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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Man found living in Washington homeowner's attic after residents smelled cigarette smoke
The resident first noticed something was amiss when he began smelling cigarettes inside the home. In the attic, police found a makeshift bed, drug paraphernalia and half-eaten food.
Washington avalanche: Body of 1 climber recovered; 2 others still buried in the snow
One of the three climbers killed in an avalanche near Leavenworth last weekend has been recovered by rescuers.
Watch: Man fights off carjacker at gas station
"I was just freaking out, you know, just trying to be stupider and crazier than he was," the man recalled.
Seattle becomes first city in U.S. to ban caste discrimination
The Seattle City Council has added caste to the city’s anti-discrimination laws, becoming the first U.S. city to specifically ban caste discrimination.
Residents rattled by hidden cameras discovered in front of homes in Washington neighborhood
The cameras were hidden in the ground, covered with hot-glued foliage.
Powerball winner: Single ticket in Washington wins $747 million jackpot
Monday night’s Powerball jackpot win stood as the ninth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
3 killed in 'random' Yakima, Washington convenience store shooting; suspect dead
A suspect believed to have been involved in a triple deadly shooting at a convenience store in Yakima has died of apparent self-inflicted gunshot wounds, according to police.
Breadson John: FBI joins search for 8-year-old boy missing since June
Authorities said they realized the boy was missing after conducting a welfare check at his home in Vancouver, Washington.
House fire in Washington state fire kills 5 family members, including 3 children
Investigators say a deadly fire in claimed the lives of five family members early Saturday morning, including three children: "This was called in by a neighbor who saw the flames and heard the screams, the calls for help."
Caught on camera: Auburn police arrest man after attempted kidnapping of barista
Auburn Police on Monday said they arrested a man accused of trying to kidnap a barista at a drive-though window.
Moose rescued from frozen lake after being stuck for hours
Authorities in Washington state said the attempt to pull the moose to safety was a calculated decision.