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  • 80-year-old man gets over 20 years in prison for child rape

    KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — An 80-year-old man in southeastern Washington has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison for raping a child. The Tri-City Herald reports William Nicol was sentenced Thursday in Benton County Superior Court. A jury found in 2016 that Nicol violated his position of trust to rape a boy over […]
  • OSHA investigators on site of fatal TV tower collapse

    FORDLAND, Mo. (AP) — Federal safety investigators are on the scene of a TV tower collapse in southwest Missouri that left one person dead. OSHA investigators are trying to determine what caused the 1,980-foot (600-meter) tower to collapse Thursday near Fordland. One man, 56-year-old Steve Lemay, died in the collapse. Lemay was the owner of […]
  • APNewsBreak: $50M in financing for private airport terminal

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Data obtained by The Associated Press shows the company developing a rare privately run commercial U.S. airport terminal near Seattle sold $50 million in bonds earlier this year to finance construction. Records show Propeller Airports sold the debt through the Washington Economic Development Finance Authority. The company will invest about $40 […]
  • Lottery deputy director ousted after ethics investigation

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The deputy director of Washington’s Lottery has been ousted following an outside investigation into ethics complaints that found he and other lottery employees accepted drinks and food from a vendor who had a contract with the agency, and that several employees likely got free hotel rooms during a work trip that […]
  • Mariners activate Mike Zunino from 10-day disabled list

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have activated catcher Mike Zunino from the 10-day disabled list after missing the first three weeks of the season because of a strained abdominal muscle. Seattle activated Zunino on Friday ahead of a three-game series against the Texas Rangers. Mike Marjama was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma to clear […]
  • Spokane police arrest housemate in woman’s death

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane police have arrested the housemate of a woman whose beaten body was found at a recycling plant earlier this month. Police say 53-year-old Eugene Jupp turned himself in Thursday after a warrant was issued for his arrest. He is being held on investigation of first-degree murder in the death of […]
  • Biologist says caribou herd may be extinct

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A biologist says the south Selkirk mountain caribou herd may be extinct after aerial surveys found only three remaining animals. Bart George, wildlife biologist for the Kalispel Tribe, says two aerial surveys in March found only three female caribou. Last year there were about a dozen of the endangered animals. The […]
  • Chewing tobacco banned at Safeco, CenturyLink

    SEATTLE (AP) — The King County Board of Health has voted to ban the use of smokeless tobacco at all professional sporting events in the county, which includes Seattle. The Seattle Times reports the board voted unanimously on the measure Thursday. It will go into effect May 19. The move comes in response to health […]
  • Jury: Boat dealer condoned sexually hostile work environment

    SEATTLE (AP) — A Tacoma jury has awarded a former boat salesman $800,000 after finding his managers bullied him relentlessly and exposed him to a sexually hostile work environment, and then fired him when he complained. The Seattle Times reported Thursday that the jury in U.S. District Court awarded Gregory Corliss $500,000 in general damages […]
  • Mill Creek man gets 16 years for fatally stabbing wife

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A Mill Creek man has been sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for fatally stabbing his 66-year-old wife last year. The Daily Herald reports 53-year-old Matt Alton was sentenced Thursday in the February 2017 death of Norensa Pillias. Court documents say Alton stabbed Pillias 18 times in a culmination […]
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    Police: UW College Republicans assaulted by Antifa affiliate; group targeted for second day

    University of Washington College Republicans have been assaulted on the UW campus two days in a row by Antifa and other protesters.
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    Driver shot on I-5 in Seattle during suspected road rage incident

    A man was shot while driving on northbound I-5 in South Seattle in what police are calling a road rage incident.
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    King County bans pro-players from using any tobacco during games

    The King County Board of Health is considering a total ban of all tobacco products at all stadiums countywide. This includes players.
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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.
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    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.

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