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  • 5-month-old baby found in Seattle homeless encampment

    Seattle police found a 5-month-old baby abandoned and shivering in a homeless encampment. The baby has been turned over to child protective services.
  • homeless, Mosqueda, workers

    Seattle council member says city needs to be ‘last line of defense’ for all workers

    The Domestic Workers Bill of Rights touted by Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda would establish labor standards for all domestic workers.
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    Seattle asked to postpone police chief hearings over ‘significant’ concerns

    Seattle's Community Police Commission is asking the Seattle City Council to postpone any confirmation hearings for the next police chief.
  • lawsuit

    Washington leads lawsuit against Trump over family separation policy

    Washington state is leading a coalition in a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its recent policy of separating children from families at the US-Mexico border.
  • Speeding semi crashes, loses load on EB SR 518 near Southcenter

    A semi crashed, rolled over and lost a load of pipes on eastbound SR 518 near Southcenter. All lanes are closed and drivers should avoid the area.
  • Deputies: Tongue was intentionally cut from horse’s mouth

    SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a horse’s tongue found severed at a property in western Washington state was intentionally cut off the animal. KCPQ-TV reports the 28-year-old horse named Annie was euthanized Wednesday because the animal could not eat or drink without a tongue. Thurston County Sheriff’s Deputy Carrie Nastansky says the horse’s owner discovered […]
  • Syracuse men returning to famed Henley Royal Regatta

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Syracuse men’s rowing team is returning to compete in the famed Henley Royal Regatta. The Orange men will be making their first appearance in the regatta on the River Thames in 11 years. They are one of nine Division I U.S. teams competing in the Temple Challenge Cup. Established in […]
  • immigration

    Latest immigration debate shows ‘sharp divide’ in America

    The Trump administration's decision to separate people who illegally cross the border from their children resulted in what former state Attorney General Rob McKenna calls a "really outrageous situation."
  • Ichi-who? Suzuki sits on M’s bench in fake mustache disguise

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have seen a whole new side of Ichiro Suzuki. The former star player-turned-team executive showed up on the bench at Yankee Stadium in disguise, wearing a fake bushy mustache, shades and hoodie for the first inning Thursday. Because he’s not a player or coach, the 44-year-old Suzuki isn’t […]
  • Infant found at Seattle encampment in protective custody

    SEATTLE (AP) — A 5-month-old infant found at a Seattle homeless encampment is in protective custody as police investigate child neglect. Seattle Police said Thursday on its blog that the child was removed in late May from an unsanctioned homeless encampment where people were reportedly using methamphetamine. Police said a person living at the encampment […]
  • Washington tribe seeking recognition advances with lawsuit

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge says a Native American tribe can proceed with seven of eight legal claims as part of its long effort to gain federal recognition as a tribe. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports the Chinook Indian Nation, whose members historically lived at the mouth of the Columbia River, sued the Interior […]
  • 30 homes threatened by wildfire near Vantage

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Evacuation notices have gone out to residents in about 30 homes because of a wildfire burning in central Washington. The state Department of Natural Resources said Thursday that the blaze about two miles north of Vantage near the Columbia River had burned nearly 8 square miles (21 square kilometers). The Yakima […]
  • The Latest: So far, U of Hawaii finds no complaint about doc

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on several U.S. universities with ties to a now-dead doctor accused of sexual misconduct at Ohio State University (all times local): ___ 4:45 p.m. The University of Hawaii says it has found no record of complaints against a now-dead doctor accused of sexual misconduct at Ohio State, but the […]
  • Mariners place RHPs Nicasio and Altavillla on DL

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have placed right-handers Juan Nicasio and Dan Altavilla on the 10-day disabled list, recalled infielder Daniel Vogelbach, and purchased the contract of right-hander Mike Morin from Triple-A Tacoma. Nicasio has swelling in his right knee, while Altavilla is sidelined by a right elbow UCL sprain. Mariners manager […]
  • Judge, Andujar HR, Yankees top Mariners 4-3 for 3-game sweep

    NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge and Miguel Andujar hit two-run homers off James Paxton in the first inning that sent the New York Yankees over the Seattle Mariners 4-3 Thursday for a three-game sweep. Luis Severino and the Yankees boosted the best record in the majors to 50-22. They’ve won four in a row […]

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