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  • AP State

    Convicted 21-year-old guilty of more exploitation charges

    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A 21-year-old Washington man already convicted at trial of child exploitation has pleaded guilty to additional counts of abusing and blackmailing teenage girls. The Columbian reports (http://bit.ly/2tNDayA ) 21-year-old Zachary William Akers pleaded guilty on Thursday to communicating with a minor for immoral purposes, two counts of sexual exploitation of a […]
  • AP State

    Woman gets prison for embezzling $750K from former astronaut

    SEATTLE (AP) — A former Orcas Island bookkeeper will serve three years in prison after pleading guilty to federal charges for embezzling more than $750,000 from a former NASA astronaut and his wife. The Justice Department says Sarah Coffelt was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Seattle Thursday to prison and three years of supervised […]
  • AP State

    Seattle man faces charges in North Dakota bank robbery

    MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A Seattle man accused of robbing a bank in North Dakota is now also accused of terrorizing clerks in the business. The Minot Daily News reports that 44-year-old Jeremy Maines made an initial appearance on the four terrorizing counts on Wednesday but didn’t immediately enter pleas. Authorities allege Maines robbed American […]
  • Lifestyle

    Online network takes aim at NYC pet-sitting law

    NEW YORK (AP) — A popular online pet-care network is taking aim at a New York City law that makes unlicensed paid pet-sitting illegal. The Daily News (http://nydn.us/2uPCgXk ) says Seattle-based Rover.com hopes to get the law changed. The city grants permits to boarding facilities but not home pet-sitters. Fines start at $1,000. Health Department […]
  • pregnancy Local News

    Are they pregnancy centers or faith-based ‘fronts’?

    King County Board of Health is considering a new rule for faith-based pregnancy centers that is putting the facilities at odds with pro-choice advocates.
  • The "Destination." (NOAA) Local News

    Wreckage discovered of vanished Seattle-based ship ‘Destination’

    NOAA ships located the missing "Destination" fishing vessel, a Seattle-based boat, that disappeared in the Bering Sea in the winter.
  • New York Yankees' Brett Gardner, right, and Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino watch Gardner's home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) AP State

    Severino, Gardner lead Yankees to 4-1 win over Mariners

    SEATTLE (AP) — Luis Severino pitched around trouble to throw seven shutout innings, Brett Gardner hit a solo home run off Felix Hernandez and the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 on Thursday night. Severino (6-4) was overpowering when he needed to be, striking out six and getting his fastball to flash triple-digits […]
  • AP State

    Stars beat Fever 85-61 for 2nd series victory in 8 days

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Isabelle Harrison had 18 points and nine rebounds, rookie Kelsey Plum scored a season-high 16 points and the San Antonio Stars beat the Indiana Fever 85-61 on Thursday night for their second series victory in eight days. San Antonio raced to an 11-2 lead, held San Antonio to 12 first-quarter points […]
  • democracy voucher Local News

    What’s a democracy voucher anyway?

    KIRO Radio's Mike Lewis helps 710 ESPN Seattle's Danny O'Neil figure out how to use a democracy voucher in Seattle.
  • AP State

    Fire damages state-run center for developmentally disabled

    SHORELINE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a fire damaged buildings at Fircrest School, a state-run residential center for about 200 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities north of Seattle. The Shoreline Fire Department said on Facebook that the blaze was reported as a dryer fire Thursday morning. Photos shared by the department show flames shooting […]
  • Dave Reichert, health care Local News

    Dave Reichert: ‘We missed the boat’ on health care

    Washington State Representative Dave Reichert says Congress missed an opportunity to find a bipartisan path forward on health care.
  • AP State

    Secretary of state says her cancerous tumor gone

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman says her doctor has told her that her cancerous tumor responded well to treatment and is now gone. Wyman was diagnosed with colon cancer in March. She said Thursday that the doctor found no evidence of the tumor at her eight-week post radiation check-up. Wyman […]
  • AP State

    The Latest: Legislature adjourns without capital budget

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on the Washington Legislature as it is set to adjourn its third special session (all times local): 7:50 p.m. The House and Senate have official adjourned their third special session, but lawmakers left on a sour note after a dispute over a water rights bill prevented a vote on […]
  • AP State

    Latah County law officers seek 2 armed men in slaying

    MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — The Latah County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that is believed to have occurred earlier this week near Troy, Idaho. As part of the investigation, the sheriff’s office said Thursday it is attempting to locate Keagan Tennant and Matthew McKetta. Keagan Tennant is the son of Chris Tennant, a commander […]
  • AP State

    Sheriff asks for FBI investigation fatal shooting by deputy

    SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington sheriff’s is asking the FBI investigate a fatal shooting by one of his deputies. KING-TV reports (http://kng5.tv/2tL1NMc ) King County Sheriff John Urquhart asked for their help at a town hall where he met with the family and friends of 20-year-old Tommy Le of Burien. Le died after he was […]

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