- Teachers to work during sit-in protest of education funding Updated: May-27-15 2:29 pm
TACOMA, Washington - Tacoma teachers are protesting the state legislature's lack of progress on pay and class sizes by putting their after-school work on display.
- 2 men arrested in connection to burglarized churches Updated: May-27-15 2:02 pm
VANCOUVER, Washington - Two southwest Washington men arrested in connection to a string of church burglaries have appeared in court.
- Spokane County wins grant to reduce jail population Updated: May-27-15 1:37 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - The MacArthur Foundation is giving Spokane County a grant to help reduce overcrowding at the county jail.
- Police: Shots fired in Vancouver convenience store hold-up Updated: May-27-15 11:59 am
VANCOUVER, Washington - Vancouver police say a friend of a convenience store clerk fired shots at a robber during an early morning hold-up, but it's unclear if the man was injured.
- Spokane medical examiner releases identity of victim Updated: May-27-15 11:52 am
SPOKANE, Washington - Spokane authorities have identified the victim of a shooting at a tattoo and drug paraphernalia shop.
- Teachers in Spokane area hold 1-day strike Updated: May-27-15 11:11 am
SPOKANE, Washington - About 3,000 teachers in the Spokane area are holding a one-day strike to protest the state Legislature's failure to increase school funding.
- Chicken truck stolen over weekend found abandoned in Seattle Updated: May-27-15 6:15 am
SEATTLE - A food truck selling fried chicken was stolen this weekend only to be found abandoned under a bridge in Seattle.
- Double police shooting in Washington again draws protest Updated: May-27-15 2:27 am
OLYMPIA, Washington - Hours after investigators interviewed the Olympia, Washington, police officer who wounded two men suspected of trying to steal beer, about 100 people demonstrated outside the Olympia City Hall in response to the recent shooting.
- Tacoma bus driver crashes, had apparent heart attack Updated: May-27-15 1:23 am
TACOMA, Washington - Police in Tacoma, Washington, say a Pierce Transit driver apparently had a heart attack before the bus he was driving crashed, hitting a big commercial truck, a tow truck and two other vehicles.
- Pierce County: Man found ablaze in March has died Updated: May-27-15 1:20 am
TACOMA, Washington - A Pierce County sheriff's spokesman says a transient found ablaze in the Tacoma, Washington, suburb of Parkland in March has died.
- Prosecutors say Troy Kelley paid stolen money to law firm Updated: May-26-15 11:23 pm
SEATTLE - Federal prosecutors say indicted Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley paid more than $900,000 in stolen money to the high-priced law firm representing him, and they want a judge to look into whether that creates a conflict of interest for his attorney.
- Man stabbed in Vancouver, Wash., credit union robbery Updated: May-26-15 10:20 pm
VANCOUVER, Washington - Police in Vancouver, Washington, say a credit union customer was stabbed after trying to intervene when another man robbed the business.
- Seattle to shutter dozens of medical marijuana dispensaries Updated: May-26-15 7:45 pm
SEATTLE - With Washington state overhauling its medical marijuana law, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the city is planning to shutter dozens of dispensaries.
- Stars missing for various reasons as Seahawks open OTAs Updated: May-26-15 7:32 pm
RENTON, Washington - Russell Wilson, Jimmy Graham and Cliff Avril were absent for personal reasons. Michael Bennett and Bruce Irvin were just absent.
- Washington retail sales increased 6.6 percent in 2014 Updated: May-26-15 7:04 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - The Washington State Department of Revenue says retail sales increased 6.6 percent from 2013 to 2014.
- Deal reached to clean up radioactive sludge at nuclear site Updated: May-26-15 6:05 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - An agreement has been reached to clean up a radioactive basin on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site, two federal agencies said Tuesday.
- Seattle arena investor says no hockey-first plan yet Updated: May-26-15 6:01 pm
SEATTLE - Throughout the process, Seattle arena investor Chris Hansen has remained open to the idea of a hockey team being the first tenant for a proposed facility in the city's stadium district even if his focus is on basketball.
- Washington State fires baseball coach Updated: May-26-15 5:02 pm
PULLMAN, Washington - Washington State has fired baseball coach Donnie Marbut after 11 seasons.
- Spokane County Sheriff: 2 dead after fire in Colbert Updated: May-26-15 4:50 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says two people have been found dead after a house fire in Colbert, an unincorporated area north of Spokane.
- Charges: Thief hit Seattle grocery workers with nunchucks Updated: May-26-15 3:47 pm
SEATTLE - A Seattle woman has been charged with assault after two grocery store workers said she struck them with nunchucks while stealing a bottle of shampoo.
- Clarification: Arctic Drilling Protests story Updated: May-26-15 1:46 pm
BELLINGHAM, Washington - In a story May 23, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Backbone Campaign group, reported that an activist chained to a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's exploratory oil drilling plans was named Chiara Rose. The story should have included her full name, which is Chiara Rose D'Angelo.
- 32 families face eviction after sale of mobile-home park Updated: May-26-15 6:16 am
KIRKLAND, Washington - Seniors, veterans, and families are facing eviction as developer plans to build 19 high-end homes on the site of their mobile-home park in Kirkland.
- Seattle plans for protected bike lanes under Monorail Updated: May-26-15 6:15 am
SEATTLE - Seattle cyclists could be riding in their own protected lane on Fifth Avenue after advocacy groups have begun pushing the plan.
- San Juan Islands residents frustrated by ferry reservations Updated: May-26-15 6:14 am
SEATTLE - Some San Juan County residents have expressed frustration by the Washington State Ferries reservation system to manage congestion on vessels between Anacortes and the San Juan islands - a popular tourist destination.
- 2 men in custody after chase and striking WSP vehicle Updated: May-25-15 6:01 pm
AUBURN, Washington - Two men are in custody after their car hit a Washington State Patrol car and a pick-up truck and engaged in a high-speed chase.