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  1. Gunfire damages BPA insulators, reward offeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KOMO News

    The Bonneville Power Administration says people shooting at its high-voltage power line near Joint Base Lewis-McChord in the Tacoma, Washington, area have damaged power line insulators. The agency is offering a maximum $25,000 reward for tips leading to those involved.

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  2. Vehicular homicide charge filed in death of Puyallup pastorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KOMO News

    A 19-year-old woman who is accused of driving under the influence when she struck a bicyclist in Puyallup last month now faces an upgraded charge of vehicular homicide, Pierce County prosecutors announced Tuesday. The victim, Pastor Eric Renz, died at a Tacoma hospital two weeks after the crash.

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  3. Do all dogs go to Heaven? Pope says yesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | KOMO News

    We love them. We mourn them when they die. But when they're gone, where do our pets go? To Heaven, according to recent remarks by Pope Francis during a public appearance at St. Peter's Square in Rome.

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  4. Auburn man sues Domino's claiming wire bristle stuck in pizzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | KOMO News

    An Auburn man is suing the owners of a Domino's Pizza restaurant in Milton after he claims he swallowed wire bristles from a cleaning brush that were left behind in a pizza. The restaurant is located at 2800 Milton Way in Milton.

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  5. Puget Sound student earns Rhodes scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | KOMO News

    A University of Puget Sound student has been selected for a prestigious Rhodes scholarship. The Rhodes Trust announced Sunday that William J. Rathje of Lake Oswego, Oregon was among 32 Americans selected for the scholarship.

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  6. Man files request to reveal strippers' identities in Kitsap CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | KOMO News

    A man in Tacoma is trying again to use a public disclosure law to get the names of licensed strippers, this time in Kitsap County. Despite losing a similar battle in Pierce County, Robert Hill has filed a public disclosure request for the names, addresses, and pictures of all the adult entertainment dancers and managers licensed in Kitsap County in the last four years.

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  7. Victim's fiancee forgives man who caused fatal DUI crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | KOMO News

    The fiancee of a man run over and killed by an impaired driver says she now forgives him. Chris Kerns died standing in front of the Puyallup car dealership where he worked April 17th.

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  8. Tacoma performing arts center cancels Cosby performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | KOMO News

    The Broadway Center in Tacoma announced Friday it is canceling Bill Cosby's upcoming performance in the wake of an ongoing scandal involving the comedian. Cosby was scheduled to perform at the center on April 18. "In making this decision, the Broadway Center also took into consideration the financial harm we will suffer by canceling, and the even greater financial risk of moving forward with the performance," said David Fischer, the Broadway Center's executive director.

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  9. Victims say they were robbed by fake cops in downtown SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | KOMO News

    Two men say they were attacked and robbed by a pair of police impersonators early Sunday after a night of drinking in downtown Seattle, according to the Seattle Police Department. According to the police report for the incident, the intoxicated victims left an establishment in downtown Seattle around 1 a.m. and were walking northbound on First Avenue when they came to a scenic lookout over the Puget Sound.

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  10. Local immigrants wait for Obama's decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | KOMO News

    On the eve of President Barack Obama's announcement of his plan to use executive action to partially change the nation's immigration system, immigrants across Washington state wait and hope. A rally outside a federal building in Seattle attracted a small crowd and featured a series of speeches from politicians, advocates and immigrants.

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  11. One wounded in home invasion robbery, shooting in TacomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | KOMO News

    TACOMA, Wash. -- One person has been shot during a home invasion robbery in Tacoma Tuesday afternoon.

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  12. Crime Shorts: Joking muggers, vomiting burglars, tightlipped victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | KOMO News

    Nov. 1 in View Ridge: A cook allegedly hit a delivery driver in the face with a ladle for insulting his mother. Nov. 1 in Olympia: Two people who were contacted by officers for littering ended up being arrested for investigation of selling heroin.

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  13. Is State doing enough to protect patients from questionable doctors?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | KOMO News

    Sometimes simple surgeries develop disastrous complications and it's no one's fault. But what if it happens at the hands of a surgeon already on probation with the state medical oversight commission? Is the state doing enough to protect patients from questionable doctors? We dug deep into the Commission that watches over doctors and discover it investigates some physicians three, four, even a dozen times before the doctor is ever suspended or kept from practicing.

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  14. 6 arrested in prostitution operation at Bremerton motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | KOMO News

    Six people were arrested in a prostitution operation at a Bremerton motel that was part of an ongoing effort by multiple agencies to stop human trafficking. Farshad Talebi, a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Kitsap County, said the operation was done to target pimps and Johns.

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  15. Clean-up begins after rain floods Tacoma's Stadium BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | KOMO News

    Crews with the Tacoma School District have started a massive, three-day clean-up project to clear mud and other debris from Tacoma's Stadium Bowl after torrential rainfall caused massive flooding. At Stadium High School, water was seen cascading down the stands into the field below, eventually submerging the field.

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  16. Heavy rain, clogged storm drains lead to Tacoma floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | KOMO News

    A drenching rain and clogged storm drains led to some flooding in the north end of Tacoma's Stadium Bowl. At Stadium High School, water was seen cascading down the stands into the field below, eventually submerging the field.

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  17. Charges: Fleeing car prowler ditches gun, also pantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | KOMO News

    A suspected car prowler running from officers ditched a backpack and handgun -- and also his pants for some reason -- Wednesday in Tacoma, according to charges filed in Pierce County Superior Court. The victim was shopping at a Tacoma 7-Eleven when he heard his car alarm going off.

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  18. Tacoma mailman accused of sex crimes pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | KOMO News

    A Tacoma mailman accused of delivering more than just the mail pleaded not guilty Thursday to a number of sexually-motivated crimes . Several women on his route say Robert Taitano has delivered unwanted sexual advances, and the allegations started 10 years ago.

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  19. Water main break damages major Tacoma intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | KOMO News

    Crews are working Wednesday to repair damage caused by a water main break at a major Tacoma intersection. The 16-inch pipe broke Tuesday night on the Tacoma Tideflats, leaving the city's biggest water customer, the RockTenn paper mill, out of service until it can be repaired.

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  20. Hours-long standoff ends peacefully in TacomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | KOMO News

    A five-hour police standoff ended peacefully Tuesday night when a suspected burglar surrendered to Tacoma police. The incident started just after 3 p.m. when police spotted a stolen car in the 3000 block of South Tyler Street in Tacoma.

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