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Nov 11

A Tacoma man, Michael Jarvis, was arrested and booked into the Pierce County Jail, accused of a variety of charges, including arson and domestic violence. Read more about the severity of arson charges in the state of Washington and the consequences of such a charge. read more

Aug 06

Earlier this month, a man allegedly stabbed three men in downtown Seattle in what police called an "unprovoked, random attack." Stabbing a person in the state of Washington is charged as Assault with a Deadly Weapon and can be punishable by up to life in prison with fines as large as $50,000. read more

Jul 11

Earlier this year a bill was introduced in the state Senate Rules Committee, which would require the removal of firearms from a domestic violence call if probable cause that a crime was committed was present. The primary goal of the bill is to reduce the risks to all those involved in a domestic violence incident with heightened emotions. read more

Jun 24

Last week a 73-year-old man was arrested in Olympia on suspicion of fatally shooting his wife in a domestic violence altercation. Charges of second-degree murder and first-degree assault have been filed against the husband. The penalties for domestic violence are swift and severe - getting informed about your rights and contacting an attorney to help successfully defend them is crucial to your future. read more

Dec 13

If you are facing accusations of domestic violence, your future could be at stake. Learn more about what constitutes domestic violence, what your rights are if you are accused, and what to do if you are charged with domestic violence. read more

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December 13, 2019

South Park Home Mistakenly Targeted, Sleeping Man Killed

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November 25, 2019

Seattle Hit-and-Run Driver Leaves 77-Year-Old Woman Dead

A driver who crashed into two people at NE 125th Street and 28th Avenue NE left the scene of the accident. Of the two people he crashed into, the 77-year-old woman later died from her...