- 2 homes burn near town as Washington wildfires grow Updated: Jul-04-15 11:31 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Wildfires across Washington state burned through brush, forest and grassland amid 100-degree heat as the region braced for more hot weather and the onset of Fourth of July fireworks.
- Tipped-over firework sparks fire; destroys pickup Updated: Jul-04-15 6:40 pm
VANCOUVER, Washington - A firework that got tipped over sparked a fire that destroyed a pickup and burned the outside of a house in east Vancouver.
- Sheriff says deputy violated policies in bicycle crash case Updated: Jul-04-15 5:38 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - The Spokane County Sheriff says a deputy violated policies when he raced through Spokane Valley without his lights or siren and narrowly missed a teenage bicyclist who crashed and died.
- 2 collisions leave 1 dead, others injured, traffic backed up Updated: Jul-04-15 2:49 pm
TUMWATER, Washington - A two-car crash on Interstate 5 left one person dead near Tumwater and then several others were injured in a second crash near the first site.
- Manhunt under way in apple orchard in Central Washington Updated: Jul-04-15 2:17 pm
ROYAL CITY, Washington - A manhunt is under way in Central Washington for a gunman who has fired at police officers on two occasions.
- After year of Washington legal pot sales, taxes top $70M Updated: Jul-04-15 12:19 pm
SEATTLE - Washington launched its second-in-the-nation legal marijuana market with just a handful of stores selling high-priced pot to long lines of customers. A year later, the state has about 160 shops open, tax revenues have soared past expectations and sales top $1.4 million per day.
- Man shoots his girlfriend while preparing to clean gun Updated: Jul-04-15 11:44 am
PUYALLUP, Washington - Puyallup police say a 22-year-old woman was shot in the abdomen as her boyfriend prepared to clean his gun.
- Private timber companies close access to lands Updated: Jul-04-15 10:09 am
VANCOUVER, Washington - Nine private timber companies have closed off access to their land in the Columbia Gorge due to extreme fire danger.
- Sultan woman receives high school diploma on 100th birthday Updated: Jul-04-15 10:08 am
SULTAN, Washington - A 100th birthday party here doubled as a high school graduation ceremony.
- Mears' first MLS goal lifts Sounders past United, 1-0 Updated: Jul-04-15 2:47 am
SEATTLE - For Tyrone Mears, it was just a hunch. Turned into the right hunch for him and for the Seattle Sounders.
- 4 home runs too much for A's to overcome Updated: Jul-04-15 1:54 am
OAKLAND, California - Jesse Chavez still can't get a win against the Seattle Mariners. Towering two-run home runs by Logan Morrison and Seth Smith made sure of that.
- Washington motel closes after possible Legionnaires' report Updated: Jul-03-15 6:58 pm
LACEY, Washington - Thurston County health officials say a Super 8 Motel in Lacey has voluntarily closed while officials investigate a possible outbreak of Legionnaires' disease.
- 2 badly burned bodies found in a car in a remote ravine Updated: Jul-03-15 5:29 pm
PASCO, Washington - The Franklin County Sheriff's office is investigating the deaths of two people found badly burned in a car as a double homicide.
- Washington woman's measles death is first in US since 2003 Updated: Jul-03-15 5:13 pm
SEATTLE - A woman killed by measles in Washington state had been vaccinated against the disease as a child but succumbed because she had a compromised immune system, a local health official told a TV station.
- Early start to Northwest wildfire season; more danger ahead Updated: Jul-03-15 4:37 pm
SEATTLE - Predictions of an early wildfire season have come true in the Northwest as low snowpack levels, record warm temperatures and very dry conditions have helped fuel blazes weeks earlier than usual.
- 13-year-old charged with raping girl on school bus Updated: Jul-03-15 4:22 pm
PORT TOWNSEND, Washington - Officials say a 13-year-old boy attacked a 7-year-old girl on a Chimacum school bus and has been charged with three counts of first-degree rape.
- 2 juveniles arrested after brush fire in Lacey Updated: Jul-03-15 4:13 pm
LACEY, Washington - Police have arrested two juveniles in connection with a 1-acre brush fire in Lacey.
- Ballard Bridge stuck in the open position; closed to traffic Updated: Jul-03-15 2:56 pm
SEATTLE - Seattle transportation officials are warning drivers to avoid the Ballard Bridge because it's stuck in the open position and is closed to traffic.
- Queen Ann Hill condo fire ruled accidental Updated: Jul-03-15 2:32 pm
SEATTLE - The fire that swept through a Queen Anne Hill condominium complex was sparked by an electrical malfunction that started in the attic.
- Worker's family sues over fatal Boeing 777 air bag injury Updated: Jul-03-15 2:22 pm
SEATTLE - The family of a man who was fatally injured while he was working on a seat belt air bag replacement that inflated explosively is suing Boeing Co. and a supplier.
- Drought causing fish concerns in Skagit River, creeks Updated: Jul-03-15 12:47 pm
SEATTLE, Washington - Hot weather and decreasing water levels have heightened concerns about the fish population in Skagit County.
- Psychiatric hospital patient found dead in portable bathroom Updated: Jul-03-15 11:59 am
LAKEWOOD, Washington - A patient at Western State Hospital, one of Washington's two psychiatric hospitals, was found dead in a portable bathroom.
- Shellfish harvest re-opens as biotoxin levels drop Updated: Jul-03-15 11:52 am
BELLINGHAM, Washington - State health officials say biotoxin levels in southern Whatcom County have been decreasing and it's now OK to harvest molluscan shellfish.
- Queen City crew: Sending All-Stars young and old to Cincy Updated: Jul-03-15 11:22 am
NEW YORK - Anyone still ranting about the online election that put five Kansas City Royals in position to start the All-Star Game, the following is for you.
- State extends summer chinook season, modifies limits Updated: Jul-03-15 9:04 am
VANCOUVER, Washington - The state of Washington has extended the summer Chinook fishing season through July 31.