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Discovery of shells halts digging of Bertha access pit

The Washington State Department of Transportation has halted digging for the vault to access Bertha the SR99 tunnel machine after archaeologists found shell deposits, WSDOT announced late Thursday afternoon.

Worker falls 15-20 feet into SR 520 pontoon

A worker fell 15 to 20 feet inside a pontoon on the 520 bridge, according to the Bellevue Fire Department.

Tornado blows through Longview, leaving damage behind

A tornado blew through Longview and Kelso in Southwest Washington Thursday afternoon, damaging roofs and knocking down power lines, according to numerous reports.

Do some Seahawks really think Russell Wilson isn't 'black enough?'

A report that some Seahawks players think Russell Wilson isn't "black enough" is stirring strong reactions in Seattle and across the country.

Logging truck loses its load on I-405 in Renton

All lanes of southbound I-405 at SR 167 have reopened after an earlier wood spill.

Deputies investigating body found in trash pile near White Center

King County detectives are investigating a probable homicide near White Center.

Bellevue lieutenant fired over 'deceitful' workers' comp claim

A Bellevue police lieutenant has been fired following allegations that she forged an official document in order to file a workers' compensation claim.

First heavy rain of season breaks record

More rain isn't going to help your commute home Wednesday afternoon. Meteorologist Johnny Berg at the National Weather Service in Seattle said the rain won't stop until next week.

Seattle scientists think they know why Gen X got the flu

Some people who seemingly never get the flu got sick last season - even some who got a flu shot. Scientists in Seattle think they know why and whether it will happen again.

What are they building? New downtown tower to soar 40 stories

Seattle's ever growing collection of construction cranes will be getting a new addition, as work has gotten underway on a new 40-story apartment tower at Second Avenue and Pine Street.

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