State closes Tacoma day care facility for investigation after death
TACOMA -- The state Department of Early Learning has shut down a Tacoma day care facility, saying five workers there allegedly knew a toddler who was killed last week had unexplained bruises and neglected to report them to Child Protective Services, The News Tribune of Tacoma reported Wednesday. According to the newspaper, a summary suspension letter was sent Tuesday to Little Lambs Children’s Center at 1122 S. Woodlawn Street, which state spokeswoman Kara Klotz said means the business must close immediately pending further investigation.