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Police in Fort Myers, Fla., say a car slammed into a packed church just as its Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews.

Report: Mortuary worker's error led to body mix-up

A Washington state agency says a funeral home worker's failure to immediately attach ID bracelets to the bodies of two men who died at the same hospice caused the mix-up that led to one man's body ending up in a casket at the other man's funeral.

Cockfighting investigation in Rochester, Wash.

A Washington state Gambling Commission spokeswoman says one man has been arrested and about 300 roosters have been seized from a Thurston County property believed to have been used for cockfighting.

Obama visiting Oso mudslide Tuesday

President Obama plans to visit the Oso mudslide Tuesday to meet with victim families and first responders one month after a hillside gave way and buried about three dozen homes.

2 Washington inmates accused in jail escape attempt

Prosecutors say two Spokane County Jail inmates are accused of trying to escape by using a homemade tool to dig a hole in a wall.

Guilty pleas in mortgage fraud case

The U.S. attorney's office says a Washington state man has pleaded guilty in federal court to lying on federal loan applications and conspiracy to submit fraudulent applications.

Astros put Feldman on DL with biceps tendinitis

Right-hander Scott Feldman has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Houston Astros due to biceps tendinitis, a move retroactive to Friday.

49ers fans angry new subway trains sport Seahawks colors

The football rivalry between San Francisco and Seattle now extends to the region's Bay Area Rapid Transit system, with some fans up in arms new trains are getting decked out with seats in the Seahawks colors.

Washington State Patrol: school bus in ditch; all OK

The Washington State Patrol says no one was hurt when a school bus with 26 high school and middle school students on board crashed into a ditch Monday afternoon near the Pierce County town of Buckley.

Boston Strong: Tacoma amputee finishes Boston Marathon

The inspirational story of former soldier Edward Lychik added another unbelievable chapter after the amputee we first introduced you to last week successfully completed the Boston Marathon Monday.

Who predicted problems for the Seattle tunnel project?

There may be no winners or losers when it comes to Seattle's new waterfront tunnel, but there were critics who predicted a project riddled with problems.

McMorris-Rodgers to seek 6th term

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers says she will seek her sixth term in the U.S. House from Washington's Fifth Congressional District.

A Bertha timeline: From conception to today

A deep-bored tunnel to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct was first approved by state and local officials in January 2009, and was originally scheduled to open by the end of 2015.

Seattle tunnel boring machine repair timeline

The tunnel boring machine known as Bertha has been stalled since December. The Washington State Department of Transportation has just released a timeline provided by Seattle Tunnel Partners outlining the steps they are taking to get Bertha back to digging.

Latest estimate: 16 month delay for Seattle tunnel

It will be nearly a year before the damaged tunnel-boring machine stuck under downtown Seattle can start digging again, officials said Monday.

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