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  • Mack, Amukamara lead Bears over Seahawks 24-17

    CHICAGO (AP) — Khalil Mack had one of six sacks against Russell Wilson, Prince Amukamara returned an interception 49 yards for a touchdown and the Chicago Bears beat the Seattle Seahawks 24-17 Monday night to give coach Matt Nagy his first career victory. Mack had a strip-sack in the first half and consistently pressured Wilson […]
  • Vogelbach’s slam in 8th powers Seattle over Houston 4-1

    HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie pinch-hitter Daniel Vogelbach’s first career grand slam with two outs in the eighth inning lifted the Seattle Mariners over the Houston Astros 4-1 on Monday night. The loss cut Houston’s lead in the AL West to four games over Oakland, which was off Monday night. The Mariners trailed 1-0 when Nelson […]
  • Lime expanding electric bikes, scooters into Tacoma

    Lime is expanding beyond Seattle and Bellevue and is bringing its sharable electric bikes to Tacoma. Scooters too. The city will conduct a trial run for the system.
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    Man accidentally shoots himself in leg inside Tacoma Chuck E. Cheese

    Tacoma police say that a 22-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the leg Sunday evening while inside a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in Tacoma.
  • Flowers, Fluker inactive for Seahawks against Bears

    CHICAGO (AP) — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Tre Flowers and guard D.J. Fluker are inactive for Monday’s game against the Chicago Bears. Both players were listed as doubtful. Flowers, a rookie, started the opener after Dontae Johnson was placed on injured reserve last week. With linebackers K.J. Wright (knee) and Bobby Wagner (groin) and top receiver […]
  • International 10-year salmon preservation plan advances

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Alaska and Canada would reduce their catch of endangered Chinook salmon in years with poor fishery returns under an agreement that spells out the next decade of cooperation between the U.S. and Canada to keep various salmon species afloat in Pacific waters. Members of the Pacific Salmon Commission recommended a new […]
  • New allegation of sexual misconduct against Jason Gesser

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State University employee and former star quarterback Jason Gesser has been placed on home assignment following a new complaint of sexual misconduct. School president Kirk Schulz and Director of Athletics Pat Chun say Gesser will work from home pending an investigation of the allegations. They say Washington State University on […]
  • Tumwater teachers have tentative agreement

    Teachers in Tumwater have reached a tentative agreement with the Tumwater School District. School will begin Tuesday, Sept. 18.
  • Tacoma scrap yard fire sends smoke into the air

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A metal scrap yard caught fire in Tacoma, sending huge plumes of smoke billowing into the air. The News Tribune reported the blaze started about 2 a.m. Monday. By 8 a.m., crews had extinguished the flames but were still trying to cool down the scrap metal. Investigators are working to determine […]
  • Much of Columbia River closed to salmon fishing

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The rare closure of most of the Columbia River to salmon fishing is largely the result of bad weather and bad ocean conditions in 2015. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on Thursday closed salmon fishing on the main stem of the Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream to Highway […]
  • WSU making good progress is reducing budget deficit

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State University is making a good start on its three-year plan to erase a $30 million annual operating deficit. The school said Monday that it reduced is deficit by $22 million in fiscal 2018, surpassing its goal by $12 million. The school had planned to cut its operating deficit by […]
  • 1 person dead after officer-involved shooting in Walla Walla

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) — Police say one person is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Walla Walla. KEPR-TV reports three Walla Police Department officers were placed on administrative leave after the fatal officer-involved shooting Sunday night. The Walla Walla Police Department says the officers were responding to a report of a suicidal person armed […]
  • Strike ending for last Washington teachers still picketing

    SEATTLE (AP) — The last of the estimated 125,000 Washington state children who missed the start of school because of teacher strikes are now all going back to class, ending a series of teacher strikes over pay raises that escalated some cases to court and state intervention. South of Seattle in the city of Tumwater, […]
  • Man accidentally shoots himself at Chuck E. Cheese in Tacoma

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man who shot himself in the leg at a Chuck E. Cheese in Tacoma caused panic at the children’s party center. KOMO-TV reports the 22-year-old man was hospitalized after the gun was fired accidentally just after 5 p.m. Sunday. Tacoma police say no one else was hurt and the man […]
  • Funnel cloud seen in Ballard on Sunday

    A funnel cloud was spotted in Ballard Sunday afternoon near a Fred Meyer parking lot.

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