Roll-your-own cigarette machines may be out of business for good, just as Washington state was looking to tax them.
Community groups want a say and more transparency in negotiations between the city of Seattle and the Justice Department over police department reforms.
A federal program that uses fingerprint analysis to identify illegal immigrants in county jails has been activated for Washington state. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Andre Munoz says the program went live on Tuesday.
The U.S. attorney’s office in Seattle says more than 40 people have been arrested in Western Washington and elsewhere in two drug trafficking investigations.
Researchers at the University of Washington say the federal school turnaround program is mostly failing in Washington state, even though teachers and administrators are trying their best to make a difference for kids.
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has proposed a series of police reforms following a damning federal report after a series of high-profile incidents involving minorities.
Federal investigators allege Brandon Lee Price changed the address on a bank account held by billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, then had a debit card sent to his Pittsburgh home so he could use it for payments on a delinquent Armed Forces Bank account and personal expenses.
More than three dozen Washington state lawmakers are asking the federal government to reclassify marijuana so it can be prescribed by doctors.
Headed to federal court for sentencing on Friday, lawyers for Colton Harris-Moore are fighting back against the notion that he’s not sorry for his infamous two-year crime spree.