Crime Newsletter


Some Pierce County rivers flood as heavy rain continues

As heavy rain continued to pelt Western Washington Tuesday, flood warnings were elevated as some rivers overflowed.

A coho salmon scrambles across the parking lot at Voight Creek Hatchery in Orting on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Hatchery workers have already harvested coho's egg this year.

Father kills daughter, commits suicide in South Hill area

A 58-year-old man killed his 6-year-old daughter and then himself Tuesday in their South Hill area apartment, according to the Pierce County Sheriff...

Pierce County sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer speaks about the father-daughter homicide-suicide in South Hill area.

Lake Tapps house destroyed in fire

Two people escaped a fire that destroyed their Lake Tapps house early Tuesday, according to East Pierce Fire & Rescue.

Lakewood business owner pleads not guilty to promoting prostitution

A Lakewood business owner pleaded not guilty Monday to promoting prostitution after undercover police officers said women were offering sexual favors alongside massages at her store.

Driver hits bicyclist in Puyallup, crashes into fairgrounds building

A 19-year-old woman hit and critically injured a 66-year-old bicyclist Monday in Puyallup, and she appeared to be intoxicated at the time, police ...

A 19-year-old woman hit a bicyclist, building and fence in Puyallup Monday, police said.