The Seattle City Council has voted unanimously to ban police from using tear gas, pepper spray and several other crowd control devices after officers repeatedly used them on mostly peaceful demonstrators protesting racism and police brutality.
Three months after Manuel "Manny" Ellis died on the streets of Tacoma during an encounter with police, the case of George Floyd and the worldwide fury that followed is raising questions about his death.
Civil rights icon John Lewis said Thursday that the video of George Floyd’s death at the hands of police in Minnesota “made me cry.”
Protests were largely peaceful and the nation’s streets were calmer than they have been in days since the killing of George Floyd set off demonstrations that at times brought violence and destruction along with pleas to stop police brutality and injustice against African Americans.
As protests grip the nation, officers have doused crowds with pepper spray, struck protesters with batons, steered police cars into throngs and shoved demonstrators.
A video showed people pouring milk over a child's face after reportedly getting pepper-sprayed during a protest on Saturday.
Members of the US Coast Guard Pacific Northwest division witnessed a rare sight on Tuesday, May 26, when a pod of orcas surfaced near their boat during a training exercise off Bellingham Bay, Washington.
Little Kitoko was bitten on the head, likely by accident when another gorilla tried to bite his mother, animal experts say.
A convicted felon released early from prison because of COVID-19 concerns is back behind bars, accused in a terrifying attack on a woman in Everett, Washington.
While the suspects looked the part of health care workers, police said they “do not believe they are actual nurses” and asked the public for help in identifying the thieves.
A barbershop in Washington state is operating outside the “stay-at-home” order and the owner says he’s doing so because of the sheriff.
Ricky Shankar and his husband Nicholas found a fun way for their kids to cope with isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Washington woman infected with the novel coronavirus says she is a “miracle walking” after giving birth to a baby girl while in a medically induced coma.
Michelle Bennett's mother Carolann lived a life of service. She spent 38 years working as a nurse, and last week, at the age of 75, she died surrounded by them.
Coronavirus vaccine testing begins in people as U.S. researchers give volunteer first experimental shot in Seattle.
An Amazon employee in Seattle reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 after becoming symptomatic last month.
The death toll from the coronavirus in the U.S. has climbed to nine, with tensions rising over how to contain the outbreak.
Washington state health officials announced 3 new virus deaths, bringing the death toll to 5 in the state and U.S.
An age-progressed photo released by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children shows what Relisha Rudd -- an 8-year-old D.C. girl who vanished in 2014 -- might look like at age 14.
Michael Kellar, 58, was texting his girlfriend Gail Lynn Burnworth, 52, while on a flight to San Jose in 2017 when a hawk-eyed passenger saw the disturbing messages on his cellphone, according to officials.