Seattle - Washington

Homeless man returns $17,000

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A homeless man in a town south of Seattle is being praised for doing an amazingly selfless thing.Read more

Large fire destroys warehouse

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A raging fire destroyed a lumber warehouse in Seattle.Read more

Motorists stunned as metal balls roll down Seattle street

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Authorities in Seattle temporarily closed a street after motorists were stunned by dozens of large metal balls that spilled out of a truck and cascaded down the street,...Read more


Rapper Nelly settles with woman over sexual assault lawsuit

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The rapper Nelly has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by a woman who alleges that he raped her on his tour bus in suburban Seattle then defamed her when he claimed she...Read more

Hospitalized boy sets up lemonade stand for doctors, nurses

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A 5-year-old hospitalized boy set up a lemonade stand in the hospital as he awaits a heart transplant.Read more

Asthmatic otter masters inhaler

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Mishka, a young female sea otter at the Seattle Aquarium, has mastered the use of her inhaler in time for unhealthy air conditions brought on by wildfires.Read more

Unmanned boat finally stopped after hours circling off coast of Washington

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The Coast Guard has wrangled an unmanned boat that was stuck making circles in Puget Sound Friday night.Read more

Friendly tone belied desperate acts of Seattle plane thief

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He cracked jokes, complimented the professional demeanor of an air traffic controller and apologized for making a fuss. But the friendly tone of a 29-year-old airport...Read more

Authorities probe how airline employee could steal plane

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Investigators are working to find out how a "suicidal" airline employee stole and crashed an empty plane Friday night.Read more


Seattle bans plastic straws, utensils at restaurants, bars

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Plastic straws and utensils are now banned in Seattle bars and restaurants in the latest push to reduce waste and prevent marine plastic pollution.Read more

Family of Indiana couple killed settle for $13M with Seattle

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The family of a central Indiana couple who died after a repeat drunk driver struck them in Seattle has settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the West Coast city for $...Read more