The stakes were high and the vote was close as Boeing production workers agreed to concede some benefits in order to secure assembly of the new 777X airplane for the Puget Sound region.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Boeing hailed Friday's vote, which proponents said solidifies the aerospace giant's presence in the Seattle area.
"Tonight, Washington state secured its future as the aerospace capital of the world," Inslee declared.
Two Burlington firefighters were sent to the hospital after being injured while battling a fire early on New Year’s Day.
Two more groups of retired Illinois state employees have filed lawsuits challenging a new plan to eliminate the state's $100 billion public pension shortfall.
Illinois State Police said the agency is ready to begin processing applications from residents who want to carry concealed weapons.
Authorities say Hancock County State’s Attorney Jim Drozdz is dead after a traffic accident in Georgia.