A fraud investigation shows the Yakima County Clerk's Office may have misspent over $13,000 last year.
A Washington state tax exemption on electric car purchases will end June 1.In March, Washington reached the 7,500-vehicle threshold for the clean-alternative fuel, electric, and plug-in hybrid vehicle sales and use tax exemption. Washington residents now have until May 31…
A computer program outage is affecting school districts across the entire state of Washington.Skyward, a system used by the majority of Washington's school districts, has been down since Friday. It allows parents and teachers to post student grades, track attendance…
The Washington State Penitentiary is facing a lawsuit for allegedly keeping low-risk inmates suffering from mental illness in high-security units.The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Spokane on Monday by Disability Rights Washington, a disability advocate organization. According to…
UPDATE: The lockdown has been lifted as of 11:45 a.m. All classes have returned to their normal schedule.
NEW DELHI - India's government on Saturday approved of the death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12, responding to widespread outrage over the recent rape and killing of a young girl and other attacks on children.
PORTLAND, Ore. - A man who set a 69-year-old stranger on fire at a Denny's restaurant near Portland has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Police have released the names of two men who died in an apparent home invasion gone awry in west Yakima.
An Oregon fire chief announced his sudden retirement following a two-and-a-half-year span in the position.
Palouse Falls State Park will be closed to the public until further notice as authorities continue to search for a Spokane man who went missing while swimming with friends.
Two men who police say attacked a family inside their home early Sunday morning suffered bloody deaths due to stab wounds, according to the Yakima County Coroner Jack Hawkins.
An animal rehabilitation center is asking for the community's help to take care of hundreds of baby owls.Michele Caron helped found Blue Mountain Wildlife about 12 years ago. She works out of a shelter near Benton City that's right next…
Students in Sunnyside learned a lesson in internet safety from a U.S. congressman and representatives from Google.Sunnyside High School hosted the Google-led "Online Safety Roadshow: How to be Internet Awesome" on Monday. The event is an assembly that teaches students…
A convicted child molester has moved into the 1100 block of South 32nd Avenue.
Police caught a man drinking in a closed bar Sunday morning without any pants on.
A teenage girl was seriously injured in a single-car crash early Saturday morning.
A Kennewick resident called police on a 17-year-old boy who broke into a neighbor's home Monday morning.
TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) - The King County Sheriff's Office says a man who had left notes at bus stops seeking to buy girls underwear showed up for a meeting with an undercover detective with a gun, machete, tarp, hatchet and duct tape.Darren Frederick Jones, identified as a 42-year-old Boeing employee from Burien, was arrested last Wednesday for investigation of child sex-related crimes. He has been released on $50,000 bail and did not immediately return a message seeking comment Monday.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Pete Carroll said Monday the Seattle Seahawks have not closed the door on the possibility of adding Colin Kaepernick to their roster, but how much further they pursue it may depend on the upcoming NFL draft.
A woman was injured after rolling her pickup near Selah on Sunday.
A 23-year-old Spokane man was swept underwater at Palouse Falls Saturday. Rescue crews were called out after he didn't come back up.
An Illinois couple moved all the way to Pasco to open a fitness center for teaching ballet and martial arts classes.Five years ago, Kate and DeShawn Robins met and got married, each sharing passions for different hobbies.Kate 36, first started…
When Gage Reynolds broke his back playing football in high school, he was told by a doctor that he should have been paralyzed from the waist down. Now, he's a competitive bodybuilder hoping to go pro. "I was out for…
A family-owned flower shop is closing in Walla Walla after more than 80 years of business.