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The woman killed Friday night while crossing a street in Tacoma has been identified | The News Tribune

A woman killed on Friday night while crossing Sixth Avenue in Tacoma has been identified by the Pierce County Medical Examiner. Susan Lee, 69, of Tacoma was struck about 7 p.m. on Sixth Avenue near Pearl Street while crossing the road and was taken to a hospital. She was pronounced dead at about 7:3

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-20 18:57:00

This poacher got busted with 1,088 sea urchins. Their sex organs sell for $100 per pound

Sea urchins - those spiny creatures beach goers carefully avoid stepping on - are a hot commodity. Sometimes too hot. A sea urchin poacher was caught Jan. 7 when he pulled into Tacoma's Breakwater Marina, just east of Point Defiance Park. Officer Jake Greshock with the state Fish and Wildlife Depa

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 16:00:00

The tragic loss of 5-year-old Scarlet: 'I didn't even know flu killed people'

TACOMA, Wash. - Losing a child to the flu is not something most parents think about when their kids get sick, but with this year's dominant strain proving to be extremely dangerous, it's becoming a real concern. Pictures of 5-year-old Scarlet lay on the dining table of her Tacoma home. "Her giggle,

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-01-20 06:39:24

Sex offender registrations in Pierce County

The following convicted sex offenders have recently registered to live in Pierce County. Each is categorized as a Level 3 sex offender - those considered most likely to commit similar crimes. None is wanted by law enforcement officers at this time. All convicted sex offenders registered to live in T

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-20 16:00:00

'Safe and easy-to-use' propane torch engulfed Pierce County man in flames, suit says

Brandon Austin said he was using a propane torch to burn weeds in his Spanaway yard when he heard gas escaping near the handle and suddenly was engulfed in flames. Austin, who is in his mid 20s, is suing Harbor Freight Tools in U.S. District Court in Tacoma over the accident. "Anytime you're sent t

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 16:00:00

High-wind warnings in effect, could cause power outages

Wind speeds could range between 30-40 mph with gusts as high as 60 mph in isolated, wind-exposed spots. The National Weather Service issued high-wind warnings for portions of Western Washington. The coast and parts of the north interior are under warnings, meaning high winds (20-40 mph with gusts

KING-5 - 2018-01-20 23:32:00

Federal Way Police Department promotes officers

Three Federal Way police were promoted and another was appointed to the position of corporal during Tuesday night's City Council meeting. Lt. Kurt Schwan was promoted to commander, Cpl. Jeff Otto and Cpl. Thaddeus Hodge were promoted lieutenant and officer Jeff Mundell was appointed to the position

FEDERALWAYMIRROR.COM - 2018-01-20 14:30:00

Police identify Tacoma man killed during a home break in

Tacoma officials have identified the 24-year-old man who was shot and killed during a home break-in. The News Tribune reports Jawuan Swift was shot to death by intruders who kicked in the door of his Tacoma home on Wednesday. Police have not arrested anyone connection to his death. Police say Swift,

BELLINGHAM HERALD - 2018-01-19 14:40:00

Gov. Cuomo praises Manhattan congestion pricing plan

Adding charges on "for-hire" vehicles such as Uber and Lyft could help ease the massive, mind-numbing traffic in the borough, the governor said. Traffic on East 42nd Street looking west from the Tudor City overpass on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Photo Credit: Jeff Bachner Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Saturd

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-20 23:58:26

Porn star Stormy Daniels says Trump made Ben Roethlisberger 'take care' of her after alleged sexual encounter

Stormy Daniels, a porn star who says she had a sexual encounter with President Donald Trump in 2006, told the celebrity gossip magazine InTouch in a 2011 interview that Trump had Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger walk her back to her hotel room afterward. Daniels received $130,000 f

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-01-19 15:53:36

Woman sentenced to 15 years in boyfriend's stabbing death

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) A woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in the stabbing death of her boyfriend in New Jersey. NJ.com reports that 24-year-old Cateline Hichos pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter in the July 2016 death of 22-year-old Kevin Argueta in his family's Union City home.

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-01-19 16:00:00

Vinnie's Pizzeria in Williamsburg serves up 'Tide Pod' inspired pizza

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn - Neighborhood favorite Vinnie's Pizzeria is serving up square cheese slices with blue and orange swirl on top that look like Tide laundry detergent pods. The idea behind the menu item is to poke fun at the latest absurd trend sweeping the nation, the so-called "Tide Pod Chall

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-20 03:09:41

Celebrities at women's marches across the country

Jane Fonda, Commonand more are supporting women's marches across the country by attending or performing at events or by lending support to the march's mission - which is to champion human rights for women, immigrants, the LGBTQIA community and other groups. The marches are taking place Saturday, Jan

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-20 19:44:00

City worker got raise for 'protecting' de Blasio from probe: suit

A city employee accused in a lawsuit of getting a hefty raise in exchange for "protecting" the mayor during a pay-to-play probe has denied wrongdoing. "I didn't protect anybody," Anson Telford told The Post.Telford's former supervisor, Geneith Turnbull, alleged in a Manhattan federal court lawsuit t

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-21 03:30:32

Avalanche roll to 9th straight win, 3-1 over Rangers

DENVER (AP) - Nathan MacKinnon, Erik Johnson and Mikko Rantanen each had a goal and an assist, Jonathan Bernier made 27 saves and the streaking Colorado Avalanche beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Saturday for their ninth consecutive win. The Avalanche have won eight straight at home and haven't lost

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-21 03:15:22

The Latest: Yosemite National Park open with minimal staff

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on how the government shutdown is affecting national parks (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Yosemite National Park in California is open to visitors despite the government shutdown but there'll be nobody to greet them, help them navigate the trails or ev

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 18:34:15

Mayfield man charged with meth possession

On Saturday, McCracken County sheriff's deputies received a tip that a drug transaction was in progress at a Five Star gas station on Lone Oak Road. Deputies located the vehicle in question, a white 2006 Ford pickup, and conducted a traffic stop. A search of the vehicle revealed methamphetamine insi

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-01-21 06:00:00

PARIS TN: Drug arrests made at apartments

A pair of drug arrests were made by the Metro Crime Unit Wednesday afternoon at a local apartment complex. Paris Police Investigator Sgt. Jeramye Whitaker, Henry County Sheriff's Investigator Sgt. Jamie Myrick and two other MCU officers stopped a Cadillac for a window tint violation as it pulled int


Senior couple in Clarksville gets heat after over 3 weeks without

Senior couple Loretta and David Ray have waited and waited for someone to come replace their central air and heating unit, and are worried it will never get fixed. On Thursday morning, The Leaf-Chronicle published a story on Loretta and David Ray, a senior couple who had been trying to get heat fo

LEAF CHRONICLE - 2018-01-20 15:52:23

Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools will be closed Friday | ClarksvilleNow.com

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) - The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System will be closed Friday, Jan. 19 due to continued hazardous driving conditions. School staff including Child Nutrition are asked to report from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Custodians are asked to report at 8:30 a.m. Bus driver