{FD} Suspect raped, took lewd photos of dying woman, then stuffed body in crate, police say

A 19-year-old man in a Seattle suburb was charged Friday with second-degree rape, manslaughter and controlled substance homicide after police say he raped a high school student as she was dying from an overdose and then texted explicit photos of her to her friends.

{FD} Amtrak engineer missed speed-limit signs before deadly derailment in Washington, NTSB says

The engineer at the controls of the Amtrak train that derailed last month in Washington state knew he needed to slow down, but didn’t recall seeing signposts and signals along the track warning him of the slow curve ahead, according to a federal report released Thursday.

{FD} Woman arrested in connection to Washington state deputy’s death, authorities say

Authorities have arrested a third person in connection to the deadly shooting of a Washington state sheriff’s deputy, a sheriff’s department spokesperson said Tuesday.

{FD} Manhunt ends with suspects caught after Washington state deputy killed

An hours-long manhunt to find the second man involved in the deadly shooting of a Washington state sheriff's deputy late Sunday has ended after the suspect was captured, police announced Monday.

{FD} Sessions’ planned marijuana crackdown draws fire from politicians, growers

The Trump administration ashed the legal marijuana industry's budding flame Thursday, announcing it would end an Obama-era policy to tread lightly when enforcing federal cannabis laws.

{FD} Amtrak train derailment victim identified as convicted sex offender

Authorities have identified the third victim who died in an Amtrak train derailment Monday morning in Washington state as a man under federal supervision for a child pornography conviction.

{FD} Amtrak engineer in deadly wreck may have been distracted, official says

Federal investigators are looking into whether the Amtrak engineer operating a train which derailed and killed three people Monday morning in Washington state was distracted by an employee-in-training, an official told The Associated Press.

{FD} Local Washington mayor feared deadly accidents weeks before Amtrak derailment

An Amtrak train carrying more than 70 passengers derailed in Washington state Monday morning during its inaugural ride on a new route, leaving multiple people dead and injured — but a local mayor predicted the high-speed rail plan would end with a deadly accident.