King County prosecutors on Wednesday filed a third aggravated murder count against a man also charged with murder in New Jersey, alleging the four killings are part of a "bloody crusade" to punish the U.S. government for its foreign policies.
SEATTLE — A Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor has been ordered to reinstate a worker who the U.S. Department of Labor says was fired for voicing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety, officials said Wednesday.
By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press
August 20, 2014 6:56 p.m.
SEATTLE — A helicopter equipped with a mechanical claw plucked the bodies of three climbers from a glacier on Mount Rainier, in the same area where six went missing in late May, the National Park Service said Wednesday.
By KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press
August 20, 2014 6:29 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration detailed on Wednesday the toll that the escalating cost of fighting forest fires has had on other projects as it pushes Congress to overhaul how it pays for the most severe blazes.
By MATT VOLZ Associated Press
August 20, 2014 4:50 p.m.
HELENA, Mont. — The trustee representing Yellowstone Club creditors offered a reward Wednesday to anyone who can help uncover property or bank accounts the luxury resort's co-founder might have hidden from bankruptcy proceedings.
SALEM, Ore. — Dozens of teens expecting to compete at the 4-H Horse Fair at the Oregon State Fairgrounds left Salem disappointed Tuesday after events such as barrel racing were canceled because the arena is unsafe.
HILLSBORO, Ore. — A second woman who worked at the Washington County Jail in Hillsboro has been accused of having sex with the same inmate — a man held on charges that include failing to register as a sex offender.