| Nov 11, 2012
Terry Smith collapsed face-down in a pool of his own vomit.
Lynn Blunt snored loudly as her lungs slowly filled with fluid.
Summer Ann Burdette was midway through a pear when she stopped breathing.
Larry Carmichael knocked over a lamp as he fell...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Just a day to go before the election, Rob McKenna and Jay Inslee took their campaigns for governor to students hoping to drive up youth turnout in this too-close-to-call race.
It’s not just that both candidates were courting the youth vote, but...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Seattle attorney Danford Grant, who faces charges that include two counts of first-degree rape, second-degree rape and first-degree burglary, was released from the King County Jail on bail Wednesday.
The conditions of his release were agreed upon in...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 9:02 AM
SAN DIEGO - After spending nearly two years in one of the most notorious prisons in Central America for a crime he did not commit, Jason Puracal was set free.
Monday afternoon the 35-year-old and his sister thanked the California Innocence Project of San...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:10 AM
Real estate website Zillow.com has built a successful business out of telling online visitors how much your house is worth. Now it's telling the world whether you're in foreclosure.
The company, which is based in Seattle, launched a free feature on...
| Oct 25, 2012
Judge Betty Binns Fletcher, considered a liberal stalwart of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for decades, died Monday in Seattle. She was 89.
The 9th Circuit announced her death but did not give the cause.
Appointed to the bench by President...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Washington could legalize pot in the Nov. 6 election, but rules against the drug will likely stay the same at the state’s largest university. And there is a question of whether federal authorities would step in if Initiative 502 passes.
| Oct 23, 2012
E. Donnall Thomas, a physician who pioneered the use of bone marrow transplants in leukemia patients and won the 1990 Nobel Prize in medicine, died Saturday in Seattle of heart disease. He was 92.
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle,...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 7:13 PM
Nobel Prize winner and medical pioneer E. Donnall Thomas, M.D., died Saturday at the age of 92.
Thomas won the Nobel Prize in 1990 for his work in bone-marrow transplantation to cure leukemias and other blood cancers.
In 1974, Thomas became the first...
| Oct 17, 2012
Andrew Brimmer, the son of a Louisiana sharecropper who in 1966 became the first black member of the Federal Reserve Board, has died. He was 86.
Brimmer died Oct. 7 at a Washington hospital after a lengthy illness, said his daughter, Esther Brimmer....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Sometimes it pays to be a geeky student engineer. General Motors, for instance, has hired no less than 100 young mechanical and electrical graduates who've been through the federal college eco-car competitions. It's a three-year immersion for the slide-...