Matt Markovich is FOX 13's political reporter.
In wake of a school shooting in Uvalde, Texas that left 19 students and two teachers dead, some Washington city officials say that the state's preemption laws regarding guns need to be changed to provide more local government control.
Had trouble finding a shopping cart lately? Some stores are having trouble keeping them on lots because people keep stealing them. Now, laws intended to keep cities free of abandoned carts may be contributing to the problem - by charging stores fines to reclaim them.
The decision makers in charge of the region’s homelessness efforts have tipped their hand to a new strategy regarding encampment removals - no shelter, no sweep.
People living in encampments along state highway right-of-ways will soon have to make a decision, Governor Jay Inslee said: take shelter or move.
Clallam and San Juan counties have been rated 'high risk' for contracting COVID-19 by the CDC. King, Snohomish and Jefferson counties have moved into the 'medium risk' category.
Life in a Lynnwood neighborhood got very tense Monday morning, when a shooting suspect began knocking on windows and doors in an effort to get away from police.
North Carolina businessman Tom Harris wants Amazon to use its powerful shopping platform to help customers put their own sanctions against Russia.
Two King County police agencies are both combating officer shortages, but are taking different approaches to recruit new people. The verdict is out on which agency is taking the better approach.
All across Western Washington, RVs that park on the street for months are rarely forced to move by officials. But one Thurston County man is being told he must move one single RV sitting on his own land after trying to help a friend in need.
Drug treatment for teens is becoming hard to find, especially in light of the surge of fentanyl overdoses. Confounding the problem is the reluctance of teens to get their parents’ permission into drug treatment.