Several residents of a Central District apartment building had to run through flames to escape a fast-moving fire on Thursday afternoon.
They call it "The Tank" -- a huge metal container like those you see on ships and trains, sitting in a field next to Woodlands Elementary School.
A Sammamish woman who plowed her SUV through her lakefront home, killing two family members, has pleaded guilty
Officers from several agencies descended on a home near where two recent drive-by shooting incidents have taken place in Mount Vernon to serve a search warrant, Mount Vernon police said.
Actress Jennifer Beals is defending herself as a loving and "discerning" dog owner after she was captured by a TV reporter briefly leaving her dog inside a vehicle on a warm day in Vancouver, British Columbia.
A teenage boy was hit by gunfire as suspects in an SUV drove by and fired 60 shots early Thursday in Seattle's Georgetown neighborhood, police say. The spray of gunfire also hit cars and buildings in the area.
The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America's first games are rife with human sewage and present a serious health risk for athletes, as well as for visitors to the iconic beaches of Rio de Janeiro.
A wandering turkey is causing a stir at the University of Michigan.
Cop killer Christopher Monfort was formally sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole at a wrenchingly emotional hearing in which the victim's mother tearfully remembered her loving son and Monfort got in one last public rant about police brutality.
Like many of his baby boomer peers with grown children and debts to settle, one-time heartthrob David Cassidy is looking to downsize.
Justin Bieber is battling dark moods as he struggles to prepare his music comeback and can barely summon the energy to get out of bed in the morning.
Rocker Ted Nugent has risked angering animal rights campaigners by branding the circumstances surrounding the shooting of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe "a lie."
Landslides caused by heavy rains buried several mountain villages in Nepal on Thursday, killing at least 30 people, and bad weather was hampering the search for others, authorities said.
Police are investigating after a burning pickup truck loaded with gas canisters set off a series of explosions that turned a quiet Newcastle neighborhood into a war zone Tuesday evening.
A federal judge on Thursday ordered Greenpeace USA to pay a fine of $2,500 for every hour that protesters dangling from a bridge in Oregon continue to block a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving for oil drilling in the Arctic.
A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tragic but finally solid clue to one of aviation's most perplexing and expensive mysteries.
One young man was killed and two others injured when someone drove up beside their car and opened fire early Thursday in Federal Way, police said. The suspect remains at large.
Horrified shoppers found the body of a woman Wednesday night inside a busy north Seattle parking garage.
Protesters against Arctic drilling rappelled from the St. Johns Bridge early Wednesday morning to set up an aerial blockade of a Shell oil icebreaker in the port for repairs.
Prosecutors charged a 15-year-old boy with murder, kidnapping and rape Wednesday in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists complex in a California beach town.
Mia Farrow took some Twitter heat Wednesday for joining other angry social media posters and blasting out the business address of the dentist who killed the beloved lion Cecil in Zimbabwe.
Three people have been injured in a two-alarm fire at a Renton home, officials said Wednesday.