Rare Tornado Touches Down Outside Seattle, Causing 'Catastrophic Damage' A tornado touched down near Port Orchard in Kitsap County about 45 miles west of Seattle, according to the National Weather Service in Seattle.
Apple To Expand Operations Outside Bay Area, Deepen Austin TiesCupertino-based Apple will build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, break ground on smaller locations in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California, and over the next three years expand in Pittsburgh, New York and Colorado.
Sea Lions With Gunshot Wounds Found Dead Near SeattleSince September, six sea lions have died from gunshot wounds in near Seattle and another seven are suspected to have died from "acute trauma" caused by humans.
FBI Investigating How Man with 'Screws Loose' Stole, Crashed PlaneInvestigators are piecing together how an airline ground agent working stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and fatally crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound.
Young Boy's Battle With Cancer Inspires Dad To Run Hundreds Of MilesRichard Nares's heart and soul is his young son Emilio. The boy died from cancer. Now, Nares runs using the heartbreak to bring hope to others.
Mountain Biker Killed, 1 Hurt in Cougar Attack Near SeattleTwo friends on a morning mountain bike ride 30 miles east of Seattle were attacked by a cougar, killing one of the men and leaving the second hospitalized.
Amazon Lays Off Hundreds Of EmployeesAmazon is laying off hundreds of employees, a source familiar with the matter told CNN. The majority of the layoffs are affecting the company's Seattle headquarters.
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.