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A federal judge in Texas said on Friday that the Affordable Care Act's individual coverage mandate is unconstitutional and that the rest of the law must also fall
Legal experts say the law will remain in effect for now, but the invalidation of the landmark health care law throws into doubt the future of health coverage for millions of Americans on the Obamacare exchanges and in Medicaid expansion. More than 4 million people have already signed up for 2019 coverage on the exchanges,…

BOTHELL -- A woman was critically injured by a falling tree while she was outside watching Friday night's storm.
Around 7 p.m., a woman in her 60s was outside watching the storm with her neighbors in the 12800 Block of 190th Place NE. While watching, a tree fell and hit her in the neck, Bothell police said.

On Dec. 14, 2006, Western Washington was hit by a massive storm. The storm resulted in the death of 14 people and damage throughout the Puget Sound. According to KOMO reports from 2006, wind gusts were has strong as 70 MPH and over 1 million people lost power. On Dec. 15, as the storm continued to rage, Seattle City Light reported more than half of their customers were without power. KOMO 4 has compiled archive footage from that day to show the damage…

Just as the storm was picking up Friday night, a 64-year-old woman joined her neighbors outside to storm watch. Right after 7 P. M. , the woman was hit by a tree branch that fell, according to Bothell Police Department Sgt. Lynn. She was hit in the upper torso area and neck. The woman was taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition. This is a developing story and we will update as more information is available.

Two men were seriously hurt when a jack gave out, sending a bus crashing down on top of them.

Bothell, Wash. -- Six people - including three children - were trapped in a van after a tree and power lines fell on their vehicle Friday night in Bothell.
Around 7 p.m., a tree fell on the the vehicle near the intersection of 240th Street SE and Meridian Avenue South. The tree took down power wires, which also landed on the van.

WASHINGTON – More troopers in Washington will be on the lookout for impaired drivers to help keep people alive during a season when families are getting together. Trooper Chris Thorson with the Washington State Patrol (WSP) said there will be additional patrols on all highways throughout the state, to focus on people driving under the influence (DUI). Thorson said this means more troopers will be coming into work on their day off looking for DUIs.

Just before 7 P. M. Friday, the intersection of 240th St SE and Meridian Ave S was closed due to power lines falling on a vehicle, according to Bothell PD. The power lines were live at the time. Puget Sound Energy was called in to assist with the power lines. Initially Bothell PD believed three people were trapped in the car. After all occupants were removed, they corrected themselves, saying three adults and three children had been trapped in the car.

WANTED IN PIERCE COUNTY --
Parents: You're looking at one of the scariest reasons why it's so important for your kids to be safe on the Internet.
Hai Le is a convicted child rapist and known cyberspace creep. His prey was a 13-year-old girl he met online in 2001, lying to her that he was a teen too, when he was really 28, grooming her, then meeting up with her, taking her to his home in Pierce County -- and raping her.

Little Fish, a long-delayed seafood restaurant from Bryan Jarr and Zoi Antonitsas, will pop-up at Gravy on Vashon each weekend in January

Actor Stoney Westmoreland played grandfather of title character on Disney Channel series "Andi Mack," which films in Utah

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the "Peanuts" crew will have a new home on Apple's streaming service. Apple has struck a deal with DHX Media to produce new "Peanuts" content. The global children's content and brands company will develop and produce original programs for Apple including new series, specials and shorts based on the beloved characters. "Peanuts" was created by Charles M. Schulz in 1950.

Following allegations of sexual abuse against Border Town creator Eric M. Esquivel, multiple sources reported today that DC Comics has announced its plans to cancel the series—which had been one of the major titles behind the publisher’s push to revitalize its Vertigo imprint.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A federal judge says Idaho must provide gender confirmation surgery to a transgender inmate who has been living as a woman for years but who has continuously been housed in a men's prison
Barring any appeals, under the ruling Adree Edmo will become the first Idaho inmate to receive gender confirmation surgery while in Idaho Department of Correction custody.
The ruling in Idaho's U.S. District Court was handed down by Judge B. Lynn Winmill on Thursday. Winmill said the…

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - University of Missouri students were stunned when a towering dairy cow appeared on campus to make a cameo in a graduation photo shoot
The Columbia Missourian reports that senior animal sciences major Massimo Montalbano brought the 3-year-old cow, named Amelia, to campus on Thursday to join his commencement photo shoot
Montalbano worked with cattle throughout his undergraduate studies with the university's Foremost…

The Cougs are probably still smarting from a tough Apple Cup loss to the Huskies and a New Year's Six game snub, while bowl bound teams like Stanford, Oregon, Cal and Arizona State can likely be found lamenting what could have been.

Every weekday in a third floor hallway in the west wing of the King County Courthouse people facing eviction wait to get free legal help. The Housing Justice Office sits right next door to the ExParte courtrooms where people facing eviction have a chance to argue their reasons as to why they should not be evicted. “It saved me and my two kids from being homeless," said Michele Ruddach, who used the attorneys several years ago to ward off an eviction.

From Limetown to Homecoming, it looks like fictional podcasts are having their moment. Next up: NBC has announced that it’s turning the supernatural podcast The Black Tapes into a television series.

The National Weather Service issued high wind warnings Friday for Oregon and Washington's Pacific Coast and Washington's northern interior with wind advisories for areas inland.

Lawsuit says that Harvey Weinstein replied, "Don't be such a prude. I didn't even f--- you," when confronted by the accuser