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Man charged in Tacoma shooting said he’s ‘done this before,’ records say
A confrontation outside a Tacoma convenience store ended with one man shot and two people in jail. The men involved told police different stories about what led up to Tuesday’s shooting near East 72nd Street.
Federal Way to make retailers pay to get lost shopping carts back
Appearances of an eyesore have been on the rise in Federal Way for the last few years. More stolen shopping carts have been popping up on the sides of roads and other public places. Mayor Jim Ferrell says that the most recent yearly tally is 2,000.
Woman, 20, accuses college basketball star and NBA draft hopeful Jalen McDaniels of 'secretly filming their sex act' and 'hiding in a closet to record another girl performing a sex act on his teammate'
Two women have accused a San Diego State star basketball player of filming them performing sex acts without their permission when they were in high school. Gwen Gabert, 20, alleges that Jalen McDaniels, 20, filmed her performing a consensual sex act on him in a car on her 18th birthday while they we
Fun things to do in the South Sound this week
Symphony Tacoma to present Handel’s ‘Messiah’ Symphony Tacoma will present the well-known choral work, Handel’s “Messiah, at 7:30 p.m. Friday at St. Charles Borreomo, 7112 S. 12th St., Tacoma. Tickets are $30-$48 and available at 253-272-7264 or online at tacomaartslife.org.
Five quick takes on Michelle Obama coming to Tacoma
In this week’s Five Spot, here are five quick takes on Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” book tour stop Feb. 8 at the Tacoma Dome. 1. It’s about time an Obama drops in on Tacoma. Barack never made it here in eight years as president.
Women file civil complaint against former Federal Way basketball star
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - A civil complaint has been filed against a well-known former Federal Way high school basketball player. Two women said he filmed them taking part in sex acts and sent the videos around the school.
Mariners donate $3M to reduce evictions in King County
SEATTLE - The Seattle Mariners announced they are donating $3 million to a fund to help reduce the number of evictions in King County -- one of the leading causes of homelessness.
Man stabbed to death in Tacoma
TACOMA, Wash. - Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in Tacoma. Police said the man was stabbed on a bridge and made it to a nearby business in the 100 block of E. 26th St. where someone called for help at 11:15 p.m. Thursday.
Michelle Obama is Coming to Tacoma
Michelle Obama will visit the Tacoma Dome at 8 p.m. on Feb. 8 as part of her tour following the recent publishing of her book Becoming. The Tacoma stop is the first of a string of additional dates added to the former first lady’s tour after a “highly successful” 12-event series in 2018. Obama will a
‘Local supports local’: Tacoma neighborhood welcomes thrift shop seeking a fresh start
Tacoma’s Fern Hill Business District is a tight community that you can take in visually by standing at Park Avenue and 84th Street. That corner is home to a colorful, iconic wall mural welcoming people to the district. It’s painted on the exterior wall of what once was Best Foam & Fabric Outlet, in
Teen charged as adult for fatally shooting friend along Marine View Drive in Tacoma
17-year-old Dorricko Jovell Jimerson-Easterling enters Pierce County Superior Court, December 10, 2018. He is accused of fatally shooting his friend in a parked car on Marine View Drive.
A dozen-plus things to do in and around Tacoma this weekend and next
“White Christmas” presented by Tacoma Musical Playhouse. Nov. 23-Dec. 16. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. Adult, $31; military, student and senior, $29; child (12 and younger) $22. 253-565-6867. tmp.org.
Pierce County sheriff’s deputy charged for alleged stabbing at drunken rendezvous
TACOMA — A Pierce County sheriff’s deputy has been charged with first-degree assault for allegedly stabbing a man during a drunken rendezvous and disagreement at a pot shop.
New allegations of sexual abuse at Tacoma boys' home
TACOMA, Wash. - There are new allegations of sexual abuse at a former, state-run home for boys. The abuse allegedly occurred at the Jessie Dyslin Boys Ranch in Tacoma during the 1980s and 1990s.
Pierce County sergeant charged with first-degree assault
TACOMA, Wash. - A Pierce County sergeant was charged with felony first-degree assault on Wednesday, accused of stabbing a man outside a marijuana shop in Tacoma after the man took his handgun.
King County trailhead transit service completed 20,000 trips during its first season
King County says its transit-to-trails shuttle service to help hikers access popular trailheads and avoid the fight over limited parking, was a success. The Trailhead Direct pilot program drove hikers more than 20,000 times during its inaugural summer.
Homeless man who returned $17,000 he found outside food bank hopes to get home with donations
Kevin Booth has enjoyed his time in the spotlight. Two weeks ago, Booth, who’s experiencing homelessness, was recognized for turning in $17,000 in cash he found outside the Sumner Food Bank over the summer.
‘Rapunzel’ is awash in local jokes, strong performances and, of course, lots and lots of hair
Few people in the United States know about British pantomimes, also known as pantos, but they have been a beloved holiday in London for decades and at Centerstage Theatre in Federal Way for the past 11 seasons.
Family of Auburn man found dead in trunk asks community for answers
AUBURN, Wash. - The family of the missing Auburn man found dead in the trunk of his car on Thursday pleaded with community members on Monday to come forward with any information they might have about Hector Galeano’s case.
King County farmers fear code changes will hurt local growers
The rooster crowing at Tuk Muk Farm in Woodinville isn't the only one sounding a wakeup call these days. So is the farmer who raised him. "We are not here to say, no businesses in the valley. Or, we're against wine businesses or anything like that. We are just trying to look out for the fertility of