The Office of Financial Management says the 85,800 increase in 2013 was the largest one-year gain since 2008
Church agreed to settle 30 claims filed by men who said they were abused decades ago by staff members at two Catholic schools.
The gunman who killed one student and wounded two others at a small Seattle college last week had stopped taking his medications because he “wanted to feel the hate,” and he detailed his plans in a handwritten journal for two weeks before the attack, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
A suburban Bellevue man accused of killing the 72-year-old aunt he lived with has been charged with second-degree murder.
A King County Superior Judge has struck part of the voter-approved $15 an hour minimum wage measure for airport workers in SeaTac.
A candidate who died in August won election Tuesday to a water district commission in Des Moines with 71 percent of the vote.
A sex offender who fled Canada was charged Monday with another misdemeanor in Seattle while prosecutors weigh the possibility of more serious charges.
Union leaders for about 21,000 workers at four major grocery store chains in the Puget Sound area are threatening a strike at 7 p.m. Monday unless they reach an agreement on a labor contract with employers.
Advances in DNA technology have allowed experts to determine that a partial skull found 12 years ago belonged to an 18-year-old Washington woman who vanished in 1990.
Luther Leonard, a former University of Washington football player, is accused of being involved in a bank robbery earlier this month with another man.