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A string of attacks killed at least 16 people in Iraq on Saturday, while gunmen abducted eight policemen guarding a post on the country's main highway to Jordan and Syria, the latest in a wave of violence to grip the country.
An Arlington area woman has been arrested for investigation of vehicular assault after her boyfriend was run over by an SUV.
A 25-year-old Vancouver, Wash., man has pleaded guilty to trafficking in counterfeit vehicle airbags.
Authorities in hazardous materials suits searched a downtown Spokane apartment Saturday, investigating the recent discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin.
Indianapolis 500 qualifying has begun after a rain delay of more than two hours.
Adron Chambers perfectly placed bunt with two outs in the top of the ninth kicked started a four-run inning for the visiting Redbirds, helping Memphis to a 7-4 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers on Friday before a crowd of 6,136 at Cheney Stadium.
It appeared in the dead of night and then disappeared nearly as suddenly about two weeks later, but the symbolism of what residents and neighbors are calling the rogue crosswalk remains strong in Tacomas Triangle District, where lingering concerns over traffic and roadway safety have intensified in recent weeks.
The highlight shows will feature Jason Kipnis walk-off, laser of a line-drive, three-run homer as the reason the Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners, 6-3 in 10 innings, on Friday night at Progressive Field.
Spokane police detectives say a man suspected in a fatal shooting refused to obey officers' commands and moved his hand toward his waistband. Police shot and killed the man.
A Coast Guard helicopter has rescued a teenage girl from the surf on the northwest Oregon coast.
Several Pierce County cities will see a leadership shakeup at the end of this year, as many cities are losing their mayors and others have attracted challengers.
The five West Coast states affected by debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan are about to receive an initial $250,000 each from a $5 million gift from Japan for cleanup.
Jason Kipnis' three-run homer in the 10th inning gave the Cleveland Indians a 6-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.
Yahoo may be on the verge of closing its biggest acquisition during the 10-month reign of CEO Marissa Mayer as she tries to attract more traffic and advertisers to the Internet company's website and mobile applications.
As lawmakers wrap up their first week of a special legislative session, Senate majority leaders have asked that more than 30 bills be considered as part of the budget discussions.
Three nonprofit groups will benefit from sales of new Seahawks and Sounders FC license plates that will be available starting in January.
Pierce County sheriffs deputies on Friday recovered the body of a man who slipped under water while tubing behind a boat at Spanaway Lake earlier this month.
Where others have failed in University Place, Applebees will build. The national restaurant chain has sealed a transaction to lease space on the site of a former Chinese buffet and an erstwhile Blockbuster video store at the University Village shopping center.
Authorities say two Spokane-area law enforcement officers have been placed on leave after being accused of misconduct in separate cases.
One of Alaska's most restless volcanoes shot an ash cloud 15,000 feet into the air Friday in an ongoing eruption that is visible for miles when the weather allows.
Officials investigating a train collision in Connecticut have ruled out foul play and are studying a rail fracture where a derailed commuter train was struck by another bound for New York City.
Skeeter Manos fell a little farther into the pit of infamy Friday by pleading guilty to identity theft and forgery in Pierce County Superior Court.
An injured soldier from Castle Rock met one of his last goals as he prepares to leave the Army when he cleaned up at the Warrior Games this month, earning two medals in the annual athletic competition for veterans.
The Washington State Department of Ecology says red algae blooms currently in the Puget Sound are harmless to people.
An All Nippon Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner equipped with Boeings updated lithium ion battery system experienced a minor electrical issue during a test flight earlier this month, Flightglobal.com reports.
A motorcade will escort the body of a Tacoma firefighter from Mountain View Funeral Home in Lakewood to Sea-Tac Airport tonight.
A junior at Puyallup High School was arrested today for allegedly bringing a gun to school Thursday, police said.
Saturday is the 33rd anniversary of the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens that killed 57 people, knocked down a forest and filled the sky and rivers with volcanic ash.
The NFL announced Friday afternoon that Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Bruce Irvin has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2013 regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday ordered the military to recertify all 25,000 people involved in programs designed to prevent and respond to sexual assault, an acknowledgement that assaults have escalated beyond the Pentagon's control.
Patty Wagstaff is a Hollywood stunt pilot, three-time U.S. aerobatic champion, inductee to the National Aviation Hall of Fame and favorite on the air show circuit. One of her tricked-out planes is on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
An Oregon funeral home in Eugene offers natural burials where the ride to the person's final resting place is on the back of a three-wheeled bicycle.
A 63-year-old man suspected of trading sexually explicit materials of underage children was arrested at his Kent home Thursday, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Byron Scherf was sentenced to death for killing a corrections officer at the Washington State Reformatory, but he will face the same security measures as the other eight death row inmates at the state penitentiary at Walla Walla, a Department of Corrections spokesman said.
The Transportation Department has reopened Chinook Pass.
Washington's boating under the influence law becomes tougher under a law signed Thursday by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.
Drivers on their cell phones have become a top safety concern, prompting an enforcement patrol that will put more law enforcement on Pierce County roads starting Monday.
The first planeload of Copper River salmon from Cordova, Alaska, landed Friday morning at Sea-Tac Airport and the Alaska Airlines pilots carried a 40-pound king to waiting chefs.
Serial killer Robert Yates, whose death sentence has been upheld by the state Supreme Court, is seeking an appeal through the federal court system.
Tacoma police are asking the public to help identify two armed men who robbed a convenience store May 6.
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