University of Washington

File photo of a jury box. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Juries More Likely To Sentence African Americans To Death

Two years ago, when Washington’s Supreme Court was reviewing the death sentence assigned to a black man accused of raping and murdering a 65-year-old woman, Justice Charles Wiggins found himself troubled by numbers.

02/24/2014

Peace Corps volunteers during a swearing-in ceremony (Photo credit: TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP/Getty Images)

3 WA Schools Best Source Of Peace Corps Volunteers

The Peace Corps says the University of Washington, Western Washington University and Gonzaga are among the best places in the nation for recruiting volunteers.

CBS Seattle–02/11/2014

Police and the remnants of a fire are seen near the University of Washington after Seattle Seahawks fans started a fire in an intersection after watching their team win the Super Bowl  (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Multiple Bonfires Set In University District After Super Bowl

Students celebrating near the University of Washington Sunday night after the Seahawks’ Super Bowl victory started several bonfires in the streets.

CBS Seattle–02/03/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mendoza Nominated For Federal Bench

A state judge from the Tri-Cities has been nominated by President Obama to become a federal judge for Eastern Washington.

CBS Seattle–01/16/2014

Running back Bishop Sankey (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Washington’s Sankey Plans To Enter NFL Draft

Washington running back Bishop Sankey will skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft after the best rushing season in school history.

1090 The Fan–12/30/2013

The Space Needle, right, is viewed May 30, 2000 against the backdrop of downtown Seattle, WA. An earthquake measuring 6.8 in magnitude hit Seattle February 28, 2001. (Photo by Dan Callister/Getty Images)

Study: Over 10,000 Buildings At Risk From Earthquake Triggered Landslides

According to a new study from the University of Washington, more than 10,000 buildings are at high risks from earthquake triggered landslides.

12/16/2013

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State Audit: Misuse Of Washington College Credit Cards

A new state audit has found Washington university credit cards were used to make more than $225,000 in purchases not allowed by state policies.

CBS Seattle–12/16/2013

Close-up of Washington coach Don James on sidelines during game vs Stanford,in Seattle, Wash. on 10/31/1992. (credit: Richard Mackson/Getty Images)

Players, Coaches Gather To Honor Don James

Just like the game plans that made him such a successful college football coach, Don James took the time to map out the details of his memorial service.

1090 The Fan–10/28/2013

Closeup of Washington coach Don James on sidelines during game vs Stanford, Seattle, WA 10/31/1992.  (credit: Richard Mackson/Getty Images)

Washington Announces Plans To Honor Don James

The University of Washington will hold a public memorial service for former football coach Don James on Sunday.

1090 The Fan–10/21/2013

Closeup of Washington coach Don James on sidelines during game vs Stanford, Seattle, WA 10/31/1992.  (credit: Richard Mackson/Getty Images)

Former University of Washington Football Coach Don James Succumbs To Cancer

Long time University of Washington football coach Don James passed away earlier today at his home surrounded by loved ones from the effects of pancreatic cancer, the school announced. He was 80-years-old.

10/20/2013

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