Stories tagged: I-5
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 5:39 p.m.
Authorities say Interstate 5 remains closed in both directions near Lakewood after a vehicle crash and the arrest of a man who had refused to surrender to police.
Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 12:15 p.m.
A semi truck hauling produce caught fire on northbound Interstate 5 near state Route 512 in Lakewood, blocking several lanes and slowing traffic.
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 10:59 a.m.
Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek wants to sit down with Washington lawmakers before the end of the year to further discussions about replacing the Interstate Bridge, a newspaper reported Friday.
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
A roaring wildfire that has shut down a stretch of a major interstate in a rural area near the California-Oregon border has nearly doubled in size overnight.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 6:29 p.m.
A fast-growing wildfire in Northern California prompted officials Wednesday to close both directions of Interstate 5 connecting California and Oregon and issue evacuations.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
The Washington State Patrol is re-evaluating procedures after a trooper responded to what seemed to be an abandoned motorcycle crash but turned out to be a fatal crash scene.
UPDATED: Sat., July 8, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Authorities say a Washington State Patrol trooper shot and killed a man along Interstate 5 who had called 911 and requested “suicide by cop” before threatening the officer with a …
Sun., April 23, 2017, 6:32 p.m.
Last week, a bill addressing the Interstate 5 bridge between Washington and Oregon sailed out of the Washington Senate. But the message Washington lawmakers tried to send across the river …
Sun., April 16, 2017, 4 p.m.
Oregon State Police are investigating a fatal crash that killed the wife of a state senator.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 6:48 p.m.
NBA star Isaiah Thomas’ sister has died in a one-car accident.
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 8:01 a.m.
A taco truck that became stranded in a massive Seattle traffic jam came to the rescue of hungry drivers by opening up and serving lunch on the interstate.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 5:56 p.m.
A tanker truck carrying propane rolled over on a major Seattle highway, causing traffic headaches and concerns about a hazardous materials spill.
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 11:58 a.m.
The Washington State Patrol says a woman driving the wrong way on Interstate 5 in Seattle was killed in a head-on crash with an ambulance.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
Authorities have identified two women who died after falling from a bridge on Interstate 5 following a single-vehicle crash.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 8:40 p.m.
Thousands of mostly young protesters rallied against President-elect Donald Trump in Portland, Oregon, disrupting traffic.
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 11:47 a.m.
TILLICUM, Wash. (AP) – A dozen police officers shot and killed a homicide suspect during a gun battle along Interstate 5 in Washington state Saturday morning, authorities said.
Tue., July 15, 2014, 9:14 a.m.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says that insufficient route planning, a distracted pilot driver and an inadequate permitting process by the state of Washington all played …
Fri., June 7, 2013, 6:37 a.m.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — Detoured traffic from the collapsed I-5 Skagit River bridge has led to an increase in crashes in Mount Vernon.