Official: Train Brake Automatically Activated In Fatal WreckInvestigators are looking into whether the Amtrak engineer whose speeding train plunged off an overpass, killing at least three people, was distracted by the presence of an employee-in-training next to him in the locomotive, a federal official said Tuesday.
Amtrak Train On New Route Hurtles Onto Highway, Kills 3An Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off an overpass south of Seattle on Monday and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing at least three people, injuring more than 100 and crushing two vehicles.
Tech, Housing Boom Creates Homeless Crisis On West CoastA homeless crisis of unprecedented proportions is rocking the West Coast, and its victims are being left behind by the very things that mark the region's success.
Convicted Murderer, Fugitive Arrested At BART Bay Fair StationA convicted murderer and fugitive from the state of Washington was arrested on drug charges at a Bay Area Rapid Transit station Tuesday.
Judges Mull Japanese Internment In Questioning Trump Travel BanFederal judges on Monday peppered a lawyer for President Donald Trump with questions about whether the administration's travel ban discriminates against Muslims and zeroed in on the president's campaign statements, the second time in a week the rhetoric has faced judicial scrutiny.
Former 'Miracle' Actor Michael Mantenuto Dead At 35Mantenuto, a former actor best known for his role in the Disney hockey movie "Miracle" and who later joined the Army, has died in the Seattle suburb of Des Moines...
Western States Pledge To Resist Trump Rollback Of Power Plant Pollution LimitsThe Clean Power Plan aims to curb carbon dioxide pollution from U.S. power plants, but President Trump is expected to try to roll it back.
Tens Of Thousands Fill Streets As Anti-Trump Protests Continue Across AmericaTens of thousands took to the streets Saturday across the United States as demonstrations against President-elect Donald Trump continued in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, the Bay Area and beyond.
528-Foot Dry Dock No Longer Visible After Sinking Off San Francisco CoastA 528-foot dry dock on its way to Mexico from Seattle sank about 40 miles west of San Francisco.
5th Victim Dies In Shooting At Mall North Of SeattleAuthorities initially said four people were killed, then said three were dead, before revising the number again.
Guide To Seattle's Puget SoundVisitor guide to the best things to see and do in the Puget Sound area of Seattle
San Francisco, Oakland Grab 2 Spots On List Of Best Cities For Coffee LoversTwo Bay Area cities grabbed two of the top five spots on a new list of places to be for coffee lovers in the U.S.