The Boeing 777X completes its first test flight near Seattle, Washington, United States, after two delayed attempts.
Washington State authorities find a crane collapse earlier this year in Seattle was caused when workers removed securing pins too early during the crane's dismantling. Four people were killed in the accident. Three firms are issued fines.
In Seattle, Washington, a Seattle Fire Department crew, responding to reports of a natural gas leak in the Greenwood neighborhood, are caught in an explosion that injures nine firefighters. The explosion blew out windows in businesses and storefronts in the surrounding blocks, destroying three businesses and heavily damaging a fourth.
The Seattle City Council unanimously votes to give Uber, Lyft, and other contract drivers the power to join trade unions. The Washington city becomes the first in the United States to do so. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray opposes the bill which can still become law without his signature. Court challenges are expected.
A bouncer is critically injured and a woman is also wounded after a gunman opens fire in a bar in the Central District of Seattle, Washington, United States. The perpetrator was killed by authorities.