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Fleeing burglary suspect jumps in Puyallup River

SEATTLE — A burglary suspect fled from Puyallup police by jumping in the Puyallup River and later showing up at a stranger’s home asking for help while clad in only underwear and boots.

Date: 11/27/2015 | Northwest

Train hits pedestrian in Puyallup

PUYALLUP — Police say a pedestrian has been hit by a freight train in Puyallup.The News Tribune reported the collision happened at about 7:30 p.m. Friday in the downtown area where tracks cross Meridian Street.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Northwest

Port Orchard tax evader sentenced to 4 years in prison

TACOMA — A federal judge has sentenced a Port Orchard man to four years in prison on wire fraud and tax evasion charges.Hyun Seung Kim was also ordered to pay nearly $2.5 million in restitution to Washington state for the tobacco taxes he owes and almost $300,000 to the U.S. Treasury.

Date: 10/30/2015 | Northwest

Firefighter injured in wildfire near Twisp out of intensive care

SEATTLE — The firefighter severely injured in an eastern Washington wildfire flare-up that killed three of his comrades is out of intensive care and in rehabilitation at a Seattle hospital.

Date: 10/20/2015 | Northwest

Owners of pit bulls that attacked woman charged with felony

TACOMA — Pierce County prosecutors have charged two people with a felony after their two dogs mauled a woman on Puyallup tribal land.

Date: 10/16/2015 | Northwest

Arrest warrant issued for Puyallup mom of missing newborn

TACOMA — Pierce County prosecutors have charged a Puyallup mother of a missing newborn with custodial interference. She’s accused of fleeing with her son to avoid turning him over to state custody.

Date: 08/18/2015 | Northwest

17 charges filed in Puyallup rampage

TACOMA — Pierce County prosecutors have filed charges of first-degree murder and 16 other counts against a man suspected of killing a 71-year-old and terrorizing dozens of people in Puyallup last week.

Date: 08/17/2015 | Northwest

Search on for Puyallup newborn baby believed to be in danger

PUYALLUP — Puyallup police say the FBI has joined the search for a baby believed to be danger since he was born a week ago.

Date: 08/16/2015 | Northwest

Peace vigil planned in response to Puyallup shooting

PUYALLUP — A peace vigil is being planned for Sunday evening in response to this past week’s shooting in Puyallup.

Date: 08/16/2015 | Northwest

Police search for missing Puyallup woman, newborn baby

PUYALLUP — Police are looking for a Puyallup woman whose newborn baby might need medical attention.KOMO-TV reported that Puyallup police say Myra Maria Aguilar gave birth at home Sunday without medical personnel present. They believe the baby is in “imminent harm.”

Date: 08/15/2015 | Northwest

Man killed, suspect caught after high-speed chase in Puyallup

PUYALLUP — Authorities say a man fatally shot another man while trying to steal his truck before leading police on a high-speed chase in which he fired multiple rounds at officers.

Date: 08/11/2015 | Northwest

Man charged with placing homemade bombs in Puyallup

PUYALLUP — Pierce County officials say a 26-year-old man is in custody on a charge that he maliciously placed a homemade explosive device in a public place.Prosecutors say Blake Edward Heger was also charged Monday with one count of having dangerous weapons.

Date: 08/10/2015 | Northwest

Sheriff’s office: Man kills girlfriend, self near Puyallup

PUYALLUP — The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said a 31-year-old man shot and killed his 34-year-old girlfriend and then himself inside her home near Puyallup.

Date: 08/03/2015 | Northwest

Commuter train hits vehicle in Puyallup, kills 1 woman

PUYALLUP — A BNSF Railway spokesman says one woman has died after a northbound commuter train struck her vehicle in the Puyallup area.Spokesman Gus Melonas says the Sound Transit train operated by BNSF crews hit a vehicle around 5:15 p.m. Thursday.

Date: 07/30/2015 | Northwest

Cigarette sparked fire at Puyallup storage units, officials say

PUYALLUP — Pierce County fire investigators say a tossed cigarette sparked a brush fire last Friday that spread to a Puyallup storage facility.KOMO-TV reported that the quickly spreading fire lofted a huge cloud of smoke and prompted the temporary evacuation of some neighboring businesses.

Date: 07/21/2015 | Northwest

Smoky brush fire burns storage units in Puyallup

PUYALLUP — Fire officials in Puyallup said a brush fire quickly spread into a storage facility Friday afternoon, lofting a huge cloud of smoke and prompting the temporary evacuation of some neighboring businesses. A Central Pierce Fire District spokesman said there have been no injuries. By early...

Date: 07/17/2015 | Northwest

Defending 4A baseball champion Puyallup knocks out Lake Stevens

KENT — For three innings, the Lake Stevens baseball team went blow-for-blow with defending 4A state champion Puyallup, but three errors came back to bite the No. 2 seed from Wesco in an 8-2 loss in the opening round of this year's 4A state tournament.The most costly...

Date: 05/23/2015 | High Schools

Puyallup man who set girlfriend on fire sentenced to 25 years

TACOMA — A judge has ordered a Puyallup man to spend 25 years in prison for killing his girlfriend by setting her on fire at their South Hill home.Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist says the death of Maria Bazan was “a horrific example of domestic violence.”

Date: 05/15/2015 | Northwest

Small plane crashes after takeoff in Puyallup

PUYALLUP, Wash. — A small plane crashed just after taking off from the THUN Field in Puyallup.King 5 reported the plane crashed Saturday morning in a field near the South Hill LA fitness.

Date: 04/18/2015 | Northwest

Theft charge for Puyallup woman accused of stealing, selling dog

PUYALLUP — A Puyallup woman accused of stealing a small dog and selling him for drug money has been charged with third-degree theft.

Date: 04/03/2015 | Northwest

Man arrested in killing at Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma

PUYALLUP — A man was shot and killed in the parking lot of the Emerald Queen Casino early Saturday.

Date: 03/21/2015 | Northwest

Washington Army widows take care of their own

TACOMA — Reeling from the death of her husband in Iraq, Stephanie Groepper received a 5-inch-thick manual from an Army officer detailing hundreds of programs she could call for help in her grief.Over the next seven years, she kept having questions the manual couldn’t answer.

Date: 03/16/2015 | Northwest

Puyallup Tribe buys cancer treatment center

TACOMA — The Puyallup Tribe has purchased a cancer treatment center and the western Washington tribe says it will be moving the operation to Fife.

Date: 03/15/2015 | Northwest

State fair in Puyallup to open Labor Day weekend in 2016

PUYALLUP — The Washington State Fair in Puyallup will open Labor Day weekend next year, increasing the number of weekends for the event from three to four with the goal of boosting attendance and revenue.

Date: 01/23/2015 | Northwest

Puyallup gambler gets 30 months in prison for theft from former employer

SEATTLE — A former Northwest U.S. Foodservice executive with a gambling habit will spend two-and-a-half years in prison for stealing almost a half million dollars from the company.A federal judge on Friday also ordered Jason Green of Puyallup to pay the nearly $500,000 in restitution.

Date: 01/17/2015 | Northwest

Teen rescued after being stuck in mud for 5 hours

PUYALLUP — A fire department spokesman says rescue workers have freed a 16-year-old boy who spent about five hours stuck in mud up to his thighs in a muddy stream in Puyallup.

Date: 01/12/2015 | Northwest

British man charged with manufacturing hash oil in Puyallup

SEATTLE — A British man who was running a medical marijuana operation in Puyallup faces federal charges of manufacturing hash oil.Andre Lempriere, who was in the U.S. illegally, also was charged in federal court with illegally possessing a dozen firearms.

Date: 01/09/2015 | Northwest

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