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  • waves Local News

    Massive 30-foot waves pummel Washington coast

    Massive waves are pounding the Washington coast. Authorities are urging people to stay away from the water until the waves calm down.
  • seattle women's march Local News

    Seattle women’s march won’t be silent this year

    Unlike last year, the Seattle women's march won't be silent when thousands of people take to the streets to demonstrate, according to a spokesperson.
  • ride the ducks Local News

    Senate committee considers changing law after Ride the Ducks case

    A committee could change Washington law that three families claim discriminated against them after their children died in the 2015 Ride the Ducks crash.
  • HQ2, Amazon Local News

    Amazon will not build HQ2 in Washington state

    Amazon announced the number of cities still in the running for its second headquarters - or HQ2 - has been narrowed down to 20 from 238.
  • Local News

    Thousands lose power during overnight storm

    More than 5,000 customers experienced power outages overnight due to the strong winds and rain Wednesday night.
  • bridge housing Local News

    Mayor Durkan pushes ‘bridge housing’ for Seattle homeless crisis

    Mayor Jenny Durkan's first major move in Seattle is to fund bridge housing; another method of tackling the homelessness crisis.
  • AP State

    Ferguson-Legislature spat highlights attorney general’s role

    SEATTLE (AP) — The duties of Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson are laid out in state law. Among them: to defend any state officer or employee in court if they’re sued in their public capacity. So how is it that the popular Democrat has not only declined to represent the Legislature in a public records […]
  • AP State

    Officials: Eagle shot, killed near Snohomish, reward offered

    ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — A wildlife center north of Seattle is offering a $1,000 reward for information about who shot a bald eagle. The Daily Herald reports the Sarvey Wildlife Center got a call Wednesday from someone who said they heard gunshots and saw an eagle fall to the ground near Snohomish. Wildlife center staff […]
  • AP State

    House passes measure creating sexual harassment task force

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington House has passed a resolution setting up a legislative task force on sexual harassment. House Concurrent Resolution 4413 was passed on a voice vote in the House chamber Thursday. The Senate is expected to vote later in the day. Under the measure, the task force will comprise eight lawmakers […]
  • AP State

    Deal reached on water dispute that stalled new construction

    SEATTLE (AP) — Top state lawmakers have reached a deal on a complex rural water dispute that has held up approval of more than $4 billion in new school and other construction projects for months. Rep. Larry Springer, a Kirkland Democrat, said Thursday that top Republican and Democratic leaders reached a negotiated agreement earlier this […]
  • AP State

    Man accused of attempted child rape held on $100K bail

    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — The bail for a Washington man who allegedly tried to meet with two 13-year-old girls for sex has been set at $100,000. The Tri-City Herald reports Donald T. Sizer of Spokane was arrested Jan. 9 in Richland for trying to meet up with the girls after communicating with them online for […]
  • AP State

    Bill would require emergency train-stopping technology

    SEATTLE (AP) — A new bill in the U.S. House would require railroads to have emergency train-stopping technology in the wake of the Washington Amtrak derailment that killed three passengers and injured dozens of others. The Seattle Times reports the Positive Train Control Implementation and Financing Act, sponsored by Democratic State Rep. Peter DeFazio, would […]
  • AP State

    Prosecutors: Woman killed in brutal attack chosen at random

    SEATTLE (AP) — A 23-year-old Bellevue man has been charged with murder in the torture, rape and stabbing of a woman in North Seattle. The Seattle Times reports Michael Giordano was charged Wednesday with aggravated first-degree murder because prosecutors say he killed 63-year-old Jennifer Ayers with premeditated intent during the course of committing robbery, rape, […]
  • AP State

    Heavy rain, wind take down trees, power lines

    SEATTLE (AP) — Heavy overnight rain and wind have brought down trees onto power lines, causing outages and blocking roads in the Puget Sound region. Bothell police reported that part of Fourth Avenue West was closed at 2:30 a.m. Thursday. KIRO-TV reports that power outages were reported in Bothell, Everett, Lake Forest Park and Shoreline. […]
  • AP State

    Former sergeant loses appeal on sex crimes conviction

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A former Washington police sergeant failed to convince a court to overturn a conviction for sex crimes involving his kids’ teenage baby sitter. The Everett Herald reports the state Court of Appeals says Carlos Alberto Martinez’ argument was unpersuasive. Martinez was found guilty in 2015 of voyeurism and possession of depictions […]

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