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    Attorney weighs in on police officers’ lawsuit against Sawant

    Two Seattle police officers are suing Kshama Sawant for “having their reputations ruined by an ambitious politician, doing so for personal gain.”
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    Man shot in chest near homeless camp under West Seattle freeway

    One person was shot in the chest near a homeless camp under the West Seattle Freeway in the SODO neighborhood on Tuesday morning.
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    Council candidate wants to increase Seattle’s tax on guns

    Jon Grant not only supports Seattle's gun tax, he will work to increase it if he is elected to the city council.
  • Atlanta Braves' Ozzie Albies, right, hits the brakes in a rundown as Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager defends during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Atlanta. Albies scored on the play. (AP Photo/John Amis) AP State

    Sims sharp, Braves score on crazy play, beat Mariners 4-0

    ATLANTA (AP) — Rookie Lucas Sims pitched three-hit ball over six innings and the Atlanta Braves scored on a crazy play that took three rundowns in 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Sims (2-3) won his second straight start after starting his big league career with three losses in a row. Seattle […]
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    Police: 3 Seattle brothers spent majority of lives sexually abusing children

    Three brothers in their 70s and 80s have been arrested in Seattle for allegedly possessing images of child-sex abuse with police still investigating them, according to Seattle Police Department.
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    Washington State Patrol ads appear on controversial Breitbart website

    Recruiting ads for the Washington State Patrol have been showing up on Breitbart, and the police agency says they're not happy about it.
  • (Via Earthquake Tracker) Local News

    Early-morning earthquake shakes near Skykomish

    A magnitude 2.9 earthquake was recorded near Skykomish off of Highway 2 Tuesday morning.
  • AP State

    Fire that burned 6 structures in Grand Mound contained

    GRAND MOUND, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a brush fire south of Olympia in the Grand Mound area burned a half a dozen structures and a business before the fire was contained and evacuation orders were lifted Tuesday night. Thurston County Emergency Management officials said the fire, which started near 183rd Avenue Southwest between Guava […]
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    Oregon’s governor, state police chief stand up for marijuana

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s governor and the head of the state police defended the state’s legal marijuana industry in letters to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has been hinting at a crackdown on states like Oregon that have legalized pot in defiance of federal law. Gov. Kate Brown noted that Sessions’ earlier letter […]
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    Burien hospital to pay $45,000 over care of deaf patient

    SEATTLE (AP) — Highline Medical Center in Burien has agreed to pay $45,000 to settle allegations that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to provide sign-language interpreters for a deaf patient. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Seattle said Tuesday the case involved a deaf patient who underwent spinal surgery in 2014. The […]
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    Swastikas and bomb threat prompt WSU dorm evacuation

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Dozens of students were evacuated from a dormitory at Washington State University after students reported vandals had scratched several swastikas and a vague bomb threat onto the walls. The Spokesman-Review says the graffiti was reported about 10 p.m. Monday. Police inspected Simson Hall and found no evidence of explosives, and the […]
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    2 Seattle officers sue councilwoman over shooting comments

    SEATTLE (AP) — Two Seattle police officers who were cleared of wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a man last year have sued City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant, saying she defamed them when she called the killing a “brutal murder.” The Seattle Times reports that officers Scott Miller and Michael Spaulding filed the lawsuit last week […]
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    Feds review annual whaling quotas for Alaska Native hunters

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal officials are reviewing annual quotas for 11 Alaska Native villages whose subsistence hunters are authorized to harvest bowhead whales. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the public has until Sept. 14 to comment on catch limits for a six-year period to begin in 2019. The International Whaling Commission, which […]
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    Portland man files suit over Vancouver marathon cancellation

    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Portland man filed a class-action lawsuit against Energy Events — the company that stages the Vancouver USA Marathon — on behalf of all Oregon consumers who registered for the race. The Columbian reports (http://bit.ly/2vmufom ) the complaint filed Saturday on behalf of Cory Bradley in U.S. District Court in Portland […]
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    Man shot to death at Seattle homeless encampment

    SEATTLE (AP) — Detectives are investigating after a 31-year-old man was shot and killed at a Seattle homeless encampment. Police say they received calls of shots fired just before 5 a.m. Tuesday at the encampment at First Avenue South and South Spokane Street. They found the victim shot in the chest. Medics rushed him to […]

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