Pierce County Newswire

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  1. Pierce County deputy shoots, wounds 1 manRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Pierce County sheriff's spokesman says a deputy shot and wounded a knife-wielding man late Friday night in the Tacoma, Washington, area.


  2. Missing St. Paul climber's body recovered from Mount Rainier, ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... believe he and others attempting the extremely steep climb fell 3,300 feet on the 14,410-foot volcano. The Pierce County, Wash., medical examiners identified Mahaney and two others, Uday Marty of Singapore and John Mullally of Seattle, both age 40. ...


  3. South Korea astronaut has landed in W. WashingtonRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... she would be a finalist, and never dreamed as a young girl of being an astronaut. Since moving to East Pierce County two months ago, Yi said it's refreshing not to have all eyes on her, as was the case in her home country. The most attention she ...


  4. Murder victim's body discovered in car outside Parkland homeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KOMO News

    The body of an apparent murder victim was discovered in a car outside a Parkland home Friday morning, Pierce County Sheriff's officials said.


  5. Charges: Man tried to sell stolen jail inmate uniform on CraigslistRead the original story

    Yesterday | KOMO News

    A 25-year-old man out on bail reportedly tried to sell his stolen Pierce County Jail inmate uniform on Craigslist, telling his mother that former inmates do it all the time.


  6. Edmonds construction-accident victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    The worker who was electrocuted at a construction project at Swedish Hospital's Edmonds campus on Wednesday has been identified as a Pierce County man.


  7. Worker electrocuted in Edmonds identifiedRead the original story

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    ... hospital has been identified as Jason E. Vanlandingham. Vanlandingham, from the town of South Prairie in Pierce County, died from high-voltage electrocution, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office. His death was ruled an ...


  8. Puyallup man admits to owning 100,000 images of child pornRead the original story

    Thursday | KOMO News

    A 56-year-old Puyallup man pleaded guilty Thursday in Pierce County Court to possessing more than 100,000 images of child pornography.


  9. Man charged with murder in 2 Wash. deathsRead the original story

    Wednesday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Pierce County prosecutors have charged a 40-year-old man with two counts of first-degree aggravated murder in the beating deaths of his two roommates at their Spanaway, Washington, home.


  10. Jefferson County sheriff resigns for Milton police chief post; last day set for Aug. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Peninsula Daily News

    Jefferson County Sheriff Tony Hernandez is resigning effective noon Aug. 29 to take the Milton police chief position.


  11. The Daily Troll: 3 bodies recovered on Rainier. Hanford whistleblower ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Crosscut.com

    ... area where Tuesday's recovery took place. The bodies are presumed to be members of the missing party, but the Pierce County Medical Examiner's Office will provide the final identification, according to a National Parks Service news release. Recovery ...


  12. Sex offender charged with aggravated murder in double slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | KOMO News

    ... Prosecutor Mark Lindquist said in a statement announcing the charges. Atkisson remains held without bail in a Pierce County Jail. Prosecutors say Atkisson had a felony warrant from Tulare County, Calif., for violating his supervision and failing to ...


  13. Lawmakers turn up the heat on troubled ferry systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Seattle Times

    ... routes crisscross Puget Sound. No permanent boss : Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson bypassed former Pierce County Executive John Ladenburg in June to replace the retired David Moseley as ferries chief. The other finalist, Capt. George Capacci, ...


  14. Charges: Grown man leads deputy on chase in dad's go-kartRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | KOMO News

    A Lakebay resident with a suspended license was arrested Sunday after reportedly leading a Pierce County Sheriff's Office deputy on a high-speed chase in his father's homemade go-kart.


  15. Man accused of killing 2 roommates ordered heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A Tacoma-area man suspected of beating two roommates to death with a pipe has been ordered held without bail. A Pierce County Superior Court judge on Monday ordered 40-year-old Richard Atkisson detained for 72 hours on a fugitive warrant out of ...


  16. Men beaten to death in Frederickson-area home identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The News Tribune

    ... is a fugitive sex offender from California. Henderson and Moisa were sex offenders registered to live in Pierce County. The three men reportedly lived together for about a year. A sheriff's deputy found the bodies Sunday after going to their home in ...


  17. South Sound Busiess PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The News Tribune

    ... Compiled by Mary Anderson, staff writer. To submit information, go to thenewstribune.com/databases and find Pierce County business hires, promotions and awards. The News Tribune is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, ...


  18. California sex offender allegedly confesses to killing two men near FredericksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Bellingham Herald

    ... Earl Atkisson, 40, has not yet been charged in the deaths of the men, whose bodies were discovered Sunday by a Pierce County sheriff's deputy verifying the addresses of registered sex offenders. One of the victims, a 66-year-old man, was required to ...


  19. Tacoma man arrested on suspicion of beating roommates to death; late-night news roundupRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | The Oregonian

    ... Tacoma man arrested on suspicion of beating his two roommates to death has been ordered held without bail by a Pierce County Superior Court judge. Pierce County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a Sunday double homicide in which 20-year-old ...


  20. Spanaway homicide suspect feared roommates were grooming boys for sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | KING-TV Seattle

    ... told police he believed the men he's accused of killing were grooming young boys for sex. As he limped into a Pierce County courtroom Monday, 40-year-old Richard Atkisson made a noticeable entrance, appearing disheveled and sporting a large tattoo ...