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Mark Jasinski December 16, 2013 at 04:36 pm
The problem is not guns, but the human heart.
DRR December 31, 2013 at 07:45 am
Some of these tragedies involves guns obtained by kids with guns in their household. Why don'tRead More parents get them locked up and secured so kids can't access them. If you have a gun, get a safe and trigger lock. If people were responsible then some of these shootings would be avoided (Newtown, conn is one of them)
robert mc dowell April 10, 2014 at 12:27 pm
The people that wrote this "100 stories" have squirrel heads. They are interested inRead More spreading the gruesome news of people with mental problems or people with just evil criminal minds. News flash! These people will always be with us and they will always be able to get guns because criminals will always find a way to have guns and to sell guns. If not guns then they will use knifes and kill just as many people; or baseball bats for not matter. Honest people that carry legal guns should not be targeted. They haven’t killed anyone and probably won’t, but they can protect themselves and their loved ones because they carry. These stupid “Gun Free Zones” punish honest law abiding citizens for legally carrying a gun to protect their loved ones. People against guns are frustrated because they cannot stop people from getting guns nor can they stop criminals from having guns, so what do they do? They go and hurt honest citizens that are never going to kill anyone unless criminals try to kill them and their families and friends. Do you think someone intent on killing people because their minds flip out, are going to look at a “Gun Free Zone “ sign and say, “Well, I guess I’ll have to wait out here to kill someone because this “Gun Free Zone” sign is stopping me. Come on you know better. As for pure criminals, they laugh at the stupidity and smartness of these signs. Stupidity because that sign will never stop criminals or sickies, but it will stop honest citizens that obey the law and never hurt anyone. Smartness, because sick people and criminals can saunter into the area freely and know they can kill at will without worry about honest citizens pulling out their legal guns and wasting the scumbag and saving lives. Some have, but you never hear about them. I dare these people to write about the stories I’ve read and heard about where people saved themselves or others simply by showing their legal carrying gun. These writers are throwing fuel on a fire that will hurt society. It’s already started with so called “Gun Free Zone,” what a fricken joke! I’m an honest citizen and I carry a gun that I have only fired twice a year at a gun range. I will never take my gun off and therefore never go into a gun free zone without it. You think I’m studpi,? I do not want to get killed, so I stay away from “Gun Free Zones.” I’m also a senior citizen and very small, which criminals look at as prey. My wife and I left at night a restaurant and two seedy look men across the street eyeballed us. I watched them from the corner of my eyes. We walked to the end of the building and then turned into the lot where restaurant cars parked in. There is no lighting in the lot. The two men came across the street and eagerly followed us to the end of the lot where our car was parked. Before they could reach us, I quickly turned around swinging my jacket open on one side with my left hand. They quickly stopped and stared at my waist. They could see the handle of my gun in my waist band holster. Without saying anything, they turned and left in haste. So the people that want and have “gun free zones” have my permission to shove that sign.
Mike Buckles December 3, 2013 at 06:12 pm
How is the home in Puyallup if it's located between Sumner and Orting? And if EAST PIERCE Fire andRead More Rescue responded, not CENTRAL PEIRCE which covers PUYALLUP, that's clue #2. Do they not allow you to look at a map when you write the stories?
Lee Ann Davis December 22, 2013 at 06:15 pm
I'm a neighbor of this house. I called 911. There is a strip of houses off of 162 that are betweenRead More Orting, Sumner and Puyallup. We all have Puyallup addresses in this area. It really is between those 2 cities.
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Mike Buckles September 29, 2013 at 02:46 pm
That's odd. How did they know definitively that she was high on drugs right after the event? WhenRead More they do autopsies doesn't it take several days to weeks to get the information confirmed? Yes, I see where the "reportee" said it was drugs, but I've seen multiple parents say their kids are innocent of a crime and the Police and newspapers don't report that as fact. Three PD vehicles were damaged. One hit head on, perhaps that could not be avoided. A second "collided" with a PD vehicle, was that unavoidable? And then mysteriously the third isn't mentioned. Could that have been operator error? Officer crashes vehicle without contact with suspect? In this whole event, now costing taxpayers thousands of dollars, what was the danger to the public? A reportee states she was being assaulted and then one private vehicle and 3 police vehicles are damaged pursuing what may wind up being simple assaut? Why doesn't the newspaper compare the police reports with the departments written pursuit policy and see if this fits?
Chris Mitchell September 12, 2013 at 04:29 pm
Incorrect. The incident happened on the third floor of the Pavillion. Half the floor was evacuatedRead More as a precaution. It was a chemical reaction to something that was clogging the drain (unkown substance), only one biodegradable chemical was used. The ED was never evacuated and Ambulances were on divert as a precaution. Everyone else is OK.
Lauren Padgett (Editor) September 12, 2013 at 04:52 pm
Thanks Chris. I got this straight from the Good Samaritan communications department, so I will haveRead More to double back and see if i can get more information. We will update with anything we find!
Credit: KIRO on Twitter
South Hill Night Out.com September 14, 2013 at 08:43 am
The Twitter story from Kiro has a mistake. The story reads: Department. David Lee Titus stood nextRead More to a 17-year-old male at the urinal and masturbated while the teen was urinating, staring at him the who time. Please note the word who time. I think that should have been whole time.......
Yelm73 November 20, 2013 at 11:22 am
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Mel August 23, 2013 at 10:57 am
Their protocol for processing DUI arrest suspects is very unusual. In the statement they providedRead More they said it was their standard practice to have those arrested change behind a curtain. If that is the case then why was the standard not followed and certain people told to undress in the holding cells with the cameras? I hate drunk drivers as much as the next person so don't get me wrong here I'm not defending their actions. But I do question the practices of the Puyallup Police along with the jail because what they are doing is not industry standard and since they haven't been following their own standards they have opened themselves up to this lawsuit. Also it is not a county requirement to have DUI suspects photographed in jail clothing. WSP does not do that and other police departments do not do that. Most police agencies process their DUI suspects by giving them a breathalyzer test at the station, fingerprinting and a photograph and then they are released to a sober driver after a citation is given with a court date the next day. The whole process takes about 45 minutes once inside the police department. King County Jail and Pierce County spokesperson Ed Troyer have already made statements to the media that they do not have cameras filming dressing areas and toilets in their facilities so it sounds like Puyallup is going to have a hard time defending themselves on this one.
Tim T. August 24, 2013 at 06:30 am
Puyallup SHOULD fight this. Cameras are for safety. The videos would not have been released, butRead More were - by those breaking the law, committing DUI. Settling this is what these criminals want. It's all about fleecing a municipality after breaking a law. I hope these DUI criminals and their greedy lawyers are forced to pay Puyallup's legal expenses, at the end of the day.
Sammamish and Bellevue Police seized thousands of dollars-worth of valuables from a Pierce County storage facility in connection with an interstate burglary ring. Image courtesy Sammamish Police.
Marci Spear August 13, 2013 at 05:21 pm
It is SO hard to work through the issues of having been a burglary victim. I sincerely hope that theRead More different police & Sheriff depts. work together & contact the people they feel have belongings in this 'catch'. When you are burglarized & then have to jump thru hoops to get the insurance company (if you have insurance) and then you hear NOTHING from the police. These stories give hope that maybe your family/sentimental things will be returned. We had a gold lighter that was a family gift from 'Happy' Rockefeller that the insurance company scoffed @ covering & we have never found/recovered. We are in the Pierce County area & were burglarized last Halloween. There were A LOT of just 'things' that were taken - but the important stuff like the heirlooms will always be missed & will always hurt. Honestly, I have never felt hate until this happened & these people will probably just get a slap on their hands. my P.C. case# 12-3050608