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11-year-old girl critically injured after being trapped in grandma’s burning house
An 11-year-old girl was critically injured in a Graham house fire Friday before firefighters were able to rescue her from the burning home, according to the Pierce County Professional Firefighters.Crews were called about 10:40 a.m. to the 4300 block of 293rd Street Court and found the home engulfed
At least 1 injured as flames sweep through Pierce Co. home
GRAHAM, Wash. - At least one person was injured as flames swept through a home Friday in the Pierce County town of Graham, fire officials said.
Here’s what to do if you see a dog confined in a car on a hot day, police say
Yes, it still happens.Whether it be at grocery-store parking lots or elsewhere, some pets are being left in cars by their owners. When the weather is warm, it can be particularly dangerous, even for a brief time and even with rolled-down windows.In Pierce County, it’s against the law to confine anim
2 Motorcyclists Dead After Fleeing From Pierce Deputies
The incident happened 3 p.m. in unincorporated Pierce County between Tacoma and Puyallup. The attempted traffic stop happened at 72nd Street East. The motorcyclist and his passenger fled a short distance to 85th Street East and Gold Given Road. They crossed a four way intersection, striking two cars
Police identify Tacoma’s Hilltop murder victim, seek public’s help
“Since this was the last place he was at, I had to come by,” said Isaiah Clarey, who said he was friends with Doss. “It’s unfortunate. Hopefully they find who did it.”
Tacoma singer Vicci Martinez is ready for new fame on TV hit ‘Orange Is The New Black’
Vicci Martinez has lived many of entertainment’s oldest stories: child prodigy, sudden fame, the inevitable downfall.Now she has a new one: the comeback.On July 27, the Tacoma native joins the cast of the hit Netflix series, “Orange Is The New Black.” The dramedy follows an ensemble cast in a women’
Man killed in Tacoma drive-by shooting
Two victims, a 28-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman, showed up at a hospital at 11:10 p.m. The man was pronounced dead at 11:23 p.m. The woman has a minor injury.
PSE's gas plant studies have ‘significant technical issues,' Puyallup tribe's experts allege
Together, the reports say the city’s environmental analysis, informed partly by PSE-funded studies, is not thorough enough and does not consider a worst-case scenario — a catastrophic blast called a boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion.
Kent woman launched child pornography sting on own husband, charges say
So she posed as a woman who was also interested in child pornography on Kik, an online messaging service and collected several photos and videos from him, which she turned over to police.
1 Killed, 1 Injured in Tacoma Shooting
Tacoma, Wash — A man was killed in a shooting in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood Wednesday night. A woman was also shot and taken to a hospital.Police responded to reports of shots fired in the 1500 block of South M St. just before 11:00 p.m. Police say two people with gunshot wounds showed up at a
City Council issues proclamation for ‘Power Paddle to Puyallup’
Tacoma City Council will keep the Puyallup Tribe of Indians flag hung in council chambers after the canoe journey ends. Presenting the flag to council (in background) and Mayor Victoria Woodards (middle, behind flag) are (from left) Puyallup Tribe Director of Planning and Land Use Andrew Strobel, Pu
Tacoma police investigate deadly shooting
Tacoma police got reports of gunshots just before 11:00 Wednesday night, but when officers arrived, there was nothing to be seen. Investigators say a few minutes later, a man and woman showed up at the hospital. Both had been shot, and the man did not survive. Police say the woman is not badly in
Seattle Woman Dies Along I-705 In Tacoma
SEATTLE, WA - A 54-year-old woman from Seattle died this week after she jumped off an overpass along I-705 in Tacoma, according to Washington State Patrol.
Olympia man eludes troopers in car near casino, injures Yelm woman in rollover crash
Just before 10:30 a.m., a trooper initiated a traffic stop, but the 25-year-old man fled eastbound toward Yelm. The trooper abandoned his pursuit shortly after due to safety concerns.
Traffic Alert: Crash Blocking 66th Ave. East In Puyallup
PUYALLUP, WA - A crash along 66th Avenue East west of downtown Puyallup was causing traffic delays Tuesday morning.The crash happened along the 5200 block of 66th Avenue East, which is about one block south of River Road/SR 167.Crews are on scene of a accident at 5200 66 Ave E#Puyallup. Traffic is h
Person-of-interest sought in Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall arsons
A $26,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person, or persons, responsible for recent crimes targeting the Jehovah's Witness community in Thurston County.
There's a little-known tech sales-consulting firm in Puyallup. And it's hiring.
Next to the Safeway plaza and behind the Walgreens off Canyon Road in Puyallup is a Dutch tech company you might not know about.Tools4ever,11515 Canyon Road E., set up shop in Puyallup primarily as a result of managing director Tom Mowatt’s family ties to the area.“I used to be in Kirkland, working
$36,000 reward for suspect who set fire to 3 Kingdom Halls in Thurston County
Over the past four months, someone set fire to three Kingdom Halls in Tumwater and Olympia and fired dozens of rounds into a Kingdom Hall in Yelm, according to police.
Auburn home to first drive-through marijuana shop in Washington
“Some cannabis consumers don’t share with everybody that they are, so this offers a whole other level of discretion," said Audria Jaggers, General Manager of Joint Rivers. "They can literally make their order online, come to the drive-through without anybody ever knowing they were on the premises."
Gig Harbor School Calendar 2018-19: First Day of School, Vacation
GIG HARBOR, WA — The first day of school in Gig Harbor is August 29 — and whether you and the kids are looking forward to the new school year or are dreading the end of summer, you'll want to mark the date on your calendar ASAP. The Gig Harbor District has released its 2018-2019 calendar for public