Washington state to decriminalize drugs unless lawmakers act; Gov. Inslee calls special session
Gov. Jay Inslee is calling lawmakers back to work after they rejected a bill setting out a new statewide drug policy, putting Washington on the brink of decriminalizing possession of fentanyl and other drugs while also depriving it of much-needed investments in public health.
Man sentenced to 66 years in prison for murdering Olalla couple, putting their remains in a garbage can
A man who pled guilty to a gruesome double murder in Kitsap County has been sentenced to 66 years in prison.
WATCH: Tourists discover massive Pacific octopus twisting inside Washington state park
Check out this massive giant Pacific octopus that found its sea legs shoreside in Washington on Wednesday.
Washington avalanche: Body of 1 climber recovered; 2 others still buried in the snow
One of the three climbers killed in an avalanche near Leavenworth last weekend has been recovered by rescuers.
Watch: Man fights off carjacker at gas station
"I was just freaking out, you know, just trying to be stupider and crazier than he was," the man recalled.
Seattle becomes first city in U.S. to ban caste discrimination
The Seattle City Council has added caste to the city’s anti-discrimination laws, becoming the first U.S. city to specifically ban caste discrimination.
Attempted robbery suspect shot, killed in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood
A Seattle store worker turned the tables on an armed suspect during an attempted robbery on Monday, shooting and killing the would-be thief in an exchange of gunfire, authorities said.
Residents rattled by hidden cameras discovered in front of homes in Washington neighborhood
The cameras were hidden in the ground, covered with hot-glued foliage.
Powerball winner: Single ticket in Washington wins $747 million jackpot
Monday night’s Powerball jackpot win stood as the ninth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
3 killed in 'random' Yakima, Washington convenience store shooting; suspect dead
A suspect believed to have been involved in a triple deadly shooting at a convenience store in Yakima has died of apparent self-inflicted gunshot wounds, according to police.
Breadson John: FBI joins search for 8-year-old boy missing since June
Authorities said they realized the boy was missing after conducting a welfare check at his home in Vancouver, Washington.
House fire in Washington state fire kills 5 family members, including 3 children
Investigators say a deadly fire in claimed the lives of five family members early Saturday morning, including three children: "This was called in by a neighbor who saw the flames and heard the screams, the calls for help."
Caught on camera: Auburn police arrest man after attempted kidnapping of barista
Auburn Police on Monday said they arrested a man accused of trying to kidnap a barista at a drive-though window.
Moose rescued from frozen lake after being stuck for hours
Authorities in Washington state said the attempt to pull the moose to safety was a calculated decision.
Energy Attack in Washington: Two men arrested after power grid knocked out on Christmas Day
Two Washington men are charged with conspiracy to damage energy facilities after several utility substations in Pierce County were attacked on Christmas Day causing at least $3 million in damage.
Police investigate WA couple who drove to South Dakota with dead girl in back of U-Haul
Police in Mitchell, South Dakota are investigating a couple who traveled from Washington state with the body of a dead 8-year-old girl.
Kidnapped Washington state boy found in Vietnam, authorities searching for foster mom, her mother
Authorities say a kidnapped boy from Washington state was found in Vietnam, and they are searching for his foster mom and her mother.
Idaho murders: Group spotted walking in background of bodycam video taken near crime scene at 3 a.m.
Several people can be seen walking in the background of police bodycam video taken near the King Road home where four University of Idaho students were killed in their sleep on Nov. 13 and around the same time.
'He was crying and pleading:' Woman says her dog was electrocuted at Holiday Magic at The Fair
A Washington woman says her newly adopted rescue dog was electrocuted to death at Holiday Magic at the Fair on Friday.
'Our families are dying:' Protesters shut down freeway in downtown Seattle
All lanes of I-5 north were closed for about an hour Friday afternoon in downtown Seattle due to a protest.