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Lawsuit: Western State Hospital staff ignored man choking

SEATTLE — Robert Kincaid, a patient suffering from schizophrenia, was lying on the floor in a dayroom at Western State Hospital, choking on a piece of orange for almost eight minutes before staff members stopped to help him, according to a federal lawsuit filed by his older brother.

Date: 08/28/2015 | Northwest

Primary voters pamphlet covers county from Lynnwood to Stanwood

The local voters pamphlet for the Aug. 4 primary covers candidates in parts of Snohomish County from Lynnwood to Stanwood.

Date: 07/30/2015 | South County Politics

Lakewood officers found justified in fatal shooting

LAKEWOOD — Two Lakewood police officers were found to have been justified in fatally shooting a man in a lumberyard in April.

Date: 07/24/2015 | Northwest

This is a drill

Police train for the next mass shooting

Date: 07/24/2015 | Local News

Finishing Lakewood High School top priority for two board candidates

LAKEWOOD — Two women competing for a seat on the Lakewood School Board see finishing the community's new high school as their top priority and preserving a small-town atmosphere in a fast-growing area as their biggest challenge.The Lakewood School District, located...

Date: 07/09/2015 | Local News

Hazmat scare at college in Lakewood found to involve pudding

LAKEWOOD — Hazardous material scares aren’t unusual these days but the one that briefly shut down a campus building at a college near Tacoma involved — pudding.

Date: 06/16/2015 | Northwest

Officials: 2 jump to safety in Lakewood apartment fire

LAKEWOOD — Fire officials said two people jumped out of a burning apartment complex in Lakewood to escape the flames.

Date: 06/16/2015 | Northwest

Student keeps Native American spirit alive at Lakewood school’s graduation

LAKEWOOD — When Waverly “Wave” Wilson walked across the stage at Lakes High School graduation ceremonies Wednesday night, it was with her head held high and her Native American pride intact.

Date: 06/05/2015 | Northwest

Lakewood police sued again for now-retired police dog

LAKEWOOD — A 23-year-old Pierce County man is suing the Lakewood Police Department, claiming he was mauled in 2012 by a now-retired police dog.

Date: 05/29/2015 | Northwest

Police say Lakewood man beat toddler, hung her from balcony

LAKEWOOD — A Lakewood man has pleaded not guilty to child assault after police say he severely beat his 2-year-old daughter for throwing up her oatmeal.

Date: 05/22/2015 | Northwest

Man hospitalized after logging accident near Lakewood

LAKEWOOD — A 34-year-old man was in critical condition Thursday after a logging accident near here.

Date: 03/26/2015 | Sirens

Take a Sunday drive

Head to north county for lots to do, gorgeous scenery

Date: 03/21/2015 | Life

In memory of Grandma

Bus shelter for granddaughters is a labor of love

Date: 02/08/2015 | Life

The neighborly thing to do

Firefighter rescues man from lake, helps him home

Date: 02/07/2015 | Local News

Apartment fire: Lakewood mom drops baby from 2nd floor, jumps herself

LAKEWOOD — When fire broke out at an apartment complex in the Tacoma suburb of Lakewood, a fire official says a mother dropped her baby from the second floor, then jumped down after the child.

Date: 01/09/2015 | Northwest

Smoldering campfire sparked Lakewood fire

LAKEWOOD — A wildfire that burned 37 acres near Lakewood in June has been attributed to a smoldering campfire. The state Department of Natural Resources recently closed its investigation, said Tom Smith, a fire operations forester with the Sedro-Woolley office. No suspects were identified.

Date: 01/05/2015 | Local News

Justices: State agencies must explain records redaction

OLYMPIA — Washington’s Supreme Court says agencies must give a brief explanation when they decide to withhold or redact records requested under the Public Records Act.

Date: 12/26/2014 | Northwest

Gang blamed for Lakewood home invasion robbery

TACOMA — Pierce County prosecutors say three members of a Seattle gang expected to find marijuana and cash when they targeted a Lakewood home for robbery, but it was the wrong house.

Date: 11/25/2014 | Northwest

Suspect arrested in fatal Lakewood home invasion

LAKEWOOD — Police have arrested one suspect in a violent home invasion in Lakewood where they believe another suspect was fatally wounded.

Date: 11/20/2014 | Northwest

Investigation of June wildfire wrapping up

LAKEWOOD — State wildfire experts are wrapping up their investigation into the June 12 blaze that burned 38 acres in the Lakewood area.

Date: 11/18/2014 | Sirens

Prosecutors take more time in fatal shooting case

TACOMA — Prosecutors in Pierce County say they will take more time to continue their investigation before making a charging decision in the case of a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier accused of fatally shooting his wife in their Lakewood, Washington, apartment.

Date: 10/21/2014 | Northwest

Texting a possible factor in car-pedestrian accident

LAKEWOOD — Detectives think a 16-year-old girl may have been texting when her vehicle struck a pedestrian on Saturday.The crash was reported at 8:45 a.m. in the 17100 block of McRae Road NW, near Lake Ki, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s office.

Date: 09/08/2014 | Local News

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