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  • Cruz’s double in 8th helps Mariners beat Astros 5-2

    HOUSTON (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit a tiebreaking two-run double in a three-run eighth inning to lift the Seattle Mariners a 5-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night. Mitch Haniger doubled with one out in the eighth, and Denard Span singled to chase starter Gerrit Cole (10-5). The double by Haniger was his […]
  • J50, J Pod, orca

    What vets observed when they found ailing orca J50

    Some positive news from researchers as they attempt to aid a sick orca calf who appears emaciated.
  • The Latest: WA US House race likely to feature 2 Democrats

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on the Washington state primary (all times local): 4:35 p.m. It’s looking more likely that the race for the 9th Congressional District will have two Democrats on the ballot in November. After King and Pierce Counties updated their ballot counts Friday night, Democrat Sarah Smith was 2,582 votes ahead […]
  • Washington US House race likely to feature 2 Democrats

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — It’s looking more likely that the race for Washington’s 9th Congressional District will have two Democrats on the ballot in November. After King and Pierce Counties updated their ballot counts Friday night, Democrat Sarah Smith was 2,582 votes ahead of Republican Doug Basler, a significant jump from her 196-vote lead the […]
  • Eco-terror defendant arrested in Cuba after 12 years on run

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Prosecutors say a former Seattle man wanted in connection with an eco-terrorism conspiracy dating back two decades has been arrested in Cuba. Cuban authorities detained 50-year-old Joseph Mahmoud Dibee before he boarded a flight for Russia. He pleaded not guilty Friday to federal arson and conspiracy charges in Portland, Oregon. Prosecutors […]
  • Radioactive material found at Seattle Goodwill warehouse

    SEATTLE (AP) — A hazardous materials team has been called to a Goodwill warehouse in Seattle after a radioactive material was found. KOMO-TV reported Friday that scrap metal contaminated with radium was dropped off as a donation. A scrap metal recycler coming to pick up the metal discovered the radioactivity during a routine scan. Emergency […]
  • Crews continue searching for hiker missing near Vesper Peak

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Crews continue searching near Vesper Peak in Snohomish County for a 27-year-old woman who failed to return from a day hike more than a week ago. Samantha Sayers was alone when she went out on Aug. 1. She is described as an experienced hiker who had climbed the peak before. The […]
  • Woman faces decades in prison after lying about murder

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A woman faces more than 20 years in prison instead of the two or so she expected to receive after lying repeatedly about the night an 18-year-old was raped, drowned and dismembered in Tacoma. The News Tribune reports a Pierce County judge invalidated Crystal Jackson’s plea agreement with prosecutors, and she […]
  • Man dies in shooting near West Seattle bus stop

    SEATTLE (AP) — Police say a 37-year-old man was shot and killed near a bus stop in West Seattle. The Seattle Police Department says officers responded around 11 p.m. Thursday to a shooting on 35th Avenue Southwest in the High Point neighborhood. Officers found the man on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds. Police say […]
  • Tacoma fugitive returned to US after decade on the run

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A former Tacoma man wanted for investigation of second-degree murder has been returned to Washington state after more than a decade on the run. The Pierce County Prosecutor’s Office says 32-year-old Jesus Richard Mederos was arrested last year in Cuernavaca, in the Mexican state of Morelos, to face charges in the […]
  • Washington teen arrested for string of fires

    SILVERDALE, Wash. (AP) — A 17-year-old was arrested for a string of seven fires set in a Washington neighborhood. The Kitsap Sun reports Kitsap County sheriff’s detectives arrested the teen about 2 p.m. Thursday at his Central Kitsap residence. Authorities say he was booked into Kitsap County Juvenile Detention for investigation of second-degree arson. Authorities […]
  • Man hospitalized after being injured in drive-by shooting

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A Marysville man is in the hospital after he was struck by gunfire in a drive-by shooting. KIRO-TV reports the man was near a Shell gas station in downtown Marysville at 12:30 a.m. Friday when a car drove by slowly and the passenger opened fire. Marysville officers arrived to find the […]
  • Fire at Hanford lab sends 2 workers to hospital

    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A fire at a laboratory on a former nuclear weapons production site has sent two workers to the hospital. The fire broke out Thursday morning on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, where the federal government once made plutonium for nuclear weapons. The Tri-City Herald reported that a worker at the 222-S Laboratory […]
  • Search is on for the driver who hit cyclist in Eatonville

    EATONVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A devastated family is pleading for help finding the driver who hit their mother while she was riding her bike, then left her to die along State Route 7 in Eatonville. KOMO-TV reports the family of 63-year-old Susan Rainwater is heartbroken and they want justice. Washington State Patrol troopers said a […]
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    Seattle police make 12 arrests; seize guns, drugs, cash at Belltown nightclub

    Seattle police made 12 arrests related to drug dealing at the Foundation night club in Belltown after receiving reports of human trafficking and drug dealing at the club.

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