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Charges: Woman killed 2, injured 2 in high New! 2019-12-04 20:39:46King County prosecutors accused a woman of killing two people and injuring two others while driving intoxicated Friday in Fremont, charging documents

43 people sickened in norovirus outbreak at Seattle's New! 2019-12-04 20:23:38At least 43 people have been sickened by an outbreak of norovirus-like illness - including vomiting, diarrhea, body aches, chills, and fever - linked

N. Cascades Highway still open -- now latest 2019-12-04 13:33:17We've waded into December and travelers can still cross the North Cascades Highway. With state Route 20 still open on Dec. 4, it'll now clinch its

Lawsuits, emergency motions, accusations of sabotage: Where does 2019-12-04 08:55:56Initiative 976's promised $30 car tabs were supposed to take effect Dec. 5, but a motion to block the measure that was granted by a King County Super

Update: 2 people struck by Sounder trains, 1 2019-12-03 11:32:41SUMNER, Wash. -- One person was killed when they were struck by a Sounder train in the south Sound Monday morning, Sound Transit officials said. An&n

Seattle Children's Hospital knew of deadly mold danger 2019-12-03 09:57:45SEATTLE – Seattle Children’s Hospital was hit with two lawsuits Monday over Aspergillus mold that has sickened children on and off for 18

Seattle QFC debuts first apple ever bred in 2019-12-02 12:30:36The highly-anticipated Cosmic Crisp apple is finally available to the masses. The QFC in Seattle's University Village received the first delivery Su

Former Seahawk Richard Sherman pays off $20K in 2019-12-01 20:21:20Although Richard Sherman is now with the 49ers, he hasn’t forgotten about us. The former Seahawks cornerback donated more than $20,000 to help

Spend a lot of time commuting? Seattle ranks 2019-12-01 08:55:40If you think you spend a lot of time stuck in traffic on your way to and from work, you're not alone. Seattle took the second spot in a new ranking a

'Why are we afraid of our children?': Connelly's 2019-11-30 08:55:35The 1999 World Trade Organization confrontation and riot in Seattle began with the scene of environmentalists in sea turtle costumes marching out of a

20 years later: Looking back at the Battle 2019-11-30 08:55:35On Nov. 30, 1999, Seattle exploded. It was definitely not the first time -- violent labor disputes have a long history in the city, not to mention th

Driver hits 4, kills 1 on sidewalk in 2019-11-29 20:20:05A woman hit four people, killing one with a car Friday on a sidewalk in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood, police said.

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A 250-foot path of destruction: Seattle police detail New! 2019-12-04 22:33:29Radalyn King, 23, has been charged with two counts of vehicular homicide and one count of vehicular assault, felony hit-and-run and reckless driving.

Pedestrian critically hurt after being struck by vehicle New! 2019-12-04 22:02:34A 60-year-old pedestrian was critically injured after a vehicle struck her in a downtown Seattle crosswalk Wednesday evening. The driver was heading w

New Trump administration restriction on food stamps to New! 2019-12-04 21:21:45OLYMPIA — Roughly 75,500 Washingtonians in King, Snohomish and two dozen other counties are expected to lose benefits under a new Trump administ

Hair dyes, straighteners may raise breast-cancer risk for New! 2019-12-04 21:16:18For decades, scientists have debated whether hair dyes frequently used by women might contribute to cancer. The research has been mixed and inconclusi

Taming the ‘wild west’: King County Council approves New! 2019-12-04 21:05:10For years, the question of what to do about the wineries and tasting rooms outside Woodinville has split wine country and ignited debate over the 

Samoa’s capital deserted as teams battle measles epidemic New! 2019-12-04 20:45:39WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Samoa’s main streets were eerily quiet on Thursday as the government stepped up efforts to curb a measles e

Drug can curb dementia’s delusions, researchers find New! 2019-12-04 20:45:00SAN DIEGO (AP) — A drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson’s patients did the same for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other form

Car-tab cuts remain on hold after Supreme Court New! 2019-12-04 20:33:21Soon after it passed, Seattle, King County, the Garfield County Transportation Authority and a handful of other groups sued, claiming the initiative i

2 charged after Bellingham teen’s overdose death New! 2019-12-04 20:20:59Federal investigators say a 17-year-old Bellingham boy knew that counterfeit painkillers he bought from a drug dealer last month were likely tainted w

Memorial for bus driver New! 2019-12-04 20:01:08

Police: High school student with handgun arrested New! 2019-12-04 19:27:09OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — A 16-year-old student at Oregon City High School was arrested after police say they got a tip that the student had a ha

Romaine lettuce tainted by fecal bacteria sickens more New! 2019-12-04 18:53:00The tally, including a case reported as recently as Nov. 18, more than doubles the magnitude of an ongoing outbreak linked to E. coli bacteria general

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Spokane Valley for-profit school pays fine to resolve New! 2019-12-04 22:46:28A Spokane Valley company and its general manager have agreed to pay more than $120,000 to resolve allegations that the for-profit school was defraudin

Once-a-month birth control pill? Experiment works in animals New! 2019-12-04 22:46:28WASHINGTON – Birth control pills work great if women remember to take them every day but missing doses can mean a surprise pregnancy. Now scien

Officials: At least 1 injured in shooting at New! 2019-12-04 22:46:28HONOLULU – A shooting at a Pearl Harbor naval shipyard in Hawaii left at least one person injured Wednesday, military and hospital officials sa

Former Spokane business executive sentenced to federal prison New! 2019-12-04 22:46:28A former Spokane business executive was sentenced to a year in federal prison Wednesday for federal income tax evasion and ordered to pay a substantia

Minnesota sues e-cigarette maker Juul over youth vaping New! 2019-12-04 22:46:28ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison sued Juul Labs on Wednesday, accusing the e-cigarette maker of unlawfully targeting y

Redband trout sculpture honors river’s past, future New! 2019-12-04 22:46:28A 12-foot redband trout has washed up on the banks of the Spokane River, and it’s here to stay.Advocates for a healthy Spokane River gathered in

Police find missing Hillyard woman New! 2019-12-04 22:46:28An 81-year-old woman with dementia who went missing Wednesday morning from the Hillyard neighborhood was found safe just after 3:30 p.m., Spokane pol

George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin's family, prosecutors for New! 2019-12-04 22:46:28George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watchman who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012, filed a $100 million lawsuit Wednesday aga

Retired UAW vice president is the latest to New! 2019-12-04 22:46:28DETROIT – A retired vice president at the United Auto Workers pleaded guilty Wednesday to corruption charges, admitting he received a $250,000 k

Texas judge orders border wall fundraiser not to New! 2019-12-04 22:46:28HOUSTON – A local judge in South Texas has ordered supporters of President Donald Trump not to build their planned private border wall on a sec

Judge dismisses lawsuit in John Dillinger exhumation case New! 2019-12-04 22:46:28INDIANAPOLIS – A judge dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday by a nephew of 1930s gangster John Dillinger who wants to exhume the notorious criminal&rs

Trump calls Trudeau ‘two-faced’ as palace gossip goes New! 2019-12-04 22:46:28WATFORD, England – NATO leaders professed unity on Wednesday at a summit near London – but a spat over off-the-cuff chit chat at a royal

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Police looking for suspects in Lacey 7-Eleven theft 2019-12-04 12:28:04Lacey police are looking for two men suspected of stealing beer and cigarettes, then fleeing from a 7-Eleven at 6125 Pacific Avenue Southeast Tuesday

Retiring Olympia police chief honored for innovating at 2019-12-04 11:44:16After leading Olympia's police department for nine years, Chief Ronnie Roberts was honored Tuesday at an event at City Hall. Roberts is retiring, and

OPD’s deputy chief will take over top spot 2019-12-04 09:00:00Olympia’s deputy police chief will take over as interim police chief when Chief Ronnie Roberts retires this week. Aaron Jelcick, 50, started his

Construction underway to connect Chehalis Western Trail 2019-12-04 09:00:00Construction of a crossing that will connect the south and north portions of the Chehalis Western Trail beneath active railroad tracks began Monday. P

Restaurant inspections for Dec. 4 2019-12-04 08:29:00Comments are taken directly from the latest Thurston County inspection reports, which are available at each food establishment, at the Thurston County

This effort to decriminalize marijuana nationally is even 2019-12-04 08:00:00An historic House bill to decriminalize marijuana is moving in Congress with support from both Democrats and Republicans —legislation that would

What’s Happening for Dec. 4 2019-12-04 03:54:00Wednesday Lacey Museum History Talk: “Washington on Wheels: Odd and Innovative Transportation Ideas from the Pacific Northwest” is the top

Deaths for Dec. 4 2019-12-04 03:00:00Ebbers, Arnold C., 94, Shelton, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, at Alpine Way Continuing Care Community, Shelton. McComb & Wagner Funeral Home &

As impeachment drama unfolds, here are 3 House 2019-12-03 15:53:43As the House Judiciary Committee holds its first hearing in the impeachment inquiry on Wednesday, three House members will have a special insight into

White House delays expansion of Agent Orange benefits, 2019-12-03 15:36:11The Trump administration should stop blocking Vietnam veterans with bladder cancer and three other diseases the government does not recognize as tied

Arborist found dangling from tree, chainsaw still running, 2019-12-03 15:04:55An arborist who was found dangling from a tree west of The Evergreen State College campus on Monday was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle

Have you seen this man? Lacey police need 2019-12-03 13:31:15Lacey police need help finding a man suspected of theft. Police say he shattered a vehicle window in the parking lot of Walmart on Galaxy Drive Northe


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