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  1. 'She had a beautiful laugh': Family remembers slain motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | KOMO News

    Family and friends are remembering Amber Coplin as a devoted mother who smiled constantly and could not be deterred when she set her mind to something. The 30-year-old Port Orchard, Washington woman was killed earlier this month in her apartment.

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  2. Prosecutors want handwriting samples from KalacRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | KOMO News

    Prosecutors want handwriting samples and dental images from a man accused of strangling his girlfriend and then posting crime-scene photos online before the killing was reported. The Kitsap Sun reports that prosecutors will ask Kitsap County Superior Court Judge Jeanette Dalton on Monday to compel David Michael Kalac to provide dental impressions and handwriting samples so they can compare them to a handwritten confession investigators said they found as well as bite marks on the victim's body.

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  3. Man convicted of Quilcene killings at 4th trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KOMO News

    A man was convicted of killing a Quilcene couple in 2009 in his fourth murder trial. The Peninsula Daily News reports Michael J. Pierce was first convicted in 2010 but that was overturned on appeal and two retrials ended in mistrials.

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  4. Man in gruesome homicide held on $2 million bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | KOMO News

    A man accused of killing his girlfriend and posting grisly photos of her body online was charged with first-degree murder and ordered held on $2 million bond. Kitsap County Sheriff's spokesman Scott Wilson says a probable cause certificate was filed Friday amending the charges against David Michael Kalac from second-degree murder to first-degree murder.

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  5. Statement with slain woman's photos suggests 'suicide by cop'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | KOMO News

    PORT ORCHARD, Wash. - Detectives were investigating Wednesday whether graphic photos posted online showed a murder victim hours before her body was found by a family member in Port Orchard.

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  6. Kitsap Co. police investigating woman's death as homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | KOMO News

    Kitsap County Sheriff's detectives say a woman found dead Tuesday just outside of Port Orchard appears to be a homicide victim Someone called 911 at 3:26 p.m. after finding a family member dead inside an apartment in the 4000 block of Madrona Drive SE, according to the sheriff's office. Detectives believe the woman, who they say was in her 30s, lived in the apartment.

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  7. Kitsap Co. teen arrested after threatening to 'shoot up' schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | KOMO News

    A 16-year-old North Kitsap High School student was arrested late Tuesday after claiming he had a "kill list" and threatened to shoot up the school, police said. Another student who heard the threats told his parents, who in turn called police and alerted them, said Poulsbo Police Chief Al Townsend.

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  8. 4 injured in rollover crash on SR-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | KOMO News

    Four people were injured in massive crash on SR-16 near Port Orchard Tuesday afternoon, Washington State Patrol troopers said. The collision involved a semi truck that overturned and dumped its load over the roadway in the eastbound lanes near Wollochet. 1 comment

  9. Man gets 4-month sentence for poaching geoducksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | KOMO News

    A Port Orchard man has been sentenced to four months in prison after illegally harvesting 300 pounds of geoduck from the Olympia area and dumping them near Port Orchard. The Olympian reports the conviction of 27-year-old Matthew R. Petersen on first-degree unlawful shellfish trafficking is a rare win for authorities.

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  10. Sheriff: Man killed as woman runs over him on their first dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | KOMO News

    A Gig Harbor man is dead and a woman is hospitalized in critical condition after their first date went horribly awry, Pierce County sheriff's officials said. Investigators say it appears the 47-year-old Port Orchard woman ran over her date in his truck before crashing the truck down an embankment in Lakebay, said Ed Troyer of the Pierce County Sheriff's Office.

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  11. Coast Guard rescues solo diver off NW Washington coastRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | KOMO News

    The Coast Guard has located and rescued a solo diver who was reported missing in thick fog near Cape Flattery on the northwest Washington coast.

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  12. Overnight fire damages Port Orchard apartment buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | KOMO News

    Occupants of a 10-unit apartment complex were left homeless after flames swept through the building Tuesday night.

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  13. Teen presumed drowned after falling into river near Mt. RainierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | KOMO News

    The Lewis County sheriff's office says a Port Orchard teen is presumed drowned in a river near the southeast corner of Mount Rainier National Park.

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  14. Hernandez, Cano lift Mariners past Indians 3-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2014 | KOMO News

    Felix Hernandez allowed one hit over eight innings while striking out nine, and Robinson Cano backed him with a two-run homer in the Seattle Mariners' 3-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.

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  15. Kitsap Co. suspect shot dead by police was armed with knifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | KOMO News

    A suspect who was shot dead by Port Orchard police Thursday evening was slashing at the officers with a knife and could not be subdued with a Taser, according to early results of an investigation into the incident.

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  16. Police officer shoots and kills suspect in Kitsap CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | KOMO News

    A Port Orchard police officer shot and killed a suspect Thursday night in an alley behind a Kitsap County strip mall.

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