| Mar 13, 2012
| 10:30 PM
When an intruder broke into a home full of female University of Washington students last week and bound six of them at knife point, two other women in the home were able to hide and call 911. The 911 recordings were released Tuesday.
In a call, one...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 11:23 PM
Rick Sommers didn't have a choice when it came to going to law school in state. He had to attend the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.
"But I chose to go to SDSU," said the Aberdeen attorney, who grew up in Eden.
His allegiance to South Dakota...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 5:21 PM
When convicted rapist Robert Hitt got out of prison, he started out doing everything he was supposed to do. He attended a weekly sex offender treatment program and even applied for a job at Pizza Hut. But less than two months after his release, he is...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Alan Northrop was playing pool in 1993 when his life changed forever. He was lining up a bank shot when he felt something on his wrist: a handcuff.
Northrop was arrested for the rape and kidnapping of a housekeeper. "I instantly said, 'No, you've got the...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:47 PM
About two years ago, I experienced my first grunion run — a late-night visit to the beach in the hopes of seeing mobs of the elusive fish, the grunion, appear to perform their mysterious spawning rituals.
I'd heard many stories of people trying for...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Women who have been infected by two different strains of HIV from two different sexual partners – a condition known as HIV superinfection – have more potent antibody responses that block the replication of the virus compared to women who...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 6:08 PM
University of Washington graduate student David Giles spends his nights dumpster diving, but he says it’s all in the name of research.
He hopes to get a handle on why people waste so much food.
"Lettuce, there's all sorts of lettuce,”...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 6:13 PM
Second-graders should know the proper names of their body parts, and fifth-graders should be able to identify heterosexual and homosexual feelings, a controversial new set of national sexual education guidelines says.
By eighth grade, the students should...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 11:50 AM
As the number of children with autism has increased over the past couple of decades, so have efforts to find causes behind this neurodevelopmental disorder. Research published Wednesday provides new clues about genetic glitches that may contribute to...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Faced with making a life-changing decision for their unborn twin girls, former Brawley resident Bryanne McCown and husband Adam found their faith challenged but discovered that the support of this close-knit Valley community and prayer helped carry them...
| Feb 23, 2012
A family of three in Baltimore County needs about $62,000 just to make ends meet, a new report shows. And, without government assistance, minimum wage barely gets them a quarter of the way there.
In Baltimore City, that same family of an adult with a...