma mall parking lot when officers stopped them. Two Tacoma teenagers have been awarded more than half a million dollars in federal court for a 2014 confrontation with police. Monique Tillman and her brother were riding their bikes

KING-5 - 2018-03-23 05:28:00

Woman in Olympia spots 4-foot python while on stroll

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Not exactly the kind of thing you expect to see on a walk in the Pacific Northwest. Aimee Wright was out for a walk Wednesday near the Thurston County Courthouse when a 4-foot long python startled her. "I just froze since it was just a couple feet from me," Wright told Q13 News. She

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-03-22 23:22:37

Do you know this man? Pierce County deputies say he used stolen credit card

Pierce County sheriff's deputies are trying to identify two men who used a stolen credit card prowled from a vehicle, one of whom was captured on security footage. The car was prowled late Feb. 28 or early March 1 at an apartment complex at 112th Street East and Canyon Road East, sheriff's spokesman

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-22 03:15:00

Police look for driver after newly wed thrown out of car in hit-and-run in Tacoma

Investigators said the car involved in the hit-and-run looks like a Chevy Malibu but they couldn't see the license plates. If you know anything, call Tacoma Police. (KOMO News) TACOMA, Wash. -- A wedding celebration ended with a hit-and-run crash in the heart of downtown Tacoma early Sunday morning

KOMO NEWS - 2018-03-21 17:45:36

Suspects sought in Puyallup armed home invasion robbery

PUYALLUP, Wash. - The Puyallup Police Department is asking for help in identifying two men in an armed home burglary that happened on March 13. Officers were called to the home around 8:30 a.m. and were able to take one person into custody, while two men who got away were caught on surveillance vide

KIRO7.COM - 2018-03-21 17:34:18

Authorities: Man in search of 'better dope' crashes through JBLM fence

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD -- This will make you think that when the going gets weird, the weird head to Pierce County. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department is reporting an incident that includes a stolen semi-truck, a smashed fence at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, a man in search of "better dope" and S

KOMO NEWS - 2018-03-21 15:56:27

Tacoma market busted for selling 'zombie' drug

A Tacoma convenience store was shuttered this week after police arrested the manager for allegedly selling an illegal drug called spice. Detectives set up an undercover operation in February after hearing that the synthetic cannabinoid was being sold at Stop'Mart, 1501 Martin Luther King Jr. Way.

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 19:08:00

Buckley man told detectives he killed parents because 'I hate them that much'

BUCKLEY, Wash. - A Buckley man who allegedly killed both his parents last week told detectives he did it "because he hates them that much," according to charging documents filed in Pierce County Superior Court on Monday. Jared Standley was charged with two counts of aggravated first-degree murder in


Guests evacuated from Tacoma motel after man threatens to shoot people

TACOMA - A motel in Tacoma was evacuated Monday morning after police say a man threatened to shoot people. Officers were called around 9:00 a.m. to Pacific Lodge of Pacific Avenue. According to Tacoma police, a man fired a round inside a room and then stepped outside with a rifle while threatening t


Gig Harbor girl, 8, remains unresponsive after being pulled from pool

Lacey Foy, a second-grader at Evergreen Elementary on Key Peninsula. is on life-support after being pulled from a YMCA pool in Gig Harbor. TACOMA - A Key Peninsula girl remains unresponsive at the Mary Bridge Children's Hospital in Tacoma after an incident while swimming at a Gig Harbor YMCA on Satu


Suspect in custody after Tacoma motel standoff

A suspect is in custody following a standoff with police at a Tacoma motel on Monday. Officers surrounded the motel where a man with a rifle reportedly threatened to shoot people. He was holed up on of the motel rooms. The motel was evacuated and nearby schools were placed in lockdown though a Tacom


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