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Compassionate Cop Saves Service Dog Belonging To Girl Who Has Cerebral Palsy

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.14.2014 | Good News

The bond between this little girl with special needs and her service dog is incredibly special. Faith Cloud of Pierce County, Washington, has cereb...

Man Dies After Half-Naked Woman Allegedly Runs Him Over On First Date

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 09.16.2014 | Crime

What started out as a first date ended as a date with death for a 53-year-old man, according to Washington state authorities. Leon Shaw, of Gig Ha...

Dairyland to Petrostate: Wisconsin Oil-By-Rail Routes Published for First Time

Steve Horn | Posted 09.07.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

DeSmogBlog is publishing the first documents ever obtained from the Wisconsin government revealing routes for oil-by-rail trains in the state carrying oil obtained via hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") in the Bakken Shale basin.

The Queen of the Genealogy World

Doug Bremner | Posted 12.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Doug Bremner

In the early 1990s, Cyndi Howells, a housewife from Puyallup, Wash,, and a member of the Tacoma-Pierce County (Washington) Genealogical Society, walke...

David Lohr

Developmentally Disabled Girl Missing In Washington State

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.19.2013 | Crime

Police in Washington state are searching for a 17-year-old girl with developmental disabilities who disappeared from a group home. Maliika Andrus, ...

Jed Waits, Infatuated Man, Kills Teacher Outside School In Tacoma, Washington

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TACOMA, Wash. — A man apparently infatuated with a special education teacher he knew from college shot and killed her as she walked into her ele...

Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You: Trigger-Happy Cops?

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Cops can be forgiven for believing a next armed attack is inevitable. But that's foolish and fatalistic thinking: Fearful, perpetually on-edge cops are a danger to themselves, and to others.

4 Cops Shot At Forza Coffee Shop In Parkland, Washington

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A man with an extensive criminal past -- whose 95-year prison sentence was commuted in Arkansas nearly a decade ago by then-Gov. Mike Huckabee-- was b...