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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.

Ted Nugent defended comments that got his Northwest shows canceled

The Puyallup Indian tribe says it doesn't want right-wing rocker Ted Nugent performing at its casino Aug. 2 and 3 after pressure from critics who blast the Motor City Madman for "racist and hate-filled remarks."

Harley motorcycle lovers rally in Spokane

Harley-Davidson motorcycle lovers are holding a four-day rally over this weekend in Spokane.

Record year for only nuclear plant in Northwest

The operators of the only nuclear power plant in the Northwest say it generated a record amount of electricity in the fiscal year that ended in June.

Senator repays some expenses after questions arise

Sen. Pam Roach is paying back some expenses she charged to the state for phone purchases and some mileage, and she has promised to give up her Senate-paid phone and mailbox.

Conditions of 2 wounded at Seattle bank improve

A bank security guard and a suspect wounded Thursday in Seattle have improved to serious condition.

Investigator: Insurance judge untruthful in case

An independent investigator says the state insurance office's top administrative-law judge, suspended in May over a set of dueling allegations, was misleading and untruthful in her characterizations of events surrounding a high-profile insurance case.

Vanishing NW seabirds linked to herring decline

Wildlife biologists say the decline in the numbers of seabirds in the Northwest may be linked to what they eat -- a dwindling population of herring.

116 years later, Seattle Police honor a fallen officer

It was Easter Sunday when Seattle Police Officer Thomas Roberts was walking his beat near 18th and Jefferson on First Hill.

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