Print Bill O’Reilly, mighty mouth of Fox News, has found a way to both blow his own horn and sound the trumpet in the nation’s “culture wars.” BillO revealed on Wednesday that he was recruited in the 1970′s to play the Marlboro Man in the brand’s since-banned TV ads.
PrintA 62-year-old man was killed Tuesday afternoon after crashing his car in Ballard, which officials say was likely triggered by a medical issue that impaired the driver. The man was driving south on Eighth Avenue Northwest near Northwest 65th Street when the 2004 Honda Odyssey he drove jumped the west curb, veered over the raised median and traveled the wrong direction in the northbound lane, according to Seattle police reports.
Food stamps are a vital part of life for about one in nine Americans, according to recently released Census Bureau figures. Of the Washington households receiving food stamps, the average family received about $236 a month in support.
The president of Western Washington University is under fire from conservative media for bluntly saying that WWU will have “failed as a university” if its faculty and student body “are as white in 10 years as we are today.” Bruce Shepard has incurred the wrath of the campusreform.org website, which Wednesday carried abusive tweets calling on Shepard to resign. The Washington Times ran a story under the provocative headline: ”University: Help, our campus is too white.” But Shepard argues his university is doing its public duty, adapting to a competitive environment and respondin
Ex-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is opening his checkbook with a pledge to spend $50 million to support candidates, legislation and grassroots organizing to promote firearms safety in gun safety and challenge the powerful Gun Lobby.
Gov. Jay Inslee has hired a coal lobbyist to direct his policy office, an eyebrow-raising selection for a governor who has insisted on sweeping scrutiny of coal export terminals proposed at Cherry Point, north of Bellingham, and along the Columbia River at Longview.
Sandhya Khadka, a native of Nepal, left her home country in the past year to come to Seattle where her father lives. She came to the U.S. to attend school.
As trial nears for Seattle attorney Danford Grant, the purported serial rapist now claims the massage parlor workers he's accused of attacking are jilted prostitutes.
Despite recent warm temperatures, there was snow at Woodland Park Zoo on Tuesday. Grizzly bear brothers Keema and Denali celebrated their 20th birthday with a truckload of snow courtesy of Crystal Mountain ski resort.
A new statewide Elway Poll shows majority support for both rival gun initiatives facing off on Washington’s November ballot. The survey of 504 voters, taken April 9-13, shows a public confused about a nationally watched “gun battle” shaping up in the Evergreen State.
PrintThe Bellevue Police Department announced Thursday it has fired an officer who pulled over a fellow cop for DUI in November and let him go home instead of arresting him.
A suspended University of Washington football player accused of assaulting two people during a Super Bowl celebration says he has learned from his mistakes.
Gabriel Navarro is charged with first-degree murder for killing his girlfriend after she made plans to leave him and finish school.
A longtime Seattle restaurant will serve its final meal this week after the owners sold their property to one of the largest apartment ownership groups in the country.
They had two flat screen TVs, an extensive reptile collection and a steady stream of welfare checks meant to help a blind teen with cerebral palsy. She had 23 rotten teeth, a dirty diaper and a bedroom the King County Sheriff's Office detective on the case described as the worst she'd seen during her career.
The Republican Party in Congress, under aegis of such lawmakers as Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., has sought to appear as fighters for women’s equality and refute Democrats potent 2012 battle cry of a GOP “war on women.” But a veteran party leader and anti-feminist Republican has come up with a new argument: Women should accept lower pay as the price of finding a good husband.
President Obama has signed legislation protecting the Green Mountain Lookout near Darrington, an historic structure with an eye-popping 360-degree view of the Cascade Range. But, Washington, D.C., we have a problem. How do you get there? It’s a vital consideration in bringing visitor dollars into a town suffering big hurt from the S.R.
PrintSen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is coming to Seattle to hawk her new memoir, titled “A Fighting Chance,” and appear May 29 as marquee guest at Sen. Patty Murray’s annual Golden Tennis Shoes Awards lunch and fund-raiser.
A Romanian couple accused of a $68 million tax cheat in their home country was hoarding gold and had built a bunker at their Yelm home, according to recently unsealed FBI statements.
After 27 years as KOMO/4's primary anchor, Dan Lewis is stepping down.
A Bellevue felon smashed the skull of the elderly woman who'd taken him in after he was released from prison, King County prosecutors contend.
The one-way traffic labyrinth in Lower Queen Anne, which extends east to South Lake Union, will experience several changes in the coming months, with Mercer Street, Roy Street and Queen Anne Avenue North to transition to two-way traffic, according to a Wednesday statement from the Seattle Department of Transportation.
Hundreds of Meridian, Idaho, high school students signed a protest petition when their local school board banned Sherman Alexie’s young adult novel “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian’ from their 10th-grade curriculum.
Gut-check time came early this year, and — with no help coming from Olympia — the King County Council showed guts. Confronted with a $75 million Metro budget shortfall and steep projected cuts in bus service, the nine-member Council voted unanimously in February to put a small tax measure and $60 car fee before the voters in an April 22nd special election.
Police believe the woman found dead in her Bellevue apartment Sunday night was killed by her 53-year-old nephew, who has a lengthy criminal history and admitted to relapsing back into his drug habit.
The King County Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday that it would not file felony assault charges against any of the three people arrested for investigation of assaulting two homeless men in Pioneer Square March 15 after a Sounders game.