The owner of Northwest Sportscard, sports memorabilia shops in Tacoma and University Place, pleaded guilty in federal court Friday for failing to pay employment taxes. The U.S. Attorney's Office said he stopped paying as early as 2002.
Adam Simmons, 19, was charged Friday with conspiracy to commit first-degree human trafficking and promoting prostitution, for his alleged role in a Lakewood gang's prostitution ring. He's the tenth person prosecutors have charged.
Treat Your Feet, a massage parlor in Lakewood, was busted twice in a month for allowing several workers to perform foot massages without valid licenses. Two owners and four employees have been charged.
A woman charged with causing a fatal wreck that killed a 60-year-old woman in Tacoma has been charged with vehicular homicide. Records show she rolled in the street, hissed and spat and told police "Life goes on" when informed that another driver had died.
Detectives are looking for witnesses to a Wednesday morning road rage shooting on Interstate 5, the Washington State Patrol announced. A driver called 911 at about 6:12 a.m. on Wednesday and reported he'd been shot in the leg while driving northbound on I-5 near Michigan Street.
A Bethel School District teacher did not violate the state's mandatory reporting law when she failed to report allegations that her own children had been sexually abused by a family member at home, the state Supreme Court said Thursday.
A Lakewood teenager shoved a girl from his moving vehicle Monday, and had a gun in his backpack at school Tuesday when he was arrested, according to charges filed Wednesday in Pierce County Superior Court. His bail was set at $200,000.
A man accused of stealing a jar of marijuana from a Fife pot store while armed with a knife has been charged with robbery, and could face life in prison without parole. If convicted as charged, the alleged crime would be his third strike.
Officers from the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board busted an illegal marijuana grow operation in Puyallup Friday. Neighbors had been smelling it for months. 1,156 pot plants were about to flower.
Victor Sloboda pleaded guilty to first-degree assault and was sentenced Monday in Pierce County Superior Court for a screwdriver attack against his father and his brother that happened Oct. 30, 2016 at a Midland-area home.
A thief came to McNeil Island in a stolen dinghy, filched some tools and then swiped an even bigger boat on Friday. The former prison island is now the home to the state's special commitment center for sex offenders.
The owner of Orient Seafood Production in Fife pleaded guilty Monday to accusations that he under reported how much sea cucumber the company processed. About 250,000 pounds of sea cucumber wasn't reported, which was worth about $1.5 million.
Atalani Tili was sentenced Tuesday in Pierce County Superior Court for the death of 2-year-old Keanu Perpetua-Prescott. She caused the boy to hit his head on a dresser while she was babysitting, and he later died from his injuries.