MONROE, Wash. (AP) -- The state Department of Corrections has agreed to pay $1.5 million to the family of a man who was stomped to death in state prison in Monroe.
SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle police say a female suspect is dead following a shooting involving police Sunday morning.Police said on Twitter that they're not searching for anyone else. No officers were injured.It was not clear what lead up to the shooting, which occurred near Magnuson Park in northeast Seattle.Detectives are investigating.
KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) - A bookkeeper who embezzled about $720,000 over a four-year period from the Richland doctor's office where she worked has been sentenced to five years in prison.
SEATTLE (AP) - The leader of a prescription forgery ring that distributed hundreds of thousands of oxycodone pills was sentenced to 76 months in prison.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to visit eastern Idaho for the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, and that could have a significant impact on the state's highway system.
Franklin County, Wash.— One person is dead and two were injured after a head on collision on Washington State Route 17 Satuday.
John Sager Middle School in College Place is currently on lock down following an altercation between two individuals and a staff member.
State fire officials are urging home owners to keep themselves safe by removing fire risks around homes.
COULEE CITY, Wash. (AP) - Prosecutors have dropped charges of manslaughter and assault against a Washington 17-year-old who is accused of fatally stabbing his twin brother. The charges against Shawn Watcher were dropped after prosecutors determined he stabbed his twin…
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Federal agents with the help of local police have arrested 18 people accused of being involved in a drug trafficking ring.The Spokesman-Review reported (http://bit.ly/2sjMeMu ) Friday that the suspects are from Washington and Idaho. Authorities raided 15 houses.Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich said investigators recovered more than 20 weapons in addition to large amounts of cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine.
Public educators received support Thursday.
State health officials are warning you to be extra cautious following the discovery of a rabies infection among Washington bats.
Steelhead fishing will be restricted this summer in the Columbia River Basin in response to projections of the lowest returns in 37 years.
MOXEE, Wash. - Washington, Oregon and Idaho are on pace to set another record in hop acreage, but reports indicate supply is catching up to demand.The USDA's National Agriculture Statistics Service estimates the three states will harvest 54,135 acres this…
Family and friends packed St. Patrick Catholic Parish Church in Pasco Tuesday to mourn the tragic death of a classmate, brother and teammate.
Governor Jay Inslee has issued a statement following the shooting in Virginia involving members of congress. "This morning's news was a shock to wake up to. Trudi and I, along with all Washingtonians, send our thoughts to Congressman Scalise, the…
Emergency dispatchers are getting a head start on their next call as of Tuesday.
Safeco Field will be getting a new name
PORTLAND, Ore (AP) - A man serving a 14-year prison sentence for the rape of a woman near Autzen Stadium in Eugene has been convicted of killing a woman at a suburban Portland apartment complex.
SEATTLE (AP) - A transgender man has filed a complaint with the Seattle Office for Civil Rights against the Seattle Public Library for refusing to let him to use the only private restroom in its downtown building.Ryan "Comet" Alley filed the complaint Monday over the refusal involving a bathroom reserved for families.Alley refused to stop filming the encounter Wednesday with a library security officer, who asked him to leave.
The Richland Public Library is opening their doors for an exciting summer and they are hoping you'll join in on the fun. You can win some pretty awesome prizes, too!
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - A Bellingham man who assaulted his girlfriend and paralyzed her from the neck down has been sentenced to a year and nine months in prison.The Bellingham Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2sp8C9I) that 58-year-old Terry Lynn Haskett received the sentence Thursday after pleading guilty to second-degree domestic violence assault and felony harassment.
Yakima County Sheriff's Office (YSO) received a call about a missing person at about 9:05 p.m. from teenage children at a residence in the 1600 block of Nass Rd on Friday night.
WEST RICHLAND, WASH. – Benton County Fire District #4 hosted its annual community open house Saturday.