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  • Police: Ex-con suspected in Lakewood motel robbery

    LAKEWOOD, Wash. – Lakewood police are asking for the public’s help finding a former convict now suspected of trying to rob a man at a motel. The New Tribune reports …

  • Legislative panel mulls officer-involved gunfire

    OLYMPIA – A year after searching for ways to reduce the deaths of police officers in the line of duty, the Legislature is looking for ways to reduce the deaths …

  • 5-year sentence in Lakewood officers shooting

    A woman convicted of rendering criminal assistance in the shooting deaths of four Lakewood, Wash., police officers was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison.

  • Bail denial issue will be on ballot in fall

    The Washington Legislature has given final approval to a constitutional amendment that would give judges more power in denying bail.

  • Crowds pay respects to four fallen officers

    TACOMA – Moving tributes to the four slain Lakewood, Wash., police officers were delivered by co-workers, friends and their children at Tuesday’s memorial service at the Tacoma Dome. Austin Richards, …

  • Tacoma Dome memorial honors slain officers

    About 20,000 mourners, mostly members of law enforcement from Washington state and across the country, honored four slain officers who were remembered Tuesday as heroes and loving family members.

  • going to honor their own

    Dozens of law enforcement and fire officials from across the Inland Northwest are expected to attend today’s memorial for four slain Lakewood, Wash., police officers. The Spokane Police Honor Guard …

  • Clemmons repeatedly slipped through the cracks

    Last April, a Department of Corrections officer was watching a television news story about a series of armed robberies around Puget Sound when he saw a Pierce County Crime Stoppers …

  • Aunt went to police when Clemmons called her

    “I am coming to your house,” he said. “I have killed four policemen and I need a place to rest and hide.” We know now who that was: Maurice Clemmons, …

  • Man accused of helping Clemmons flee pleads not guilty

    The convicted murderer who drove Maurice Clemmons away from the coffee shop where he massacred four suburban police officers waited with a newly purchased cigar in the getaway truck while …

  • Washington won’t take parolees from Arkansas

    Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire said Wednesday the state won’t accept any more parolees from Arkansas until she’s assured of a better system for sending them back.

  • Seattle police kill suspect in officer slayings

    A lone officer on patrol in the middle of the night Tuesday spotted a stolen car, its hood up and engine running, and pulled over to check it out. As …

  • Griswold’s sister traveling to Lakewood today

    The sister of slain Lakewood police officer Tina Griswold said she’s relieved to know that suspect Maurice Clemmons has been killed.

  • Hunt for suspect frustrates West Side police

    The hunt for suspected cop killer Maurice Clemmons has stretched deep into its second day, frustrating police as they chase lead after lead across two counties.

  • State Patrol watching for shooting suspect

    Law enforcement officers have been assigned to watch train and bus terminals, and the Washington State Patrol is monitoring freeways in the massive hunt for the suspect in the shooting …

  • Sister of slain officer: ‘My worst nightmare has come true’

    The sister of a Lakewood police officer shot to death in a coffee shop remembered the woman as a dedicated officer during a tearful plea Monday for the killer’s capture.

  • Records: Man won early release by saying he’d changed

    Documents released this morning by the Arkansas Parole Board show police slaying suspect Maurice Clemmons was supposed to remain in prison there until at least 2015, but won his release …