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Lakewood man charged with murder in wife's death

Lakewood man charged with murder in wife's deathA Lakewood man who claimed he shot his wife accidentally has been charged with murder.
  • Local
  • 7 hours, 55 minutes ago
Weather

Heavy rain causes gridlock across Puget Sound area

Heavy rain causes gridlock across Puget Sound areaHeavy rain brought traffic to a standstill in the Seattle area Wednesday morning.
  • Weather
  • 10 hours, 15 minutes ago
Seattle

Scrabble players delve into thousands of new words

Scrabble players delve into thousands of new wordsSeattle SCRABBLE players are among those trying to sort through more than 5,000 new words.
  • Seattle
  • 22 hours, 26 minutes ago
Seattle

Magnuson Park radiation clean-up plan criticized

Magnuson Park radiation clean-up plan criticizedSeveral dozen people showed up Tuesday night for a community meeting to discuss radioactive contamination at Magnuson Park. They were given informational booklets at the door, but say their questions are still going unanswered.
  • Seattle
  • 22 hours, 42 minutes ago
Seattle

Seattle fire chief reflects ahead of retirement

Seattle fire chief reflects ahead of retirementSeattle Fire Chief Gregory Dean looks back at 44 years of service.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day ago
Local

Wheelchair rack thief steals man's independence

Wheelchair rack thief steals man's independenceCar thieves stole a Lake City man's wheelchair rack, and with it his independence.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Local

Backpage.com asks high court to throw out lawsuit

Backpage.com asks high court to throw out lawsuitParents who say their children were sold online for sex are trying to sue the website, but Backpage.com says it can't be held responsible.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Tacoma

Campaign to raise Tacoma minimum wage to $15 ramps up

Campaign to raise Tacoma minimum wage to $15 ramps up15 NOW Tacoma campaign organizers say the estimated 1,300 signatures they've gathered proves there's support for it.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Seattle

City reduces funding for Urban Rest Stop

City reduces funding for Urban Rest StopUrban Rest Stop learned that the city wouldn't be providing them with the amount of money they require.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Seattle

At least a dozen women come forward in groping case

At least a dozen women come forward in groping caseSeattle Police says at least a dozen women have come forward in groping case involving a Level 3 sex offender.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Seattle

Business group pressures Olympia to act on transportation

Business group pressures Olympia to act on transportationA group of prominent Washington businesses is urging the state legislature to pass a transportation package in the next session, or thing will get exponentially worse on our roads.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Olympia

Olympia pizza restaurant robbed by same man in one week

Olympia pizza restaurant robbed by same man in one weekPolice say a masked gunman entered the Pizza Time in downtown Olympia on Oct. 20 and demanded money from the cash registers.
  • Olympia
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Seattle

1-year-old boy stable after fall from apartment window

1-year-old boy stable after fall from apartment windowA 1-year-old boy is in stable condition after falling nearly 15 feet from a Lake City apartment complex window on Monday.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Seattle

Seattle's 25 highest paid city employees in 2013 were all men

Seattle's 25 highest paid city employees in 2013 were all menJorge Carrasco, the CEO and General Manager of Seattle City Light, topped the list with a base pay of nearly $244,000.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Olympia

WA Supreme Court to hear civil suit against Backpage.com

WA Supreme Court to hear civil suit against Backpage.comThe Washington State Supreme Court is set to hear a civil suit filed by three people against Backpage.com on Tuesday.
  • Olympia
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Politics

'Maverick' vs. music teacher in heated Senate race

'Maverick' vs. music teacher in heated Senate raceMost costly race for longtime Senator Tim Sheldon, D-Mason County.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Seattle

Seattle firefighters to learn new Ebola protocol

Seattle firefighters to learn new Ebola protocolSeattle and King County will train emergency personnel how to protect themselves against potential Ebola exposure.
  • Seattle
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Environment

Legislator presses Navy on Magnuson Park radioactivity

Legislator presses Navy on Magnuson Park radioactivityThe Navy said it can find no reason why two radioactive substances are at popular Seattle park, but it is cleaning it up.
  • Environment
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Seattle

Seattle building fees - building higher or lower rents?

Seattle building fees - building higher or lower rents?In an affordable housing showdown, the City Council approved a resolution to charge a fee on most new construction.
  • Seattle
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Local

3rd grader threatens to kill classmate with knife

3rd grader threatens to kill classmate with knifeThe student has been allowed back in the same class as the victim.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Local

Bothell firefighter heads to Sierra Leone for Ebola effort

Bothell firefighter heads to Sierra Leone for Ebola effortA Bothell firefighter will board a plane to Sierra Leone Tuesday to help set up clinics for Ebola patients there.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Local

Misty Upham brings together friends, family and fans

Misty Upham brings together friends, family and fansPeople from all across Washington gathered Sunday to honor actress Misty Upham.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Local

Substitute teacher charged with possessing child porn

Substitute teacher charged with possessing child pornA former substitute teacher and children's book author was charged with three counts of possession of child pornography.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Seattle

Digging begins on Bertha rescue pit

Digging begins on Bertha rescue pitSeattle Tunnel Partners has started digging the circular pit that will allow crews access to the broken tunnel digging machine.
  • Seattle
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Local

No diesel spill from sunken yacht near Sequim

No diesel spill from sunken yacht near SequimA 67-foot yacht that sank Friday off Dungeness Spit near Sequim did not spill any of the 700 gallons of diesel on board.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Seattle

U.S. judge tosses lawsuit by Seattle police officers

U.S. judge tosses lawsuit by Seattle police officersA federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought by Seattle police officers over the city's new use-of-force policy.
  • Seattle
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Seattle

Mars Hill members voice support for Mark Driscoll

Mars Hill members voice support for Mark DriscollSeveral current Mars Hill members came out on Sunday to voice their strong support for their former pastor.
  • Seattle
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago