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Transient charged in fatal Burger King stabbing

King County prosecutors have filed a second-degree murder charge against a 38-year-old transient accused of fatally stabbing a sleeping stranger in a suburban fast-food restaurant.

Seahawks' Schofield out to prove himself

Seattle Seahawks defensive end O'Brien Schofield is more determined than ever to prove himself after what he calls a "crazy" offseason.

Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

A helicopter equipped with a mechanical claw plucked the bodies of three climbers from a glacier on Mount Rainier, in the same area where six went missing in late May, the National Park Service said Wednesday.

Feds order reinstatement of nuclear whistleblower

A Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor has been ordered to reinstate a worker who the U.S. Department of Labor says was fired for voicing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety, officials said Wednesday.

Charge changed in 'Joe Biden defense' firearm case

A prosecutor says he'll dismiss a firearms charge against a man who contends he was following the advice of Vice President Joe Biden when he fired a shotgun in the air to chase off intruders.

Letter: Federal aid needed for wildfire victims

Members of Washington state's congressional delegation are asking the federal government to reconsider a decision denying help for individuals affected by huge wildfires in Washington state.

WSU grizzly smarter than the average bear

Washington State University has a grizzly at its Bear Research Education and Conservation Center that appears to be smarter than the average bear.

Man injured in fire at packed Seattle house

A man was critically injured in a fire Wednesday morning at a house in Seattle's Central District.

'Business is good' for Seattle's black market pot dealers

While the state's legal pot market struggles to get on its feet, Seattle's black marijuana market is booming.

In predicting earthquakes, what do we really know about the next 'big one'?

The big one is going to hit. It's a question of when not if, but how much do we really know about forecasting the frequency of a massive earthquake off the Washington Coast?

Wanted man rear-ends Washington police detective

Authorities say a wanted man has been arrested after he rear-ended a Spokane, Washington, detective's car.

Moses Lake plant building car charging station

The carbon fiber plant at Moses Lake has agreed to spend $125,000 on an electric car charging station to settle a fine from the state Ecology Department for air pollution.

Easy Spokane safety move: upgrade crosswalks

Spokane City Council member Candace Mumm says the city can make a big increase in pedestrian safety with a small investment.

Spokane man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend

A 28-year-old Spokane man likely faces a life sentence after a jury convicted him of murder in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend.

Fire crews rescue woman trapped under car

A Seattle Fire Department spokesman says firefighters used air bags to free a 67-year-old woman who was trapped under her own vehicle Tuesday night.

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