A man accused of shooting two employees at a Kent gas station admitted to detectives he pulled the trigger and claims he did it to defend the honor of his friend who had moments before been the victim of racial slurs, according to prosecutors.
The National Park Service said Thursday it will consider moving grizzly bears into the North Cascade Mountains of Washington state to aid their recovery.
Police in the south Seattle suburb of Tukwila say a man who robbed a Key Bank branch on Thursday morning took a bank employee's car to make his getaway.
Washington's Supreme Court on Thursday made it easier for convicts to obtain DNA testing that could prove their innocence.
A 33-year-old University Place high school teacher pleaded guilty Thursday to having sex with a 17-year-old female student.
A 56-year-old Puyallup man pleaded guilty Thursday in Pierce County Court to possessing more than 100,000 images of child pornography.
One of two Centralia, Washington, men stabbed in a fight over a woman has died.
Police say Robert Dale Gager was last seen driving a 1991 Chevrolet Silverado pickup.
The state Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously upheld a lower court's ruling that says that damages to be paid to part-time state employees who were wrongfully denied health benefits must take into account more than actual out-of-pocket costs.
An Oregon teenager who carved a swastika into his ex-friend's forehead during an episode of torture has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.
Police say they've sent a 34-year-old woman to the hospital for a mental evaluation after she made a naked flagpole climb on the roof of a downtown Portland office building.
A toddler had one of his fingers severed in an escalator at the Washington Square Mall on Wednesday evening, according to Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue.
Nearly 400,000 people attended concerts at The Gorge Amphitheater in 2013, generating $4.6 million in state and local taxes, according to an economic study created by the owners as they seek to expand the scenic venue.
Police are hunting for a suspect who attempted to rob a small convenience store at gunpoint but fled when the clerk's husband drew his own firearm.
Police say three officers were dispatched Thursday morning when several surprised motorists called 911 to report a small boy in blue pajamas running in the roadway on NE 8th Street.