Pierce County

Remaining walls from sand and gravel mine will be used as spectator site for 2015 U.S. Open (photo Bill Swartz, am 1090TheFan)

Golf City Takes Shape In Pierce County

The last census estimated nearly 33,000 people live in University Place, Washington. For one week this June, the town’s population will more than double when Chambers Bay hosts the 2015 U.S. Open golf championship.

1090 The Fan–04/28/2015

File photo of captured crystal meth (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

3 Charged In Pierce County Meth Bust

Pierce County’s prosecutor says three men have been charged after a police investigation found 44 pounds of methamphetamine.

CBS Seattle–03/26/2015

File photo of people gathered outside of the Washington state capitol building in Olympia, Wash. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Federal Trial Begins On Washington’s Competency Wait Lists

The trial is expected to run through the week

CBS Seattle–03/16/2015

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Marijuana Store Defying Pierce County Ban

A co-owner of a recreational marijuana store says it will open Saturday in Parkland despite a Pierce County ban on marijuana businesses

02/27/2015

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3 Pierce County Children Removed From Filthy House

Pierce County authorities say three young children found living in a filthy Eatonville-area home littered with garbage and maggots have been taken into protective custody.

02/26/2015

File photo of a school bus. (credit: Gary C. Knapp/Getty Images)

Parkland Teacher Accused Of Sex With 16-Year-Old Student

A biology teacher at Washington High School in Parkland was charged Wednesday with sexual misconduct with a student

CBS Seattle–02/18/2015

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Man Who Killed Cab Driver Gets 25 Years

A 37-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing a Somalian cab driver in Tacoma in 2009

CBS Seattle–12/19/2014

Steven Powell (Photo courtesy Pierce County Sheriff's Department)

Child Porn Charge Against Steven Powell Reinstated

Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist has reinstated a child pornography charge against Steven Powell that was dismissed during a 2012 trial that ultimately resulted in him serving time for voyeurism.

CBS Seattle–10/27/2014

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Strippers Sue Pierce County To Stop Release Of IDs

A group of strippers sued Pierce County on Tuesday, saying they don’t want officials to release their business licenses — and their real identities — under a public records request.

CBS Seattle–10/15/2014

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Strippers Sue Pierce County To Stop Release Of IDs

A group of strippers is suing Pierce County, saying they don’t want officials to release their business licenses — and their real identities — under a public records request

CBS Seattle–10/14/2014

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