OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington Transportation Department reminds drivers that they need to remove their studded tires by midnight, March 31. Unless the department grants an extension due to severe weather, studded tires are legal in Washington only from Nov. 1 to March 31. The
ODESSA, Texas (AP) - A 3-year-old adopted by a West Texas couple had more than 30 bruises and other marks on his body as well as signs that he was routinely injured by accident, according to an autopsy report released Tuesday.
Russian authorities have blamed Max Alan Shatto's death on abusive
SPOKANE, Wash – A day after her grandson, Brendon Kaluza-Graham, 25, was shot and killed by the owner of a car police say he was trying to steal, Ann Kaluza says he was a wonderful grandson, and not a violent person.
Tuesday, she sorted through pictures of her grandson when he was a
By PHUONG LEAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - A suspected drunken driver slammed into a family crossing the street in a residential Seattle neighborhood, a crash that critically injured a newborn child and his mother and killed his grandparents, who had recently moved from the Midwest to be near
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - James Arnt Aune was regarded as a fine scholar, mentor and friend by students and his fellow professors at Texas A&M University, where he headed the school's Department of Communication.
But Aune, who jumped to his death from the roof of a
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A Pierce County sheriff's spokesman says a 67-year-old Tacoma-area man has surrendered after an hours-long standoff with officers at his home. Officers responded to the neighborhood late Tuesday afternoon after reports that a man was walking around the area, shooting
By JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - When their final shifts ended Tuesday at the Golden Gate Bridge, several toll collectors forced their mouths into smiles, hugged each other tightly, and cried as they left their small booths for the last time.
On Wednesday, bridge managers
Spokane Valley Police Department Press Release: On Wednesday, March 20, 2013, Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies investigated a bomb threat at Central Valley High School. Due to the nature of the threat, Central Valley School District officials chose to cancel class at the
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - An unusual and widely felt 5.6-magnitude quake in Oklahoma in 2011 was probably caused when oil drilling waste was pushed deep underground, a team of university and federal scientists concluded.
That would make it the most powerful quake to be
COLVILLE, Wash. - The Stevens County Sheriff's Office is investigating allegations against officer Rex Newport of the Colville Police Department.
Stevens County prosecutor Tim Rasmussen says Newport was put on administrative leave this month. Rasmussen would not comment on the nature of the