Conversations between law enforcement and members of the public may be recorded on police body cameras without citizen consent, according to an opinion issued today by Washington State Attorney General’s Office.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — As biotech masterminds and venture capitalists scramble to hatch a new generation of environmentally friendly fuels that can help power the average gasoline-burning car, they are confronting an unexpected obstacle: the White House.
FERGUSON, Mo. — A grand jury on Monday refused to indict a white police officer in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, unleashing angry protests by demonstrators who said the outcome proved the justice system’s failure to value the lives of African-Americans.
The number of oil trains running across Washington is unacceptable, and the Legislature will consider bills in the upcoming session that mandate advance notification of oil shipments by rail as well as more funding for railroad crossings and emergency response training, Gov. Jay Inslee said Friday.
This year, Washington state was the exception on opening day of enrollment for ObamaCare health insurance plans.
When the Army released a proposal last summer to cut as many as 11,000 more soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, hundreds of people from the South Sound spoke up about how the drawdown would hurt the local economy.
Staff at the two North Olympic Peninsula marine life centers hope a study pinpointing a variety of densovirus as the likely cause of sea star wasting syndrome is only the beginning.
A fire allegedly started by a Chehalis transient burned down the man’s tent residence.
Jesus Christ may have calmed the wind and waves in a famous Bible story, but a wooden statue of him appeared to be no match for repeated gusts that hit Lewis County Tuesday.
The Washington State Board of Education doesn’t see a way to fully fund K-12 schools without finding new sources of state revenue, said its executive director, Ben Rarick.
Fifty feet underground in the belly of an abandoned nuclear facility, Staff Sgt. David Kinsler finally had the target in his sights.
A statewide class-size reduction initiative appears certain to pass, based on the latest vote totals released Monday.
As voters Tuesday night approved a measure giving Washington one of the strictest gun-purchase background-check laws in the nation, both supporters and detractors were already preparing to keep fighting over Initiative 594. In Tuesday’s vote count, nearly 60 percent of voters were supporting I-594, which would extend background checks in Washington state to private sales and transfers.
After first-day returns, Washington voters were nearly evenly split on whether to hang out a big help-wanted sign for the state’s public schools to lower class sizes and to beef up the rest of schools’ staff from principals to groundskeepers.