A lawsuit was filed against King County Monday alleging its $10-per-day expense payment to jurors leads to the disproportional exclusion of the poor and minorities excused for economic hardship because their employers don't compensate them for jury duty.
REDMOND — U.S. Labor Department investigators told Microsoft this year they had found preliminary evidence of gender-based discrimination at the company, according to court papers filed this week in a gender-discrimination lawsuit.
SEATTLE — Hundreds of people flocked to the Fauntleroy ferry terminal in West Seattle on Sunday morning to watch the dramatic — and ultimately heartbreaking — attempt to save a juvenile humpback whale that became stranded just 20 feet from shore.
SPOKANE — Inside the cafeteria of Whitworth University is a black indoor-growing tent full of tomatoes, basil, kale, peas, leeks and edible viola flowers. Lights and fans are trained on the plants, and a bag that absorbs carbon dioxide hangs from above.
A federal judge ruled on Friday that eight anti-government militants facing criminal charges in the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife center can now communicate with each other ahead of a trial set for next month.
As Pierce County Judge Ronald Culpepper sentenced Richard Blair to more than 41 years in prison Thursday, he said he didn’t think anyone bought Blair’s account of why he killed his roommate with more than 60 blows of a hammer and cuts to his body.
A new challenge to the constitutionality of the state’s charter-school law was filed in King County Superior Court on Wednesday by a coalition of parents, educators, school administrators and civic groups.
SEATTLE — Just one day after Seattle police bicycle officers used naloxone to stop an opioid overdose for the 10th time since spring, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was in town to hear about the program.
BELLEVUE — A 39-year-old felon who was mistakenly released early from prison last year was convicted of his third-strike offense Tuesday, when a King County judge found him guilty of vehicular homicide and felony hit-and-run in a fatal crash in Bellevue.