Pierce County Newswire

Pierce County Newswire

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  1. Pierce County primary election results | Carbonado, Charter Review, PortRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PNW Local News

    The Pierce County Auditor's primary election night results show Carbonado's Emily Jones and Roberta Kyllonen will be moving forward to the general election in Position No. 4 and Amos Green and Buck McBride in Position No.

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  2. Man threatens to blow up marina near TacomaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... is a community on the Key Peninsula west of Tacoma along the South Puget Sound. Ron Klein, a spokesman for Pierce County, said the 57-year-old man was firing guns into the air, not at people. The area, which is very rural and wasn't busy with ...

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  3. Man fires shots, threatens to blow up Lakebay marinaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... shotgun rounds into the sky from a 30-foot cruiser docked at the marina, according to Det. Ed Troyer with the Pierce County Sheriff's Department. "He has a shotgun for sure," Troyer said. "He's fired off some rounds from a high powered rifle with a ...

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  4. Sheriffa s Department: Man fires shots, threatens to have bombs at Lakebay MarinaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    A man fired a shotgun in the air and said he had bombs strapped to fuel tanks at the Lakebay Marina Tuesday, the Pierce County Sheriff's Department said. The man was on a 30-feet cabin cruiser-like boat secured to the dock as of about 3:30 p.m., sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said.

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  5. Convicted dog thief refuses to return stolen service dogRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    A woman who was convicted of felony theft after she stole a beloved dog has refused to return the animal - and now the dog's rightful owner needs your help. According to animal law attorney Adam Karp, who spoke with Seattle Pets Examiner today, Pierce County Superior Court determined yesterday that a dog named Bode must be returned to his rightful owner.

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  6. Coroner: Body found on Mount Rainier is missing Tacoma hikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bellingham Herald

    Officials have confirmed that the body found on Mount Rainier last week is that of a 64-year-old Tacoma man who went missing while hiking with his son last year. The Pierce County Medical Examiner's Office identified the remains Monday as 64-year-old Edwin Birch, who was reported missing July 12, 2014, the News Tribune of Tacoma reported .

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  7. Colonel known for work outside, inside JBLMRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Olympian

    ... Charles Hodges is receiving as he leaves the South Sound this week. He's been feted in recent months by the Pierce County Council, the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce and a national organization called Association of Defense Communities. ...

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  8. Investigation: State's prosecutors rarely face discipline for misconductRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Daily News

    ... to maintain the trust and seek justice and look unfair or discriminatory, it just fuels the violence," said Pierce County Deputy Prosecutor Steve Merrival, who has filed complaints against the county prosecutor. The AP reviewed 540 Washington cases ...

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  9. Despite misconduct, prosecutors rarely face disciplineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    ... to maintain the trust and seek justice and look unfair or discriminatory, it just fuels the violence,' said Pierce County Deputy Prosecutor Steve Merrival, who has filed complaints against the county prosecutor. The AP reviewed 540 Washington cases ...

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  10. Many Pierce County cases reversed because of prosecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Seattle Times

    Jurors sat in Pierce County Superior Court for a month, viewing grisly photos and listening to emotional testimony about the ambush that left four Lakewood police officers dead in 2009. But in January, the Washington Supreme Court threw out that verdict after finding the prosecutor "committed prejudicial misconduct" during closing arguments by repeatedly misstating the law.

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  11. Review: Pierce Co. prosecutors commit most misconduct in stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KOMO News

    Jurors sat in Pierce County Superior Court for a month, viewing grisly photos and listening to emotional testimony about the ambush that left four Lakewood police officers dead in 2009. They ultimately found Darcus Allen guilty of driving the getaway car for shooter Maurice Clemmons.

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  12. Sheriff's office: Man kills girlfriend, self near PuyallupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbian

    The Pierce County Sheriff's Office says a 31-year-old man shot and killed his 34-year-old girlfriend and then himself inside her home near Puyallup. The News Tribune reports that the victim's teenage daughter and sister found the bodies about 1:30 a.m. Monday.

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  13. Tacoma City Business Preview - Week of August 4, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Exit 133

    At this Tuesday's Tacoma City Council study session staff from the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department will give a presentation on the current state of health for Pierce County residents at the request of Board of Health Chair, Councilmember Woodards. Of interest is the disparity in health levels across Tacoma's neighborhoods, and the potential to address these inequities through collective action.

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  14. Man fires at Pierce Co. deputies during chase, hides on rooftopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KOMO News

    A suspect fired several shots at deputies during an overnight car chase that finally ended when the man fled on foot and a police dog found him hiding on the roof of a home, officials said. The drama unfolded early Monday when deputies spotted a stolen vehicle heading along 72nd Street in Tacoma and tried to pull it over, said Ed Troyer of the Pierce County Sheriff's Office.

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  15. Central Washington wildfire grows to over 9 square milesRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 2 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... near the popular lake and pilots have been told to avoid the area. Meanwhile, a couple of small brush fires in Pierce County briefly caused evacuations in the area Saturday when structures were threatened. Those fires are now nearing containment.

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  16. Lessons from a hot housing market in South SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | The Olympian

    ... Hume said the steep rise in Seattle housing prices has caused more King County workers to consider moving to Pierce County, where housing prices are more affordable. The median price of a closed sale of a single-family residence (excluding condos) ...

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  17. Prosecutors charge man in fatal Bonney Lake crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Seattle Times

    A 20-year-old man is accused of causing a three-car crash in Bonney Lake that killed one man and seriously injured two others. Pierce County prosecutors have charged Kamryn Fisher with vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and reckless endangerment.

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  18. Medical examiner: Motorist hit by train killed herselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | HeraldNet

    The Pierce County Medical Examiner's office says a 77-year-old woman who parked her pickup truck on train tracks in Puyallup Thursday killed herself. Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile.

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  19. Tacoma City Council Meeting - July 28, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Exit 133

    ... of the commission were named by the mayor, while the remaining five were drawn by lottery conducted by the Pierce County Auditor. The resolution was adopted with a minor amendment adjusting terms for the commissioners to align with the schedule for ...

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  20. Chiefs: Wash. Wildfires Are Taxing Local ResourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | FireHouse.com

    July 28--Several rigs called to fight a South Hill-area brush fire this month wouldn't have been available to help put out the 20-acre blaze just hours earlier. At least three of the Pierce County units had been fighting brush fires in Eastern Washington, and were put back in service locally just in time July 13 to help with the South Hill fire, Key Peninsula Fire Chief Guy Allen said.

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