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  1. Marksman fired deadly shot to Tacoma gunman after child ran out on porchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | CBS News

    The gunman had already shot a police officer, threatened to kill two children and barricaded himself upstairs in a house for 11 hours when one of the kids, a 6-year-old boy, escaped. As the suspect held a little girl as a human shield , his movements exposed him to a sheriff's marksman who targeted him through a window and killed him with a shot to the head, allowing the 8-year-old girl to break free from his grasp and run to safety, authorities disclosed Friday about the killing of Bruce R. Johnson in Tacoma, Washington.

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  2. Cops: Tacoma police shooting suspect used kids as shieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | CBS News

    A man suspected of fatally shooting a veteran Tacoma, Wash. police officer was shot and killed by authorities early Thursday after an hours-long standoff in which he was using two children as shields, reports CBS affiliate KIRO .

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  3. South Korean man, adopted as a child, to be deportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | CBS News

    A South Korean man flown to the U.S. 37 years ago and adopted by an American couple at age 3 has been ordered deported back to a country that is completely alien to him. "It is heartbreaking news," said Dae Joong Yoon, executive director of the National Korean American Service & Education Consortium, who had been in contact with Adam Crapser.

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  4. Mom's powerful message after 12-year-old dies from fluRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2016 | CBS News

    She knew Piper was sick with the flu, but she had no idea how serious it was until her daughter collapsed into her arms in the parking lot of Mary Bridge Children's Hospital in Tacoma, Washington. "For us, it's been really hard," Lowery said.

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  5. a Forrest Mars, longtime leader of a candy empire, dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | CBS News

    Forrest E. Mars Jr., who helped shape Mars Inc. into a multibillion-dollar confectionary empire with beloved brands such as M&M's and Snickers bars, has died. He was 84. The retired Mars co-president died Tuesday in Seattle of complications following a heart attack, the company said.

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  6. The Soldier's Wife: "48 Hours" investigates the shooting death of Danielle NemetzRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | CBS News

    A young wife shot dead -- her soldier husband pulled the trigger. Was it a tragic accident or did jealousy lead to murder? A year-and-a-half after shooting his 19-year-old wife, Danielle, 21-year-old Skylar Nemetz is on trial in Tacoma, Washington, charged with murder in the first degree.

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  7. Teens on social media: from dumb to dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | CBS News

    "Lucky to be alive," writes Christal McGee, an 18-year-old from Atlanta, in a selfie she took on a stretcher after a serious car accident she was involved in while taking speedy selfies with Snapchat. Amy Joyner, 16, of Delaware, died last week after being beaten in her high-school bathroom .

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  8. Trump predicts stock Armageddon, but stays investedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | CBS News

    Donald Trump has warned that, because he sees a recession on the way, now is a "terrible time" to invest in stocks. But in his last financial disclosure, the Republican presidential front-runner's exposure to stocks was hefty.

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