Stories tagged: Tacoma
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
A train hit a car in Tacoma early Tuesday, killing the driver.
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
After the makers of the prescription opioid OxyContin filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against them, lawyers for the city of Everett are expected in U.S. District Court Monday …
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 9:59 a.m.
Tacoma Public Schools officials are investigating anti-Trump and anti-Nazi graffiti found on an elementary school.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 7:29 p.m.
The city of Tacoma is suing three large manufacturers of prescription opioids seeking to hold them accountable for problems the city has faced related to opioid addiction.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Nisqually Tribe says an escaped Atlantic salmon has been caught by a tribal member in the Tacoma area, far from the San Juan Islands where thousands …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 2:24 p.m.
Seattle police say a plane passenger contacted authorities as soon as his flight landed after he spotted a fellow traveler texting someone about sexually exploiting children.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 8 a.m.
A Tacoma man who police say burned down his home with his family inside was charged has been charged with arson.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 7:46 a.m.
A Washington man accused of being high on PCP when he rammed two deputies’ cars during a police chase is facing multiple felony charges.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
A former soldier who was run over by a police officer’s vehicle while lying in the street after a night of drinking is suing the Tacoma Police Department and the …
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.