Black bear captured in Tacoma

The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife announced this morning it has captured a black bear that was spotted in Tacoma. The 185-pound bear was first spotted by Washington State Patrol troopers a little after 2:00 a.m. this morning near State Route 16 at Pearl Street. Wildlife officials and bear tracking dogs searched the area before shooting it with a tranquilizer dart a little after 8:00 a.m. Officials believe it is the same bear spotted yesterday morning near Hunt Middle School in Tacoma.