The state Attorney General’s office has filed a court brief defending Seattle’s $15-an-hour minimum wage ordinance against a suit brought by the International Franchise Association. Attorney General Bob Ferguson: He’s defending Seattle’s $15-an-hour minimum wage ordinance.
Ex-Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, the man who pardoned Maurice Clemmons, has delivered an all-out defense of Josh Duggar, a senior executive of the conservative Family Research Council who resigned after admitting he molested five underage girls while he was a teenager.
The court documents from a nasty, years-long child custody fight between Fox News pundit Bill O’Reilly and his ex-wife have revealed the accusation that O’Reilly choked his spouse and dragged her down stairs.
Hillary Clinton is bedeviled in the “other” Washington by media critics and Republicans’ politically driven Benghazi investigation, but she leads all prospective Republican challengers by a 10-15 point margin in a poll of Washington state voters.
The U.S. Export Import Bank has sustained jobs across the country but no place more than Washington, guaranteeing export loans for businesses as big as Boeing and as small as a Yakima Valley firm which has found foreign markets for music stands.
Mayor Ed Murray came home to his Democratic district organization Tuesday night, giving a shout-out to challenged Seattle City Council President Tim Burgess,and warning that progressive Democrats will find themselves “hit hard from the extreme left and far right.” The 43rd District Democrats found themselves showered with praise for past stands on human rights, but turned around and sent Mayor Murray’s candidates to the showers.
One man is seriously hurt and another man arrested after a Pioneer Square stabbing Tuesday night. Police were called just before 10 p.m. to the area of First Avenue South and South Washington Street.
Glassdoor ranks America's best cities for jobs based on job satisfaction and availability. Seattle does quite well.
Palouse Falls State Park is way out in the middle of nowhere in Eastern Washington, yet the parking lot was full, tents dotted the lawn and visitors were trekking all over the place on a spring Saturday two weeks ago.
A woman was slashed in the arm Thursday afternoon while someone tried to snatch her purse in Fremont, police reports say. Reports indicate she was walking north on Troll Avenue North near North 35th Street about 4:35 p.m.
Managers at the general contractor hired to build a new animal testing lab at the University of Washington are locked in a legal fight with an animal rights activist they claim has been harassing them at their Eastside homes.
The U.S. Senate, in a key Thursday vote, moved ahead with legislation to give President Obama fast track authority to negotiate new trade agreements, including the Trans Pacific Partnership that would lower tariffs on U.S.
If you have lived in Seattle long enough, you had to know that these last few days of sunny skies and warm temperatures couldn't last. Why, look: It's Memorial Day weekend up ahead.
The Boy Scouts of America, who voted last year to allow teenage gay scouts, needs to quickly end its ban on gay adults in such posts as scoutmaster, Boy Scouts of America President Dr.
Security officers have seized four loaded firearms from carry-on bags in a 24-hour period at the Sea-Tac airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The first weapon was detected about 9 a.m.
Seattle police seized a pistol and arrested five teenagers early Wednesday after a man an woman were robbed at gunpoint in Capitol Hill. Several people called 911 about 12:30 a.m.
Los Angeles, America’s second-largest city, voted to approve a phased-in $15 minimum wage Tuesday that will fully take effect by July of 2020. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and U.S. Labor Sec.
The British Columbia government plans to shoot and kill hundreds of wolves from the air over the next five years in an effort to preserve endangered mountain caribou, with some of the carnage likely near the U.S.-Canada border in northeast Washington.
A Friday afternoon explosion in the backyard of a Enumclaw house left two young boys with "significant injuries," according to the Enumclaw Fire Department.
A trove of classic rides -- from fancy European sports cars to sedans from before WWII to muscle cars of the 1960s, will go on sale in Seattle in early June.
One southbound lane of Aurora Avenue North in Queen Anne will close during midday hours starting next week. Seattle Department of Transportation crews plan to replace a sidewalk on the west side of the highway between Comstock and Galer Streets.
Instagram/@mamas_mexican_kitchen In yet another act of Seattle gentrification, Mama’s Mexican Kitchen in Belltown is moving out its Elvis room and closing to make way for apartments. The quirky and affordable Mexican restaurant has been a Belltown mainstay at Second Avenue and Bell Street for 41 years.
Mayor Ed Murray and Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole announced a program Thursday intended to prevent and fight anti-gay bias crimes. The program, Safe Place, provides businesses, schools and other organizations with information on how to report malicious harassment, in addition to decals that would identify the business or organization as an LGBT-friendly place.
The 28-year-old man detained Tuesday night after a Pioneer Square stabbing has a lengthy criminal history including other instances of using a knife while committing thefts. The man remains in King County Jail and a Superior Court judge found probable cause to keep him jailed.
A Seattle sex offender fresh from prison may spend the rest of his life confined for, among other allegations, twice copulating with a vacuum cleaner.
RENTON — Against the backdrop of a Boeing plant that has built 8,500 737 jets, Secretary of State John Kerry appealed Tuesday for support of the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership and challenged liberal critics of the pact of 12 Pacific Rim nations.