Interstate 5 motorists suffered an unexpected blow to their self esteem Tuesday when a state-operated sign flashed the message "U Suck," according to KCPQ-TV. The Washington State Department of Transportation apologized for the sign and called it a training mistake.
Tacoma Concert Band conductor and music director Robert Musser is retiring after 38 seasons. His band will play one final Tacoma show April 28 at the Pantages Theater in Tacoma. Musser will live a strong legacy behind.
A man accused of stealing a jar of marijuana from a Fife pot store while armed with a knife has been charged with robbery, and could face life in prison without parole. If convicted as charged, the alleged crime would be his third strike.
Detectives are looking for witnesses to a Wednesday morning road rage shooting on Interstate 5, the Washington State Patrol announced. A driver called 911 at about 6:12 a.m. on Wednesday and reported he'd been shot in the leg while driving northbound on I-5 near Michigan Street.
All lanes of state Route 512 were blocked Thursday morning as authorities responded to an accident that left two people trapped in their vehicles, according to Pierce County Professional Firefighters. The incident occurred in Parkland near Ainsworth Avenue.
The South Hill community, an area already known for heavy traffic, has been bracing for this day for several months. Thursday morning, a section of Shaw Road is closing for several months forcing motorists to find other routes, including notoriously busy Meridian Avenue.
A jury in Tacoma has awarded a former salesman at Larson Power Sports Northwest $800,000 after finding his managers bullied him relentlessly and exposed him to a sexually hostile work environment and then fired him when he complained.
A Lakewood teenager shoved a girl from his moving vehicle Monday, and had a gun in his backpack at school Tuesday when he was arrested, according to charges filed Wednesday in Pierce County Superior Court. His bail was set at $200,000.
Graham firefighters were pleased to arrive at a scene that wasn't as bad as it looked on Thursday morning. They and Pierce County Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene near Orville Road East and 247th Street at about 5:30 a.m.