Stories tagged: Washington
Wed., July 19, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
Former Spokane resident wanted by the FBI for alleged meth distribution
The FBI is asking for help in finding a felon wanted for his alleged involvement in trafficking meth in Montana.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
Woman who died in Cheney crash identified
The woman who died in a one-vehicle rollover crash near Cheney on Friday has been identified as Bobbie Jo McKee, according to a news release sent out by the Spokane …
Wed., July 19, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
‘Upskirt’ images case involving ex-teacher goes to jury
A prosecutor argued to jurors Tuesday he finds it odd that a former Evergreen High School teacher on trial for allegedly trying to take “upskirt” images of females, including students, …
Wed., July 19, 2017, 11:50 a.m.
Lake Pend Oreille search called off for missing boater from Newman Lake
Idaho law enforcement has called off the search of a Washington boater who went missing in a lake.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
Report: Lakeland Village among institutions criticized for ‘track record’ of neglect, abuse of disabled
Disabled people living in four Washington-state run communities have choked to death, been sexually assaulted, denied basic treatment and given the wrong medication, according to a report released Wednesday by …
Wed., July 19, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
Bremerton man gets 5 years to life for child molestation
A 26-year-old Bremerton man has been sentenced to a minimum of over five years after pleading guilty to child molestation.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Alleged burglar hog-tied on roadside after stealing cereal
Authorities say officers arrested an alleged burglar after a homeowner hog-tied him alongside a road about 45 miles east of Chehalis.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Man dies at Birch Bay Waterslides in Washington
Authorities say they believe a medical condition prompted a man’s death at the Birch Bay Waterslides.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
Man arrested in fatal south Seattle shooting near play area
Police say a suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old man near Rainier Playfield in south Seattle.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 8:19 p.m.
Counselor who dated patient, got matching tattoos, loses license
A Benton County mental health counselor has surrendered her credential under an agreement with the state Department of Health.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 4:51 p.m.
Teens accused of vandalizing newly-remodeled Salk Middle School
Three older teen males have been taken into custody on suspicion of vandalizing the newly-remodeled Salk Middle School on Monday night.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 2:19 p.m.
Safeway to pay $3 million over lax controls at pharmacies, DOJ says
The U.S. Department of Justice says the Safeway grocery store chain has agreed to pay $3 million to settle allegations of lax controls at its pharmacies.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
Wife of senator on military duty set to fill in for him
Republican Sen. John Braun’s wife will be sworn in as a temporary senator to fill in for him while he’s on military training for the U.S. Navy Reserve.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Seattle agrees to build 22,500 curb ramps to settle lawsuit
The city of Seattle has agreed to install or fix 22,500 curb ramps throughout the next 18 years as part of a preliminary agreement to settle a federal lawsuit filed …
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 12:37 p.m.
Idaho fires started by lightning still burning
The Powerline Fire grew considerably Monday, reaching an estimated size of 7,000 acres. The blaze, along with the Corral Creek Fire in Hells Canyon, is being managed as the Craig …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 2:08 p.m.
Stack demolished at Hanford’s Plutonium Finishing Plant
A landmark on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation is gone, after the big ventilation stack at the Plutonium Finishing Plant was demolished.
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray orders police to wear body cameras
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has ordered the city’s police department to equip patrol officers with body cameras.
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 1:56 p.m.
Bike sharing set to return to Seattle
Two private bike-share companies will likely soon have 1,000 shareable bikes on Seattle streets.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
DOE hiring 300 young adults, others, for Washington Conservation Corps
The Washington State Department of Ecology has grant money to hire 300 workers ages 18-25 for the Washington Conservation Corps.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Openings set in U.S. court for Bundy standoff retrial in Vegas
A federal jury in Las Vegas is due to hear openings in the retrial of four men who brought assault-style weapons to a standoff that stopped government agents from rounding …
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 7:43 p.m.
Canyon Creek Fire: the latest
State fire assistance has been mobilized to combat a growing wildfire near the town of Carlton in Okanogan County.
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Investigator found in 1984 Seattle mayor abused foster son
Three decades before Ed Murray was elected Seattle’s mayor, an Oregon child-welfare investigator found that he had sexually abused his foster son, prompting state officials to conclude that “under no …
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
Man arrested in connection with Toppenish stabbing death
A 38-year-old man was arrested early Saturday following the Friday night stabbing death of 68-year-old Basil Emmons of Toppenish, according to the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office.
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 6:11 p.m.
Police investigate dog shooting in Olympia
A dog ended up with a gunshot wound in Olympia’s Eastside neighborhood, and Olympia Police want to know how that happened.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 12:43 p.m.
Western Washington getting new 564 area code
Western Washington residents will soon have to punch in the area code along with the telephone number in order to make a local call.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
Fatal shooting by WSP trooper on I-5 under investigation
The Olympia Police Department is leading a multi-agency independent investigation into Saturday’s fatal shooting of a driver by a Washington State Patrol trooper on southbound Interstate 5 in Lacey.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Study released for Tesoro refinery xylene project in Skagit County
Skagit County reached no new conclusions in the final environmental impact statement it released Monday for a project proposed at the Tesoro Anacortes Refinery at March Point.
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
Man accused of mailing severed finger, fake bomb to IRS
An Olympia man who authorities say mailed one of his fingers to the IRS is now facing federal charges.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
Child sex sting in Tri-Cities nets 26 arrests over five days
Twenty-six men were arrested over the past five days for allegedly showing up at a Richland apartment intending to have sex with young girls and boys. The suspects nabbed in …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
Edmonds takes clean energy pledge
Edmonds, Washington, has pledged to have clean, renewable energy powering its homes, offices and other buildings by 2025.