The Benton City teen promised her a birthday gift — murder.

The plan was to sneak up and trip the teen, stab him in the chest, and hide the body in the bushes.

  • Nov 29, 2017

Microsoft plans to overhaul its Redmond headquarters

The project will include renovations and new construction at the campus, where about 47,000 people work.

  • Nov 29, 2017

Slow down for snow conditions on Snoqualmie Pass

There have been at least four spin-pit accidents Wednesday morning.

  • Nov 29, 2017

Charges: Kent man ‘executed’ ex-girlfriend

He allegedly tried and failed to kill her a day earlier.

  • Nov 29, 2017

Navy identifies sailor found dead on USS John C. Stennis

The was “no obvious and apparent cause of death,” said the Bremerton-based aircraft carrier spokesman.

  • Nov 29, 2017

Seattle swears in first woman mayor in nearly a century

Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan took the oath of office at an Ethiopian community center.

  • Nov 29, 2017

Panel: Washington governor should deny massive oil terminal

The Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council weighed more than 250,000 public comments.

  • Nov 28, 2017

Nuclear sludge at Washington state site put in safer storage

The waste removed came from only one of the facility’s 12 tank farms containing radioactive waste.

  • Nov 28, 2017

Seattle family discovers python in apartment toilet

It was a ball python, a non-venomous constrictor that is a popular pet among reptile fans.

  • Nov 28, 2017

Woman seeks answers as police lab backlog causes delays

Oregon’s stockpile of untested sexual assault kits is a longstanding problem.

  • Nov 28, 2017

Senate order bans all firearms from public gallery

“I don’t want us to be implementing this type of order the day after some type of tragedy,” said Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib.

  • Nov 27, 2017

Former Seattle officer admits running pot to Baltimore

Alex Chapackdee, who spent 16 years on the force, resigned shortly after his arrest in May.

  • Nov 27, 2017

Swan illegally shot and killed in Central Oregon

The swan, named “Chuck,” was euthanized after veterinarians said he could not overcome his injuries.

  • Nov 27, 2017

Man who had life sentence commuted now facing murder charge

He was released in 2015 after 20 years in prison for a third strike or violent crime conviction.

  • Nov 27, 2017

Washington man killed when deer crashes through windshield

A deer that had been struck by another car crashed through his windshield on a northern Idaho road.

  • Nov 27, 2017

Volunteers re-create plane that made historic 1912 flight

The project in Vancouver, Washington, is a full-sized replica of a 1912 Curtiss Pusher biplane.

Open adoptions keep biological relatives connected

Adoption in state take about 7 months from the termination of parental rights to it being finalized.

  • Nov 27, 2017

Pullman celebrity shelter dogs find loving families, homes

Two mixed-breeds, once inseparable, now have new owners after years at agency.

  • Nov 27, 2017

Students at Oregon school savor free produce program

Central Oregon’s first produce delivery service sends fresh food directly to those who need it.

  • Nov 27, 2017

No charges brought against trooper who shot Spanaway man

Office reviewed a multi-agency investigation into the shooting of Michael Anthony Rude.

  • Nov 26, 2017