Edition:
United States

Laura L. Myers

Boy, 10, sentenced to up to 5 1/2 years in U.S. school murder plot

May 16 2013

SEATTLE A 10-year-old Washington state boy was sentenced on Wednesday to up to 5 1/2 years in a juvenile detention facility for his role in a foiled plot to rape and kill a girl at his school and harm other children.

Boy, 10, sentenced to up to 5 1/2 years in U.S. school murder plot

May 16 2013

SEATTLE A 10-year-old Washington state boy was sentenced on Wednesday to up to 5 1/2 years in a juvenile detention facility for his role in a foiled plot to rape and kill a girl at his school and harm other children.

Thief with conscience returns cremated remains in Washington state

Apr 24 2013

SEATTLE A thief with a soft-hearted streak, who inadvertently nabbed some cremated remains along with thousands of rare gems in a truck burglary in Washington state, has anonymously mailed back the ashes to their owner, police said on Wednesday.

Thief with conscience returns cremated remains in Washington state

Apr 24 2013

SEATTLE A thief with a soft-hearted streak, who inadvertently nabbed some cremated remains along with thousands of rare gems in a truck burglary in Washington state, has anonymously mailed back the ashes to their owner, police said on Wednesday.

Thief with conscience returns cremated remains in Washington state

Apr 24 2013

SEATTLE A thief with a soft-hearted streak, who inadvertently nabbed some cremated remains along with thousands of rare gems in a truck burglary in Washington state, has anonymously mailed back the ashes to their owner, police said on Wednesday.

'Penmanship' is now 'handwriting' as Washington state removes gender bias in statutes

Apr 22 2013

SEATTLE Washington state's governor signed into law on Monday the final piece of a six-year effort to rewrite state laws using gender-neutral vocabulary, replacing terms such as "fisherman" and "freshman" with "fisher" and "first-year student."

"Penmanship" is now "handwriting" as Washington state removes gender bias in statutes

Apr 22 2013

SEATTLE Washington state's governor signed into law on Monday the final piece of a six-year effort to rewrite state laws using gender-neutral vocabulary, replacing terms such as "fisherman" and "freshman" with "fisher" and "first-year student."

"Penmanship" is now 'handwriting' as Washington state removes gender bias in statutes

Apr 22 2013

SEATTLE Washington state's governor signed into law on Monday the final piece of a six-year effort to rewrite state laws using gender-neutral vocabulary, replacing terms such as "fisherman" and "freshman" with "fisher" and "first-year student."

Landslide in Washington state destroys two homes

Mar 28 2013

SEATTLE A 1,000-foot landslide that tore off a chunk of a subdivision on Washington state's Whidbey Island, north of Seattle, has now destroyed at least two homes and left several others in imminent danger, a county commissioner said on Thursday.

Landslide hits Washington state's Whidbey Island, destroys one home

Mar 27 2013

SEATTLE A landslide thundered through a subdivision in Washington state's Whidbey Island north of Seattle on Wednesday, destroying one home and threatening more than 30 others, a fire official said.

World News