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    Police gear up for arrest of man with gun powder

    BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — Bellevue police were ready to evacuate a neighborhood and had fire officials standing by after learning a man they sought to arrest was in possession of gun powder. Police and King County sheriff SWAT teams were called to help serve an arrest warrant at 11 p.m. Sunday for a 48-year-old man. […]
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    LB Peyton Pelluer of No. 18 Washington State out for season

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Linebacker Peyton Pelluer of No. 18 Washington State broke his foot in Saturday’s victory over Oregon State and is done for the season. The Lewiston Tribune and The Seattle Times reported Monday that the senior defensive leader suffered the injury that likely ends his college career. While Washington State does not […]
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    Island County deputy shoots man after standoff, struggle

    OAK HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — An Island County Sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a man after he refused surrender and shot his friend during a struggle. Officials were called to a home in the Monkey Hill area on north Whidbey Island at about 8:15 p.m. Sunday. Reports said a 37-year-old man was despondent and armed with […]
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    Anti-Trump, anti-Nazi graffiti found on Tacoma school

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Tacoma Public Schools officials are investigating anti-Trump and anti-Nazi graffiti found on an elementary school. The News Tribune reported ( ) Sunday that the graffiti messages found painted on Stanley Elementary School also include a cross with a strike-through over it, which could be a reference the punk band Bad Religion […]
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    Amazon to bring another 1,000 jobs to Oregon

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Amazon has announced plans for a third Oregon fulfillment center. The company said Monday that online orders will be filled, packed and shipped at the center based in Portland, creating more than 1,000 full-time jobs. The online retail giant previously announced plans to put similar warehouses in Troutdale and Salem. Amazon […]
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    Cops: Ammo, manifesto seized in school shooting suspect home

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Guns, ammunition, a Molotov cocktail and a school yearbook with pictures of faces marked with X’s were seized by police from the home of a Washington state high school sophomore accused of fatally shooting a classmate and wounding three other students, according to court documents filed in the case. Investigators last […]
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    Amazon announces southwest Ohio center, 1,000 jobs coming

    MONROE, Ohio (AP) — Amazon has made it official: It plans to locate one of its fulfillment centers in the southwest Ohio city of Monroe, bringing more than 1,000 jobs. Ohio recently approved a 1.39 percent, 10-year tax credit for the project, along with a tax credit for a planned fulfillment center near Cleveland that […]
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    Driver flees deputy, crashes into vehicle, injures 2

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A driver fleeing a deputy in South Everett ran a red light and crashed into another vehicle, injuring two people. KOMO-TV reports ( ) that a Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy tried to stop a car with no license plates at about 2 a.m. Monday. The driver took off, but the deputy […]
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    No sole factor in cluster of fatal birth defects

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — State health officials investigating a cluster of fatal birth defects in central Washington have not been able to identify a cause for most of the cases. The Yakima Herald-Republic says ( that the state Department of Health concluded that there was no sole factor to blame for the elevated rates of […]
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    Police: McDonald’s manager stabs man during fight

    DES MOINES, Wash. (AP) — Police say a McDonald’s fast-food store manager in Des Moines stabbed someone with a pocket knife during a fight after a group of at least five people refused his request they leave. Des Moines Police Cmdr. Doug Jenkins told ( ) The Seattle Times the dispute started Saturday afternoon […]
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    Body of kidnapped pot shop employee found

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Police say the body of a Cheney marijuana shop employee was found days after he was kidnapped outside of work. The Spokesman-Review reports ( ) that Spokane County Rescue found Cameron Smith’s body Friday afternoon off state Route 904 near Four Lakes. Police say his body was concealed in “heavy cover” […]
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    Washington state tribes consider own carbon emissions plan

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Tribal leaders might move ahead with their own plan to tax carbon emissions in Washington state after another group working on a statewide carbon-tax initiative for the November 2018 ballot failed to include the tribes when developing a proposal. The News Tribune reported ( ) Saturday that Fawn Sharp, president of […]
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    $15.1M verdict for fatal police shooting goes to mediation

    SEATTLE (AP) — The family and estate of Leonard Thomas and the Lakewood Police Department will be meeting with a mediator to see if the two parties can come up with a revised settlement amount after a jury awarded the family $15.1 million in July. The Seattle Times reported ( ) Saturday that Judge Barbara […]
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    Wilson’s escape act helps Seahawks top 49ers 12-9

    SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson avoided two potential sacks and found Paul Richardson in the front corner of the end zone for a 9-yard touchdown with 7:06 left and the Seattle Seahawks held on for an unsightly 12-9 win over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. It was an offensive nightmare as both teams had […]
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    Small plane hits, kills 2 elk while landing on Oregon coast

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials say a small airplane hit and killed two elk as the aircraft was landing on an airstrip on the Oregon coast. Pilot Todd Rudberg of Shoreline, Washington, was touching down at the Nehalem Bay State Park airstrip Saturday evening when an elk ran in front of his single-engine airplane. The […]

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