Do background checks go back far enough?

In 1979, Patrick Henry was convicted of trying to kill his ex-wife, then convicted on federal weapons charges and drug charges in 1988. Loca…

Hempfest munchies fetch $50 online

A few eBay users are seeing a money-making opportunity in the free bags of chips that were given out by police over the weekend at Seattle’s…

Campaign in Seattle for $15 minimum wage

That would mean fast food workers, retail clerks, baristas and other minimum wage workers would get what protesters demanded when they shut …

A person looks from the south bank of the Skagit River across to the collapsed portion of the Interstate 5 bridge Friday, May 24, 2013, in Mount Vernon, Wash. A truck carrying an oversize load struck the four-lane bridge on the major thoroughfare between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span and two vehicles into the Skagit River below Thursday evening. All three occupants suffered only minor injuries. At an overnight news conference, Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste blamed the collapse on a tractor-trailer carrying a tall load that hit an upper part of the span. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

I-5 bridge failure hits Wash. retailers

Researchers at Western Washington University have been observing the number of Canadian and U.S. vehicle license plates at various points al…

FBI connects OR, WA to AK serial killer

The FBI on Monday released an updated timeline of travels and crimes by Israel Keyes, a confessed Alaska serial killer who is believed to ha…