The rights of people with mental illness collided Monday with the state’s struggling mental health system. The state lost a round, but the fight is far from over.
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Newly appointed Tacoma City Councilman Robert Thoms improperly used his office to advocate for a school bond measure while his lobbying firm was under contract with Tacoma Public Schools, the city’s Board of Ethics has found.
A Tacoma woman who participated in a massive fraud that ensnared dozens of solders from Joint Base Lewis-McChord and victimized her own grandmother was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison.
Three boys were mourned Monday in a Pierce County courtroom. The majority of the tears were for Hector Hernandez-Valdez, who was 15 when he died a gruesome death at the hands of brothers Luis and Cristobal Arroyo on June 1, 2012 in an apartment on Tacoma's East Side.
Additional law enforcement officers will patrol Pierce County roads starting today in search of drivers texting or talking on their cell phones.
Tacoma-born and Tacoma-based Richlite Co. celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. You might have never heard of Richlite. You're not alone. "We're one of the best-kept secrets in Tacoma, " said marketing director Don Atkinson.
Several News Tribune staff members have been honored as part of the 2012 Society of Professional Journalists Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest.
Some Ruston building owners say they've seen signs that the darkest days of The Great Recession might be ending. And yet, the town's council took what some merchants say was an inexplicable action, voting to freeze all development and building permits in the commercial zones for six months.
The key was patience, with a dash of cunning. John Ringer, a longtime Tacoma police detective and gang expert, knew what went down the day 17-year-old Bernard Houston was killed. Knowing it and proving it are different, though.
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