Northwest News

Man arrested after police car fire at Seattle protest

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A Bremerton man was arrested and charged in federal court after authorities believe he set fire to a Seattle police car during a May 30 protest in downtown Seattle that turned destructive following the police killing…

Twitter to pay $100,000 over campaign finance violations

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Twitter is the latest social media giant to pay for violations of Washington state’s campaign finance disclosure rules. Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Tuesday the company agreed to pay $100,000 for failing to maintain records related…

Yakima Speedway operator fined $2,500 after hosting events

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state regulators have fined Yakima Speedway operator Doug Bettarel $2,500 after fans were allowed to attend an auto-racing event earlier this month that officials say violated state coronavirus prevention rules. The Yakima Herald-Republic reported that…

Microsoft attempts takedown of global criminal botnet

(AP) --- Microsoft announced legal action Monday seeking to disrupt a major cybercrime digital network that uses more than 1 million zombie computers to loot bank accounts and spread ransomware, which experts consider a major threat to the U.S. presidential election.…