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  • Man gets 43 years in fatal shooting of JBLM soldier outside Tacoma club

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man convicted in the fatal shooting of a man outside a Tacoma nightclub has been sentenced to over 43 years in prison. Marshall Wilson, one of two men tried for the death of 22-year-old Daquan Foster, was sentenced Friday in Pierce County Superior Court. Wilson was convicted of murder, assault, and unlawful gun possession. The court ordered a mistrial regarding the other man charged, Randy Donaldson, after jurors failed to come to a decision. Charging […]

  • Daughters of fallen Tacoma officer Jake Gutierrez file $21 million claim against city

    TACOMA, Wash. — The family of fallen Tacoma Police Officer Jake Gutierrez filed a wrongful death claim against the city of Tacoma, saying the city could have prevented his death. According to court documents, the damage claims total $21 million. Gutierrez’s three daughters say police had the chance to arrest their father’s killer, Bruce Johnson, 15 days earlier when police found him with a shotgun at Tacoma Mall. Johnson had a warrant for his arrest stemming from a previous assault, […]

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  • Man killed in shooting at party at Edmonds Senior Center

    EDMONDS, Wash — A large party at the Edmonds Senior Center ended in gunfire with one man dead and two people arrested. According to the Edmonds Police Department, the senior center on Railroad Avenue had been rented for a party of more than 100 people Friday night. At some point during the party a fight broke out and shots were fired. When officers arrived on scene they found the body of a 23-year-old man from SeaTac outside the senior center. He […]

  • Married couple arrested in connection with murder of 67-year-old man in his home near Renton

    SEATTLE — A married couple was arrested Wednesday night in connection with the murder of a 67-year-old man in his home last week near Renton, the King County Sheriff’s Office said. A 39-year-old man and his 37-year-old wife were booked into the King County Jail, the sheriff’s office said. The husband was booked for investigation of murder, arson and residential burglary. The woman was booked on investigation of arson, burglary and rendering criminal assistance. According to the sheriff’s office, detectives […]

  • Bellingham Police release sketch of voyeurism suspect; 5 new cases reported this month

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The Bellingham Police Department on Wednesday night released a sketch of a suspect after investigating five new voyeurism cases since Sept. 9. “The sketch provided of the suspect was developed from a description given during the investigation of one of the most recent cases,” the police department said in a news release. “The suspect is described as a white male, 20-30 years of age, slender build, dark hair and many times wearing a hooded sweatshirt.” Police said […]

  • Police: Fugitive wanted for attempting to kill mother of his child is arrested in Tacoma

    TACOMA, Wash. – Tony French, 39, a man who police say shot his ex-girlfriend multiple times before going on the run, was taken into custody in Tacoma Tuesday night, Pierce County Sheriff’s Detective Ed Troyer said. French has been a fugitive for close to three weeks after police say he shot the mother of his child. Troyer said French’s arrest came Tuesday night following a traffic stop that turned into a pursuit on Hosmer in Tacoma. After the suspect fled, […]

  • Corrections deputy arrested in Thurston County for alleged sexual misconduct

    OLYMPIA, Wash. — A corrections deputy at the Thurston County Jail was arrested Tuesday for sexual misconduct with an inmate, the sheriff’s office said. On Sept. 12, an inmate at the jail “disclosed sexual misconduct with a female corrections deputy that occurred during the month of August 2018,” the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office said. The deputy was immediately placed on administrative reassignment to her home and a criminal investigation was launched, the sheriff’s office said. “Probable cause was established to […]

  • Seattle one step closer to NHL team after arena plan approved

    SEATTLE — The Seattle City Council on Monday unanimously approved plans for a privately funded $700 million renovation of KeyArena, clearing one of the last major hurdles in the city’s bid to land an expansion NHL franchise. The 8-0 vote was the last step needed to complete Seattle’s expansion application in time to potentially field a team for the 2020-21 season. Seattle Hockey Partners, the ownership group attempting to land the expansion team, is set to present before the NHL […]

  • ‘Neither normal nor acceptable’: Bellingham Fire employees trained on newly deceased person

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Action has been taken against Bellingham Fire Department employees for performing medical training on a newly deceased person at Fire Station 1 in July, the fire department said Monday. The Bellingham Herald said that a deceased patient was taken to Fire Station 1 to await pickup from a funeral home and several department members, including a division chief, practiced multiple intubations on the body. “In early August I first learned of an incident at Bellingham Fire Department […]

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