- Pierce County deputy injured after crashing into 4 cows Updated: May-24-16 4:44 am
TACOMA, Washington - Authorities say a Pierce County sheriff's deputy has been hospitalized after his patrol vehicle struck four cows that had wandered into the middle of the road in Roy.
- Man found guilty in death of house guest Updated: May-24-16 4:15 am
TACOMA, Washington - A man charged with killing his roommate and burning the evidence along an Auburn, Washington, road in 2014 has been found guilty of second-degree murder.
- Mariners place Marte on 15-day DL, recall Taylor Updated: May-22-16 12:09 pm
CINCINNATI - The Seattle Mariners placed shortstop Ketel Marte on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left thumb and recalled infielder Chris Taylor from Triple-A Tacoma before Sunday's game in Cincinnati.
- Truancy law aims to reduce detention of noncriminal kids Updated: May-22-16 3:16 am
TACOMA, Washington - School districts throughout Washington will soon need to do more to help truant kids before sending them to court to answer to a judge.
- Court clerk fired for using records to find underage girls Updated: May-21-16 1:41 pm
TACOMA, Washington - 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.
- More Tacoma yards to get contaminated soil replaced Updated: May-21-16 10:01 am
TACOMA, Washington - The Washington Department of Ecology says more Tacoma yards will get contaminated soil replaced this summer.
- Port of Seattle hires to speed up Sea-Tac security lines Updated: May-19-16 8:32 pm
SEATAC, Washington - The Port of Seattle is aiming to speed up security line waits at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport by hiring private contractors to work at checkpoints during the summer.
- Tacoma woman accused of shooting ex-husband in the head Updated: May-19-16 6:56 pm
TACOMA, Washington - A Tacoma woman is being jailed on $500,000 bail for allegations that she shot her ex-husband after confronting him and his girlfriend.
- Utility: Water at Tacoma homes with lead goosenecks safe Updated: May-18-16 7:42 pm
TACOMA, Washington - Tacoma Public Utilities says new tests of drinking water at homes with lead gooseneck fittings show it's safe to drink.
- JBLM soldier shootings helicopter during training excercise Updated: May-17-16 8:08 pm
TACOMA, Washington - Authorities say a soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord who was participating in a large training exercise in California shot an Army Apache helicopter with live rounds.
- Ex-council member gets 6 months for embezzling tribal money Updated: May-15-16 10:01 am
TACOMA, Washington - A former member of the Makah Tribal Council has been sentenced to six months in prison for embezzling tribal money.
- Program pairs first-time mothers with nurses Updated: May-14-16 5:27 pm
LONGVIEW, Washington - London Jackson celebrated her first Mother's Day this year with her son, Taven McClure, who was born April 2.
- Judge orders records disclosed on Tacoma natural gas plant Updated: May-14-16 4:57 pm
TACOMA, Washington - A Pierce County judge has ruled that records filed with Tacoma officials about a planned liquefied natural gas plant in the Port of Tacoma should be made public, though his ruling will be shelved pending a possible appeal.
- Tacoma manager who oversaw school water testing fired Updated: May-13-16 9:21 pm
TACOMA, Washington - A manager accused by Tacoma Public Schools of not acting on a year-old report of high lead levels in school water has been fired.
- Bellevue schools retesting water in schools for lead Updated: May-13-16 7:07 pm
SEATTLE - The Bellevue School District is retesting the water in all its schools more than a decade after finding lead in 13 out of its 16 elementary schools.
- Prosecutor rules fatal Washington police shooting justified Updated: May-13-16 3:27 pm
TACOMA, Washington - Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist says an officer's fatal shooting of a 32-year-old woman was justified.
- After 90-plus years, alcohol flows in Fircrest Updated: May-13-16 11:31 am
FIRCREST, Washington - Corkscrew in hand, BÃ¤rbel Ward stood behind the newly renovated bar at Spring Lake Cafe in Fircrest on Thursday.
- Federal Way police chief calls 3 killings in 2 days alarming Updated: May-11-16 5:22 pm
SEATTLE - Police in the Tacoma suburb of Federal Way are urging residents to avoid going out late at night, especially in secluded areas, after a man jogging with his dog was killed in the city's third fatal shooting in two days.
- Teen girl sues mall guard over alleged parking lot assault Updated: May-11-16 2:41 am
TACOMA, Washington - A 17-year-old girl has filed a lawsuit against a Tacoma police officer over claims that he assaulted her during an arrest in the mall's parking lot.
- Lead testing inconsistent in Washington schools Updated: May-10-16 2:23 pm
SEATTLE - For about $5 per student in Washington state's public schools, every parent could know if the drinking water in their child's school was free of lead.
- Washington school districts that test for lead Updated: May-10-16 2:07 pm
SEATTLE - About 60 percent of Washington school districts that responded to an Associated Press request for information test their school drinking water for lead. That includes 28 districts that just started testing since the Tacoma school district announced it had found lead in the drinking water in some its buildings.
- Pierce County man sentenced for molesting 13 year old girl Updated: May-07-16 5:40 pm
TACOMA, Washington - A Pierce County man has been sentenced for sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl he met online.
- Indicted Washington auditor fires key staffers Updated: May-06-16 8:27 pm
SEATTLE - Indicted Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley has fired three staffers since his federal fraud trial ended with a hung jury last week.
- 10 Auburn schools had fixtures showing elevated lead levels Updated: May-06-16 6:33 pm
AUBURN, Washington - Auburn School District officials say a review of water testing records shows 10 schools had elevated lead levels in 2008 but they can't verify what steps were taken to correct the problem.
- Judge orders Somali teen returned to foster family Updated: May-05-16 2:59 pm
SEATTLE - A federal judge in Seattle has ordered immigration officials to release a Somali teenager who was taken from his Oregon foster family and placed in an adult detention center in Tacoma, Washington.