Stories tagged: Tacoma
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.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
A court clerk was sentenced to about two years in prison for using court records to find underage girls to beat up and have sex with.
Thu., May 19, 2016, 9:14 a.m.
Tacoma’s water is safe to drink, city utility officials say. The declaration from Tacoma Public Utilities came Wednesday, after weeks of testing the water of a dozen Tacoma homes thought …
Tue., May 3, 2016, 11:48 a.m.
Officials say further testing at three Tacoma elementary schools that previously had high levels of lead in their drinking water indicates the water is now safe to drink.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
Tacoma’s proposed disposable bag ban is moving forward with allowances to keep low-income households from being nickeled every time they go to the grocery store.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 2:27 p.m.
The Tacoma light rail will remain free after a major donation from the Tacoma Business Improvement Area.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 2:16 p.m.
Tacoma school officials says a review of previous water quality tests has found six more public elementary schools with unsafe amounts of lead in scattered sources of drinking water.
Tue., April 26, 2016, 11:42 a.m.
Tacoma Public Schools says tests performed last May found high levels of lead in the drinking water at four additional schools.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
Two public elementary schools in Tacoma found high levels of lead in their drinking water last May, but the Tacoma Public School district announced the results and informed parents on …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 1:36 p.m.
Tacoma Water officials say testing has revealed high levels of lead at water lines leading to four homes and that about 1,700 customers may be affected.