Five things to do when your neighbor complains about your dog.

By Pat Miller You can’t assume your dog has been a saint all day just because he’s asleep when you get home.   The natural thing to do when someone complains about your dog is to get defensive. “My dog? Causing a problem? How dare you?!” Don’t go there. Defensiveness exacerbates hostilities, escalates tension, and […]

Tacoma police use cell surveillance device

The Associated Press TACOMA, Wash. — Police in Tacoma say they have been using surveillance equipment that can sweep up records of cell phone calls and text messages up to a half mile away to find suspects of felonies since 2009. However The News Tribune reports ( bit.ly/XTEPDp ) the department has been deploying the […]

Video from drone that may have hit Space Needle surfaces

NWCN Liked · 15 hrs Visitors at the Space Needle thought a drone crashed into the observation deck. Police traced the drone to a nearby hotel and found the man who said he was just trying out his new toy: ____________________________________________________ by KING 5 News NWCN.com Posted on July 24, 2014 at 4:21 PM Updated […]

African Americans, homeless cited most for pot in Seattle

Several technicians have been in trouble for smoking it, others for driving under its influence, and quite a few more for lying on their applications for past marijuana-related convictions. Watch KATU News tonight at 6 to see some of the more frightening violations the KATU investigators found. _________________________________________________________________ By Associated Press Published: Jul 23, 2014 […]

Overnight storms bring lightning, new fires

  by KTVB NWCN.com Posted on July 23, 2014 at 10:28 AM Updated today at 10:34 AM BOISE — Thunderstorms kept area fire crews busy Tuesday night as lightning strikes sparked several new fires. Luckily, the new starts in the Boise area were quickly tamped down by the accompanying rain. Boise Fire Department Battalion Chief […]

Scammers target Tacoma residents, businesses

  By Kevin McCarty TACOMA, Wash. — Callers claiming to be collecting overdue bills for Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU) continue to target residents and businesses. Adriatic Grill owner Monique Trudnowski said her business received one of the calls. “Immediately we knew something was suspicious,” said Trudnowski. The callers tell people their power will be turned […]

Fireworks sales skyrocketing, and so are fines

By Gary Horcher On the Muckleshoot reservation, pre-Independence Day business is quite literally booming. Customers drive here from tremendous distances—and then wait in traffic to get in and find a parking space. Once inside, dozens of fireworks dealers loudly compete for their attention and their cash, while flashes of knee-buckling explosions shake the earth and […]