The two people found dead in an automobile after gunshots were heard coming from inside it Friday evening have been identified. The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s office identified them as Emmalee Masker, 27, of Tacoma and Gary Peterson, 71, of Puyallup.
Two men were sentenced Friday for the fatal Tacoma stabbing of Samuel Cruces Vasquez. Prosecutors described him as an innocent, unsuspecting victim — killed April 28, 2016 as part of a friend’s gang initiation.
The special counsel's office has issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of a news report saying that President Donald Trump told his former personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress.
Hometown Dogs, the food truck in Lakewood, has closed permanently, but there are other restaurants in the area that serve a Chicago dog like Hometown did. Try The Red Hot, CaskCades, Shake Shake Shake and Patty’s Burgers, among others.
Sound Transit is considering building a maintenance and operations center at the location of the new Dick’s Drive-In Restaurant that opened Dec. 17, 2018 in Kent. The city and the business are upset about that.
Department of Social and Health Services clients will get February Basic Food benefits by Jan. 20 to minimize the effects of any lapse in funding from the USDA caused by the partial federal government shutdown.
The Seattle Seahawks signed former Denver Broncos first-round draft pick Paxton Lynch to be the possible backup to quarterback Russell Wilson. Lynch started 4 games in 2 years and was out of the NFL in 2018.
Gov. Jay Inslee wants $7.5 million in the capital budget this year for pre-design of a new state hospital, which will help determine if the former Fort Steilacoom Golf Course is a good location for a new 500-bed facility.