The day may soon come when just touching your cell phone while driving will get you a ticket. A bill (SB 5656) toughening the distractive driving law has passed the state Senate, and just received a hearing in the state House.
In a video recorded 19 days before Brittany Maynard took life-ending drugs, she tells California lawmakers that no one should have to leave home to legally kill themselves under the care of a doctor.
Someone on the island is dumping plastic bags filled with foul-smelling food waste, officials said Wednesday.
Someone is passing counterfeit cash in three Skagit County communities.
Local doctors could soon offer a surgery that is both rare and remarkable. The University of Washington Medical Center applied for permission to perform face transplants. The surgery has only been done nine times in the U.S., but when it's needed, it can be life changing.
Officers are looking for two gunmen who opened fire on a man and his 2-year-old daughter following a car crash in Seattle's Central District Wednesday afternoon.
Federal prosecutors say a former Bellevue resident expelled from the United States after killing his brother returned to the country after assuming his dead brother’s identity.
An ambulance rushing a patient to the hospital collided with a car Wednesday on Interstate 5 near Lacey, but no one was seriously hurt in the accident, the Washington State Patrol reported.
A Tacoma police dog named Barney was rushed to a veterinary hospital after ingesting methamphetamine during a narcotics investigation.
A Carnation man was found guilty Wednesday of six counts of aggravated first-degree murder in the mass killings of six members of his girlfriend's family on Christmas Eve 2007.
The recent police chief in Algona has been arrested in the theft of money from a youth program.
The Army sergeant who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban could face up to life in prison if convicted of both the charges he's facing, military officials said Wednesday.
A nearly-century old restriction giving the University of Washington in Seattle the exclusive right to operate a public medical school in the state of Washington was removed by the Legislature on Wednesday.
City and police officials say they'll review their response to a semi-truck crash that ended up shutting down the southbound lanes of SR-99 just south of the Viaduct for nine hours Tuesday evening, leading to epic gridlock across the city.
Senate Democrats have proposed federal legislation to strengthen safety standards for trains that carry volatile shipments of crude oil.