Care provider caught assaulting and raping 50-year-old nursing home resident on hidden camera installed by family member
Care provider caught assaulting and raping 50-year-old nursing home resident on hidden camera installed by family member

The camera captured the defendant sexually assaulting her twice a day, on two different occasions. The videos did not capture the totality of the sexual abuse the victim suffered at the hands of the defendant, shared prosecutors

In 2050, New York will resemble today’s Virginia Beach and Seattle will feel like San Francisco, shows climate change analysis
In 2050, New York will resemble today’s Virginia Beach and Seattle will feel like San Francisco, shows climate change analysis

The first global analysis of the shifts in climate conditions across the world’s major cities under climate change paints a dreadful picture of the future of our cities

Jim Bouton, former New York Yankees pitcher and author of controversial 'Ball Four' book, dies at 80
Jim Bouton, former New York Yankees pitcher and author of controversial 'Ball Four' book, dies at 80

Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book 'Ball Four' has died at 80 after a long battle with brain disease

Another, stronger earthquake measuring 7.1 rattles Southern California, roads and buildings damaged
Another, stronger earthquake measuring 7.1 rattles Southern California, roads and buildings damaged

There is about a 1-in-10 chance that another 7.0 quake could hit within the next week, said Lucy Jones, a seismologist at the California Institute of Technology and a former science adviser at the U.S. Geological Survey.

How serial killer Israel Keyes kidnapped a random couple and slaughtered them at an abandoned warehouse
How serial killer Israel Keyes kidnapped a random couple and slaughtered them at an abandoned warehouse

Israel Keyes is believed to have murdered 11 people across the United States and revealed the gruesome details to investigators following his arrest in 2012

Washington man finally convicted of killing young Canadian couple, 30 years after committing the crime
Washington man finally convicted of killing young Canadian couple, 30 years after committing the crime

Authorities used genetic genealogy last year to identify the suspect as William Earl Talbott II, a construction worker and truck driver who was 24 at the time of the killings

Has the infamous DB Cooper been unmasked? Amateur sleuth claims he '98%' knows who skyjacker is
Has the infamous DB Cooper been unmasked? Amateur sleuth claims he '98%' knows who skyjacker is

The Arizona man says he is "98 percent" convinced the FBI has interviewed the real D. B. Cooper - a U.S. marine corps veteran who had assisted and helped refugees in Vietnam - Sheridan Peterson

Megan Rapinoe says she won't go to 'the f*****g White House', Trump hits back saying she should 'win before she talks'
Megan Rapinoe says she won't go to 'the f*****g White House', Trump hits back saying she should 'win before she talks'

US soccer star Megan Rapinoe's comments came just a day after the US leader said it was inappropriate for her to refuse to sing the national anthem or cross her heart while it was being played

Man jailed for raping woman in wheelchair sexually assaults her two days after being released from prison
Man jailed for raping woman in wheelchair sexually assaults her two days after being released from prison

25-year-old Francisco Carranza-Ramirez was released from prison last Thursday after serving less than a year for the rape of a White Center, Washington woman, 32, on two separate occasions

Amanda Knox says she was painted as a 'sex-crazed femme fatale' while on trial for roommate's brutal murder
Amanda Knox says she was painted as a 'sex-crazed femme fatale' while on trial for roommate's brutal murder

She arrived in Italy on Thursday for the first time since an appeals court acquitted her in 2011 in the slaying of her 21-year-old British roommate Meredith Kerche on November 1, 2007

Thousands of Americans lives can be saved if global warming is limited to 1.5°C: Study
Thousands of Americans lives can be saved if global warming is limited to 1.5°C: Study

Climate change is projected to increase heat-related mortality in the US, Europe, the Americas, East, and Southeast Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and North Africa

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic now in stable condition
Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic now in stable condition

The baseball star was reportedly shot in the back and was taken to the hospital. The shooting occurred in a burglary attempt, his father is reported to have initially said. Police, later on, confirmed it wasn't a robbery.

Gymnast who dislocated both knees in career-ending fall fulfils her wedding wish by walking down the aisle on her legs
Gymnast who dislocated both knees in career-ending fall fulfils her wedding wish by walking down the aisle on her legs

Twenty two-year-old Samantha Cerio was bound to the wheelchair after her surgeries but she made sure that it didn't stop her from fulfilling her wish.

Two Seattle women who tried to use vacuum hose to end their periods early hospitalized
Two Seattle women who tried to use vacuum hose to end their periods early hospitalized

A nurse wrote on Twitter that the women, aged 23 and 19, went into 'shock' after the DIY method triggered a rush of blood

US WEATHER IN PICTURES: From Polar Vortex to unprecedented flooding, extreme climate has rocked the country
US WEATHER IN PICTURES: From Polar Vortex to unprecedented flooding, extreme climate has rocked the country

Numerous cases of extreme weather conditions have hit America in the recent past and has led to loss of life and property in most cases, as revealed in these pictures.

Dead, buried, and growing: How human composting could be a game-changer for the funeral industry
Dead, buried, and growing: How human composting could be a game-changer for the funeral industry

Recompose, a Seattle-based firm is the first to have developed a system that is able to transform a body into soil in about a month. It has come into focus after the state of Washington signed a bill to legalize human composting on May 22.

Washington becomes first US state to allow human bodies to be turned into compost
Washington becomes first US state to allow human bodies to be turned into compost

Washington's eco-friendly governor, Jay Inslee, signed the bill in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations

US couple reveal nightmare ordeal when their 'adopted' 3-yr-old boy was snatched from their home by Kenyan authorities
US couple reveal nightmare ordeal when their 'adopted' 3-yr-old boy was snatched from their home by Kenyan authorities

Daisy and Matt Mazzoncini have launched a global campaign to raise awareness about their plight and for the return of their son — three-year-old Kiano

Amazon to pay employees to quit and start package delivery businesses to meet one-day delivery targets
Amazon to pay employees to quit and start package delivery businesses to meet one-day delivery targets

Amazon says it will cover up to $10,000 in startup costs for employees who are accepted into the program and leave their jobs. The company says it will also pay them three months' worth of their salary

Some inspectors did not complete required training course, FAA admits: 'But those who reviewed Boeing 737 Max were fully certified'
Some inspectors did not complete required training course, FAA admits: 'But those who reviewed Boeing 737 Max were fully certified'

A group of aviation experts from nine countries finished their first meeting to review the FAA's approval of the Max, which has been grounded since mid-March after two crashes killed 346 people

Crane collapses from new Google building in Seattle, kills four including commuters
Crane collapses from new Google building in Seattle, kills four including commuters

With Amazon, Google and other tech companies increasing their hiring in Seattle, the city has more cranes building office towers and apartment buildings than any other in the United States

Boy Scouts of America stares at bankruptcy, as more individuals are expected to come forward with sex abuse claims against leaders
Boy Scouts of America stares at bankruptcy, as more individuals are expected to come forward with sex abuse claims against leaders

In New York and elsewhere, lawyers are hard at work recruiting clients to sue the Boy Scouts, alleging they were molested as youths by scoutmasters or other volunteers.

Former NFL player charged with murder of girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter forced her to work out as he felt she was "chunky"
Former NFL player charged with murder of girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter forced her to work out as he felt she was "chunky"

Cierre Wood would reportedly make La'Rayah Davis “run sprints in the apartment, do sit-ups and wall squats" and told police he was “trying to get her on the right path due to her being chunky.”

Trump admits plan to flood sanctuary cities with 'illegal immigrants'
Trump admits plan to flood sanctuary cities with 'illegal immigrants'

The White House has at least twice considered a plan to release detained immigrants into "sanctuary cities," three people familiar with the idea confirmed Friday — a plan that critics branded as an effort to use migrants as pawns to go after political opponents

Gymnast breaks both legs and dislocates knees in horrific fall after complicated floor routine goes wrong
Gymnast breaks both legs and dislocates knees in horrific fall after complicated floor routine goes wrong

The college athlete has shared that Friday had been her 'final night as a gymnast'. She had been named SEC co-scholar athlete of the year and will be graduating this year with a degree in aerospace engineering.

Washington and Colorado aim to ease rules on legal pot industry to keep Justice Dept at bay
Washington and Colorado aim to ease rules on legal pot industry to keep Justice Dept at bay

Regulators would have to approve money invested to ensure it was not tied to criminals. Owners of pot operations would have to live in-state and pass background checks

Mary Kay Letourneau and Vili Fualaau who outraged America with their love story headed for separation
Mary Kay Letourneau and Vili Fualaau who outraged America with their love story headed for separation

Letourneau was jailed multiple times for her relationship with Fualaau, but the pair would ultimately persevere and marry one another.

Miss Misunderstood: It's time Melania Trump's good work transcended the circus around husband Donald Trump | Opinion
Miss Misunderstood: It's time Melania Trump's good work transcended the circus around husband Donald Trump | Opinion

Melania is actually using a lot of her resources to put out good in the world which unfortunately gets overshadowed by the circus that constantly follows her husband Donald Trump

London patient becomes second man to be free of AIDS virus after stem cell transplant
London patient becomes second man to be free of AIDS virus after stem cell transplant

The latest case "shows the cure of Timothy Brown was not a fluke and can be recreated," said Dr. Keith Jerome of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle who had no role. He added that it could lead to a simpler approach that could be used more widely.

Former Seattle Seahawks player Anthony “TJ” Cunningham shot dead in Colorado over a parking spot
Former Seattle Seahawks player Anthony “TJ” Cunningham shot dead in Colorado over a parking spot

According to the local sheriff's office, the duo met in a parking lot between two middle schools to settle their long-running parking spot feud.

Police bodycam footage reveals moment when knife-wielding man gets gunned down after beheading girlfriend in apartment
Police bodycam footage reveals moment when knife-wielding man gets gunned down after beheading girlfriend in apartment

Officers were called to a suspected domestic violence incident in Seattle and had to force open the door to the apartment on February 7 at about 3:30 am

'Historic' winter storm wreaks havoc in the Northwest, brings 'very unusual' snow in Hawaii
'Historic' winter storm wreaks havoc in the Northwest, brings 'very unusual' snow in Hawaii

The National weather service said that strong gusts hit nearly 70mph in some of the regions during the storm, and the agency has warned of possible coastal flooding in the region.

Missing Iowa teen died falling from communication tower after he left home following an argument with his parents
Missing Iowa teen died falling from communication tower after he left home following an argument with his parents

Searchers discovered 13-year-old Corey Brown's body on January 27, five days after he was reported missing, at the communication tower site at West Iowa Avenue in Marshalltown

Man kills both parents and lives with their corpses for five days before killing himself
Man kills both parents and lives with their corpses for five days before killing himself

Matthew Ficken reportedly killed his real estate agent mother Lorraine Ficken and historian father Robert Ficken on January 10, but waited five days before killing himself

Bill Gates, worth $96 billion, snapped patiently waiting in line at Dick's Drive-In in Seattle
Bill Gates, worth $96 billion, snapped patiently waiting in line at Dick's Drive-In in Seattle

The 63-year-old multi-billionaire is reportedly a big fan of the franchise's burgers and regularly visits when he gets the time.

Former baseball star John Wetteland arrested for making child perform sexual acts on him
Former baseball star John Wetteland arrested for making child perform sexual acts on him

Former World Series MVP and Texas Rangers closer John Wetteland was arrested in Texas on suspicion of repeated sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to divorce wife of 25 years after a 'long period of trial separation'
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to divorce wife of 25 years after a 'long period of trial separation'

Jeff Bezos, 54, met MacKenzie, 48, in 1992 when he was working for D.E. Shaw in Manhattan, New York and the two got married a year later in 1993

Family sues Amazon for $6.5 mn after IT manager dies of heart attack brought on by debt after his disability payments were cut off
Family sues Amazon for $6.5 mn after IT manager dies of heart attack brought on by debt after his disability payments were cut off

The family of Ronald Ashley has filed a lawsuit against Amazon after he died of a heart attack caused by stress in 2016 when the company allegedly cut off his disability payments.

Man who sexually assaulted 18-year-old girl who was dying of drug overdose gets less than three years
Man who sexually assaulted 18-year-old girl who was dying of drug overdose gets less than three years

A man who fed drugs to a high school student before raping her, ultimately resulting in her death from an overdose, was sentenced to less than three years in prison

15-year-old boy strangles mother to death and buries her under a fire pit after argument over a 'D' grade
15-year-old boy strangles mother to death and buries her under a fire pit after argument over a 'D' grade

Gregory's confession came after he initially told the officials that his mother had dropped him off to school on Friday, but police found out she hadn't been to work that day.

Finding Lucy, a black Lab, saves man from sex-crime conviction and 50 years behind bars
Finding Lucy, a black Lab, saves man from sex-crime conviction and 50 years behind bars

Joshua Horner, a plumber from the town of Redmond in Central Oregon, was convicted on April 12, 2017, for sexually abusing a minor

An inside look into the hidden, not-so-perfect world of the Hart family whose car plunged off a cliff
An inside look into the hidden, not-so-perfect world of the Hart family whose car plunged off a cliff

The area where the car plummeted would have normally served as the perfect place for a family picture but now the once beautiful spot has become a reminder of a terrible tragedy

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen donated $100,000 to help GOP keep the US House
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen donated $100,000 to help GOP keep the US House

Reports state that Allen donated the huge amount to a joint fundraising committee, called Protect the House, which shared the funds with multiple GOP candidates

Autistic six-year-old beaten up by bullies after he stopped them from picking on his friend
Autistic six-year-old beaten up by bullies after he stopped them from picking on his friend

Six-year-old Carter was attacked by boys about the same age as him and the case will not result in a criminal referral

US senator John McCain passes away at the age of 81
US senator John McCain passes away at the age of 81

US senator John McCain passes away at the age of 81 years old after he was diagnosed with brain cancer last year

Air traffic controller applauded for being "calm, prudent, and mature" in dealing with suicidal Seattle hijacker
Air traffic controller applauded for being "calm, prudent, and mature" in dealing with suicidal Seattle hijacker

The controller kept in contact with Richard Russell, a horizon Air employee, who hijacked a 76-seater plane on Friday and crashed it later

17 days and 1,000 miles later, mother orca Tahlequah finally stops grieving and lets go of dead calf
17 days and 1,000 miles later, mother orca Tahlequah finally stops grieving and lets go of dead calf

Tahlequah, who is known as J35, is part of the critically endangered southern-resident killer-whale population which also facing the problem of lack of food such as salmon.

UNBELIEVABLE: Man steals passenger jet from airport, crashes 15 minutes later after being chased by F-15 fighters
UNBELIEVABLE: Man steals passenger jet from airport, crashes 15 minutes later after being chased by F-15 fighters

The plane took off at Sea-Tac Airport and crashed near Ketron Island in Pierce County after 'doing stunts in air'

Planning on using a plastic straw in Santa Barbara? Then get set for six months in jail
Planning on using a plastic straw in Santa Barbara? Then get set for six months in jail

In order to ensure that pollution stays under control, Santa Barbara in Calilfornia is introducing harsher punishments on use of plastic straws

Southwest Airlines employee arrested for hiding camera inside children's bathroom at Seattle airport
Southwest Airlines employee arrested for hiding camera inside children's bathroom at Seattle airport

The employee, Nicholas Williams was arrested on July 22 at around 11:30 am from the Sea-Tac Airport, according to KIRO 7. 

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