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  • Cuomo says Amazon HQ will cost New Yorkers ‘nada’

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a deal to bring Amazon’s second headquarters to Queens will cost taxpayers “nothing” — even though they’re on the hook for $325 million in direct grants to the company. Under the deal announced last week, the state will also give Seattle-based Amazon $1.2 billion in […]
  • Officer’s lawsuit says he was fired for not shooting to kill

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A former lieutenant with the Tacoma Police Department has sued the agency, alleging he was wrongfully fired because he didn’t shoot to kill a suspect. City lawyers contend that David O’Dea was fired for violating department policies regarding the use of deadly force. O’Dea, a 22-year police veteran, tells the News […]
  • Episcopal diocese reports record applicants for next bishop

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Episcopal Diocese of Maine says it had a record number of applications for its next bishop. The Press Herald reports 27 clergy members were either nominated or applied to replace Bishop Stephen Lane, who is retiring next year. The diocese says it narrowed the field to five candidates who will […]
  • 4.1 earthquake shakes Olympic Peninsula

    PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake has shaken an area beneath Olympic National Park south of Port Angeles. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake hit just after 3 a.m. Monday. There were no immediate reports of damage. According to the agency’s website, people in the region reported feeling weak to light […]
  • Musician attacked with baseball bat after leaving Seattle nightclub

    A local musician is in intensive care with serious head injuries after being struck with a baseball bat. His fiancee tells KIRO 7 a group of young people living in a homeless camp attacked him as they left a nightclub early Thursday morning.
  • Shop owner fighting racism allegations after 911 call

    Kirkland police are investigating a 911 call about a yogurt shop customer the staff considered suspicious. It turns out the man, who is African-American, was supervising a court-ordered visit between a mother and her child.
  • Jaylen Nowell scores 32, Washington beats Santa Clara 82-68

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jaylen Nowell scored 21 points in the first half, matched his career-high with 32 points, and Washington overcame sluggish stretches to beat Santa Clara 82-68 on Sunday night in the Vancouver Showcase. The inaugural event taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre saw Nowell erupt in the first half, hitting […]
  • Wounded war veteran graduates from firefighting school

    SEATTLE (AP) — A war veteran who lost part of his left leg when he stepped on a roadside bomb in Afghanistan is graduating from firefighting school and plans to enroll in a course for emergency medical technicians. KING-TV reports retired Air Force Tech Sgt. Daniel Fye was serving his fourth tour of duty in […]
  • Southern Utah hangs on to beat Seattle 73-70

    SEATTLE (AP) — Andre Adams and Cameron Oluyitan scored 15 points each, Brandon Better added 13 and Southern Utah held on for a 73-70 victory over Seattle on Sunday. Better’s two free throws gave Southern Utah a 48-47 lead with 12 minutes remaining and the Thunderbirds were up by eight with 7:23 left after Better’s […]
  • Police investigate shooting of woman south of Seattle

    FEDERAL WAY, Washington (AP) — Police are investigating after a woman was found shot at a fast-food restaurant south of Seattle. KOMO-TV reports police responded to a Jack in the Box in Federal Way after 6 p.m. Saturday to find an 18-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the chest. Investigators believe the shooting may […]
  • Man arrested after 2 roommates shot dead near Olympia

    LACEY, Washington (AP) — Police outside Olympia are investigating a double homicide after finding two roommates dead inside a home. Authorities in Lacey have arrested and charged another resident of the home with murder. Police got a call Saturday afternoon about people screaming at the house. Officers say a woman told them her boyfriend wasn’t […]
  • Boy stabbed in ‘random and vicious’ Spokane Valley attack

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Washington (AP) — An eight-year-old boy is recovering after a man entered a Spokane Valley store and allegedly stabbed him in what authorities are calling a “random and vicious” attack. Officials say a 30-year-old man entered a HiCo store on Saturday and approached the victim who had been playing with an iPad. The […]
  • Minshew’s 7 TDs lead No. 8 Washington St over Arizona 69-28

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Gardner Minshew threw a school-record seven touchdown passes and No. 8 Washington State routed Arizona 69-28 on Saturday night, continuing the Cougars’ longshot bid for the College Football Playoff. Washington State (10-1, 7-1 Pac-12, No. 8 CFP) raced out to a 55-14 lead at halftime and was not seriously threatened on […]
  • McCloud hits 5 3s, scores 23; Green Bay beats Morehead St.

    CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — JayQuan McCloud had a career-high 23 points and Shanquan Hemphill scored 17 to help Green Bay beat Morehead State 87-70 on Saturday night in a sub-regional game of the 2K Empire Classic. McCloud made 8 of 11 from the field, including 5 of 7 from 3-point range. Sandy Cohen III had […]
  • Porch pirates continue to plague Washington residents

    Poll: Porch pirates steal from half of all Washington residents

    Roughly half of all Washington and Oregon residents have had a delivery stolen from their home, and this data seems to fall in line with a rash of package thefts that hit Seattle.

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