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First responders take care of people who were inside the Boise Towne Square shopping mall when a man opened fire at the mall Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, in Boise, Idaho.

Police: Suspect in Boise mall shooting dies

First responders take care of people who were inside the Boise Towne Square shopping mall when a man opened fire at the mall Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, in Boise, Idaho.

October 26, 2021, 2:20pm Latest News

BOISE, Idaho — The suspect in a Boise mall shooting that killed two people and injured four others has died, the Boise Police Department said Tuesday. Read story

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2021, file photo, workers stand near train tracks next to overturned cars from an Amtrak train that derailed near Joplin, Mont.  A preliminary report released Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2021, on the derailment of an Amtrak train in north-central Montana last month that killed three people and injured dozens more gave no information on the cause of the accident. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Cause of Montana Amtrak derailment still under investigation

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2021, file photo, workers stand near train tracks next to overturned cars from an Amtrak train that derailed near Joplin, Mont.  A preliminary report released Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2021, on the derailment of an Amtrak train in north-central Montana last month that killed three people and injured dozens more gave no information on the cause of the accident. (AP Photo/Ted S.

October 26, 2021, 1:14pm Latest News

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A preliminary report on an Amtrak train derailment in north-central Montana last month that killed three people and injured dozens more gave no information on the cause of the accident, but said the train’s emergency brakes were activated and that Amtrak estimated the damage at more… Read story

Police: Man uses empty school bus to ram vehicles in Seattle

October 26, 2021, 11:53am Latest News

SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a man who stole a 33,000-pound unoccupied school bus, rammed into other vehicles, then led Seattle Police on a pursuit early Tuesday has been arrested. Read story

Portland police make arrest in double homicide case

October 26, 2021, 11:52am Latest News

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a 45-year-old man told police he shot and killed two people in a Portland, Oregon, apartment building after voices inside his head told him to while he was under the influence of methamphetamine. Read story

FILE - Kim Wyman, Washington state's Secretary of State, poses for a photo on Sept. 15, 2020, in Olympia, Wash. The Republican secretary of state who challenged former President Donald Trump's false claims of election fraud in 2020 is the frontrunner for a job heading the Biden administration's effort to protect future elections. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington elections chief Wyman, who rejects 2020 fraud claims, named to fed job

FILE - Kim Wyman, Washington state's Secretary of State, poses for a photo on Sept. 15, 2020, in Olympia, Wash. The Republican secretary of state who challenged former President Donald Trump's false claims of election fraud in 2020 is the frontrunner for a job heading the Biden administration's effort to protect future elections. (AP Photo/Ted S.

October 26, 2021, 10:52am Latest News

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican secretary of state who challenged former President Donald Trump’s false claims of election fraud in 2020 will lead the Biden administration’s effort to protect future elections. Read story

Recent bomb threat was delivered via email, Olympia police say

October 26, 2021, 10:43am Latest News

A recent bomb threat that targeted a state office building was delivered via email, according to Olympia police. Read story

Corrections officer describes scene of 2018 Yakima County jail beating death on first day of murder trial

October 26, 2021, 8:05am Northwest

YAKIMA — Yakima County Department of Corrections Cpl. Krystal Martin told a jury Monday what she saw the night Yakima County jail inmate Jacob Ozuna was beaten to death outside his cell in 2018. Read story

Ships work to control a fire onboard the MV Zim Kingston about 8 kilometers (5 miles) from the shore in Victoria, British Columbia, Canaeda, on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. The container ship caught fire on Saturday and 16 crew members were evacuated and brought to Ogden Point Pier.

Fallen containers bobbing and drifting along Vancouver Island

Ships work to control a fire onboard the MV Zim Kingston about 8 kilometers (5 miles) from the shore in Victoria, British Columbia, Canaeda, on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. The container ship caught fire on Saturday and 16 crew members were evacuated and brought to Ogden Point Pier.

October 26, 2021, 8:04am Latest News

SEATTLE — Maritime workers need calmer weather before they can retrieve some 35 containers that have been bobbing near the Strait of Juan de Fuca the past three days, the Canadian Coast Guard said Monday. Read story

Port Townsend man sentenced for raping 6-year-old child

October 26, 2021, 8:04am Northwest

TACOMA — A 63-year-old Port Townsend man was sentenced Monday to more than eight years in prison and 10 years of supervised release for raping a 6-year-old child while on a vacation in Canada. Read story

Patients are given the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, Saturday, March 13, 2021, on the first day of operations at a mass vaccination site at the Lumen Field Events Center in Seattle, which adjoins the field where the NFL football Seattle Seahawks and the MLS soccer Seattle Sounders play their games. The site, which is the largest civilian-run vaccination site in the country, will operate only a few days a week until city and county officials can get more doses of the vaccine. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Number of Washington workers getting shots continues to grow

Patients are given the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, Saturday, March 13, 2021, on the first day of operations at a mass vaccination site at the Lumen Field Events Center in Seattle, which adjoins the field where the NFL football Seattle Seahawks and the MLS soccer Seattle Sounders play their games. The site, which is the largest civilian-run vaccination site in the country, will operate only a few days a week until city and county officials can get more doses of the vaccine. (AP Photo/Ted S.

October 26, 2021, 7:50am Health

SEATTLE — The latest state and city of Seattle data shows the number of government workers getting vaccinated against COVID-19 continues to increase amid mandates. Read story