The Energy Department did not realize for four months that troubled automaker Fisker Automotive Inc. had missed a crucial production target that was required as part of a half-billion dollar government loan, documents released Wednesday show. The mistake allowed Fisker to obtain an additional $32 million in government funding before the loan was suspended in June 2011.
Beverly Hills police are seeking the driver of a white BMW who rammed a man on a bicycle who had punched him during an apparent road-rage exchange.
Wireless companies have started to release their earnings reports for the latest quarter. Here is a summary of reports and related developments for selected wireless companies and what they reveal about their own and the industry's prospects.
Many anglers will be coming home with trout from opening day this weekend, and Seattle chef and restaurateur Tom Douglas provides his take on how to cook them. Douglas will contribute some of his tasty recipes for the Reel Time Fishing NW blog in our Catch of the Week each Wednesday through October.
Regular readers of P&P know that I can’t resist an old-school musical (yes, I’m still watching “Smash,” though I kind of hate myself for it), never mind a man in a fedora, and so I’m delighted to pass along the news that 20th Century Fox has closed a deal to obtain movi
The St. Louis Cardinals' very first batter, Matt Carpenter, got it started against Stephen Strasburg by stretching a single into a double when Bryce Harper's throw to second base was bobbled and fell to the dirt.
The parent company of three Maine newspapers is accusing its former CEO of misappropriating more than half a million dollars of company money on vacations, a $36,000 vehicle for his son and other expenses.
A New York businessman was sentenced Wednesday to three life terms in prison following his conviction on murder and conspiracy charges in the deaths of three men, including the brother-in-law of "Twisted Sister" lead singer Dee Snider.
The Astros, shown above after today’s 10-3 victory over the Mariners, don’t get to celebrate too often, but they’ve now done so four times in six games against the Mariners. So much for that meme about the M’s cleaning up on lowly Houston as a means to a better record in 2013
The Department of Defense must disclose the names of individuals who studied and taught during the past eight years at a Georgia school that trains foreign military and police officers, a federal judge in California has ruled.
Todd Frazier gave Mat Latos all the run support he needed, and Latos gave the Cincinnati Reds exactly what they needed to finish off a 10-game homestand in style.
Italian automaker Fiat is considering a plan to hold a public stock offering after the company buys 100 percent of Chrysler, according to a person briefed on the matter.
The Seahawks signed former Texas A&M quarterback Jerrod Johnson on Wednesday. Johnson, who wasn’t drafted in 2011, is the team’s fourth quarterback. Johnson, 24, starred at Texas A&M and entered his senior season as preseason Big 12 offensive player of the year. But Johnson (6 feet 5, 25
Seattle police have arrested a man who they say sold marijuana and marijuana brownies to students from Ballard High and Whitman Middle schools from thre backdoor of his home. Earlier this month, police received complaints about middle school and high school students buying drugs from
South Korea's economy expanded at the fastest level in two years in the first quarter as capital expenditure and exports turned higher.
Testimony has concluded for the day in Jodi Arias' murder trial.
Wilin Rosario scored from second on Yorvit Torrealba's single to left and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-5 in 12 innings on Wednesday.
Three years later, Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert owned up to a monumental mistake.
Noted physicists who explore the boundaries of space and time, and climate-change experts who’ve studied what’s ahead for planet Earth, will bookend the 11-day Seattle Science Festival beginning June 6. The event, in its second year, is organized by the Pacific Science Center in conjunct
As lawmakers head into the final days of the 105-day regular legislative session, Gov. Jay Inslee acknowledged Wednesday that the clock might run out before a budget deal is struck and agreement is reached on other bills he says are still in play.