The Washington Supreme Court says the state cannot require rape defendants to prove that an alleged victim consented to escape conviction.In a 6-3 decision Thursday, the justices reversed what they described as the court’s “incorrect and harmful” earlier rulings
The Thurston County Sheriff's office has issued an Amber Alert after an 18-month-old was allegedly abducted by his estranged mother.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, but remained at historically low levels that signal a strengthening job market.
For-profit colleges with graduates unable to pay back their student loans could soon face scrutiny by the federal government.
Watching Nicole Kidman in the quite forgettable "Before I Go To Sleep" last night, I was thinking of her in a much better horror movie: Alejandro Amenabar's "The Others," which came out 13 years ago and for some reason didn't get much attention. But it's one of my favorite scary movies of more-or-le
Here's a list from the MLB player's association of player's who will become a free agent on 12:01 a.m. Tuesday. There are more than 30 players who may become free agents if the options on their respective contracts are not picked up -- Billy Butler ($12.5 milllion club option, Adam LaRoche ($15
Official confirmation has come this morning that Phil Bates has signed with Cleveland's practice squad, ending his career with the Seahawks --- which dated, essentially, to when he signed with Seattle as a free agent in April, 2012. Bates had been waived and re-signed a few times since then, largely
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay.
Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71.
A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face, its creators said.
Emergency crews were headed to Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport after huge plumes of black smoke were seen rising into the sky.
Teachers, school chiefs and other education administrators from across the U.S. are gathered in Seattle this week to brainstorm ideas for better linking early childhood learning with the K-12 education system.
Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested and charged with robbery Wednesday after a celebrity photographer reported the men stole her camera last month.
Orson Welles's last film may finally be nearing release after decades as one of cinema's most storied unfinished creations.
Hau'oli Kikaha wants to get in on the Huskies' defensive scoring binge.
I grew up in the 1950s and '60s in small towns where hunting and shooting were common. Most families had one or more high-powered rifles, a shotgun, a pistol and often more. Most guns were not locked up. Kids could easily get their hands on plenty of firepower. But my classmates and I didn't ru
Republican U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert says he'll consider a 2016 challenge to Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee, or maybe even a U.S. Senate bid.
Hwang In-yeol and his wife waited seven years to have a child, and then she was born on Oct. 29, 1997. After a ferry disaster in April that killed her and 303 others, the couple waited again for nearly seven months to see Ji-hyeon's body. The vigil ended Wednesday when divers retrieved their only child's body on her 17th birthday.
“Made in Honduras with our aid” by columnist Jerry Large [Local News, Oct. 26] speaks truth I devoutly hope those in power will hear and heed.
The 11-year-old Seattle girl who was killed Monday night, along with her mother and grandfather who had shot them, had written a blog post that said “this touching thing has been going on for a long time. This is the time when my grandma finds out.”