Suspect in 1986 Tacoma murder case arrested in Illinois

The 13-year-old girl was in training for a bike tour in the San Juan Islands when she was killed.

  • May 11, 2018

False tsunami warning jolts US West Coast, Alaska

Only at the end of the message sent early Friday morning did it indicate the alert was a test.

  • May 11, 2018

House approves Yucca Mountain site for Hanford waste

The legislation could have a tougher time in the U.S. Senate.

  • May 11, 2018

Appeals court reinstates challenge to Seattle rideshare law

The 2015 measure requires companies to bargain with drivers if a majority want to be represented.

  • May 11, 2018

Remains of girl missing since 2009 found in remote area

Lindsey Baum, 9, vanished from the town of McCleary in 2009. Her body was found in Eastern Washington.

  • May 10, 2018

Human remains found near spot where SUV plunged off cliff

DNA tests will be conducted on the remains to try to identify who they belonged to.

  • May 10, 2018

Trump taps former deputy attorney general for US attorney

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray said the nominee, Brian Moran, has strong legal experience.

  • May 10, 2018

Court: Piece-rate pickers must be paid for ‘down time’

The ruling stems from a 2016 suit by agricultural workers against the Dovex Fruit Co. of Wenatchee.

  • May 10, 2018

State asks people to steer clear whale area in San Juans

Orcas forage and socialize there, and the WDFW wants the whales to have “a quiet area to feed.”

  • May 10, 2018

Sequim students stage walkout in favor of gun rights

“Stand for the Second” is a student-driven movement organizing walkouts at high schools across the U.S.

  • May 10, 2018

Washington communities shore up for coming floods

Rain and melting snow are filling the rivers east of the Cascade mountains.

  • May 10, 2018

King Co. sues oil companies for downplaying global warming

The lawsuit seeks compensation for costs of sea-level management and other effects of climate change.

  • May 10, 2018

Highway 20 over North Cascades to open Friday

Because of unusually soft snow and risky avalanche conditions, it’s taken longer than usual to open.

  • May 10, 2018

Seattle sugary drinks tax generates $4M in first 3 months

Supporters of the tax hoped the boosted prices would discourage people from buying sugary drinks.

  • May 9, 2018

House considers suspending Tacoma Democrat’s chairmanship

An investigator found evidence supporting unspecified allegations made against Rep. David Sawyer.

  • May 9, 2018

Human error blamed for false tsunami warning in Clallam Co.

People in downtown Port Angeles and across the county’s coast heard the sirens at about noon Monday,

Actors union orders ‘Z Nation’ work stoppage over pay dispute

The zombie action-drama-comedy series often films in Spokane, featuring local actors.

  • May 9, 2018

Everett man rescued from burning car in New Jersey

Police say he was sleeping and may have pressed the gas pedal causing the engine to overheat.

Missing toddler pulled from canal in Toppenish area

Local hospital staff revived him before he was flown to Seattle for treatment.

  • May 8, 2018

Tensions mount as Seattle debates business tax for homeless

The City Council is proposing a tax on employee hours to raise about $75 million a year.

  • May 8, 2018