New skyscrapers will no longer be required to have rooftop helicopter landing pads under a change in city rules allowing alternative safety measures that will enable architects to design buildings with something other than the flat tops mandated since the 1950s.
From Marcus Mariotta to UCLA’s Brett Hundley and WSU’s Connor Halliday, Pac-12 includes QBs with Heisman potential, NFL possibilities and gaudy numbers.
Jon Lester of Oakland and James Shields of Kansas City are the starting pitchers for Tuesday’s AL wild-card game. Lester, 30, was a standout at Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma.
SAN FRANCISCO _ Microsoft is expected to provide an early look at the next version of Windows at an event for press and analysts Tuesday morning.
A jury on Monday sentenced a Texas cancer researcher to 10 years in prison after she was convicted of poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover, by lacing his coffee with a sweet-tasting chemical found in antifreeze.
Noting improved sales-tax revenue, the King County Council has canceled plans for more bus-service cuts, despite months of warnings that severe cuts were inevitable.
A driver suspected of stealing from a Covington store was killed and three other people were injured in a crash Monday night that occurred after a pursuit by sheriff's deputy.
Toyota says it is recalling 690,000 Tacoma pickup trucks because the rear leaf springs could break, puncture the gas tank and cause a fire.
The Seattle City Council on Monday signed off on money to start replacing or refurbishing all 2,200 of the city's parking pay stations, a project that will allow the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to begin setting rates that change based on time of day.
Boeing is delivering a 747-8 Intercontinental to Air China on Monday in Everett.
A Lynnwood man who died in a tandem skydiving accident on Cape Cod over the weekend was known as a daredevil.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when "yes means yes" and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.
The IRS failed to take all required steps for collecting unpaid taxes from people it can't locate in over half the cases that investigators studied, potentially costing the government a pile of lost revenue, according to a federal report released Monday.
New weather-radar systems for planes help pilots make flights safer, smoother while cutting fuel costs, too.
San Francisco coach disputes claim by Deion Sanders that players have turned on him.
Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers loves talking about basketball. And with the scandal involving former Clippers owner Donald Sterling beginning to fade, Rivers welcomes returning the focus squarely to the team and its performance.
So much for a slow news day with the Sounders taking their second straight day off from training at Starfire.
Here's the transcript of what Seattle coach Pete Carroll had to say to the media today:
With season over, club had to reinstate Montero from suspended list. Seattle designates Corey Hart for assignment.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the city needs to scale down the waterfront plan because of rising costs.