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Sorority wins -- kind of -- after its 'sacred' secrets revealed

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:50:47 UT

A sorority that sued a former member, claiming she leaked "sacred" secrets on a Seattle-based web-comic site, has prevailed in court. What good it will do, though, remains to be seen.

Watch: A fly-through of Sea-Tac's planned international arrivals terminal

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:22:58 UT

Take a "fly-through" the Port of Seattle's new international arrivals terminal at Sea-Tac Airport (opening 2019).

Congress acts to fight Zika virus after eight months, Murray condemns delay

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:22:25 UT

Congress finally acts to fight the Zika virus.  Murray in major role crafting compromise.

Pacific coast tsunami-risk maps: Building codes tweaked so we'll survive

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:12:00 UT

Until now, the best plan for the survival of the roughly 3.5 million Americans at risk of a tsunami has been to run like hell for high ground, or just hope against hope that the building you're in can take the wave.

Trump to Iowa crowd: 'Raise your hand if you're not a Christian conservative'

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:10:17 UT

Donald Trump asks all those who are "not a Christian conservative" to identify themselves.

Shackled: A look at prisons and jails from Northwest's past

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:04:03 UT

Most of us don't spend too much time worrying about jails and prisons. But it's worth looking back once in a while to see just what kind of places we use to house criminals.

Bones of 'Kennewick Man' returning home for burial

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:40:17 UT

The 9,000-year-old bones known as "Kennewick Man" or "the Ancient One" will be returned to Columbia River tribes for burial, under terms of an amendment passed Wednesday by the U.S. House of Representatives.


Charges: Man slays estranged girlfriend in front of children in Federal Way

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:29:29 UT

Twelve days after being court-ordered not to contact his estranged girlfriend or possess a firearm, a 46-year-old man fatally shot his girlfriend in front of their children Saturday night, then attempted to kill himself at his mother's Federal Way apartment, prosecutors say.

Poll: Election brings out the worst in Americans, ends friendships

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:30:29 UT

The 2016 campaign is bringing out the worst in people, with two-thirds of Americans disapproving of its harsh rhetoric, finds a national Monmouth University poll. 

Report: Man says 'Sorry, I love you' in Metro bus groping-flashing

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:37:19 UT

A 23-year-old man targeted a Metro bus passenger Monday by groping and then flashing her on a ride from Bellevue to Kirkland, reports say.

More than 570,000 Americans arrested for marijuana possession in 2015

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:46:00 UT

The FBI has released the nation's arrest statistics for last year and once again hundreds of thousands of Americans have be stuffed in jails and given arrest records for simple possession of marijuana.

Judgment comes for a kingpin made in Seattle's 'Jungle'

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:34:38 UT

Son Tran was a leading figure in a large drug ring feeding methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine into some of the Seattle area's poorest communities. He secured his position with brutality and indifference to those he was profiting from, including many Jungle residents.

Authorities identify Burlington mall shooting victims

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:56:32 UT

The Skagit County Coroner's Office released the names Tuesday afternoon of four of the five victims of Friday night's shooting at the Cascade Mall in Burlington.

Gas utilities go to court against state's new clean-air rule

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:04:40 UT

The state's biggest natural gas utilities are filing legal challenges against a recent Department of Ecology rule that requires large industrial emitters of greenhouse gases to reduce their carbon emissions.