University Place HEADLINES
A project repairing 9,600 feet of sewer pipe and about 30 manholes begins today in University Place, according to Pierce County Public Works and Utilities.
A West Pierce Fire & Rescue employee is being honored by the White House this morning for her work preparing communities for disasters in Pierce County.
University Place man pleads guilty after trying to hire undercover federal agents as hitmen in Vietnam
A University Place man pleaded guilty Thursday to trying to hire assassins to kill his nephew and six others in Vietnam, after he accidentally solicited undercover federal agents for the job.
Drunken driving arrests in Pierce County were down from last year over the Labor Day weekend, according to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.
Fresh from mid-morning recess in the August sunshine, a group of 17 pre-kindergarten students needed a gentle reminder that it was time to focus.
A mother recently flipped through photographs of her son, but these werent images of him playing as a child or on his way to prom. These pictures showed him robbing banks.
It started as an embarrassment for the City of University Place — an animal control officer fired last summer for stealing cash from the scene of a pot bust. It has ended with UP dismantling its animal control program, and signing a contract with Pierce County for animal services.
Tacoma police have arrested two men suspected in 19 bank robberies in Pierce County.
The U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in University Place is still 21 months away, but time is running out to transform a major route to the golf course into a more scenic gateway.
The city of Tacoma and surrounding jurisdictions got $286,619 Friday as part of $5 million in grants from the U.S. Justice Department meant to improve criminal justice in the state.
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