Government Wants Appeal Of Travel Ban Put On HoldThe Justice Department wants a federal appeals court to put President Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new order.
Officials In Legal Pot State Vow To Fight Federal CrackdownBob Ferguson, attorney general in Washington state, which joined Colorado in 2012 as the first states to legalize recreational use of the drug, said he requested a meeting last week with Attorney General Jeff Sessions about his approach to legal, regulated marijuana.
Senate Votes For Bill To Vacate Victims' Prostitution CrimesVictims of sex trafficking would be allowed to vacate prostitution convictions in Washington state under a measure passed by the state Senate.
Seattle Mayor Pitches $55M Tax Measure For Homeless ServicesMurray said in his state of the city address Tuesday that the city needs to double its spending on homelessness.
Bill Advances That Would Exempt Some Info About Wolf AttacksA bill that would exempt from public disclosure information about people who report or respond to wolf attacks has cleared a House committee.
Federal Judge Scolds State For Treatment Of Mentally Ill A federal judge has blasted the Washington state agency responsible for providing competency services to mentally ill people in jail, saying the agency doesn't appear to understand that these individuals "have constitutional rights that are being violated."
Despite Gov't Claims, 'Dreamer' Lawyers Say Gang Ties FalseDaniel Ramirez Medina's lawyer Mark Rosenbaum said in a conference call late Thursday that the documents fail to provide even one piece of evidence that Ramirez is affiliated with any gang.
Investor Optimistic On Seattle Arena ChancesHansen's interview with The Associated Press represented his first public comments in nearly two years about the efforts.
What Comes Next In Trump Travel Ban CaseA federal appeals court has handed a resounding victory to Washington state and Minnesota in their challenge of President Donald Trump's travel ban, finding unanimously that a lower court ruling suspending the ban's enforcement should stay in place while the case continues.
Trump vs Nordstrom: Raising Ethical ConcernsPresident Donald Trump added to a string of presidential firsts on Wednesday, and drew fire from ethics lawyers, with a Twitter attack on Nordstrom. The Seattle-based retailer stoked Trump's rage by dropping his daughter Ivanka's clothing and accessory line.
Mariners Catcher Jesus Sucre Traded To Rays The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired catcher Jesus Sucre from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named or cash. Sucre was outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma last week.
Lawmakers Push For Washington State Tourism ProgramAfter eliminating the state tourism office in 2011, the Legislature is considering creating a Washington Tourism Marketing Authority to fund and manage resources throughout the state.