- Class-size, testing extend legislative session in Washington Updated: Jul-06-15 8:36 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Senate Democrats said Monday they don't believe the Legislature needs to move this year to address a class-size initiative with a multibillion-dollar price tag that has put the new state operating budget out of balance.
- 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.
- State police believe arsonist responsible for SW Va fires Updated: Jul-02-15 3:02 am
ABINGDON, Virginia - Virginia State Police believe an arsonist is responsible for fires that have destroyed 18 vehicles and damaged a school outbuilding in Washington County in the past month.
- Wash. lawmakers approve drought relief Updated: Jul-01-15 4:28 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - State lawmakers have approved $16 million in emergency drought relief over two years to help farmers and others struggling with water shortages.
- Man shot near I-5/I-90 intersection in Seattle Updated: Jun-26-15 3:53 pm
SEATTLE - Authorities say a man was shot near the intersection of Interstate 5 and Interstate 90 in Seattle.
- Seattle mayor, Gov. Jay Inslee hail gay marriage ruling Updated: Jun-26-15 2:26 pm
SEATTLE - When he was a young gay man, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said the idea that he could someday get married seemed a far-fetched notion.
- Business events scheduled for the coming month Updated: Jun-26-15 6:29 am
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- House and Senate honor former president of WSU Updated: Jun-25-15 5:17 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - The House and Senate both passed resolutions honoring the late Washington State University President Elson Floyd, with lawmakers praising him as an advocate for the college and students across the state.
- Court: First Amendment protects profanity against police Updated: Jun-25-15 1:59 pm
SEATTLE - The Washington Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that a citizen has the First Amendment right to call police abusive names and yell profanity while they're investigating a crime.
- Attorney general: Minimum wage surcharges must be disclosed Updated: Jun-23-15 10:43 am
OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says businesses can add surcharges as a way to cover the costs of new minimum wage laws in some cities, but those charges must be clearly disclosed.
- Driver pulled over by trooper runs into traffic, struck Updated: Jun-21-15 2:43 pm
SEATAC, Washington - The Washington State Patrol says a driver who was pulled over by a trooper near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport was struck and killed after running into traffic.
- Washington State President Elson Floyd dies at 59 Updated: Jun-20-15 5:28 pm
PULLMAN, Washington - Elson Floyd, president of Washington State University, has died at 59 of complications from colon cancer.
- State Patrol: Sleepy driver caused crash that killed 2 Updated: Jun-19-15 9:17 pm
MARYSVILLE, Washington - The Washington State Patrol says a 62-year-old driver who fell asleep at the wheel caused a Jan. 2 crash that killed two people on a state highway near Marysville.
- Audit: State's criminal history database missing information Updated: Jun-15-15 7:50 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - A recent audit of Washington state's criminal history database found numerous examples of missing records related to the outcomes of thousands of cases, the Washington state Auditor's Office said in a report Monday.
- Driver arrested in fatal Wash. crash held on $200,000 bail Updated: Jun-12-15 1:01 am
BELLINGHAM, Washington - A Washington man arrested in a traffic crash that killed two high school students and injured two others out walking during gym class was not impaired by drugs at the time, his lawyer said Thursday.
- Attorney general to investigate indicted Washington auditor Updated: Jun-09-15 5:34 pm
SEATTLE - Washington's attorney general said Tuesday he is opening a criminal investigation into state Auditor Troy Kelley, separate from the federal theft, tax dodging and other charges he faces.
- Report: Washington governor's advisers courted oil refinery Updated: Jun-09-15 1:47 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee recently said he hadn't heard much about a new oil refinery along the Columbia River, but emails show his administration has been working for months to facilitate the project.
- State Patrol: Motorcyclist killed by sleepy driver on I-405 Updated: Jun-08-15 11:04 am
BOTHELL, Washington - The Washington State Patrol says a sleepy driver caused the death of a motorcycle rider early Monday morning on Interstate 405 near Bothell.