Body of 2nd hiker killed in avalanche near Leavenworth found, 1 still missing
The body of a hiker killed in an avalanche near Leavenworth in February was recovered Monday.
Washington man missing for 5 days found alive inside truck in ravine
Crews said the truck left the roadway and traveled 150 feet down a steep and heavily-wooded ravine before coming to a rest on its wheels.
Mount St. Helens erupted 43 years ago Thursday: Here's how it unfolded
While the most devastating acts from the eruption of Mt. St. Helens occurred on May 18, 1980, scientists began getting an inkling something was up a little more than two months before the eruption. The USGS released a day-by-day rundown reliving those anxiety-ridden weeks.
Washington state to decriminalize drugs unless lawmakers act; Gov. Inslee calls special session
Gov. Jay Inslee is calling lawmakers back to work after they rejected a bill setting out a new statewide drug policy, putting Washington on the brink of decriminalizing possession of fentanyl and other drugs while also depriving it of much-needed investments in public health.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee announces he will not seek 4th term
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Monday that he would not seek re-election after serving three terms as governor: “We’ve made Washington a beacon for progress for the nation. I’m ready to pass the torch."
Teen killed after eye gets impaled during PE class in 'tragic accident'
School officials said 16-year-old Brayden Bahme was in P.E. class when the gruesome, freak accident occurred.
Washington becomes 10th state to enact semi-automatic rifle ban, law effective immediately
The law blocks the sale, distribution, manufacture and importation of more than 50 gun models, including AR-15s, AK-47s and similar style rifles. The measure does not bar the possession of the weapons by people who already have them.
Washington State middle school blasted for 'highly vile' licking game between staff and students
A Washington state middle school hosted a licking competition between students and staff, prompting outcry from parents.
Ex-NBA star Shawn Kemp charged with assault in Tacoma Mall parking lot shooting
Pierce County prosecutors charged former Seattle SuperSonic Shawn Kemp with first-degree assault after exchanging gunfire last month in the Tacoma Mall parking lot.
Washington woman makes 'shocking' discovery after purchasing $3.99 urn at Goodwill
A thrifter in Seattle appears to have made an unexpected find while shopping at Goodwill, and a video of her discovery now has more than 12 million views on TikTok.
Seattle police find body in Renton woods while searching for missing woman Leticia Martinez
Seattle Police say investigators found a body believed to be connected to the disappearance of Seattle woman Leticia Martinez, who was last seen March 31 at a Mariners game.
Man sentenced to 66 years in prison for murdering Olalla couple, putting their remains in a garbage can
A man who pled guilty to a gruesome double murder in Kitsap County has been sentenced to 66 years in prison.
Woman with tuberculosis faces jail, forced treatment after she refused isolation and visited a casino
A woman in Washington state who was diagnosed with tuberculosis was found in contempt of court Friday after she allegedly refused to pursue treatment and took a public bus to a casino rather than isolate while under surveillance.
Docs: Suspect in Leticia Martinez's disappearance 'tried to murder her son' before torching her car
"There is no doubt that he has information regarding her disappearance, he tried to murder her son, a witness to her disappearance, and has destroyed evidence by burning Leticia's vehicle after his failed plan to kill her son," according to charging documents.
Washington Senate votes to ban sale of assault weapons weeks after House approves measure
The Washington state Senate on Saturday approved an assault-weapons ban, a measure long sought by gun-control advocates.
Seattle woman vanishes after Mariners game, man arrested and son attacked by stranger at 2 a.m., source says
Leticia Martinez-Cosman went to watch the Seattle Mariners play the Cleveland Guardians last Friday at T-Mobile Park, hours before a source close to the family says her son was lured and attacked in a bizarre series of events.
US Marshals 'Most Wanted' capture in Mexico uncovers missing Washington siblings
A manhunt for the couple, accused of child murder and rape, began after two girls, ages 3 and 8, were found abandoned in Tijuana.
VIDEO: Dramatic rescue of snowboarder buried in feet of snow by passerby skier on Mt. Baker
What could've been a deadly situation is now being praised as a textbook rescue in the backcountry on Mount Baker.
It’s official: Agreement in place to bring Tokitae home from Miami Seaquarium to Puget Sound
It’s official: An agreement is in place to bring Tokitae, a Southern Resident killer whale also known as Lolita, home to the Pacific Northwest after she was forcefully removed from a cove near Whidbey Island more than 50 years ago.
Why was murder defendant free before killings of mom, daughter in Washington state?
The family of a mother and 7-year-old daughter killed in Washington state want to know why the woman’s ex-boyfriend was granted bail on a serious domestic violence charge while facing a murder trial in Arkansas.