Stuffed Tiger Atop SUV Prompts 911 Call

A large stuffed tiger sitting atop an SUV prompted a 911 call from someone who apparently thought the toy was a real animal

CBS Seattle–05/20/2015


Lawmakers Want To Punish Teachers Who Go On Strike

Senate Bill 6116, which would take away teacher pay during strike days, was sponsored by a Democrat, but Sen. Tim Sheldon, a member of the mostly Republican majority caucus, did not receive any support from other Democratic lawmakers. They walked out of a meeting of the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee before testimony began.


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How Far $15 An Hour Goes In Six Cities

Here’s a look at how far that money could go in six cities, given living expenses

CBS Seattle–05/20/2015


Teachers In Seattle, Mercer Island, Issaquah On 1-Day Strike

Teachers in Seattle, Issaquah and Mercer Island are the latest to hold a one-day strike to encourage Washington lawmakers to pay for voter-approved class-size reductions and put more money into the state education budget.


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Damage Done To Tunnel-Boring Machine Greater Than Thought

Seattle Tunnel Partners finished disassembling Bertha and have concluded the damage the machine sustained is more extensive than previously thought.

CBS Seattle–05/18/2015


Arctic Drilling Protest Heats Up Near Terminal 5

Critics of oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean plan to block the gates to a seaport terminal in Seattle, where Royal Dutch Shell’s massive floating drill rig will be loaded up before heading to the waters off Alaska this summer.

CBS Seattle–05/18/2015

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Hackers Targeting Starbucks App Users; Starbucks Denies Reports

A new hacking scheme is targeting Starbucks customers’ mobile payment app and gift cards, according to CBS News — and the thieves don’t even need a debit card number.

CBS Seattle–05/14/2015

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Elephants Arrive At Oklahoma Zoo After Weather, Legal Delays

Two Asian elephants from Seattle finally have arrived in Oklahoma City after political opposition, legal challenges and stormy weather.

CBS Seattle–05/13/2015

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The Thermals, Cave Singers, La Luz Highlight 2015 West Seattle Summer Fest

The West Seattle Summer Fest, which has been a West Seattle tradition each year since 1982, features a slew of Northwest talent.

CBS Seattle–05/12/2015

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Gov. Inslee Signs Measure Expanding Animal Cruelty Laws

The new law creates a $125 fine for leaving an unattended animal confined where temperature, lack of water or dearth of fresh air could hurt or kill it.

CBS Seattle–05/11/2015

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SEATTLE, WA - MAY 14:  Environmental activists from the Duwamish Tribe protest the arrival of the Polar Pioneer, an oil drilling rig owned by Shell Oil, as it arrives on May 14, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The rig is part of a fleet that will lead a controversial oil-exploration effort off Alaska's North Slope. (Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images)

‘Kayaktivism’ In Elliot Bay [Gallery]

Environmental activists in kayaks protest the arrival of the Polar Pioneer, an oil drilling rig owned by Shell Oil. The rig is part of a fleet that will lead a controversial oil-exploration effort off Alaska’s North Slope.


March 23rd Is National Puppy Day

Get your puppy fix right here!

Cale Holdsworth, in town from Kansas to visit family, celebrates after purchasing two grams of marijuana strain "OG's Pearl" for $26.50 at Top Shelf Cannabis, a retail marijuana store, on July 8, 2014 in Bellingham, Washington. Top Shelf Cannabis was the first retail marijuana store to open today in Washington state, nearly a year and a half after the state's voters chose to legalize marijuana.  (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Washington Pot Shops: Opening Day

People began purchasing marijuana at 8 a.m. at Bellingham’s Top Shelf Cannabis

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Seattle Bike To Work Day

Scenes from Seattle’s Bike to Work Day on May 16, 2014!

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Sub Pop’s Sea-Tac Store Grand Opening

Get a first look at Sub Pop Records’ new retail store in Sea-Tac

Twenty-four Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide

Latest From The Devastating Slide

The recovery effort continues in Oso as crews deal with restoring the town and families cope with tragedy.

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