An expected strong return of 200,000-plus upriver bright fall chinook headed for the Hanford Reach area of the Columbia River has allowed state Fish and Wildlife managers to boost the daily catch limit.
Desperate to curb the gun violence wracking their city, Chicago lawmakers are leading the way toward a counterintuitive idea -- fighting crime by making it easier for young people to wipe away minor arrest records.
Working-class whites are no longer a majority of Ohio's eligible voters, a historic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that has political parties pledging more outreach to a broader coalition of demographic groups.
The MLS All-Star team will have a distinctly Seattle flavor this year, after five Sounders were selected to the roster – the most by any MLS team. Unfortunately for rival Timbers fans, that rave green-tinged roster will be setting up shop in Portland.
Federal and state authorities have filed criminal charges against seven people in connection with a series of suspected hash-oil explosions and fires, including one that killed a former Bellevue mayor last year. Crime reporter Jennifer Sullivan has details on today's charges.
Pressure is on Congress to act in the next two weeks on several problems, from keeping highway projects on track and easing wait time for veterans seeking health care to the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.