TACOMA — A motel in Tacoma was evacuated Monday morning after police say a man threatened to shoot people. Officers were called around 9:00 a.m. to Pacific Lodge on Pacific Avenue. According to Tacoma police, a man fired a round inside a room and then stepped outside with a rifle while threatening to shoot people. Loretta Cool said the suspect then went back inside his room. Officers have been trying to communicate with the armed suspect, but he is not […]
Two former Pierce County sheriff’s deputies are suing the county, saying the agency tried to cover up how a man obtained a gun before killing his wife and himself.
“I want to thank everyone,” says 10-year-old Haliyah DuBois. “And I feel really thankful for everyone coming out here.”
PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. — Deputies have already investigated more homicides this year in unincorporated Pierce County than all of last year. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, there have been eight homicide investigations this year with 12 victims, including one of their own deputies. Investigators said all of the cases had been marked as solved except for the death of Tracy Sehmel on Jan. 4. Her body was found in the trunk of a car towed from Tacoma to […]
TACOMA — Police are investigating after a man was found dead early Thursday morning on a street in Tacoma. Tacoma police said they received several calls to report a shot fired around 5:00 a.m. in the area on South Montgomery near South 56th Street. The man was found bleeding in the street near a taxi cab. Medics tried to help the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has not yet been identified. Police did not […]
The body of a man recovered from Mount Rainier is believed to be a missing snowshoer.
Reading aloud helps young students expand vocabulary and improve comprehension. But it can also be very scary. A program at Pierce County Library System’s aims to ease the anxiety some kids face by providing a friendly face — or rather a furry face.
Tacoma police are asking for the public’s help to identify two men who tried to rob a Girl Scouts cookie table in front of a Fred Meyer on Pacific Avenue in Tacoma.
Last year 556 people died in DUI crashes on state roads, according to Mark Medelen with the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.
Two men in their 20s showed a holstered gun and demanded money from Girl Scouts selling cookies in front of a store in Tacoma, police said.