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A teen extradited from Mexico last year has been charged in the 2010 assassination of a Tacoma gang leader.
A teenager charged with a 2010 Tacoma gang shooting pleaded not guilty Friday to first-degree murder, first-degree assault and unlawful possession of a firearm.
With the votes from November's election are tallied and certified, the city of Tacoma is dusting itself off and moving on.
To commemorate children lost to violence, Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor and Chuck Cox, grandfather to a pair of murdered boys, will attend a ceremony and candle-lighting vigil Friday at Puyallup's Woodbine Cemetery.
The Pierce County Sheriff's Department said Dr. Tom Babson and his 8-year-old daughter died in the fire that burned their waterfront home on 6th Avenue on Fox Island.
Grant Blinn has been selected as the new judge for Lakewood Municipal Court. He replaces Judge Ernest Heller, whose term expires at the end of the year.
Tina Roose and Teresa Guarjado sign papers for a marriage license at midnight Dec. 6, 2012, the first moment same-sex marriage became legal in Washington.
FOX ISLAND , Wash. - An emergency room doctor and his 8-year-old daughter were presumed dead in a fire that burned their waterfront home on Fox Island, authorities said.
The Pierce County sheriff's office says a man and his 8-year-old daughter are presumed dead in a fire that burned their waterfront home on Fox Island.
Firefighters are battling a second-alarm fire on Fox Island where a father and one of his three children are presumed dead after being unable to escape, authorities said.
Eli Hall looks on as his husband, Michael Hall talks to reporters, Tuesday in Seattle.
Signs of trouble were apparent before a Spanaway man barricaded himself in a storage unit Tuesday, prompting a SWAT standoff that ended after the man shot at deputies and was killed by return fire.
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Around 8:30am Wednesday morning, crews responded to a barn fire at 5700 N. Havana.
A magistrate judge has approved a reduced charge for a Moscow man facing a trial in connection with a shooting death.