SEATTLE — A King County District Court judge found probable cause Monday to hold a Redmond-area mother on investigation of second-degree murder for allegedly choking her 15-month-old son to death on Saturday.
SPOKANE — The Spokane Tribe’s reservation, plus land it holds in trust in Airway Heights and Chewelah, was named one of nine Promise Zones, giving it the chance for more federal help to fight poverty and unemployment.
Officials in Mosier, Oregon, are objecting to Union Pacific’s decision to restart train traffic after a fiery oil-car derailment Friday prompted an evacuation and disrupted the town’s sewage and water systems.
YAKIMA — The majority of local school districts lag behind the state average in the numbers of graduates enrolling in post-high school education, according to data released by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction this week.
Keisha Scott, the mother of 11-year-old twins, is considering pulling her sons out of South Shore PK-8 School on South Henderson Street because of the frequency of shootings in the school’s Rainier Beach neighborhood.
MOSIER, Ore. — Fire crews have extinguished a fire that raged in Oregon after a Union Pacific Corp train carrying crude oil derailed on Friday and burst into flames, the Federal Rail Administration said.
SEATTLE — The family of a man killed by Seattle police in February is calling for an investigation by the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice, claiming new evidence supports their suspicions that the gun found in the car where Che Taylor was killed was planted by police.