Washington

Elderly couple found dead in murder-suicide, left notes about issues paying for medical care

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A sheriff's department in Washington says an elderly man who killed himself and his wife did so because they did not have enough money to pay for medical care.Read more

Small plane lands on Washington state road, shocking drivers

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Authorities say a small plane landed on a busy stretch of road in Washington state, stunning drivers but hurting no one.Read more

Police: Man dies after attacking immigration prison

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Police said the man caused a vehicle to catch fire and that he attempted to ignite a large propane tank and set buildings on fire. Read more


Gee whiz: Testing of sewage confirms rise in marijuana use

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A federally funded study has confirmed, not surprisingly, that marijuana use went up in Washington state after its first legal pot stores opened in 2014.Read more

Deputy, K-9 find $1 million worth of meth in Washington forest

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A sheriff's deputy and his K-9 partner found a million dollars worth of methamphetamine in a Washington forest Monday.Read more

Holocaust Museum digitizing letters from Anne Frank's father

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An antiques dealer and artist in Massachusetts, has donated a trove of letters and mementos he received from Frank to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington...Read more

Child takes meth to elementary school; turns parents in for drug possession

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Police interviewed the boy and then served a warrant at his house. Read more

Thousands of bees released in Washington after boxes fall off truck

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Traffic was disrupted in a Washington state city when boxes holding thousands of bees fell off a truck.Read more

Washington state becomes the first to legalize 'human composting'

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Washington state has become the first state in the country to legalize human composting. Read more


Lawmaker apologizes to nurses for 'card-playing' comment

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On Tuesday, Walsh took to the floor of the Senate to apologize to all the nurses and other medical staff. She said she has received more than 30,000 calls, letters and...Read more

Washington state bill limits measles vaccine exemptions

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Washington state lawmakers voted Tuesday to remove parents' ability to claim a personal or philosophical exemption from vaccinating their children for measles, although...Read more