Crime News HEADLINES
Federal agents arrested a 35-year-old Renton man today for allegedly trafficking in art he said was created by Tacoma native Dale Chihuly even though it wasnt.
Two more men have been arrested and booked into Pierce County Jail for their alleged involvement in a heretofore unsolved gang slaying from 1988.
An attorney for a man accused of raping his ex-girlfriend at gunpoint in her Lacey apartment last year said the sex was consensual, that his client was armed with a firearm only because he always legally carries one, and that he did not threaten her life during the encounter.
More than two decades after a teenage gangster was felled by a bullet to the head popularly believed to be the first gang member killed in Tacoma the man suspected of pulling the trigger will answer for the death.
A Puyallup man who shot and killed two burglars trying to raid his marijuana grow will not remain in jail while facing drugs and weapons charges, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
Attorneys for the Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier accused of murdering 16 Afghan civilians last spring are five weeks from a deadline for declaring whether they intend to use a mental health defense at his court-martial.
The truck prowler kept the gemstones, but returned the ashes of the victim’s son.
A Federal Way man who fatally shot four people before being killed by police might have started the rampage out of anger at his girlfriend for breaking up with him, family and friends of the woman said Tuesday.
A 47-year-old man arrested last week on suspicion of trying to smother his girlfriend’s elderly mother was to be released from jail Tuesday evening after Pierce County prosecutors said they needed more time to make a charging decision.
The girlfriend died first, shot in the head during an argument. Next came two men in the parking lot of the Federal Way apartment complex, one of whom was shot in the back as he tried to run away. The gunman then burst into the apartment of a disabled veteran who had urged neighbors to call 911, killing him with a shotgun.
A man suspected of trying to smother an elderly Gig Harbor woman was ordered jailed in lieu of $250,000 bail Monday while prosecutors prepare their case against him.
In about 10 minutes, five people were dead, making Sunday night's rampage at a Federal Way apartment complex the largest loss of life in a single incident in the citys 23-year history.
Police say a man drove off the lot of a Lakewood dealership with a used car Saturday, in such a hurry that he left the trunk open.
A soldier who faced the death penalty on charges he killed five service members at a military mental health clinic in Baghdad reached a plea agreement with the Army last week and is expected in court Monday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
The car was found in a parking lot on near Martin Way and Hoh Street Northeast, according to Lt. Greg Elwin. The car was impounded and will be processed by a forensics team.
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