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  • Storm looking into abuse allegations against Natasha Howard

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Storm say they are looking into allegations on social media that Natasha Howard physically threatened and abused her wife. Howard’s wife posted a minute-long, expletive-filled video on Twitter from March on Saturday in which she yelled at Howard about being threatened by the Storm forward. She also posted screen shots […]
  • Police: 69-year-old man dies after attacking migrant jail

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said. The Tacoma Police Department said the officers responded about 4 a.m. to the privately run Tacoma Northwest […]
  • 2 injured in shooting in downtown Spokane

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Police in eastern Washington say they’re investigating a shooting that seriously injured two people. The Spokane Police Department says officers assigned to the downtown bar district were close by and located the two victims within a minute after the shooting early Saturday morning and began first aid along with bystanders. Police […]
  • Mukilteo hiker dies in apparent fall near Mount Baker

    GLACIER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a Mukilteo hiker who went missing at the Mt. Baker Ski Area this week was found dead two days later at the bottom of a steep cliff. The Daily Herald reports 36-year-old Ronald Slama appeared to have fallen about 100 feet (30 meters) to his death. The Whatcom County […]
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    Durkan decries Trump’s proposed weekend ICE raids, warns residents

    Seattle isn't expected to be a target of the ICE raids this weekend. But Mayor Jenny Durkan has ordered all city departments to prepare, just in case.
  • Shake Alert

    PNW’s Shake Alert system passes with flying colors after Friday quakes

    Washington's Shake Alert system may not be fully online yet, but it did pass a key test after a pair of earthquakes jolted Snohomish County early Friday morning.
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    All lanes reopened on Aurora Ave after tree falls across road

    A tree that fell and hit a car on southbound Aurora Avenue North has all but one lane blocked near Comstock Street. 
  • Angels take on Seattle after combined no-hitter

    Seattle Mariners (39-56, fifth in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (46-46, fourth in the AL West) Anaheim, California; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: TBD Angels: Matt Harvey (2-4, 7.50 ERA) BOTTOM LINE: The Angels are 19-27 against teams from the AL West. Los Angeles has hit 134 home runs as a […]
  • Nisqually Quake

    Why almost 90 percent of Washington doesn’t have earthquake insurance

    After a pair of earthquakes rattled Snohomish County Friday morning, many may have rushed to check whether their home insurance covers quakes, and -- like a vast majority of people in Washington -- found that it doesn't. 
  • Seattle plays Atlanta United FC following Lodeiro’s 2-goal game

    Atlanta United FC (9-7-3, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Seattle Sounders FC (9-5-5, third in the Western Conference) Seattle; Sunday, 3:55 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Nicolas Lodeiro leads Seattle into a matchup with Atlanta United FC fresh off of a two-goal performance against Columbus. The Sounders are 7-0-2 at home. Seattle is 3-0-0 when […]
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    All Over the Map: Washington mountains named for forgotten giants of journalism

    Why are series of mountains on the Olympic Peninsula named for forgotten giants of 19th century journalism? Historian Feliks Banel dives in.
  • Angels’ Cole, Pena combine for no-hitter against Mariners

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Taylor Cole and Felix Pena of the Los Angeles Angels pitched the second combined no-hitter in franchise history, beating the Seattle Mariners 13-0 Friday night in the team’s first home game since the death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs. It is the second no-hitter in the majors this season. Oakland’s Mike Fiers […]
  • Angels’ Cole and Pena have no-hit Mariners thru 8

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels pitcher Taylor Cole and Felix Pena have combined for eight no-hit innings against the Seattle Mariners. The only Seattle player to reach base was designated hitter Omar Narvaez, who walked with one out in the fifth inning. Cole was the opener and worked two innings, striking out two […]
  • Balanced, and depleted, Storm cruise past Wings, 95-81

    SEATTLE (AP) — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 8 points and the injury-plagued Seattle Storm cruised to a 95-81 victory over the Dallas Wings on Friday night to snap a three-game skid. The defending-champion Storm were without three-fifths of last year’s starting lineup: reigning WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart (Achilles), Sue Bird (knee) and Jewell Loyd (ankle) — […]
  • Remains found in freezer are that of missing native woman

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed that human remains found in a freezer near Toppenish July 4 are that of a native woman who was reported missing last year. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports Yakima County Coroner Jim Curtice said Friday that Rosenda Strong’s remains were positively identified using dental records. Curtice says Strong’s death […]

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