Latest news from the Pacific Northwest
Local News

Mud, slides close roads, trap motorists in Wash.

Thunderstorms dropped heavy rain on areas of north-central Washington hard-hit by wildfires this summer, triggering flash floods and mud slides Thursday night that damaged some homes, blocked portions of at least three highways and stranded some motorists, officials said.

Tukwila bank robber flees in bank employee's car

Police in the south Seattle suburb of Tukwila say a man who robbed a Key Bank branch on Thursday morning took a bank employee's car to make his getaway.

1 of 2 men stabbed in fight over woman dies

One of two Centralia, Washington, men stabbed in a fight over a woman has died.

Snohomish farmer says water district extorting him by shutting off water during negotiation

A Snohomish farmer is carrying water to his animals after he says the water district shut off his water over a dispute they were having.

Man held on $2M bail in Kent gas station shooting

A judge has set bail at $2 million for a man arrested for investigation of homicide in the shooting deaths of two men at a Kent, Washington, gas station. One of those killed was the manager.

Seattle wins No. 1 pick in WNBA lottery

The Seattle Storm have won the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft lottery.

Seattle wins No. 1 pick in WNBA lottery

The Seattle Storm have won the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft lottery.

Suspect says 'racial slurs' prompted Kent gas station shooting

A man suspected of killing two gas station employees in Kent Wednesday morning told police he shot the victims, according to court documents.

Feds weigh moving grizzlies into Washington

The National Park Service says it has launched a three-year process to determine whether to move grizzly bears into the North Cascade Mountains of Washington state in an effort to recover their population.

Couples still seeking elusive hometown win

It will remain a sore spot with Fred Couples until he's finally able to add the accomplishment to his resume.

Family fighting to reclaim dog mistakenly adopted out

An Eastern Washington family is in shock after learning the Humane Society mistakenly adopted out their missing dog and the new owner won't return him.

Wenatchee teen killed in rollover crash

The Chelan County sheriff's office says 18-year-old Sarah Underwood of Wenatchee was killed Wednesday evening when the car in which she was riding overturned on a county road near Malaga.

University Place teacher pleads guilty

A man who had sex with a student while he was a teacher at Curtis High School in University Place pleaded guilty Thursday in Tacoma to sexual misconduct with a minor and violating a no-contact order.

Remembering The Beatles' first Seattle show

It's been 50 years since The Beatles played their first Seattle concert on Aug. 21, 1964. At least 14,000 screaming fans packed the old Seattle Center Coliseum, but most of them didn't actually hear it.

Court expands convicts' access to DNA testing

Washington's Supreme Court is expanding convicts' access to DNA testing that could prove their innocence.

Next »