SEATTLE (AP) - A new study says Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has boosted pay for restaurant workers without costing jobs.The report, from the University of California at Berkeley, is certain to add to the debate as activists around the country push for increases in local, state and federal minimum wages.
Author: GENE JOHNSON. Associated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - A former soldier who lied his way to a Purple Heart and hundreds of thousands of dollars in government benefits has been sentenced to three years in prison.
LONG BEACH, Wash. (AP) - A man convicted of shooting a Washington state trooper in 2010 is seeking a new trial, saying another man confessed and that the trooper deliberately misidentified him.The wounded trooper, now a sheriff, adamantly denies it.Martin Jones is serving a 50-year sentence after being convicted of shooting Scott Johnson in Long Beach, a tourist town in Pacific County on the southwest Washington coast. Johnson is now the county sheriff.