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Police: Driver sees ‘black object' in air on I-5, finds gun stuck in front of his car

LAKEWOOD, Wash.- Police said a driver on I-5 saw a "black object" moving through the air and when he pulled over miles later, he found a gun stuck in the front of his car.

KIRO7.COM - 2018-05-24 18:29:16

Rachel Dolezal Facing Charges Of Welfare Fraud

We wouldn’t wanna beRachel Dolezaler, excuse us, we meanNkechi Diallo(her new name) right about now. The black wanna-be and former Tacoma, Washington NAACP chapter president is facing 15 years behind bars. She’s been accused of 1st Degree Theft by Welfare Fraud, Perjury in the 2nd Degree, and False

BLACK AMERICA WEB - 2018-05-25 02:15:30

Events for the week ahead: Folklife Festival, Sasquatch Music Festival, local theater, Maroon 5 and more

The Northwest Folklife Festivalat the Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle, offers four days of free music, dance, education and culture, from the Guitar Orchestra of Seattle to high school jazz bands and Magical Strings. There’s also cultural dance troupes, Mariachi Huenachi and Tango dancing.

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-05-25 06:42:00

Mom says her son was trying to protect her when he stabbed the wrong man in Tacoma home

The stabbing at an East Tacoma apartment happened too fast for anybody to stop it.Robert “Bobby” Anderson had just woken up from a nap. His mother, Koeta Anderson, was yelling at a houseguest to get out. Sheldon Cato walked in the front door to grab a drink of water.In the commotion, 28-year-old And

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-05-24 15:56:00

Police say 2 suspects in Everett motel shooting could be in Kent, Renton areas

Detectives found probable cause for attempted murder and armed robbery charges on four suspects — two men, both 24, have been arrested, but a 28-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man have not been found. Police said that current information indicates they ma be hiding in the Kent or Renton areas.

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-05-24 22:36:21

Suspect in Tacoma girl's 1986 murder pleads not guilty

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) —A man arrestedin the killing of a 13-year-old Tacoma girl over three decades ago has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.The News Tribunereports60-year-old Robert Washburn pleaded not guilty Thursday in Tacoma to murder with aggravated factors of sexual motivation and delib

KOMO NEWS - 2018-05-24 16:33:46

Man fatally stabbed in East Tacoma is identified

A man stabbed to death in East Tacoma Wednesday has been identified as 35-year-old Sheldon Cato.Police have released little about the incident, which took place about 4:40 p.m. near Portland Avenue East and East 68th Street.Cato’s body was found outside.A 28-year-old man whom police say knew Cato wa

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-05-24 10:38:00

Crash dumps 40k pounds of chicken feathers near Tacoma

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) - A semi made a fowl mess when it rolled over on Interstate 5 north of Tacoma: It dumped about 40,000 pounds of chicken feathers across the roadway.


The 2018 hurricane season begins in less than a week, and early forecasts predict more storms than average — again

The 2018 hurricane season begins June 1.Most forecasts predict that the number ofhurricaneswill be slightly above average, but more or fewer are always possible.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts a 75% chance of a normal or above-average hurricane season.Last year pr

SEATTLEPI.COM - 2018-05-24 22:21:00

Police investigating homicide in Tacoma

Detectives investigate a reported homicide in Tacoma Wednesday May 23, 2018. (Photo: KOMO News/Air 4)

KOMO NEWS - 2018-05-23 18:04:27

Suspect in custody after homicide in East Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. – A suspect was in custody after a homicide in Tacoma on Wednesday evening.Tacoma police said a man was found dead after a call came in around 4:30 p.m.The victim was found in the 1600 block of E. 68thSt.Police said they believed the suspect and victim knew each other.Police didn’t say

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-05-24 01:56:34

Human remains found in wooded area of Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Human remains have been found in a wooded area below Stadium High School in Tacoma.The News Tribunereportsthe body's advanced state of decomposition made an immediate determination of gender, age and race impossible.

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-05-24 00:37:58

Video shows suspected gunmen walking away from where 2 men fatally shot in University Place

New surveillance footage was released Wednesday of two men believed to have fatally shot two others inside a car in University Place.Adrian Valencia, 19, and Wilberth Acala, 22,were found shotin the head May 14.A neighbor in the 6100 block of 63rd Street West noticed in a Dodge Charger blocking the


Lakewood's new fried chicken and fish restaurant has a curious menu addition from Chicago

Every once in a great while, a chain restaurant comes along that requires a deeper look at the menu, especially when it’s a merge of food that doesn’t seem to naturally fit.JJ Fish and Chicken is a curious intersection of Southern-style chicken and fish and Chicago Italian beef sandwiches.It’s also


Chicken feather spill on I-5 causes a fowl mess | 1170 KPUG-AM

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (KOMO) — A tractor-trailer made a fowl mess when it rolled over on northbound I-5 near Federal Way Wednesday morning.It dumped about 40,000 pounds of chicken feathers across the freeway.Trooper Rick Johnson says the driver told investigators he fell asleep at about 3:30 A.M. and l

KPUG1170.COM - 2018-05-24 15:47:09

NFL national anthem rule stirs passion in Tacoma barbershops

"If they're saying you can't take a knee and we want to take a knee, then I'm saying we need to quit, period," said Irvin. "We're tripping about this institution that pays people millions of dollars because we want to be a part of that. Well, if you want to be a part of something then you got to dea

KING-5 - 2018-05-24 04:17:27

Bonney Lake Teen Might Be With Sex Offender: Police

BONNEY LAKE, WA - A 15-year-old Bonney Lake teen who has been missing for two weeks might be with a 39-year-old registered sex offender in south King County, according to Bonney Lake police.

PATCH - 2018-05-23 18:09:42

Tacoma Driver Faces Vehicular Assault Charge in Roy Crash

A crash near Roy in Pierce County Tuesday that damaged four vehicles — one of them driven by a Chehalis resident — and injured one person was caused by reckless driving, according to a news release from the Washington State Patrol.The crash was reported at 3:46 p.m. Tuesday on state Route 507 a half

CHRONICLE - 2018-05-23 18:44:00

Police arrest suspect in fatal hit-and-run

Detectives with the Tacoma Police Department say Jeremy Murray has been charged with a hit-and-run, attempting to elude a police vehicle, vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.


Semi crash blocking NB I-5 in Federal Way

FEDERAL WAY, Wash.- A semi crash is blocking four northbound lanes of Interstate 5 in Federal Way.The crash just south of South 320th Street happened around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.The crash caused debris to scatter across the freeway.Washington State Department of Transportation crews are at the scene.