A man was convicted Wednesday of fatally stabbing his ex-wife 84 times and covering her face with a pig mask, then fleeing to Washington state.
Five Oregon home-based, day-care centers are owned by people who have medical marijuana cards, officials said, prompting Gov. John Kitzhaber to say they should have to choose between their business and their pot.
One person was killed in a Wednesday afternoon helicopter crash in Chelan County.
A 44-year-old woman charged with funding a Somalian terrorist organization was arrested in her Kent home Wednesday, according to the Department of Justice.
A choked-up House Speaker John Boehner has interrupted a series of votes to praise a doctor who helped a congresswoman's infant survive a rare condition.
Soldiers out drinking in downtown Seattle had to buy their way out of a fight they themselves started by hurling insults at a group of homeless people early last Friday, according to the Seattle Police Department.
The last body found in the Oso, Washington, mudslide has been officially identified as the 43rd victim.
Thunderstorms are expected to drop up to half an inch of rain Wednesday on the largest wildfire in the state's history, but that won't be enough to extinguish the flames.
Electrical equipment at a Seattle City Light substation burst into flames Wednesday morning, knocking out power to most buildings in the Seattle Center and shutting down the Seattle monorail for about 2½ hours.
Occupants of a 10-unit apartment complex were left homeless after flames swept through the building Tuesday night.
A Richland man pleaded guilty Wednesday to raping and killing his girlfriend's 9-month-old baby.
Increased production of passenger jets helped push up Boeing's profit by 52 percent in the second quarter, topping Wall Street's expectations.
A Highland Park resident was confronted at gunpoint by his wife and her boyfriend inside his home early Wednesday, according to the Seattle Police Department.
A Metro bus and a pickup slammed into a tree that came down over Interstate 405 early Wednesday, but no one was injured, the Washington State Patrol reports.
President Obama signed an emergency disaster declaration Wednesday for areas of Washington state scorched by wildfires.