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  1. High wind event knocks over trees at Point Defiance

    High wind event knocks over trees at Point Defiance

  2. Earthquake Early Warning coming to Washington

    Earthquake Early Warning coming to Washington

    Scientists say people in Mexico City got a minute warning that strong earthquake shaking was coming. It may be the first example of what emergency managers want to do here in Washington state.

  3. Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    Alpine Ascent International, a Seattle-based company, currently has a group of climbers at the base camp. None of the climbers were involved in the avalanche, but five guide Sherpas working with the climbing company were on the slope at the time.

  4. Suspects in officer, K-9 shooting had been on crime spree, police say

    Suspects in officer, K-9 shooting had been on crime spree, police say

    "This crime spree over the past several weeks includes but is not limited to incidents of robbery and burglary." - Portland police

  5. Seattle woman creates cannabis health and beauty line

    Seattle woman creates cannabis health and beauty line

    Seattle resident Ah Aimee Warner owns a hemp health and beauty line called Cannabis Basics and helped craft legislation on medical marijuana during the last session in Olympia. The bills didn't pass.

  6. S. Korea ferry captain, 2 crew members arrested

    S. Korea ferry captain, 2 crew members arrested

    The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank off the southwest coast of South Korea this week with hundreds of high school students aboard was arrested early Saturday along with two crewmembers, the Yonhap news agency reports.

  7. Missing owl at Point Defiance Zoo found safe

    Missing owl at Point Defiance Zoo found safe

    Forrest, the Eurasian eagle owl that flew away from Point Defiance Zoo earlier this week, has been found safe and sound.

  8. Wash. principal charged with assaulting student

    The principal of a Woodland elementary school was arrested for allegedly assaulting a student Thursday.

  9. Police search for clues in Central District shooting

    Police search for clues in Central District shooting

    A man faces life-threatening injuries after he was shot in the chest overnight in Seattle's Central District neighborhood.

  10. Skating officials to review controversial Olympics finish

    Skating officials to review controversial Olympics finish

    Adelina Sotnikova's victory over 2010 Olympic champion Yuna Kim of South Korea has been controversial because of the makeup of the judging panel for the final.

  11. Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

    Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

    A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.

  12. Fake kidnapping in park angers Wash. residents

    Fake kidnapping in park angers Wash. residents

    Police are investigating possible charges against people who staged a fake kidnapping in a park, terrifying parents and children who thought it was real.

  13. Mt. Tabor urinater can’t enter park for 30 days

    Mt. Tabor urinater can’t enter park for 30 days

    The man suspected of urinating into a Mt. Tabor reservoir, causing the city to drain around 38 million gallons of drinking water, has been excluded from the park for 30 days.

  14. State rejects Hanford proposal

    State rejects Hanford proposal

    The state of Washington is rejecting the U.S. Department of Energy's proposal to amend the federal court agreement governing cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site.

  15. Leaflet tells Jews to register in East Ukraine

    Leaflet tells Jews to register in East Ukraine

    World leaders and Jewish groups condemned a leaflet handed out in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk which told Jews to "register" with pro-Russian militants who have taken over government office, according to Ukrainian and Israeli media.

  16. Woman finds body while hunting for Easter eggs

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman says she made a grisly discovery while hunting for Easter eggs in her back yard with her 3-year-old son: a dead body.

  17. Blood moon eclipse on April 15 is a special event

    Blood moon eclipse on April 15 is a special event

    Sky watchers are getting ready for an evening of special viewing when a total lunar eclipse arrives just after midnight on April 15.

  18. NFL draft diary: Washington QB Keith Price living with grandma

    NFL draft diary: Washington QB Keith Price living with grandma

    USA TODAY Sports recruited 11 prospects to chronicle their journey to the NFL draft. Today's entry is from Washington quarterback Keith Price, who passed for 8,919 yards and 75 touchdowns over four college seasons, reporting after a workout.

  19. SpaceX launches supplies to International Space Station

    SpaceX launches supplies to International Space Station

    The SpaceX company returned to orbit Friday, launching fresh supplies to the International Space Station after more than a month's delay.

  20. Bellevue cop fired after failing to arrest fellow officer

    Bellevue cop fired after failing to arrest fellow officer

    Bellevue police say Officer Doug Brennan did not arrest fellow officer Andrew Hanke after Brennan pulled Hanke over for DUI on I-90 last November. Brennan was fired Wednesday.