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As many as 1,200 detained immigrants are currently on hunger strike in Tacoma, Washington, according to activist Moru Mara.
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The Daffodil Queen, Marissa Modestowicz, and her court were just crowned on Friday.
3 hrs ago | The News Tribune
A suspected car thief was arrested early Monday after allegedly punching and kicking a police dog who tracked him in Puyallup.
3 hrs ago | The News Tribune
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.
4 hrs ago | The News Tribune
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.
8 hrs ago | The News Tribune
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.
Writer and photographer Joe Meche will present "Caspian Terns in Puget Sound" during the March 20 meeting of the Tahoma Audubon Society.
Nearly 70 people turned out in a downpour Saturday afternoon at one of Tacoma's busiest commercial intersections to support an increase in Washington's minimum wage.
Running Five new 5-kilometer running events, all of which plan to raise money for youth, are coming to the South Sound this spring.
More than 44 years after his plane was lost in combat during the Vietnam War, U.S. Air Force Capt.
Stewart Middle School in Tacoma was one of four schools in all of Washington singled out last week for state intervention, based on its insufficient progress on state tests.
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.
John Stearns stepped down Friday morning as the Mariners' third base coach to concentrate on his recovery from hernia surgery.
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