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AP Top Washington Headlines At 1:43 p.m. PDT

Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting
TULALIP, Wash. (AP) -- A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a Washington state high school....

Billionaire's cash flows to Washington senate race
SEATTLE (AP) -- Flush with cash from California billionaire Tom Steyer's group, a Washington state environmental group is backing candidates this November to help Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee pass sweeping climate change legislation....

Wounded victims in school shooting remain critical
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- The two female students shot at Marysville Pilchuck High School were in "extremely critical condition" on Saturday, while two of the boys also shot were in serious and critical condition at another Seattle-area hospital....

Man dead after fight in Lynnwood
LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) -- A fight in Lynnwood has left one man dead, and Snohomish County Sheriff's detectives are investigating the incident as a homicide....

Washington's system for mentally ill broken
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- Some of Washington's mentally ill are strapped to gurneys in emergency rooms awaiting beds in psychiatric hospitals, while others sit in jail for months waiting for competency evaluations and treatment. And some are getting trapped in both broken systems....