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Dogs maul woman, 92, causing life-threatening injures

Police say a 92-year-old Washington woman is being treated for life-threatening injuries after she was mauled by dogs.

Thousands without power after Western Washington storm

Officials say more than 10,000 customers around western Washington remained without power following blustery, rainy weather.

Over 50,000 customers without power in Western Washington

Officials say more than 50,000 customers in Seattle and around western Washington are without power due to blustery weather, downed trees and power lines.

Seattle officials consider abandoning bike-share program

Seattle officials are looking at ways to handle the city’s bike sharing program and some say the best option may be to abandon it.

Massive cargo ship arrives in Elliott Bay

The largest cargo ship to visit the United States, the CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, arrived in Seattle Monday morning.

Froma Harrop: Mega-tower mania is out of hand

Tall buildings run counter to the theme this campaign season: ordinary Americans wanting their power back.

Giant container ship headed to Seattle

One of the biggest ships to ever enter American waters is set to arrive in Seattle on Monday.

King County may install cameras on all buses for safety

The King County executive has proposed installing cameras on all Metro buses for driver safety.

Man dies in hospital after Seattle police shooting

An armed man shot by police on Sunday has died in the hospital. Seattle police says two officers were investigating a suspicious car in north Seattle around 3:30 p.m. when …

Two men wounded, Seattle public library hit in shooting

Police say two men were wounded by gunfire near a library in the Beacon Hill area of Seattle.

Jim McNerney stepping down as Boeing chairman

Jim McNerney is stepping down as Boeing chairman and will be succeeded March 1 by Dennis Muilenburg, who will remain the company’s CEO as well.

More red light cameras being considered by Seattle

Red light cameras led to nearly 40,000 tickets in Seattle in 2015. Now Washington’s largest city is considering adding more.

Doug Clark: Just another reason Spokane is superior to Seattle

Ever since the marmot trappers decided to settle along this this wide spot next to a river, Spokane has suffered from an inferiority complex of not being as cool as …

Seattle breaks winter rain record set in 1999

The National Weather Service says Seattle has broken a record for winter rainfall.

Nordstrom earnings disappoint

Nordstrom’s fourth-quarter earnings failed to meet Wall Street expectations, following a dismal third quarter in which it also failed to meet analysts’ expectations and lowered its outlook for the year.

Sea-Tac Airport workers sue over $15 wage back payments

More than a dozen workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport filed lawsuits on Wednesday over the $15 minimum wage they say they have not been paid.

Seattle-bound plane makes emergency landing

A flight headed to Seattle from Reagan National Airport had to make an emergency landing at nearby Dulles International Airport after its pilots reported smoke in the cockpit.

Seattle brushed off feasibility of NHL, NBA at KeyArena

It was a summerlong secret: A consultant’s report showed Seattle’s KeyArena could become NHL and NBA compatible without demolishing and rebuilding it.

Teens plead not guilty in Seattle homeless camp shooting

Teenage brothers charged in a drug-related shooting that left two people dead and three wounded at a Seattle homeless camp have pleaded not guilty to murder charges.

Seattle lands spot on top 10 densely populated U.S. cities

Seattle has cracked the top 10 most densely populated big cities in the United States for the first time in its history.

Brothers to be tried as adults in Seattle homeless killings

Two of three teenage brothers accused of last week’s deadly shooting in the homeless encampment in Seattle known as “The Jungle” each have been charged as adults with two counts …

100 years ago in Seattle: Churches collapse from weight of snow

From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane escaped the worst of the record Northwest blizzard, but Seattle was still taking the brunt.

Elephant herpes virus not cause of Chai’s death

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Zoo says the elephant herpes virus – or EEHV – was not the cause of death of an elephant at the zoo. Zoo spokeswoman …

3 teens arrested in Seattle homeless camp shooting

Police arrested three teenage boys in connection with a shooting at a Seattle homeless encampment that left 2 people dead and three others wounded.

NHL notes: Commissioner says league would not take an application from Seattle

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman insisted Seattle is not in the running to land an expansion team.

Seattle friends joined forces see homeowner dreams come true

In Seattle, where the median single-family-home price hit $598,000 in November, the notion of splitting a mortgage isn’t the only thing driving younger adults to shack up together.

Washington halts Seattle tunnel project over safety concerns

Washington transportation officials and Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday halted all digging by Seattle’s tunnel-boring machine until the contractor determines what caused a large sinkhole to form over the area …

Seattle selected as one of 10 host cities for soccer’s Copa America

Copa America is coming not only to the United States for the first time, but to Puget Sound.

UW report: Climate change to boost Puget Sound sea levels

The Puget Sound region is projected to face more intense flooding, rising sea levels, heavier downpours and thinner winter snowpack as temperatures continue to warm in coming decades, according to …

EWU men’s basketball game with Seattle U postponed to Wednesday afternoon

Heavy winds and dangerous road conditions forced the postponement of Eastern Washington’s basketball game Tuesday night, EWU athletic director Bill Chaves said. The Eagles will play Seattle University on Wednesday. …