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Tacoma father charged with drugging baby

A Tacoma man pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he drugged his baby by spiking his bottle with an anesthetic called ketamine.

Inmates escape life behind bars to fight Washington wildfires

For inmates fighting fires in central Washington, this is a chance to escape life behind bars - at least for a little while.

State reviewing whether Hope owes state money

Officials are looking into whether a lawmaker who was registered to vote in another state since last year will have to pay back any money he earned as a Washington state lawmaker.

Boeing CEO apologizes for saying he'll keep workers 'cowering'

Boeing CEO Jim McNerney has apologized for saying he won't retire after turning 65 because "the heart will still be beating, the employees will still be cowering."

300 homes destroyed in Washington wildfires

Wildfires that have ravaged central Washington for two weeks have destroyed over 300 homes. That number is double what officials reported last weekend.

Marshawn Lynch missing as Seahawks camp begins

Marshawn Lynch famously said during Super Bowl week that he was "all about that action, boss."

Independent commission to look into Oso mudslide

An independent commission has been assigned the job of examining the emergency disaster response to the March 22 Oso mudslide.

Okung, Chancellor slowed as Seahawks camp opens

Startling left tackle Russell Okung and strong safety Kam Chancellor were both spectators as the Seattle Seahawks began training camp.

Amazon worker piloted drone around Space Needle

An Amazon.com employee from out of town was the operator of a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week, police said.

Class size initiative makes Washington ballot

The Secretary of State's office has certified that a ballot initiative to decrease public school class sizes has enough qualified signatures to make the November ballot.

Will Motley Crue create another White River Amphitheater traffic nightmare?

Complaints continue pouring in from concertgoers who got stuck in hours-long traffic trying to get to the White River Amphitheater last weekend. And with another big show Sunday, there are fears of a repeat of the ordeal that kept many from the show.

Missing 10-year-old boy found OK in Mason County

A 10-year-old boy was hungry and thirsty after spending nearly 24 hours lost in the Olympic National Forest, and he was very happy Friday to be reunited with his family.

Teen gets 8 years in prison for raping 8-year-old

A judge has handed a nearly eight-year prison term to a teenage boy who beat and raped an 8-year-old girl in Kent last fall.

Why I-90 'car-mageddon' didn't materialize

If you feel a big wind blowing around the region, it could be the collective sigh of relief from the Washington Department of Transportation, because the widely feared "car-mageddon" from the big I-90 construction project never materialized.

Amazon worker piloted drone around Space Needle

Police say an out-of-town Amazon employee was the operator behind a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week.

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