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Tacoma

Judge orders to keep strippers' names private

Judge orders to keep strippers' names privateStrippers in Pierce County are fighting to keep their real names private. On Thursday, they won a temporary victory.
  • Tacoma
  • 3 hours, 49 minutes ago
Local

'Mystery Lady' treating military members to free meals

'Mystery Lady' treating military members to free mealsFor the past four years, a Mystery Lady has been quietly giving the restaurant money to randomly pay for hundreds of military meals.
  • Local
  • 3 hours, 32 minutes ago
Tech

Microsoft co-founder Allen to give $100M to fight Ebola

Microsoft co-founder Allen to give $100M to fight EbolaFunding will go toward equipment, training for relief efforts in Africa.
  • Tech
  • 12 hours, 31 minutes ago
Health

Seattle nurse who treated Africa Ebola patients monitored for symptoms

Seattle nurse who treated Africa Ebola patients monitored for symptomsHealth officials say she's able to come and go and she just needs to take her temperature twice a day.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Investigations

Costs mounted as police watchdog program derailed

Costs mounted as police watchdog program derailedKing County's embattled civilian watchdog denies he was a bully, but costs soared as multiple allegations mounted against him.
  • Investigations
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Local

Highway 542 on Mount Baker closed for winter

Highway 542 on Mount Baker closed for winterThe Washington Transportation Department has closed its first section of a highway for the winter.
  • Local
  • 12 hours, 42 minutes ago
Investigations

Wildfire victims blame state for damage to property

Wildfire victims blame state for damage to propertyThe fires are out, but emotions are still burning hot in Okanogan County over the state's firefighting efforts during the Carlton Complex fire.
  • Investigations
  • 1 day ago
Local

Student allowed to bring religious knife to class

Student allowed to bring religious knife to classThe Kirpan, an article of faith for Sikhs, a double edged sword for schools.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Seattle

Westlake bike route plan sparking debate

Westlake bike route plan sparking debateWhy some are fired up about a new bike track plan and how you can research the proposal yourself.
  • Seattle
  • 18 hours, 49 minutes ago
Seattle

Students protest police brutality in Seattle

Students protest police brutality in SeattleOrganizers say protests were held around the country.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day ago
Local

Fish and Wildlife officers to star in reality TV show

Fish and Wildlife officers to star in reality TV showThe Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife hopes a new Animal Planet series will boost recruiting.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Local

Police do domestic violence sweep of Puyallup

Police do domestic violence sweep of PuyallupOfficers are serving notices to suspects who have violated their domestic violence warrants.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

Lakewood man charged with murder in wife's death

Lakewood man charged with murder in wife's deathA Lakewood man who claimed he shot his wife accidentally has been charged with murder.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Living Well

Teal pumpkins welcome trick-or-treaters with food allergies

Teal pumpkins welcome trick-or-treaters with food allergiesA nationwide trend is turning pumpkins from orange to teal this Halloween. The change is to keep kids safe from food allergies.
  • Living Well
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Weather

Heavy rain causes gridlock across Puget Sound area

Heavy rain causes gridlock across Puget Sound areaHeavy rain brought traffic to a standstill in the Seattle area Wednesday morning.
  • Weather
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Local

Military job fair attracts thousands of troops

Military job fair attracts thousands of troopsWith thousands of troops returning to JBLM, the priority is shifting from deployment, the job recruitment
  • Local
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Seattle

Seattle fire chief reflects ahead of retirement

Seattle fire chief reflects ahead of retirementSeattle Fire Chief Gregory Dean looks back at 44 years of service.
  • Seattle
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Seattle

Seattle West Africans raise money, awareness for Ebola fight

Seattle West Africans raise money, awareness for Ebola fightMembers of Seattle's West African communities are working on a project to fight the virus plaguing their homeland.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Local

Passenger jets push Boeing's profit up 18 percent

Passenger jets push Boeing's profit up 18 percentDemand for commercial jets and an increased pace of production helped Boeing earn $1.36 billion in the third quarter.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Local

Service members helped with transition to civilian life

Service members helped with transition to civilian lifeThe state is hosting a three-day life transition summit, offering workshops in seven different industries for service members leaving the military.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Seattle

Magnuson Park radiation clean-up plan criticized

Magnuson Park radiation clean-up plan criticizedSeveral dozen people showed up Tuesday night for a community meeting to discuss radioactive contamination at Magnuson Park. They were given informational booklets at the door, but say their questions are still going unanswered.
  • Seattle
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

King County sheriff backs Oregon pot measure

King County sheriff backs Oregon pot measureSheriff John Urquhart said he made the campaign ad so Oregonians would know, "The sky hasn't fallen" in Washington.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Food

Urbanspoon offers guides for Restaurant Week diners

Urbanspoon offers guides for Restaurant Week dinersUrbanspoon offers three online guides of their top restaurant picks around the city for Seattle Restaurant Week.
  • Food
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Politics

Gabby Giffords speaking in Seattle for gun control

Gabby Giffords speaking in Seattle for gun controlShe's appearing at a panel discussion on reducing gun violence against women. Organizers say it will focus on background checks for gun buyers.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Traffic News

Jackknifed semis, crashes slow commute in Seattle and Tacoma

Jackknifed semis, crashes slow commute in Seattle and TacomaThree jackknifed semis on main commuting thoroughfares are causing problems for drivers Wednesday morning.
  • Traffic News
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Pets and Animals

Bear necessities: Cub ventures into Ashland Rite Aid

Bear necessities: Cub ventures into Ashland Rite AidA little bear cub surprised shoppers when he somehow got inside a Rite Aid store in Ashland last weekend.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Health

Flu arrives early at Washington State University

Flu arrives early at Washington State UniversityThe flu has arrived at Washington State University and Whitman County earlier than expected, health officials said.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Tacoma

Broken Tacoma water pipe affects paper mill

Broken Tacoma water pipe affects paper millA 16-inch pipe broke, leaving Tacoma's biggest water customer, a paper mill, out of service until it's repaired.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Seattle

Scrabble players delve into thousands of new words

Scrabble players delve into thousands of new wordsSeattle SCRABBLE players are among those trying to sort through more than 5,000 new words.
  • Seattle
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Environment

Seven-week-old orca calf has died, group says

Seven-week-old orca calf has died, group saysL86 was seen Friday, Saturday and Monday without her calf L120, the Center for Whale Research said.
  • Environment
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Aerospace

Construction of Boeing's 777X wing plant well underway

Construction of Boeing's 777X wing plant well underwayConstruction on the new 777X wing factory has been well underway and is nearly two months ahead of schedule.
  • Aerospace
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Local

Wheelchair rack thief steals man's independence

Wheelchair rack thief steals man's independenceCar thieves stole a Lake City man's wheelchair rack, and with it his independence.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Seattle

At least a dozen women come forward in groping case

At least a dozen women come forward in groping caseSeattle Police says at least a dozen women have come forward in groping case involving a Level 3 sex offender.
  • Seattle
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Tacoma

Campaign to raise Tacoma minimum wage to $15 ramps up

Campaign to raise Tacoma minimum wage to $15 ramps up15 NOW Tacoma campaign organizers say the estimated 1,300 signatures they've gathered proves there's support for it.
  • Tacoma
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Seattle

City reduces funding for Urban Rest Stop

City reduces funding for Urban Rest StopUrban Rest Stop learned that the city wouldn't be providing them with the amount of money they require.
  • Seattle
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Politics

Gorton group launches attack ads aimed at Didier

Gorton group launches attack ads aimed at DidierA political group backed by Slade Gorton has launched a $55,000 ad campaign attacking U.S. House candidate Clint Didier.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago