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2 arrested after Tacoma road rage shooting

On Wednesday, Tacoma police arrested two men connected to a drive-by shooting incident that happened June 23, the police department announced. According to police, on June 23, Tacoma Fire Department personnel were called to the intersection of 29th Street Northeast and Norpoint Way Northeast in Tacoma for a report of a driver who could not feel his legs.
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Police arrest 2 suspects in connection to drive-by shooting in Tacoma road-rage incident

TACOMA, Wash. — Police arrested two males Wednesday night they suspect are responsible for shooting a driver from a car in Pierce County last week. According to a Tacoma Police Department press release, officers arrested a 20-year-old man for first-degree assault and drive-by shooting and arrested a 19-year-old for drive-by shooting. Both suspects were booked into Pierce County Jail.
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Seattle, Tacoma rank among worst-run big cities in the U.S.

(The Center Square) – It was a tale of three cities in Washington state, with Tacoma and Seattle ranked among the worst-run large cities in the U.S., and Spokane ranked among the best-run large cities in the country. That’s according to personal finance website WalletHub, which looked at 150...

2 men arrested after allegedly shooting someone for driving too slow in Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. - Two men have been arrested in connection to a drive-by shooting that left a man injured near the Northshore Village shopping mall last week. According to the Tacoma Police Department (TPD), at around 12:40 p.m. on June 23, The Tacoma Fire Department (TFD) responded to the intersection of 29th St. NE and Norpoint Way NE after someone called 911 saying they could not feel their legs. When TFD medics arrived, they realized the driver had been shot. Police were called to assist, and the 45-year-old victim was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.

Seattle ranked among the worst managed cities, new study finds

When it comes to city management, Seattle currently ranks 118 out of the 150 largest cities in a new study compiled by WalletHub. Tacoma is ranked even worse at 139. The list was put together with a series of ratings including high school graduation rates, violent crime, green spaces, and median household income.

22-year-old David E Escobar dead after a single-vehicle crash in Spanaway (Spanaway, WA)

Authorities identified 22-year-old David E Escobar as the man who lost his life following a traffic collision on June 24 in Spanaway. The fatal single-vehicle crash took place on State Route 7 a little after 12:30 a.m. According to the investigation reports, Escobar was a passenger in a car that was heading south on State Route 7. As the car approached the State Route 507 junction, it slammed into a guardrail for undetermined reasons.

Community rallies around lemonade stand robbed by thief

TACOMA, Wash. - Neighbors in Tacoma are helping out a lemonade stand business run by kids after it was targeted by a thief over the weekend. Two cousins, who are 10 and 13 years old, who own the stand had spent six months planning the business. During the hottest weekend...

New office for investigating police is slow to start in Washington state

A new civilian office designed to investigate police uses of deadly force in Washington won't be ready to start its work by July 1 as originally expected.Why it matters: Following the police killings of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Manuel Ellis in Tacoma, Washington's Legislature voted to create a new Office of Independent Investigations to add a layer of accountability and oversight for police.State lawmakers said establishing the independent office was key to ensuring that officers who break the rules face consequences.What's happening: The new agency, which exists within the governor's office, gains the authority to investigate police uses of...

Man charged with felony after alleged laptop theft

A Puyallup man was charged with a felony after allegedly stealing a $1,700 laptop from an Olympia store. Kalid Michael Juma, 45, was charged with second-degree theft by the Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney on June 16, after. Olympia police arrested him on June 13 followingr a reported theft at the...

Bail set at $3M for man accused in fatal Tacoma shooting

TACOMA, Wash. — Bail was set at $3 million dollars for an accused murderer in Pierce County. Kacy Estes and his brother Jacy Estes are facing multiple charges related to a deadly shooting Sunday night in Tacoma that left one dead and injured several others. Both the victim’s family...