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  • AP State

    Former UW student sentenced for killing another student

    SEATTLE (AP) — A former University of Washington student who killed his girlfriend in what authorities describe as a drug-fueled rage has been sentenced to 18 years and four months in prison. Twenty-three-year-old Casey S. Henderson received the sentence Friday in King County Superior Court for the 2016 killing of 22-year-old Katy Straalsund. Henderson in […]
  • AP State

    Washington state man pleads guilty to raping, killing girl

    PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — A Bremerton man has pleaded guilty to the rape and killing of a 6-year-old girl and faces a minimum 40-year sentence. The Kitsap Sun reports that 21-year-old Gabriel Gaeta pleaded guilty Friday in Kitsap County Superior Court to first-degree murder and first-degree rape in the 2014 death of 6-year-old Jenise […]
  • AP State

    5 stabbed in Spanaway bar fight, man arrested

    SPANAWAY, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a drunken man stabbed five people during a bar fight south of Tacoma in Spanaway. The News Tribune reports a 45-year-old man was arrested Thursday night on suspicion of five counts of second-degree assault and booked into the Pierce County Jail. Sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer says police were called […]
  • delvonn heckard Local News

    Ed Murray accuser Delvonn Heckard has died

    Multiple sources confirm to KIRO Radio that Delvonn Heckard -- the man who sued former Seattle Mayor Ed Murray in 2017 for alleged sexual abuse -- is dead.
  • Bump stock, gun control Local News

    How Washington lawmakers voted: Bump stock ban

    A House committee has approved a bill that would ban trigger devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to fire more rapidly. This is who voted for and against the bill.
  • Highline Local News

    No evidence of victims or shooter after reports of gunfire at Highline College

    Reports of gunfire at Highline College on Friday morning prompted a nearly 3-hour lockdown and evacuations. Law enforcement swept the campus and determined no evidence of a shooter or victims. 
  • safe injection sites Local News

    King County prosecutor: Trump, Sessions wrong about safe injection sites

    King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg says the Trump administration's argument on safe injection sites doesn't apply to what locals are doing.
  • guns Local News

    Washington Legislature fails to change law allowing teenage purchases of AR-15 rifles

    The teenager accused of the Florida High School massacre bought his deadly AR-15 legally at the age of 19. Washington State has a similar law.
  • AP State

    Friday’s Scores

    BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= 1A District 1/2= Championship= Lynden Christian 70, Northwest School 64 1B CWB= Second Place= Riverside Christian 55, Moses Lake Christian Academy 35 1B Northeast District 7= Championship= Almira/Coulee-Hartline 58, Wellpinit 57 1B Northeast District 7= Consolation= Odessa 76, Cusick 40 1B Southeast District 9= Loser Out= Colton 49, Touchet 42 1B Southeast […]
  • AP State

    Potter scores 16 points, Utah women defeat Washington State

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Emily Potter scored 16 points with seven rebounds and Utah kept a narrow lead throughout the game in beating Washington State 54-50 on Friday night. Potter, a 6-foot-6 senior, made 7 of 11 shots from the field while Megan Huff added 12 points for the Utes (16-10, 7-8), who snapped […]
  • AP State

    Robinson, Leonard help Colorado women beat Washington 76-56

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Alexis Robinson scored 18 points, Kennedy Leonard added 14 points and matched a career-high with 13 assists, and Colorado jumped out with a 12-point first-quarter lead and cruised to a 76-56 victory over Washington on Friday night. Colorado (13-13, 4-11 Pac-12 Conference) snapped a three-game skid while Washington (7-19, 1-14) has […]
  • AP State

    Man who sued ex-Seattle mayor on sex abuse claims found dead

    SEATTLE (AP) — A 47-year-old man who sued former Seattle Mayor Ed Murray over sexual abuse claims that effectively ended Murray’s political career was found dead Friday in a motel room. Delvonn R. Heckard died in the Seattle suburb of Auburn, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. The cause and manner of Heckard’s […]
  • AP State

    Attempted murder charge for alleged school shooting plot

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A teen in Everett has been charged with attempted murder related to an alleged school shooting plot. The Daily Herald reports 18-year-old Joshua O’Connor also was charged Thursday in Everett District Court with robbery and assault. O’Connor was arrested Tuesday at ACES High School after police say his grandmother called 911 […]
  • AP State

    Idaho utility continues attempt to negate Oregon fish law

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho utility is challenging a decision by federal regulators rejecting its request to negate an Oregon law requiring fish passage as part of relicensing for a hydroelectric project on the Snake River. Idaho Power on Friday petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to review […]
  • AP State

    Activists sue Washington state for tougher climate policy

    SEATTLE (AP) — Environmental activists are suing Washington state, the latest state-level effort to boost use of renewable energy. Thirteen children backed by the non-profit Our Children’s Trust filed a lawsuit on Friday in Superior Court to force the state to end its reliance on fossil fuels. The only way to do so would be […]

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