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The City of Tacoma's Neighborhood and Community Services Department has released its 2013-2014 Mental Health Chemical Dependency Application to support human services projects. Priorities include community based care, programs targeted to help youth, and services to avoid the use of costly interventions for the mentally ill or chemically dependent such as jail, emergency rooms and hospitals. The amount of funding available for projects is estimated to be $1.7 million. Contracts will last 18 months, from July 1, through Dec. 31, 2014.

"When the City Council unanimously supported a one-tenth…

Tacoma police have arrested a man for the assault on a Tacoma day care center worker on Monday.

The Tender Heart Learning Center worker was reportedly opening the center when a man entered the building under the guise of wanting more information about enrollment. He then savagely attacked her, leaving her so battered that she had to be rushed to the hospital after she was located.

Police reportedly found forensic evidence at the scene that led them to the suspect, who is also under investigation for other violent and predatory crimes.

The SWAT team arrested a man in Tacoma…

Live Nation has released details for the sixth annual Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, which will bring Rob Zombie, Mastodon, Five Finger Death Punch and Amon Amarth to the main stage at Auburn's White River Amphitheatre on July 3.

The massive metal tour's lineup also includes Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Machine Head, Behemoth, Job For A Cowboy, Emmure, Born Of Osiris, Motionless In White, Butcher Babies, Battlecross, Huntress, Thrown Into Exile and City In The Sea this year, with music on four stages.


Doyle's Public House was the place to be in Stadium District on Saint Patrick's Day. The Guinness and Harp flowed freely, and a killer musical lineup kept the 4,000-square-foot circus tent organizers had set up in the parking lot rockin' all weekend.

Two of Tacoma's most popular rock bands, Mahnhammer and the F---ing Eagles, contributed raucous sets, sporting slightly different lineups than we're used to seeing.…

Fear not citizens. It is only a drill.

A number of local, state and federal agencies will participate in a simulated improvised explosive device exercise at the Port of Tacoma on Friday. There will be two scenarios along the Blair Waterway where IEDs will be "discovered" and disposed of.

The purpose of the exercise is to demonstrate how agencies and companies will respond together to a potential terrorism threat within the Port of Tacoma. It will also evaluate the improved interoperable communications between the agencies. Along with emergency responder agencies, several Port of…

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