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  • Judges vacate attempted-murder conviction in student attack

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A Washington man, who while in jail joked on tape about whether his baseball-bat beating caused his victim to become “retarded,” had his conviction for attempted first-degree murder vacated. The Spokesman-Review reports Division III Court of Appeals judges ruled Tuesday that Spokane County prosecutors erred by omitting the word “premeditation” in […]
  • Crashed semi truck I-5 SB

    SB lanes of I-5 reopened near Lacey after semi-truck crashes

    All lanes of southbound I-5 are blocked at milepost 109 near Martin Way in Lacey due to three crashed semi trucks. 
  • WSDOT reviews 2016 viaduct closure to predict 2019 Viadoom

    With less than a month to go before the Alaskan Way Viaduct closes for good, the Washington State Department of Transportation is looking to the past for insight into how the closure will affect traffic.
  • Burned bear Cinder shot and killed by hunter in Washington

    LEAVENWORTH, Wash. (AP) — A bear cub found badly burned in a massive 2014 Washington state wildfire has been killed by a hunter. Rich Beausoleil with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife said a team in September set out to find the den of the bear nicknamed Cinder because her radio-transmitting collar stopped working, […]
  • Amazon CEO giving $2.5M to Minneapolis homeless nonprofit

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Billionaire Jeff Bezos has pledged $2.5 million to a Minneapolis nonprofit that helps the homeless. Simpson Housing Services tells the Minneapolis Star Tribune that the grant from the Amazon founder and CEO is the largest in its 35-year history. The donation will help the organization expand its family housing program over the […]
  • Skyline high school lockdown

    Lockdown at Skyline High School now lifted, no arrests made

    Skyline High School is currently in lockdown due to a threat. Police are on-site responding.
  • Governor Inslee

    Gov. Inslee unveils $675 million plan for state mental health care

    Hundreds of additional treatment beds for those with mental health issues, investments in existing and new state hospitals, and a new teaching hospital: All that is part of Governor Jay Inslee's $675 million dollar proposal for the state’s mental health care system.
  • issaquah

    Suspect in custody after Issaquah schools go into lockdown for gun report

    Issaquah schools went into lockdown Wednesday morning after a gun was reported at Issaquah High School. Two subjects are in police custody following the incident.
  • Denny Heck, trump

    Rep. Heck on how Congress may pursue evidence against President Trump

    Washington Congressmember Denny Heck has said he believes President Trump has committed a crime. Now he details how that point may evolve in a new Democratic-controlled Congress.
  • fast ferry

    Fast ferry from Tacoma to Seattle could be reality by 2022

    A fast ferry service from Tacoma to Seattle could be coming in the next three to five years. The ferry would take riders around Vashon Island and into Coleman Dock in Seattle.
  • School board member pleads not guilty to child porn charges

    LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — A former school board member in southwest Washington state has pleaded not guilty to possessing child pornography. The Daily News reports 46-year-old Richard Gregory Lord Jr. was arraigned Tuesday in Cowlitz County. The former Longview School Board member is charged with first- and second-degree possession of depictions of a minor engaged […]
  • powell, Powell

    Cold: Experiment rules out possible origins of mystery evidence in Susan Powell case

    Josh Powell did not expect West Valley police to search his minivan on Dec. 8, 2009. Otherwise, he may have removed some items that investigators found, including one item that has never been identified.
  • Wednesday’s Scores

    BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Arlington 74, Cedarcrest 53 Auburn Adventist Academy 67, Orcas Island 33 Bethel 72, Stadium 14 Crescent 52, Lake Quinault 34 Forks 57, Neah Bay 51 Glacier Peak 73, Cascade (Everett) 42 Heritage 80, Fort Vancouver 62 Hockinson 59, Hudson’s Bay 45 Jackson 56, Lake Stevens 45 Lincoln 74, Bonney Lake 39 Marysville-Getchell […]
  • white supremacists, hate

    Recent acts of hate in Washington are part of a ‘dangerous’ trend

    Recent arrests for alleged hate crimes have brought a focus to what some are calling a dangerous trend in America -- the rise in acts of hate against others based on race, religion or sexual orientation.
  • st. james cathedral, james cathedral, sexual abuse

    Seattle Archdiocese settles five more cases of alleged sexual abuse

    The Archdiocese of Seattle reached settlements worth millions in five cases involving allegations of sexual abuse by two former lay members.

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