When the Port of Tacoma entered the big leagues in the container shipping business in the early 1980s, the featured attractions that helped lure container shipping lines to the formerly sleepy port were the innovative terminal facilities the port built north of East 11th Street.
Twenty years after Seattle University bought the South Sounds only law school, a group of business and civic leaders has a plan to bring a legal-degree program back to Tacoma.
When she got the call from Tacoma saying her daughter had been hospitalized, Claire Hickox packed fast and headed to the airport from her home in Arizona.
The dispatch call came from a 19-year-old mother who lived in the 600 block of South 7th Street. She was starting to wonder about her new guest.
The latest batch of documents released in the Susan Powell case show investigators seeking permission to mount wiretaps on her husband Josh Powell's phone after she vanished in December 2009.
Fife police officers and Tacoma firefighters responded Friday to an apparent suicide in the 2500 block of 62nd Avenue East.
A Metro SWAT member shot and killed a Fife man early Friday after the man held his 4-year-old son hostage for more than four hours Thursday night.
Of the more than 550 bridges in Pierce County, 28 are designated as “structurally deficient” and need some kind of repair, rehabilitation or replacement, according to interviews and a News Tribune analysis of national bridge data.