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A 59-year-old Tacoma firefighter died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday after being dispatched to a medical aid call, the department reported.
Chuck Muncie, a Pro Bowl running back with both the New Orleans Saints and San Diego Chargers, has died at age 60, the NFL clubs and a family spokesman said Tuesday.
Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday signed a bill making gay marriage legal in Minnesota, the 12th state to take the step, as thousands of onlookers cheered.
State regulators say they have fined a Bellevue gun shop more than $23,000 for exposing workers to lead dust when it remodeled its shooting range last year.
I hate to be the bearer of terrible rib news, but three Tacoma barbecue restaurants are no more. However, good news is on the horizon for sandwich lovers - Philly cheesesteaks are on the way. Read on.
Thousands of Defense Department employees in Pierce and Thurston counties are still facing the likelihood of unpaid time off this summer, but not as much as the Pentagon initially proposed.
Town Councilman Gordon Bowman is one of three candidates so far who have filed to run for mayor of Eatonville, according to the Pierce County elections website.
A 39-year-old Tacoma woman has pleaded not guilty to five counts of theft for allegedly fraudulently collecting more than $50,000 in worker’s compensation benefits.
The state Liquor Control Board has promoted deputy director Rick Garza to director, putting him at the helm of an effort to create a system of licensed, taxed and regulated marijuana.
A 27-year-old Olympia woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges connecting her with her former Behavioral Health Resources counselor's strangulation death.
An Olympia medical building has been evacuated after a woman claimed to have left a bag of bombs at the facility Tuesday, according to a news release.
Some Washington residents may see lower insurance premiums under President Barack Obama's health care law, with proposed plans released Tuesday countering concerns expressed by the insurance industry just a year ago.
Attorney General Eric Holder says he played no direct role in the Justice Department's secret review of Associated Press phone records but called it part of an investigation into what he termed a grave national security leak.
Justices on the Washington Supreme Court are considering whether the state should have to pay a $100 million verdict awarded to some 22,000 home care workers who were shortchanged by a rule that was in effect from 2003 to 2007.
The state of Washington could pay as much as $475,000 for an outside study of three Transportation Department megaprojects - the Highway 520 floating bridge on Lake Washington, the Highway 99 tunnel under downtown Seattle, and an Interstate 5 bridge across the Columbia River.
One of the first officers at the scene where three women were held captive in a Cleveland house for about a decade says the emotion of the moment was overwhelming.
States should cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half- from .08 blood alcohol level to .05-matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries, a federal safety board recommended Tuesday. That's about one drink for a woman weighing less than 120 pounds, two for a 160-pound man.
A Federal Way woman has been sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison for a fatal crash that killed a 48-year-old University Place woman last year.
In her bad girl days, Angelina Jolie's body was a billboard for tattoos that said such things as "Billy Bob."
A Seattle police officer was bitten while arresting a man who threatened passengers with a knife on a state ferry from Bremerton.
A power outage has forced the closure of Green River Community College this morning.
The state has chosen a new leader for its largest mental institution.
The Boeing Co. today took another step in what is becoming an incremental withdrawal from the Puget Sound area telling its informational technology workers that its plans to cut 1,500 Puget Sound area IT jobs over the next three years and set up informational technology centers in St. Louis and Charleston, S.C.
Before Dr. Phil and Dr. Drew and Dr. Oz, there was Joyce Brothers.
Damage is estimated at $300,000 at a subdivision near Port Angeles where a man destroyed three houses with a bulldozer, damaged another home and crushed two sheds, a pickup truck, lawn mower, fences and other property in a dispute with a neighbor.
This afternoon's brief storm knocked power out to thousands of homes and businesses in Pierce and King counties.
A 22-year-old Bonney Lake man who died early Friday after crashing his car into a tree has been identified as Derek Tyndall.
Suicide stalks Indian Country, claiming more lives of native youth than those in any other population, not only in Washington, but nationally.
New Orleans police hope a $10,000 reward and blurry surveillance camera images will lead to arrests in a Mother's Day shooting that wounded 19 people and showed again how far the city has to go to shake a persistent culture of violence that belies the city's festive image.
Dr. Kermit Gosnell considered himself a pioneering inner-city doctor who helped desperate women get late-term abortions, but a Philadelphia jury called him a murderer who killed three babies after they were born alive.
The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative's top executive called a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how news organizations gather the news.
The League of American Bicyclists announced its rankings of bicycle friendly communities today and nothing has really changed in the South Sound.
A Saudi man arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after federal agents said he lied about why he was traveling with a pressure cooker is due in court.
He couldnt abide his wife leaving and taking their five children.
A military judge has found Army Sgt. John Russell guilty of premeditated murder in the 2009 killings of five fellow service members at a combat stress clinic in Iraq.
Yet another candidate has announced a bid to unseat incumbent Joe Lonergan in Tacomas Fifth Council District.
A garage fire in Tacoma Sunday night caused $23,000 in estimated damages, according to the Fire Department.
Shelton’s Skyline Drive-In theater has successfully raised the money it needs to buy a digital projector, which means you will still be able to curl up with a blanket in the back of your truck and watch a movie under the stars.
The Obama administration on Monday filed a last-minute appeal to delay the sale of the morning-after contraceptive pill to girls of any age without a prescription.
Word on the Street: Puyallup City Council approves appointments to new citizens task force on homelessness
- Fallen Tacoma firefighter lived life filled with discoveries, explorations
- Morning links: Deflating news on Hawks has columnist questioning prediction of perfect season
- Proctors bike-rack bureaucracy tests patience of local Boy Scout
- Harvin's versatility is tantalizing, as long as he stays upright
- Man critically injured in Frederickson motorcycle crash was off-duty King County deputy
- 361 Secrecy ignited firestorms over Benghazi, IRS
- 171 Aide: Obama learned about IRS from news accounts
- 118 He set out to disprove a faith, woo a girl now he loves both
- 75 Narrows tolls to rise; more hikes possible as debt and lack of traffic may push maximum amount over $6 prediction
- 30 Party lines blur at transportation rally