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Two inmates from the city jail in Enumclaw are back in custody after escaping overnight and forcing two teens to trade clothes.
The death toll from a garment factory building that collapsed more than two weeks ago outside the Bangladeshi capital soared past 1,000 on Friday, while the list of the dead from a fresh fire at a sweater manufacturer showed the entanglement of the industry and top Bangladeshi officials.
Japan's benchmark stock index surged Friday after the dollar hit a four-year high against the yen. Gains were modest elsewhere as traders digested a positive U.S. jobs report.
A jury found Jodi Arias guilty of first-degree murder, but the case is far from over.
Djimi Traore’s first goal in Major League Soccer changed a game Wednesday, and perhaps the Seattle Sounders’ season outlook as well. Traore’s goal came in the 94th minute — the latest ever for Seattle in MLS play — and it shockingly turned what might have been an encouraging draw for the Sounders into a joyous 1-0 victory over Sporting Kansas City in Kansas City, Kan.
A federal judge in Seattle has ordered the U.S. Forest Service to pay more than $70,000 in fees to two Oregon lawyers. The lawyers won a case requiring the service to remove a historic fire lookout from a peak in Washington's Glacier Peak Wilderness Area.
When Norm Dicks announced his surprise retirement last year after 36 years in Congress, the Bremerton Democrat said he was ready to change gears and enjoy life at a different pace.
A fire broke out in an 11-story building housing a garment factory and apartments in Bangladesh's capital, killing at least eight people, officials said Thursday.
A measure to compensate people who have been wrongfully convicted in Washington state was signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Jay Inslee.
The son of a Washington state senator has pleaded guilty to rape after a younger boy reported a series of incidents that occurred at the lawmaker's home.
Metropolitan Development Council receives $200,000 grant from Bank of America for electronic record conversion
Bank of America Charitable Foundation announced Wednesday that it has awarded a $200,000 unrestricted grant to Tacomas Metropolitan Development Council.
Jesus Montero summed up the Seattle Mariners 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park succinctly. Thats crazy whats happening, he said. (Felix Hernandez) pitches. I hit a homer. He wins. Unbelievable.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. The Oklahoma City coaching staff called it a snatcher. That seems like a good word for what the RedHawks did to the Tacoma Rainiers on Wednesday afternoon at Bricktown Ballpark. Trailing by six runs with two outs and nobody on base in the bottom of the ninth inning, Oklahoma rallied for to tie and then won the game in the tenth inning, 7-6.
Planning an outdoor beer festival in May can be a soggy endeavor in the Pacific Northwest.
Jodi Arias spent 18 days on the stand sharing intimate, emotional and oftentimes X-rated details of her life before a rapt television and online audience. She had hoped it all might convince a jury that she killed her one-time boyfriend in self-defense.
A large suburban shopping mall south of Seattle was locked down briefly after a shooting in the parking lot.
It’s that time of year at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park where new babies keep coming.
You shouldnt have to drive more than 20 miles to buy your whiskey and gin.
A former top diplomat in Libya on Wednesday delivered a riveting minute-by-minute account of the chaotic events during the deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi last September, with a 2 a.m. call from Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and confusion about the fate of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens.
The Senate has rejected an effort to expand the use of firearms on the heavily visited lands of the Army Corps of Engineers in a congressional victory for gun control supporters.
State officials say federal automatic budget cuts will lower an unemployment benefits program for people in Washington.
The child pornography was dumped at the Tacoma Landfill, along with a few tarps.
The death of a man who was hit by a Burlington Northern Sante Fe train in Steilacoom Monday night was ruled a suicide, the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office said today.
Auburn police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 20-year-old man who has not been seen since April 11.
The King County sheriff's office says a search and rescue team has located the body of a hiker who was killed in an avalanche last month at Granite Mountain near Snoqualmie Pass.
Puyallup police have recovered the vehicle used to run down a 15-year-old Puyallup girl nearly two months ago but have not made an arrest.
Vandals put glue in ATM machines and spray-painted anarchist symbols at two Bank of America branches Monday night in Puyallup and Tacoma.
It was an attitude problem, Air Force commanders insisted, not a matter of competence. And besides, they contended, security was never at risk in spite of what one commander called "rot" in the crew force.
The lead singer of Grammy-nominated heavy metal band As I Lay Dying was arrested Tuesday in Southern California as authorities said he tried to hire an undercover detective to kill his estranged wife.
After more than two days of sonar sweeps, officials have ended the unsuccessful search for the body of a man presumed to have drowned in Spanaway Lake Sunday.
After 36 years in Congress, former Rep. Norm Dicks isn't done with Washington, D.C.
Andrew McCutchen went 4 for 4 with an RBI-double and Garrett Jones hit a two-run homer in the eighth to pad the lead as the Pittsburgh Pirates down the Seattle Mariners 4-1.
Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a measure that enhances the state's K-12 school accountability system.
Puyallup police briefly closed Shaw Road this afternoon, after a man called 911 about 3:30 p.m. to report someone had shot out a window of his home in the 1600 block of 28th Street Southwest.
A Canadian truck driver linked to the criminal gang Hells Angels has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for transporting cocaine and marijuana between the United States and Canada.
Marcus Trufant is a Seahawk no more. The Associated Press and Florida Times-Union have reported that the Tacoma native has agreed to a deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Tacoma police are looking for a man who robbed a Key Bank Monday afternoon in the 8400 block of Pacific Avenue.
Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One fire crews rushed to a quiet rural neighborhood to fight a fully involved, unoccupied home blaze Tuesday just after 2 pm. No injuries have been reported.
The newest addition to the Point Defiance tiger family will make her public debut Thursday. The rare Sumatran cub was a surprise to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium staff members who found the newborn in a nest box April 17. Mother Jaya had not shown signs of being pregnant.
Three individuals and two corporations were slated for salutes this morning at the annual Tacoma Goodwill Ready to Work breakfast.
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