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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

KIRO7.COM - 2018-03-18 04:35:38

Man who jumped onto I-5 after a fight and was killed by a passing car is identified | The News Tribune

A man who was fatally struck by a car on Interstate 5 while running from Tacoma police Thursday night has been identified. James Lagmay, 27, got into a fight at the Tacoma Mall around 7:10 p.m. and a security guard followed him from a distance while calling police. A Tacoma officer arrived just in

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-16 18:25:00

Prosecutors won't charge motorcyclist who fatally shot a man in road-rage incident near Tacoma

Pierce County prosecutors will file no charges against a motorcyclist who shot and killed a 60-year-old man on Interstate 5 near Tacoma in a Feb. 8 road-rage fight . Prosecutor Mark Lindquist's office in a news release Friday said it could not disprove the female motorcyclist's claim that she acted

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-03-17 00:36:50

Suspect accused of killing cab driver in Tacoma arrested

Police have arrested the suspect accused of killing a cab driver in Tacoma early Thursday morning. (Surveillance photo provided by Tacoma Police) TACOMA, Wash. - Police have arrested the suspect accused of killing a cab driver in Tacoma early Thursday morning. Detectives took the suspect in to custo

KOMO NEWS - 2018-03-17 00:19:55

Pierce deputy kills suspect near Graham

The shooting happened after the suspect jumped into the deputies patrol car with a knife. A 28-year-old suspect is dead, shot by a Pierce County Sheriff's deputy when he entered the deputy's patrol car with a knife near Graham. The incident happened about 9:30 Friday night when a woman call 911 to

KING-5 - 2018-03-17 12:49:00

'He'd give you the shirt off his back,' says family of murdered Tacoma taxi driver

TACOMA, Wash. -- A Tacoma family is speaking out after the murder of a local taxi driver earlier this week. A piece of David and Tammy Crall is missing. He lost his dad, she lost her ex-husband and friend. "It's finally sinking in that he's gone and it's bad," David said. Early Thursday morning,

KOMO NEWS - 2018-03-17 16:20:32

Police beat: If you smash the car you bought, you don't get to return it for a refund | The News Tribune

Editor's note: Compiled from reports to Tacoma police. March 15: After you sign the papers and drive the car off the lot, it's your problem. You don't get your money back if you crumple the front end three weeks later. The Tacoma man had no use for such customs, though he worked at the lot. The dis

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-17 20:59:00

Search underway for missing 9-year-old girl in Seattle

Leah Im was last seen around 10 a.m. Saturday at the Broadview-Thomson K-8 School in Seattle's Greenwood neighborhood. A search is underway for a missing 9-year-old girl in Seattle. Leah Im was last seen around 10 a.m. Saturday at the Broadview-Thomson K-8 School in Seattle's Greenwood neighborhoo

KING-5 - 2018-03-17 18:58:00

Pierce County deputy fatally shoots man armed with knife after he climbed into patrol car

Authorities say the shooting occurred after a woman called 911 to say the man, her friend, was having a mental breakdown in the middle of the road. A man armed with a knife and having a mental breakdown was fatally shot by a deputy late Friday after ignoring commands and getting inside a patrol car,

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-03-17 18:41:54

Rep. Dick Muri re-opens 28th District office in Steilacoom

Now that the 60-day legislative session has ended, Rep. Dick Muri has re-opened his district office in Steilacoom. "It's good to be home listening and meeting with people in our communities. There were a number of important public policy debates in Olympia this session. It's important that I hear di

THESUBTIMES.COM - 2018-03-17 19:08:31

Police: Man shot, killed trying to get into patrol vehicle

GRAHAM, Wash. - Authorities in western Washington said a sheriff's deputy shot and killed a 28-year-old Spanaway man attempting to get into the deputy's patrol car. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department said the shooting took place not long after a woman called at about 9:30 p.m. Friday to report

THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW - 2018-03-17 20:45:00

Missing 9-year-old girl in Seattle found safe

Leah Im was last seen around 10 a.m. Saturday at the Broadview-Thomson K-8 School in Seattle's Greenwood neighborhood. She was wearing a green puffy jacket and dark gray leggings. She was found around noon safe and sound. Leah Im was last seen around 10 a.m. Saturday at the Broadview-Thomson K-8 Sch

KING-5 - 2018-03-17 18:58:00

Man running from officers near Tacoma Mall gets hit by car on I-5 and dies, police say

TACOMA, Wash. - A man who was running from officers at the Tacoma Mall tried to make it across Interstate 5, but was hit by a car and killed, the Washington State Patrol said. The accident forced the closure of all southbound I-5 lanes for over an hour, resulting in a long traffic backup. Washington


Events for the week ahead: UPS Flea Market, car show in Puyallup, arts fundraiser, Irish Festival and more | The News Tribune

In its 50th year, the UPS Fieldhouse Flea Market takes over the Memorial Fieldhouse, 1100 N. Warner St., Tacoma. The annual fundraiser for student scholarships features more than 70 local vendors, artists and makers offering everything from 100-year-old antiques to freshly baked bread. You'll also f

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-16 14:44:00

Man suspected of robbing, killing cab driver in Tacoma is arrested

A man suspected of robbing and killing a taxi driver in Tacoma was arrested early Friday walking down a city street. The 19-year-old was booked into Pierce County Jail on suspicion of first-degree murder and first-degree robbery for Thursday's death of 54-year-old Robert Crall. He is scheduled to

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-16 15:19:00

This man shot and killed a Tacoma taxi driver, police say, and they want to know who he is | The News Tribune

Tacoma police released the picture of the man they say shot and killed a taxicab driver early Thursday. The suspect is believed to have fatally shot Robert Crall, 54, outside his cab about 5 a.m. Thursday in the 5800 block of South Montgomery Street, police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said. The suspec


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


62 students get detention for anti-gun violence walkout. It's not political, school says | The News Tribune

Angry phone calls from around the country poured into the Orting High office on Friday morning. Orting High announced Thursday that 62 students would get detention after walking out of class on Wednesday during a nationwide student call for stronger gun-control legislation. The punishment didn't sit

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-03-16 21:19:00

Man Fleeing Police Killed In I-5 Crash

TACOMA, WA - A Wapato man was killed Thursday night attempting to cross I-5 at 48th Street on foot. James Lagmay, 27, was struck by a 2004 Nisaan Murano driving southbound. Lagmay was later pronounced dead at Tacoma General Hospital. Police listed the cause of the crash as pedestrian attempting to


Tacoma Girl Scout refuses to let attempted robbery stop her cookie sales

Haliyah DuBois is back in business in the same spot where her and her mom were almost robbed. TACOMA, Wash. - "I want to thank everyone," says 10-year-old Haliyah DuBois. "And I feel really thankful for everyone coming out here." Thursday is a milestone day for a girl scout who is one tough cookie.