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What are they building? New downtown tower to soar 40 stories

Seattle's ever growing collection of construction cranes will be getting a new addition, as work has gotten underway on a new 40-story apartment tower at Second Avenue and Pine Street.

Philanthropist left $1M to Spokane Mayor Condon

Spokane Mayor David Condon inherited $1 million earlier this year from Spokane philanthropist Myrtle Woldson who died in April at the age of 104.

UW plans to lease building for presence in Spokane

The University of Washington plans to lease the former Spokane Visitor Information Center in the city's University District.

Want to stop the campaign robocalls? Just vote

With campaigns leveraging an ever increasing amount of data available, political consultants have become far more savvy in how they target their telemarketing outreach.

Arrest in fatal Spokane hit-and-run

The Washington State Patrol says a tip led to an arrest for the fatal hit-and-run on Highway 2 in north Spokane.

Inmate dies in Okanogan County Jail

A man who died at the Okanogan County jail was alone in a holding cell, coming off drugs.

Spokane VA doctor accused of child rape

Stevens County authorities say a Spokane Veterans Affairs Medical Center emergency room doctor accused of assaulting a child at the doctor's home has been charged with child rape.

Broken Tacoma water pipe is repaired

A Tacoma Public Utilities spokeswoman says a broken 16-inch water pipe has been repaired and service has been restored to 12 businesses in the Tacoma Tideflats area.

Seattle march against police brutality

Dozens of protesters, including students, took part in a Seattle march against police brutality on Wednesday.

Lewis-McChord soldier charged in wife's death

Bail has been set at $1 million for a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife at their Lakewood, Washington, apartment.

Record rain, high winds in W. Wash.

Record rain has fallen in three Western Washington cities and high winds hit several areas as a strong fall weather system moved across the area.

Youth football league hopes to move on from parent brawl

The head of Bothell's youth football association says he hopes the controversy over a brawl between parents from two leagues will soon subside, for the sake of the kids.

Judge: March trial for mentally ill in jails case

A federal judge set a March trial date for a lawsuit filed on the behalf of mentally ill inmates who are waiting weeks to months for competency evaluations and treatment.

Gabby Giffords spoke in Seattle for gun control

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who was wounded three years ago in Tucson, spoke in Seattle Wednesday as part of a cross-country tour to promote gun control.

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