Local & Regional

Local Faster production spurs Boeing $965 million quarterly profit Faster production spurs Boeing $965 million quarterly profit
In the first three months of this year, 161 new airplanes rolled off the company's assembly lines - more jets than the same period last year. That increased rate contributed to a $965 million profit for Chicago-based Boeing Co. post in the first quarter.
Local Man convicted in 1957 Illinois death appeals Man convicted in 1957 Illinois death appeals
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.
Local Snohomish County Council readies construction moratorium
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.
Local Police: Woman expected to survive train collision
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.
Local Olympia invention turns cellphone into microscope Olympia invention turns cellphone into microscope
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.