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Tacoma plan aims to boost affordability and diversity of housing

The goal of 'Home in Tacoma' is to increase the variety of types of homes available, through rezoning and other measures. TACOMA, Wash. — Tacoma is working on a new plan...

Pierce County moves forward with investigation into Sheriff Troyer's call to a 911 dispatch center

Troyer initially told dispatchers a Black newspaper carrier and had threatened to kill him, but retracted those statements later when talking to Tacoma Police. TACOMA, Wash. — The Pierce County Council...

Bodycam video shows police response after Pierce County Sheriff accused newspaper carrier of threats

Pierce County Council has called for an investigation of Sheriff Ed Troyer after he called 911 dispatch on a newspaper carrier. KING 5 has received bodycam footage of the Jan. 27...

Churchgoers celebrate Easter season together as stay-home orders ease

This Good Friday was a time to worship together, after last year's stay-at-home orders came just before Easter and forced many to worship virtually for months. TACOMA, Wash. — Pastors welcomed...

Pioneer Square businesses celebrate return of fans at Mariners games

Shops and restaurants in Seattle's stadium district suffered through a long year without fans attending professional sporting events. As Mariners fans geared up to see a baseball game in-person again, Seattle...

Pierce County faces spikes in food insecurity, people in need

Several projects are in the works to bolster Pierce County's fresh food supplies for those in need. TACOMA, Wash. — David Thompson is planting an idea that can hopefully grow into...

Derek Chauvin trial begins in Minneapolis while family of Manuel Ellis wait for answers in Tacoma

As former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin goes on trial for the death of George Floyd, many in Tacoma are pointing to the similarities in the case of Manuel Ellis. TACOMA, Wash....

Tacoma school district selects Joshua Garcia as new superintendent

Tacoma Public Schools Deputy Superintendent Joshua Garcia now has the top job, 10 days after the retirement announcement of Superintendent Carla Santorno. Tacoma Public Schools has announced its Deputy Superintendent Joshua...

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