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3 injured in crash after driver heads wrong way up Highway 99

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:32:01 UT

A suspected drunk driver slammed head-on into another car as she was heading the wrong way up state Route 99 in Lynnwood overnight, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Child pornography shrine found at 'fairy' tree house in Snoqualmie Nat'l Forest

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 21:35:39 UT

A U.S. Department of Natural Resources employee heard rumors in the hiking community about a cabin illegally built on federal land in the Snoqualmie National Forest and had tried to find it himself about five times in 2016, according to an FBI report.

Charges: Woman sets fire to home, points rifle at cop, smashes FedEx vehicles

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:38:09 UT

A 29-year-old woman undertook a crime spree earlier this month in which she allegedly set fire to her own apartment, rammed FedEx delivery vehicles and pointed a loaded rifle at a cop in Auburn, according to charging documents.

Poll: Congress, Trump blamed for inaction on gun violence

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 19:55:45 UT

Congress and President Trump faulted for not taking action to curb mass killings and gun violence, according to new national poll taken in the wake of the Parkland, Florida massacre.

Traveling Utah woman goes missing in Ocean Shores

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:46:55 UT

A 31-year-old Utah woman has mysteriously gone missing in Ocean Shores following a family vacation to Disneyland, prompting her family and the police to search for her and for clues to why she disappeared.

Connelly: Democratic rookie candidates in big-league U.S. House race

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 01:58:54 UT

The path to Democratic control of the U.S. House of Representatives lies through Washington's 8th Congressional District, which spans the Cascades and Washington's political cultures.

Pierce County deputy shoots, kills man near Graham

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 20:53:09 UT

GRAHAM -- A Pierce County deputy shot and killed a 28-year-old Spanaway man on Friday night after the man reportedly tried to get into the deputy's patrol car.

Police lie in wait at backdoor, arrest suspected Costco thieves

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 02:40:54 UT

A man and two women were arrested Wednesday after police reportedly caught the group trying to steal laptops and vacuums from the Sodo Costco, according to a Seattle Police Department news release.

Puget Sound's 'luckiest' scratch-ticket stores

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:59:24 UT

OLYMPIA -- If you figure to try to harness the "luck of the Irish" this St. Patrick's Day weekend with a scratch ticket, the Washington State Lottery has released a list of its top 10 stores in the Puget Sound region that have handed out the most big winners, which they deem as selling tickets worth $1,000 or more.

Man gets 23 years for second vehicular homicide

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:41:41 UT

TACOMA -- A Pierce County man was sentenced to more than 23 years in prison Friday for a September 2016 crash that killed a friend.

Man punched, kicked in road rage incident near SeaTac

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:35:40 UT

Washington State Patrol detectives are looking for witnesses to a road rage assault Thursday near SeaTac, according to a State Patrol news release.

Washington, B.C. leaders eye high-speed rail line

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:11:29 UT

Gov. Jay Inslee and British Columbia Premier John Horgan are dreaming big dreams of high-speed rail service, and sharing the nightmare of any oil spill in the Salish Sea.

Trump Treasury secretary cost taxpayers $1M on military flights

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 17:43:27 UT

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spent almost $1 million on seven taxpayer-paid trips aboard military aircraft between the spring and late fall of 2017, according to documents released under the federal Freedom of Information Act.

Boeing's new 737 MAX 7 takes inaugural flight over Seattle

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:55:51 UT

The first 737 MAX 7 will take off from Renton at 10 a.m. and will fly over Seattle as part of a 3 hour test flight, landing at Boeing Field around 1 p.m.

Man killed when car slams into back of parked semi along I-5

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:31:05 UT

One man died after officials said he drove into the rear of a semi truck parked on the side of the road along southbound I-5 in Federal Way early Friday morning.