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  • Maple Valley couple tracks down illegal dumper

    Trash is being dumped on private property, but the owners discovered a big clue to solve the mystery.
  • Large homeless encampment involved in drug-ring bust to be cleared

    A large homeless encampment at 10th Avenue South and Dearborn Avenue South that the city of Seattle calls “high risk” will be cleared out Monday morning. It comes days after Seattle Police took down two drug ring operations funneling drugs and weapons to homeless camps. The city said the camp is so large, the work could […]
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    One person shot at house party in Maple Leaf early Sunday

    Police are investigating after a man was shot at a house party in the Maple Leaf neighborhood of Seattle early Sunday morning.
  • Leake scheduled to start for Mariners at Rangers

    Seattle Mariners (23-26, fourth in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (21-23, third in the AL West) Arlington, Texas; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Mike Leake (3-4, 4.00 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 41 strikeouts) Rangers: Mike Minor (3-3, 2.61 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 56 strikeouts) The Rangers are 11-15 against AL West teams. Texas has […]
  • Vaccine rates rise on long-wary ‘hippie’ island near Seattle

    VASHON ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — Sarah Day is a school nurse with “street cred” when it comes to the polarizing issue of vaccines on an idyllic island in Washington state known for its rural beauty, counterculture lifestyle and low immunization rates. Since she began communal living on Vashon Island more than 20 years ago, the […]
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    Health officials zero in on origin of recent measles outbreak after 6th case

    A sixth confirmed measles case in Western Washington has health officials on the hunt for where this latest outbreak originated.
  • Encarnacion stars with glove and bat, Mariners top Twins 7-4

    SEATTLE (AP) — Edwin Encarnacion made several nice plays at first base early in the game, then hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning that helped the Seattle Mariners beat Minnesota 7-4 Sunday, snapping the Twins’ five-game winning streak. Mitch Haniger and Daniel Vogelbach hit back-to-back homers as the Mariners ended a three-game skid, […]
  • Some grounded Boeing 737 Max jets stored in San Antonio

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Some grounded Boeing 737 Max jets are being stored at a South Texas maintenance facility amid the investigation into two fatal crashes overseas. The San Antonio Express-News reports a Boeing spokesman declined to say how many of the jets are at the 168-acre (67.989-hectare) Port San Antonio site. Paul R. Bergman […]
  • Man shoots at aggressive dog, strikes neighbor in leg

    SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state man who tried to shoot an aggressive dog instead fired a shot that hit his neighbor. KOMO-television reports the shooting occurred shortly after 5:30 p.m. Saturday in Federal Way. Police say a man tried to shoot an aggressive pit bull in the area. A bullet hit his neighbor in […]
  • Judge sentences man for assaulting incapacitated woman

    SEATTLE (AP) — A West Seattle man convicted of sexually assaulting a woman who suffered a stroke after a car crash has been sentenced to more than 25 years in prison. The Seattle Times reports 43-year-old Chayce Hanson was convicted last month of rape, assault with sexual motivation, felony hit-and-run and witness tampering. Hanson contends […]
  • Kayakers find man’s body floating in Yakima River

    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Police are investigating after kayakers found a man’s body in the Yakima river. The Tri-City Herald reports that the kayakers called 911 on Saturday afternoon to say they had seen the corpse floating in the river. Benton County Sheriff Jerry Hatcher confirmed to some media outlets that authorities had recovered the […]
  • Seattle takes 3-game losing streak into matchup with Minnesota

    Minnesota Twins (30-15, first in the AL Central) vs. Seattle Mariners (22-26, fifth in the AL West) Seattle; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Kyle Gibson (4-1, 4.26 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 45 strikeouts) Mariners: Yusei Kikuchi (4-1, 3.64 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 43 strikeouts) LINE: Twins favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 […]
  • Cron, Schoop homer twice in Twins 18-4 rout of Mariners

    SEATTLE (AP) — C.J. Cron and Jonathan Schoop each hit two home runs and Byron Buxton had a grand slam as part of the Minnesota Twins’ best offensive output of the season, an 18-4 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Miguel Sano also homered for the Twins, who extended their season-high home run […]
  • Ear infection app UW

    UW researchers make app for detecting ear infections in kids

    A new app developed by University of Washington researchers could help parents detect ear infections in children. 
  • Stefan Frei records 6 saves in scoreless draw with Union

    CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Stefan Frei had six saves for his fifth shutout of the season, and the Seattle Sounders played to a scoreless draw with the Philadelphia Union on Saturday night. Frei pushed Brenden Aaronson’s shot to safety in the 18th minute and corralled the rebound of a low knuckler in the 53rd for […]

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