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Train derails at Port of Tacoma, no injuries

Sep. 14, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A train derailed Tuesday afternoon at the Port of Tacoma striking a power pole and knocking down power lines. The Tacoma Fire Department said on Twitter that crews were on the scene in the 2100 block of Port of Tacoma Road. ...

Haniger homers in 3rd straight game, Mariners top Bosox 5-4

Sep. 14, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Normally one to remain stoic and keep his emotions in check, Seattle's Mitch Haniger couldn’t stop from pumping his fist and screaming as he rounded first base. He knew the importance of what his 33rd home run meant at this time of year. ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 11, 2021 02:46 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Aberdeen/Wishkah Valley Co-op 50, Mark Morris 16 Archbishop Murphy 27, Fife 17 Arlington 54, Oak Harbor 0 Bremerton 21, Columbia River 6 Burlington-Edison 35, Cedarcrest 7 ...

Jury finds man guilty of fatally shooting 2 people in car

Sep. 10, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man has been convicted of second-degree murder and first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of two men in University Place. A jury found Alex Lopez Leon, 24, guilty Friday in Pierce County Superior Court, The News Tribune reported. He is...

Murder conviction overturned due to use of racist stereotype

Sep. 06, 2021 18:11 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting an ex-girlfriend in 2017 at her Milton apartment has won his appeal after he successfully argued that prosecutorial misconduct deprived him of a fair trial. The News Tribune reported Monday that a three-judge panel...

Police: Officer shoots, kills man who fired at officers

Sep. 06, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A police officer shot and killed a 25-year-old man Saturday after police said the man fired rounds from a gun at an apartment complex south of Tacoma in Lakewood. Just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday, people reported to 911 that someone was firing...

1 killed in shooting outside Lakewood tattoo parlor

Sep. 03, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed and another wounded in a shooting outside a tattoo parlor south of Tacoma in Lakewood. KOMO reports police were called to the business Thursday evening for reports of a shooting with two victims. Witnesses...

Man arrested in national park accused of assaulting woman

Sep. 02, 2021 22:38 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A Port Angeles man remains in jail as he awaits transfer to federal custody for allegedly assaulting a woman at Olympic National Park with whom he was in a relationship. The Sunday incident closed some of the park while authorities searched for an armed...

Mariners silence Houston bats again for 1-0 victory

Sep. 01, 2021 20:35 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Ten days ago, the Seattle Mariners pitching staff couldn't get outs, giving up an avalanche of runs to Houston's powerful offense. Now it's the Astros wondering what happened after getting shut out on consecutive days by the Mariners. ...

Armed man who fled into Olympic National Park in custody

Sep. 01, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — Law enforcement officers have found an armed man who fled into a campground, at Olympic National Park. The man was booked into the Clallam County Correctional Facility around late Tuesday with a federal charge equal to a state...