YAKIMA -- As the search for Dr. Jay Sloop entered its fourth day in Kiev, organizers explained why volunteers focused their efforts on a large urban park in the Ukrainian capital.
EVERETT (AP) -- Police said they captured a home intruder late Friday who held them at bay for nearly eight hours after claiming to have a grenade.
PORTLAND (AP) -- Two men have pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2005 death of a Hillsboro woman who was stabbed 29 times with a screwdriver.
CHEHALIS (AP) -- A McCleary man has been sentenced to 26 years in prison for a 2012 attack on a judge and a deputy sheriff in the Grays Harbor County Courthouse in Montesano.
Girlfriend's actions allegedly angered him at campfire
A Spokane County sheriff's detective faces felony charges of domestic violence and second-degree assault after allegedly using a flashlight to hit his girlfriend and another man at a drunken party last Sunday near Odessa.
Program to help merchants cover workers won't be up until 2014
SEATTLE (AP) — A new health insurance marketplace being set up in Washington to help small businesses find insurance for their employees will not be fully operational this fall, as planned.
SALEM, Ore. — Oregon legislators are considering a bill to legalize and license medical marijuana retailers, calling it a step toward reining in abuses of the state's 15-year-old effort to allow people to use pot for therapy.
JUNEAU, Alaska — The five West Coast states affected by debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan are about to receive an initial $250,000 each from a $5 million gift from Japan for cleanup.
LONGVIEW — An inmate who collapsed at the Cowlitz County Jail died Thursday at a Vancouver hospital.
He's accused of trying to kill police officers
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — A trial is under way in Astoria for a Washington state man accused of trying to kill police officers.
Woman moves self, daughters from Idaho to California
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Holly Lahti won one of the biggest lottery jackpots in U.S. history then seemed to disappear from the face of the Earth. She actually moved to the California coast.Lahti, 31, of Rathdrum, Idaho, gave her first interview this week since splitting a $380 million Mega Millions jackpot in January 2011.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD (AP) — An Army sergeant has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the 2009 killings of five fellow service members at a combat stress clinic in Iraq.
Serial killer Robert Yates, whose death sentence has been upheld by the state Supreme Court, is seeking an appeal through the federal court system.
PORTLAND (AP) — Kaiser Permanente Northwest is apologizing to nearly 6,500 members in Oregon and Washington whose blood was tested for HIV without their knowledge or consent.
SEATTLE — Suicide stalks Indian Country, claiming more lives of native youth than those in any other population, not only in Washington, but nationally.