Manitou Park Elementary in Tacoma was briefly locked down Thursday, following a report of a man with a gun in a wooded area nearby, Tacoma Public Schools spokesman Dan Voelpel said.
Lester Mathison pleads guilty to manslaughter in the 2012 death of Kimberly Legacy, who suffered a head injury from which she never recovered.
The naked stranger kept reaching for the woman as she frantically tried to shut the door of her Fife hotel room, court records show.
Police are trying to identify a man who they believe robbed seven Lakewood businesses recently by grabbing cash from registers as he pretended to make purchases.
A 78-year-old man police said hit and killed a toddler while driving Monday in Buckley realized he had hit a telephone pole, but told officers he didnt know what happened.
A 22-year-old Kent man has sued Pierce County and members of the Sheriffs Department, contending he was falsely arrested for rape three years ago.
A man who has fought as a mixed martial artist avoids jail time by agreeing to get a alcohol-and-drug evaluation and to stay out of trouble for two years after sparking fracas last summer.
The parents of a 1-year-old boy who died Monday said they forgive the man who struck their son with a pickup truck as the boy’s father pulled him in a wagon down the Foothills Trail in Buckley.
The couple was allegedly drunk and high on methamphetamine as they stood arguing in the street outside Tacomas Point Defiance Park.
Josh Powell’s heirs, who for more than four years argued his innocence in the disappearance of his wife, Susan, now suggest in a court filing they would be willing to try to prove she is dead if it helps them collect money from her life insurance policy.
Although an explosion that destroyed a Tacoma trailer was initially believed to be related to a methamphetamine lab, the Fire Department said Tuesday the fire was started by a leaking propane tank.
A Tacoma man who tried to cross Interstate 5 late Monday was struck by a car, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The statewide 911 outage Thursday prevented 4,500 emergency calls from reaching dispatchers, CenturyLink said in a statement Monday.
Last weeks 911 outage prompted the most widespread use ever of Pierce Countys emergency alert system, which sends messages to land lines and cellphones across the county.
A toddler died Monday after he was hit by a truck while being pulled in a wagon on the Foothills Trail in Buckley, Buckley police chief Jim Arsanto said.
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