Atmospheric river soaks Pacific Northwest with record-breaking rain and unusually warm temperatures
The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued five people from floodwaters in Washington state as an atmospheric river brings heavy rain, flooding and unseasonably warm temperatures to the Pacific Northwest.
Photographs capture humpback whale's Seattle visit, breaching in waters in front of Space Needle
Pictures released by a conservation group Soundwatch Boater Education Program show a young humpback whale breaching in front of the Space Needle as it visited the waters off Seattle last week, capturing a rare display of wildlife next to a major city.
UK experts recommend chickenpox shot for kids for the first time, decades after other countries
An expert scientific committee advising the British government recommended for the first time Tuesday that children should be immunized with the chickenpox vaccine — decades after the shots were made widely available in other countries, including the U.S., Canada and Australia.
Ravens rout Seahawks 37-3 behind defense and Keaton Mitchell's big day
Keaton Mitchell ran for 138 yards and his first NFL touchdown, Odell Beckham Jr. scored for the first time since the Super Bowl two seasons ago and the Baltimore Ravens routed another first-place team in beating the Seattle Seahawks 37-3.
Rookie Devon Witherspoon scores on 97-yard pick-6 as Seahawks' defense leads Seattle over Giants
Rookie cornerback Devon Witherspoon scored on a 97-yard interception return late in the third quarter and the Seattle Seahawks tied a team record with 11 sacks in a 24-3 victory over the struggling and offensively inept New York Giants.
In recording, a Seattle police officer joked after woman's death. He says remarks were misunderstood
A city watchdog agency is investigating after a body-worn camera captured one Seattle Police Department union leader joking with another following the death of a woman who was struck and killed by a police cruiser as she was crossing a street.
Cedric Mullins robs homer in 9th, hits 2-run shot in 10th; AL-best Orioles beat Mariners 5-3
Cedric Mullins robbed Ty France of a homer in the ninth inning and hit a two-run homer in the 10th, and the AL-best Baltimore Orioles beat the Seattle Mariners in extra innings for the second straight day, 5-3.
Another harrowing escape puts attention on open prostitution along Seattle's Aurora Avenue
The kidnapping of a woman who authorities say escaped her abductor by punching her way out of a cinder block cell in Oregon has focused attention on the area where authorities say she was taken: Aurora Avenue in Seattle, an urban stretch of state highway lined with box stores and budget motels and known for rampant prostitution.
FBI looks for more possible victims after woman escapes from cinder block cell in Oregon
Authorities say a man who posed as an undercover police officer kidnapped a woman in Seattle, drove her hundreds of miles to his home in Oregon and locked her in a cinder block cell until she bloodied her hands breaking the door to escape.
Top pick Jackson Holliday is among prospects for All-Star Futures Game at Seattle on July 8
Baltimore infielder Jackson Holliday, the top pick in last year’s amateur draft and a son of former All-Star Matt Holliday, was among 14 first-round selections chosen for the All-Star Futures Game at Seattle on July 8.
Starbucks union calls strike over Pride displays, but the company calls it a misinformation campaign
Workers at 150 Starbucks locations will strike in the coming week over what their union says is a clash over decor supporting LGBTQ+ causes, but the company denies it's banned any such displays and accused the union of using misinformation as a tactic in labor talks.
Insufficient prototype testing could put Titanic sub passengers in extreme danger, a lawsuit says
Documents show the company whose submersible vanished in the North Atlantic on a tourist dive to the wreck of the Titanic was repeatedly warned that there might be catastrophic safety problems posed by the way the vessel was developed.
Man exhibiting mental crisis charged in unprovoked shooting of pregnant woman in Seattle
A man who police say was exhibiting signs of a mental health crisis when he shot and killed a pregnant restaurant owner in her car in downtown Seattle this week has been charged with first-degree murder in her death.
Washington lawmakers reach deal on drug policy, avoid automatic decriminalization
Democratic and Republican leaders in the Washington Statehouse have reached a tentative deal on a major new drug policy, one that would avoid making the state the second to decriminalize the possession of controlled substances.
Panel: Seattle police should apologize for protest violence
A panel of police, citizens and accountability experts has concluded that the Seattle Police Department should “offer a sincere, public apology” for its violent response to people demonstrating after the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd.
Va Tech women headed to 1st Final Four after topping Ohio St
Elizabeth Kitley scored 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Georgia Amoore added 24 points and top-seeded Virginia Tech advanced to the Final Four for the first time in school history with an 84-74 win over No. 3 seed Ohio State in the Seattle 3 Regional final.