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2 weeks ago

Jails spend millions to house mentally ill

It's been a year since a federal judge said the state was violating the constitutional rights of mentally ill people charged with crimes by forcing them to wait in jails

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2 weeks ago

State Auditor Troy Kelley’s trial is almost over

Closing arguments will happen tomorrow.

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2 weeks ago

The presumed killers of an Oso couple could be fleeing to Mexico

Patrick Shunn and Monique Patenaude are still missing, but the Snohomish County Sheriff says they’re likely dead.

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2 weeks ago

Bellingham residents could vote on taxes to pay for parks

You may see this on your November ballot.

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2 weeks ago

Horseshoe Cafe customer way overstays his welcome

The man has been identified but his identity has not been released.

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Local couple victims of a hit and run crash need your help

The two already suffered from disabilities, after the crash things are even worse.

Searchers on water and land look through debris following a deadly mudslide, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Oso, Wash. At least 14 people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and homes were destroyed.

2 weeks ago

Missing and presumed dead Arlington couple used to live in Whatcom County

Aamot says the couple was concerned about one of their alleged killers after the Oso mudslide.

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Human remains found at Seattle recycling center likely those of mother killed

Sanitation workers found additional remains on Friday in a waste container in the same Seattle neighborhood where a homeowner found a head and other body parts on April 9TH.

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Former WWU runner was the 11th woman to finish Boston Marathon

Former Western Washington University long distance runner Sarah Porter was the 11th woman to finish the Boston Marathon.

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2 weeks ago

Bellingham named the most underrated place in Washington

Home of the oldest restaurant in Washington, many breweries, and Boomers!

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2 weeks ago

Four Points by Sheraton will let guests borrow bicycles

They come with helmets, locks and maps showing favorite local routes and streets with bike lanes.

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2 weeks ago

Senator Patty Murray speaks on Obama’s immigration programs

The Court's decision could affect millions of people in the country illegally.

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2 weeks ago

Sarbanand Farms facing $20,000 fine

This is the second time they've been fined for similar issues in the past three years.

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2 weeks ago

Whatcom County Deputy shoots dog

The dog's owner could face charges.

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2 weeks ago

Record breaking temperatures in Washington

Highest temp since 1962

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3 weeks ago

Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland meets with several senators, including Patty Murray

Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland met with several senators, including Washington Democrat Patty Murray.

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3 weeks ago

Photo taken by local wildlife photographer selected to become a Forever stamp

evin Ebi's picture is a stunning shot of the late afternoon sun shining into a heavy rain storm forming rainbows over the crater at Haleakala National Park on Maui.

In this photo taken Tuesday, March 24, 2015, an Alaska Airlines jet moves past others already parked at a terminal at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash.

3 weeks ago

Travel increase through SeaTac outpaces TSA staff

So now, Senator Maria Cantwell wants more money for the TSA... so they can hire EVEN more screeners.

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3 weeks ago

Search for missing Arlington couple is now an official murder investigation

Deputies are now looking for two murder suspects - convicted felons John and Tony Reed.

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3 weeks ago

Recent Pacific Rim earthquakes, a cause for concern

With three major earthquakes around the Pacific Rim in such a short time, many people are concerned.

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Donald Trump is coming to Lynden

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Trump will be at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds on Saturday.

6 hours ago in Local

17 year-old boy charged with killing 17 year-old girl

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Witnesses say they heard an argument in the hallway before they heard gunshots.

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Salmon fishing season ended Sunday in the Puget Sound

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The state and tribal fishery managers failed to reach an agreement, ending salmon fishing in the Sound Sunday.

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Falls are the leading cause of work-related deaths in Washington

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The Department of Labor and Industries held a memorial ceremony for people who died in job-related deaths.

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Seattle Judge releases teenager from adult detention center

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The Somali teenager was placed in an adult detention center in Tacoma based solely on his dental bone scan analysis.