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This photo provided by the Washington State Patrol shows the aftermath of a mudslide that moved a house with people inside in Snohomish County on Saturday March 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Washington State Patrol)

Sheriff: 2 killed in big Washington state mudslide

SEATTLE (AP) — Two people died in a massive mudslide in Washington state on Saturday, and others were injured, the Snohomish County sheriff’s office reported. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Bronlea Mishler says two died after an estimated mile-long […]

03/22/2014

Investigators and emergency personnel look over the aftermath of a news helicopter crash Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Seattle, Wash. A KOMO-TV helicopter crashed into a city street near Seattle's Space Needle, killing two people and critically injuring a person in a car on the ground. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Jordan Stead)

Investigators examine fatal helicopter crash scene

SEATTLE (AP) — A news helicopter crashed into a street and burst into flames Tuesday near Seattle’s Space Needle, killing two people on board, badly injuring a man in a car and sending plumes of […]

03/18/2014

In this photo provided by KOMO-TV, a car burns at the scene of a helicopter crash outside the KOMO-TV studios near the space needle in Seattle on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The station says the helicopter was apparently coming in for a landing on its rooftop Tuesday morning when it possibly hit the side of the building and went down, hitting several vehicles on Broad Street.  (AP Photo/KOMO-TV, Kelly Koopmans)

News helicopter crashes near Space Needle; 2 dead

SEATTLE (AP) — A news helicopter crashed into a city street near Seattle’s Space Needle on Tuesday, killing two people, critically injuring a person in a car on the ground and sending plumes of black […]

03/18/2014

This image provided by Transit Plumbing and taken on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, shows plumber apprentice Joe Wells touching what Burke Museum officials believe is a mammoth tusk that was uncovered by construction workers in the south Lake Union area of Seattle. (AP Photo/Transit Plumbing)

Owner lets museum to dig up Seattle mammoth tusk

SEATTLE (AP) — The fate of the mammoth tusk found at a construction site in downtown Seattle this week was entirely up to the landowner, a national expert said Thursday. Washington state has no laws […]

02/13/2014

Seattle Seahawks' Jermaine Kearse (15) scores on a 23-yard touchdown reception in front of Denver Broncos' Mike Adams (20) during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Seahawks beat Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattle’s in a long time. The Seahawks won their first Super Bowl title Sunday night in overpowering fashion, punishing […]

02/02/2014

Amazon Fresh delivery truck. (Photo credit: Amazon)

Amazon grocery delivery rolls into San Francisco

Amazon.com Inc.’s grocery delivery service is rolling into San Francisco. The online retailer said it is expanding its AmazonFresh service into its third city after testing it in Los Angeles and Seattle. The service provides […]

12/11/2013

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Flight diverts to Washington state after teen dies

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – A Delta Air Lines flight from Seattle to Atlanta has been diverted to Spokane International Airport after a 16-year-old boy died on board. Airport spokesman Todd Woodard says the teen suffered […]

12/07/2013

Heidi Lappetito pedals her cargo bike while making a delivery of frozen salmon into Port Townsend, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Cargo bikes the new minivan for cycling families

SEATTLE (AP) — One fisherman uses a bike to deliver hundreds of pounds of salmon to local markets. A mom who regularly shuttles her two kids around town once tried to haul a twin mattress […]

12/06/2013

SpaceX CEO and Chief Designer Elon Musk pausing during his commencement speech for Caltech graduates in Pasadena, Calif. on June 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Tesla CEO expects feds to clear Model S in fires

DETROIT (AP) — The leader of upstart automaker Tesla Motors is confident that its Model S car is safe and will be cleared by a federal investigation into two battery fires. CEO Elon Musk said […]

11/22/2013

Human brain slabbing. (Photo credit: Allen Institute for Brain Science)

Seahawks owner Allen to fund brain injury research

SEATTLE (AP) — As the only owner of an NFL team with a brain research laboratory, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is in a unique position to study whether repeated blows to the head can lead […]

11/21/2013

Machinists gather  to vote on Boeing's contract at the Aerospace Machinists Union headquarters in Everett, Wash., Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 13, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Mark Harrison)

Boeing may move 777X out of Washington state

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing’s ties to the Pacific Northwest date back more than a century, when William Boeing purchased a Seattle shipyard that would become his first airplane factory. In recent years, however, those ties […]

11/14/2013

Socialist candidate for Seattle City Council Kshama Sawant, right, speaks outside City Council chambers in Seattle about her support for raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour for all workers in the city. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Socialist candidate takes lead in Seattle race

SEATTLE (AP) — Voters in left-leaning Seattle, where police recently handed out snacks at a large marijuana festival and politicians often try to out-liberal each other, are close to electing a Socialist candidate to the […]

11/13/2013

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