Washington has some of the highest case numbers of missing and murdered Indigenous people in the country. New efforts backed by the state to help protect them are showing promising results.
Washington-based energy companies Puget Sound Energy and Avista have proposed rate increases as early as this winter, which the Attorney General's Office argues are unfair on customers.
A judge on Friday overturned a Washington state rule prohibiting insurers from using credit scoring to set rates for auto, homeowner and renter insurance.
Police in Thurston County are warning people that there have been several air conditioners thefts recently.
A seafood processing company west of Aberdeen, Washington, will pay more than $92,000 in a settlement agreement over water quality violations, Washington state ecology officials said.
Two Washington men now face new charges in connection to the white nationalist group ‘Patriot Front,’ accused of vandalizing a rainbow Pride mural in Olympia.
Police recovered stolen merchandise, more than a thousand dollars of counterfeit money and drugs after a suspect was arrested for shoplifting at a gas station last week.
The campaign behind a controversial initiative that would decriminalize personal amounts of almost all illegal drugs has ended its signature-gathering push to get the initiative on the Nov. 8 ballot.
Starting July 1, several new laws will go into effect for Washington state, including new gun restrictions, alerts for missing Indigenous people, increased toll rates and increased license plate fees.
Officials with the Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) issued an emergency order on Thursday, requiring whale watching vessels and boaters to keep away from Southern Resident killer whales this summer. This reminder follows a recent declaration of 13 whales being considered ‘vulnerable’.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee and other lawmakers say they'll be working on legislation to shore up more protections for people seeking abortions in the coming weeks.
Olympia Police need help identifying a suspect in an attempted abduction from early June.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said he would not support a temporary suspension of the state gas tax, despite President Joe Biden calling on state leaders to do so.
A $5,000 reward is being offered for the identification and subsequent arrest of two suspects who were seen on camera lighting a flare before tossing it into the office of a Republican state lawmaker.
Olympia Police arrested a person suspected of firing a gun into a local homeless encampment referred to as ‘The Jungle.’
Starting July 1, the sale of ammunition magazines with more than 10 rounds will be banned in Washington state. Importing, manufacturing and distributing them will be outlawed, too.
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee is now among a growing number of people saying elected Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler should resign.
The office of Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has fired a top aide who formally complained that Kreidler had bullied him and was increasingly "antagonizing staff", according to a report from the Northwest News Network.
Washington State Department of Health is celebrating the one-year mark of its “Care-A-Van” service, which they say has vaccinated tens of thousands of people since it launched last year.
In Olympia, Capital High School student journalists are faced with red-tape, saying their school administrators are silencing them and locking up equipment they've used all year.