Tacoma - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Tacoma Immigrants being held in Oregon jail staged hunger strike SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Pro-immigrant activists and the legal director of the ACLU of Oregon said Friday that officials appear to be breaking state law by holding people for federal immigration authorities at an Oregon jail where several of the detainees this week ended a hunger strike over what they called horrible conditions. They say the deal between the No... Sat, 06 May 2017 04:55:00 GMT 2017-05-06T04:55:00Z Mudslides halt rail traffic between Seattle and Portland TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Officials with BNSF Railway say mudslides have forced the suspension of train traffic on a heavily traveled section of rails between Seattle, Washington, and Portland, Oregon. Gus Melonas, spokesman for the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway, says early Friday that 10 slides just north of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge have halted rail traffic. The mult... Fri, 05 May 2017 12:52:00 GMT 2017-05-05T12:52:00Z Thomas' 33, Celtics' 3s too much for Wizards in 123-111 win BOSTON (AP) — Nothing it seems can stop Isaiah Thomas this postseason — be it pains big or small. The All-Star led the Celtics to a first-round win over Chicago in a haze after learning the day before that series began that his younger sister, Chyna Thomas, had died in a car accident outside of his native Tacoma, Washington. That pain p... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 21:58:00 GMT 2017-04-30T21:58:00Z 'He's free to go': Mexican man says he's hopeful for future TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Their hug was silent, their smiles broad. A Mexican man who had been arrested despite his participation in a program designed to prevent the deportation of those brought to the U.S. illegally as children walked free after more than six weeks in custody. Daniel Ramirez Medina, 24, is facing deportation proceedings bu... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:59:00 GMT 2017-03-30T16:59:00Z Mexican man freed after arrest despite protected status TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Mexican man who spent more than six weeks in immigration detention despite his participation in a program designed to prevent the deportation of those brought to the U.S. illegally as children was released from custody Wednesday pending deportation proceedings. A smiling Daniel Ramirez Medina hugged his brother in the lobby of a det... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:14:00 GMT 2017-03-30T02:14:00Z APNewsBreak: Judge approves release of jailed Mexican man SEATTLE (AP) — A Mexican man who has spent more than six weeks in immigration detention despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children can be released from custody pending his deportation proceedings, an immigration judge ruled Tuesday. Lawyers for Daniel Ramirez Medina, 24, told The Associated P... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:32:00 GMT 2017-03-29T06:32:00Z Release denied for 'dreamer' detained by immigration agents SEATTLE (AP) — A federal magistrate on Friday declined to immediately release a man arrested by immigration agents last week despite his participation in a federal program to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally. Magistrate Judge James P. Donohue said in U.S. District Court in Seattle that Daniel Ramirez Medina must request a bond hearing from a fe... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:10:00 GMT 2017-02-18T00:10:00Z Rare snow shuts Seattle area schools, cuts power for 100,000 SEATTLE (AP) — A snowstorm that blanketed Seattle and western Washington state into Monday morning prompted widespread school closures, flight cancellations and power outages for more than 100,000 electrical utility customers, officials said. The storm that started Sunday night caused a messy morning commute for Seattle residents, and a winter storm warni... Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:05:00 GMT 2017-02-07T00:05:00Z Washington is 1st state to sue Trump over immigration order SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's attorney general declared Monday that he was suing President Donald Trump over his temporary ban on immigration from seven countries with majority-Muslim populations, making it the first state to announce a legal action against the Trump administration over one of its policies. Trump's executive order also suspended the U... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 02:19:00 GMT 2017-01-31T02:19:00Z Man accused of supporting Islamic State group gets 6 years TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Justice Department says a 34-year-old man who expressed a desire to attack the police or U.S. Military personnel out of allegiance to the Islamic State group has been sentenced to six years in prison. U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes said in a news release that Daniel Seth Franey, also known as Abu Dawuud, was sentenced Monday in U.... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:20:00 GMT 2017-01-24T05:20:00Z Police: Marksman killed gunman after child ran to porch SEATTLE (AP) — The gunman had already shot a police officer, threatened to kill two children and barricaded himself upstairs in a house for 11 hours when one of the kids, a 6-year-old boy, escaped. As the suspect held a little girl as a human shield, his movements exposed him to a sheriff's marksman who targeted him through a window and killed him with a shot to the head, al... Sat, 03 Dec 2016 02:56:00 GMT 2016-12-03T02:56:00Z 'A clear shot' - police kill suspect, rescue children SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state police officer responding to a domestic violence call was fatally shot and his fellow officers were still "taking fire" as they removed him from a home, beginning an 11-hour standoff during which authorities say the gunman used two young children as human shields. The fallen officer, Reginald "Jake" Gutierrez, had served ... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 04:02:00 GMT 2016-12-02T04:02:00Z The Latest: Police: Officers in standoff sought help quickly SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Tacoma, Washington, police officer who was answering a domestic violence call (all times local): 11 a.m. A Tacoma, Washington, police spokeswoman said the officers who responded to a domestic violence call that left one officer dead had called for assistance right way and the officer was down while shots were still being f... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:25:00 GMT 2016-12-01T19:25:00Z Police officer shot in Washington state dies at hospital SEATTLE (AP) — A police officer who was shot multiple times in Tacoma while responding to a domestic violence call died Wednesday night, while police worked to arrest a suspect they believed was still barricaded in the home with a gun, authorities said. Tacoma Police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said the officer was pronounced dead at the hospital Wednesday e... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:22:00 GMT 2016-12-01T07:22:00Z The Latest: Tacoma officer shot multiple times dies TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on an officer shot in Tacoma while responding to a domestic violence call (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Authorities say an officer shot multiple times while responding to a domestic violence call has died at a Tacoma hospital. Tacoma Police spokeswoman Loretta Cool says the officer was p... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:22:00 GMT 2016-12-01T05:22:00Z