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  1. The Latest: Rapper Nelly released from jail after arrest

    The Latest on the arrest of rapper Nelly (all times local): 3 p.m. Rapper Nelly was released from jail on Saturday while the police investigate an accusation by a woman … Click to Continue…
  2. Washington potato farmers report shortage of truck drivers

    Potato famers in rural northwestern Washington say they don't have enough truck drivers to deliver their products out of state. The Skagit Valley Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2y6CwC4 ) that a shortage … Click to Continue…
  3. Idaho man becomes first to die from flu this season

    A north Idaho man has become the first in the state to die from flu-related complications, signaling what may be an early flu season. The Spokesman-Review reports (http://bit.ly/2y7FaXQ ) that … Click to Continue…
  4. Man given 65-year sentence for killing, abusing autistic man

    A Washington state man convicted of severely abusing and then killing the 18-year-old autistic son of his girlfriend was sentenced to 65 years in prison. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports (http://bit.ly/2z5xBQ1 … Click to Continue…
  5. Health officials: avoid Long Lake due to toxic bacteria

    Health officials have confirmed that Long Lake has been hit by toxic cyanobacteria - also known as blue-green algae. The Kitsap Sun reports (http://bit.ly/2z4qZRR ) that the public should avoid … Click to Continue…
  6. 23-year-old man dies in Post Falls crash

    A 23-year-old man died when the car he was traveling in shot off the road and struck a boulder in Post Falls, Idaho. The Spokesman Review reports (http://bit.ly/2ywx3pd ) that … Click to Continue…
  7. Judge rules no punitive damages in duck boat crash

    A judge has ruled that she will not allow for punitive damages in a civil lawsuit over a deadly crash in Seattle involving a duck boat. KING-TV reports (https://goo.gl/kJwUSd ) … Click to Continue…
  8. Woman pleads guilty to bombing car of so-called 'snitch'

    Authorities say a 41-year-old Tacoma woman has pleaded guilty to unlawfully possessing a destructive device that she placed under a car of someone she believed to be a police 'snitch.' … Click to Continue…
  9. From Legos to Mars rover: Student destined for NASA lab

    When the next rover to roam Mars is launched in 2020 as planned it will roll along with some lessons learned at Walla Walla University. Austin Nordman, who graduates from … Click to Continue…
  10. Uganda's 'Queen of Katwe' lifting Northwest University

    In a fireside room on Northwest University's Kirkland campus, Phiona Mutesi stood up and accepted a title she was a little ambivalent about: president of the school's just-formed chess club. … Click to Continue…
  11. Morning radio host leaves job after prostitution arrest

    A longtime Seattle radio talk show host has announced he is no longer with the station after he entered an Alford plea on a charge of patronizing a prostitute. Former … Click to Continue…
  12. Kennewick murder suspect captured in motel

    Authorities say officers arrested a Kennewick man suspected of murder after spotting his car in a motel parking lot. The Tri-City Herald reports Pasco police were following a car Thursday … Click to Continue…
  13. First hearing in public records lawsuit against Legislature

    An initial hearing Friday on a public records lawsuit filed against the Washington state Legislature by a coalition of news organizations established some ground rules moving forward, but a date … Click to Continue…
  14. Vegas victims shared love of country music, zest for life

    Pati Mestas was a firecracker. Candice Bowers a tough-minded mom. Hannah Ahlers her family's sunshine. The victims of Sunday's mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert lived their lives with … Click to Continue…
  15. Toppenish police chief's daughter among wounded in Las Vegas

    The daughter of a Washington state police chief was among the hundreds of people wounded in Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas. Toppenish Police Chief Curtis Ruggles says he's "at … Click to Continue…