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Washington

Court docs: Mom says she stabbed kids to keep them quiet

Court docs: Mom says she stabbed kids to keep them quietProsecutors say a Washington state woman accused of stabbing her three small children told detectives that she cut the children's throats with a kitchen knife to keep them quiet for her soldier husband.
  • Washington
  • 5 days, 7 hours ago
Politics

Bill could abolish death penalty in Washington

Bill could abolish death penalty in WashingtonLawmakers in the House have introduced a measure to abolish the death penalty.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
News

Wash. mother accused of stabbing her 3 small children

Wash. mother accused of stabbing her 3 small childrenPolice say an Olympia mother has been arrested after her three young children suffered severe knife wounds to their necks.
  • News
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
News

Fans give Seahawks a super send-off

Fans give Seahawks a super send-offHundreds of fans gave the Seahawks a loud and proud send-off as they headed to Arizona Sunday morning for the Super Bowl.
  • News
  • 6 days, 13 hours ago
News

Pot-related poison control calls up in Washington, Colorado

Pot-related poison control calls up in Washington, ColoradoMarijuana-related calls to poison control centers in Washington and Colorado have spiked since the states began allowing legal sales last year, with an especially troubling increase in calls concerning young children.
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Crime

Teen pleads guilty in crash that killed 3 classmates

Teen pleads guilty in crash that killed 3 classmatesThe 17-year-old driver in a Kitsap County crash that killed three high school classmates has pleaded guilty to three counts of vehicular homicide.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
News

Vancouver high school coach pleads guilty in child sex case

Vancouver high school coach pleads guilty in child sex caseA high school baseball coach from Vancouver has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing the 15-year-old son of a family with whom he lived while playing minor league baseball in Maryland in 1998.
  • News
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Bill could raise Washington smoking age to 21

Bill could raise Washington smoking age to 21Attorney General Bob Ferguson wants to make Washington state the first in the country where no one under 21 can have tobacco.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Washington County

Police ID pedestrian hit by tow truck, killed in Tigard

Police ID pedestrian hit by tow truck, killed in TigardPolice have identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed by a tow truck driver.
  • Washington County
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Washington County

Dog found after running from crash near Banks

Dog found after running from crash near BanksThe pit bull, named Dixie, ran away after the car she was in crashed on Highway 6 near Aerts Road late Tuesday night, said Oregon State Police Lt. Josh Brooks.
  • Washington County
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
News

Duck hunter found dead in Ridgefield refuge

Duck hunter found dead in Ridgefield refugeA dog protecting its owner wouldn't let a manager at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge approach the duck blind where the hunter had fatally collapsed.
  • News
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Washington

Semi-truck rollover spills sewage into Wash. creek

Semi-truck rollover spills sewage into Wash. creekA cleanup crew using a large vacuum truck is trying to remove 60,000 pounds of sewage biosolids that spilled into a creek at Blewett Pass Monday when a semi-truck overturned.
  • Washington
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Washington

6 arrested, officer injured in Seattle MLK Day protests

6 arrested, officer injured in Seattle MLK Day protestsAt least six people have been arrested and a Seattle police officer suffered a leg injury as protesters chanting "black lives matter" disrupted traffic in Seattle, blocking part of State Route 99 and interstate off-ramps.
  • Washington
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Washington

Noodles help calm man attacking Seattle police

Noodles help calm man attacking Seattle policeStaff at a restaurant in the city's Greenwood neighborhood called for help Sunday when a male employee started screaming and swinging a tea pot, stumbled into a table and collapsed on the floor.
  • Washington
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Washington

Mom lies on 5-year-old son to save him from attacking dogs

Mom lies on 5-year-old son to save him from attacking dogsThe boy's mother heard him screaming, came out and tried to stop the attack. When she couldn't she lay on top of her son.
  • Washington
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
W-wash

Wash. girl dies 15 years after she was shaken as a baby

Wash. girl dies 15 years after she was shaken as a babyA Tacoma girl who was violently shaken by her father 15 years ago when she was a baby has died.
  • W-wash
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Washington County

Sister of Wash. Co. crash victim speaks out

Sister of Wash. Co. crash victim speaks outMaria Lara Martinez, 22, had a big smile. And she was full of life, according to her younger sister.
  • Washington County
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
W-wash

Wife: Comedian attacked onstage has double skull fracture

Wife: Comedian attacked onstage has double skull fractureThe wife of a Seattle-area comedian attacked onstage at a suburban restaurant says her husband suffered a double skull fracture and is hospitalized in intensive care.
  • W-wash
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Central Coast

Sea turtle found on Wash. coast improving at Ore. aquarium

Sea turtle found on Wash. coast improving at Ore. aquariumAuthorities say a sea turtle found hypothermic and emaciated last month on a southwest Washington beach is improving at a Newport, Oregon, aquarium.
  • Central Coast
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
W-wash

Woman shoves would-be robbers, then follows them

Woman shoves would-be robbers, then follows themA woman in her 60s fought back when she was approached in a mall parking lot by two young men who said they had a gun and were going to rob her.
  • W-wash
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
W-wash

Major flooding, landslide damage along Wash. coast

Major flooding, landslide damage along Wash. coastA weekend storm blasted parts of Western Washington with torrential rain, causing landslides and flooding.
  • W-wash
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Crime

Suspect in Christmas Eve burglary, shootout arrested

Suspect in Christmas Eve burglary, shootout arrestedDetectives on Sunday arrested a man who tried to kill a homeowner during a shootout on Christmas Eve, the Clark County Sheriff's Office said.
  • Crime
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
W-wash

Wash. officials want to spend more on thinning forests

Wash. officials want to spend more on thinning forestsSome Washington officials want to spend more money on thinning forests in hopes of preventing another devastating fire season.
  • W-wash
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
W-wash

Vancouver man to receive kidney from coworker's husband

Vancouver man to receive kidney from coworker's husbandVance Westerberg had a rough 2014 year after learning his kidney's were failing.
  • W-wash
  • 4 weeks ago
W-wash

Lost dog reunited with Wash. owners after 2,400-mile trip

Lost dog reunited with Wash. owners after 2,400-mile tripA 7-month old Vizsla is back with her parents after getting lost and taking a 2,400-mile road trip with a truck driver.
  • W-wash
  • 4 weeks ago
Health

Flu widespread in Washington; 7 deaths

Flu widespread in Washington; 7 deathsThe state Health Department says there were two influenza deaths last week and five this week.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Animals

Baby orca born to endangered whale population in Wash.

Baby orca born to endangered whale population in Wash.The Orca Network says a baby orca has been born to the endangered population of killer whales that frequent Puget Sound.
  • Animals
  • 1 month ago
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