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.
US Suspends Enforcement Of Travel BanAs the White House worked to reinstate the ban, Trump mocked U.S. District Judge James Robart, appointed by President George W. Bush, as a "so-called judge" whose "ridiculous" ruling "will be overturned."
Seattle, King County To Go Ahead With Safe Injection SitesSeattle Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine say they're going ahead with plans to create safe injection sites where people can use heroin or other opioids under the watch of medical professionals.
Senate Republicans Release Education Funding Plan Senate Republicans on Friday released an education funding plan that seeks to replace local school levies with a statewide uniform rate earmarked for schools.
Governor Inslee: Trump 'Foolishness' Won't Affect Plans"I'm proud to say our state will remain undeterred and we will not be slowed one iota by the foolishness that we're hearing out of the White House," the Democrat told reporters at a media briefing in Olympia.
Starbucks Post Disappointing Sales GrowthStarbucks reported disappointing sales growth Thursday for its fiscal first quarter, noting the challenging environment for restaurant retailers.