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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 -- 10:40 am
Chips Casino card room in La Center closes
Associated Press - A card room that operated for 16 years in La Center, Chips Casino, closed its doors Monday. Read more...
Friday, January 17, 2014 -- 10:08 am
Bewitched woman to Washington mental hospital
Associated Press - In the next few days, Meshawn West, who stabbed her mother to death more than a year ago, will vanish from the public record. Read more...
Thursday, January 16, 2014 -- 12:24 pm
Washington state top lawyer: Cities can block pot
Associated Press - Cities and counties can block licensed marijuana businesses from operating within their borders, Washington states top lawyer said Thursday in a much-anticipated legal opinion that complicates the states efforts to undercut the black market for pot. Read more...
Thursday, January 16, 2014 -- 10:37 am
Wash. top lawyer: Cities can block pot business
Associated Press - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says cities and counties can block licensed marijuana businesses from operating. Read more...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 -- 5:45 am
Lakewood police killings accomplice loses appeal
Associated Press - A state court of appeals has upheld the 420-year prison sentence given to the getaway driver for the man who ambushed and killed four Lakewood police officers. Read more...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 -- 12:25 am
Lawmakers to cities: Dont freeze out pot shops
Associated Press - Some Washington lawmakers concerned about a possible pot-business freeze-out want to keep cities and towns from adopting marijuana-business bans, and theyre looking at a couple ways of doing it. Read more...
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 -- 8:11 am
No welcome yet for pot shops in many Wash. cities
Associated Press - Sales of recreational marijuana are due to start in Washington around late spring, but theres no welcome mat _ at least not yet _ for pot businesses in dozens of cities around the state. Read more...
Saturday, December 21, 2013 -- 9:57 am
Jury clears officer, dog in civil rights case
Associated Press - A federal jury in Tacoma has found that a Lakewood police officer and his police dog did not violate the civil rights of a domestic-abuse suspect whose leg was mangled during his arrest. Read more...
Saturday, December 14, 2013 -- 11:22 am
Tacoma woman gets 17 years in beating death of man
Associated Press - A 33-year-old woman convicted for her role in the murder of a Lakewood man who was beaten, robbed and strangled before being dumped outside a Graham house was sentenced Friday to 17 years in prison. Read more...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 -- 11:13 am
Eastern State warned of dangers of cords
Associated Press - Officials at Eastern State Hospital were warned about the dangers of mental patient access to cords years before one patient allegedly strangled another in November 2012, a recently filed lawsuit contended. Read more...
Saturday, November 30, 2013 -- 3:37 pm
Hawaii running backs body found off Oahu beach
Associated Press - Authorities say Hawaii running back Willis Wilson was found dead off of Oahus Sandy Beach after a wave overcame him in shallow water. Read more...
Monday, November 25, 2013 -- 4:43 pm
Man wanted for Lakewood murder arrested
Associated Press - Police in Lakewood, Wash., say a 29-year-old man wanted in connection with a 2012 homicide has been arrested following a police pursuit. Read more...
Thursday, November 21, 2013 -- 8:25 am
Fire, police officials get retire-rehire deals
Associated Press - A couple years after retiring as Lakewood fire chief at age 58, Paul Webb returned to the profession and his former job title _ this time at Orting Valley Fire and Rescue. Read more...
Friday, November 15, 2013 -- 8:20 am
Soldier accused of killing girlfriend in Lakewood
Associated Press - A soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord is accused of strangling and beating his girlfriend with a vacuum cleaner because she refused to have sex. Read more...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 -- 10:14 am
Boyfriend suspected in Lakewood womans death
Associated Press - Police suspect a 32-year-old man killed his girlfriend Wednesday morning at an apartment in Lakewood. Read more...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 -- 4:37 pm
Woman accusing of killing Tacoma man
Associated Press - Pierce County prosecutors have accused a 38-year-old woman of killing a Tacoma man who was reported missing about six weeks ago. Read more...
Thursday, November 7, 2013 -- 1:29 pm
Wash. high court: Governor can cancel parole
Associated Press - Washingtons governor does have the authority to cancel an inmates parole. Read more...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 -- 12:40 pm
Husband, ill wife killed in Wash. apartment fire
Associated Press - Police say the two people killed in an apartment fire in Washington were a 78-year-old woman and her 64-year-old husband, who originally escaped the flames but went back in to save her. Read more...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 -- 4:41 am
2 killed in Lakewood apartment fire
Associated Press - Neighbors of two people killed in a Lakewood apartment fire said they were an older couple, and the woman had been ill and unable to move around. Read more...
Monday, October 28, 2013 -- 3:31 pm
Lakewood man charged with raping girl, 13
Associated Press - A 47-year-old Lakewood man accused of having sex with a 13-year-old Kelso girl has been charged with second-degree rape. Read more...

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