Commissioner Again Delays Sending Hospital CEO To JailA Pierce County court commissioner has put on hold a contempt order that would have sent the CEO of Washington state's largest psychiatric hospital to jail for failing to hospitalize a patient.
Two Described As 'Dangerous' Escape From Washington Psychiatric FacilityPolice are urging anyone who spots them to keep away and contact authorities.
Burn Bans Called In Pierce, Snohomish, King CountiesThe Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has issued a stage two burn ban for Greater Pierce County and Snohomish County and a stage one burn ban for King County.
Officers Step In For Fallen Deputy During Father-Daughter Dance
Golf City Takes Shape In Pierce CountyThe 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.
3 Charged In Pierce County Meth BustPierce County's prosecutor says three men have been charged after a police investigation found 44 pounds of methamphetamine.
Federal Trial Begins On Washington's Competency Wait ListsThe trial is expected to run through the week
Marijuana Store Defying Pierce County BanA co-owner of a recreational marijuana store says it will open Saturday in Parkland despite a Pierce County ban on marijuana businesses
3 Pierce County Children Removed From Filthy HousePierce 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.
Parkland Teacher Accused Of Sex With 16-Year-Old StudentA biology teacher at Washington High School in Parkland was charged Wednesday with sexual misconduct with a student
Man Who Killed Cab Driver Gets 25 YearsA 37-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing a Somalian cab driver in Tacoma in 2009
Child Porn Charge Against Steven Powell ReinstatedPierce 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.