Two Tacoma teens pleaded guilty to the 2012 murder of a 15-year-old boy, whose body was found in a recycling bin behind the teens’ home.Full story
Police say the victim was playing pool and bumped into another man playing pool nearby. That man punched the victim, whose injuries are described as life-threatening. Full story
A gritty rough mess is what’s left of a busy Tacoma intersection. To make the area safer, someone illegally painted their own crosswalks, forcing the city to grind them away. Full story
NOW’s Alex Wagner talks to MSNBC’s Richard Lui about the history of violence in schools throughout the U.S.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu gestures while speaking during an event in Tacoma, Washington, in this May 13, 2011 file photo. Tutu has won the 2013 Templeton Prize worth $1.7 million for helping inspire people around the world by promoting forgiveness and justice, organisers said on April 4, 2013
In this photo provided by the Pierce County Sheriff's Dept., deputies take Mike McBee into custody in Tacoma, Wash. Tuesday, March 26, 2013, after McBee allegedly walked down the street firing guns at houses and then barricaded himself in his home and refusing to come out. (AP Photo/Ed Troyer, Pool)
Ironworkers Union Local #86 apprentices in Tacoma, Wash., spend a full month each year in college classes, while learning the trade on the job the rest of the time. Classes like this one taught by veteran ironworker Mat Morris at Bates Technical College start at 6:30 a.m.