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Man killed on Sumner train tracks has been identified

A man who was found dead alongside train tracks in Sumner has been identified as a 38-year-old homeless man. Authorities believe Justin Potter was struck by a train, but are still investigating his death. His body was spotted about 8 a.m. Thursday on the side of the tracks near the Zehnder Street

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 17:27:00

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

Semi rolls over, blocking several lanes of NB I-5 in Lakewood

LAKEWOOD, Wash. - A semi rolled over on I-5 on Friday afternoon, blocking several lanes of traffic in Lakewood. Multiple lanes were blocked after the rollover near Highway 512 shortly after 2 p.m. There was no word on how long the accident would take to clear. There was also no immediate word on whe

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-03-23 21:17:53

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

Help ID criminal couple seen stealing $1,900 video gaming system

WANTED IN PIERCE COUNTY - Pierce County Sheriff's detectives are asking for the public's help to ID a couple in a maroon SUV who stole an HP Omen video gaming system valued at approximately $1900 from the Walmart store located on Mountain Highway in Spanaway on Wednesday February 21, 2018. "They go

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-03-23 23:11:29

Teen tossed 'like a child's doll' by Tacoma cop awarded $500K

A teenager who was tossed around "like a child's doll," grabbed by her hair and thrown to the pavement by an off-duty Tacoma police officer who was working security at a Pierce County mall was awarded $500,000 in federal court on Thursday. Her brother, who was also detained by the officer and anothe

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-03-23 14:22:45

No waiting until Sunday for brunch. New Tacoma restaurant serves fancy breakfast daily | The News Tribune

The Carpenters Building is proving among the most eclectic of Tacoma gathering spaces. The two-story 22,000-square-foot building on South Fawcett is home to the arts organization Alma Mater and its 500-person concert hall, recording studio, art gallery space, shared offices - and now restaurants. Th

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 13:00:00

Tacoma elementary school on lockdown after possible gunshot reported in neighborhood | The News Tribune

A Tacoma elementary school was placed on lockdown Friday morning after somebody reported hearing a gunshot in the area. The 911 call came about 8:40 a.m. Edison Elementary School, 5830 S. Pine St., was placed on lockdown as a precautionary measure. Nobody saw a gun, but somebody reported hearing a

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 15:58:00

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

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


10 movies open March 23; our reviewers weigh in

Here are snapshots of what our movie reviewers thought of some of the movies opening this week in the Seattle area. (Star ratings are granted on a scale of zero to four.) "Unsane" (R; 98 minutes): If you only know Claire Foy from her regal performance as Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix's "The Crown,"

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-03-23 13:00:40

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

1 dead in wreck in Kent

One person died Thursday during a wreck in Kent, said Kent Police spokesman Jarod Kasner. The two-car wreck occurred on the 1200 block of West Meeker Street and police were investigating. The status of others involved is not yet known, Kasner said. This story will be updated as more information beco

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-22 19:44:00

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


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

New family Italian restaurant opens in South Hill with pizza and pasta menu

South Hill just got a family-style Italian restaurant and the location and owner will be familiar. Napoli Italiano quietly opened last week with a limited menu of pizza and pasta in a strip mall just off Meridian. It's also home to its sister business, Speakeasy Lounge, which takes up the right hal

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-22 19:00:00

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


1 injured in Sunday morning shooting

King County Sheriff's detectives are investigating a shooting that injured one person Sunday morning in Burien, according to the department's social media accounts. A victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center after the incident near the 13600 block of 1st Avenue South. The road was closed


Gig Harbor girl unresponsive after nearly drowning at YMCA

The Gig Harbor Fire Department said crews worked on her all the way from the YMCA to the children's hospital in Tacoma. Fire chief John Burgess said when the eight-year-old was delivered to hospital staff, she was still unresponsive. The YMCA said the girl was swimming in the "instructional pool"


2 former Pierce County deputies allege cover-up, retaliation

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Two former Pierce County sheriff's deputies are suing the county, saying the agency tried to cover up how a man who killed his wife and himself obtained the gun he used in the killings. The News Tribune reports that in the lawsuit filed March 12 deputies Daniel Bray and Joey Tra