Articles tagged with: Washington

03 June 2014

Seattle has the highest minimum wage in the country

Posted in U.S. & World News, Economy

Seattle, Wash. -- Seattle now has the highest minimum wage in the country. The Seattle City Council passed an ordinance that bumps up the minimum wage to $15 an hour. It was drafted by an advisory g ...

28 May 2014

31 illnesses in NW linked to salmonella outbreak

Posted in Regional

Washington -- (KGW) A salmonella outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken has sickened 574 people in 27 states and Puerto Rico, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There were ...

22 May 2014

Hepatitis-C exposure warning for patients at Washington hospital

Posted in Regional, Health

Vancouver, Wa. -- Letters are on their way to patients outside of Portland after a fired hospital worker may have exposed those patients to Hepatitis-C. Peace-Health Southwest Medical Center in Vanc ...

14 May 2014

Jetway collapses during deplaning in Seattle

Posted in U.S. & World News

Seattle, Wash. --- (KING News) An investigation is now underway to determine what caused a jetway to drop about six feet as passengers exited a plane Tuesday morning at Washington's Sea-Tac Airport. ...

05 May 2014

Amber Alert Cancelled: Police found abducted child in Auburn, Wa.

Posted in Local, Regional

Update (5/5 12:30PM) Amber Alert has been cancelled. Sandra Bennatts and Mason Bennatts-Miller are in custody. Auburn, Wash. -- The  King County Sheriff's Office is looking for a child who was l ...

30 April 2014

Barnacle-covered boat comes ashore in Washington

Posted in Regional

Ocean Shores, Wa. -- A barnacle-covered boat turned up along Ocean Shores, Washington earlier this week. Authorities believe it may be from the 2011 Japanese tsunami. If so, it would have traveled f ...

28 April 2014

Oso landslide search ends; 2 still missing

Posted in Regional, U.S. & World News

Oso, Wash. -- (KING)  Nearly five weeks after the Oso landslide, Frank Hadaway says there's a chance search teams will never find his missing brother. "It was a devastating slide and it has been a ...

25 April 2014

Washington mom admits to arson

Posted in U.S. & World News

Puyallup, Wash. --- (KING News) She was initially called a hero, who saved her young son from their burning home.  Now, that Puyallup, Washington mom is accused of setting the fire herself.  Inves ...

22 April 2014

Washington school bus driver accused of bullying disabled student

Posted in Regional, U.S. & World News

Olympia, Wash. --- (KING News) The Olympia, Washington School District has taken a bus driver off the job, after a disabled student accuses him of verbally abusing her.The girl's mother says she was ...

10 April 2014

Service restored after 911 outages in Oregon and Washington

Posted in Regional

(Oregon Public Broadcasting) Emergency technicians are working to find out what caused 911 outages across Washington and in a couple of Oregon counties Thursday morning. CenturyLink says problems st ...