- Army drops AWOL case against JBLM Ranger Updated: Oct-08-15 6:15 am
TACOMA, Washington - The Army has dismissed a desertion case against a veteran Joint Base Lewis-McChord Army Ranger who spent more than a year in jail after military police illegally searched his Tacoma apartment.
- Deliberations begin in Lakebay man's murder trial Updated: Oct-08-15 6:15 am
TACOMA, Washington - Jurors are to begin deliberating in the trial of a Pierce County man charged with murder in the 2014 shooting death of his fiancee.
- Judge dismisses lawsuit in death of Susan Powell's sons Updated: Oct-06-15 7:59 pm
TACOMA, Washington - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Washington state brought by the grandparents of Charlie and Braden Powell.
- Federal Way wants WSU branch campus Updated: Oct-02-15 6:44 pm
FEDERAL WAY, Washington - Federal Way would like to bring a branch campus of Washington State University to south King County, about 10 miles from the University of Washington's Tacoma campus.
- 2 girls seriously injured while walking to school in Tacoma Updated: Oct-02-15 3:09 pm
TACOMA, Washington - Tacoma police say two girls were seriously injured Friday morning when they were hit by a car while crossing a street on their way to school.
- Tacoma man gets 20 years for fatal dispute over speaker Updated: Oct-02-15 5:10 am
TACOMA, Washington - A Tacoma man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for stabbing a man to death during a dispute over a portable speaker.
- Developer plans to appeal $2.3 million judgment Updated: Oct-01-15 2:58 pm
TACOMA, Washington - A developer plans to appeal a $2.3 million judgment awarded to an investor.
- Pierce County wood stove ban begins Oct. 1 Updated: Sep-30-15 11:17 pm
TACOMA, Washington - A ban on wood stoves begins Thursday in a county south of Seattle that the Environmental Protection Agency says has some of dirtiest air in the nation.
- Woman dies in apartment fire near Tacoma Updated: Sep-30-15 9:33 pm
LAKEWOOD, Washington - West Pierce Fire and Rescue officials say a woman has died in an apartment fire near Tacoma.
- Man charged with breaking $120,000 Chihuly glass sculpture Updated: Sep-29-15 9:18 pm
TACOMA, Washington - A 43-year-old man has been criminally charged in connection with breaking a $120,000 glass sculpture at the Tacoma Art Museum.
- 2 Southwest jets collide at Sea-Tac airport, no injuries Updated: Sep-29-15 9:03 am
SEATTLE - No one has been hurt when two slow-moving Southwest Airlines jets collided at Seattle Tacoma International Airport.
- Police say Bonney Lake homeowner shot intruder Updated: Sep-29-15 4:25 am
BONNEY LAKE, Washington - Bonney Lake police are investigating after a homeowner shot an alleged intruder.
- Planes collide at Sea-Tac airport, no injuries Updated: Sep-28-15 6:41 pm
SEATTLE - No one was injured after two slow-moving planes collided at Seattle Tacoma International Airport.
- Sea-Tac airport locked down briefly for security breach Updated: Sep-26-15 1:08 am
SEATTLE - Port of Seattle police briefly closed all entrances to the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport while they responded to a security alarm.
- Pierce County man sentenced for pimping, child rape Updated: Sep-25-15 11:41 pm
PORT ORCHARD, Washington - A Pierce County man convicted of pimping and raping underage girls has been sentenced to 22 years in prison.
- Tim Eyman investigation in hands of state attorney general Updated: Sep-24-15 7:29 pm
TACOMA, Washington - The Washington Public Disclosure Commission on Thursday sent its campaign finance investigation of anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman to the attorney general's office.
- Xi trades football for hardball political negotiations Updated: Sep-24-15 9:11 am
SEATTLE - With his feel-good tours of Boeing, Microsoft and a local high school complete, Chinese President Xi Jinping departs Washington state Thursday for the other Washington, where tougher discussions on cybersecurity, intellectual property protections and human rights await.
- High school students give Chinese president football Updated: Sep-23-15 10:01 pm
TACOMA, Washington - Chinese President Xi Jinping received a football, a personalized jersey and instruction on America's most popular sport during a tour of a Washington state high school.
- The Latest: Chinese president gets high school jersey Updated: Sep-23-15 9:21 pm
SEATTLE - The latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the United States (all times local):
- State's disclosure commission names new director Updated: Sep-22-15 5:51 pm
TACOMA, Washington - The state agency that helps the public keep up with campaign finance information and investigates complaints of election-law violations has named a new executive director.
- Driver charged with murder in fatal police chase near Tacoma Updated: Sep-21-15 6:47 pm
TACOMA, Washington - Pierce County prosecutors have charged Mac Robert Tappon with second-degree murder in connection with a high-speed chase that killed a woman who was ejected from his vehicle.
- Teacher of Year: Tacoma high school social studies teacher Updated: Sep-21-15 6:14 pm
SEATTLE - A Tacoma high school social studies teacher has been named Washington state teacher of the year for 2016.
- Washington state to write new rule to limit carbon pollution Updated: Sep-21-15 5:48 pm
SEATTLE - The state Department of Ecology on Monday proposed capping greenhouse gases from the state's 35 largest emitters, rolling out a new rule-making process months after Gov. Jay Inslee failed to get legislation passed on his ambitious cap-and-trade plan.
- US Open cost $700,000 for Pierce County taxpayers Updated: Sep-21-15 11:48 am
TACOMA, Washington - A preliminary look into how much it cost Pierce County to host the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay this year found that county taxpayers will cover about $700,000 of the $2 million price tag for security.
- Prosecutor: No charges after lawyers' raucous party Updated: Sep-20-15 4:23 pm
PORT ORCHARD, Washington - The Kitsap County Prosecutor's Office says it won't file any charges after a group of Pierce County lawyers held a raucous party last month.