ORTING, Wash. -- The Washington State Patrol says a wayward bee appears to be to blame for a school bus that crashed into a ditch Monday afternoon.
One of the oldest unsolved crimes in U.S. history to go to trial ended in 2012, when a man was convicted of abducting a 7-year-old schoolgirl from a northern Illinois street, then choking and stabbing her to death nearly 60 years earlier.
When Apollo 8 astronaut and Orcas Island resident William Anders was taking pictures of the lunar surface on Christmas Eve in 1968, he snapped a picture that wasn't on NASA's agenda.
King County voters are rejecting a proposed sales tax hike and an increase in the car tab fee to pay for roads and to prevent cuts in Metro transit bus service.
The Kingdom of Future Dreams was a small piece of a cruel, vast virtual world.
The Snohomish County Council has drafted an emergency, six-month moratorium to ban new housing construction within a half-mile of landslide hazard areas, such as the Oso community hillside that collapsed March 22.
A downtown Seattle resident hoping to ease his depression with a morning walk around the neighborhood ending up getting robbed at knifepoint last Thursday, according to the Seattle Police Department.
Police in Mount Vernon, Wash., say a 24-year-old woman injured when her car was hit by a freight train is still being treated at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle but is expected to survive.
After a suspected burglar fell into American Lake, it wasn't just his statements to police that were all wet, according to charges filed Monday with Pierce County Superior Court.
A 23-year-old Olympia man who studied mechanical engineering at the University of Washington is finding a market for his invention — lenses that turn your cellphone into a microscope.
A man shot and killed outside Wilson High School was stalking at least 17 other teenage girls all over Oregon, according to new court documents obtained Monday.
Dealing with that cracked dam on the Columbia River is going to cost about $61 million.
A schizophrenic who crept into a Portland home and hit a sleeping 6-year-old girl with a cast iron frying pan was found guilty except for insanity and sentenced to serve at least seven years.
The Olympia Police Department is investigating a potential hate crime after a 32-year-old man reported being punched in the face for being gay in a downtown nightclub earlier this month.
Two more victims of the Washington mudslide have been identified, and the missing list is down to two.