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    Marysville baby sitter guilty in girl’s death

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A jury has convicted a Marysville baby sitter of the lesser charge of second-degree manslaughter in the death of a 4-month-old girl. The Daily Herald says (https://goo.gl/dHuPcw ) 23-year-old Cheyanne Jarrell was found guilty Wednesday in Snohomish County Superior Court. Prosecutors say Jarrell became frustrated while watching Kailynn Watson and her […]
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    New Navy destroyer to be commissioned in South Carolina

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A new Navy destroyer named for a Marine who died in Vietnam will be commissioned in South Carolina next year. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that the USS Ralph Johnson will be commissioned in March in Charleston. Johnson jumped on a grenade in Vietnam in 1968, dying as he […]
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    Tacoma’s Weyerhaeuser mansion sells for almost $6 million

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Weyerhaeuser mansion in Tacoma has been sold for nearly $5.9 million to a nonprofit that announced the Tacoma Waldorf School will occupy the education building on the grounds. The News Tribune reports ( http://bit.ly/2xor301 ) the sale of the iconic estate closed Monday with Trouve, a Lakewood-based nonprofit created last […]
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    Toddler dies after being hit by truck in church parking lot

    PARKLAND, Wash. (AP) — An 18-month-old girl has died after she was struck by a truck in the parking lot of a church in Parkland. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department says the girl was taken to a hospital late Tuesday where she died of her injuries. The department says a 35-year-old female driver had been […]
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    Body found in car in Yakima River

    ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) — The body of a 51-year-old man was found in the back seat of a car in the Yakima River in central Washington. Thea Yakima Herald-Republic reports ( http://bit.ly/2w7SyId ) that the Kittitas County Coroner’s Office identified the man as Joseph Langdon. Coroner Nick Henderson said he did not have information immediately […]
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    Odor’s grand slam sends Rangers past Mariners 8-6

    SEATTLE (AP) — Rougned Odor’s grand slam capped a seven-run fourth inning and the Texas Rangers held off the Seattle Mariners 8-6 on Wednesday night to make up ground in the playoff chase. The Rangers moved within 2½ games of Minnesota for the second AL wild card after the Twins lost 11-3 to the New […]
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    Manfred thinks teams will follow rules for Japanese star

    SEATTLE (AP) — With Japanese star Shohei Otani considering a jump to a Major League Baseball team, Commissioner Rob Manfred says he believes it will be hard for teams to circumvent existing contract rules in pursuit of the coveted two-way player. Otani’s situation was among several issues, including pace of play, expanded rosters in September […]
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    Police: Craigslist attacker intended to become serial killer

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A 24-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to attempting to kill a man she met on Craigslist, telling authorities she had plans to become a serial killer. The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2xwZS3w ) Amy Caroline Brown entered her plea Friday. Brown told a Lynnwood sergeant in January that she planned to kill […]
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    2 more accused of stealing mom’s purse after school shooting

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have arrested two additional suspects accused of stealing a purse from a car as parents searched for their children after last week’s high school shooting in Washington state. The Spokane Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday that 37-year-old Renee Mann and 39-year-old Larry Flett were arrested Tuesday evening on investigation of theft […]
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    Search for missing Russian man suspended in Washington state

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The search for a 57-year-old man from Russia who went missing near Washington state’s Goldmyer Hot Springs has been suspended. The News Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2xx6i2s ) that the search for Sergey Cherepov went on for five days before it was suspended on Tuesday. Cherepov was in town on business and visited […]