Seattle Fire Deptartment’s Senior Personnel Specialist Dori Towler spotted fraudulent claims filed using the identities of Fire Department employees. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)
Seattle Fire Deptartment’s Senior Personnel Specialist Dori Towler spotted fraudulent claims filed using the identities of Fire Department employees. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)
Business

Why did it take more than 2 months to stop the largest fraud in Washington state history?

Revelations last week that this spring's $576 million unemployment fraud started much earlier than previously acknowledged have spurred a storm of new questions over the handling of the crime. Updated

Health

Young smokers at higher risk for severe COVID-19 symptoms than nonsmokers their age

A man smokes a cigarette while waiting to cross a street in the Brooklyn borough of New York, on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Global consulting firm McKinsey lands $5 million in coronavirus-related, no-bid contracts in Washington state

Divers, rescue swimmers and response boats actively searching Andrews Bay in Lake Washington for an adult male.

Rescuers respond to two people missing in Lake Washington

This moment feels ‘a bit different’ … but ‘am I supposed to say thank you?’ One Black Seattleite’s take on the Black Lives Matter protests

Seahawks 53-man roster projection: An updated look at who might make the cut for Seattle

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