About 750 people packed Urban Grace church in downtown Tacoma on Thursday to celebrate the life and ministry of Tacoma pastor Ron Vignec, who died Nov. 10 at the age of 70.
Jake Musga beat 2-year-old Chayson Colley to death in March. On Thursday, a Pierce County judge sentenced him to five decades in prison.
Robin Stice was only a few minutes into her workday at Tacoma Rescue Mission when she got the call that her house was on fire. She rushed home to find seven firetrucks and a rubble pile where she and her two young sons had been living.
A taproom and bottle store is opening in the Stadium neighborhood. The Copper Door does not yet have an opening date, but work has started on the space at 12 N. Tacoma Avenue (next to Gibsons Frozen Yogurt).
The annual Tacoma is for Lovers craft fair is this weekend at King's Books. It's one-stop shopping for local Christmas gifts! Or Just Because gifts!
A 38-year-old Tacoma man who shot his dog to keep it from disobeying was sentenced Wednesday to what amounts to credit for time served.
Tacoma Fire responded about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday to a fire at a retirement community at 6414 N. Park Way.
Tacoma police got a report of an attempted luring of a Mason Middle School student who was approached by a man in a van as she was walking to the bus Wednesday morning, police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said.
A derelict 167-foot ship that sank in Tacomas Hylebos Waterway 10 months ago could be raised and hauled off next month. The Helena Star went down Jan. 25, taking with it a former fishing vessel it was tied to and spilling nearly 1,000 gallons of diesel and lube oil into the water.
Pacific Lutheran University, The Evergreen State College and Saint Martins University among the magazine's best colleges for veterans in Western states.
Tacoma City Council issued a mea culpa Tuesday night in the city’s dealings with one of its labor unions.
A Pierce County judge sentences William Zesbaugh to six months in jail for beating and threatening a woman who allegedly cut him off in traffic.
A man found dead Sunday in the 4500 block of South Asotin Street died from multiple stab wounds, the Pierce County Medical Examiner's Office said.
An after-school program will allow 24 high school students in Tacoma to participate in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, a national organization that teaches young people how to launch a business or social movement.
Just two months after crews finished a $10 million renovation to Stadium Way, Tacoma’s City Council is poised to spend an additional 20 percent to solve flooding issues at the bottom of Stadium Way and nearby Commerce Street.
Julio Segura died of a gunshot wound to the head, but the root cause of the 3-year-old’s death was carelessness.
A Tacoma man pleaded guilty Monday to helping two men accused of killing a Tacoma condo resident during a robbery.
At meeting about violent Hilltop crimes, residents tell neighbors to look out for one another, work with police
Hilltop residents gathered Monday night to voice concerns about recent violent crimes in the area, asking neighbors to look out for one another.
Jahnisha McIntosh left her toddler son alone in a car with a loaded gun. Now he's dead and she's a convicted felon, but she won't serve any time incarcerated.
A recent uptick in crime on Tacomas Hilltop has prompted a community group to hold a public meeting Monday so residents can speak to police about their concerns.
A Tacoma man pleaded guilty Monday morning to helping two men accused of killing a Tacoma condo resident during a robbery.
It rained in Tacoma on the day President John F. Kennedy was shot. There had been snow a few days before.
The toxic love triangle drew burning lines inside a vicious circle of addiction. In the space of four days, it pulled law enforcement officers from Tacoma, Pierce County and Steilacoom into a case that started out as a missing-persons report, and ended with the arrests of two brothers on suspicion of kidnapping and attempted rape.
The Tacoma School Board agreed Thursday to send county elections officials all the names of citizens who applied to write voters pamphlet statements in support of and in opposition to two tax measures on the Feb. 11 ballot.
Steven Pawlak admitted he shot Jimmy Arevalo in October 2012 after being asked to put his gun away.
A Tacoma woman who gave birth on the toilet and let her newborn die there was sentenced Friday to 10 years, three months in prison.
The Franciscan Polar Plaza opens in a week, on Friday, Nov. 22, on Pacific Avenue across the street from the Tacoma Art Museum. Here's what you need to know.
A 42-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday to killing his wife earlier this year before leading Tacoma police on a high-speed chase.
When members of the Tacoma City Council were debating which alignment was best for a planned extension of the Link light rail system, they were repeatedly reminded that the maps shouldn’t be taken literally.
The latest proposal for a statewide transportation tax package would spend more than $2 billion on highway projects in the South Sound, including widening Interstate 5 near Joint Base Lewis-McChord and extending state Route 167 from Puyallup to Tacoma.
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