Fourth of July fireworks routinely make July 5th one of the busiest days of the year for animal shelters across the country.
Pierce County Sheriff's deputies are out, temperatures are up, and the water levels at Lake Tapps are slowly rising. But it's still not enough to open the city and county park boat launches on the lake.
Brush fires created mayhem around the Puget Sound region on Friday, temporarily closing roadways from Whidbey Island to Auburn and points in between, fire officials said.
The Franklin County Sheriff's office is investigating the deaths of two people found badly burned in a car as a double homicide.
A man suspected of burglarizing at least three homes while high on meth was captured Friday after a wild foot chase through an Edmonds neighborhood, police said.
Thurston County health officials say a Super 8 Motel in Lacey has voluntarily closed while officials investigate a possible outbreak of Legionnaires' disease.
Police are looking for a woman and three young kids who worked together to steal a purse from a Federal Way restaurant Tuesday night.
Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.
Police have arrested two teenagers thought to be responsible for a June armed robbery in Seattle's Rainier Valley neighborhood.
A man who was to be evicted from his Springfield apartment shot and killed the property manager and then took his own life.
Tacoma's annual Freedom Fair air show will be full of stunt planes and vintage planes, but it won't have the big-name performers it normally has.
Burien police are going door-to-door reminding people that fireworks are banned in city limits, but they know not everyone will obey.
Police say they have few clues to go on after a man was shot while walking along the street early Friday near Renton High School and the IKEA Performing Arts Center.
Officials say a 13-year-old boy attacked a 7-year-old girl on a Chimacum school bus and has been charged with three counts of first-degree rape.
A woman is in critical condition after her car slammed into the side of a building Friday in Lynnwood.