Woman, 70, Rescued After Tumble Down Steep Hill; Hurt BackFire officials in the Seattle suburb of Auburn, Washington, say a 70-year-old woman out walking with two grandchildren and a dog had to be rescued Thursday afternoon after tumbling down a steep hillside above the White River. In addition to the initial slide, a Valley Regional Fire Authority spokesman says she fell about 20 feet off a vertical ledge.
Spokane Police: Woman Thought To Have OD'd Found To Be ShotA Spokane police spokeswoman says a woman who appeared to be suffering from a drug overdose was later found to have a gunshot wound in the lower abdomen.
Skagit Valley Hospital Sued Over Abortion RightsThe American Civil Liberties Union of Washington says it's launching an effort to make sure public hospitals are following the state's abortion rights law.
Study: Hospice Patients Less Likely To Die In HospitalsPeople who enroll in hospice care are five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes than people who do not choose hospice, according to a new study by local researchers.
Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it's time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.
Woman Wounded In South Seattle ShootoutPolice say two groups exchanged shots across a south Seattle street Sunday night just before midnight, wounding a woman in the leg.
Witnesses Sought In Wash. State Faculty BeatingPullman police Monday investigated a beating that put a Washington State University faculty member in the hospital with a serious head injury.
Boy Hit By School Bus Airlifted To Hospital The Washington State Patrol says a 7-year-year-old boy struck by a school bus in Ferndale, Wash., has been airlifted to a Seattle hospital.
Man Charged With Donning Scrubs, Stealing DrugsA 28-year-old Washington state man is charged with donning scrubs and a hospital identification badge to steal drugs from a "crash cart" at a Missoula hospital.
Chinese Woman Had Spider Living Inside Ear For 5 DaysThe urban legend of spiders crawling into one’s ears while sleeping became reality for one Chinese woman as she had a spider living inside her ear for five days.
Doctors Want to Redefine Autism; Parents Worried "We're wanting to use this opportunity to get this diagnosis right," said Dr. Bryan King, a member of the revision panel and director of the autism center at Seattle Children's Hospital.
Boeing Worker Trapped Under 787 Leaves Hospital A 30-year-old Boeing employee who lost both legs after he was trapped by the landing gear of a 787 jet says he doesn't know how it happened but recalls "just horrible pain."