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  1. First grader to finish 600 loving acts of kindness in honor of nanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | KOMO News

    A first grader from Lakewood will reach a huge achievement this weekend when she expects to carry out her 600th act of kindness of the year on Sunday. Alex McKelvey isn't your average 8 year old, and it's strangers who are noticing that most.

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  2. Federal agents search Washington state auditor's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | KOMO News

    Agents from the U.S. Treasury Department searched the home of Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley earlier this week while he and his family were out of town on vacation, authorities said. Tacoma police spokeswoman Loretta Cool told The Associated Press that agents were at a Tacoma address for about five hours Monday.

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  3. Habitat for Humanity seeks public's help after theft at job siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | KOMO News

    Habitat for Humanity is asking for the public's help after thieves stole tools and other equipment from a job site in Tacoma. The thieves stole broke into a portable office on a Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat job site sometime Monday night or early Tuesday morning, employees said.

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  4. Accused cold-case killer pleads not guilty; bail set at $3MRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | KOMO News

    The man prosecutors believe killed a Tacoma prostitute nearly a decade ago pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of first degree murder. Velma Tirado was working as a prostitute in August 2006 when Brandon Lee Farmer and his friend, Dusty Titus, picked her up in downtown Tacoma, according to Pierce County prosecutors.

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  5. Hundreds march in Tacoma in solidarity with SelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | KOMO News

    Hundreds of people are marching in Tacoma, Washington, Sunday to commemorate a violent confrontation 50 years ago in Selma, Alabama, between police and peaceful protesters during the civil rights movement. Organizers say the march across the 11th Street Bridge in downtown Tacoma honors the 50th anniversary of what became known as "Bloody Sunday."

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  6. Elderly driver plows into Tacoma Dollar StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | KOMO News

    TACOMA, Wash. - Several customers and employees received quite a shock when a car pummeled into a Dollar Store at the Tacoma Mall on Sunday morning.

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  7. Wrong-way driver sparks 3-car crash overnight on Hwy. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | KOMO News

    A suspected drunk driver heading the wrong way on Highway 18 sparked a three-car crash overnight that sent three people to the hospital, the Washington State Patrol reports. State troopers and medics responded to the scene, the eastbound lanes of Highway 18 about one mile west of Kent, at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday after receiving a report of a serious crash.

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  8. Bookkeeper for charity thrift stores accused of $500,000 theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | KOMO News

    A former bookkeeper for charity thrift stores in Tacoma has been indicted on wire fraud and identity theft counts, accused of stealing more than $500,000. The U.S. attorney's office said Tuesday that a federal grand jury has charged 44-year-old Angela Toney Saucido, a former bookkeeper for the St. Vincent De Paul Society Stores of Tacoma.

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  9. Police: Man steals jeans at gunpoint, leads cops on I-5 chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | KOMO News

    An armed man who threatened to kill a mall store security guard after being caught shoplifting has been arrested in Tacoma following a police chase that spanned two counties Tuesday morning. The man had tried to steal three pairs of jeans from the Macy's store at Olympia's Capital Mall when he was confronted by store security guards, Olympia police said.

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  10. 3 charged in mutilation, murder of teen found in Tacoma ravineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | KOMO News

    Prosecutors in Pierce County have filed charges against three people in the death of a 19-year-old man whose dismembered body was found in a Tacoma ravine this month. Wallace Jackson, Crystal Jackson and Darrel Daves were each charged with first-degree murder on Thursday.

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  11. Kids found in Tacoma motel during prostitution arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | KOMO News

    A woman suspected of prostitution kept her young children in the same motel room where she met with customers for sex, according to Lakewood police. Detectives made the discovery while setting up a prostitution sting through the website backpage.com.

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  12. Father charged with murder of 2-year-old daughter pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | KOMO News

    TACOMA, Wash -- A Pierce County man, charged with the murder of his daughter, has taken a plea bargain from the prosecutor. Salvador Sanchez-Orozco went before a judge exactly one year after 2-year-old Davina died.

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  13. Cops: Wife-killer admits to fatally striking 3-year-old son in 1983Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | KOMO News

    TACOMA, Wash. -- A 57-year-old convicted murderer who has been charged with manslaughter in the death of his 3-year-old son in 1983 is now back in a Pierce County Jail.

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  14. Teen murder victim's body found in Tacoma ravineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | KOMO News

    The body of an 18-year-old man who was apparently murdered last fall was found Sunday in a Tacoma ravine, police said. Jesus Isidor-Mendoza was last seen at 7:50 a.m. on Oct. 22 as he left his mother's Lakewood home to go to class at Pierce College.

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  15. Stolen wallet robs local Army veteran of cherished photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | KOMO News

    An Army veteran carried a special photo of his wife through two wars and six decades, only to have it stolen in a check-out line. Now detectives hope surveillance video will lead them to the suspect who stole the wallet with this cherished picture.

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  16. Thieves steal giant 12th Man flag from Tacoma churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | KOMO News

    TACOMA, Wash. -- Thieves stealing Seahawks gear in the South Sound may have to answer to a higher power.

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  17. $1 million bail for accused child rapist in Pierce CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | KOMO News

    Thomas R. Babler makes an appearance in a Pierce County courtroom on Jan. 23, 2015. TACOMA, Wash.

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  18. Prosecutor: Pierce County man 'brutally beat' 1-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | KOMO News

    TACOMA, Wash. -- Bail was set at $500,000 Wednesday for a Pierce County man accused of attacking a 1-year-old girl.

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  19. Mom loses daughter to flu: 'I just screamed and fell to the floor'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | KOMO News

    When Rebecca Taylor of Tacoma picked up her 5-year-old daughter from Fawcett Elementary School on Dec. 17 she thought her child was just suffering from a common cold. "The school called me and said Scarlet had a fever and I needed to come pick her up," Taylor said.

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  20. 5 people arrested in connection with recent drive-by shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | KOMO News

    Police have arrested two men in connection with a deadly New Year's Eve drive-by shooting in Seattle. With help from the U.S. Marshals, homicide detectives with the Seattle Police Department tracked down two men -- ages 19 and 22 -- in Tacoma on Friday.

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