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A well-timed bear hug from a Vietnam veteran persuaded Jonathan Wicks to put down the gun he'd raised to his head and start seeking therapy for the post-traumatic stress he developed after serving in Iraq.
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John Stearns stepped down Friday morning as the Mariners' third base coach to concentrate on his recovery from hernia surgery.
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It's all about dinosaur fossils at Burke Museum's annual Dino Day event. Get an up-close view of the museum's paleontology collections, see and touch fossils, meet paleontologists, try out a fossil dig pit, or enjoy other interactive activities.
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Growing and surprises were the themes of the night during the Daffodil Festival Queen's Coronation on Friday at Tacoma's Life Center.
Two men who participated in the kidnapping and murder of a Lakewood man two years ago were sentenced to prison terms Friday.
Philip Sorensen, a 24-year veteran of the Pierce County Prosecutor's Office, has been named to a vacant seat on the Superior Court bench.
FAR TOP: John Fegyveresi runs past the decommissioned Brushy Mountain State Prison during the 2012 Barkley Marathons.
Pierce County prosecutors have charged the ex-wife of a retired Tacoma, Wash., police detective with multiple counts of identity theft, forgery and theft.
Tacoma Little Theatre in partnership with The Changing Scene Theatre Northwest, the Kitsap peninsula's only fringe theatre, presents Mark Harvey Levine's, DIDN'T SEE THAT COMING.
Top model Chasing the sunset Spin your tires Get with the swing of things Take a bow Go Jurassic at the Burke You can't make this stuff up Glitter and gold Friday-Sunday Spring is the perfect time of year to launch a remodeling project.
Automotive students and faculty at a community college in Washington are distraught after learning that their beloved 1992, one-of-a-kind, $250,000 Dodge Viper has been ordered destroyed by the car's manufacturer, Chrysler.
Getting a jump on St. Patrick's Day, St. Leo's Food Connection holds its fourth annual Bia-Ceol-Damhsa, an evening of Irish food, music and dance with Evolution Dance Company to support their emergency food programs.
The ex-wife of a retired Tacoma police detective suffering from Alzheimer's disease has been charged with 15 felonies for allegedly draining his bank accounts, court records show.
The Tacoma City Council honored a Tacoma-grown musician Tuesday when awarding the key to the city to Derek "DC" Clark.
A run honoring Pat Tillman, a former NFL Player who died as an Army Ranger fighting in Afghanistan, is scheduled for April 26 at Tacoma's Thea Park.
State lawmakers want to levy a 75 percent tax on electronic cigarettes, prompting opposition from a growing community of those who use the tobacco substitute.