Tag Archive for TACOMA

Man who attempted to flee courtroom sentenced

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man who attempted to flee a Pierce County courtroom on Valentine’s Day has been sentenced to 26 years in prison…. …read more

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Geologist finds human remains east of Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A geologist working in a ravine east of Tacoma Friday discovered human remains…. …read more

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Tacoma, Wash., officer hits man with patrol car

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Tacoma, Wash., police spokeswoman says an officer used a patrol car to intentionally hit a man who tried to run away…. …read more

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Ex-Tacoma teacher gets 6 months for child rape

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A woman was sentenced to six months in confinement for raping a 12-year-old boy who was one of her students at a Tacoma middle school…. …read more

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3 charged with murder in car theft vigilantism

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist says a man was killed for allegedly stealing a car in a case of what he calls “vigilante justice run amuk.”… …read more

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Dozens demonstrate at Tacoma detention center

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — About three-dozen people are demonstrating outside the federal Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma…. …read more

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Convicted killer seeks retest of DNA evidence

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man serving life in prison for the 1996 rape and murder of a 9-year-old girl is seeking to retest DNA evidence that helped convict him…. …read more

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Gig Harbor woman sentenced in son-in-laws murder

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Despite pleas from her husband, her daughter and her former pastor, a Gig Harbor woman was sentenced to 18 years in prison for hiring a hit man to kill her son-in-law…. …read more

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Wash. woman gets 4 years for theft from uncle

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington woman accused of stealing more than $400,000 from her elderly uncle has been sentenced to more than four years in prison…. …read more

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New trial for convicted Pierce County judge

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A state Court of Appeals has ordered a new trial for former Pierce County Superior Court Judge Michael Hecht who was convicted in 2009 of felony harassment and patronizing a prostitute…. …read more

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