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Mother of boy who brought gun to school sentenced

The mother of a Washington state boy who brought a gun to school that went off in his backpack and critically wounded a classmate will spend more than a year behind bars.

Tacoma shooting leaves 1 dead, 2 arrested

Tacoma police say a 20-year-old man died overnight Friday after a shooting.

No jail for man who stole $400k from water group

A man who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $400,000 from a private water association will not face jail time.

School official elected without campaign resigns

A woman who won a Yakima school board post without campaigning has resigned eight months after her controversial election.

Washington schools move toward national standards

Despite opposition from many Washington teachers and their union about new national education standards and the tests that will judge how they are being taught, the state is ploughing ahead with its plans to embrace Common Core.

BB gun prompts lockdown; meant to scare pigeons

A BB gun that triggered a lockdown last week at a Wenatchee medical center was meant to scare pigeons.

6 months for former teacher in Tacoma sex case

A 25-year-old former math teacher who had sexual contact with two students at a Tacoma high school has been sentenced to six months in jail.

Temp. lockdown at Spokane hospital on gun report

Some parts of a Spokane hospital were temporarily locked down Friday night due to a report of a man with a gun.

Parrot takes off from Kittitas County, Wash., Fair

A parrot that's part of the "Pirate's Parrot" show at the Kittitas County Fair in Ellensburg, Washington, has vanished and its owner is asking residents to watch for the bird.

PAX Prime gaming convention kicks off in Seattle

The Penny Arcade Expo is in full swing in downtown Seattle.

Wash. police ID blood found on burning flooring

Police say blood on flooring and towels found burning along a road in the south Seattle suburb of Auburn is that of a 30-year-old Puyallup, Washington man.

Mover thrilled to be able to save Enchanted Valley Chalet

The 84-year-old Enchanted Valley Chalet might be one big rainstorm from plummeting into the Quinalt River.

Mariners' Montero done for year after altercation

Jesus Montero will not play baseball again this season for the Seattle Mariners' organization after a heated confrontation in the stands with a team scout during a minor league game in Boise, Idaho.

Man critical after van rolls on top of him

A Seattle fire official says a van rolled on top of a man's head at a north Seattle home, leaving him in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.

Man found unconscious, trapped under van in North Seattle

A man in his 60's was found unresponsive and trapped under the tire of a van he was working on in North Seattle Friday.

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