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  • Tacoma shooting, Long Beach

    Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Interbay neighborhood

    Seattle police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle in on a busy street in the Interbay neighborhood.
  • Strikeouts on upswing entering College World Series

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Strikeout numbers are the highest on record in college baseball with the College World Series set to begin later this week. The 297 Division I teams have combined to average 7.88 strikeouts per nine innings this season. That is the highest figure in NCAA records dating to 1970 and a huge […]
  • Washington state woman sentenced for deadly 2016 shooting

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A southern Washington state woman has been sentenced to 29 years in prison for a deadly 2016 shooting outside Wapato. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports 37-year-old Jennifer Douglas pleaded guilty in February to charges of second-degree murder and discharging a firearm during a crime of violence. Federal prosecutors say Douglas of Toppenish […]
  • head tax

    Was Kshama Sawant’s concern over ‘backroom betrayal’ legitimate?

    As the majority of her peers on the Seattle City Council prepared to kill months-worth of work on a business head tax, Kshama Sawant was outside council chambers alleging what she called a "backroom betrayal."
  • Seattle head tax

    Herbold: ‘Misleading political narrative’ behind Seattle head tax opposition

    Before the city council repealed its recently passed Seattle head tax, Councilmember Lisa Herbold argued the city is misinformed as to the reason for the tax, and the progress made on homelessness.
  • homeless

    Councilmember Mosqueda applauds Seattle for homelessness efforts

    During Tuesday's head tax meeting, Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda applauded the Seattle City Council's efforts to get people out of homelessness.
  • Wright-Phillips scores 10th goal, Red Bulls beat Seattle 2-1

    HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his 10th goal of the season in the second half and the New York Red Bulls beat the Seattle Sounders 2-1 on Wednesday night. The home team has won the last five meetings in the series. The Red Bulls’ last home loss against the Sounders came in 2010. […]
  • Auburn

    Two dead in Auburn after car crashes into tree

    Two people died after their vehicle crashed into a tree and caught fire in Auburn Wednesday morning.
  • George bush

    Bush, McCain and the old world order at Fort Lewis

    American presidents have been visiting the Pacific Northwest for nearly 120 years, but one visit from President Bush is worth reflecting upon.
  • snohomish County

    Snohomish County buildings, Everett fire station hit by gunfire

    One of the Everett Fire Department's trucks needs repairs after a bullet pierced through a fire station garage door and hit the vehicle inside on Sunday morning.
  • Haniger’s game-ending blast gives Mariners sweep of Angels

    SEATTLE (AP) — Mitch Haniger hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Seattle Mariners an 8-6 victory and sweep of the three-game series over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday. After Jean Segura singled to center off reliever Oliver Drake (0-1), Haniger launched his 16th homer of […]
  • Washington unemployment rate at 4.7 percent

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington’s jobless rate dipped slightly as the state added 8,500 jobs last month. According to numbers released Wednesday by the Employment Security Department, the unemployment rate for May dropped to 4.7 percent from April’s 4.8 percent. Paul Turek, economist for the department, says in a written statement that gains “were widespread […]
  • Lawmaker resigns chairmanship following investigation

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Rep. David Sawyer has resigned as the chairman of the House Commerce and Gaming Committee a day after an outside investigation that he violated the chamber’s policies on harassment, decorum and ethics. The chief clerk of the House notified House staff of the decision Wednesday and Sawyer confirmed it via email. […]
  • Washington man sentenced in North Dakota underage sex case

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Washington state man who authorities say traveled to North Dakota with the intention of having sex with a 17-year-old girl has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison. Twenty-four-year-old Timothy Carnahan, of Longview, Washington, is charged in federal court with attempted transportation to engage in unlawful sexual acts […]
  • Deputy shoots suspect near Vancouver during disturbance call

    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a Clark County Sheriff’s deputy shot a suspect after responding to a report of a physical disturbance at a residence north of Vancouver, Washington. The sheriff’s office says deputies responded to the scene at about 2 p.m. Wednesday and that a fight ensued. The sheriff’s office says shots were […]

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