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Seattle

SPU in brief lockdown after text message threat

SPU in brief lockdown after text message threatSeattle Pacific University was in lockdown Friday after receiving reports that a student received a threat that someone was coming to campus with a gun.
  • Seattle
  • 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
Crime

Suspect dead, two injured in Vancouver, Wash., shootings

Suspect dead, two injured in Vancouver, Wash., shootingsThe suspect in a shooting in Vancouver on Friday morning shot and killed himself during a police manhunt.
  • Crime
  • 4 hours, 15 minutes ago
Environment

Feds weighs geothermal leases near Mount Baker

Feds weighs geothermal leases near Mount BakerAt least one company expressed interest in 2013 in leasing land near the active volcano for geothermal exploration.
  • Environment
  • 3 hours, 57 minutes ago
Marysville Shooting

Football team talks about overcoming Marysville tragedy

Football team talks about overcoming Marysville tragedyDespite the tragedy, the Marysville-Pilchuck High School football team says are grateful for many things this week.
  • Marysville Shooting
  • 21 hours, 3 minutes ago
Local

Auburn principal still working after teachers sue for bullying

Auburn principal still working after teachers sue for bullyingThe women describe regularly "crying and shaking," often "blocked into classrooms and offices."
  • Local
  • 18 hours, 37 minutes ago
Local

UW touts med school expansion in Spokane

UW touts med school expansion in SpokaneIt's the latest skirmish in a battle between UW and WSU to increase medical education in the state's second largest city.
  • Local
  • 3 hours, 53 minutes ago
Traffic

Lower gas prices a factor in Washington's traffic gridlock

Lower gas prices a factor in Washington's traffic gridlockTraffic analysts say there are multiple factors at play in the headache-inducing traffic delays.
  • Traffic
  • 22 hours, 29 minutes ago
Olympia

Quick actions by teen, father help end Amber Alert

Quick actions by teen, father help end Amber AlertFifteen-year-old Camryn Wood and her father helped police end an Amber Alert in Olympia minutes after it was issued.
  • Olympia
  • 22 hours, 44 minutes ago
Seattle

Seattle businessmen see promise in African markets

Seattle businessmen see promise in African marketsAt a time when media headlines from Africa seem grim, some Seattle businessmen see hope.
  • Seattle
  • 21 hours, 53 minutes ago
Tacoma

Postal worker charged with harassing women on mail route

Postal worker charged with harassing women on mail routeA postal worker is now charged with harassing and assaulting women on his mail route, and Tacoma police believe there could be more victims from a 10-year span.
  • Tacoma
  • 20 hours, 1 minute ago
Everett

Gun scare at Boeing Everett plant

Gun scare at Boeing Everett plantPolice in Everett searched buildings at the Boeing plant after unconfirmed reports of a man with a weapon.
  • Everett
  • 9 hours, 41 minutes ago
Politics

WA State Senate race could swing power in Olympia

WA State Senate race could swing power in OlympiaTight race for an Eastside Senate seat could swing political control in Olympia.
  • Politics
  • 20 hours, 27 minutes ago
Local

More protests, concern over growth of oil trains in Washington

More protests, concern over growth of oil trains in WashingtonThe issue over the growing number of trains coming through Washington state loaded with oil from North Dakota's booming Bakkan formation continues to draw controversy.
  • Local
  • 20 hours, 10 minutes ago
Hanford

Expert panel recommends safety fixes at Hanford

Expert panel recommends safety fixes at HanfordExperts offer 10-point plan to protect workers from toxic vapors at nuclear waste site.
  • Hanford
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Local

Terminally ill woman may postpone taking her life

Terminally ill woman may postpone taking her lifeA 29-year-old terminally ill woman who expects to take her life under Oregon's assisted-suicide law has released a new video, saying she's feeling well enough to possibly postpone the day she had planned to die.
  • Local
  • 20 hours, 49 minutes ago
Local

K-9 handler getting calls from schools

K-9 handler getting calls from schoolsRon Grogan says business is about to pick up for his K9 partner Rudy.
  • Local
  • 1 day ago
Marysville Shooting

Marysville teachers, parents prepare for students' return to class

Marysville teachers, parents prepare for students' return to classFor the last five days, the staff, the teachers, and parents at Marysville-Pilchuck High have been bracing for the inevitability that student return to school on Monday.
  • Marysville Shooting
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Everett

USS Ingraham returns to Everett from final deployment

USS Ingraham returns to Everett from final deploymentThe Navy frigate will be decommissioned on Nov. 15 after 26 years of service.
  • Everett
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Local

Washington justices shift burden in rape cases

Washington justices shift burden in rape casesThe WA Supreme Court said the state cannot put the burden on rape defendants to prove that an alleged victim consented.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Marysville Shooting

New insight from Marysville shooter's former girlfriend

New insight from Marysville shooter's former girlfriendShilene George, who did not attend Marysville-Pilchuck High School, posted pictures on her Facebook page just this week, showing her and Jaylen during happier times.
  • Marysville Shooting
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Marysville Shooting

Carroll: Seahawks' time with Marysville-Pilchuck 'very powerful'

Carroll: Seahawks' time with Marysville-Pilchuck 'very powerful'Pete Carroll said the visit reminded him of "the power of sport and how it is such a unifying element in our culture."
  • Marysville Shooting
  • 2 days ago
Local

Boy, 9, last seen in Seattle found on South Pacific island

Boy, 9, last seen in Seattle found on South Pacific islandBilly Hanson is safe and authorities are working to reunite him with his mother.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Marysville Shooting

Active shooting incidents help police evolve, change training drills

Active shooting incidents help police evolve, change training drillsActive shooter drills for Seattle Police continue to evolve with each incident and threat.
  • Marysville Shooting
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Seattle

Picture perfect: photographers find love on Instagram

Picture perfect: photographers find love on InstagramTwo Seattle photographers realized their interest went beyond looks but beliefs and their craft.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Features

Washington's trendiest candy isn't candy at all

Washington's trendiest candy isn't candy at allIn Washington, the trendiest treat is actually free of chocolate or any sort of high fructose corn syrup.
  • Features
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Investigations

Protection order issued against former police watchdog

Protection order issued against former police watchdogA judge has ordered the former watchdog for the King County Sheriff's Office to stay away from a woman he once hired.
  • Investigations
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Consumer

Microsoft watch beats Apple to market

Microsoft watch beats Apple to marketThe company Wednesday announced the "Microsoft Band" watch is now available for order for $199.
  • Consumer
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Tacoma

Tacoma mail carrier accused of harassing women on route

Tacoma mail carrier accused of harassing women on routeCourt documents provide graphic details on the allegations against 55-year-old Robert Taitano.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Marysville Shooting

Plan to "light the way back" for Marysville-Pilchuck High

Plan to "light the way back" for Marysville-Pilchuck HighA school bus driver wants people to "light the way back" for Marysville-Pilchuck High students on Monday
  • Marysville Shooting
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Crime

Hash oil bust includes property owned by Puyallup deputy mayor

Hash oil bust includes property owned by Puyallup deputy mayorPolice busted a hash oil operation at a property owned by Puyallup's deputy mayor, who isn't currently a suspect.
  • Crime
  • 2 days ago
Environment

North Cascades future: more rain, less snow, more fires

North Cascades future: more rain, less snow, more firesA study says forest managers and users should prepare now for what will be a very different North Cascades in the future.
  • Environment
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Local

Starbuck the eagle re-released into wild

Starbuck the eagle re-released into wildStarbuck was found as an eaglet near fallen nest in April.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Local

North Kitsap dad who called 911: They stopped potential killing

North Kitsap dad who called 911: They stopped potential killingA North Kitsap HS student was arrested after police say the teen threatened to shoot and kill fellow classmates.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Traffic News

Shells found in Bertha rescue pit not a 'show stopper'

Shells found in Bertha rescue pit not a 'show stopper'The state's historic preservation officer does not consider the pile of shells that stopped work on a rescue shaft to fix Bertha a "show stopper."
  • Traffic News
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Local

Gun violence a 'public health crisis' says summit participant

Gun violence a 'public health crisis' says summit participantKing County Executive Dow Constantine stressed that the Firearms Violence Prevention Leadership Summit in Seattle had been "long planned."
  • Local
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Seattle

Zombie game storyline features contagion

Zombie game storyline features contagionKING 5's Josh Green reports
  • Seattle
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago