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Nigeria State Official who Stole More Than $350,000 in Washington State Unemployment Benefits Gets 5 Years

TACOMA - A 45-year-old resident of Nigeria was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to 5 years in prison for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft for his attempt to steal nearly $2.4 million from the United States government, including approximately $500,000 in pandemic-related unemployment benefits, announced U.S. Attorney Nick Brown.
TACOMA, WA
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Man shot, killed in south Burien Tuesday morning

Burien Police / King County Sheriff’s Office are reporting that a man was shot and killed on Tuesday morning, Sept. 27, 2022 in south Burien. Police say that Tuesday morning, just after 9:30 a.m., King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) received a 911 call regarding a shooting in south Burien.
BURIEN, WA
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2022 Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes in Pierce County

The leaves are changing color and there is a chill in the air. It can only mean one thing — time to pick out a pumpkin! Head to one of our fine, locally-owned and run farms to choose the perfect pumpkin for carving, painting or baking. All of these farms also have plenty of fun fall activities the whole family will love. Here are the details on the 2022 pumpkin patches and corn mazes in Pierce County.
PIERCE COUNTY, WA
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Tacoma takes feedback on homeless camping ban proposal

TACOMA, Wash. — TACOMA, Wash. - Community members are picking sides over a camping ban proposal as they gave testimony Tuesday night before members of the city council. Prior to the meeting, a couple dozen opponents of the ordinance rallied outside council chambers. They said this ban had come up twice before and both times it was defeated. They showed up to make sure the council doesn't change course on its homeless camping policies.
TACOMA, WA
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New bodycam footage: Three separate shootings around the Puget Sound region

FOX 13 is getting a better look at bodycam footage of three shootings involving officers in Pierce County, Washington. 1. A domestic assault suspect fired 15 rounds at an officer in Tacoma more than a month ago. 2. An officer shoots a hit-and-run suspect who brandished a knife in Tacoma. 3. Pierce County Sheriff's Deputies open fire on a driver of a stolen vehicle.
PIERCE COUNTY, WA
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Man gets 19 years in prison for 8 felonies

A Lakewood man was sentenced to 19 years in jail after pleading guilty to eight felonies and one misdemeanor committed in April 2022 and November 2021. Gata Leilua plead guilty to the following charges on Sept. 21, according to the Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office:. First-degree attempted robbery. Second-degree...
THURSTON COUNTY, WA
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U.P. Ribbon Cutting: Al’s Hot Chicken

City of University Place announcement. The City of University Place will host a ribbon cutting to welcome Al’s Hot Chicken to University Place. Located at 2102 Mildred St W, the event will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 10:30 to 11:30 am.
UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA
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City of Tacoma-LEGAL NOTICE

City of Tacoma Determination of Environmental Non-Significance. Proposal: Construction of a 48-unit apartment building with 24 parking stalls in the NCX District. Location: 5428 S Puget Sound Ave. SEPA Public Information Center File No. LU22-0137. City of Tacoma, Planning and Development Services, has made a preliminary determination that this project...
TACOMA, WA
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7 Seas breaking ground next month on replacement taproom

7 Seas Brewing plans to elevate its Gig Harbor taproom to match the site’s unparalleled views. The local venture has been operating out of the former Green Turtle Restaurant at 2905 Harborview Dr., between the Tides Tavern and the old ferry landing, since March 2021. Waterfront customers peer out at a lighthouse-adorned sandspit that pinches boats through a small inlet to the harbor. In the background, majestic Mount Rainier towers above the steel blue Puget Sound.
GIG HARBOR, WA
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