Stories tagged: tacoma
Fri., Jan. 31, 2020
Mandy Manning, Congressional candidate Chris Armitage visit immigration detention facility in Tacoma
After a previous attempt to visit with detained children at the U.S./Mexico border, the former national teacher of the year traveled to the Northwest Detention Facility earlier this month with …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 30, 2019
The Better Business Bureau of Spokane closed its doors Monday and laid off most of its sales staff, a company spokesman said.
Tue., Sept. 17, 2019
High Society decided to elevate the cannabis retail experience to a new level and make it a destination.
Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
The Western Washington grower is ramping things up, with a new state-of-the-art facility in Tacoma that will expand production nine-fold over its previous location in Lake City, north of downtown …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 25, 2019
The Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Tacoma is slated for demolition because it is too dangerous to occupy and needs millions of dollars in repairs, the News-Tribune reported.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
Tacoma police are investigating after five people were shot late Tuesday, two fatally.
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019
Gonzaga is one of seven programs listed as possible destinations for South Dakota State’s David Jenkins Jr.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019
The Seattle Reign FC is relocating to Tacoma in time to play the 2019 season in a new home. The relocation is part of a larger partnership between the NWSL …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 13, 2019
The Tacoma Police Department is investigating a shooting at a club that left one man dead.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
Records reveal Russian asylum-seeker who died in Tacoma claimed to be a shaman fleeing prison torture
Records obtained through the Freedom of Immigration Act reveal new details about a man who died after trying to hang himself in the Northwest Detention Center. A source of mystery …
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018
A Tacoma neighborhood under development aims to stay affordable by limiting buyers to households that make $75,000 or less.
Mon., Dec. 3, 2018
Authorities say two people were shot to death in Tacoma.
Mon., Nov. 26, 2018
A Russian asylum seeker who was previously held at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma has died, the Pierce County Medical Examiner confirmed Sunday.
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018
A Tacoma Water utility well has been shut down after chemicals commonly tied to firefighting foam showed up at a higher-than-acceptable level in a test at the site.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018
Snopes, the country’s most popular hoax-debunking site, is run by its founder out of a 97-year-old house in Tacoma. And is it ever busy, with 47 of its “Hot 50” …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018
The city of Tacoma won a battle last week in its effort to prevent the immigration detention center on the Tideflats from expanding.
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018
Teacher strikes in Tacoma, Battle Ground, Centralia, and Tumwater have impacted more than 53,000 students combined, just under half of whom come from low-income households.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018
Police say an armed man was shot and taken into custody in what may have been a robbery gone wrong near Tacoma.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018
Tacoma teachers say they will strike starting Thursday.
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018
Tacoma police arrested a man Sunday morning they say offered women rides in his beige SUV and then raped them at knifepoint.
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018
A former Tacoma man wanted for investigation of second-degree murder has been returned to Washington state after more than a decade on the run.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018
In one Washington state immigration court, bonds are among the highest in the country and asylum is granted less often
Judges in Tacoma’s immigration court denied bond to seven parents separated from their children. When other parents were released, their bonds often ran higher than elsewhere. Why? “It’s arbitrary,” but …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018
A man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a deputy south of Tacoma in January and has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018
Dippin’ Dots deliveryman left dry ice in the back seat of his car. It may have asphyxiated his mother.
The man, whose name has not yet been released, runs a business delivering Dippin’ Dots ice cream and had left four coolers full of dry ice on the back seat …
Tue., July 24, 2018
Steven Powell, the father-in-law of a long-missing Utah woman whose husband was eyed in a police investigation and later killed himself and his two young children, has died in Washington …
Mon., July 16, 2018
An immigration judge says a Honduran woman who was separated from her 8-year-old son when she entered the United States must remain in custody, prolonging her reunification wait.
Tue., July 10, 2018
Revelations surrounding Tacoma megachurch pastor Dean Curry have reached the crisis stage.
UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018
Still in the blue uniform she got upon her release from the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Yolany Padilla looked shellshocked. She was happy to be free, the 24-year-old Honduran …
UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018
“Her child is in the custody of the government. The fact that she would skip town is incomprehensible,” said a lawyer for a 25-year-old Honduran mom denied bond. She had …
Wed., June 27, 2018
Authorities say 10 protesters were arrested Tuesday night outside the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, where detainees from the southern border crisis are being held.