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    Mystery debris causes several flat tires near I-405

    What caused several flat tires on our roads Thursday morning remains a mystery.
  • seattle businesses

    Seattle businesses send message to city council on taxes

    Seattle businesses all had a similar message for the city council -- they're suffering under layers of taxes and another one could kill off more stores and jobs in town.
  • Burien

    Good Samaritan critically injured in machete attack in Burien

    Deputies said a good Samaritan is in critical condition after he was attacked with a machete by two men who were harassing a homeless man Wednesday night in Burien.
  • Police: Man shot motorist in road rage incident on I-5

    SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a man was shot during a road-rage incident on Interstate 5 in Seattle. The Washington State Patrol says the shooting happened Wednesday morning just before South Michigan Street. The victim told officers that he was driving his car north about 6 a.m. when a motorist pulled in front of him […]
  • Charlie Morton dominant as Astros silence Mariners 9-2

    SEATTLE (AP) — Charlie Morton pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, Jose Altuve hit a three-run double and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 9-2 on Thursday. After losing the series opener, the Astros won their third straight behind another impressive pitching performance. Morton allowed singles to Robinson Cano, Mitch Haniger and Nelson Cruz, […]
  • Department of Defense employee pleads guilty to sexual abuse

    SEATTLE (AP) — Federal officials say a Department of Defense civilian employee from Port Orchard has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a co-worker while on a temporary assignment to a U.S. Naval base in Japan. The U.S. Justice Department says 36-year-old Michael Cerera pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of abusive sexual contact before U.S. […]
  • Commissioners OK $25 million in bonds for Spokane Sportsplex

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane County commissioners have approved issuance of $25 million in bonds to help build the Spokane Sportsplex – a proposed multiuse sports facility with capacity to host national and local events. The Spokesman-Review reports the $42 million Sportsplex – to be constructed on a 5-acre site north of the Spokane River […]
  • Justices: Teacher wasn’t required to report children’s abuse

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Teachers in Washington are supposed to tell authorities when they believe a student has suffered abuse or neglect. But Washington’s Supreme Court says that requirement doesn’t necessarily apply when a teacher’s own child is the victim. In an 8-1 ruling Thursday, the court dismissed a Pierce County case against a teacher […]
  • Mariners turn unlikely triple play against Astros

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Mariners turned a triple play against the Houston Astros more likely to be seen in a Little League game than the major leagues. Seattle recorded the three outs on one play in the fourth inning on Thursday. With runners at first and second and no outs, Evan Gattis hit a check-swing […]
  • Army considers 15 cities for home of new Futures Command

    The Army says it’s considering 15 cities for the headquarters of its planned Futures Command , which will keep track of emerging technology and innovations that could be used in warfighting. The Army notified the cities this week and asked for detailed information. The contenders are Atlanta; Austin, Texas; Boston; Chicago; Dallas; Denver; Houston; Los […]
  • WSU, Pullman sergeants under investigation

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol is investigating after a Washington State University student says she was sexually assaulted by a law enforcement officer in March. The Spokesman Review reports that two police sergeants are under investigation. One works for university police. The other works for Pullman Police. The student filed a complaint […]
  • Democratic House candidate in 5th District releases taxes

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Democratic U.S. House candidate Lisa Brown and her husband owed $69,487 in federal taxes last year. That’s according to the 2017 tax return that Brown released on Wednesday. Her opponent for the eastern Washington seat, Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, released her taxes earlier this week. The Spokesman-Review says Brown and […]
  • Electric power research center set for Purdue Discovery Park

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A company that makes equipment for the electric power industry plans to build a research center at Purdue University’s Discovery Park. Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories announced Thursday that it will build a 100,000-square-foot research center at the 40-acre technical park in West Lafayette that serves as Purdue’s hub for interdisciplinary research. […]
  • Judge dismisses defamation suit against Union Gap, mayor

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A Yakima County Judge has dismissed a defamation suit filed against the city of Union Gap and its mayor by one of its councilmembers. Councilwoman Julie Schilling sued Mayor Roger Wentz and the city in 2016, alleging Wentz’s proposal earlier in the year to censure her and another councilman was done […]
  • Champion Eagles to face host Jaguars in London

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles will head to England’s home of soccer when they take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in one of four NFL international games next season. Jacksonville, which fell in the AFC title game to New England before the Eagles beat the Patriots for the league championship, will […]

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