| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Canadian police said Wednesday that Andrew Michael Crews, a 32-year-old Seattle resident and tattoo artist, was the gunman who shot and wounded a Canadian border agent at the Peace Arch U.S.-Canada crossing before turning the gun on himself.
| Mar 2, 2012
| 6:30 PM
The Washington Legislature passed and sent the governor bills to increase prison sentences for the crime of vehicular homicide by DUI and to establish a statewide “Blue Alert” emergency system, similar to Amber Alerts, when someone kills a cop...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 4:18 AM
Just before midnight Thursday, Gov. Christine Gregoire called for a special legislative session to deal with the state's $1 billion budget shortfall after lawmakers failed to reach agreement on a deficit-cutting bill during their 60-day regular...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 5:42 AM
The Washington State Legislature passed two bills Thursday night designed to fight Medicaid fraud.
Data indicates that fraud accounts for three and 10 percent of Medicaid expenditures. The fraud recovery rate is currently sitting at less than one percent...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 6:19 PM
Gov. Christine Gregoire signed a $1 billion jobs bill Monday that aims to put 18,000 people in the construction industry back to work. The bill is part of the bipartisan budget deal that was recently approved by the Legislature.
Gregoire chose to sign...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 2:08 PM
DENVER (AP) — Should marijuana be treated like alcohol? Or should it remain in the same legal category as heroin and the most dangerous drugs? Votes this week by Colorado and Washington to allow adult marijuana possession have prompted what could be...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Gov. Chris Gregoire said Tuesday the Justice Department offered her no guidance on the state's legalization of marijuana but promised to study the issue and get back to her, the governor's office said.
Gregoire met in Washington, D.C., Tuesday with...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Firefighters battling wildfires throughout Central and Eastern Washington made progress during the week, but continuing dry conditions and a forecasted winds have crews worried of what's to come.
More than 800 personnel using 32 fire engines and seven...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Another governor faces dramatic cuts and tries to rally the discouraged....
| Jan 19, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Famous names, many of them Asian, show up for the third state dinner hosted at the White House by the Obamas....
| Jan 24, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Nation's first Latina governor vows to veto new taxes and insists on cutting spending and waste....
| Jan 21, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Republican Gov. Sean Parnell proposes to suspend the state's eight-cent per gallon fuel tax....