Crime Newsletter


Cinderella Ball brings royal treatment to Tacoma recreation program

About 150 people attended the Metro Parks Tacoma event Sunday, put on by the city’s specialized recreation program and the Tacoma Yacht Club.

The Tacoma Yacht Club Honor Guard welcomed Cinderella Ball participants and their escorts with a sword salute during a ball for special needs people Sunday at the Tacoma Yacht Club. Ruston Fire Capt. Jeff Wherrett wheeled in a ecstatic Jill Moore, 44, of University Place in her wheelchair to the fun.

Man shot by Fircrest police in 2012 sues city

A man shot by Fircrest police contends in a lawsuit that an officer had no cause to open fire. City attorneys say the use of force was reasonable and justified.

Defendant challenges use of secret ‘Stingray’ cell device

The first legal challenge to Tacoma police’s use of a secret surveillance tool called a Stingray was derailed by a plea bargain.

Traffic Q&A: Loud motorcycles might save lives, but they don’t make a lot of friends

Question: Now that summer is almost here — and we are all outside to enjoy it — I have a question regarding the noise level emitted ...

The front wheels of Harley-Davidson Inc. motorcycles are seen outside of the Worth Harley-Davidson dealership in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S., on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Harley-Davidson Inc. is scheduled to release earnings figures on April 21. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

Sex offender registrations

The following convicted sex offenders have recently registered to live in Pierce County.