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Federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have warned hunger strikers at a Tacoma detention facility that authorities might force-feed them.
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3 hrs ago | The News Tribune
A Tacoma man pleaded guilty in federal court in Fresno, Calif., on Monday to participating in a drug-smuggling ring that imported oxycodone, hydrocodone and marijuana into Western Washington from California.
4 hrs ago | The News Tribune
The Federal Maritime Commission has given its blessing to the rival ports of Tacoma and Seattle to begin talks and exchanging information aimed at increasing the total maritime traffic in Puget Sound.
10 hrs ago | The News Tribune
Pierce Transit will provide bus service to the Washington State Fair in Puyallup this year for the first time since 2010.
15 hrs ago | The News Tribune
Douglas David Ferguson of Tacoma - lost for 44 years after his fighter-bomber went down in Vietnam - will soon receive a memorial service at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Life Christian Academy will sponsor a public college planning workshop for parents of eighth- and ninth-grade students.
The former school board member graduated from Lincoln High School in 1938, and her loyalty to her alma mater -- as well as the larger school district -- only grew stronger as she grew older.
Authorities are asking the public to help find a man they believe has robbed 18 Pierce County convenience stores since the end of December.
As many as 1,200 detained immigrants are currently on hunger strike in Tacoma, Washington, according to activist Moru Mara.
The Daffodil Queen, Marissa Modestowicz, and her court were just crowned on Friday.
A suspected car thief was arrested early Monday after allegedly punching and kicking a police dog who tracked him in Puyallup.
Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor has promoted Chief Rob Masko to undersheriff and hired Oregon corrections official Karen Daniels as chief for the Pierce County Jail.
Question: “If you’re in a right-turn-only or left-turn-only lane, do you still have to signal your turn? “I’ve been told yes by some people and no by others.
She was an 8-year-old who'd just moved, from Tacoma's Eastside to the Hilltop. She attended Stanley Elementary School.
Tucked in the news release announcing the sale of Simpson Lumber Co.' s Tacoma Kraft Mill to RockTenn was a sentence that, when combined with other developments, has a lot to say not so much about this particular facility or the pulp and paper industry but where the electricity you use is going to come from - and how much you might pay for it.
After years of reports showing rampant abuse in immigrant detention centers nationwide immigrants in the sprawling Northwest Detention Center have gone on hunger strike in an attempt to improve the indefinite detention and abuse.
Authorities are looking for a man they say tried to sexually exploit a young girl in a grocery store parking lot in South Hill.