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Court Tosses Conviction in Local Double Murder Case

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A state appeals court has thrown out a man’s double-murder conviction because he wasn’t given a lawyer when he asked for one and because the prosecutor made inflammatory statements during closing […]

CBS Seattle–07/17/2012

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New Wave Pool Opens in Tacoma June 23

The Kandle Pool is the new wave pool in Pierce County, and for its grand opening on Saturday, June 23 Metro Parks Tacoma is offering free admission all day!

06/22/2012

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Steven Powell Sentenced To 30 Months For Voyeurism

The father-in-law of missing Utah woman Susan Powell was sentenced Friday in Washington state court to 2 1/2 years in prison for recording images of two young neighbor girls in their bathroom.

06/15/2012

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Harassment Charges Against Army Lieutenant Dropped

A Washington state prosecutor dropped all charges Friday against an Army lieutenant colonel who had been accused of threatening to kill his superior officer, his estranged wife and a woman he had dated.

06/08/2012

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Best June Bike Rides in Puget Sound

Whether you want to be bare and brave with the Fremont Solstice cyclists, take a tour of the beautiful Northwest on a bike, or get the kids out with their training wheels for Bicycle Sunday, there are some great bicycle events in Puget Sound during June!

05/31/2012

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Guide to Graduation Party Planners

If your teen is gearing up for high school graduation, planning a big party may feel like an overwhelming task. Fortunately, Seattle has some great locally owned and operated companies where catering to high school grads is just their thing! Here are some fun ideas for your next big celebration.

05/30/2012

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Guide to 2012 Daffodil Festival

The Daffodil Festival will be celebrating it’s 79th year during the 2012 festival season. From the parades to the Daffodil Classic Bike Ride and Daffodil Marine Parade, there’s lots of fun activities for the family in the South Sound.

04/02/2012

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WA Woman Finds Her Husband’s ‘Other Wife’ on Facebook

A corrections officer is facing bigamy charges after authorities said a Washington woman using Facebook discovered that she and a potential “friend” were married to him at the same time.

03/10/2012

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Possible Suspect in WA Trooper Death Shoots Self

A possible suspect in the shooting death of a Washington State trooper during a traffic stop early Thursday shot himself hours later as a SWAT team closed in, authorities said.

02/23/2012

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Crimestoppers Tacoma-Pierce County Buys Cemetery Plots Next to Powell Boys

Josh Powell’s surviving relatives want him buried at the same cemetery as the two young sons he killed. Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor and Detective Ed Troyer, who heads the anti-crime organization Crimestoppers of Tacoma-Pierce County, responded by buying the two plots on either side of the boys to make sure Josh Powell didn’t wind up there.

02/16/2012

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