Local & Regional

Local Oil tank fails, spilling oil into Yakima River Oil tank fails, spilling oil into Yakima River
Washington Department of Ecology says as much as 1,500 gallons of used motor oil spilled into Sulphur Creek and the Yakima River after a storage tank failed.
Local Consumer Reports: Best smoke detectors Consumer Reports: Best smoke detectors (Video)
Choosing the right smoke detector for your home can be a lifesaving decision. Consumer Reports looked at which ones are best for handling all types of fires.
Local Sexting Seattle doctor suspended indefinitely Sexting Seattle doctor suspended indefinitely
The Seattle doctor frequently exchanged sexually explicit texts during surgeries when he was the responsible anesthesiologist, improperly accessed medical-record imaging, and had sexual encounters at his workplace.
Local Bill on animals locked in cars clears Washington Senate Bill on animals locked in cars clears Washington Senate
If the bill becomes law, it would create a $125 fine for leaving an unattended animal in a car, or other enclosed space, where it might be harmed by heat, cold or lack of ventilation.
Local Layoffs at Trios start Friday Layoffs at Trios start Friday (Video)
Trios Medical Center is ailing less than a year after opening its doors and now, they’re fighting so they don't have to close those doors. Their financial problems are bigger than imagined and the solution is more painful than expected.