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UW librarians avoid strike after contract agreement reached

UW librarians and staff were planning to go on strike Wednesday, but thanks to a last-minute contract, the strike will not be happening.
2 days ago

Judge sanctions City of Seattle over CHOP missing text messages

A judge has handed down sanctions against the City of Seattle for deleting thousands of missing text messages after the CHOP protest of 2020.
7 days ago

Pierce County substation attackers ordered to be held without bail

One of the men accused of the Christmas Day power substations that were attacked in Pierce County has been ordered held without bail
16 days ago

Attacks at Pierce County substations motivated by robbery, not politics

A burglary, not a political statement, is why two Puyallup men damaged four electrical substations in Pierce County.
23 days ago

Man suspected of murder after standoff in Granite Falls

Snohomish County deputies say a person who barricaded themselves inside a home in Granite Falls is in custody.
24 days ago

Shoreline firefighters work to extinguish restaurant on fire

Crews in Shoreline are battling a fire at a restaurant Monday morning.
25 days ago

Seattle police investigate road rage shooting near Riverview

A man was transported to Harborview Medical Center early Saturday morning after a shooting in a road rage incident in Seattle.
26 days ago

Suspect in University of Idaho murders arrested in PA

The 28-year-old suspect, Bryan Kohberger, is believed to have been a student at the nearby Washington State University.
28 days ago

Better Business Bureau: Watch out for Seattle Movers WA

Consumers are being warned by the Better Business Bureau about a moving company headquartered in Seattle called "Seattle Movers WA".
1 month ago

Christmas crab dinner could be too expensive this year

For many people, the holidays aren't complete without a crab feast, and seafood retailers are relying on Dungeness more than ever.
2 months ago

Several schools delayed, closed as winter storms approach

School districts across Western Washington are making schedule changes to prepare for the upcoming winter weather projected this afternoon.
2 months ago

Kent starts fundraising campaign for election recount

The hotly contested race for Washington's 3rd Congressional District has been called for Democrat Marie Glusenkamp Perez, but Republican Challenger Joe Kent hasn't given up -- and now he's pushing for a recount.
2 months ago

Pedestrian carjacks semi in Thurston County, causing backups on I-5

Southbound Martin Way was blocked at 2 p.m. today after a pedestrian carjacked a semi-truck.
2 months ago

Thousands lose power as 49-mph winds strike Puget Sound

Wind gusts of nearly 50 miles an hour likely contributed to power outages across the Puget Sound region on Thursday.
2 months ago

Death investigation underway after body found in burned-out trailer

Investigators are working to determine what happened this morning after a dead body was discovered inside a burning trailer in south King County.
2 months ago

Death investigation underway after body found in burned-out trailer

A body was found following a large fire near Auburn Thursday. The Sheriff’s Office says they are not yet labeling the incident "suspicious."
2 months ago

Patty Murray in line to be first female Senate president pro tempore

The current Senate President Pro Tempore, Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy, is retiring after his term ends in January.
2 months ago

Heavy traffic, crowded airports expected for Thanksgiving travel

Drivers hitting the roads for the Thanksgiving holiday should prepare for delays, according to the Washington Department of Transportation.
2 months ago

WA crabbers sit idle amid population busts

Washington's North Pacific crabbers are sitting idle this year, because, for the first time, the U.S. snow crab season has been canceled.
2 months ago

9-year-old shot, injured in Renton road rage attack

A 9-year-old boy has suffered a life-threatening gunshot wound after a reported case of road rage Friday afternoon.
3 months ago

Some northern WA schools delayed due to weather

School districts across Western Washington are making schedule changes due to cold weather and snow in some areas.
3 months ago

Numerous school delays, closures in wake of severe storms

School districts across Western Washington are making schedule changes in the wake of this weekend's severe storm. A full list of delays and closures below:
3 months ago

Car recovered after being stolen from Seattle Children’s Hospital

SPD announced Saturday that they have recovered a vehicle that was stolen while their child was recovering from surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
3 months ago

Protestors snarl Friday afternoon commute through Seattle

A protest condemning the Tigray genocide in Ethiopia is blocking all northbound lanes of I-5 in downtown Seattle.
3 months ago