Stories tagged: Tacoma
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.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 7:37 a.m.
The Tacoma City Council has passed an ordinance limiting hours of operation for massage parlors in an effort to stem illegal sex trafficking and prostitution.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 10:13 a.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee has directed that Washington state and U.S. flags at state agencies be lowered to half-staff Friday in memory of a Tacoma police officer killed in the line …
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 6:39 p.m.
Washington State Ferries said a private boat hit the ferry Chetzemoka on the run between Tacoma and the southern tip of Vashon Island.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 9:33 p.m.
SEATTLE – The gunman had already shot a police officer, threatened to kill two children and barricaded himself upstairs in a house for 11 hours when one of the kids, …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 7:16 a.m.
A Washington state police officer responding to a domestic violence call was fatally shot and his fellow officers were still “taking fire” as they removed him from a home, beginning …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 6:45 p.m.
Authorities say a police officer has been shot in East Tacoma while responding to a domestic call. KCPQ-TV reports an officer was taken to a Tacoma hospital Wednesday after the …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
A lawsuit filed by a female engineer against Puget Sound Naval Shipyard alleging discrimination has been settled with the Navy slated to pay $144,000, apologize to the woman and institute …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 10:07 a.m.
A hit-and-run driver struck three people who had pulled onto the shoulder of Interstate 5 in Tacoma to change a flat tire.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
A man has been sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for fatally shooting a Fife couple after an argument about drugs.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 1:18 p.m.
LeMay–America’s Car Museum has sued the city of Tacoma and its bank over the handling of a $3.6 million federal loan to finance the museum’s construction.
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 9:11 p.m.
Authorities have arrested a Tacoma man after his wife’s body was found near Clear Creek Falls in Yakima County.
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
One person is dead and two others are in serious condition after a shooting in Tacoma.
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 1:41 p.m.
Authorities say a single BB gun shot to the heart killed a homeless man found dead in Tacoma this week.
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 1:56 p.m.
Klara Bowman grew up in Spokane and pursued a career as a kindergarten teacher, but she was fired early this year from Larchmont Elementary in Tacoma when she was found …
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 12:57 p.m.
Some 600 square miles of U.S. Forest Service land burned in Idaho in 2015 in one of the most destructive summers ever for the cash-strapped agency that for years has …
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 12:18 p.m.
A Tacoma councilman is cracking down on city massage parlors with a plan to restrict their hours of operation.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 12:20 p.m.
A suspect in a 2007 drive-by killing of a victim who was in the wrong place at the wrong time has been brought back to Tacoma from Mexico after nine …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 2:05 p.m.
A Washington state high school assistant football coach who was fired for praying at midfield after games has sued the school district, saying his religious rights were violated.
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
State Farm will hold a job fair next week to fill more than 200 positions at its Tacoma location.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 12:23 p.m.
The Tacoma City Council has voted to ban the use of thin plastic bags by grocery stores and other businesses.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 2:15 p.m.
A Washington woman has died after being thrown off a car driven by her daughter.