CARTHAGE, TEXAS (AP) — A man who fled after fatally shooting a sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop in East Texas early Tuesday was later arrested in Louisiana and charged with capital murder, authorities said. An official with the Panola…
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An environmental group says state and federal officials are moving too slowly to implement cleanup plans for Washington waters.
A Washington state jury has found a 44-year-old former high school principal not guilty of sexual battery against a female coworker.
A top leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints laid out Saturday how the faith intends to navigate its delicate balance of firm opposition to same-sex relationships while being empathetic toward LGTBQ members.
Two 2-year-old African lion sisters at the Idaho Falls Zoo, Kamaria and Ilanga, headed to Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo this week to join the pride there.
The state Department of Fish and Wildlife says a wolf pack in southeast Washington has attacked a second calf this month.
A former Seattle man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for sexual abuse, strangulation and other crimes against a woman in Oregon.
The Trump administration is proposing an ambitious plan to slow Western wildfires by bulldozing, mowing or revegetating large swaths of land along 11,000 miles (17,700 kilometers) of terrain in the West.
Authorities say police shot and killed a man who was armed with a rifle and throwing incendiary devices at an immigration prison in Washington state.
Scientists say a fossil jaw bone misidentified for 50 years turns out to belong to a bone-crushing mammal and is the first to be found in the Northwest.
Six men accused of talking to presumed minors online and going to a location for sex were arrested after a targeted effort by the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
Police in eastern Washington say they're investigating a shooting that seriously injured two people.
Six people were rescued from a sinking boat on the Oregon coast early Friday.
Authorities say they've identified the body of a man found in an Idaho river as a 19-year-old who went missing in the water a month ago.
Oregon will tighten safety standards for railroads transporting large amounts of crude oil.
The Oregon Senate was able to conduct business Saturday for the first time since Republicans walked out over a sweeping climate proposal, leaving lawmakers less than 48 hours to vote on over 100 bills before.
Shoppers from Oregon and other states that don’t have a sales tax are losing their automatic tax break at businesses in Washington state starting Monday.
Undocumented immigrants in Oregon will legally be able to obtain driver’s licenses under a measure sent to the governor’s desk.
Oregon will substantially narrow the use of the death penalty by limiting qualifying crimes.
Some Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout over a carbon-emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents.
Rep. Adam Smith is the second member of Washington's congressional delegation to call for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.
Police say an Aurora, Oregon, man charged Wednesday with using social media apps to lure and sexually abuse young boys may have more victims.
At least 81 gray whale corpses have washed ashore in California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska since Jan. 1. If tallies from Mexico and Canada are added, the number of stranded gray whales reaches about 160 and counting, said Michael Milstein, spokesman for NOAA Fisheries.