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  1. Hospitalized baby's mom arrested in arson probeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

    - A Pierce County, Wash., sheriff's spokesman says a woman whose house burned down a day before her hospitalized infant daughter died has been arrested for investigation of arson. KOMO-TV reports (http://is.gd/h2ANra ) that spokesman Ed Troyer says ...

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  2. Men claim they were forced to participate in Tacoma pawn shop robberyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    Pierce County prosecutors on Thursday filed first-degree robbery charges against two men who both claim they were forced into holding up a pawn shop in Tacoma.

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  3. Community invited to groundbreaking for long-awaited Sumner YMCARead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    ... 1-5 p.m. and will include tours of the YMCA site and office. The Sumner Y will be the sixth one to open in Pierce County. Bob Ecklund, president and chief executive officer of the nonprofit's two-county affiliate, has said the Sumner facility will ...

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  4. Work on Stewart Road improvements starts this summerRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter

    ... in 1996, the project was to be part of the planned, four-phase, Lake Tapps Parkway-Stewart Road corridor. "Pierce County started this process," Barnett said. "It was to handle all the traffic, especially the planned development of Lakeland Hills. ...

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  5. Federal Way professional boxer charged in connection with 'Buddy Bandits' robbery ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Kent Reporter

    Federal Way boxer Vincent Gary Thompson was arrested April 17 for robbery in the first degree in Pierce County.

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  6. Tacoma City Business Preview - Week of April 22, 2014Read the original story

    Monday Apr 21 | Exit 133

    The main item on this week's Tacoma City Council study session will be an update from Puget Sound Clean Air Agency on solving our area's fine particle pollution problem, and on investments in air quality and climate protection in the Agency's new strategic plan.

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  7. Charges due against alleged mastermind of bank-robbery ringRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... Prosecutor Dan Satterberg. The 31-year-old man already has been charged in connection with a bank robbery in Pierce County, and his alleged accomplices have been caught and charged, jail and court records show. Even if Adams were to make bail, he ...

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  8. Chambers Bay osprey pass on county’s nesting poleRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    A pair of Osprey built their nest on a precarious perch high atop a concrete vestige of the Chambers Bay Quarry called the "swing set," near the Central Meadow at Chambers Bay Properties after officials from Pierce County covered their former nesting site, a group of pilings just of shore.

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  9. FBI says Rabid Fan Bandit behind 16 bank robberies in Puget Sound areaRead the original story

    Wednesday | The News Tribune

    ... in how to rob another eight banks. Robert Adams, 31, was arrested Monday in Des Moines, four days after Pierce County prosecutors issued a warrant for his arrest and charged two other men in one of the robberies. The Rabid Fan Bandit, believed to be ...

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  10. Fence dispute leads to indecent exposure charges for Spanaway manRead the original story

    Wednesday | The News Tribune

    ... her his own, wagging it through an open window while pretending to hump the window sill. The neighbor told Pierce County sheriff's deputies she "was shocked and fearful of her safety," according to court records. Every time the woman called 911 to ...

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  11. Robbery victim faces her attacker in courtRead the original story

    Wednesday | KING-TV Seattle

    ... they're bound and gagged, stab them with a knife, which is probably the most cowardly thing you can do," said Pierce County Judge John Hickman. In a rare move, Judge Hickman increased Han's sentence to 74 months, from the 67 months jointly ...

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  12. Pierce County students named Washington Scholars, alternatesRead the original story

    Yesterday | The News Tribune

    Kathryn M. Draney and Paulina L. Davison, both of Rogers High School; Cassidy C. Forler and Alyssa A. Ricketts, both of Eatonville High School; Gabriel T. Carroll and Emma E. Miller, both of Puyallup High School; Paul C. Alvestad and Madeleine E. Misterek, both of Peninsula High School; Kaitlyn Hall of Emerald Ridge High School; Brennan Hartley of ... (more)

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  13. Wash. health exchange reports 164,062 signed up for private plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The News Tribune

    ... through March 31, the deadline for most signups in 2014. Of the total getting private plans, 12,784 were from Pierce County and 5,057 were in Thurston County. More than half of applicants bought silver-rated policies which are mid-range plans that ...

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  14. Pepper spray turns Tacoma shoplifting into felonyRead the original story

    Wednesday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... tried to stop her from leaving without paying for a shopping basket of items, including a package of diapers. Pierce County prosecutors say the 50-year-old could be facing a life sentence because she already has two convictions - for robbery and ...

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  15. Montana sentenced in Washington cold case killingRead the original story

    Wednesday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... of Victor was sentenced to 41 months in the slaying of 28-year-old Sandi Johnson , whose remains were found in Pierce County eight years after she disappeared. Reed was arrested in 2012. He pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in March and ...

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  16. VRFA firefighters chip in to help at Oso landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Auburn Reporter

    ... Herman as Rescue Specialists. The Urban Search & Rescue Team completed their preparations for deployment in Pierce County and late that evening they boarded busses for the drive to Darrington, Washington where the team would set up camp for their ...

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  17. Washington county consolidates 911 systemsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Government Computer News

    Pierce County, Wash., has consolidated 911 systems and emergency response centers across five local jurisdictions in order to streamline dispatch and rescue operations as well as standardize on the technology that supports them.

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  18. Tacoma may have to pay more to maintain clean airRead the original story

    Wednesday | The News Tribune

    The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is considering a change of policy that would require Tacoma and Pierce County to pay a higher rate than other Puget Sound jurisdictions to keep their air clean.

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  19. Pierce County sets rules for work to resume on Tanglewood IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The News Tribune

    ... to Pleasant Surroundings." Two months after ordering demolition work to stop at the Tanglewood Island lodge, a Pierce County building official has determined tearing down the structure would not have a negative impact on the environment. But before ...

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  20. Suspected burglar arrested after falling in lakeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 22 | KOMO News

    After a suspected burglar fell into American Lake, it wasn't just his statements to police that were all wet, according to charges filed Monday with Pierce County Superior Court.

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