The fire department response to a Queen Anne-area building fire is blocking most lanes of Aurora Avenue North. Firefighters were called about 5:31 p.m. to Aurora Avenue North and Lynn Street for a fire at a four-story building, reports indicate.
A substantial majority of Americans approve of U.S. Supreme Court decisions that extended marriage equality to all 50 states and upheld insurance subsidies in Obamacare, according to a new CNN/Opinion Research poll.
A drive-by shooting early Tuesday injured a 48-year-old man in the Central District. Officers were called about 2 a.m. to reports of gunfire at 23rd Avenue and East Cherry Street.
The motoring public will feel a 7 cents gasoline tax hike as the first step to pay for a $16.1 billion transportation package unveiled Monday by bipartisan legislative leaders, after Gov.
Part artist colony and part industrial hanger-on, Georgetown has a claim as Seattle's first neighborhood.
Snoqualmie police detained four people late Sunday night after a car chase in which one of the suspects fired at a cop’s patrol car, reports say. A Snoqualmie police officer noticed a suspicious vehicle about 11:30 p.m.
Seattle police are investigating a Saturday night fight in the International District that left one man mortally wounded. Police responded to reports of a fight at 9 p.m. near Fifth Avenue South and South Weller Street, Seattle police reports say.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was ready to move on in 2014 when a federal court threw out his state’s ban on marriage equality, but as a 2016 candidate for president, Walker is raising a call to resistance.
Seattle police seek the public’s help in identifying a man who committed a home invasion robbery at a home in the Harrison/Denny-Blaine neighborhood near the Lake Washington waterfront. The man tied a resident up inside her home in the early morning of June 20 and pilfered jewelry and cash, police reports say.
A Portland man is dead and two are hospitalized in Seattle after the weekend’s electronic music festival at the Gorge. The Chelan County Coroner identified the deceased as Beau B.
The U.S. Supreme Court, on a 5-4 vote, has temporarily blocked Texas legislation that would shut down half of the remaining clinics providing abortion services in the Lone Star State.
The U.S. Supreme Court, ruling in an Arizona case, on Friday upheld citizen redistricting commissions such as Washington has used for three decades to draw Congress and legislative boundaries. The high court ruled for an Arizona plan, under attack from Republican legislators, that is very similar to Washington’s. It has a commission with two members chosen by Democratic legislators, two by Republicans, with an independent chair chosen by the other four.
Edith Macefield's home in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood came to symbolize a stand against development. The old woman made her last stand surrounded on three sides by a hulking, impersonal commercial space.
Two men are under arrest after they allegedly assumed the identity of a dead woman whose body they found while burglarizing her home, sheriff's officials said Friday.
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A Hanford technician named Rich Steele devoted a quarter-century to preserving the last stretch of Columbia River in Eastern Washington that had not been turned into a reservoir behind a hydroelectric dam.
Shell Oil has cleared one more key regulatory hurdle in seeking to drill in the Arctic this summer, as the oil giant received a “letter of authorization” (LOA) from the U.S.
Ex-Mars Hill Church senior pastor Mark Driscoll, bounced from the agenda of a mega-church conference last month, instead showed up on tape to acknowledge he has not always acted with “grace or with appropriateness.” Driscoll had been slated to be interviewed on stage at the annual Hillsong conferences in Sydney, Australia, and London, but his scheduled appearance drew protests and was canceled.
Seattle police say that a two-pound drone knocked a woman unconscious Sunday while she watched the Pride parade downtown. The 25-year-old woman stood among the crowd near Fourth Avenue and Madison Street when the 18-by-18-inches drone crashed into a building and dropped into the mass of spectators, hitting the woman in the head, police reports say.
The Stranger’s editorial director Dan Savage, learning that Sarah Palin is pregnant again. could not resist taking a sharp poke at Fox News, where “mama Grizzly” Sarah Palin was a pundit until let go earlier this month.
Seattle police are investigating a shower of gunfire in the Cascade neighborhood Sunday morning that left a man and woman injured with gunshot wounds. Cops responded to gunfire reports just before 3 a.m.
Notorious serial killer Gary Ridgway has been transferred to a high-security prison in Colorado, Andrew Garber with the State Department of Corrections said.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states was cheered Friday in this Washington, a state that passed pioneering laws affirming gay rights and helped break a 0-for-32 record of same-sex marriage measures at the polls.
All open fires have been banned from the wilderness backcountry of Olympic National Park, as well as such hiking destinations as Shi Shi Beach and Port of Arches on the park’s ocean strip.