Stories tagged: Tacoma
Thu., June 29, 2017, 10:19 a.m.
The city of Tacoma has dropped its ban on stun guns.
Wed., June 28, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
Tacoma started helping homeless people move into the city’s first temporary emergency shelters.
Fri., June 23, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
A jury in Tacoma has found Washington state responsible for the death of a man whose son killed him months after being released from a state psychiatric hospital.
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
Federal officials say nearly 1 out of 6 young men in Washington state are committing a felony, and they might not even know it.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 9:59 a.m.
A Washington city is getting ready to open a $2.1 million temperature-controlled outdoor homeless shelter.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
Three Washington men have been arrested after they contacted an undercover agent who posed as a mother offering her underage children for sex.
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 8:32 p.m.
Beta Coders club at the University of Puget Sound mentors Tacoma high school students in computer science
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Spokane remains Washington’s second-largest city, according to Census population estimates released Thursday, but Tacoma is catching up quickly.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 6:21 p.m.
Officials say a 4-foot-long sandbar shark bit the finger of a diver who was doing maintenance at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma.
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m.
Tacoma plans to appeal after a federal judge last month ordered the city to pay $2 million to an investor group in a case involving development of a Wal-Mart retail …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
Sheriff’s deputies in North Dakota have arrested a Tacoma, Washington, man with 13 pounds of marijuana in the back of his car.
Wed., May 10, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
The city of Tacoma is considering suing the manufacturers of opioids such as OxyContin in its fight against homelessness.
Tue., May 9, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
Firefighters have recovered a body from Point Defiance Park in Tacoma.
Sun., April 30, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
A street in a Tacoma city park will soon be named in honor of slain police Officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez.
Sun., April 16, 2017, 4:09 p.m.
Sheriff’s deputies in Pierce County say they are investigating after a homeowner shot and killed an intruder.
Wed., April 12, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
Washington immigration activists say about 400 detainees held at an ICE detention center are participating in a hunger strike.
Sun., March 5, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
The city of Tacoma will pay a $50,000 fine and legal fees for violating the Public Records Act by withholding most of a nondisclosure agreement it signed to obtain cellphone …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 1:22 p.m.
A guard at the Aberdeen city jail has been arrested on allegations that he tipped off drug traffickers about police activities.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 11:49 a.m.
The Tacoma Fire Department has revised their hiring practices in the wake of a News Tribune story about a firefighter who died of a drug overdose last summer after showing …
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 11:25 a.m.
Washington State Patrol is investigating to see if it followed its own policies after a minor crash on Interstate 5 could lead to a man’s deportation. Washington State Patrol does …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 7:38 a.m.
A Tacoma has been charged with trying to trade marijuana for food stamps through a Craigslist ad while on work-release from prison.
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 7:44 a.m.
The Justice Department says a 34-year-old man who expressed a desire to attack the police or U.S. Military personnel out of allegiance to the Islamic State group has been sentenced …
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 1:55 p.m.
The city of Everett has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the powerful painkiller OxyContin. The
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Officials say two women found dead in a Tacoma house fire last week were decapitated by a man during a drug binge.
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016
After the fourth time it happened in recent months, Jaireme Barrow was tired of people stealing the packages off his South Tacoma front porch. So he devised a device to …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 1:53 p.m.
An 11-year-old Washington girl and her parents are suing a woman for emotional damages resulting from her husband’s sexual abuse.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 6:35 p.m.
Somewhere on the currents of Puget Sound is a clear glass wine bottle containing a conversation. It’s been floating with its cargo of letters for the past four years. When …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: City official excited about University of Idaho research pointing to cheaper gas
From our archive, 100 years ago The possibility of making gas – the kind used in gas lamps – from wood instead of coal had local officials optimistic about cheaper …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 9:23 a.m.
Thousands are expected at a memorial service to honor a Tacoma police officer who was fatally shot while responding to a domestic dispute.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 10:37 a.m.
Nurses at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma will receive $5 million in back pay after CHI Franciscan Health agreed to a settlement regarding meal and rest breaks.