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We live in a desert. So it seems strange that Washington's derelict vessels law is making headlines in the Mid-Columbia.
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.
It's just one line in a 74-page bill but it is enough to thrill the people who have been working on a dream called The Prairie Line Trail.
A missing, endangered 15-year-old girl who ran away from her home in Lacey has been located, according to a news release from the Lacey Police Department.
The driver of pickup that crashed into a taxi minivan early Tuesday killing a pregnant passenger has been charged with vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.
The driver blamed for the crash that killed 34-year-old Shanna Huttenstine on Highway 167 early Tuesday had needles in his pockets and "what appeared to be marijuana," the Pierce County Prosecutor said Wednesday.
The reward for information about the death of an Orting man shot last month outside his home has increased to $5,000, police said Tuesday.
Democrats in most Pierce County legislative districts meet this weekend to elect delegates and alternatives to attend the state convention in June.
Pierce County will hold a series of three community meetings starting Thursday to hear public comments on proposed changes to shoreline policies, including the addition of protective buffers along Lake Tapps, Spanaway Lake and the Purdy-Key Peninsula area.
Pierce County sheriff’s investigators are searching for a driver who killed a Tacoma man in a three-car crash Monday morning and fled on foot.
A pregnant woman riding in a taxi van was killed early Tuesday after the taxi was hit by a truck on state Route 167 near Puyallup, according to Washington State Patrol.
The National Weather Service issued a flood watch for Pierce County, and it goes into effect Wednesday afternoon.
OLYMPIA Whether Washington state should execute some people for crimes like aggravated first-degree murder is a good debate to have.
An outside investigator for Pierce Transit found no evidence that two off-duty Tacoma police officers over-reported or falsified the hours they worked helping supervise transit security officers.