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State Patrol: Roy man charged with fatal hit-and-run of bicycling grandma told trooper he fell asleep

Jeremy Simon, 37, was charged with vehicular homicide, failure to remain at an accident resulting in death, and unlawful possession of a controlled substance (heroin). He was ordered held in the Pierce County Jail in lieu of $750,000.

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-08-15 23:48:01

Children found tied down in truck bed with bungee cords during Puyallup traffic stop, police say

On Aug. 7, the Puyallup Police Department was notified of reports of a juvenile tied up in the back of a 1994 Nissan pickup truck, with two adult passengers in the cabin, traveling in Puyallup.

KIRO7.COM - 2018-08-14 22:20:56

About 250 teens tested for ‘silent’ heart condition that killed Federal Way High athlete Allen Harris

SHORELINE, Wash. -- Sudden death in people younger than 35 is often due to undiscovered heart defects or overlooked heart abnormalities, according to the Mayo Clinic. While rare, it's often during physical activity, like playing a sport, and more often occurs in males than in females.

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-08-16 05:51:07

Deadly Ore. crash kills 7 Tacoma family members on road trip

BURNS, Ore. - Seven members of a Tacoma family were among the eight victims killed Monday in ahead-on crash in Oregon, according to multiple media reports. Five of the seven were children.

KOMO NEWS - 2018-08-15 08:59:29

Old West Saloon For Sale Near Mt. Rainier- And It's Cheap

WILKESON, WA - If you buy this circa 1885 building along the road to Mt. Rainier, you'll be getting a slice of old west history. But you'll have to bring your own player piano.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 01:17:52

Wash. teen arrested in friend's fatal shooting

BURIEN, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has been arrested for investigation of manslaughter after he accidentally shot and killed his 14-year-old friend near Seattle.King County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Ryan Abbott said the older boy was recklessly handling the gun when it went off in

KTVZ - 2018-08-15 20:22:39

Tacoma Narrows Jumper Saved By Deputy, Good Samaritan

Both the deputy and the passerby continued talking to the man, approaching him as they did. Once close enough, the deputy grabbed the man's arm, and the passerby grabbed the other. They held onto the man until Gig Harbor police arrived to help pull the man to safety.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 14:38:57

Gig Harbor Norovirus Outbreak Linked To Restaraunt Employees

GIG HARBOR, WA - A recent outbreak of norovirus in Gig Harbor has been traced to two employees at a restaurant. The outbreak was centered around The Hub restaurant at the Tacoma Narrows Airport, according to the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 16:07:52

Two critically injured in Auburn shooting

AUBURN, Wash.- Two people are in critical condition after a shooting in Auburn.It happened at 11:15 p.m. Tuesday near the Northwood Square Apartments on Eighth Street Northeast.Officials at Harborview Medical Center say the victims are a man and a woman.KIRO 7 is working to get more information abou

KIRO7.COM - 2018-08-15 12:49:06

Woman charged in Roy crash that killed 3 and injured 2

Amber Mae Smithlin, 36, was charged with three counts of vehicular homicide and two counts of vehicular assault. Pierce County prosecutor Mark Lindquist alleges that she had been drinking when she ran a stop sign and collided with another vehicle at the intersection of SR 702 and 8thAve.

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-08-14 21:54:20

State fines landowner $90,000 for destroying Pierce County wetlands

PUYALLUP, Wash. — The Department of Ecology said it fined a landowner $90,000 after he hired a contractor to illegally drain, clear and fill two protected wetlands.

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-08-14 19:46:12

16-year-old accidentally shoots 14-year-old while playing with gun in Burien, police say

BURIEN, Wash. — A 16-year-old accidentally shot a 14-year-old while playing with a gun at home Tuesday night in Burien, police said.

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-08-15 04:53:48

Here’s where Pierce County speed limits are going up, down, and why you should care

Fast cars, busy schools and vulnerable students walking on the side of the road make a bad combination. That’s why the Pierce County Council acted sensibly last week when it green-lighted a handful of new school zones where drivers will now have to slow down to 20 miles per hour.The council approved


Deputies: 14-year-old critically injured in accidental shooting in Burien

Shooting 12600 BLK 12 AVE S in Burien. Initial reports indicate accidental shooting involving a 16 year old and 14 year old victim. The victim, 14 being transported by King County Medics to HMC in critical condition. Major Crimes Detectives responding for further investigation.— KingcosoPIO (@kingco

KIRO7.COM - 2018-08-15 04:25:16

New WSP Chief Is Puyallup Boy, 6

From WSCJTC:The Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (WSCJTC) will hold its Chief For a Day celebration on Thursday, August 16, 2018, marking the 20th anniversary of this event.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 18:22:44

FBI investigating timeline, motive of worker who stole, crashed Horizon Air turboprop from Sea-Tac Airport

SEATTLE — The FBI said Tuesday that it is still investigating the timeline and motive of a Horizon Air employee who stole a commercial turboprop from Sea-Tac International Airport last Friday night and went on a joyride before crashing the plane on an island in the Puget Sound near Tacoma.The employ

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-08-15 04:16:25

Tips from public lead to arrest of Roy man in fatal hit-and-run of bicycling grandmother

On the morning of Aug. 9, Susan Rainwater, 66, of Eatonville, was riding her bike on the northbound shoulder of SR 7 approaching 320th Street East Rainwater was struck as a vehicle, also traveling northbound, left the roadway and hit the woman from behind, the Washington State Patrol said.

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-08-14 22:49:04

Human remains, black box found from plane stolen by Seattle airport employee

© Ted S. Warren, APLaw enforcement officials stand at a staging area, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at the ferry terminal in Steilacoom, Wash., near where a Coast Guard spokeswoman said the agency was responding to a report of a smoke plume and possible plane crash. Earlier in the evening, officials at Sea


Taylor Smith photos: Washington woman who pushed Jordan Holgerson off Moulton Falls Bridge unrepentant

Pictured, Renton, Washington teen, Taylor Smith who pushed teen girl Jordan Holgerson 60ft off Moulton Falls Bridge.


Suicidal airline worker who stole, crashed plane identified as former Alaska football star; family says he was warm, kind, and gentle

In a statement, the family says Richard Russell, whose nickname was “Beebo,” was warm, kind and gentle. They say says this is a complete shock.